Yuletide sales: Not business as usual

Yuletide sales: Not business as usual

A few industries like rentals, events packaging, entertainment, hospitality and tours to mention just a few are all built around Christmas festivities. Ibrahim Apekhade Yusuf in this report examines the prospects, opportunities and challenges with such businesses this yuletide. One week to Christmas, not many people know it is yuletide season save ...
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Treasury bills extend rally as sell-off weigh

Treasury bills extend rally as sell-off weigh

Stanley Opara with agency report Yields on Nigeria’s mid-dated Treasury bills have risen nearly by one percentage point to 12 per cent, extending a three-day rally as a sell-off, which started last week continued, traders said. The Debt Management Office re...
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AMCON’S takeover of Aero was a blessing – Sanusi

Capt. Ado Sanusi is the Chief Executive Officer of Aero Contractors Limited. In this interview with MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI, he says aviation industry should be a key focus of the Federal Government’s drive towards easing the process of doing business How has ...
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Chamber optimistic of business growth in 2018

Chamber optimistic of business growth in 2018

The Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has expressed optimism that the business environment for the 2018 would be more promising compared to the outgoing year. Giving this assurance at the weekend was the National President of NACC, Olabintan Famutim...
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Travel scams you need to be aware of

Travel scams you need to be aware of

One of the most frequently asked questions since the last few weeks is ‘Are you travelling?’ Irrespective of the seemingly harsh economy, friends, colleagues, relatives, turn to each other time and time again, requesting to know who and who is travelling. ...
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Fixed Income Market remains toast of investors as yields fall

Fixed Income Market remains toast of investors as yields fall

What shaped the past week? Global Markets:  Global markets traded mixed this past week, with investors focused on announcements from various central banks as well as economic data. U.S. markets began the week on a positive note, driven by positive sentiment a...
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Gwarzo: Probe panel report ready month end

Gwarzo: Probe panel report ready month end

Ifeanyi Onuba The administrative panel of inquiry set up by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to investigate corruption allegations against the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, is to submit its ...
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Adopting technology to make your music go viral

Adopting technology to make your music go viral

Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. The Nigerian music industry keeps gathering the type of momentum that cannot be compared to that of any other African country, in all ramifications, including economic returns. We are talking about the type of returns that often ti...
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CIA warns members against tax evasion, confrontation

CIA warns members against tax evasion, confrontation

Ozioma Ubabukoh The Chartered Institute of Administration has warned its members against evading tax payment, saying that such practice may bring to ridicule, the values of the body. It also called on members of the institute to avoid all rebellious and or con...
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SON moves to raise patronage of Nigerian products

SON moves to raise patronage of Nigerian products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has introduced a programme tagged Product Authentication Mark, which is expected to encourage the patronage of made-in-Nigeria products. The Director-General, SON, Osita Aboloma, said that the new programme was a Federal G...
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