NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [16 JANUARY, 2018]


Below are the headlines found on The Businessday Online Newspaper for today, Tuesday, 16 January, 2018.


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Directors of some of the most capitalised companies on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) became N70 billion richer in 2017, as stocks recovered from a blighting downturn to reach record highs. Powered by the mammoth return on stocks (up 42 percent in 2017), the cumulative value of the stock holdings of the twenty directors reviewed... View ArticleThe post Directors of Nigeria's 20 largest listed firms became N70bn richer in 2017 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
The Federal Government on Monday summoned the United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington over President Donald Trump remark about Africans. This came few days after Botswana summoned the US Ambassador in the country over similar issue, with South Africa, El Salvador and African Union equally condemning the remark by President Trump. In... View ArticleThe post FG summons US Ambassador over Trump shithole remark. 

Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Historically, one of the challenges of leadership in Nigeria is total disregard for free and fair elections, coupled with inability to meet up with social responsibility, and disrespect for the rule of law. Election no doubt, constitutes a fundamental aspect of the democratic process. As with most countries of the world, Nigeria has subscribed to... View ArticleThe post Will the electorate prompt leadership change in 2019'. 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Renewed investor-confidence in Nigeria's investment market will be attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country's real estate sector, particularly in the commercial segment, a Q3 2017 report by EMC-Real Estate on market research has shown. This is expected to inject more life and create more opportunities for developers in a sector that is still... View ArticleThe post Renewed confidence in investment market seen attracting FDI into real estate appeared first on Business 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers (SISB) Limited has outperformed peer rivals in terms of value as it traded N403.4 billion or 15.85 percent of the total value of shares traded on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), according brokers performance report. Data from the report shows the top 10 stockbrokers on the Nigerian Stock Exchange traded 53.24 percent... View ArticleThe post Stanbic IBTC stockbrokers outperform peers as value of transaction hits N407.15 billion appeared first on BusinessDay : News you 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
South Korea's Samsung Electronics says it plans to double the annual revenue contribution from its African markets to 20 per cent of the firm's global total in the next five years. The company's head of business for Africa, Sung Yoon, made the disclosure on Monday in Nairobi. Yoon said the firm would achieve this by... View ArticleThe post Samsung to double Africa's share of its revenues in five years appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Marketing and communication departments of various manufacturing and trade companies have great tasks this New Year. It is to create innovations and develop communication materials to engage and encourage consumer spending for their products in order to continue to remain in business. Stimulating consumer spending this year has become significant as there was broad decline... View ArticleThe post Marketers need creative approaches, insight to ignite consumer spending 2018 appeared first on Busin 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
The Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) says lack of sufficient funding and requisite support from the authorities are militating against the effort to achieve optimal performance of its statutory functions. Mr Chris Echikwu, Head, Corporate Communications and Strategy, gave the reasopn while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Abuja. He said... View ArticleThe post Why Nigeria Commodity Exchange is dormant appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
Management of Spectranet, major internet high speed service provider in Nigeria has re-stated its resolve to assist the country increase its broadband penetration from the present 21 % to over 30 % in line with Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC plan. As part of the 8-point agenda conceptualised for comprehensive national economic growth, Nigerian Communication Commission... View ArticleThe post Spectranet committed to deepening Nigeria's broadband penetration, but highlights obstacles 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
The organizers of the Pitcher Awards and Cannes Lions Official Festival representative in Nigeria, CHINI Productions, have announced Lanre Adisa, Managing Director/CEO, Noah's Ark as the Jury President for the Heritage category of the Pitcher Awards. Lanre and his team to be announced soon will judge entries in Film, Audio, Print, Branded Content, Design and... View ArticleThe post Lanre Adisa announced as first Jury President for Pitcher Awards appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
A financial expert, Dr Uche Uwaleke, on Monday predicted that the easing of the monetary policy by Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) might be from March. Uwaleke, the Head of Banking and Finance Department, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the... View ArticleThe post Financial expert expects monetary policy easing signal in March appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 


Tue, 16 Jan 2018
A floor at Indonesia's stock exchange collapsed into the building's lobby on Monday, injuring an unknown number of people, according to media reports. 'We are still investigating the cause, but for now our priorities are the casualties,' Jakarta police spokesman Argo Yuwono told Metro TV. Footage aired by TV stations showed several people lying on... View ArticleThe post Indonesian Stock Exchange collapses appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 
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