African Business Network, 5th Revitalise Business Series 2017
Oct16

African Business Network, 5th Revitalise Business Series 2017

African Business Network, 5th Revitalise Business Series 2017 On 6th October 2017, African Business Network Event was hosted by Nigeria Magazine in partnership with Radix Legal & Consulting to celebrate African arts and culture, in commemoration of both the 40th anniversary of FESTAC ’77 and 30th anniversary of Black History Month in the UK. The event took place at the Double Tree by Hilton, Victoria London and was attended by an...

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African Business Network event, 6th October
Sep23
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Nigeria Infrastructure Series – Public Private Partnerships
Sep05

Nigeria Infrastructure Series – Public Private Partnerships

By Kede Aihie Nigeria (Africa’s largest economy) has spent over $30 billion on the power sector, since 1999, yet produces less than 4,000 megawatts of electricity for a population of 193 million. South Africa (2nd largest economy in Africa) produces over 40,000 megawatts for a population fewer than 50 million people. The narrative and optics of rationing, constant power cuts in the nation’s capital (FCT Abuja) and indeed across the...

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Revitalising Edo State for a sustainable future
Feb15

Revitalising Edo State for a sustainable future

By Kede Aihie Nigeria has a myriad of challenges, including facing its worst recession in 25 years, which has taken a toll on majority of 193 million Nigerians (pop est. NBS). Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, ruler of Dubai, in his book, Flashes of Thought, says ‘government’s job is to achieve happiness for people. There is a huge disconnect between the federal and state governments in policy matters, economic competitiveness and...

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Nigeria Should Strategically Engage With President Trump
Feb08

Nigeria Should Strategically Engage With President Trump

By Kede Aihie U.S. President. Trump has kept the media and world leaders busy, with his unconventional presidency and of course his tweets. How should Nigeria strategically engage with the new administration? The closest Trump policy in almost three weeks since becoming president, has touched Africa, is via the travel ban on seven countries with Muslim majority, which includes Libya, Somalia and Sudan. Window of opportunity President,...

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Nigeria Infrastructure Funding
Jan13

Nigeria Infrastructure Funding

By Kede Aihie Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund is setting up a company in partnership with London firm GuarantCo, to enable pension funds to invest in Nigerian infrastructure bonds, its chief executive, Uche Orji say. According to data from Nigeria’s National Pension Commission, pension fund assets by December 2015, was $26.4 billion Chris Vermont, GuarantCo, CEO based in the UK office, confirmed to Kede Aihie, Editor in Chief of...

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