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Make-up business, big eyeopener for me –Adekanmbi

Make-up business, big eyeopener for me –Adekanmbi

Adekanmbi Olubanke Modupe is the chief executive officer of D’Strandz makeover, a business concern that focuses on enhancing the beauty of ladies. In an interview with our correspondent, Olamide Bakare,…

Unilever named second best company to work for in Nigeria

Unilever Nigeria has been recognized as the second best company to work for in Nigeria. This recognition came at the 2015 ‘Great Place to Work’ Awards ceremony which held at…

SPAN set to celebrate decade of creativity

To mark a decade of success in youth development and creativity, the Society for the Performing Arts in Nigeria (SPAN) is set to celebrate a decade of milestone of spectacular performances. The…

Heritage Bank CEO seeks implementation of SME blueprint

Heritage Bank CEO seeks implementation of SME blueprint

The Managing Director of Heritage Bank, Mr. Ifie Sekibo has called on the government to ensure seamless implementation of the blueprint developed by the vision 2020 National Technical Working Group…

Housing deficit; NMRC to the rescue

Housing deficit; NMRC to the rescue

The recent declaration by the African Development Bank (AfDB)  that Nigeria is West Africa’s largest market with great potential to be a main driver of regional integration considering its population,…

How far can NMRC go at resolving Nigeria’s housing deficit

How far can NMRC go at resolving Nigeria’s housing deficit

With the full operation of NMRC, a substantial building block will be put in place for mortgage finance institutions to meet Nigeria’s current housing deficit, in concert with the responsible…

Guinness Nigeria’s MD Promoted President, Diageo Africa

Guinness Nigeria’s MD Promoted President, Diageo Africa

Guinness Nigeria Plc, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, has announced a change in the leadership of the company. Mr. John O’Keeffe, current Managing Director/CEO has been promoted President, Diageo Africa,…

Global remittance hits $586b in 2015 – World Bank

Global remittance hits $586b in 2015 – World Bank

By Bamidele Ogunwusi - Correspondent, Lagos   Global remittances will reach $586 billion in 2015 according to projections by the World Bank.  However, remittances are expected to reach an estimated $636…

Revisiting Nigeria Airways Issue: A mere political statement?

Revisiting Nigeria Airways Issue: A mere political statement?

By Abel Orukpe - Correspondent, Lagos    On May 29, 2015, Muhammadu Buhari  will be sworn in as the new president of Nigeria. during electioneering campaign, it was said that the…

Nigeria contributes 50% to capital flight – AON

Nigeria contributes 50% to capital flight – AON

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   Chairman of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Capt Noggie Meggison, has said that, Nigeria contributes 50 per cent of the $10billion capital flight…

NPC eyes private sector investments for NIIMP’s projects

NPC eyes private sector investments for NIIMP’s projects

By Chibuzor Emejor / Correspondent, Abuja    National Planning Commission [NPC] has called on the Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies [MDAs] to identify priority projects under National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan…

Buhari’s emergence rekindles hope of vibrant maritime industry

Buhari’s emergence rekindles hope of vibrant maritime industry

Nigeria’s maritime sector has witnessed both negative and positive developments in the last 10 years. But the Ports Consultative Council (PCC) insists the industry has remained stagnant over the years…

Aviation union decries domestic airlines short life span

Aviation union decries domestic airlines short life span

The National President of Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association (ATSSSAN), Comrade Benjamin Okewu, said that the union is not comfortable with the rate at which domestic airlines in the…

Position your businesses through trade missions – PHCCIMA urges members

Position your businesses through trade missions – PHCCIMA urges members

By Phillip Oladunjoye ? Senior Correspondent   President of Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce, Engr. Emeka Unachukwu, and Head of Foreign Missions, Mrs. Stella Agada, have called on members of the…

African Students Parliament honours NCC boss

African Students Parliament honours NCC boss

By Emmanuel Okwuke / Senior Correspondent   The 51-member countries African Students Union Parliament (ASUP) recently honoured the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)…

Factional NLC task Buhari on job creation, industrial revolution

Factional NLC task Buhari on job creation, industrial revolution

As the call for action on youth employment adopted at the 2012 International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva, as well as on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)…

Qatar Airways named ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’

Qatar Airways named ‘World’s Most Dependable Airline’

Qatar Airways has been named the “World’s Most Dependable Airline” in a comprehensive study of all major carriers, published by CBS Money Watch and conducted by recognised travel site, Wander…

FCMB assures investors of better ROI

FCMB assures investors of better ROI

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  -  Correspondent, Lagos   FCMB Holdings has pledged to deliver better return on investment to its investors in spite of the slow outlook the financial institutions are…

Fitch expresses reservations despite Nigeria’s smooth transition

By Sola Alabadan / News Editor, Sunday   Fitch Ratings Ltd says the prospect of a smooth transfer of power in Nigeria alters but does not remove risks to the country’s…

LCCI bemoans high cost of doing business in Nigeria

LCCI bemoans high cost of doing business in Nigeria

Aside from being the shelter and fortress to the Egba people, Olumo Rock has remained the most sought after piece of nature by both local and international tourists. Our Correspondent,…

APM Terminals Apapa Wins Nigerian Safety Award

APM Terminals Apapa Limited has been named the “Most Environmentally Conscious Port Operator at the Lagos Port Complex” by the Nigerian Port Authority’s Environment Department of the Health, Safety and…

Currency-in-circulation rose 11.5% to N1.80tr in March – CBN

Currency-in-circulation rose 11.5% to N1.80tr in March – CBN

•As inflation rises to 8.5 By Sola Alabadan, Bamidele Ogunwusi (Lagos) and Chibuzor Emejo (Abuja)   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Thursday released figures for currency-in-circulation for the…

NTDC partner Cote d’Ivoire on tourism, economic development

Economy and tourism in Nigeria and the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire are poised to experience a rapid development as the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and the Cote d’Ivoire Embassy…

NASU task Buhari on crisis in education sector

Reviewing the crisis which has brought education delivery at all levels to its lowest ebb in the country, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has urged…

Labour calls for renewed efforts to spur youth employment

By Sylvester Enoghase –  Theme Editor, Economy   As the global youth unemployment rate reached almost 13 per cent in December 2014, organised  labour, under the aegis of  Nigeria Labour…

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