News
Access Bank upgrades ombudsman to boost dispute resolution
01-18-2018 | 11:43:19
Access Bank has upgraded its customer service function, Ombudsman, for the purpose of resolving service issues between the Bank and its customers.


NNPC to partner Women Body in promoting study of Engineering among female children
01-18-2018 | 10:49:36
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says it is ready to collaborate with the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) to encourage female children to study Engineering.


Rosewood racket report prompts international probe into Nigeria-China timber trafficking
01-18-2018 | 10:42:19
In response to the dire rosewood crisis in Nigeria, the Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) informed its 183 member countries of exceptional control measures.


Nigeria international remittance market to hit the $42 billion mark by 2022, Ken Research
01-18-2018 | 09:56:00
In Nigeria, international remittance is a critical source of income for the people and has changed their standard of living to a great extent.


Aero Contractors and AJW conduct first C-Check in West and Central Africa
01-16-2018 | 10:59:36
AJW Group has partnered with partnership Aero Contractors, in a deal that has seen the Nigerian airline become the first carrier to conduct an aircraft C-Check in West & Central Africa.


 
Features
[Column] Idowu Oyebanjo: 2017- A year of mixed fortunes for Nigeria’s power sector
01-11-2018 | 11:14:00
2017 had its ups and downs and the power sector was no exception. The year started with a generally low mood in terms of the quantum of power generation available for distribution from none to a peak of 5,222MW on 18th of December, 2017.


[CEO Interview] Babafemi Awofala, Financing Specialist, Brickstone Partners, Nigeria
01-04-2018 | 10:47:00
Babafemi Awofala is a professional with experience in advising companies and governments on private investments in energy, real estate and infrastructure, including structuring and executing mergers and acquisitions.


A guide to Africa’s key markets in 2018
01-02-2018 | 10:34:00
For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year. Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago.


[Startup Interview] Utibe Uko, Founder, UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre, Nigeria
12-18-2017 | 12:20:00
Utibe Uko has his mind and eyes set on luring more youth into farming through his enterprise UniQuest Farms & Innovations Centre that besides working in vegetable cultivation, is partnering with young people in Nigeria through Agribusiness Cooperative Development.


Top five business risks for West Africa in 2018 - Control Risks report
12-18-2017 | 12:16:45
As Nigeria exits the recession of 2017, investor sentiment across West Africa is likely to experience uplift in 2018. Still, political uncertainty ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 presidential elections and on-going security concerns are among the key risks for businesses operating in the region.


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