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NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [9TH JANUARY, 2018]


Below are the headlines found on The Businessday Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 9th January, 2018.

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
A BusinessDay survey that captured twelve growth projections from reputable sources suggests that the Nigerian economy would expand 2.7 percent in 2018, as Africa’s largest oil producer gets a lift from higher oil prices and production. The 2.7 percent mean estimate derived from the survey which featured projections by US-based global lenders, World Bank 
Tue, 09 Jan 2018
Repairs have been completed on the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline (ELP) which supplies gas to power plants, four days after it was shut down. The situation promises to restore production activities at manufacturing companies where gas serves mainly as source of energy. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said on Monday that it has ensured return of


Tue, 09 Jan 2018
The Federal Government has been called upon to use Nigerian Public Relations and Marketing consultants to frame the nation's economic narratives. The appeal was made by one of Africa's foremost economists, Biodun Adedipe, at a Fireside Chat, organised by the Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) in Lagos recently. Speaking on 'Macro-economic factors that []The post Use Nigerian communications consultants to frame economic narratives, FG told appeared first on 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
Edrington, an international spirits company based in Scotland and maker of a wide-range of globally ranked premium spirit brands, has partnered Premium Spirits Nigeria to expand the premium spirits consumer market in Nigeria. Premium Spirits Nigeria (PS Nigeria) is a business division of Nigeria's leading bottler and distributor Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, set up []The post Premium Spirits Nigeria partners Edrington, expands market frontiers appeared first on BusinessDay : News you 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
X3M is advertising creative powerhouse. Its CEO, Steve Babaeko who just resigned from 9mobile account has been engaged by Glo. Steve was the chairman of 2017 Lagos Ideas Festival, LAIF awards. In this interview, he spoke to BusinessDay about the successes, challenges, future of the growing LAIF awards and its importance to the industry. He []The post Nigerian creative agencies are close to clinching Cannes Lions Gold Babaeko appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
At $135 billion, insured losses from global natural catastrophe events in 2017 were nearly triple the ten-year, inflation-adjusted average of $49 billion, driven by the costliest hurricane season on record, according to reinsurance giant Munich Re. Munich Re logo on a signEconomic losses from natural catastrophes totalled a huge $330 billion in 2017, making it []The post 2017 insured losses from catastrophe almost 3x above average appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
Analysis from Property Claim Services (PCS), a Verisk Analytics company, reveals that the use of PCS data in 2017 catastrophe bond issuance increased by 77% to $5.3 billion when compared with the previous year, as total issuance broke records. Excluding cat bond lite transactions, private cat bonds, and transactions focused on lines outside of property, []The post Use of PCS data in 2017 catastrophe bond triggers rises with issuance appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
Lekoil Limited, an oil and gas exploration, development and production company with a focus on West Africa has begun preparations for the second phase of the 10,000 bpd capacity Otakikpo field which could double the output. To this end, Lekoil's joint venture vehicle Green Energy International has hired a Sinopec unit for the programme, which []The post Lekoil to double 10,000 bpd Otakikpo field in phase 2 development appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Tue, 09 Jan 2018
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday threatened to sanction banks, mobile money operators, switches and other payment system service providers for infractions of payment system rules and regulations, effective April 1, 2018. A circular signed by Dipo Fatokun, director, banking and payment systems department, the CBN said it would sanction the operators national []The post CBN to sanction banks, e-payment service providers for infraction appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust.