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GDP rebasing generating a lot of interest in Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala

GDP rebasing generating a lot of interest in Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala

Washington DC, the heart of the American government and seat of the globe’s major development finance institution- the World Bank Group, was a bee-hive of activities last week, as Finance…

Star Trek: NB woos Nigeria’s youthful population with music

Star Trek: NB woos Nigeria’s youthful population with music

In a strategic move to attract and lure more adherents to its flagship brand, Star, Nigerian Breweries recently flagged off the 2014 edition of the popular Star Trek. In this…

Minister approves 1.9mmt of fuel for 2014 half-year

Minister approves 1.9mmt of fuel for 2014 half-year

By Anayo korie  / Ag Energy Editor In a bid to sanitize the nation’s fuel supply and distribution channel, Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke, has approved the allocation of…

Controversy trails interpretation of court judgment on Lekki land dispute

Controversy trails  interpretation of court judgment on Lekki land dispute

By Dada Jackson / Senior Correspondent, Lagos Controversy has continued to dog the land matter in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State over a vast area of land that shares…

CBN unveils draft guidelines for licensing financial holdcos

CBN unveils draft guidelines for licensing financial holdcos

• Says subsidiaries cannot buy parent shares • Gives condition for excising bank for parent By Kingsley Ighomwenghian / Deputy Editor   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), at the weekend…

Nigeria’s rebased GDP boosts entry into G20

Nigeria’s rebased GDP boosts entry into G20

By Andy Nssien  / Sunday Business Editor Nigeria’s climb to the status of the largest economy in  Africa following the recent rebasing of its GDP has boosted the country’s chances of…

Nigeria records N5.658tr external trade in 2013 third quarter – NBS

Nigeria records N5.658tr external trade in 2013 third quarter – NBS

By Chibuzor Emejor /  Abuja Nigeria’s total external merchandise trade amounted to N5,658.2 billion in the third quarter of 2013, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in Abuja on Sunday.…

Ogun, communities partner on boundary re-establishment

Residents of boundary communities within the Olokola Free Trade Zones (OKFTZ) have signified their preparedness to cooperate with officials of Ogun State Government involved in the on-going efforts to re-establish…

L’O real unveils beauty product

In fulfillment of its promise to introduce innovative and accessible make-up products that will excite beauty lovers and make-up artistes alike, Maybelline New York has launched The Clear Smooth All-in-One…

Mixed reactions greet Lagos oil discovery

By Michael Simire  / Deputy Editor, Sunday The disclosure that oil has been discovered in commercial quantity in the Lagos offshore, within the confines of the Dahomey Basin, has been greeted…

Oduoza, UBA GMD looks to e-banking financial inclusion for growth

Group Managing Director and Chief Executive of the United Bank for Africa Plc, Phillips Oduoza, at the weekend assured of improved growth, leading to better returns on investment for shareholders…

Fire: NAMA suspends, resumes flights to Kaduna Airport

By Abel Orukpe  / Correspondent, Lagos The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), has announced a temporary suspension of all flights to the Kaduna Airport, following a fire incident, which razed the…

Guinness commissions water project in Lagos

Respite came the way of residents of Ikorodu and environ recently, as Guiness Nigeria Plc commissioned a new water project at the Sabo area of Ikorodu, as part of its…

Nigerian Youtube: PublicVine secures $5m investment

By Emmanuel Okwuke  / Senior Correspondent Nigerian version of  Youtube,  PublicVine, a United States based social video platform founded by a Nigerian, Nam Mokwunye, has secured investment worth over $5 million,…

FG commits N8.22b to Ilorin-Obajana highway

The Federal Government has performed the flag-off ceremony marking the official commencement of rehabilitation works on the Phase 2 of the Ilorin-Kabba-Obajana Road. The exercise was performed recently by the Minister…

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