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‘There Are Huge Opportunities in Tech-driven Brokerage Businesses

Mr. Michael Akinwale is the General Manager of Rally Trade, an international online broker. In this interview with the media, he speaks on opportunities in brokerage business, the need for Nigerians to have multiple streams of income and a regulatory environment for online brokers. What is Rally Trade all about? …

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We Will Maintain Leadership Role In Banking Industry – Agbaje

Segun Agbaje, Managing Director, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc., at a recent media forum in Lagos, spoke about the Nigerian banking sector, his bank’s biggest achievements in the past years, and their plans going forward, among other issues. Can you tell us how your bank has been surviving despite the recessionary …

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Banks Should Always Complement Government Economic Plans – Md, Firstbank

The 2016 and first quarter 2017 operating results of FirstBank Limited affirmed the bank’s number one position in terms of earnings. But the results also show that the bank is lagging in other performance indices like p r o f i t a b i l i t y a …

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How to improve on airports’ Infrastructures

There is growing disapproval by some stakeholders of the government’s plan to concession some international airports. What is your take on this? Many people do not know much about airport concession. It is critical for players and stakeholders to understand clearly the motives of the government before kicking against the …

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BANKS NEED TO RESTRUCTURE THEIR LOAN BOOKS – PROF. SEGUN AJIBOLA.

Is there any hope of survival for all Deposit Money Banks in the country, considering the challenges facing the economy at the moment? Banking occupies a very delicate position in the economy because during a period of boom, we need banks to manage the boom, and during a period of …

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SMALL BUSINESSES HOLD THE ACE IN GROWING NIGERIA’S GDP By Uzoma Dozie

Uzoma Dozie took over as the Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank on November 1, last year, after Dr. Alex Otti resigned from the post to pursue his political ambition. 46-year old Dozie began his banking career 21 years ago, spanning various roles and functions related …

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CBN Supports Banks’ Decision to Reject Dollar Deposits

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr. Godwin Ifeanyi Emefiele believes that the exchange rate volatility observed in the parallel market is being fuelled by speculation, currency substitution and also as a result of illicit wealth circulating in the country. In this interview with select journalists, he spoke on efforts by …

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The rise of a Premium oil brand

Wale Tinubu, group CEO of Oando, speaks about the advantages of diversification, the growth of the gas and power sectors, and policy and financial challenges that domestic companies must overcome. Oando is a domestic integrated company with activities in the upstream, midstream, downstream, gas and power sectors of the Nigerian …

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