Category: Business

Food Price As Main Driver of Overall Inflation, Says NBS

BY ROLAND OGBONNAYA in Lagos• Data made available on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that food price inflation has been the main driver of...

Stocks Decline as Investors Weigh Trade Prospects: Markets Wrap

United States equity futures dropped alongside stocks in Europe after China appeared to pour cold water on a partial trade deal touted by Donald Trump, saying it wanted...

South African Airways in Talks With Potential Partners

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa said on Monday that the country’s embattled airline is open to outside investment and in talks with a number of potential...

Over 13,000 Experts to Attend World Bank Meeting in Washington DC

About 13,000 people are likely to attend this year’s meeting of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund beginning on Tuesday, October 15, in Washington...

Peterside Says Conference Offers Platform for Tackling Piracy in Gulf Guinea

NIMASA Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside has said that the Global Maritime Conference just held in Abuja would present a platform for the world to tackle piracy in...

After Bruising Week, Global Stocks Make Fragile Gains Ahead of US Jobs Data

Global stocks were slightly higher on Friday, clawing back some ground lost in their worst week for months, and safe haven assets rose ahead of a key jobs report as...

Majestic Farms Boss Lauds Buhari’s No Forex for Food Policy

Rolls out massive agric investment initiative• The management of Majestic Farms and Food Processing Co. Ltd has hailed the recent presidential order barring the...

Thomas Cook: How Overseas Businesses Have Been Affected?

The collapse of Thomas Cook could have an impact on tourism around the globe, concerned industry professionals say. The oldest tour operator in the world was famous for...

Boeing Financial Assistance Fund to Begin Operations Tuesday

The two administrators of the Boeing Financial Assistance Fund, Kenneth R. Feinberg and Camille S. Biros, announced today that the fund-designed to provide $50 million...

Access Bank, Partners Barclays, Others to Unveil Global Principles for Responsible Banking

Nigeria’s sustainability champion, Access Bank Plc., has unveiled the Global Principles for Responsible Banking as one of the Founding Signatories alongside other...