Nigeria

02
March
Nigeria : Abuja Airport Named Africa’s Best
Nigeria : Abuja Airport Named Africa’s Best

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja has earned the 2020 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) award Best Airport by Size and Region (five to 15 million passengers per year in Africa) by the Airport...

02
March
Nigeria : Chamber Seeks Speedy Disbursement Of ESP Funds
Nigeria : Chamber Seeks Speedy Disbursement Of ESP Funds

The Council of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called for accelerated disbursement of funds under the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP).The...

02
March
Nigeria : Building smart, prosperous Lagos for all
Nigeria : Building smart, prosperous Lagos for all

Creating a smart city has become the vision shared by many countries across the globe, as the journey to build a robust economy becomes intensified.Today, cities such as New York, London, Singapore, D...

02
March
Nigeria : NYSC Seeks Skills Support For Corps Members
Nigeria : NYSC Seeks Skills Support For Corps Members

Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has said the scheme needs more funding to empower corps members on skills acquisition.Speaking yesterday a...

02
March
Nigeria : AIICO Pension, No Mismanagement Of Funds
Nigeria : AIICO Pension, No Mismanagement Of Funds

Pension Fund Administrator (PFA), AIICO Pension, has said contrary to reports in the media, there are no allegations of mismanagement of pension assets levelled against its management.The management d...

02
March
Nigeria : Firstbank Launches SMEs Accounts
Nigeria : Firstbank Launches SMEs Accounts

First Bank of Nigeria Limited says it has launched accounts for Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (SME) to improve their contribution to national growth and development.In a statement, it said the SM...

26
February
Nigeria :  PwC recommends NEXTGEN for family business sustainability
Nigeria : PwC recommends NEXTGEN for family business sustainability

To protect the family business legacies, PwC has recommended the adoption of the next generation (NEXTGEN), saying families are upskilling the younger generation to institutionalise their organisation...

26
February
Nigeria :  Nigeria engages other countries as OPEC moves to ease production cut
Nigeria : Nigeria engages other countries as OPEC moves to ease production cut

As Nigeria engages key African countries ahead of the Organisation of Oil Exporting Countries and allies ((OPEC+) meeting due next week, indications emerged yesterday that the cartel may consider a re...

26
February
Nigeria : Nigeria leads Australia, U.S. in global demand for crypto debit cards
Nigeria : Nigeria leads Australia, U.S. in global demand for crypto debit cards

According to data released today by Crypto Parrot, a cryptocurrency trading simulator, Nigeria has indicated the highest interest globally in cryptocurrency debit cards.As the volume and valuation of...

25
February
Nigeria : NPA, Lagos Meet As Trucks E-Call-Up Begins : Gridlock
Nigeria : NPA, Lagos Meet As Trucks E-Call-Up Begins : Gridlock

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has said the electronic call-up system for trucks allowed to the Apapa and Tin Can port will begin on Saturday, February 27.The Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Bala...

25
February
Nigeria : NCC Report, Glo’s Internet Users Highest In Nigeria In 2020
Nigeria : NCC Report, Glo’s Internet Users Highest In Nigeria In 2020

Over 28 million new internet users were added by telecom operators in 2020, representing a 22% growth from December 2019, a report by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said.The NCC’s te...

25
February
Nigeria : Edo Shuts Illegal Cattle Markets
Nigeria : Edo Shuts Illegal Cattle Markets

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has ordered the immediate closure of all illegal cattle markets across the state following a recent clash between youths of Ogheghe and youths of Hausa communities in...


Chairman of Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), and C...
11 February 2021
Nigeria : Absence of national shipping carrier costs Nigeria $4m daily, says Ogbeifun
Nigeria,
Public Works & Transport,

The memory of the defunct Nigeria National Shipping Line (NNSL), came to focus at a symposium organised in honour of the former Chairman of Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), and CEO of Starzs...



Boye Olusanya, an engineer by training graduated from the Un...
18 January 2021
Nigeria:FMN Contributions To Nigerian Economy Huge — Olusanya
Nigeria,
Agri-Food,

Boye Olusanya is the General Managing Director (GMD) of Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN). In this interview, he speaks on how the company evolved to become one of the biggest food and agro-allied business...



the Osun State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism...
12 January 2021
Nigeria:‘Osun Tourism Masterplan Enjoys Far-Reaching Private Sector Support’
Nigeria,
Tourism & leisure,

In this interview, Dr Adebisi Obawale, the Osun State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, speaks on the state’s huge tourism potential, ability to boost internally generated revenue, create thousand...



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06 January 2021
Nigeria:Agriculture, Minerals Can Lift Nigeria Out Of Recession — ACCI Ex-Head, Kayode
Nigeria,
Agri-Food, Energy,

Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, SAN is the immediate past president of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI). He is also a former minister of defence, culture and tourism, Labour, and Attorney G...



Nigerian technology expert and Director General of the Natio...
30 December 2020
NIGERIA:INTERVIEW, How we’re helping Nigerian innovators respond to country’s IT needs – NITDA DG
Nigeria,
Information technology,

In this interview at the end of the 2020 Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX), Kashifu Abdullahi, the Director-General of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) speaks wi...



the Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Compa...
22 December 2020
Nigeria:How We Raised The Bar On Safe Power Supply At KEDCO — Dr Gwamna
Nigeria,
Energy,

Dr Jamil Isyaku Gwamna, is the Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO). In this interview, he speaks on how the firm has prioritised safety strategies across its Kano, Katsi...



The Managing Director of Mudiame International Limited, and...
30 November 2020
Nigeria:Eboh, Deepening local content development must go with capacity growth, certification
Nigeria,
Energy,

The Managing Director of Mudiame International Limited, and Mudiame Welding Institute, Prof. Sunny Eromosele Eboh, in this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, said the Nigerian Content Development and M...



is the Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank, a Nigerian...
19 November 2020
Nigeria:GT targets payment, asset management, PFA, others under HoldCo
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

Having obtained regulatory approval in principle, GT Bank Plc plans to join some of its peers in the banking sector to diversify its financial services under a holding company (HoldCo), which it antic...



(born January 8, 1961) is a Nigerian trade union activist an...
03 November 2020
Nigeria:Textiles Alone Can Generate 2.5 Million Jobs – Issa Aremu
Nigeria,
Industry,

Issa Aremu, Vice President of IndustriALL Global Union, has said that the textile industries alone can generate over 2.5 million jobs in Nigeria if rejuvenated.To President Muhammadu Buhari, Aremu sai...