China, ECOWAS sign development pacts

From Oghogho Obayuwana, Abuja CHINA does not seek the economic takeover of the West African region but is poised to assist in the realisation of the development of badly needed infrastructure as well as interconnectivity of the area.  The Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, Li Jinzao, made the declaration yesterday More...

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By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Sanusi and critics of N5,000 note

LEO SMART SIR: One takes exception to the reaction of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, to the critics of the planned N5,000 note as published in The Guardian, on Wednesday, August More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Benefits of mortgage reform, recapitalisation, by CBN

BY CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM THE first tentative outlines of the shape of things to come for mortgage operatives in Nigeria could begin to emerge in few months time, as officials last week unfolded proposals toward the More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Cashless Transactions: MasterCard, Payment Merchants Express Optimism On Project

FOLLOWING a series of intensive workshops hosted by electronic payments company, MasterCard Worldwide, Nigerian banks, merchants and other stakeholders have expressed renewed enthusiasm on the planned cashless transactions More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Sovereign Trust settles N369m claims in Q3

Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc has announced N369.36 million claims payment in its third quarter (Q3) of 2012, in its commitment to settling genuine claims as at when due. In the press statement released by the Corporate More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Dana Airline wins FAAN award

FROM: JOKE FALAJU IN what families of the June 3 Dana Airline plane crash victims may find offensive, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) at the weekend named the airline as the best domestic carrier More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Anxiety as new Lagos air terminal threatens concessioning pact

BY WOLE SHADARE A FRESH legal battle may recommence in the nation’s aviation industry, as the commissioning of the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) at the Ikeja Airport, Lagos, re-opened investment protection issue, More...

By Francis AMADIEGWU On Thursday, October 18th, 2012
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NNPC targets 40 billion barrels of crude reserves by 2020

Kaduna refinery records daily output of four million litres of PMS THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has emphasised its determination to increase the nation’s crude oil reserve from its current More...