NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [23 MARCH, 2018]


Below are the headlines found on The Businessday Online Newspaper for today, Wednesday, 23 March, 2018.


Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The labour market has become borderless and financial institutions, healthcare, education and major consulting firms in Nigeria are losing high-skilled Nigerians to advanced economies, Canada in particular, leading to brain drain, BusinessDay investigations show. Human resource managers from across Nigeria's economy have confirmed to BusinessDay on the condition of confidentiality that they are losing high-skilled... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Biography I am the Director Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development at Lafarge Africa. With a deep sense of modesty, I would say I am a consummate multi-faceted and proven business leader with an extensive background in finance, strategy, project/change management, business development, thought leadership, sustainable development and management consulting across a wide industry spectrum... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The Lagos State Health Scheme Bill w signed into law in May, 2015 is a compulsory health insurance bill established by the enabling law of the state to ensure all residents of the state have access to affordable and quality healthcare. JIDE IDRIS, commissioner for health tells BusinessDay's ANTHONIA OBOKOH that through this scheme, people... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has disclosed that the Federal Government saved N68 billion on personnel cost in 2017. According to her, this brings the aggregate savings by the government on personnel cost since 2007 till date to N288 billion. Adeosun said this in a statement issued by her Special Adviser on Media and... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The Debt Management Office has said that the bond auction which it conducted on behalf of the federal government on Wednesday was oversubscribed by 204 percent. The bond auction was the third in the series of bonds conducted for the year to raise funds for the implementation of the 2018 Budget. The Bonds were offered... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The Federal Government allotted N64.06 billion bonds in its March auction, as against the N70 billion earlier planned, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said. The result of the auction obtained from the DMO website on Thursday in Abuja, showed that the debt office sold N10.05 billion in five-year bonds at 13.40 per cent, and N45.10... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Executive secretary of Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Yewande Sadiku, has disclosed that some new foreign investors have shown interest to inject $5.4 billion in various sectors of Ogun state economy in the next few years, saying the investments are part of new foreign direct investments recently tracked by the Commission. Sadiku explained that NIPC... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Tunde Fowler, said the Service recorded four million new taxpayers, including companies and individuals, resulting in N700 billion increase in revenue in 2017. Fowler said this at the 13th General Assembly of the West African Tax Administration Forum (WATAF) with the theme: 'Enhancing the Revenue Potential of West... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Respite is finally here for passengers as Arik Air, Nigeria's biggest carrier has launched its Lagos-Port Harcourt flight services from the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal two (MMA2), terminal amidst commendations from stakeholders. BusinessDay's checks show that for over ten years, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limitrd, (BASL) and Arik Air had dissagreed over relocation of operations to... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Austin Okere is the founder of Computer Warehouse Group (CWG) Plc, which is the largest computer security firm in the Nigerian Stock Exchange. An Entrepreneur in Residence at Columbia Business School, New York, Okere created Ausso Leadership Academy few months ago to mentor entrepreneurs to institutionalise and scale their businesses geometrically. He tells ODINAKA ANUDU... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The Mastercard Foundation says it is committed to enabling 30 million African youths, especially young women, secure dignified and fulfilling work by 2030. Through the foundation's 'Young Africa Works' strategy which aims to reduce poverty on the continent by tackling youth unemployment, it said it will build on lessons learnt over the years to...  

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Understanding impact investing In a world where government resources and charitable donations can never be sufficient to meet social and environmental needs, it becomes imperative to evolve a plausible alternative for directing capital to meet these needs; impacting investing may be this alternative. The term impact investing was invented in 2007 by the Rockefeller Foundation... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
The House of Representatives in Thursday urged Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to publish a list of certified financial institutions operating across the country as well as ensure the implementation of strong regulatory and monitoring laws of Nigeria. The resolution was passed sequel to the adoption of a motion titled: Need for Nigerians to be... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Access Bank Plc, one of Nigeria's systemic important bankS has released its audited results for the full year ended 31 December, 2017, showing resilient growth in total income. The Group reasserted its capacity to deliver steady earnings despite a tighter operating environment. In the audited financial results released to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on... 

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday closed on a positive note after dropping for six consecutive days, with the All-Share improving by 0.33 per cent. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the index rose by 138.36 points or 0.33 per cent to close at 41,633.79, against 41,495.43 achieved on Wednesday....  

Fri, 23 Mar 2018
Mark Zuckerberg's apology and admission that his company, Facebook Inc., made mistakes in the handling of data belonging to 50 million of its users and which were subjects of a data breach, has sent stocks of other social media companies tumbling more than one percent on Thursday. Facebook stocks went down two percent after Zuckerberg... 
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