Economy gets first policy direction for 2019 today (Guardian)

In the absence of an approved budget for 2019, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), will today, lead the way with a policy decision that revolves around interest rate and sustenance of interventions for frailties of fiscal authorities. The Monetary…

CBN may increase items on forex restriction list to 50 (Punch)

The Central Bank of Nigeria may increase the items on the foreign exchange restriction list from 42 to 50 in order to boost local production and stimulate the export market. The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said…

9mobile appoints new Chief Financial Officer (Punch)

Telecommunications company, 9mobile has announced the appointment of Mr Phillips Oki as its new Chief Financial Officer. The Acting Managing Director of 9mobile, Stephanie Beuvelet, who disclosed this in a statement issued in Lagos on Monday, said that Oki has…

UNECA, others advocate PPP for improved investment in healthcare (Guardian)

Top African leaders including Heads of States, Ministers, Chief Executive Officers as well as representatives from the African Union and United Nations have advocated improved investment in healthcare for economic growth. Noting that health is both a business and social…

Ex-Nissan chief Ghosn charged, served with fresh arrest warrant (Guardian)

Japanese prosecutors Monday formally charged Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary and also served him a fresh warrant on separate allegations, meaning the tycoon will likely spend Christmas in a cell. It represents a stunning turnaround for…

Sallah 2018: What we want from Gov Ambode

While Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and his wife Bolanle celebrated this year’s Eid-el-Kabir in Epe, there are those who were yearning for him to spare time and do the same with them. We are talking about a random set of northern…

Nigeria naira depreciates to N362.19/$ in I&E Window

The Naira, Thursday, depreciated to N362.19 in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window. Data from FMDQ showed that the indicative exchange rate for the window rose to N362.19 per dollar Thursday from N362.08 per dollar on Wednesday, indicating 11 kobo…

Forbes publishes Jim Ovia’s autobiography

Jim Ovia, Nigerian billionaire banker has published his autobiography chronicling the story of how he built one of Africa’s largest financial conglomerates within the last three decades. The book, published by ForbesBooks, titled ‘Africa Rise And Shine,’ recounts the series…

Ajike’s Lagos hustle

Ajike’s first love is crafts. She has made a business out of it. She presides over her fledgling business from her Ajegunle, Lagos base. Get the full gist in the video.

Abuja moves

I always wanted to do it in the sky. But so far, the opportunity has never presented itself but it almost did this weekend. I was getting ready to pen my piece when my boss asked me to head to…

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