Author Archives: InvestAdvocate

Internet Society Partners with Facebook to Expand Internet Connectivity in Africa

September 25, 2018/ISOC The Internet Society (, a global non-profit organization dedicated to the open development, evolution and use of the Internet, today announced that it is partnering with Facebook… Read more »

Untapped Potential of Oil Palm

Culled—Proshare September 25, 2018/FBNQuest Research                                                      … Read more »

Honeywell Sues Ecobank N72bn for Damages after Failed Ex-parte

September 25, 2018/Thisday Davidson Iriekpen The Supreme Court has upheld decision of the Court of Appeal, which dismissed the asset-freezing ex-parte order filed by Ecobank Plc against Honeywell Group at… Read more »

Oil hits four-year high as OPEC, Russia resist output rise to offset Iran sanctions

24/9/2018/Reuters Henning Gloystein Brent crude oil prices hit a fresh four-year high on Tuesday amid looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and an apparent reluctance by OPEC and Russia to raise… Read more »

AfDB Supports Ghana’s Renewable Energy Sector with $1.5 Million Grant

September 25, 2018/AfDB The African Development Bank has approved a US$1.5 million grant from its Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), to assist Ghana’s s renewable energy investment drive. The… Read more »

Facebook introduces Community Leadership Programme winners for Africa

September 25, 2018/Facebook  In line with its focus on bringing people together and supporting the development of connected communities, Facebook ( has announced the names of 116 people worldwide who… Read more »

SEC Charges Additional Trader with Giving Cash Kickbacks to Broker for IPO Access

24/9/2018/US SEC The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced charges against a stock trader, Adam Rentzer, for illegally paying undisclosed cash kickbacks to his broker in exchange for receiving preferential… Read more »

SEC Staff to Host Roundtable on Market Data and Market Access

24/9/2018/US SEC The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that its Division of Trading and Markets will host a two-day roundtable on October 25 and 26 on market data and… Read more »

Applications for Free Retail Stall Open for the 2018 GTBank Fashion Weekend

24/9/2018/JSP Communications Do you make or sell fabulous fashion apparels and accessories? Can your fashion brand stand out at the biggest fashion event in Africa? Then, the 2018 GTBank Weekend… Read more »

MPC Preview – Threading the Needle

Culled—Proshare September 24, 2018/ ARM Research  Today, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) commences its two-day monetary policy meeting amidst worries on both the global and domestic front. On the… Read more »