• Nigeria

    Road maintenance: Experts consider toll gate, other funding options

    The poor state of roads in Nigeria has been a concern to many due to its negative impact on the nation’s economy. Stakeholders look at the issue and solutions are proffered, in this report by. OKECHUKWU NNODIM The prolonged years of neglect of Nigerian roads have made most of the ...

  • Nigeria

    People need to insure more during recession — DG CIIN

    The Director-General, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Mr. Richard Borokini, speaks with NIKE POPOOLA on the need for insurers to invest more in human capital development, among other issues Why are issuers of fake insurance certificates still thriving in the country despite the efforts of regulators and professional groups? They ...

  • Regno Unito

    FG to recover stolen $600m, £321m from UK, Switzerland

    Leke Baiyewu The Federal Government is set to to repatriate more loot kept in foreign countries by corrupt Nigerians this year. The government said it was expecting the recovery of €6.3m from Ireland, $600m from the United Kingdom and £321m from Switzerland in  2017 alone. The Minister of Justice and ...

  • Nigeria

    Recession has beat down auto shows —Aina-Scott

    The founder of the Nigeria Auto Awards and publisher of On Wheels magazine, Mr. Jabez Aina-Scott, shares his marketing experience with TOBI AWORINDE Why was it important for you to launch an awards platform for the auto industry? We did not start with the awards. We came out originally as ...

  • USA

    Dad doesn’t allow his children fly first class — Bolaji Abdullahi’s daughter

    Basirat, a daughter of a former Minister of Sports and Youth Development, and the current spokesperson for the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bolaji Abdullahi, tells ARUKAINO UMUKORO about her father Please tell us a bit about yourself. I am Basirat Abdullahi. I studied Business Economics and Supply Chain Management at ...

  • Nigeria

    If they can refine on the run

    Minabere Ibelema One of Nigeria’s enduring anomalies is that it is a major importer of petrol even as it is a major exporter of crude oil. And despite the import, shortage of petrol remains a constant in Nigerians’ lives. The standard explanation for the shortage is that the official refineries ...

  • Nigeria

    Cleric calls for entrepreneurial schools to boost economy

    Ogbonnaya Ikokwu An American clergy woman, Bishop Ebony Kirkland, has urged local churches in Nigeria to help reduce unemployment in the country by establishing entrepreneurial schools in local communities. Kirkland, in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH in Umuahia, Abia State, said that owing to the high rate of unemployment in ...

  • Nigeria

    Vehicles import ban: It’s business as usual

    Mixed reactions have continued to trail the ban on the importation of vehicles through the land borders almost four weeks into the implementation of the new policy regime which many have argued is misplaced. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf and Ernest Nwokolo in this report examine the contending issues Some policies of ...

  • Nigeria

    Expert makes case for credit economy

    At a time the country is caught in the mire of cash crunch with its attendant consequences, Prof. Chris Onalo, a credit economist hold the view and very strongly too that the country needs to adopt credit, which is a more practical approach to economic management. This paradigm shift becomes ...

  • Portogallo

    Luís Castro Henriques vai substituir Frasquilho à frente da AICEP

    De acordo com o Semanário Expresso, Luís Castro Henriques, vogal da atual administração da Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal, é o senhor que se segue a Miguel Frasquilho.