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NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [30 JANUARY, 2018]


Below are the headlines found on The Businessday Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 30 January, 2018.

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Monday revealed that the Nigerian Federation was owing the corporation a total amount of N170.6 billion as outstanding subsidy payments due from January 2006 to December, 2015 which contradicts Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's claim that the NNPC was paying for the subsidy as an independent business entity. Maikanti...

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Like him or hate him, Olusegun Obasanjo is an enigma. I am convinced that God has granted him a special grace to influence the course of events in this nation for good or for bad, sometimes for a mixture of both. There is no living Nigerian leader who is like him and I cannot easily...


Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Joe Falter, founder of Jumia Foods and CEO Jumia Travels recently took a critical look at the Nigerian tourism industry and concludes that the industry is emerging. Joe who looked at the challenges confronting the industry also explained Nigeria Travel Nigeria campaign by his company and the aim of Nigeria Travel awards scheduled for February...  

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Despite slight improvement in Nigeria's inequality profile it has remained a source of concern for over a decade, signalling worsening economic well-being for individuals amid rising cost of tuition fees per child and dwindling income. Economic inequality is the difference found in various measures of economic well-being among individuals in a group, among groups in...

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Insurance subsector which hitherto warehoused 50kobo stocks is now worse-off as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday implemented the new rules on par value and share price methodology. The amended Pricing Methodology Rule specifies the minimum pricing increments and minimum quantity traded for equity securities listed on the Exchange and has received approval of the..

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc's capital raising carried out with a view to reducing debt and strengthening working capital position showed this is stock to own by investors, according to analysts at ARM Securities Limited. ARM, one of Nigeria's leading Fund Managers, says it believes the company's financial results will be good this year and... 

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for massive investment in infrastructure to drive inclusive growth in Africa. AfDB made the call in the presentation of Economic Outlook (AEO) 2018 to African Union Summit delegates in Addis Ababa, made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja. The Bank said the... 

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
RAGHVENDRA VERMA is the Group Head- Legal and Company Secretary at iSON Group. In this interview with Frank Uzuegbunam, he talks about harmonisation of all ICT Acts, what government can do to encourage the ease of doing business for IT and ITes companies, amongst other issues. Excerpts: Recently, there have been calls on the federal..

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) said that Micro insurance would improve the living standard of many Nigerians. The Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NAICOM, Alhaji Mohammed Kari, said this on Saturday in Benin, at a seminar organised for journalists. The theme of the seminar is 'Expanding the Frontiers for Insurance Market... 

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo's recent letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over the present administration's alleged poor performance, is generating discussions in various quarters. Also topical is the appointment of the board of Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON, an action which has received criticism as it did not follow the APCON law. The current government... 

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
In an effort aimed at tackling the growing unemployment in the country, Niger Mills, Calabar, one of the divisions of Flour Mills of Nigeria plc, has announce a youth capacity development training and empowerment programme in partnership with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF). Joseph Umolu, company secretary/director, legal services, Flour Mills of Nigeria, while speaking...  

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
The Debt Management Office said it raised N196.3 million through the first auction of the Federal Government Savings Bond issued in the second week of January according to a report released on its website. The DMO had sold the two year bond at 12.098 per cent as against 11.738 percent which it auctioned the two... 

Tue, 30 Jan 2018
Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives on Monday expressed optimism that the demutualisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) will open up the capital market to more investors, and to ensure that it conforms to global best practices. The House, last week, adopted the recommendations of a report by its Committee on Capital... 

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