Nigerian economy rebounds after five consecutive contractions

FELIX OLOYEDE |   The Nigerian economy recorded its first growth since the first quarters of  2016 when it slipped into recession. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 0.55 Per cent in the second quarter of 2017 from -0.52 per cent contraction recorded in Q1 2017, data released on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed. The More...

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By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Laundry services: What it takes to start

DANIEL ZUBAIR| With the ever evolving working population of 76.96 million  who daily engaged in how to survive and hardly have time to handle their domestic activities of which cleaning is pivotal, it makes laundry More...

By Vera Olubi On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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H1 RESULTS : Okonkwo pushes Fidelity to the big league

OKEY ONYENWEAKU| Fidelity Bank pushed against a recessionary headwind in half year (H1) 2017 to raise investors’ hopes of an attractive dividend pay-out by year end as gross earnings grew more than 20 per More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Ikpeazu, Onu, Anya, others drum support for made in Nigeria goods at Hallmark lecture

OBINNA EZUGWU| Prominent Nigerians have emphasized the need for Nigeria to develop its export capacity, insisting it is the only way out of the current economic recession. They made this declaration at the August More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Liquid detergent production

DANIEL ZUBAIR | The business outlook for liquid soap or detergent production like every other viable small scale business that demands investment of skills and capital, must be given a fair deal of a business name, More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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Access Bank Redeems $350 million Eurobond

  Access Bank Plc has announced the final redemption of the $350,000,000.00 Eurobond Notes due July 25, 2017.    The Securities were issued in 2012 by Access Finance B.V. – a direct, wholly owned subsidiary More...

By Vera Olubi On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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UBA: it is United Bank for Africa, but how does it unite with customers in Nigeria?

ENIOLA ILORI   United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is one of Africa’s largest financial institutions with operations in 19 African countries and three global financial centers; New York, London and Paris. With More...

By Vera Olubi On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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NPA Scandal: How N111trillion was lost to joint partners

Funso Olojo|   The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is profusely bleeding from the financial wounds inflicted on it by the vicious but serial looting of its treasury by its joint ventures partners.  Ironically, More...

By Vera Olubi On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Six choice banking stocks to bet on

TESLIM SHITTA-BEY|   Banking sector stocks have always been investors fast choices. Nigerian investors buy up bank stocks like fish take to water. But over the last twenty four months, the sector has seen its More...