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US ambassador praises NSE’s performance

Dealers at the Nigeria stock Exchange

James Entwistle, United States ambassador to Nigeria has praised the management of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on its accountability and transparency standards. Entwistle, who gave the commendation during his visit to NSE’s trading floor in Lagos, described the organisation as one of Nigeria finest institutions. “The NSE is today one of Nigeria’s finest institutions […]

A lesson from Algiers: Stemming youth brain drain

An Algerian entrepreneur 31-year-old Nassim Aoudia stands at one of his workshops in the city of Borj al-Bahri,

ALGIERS(AFP) – They fled Algeria to escape the violence ravaging the country in the 1990s, but now more and more young exiled Algerians are returning, lured by better economic prospects linked to government financial enticements. With unemployment in the oil-rich North African nation hovering at 21.5 percent among under-35s, according to the International Monetary Fund, […]

Globacom named Outstanding Telecoms Brand

Kole Ademulegun, former President of the Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) presenting the  Outstanding Telecoms Brand of the Decade award which the company won at the Marketing Edge Legacy Awards to Bisi Koleosho of Globacom.  With them are  Titi Ebinisi and Jumoke Aduwo also of Globacom.

Indigenous telecommunications company, Globacom was adjudged the Outstanding Telecoms Brand of the Decade and Brand of the Year at two major award events in Lagos. The telecom giant received the awards at the Marketing Edge Legacy Awards and Champion Newspaper 2014 Awards which attracted top government officials, corporate players and socialites. According to the citation […]

Lagos, 7 Other African Cities On Emerging Cities List

Damilare Okunola Lagos has been listed among seven other African cities on the emerging global cities index for 2014 which was released by A. T. Kearney recently. The former Nigerian capital’s inclusion indicates how globally engaged it is and how quickly it has been able to catch up with the top performers on a number […]

Airtel concludes free eye screening exercise

CEO/MD Airtel Nigeria Segun Ogunsanya

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has successfully rounded off the free eye screening programme it commenced in March in three adopted schools in Imo, Cross River and Ogun states. Community Primary School, Amumara, Imo state; Presbyterian Primary School, Ediba, Cross River state and St. John’s Primary School, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun state were the three beneficiaries. The […]

US Treasury: China does not manipulate yuan

The US Treasury said Tuesday that China cannot be ruled a manipulator of its currency despite the yuan’s sharp slide since January. But the Treasury said the recent fall could “raise particularly serious concerns” if it represents a reversal in Beijing’s commitment to a more free-floating yuan. In a twice-yearly report to Congress, which would […]

States back removal of oil subsidy

•Motorists queue to buy fuel at a filling station: fuel subsidy to go

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) in Abuja on Tuesday took a decision to remove petroleum subsidy in the country. The Chairman of Finance Commissioners Forum, Mr Timothy Odah, said this when he briefed newsmen on the outcome of the FAAC meeting for the month of March in Abuja. Odah said at their last meeting, […]

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