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Microsoft, Google Partner AcadaPlus to Boost Tech-Driven Sector

Microsoft, Google Partner AcadaPlus to Boost Tech-Driven Sector

Business, Education December 5, 2018 at 5:26 pm 0 comments

As part of efforts to improve on the quality of education in the country, a new technology software, AcadaPlus was recently unveiled to aid teaching and learning in schools.
The founders, Stephen Ovadje and Deji Mabogunje explained that the software is a

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Naira crashes further against dollar at parallel market

Business November 29, 2018 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

The Naira on Thursday depreciated at the parallel market, exchanging at N368 to the dollar.
The News Agency of Nigeria( NAN) reports that the Naira lost N 4, compared to N 364 traded on Wednesday, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N470 and N410 respectively.
At the

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Marketing World Awards Union Bank awards

Union Bank Receives Multiple Awards At 2018 Marketing World Awards Ceremony

Business November 22, 2018 at 8:51 am 0 comments

Union Bank has received the ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’ and ‘Innovative Financial Brand of the Year’ awards at the 2018 Marketing World awards.

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Nigeria crashes food importation by 60%

Nigeria crashes food importation by 60%

Business November 13, 2018 at 10:07 am 0 comments

Nigeria has succeeded in reducing the importation of food items by 60 per cent from 2015 to date, the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, reported.
Emefiele said that the government, in the process, saved $800 million.
The reduction was affected five major food items –

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Dangote: AfCFTA Will Fail Unless African Countries Encourage Industrialization

Dangote: AfCFTA Will Fail Unless African Countries Encourage Industrialization

Business November 9, 2018 at 8:50 am 0 comments

Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement signed on by most African countries will fail except they start massive productions of goods on African soil.
It will be recalled that Forty-four African countries had already signed up

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Stable exchange rate best choice for Nigeria – Emefiele

Stable exchange rate best choice for Nigeria – Emefiele

Business October 14, 2018 at 4:12 pm 0 comments

The Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele , says maintaining stable exchange rate to avoid depreciation of the Naira is better than building foreign reserve buffers.
Emefiele told newsmen on Sunday that this was part of the outcome of the Nigerian delegation ’s meetings with investors and institutions

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