Monday, June 21, 2021

World Bank begins debt review with creditors for Nigeria, others

The World Bank has started reconciliation of Nigeria's and other debtor nations' external debts with their creditors. World Bank Group President David Malpass, disclosed this...

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Biden visits Europe on first overseas trip as U.S .President

U.S. President Joe Biden embarked on his first overseas trip on Wednesday where he will meet European partners. The president and First Lady Jill Biden...

Biden raises refugee admissions cap to 62,500 after backlash

President Joe Biden has raised the cap for refugee admissions into the United States to 62,500, in a U-turn that more than quadruples the...

OBG Report Focuses on Africa’s Textile Industry

A new focus report produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG), examines the potential that the West African textile and garment industry holds to become...

FG designates 4 international airports special economic zones

The Federal Government has announced the designation of four international airports, as Special Economic Zones. The Minister of Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, made this disclosure...

Domestic, foreign banks invested $10b in Dangote Refinery-CBN

Nigerian banks and their foreign counterparts  invested between $9 billion and $10 billion in the Dangote Refinery, Fertilizer Plant and Petrochemical Company projects, worth...

Anchor Borrowers’ Programmes, Others For Food Security

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is exercising its power to reflate the economy through funding support for key sectors especially the agricultural sector....

Nigerian Breweries Set To Empower Small Businesses, Artisans

Nigerian Breweries, brewers of Life Continental Lager and Goldberg Lager Beer have announced plans to continue their tradition of investing in artisans and small...

Youths to get N2b agriculture loans at 5% interest-CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has authorised commercial banks to give up to N2 billion maximum loan to youths interested in going into...

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The famous Terra Kulture stage was lit bright yellow with MTN digital posters and banners as Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman was...

ENTERTAINMENT

Heritage Bank Supports “Rita Dominic Acting Challenge”

Heritage Bank Plc has further reiterated its commitment to the growth and development of the creative and entertainment sector by supporting the “Rita Dominic...

French minister to meet with Nigerians in creative industry 

French Minister of Foreign Trade and Attractiveness to Nigeria, Franck Riester, will meet with young Nigerian entrepreneurs in cultural and creative industry to provide support...

Ex BB Naija housemate Oburoh features in new movie

Former Big Brother Naija Reality TV Show 2019 “Pepper Dem” season 4, Omashola Oburoh has debut in a new Nollywood movie ‘The Amanta Twins’. The...

TECH & PAYMENTS

DLM Capital Group Named Best Structured Finance Bank

Prominent Developmental investment bank, DLM Capital Group have emerged winner at the Capital Finance International (CFI) 2021 awards as the best structured finance and...

CBN Digital Currency for launch before 2022

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be launching its digital currency before 2022, its  Director Information Technology, Rakiya Mohammed has said.  Speaking Thursday at...

Branch offers 20% annual investment returns,  instant loans 

Branch International, one of Africa’s most downloaded digital banking apps with over 20 million downloads across Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and India, has restated its...

Exchange Rates

BDC directors support naira stability, regulatory compliance 

Bureaux De Change (BDC) directors have reiterated their commitment to ensuring stable exchange rate in the country. This was part of  resolutions made at the...

CBN cautions banks denying forex to travellers

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has cautioned managing directors of Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) denying travelers and other foreign exchange (forex) users access...

ABCON advises public to patronize CBN-licenced BDCs

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) has advised foreign exchange users and the general public to patronize only Central Bank...

LATEST ARTICLES

TeamApt Reiterates Commitment to Transform Financial Services in Africa

TeamApt, one of Nigeria’s leading Fintech companies, has reiterated its commitment to transform financial services in Africa. The company, “currently leading the country's agency...

Ecobank Nigeria promotes over 600 Staff for excellence

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the promotion of 682 staff effective May 1st, 2021 representing 26 per cent of its core staff despite the impact of the COVID-19...

NGX-All-Share Index retreats by 0.27%

Trading on the NGX bourse ended on a tepid note today as the benchmark index edged lower by 0.27% to close at 38,545.30 points. Gains...

Foreign reserves drop $33.79 billion as dollar demand thickens

The foreign exchange reserves have dropped to $33.79 billion as at June 17 as demand for dollars for imports and other essential needs thickens. Previous...

Standard Bank Group supports Africa’s next growth phase

Standard Bank Group is bringing together international investors, policymakers and top African corporates to look ahead to the opportunities in a growing Africa. The 11thAfrica...

Celebrate Father’s day at IBOM ICON Hotel and Golf Resort

Looking for a great way to dine with dad? Celebrate father’s day at IBOM ICON Hotel and Golf Resort with a Special Father’s Day...

Linda Ikeji, Tara Fela-Durotoye Laud Ecobank’s Women Empowerment Initiatives

Media entrepreneur and popular blogger Linda Ikeji , said she was motivated to partner with Ecobank on her “Selfmade Woman” initiative because of...

DLM Capital Group Named Best Structured Finance Bank

Prominent Developmental investment bank, DLM Capital Group have emerged winner at the Capital Finance International (CFI) 2021 awards as the best structured finance and...

SPORTS

2020/2021 CAF Champions League Quarter-final fixtures

Fixtures The knockout stages for the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League begin with the quarter-finals getting underway on Friday. First Leg Friday 19:00  —-  Algiers   ——  MC Alger...

Manchester City confirmed as 2020/21 EPL champions

Manchester City were confirmed as English Premier League (EPL) champions with three games to spare. They were confirmed after second-placed Manchester United lost 1-2 at...

Neymar wants to be PSG’s “first warrior” in Manchester City battle

Neymar has issued a rallying call to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) ahead of their 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League semi-final showdown with Manchester City. The Brazilian claimed...

Manchester United, Liverpool match postponed over safety concerns

Manchester United’s 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) clash against Liverpool on Sunday was called off after their fans broke into Old Trafford and invaded...

Access Bank sponsors Lagos City Marathon 2021

In a bid to ensure the health and safety of all runners and essential service workers amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, the title sponsors...

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