NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY'S THE BUSINESSDAY NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [13 APRIL, 2018]


Below are the headlines found on The Businessday Online Newspaper for today, Friday, 13 April, 2018.

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
The scarcity of Nigerian passports at immigration offices nationwide has worsened with resultant hardship for citizens intending to procure the document for overseas travel. A source close to the passport office who craved anonymity told BusinessDay that Nigerian international passports are currently scarce because the immigration service owes its foreign technical partners huge debts running... View ArticleThe post BD INVESTIGATIVE SERIES: Passport scarcity worsens as immigration owes foreign p 

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Fri, 13 Apr 2018
FOLUSO GBADAMOSI is the Director, Business Process & Technology, Prime Atlantic Group and Co-Founder at 8191 Solutions which provides technology solutions to SMEs. Her career spans over 13 years in the Telecommunications, IT and FMCG industries. She shares with KEMI AJUMOBI on her passion for technology, improving the welfare of humanity, succession in African businesses... View ArticleThe post Foluso Gbadamosi, the technology advocate appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Nigeria is currently witnessing its largest Lassa Fever outbreak in history. Since the first case of the virus was identified in a missionary nurse working in the village of Lassa in Borno State in 1969, cases have continued to increase in Nigeria, mostly in the states of Edo, Ondo, and Ebonyi. The anxiety associated with... View ArticleThe post Fighting Lassa: Five lessons from three special hospitals managing most cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can tru 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Nigerian businesses are showing more confidence in the macro economy as the overall Confidence Index (CI) rose to 24.5 index point in March from 14.5 index points recorded in February 2018. The March 2018 Business Expectations Survey (BES) was carried out by the Central Bank of Nigeria during the period March 12-22, 2018 with a... View ArticleThe post Business confidence index rises to 24.5 point in March CBN appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

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Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Funds pooled by the commercial lenders under the Agribusiness/Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) is already in excess of N26 billion and is expected to exceed N60 billion by June 2018, CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele said Thursday as disbursements of the funds began in Abuja on Thursday. The flag off saw the disbursement of... View ArticleThe post Emefiele says AGSMEIS funds to reach N60bn by June appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Kano state is seeking foreign investment in critical sectors such as power, agriculture, infrastructure mining, to boost its economy and enhance its competitiveness, the state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has announced. 'My government is reaching out to foreign investors on a regular basis and providing them with necessary incentives such as land for the setting... View ArticleThe post Governor Ganduje in Dubai on mission to attract foreign investors appeared first on BusinessDay : News 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
As part of efforts to improve infrastructure across the country, Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved various contracts worth N61.4 billion. The dredging of the Escavos and Warri Seaport as well as replacement of the bad navigational aids at the port took the biggest chunk of the approvals at N13 billion. Ministers of power, works... View ArticleThe post FEC approves N61.4bn contracts appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
To the relief of Oando shareholders, investors and the general public, the technical suspension on the trading of the company's shares was lifted for a second time by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The shares of the company commenced trading on the capital market on the morning of Thursday April 12, 2018 following a directive... View ArticleThe post Oando shares appreciate by 10% as technical suspension lifted appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

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Fri, 13 Apr 2018
The Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (CCNN) Plc's profit after tax stood at N3.22 billion as at December 2017, representing a 106.50 percent surge from the N1.56 billion recorded five years ago. Revenue followed the same growth trajectory, hitting N19.58 billion in December 2017. This represented a 29.83 percent increase from the N15.31 billion recorded... View ArticleThe post These charts validate CCNN's stock rally appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Fidelity Bank Plc on Monday flagged off a Digital Banking Awareness Campaign Week, as part of concerted efforts to make financial services easy and accessible to its customers. Organised by the Bank's South-West Directorate, the week-long campaign aptly dubbed 'Go Digital' seeks to create awareness on its electronic banking products and services. Speaking at the... View ArticleThe post Fidelity Bank flags off digital banking awareness campaign appeared first on BusinessDay : News 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Nigerian Breweries Plc says that 100 per cent of its packaging materials are sourced locally to boost the nation's growth and development. Jordi Borrut Bel, the company's Managing Director, said this at its pre-Annual General Meeting (AGM) media conference in Lagos on Wednesday. Bel said that some of the company's packaging materials sourced locally were... View ArticleThe post Nigerian Breweries 100% packaging materials sourced in Nigeria- MD appeared first on BusinessDay : News 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
FBNInsurance, fast growing life insurance firm has released its financial report for the year ended 2017 with strong growth in key indices. Figures obtained from the published financial statements as approved by the National Insurance Commission show that profit before tax (PBT) grew by 37 percent from N3.11 billion in 2016 to N4.26 billion in... View ArticleThe post FBNInsurance maintains strong performance with 37% growth in PBT appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

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Fri, 13 Apr 2018
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday lifted the technical suspension placed on Oando shares with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), ordering a reversal three hours later. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that confusion trailed the action of the exchange and SEC with market operators and shareholders calling on the Federal Government... View ArticleThe post Confusion trails NSE's lifting, reversal of technical suspension on Oando shares appeared first on Business 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Nigeria, Africa's economic powerhouse, is the second largest beer market in the continent. With an annual beer consumption of about 16 million hectolitres according to Morgan Stanley, a foremost investment firm, Nigeria's per capita beer consumption is about 10 litres per annum compared to a global average of 35 ' 40 litres. For more than... View ArticleThe post Nigerian brewers: Battling for dominance in troubled terrain appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Wema Bank PLc. has released its audited financial result for the year ended December 31st, 2017, confirming the growth of its groos earnings by 20.07 percent, from N54.36 billion in full year (FY) 2016 to N65.27 billion in FY 2017. The growth was supported by the launch of ALAT ' Nigeria's first fully digital Bank,... View ArticleThe post Wema Bank reports 20.07% growth in gross earning appeared first on BusinessDay : News you can trust. 

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