Un uomo che non sa dire dove la pioggia lo ha colpito non sa neppure dove il suo corpo si è asciugato. Lo scrittore deve dire alla gente dove la pioggia lo ha colpito.
— Chinua Achebe
 Nigeria

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  • FAAC: FG, States, LGs Share N668.89b

    LEADERSHIP Federal, States and Local Government Councils have shared N668. 89 billion from the federation account as revenue generated in May. The Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr Hassan Dodo, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Dodo, however, said that the distribution of the funds ...

  • Revitalised Agribusiness, Agro-Industry Key To Diversification – Minister

    LEADERSHIP The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, has expressed optimism that the implementation of the Nigeria Agribusiness and Agro-Industry Development Initiative (NAADI) would bring about sustained poverty reduction, human capital development and prosperity to the majority of Nigerians. Speaking at the flag-off and official commissioning ...

  • We’ll Ensure Quick Passage Of AMCON Amendment Bill – Reps

    LEADERSHIP Barely one week after the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an Executive Order on seizure of assets of persons who are indebted to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Banking ...

  • Group To Train Young Graduates On Digital Marketing

    LEADERSHIP Digify Africa PRO Nigeria, a digital training not-for-profit initiative in partnership with Facebook said it will train young graduates waiting for employment on intensive Digital Marketing training programme. The Programme which will equip 20 smart Nigerian graduates between the age of 20 to 30 years old. However, the program is ...

  • Tackling Unemployment, Key To Development – Minister

    LEADERSHIP The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has said tackling the problem of unemployment in Nigeria, is the key to development. The minister, who stated this at the Technoserve Youth Entrepreneurship summit in Abuja yesterday, noted that “Industrialisation through the micro, small and medium scale enterprises is ...

  • SMEs Owners Protest Against Erratic Power Supply In Lagos

    LEADERSHIP Small and Medium Scale Enterprises business owners under the aegis of Association of Shop Owners, Sura Complex on Lagos Island on Wednesday stormed the premises of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in Marina to protest against poor and erratic power supply. The obviously frustrated business owners led by their chairman, ...

  • FG Relocates Abeokuta Railway Station To Avert Demolition

    LEADERSHIP The Abeokuta railway station, proposed for the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan Standard gauge rail project, earlier planned to be located at the Trade Fair complex, Laderin, Abeokuta, has been relocated to Oba New City. The Oba New City is a 6-km distance from the state capital thus avoiding the need ...

  • CBN Sustains Forex Intervention, Injects Fresh $210m

    LEADERSHIP The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday, injected the sum of $210 million into the inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market. The bank offered $100million to authorised dealers in the wholesale segment of the market, while the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) segment got the sum of $55 million, just as ...

  • NEXIM Calls For Speedy Passage Of Factoring Bill

    LEADERSHIP The Nigerian Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has called for the speedy passage of the Factoring Bill presently before the national assembly to enable the country tap into €2.6 trillion global factoring market. This was emphasized by the chairman of the board of NEXIM and deputy governor, Economic Policy, Central Bank of ...

  • Business Council Lists Gains Of Nigeria-Malaysia Trade Corridor

    LEADERSHIP The president of the Nigeria-Malaysia Business Council (NMBC), Dr Michael Aderohunmu, has disclosed that the Council has entered into partnership with the Nigeria Exports Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) to set up a trade corridor. Disclosing this during the establishment of the Nigeria-Malaysia Trade ...

  • Nigeria Will Change Intra-African Trade Matrix – Osinbajo

    LEADERSHIP Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo yesterday said government was determined to increase the level of the country’s trade in the region. Osinbajo said it was disturbing that while Nigeria’s portion of intra-African trade was just $7.1billion, which is about 5.5 per cent, South Africa’s trade within the continent was ...

  • Police Arrest Fake Lawyer For Theft, Impersonation

    LEADERSHIP The police in Lagos have arrested a 27-year-old man Destiny Otubambo, for allegedly parading himself as a lawyer and buying exotic cars, phones and other valuables with false bank transfers. The commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Imohimi Edgal confirmed the arrest to newsman on Monday at Ikeja, advising business ...

  • Nigeria:China's Investment in Nigeria's Oil Sector to Hit $17 Billion

    [Guardian] Abuja -China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) will increase its venture in the Nigerian oil and gas sector, especially its offshore investments, to about $17 billion.Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Beijing-based Corporation, Yuan Guangyu, disclosed this during a visit to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Abuja ...

  • TUC Rejects FG’s Plans For $350m Abacha Loot

    LEADERSHIP The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has rejected the recent plan by federal government to share the $350 million recovered from former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha, amongst estimated 300,000 households. TUC in a statement made available to Journalists said if shared in accordance with proposed plans, ...

  • First Bank Rewards Customers Using Naira MasterCard

    LEADERSHIP First Bank of Nigeria Limited has said it will be rewarding its customers for using their naira MasterCard for international transactions in a promotional campaign that runs for four months from July to October this year. Speaking on the promo, group head, e-Business, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Mr. Chuma ...

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