How insecurity induces high prices of food items
The composite food index rose by 13.79 per cent in May 2019, compared to 13.70 per cent in April 2019, led by increase in prices of meat, oils and fats, bread and cereals, potatoes, yam and other tubers, fish, milk, cheese and egg, and vegetables.
Expert harps on strengthening weak institutions for economic growth
Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Bismarck Rewane, has emphasised the imperative of building strong institutions if Nigeria, to achieve the desired economic growth.
Stakeholders want humane policy, fund flow for economic development
Although the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday, kept all its monetary policy tools steady, including the benchmark interest rate at 13.5 per cent, the decision to hold the rates may be the beginning of another round of a long wait for policy changes by the apex bank. The Head of Research at…
Buhari gets minimum wage panel report, promises prompt action
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the report of the Bismarck Rewane-led Presidential Advisory Committee on New National Minimum Wage with a pledge to act promptly on the document.
FOBTOB tasks advisory panel on urgent implementation of new minimum wage
The national body of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB), has charged the newly inaugurated technical advisory committee on national minimum wage to ensure speedy implementation of the N30,000 for Nigerian workers.
NFF congratulates financial consultant, Bismarck Rewane
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) yesterday congratulated the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr. Bismarck Rewane on his appointment as Chairman of the Presidential Committee on New Minimum Wage.
Analysts unveil highs, lows of 2019 budget
Operators in the real sector have called for an effective implementation of the 2019 budget and the creation of a favourable environment for the private sector.
Debt sustainability hinged on real sector growth, investments
Citing inconsistencies in population growth rate and the pace of the economy, stakeholders in the private sector...
‘Why Nigeria should deepen trade ties with India’
Considering that India remains Nigeria’s largest export trading partner, the Chief Executive Officer of Financial Derivatives, Bismarck Rewane, has called for improved trade relations between the two countries and the need to explore opportunities in the ICT sector.
RMBN, NSACC to unlock Nigeria-S’Africa trade relations
The Rand Merchant Bank Nigeria (RMBN) and the Nigeria–South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) at a breakfast meeting in Lagos, explored ways to enhance bilateral...