How to pay your rent with ease! by Lawrence Ladokun

Troubled about paying your next rent? Read this.

Banks reluctant to grow loan books despite plenty of demand

Banks want an improvement in the power sector so they can improve their loan books.

Jonathan sacks BPE boss, Bolanle Onagoruwa

FG sacks the Director General, Bureau for Public Enterprises, BPE, Bolanle Onagoruwa

Bank chief advocates open account payment for international trade

An open account transaction form of payment means that goods are shipped and delivered before payment is due, usually in 30 to 90 days.

Is Africa Ready And Willing To Go Green?

Africa’s climate has become hotter and volatiles as a result of climate change


The Nigerian economy and the 2013 inflation outlook, By Ifeanyi Uddin

I would ordinarily step back from any opportunity to wager. Thus, I never cease to wonder at the celerity with which my football-loving friends put their nairas where their mouths are. I am not sure whether this phobia is because chance occurrences make nonsense of rationale processes. Or if it is the product of a […]

Russian firm, UC RUSAL, defies Supreme Court’s order on ALSCON

The Russian firm said it could not accommodate the inspection team set up by the government on ALSCON.

Meet Nigeria’s first Tablet PC designer

Inye, by Encipher, is Nigeria’s first Tablet PC. It was designed in 2009 by Saheed Adepoju who developed an andriod software but could not find a suitable device to test it.

Total says it has no plans to exit Nigeria

The Nigerian staff of Total panicked as they thought the organization was pulling out of the country.

CBN must change its policy direction for sustained economic growth- report

Experts criticise the CBN’s decision to maintain the Monetary Policy Rate

MPC wants independent experts to fix crude benchmark budget price

The Monetary Policy Committee is not happy with the National Assembly’s interference in crude benchmark.

10 ways of investing in the Abuja Real Estate Market

A must read that encourages one to venture into the real estate business.

Economic status-quo to remain, as MPR remains at 12 per cent

There was hope that the CBN would reduce the Monetary Policy Rate.

ALSCON asset base devalued by 90% in five years- audit report

BFI group worries about the depreciated value of ALSCON.


To what and how does today’s MPC meeting respond? By Ifeanyi Uddin

Today, two developments (both of them much trailed) will occur. More precisely, one of these events commences, while the other will be announced. First (and this is not in any specific order) the rate-setting arm (the Monetary Policy Committee — MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) meets for the last time in a […]

Worldwide purchase over mobile devices to exceed $1 trillion by 2017

Nigerian banks have been advised to maximize the potentials in mobile payment

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China reduces price of petrol products, as Nigeria prices constantly soar

 China says it is acting based on international oil markets

Saraki’s bank, SGBN, to return as Heritage Bank

The bank’s license was earlier revoked by the Central Bank.

LCCI laments decline in aggregate credit to economy, private sector

 It is difficult for SME’s to get loans.

Kaduna motorists have no reason to suffer from fuel scarcity- Refinery boss

There are long queues at filling stations in Kaduna

Afreximbank, Canadian agency sign $30m credit line to help African firms

Canada provides funding to finance African companies procuring Canadian goods or services.

Government proposes agency banking framework to boost financial inclusion

The agency model involves a process where retail outlets are contracted by a financial institution or mobile network operator to process clients’ transactions.

Osun lawmakers reject Aregbesola’s candidate for Chief Judge

Lawmakers in Osun State reject the governor’s nominee for the post of Chief Judge of the State.

Unreliable infrastructure, fear of fraud slow down Central Bank’s cashless policy

The cash-less policy has numerous challenges.

Three months after, NNPC says it can’t repair Arepo pipeline due to insecurity

Arepo pipelines have been broken since August 30.