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 Risk assessment is determined by lender

At an interaction with select journalists in Lagos, the Managing Direcetor/Chief Executive, Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), Tony Okpanachi, reiterated the need for the development finance institution in a scarce liquidity environment and the challenges of accessing funds at low interest rate amid other economic issues.  DBN interventions across sectors, …

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Experts condemn fake news, urge journalists to fact-check

As the 2019 general elections draw near, stakeholders in the media industry have unanimously condemned the prevalence of fake news, insisting that it is unhealthy for the socio-economic and political development of the country. It was at a workshop on ‘Election 2019: Curbing Fake News, Propaganda and Alternative Facts,’ where stakeholders …

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How piracy, poor infrastructure ground Nigeria’s media industry’

Kindly walk us through your life in the media. Did the media also find you as people say? It is true to say that it’s a case of the media finding me. I was a lawyer in private practice and started out in property and corporate law. It was really …

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UNILAG TV launched, Set to Revolutionise Campus Broadcasting

In its bid to deepen campus journalism, having set up its radio station a few years back, University of Lagos Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, has launched the first campus television station. Its broadcast is not only restricted to Nigeria, but across West Africa. It is called UNILAG TV, which aims towards …

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Hollandia Evap introduces ‘Pere’ pack

Hollandia Evap milk, also known as Pere, is now available in a 120g pack. The term Pere, which is freely translated to mean ‘no more, no less’, symbolises the product’s high quality, satisfactory quantity and affordability, thereby, resonating with consumers across the country. With offer of the same premium quality, …

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Top 100 Brands shortlisted for Africa Finance award 2019

Leading brands across different sectors in Africa such as, – finance, marketing communications, oil and gas, security, packaging, real estate, power, manufacturing and others have been shortlisted for the 2019 edition of Africa Finance Award. Now in its sixth year, the brands that are shortlisted for this year programme includes, …

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Ghana to host 8th DSTV Eutelsat Star awards

The 8th edition of DSTV Eutelsat Star awards will hold in Accra, Ghana, on 13 February. According to a statement issued by MultiChoice, it is the second time Ghana will host the award since its competition began in 2011. Ghana was also the first country to produce an overall poster …

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Nigeria’s economy destined to grow, says Polymenakos

2018 was not all bad for most businesses in the country. Managing Director of Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC), George Polymenakos, in this interview with MARGARET MWANTOK expressed optimism about the Nigeria’s economy. He also spoke on the shutdown of Enugu plant and many more How can you describe the business …

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