Today’s Business Day Newspaper Headlines Friday 14th June 2019.

Today’s Business Day Newspaper Headlines

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Parents feel short-changed as return on private varsity education delays
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Akujuobi Chimezie, a father with a daughter in a private university in Nigeria, sees training his child in such a high fee-paying institution as an investment. In the long term, he reasons, such an investment will give his daughter a headstart in the competitive global knowledge economy of the 21st century. Chimezie is one of []
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Nigeria missing out in global seafood market despite strong forex potential
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Global demand for shrimps and prawns is on the rise and Nigeria’s seafood growers can earn substantial dollars from the non-oil export, but the growers are failing to tap the opportunity in the global $39 billion market. The Nigerian seafood industry is estimated at about $1 billion. Despite having the potential to create hundreds of []
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How Nigeria plans to standardise agro-exports packaging
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
The lack of attention to food safety and quality in Nigeria has become the Achilles heel in the country’s quest to become a net exporter of agricultural products. What is generally permissible in Nigeria will often be considered unworthy in the international markets. It takes attention to detail in meeting international standards before goods of []
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Apapa Trailer Park: Contractor upbeat, says ministry under pressure to deliver
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
There are indications that Borini Prono, the contractor handling the construction of the Apapa Trailer Park along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, will complete the park and beat the two-week deadline given to it by the new presidential taskforce on Apapa gridlock. Work was in progress on the major infrastructure facilities that have been delaying the completion and []
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Nigeria’s conflict experience increases mental health issues
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
The new estimates from the World Health Organisation show that Nigeria is among 22 percent of countries in conflict areas around the world that correlates with increase in mental health conditions. Nigeria’s conflict and humanitarian crisis has claimed the lives of 20,000 people, displaced 2.6 million people in 2016 and the violence is also worsening []
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Food supplements provide nutrients that our bodies need ‘ Ndionyenma
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Sam Ndionyenma is the managing director and chief executive officer of Ritleon Nigeria Limited. He is experienced in New Business Development and route-to-market setup from scratch. He is also in marketing management and Customer Service. In this interview with ANTHONIA OBOKOH, Ndionyenma speaks about access to medical service delivery in Nigeria and the role of []
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African governments urged to work toward elimination of non-tariff barriers
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
African leaders on Wednesday underscored the urgent need to fast track the continent’s regional integration process in order to accelerate Africa’s economic transformation. The call was made at the opening ceremony of the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) 2019 Annual Meetings, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, with the theme: ‘Regional Integration for Africa’s Economic Prosperity.’ ‘Apart and []
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Anthony Olufemi Joshua and the Mexican slugger
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
For the British-Nigerian boxer, it was going to be just another day in the office. He was a world heavyweight champion with twenty-two victories under his belt, many of them achieved by knocking his opponent flat on the canvas. This opponent was a virtual nobody, shooed in at the last moment because the real opponent []
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The rise and rise of road rage in Nigeria
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
When a dear friend told me many years ago that he felt he might die in an accident in Nigeria, I was horrified, and he was not even Nigerian. He was British with a Nigerian wife. Dr Arnot, head of an international organisation, who at that time had lived in Nigeria for 10 years. We []
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States buckle as World Bank hinges $750m loan on budget allocation disclosure
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Before 2019, Nigerian states have shown a penchant attitude in disclosing to the general public the financial position of their states as well as its planned expenditure in the budget. But now, these states are the once chasing after the public to get their budget noticed. The tide turned around after the World Bank proposed []
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Success: The role of extraordinary work ethics
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Beyond results, we forsake the process which is usually the most important factor. Those that know and have mastered the process can always duplicate their results irrespective of the terrain. Ibelievegrit and process is something this generation might never really understand due toadvent offast-pacedtechnology and generational dynamics. People are getting lazier, busier and crazier by []
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Insights from the sectoral distribution of value added tax (VAT)
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Nigeria’s five per cent Value-Added Tax (VAT) rate is beyond doubt one of the lowest in the world. Although, rumours have it that it might be increased, with the current rate of poverty in the country, an increase in VAT would pose a huge financial burden on average Nigerian. Hence, the way in which government []
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Solving ‘access to market’ is our solution to farmer’s poverty in Nigeria ‘ Agrorite
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Producing crops or breeding animals is not always the biggest challenge for Nigerian farmers, selling these products after the sweat, toiling, and investments is usually the challenge. Even more important, selling them at competitive prices. Agrorite, a digital agriculture platform says it is working to solve what is according to it, the biggest challenge confronting []
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Buhari signals four more years like the last and here is what it means for you
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari promised on Wednesday to repeat in his second term successes from his first four years which Nigerians say brought more economic hardship with rising poverty levels. But Buhari hailed Nigeria’s exit from recession, successes against Boko Haram militants including the return of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls, road and railways construction, and []
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We plan to create extensive trading community which brings opportunities
Fri, 14 Jun 2019
Dayo Adeagbo is a Director in Apt Trading Company which offers trade ideas on forex, commodities and stock indices. In this interview with select journalists including BusinessDays Iheanyi Nwachukwu, he spoke on the UK-based Company’s plans to revolutionise trading in Africa. Excerpts Could you please let us know about Apt Trading and what drives you []
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