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Monday, October 25, 2021
By Tobiloba Kolawole We couldn’t have forgotten so soon how Ebola, Zika, and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) viruses have in recent years ravaged the world’s social-economic settings. More than we could ever imagine, with thousands of people dead including many business and institutional deaths, the year 2020 will remain a...
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government may July 24 close the popular Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for repair works. This was disclosed on Monday by the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr. Olukayode Popoola. He explained that consultations are ongoing for another phase of repair works to begin on...
Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Access Bank’s Group Chief Executive Officer, Herbert Wigwe; Governor, Central Bank of Seychelles, Caroline Abel; former Chief Executive Officer of Agusto & Co., Vivien Shobo; among others have emerged winners of the 2020 Edition of the African Banker Awards...
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020 recently passed by the National Assembly. The President’s action on this important piece of legislation, therefore, repealed and replaced the extant Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990, introducing after 30 years, several corporate legal innovations...
Prices would trend down soon - Buhari appeals for calm CBN Governor, Emefiele expresses hope, blames fiscal measures Inflation rate in Nigeria has spiralled up to hit 13.22% as the end of August, a record that broke a 29-month moving average. The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures prices of...
New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD), a socio-economic flagship programme of the African Union Development Agency (AUDA), otherwise called AUDA-NEPAD, has launched the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Academy, in partnership with Ecobank Group. Spearheaded under AUDA-NEPAD '100,000 MSMEs by 2021' (100K MSMEs) programme for Africa’s Micro, Small and...
The N20 USSD fee imposed by Nigerian telecommunications and National Identity Management Commission on subscribers for National Identification Number retrieval requests has been canceled. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami directed the Nigerian Communications Commission and the National Identity Management Commission to remove the fee. Recently, NCC directed...
African Energy Chamber has released its Energy Outlook for 2021, assessing Africa’s competitiveness compared with other frontiers, while highlighting the countless opportunities that continue to emerge and exist across the entire energy value chain. The report explored the forces shaping up continent’s energy market after the historic shocks of 2020,...
A Togo-based Ecobank Academy has made history to become the first corporate member of the Global Business School Network (GBSN). GBSN has been building management education capacity in and for the developing world for over 17 years. The core of the network spans six continents with more than 100 leading business...
By Tobiloba Kolawole The Federal Government and State governments in Nigeria are consolidating efforts to take advantage of the far-reaching potentials in the deployment of information and communications technology for social and economic gains. At the opening ceremony of the 6th regular meeting of the National Council on Communications Technology, which...