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First Nation MD Remanded Over Theft, Forgery

Lagos, Nigeria, March 16, 2018// – Justice Mojisola Dada of an Ikeja Special Offences Court on Friday ordered the remand of Kayode Odukoya, Managing Director of First Nation Airlines in the custody of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), over alleged theft of N1.7 billion.

India Singer Daler Mehndi Convicted for Smuggling Migrants

March 16, 2018//-An Indian pop star, Daler Mehndi, has been sentenced to two years in prison for smuggling migrants abroad.

Jacob Zuma: Former South African President Faces Corruption Trial

March 16, 2018//-South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma, is to face prosecution for 16 charges of corruption, Chief Prosecutor Shaun Abrahams has confirmed.

Nigeria: Out of Recession and Looking Beyond Oil

March 16, 2018//-Nigeria’s economy is exiting a painful recession, but policy implementation needs to move quickly and comprehensively to facilitate economic recovery and help the country reap its longer-term potential, says the IMF in its latest economic health check of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest economy.

South Africa’s Engineering Firm Eyes Ghana and Nigeria Market

Pretoria, South Africa, March 16, 2018/ — South Africa’s Gauteng-based civil engineering and multi-disciplinary service company, Isivuvu Technical Solutions is eager to seek market and expand its footprint to Ghana and Nigeria.

79% of Nigerians Visit Leading e-commerce Portal via Mobile Phones

Lagos, Nigeria, March 16, 2018/ — A recent report on the Nigerian Mobile Sector by Africa’s leading e-commerce company Jumia, has revealed an 11% increase in the number of Nigerians who visited the Jumia Website via their mobile phones – 79% in 2017 as against 71% in 2016.

Akufo-Addo, CEO of Unilever Come Face-to-face at the AFRICA CEO FORUM

March 16, 2018//-Ghana President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with his strong stance on Africa’s development, is currently one of the most prominent leaders in the African political landscape.

The Energy Industry is Changing. Are Governments Switched on?

March 16, 2018//-The global energy transition has many dimensions. The ubiquity of energy in modern industry and society will ensure that the impacts are felt across the global economy.

Companies Need to be Born Socially Responsible. Here are 10 Reasons Why

March 16, 2018//-Something doesn’t quite add up in the world of venture capital (VC). Most start-ups are founded by millennials, 76% of whom believe that businesses have the power to make a difference in the world. So, why aren’t most start-ups socially responsible?

UBA, Agence Française De Development To Finance SMEs Across Africa

March 16, 2018//-The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, a pan-African banking group and Agence Française de Development (AFD), France’s public and solidarity-based development bank, on March 14, 2018 entered into a Framework Agreement to utilise the EURIZ and ARIZ schemes offered by AFD to facilitate the financing of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and […]

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