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AfDB President commits to support Liberia’s transformation agenda

March 15, 2016/AfDB The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has pledged to support Liberia’s effort to diversify its economy, with a particular emphasis on the… Read more »

South Africa’s MTN says Nigeria lifts suspension of regulatory services

Tue Mar 15, 2016/Reuters Nigeria’s telecoms regulator has restored “regulatory services” to MTN Group , the South African mobile phone operator said on Tuesday. The Nigerian Communications Commission prevented MTN… Read more »

Substandard Tyres: SON DG Gives Dealers 24-Hour Ultimatum

By Barnabas Esiet Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Paul Angya, the acting director general of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Tuesday issued a 24-hour ultimatum to dealers to destroy every fake tyre in… Read more »

Nigeria’s Inflation Rises to 11.4% in February 2016

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)- Nigeria’s inflation rose to 11.4 percent in February 2016, as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation recorded a significant uptick and soaring… Read more »

AfDB Executive Directors conclude visit to Malawi

March 15, 2016/AfDB A team of nine African Development Bank Executive Directors visited Malawi from March 6 to 11, 2016 on a high-level consultation and dialogue mission. During their visit,… Read more »

Wall St. slips as energy stocks drag; Fed meet awaited

Mon Mar 14, 2016/Reuters By Abhiram Nandakumar Wall Street was slightly lower on Monday as a fall in oil prices weighed on energy stocks and investors paused ahead of the… Read more »

Christine Lagarde’s Statement at the Conclusion of the Conference on “Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future”

March 12, 2016/IMF Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today in New Delhi at the end of the conference on “Advancing… Read more »

Senegal GDP growth reaches 6.5 pct for first time in 12 years -IMF

Sat Mar 12, 2016/Reuters Senegal’s economic growth reached 6.5 percent in 2015 for the first time in more than a decade, the International Monetary Fund said late on Friday, buoyed… Read more »

Cowry Asset Says CEO to Speak on Private Equity at Power Conference

By InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Investment banking firm, Cowry Asset Management Limited said on Friday Johnson Chukwu, managing director (MD) of the company will present a Paper “Private Equity as tool for… Read more »

Fidelity Bank, Koinonia to Hold Export Workshop March 16

March 11, 2016.Fidelity Bank In line with its commitment to support the diversification of Nigeria’s monolithic economy, Fidelity Bank Plc, one of the country’s most capitalised financial institutions in conjunction… Read more »