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Katrin Kuhlmann joins Portland’s international Advisory Council

London, June 12th, 2017 – Katrin Kuhlmann, a global leader and nonprofit executive in the international economic development and trade policy arena, has joined Portland’s International Advisory Council, announced Tim Allan, Portland founder and Group Managing Director. As a member of the Advisory Council,...

CBS, Onwers of TVC restructures, sacks 145 staff

The Board of Continental Broadcasting Services Ltd. (CBS), owners of Television Continental (TVC) and Radio Continental, has announced the restructuring of its group companies. This restructuring according to a statement from the company issued by its public relations agency, Brooksandblake, is geared towards...

Osinbajo signs two bills into law to enable SMEs access bank credit

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, signed into law two bills that have earlier been passed by the National Assembly. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the bills signed into...

Notore, Kaduna govt partner to harness agribusiness opportunities

One of the leading fertilizer and agro-allied companies in Africa, Notore Chemical Industries Plc, is exploring partnership opportunities with the Kaduna State government towards investing in the state’s agricultural sector. Speaking during a visit to the Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai, the management of the...

Osinbajo appoints National Pension Commission, Bank of Industry chiefs

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the following appointments for some Federal Government Parastatals, Agencies and Commissions: Ali Usman​​—Chairman, National Pension Commission. Funso Doherty​—Director-General, National Pension Commission. Manase Benga​—Executive Commissioner, National Pension ​​​​Commission. Zaki Magawata​—Executive Commissioner, National Pension ​​​​Commission. Ben Oviosun​​—Executive Commissioner, National Pension ​​​​Commission. Nyerere Ayim​​—Executive Commissioner, National Pension...

Nigeria introduces new interest rate regime for outstanding tax payments

Deloitte In its renewed bid to minimise tax evasion, deter non-compliance and promote voluntary compliance, the Federal Government of Nigeria has announced a new interest rate regime for unpaid taxes. The Minister of Finance, through a recent communique, directed the Federal Inland Revenue Service...

NCAA to audit Med-View Airlines over EU ban

A full-scale audit would soon be conducted on the operations of Med-view Airlines to ensure the safety of its aircraft.The Spokesperson of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Sam Adurogboye, disclosed this yesterday. He said the in-house audit was part of the engagement to ensure...

EU bars Nigerian carrier, Med-View Airline over safety concerns

The European Commission has barred a Nigerian carrier, Med-View Airline, from operating in its airspace over safety concerns. The airline is one of those under the EU Air Safety List Annex A, which have been banned from operating in Europe. A total of 181 airlines were...

FG to process all tourist, business visas in two days

LAGOS May 19  - Nigeria will process all tourist and business visas within two days, the vice president's office said on Friday, as Africa's largest economy, mired in recession, tries to improve the ease of doing business in the country. Applicants will be notified whether...

Jumia Travel set to launch hospitality report on Africa

by Olukayode Kolawole Barely 5 months after the launch of the much-anticipated Nigerian hospitality report, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, is set again to launch a report on the African hospitality industry on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Lagos. The company will...