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1 Nov 2019
The African Development Bank’s board approved a 125% capital increase to $208 billion on Thursday, the largest in the lender’s history, AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina said. The decision caps two years of negotiations to give the Abidjan-based bank greater scope to meet the continent’s funding needs. The last increase was agreed in 2010.
14 Oct 2019
A tax strategy must be intrinsically linked to the commercial and overall strategic objectives of an organisation. This is because poor tax management and lack of governance can have a negative commercial impact on the business.
5 Oct 2019
Omilola Oshikoya International is a wealth and finance advisory, training and coaching company founded in 2015 by Africa’s wealth connoisseur, Omilola Oshikoya. Recently launching the Tech World of Finance under Wofin Tech Limited, a subsidiary, she talks to TOBI AWODIPE on what WOFIN is all about and how it can help reduce the financial inclusion…
16 Jul 2019
Helping to know where to invest businesses in Africa, Global law firm, Hogan Lovells has launched its third annual special report on investment in Africa 2019, a comprehensive guide on the legal and regulatory framework.
1 Jul 2019
Economic growth and inclusive wealth can only be attained by a commensurate rise in national productivity. But the productivity level would always be subjected to the level of economic activities available and how the populace is actively engaged in them. Ucha Nwagbo, an economist, averred that the wealth of a nation is closely linked to…
10 Jun 2019
No fewer than 10 stockbroking companies traded 39.09 billion shares, worth N537.966 billion, representing or 55.31 per cent of the total shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the first five months of the year. The broker performance report by NSE for January 1, to May 31, 2019, showed that the top 10…
27 May 2019
Adamawa House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution summoning two commissioners to appear before it over the non-payment of April salary to workers in the state. Those summoned were: the Commissioner of Finance, Mahmud Sali and that of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mohammed Barkindo, who should appear before the lawmakers by 3p.m on…
26 May 2019
For almost 31 months since they came into office, political office holders in the 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Ogun State have not received any allocation from the state government, according to The Guardian findings. Investigations show that the non-disbursement of the monthly allocation preceded the election of…
2 May 2019
Legal 500, has ranked by AELEX, as a Leading firm in six practice areas in its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) 2019 rankings.  The EMEA guide provides researched coverage in 85 countries, and over 2,700 ranked law firms with updated, impartial, third party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers in countries across…
21 Apr 2019
The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed says while government borrows to deliver on its promises, it was also mindful of rising debt burden, which eats up about 25 per cent of the country’s annual earnings. Ahmed said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the side-line of the just…
8 Apr 2019
To deepen financial inclusion, retail and mobile banking segments of the industry, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has launched a new product called FCMB Easy Account, with telephone numbers of the customers becoming the account numbers. Described as banking made accessible to all, with exception of the first digit in the telephone number, the account is…
5 Apr 2019
The growth of the innovation sector in Nigeria over the last decade has been steady and is evident in the quality of start-ups, mentors, angel investors, innovation hubs and other stakeholders that are participating in the fast growing early stage entrepreneurial ecosystem. To foster greater collaboration and knowledge sharing about providing services that support entrepreneurship,…


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Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, the deputy governor of Kano State, has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Kano State. Gawuna, secured the party's mandate in the early hours of Friday after he defeated his only opponent, Sha'aban Ibrahim Sharada, a House of Representatives member representing the Kano municipal federal constituency. Gawuna polled 2,…
2 hours ago
Uncertainty trailing conduct of the special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to nominate its presidential candidate for the 2023 general election is giving party members anxious moments as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline draws nearer.
2 hours ago
It was the turn of All Progressives Congress (APC), delegates yesterday, to exercise their mandate of choosing governorship candidates across the country, a day after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducted theirs.
2 hours ago
With a combined manufacturing production value of N3.2 trillion in the second half of 2021, Lagos and Ogun industrial zones are responsible for 86 per cent of manufactured goods consumed in the country and exported.
2 hours ago
Apart from the contentious issue of zoning, there are some crucial red lines limiting the progression of various presidential aspirants.