Category: Business

Single Currency for ECOWAS Not Coming Soon, Says Nigeria’s Finance Minister

•BY ADINDU OLEHI in Abuja• The implementation deadline set for the adoption of the single currency by ECOWAS member states may not be realised soon due to...

AfDB President Wins All Africa Business Leaders Awards

African Development Bank (AfDB) President, Dr Akinwumi Adesina has received the African of the Year Award from the All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™). The...

Yobe Polythene Bags Factory Commences Operation Soon

A Yobe State-owned polythene bags and woven sacks factory is ready to commence production, eight years after it went into moribund. This readiness to commence production...

Borno Governor Presents N134.5bn Proposed Budget For 2020

Governor Babagana Umara of Borno State has presented an appropriation bill of N134.5 billion for 2020 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly. Presenting the budget...

Nigeria: Experts Examine Strategies for Reducing Revenue Leakage

Call for increased tax on alcohol, cigarettes  Implore FG to assign trustworthy persons as heads of revenue-generating agencies Economic stakeholders from different...

Abiodun, Others Bag SME National Business Awards

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and 12 others have been honoured with excellence awards at the third edition of the Nigeria SMEs National Business Awards, for their...

Market Access, Cooperation to Unlock Opportunities in Africa’s Energy Sector

Africa’s energy sector is a catalyst for growth and development across the continent. Industry and investors need to stay abreast of the high-speed advances in the...

Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) will be launching its first Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa on 4 to 6 December 2019 in Lomé Togo, in...

Q3: Nigeria’s Oil Output Rose to 3 Year High As Economy Recorded Slight Growth

National Office of Statistics Bureau (NSB) has said that Nigeria’s economic growth rose to an annual rate of 2.28% in the three months to the end of September after...

Discos: Nigerian Govt Raises Panel to Review Ownership Makeup

The Nigerian government under the auspices of the National Economic Council (NEC) has resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of power distribution...