Nigeria’s Techpreneur Amal Hassan – Recognised As A Global Business Leader
Mar29

Nigeria’s Techpreneur Amal Hassan – Recognised As A Global Business Leader

Nigerian Techpreneur Amal Hassan, the young founder and CEO of Outsource Global, was one of 16 women business leaders who made it to the 2018 Fortune-US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership – a public, private partnership between Fortune Most Powerful Women, the U.S. Department of State and Vital Voices Global Partnership which links young female leaders to Fortune‘s most powerful women.  Amal founded...

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The $30Billion Corporate Nigerian Women
Mar07

The $30Billion Corporate Nigerian Women

By Kede Aihie Mrs Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, Board of Directors, (First Bank of Nigeria Limited $12.2Billion). She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Centre Group. The companies within the group include: The Chair Centre Limited, Sokoa Chair Centre Limited, Furniture Manufacturers Mart, TCC Security Systems and Cubes and Boxes Limited. She was Chairman, FBN Life Assurance Limited, FBN Capital Limited and...

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Nigeria’s Access Bank Acquire Diamond Bank
Dec22

Nigeria’s Access Bank Acquire Diamond Bank

By Kede Aihie Nigeria’s Access Bank has announced acquisition of Diamond Bank. This acquisition will create Nigeria’s largest banking institution. Access bank also plan to launch a $200 million rights issue. CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe said, “Access Bank has a strong track record of acquisition and integration and has a clear growth strategy. In a letter dated December 17, 2018, signed by Director of Banking Supervision, Ahmad...

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African oil ministers to attend Nigeria’s Nigeria International Petroleum 2019 summit
Nov02

African oil ministers to attend Nigeria’s Nigeria International Petroleum 2019 summit

About 20 African oil ministers and various heads of delegation including members and non-OPEC member nation, to attend the African focus strategic conference and exhibition for the petroleum sector from January 27 to 30, 2019 at the International Conference Centre, Abuja Nigeria. According to Dr Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the President of African Petroleum Producers Association (APPO) and Nigeria Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,...

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UK Ambitious Trade Visit to Nigeria Kenya and South Africa
Aug28

UK Ambitious Trade Visit to Nigeria Kenya and South Africa

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will lead an ambitious trip to Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa this week on her first visit to Africa as Prime Minister. The Prime Minister will meet with: President Cyril Ramaphosa in Cape Town in South Africa; President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja; and President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi. Her visit comes at a time of enormous change with the UK’s move towards Brexit. The visit will present a great...

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Over 83 Million Nigerians, living in extreme poverty?
Jun27

Over 83 Million Nigerians, living in extreme poverty?

By Kede Aihie Over 83 Million Nigerians, living in extreme poverty, a million more than the total population of Germany. According to the Interim Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development, Kristofer Hamel, Chief Operating Officer (World Data Lab), Martin Hofer, Research Analyst, the number of Nigerians living in extreme poverty is growing by six persons every minute. The report states that Nigeria (200 million...

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