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By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Lagos   The calls for the listing of multinational oil and gas companies and telecoms giants on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has been described as a noble one as listing of these companies will help deepen the nation’s capital market. Mr. Dele Sotubo the Chief...

By Bamidele Ogunwusi,  Lagos   Private companies across Ghana will benefit from a new lending programme by Access Bank backed by EUR 15 million from the European Investment Bank. This is the first engagement between Access Bank and the European Union’s long-term lending institution under a wider initiative to support private investment in the country and further...

By Sola Alabadan,  Lagos   As part of efforts to ensure that only goods with acceptable quality are exported from Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has appointed two additional Pre-shipment Inspection Agents (PIAs) for non-oil exports. Director, Trade and Exchange Department, Olakanmi Gbadamosi, in a circular to dealers and operators in the non-oil sector,...

In furtherance of the cordial relationship between the company and its shareholders, management of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc has said that it will continue to put the interest of the company and its shareholders first. The management said its current strategic expansion will deliver sustainable value to its shareholders, even as it will increase Returns on Investment (ROI)...

Financial analysts at Financial Derivatives Companies (FDC) Limited have expressed fear that higher inflation will further lead to decline in stock prices considering the fact that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) pegged official inflation rate for June 2015 at 9.2 per cent. In its latest edition of its Economic Bulletin, the Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives...

Three customers of Skye Bank Plc. had their lives turned around for good when they joined the millionaire’s club courtesy of the bank’s ‘Reach for the Skye’ reward scheme which took place at the bustling Bodija Market in Ibadan, Oyo State recently. The lucky winners who were selected during an electronic draw conducted in the presence of officials of the National...

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  -  Lagos    Chairman of Committee of E-Banking Industry Heads (CeBIH), Mr. Tunde Kuponiyi, while commenting on the extension...

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  - Lagos   The ‘No Premium No Cover’ policy, which was introduced by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to deepen...

The British Standards Institution (BSI) last week gave three distinguished certification awards to Zenith Bank. The bank thus became the first company in Nigeria to achieve this feat. The bank achieved the BSI certifications for Information Security Management System ISO/IEC 27001:20013, IT Service Management System ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 and Business Continuity Management...

As fallout of the foreign exchange restriction on importation of certain goods and with the elongated list of prohibited items by the government, the nation’s...