Report: Connecting Schools Has The Potential To Boost GDP Up To 20 Percent

Report: Connecting Schools Has The Potential To Boost GDP Up To 20 Percent

An Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report sponsored by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has found that nations with low broadband connectivity have the potential to realize an increase in GDP by up to 20 percent by connecting schools to the internet.  A...
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Appeals Project Strengthens Capacity Building, Lists Benefit For 39,000 Nigerians

Appeals Project Strengthens Capacity Building, Lists Benefit For 39,000 Nigerians

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com  — The National Project Coordinator, World Bank  Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS),Alhaji Mohammed Sani Jobdi has pledged the commitment of t...
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Buhari Tasks Contractors On Giving Back To Society

Buhari Tasks Contractors On Giving Back To Society

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged businessmen and contractors that benefit from government patronage to give back to the society by engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility.   The president, according to a statement by his Senior Special Assist...
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Economist Lauds Danbatta On N150b Spectrum Fees In Five Months

Economist Lauds Danbatta On N150b Spectrum Fees In Five Months

An economist, Dr Matthew Otoide has commended the board, management and staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for exceeding its projected revenue from spectrum license fees for 2021 from N36 billion to N150bil...
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Lafarge Reiterates Enhanced Investments In Nigeria

Lafarge Reiterates Enhanced Investments In Nigeria

Lafarge Africa Plc has reiterated commitment to collaborate with the Federal Government agencies to improve investments to accelerate its world’s green transformation agenda.  The company’s Board Chairman, Mr Adebode Adefioye, in a statement on Monda...
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Buhari Approves N15trillion Infrastructure Firm

Buhari Approves N15trillion Infrastructure Firm

By citybusinessnews@yahoo.com — President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of Infraco Plc, a world-class infrastructure development vehicle wholly focused on Nigeria with a capital structure of N15 trillion. The president revealed thi...
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Potatoe Boosts Plateau Monthly Revenue By N18m

Potatoe Boosts Plateau Monthly Revenue By N18m

The Project Coordinator, Plateau Potatoes Value Chain Support Project, Mr Thomas Muopshin, has   revealed that the project has significantly boosted the state internally generated revenue.   Muopshin in a chat with the News Agency of N...
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Shareholders Task Firms To Cut Operational Cost

Shareholders Task Firms To Cut Operational Cost

The Shareholders Association, Ibadan Zone, has urged companies in Nigeria to be decisive and cut operational costs to catalyze the business environment in the face of economic challenges.  Mr Eric Akinduro, the Chairman of the Association, gave the advice...
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CBN Tasks Bank CEOs, Others To Reset Economy

CBN Tasks Bank CEOs, Others To Reset Economy

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele, has urged Bank Chief Executive Officers and other stakeholders to work together to reset the Nigerian economy to achieve massive growth.  Emefiele gave the advice at a one-day...
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Strategic Role Of Maritime Transport Policy To  Nigeria’s Blue Economy, By NPA MD

Strategic Role Of Maritime Transport Policy To Nigeria’s Blue Economy, By NPA MD

Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, has identified the National Maritime Transport Policy as key to unlocking the huge potential and vast opportunities in the nation’s blue economy. Bala-Usman said this in a statement Ibrahi...
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Diri:We’ll Diversify Bayelsa Economy In 2021, Create Jobs

Diri:We’ll Diversify Bayelsa Economy In 2021, Create Jobs

Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri has pledged the commitment of his administration todiversify the state’s economy as part of measures to reduce total dependence on federal allocations in 2021. The governor made the remarks in hi...
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China Declares $7.77b Auto Export In November

China Declares $7.77b Auto Export In November

China’s automobile imports and exports expanded further in November, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). Last month, the import and export volume of automobile commodities totaled 16.3 billion U.S. dollars,...
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Tony Elumelu Foundation Partners EU On Economic Empowerment For 2,500  African Women In 2021

Tony Elumelu Foundation Partners EU On Economic Empowerment For 2,500 African Women In 2021

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering young African entrepreneurs, has announced a partnership with the European Union to identify, train, mentor and fund 2,500 young African women entrepreneurs in 2021.&nbs...
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Experts Proffer Leeway For Post COVID-19 Nigerian Economy

Experts Proffer Leeway For Post COVID-19 Nigerian Economy

For the Nigerian economy to survive the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic, some stakeholders in the financial market have offered solutions that would help boost the economy.  Speaking at the weekend in Lagos, Uche Uwaleke, a Financial Economist and a....
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