PenCom: Empowering informal sector with Micro Pension Plan

ACCORDING to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Nigeria’s informal sector constitutes about 60 per cent of the entire Nigerian economy, ...
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Government should have an anchor person for the economy this time —Yusuf, DG, LCCI

The Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Mr. Muda Yusuf, in this chat with Akin Adewakun gives his ...
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creative industry fund

Relief as CBN begins disbursement of N200bn creative industry fund

Standing at an all-time high of 23.10 per cent by the end of September 2018, Nigeria’s rising unemployment rate has ...
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pork production

FG launches scheme to step up pork production

IN order to meet up with international best practices, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has launched a ...
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rice production

Germany, Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation boost Nigerian rice production with €2m

IN a bid to boost rice production in Nigeria, the German government, with support from the Bill and Mellinda Gates ...
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4,390 Anambra farmers get seedlings from NEMA

NOT less than 4,390 farmers affected by the 2018 flood disaster in seven Local Government Areas of Anambra state have ...
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Leaders and compromise

To many, compromise is a pejorative term. But its absence breeds stagnation and sometimes destruction. To avoid the two, great ...
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When to take a bow

One of the most difficult decisions for great leaders to make is that which has to do with when to ...
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Leadership paradoxes

Leadership is a venture in paradoxes; a journey in contradictions. Very often leaders are in a dilemma because they find ...
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interest rate

Retail holds the key to solving the menace of youth unemployment —Omisore

There is much ignorance about the retail industry. What’s the potential of the retail industry in Nigeria? The retail industry ...
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Using catering services for your meals doesn’t need to be an expensive venture —Grace Saanu

Tell us about your business? The Gracias Cuisine is a food based business that deals with catering for the needs ...
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Google announces Certifications Scholarships for 30,000 Africans

Google on Monday said it was offering scholarships to 30,000 mobile developers as part of its commitment to provide training ...
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buhari power

How to resolve persistent power sector crisis

Introduction Electricity supply is a chain of processes that begins with the generation of electricity, which is later transmitted to ...
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Why FG should implement community engagement standards —Expert

OIL and Gas expert, Mr Meka Olowola, has urged the Federal Government to review its strategy and approach to conflict ...
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Chevron wants collaborative value-chain mindset to unlock Nigeria’s gas potential

Chevron Nigeria Limited has called for a collaborative value-chain mindset as a critical requirement for unlocking Nigeria’s gas potential for ...
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Abuja Carnival to hold November 23

The annual Abuja Carnival is scheduled to take place between 23rd and 25th November, 2019. The carnival is a yearly ...
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Amaechi, Mohammed, FRSC AIB for second transport, tourism summit

The Minister of Transport, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, and Alhaji Lai Muhammed, Minister of Information and Culture will be the special ...
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la campagne

La Campagne builds world’s first mud house with indoor swimming pool

The vibrancy  of a resort centre does not lie in its ability to maintain  old facilities alone but in innovative ...
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Facebook suspends pre-installation of WhatsApp, Instagram apps on Huawei phones

Facebook has said  it would no longer allow pre-installation of its WhatsApp, Instagram and other apps on new Huawei phones ...
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ICT industry has gone through so many storms —Olusola, ATCON boss

The President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON),  Mr Olusolsa Teniola, has said that the industry weathered ...
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Western Digital

Western Digital to expand portfolio in Nigerian market

A data infrastructure company, Western Digital Corporation, has reinforced its commitment to the Nigerian market with the introduction of a ...
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Wabba to address global employers, workers, govt groups at 108th ILC

IN his capacity as the President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the President of Nigeria Labour Congress ...
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African migrant workers

Labour holds awareness rally against abuses of African migrant workers

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the National Trade Union Network on Migration, will today hold a rally to protest ...
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NULGE, SSASCGOC commend FG, financial institutions for smooth take off of NFIU

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies ...
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Ibom Air

Ibom Air set to become largest operator of CRJ in Africa

The country’s aviation sector may soon record another history as Ibom Air, a new entrant into Nigeria’s domestic airline scene ...
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Air France

Air France to eliminate 210 million single-use plastic items in 2019

It’s the end of the road for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers onboard beginning with this year’s World Environment Day as  ...
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NAHCO’s operation records international boost •As Kano station receives ISAGO certification

THE Nigerian Aviation Company Plc (NAHCO Aviance) has announced further certification of its operations with the recent International Air Transport ...
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Stakeholders accuse APCON, LASAA of regulatory inadequacies

he last may not have been heard  on  issues of  regulatory inadequacies in the nation’s integrated marketing communications industry.  Accusing ...
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Advertisers to discuss tips to being relevant at annual marketing week

