Sustainable Devt: World Bank lauds Obaseki’s PPP model, devt solutions, transparency

Sustainable Devt: World Bank lauds Obaseki’s PPP model, devt solutions, transparency

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN The World Bank has lauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki’s blueprint for the development of the state, which leverages on the synthesis of the expertise of the private sector and an open, transparent public sector. World Bank Country Director for Nigeria and Coordinating Director for West Africa Regional Integration, Rachid Benmessaoud, said this […]

President Buhari yet to receive 2018 budget – Udoma

President Buhari yet to receive 2018 budget – Udoma

Chris Steven, Abuja Udo Udoma , Minister of Budget and National Planning says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to receive the copy of the 2018 budget, one week after it has been passed by the two chambers of the National Assembly. Udo made this revelation on Wednesday while answering questions from State House Correspondents at […]

Prudential Zenith life commences bancassurance sales

Prudential Zenith life commences bancassurance sales

In line with the Bancassurance partnership between Prudential Zenith Life Insurance and Zenith Bank Plc., the company commenced sales in an additional fifty branches from Monday, 21st May 2018. This builds on the initial launch, which had enabled customers of Zenith Bank to purchase life insurance products in eight pilot branches over the past few […]

Marketers spoil for war with Pirates

Marketers spoil for war with Pirates

…Petition the police over nefarious activities of economic saboteurs BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Disc and Cassette Dealers Association of Nigeria, marketers of music and movies, are spoiled for war with pirates who sabotage their business concern. In a chat recently, Clement Efenudu, the President of the association, disclosed that they are not taking the war with […]

CORALPAY to power ALIPAY in Africa as Asian giant expands footprint

CORALPAY to power ALIPAY in Africa as Asian giant expands footprint

Coralpay is partnering Alipay, the world’s largest online and offline payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, to ease transactions on e-channels in Africa. The partnership further expands Alipay footprints in Africa and opens the door for its more than 600 million active users in China to make purchases in the continent using the […]

EIB, ADB to support private sector investment in Nigeria with Development Bank of Nigeria

EIB, ADB to support private sector investment in Nigeria with Development Bank of Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja The European Investment Bank and the African Development Bank have agreed to support the creation of the new Development Bank of Nigeria to strengthen lending for business and agriculture investment in the country. The European Investment Bank has finalized a US $20-million equity stake in the new financing institution, alongside US $50-million […]

N2.5bn NEMA scandal: Group raises alarm over plot by indicted officers to escape justice

N2.5bn NEMA scandal: Group raises alarm over plot by indicted officers to escape justice

Chris Steven, Abuja The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NiCReL) has raised the alarm over alleged attempts by some top-ranking officers at the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to scuttle the efforts of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from beaming its searchlight on the agency. It also warned some masked agents going about the […]

NSE delists two companies from trading on secondary market

NSE delists two companies from trading on secondary market

By Tunde Osho Two companies, Afrik Pharmaceuticals Plc and African Paints Nigeria Plc have been delisted by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) from trading on the secondary market. The delisting happened over the weekend following the approval of the National Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange. The companies, both of which have been quoted on the […]

Tech4Dev, Microsoft deepen digital skills of 500,000 Nigerians

Tech4Dev, Microsoft deepen digital skills of 500,000 Nigerians

By Tunde Osho Over 500,000 young Nigerians are to benefit from the Basic Digital Education Initiative (BDEI), courtesy of an initiative of Tech4Dev in partnership with Microsoft Nigeria This announcement was made at the official launch of the initiative in Lagos and had in attendance the former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko; the General […]

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