July 28, 2017

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BlackBerry putting itself up for sale -

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FERMA: A convergence of intent, engagement & perception -

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nigeria Hits CNN’s List of World’s 12 sexiest accents…. -

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

N452t infrastructure funds from capital market coming -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Getting the right staff for your business -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project -

Monday, August 5, 2013

How Nigerians use social media -

Friday, August 2, 2013

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds -

Friday, August 2, 2013

GOOGLE UNVEILS MOTO X SMARTPHONE… -

Friday, August 2, 2013

Nigerian Troops Return from Mali, Storm Borno -

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell -

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

FG Can’t License Hotels, Hospitality Operators, Says Fashola -

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Why FG Must Urgently Invest in Efficient Rail System -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste -

Monday, July 29, 2013

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014 -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Future of Africa in food production depends on training, emerging technologies —Kabba college provost -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Will this fresh initiative against cyber crime work? -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Investors prefer Southwest, says LCCI -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fed Govt stops project variation beyond 15% of initial cost -

Thursday, July 25, 2013

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension fund... NAIJA INTEL

THE Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is to manage N3.4 trillion pension savings, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said. She disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during a visit to the NSIA office. She restated the government’s commitment to seeing that the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) and other funds available for investments were prudently deployed in critical areas of needs and efficiently managed in such a way that it would impact positively on the economy and improve the well-being of Nigerians. To this end, she said arrangements were being made to make…

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Lagos community begins energy generation from waste

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste... NAIJA INTEL

THE second stage of a locally based integrated waste management project, mooted to reduce waste, generate energy and improve livelihoods, using a small scale bio digester system to convert organic waste has been completed. The pilot project entitled ‘Energy Generation from Waste – A Locally Based Livelihood, Resource Protection and Adaptation Project’ was completed in a local community in Lekki Local Council Development Area in Lagos State. It involved operation, training and testing for optimization activities. Supported by the African Adaptation Programme, supervised by the Department of Climate Change of the Federal Ministry of Environment and  the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the…

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FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014... NAIJA INTEL

Plans are underway by the Federal Government to private both the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) next year. While BOI is to be sold to new core-investors by mid 2014, majority ownership of BOA is slated for transfer by next year end, according to Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Benjamin Dikki in an interview in Abuja. Ahead of this timelines, according to Dikki, the bureau is “working with the Coordinating Minister of the economy to structure the development financing institutions, and right now, we have a memo before the National Council on…

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Chinese Investors Besiege Nigeria as Annual Trade Hits $13bn

CHINA FLAG ... Chinese Investors Besiege Nigeria as Annual Trade Hits $13bn,..NAIJA INTEL

At least nine memoranda of understanding  (MOUs) were signed between Chinese investors and Nigerian government and private sector  Thursday at the Nigeria-China Investment Forum as Chinese businessmen besieged the China World Hotel, Beijing venue of the event. The forum, which had over 300 Chinese investors in attendance culminated in the signing of MoUs in the areas of power, agriculture, industrial zones, automobile, science and technology. The high point of the meeting was the directive given by President Goodluck Jonathan that serious Chinese businessmen investing in Nigeria should be given up to 10 years visa. According to Jonathan, the various MOUs …

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Sanusi Goes for the Chinese Yuan as a Reserve Currency

chinese yuan... Sanusi Goes for the Chinese Yuan as a Reserve Currency... Naija intel

As the United States remains embroiled in its economic malaise, Nigeria’s Central Bank has chosen to stock up on the Chinese yuan as part of its reserves. Central bankers across the world are getting more nervous about holding vast amounts of U.S. dollars due to huge U.S. deficits  – currently about $14.6 trillion dollars – and the increasing likelihood of continued dollar devaluation. This is also compounded by the toxic political environment which makes it difficult to get even the most simple laws passed in the U.S Congress and the increasing likelihood that the U.S. will keep printing money as…

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Financial services consumers only 20% of telecom network – Sanusi

Financial services consumers only 20% of telecom network – Sanusi... NAIJA INTEL

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Lamido Sanusi, on Monday, in Lagos, spoke of the need to extract more value from the existing telecom services provided to ensure financial access Delivering a keynote address at the formal launch of the Geospatial mapping of Financial Institutions in Nigeria in conjunction with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), Sanusi urged stakeholder to collaborate in achieving targets set in the Nigerian Financial Inclusion Strategy (NFIS). Fielding questions after the event, Sanusi told journalists of data showing “that out of all the areas where we have network coverage, only 20 per…

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