• PMB, Adesina To Attend African Economic Conference

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    President Muhammadu Buhari, President of the African Development Bank, Mr. Akinwumi Adesina as well as other dignitaries are to attend the African Economic Conference which is scheduled to take place from Monday 5th to 7th December 2016, in Abuja. The 11th edition of the conference is themed: “Feed Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth.”…

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  • Saraki Lauds Jaiz Bank On Commitment To SMEs Funding

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    The senate president, Bukola Saraki, has commended Jaiz Bank Plc for its doggedness and commitment to non-interest banking, especially in encouraging and financing small and medium- scale enterprises (SMEs) in the country. Saraki stated this yesterday in Abuja when the management team of Jaiz Bank Plc, led by its chairman, Board of Directors, Alhaji Umaru…

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    NDIC Boss Gets Another Term As IADI Exco

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    The Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Alh. Umaru Ibrahim has been re-elected into the executive committee of the International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) for another term of three years. Alh. Umaru has continued to attain giant strides and was re-elected during the 2016 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the…

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    Dangote Develops Strategy For Eradication Of Malaria

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    Dangote Foundation will tomorrow, Monday, November 14, launch a private sector policy document that targets to address once and for all, the scourge of malaria in the country. Malaria  ravages the lives of a huge number of the country’s population. It is said that Nigeria currently accounts for 300,000 of the 100 million deaths arising…

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    Dangote To Employ Another 250,000 Nigerians–Official

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    The Dangote Group said on Tuesday that its investments on new projects on agriculture, sugar, oil refinery and fertilisers would create additional 250,000 employment opportunities for Nigerians when completed. The projects, sited in various parts of the nation including Jigawa, Taraba, Kano and Kogi will encourage self-sufficiency in food production and reduce capital flight from…

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    Nigeria’s Overnight Lending Rate Falls After Cash Injections

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    Nigeria’s overnight interbank rate fell on Friday after the central bank of Nigeria (CBN) repaid matured treasury bills and cash meant for government’s capital projects reached the system, traders said. Overnight lending rates fell to 11 percent, below the central bank’s benchmark 14 percent, from 15.5 percent the day before. Rates had risen above 100…

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