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Ranches: FG to use own land as states resist

Ranches: FG to use own land as states resist

The delay by state governments in providing land for ranches has made the Federal Government to realise that it has more than enough land for the purpose in the different states, OKECHUKWU NNODIM writes The Federal Government has decided to use some of its own land in various parts of the country for the establishment […] …

Wema Bank confirms Adebise as MD/CEO

Wema Bank confirms Adebise as MD/CEO

Feyisayo Popoola Wema Bank Plc has said the appointment of Mr Ademola Adebise as the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer has been confirmed following the retirement of Mr Segun Oloketuyi in September. The bank said in a statement on Sunday that Adebise was initially appointed in acting capacity in July after Oloketuyi proceeded on terminal leave. […] …

PENGASSAN calls for oil industry reform

PENGASSAN calls for oil industry reform

’Femi Asu The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria has highlighted the need to reform the nation’s oil and gas industry in a bid to ensure economic development. PENGASSAN, in its Independence Day message to Nigerians, said the government must resolve to address the gaps in the legal framework guiding operations and […] …

‘Heritage Bank supports Next Titan to encourage young entrepreneurs’

‘Heritage Bank supports Next Titan to encourage young entrepreneurs’

Heritage Bank has said its sponsorship of the entrepreneurial reality show, ‘The Next Titan’ is driven by its faith in the ability and willingness of young entrepreneurs to contribute to Nigeria’s economic growth. The Managing Director, Heritage Bank, Mr Ifie Sekibo, stated this while receiving a group of Next Titan contestants who came on a […] …

Rivers: Cole, Abe emerge winners as explosions rock APC parallel primaries

Rivers: Cole, Abe emerge winners as explosions rock APC parallel primaries

Chukwudi Akasike and Sampson Itode, Port Harcourt TWO candidates, Mr Tonye Cole and Senator Magnus Abe, emerged winners of the parallel governorship primaries conducted by both factions of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State. Cole came out victorious in the indirect governorship primary held in Port Harcourt on Sunday when he polled 3,329 votes […] …

Without strong institutions, democracy won’t fly

Without strong institutions, democracy won’t fly

AS Nigeria marks her 58th Independence anniversary today, celebrations that attend such events elsewhere are expected around the country.  Though political leaders will give the usual bland and uninspiring speeches to mark a hugely significant national holiday, the reality, however, is that, for the majority of the estimated 193 million odd population, emotions range from […] …

Labour suspends strike, wants negotiations concluded

Labour suspends strike, wants negotiations concluded

Adelani Adepegba and Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Nigeria Labour Congress has suspended its seven-day warning strike following promises by the Federal Government to reconvene the tripartite committee on national minimum wage on October 4, 2018. The labour movement said the suspension took effect from Sunday, and further directed its affiliate unions and state councils to […] …

Experts X-ray Nigeria’s economy at 58

Experts X-ray Nigeria’s economy at 58

I don’t think the state of the economy is something to cheer about; I think by all parameters, if you compare Nigeria to its peers in terms of where they were before and where they are now, I can only say that we have performed sub-optimally. Docile followership, ineffective and compromised leadership and structural flaws […] …

Real estate: When to get in and out

Real estate: When to get in and out

Abiodun Doherty abiodundoherty@yahoo.com Successful real estate investing requires an understanding of timing. Knowing when to get into the market and when to get out of the market is one of the most important keys to making it as an investor. The market punishes certain classes of people. The market punishes the ignorant, the gamblers, the […] …

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