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President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday explained that the recently passed Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (CAMA) in Nigeria will enhance transparency and corporate accountability in the fight against corruption. President Buhari spoke in a video message presented at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) 2020 Virtual Leaders’ Summit on the sidelines...
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...
The US Export-Import Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to the growth of the US-African cooperation by constituting Sub-Saharan Advisory Committee for 2020 and 2021. The committee is composed of pro-investment and pro-business advisors who understand Africa and would be instrumental in growing the US-African cooperation and flows of goods, services...
An Integrated ICT services provider, Internet Solutions Limited, has rebranded and set to operate as Dimension Data from the end of this year in all its operating companies. The company said the rebranding was part of Dimension Data's larger plan to consolidate its businesses, enhance efficiency, and better delivery of...
After spending 16 months reviewing data from various the International Oil Companies (IOCs), Kariya Energy Monday announced its readiness to enter into various definitive agreement to acquire upstream and midstream oil and gas assets in African countries. Kariya Energy would pursue profitable small-scale Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) projects across Africa,...
A leading Nigerian conglomerate with focus on manufacturing, infrastructure and agriculture, BUA Group, has ventured into oil and gas sector and signed a deal with France’s largest hydrocarbons group, Axens, to refine 200,000 barrels per day of crude oil in Nigeria. Located in Akwa Ibom State, South-south Nigeria, the project...
With effect from tomorrow (September 1), subscribers are expected to pay more to view channels on DStv and GOtv networks. MultiChoice argued that it has adjusted its subscription rates in order to ensure the sustainability of its business, considering financial impacts, including inflation as well as increased content and operational...
Polaris Bank has appointed Innocent Ike as Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. The bank, in a statement, announced Ike’s appointment to succeed Adetokunbo Mukhail Abiru, who recently retired from the bank. The outgoing managing director has been touted to become the flagbearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos State...
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...
A Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) data has revealed that the naira has fallen by 108 per cent against the West African CFA (popularly known as CFA). As the West African CFA rallies to wipe out the hitherto wide trading gap between the two currencies, it gained 36 kobo from...