MoneyGram, GT bank launch ’receive service’ in Nigeria

Global money transfer and payment giant, MoneyGram, has said it will leverage on the huge remittance market in Nigeria to provide fast and convenient receive services across the Guarantee Trust Bank network.

The latest receive service, would provide a more efficient means of moving the over $21 [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Nigeria’s commodities trade drops by 9% in Q4 of 2015

Total value of Nigeria’s commodities trade in the Fourth Quarter of 2015 was said to have dropped by over N368million in the fourth quarter of 2015 alone, the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has revealed.

According to the bureau, merchandise trading in Nigeria stood at N3, 653.1 billi [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Pipeline vandals in for tough times - Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has warned that it would deal ruthlessly with those engaged in pipeline vandalism and the sabotage of power infrastructure in the country.

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the warning in a statement in Abuja on Sunday by his Special Adviser o [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016

The 2016 International Women Day and launching of Kilimanjaro Initiative in Abuja


L-R: Coordinator, Research, Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam, Mr AbdulAzeez Musa, Project Manager, Public Financing for Agriculture, ActionAid International, Ms. Constance Okeke, female food hero, Oxfam, Mrs. Dorcas Azenda and National President, Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation, [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016

An advocacy visit to office of the Comptroller General in Abuja

L-R: Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Michael Onuoha, Deputy Control General of Customs, Strategic Research and Policy, Mr. Paul Okeigwu, Managing director, Guinness Nigeria, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali, Director, Corporate Relation, Gu [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016

Guinness settles dispute with NAFDAC

Guinness Nigeria can now confirm that a Notice of Discontinuance of the court action instituted against the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, and the Attorney General of the Federation has been filed.

NAFDAC had imposed administrative charges of N1billion on [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016

Nigeria’s broadband penetration hits 10% in 2015

Broadband penetration in Nigeria has risen by four percent to hit 10 percent 2015, even as a total of 29,515 Mobile Number Porting, MNP, activities were carried out in the month of January 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission has said.

Though the figures indicate slight increase in MNP [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016

Nigeria’s economic growth drops to 2.11% in Q4

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, dropped by 3.83 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared to the growth recorded in the preceding quarter and lower by 0.73 percent recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2014.

The figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, sh [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


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