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Securing the Healthcare Industry: Prevention is better than Cure

September 15, 2016/Check Point Software Technologies Ltd By Rick Rogers, Area Manager for East and West Africa at Check Point Software Technologies The healthcare industry, arguably one of the most… Read more »

Nigeria in Recession: Coping with an Economic Contraction

Culled—Proshare 14/9/2016/FDC With Nigeria’s current economic weakness, the word ‘recession’ is on everyone’s lips, but not many understand what it really means. The general rule of the thumb is that… Read more »

AfDB approves a US $2-million grant to Cape Verde and Guinea Bissau to fight the Zika virus outbreak

14/9/2016/AfDB The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on September 8, 2016 in Abidjan, approved two grants of US $1 million each, to Cape Verde and… Read more »

African Development Bank signs Letter of Intent with Mizuho Bank, Ltd

14/9/2016/AfDB During the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) held in Nairobi, Kenya, the African Development Bank (AfDB) signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for business cooperation… Read more »

NSE Opens Week Positive, ASI up 0.23%

14/9/2016/Cordros Research Activities resumed (after a 2-day public holiday) on the domestic bourse on a positive note, with the benchmark All Share Index rising by 0.23% to close at 27,642.13… Read more »

Banking Sector Update – Weathering the Storm

Culled—-Proshare September 14, 2016/FBNQuest Research Growth taking a back seat, fast Growth-wise, Nigerian banks are experiencing their slowest year since the last crisis (2009). H1 2016 headline growth rates are… Read more »

To Boost Growth: Employ More Women

Culled—-IMF September 14, 2016 by iMFdirect By Christine Lagarde Version in Français (French) At his swearing-in ceremony last year, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was asked why he had appointed a gender-balanced… Read more »

Nigeria refuses petrol price rise despite crude and currency crises

September 14, 2016/Reuters * Unions pledge protests if gasoline price raised * Inflation at 11-year high of 17 percent * Sellers want government cap on price raised * Lower crude… Read more »

Ghana’s 5th Eurobond oversubscribed by over 400%

Culled—-Proshare September 14, 2016/Daily Graph The Minister of Finance, Mr Seth Terkper, has expressed satisfaction at the pricing of Ghana’s fifth Eurobond at 9.25 per cent in London on Thursday… Read more »

Nigerians to Experience Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix

14/9/2016/TPT International Sport loving and especially Nigerians, especially the car racing freaks, will have a unique opportunity of being part of the forthcoming Formula 1 Malaysian Grand Prix, which will… Read more »