25
September
Nigeria:Expert seeks pragmatic, tech approach to power challenges
Nigeria:Expert seeks pragmatic, tech approach to power challenges

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that consumers will not pay for meters in the new guidelines, as it will be added to the electricity tariffs. The Commissioner, Fi...

25
September
Nigeria to end fertilizer importation by 2023
Nigeria to end fertilizer importation by 2023

• 5 years sentence awaits fertilizer adulteratorsCiting the over 33 fertiliser blending plants across the country, currently producing about five million metric tonnes (MT) of fertilizer annually...

25
September
Nigeria:FG Targets N20bn Lottery Revenue, Boosts Monitoring
Nigeria:FG Targets N20bn Lottery Revenue, Boosts Monitoring

The Federal Government is targeting earning over N20 billion in three years by boosting the monitoring of lottery remittances.The Director-General, National Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Lanre Gbajabi...

25
September
Nigeria:CBN Cuts Lending Rate To 11.5% To Tackle Recession
Nigeria:CBN Cuts Lending Rate To 11.5% To Tackle Recession

the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has dropped the benchmark lending rate by 100 basis points (bp), from 12.5 per cent to 11.5 per cent.It said the action will spur lending to the real sector to avert...

25
September
Nigeria:Port Operations At 50% As NSC Eyes Higher Automation
Nigeria:Port Operations At 50% As NSC Eyes Higher Automation

The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Barr. Hassan Bello on Tuesday said most maritime agencies as well as shipping firms have achieved about 50 per cent automation of their...

24
September
Nigeria:NSE Highlights Investment Opportunities
Nigeria:NSE Highlights Investment Opportunities

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has expressed its commitment to redefining and improving investors’ overall experience in the Nigerian capital market, and ensuring that it remains modern, convenient...

24
September
Nigeria:Halogen Emerges Nigeria’s Top Security Firm
Nigeria:Halogen Emerges Nigeria’s Top Security Firm

ANigerian security risk management organisation, Halogen Group, has been voted Nigeria’s Outstanding Contract Security Company for the third year in a rowIn an international webinar marking the 2020 e...

24
September
Nigeria:Phase3 Upgrades Network
Nigeria:Phase3 Upgrades Network

Following its ongoing Security Operation Centre (SOC) network capability upgrade, Phase3 Telecom has said it is amplifying the scope of network technology upgrades to enhance its communications, cloud...

24
September
Nigeria:FG Seeks Value Addition For Export-Bound Minerals
Nigeria:FG Seeks Value Addition For Export-Bound Minerals

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has insisted that all mined mineral resources must have value addition before they are exported.Adegbite disclosed this in Abuja a...

24
September
Nigeria:NAHCO Begins Aircraft Disinfection Service
Nigeria:NAHCO Begins Aircraft Disinfection Service

The Nigeria Aviation Handling Company PLC (nahco aviance) has begun disinfection service for airlines.Daily Trust reports that prior to the reopening of airports after the COVID-19 shutdown, NAHCO had...

24
September
Egypt:ICT minister releases details on Digital Egypt Builders Initiative
Egypt:ICT minister releases details on Digital Egypt Builders Initiative

Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology Amr Talaat posted on his Instagram account Sunday a video explaining the recently launched Digital Egypt Builders Initiative. The initiat...

24
September
Egypt:Luxor’s Sun-Dried Tomatoes Project Invests in Women’s Role in Agriculture and Increases Export Earnings by 30%: Al Mashat
Egypt:Luxor’s Sun-Dried Tomatoes Project Invests in Women’s Role in Agriculture and Increases Export Earnings by 30%: Al Mashat

During UN General Assembly Week, Minister of International Cooperation, Dr. Rania Al Mashat, visited a Sun Drying Tomato Unit project in Baghdadi village in Luxor, which aims to increase the market va...


Director-General / Chief Executive Officer of the Small and...
22 September 2020
Nigeria:Why We’re Doing Mass Registration For MSMEs – DG SMEDAN
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

Dr Dikko Umaru Radda is the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). In this interview, he speaks on the benefits of the mas...



 executive director of Nigerian Export Promotion Counci...
15 September 2020
Nigeria:Why FG Pushes For Zero Oil Economy – NEPC CEO
Nigeria,
Business Climate, Energy,

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) is a Federal Government agency that promotes value addition and export of Nigerian goods.In a recent encounter, the Executive Director/Chief Executive Offic...



economist, academic and founder of the “Institut Africain D’...
14 September 2020
“Tunisia should launch 25-billion-dinar plan over 3 years to avoid economic collapse" (economist)
Tunisia,
Bank & Finance,

"Tunisia should launch a rescue plan of 25 billion dinars over 3 years (2021-2022-2023), to support the economy and jobs, equivalent to the estimated losses of real wealth creation in 2020," economist...



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09 September 2020
Nigeria:How We’re Making Sterling A Bank Of Choice – Dalley
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

Ms Temi Dalley is the Chief Human Resources Officer of Sterling Bank Plc. In this interview, she talks about what the bank is doing through its human capital to become a financial institution of choic...



professor of economics at the Bayero University...
01 September 2020
Nigeria:What We Must Do To Overcome Economic Decline – Don
Nigeria,
Advice & Training,

Aprofessor of economics at the Bayero University, Kano, Garba Ibrahim Sheka, has advised the government to abandon fire-brigade approaches if it is sincere about diversifying the economy and getting N...



is a professional accountant with over 10 years of experienc...
27 August 2020
Nigeria:GDP Q2 2020 Numbers Explained
Nigeria,
Bank & Finance,

It’s the monetary value of goods and services produced in a country over a period of time.Why does GDP matter? Why is it measured in the first place? GDP figures are a measure of growth.If an economy...