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    2017 Will Be Good For Businesses, Experts Project

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    Having faced one of its most trying times, there is a rising optimism in the Nigerian business environment that the fortunes of the country would turn for the better in 2017. Analysts and business operators say with the various reforms in the country, the economy is expected to pick up from its current state of…

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  • Assembly Urges Ambode To Secure Lagos Against Kidnapping

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    Lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly have advised Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the state to properly secure the state against kidnapping and other criminal activities. This became a resolution of the House through the Lagos State House of Assembly Motion No. 43 initiated by the Majority Leader of the House, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade…

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    Nigerian Economy Is Suffering From Confidence Crisis — DG LCCI

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    The director-general of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Muda Yusuf, in this interview with OLAJIDE FABAMISE, speaks on various issues affecting the nation’s economy and proffers a few solutions to some of these challenges. What is your assessment of the economy? The economy has been very challenging, challenging principally because of the…

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  • PAC Decries Abandoned Projects In Health Sector

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    …Inspects multi-billion naira Adiyan Water Project The chairman, Public Accounts Committee, (State), Hon. Moshood Lanre Oshun, representing Mainland Constituency II, has expressed the unhappiness of the State Assembly over abandoned projects spread across hospitals and health institutions in the State. Hon. Oshun, made the remarks at a meeting with the officials of the Ministry of…

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    BoI Supports Market Women With Soft Loans

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    Bank of Industry (BoI), in its effort to support small scale entrepreneurs in the country, has introduced a soft loan window termed Marketmoni through which market women and traders including the artisans, enterprising youths and small scale farmers as well as agriculture workers nationwide could get little amount of money ranging from N10, 000 to…

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    Zenith Bank, 6 Others Get Moody’s National Scale Ratings

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    Moody’s Investors Services has assigned national scale ratings (NSRs) to Zenith Bank, Sterling Bank Plc and five other Nigerian banks. This rating action, according to a statement from Moody’s, follows the publication of new national scale rating maps for Nigeria, Kenya and Morocco, which provide a measure of relative creditworthiness within a single country, and…

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    Lagos Is Ready For More Local, Foreign Investment, Ambode Assures Business Community

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    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has assured business community in the state of his government’s readiness to improve on its business climate, attract more local and foreign investments into the state. The governor who was represented by the Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, stated this at the 30thedition of the…

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  • Recession: Give Priority To Manufacturing, MAN Urges FG

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    President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr Frank Jacobs Udemba, has noted that, for Nigeria to completely come  out of recession, the manufacturing sector must be given priority. Dr Udemba gave the advice while reacting to a recent statement credited to  the finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, that Nigeria would be out of economic recession before…

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  • Oyegun Is A Man Of Integrity – APC Group

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    Despite agitations in some quarters to remove the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, a group within the party has lauded his leadership qualities, describing him as “a man of honour, integrity and dignity.” In a statement in Abuja by the Chairman of APC United Front, Alhaji Ibrahim Musa, the…

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