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Invest In Our People, Elumelu Tells Africans

Invest In Our People, Elumelu Tells Africans

Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, and chairman of United Bank for Africa, UBA, Tony Elumelu has declared that the most sustainable investment anyone can make in Africa today is investment in its people. At the 2017, TEF, African Journalism Fellowship, a segment of the 3rd annual TEF   Entrepreneurship Forum held October 13

Nigerian Breweries Rewards Journalists

It was a night of reward for Nigerian journalists who have distinguished themselves especially in  agriculture reporting, at the 9th edition of the Nigerian Breweries Golden Pen Award, an annual event organized by Nigerian Breweries Plc, NB Plc. The 2017 edition was held on Friday night at the Eko Hotel Lagos, and it was entitled:”Agriculture, Local Sourcing and Industrial Development”. In his

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World Bank Meeting: Nigeria Wins Youth Development Initiative

    Nigeria has for the second successive year, been declared winner of the Ideas for Action initiative, a youth competition on financing for development, which is yearly organised by the World Bank Group in collaboration with the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research. Reports from Washington, venue of the annual meetings of World Bank

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FG To Spend N100bn Sukuk Bond Proceeds On 25 Road Projects

The Federal Government has released the proceeds of the N100 billion Sukuk bond to 25 key economic road projects of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing across the country. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday, handed over the N100 billion proceeds cheque to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola at

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Ntel Appoints Ernest Akinlola New CEO

  After what appears to be a slow start, occasioned by downturn in the Nigerian economy, and its fallouts, the board of ntel, Nigeria’s first 4G/LTE-Advanced network, has announced the appointment of Ernest Akinlola, as new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.   “I am excited to be appointed MD/CEO of ntel, Nigeria’s pre-eminent 4G/LTE network. ntel

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Nigeria And The  Challenge Of Economic Management 

The Nigerian economy is faced with several challenges after 57 years of political independence. One of the challenges for the leadership, policy-makers and other stakeholders is on how best to fast-track development to reduce poverty and enhance the standard of living of most of the citizens. Recent data show that the poverty incidence has been

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RenMoney, Smile Communications Excite Customers With  Bundle Offer Financing 

  RenMoney, the simple money solutions company has launched a flexible financing initiative in partnership with Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, a leading mobile broadband telecommunications service provider. The initiative offers everyone the opportunity to own a Smile 4GLTE device that includes a data plan, especially for individuals and families. This unique collaboration, the companies said,

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Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Excites Senate

Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Excites Senate  The Nigerian Senate has applauded the report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  which showed that Nigeria’s economy is recovering from the recession which it lapsed into several months ago. In a statement signed by  Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, spokesperson and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public

ACSPN Releases Annual Report

The Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN), has announced the release of its 2016 Financial Statement. A release by Professor Nosa Owens-Ibie, General Secretary, ACSPN & Dean, College of Social and Management Sciences (COSOMAS), Caleb University, said that the release follows that of “previous years – 2014 and 2015 financial statements, after