BREAKING: Nigeria’s per capita growth remains weak ― IMF

By Babajide Komolafe International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Nigeria’s Per capita growth remains weak, renews call for measures to grow non-oil revenue as well as tight monetary policy. ALSO READ: How CBN reduced rising inflation in Nigeria – Emefiele Details later… Vanguard Continue reading BREAKING: Nigeria’s per capita growth remains weak ― IMF at Vanguard Nigeria.

Wanted: Long-term optic fibre intervention fund

Fibre optic cables are vital to the information communications technology ecosystem. They are not only useful for internet service provision, computer networking, telephoning, cable television, military and space application, and mechanical inspection, they are also vital to the automotive industry the medical profession, especially surgery, dentistry. With the importance of this infrastructure, there is a …

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How maritime sector can optimise AfCFTA regime

How can the maritime sector benefit from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement? It is via strategic positioning and policies, experts have said. Others are, however, worried that with unreliable power supply, high interest rate and hostile investment climate, Nigeria’s capacity to take full advantage of the pact is suspect, MUYIWA LUCAS reports …

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Push for airlines’ ownership of airport

African carriers’ dismal performance is a problem for the African Airline Association (AFRAA). Experts attribute this to many factors, which include prohibitive aeronautical charges caused by public ownership of airports. To reverse the trend, they are canvassing ownership of airports by airlines, KELVIN OSA OKUNBOR reports. Aviation business in Africa has come under global focus …

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Telcos, IHS, others for e-govt confab

By Busola Aro Technology firms, such as IHS, Airtel, Glo, VDT, MTN, Galaxy Backbone and Broadbased Communications, have been scheduled to participate at the e-Government Conference in Lagos. The forum will give them oportunity to showcase new technology  new technology solutions that will enhance government service delivery and reduce unemployment in the country. Also, issues …

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IDAN set to hold 5th edition of Guide for business conference 

Foremost interior design and lifestyle platform, the Interior Designers Association of Nigeria (IDAN) is set to hold its annual exhibition, a two-day conference and networking event which is scheduled to take place at the Wings Complex, Victoria Island, Lagos, from the 17th to the 18th of October 2019. Now in its 5th year, Guide for …

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Border Closure: CBN appeals to Rice millers, stakeholders not to increase price

By Agency Reporter The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has appealed to members of Rice Millers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN) and other stakeholders in the rice value chain not to increase the price of rice over boarder closure. Mr Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor said this in a statement issued and made available to newsmen …

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Asian shares get trade lift, let down by China data

Asian share markets firmed on Monday as signs of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade standoff whetted risk appetites, though investors remained wary of the damage already done to the global economy. Figures from China underlined the pain felt as dollar-denominated exports and imports both fell by more than expected in September. Liquidity was also lacking …

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