Dr Awele Elumelu Appointment Gavi Champion for Immunisation.

Prominent African business and healthcare sector leader, Dr Awele Elumelu has welcomed her appointment as a Gavi Champion for Immunisation in Africa. According to her”Childhood immunisation is a critical intervention and I am honoured to play a role in this important programme, targeting almost 10 million African children, who are not fully immunised.”She  said following […]

ISAN Leader Raise Alarm Over Capital Market Boom

The National Co-ordinator of Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria(ISAN),Adeniyi A. Adebisi has raised alarm over the capital market’s sudden boom and is requesting the nation’s economic managers to monitor the economy closely. However, in a separate interview,another Shareholder Alhaja.Sarat  Kudaisi said that her expectation was that the economy will be better this year,saying that the […]

George Soros says Top Tech Firms “Monopoly”have Become Global Problems

  Business magnate George Soros in London, Britain, June 20, 2016. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros slammed Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOGL), two companies he’s invested in recently, noting that “the rise and monopolistic behavior” of tech platform companies has become a “global problem.” Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, […]

CRAAAI Chairman Petition Ikeja Electric Plc Over Crazy Bills, Harassment

 The Chairman of Consumer Rights Awareness Advancement Advocacy Initiative, CRAAAI, Mr Moses Igbrude has petitioned the Managing Director of Ikeja Electric Plc over harassment and crazy bills arising from estimated bills. The helmsman of the consumer non-governmental organization posited in the petition dated January18,2018 he signed alongside the Secretary  that the crazy bill of N88,290.60 […]

Ronaldo-brand Hotel Chain to Open in Morocco

  Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and the country’s top hotel chain, Pestana, will open a new hotel under the Pestana CR7 venture in Marrakesh next year and hope to double the brand in three to five years. Ronaldo is following other sports stars who have invested in hotels, including tennis player Andy Murray and soccer’s […]

Elumelu Reveals Red Cross $1M(N360M) Support for TEF.

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that Red Cross has extended a $1million support for the Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF).  Elumelu, who was speaking  on the side-lines of the 2018 World […]

33 Companies, 435 Directors pass CGRS,As Onyema Praise Development

  The Steering Board of the Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) is pleased to announce that 25 companies have successfully passed its rating test, having scored the required pass mark of 70% whilst 87 others are at various stages of completion of the process. The Nigerian Stock Exchange Chief Executive Officer(CEO)Mr. Oscar N. Onyema,  noted […]

Former USCFTC Chairman Criticize Profiteering By Banks

  The former Chairman of the US Commodities Futures Trading Commission ( CFTC), Mr. James Stone, has criticized the lopsided nature of world economy in which the financial sector controls huge part of the profits in the system to the detriment of the solid sector.He posited that for the banking sector which should be the […]

NSE CEO Says Nigerian Economy Has Better Prospects in 2018

  The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE),Oscar Onyema has said that the nations economy has better  prospects for 2018.The NSE topman aired this during his “2017 Market Recap and 2018 Outlook” Tuesday. Speaking at the  annual  forum for the  NSE CEO  to brief the stockbroking community, analysts, media and other stakeholders, on the performance […]

NSE Promotes Ms. Tinuade Executive Director, Regulation

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced  the promotion of Ms Tinuade Awe to Executive Director, Regulation of the exchange with effect from 1 January, 2018. Her appointment has received regulatory approval. According to the statement as Executive Director, Regulation in the NSE’s revised organizational structure, Ms Awe has oversight functions for the following teams: […]