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    Elumelu Shares ‘Africapitalism’ Philosophy In North Africa

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    Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA) and philanthropist Tony Elumelu, CON has called for a shared approach to African development describing it as the only route to achieving sustainable economic development, political stability and economic prosperity on the continent. Elumelu made this call at an event attended by 15 delegations who represented the United…

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    Nigeria Needs More Formal Economy – Enelamah

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    Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelamah, in this interactive session with journalists in Abuja recently, explains the importance of creating a more formal economy for Nigeria among other issues.  BAYO AMODU was there for LEADERSHIP Weekend. How would you asses Nigeria’s economy after a year as minister and what are the strategic…

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    Nigeria’s Economy Still Largest In Africa–IMF

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    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has affirmed Nigeria’s economy as the biggest in Africa, ahead of South Africa and Egypt, despite the economic recession the country is battling with. Nigeria was reported to have lost its spot as Africa’s biggest economy to South Africa in August 2016, following the recalculation of the country’s Gross Domestic…

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    CBN Readmits UBA To FX Market

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    The United Bank for Africa, UBA, yesterday disclosed that it has been re-admitted back into the foreign exchange market, following the bank’s remittance of all Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation/Nigerian Liguefied Natural Gas (NNPC/NLNG) dollar deposits. According to a statement by the bank sent to LEADERSHIP yesterday, the bank said: ‘‘further to our press statement of…

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    Africa’s Economic Crisis: PMB Seeks Home-grown Solutions

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    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday urged governors of African Central Banks to look for “original home-grown solutions” in their quest to keep the economies of their various countries afloat. He gave this advice in Abuja during a speech he delivered at the 39th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Governors of the Association of African Central…

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    NIMASA Not Recruiting, Beware Of Fraudsters – Peterside

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    The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has said that the agency is not recruiting and advised members of the public not to be deceived by fraudsters. This is contained in a statement by the Head, Corporate Communication of NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka, yesterday in Lagos. The Director-General, Dr Dakuku…

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    No Cause For Alarm, Abiru Assures Skye Bank Investors, Customers

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    The new Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Skye Bank Plc, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, has affirmed the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) statement that Skye remains healthy and strong. Abiru who spoke after taking over from his predecessor, Mr. Timothy Oguntayo, said that the bank’s fundamentals remain strong and virile, assuring customers and other stakeholders…

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