Business Specials

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.

Siemens Nigeria CEO Onyeche Tifase

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.

Baton 3 (1)

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.

Siemens Nigeria CEO Onyeche Tifase

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.

Kamal Abass, former CEO, Ntel

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.

Philip Morris Limited MD, Coskun Dicle

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.

Minna Train station

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.

Jaiz Bank Managing Director/Chief Executive, Hassan Usman

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.”

Imported spaghetti

Despite ban, imported spaghetti still sold at Nigerian malls

Supermarkets in Abuja and Lagos still sell the banned product.

MTN Nigeria office

How MTN sacked 63 employees, barred them from related employment for four years

A court condemned the action of the telecommunication giant and awarded cost against it.

U.S. President, Donald Trump 
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Dollar slips, shares unstable after Trump’s protectionist address

Emerging market currencies gained, with South African rand gaining 0.8 per cent.

MTN Nigeria office

MTN pays N80 billion of N330 billion fine to Nigerian govt

The payment was for this first year and is the first tranche of the total payment.


Finance Minister, Adeosun, outlines 10 steps for reviving Nigerian economy

Mrs. Adeosun says the government would tackle infrastructure deficit to unlock productivity.

Lagos central business district

Seven things companies need to do before the annual December holiday shutdown

“Remember, January can be as tight a month for your business as it is for your team.”


INTERVIEW: What TEDxCalabar seeks to achieve – Bryce

Bryce Edem also speaks of the types of speakers to be hosted.


INTERVIEW: Why Nigerians are yet to feel impact of N0.75 trillion capital projects spending – Finance Minister

Kemi Adeosun also spoke on the efforts of the Muhammadu Buhari administration to take Nigeria out of recession.

Erastus Akingbola

Appeal Court reserves judgment in suit challenging sale of Intercontinental Bank

The Appeal Court did not give a date for its ruling.

Toyin Subair, former CEO of HiTV

Why HITV Failed, By Toyin Subair

“HiTV collapsed essentially because of a clause in our original Shareholders Agreement.”


FACT-CHECK: Some goods are cheaper in local markets than in Shoprite – SEE LIST

A lot of Nigerians believe Shoprite prices are the lowest when it comes to groceries and household goods. But that is not true.

Elias Mbam

‎Buhari reappoints RMAFC boss

Mr. Mbam completed his first tenure since November 2015.