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AfDB Provides $400,000 Grant for SEC to Support Capital Markets Development

The funds will go towards strengthening the risk-based supervision framework, regulation of derivatives and green bonds, and build capacity for green finance March 5, 2021...

Mercedes-Benz Bank successful in challenging market environment in 2020

Stuttgart. Mercedes-Benz Bank AG has successfully concluded 2020 - a challenging year mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The total volume of leasing and...

Appzone Expands Executive Leadership Team

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Y’ello Digital Financial Services Expands Cardless Cash Withdrawal Service to Over 40 Financial Institutions

Mobile money service provider, Y’ello Digital Financial Services has announced the expansion of its MoMo Agent cardless cash withdrawal...
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Business & Economy

Nestle Ups Shareholding in Nigerian Unit, Acquires Additional 2,166,647 Shares

Nestlé S.A, has acquired 2,166,647 additional shares in its Nigerian subsidiary, Nestlé Nigeria Plc worth N2,922,806,803.00. Brand Spur Nigeria gathered that the acquisitions were undertaken in...

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Learn about simple but effective Forex strategies

Want to start trading Forex? It is better to begin with basic strategies. They will allow you to learn...

What Alaba Market And Nigerian Startups Can Learn From China.

China, a country once known for producing imitiations of popular brands at a cheaper and faster rate is now...

P&G, FMITI, BoI, and Other Industry Leaders Empowers Hundreds of SMEs in Nigeria During the 2021 P&G – BoI SME Academy

Vice President Osinbajo, Minister Adebayo, industry leaders provided insights and training during the virtual event Lagos, Nigeria. February 2021: Leading...

Visa Expands Practical Business Skills – Free Education Resources for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

Practical Business Skills provides free business skills education to help SMB owners build stronger, digitally enabled businesses  Lagos, Nigeria, 17,...

Procter & Gamble, FG and BoI announces the launch of the 2021 P&G – BoI SME Academy

… Vice President Osinbajo, Minister Adebayo and other industry leaders to open this year’s virtual SME academy to train...

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Oil Prices Fall Back Below $60

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UPDC Plc Posts 23% Drop in Revenue Amid Pandemic Pressure

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