Business Specials

Shell-and-Eni

We expect Malabu corruption trial in Italy to drag for months, Shell tells staff

Emeka Obi, a Nigerian consultant in England, and Gianluca Di Nardo, an Italian, were jailed four years each in September

Panama Papers

EXCLUSIVE: I moved to Nigeria from UK for tax reason – Indian Businessman

Although an Indian national, the businessman says he has never worked or done any business in India.

Group Managing Director/CEO of Notore, Onajite Okoloko.

Notore, Eroton partnership enhances productivity at fertilizer plant

Notore is the primary supplier of fertiliser for the ongoing Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) of the Federal Government.

The Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh

Why Nigeria’s power privatisation hasn’t achieved full objective — BPE boss

The DG speaks about the (in)efficiencies of the current operators of the electricity distribution companies.

VFS Global visa centre

SPECIAL REPORT: How visa processing firm, VFS Global, ‘extorts’, ‘mistreats’ Nigerians

Complaints, allegations of exorbitant service charges trailing visa processing company.

African Union [Photo: Wikipedia]

Understanding the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement

About 44 of 55 African countries signed the treaty.

ANALYSIS: How politics and economics determine fuel price, By Bisi Daniels

The NNPC says it will cut the level of fuel consumed from 60 million to 40 million litres.

How I nearly bought Chevron Netherlands without my family’s support — Paddy Adenuga

“You mean you took on a whole Chevron, with no noise, no fanfare and none of us knew? Ahh bros you try!”

Jubril Adewale Tinubu

OANDO: 5 key posers arising from Emir Sanusi’s ‘peace deal’ with Tinubu, Mangal

PREMIUM TIMES highlights five key issues that perhaps remain unresolved from the crisis.

NNPC Headquarters, Abuja

ANALYSIS: The widening debate on oil exploration in the North, By Bisi Daniels

“While the chances of oil discovery in the north cannot be ruled out, the bigger question is whether the timing is in the best interest of the country.”

Godwin Emefiele

The Emefiele CBN: A Review, By Bisi Daniels

The Anchor Borrowers Programme is one of the CBN’s key intervention programmes.

Nigerian oil company, Oando. [Photo credit: Guardian Newspaper]

How Oando declared dividends from unrealised profits, released false financial statements — SEC

The regulatory body says a consortium of experts would audit records of the firm.

Aishah Ahmad

PROFILE: New CBN Deputy Governor Aishah Ahmad

She is the chairperson of the executive council of Women in Management, Business and Public Service, WIMBIZ.

Powering Nigeria’s global economic rise

End-to-end electrification can push Nigeria to a top-20 economy.

2019 Outlook for Nigeria’s refineries

The year 2019 will be a very important date for Nigeria’s oil and gas sector.

INTERVIEW: CBN must ban 41 items to build sustainable industrial base – Sekoni

The industrialist, who owns a wood-based products processing firm, also speaks on other matters.

ANALYSIS: Digitalising Nigeria’s oil operations for maximum efficiency

Nigeria’s ageing Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna refineries can be optimised with digitalisation.

INTERVIEW: How NEXIM Bank is helping to boost agriculture, job creation in Nigeria – MD

The bank chief also spoke on other core activities of his organisation.

How NTEL is operating, growing in Nigeria’s competitive data market – Former CEO

The ex-NTEL chief spoke on the history of the firm and how it has grown despite stiff competition.

Nigeria an attractive destination for foreign investors – Philip Morris Limited MD, Coskun Dicle

The media has created an erroneous perception of the Nigerian business terrain, the investor said.

FEATURE: 10 Businesses That Will Thrive In Minna, Niger State

Minna is capital of Niger State, currently home to two former Nigerian heads of state.

INTERVIEW: The successes, challenges of Jaiz Bank in Nigeria – MD Hassan Usman

“On the whole, I think that while there are challenges, like any growing institution, we are very positive about our growth trajectory.”