• e-Commerce Germane To Nigeria’s Economic Development Agenda

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    Money Deposit Banks have made significant contributions in bolstering e-commerce in the country, an initiative seen as imperative to economic diversification, writes Chika Izuora. Over time, e-commerce, has remained a strong catalyst for economic development in Nigeria and has led to the creation of jobs; boosting productivity. It has hugely reduced the cost of doing…

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    High Optimism As FG Mulls Alternative Crude Oil Pipeline Route

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    The consistent attacks on oil infrastructure by Niger Delta militants have prompted the federal government to seek for alternative crude oil supply route to the Kaduna refinery, writes CHIKA IZUORA.   The disclosure of the federal government’s plan to seek alternative crude oil supply route to bring the Kaduna refinery back to full production appears…

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    ‘Nigerian Govt Does Not Protect Indigenous Industries’

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    In this interview with CHIKA IZUORA, Dikanna Okafor, executive director, corporate services, Chicason Group, says government should speed up downstream oil sector deregulation to attract more investment. What is your assessment of the downstream sector? As you know we are all affected by the present economic challenges and even the recession which is slowing down…

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    BATNF’s Leveraging Of Maize Farming

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    In this analysis Chika Izuora and Fabamise Olajide, look at British American Tobacco Nigerian Foundation’s focus on Maize Enterprise Value Chain in the country. As part of its resolve to key into the government’s overall vision of enhancing the economic fortunes of Nigeria through agriculture, British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has redirected its vision…

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    Argentina Raises Crude Import From Nigeria

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    Two tankers carrying 3 million barrels of Nigerian and Angolan crudes set sail this month to Argentina to feed its domestic refining network, pushing the country’s imports close to 2015 level, according to data from Thomson Reuters. Argentina last year received some six million barrels of imported crude, mostly African medium and light grades bought…

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  • JV Cash Call: FG Reaches $5bn Settlement With 5 Oil Majors

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    Oil production from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose to another record, hitting 33.54 million barrels per day (b/d) in October. The figure was significantly boosted by recoveries in Nigeria and Libya and more than offset field maintenance in Angola. The gains, which total 300,000 b/d from September and marks the fifth…

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    Economy: The Cross Of Militancy

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    In this piece Chika Izuora examines how militant activities in the oil bearing Niger Delta region helped bring the economy down to its knees. Over the years, the federal government with the support of oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region of the country have sought to bring peace in the region using various…

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    Economy: The Cross Of Militancy

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    In this piece Chika Izuora examines how militant activities in the oil bearing Niger Delta region helped bring the economy down to its knees. Over the years, the federal government with the support of oil companies operating in the Niger Delta region of the country have sought to bring peace in the region using various…

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