Lagarde’s visit to Nigeria: Matters arising
IT is just one week that the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) engaged, as well as hobnobbed with the leadership of the country at various levels. Yes, “hobnobbed” because she admitted that Nigeria is a great country that made her visit memorable. On the other hand, engaging, because she made observations and…
Deepening mobile money initiative in 2016
The snail-paced mobile money operations are gradually picking up. In numbers, it has exceeded N800 billion and 76, 852, 409 marks in total value and volume of transactions respectively, with over 24, 389,263 subscriber-base. Rising from the challenges of inability to fully comprehend the scheme, lack of technology by those licensed to operate and low level…
How To Set Your Goals For The Year
It is never too late to set your goals for the year and endeavor not to look at this as a resolution but as a step to becoming the person you want to become in the future. The origin of new year resolutions began during the same period as the New Year celebrations in pre-…
Rewriting the nation’s poor fiscal responsibility index
Sound fiscal policy and responsibility must be inseparable if any nation would have meaningful growth and development outcomes.
Lagos Abattoirs: ‘Cancelling Mechanical Line Will Be Backward, Unhealthy’
Former Commissioner for Agriculture in Lagos State and the proprietor of Kith and Kin Group of Schools, Ikorodu, Kaoli Olusanya, in this interview with WALE OYEBADE advocates more investments in agriculture and youth development, saying both are critical to building a healthy economy. <em WHEN you were Commissioner for Agriculture, you established farm settlements and…
Debt burden and foreign exchange volatility: The economy’s albatross
The country has brokered several debt deals, many of which are in foreign currencies. Over the years, exchange rate has also played the “devil’s advocate,” beside the assessed mismanagement of the debts’ proceeds. CHIJIOKE NELSON writes on the nation’s economic throes through years of burgeoning debt profile and unstable exchange rate regime.
Fidelity Bank presents prizes to promo winners
FIDELITY Bank Plc has presented a cheque of N1 million to the star prize winner in the ongoing ‘Save4Shelter’ promo held at the corporate headquarters of the bank, in Lagos.
Kié emerges Ecobank’s MD designate
The Board of Directors of Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of Charles Kie as the new Managing Director Designate of the financial institution, with effect from January 1, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria and other regulatory requirements.
‘Professional Hair Care Services Is A Necessity In Nigeria’
MOST women are familiar with Natures Gentle Touch range of hair and scalp products but certainly not with Natures Gentle Touch Hair Institute. What is the institute all about?
‘Business Environment Has Been Very Tough And Challenging’
Meristem is a financial services conglomerate with five subsidiaries whose service offerings range from brokerage and securities trading. This is done by Meristem Stockbrokers Limited. Meristem Registrars Limited are in charge of Registrars to quoted and unquoted companies.