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Nigeria, others lose $3.5b to cyber crime

Nigeria, Tanzania, Ghana, Kenya and Uganda – together lost $3.5 billion to cyber crooks last year, a cyber security firm Serianu, has said. Its Africa

Shareholders laud UBA’s higher dividend, subsidiaries’ performance

Shareholders of United Bank for Africa Plc have expressed satisfaction over the 2017 full-year financial performance of the bank and the increased dividend payout declared

How direct debits can benefit your business

We all know how direct debits benefit us as consumers, but they can offer all kinds of advantages to business owners too. From the little

DBN will provide 12 yrs loan tenure for SMEs — Okpanachi

The 2018 edition Vanguard Economic Discourse featured a panel of leading operators in various spheres of the economy including the Managing Director of Development Bank

Credit expansion will define banking competition in 2018-Coronation Research

The ability of banks to expand credit to the real sector will define the nature of competition in the banking industry in 2018. Coronation Research,

NEXIM, CBN promote non-oil exports

The Managing Director of the Nigeria Export-Import Promotion Bank, Mr. Abubakar Bello, has said the collaboration of the bank with the Central Bank of Nigeria

NNPC ends lease agreement with mega station owners

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Thursday announced that it had ended its lease agreement with owners of the super mega petrol station along the

FG may impose levies on imported starch to drive cassava processing

Nigeria spent $654m on product, flour, others The Federal Government may impose levies on imported starch, sweeteners, flour and ethanol soon in a bid to

World Bank knocks Nigeria, others for rising debts

The World Bank has raised the alarm over rising debts in African countries, including Nigeria. While releasing ‘Africa’s Pulse’, a biannual analysis of African economies

Court stops planned sale of 9mobile

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has halted the planned sale of embattled telecommunication firm, Etisalat (now 9mobile) following opposition to the move

10 things to know about your bank account

Your bank account is one of the most important things to understand about your personal finances. Without a bank account, it is difficult to be

EFCC cracks down on Ponzi Scheme ‘Swiss Golden,’ arrests suspects

Swiss Golden Nigeria

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recovered a total of N216,402,565.05 only from Swiss Golden Investment, an online investment that purportedly deals in

Guinness, Wecyclers sign MoU on waste management

The partnership is expected to, among other things, help support the implementation of Guinness Nigeria’s 4R waste management strategy, covering Reduction, Reuse, Recovery and Recycle,

Rising taxes on alcoholic beverages threatening N420bn investments

The Federal Government has been urged to reverse its decision to increase the excise duty on locally produced alcoholic beverages and tobacco as the policy