Business

Oct 28, 2019
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is reviewing its current dealings with South Africa based on intellectual property concerns. In a statement on Friday (25 October), the…
Oct 26, 2019
The Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently resolve issues around the closure of the country’s land borders, in order to promote inclusive economic…
Oct 26, 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) ended this week’s trading with market capitalisation shedding N74.9 billion. The bourse All Share Index decreased by 0.38% on a week to date basis to…
Oct 25, 2019
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight with the World Bank’s 2020 Doing Business Index (DBI) which ranked Nigeria 131 out of 190 countries, up 15 places from 146th position…
Oct 24, 2019
Morocco has signed an agreement with Russia to build a petrochemical complex in the North African country, official news agency MAP reported on Thursday.   The agreement, which is estimated…
A quarterly survey report titled Inflation Attitudes Survey Report for Q3 2019 released by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has shown that Nigerians would rather have a lower interest rates than…
Oct 22, 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed its free fall in the first trading day of this week, closing the All Share Index at 26,390.08, down by 0.22%. Year to date…
Oct 18, 2019
The Federal Government is considering introducing excise duties on carbonated drinks, according to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed.   Ahmed gave the indication in…
Oct 17, 2019
Bearish sentiments on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) further depleted the market capitalisation to N12.89 trillion in Wednesday’s trading sessions. The NSE All Share Index closed at 26,472.20, shedding 0.16%.…
Oct 16, 2019
… Shareholders applauds N24 per share payment Shareholders of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), unanimously on Monday approved the acquisition of the company by Crown Flour Mills Limited, the Nigerian…
Oct 16, 2019
A Professor of Rural Sociology, Kolawole Adebayo, says Nigeria will benefit from the recent border closure if it evolved strategies to improve local production and become more competitive. He said…
Oct 15, 2019
Rice sellers in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital have expressed worry over the reluctance of consumers to buy locally produced rice.   Some rice sellers on Tuesday said consumers preferred…
Oct 15, 2019
Mozambican products exported to the United Kingdom will continue to receive preferential treatment, even with the country’s departure from the European Union, under a recently signed agreement between the two…
Oct 15, 2019
Women entrepreneurs are a growing global market force, serving as a critical source of innovation and job creation as well as fueling economic growth. However, they often face barriers that…
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