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Day: May 30, 2019

Just in: First two action Govs serious in business of governance emerge

Out of 29 governors sworn in yesterday, two among them have flagged off show of governance in their respective states with far reaching official decisions and actions. The state chief executives are Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo and Mr Babajide…

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Vodacom steps up support for Nigeria’s IT education, trains students in robotics

Leading pan-African corporate connectivity and telecommunications services giant, Vodacom Business Nigeria, has boosted its commitment to ensuring that Nigeria keeps pace with the evolution of telecommunications technologies. This is coming on the heels of the second edition of its annual…


ATCON plans flagship summit, 2019 TERF July 11, 2019 in Lagos

The leadership and National Executive Council of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), has announced plans to hold the 2019 Telecom Executives and Regulators Forum (TERF) on July 11 in Lagos. A statement issued by the Executive Secretary…

Market makers’ seek to know all brokerage firms handling buying, selling of MTN shares

As industry analysts continue to dig deep into why the listing of MTN Nigeria shares apparently become controversial shortly after the Free Float entry model, stakeholders and key market makers’ are currently seeking to observe the list of all brokerage…

Dangote Cement Plc flags off NSE’s maiden FBSR at Stock Exchange today

Latest accountability innovation introduced by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), will today launch Facts Behind the Sustainability Report (FBSR), with Dangote Cement Plc (DCP) presenting at the maiden edition at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos. Styled after the NSE’s flagship…

Nigerian banks’ still reluctant in lending to domestic airlines—Aero Contractors boss

The Chief Executive Officer, Aero Contractors, Capt. Ado Sanusi, has again, revealed that whereas indigenous airlines continue to make frantic efforts to remain in business, they have continued to be impaired by the technical blockade in funding by local banks….

PMB 1st term: Farmers’/herders’ crisis frustrated rising revival of Nigeria’s agro sector

As the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari begins yet another term of fours having taking fresh oaths of office and allegiance yesterday, May 29, 2019, analysts have started looking at his sectoral performances relating to the economy….

‘Poor demand, inadequate infrastructure key gas dev. issues in Africa’

Whereas Africa is gradually waking up to the understanding that gas, rather than oil holds the next money to be made in non-renewable resources, major nations with massive reserves are beginning to identify major challenges holding back development in gas….

More solar investors sealing deals in Nigeria upon weak regulatory framework

Barely two weeks after stakeholders in Nigeria’s renewable energy sub sector have called on the Federal Government to come up with a clear regulatory framework tailored for the development of the sector, more foreign investors have began investments. Recently, EM-ONE…

8 years of bad governance led to mind-boggling decay of infrastructure—Ihedioha

*Being text of the inaugural speech of His Excellency, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, Governor of Imo State on May 29, 2019 at Dan Anyiam Central Stadium, Owerri, the state capital Excerpts: Protocols: Ndi-Imo ndi Nwem, it is with great humility…