Institute Of Directors Nigeria Closing Gong Ceremony At Nigerian Stock Exchange

Photo Caption: From Left; Dr. Mrs. Ije Jidenma, F.IoD, Second Vice President, Institute of Director (IoD); Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Alhaji Ahmed Rufai Mohammed, F. IoD, President/Chairman of Council, IoD; Chief (Dr.) Chris Okunowo, F. IoD, First Vice President, IoD; Mr. Samuel Yemi Akeju, DF. IOD, Immediate Past President, […]

Nigeria’s Economic Growth Outlook Positive – Adeosun

…Targets 7% Growth In the Next Three Years  …Ogun State Has Attracted Over $2bn Investments – Amosun   The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed on Tuesday that the country’s economic outlook for the year 2018 and beyond was positive. She stated that the country was now resilient after exiting recession and has […]

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Diamond Hosts Largest Beauty Products Event – Beauty Souk

Cosmetologists, makeup artistes, beauticians, beauty bloggers  and buyers were recently hosted in Lagos to the biggest beauty products and services fair. Titled The Beauty Souk, the event was powered by Nigeria’s leading supporter of small businesses, Diamond Bank Plc and organized by leading event’s organizer- Eventful Nigeria. Guests and celebrities  in attendance enjoyed numerous activities and freebies […]

Octopus: Heritage Bank Attains ISO 27001 Information Security Management Certification

Heritage Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, has achieved the Information Security Management Certification from International Standards Organisation (ISO). This certification also known as the ISO 27001: 2013 is part of the ISO 27000 family of standards which helps organisations keep information assets secure. The certification was achieved on the heels […]


Skye Bank Empowers Students With Financial Literacy

The Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Skye Bank Nigeria Plc, Tokunbo Abiru, has advised students in secondary schools across the country to take money matters seriously if they wish to be in control of their financial future. He gave the advice while delivering a lecture during a one-day seminar at Rayfield International Secondary […]

N21.73trn Debt: Economist Cautions FG Against External Borrowings

An economist, Prof. Sheriffdeen Tella, on Monday described the nation’s debt stock of N21.73tn as worrisome and urged the Federal Government to stop external borrowing. Tella, a professor of Economics at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun, expressed his views in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos. He said that the current size of […]

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Banks Lose 2m Customers In Two Years

Data made available by the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) show that banks lost two million customers between 2016 and 2017. The total number of bank accounts dropped to 59 million in 2017 from 61 million in 2016. According to NAN, the number of active bank accounts also reduced by 1.5 million, dropping from 65 million […]


Nigerians To Pay More For Electricity As NERC Approves ‘Service Charge’

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says prepaid meters will soon flood the market with the licensing of 87 meter asset providers (MAPs). What the power sector regulator downplayed, however, is there is also going to be an increase in the bills to be paid by electricity consumers in the country who get new meters under […]


NNPC Vows That Refineries Will Roar Back Soon

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) would not relent in its quest to get the nation’s four refineries back to their optimal, nameplate capacities. Group Managing Director of the corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru disclosed this shortly after receiving this year’s Man of the Year Award from Nigerian NewsDirect, a Lagos-based daily publication, in Lagos, at the […]