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Urban diets and nutrition: trends, challenges, and opportunities for policy action

October 19, 2017/AfDB On the eve of the Laureate Award Ceremony where African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina will receive the World Food Prize, the Global Panel on Agriculture and… Read more »

Three World Food Prize laureates call for global action to save African crops

October 19, 2017/AfDB The world’s anti-hunger organizations have an opportunity to prevent widespread destruction of African crops by stopping the spread of an insect, warn three of the most respected… Read more »

AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

October 19, 2017/AfDB The savannahs of Africa cover a mind-boggling 600 million hectares, of which 400 million hectares are cultivable, the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has said…. Read more »

NSEASI May Close Positive on Sell-Offs in Tier One Banking Counters

October 19, 2017/InvestmentOne Research ASI as at 12.00pm: -0.07% Market movers: FIDSON (-4.97%), CILEASING (-4.74%), GLAXOSMITH (+3.67%), CUSTODYINS (+3.00%)  Sector Performances: Banking (-0.26%), Oil & Gas (-0.45%), Consumer Goods, Industrial… Read more »

The rise of cryptocurrencies – an overview

Culled–Proshare October 19, 2017/International Law Office Blockchain technology has the potential to become as important as the Internet and its effects could be revolutionary. Conversely, cryptocurrencies are seen as disruptive… Read more »

Investment Flows In Need Of a Major Lift

Culled—Proshare October 19, 2017/ FBNQuest Research On Monday we commented on the current account in the balance of payments (BoP) for Q2 2017. Today it is the turn of the… Read more »

GTB Plc – Market Leading Earnings, PAT Beats Estimate

Culled—Proshare October 19, 2017/Vetiva Research ·         Earnings beat despite weaker top line ·         Contained loan loss provision – 44% better than our estimate ·         Cautious credit stance, loan portfolio declines… Read more »

ASHON shops for N500m to commence commodity exchange

October 19, 2017/Guardian Promoters of the proposed Commodity and Futures Exchange under the aegis of the Association of Stockbroking Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) have endorsed the N500 million private placement… Read more »

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit 2018

October 19, 2017/Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit Prominent African and international business executives and investors to explore business opportunities at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) (;… Read more »

GTBank Plc Q3 2017 Report: EPS Rose 7.25% y/y in 9M-17, Despite 59.21% Decline in NIR

October 18, 2017/Cordros Research This afternoon, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc (GUARANTY) published Q3-2017 result wherein gross earnings declined by 19.85%y/y and 12.03% q/q (missed our estimate by 24.27%), with PBT… Read more »