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GTBank backed Team Neon wins at the Conrad finals

Guarantee Trust Bank's backed Team Neon, which includes Afolabi Williams, team leader, Olubusiyi Famobiwo, Menashi Mordi and Osagumwenro Naaman Ugbo from Whitesands School, Lagos, have emerged as the 2018 Power Pitch Winner of the Smoke-Free World category of the Conrad Foundation Spirit...

70 SMEs to get credit, client support from NGO

Shop and Play, a quarterly event designed to increase client base and access to credit for Small and Medium Enterprise (SMEs) says it will support 70 SMEs in the next edition. On the sideline of the event in Abuja, the lead organiser, Mrs Fayi Adurogbangba...

NEPC restores AGOA visa stamp to exporters

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has re-introduced the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Visa Stamp to exporters to ensure that they participate and benefit more from the Act before it expires in 2025. AGOA is an act of parliament passed by the United...

Dr Awele Elumelu appointed Gavi Champion for Immunisation in Africa

Davos, Switzerland, 25 January 2018 – Prominent African business and healthcare sector leader Dr Awele Elumelu welcomed her appointment as a Gavi Champion for Immunisation in Africa. "Childhood immunisation is a critical intervention and I am honoured to play a role in this important programme,...

President Kagame and Tony Elumelu to headline Young Entrepreneurship Day at the Africa 2017 Forum

  The Young Entrepreneurship Day will bring together some of Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs with investors and new partners to help them scale up their ideas and businesses and the most successful start-ups will gain access to a deal room and also a one week...

Bank appoints new CFO

Zenith Bank Plc. has appointed Dr. Mukhtar Adam as its chief financial officer. A statement from the lender said that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had approved his appointment. Before joining the bank in 2007, he had worked in Financial Services Group of the Nigerian...

The 2017 AFRICA CEO FORUM AWARDS Recognise Business Leaders and Companies that Shaped the Year in Africa

GENEVA, Switzerland, 13 March 2017,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- The AFRICA CEO FORUM 2017, the most high-profile international forum on African private sector development, will be held on 20 and 21 March in Geneva and, for the fifth consecutive year, will salute the economic performance...

FIRS adopts technology to drive tax collection – Fowler

Mr Tunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on Friday said the service was adopting technology to boost tax collection in 2017. Fowler disclosed this at the closing ceremony of a three-day training on taxation for journalists in Lagos. He said that...

Nigeria’s Lagos listed among 10 least liveable city

Lagos Nigeria, Aug 16 - Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital and the engine room of Africa's largest economy has been ranked among 10 least liveable cities according to  an annual survey. Nigeria's Lagos was listed with Kiev, Douala, Harare, Karachi, Algiers, Port Moresby, Dhaka, Tripoli, Lagos,...

FG, oil firms yet to remit N1.5tr NDDC fund

The Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Nsima Ekere said the Federal Government and oil companies are indebted to the commission to the tune of N1.5 trillion. Ekere disclosed this yesterday while testifying before the Ahmed Chanchangi led House of Representatives ad hoc...
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