Category: World

NNPC Reels Out Plans to Attract Private Investment

…As Baru Says Slump in Oil prices, an Opportunity for Growth GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, with the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, at the ongoing 7th OPEC International Seminar taking place at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, Thursday The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has outlined plans to…

Baru Congratulates Kachikwu on Emergence as APPO President

  … Assures Minister of State for Petroleum Resources of his Support The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has congratulated the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, on his emergence as President of the prestigious and all-important African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO).   In…

Digitalisation of money and the future of monetary policy

The digitalisation of money has the potential to change traditional structures of the financial system. This column discusses four areas in which it may have an impact, and argues that while digitalisation will not erode the importance of central banks, banks could be massively challenged by new forms of intermediation. Most economists will agree that…

ENERGY GIANT, AITEO, SPONSORS HIT THEME SONG FOR NIGERIA’S 2018 WORLD CUP CAMPAIGN

Aiteo Group, the Official Optimum Partner of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),last Saturday premiered to industry applause, an official theme song to mentally boost the Super Eagles of Nigeria to go for glory at the Russia 2018 World Cup. This is also as they pledged to donate $50,000 to the team ‘for every unreturned goal’…

NEPC,ITC partner to make women entrepreneurs core contributor to economy

L-R: Babatunde Faleke, Deputy Director, International Export Office of NEPC, Nicholas Schlaepfer, Senior Advisor, Women and Trade Prgramme, ITC and Ms Omoyemi Akerele, Founder and Executive Director of Style House Files at ITC lauches She Trades Commonweath in Lagos, Nigeria.The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) have partnered with the International Trade Center (ITC) to launch…

SEAFARERS’ WELFARE: DAKUKU COMMENDS ILO FOR AMENDMENTS TO LAW

…As ILO Pushes Laws To Safeguard Sea Crime Victims The Minister Of Labour Dr. Chris Ngige flanked on the Left by the DG NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and Executive Director Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, Mr. Gambo Ahmed and other stakeholders at the  ongoing 107th session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva Switzerland. The…