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‘Securities lending, borrowing’ll be fully operational this year’

8/7/2016/Punch Stanley Opara The lending and borrowing of securities for custodians is to become fully operational this year, according to reports by the Central Securities Clearing System Plc. The service… Read more »

I’ve N300m in my Zenith account–Fayose

8/7/2016/Punch Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has confirmed an allegation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he had N300m in one of his accounts… Read more »

Wall St. falls with energy shares, utilities

Thu Jul 7, 2016/Reuters By Marcus E. Howard Wall Street stocks dipped on Thursday as a drop in oil prices dragged down energy shares, while utilities reversed recent gains. Oil… Read more »

MasterCard , 100 Resilient Cities Partner to Create More Efficient, Inclusive, Sustainable Urban Centers

MasterCard will apply its technology and expertise to help 100RC’s member cities develop critical tools to drive economic growth and improve the lives of citizens, businesses and tourists July 7,… Read more »

Transport, ICT projects financed by AfDB in 2015 to create thousands of jobs, increase mobility, improve lives of millions

July 7, 2016/AfDB The impacts arising from investments made by the African Development Bank Group in 2015 will collectively improve mobility of at least 1.2 million users of public transport,… Read more »

Nigeria’s ad spend increases 5.2% to N97.9bn in 2015

July 7, 2016/TPT International Nigeria’s advertising industry recorded media spend of N97.9 billion in  2015 against the N93.1 billion recorded in 2014; representing an increase of 5.2 per cent. This information… Read more »

Global stocks and sterling bounce after Brexit bashing

July 7, 2016/Reuters By Marc Jones Share markets climbed on Thursday as upbeat U.S. economic data took some of the sting out of the Brexit scare, while the Australian dollar… Read more »

Amadeus Taps MasterCard to Expand Use of Virtual Payment Cards

July 7, 2016/MasterCard Bernhard Mors Travel technology company Amadeus today announced that it is partnering with MasterCard to expand the use of virtual payment cards for agencies and providers in… Read more »

Renewable Energy Pathway, Biodiversity Protection Crucial to Poverty Alleviation in Africa Says Greenpeace International ED

July 7, 2016/Greenpeace New Executive Director Greenpeace International Bunny McDiarmid visited the Greenpeace Africa office in Johannesburg to show solidarity and gain further insight into the key issues. The visit… Read more »

GeoPoll Announces Hire of Arjun Dhillon to Oversee Africa Sales Team

July 7, 2016/GeoPoll Company will add over 20 Business Development Representatives in Coming Months GeoPoll, the leading mobile survey company and media measurement provider in Africa, today announced the hire… Read more »