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Bernard Arnault Usurps Bill Gates as World’s ‘Second Richest Man’

Bernard Arnault Usurps Bill Gates as World’s ‘Second Richest Man’

Business, World News July 19, 2019 at 12:43 pm 0 comments

Bill Gates has been unseated as the second richest man in the world, losing the position to Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of LVMH.
In the latest ranking by Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index, Arnault is in second place with Jeff Bezos still

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Access Bank UK Balance Sheet up 36% as Polo Day Pledges N350m for Children in Education

Access Bank UK Balance Sheet up 36% as Polo Day Pledges N350m for Children in Education

Business, Education, News July 16, 2019 at 6:49 am 0 comments

The Access Bank UK used its’ annual Access Bank Polo Day at Guards Polo Club Windsor on Saturday 13 July to post results showing another year of outstanding international business growth. 2018 was the year that it joined the three key UK clearing systems, and collected the best African Trade

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Nigeria Signs African Free Trade Area Agreement

Nigeria Signs African Free Trade Area Agreement

Business July 7, 2019 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

Nigeria has signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to increase trade between African countries.
This leaves Eritrea as the only African country not to be part of the trading block.
President Muhammadu Buhari signed the landmark agreement at the African Union (AU) summit in Niger and the

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Why brand Nigeria should be promoted – NTDC boss

Why brand Nigeria should be promoted – NTDC boss

Business June 30, 2019 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

The Director- General of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, Mr Folorunsho Coker, has urged Nigerians to promote the country’s culture and its abundant heritage.
Coker made the appeal at the second edition of Nigerian flavours event in Abuja.
He said appreciating and promoting Nigerian products would help tourism to thrive as

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Court Adjourns Okupe’s N702 Million Fraud Trial to October 3

Court Adjourns Okupe’s N702 Million Fraud Trial to October 3

Business June 28, 2019 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned the trial of Doyin Okupe, a former Senior Special Assistant on Media to a former president, Goodluck Jonathan, until October 3, 2019.
Okupe, who is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is facing

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Heritage Bank Faces Imminent Collapse

Heritage Bank Faces Imminent Collapse

Business June 18, 2019 at 10:59 am 0 comments

It looks as if Nigerian commercial bank – Heritage Bank aren’t out of the woods yet, amidst recent financial struggles.
Fresh reports have seen the light of day and this indicates the following as some of the clangers made by the bank in recent years;
– Acquisition of Enterprise Bank

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