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Nigeria sets sights on reducing N125bn fish import bill

Nigeria sets sights on reducing N125bn fish import bill

In a bid to reduce the N125.38 billion annual fish import bill, the Federal Government,…

Oasis Insurance 2Q profit surges 318.5 percent on reduced costs

Oasis Insurance 2Q profit surges 318.5 percent on reduced costs

The Oasis insurance Nigeria Plc, the Nigeria underwriter is on a growth trajectory as half…

Olam’s investment in Nigeria hits N18bn

Olam’s investment in Nigeria hits N18bn

Ongoing efforts by the Federal Government towards attaining self sufficient in rice production gained a…

Delivering competitiveness is what CSNC brings to the table, says Mbama

Delivering competitiveness is what CSNC brings to the table, says Mbama

Ethelbert Chinagorom Mbama is the MD/CEO, Circuit Systems Network Communications (CSNC) Limited, that is primarily…

Sovereign Trust Q1 2014 gross premium written surges 21 percent

Sovereign Trust Q1 2014 gross premium written surges 21 percent

Sovereign Trust Plc, the Nigeria insurer’s gross premium written surged 21 percent buoyed by savvy…

South Africa audit firm SNG expanding into 14 African countries

South Africa audit firm SNG expanding into 14 African countries

SizweNtsalubaGobodo (Pty) Ltd., South Africa’s largest black-owned auditing and accounting practice, said it’s working on…

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Multimedia

  • Frank Aigbogun’s opening speech at the Banking Awards
  • Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede at the Banking Awards
  • BusinessDay speaks with Arunma Oteh, DG SEC
  • BusinessDay speaks with Ekow Afedzie, DMD GSE
  • Drama at the Confab
  • Projects in Nigeria up to July 2013 (capital value, $million)
  • Arunma Oteh’s speech at West African Capital Market Integration Conference
  • Tony O. Elumelu’s Welcome Address at the U.S Secretary of Commerce Speech delivery in Lagos, Nigeria
  • U.S Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker delivering her speech in Lagos Nigeria.
  • BusinessDay’s Top 25 CEOs Annual Award Dinner 2014
  • Toyin Sanni, CEO, UBA Capital plc at BusinessDay’s Top 25 CEOs Annual Award 2014.
  • BusinessDay’s Top 25 CEOs Annual Award 2014
  • BusinessDay’s Amadi Iheukwumere at The BD HR Conference
  • Niyi Alabi at The BusinessDay HR Conference

BD Cartoons

“Hey, El Rufai, I am stuck here, I am sure it is jonathan who created this puzzle.. It must be him.. The clues are clueless”…

BD Cartoons

Angola’s goal to rival Nigerian oil output aided by Eni

Eni SpA (ENI) crews in Angola, Africa’s second-largest crude oil producer, upgraded a production vessel for new pumping this year as the southwest African country targets output rivaling its bigger competitor, Nigeria, reports Bloomberg. Eni plans to start production within five months as operator of block 15-06’s West Hub fields, estimated to hold reserves of…

Angola’s goal to rival Nigerian oil output aided by Eni

Duncan Niederauer, NYSE moderniser

Duncan Niederauer learned that nothing lasts forever in financial markets when Goldman Sachs turned to him to figure out how to overhaul its trading business during the high-tech frenzy of the late 1990s. Goldman was looking for ways to maintain the unit’s profitability as computers displaced human stock traders on Wall Street. Mr Niederauer, who…

Duncan Niederauer, NYSE moderniser

Nigeria to explore Sukuks through 2017

Sukuk, the Islamic equivalent of bonds, will be a part of Nigeria’s strategic framework through 2017, market development director Patience Oniha of the Debt Management Office has told Bloomberg. Unlike conventional bonds, which bestow ownership of a debt, a sukuk will grant the investor a share of an asset, along with the equal cash flows…

Nigeria to explore Sukuks through 2017

‘Nigeria is Africa’s biggest VAS market’

Ugo Okoye, is the chief executive officer of iConcepts, a mobile technology solutions provider. In this interview with BEN UZOR JR, he says VAS, if appropriate resources are channeled towards its development, can assist mobile operators offset the huge decline in voice revenues. Okoye is also of the view skewed revenue share model in favour…

‘Nigeria is Africa’s biggest VAS market’

Columnists

  • Rice, votes and violence: Democracy in Nigeria
  • Football as economics
  • A larger pie, more slices and an improved investment story
  • Nadine Gordimer, flower of the Highveld
  • Graduating from high school

Markets

Nigeria must boost FX reserves before cutting rates, says CBN official

Nigeria must boost FX reserves before cutting rates, says CBN official

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) needs to increase its foreign exchange reserves before conditions would be suitable for a rate cut, and a cut is unlikely before presidential elections next year, one of the bank’s deputy governors, Kingsley Moghalu, said…

Zenith Bank H1’14 result shows asset at N3.20trn

Zenith Bank H1’14 result shows asset at N3.20trn

Zenith Bank plc yesterday released it half-year (H1) financial for the six months to June…

Stock market records further decline

Stock market records further decline

The Nigerian stock market recorded further decline by 0.28 percent after yesterday’s trading despite increasing…

Niger Insurance to pay N3.50k as dividend

Niger Insurance to pay N3.50k as dividend

The Niger Insurance Plc will pay N3.5k per 50k ordinary share as dividend for the…

Intelligence

How Nigerians use the internet (1)

How Nigerians use the internet (1)

With a population of 170 million, 130 million active lines, 66 million of which are…

Signal from operational zones

Signal from operational zones

In any given country, pipelines play an important role in providing the needed fuels for sustaining vital…

The rising fortune of Sesame seeds

The rising fortune of Sesame seeds

Sesame seed (sesame indicum L.) is Nigeria’s second most important non-oil export after cocoa. It is also known as…

Winning in Nigeria’s evolving food market

Winning in Nigeria’s evolving food market

The size of Nigeria’s population inevitably saddles it with a huge food bill. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the country’s over 28.9 million households expended circa N15.67 trillion on food in 2009/10 alone. By 2012, Nigeria imported…

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