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Lagos Sets To Host Second Nigeria Beer Festival, Promises Maximum Entertainment

Lagos Sets To Host Second Nigeria Beer Festival, Promises Maximum Entertainment

Lagos, Nigeria: As Lagos State is set to host the second edition of the Nigeria Beer Festival from Thursday October 25th to Wednesday October 31st, 2018, organisers of the event has promised to crown the week-long event with maximum entertainment to fun loving Lagosians. Speaking at a press conference to announce the event in Lagos

NSE Wins Best Use of Technology for Efficiency Award

Lagos, October 16, 2018 – The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or The Exchange) today announced that it has received the 2018 Best Use of Technology for Efficiency Award from Nigeria Tech Innovation & Telecom Awards 2018 (NTITA). The NTITTA is the most celebrated industry awards for the Technology and Telecom industries attracting top decision makers

NSE Hosts the Third Edition of its Annual Market Data Workshop

Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), in partnership with Sterling Bank Plc, is set to host the third edition of the NSE Market Data Workshop on Friday, October 19, 2018 at The Civic Center, Victoria Island, Lagos. Themed “Market Data: Digitization, Disruption and Financial Inclusion”, this year’s workshop will bring together Investors, Securities

Afreximbank Holds Talks with Zimbabwe, Cote d’Ivoire and Comoros Delegations at IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings

Bali, Indonesia – A delegation of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) led by the President, Prof. Benedict Oramah, on Wednesday in Bali, Indonesia, held talks with a Zimbabwean Government team led by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Prof. Mthuli Ncube, and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Dr. John Mangudya, to

Price of cooking gas, kerosene increased in September –NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme cylinder for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,107 from N2,054 recorded in August, while the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N297.28 in September from N288.75 recorded in August. The bureau disclosed

Private investors ready to invest $3.23bn in mining sector –Minister

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development says private investors have expressed their readiness to commit about 3.32 billion dollars to fund some projects in the mining sector. Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, made this known at the Third Nigeria Mining Week on Tuesday in Abuja. The three-day event is being organised by

MD NPA Exonerates the Authority for Lapses in Cargo Clearance

Lagos, Nigeria – The Managing Director Nigerian Ports Authority, (NPA) Hadiza Bala Usman, has said that the Authority should not be solely blamed for lapses in cargo clearance in the nation’s seaport, “because it takes more than NPA to see cargo out of the ports.” According to her the greatest challenge is to have agencies

Tony Elumelu Foundation and GIZ partner to Empower Young Entrepreneurs across East and West Africa

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading entrepreneurship philanthropy, is partnering with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, the German Government’s Agency for International Cooperation. GIZ will support the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme to empower 210 young African entrepreneurs, focusing specifically on female entrepreneurs and tech-enabled businesses. The Entrepreneurship Programme of TEF was

NSE hosts Bloomberg CEO Roundtable on Economy

After warning from Central Bank of Nigeria that the country may be heading for another round of economic recession, if cares are not taken, the Nigerian Stock Exchange is hosting a Bloomberg CEO Roundtable to examine the current state of the economy. The event set to take place at the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Tuesday,