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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 2014 BusinessDay Annual Innovation in Banking Awards.
  • Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede at the 2014 BusinessDay Annual Innovation in Banking Awards.
  • Arunma Oteh’s speech at BusinessDay’s West African Capital Market Integration Conference.
  • BusinessDay speaks with Arunma Oteh, Director General SEC.
  • BusinessDay speaks with Ekow Afedzie, DMD Ghana Stock Exchange
  • Drama at the Confab
  • Projects in Nigeria up to July 2013 (capital value, $million)
  • 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

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OPEC sees decline in demand for crude oil from Nigeria, others in 2015

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has cut its forecast of demand for crude oil from the 12-member oil cartel next year by 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), against the backdrop of surging supply from non-OPEC producers, particularly the United States (US). The US overtook Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world’s biggest…

OPEC sees decline in demand for crude oil from Nigeria, others in 2015

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

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  • Football as economics
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  • Parents, children and friendship
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Markets

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 financial year ended December 31, 2013, company’s Managing Director, Kolapo Adedeji, said at the company’s Pre-Annual General Meeting (AGM) news conference in Lagos on Wednesday.…

Total, Mobil, WAPCO, others gain as market reels further

Total, Mobil, WAPCO, others gain as market reels further

Total Nigeria plc, Mobil Oil Nigeria plc, Lafarge Cement WAPCO plc, Nigerian Breweries plc and…

Need for banks to help customers make financial decision

Need for banks to help customers make financial decision

According to 2014 EY Global Consumer survey, although, in-person advice is received with the greatest…

Leveraging security, location for high ROI at Greenville Gardens

Leveraging security, location for high ROI at Greenville Gardens

The story of any successful real estate investment has something quite significant to do with…

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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