Advertising industry loses without APCON, says Prima Garnet CEO
The marketing communications industry is now in a season of convergence. Functions of other sectors of the economy are mixing up with its, increasingly blurring, if not blotting out the borderlines completely. It also means that only a professional with incredible ability to multitask and still recognise unique similarities and differences of the converging industries could hold and sustain the fortunes of the sector.
‘It is clear Buhari wants to perpetuate himself in power’
Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, the presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party (YPP), in this interview with LEO SOBECHI, says Nigerians are hopeful that the election would be credible, stressing that President Buhari allowed Nigeria to drift. Prof, a lot of people did not take you serious. How did this journey actually begin? FIRST of all, I…
Banks and the menace of excess charges
There should be measured jubilation by customers of banks in the country on the new stance of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) that banks imposing excess charges on their customers would be made to refund such with interest. CBN took the stand as a result of “repeated complaints from banks’ customers of excessive charges…
Firm to fast-track CBN’s 80% financial inclusion target
Oradian, a financial inclusion company, is set to build its community of microfinance institutions, microfinance banks and Cooperative Societies in West Africa. Through Oradian’s toolset, which includes its cloud-based core banking system (CBS) Instafin, financial institutions are enabled to grow and reach more clients with digital financial services. The company’s mission – to boost financial…
Agriculture stakeholders allege re-emergence of fertilizer cabal
Okonti alleged that a governor (names withheld) was a major player in plot to defraud the federal government, called on the Senate committee on Agriculture and Rural Development to...
As FG’s debts cripple the economy
No doubt, the absence of a clear fiscal policy and an economic direction for the country has been one defining the attribute of the current government which all Nigerians have lamented.
‘We must rethink policies now to avert the bigger problem’
It is getting stronger by the day. We now have a new leadership team. It is an institute for Applied Economics. The vision of it is about the African Brookings institution model.
Collateral registry will aid MSME financing, says CBN
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has restated the importance of the National Collateral Registry (NCR) in efforts to get Nigerian banks’ attention to support Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).
How to overcome recession, by Boyo
First of all, you have to ensure you don’t practice the voodoo monetary policies of ensuring that you continuously mop up excess liquidity at 15 per cent.