Nigeria on track for global aviation growth – Demuren

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi A former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Dr. Harold Demuren, has said that despite the challenges facing the nation’s aviation sector,...

We’ll support about 9,000 academics to pursue PhD and Master’s yearly –TETFUND boss...

The last one year has been eventful in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) because of the ongoing reforms being implemented by its Executive...

Average price for petrol drops, kerosene increases – NBS

The average price paid by consumers for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) dropped by 1.2 per cent year-on-year, the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics ( NBS...

Edo Summit: Mahindra, Tolaram, Dangote to showcase $1.5bn investment

As preparations hit top gear for the Edo State Investment Summit tagged Alaghodaro 2017, international industrialists including the Mahindra Group of India, Tolaram Group...

Fashola urges Nigerians to embrace solar energy

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has advised Nigerians to embrace solar energy to reduce pressure on the national grid. Fashola...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange suspends trading on Oando shares

Stanley Opara Following an exchange of correspondence between the Nigerian Stock Exchange (the primary Exchange on which Oando is listed) and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange,...

Federal Government targets N3.6 trillion investments in oil, gas infrastructure

The Minister of State for Pretroleum Resources Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu PHOTO: TWITTER/NNPC Federal Government has renewed its commitment to attract over $10 billion (N3.6 trillion)...

FG gets $29 billion from SPDC as NDDC gulps $1.8b in four years

Shell Oil giant- Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and its Joint Venture (JV) partners contributed $29 billion to the Nigerian government between 2012 and 2016. The...

Operators kick over exclusion from national broadband council

Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, Chairman, Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators (ALTON) Key stakeholders in the country’s information and communications technology have been left out in the...

Med-view set for Dubai operations, decorates pilots

Captain Jika Keghtor (left); Captain Olatunbosun Buraimoh; Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Med-View Airline Plc, Muneer Bankola; First Officer, Oguare Eziegbe and Captain...

Experts hinge aviation growth on zero per cent interest loans

Aviation sector Logistics industry needs N41.3 trillion to achieve vision 2050 Stakeholders in the aviation sector have called for special interventions, especially a zero per...

SON flays importation of ‘made in Nigeria’ goods

DG of SON, Osita Anthony AbolomaThe Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has expressed dismay that some importers could be bold enough to import goods...

Kenyan election official flees country ahead of presidential poll

Uhuru Kenyatta A top Kenyan election commissioner has quit and fled the country a week before a re-run of the presidential vote, citing political intimidation...

Focus on Gabon as an investment destination

Liban Soleman; Chairman of Gabon’s Investment Promotion Agency SOURCE: gabonedito Gabon’s special economic zone plays home to about 45 different companies and is projected to...

Global accelerex revolutionizes digital payment with NEXGO G2

Global Accelerex, a Central Bank of Nigeria licensed and fully certified Payment Terminal Service Provider (PTSP) has launched Nexgo G2, an innovative point of...

Emirates opens China routes for business travellers, tourists

Emirates Airlines Emirates airline has open flight operations to China, with multiple destinations beyond Beijing and Guangzhou. The airline, at a media parley in Lagos, said...

Heineken boosts 2017 Lagos Fashion Design Week

Heineken has said that it is supporting the 2017 edition of the Lagos Fashion and Design Week. The event showcases Africa’s rich fashion and...

Barclays to find new investors for 9mobile

Ife Ogunfuwa with agency report There are indications that Barclays Bank has been saddled with the responsibility of finding investors for 9mobile based on the...

Shell Nigeria lifts force majeure on Bonny Light crude

’Femi Asu with agency report Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell, has lifted force majeure on the exports...

Nigeria lowers 2017 economic growth forecast — Report

Nigeria has revised down its forecast for 2017 economic growth to 1.5 per cent from 2.19 per cent, according to a document reportedly seen...

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