Africa Holds Key For Feeding 9bn People By 2050, Says Adesina

  The President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050. He stated this (http://APO.af/z7AxMV) during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered on World Food Day.   The Laureate also called for…

A State Of The Nation Address: We Have Paid $2bn For Second Niger Bridge – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has revealed that the Federal Government has paid $2bn for the second Nigeria Bridge in the South East insisting that the government is committed to the project.   He made this known on Friday during the flag-off of the governorship campaign of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Onitsha, Anambra State,…

GT Bank, Zenith Bank, UBA Accounts N7.213bn out of N14.016bn total turnover

The management of the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange The NSE has published it weekly trading data for the week shown the top three equities Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Zenith International Bank Plc and United Bank for Africa Plc by volume accounted for 270.638 million shares worth N7.213 billion in 3,902 deals, contributing 31.01%…

Sifax Group at special monthly breakfast meeting of the Nigerian-South African Chamber of Commerce

SIFAX Group delegation headed Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu, Executive Director, Human Resources and Admin was present at the special monthly breakfast meeting organized by the Nigerian-South African Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the organization’s 25th year anniversary.  L-R: Dr. Fola Rogers-Saliu, Executive Director, Human Resources and Administration, SIFAX Group; Mr. Kehinde Sunmonu, Special Duty Manager, SIFAX…

Unity Bank donates vehicle to Borno State SUBEB

In an effort to sustain its current focus towards intervention for the North East rehabilitation, Unity Bank Plc has stepped up its support to Borno State Government with a recent donation of a vehicle to the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) as part its Corporate Social Responsibility to promote education and ameliorate the effects…

DMO Explains Utilisation Of $5.5bn Planned External Borrowing

DMO DG, Ms Patience Oniha The Debt Management Office on Thursday explained that the proposed borrowing of N5.5 billion from external sources by the Nigerian government is a good initiative. President Muhammadu Buhari recently wrote the National Assembly seeking permission to raise the funds. The $5.5 billion is in two phases, the DMO explained.‎ The…