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

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
Barring last minute changes, the sale of 9mobile is expected to be concluded on 26th February, 2018, BusinessDay has gathered. No fewer than 17 bidders expressed interests in the transaction which commenced on 7th September, 2017; following the exit of core investors into Etisalat. Hasnea Varawalla, Barclays Africa Managing Principal disclosed this during the investigative... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, yesterday said plans for a new national carrier is already at an advanced stage and its set up will drive the open sky treaty recently signed with 22 African countries. Sirika, in Lagos Thursday, told reporters that a proper roll out and its establishment will take place within... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
The United States surging crude production is now making it a major global oil exporter with shipments traveling to far flung places as the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E), China and the U.K. The end of a ban on U.S. exports in 2015 coupled with the rapid growth of shale production, has changed the flow of... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
The monetary Policy of Committee (MPC) of the central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is anticipated to ease in the first quarter of 2018, as it will simulate growth, according to FSDH Research. The FSDH Research also expects inflation rate to drop to single digit in June of the same year. Ayodele Akinwunmi, the head of... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
The stifling business environment in Nigeria has given rise to indices suggesting most new businesses die off in less than 5 years. Uvie Ugono, CEO, Solynta Energy, and co-founder of Smaart Health, a new digital artificial intelligence app for healthcare, was nearly frustrated by the operating environment after returning from the UK to set up... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
Peter Lumati is a physically-challenged person, who works in INTELS Nigeria Limited. In this interview with AMAKA ANAGOR-EWUZIE, he shares his workplace experiences and encourages persons with physical disabilities to move beyond self-pity to develop themselves to achieve their life ambitions. Excerpts: By way of introduction, may we know a little bit about you' My... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
In line with its resolve to inspire confidence and promote a financially secure future among Nigerians, Pension Alliance Limited (PAL Pensions) has unveiled a new campaign tagged 'Retire with a Smile' to encourage more individuals to save towards retirement. Morohunke Bammeke, managing director, Pal Pensions, speaking on the launch of the campaign reiterated that the... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
Portrait of a Nigerian princess that was lost for more than 40 years has been found in a London flat and will be sold at an auction screened live in Lagos, allowing Nigerian art lovers to make bids direct from the West African mega-city. 'Tutu', by Nigeria's best-known modern artist Ben Enwonwu, was painted in... 

Fri, 09 Feb 2018
Private banking arm of Singapore's second-biggest lender, OCBC, aims to add around 25 relationship managers to its Dubai office by 2020 as it targets more business from non-resident Indians and wealthy Middle East clients. Its Senior Executive, Vikram Malhotra, told Reuters that Bank of Singapore's assets under management had risen by around 30 per cent... 

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