NIGERIAN advertisers, under the aegis of the Advertisers Association of Nigeria (ADVAN), have concluded plans to discuss relevance  tips  for ...
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Invest in trust, rebuild your communication architecture, experts urge Buhari, others

THE time could not have been more appropriate and the event, better apt. The launch of the 2019 Edelman Trust ...
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accountability, ccountabilityceo employees wisdom leaders

The 5 rules of leadership accountability

We all know that success, after all, depends on positive results. We can have a brilliant process, a solid structure, ...
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accountability, ccountabilityceo employees wisdom leaders

3 leadership habits that might be killing your business

Did you know that 96 per cent of businesses fail within 10 years? That’s nine out of ten entrepreneurial dreams ...
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accountability, ccountabilityceo employees wisdom leaders

5 ways to transform your life

Focus on yourself first If you want to change the world, you must begin with yourself. When it comes right ...
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Presco Plc to pay shareholders N2/share dividend

Shareholders of Presco Plc will soon receive reward for their investment in the company, information revealed by the firm has ...
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profit growth, equity Equities

Equities market loses N281bn in 3 trading sessions

The stock market lost in all three trading sessions and consequently closed negative 2.05 per cent, week-on-week to close at ...
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ETI, Fidelity to launch $500m Eurobond

ETI’s additional $50m Eurobond records success with over subscription

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, approached the international debt market to raise $50 ...
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air pollution

Plant trees to beat air pollution, FRIN experts say

Experts from the Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN) have presented tree planting as a key solution, among others, to ...
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FG restates commitment to implementing low sulphur, ozone-friendly refrigeration policy

The Federal Government on Friday reiterated its commitment to implement the Low Sulphur Policy and Ozone-Friendly Refrigeration Policy to mitigate ...
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climate change

C40 cities’ forum explores how African cities can tackle climate change

The C40 Cities’ Financing Sustainable African Cities Forum will be held in Africa for the first time. Africa’s leading city ...
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Extortion back on Lagos ports access roads

FOLLOWING the expiration of the two weeks mandate given to the Task Force Committee on Apapa traffic gridlock to clear ...
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SIFAX Group, CEO shines at Maritime Living Legends awards

FOR its phenomenal growth and impactful service delivery over the last decade, SIFAX Group, a group of companies with investment ...
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NIMASA Peterside

National shipping line will assist in crude oil lifting —Peterside

NIGERIANS will be able to lift its country’s crude oil for export immediately the national fleet comes into operation, the ...
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Free float exchange rate, CBN, emefiele

Free float exchange rate elitist, wrong, Emefiele insists

THE Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele has insisted that adopting a free float exchange rate for ...
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OMO, rates, Open Market Operations (OMO)

Rates to moderate on expected N171.1bn OMO maturities

FOLLOWING anticipated Open Market Operations (OMO) maturities worth N171.1 billion on Thursday, there are expectations that money market rates could ...
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KPMG worried about LIRS plan to leverage BVN for TIN registration

GLOBAL  Audit, Tax and Advisory services firm, KPMG Nigeria has expressed concern over the plan of the Lagos State Internal ...
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Lagosians, Lagos, state world's worst cities

UNILAG seeks to improve artisans’ competitiveness

C ONCERNED over heavy reliance on foreign artisans in the sector of the Nigeria’s economy, owing to the  dearth of ...
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Legislator tasks corporate bodies on rejuvenation of Lagos’ Ajegunle slum

APPARENTLY dissatisfied with the quantum of infrastructure deficits, including the absence of basic amenities that has been the portion of ...
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Safety Standards

Experts laud impact of technology in reshaping estate agency practice

AS a way of doing things faster, better and quicker, technology  is making today’s reality of global economy/village  possible and ...
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‘Makinde’s new spirit of leadership will create tourists’ friendly environment’

One of the pillars of tourism promotion in Oyo State and Chief Executive Officer of Dvine Travels and Tours, Mr ...
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‘Our multiple gateways in Nigeria reduce burden on Murtala Muhammed Airport

The Managing Director of Ethiopian Airlines, Mr Esayas WoldeMariam Hailu, has explained the rationale of its carrier multiple route in ...
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AU to promote Africa’s new narrative at Dubai Expo 2020

In its determination to position and put Africa in the global scheme of things, the African Union has resolved to ...
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