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    Centenary Celebration: Govt Bans Telecom Operators’ Promos

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    The federal government has directed all mobile telecommunications service providers to suspend henceforth all forms of short message service (SMS) promotional lotteries in order to allow the government to carry out its Centenary Games Lottery on the telecommunications operators’ platform, a decision which has not gone down with the service providers. The ban, according to…

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    In Search Of The Right Energy Mix For Rural Dwellers

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    Stable electricity supply currently occupies the topmost spot in the needs hierarchy of Nigerians. This is as a result of the immeasurable socio-economic opportunities Nigerians have  lost to the age-old power sector crisis and the associated compromised standard of living. This explains the huge premium placed on finding a  total cure for poor power supply…

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    Nexim Bank Rated Best Performing African Development Finance Institution

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    The ongoing reforms at the nation’s trade policy bank, the Nigerian Export Import Bank has earned it a continental award as the Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI) has rated the Nigerian Export-Import Bank– NEXIM as ‘Best Performing African DFI.’ The decision according to the association was an outcome of  the ‘2013 Annual AADFI…

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    Strengthening Inter-agency Partnership For Export Trade

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    Earlier this month, the Nigerian Export Import Bank played host to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, a gesture that demonstrates NEXIM Bank’s readiness to share ideas that can further uplift the nation’s export trade profile with related government agencies. The visit clearly marks NEXIM Bank out of the pack, in an era where government agencies…

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    CBN Approves Henry Semenitari MD/CEO Of Unity Bank Plc

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    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved the appointment of Mr Henry James Semenitari, as the new managing director of Unity Bank Plc. The approval was communicated in a letter to the bank dated January 9, 2014. Recall that Rislanudeen Muhammad, had been holding forth in acting capacity since the departure of Ado Yakubu…

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    2014 Budget: FG’s Plan To Pay Inventors N47bn Sparks Controversy

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    Despite the reduction in the proportion of capital expenditure in favour of recurrent expenditure in the 2014 budget, execution of real capital projects may suffer yet more setbacks, as LEADERSHIP findings revealed that many provisions in the capital budgets of ministries departments and agencies (MDAs) are allocations for intangible assets. Analysis of expenditure profiles of…

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