Sunday, April 23, 2017

All posts by "Dele Akintilo"

Dele Akintilo
I am an Economist, a Business Writer, a Blogger, an eBook reviewer/publisher and a creative writer.
loans in Nigeria

Loan or credit is a kind of financial obligation on the part of both the lender and the borrower. It is an engine of growth for Small and Medium Enterprises ...
Business

In order for an entrepreneur to make his business a going concern and a profitable venture, the location of his business matters a lot. Businesses must be located at a ...
business start up

In Nigeria and many other parts of the world today, a common saying is “I have a profitable business idea BUT I don‘t possess the required capital to start it“. ...
NIGERIAN MINING SECTOR

Nigeria as a country is blessed with abundance of many resources which include stones, precious metals and minerals. Following the history of the Nigerian mining, In the early 70s, Nigeria ...
Study abroad

The demand for foreign degree in recent times has been on an astronomical increase in Nigeria. The reason for this increase is because foreign certificate holders especially western certificate are ...
dangote

Alhaji Aliko Dangote is the most successful businessman in Africa. In the global scene, he is a force to be reckoned with. He has a net worth of several billions ...

According to Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to unveil a programme that will support young graduates that operates micro, small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs) ...
Governors

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) on Monday, December 7, 2015 in Abuja disclosed it would mitigate state governors plot to reduce the ₦18,000 monthly minimum wage. The association warned ...
CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made it clear that State Governors that politick with their bailout funds will forfeit such funds as it will be withdrawn from them. ...
Audu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has publicly revealed its decision on the gubernatorial election in Kogi state. Owing to the death of the All Progressives Congress candidate (Abubakar Audu) ...
NLC

Following the November 19, 2015 declaration by the State Governors that they would no longer be able to pay the N18, 000 national minimum wage because of the restrictions cause ...
soludo

This paper was delivered by Chukwuma Charles Soludo, CFR at the RealNews magazine’s 3rd Anniversary lecture which took place at Oriental Hotel, Lagos on November 19, 2015. I: Introduction. I ...
efcc

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives have apprehended former Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Madam Nkechi Ejele. She was arrested for questioning over the role ...
Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari gave a hint as to the policy direction of his administration on November 17, 2015, revealing that the policy direction will shape the economic future of ...
TEF!

In a bid to tackle the unemployment crisis in Nigeria, the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has admonished Nigerian youths to invest in entrepreneurship initiatives that have meaning. The Foundation remarked ...
Fayose

A lot of butchers in Ekiti State took to the streets to express their protest over the indefinite closure of Abattoirs in the state by the government of the state and the one ...
sure-p

The Senate has incited President Muhammadu Buhari to scrutinize Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan regarding the management and financial deployment of the funds he set aside for the Subsidy ...
irrigation in Nigeria

The World Bank has arranged plans to help Nigeria boost her irrigation activities with about NGN100 billion. This interesting arrangement was made known to the public by the National Coordinator, ...
Emefiele

The House of Representatives committee on banking and currency has summoned the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele. The committee requested that the CBN Governor present himself ...
Buhari11

A coalition of over 60 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) has brought President Muhammadu Buhari’s attention to the imminent recession about to be experienced by the Nigeria economy. The CSOs spoke ...
NYSC

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) management has come out to give an explanation as to what caused the delay in the payment of corps members’ allowance. The reasons for ...
militants

Former militants numbering around 500 have disclosed that they would create problem in the Niger Delta area in connection with the non-payment of the three months allowances by the Amnesty ...
Airport lagos

The union of the airports in Nigeria, the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), will commence a nationwide strike ...
Port Harcourt International Airport

According to a recently published article by Sleepinginairport.net, Nigerian Airport ; Port Harcourt International Airport tops the list of world‘s worst Airports in 2015. The article emanated from a survey ...
partnership

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has pitched tents with businessmen in Israel in a bid to improve Nigeria’s non-oil sector and diversify its ...
Fayose-Ayo5

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Executive Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose of gross mismanagement of the bailout fund he recently received ...
Frank

Nigeria’s level of Foreign Investment is about to encounter major boost as Quantum Global, a multinational investment partner, has disclosed that it has earmarked an amount in the region of ...
Rochas Okorocha

The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on October 13, 2015 warned Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha to stop victimizing workers in the State due to their demand for their legitimate ...
Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has allayed the circulating fears that the Nigerian economy is heading for recession owing to the declining revenue ...
Review Of Public Officers’ Salaries

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has said that the long overdue report on the review of salaries and allowances of public office holders will soon be completely ...
unnamed

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated that not fewer than 32 million active bank accounts are yet to enrol for the ongoing Biometric Verification Number (BVN). This statement ...
DANGOTE

At the recent 2015 African Business Awards that took place at New York City’s Four Seasons Hotel, Dangote Cement emerged as 2015 African Business of the year. The award was ...
money

Union Bank of Nigeria PLC has promised to offer more assistance to its customers in form of loans and improved customer services. The number five capitalized bank in Nigeria made ...
cbn

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has spoken against devaluation of Naira and urged Nigerians not to panic about the order by President Muhammad Buhari to ...
President Buhari

In an attempt to at least prevent the naira from further decline, Nigeria’s President, Muhammad Buhari has revealed that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has no plans to further ...
Power plant

According to Bloomberg reports, the unending daily blackouts in Nigeria is costing the economy around $100 billion every year in missed opportunities. Shortages of Gas, vandalism of pipeline, limited funding, ...
NCC Head Office Complex.

The newly appointed acting Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Umaru G. Danbata, has shockingly revealed that cloning of ICT devices like mobile phones has started creating ...
Airport

National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its recently released data revealed that the number of  International Travelers that journeyed through the country’s international airports in second quarter of 2015 dropped ...
Governor Emefiele

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Ifeanyi Emefiele revealed during a speech delivered at the 9th annual banking and finance conference of the Chartered Institute ...
PDP vs APC

The Osun State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has fixed the N34.98 billion bailout fund the State received from the ...
President Buhari

Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, has recently admonished President Muhammadu Buhari to exercise caution in his formulation of economic policy for Nigeria in order for him to have a sustainable ...
World bank

The recently released World Bank report Tagged, “Doing Business 2015: Going Beyond Efficiency,” is a pointer to the fact that the various economic reform exercises of the past and present ...
SON

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) has teamed up with National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Engine Lubricant Dealers Branch in an effort to flush out Substandard Products in the ...
Saraki + KSA ambassador

Senate President of Nigeria, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Nigeria, Fahad Sefyan, have both reached an agreement over working towards strengthening the ...

Shell, a major oil giant in Nigeria has closed down two key supply pipelines owing to leaks and sabotage and has declared a “force majeure” on exports of crude oil. ...
olisa-metuh

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the havoc wrecked on Nigeria’s economy by President Muhammadu Buhari and his political party, All Progressives Congress (APC) since his assumption of office ...
NNPC_officials-653x365

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday revealed that it has closed down the Warri refineries due to operational difficulties it is experiencing. This was disclosed by the corporation’s Group ...
loans in Nigeria

Banks are agents of financial intermediation that are generally saddled with the responsibility of making loans/funds available for customers whenever the need for loan/fund arises. However, since the global meltdown ...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has granted Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) request to make funds available to States with backlogs of salary arrears  so as to provide financial cushion ...
UK Immigration Bill, Illegal workers may face six months jail.

Life in the United Kingdom is to become more difficult for those who do not have the legal documents to stay and work in the UK. With a New UK Immigration ...

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