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Now, Guinness Plc can issue N40bn rights at NSE, shareholders say

Rising from a smooth Extra-Ordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Tuesday, 24th January 2017 by Guinness Nigeria Plc, the management has received the approval of its shareholders for a proposed Rights ...

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N14bn contract doesn’t mean end to PPP arrangement for 2nd Niger Bridge—Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola recently raised what can be described as fresh twist to the snail speed in the construction of 2nd Niger Bridge. ...

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Experts see tactical caution from MPC rates review as CBN denies naira floatation

Buhari CBN

Though the first Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting has come and gone Tuesday, reviewing rates in the following manner; vis, benchmark interest rate at 14 ...

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FirstBank takes Financial Inclusion drive to campuses

first bank

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited is stepping up its ongoing campaign in tertiary institutions tagged ‘Campus Storms’ to provide students and others in communities; the opportunity to experience convenient and accessible ...

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Elumelu chides FG’s agencies in frustrating power sector for years

Tony Elumelu

Featuring in CNBC Africa recently, astute banker, current chairman of Transcorp Group and United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu has described Nigeria’s electricity industry as grossly disappointing. He was ...

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African economy to be in hands of youths’ equipped in ICT by 2026—Siemens Report


Siemens 2017 African Digitalisation Maturity Report has revealed that barring any hitches in the way of deepening African youths in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) knowledge from now, by 2026, ...

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Pump as Fidelity Bank boss bags 8 awards for ‘Tough Job’ crusade

Fidelity wins award

The Chief Executive Officer of Fidelity Bank, Nnamdi Okonkwo, was recently decorated with eight awards won by the Bank’s ‘Tough Job’ campaign at the recently concluded 2016 Lagos Advertising and Ideas ...

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FG queries why Big Brother Nigeria is produced in S/Africa’ for Nigerians viewers

nbc Kawu

Indications are emerging that federal government is set to put paid to its evolving local content, patronage policy and buy Nigeria policy as it has directed the National Broadcasting Commission ...

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FG makes first serious move to fix P/Harcourt refinery, seals repair deal with ENI

Eni NNPC deal

After failed but veiled moves to sale off Port Harcourt refinery, the federal government has started serious moves to fix the national asset. This was Tuesday demonstrated in far away ...

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Don’t leave MP rates untouched at the end of your MPC meeting today—LCCI tells CBN


The leadership of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called on the members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not ...

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