By KINGSLEY ALU, Abuja with agency report The trade volume between Nigeria and Mexico has grown by 360 per cent from 166.5 million dollars in 2012 to 600 million dollars in 2016. The Mexican Embassy, Deputy Head of Mission, Rodrigo Tenorio, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja...
By ZAKA KHALIQ, Lagos No fewer than 10 insurance companies in the country have paid about N32.7 billion to insured Nigerians in a bid to compensate them for mishap that befell  them in 2016, LEADERSHIP can exclusively reveal. Most of the beneficiaries of the compensation are those whose houses or companies...
By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos Stakeholders in nation’s aviation industry including members of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) branch, Association of Nigerian Aviation Professionals (ANAP) and others have condemned the alleged directive by the Minister of State, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika to FAAN on remittance...
Engr .C. A. Nwobu, airport manager, Port Harcourt International Airport, in this interview with ANTHONY AWUNOR, assures that all their facilities are working operationally, adding that the airport is the third most viable in the country. What are the major challenges faced by PHIA? I am sure you know that Port...
bY FRANCIS OKOYE, Maiduguri and FESTUS OKOROMADU, Abuja Few days to the deadline set by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to resume oil exploration in Borno state, indications have emerged that the planned exercise may not take place soon. LEADERSHIP reports that none of the sophisticated equipment for the operation...
by OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Lagos The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) yesterday on an order of a Federal High Court seized multi-billion naira properties in Lagos, Ogun and United Kingdom from three property firms and eight others following an alleged N4,680,343,681.47 bank debt. The assets, including land, houses, cars and generating...
Chairman, organising committee on national workshop of the Charter Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Alhaji Umaru Kwairanga, in this interview with OLUSHOLA BELLO, speaks on the Institute creating a platform in encouraging government to leverage on the capital market to finance this year’s budget deficit What is your assessment of the...
By ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications yesterday queried management of leading telecommunications company, MTN-Nigeria over mass disengagement of personnel. The committee during an investigative hearing into the massive job loss and drop in revenue in the industry also requested the telecommunications company to provide a comprehensive list...
By UJAH DAVID ABAKPA The Naira on Tuesday appreciated to N363 per dollar in the parallel market. Naira dropped to N363 per dollar from N370 per dollar on Monday in an impressive 7-point gain. Analysts attribute the development to a combination of weak demand and increased dollar supply. Another factor was Monday’s injection of...