Daily Archives: February 20, 2021

Economy: Nigeria Cannot Continue Depending On Oil – NEPC Chief

Following the news that Nigeria had come out of recession, the Executive Director of the Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, said that the country’s economy cannot continue to be dependent on oil for revenue. He said that while speaking in Abuja to State House correspondents after a closed-door …

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Verve GoodLife Promo: Changing Negative Perceptions

Trust is a very scarce currency in the country today. There are daily stories of scams and scammers to scare even the strongest of hearts. So, people have learnt to be wary. This must have weighed heavilyon Mrs Safinat Umar’s mind when she got a call, out of the blues,telling her she won the grand prize of the Verve GoodLife Promo. …

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NACCIMA To Support Ambassadors On FDI Drive

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has pledged to support newly-appointed Nigerian Ambassadors to attract Foreign Direct Investments from their respective countries of accreditation. The Director-General, NACCIMA, Amb. Ayoola Olukanni, made this commitment during a three-day induction and training programme organised for the envoys …

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Stock Market Caps Week With Another Loss

The Nigerian stock market has closed the week with another loss, with the equity capitalisation closing at N21.025 trillion. Equity capitalisation dropped a few notches from Thursday’s N21.036 trillion. The All-Share Index (ASI) also fell by 0.06 percent after closing the day’s trade at 40,186.70. Shares traded on the floor …

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National crisis and presidential aloofness

By Emmanuel Oladesu When will President Muhammadu Buhari speak up? But, can mere communication be a soothing balm for a nation in distress? It appears that words backed by actions that produce positive results would meet public expectation. The major headache remains insecurity. There are conflicting signals from the Federal …

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