Islamic bank group, firm seek action on trade, integration
The quest to deepen intra-African trade and integration of the region’s economies got more boost as the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) declared interest in the process.
Nigerian banks and rising cyber threats
Cyber attacks targeted at the global banking system and high profile institutions are not imaginary, but real. The overall objective is to steal financial assets- cash or near-cash assets.
How financial institutions are keying into agric projects
According to recent estimates by the United Nations, Nigeria’s population currently stands at about 203 million. This massive population, coupled with the ongoing closure of the country’s land borders...
VAT review: Squeezing a bleeding economy
Last week, millions of vendors, suppliers and sundry service providers took to emails, voice calls, WhatsApp and other chatbox platforms to align figures with clients and replace invoices ahead of the take-off of the new Value Added Tax (VAT) rate.
CIBN lauds lender on capacity building, professionalism
The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), ‘Seye Awojobi has commended Ecobank Nigeria’s various initiatives targeted at building the capacity of its workforce.
Development institution to launch N300b medium-term note programme in Nigeria
Development finance institution, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), yesterday, in Lagos, signed agreements to complete the registration of a N300-billion medium-term note with the Securities...
Borrowing for infrastructure development is legitimate, says Fashola
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, defended that Federal Government’s external borrowing to invest in the development of Nigeria’s infrastructure is legitimate.
X-raying Nigeria’s weak links with savings, investment and growth
Despite availability of abundant mineral resources in Nigeria and huge income from crude oil, the country still wobbles in its path to growth and development.
Key benefits of trading on Forex in Nigeria with Alpari
Trading with Alpari Nigeria Financial markets are strongly associated with an investment in stocks and shares. However, a more accessible form of money-making is Forex trading. Since the value of national currencies is always in flux, insightful traders derive profit from the dynamics. A reliable broker like Alpari will help you learn the ropes of…