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Ease of doing business: Nigeria will be among top 100 countries by 2019 – President Buhari; Assures: More resources will be voted for agriculture in 2017

Nigeria will be one of the most attractive and easiest places to do business in the world by 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday in Nairobi, Kenya. Speaking at a plenary session on “Dialogue with the Private Sector” at the sixth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD VI), …

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Nigeria’ll achieve full rehabilitation of Boko Haram victims, President Buhari tells world leaders in Nairobi

Nigeria will diligently ensure full rehabilitation of victims of Boko Haram and find lasting solutions to combat threats of terrorism in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, said Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya. Speaking at the opening of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), President Buhari, according to …

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President Buhari congratulates NBA on inauguration of new Executives; Departs Abuja for Kenya

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on the inauguration of its new executive led by Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud (SAN) at the 2016 Annual General Conference of the Association held in Port-Harcourt. President Buhari who has left Abuja to attend an international conference on African development …

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President Buhari attends Conference on African Development; Sympathises with Italy over deadly earthquake; Receives Alaafin of Oyo

President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) in Nairobi, Kenya from August 27-28, 2016. The summit, co-organised by the Government of Japan, the United Nations Office of the Special Adviser on Africa, the United Nations Development Programme, the African Union and the …

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Lagos now cornerstone for driving African arts, culture – Ambode…Accepts hosting right of 2016 AFRIMA …Assures of continuous support for Nigerian talents, heritage

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said the winning of the hosting right of the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) by the State has further confirmed the fact that Lagos is now the cornerstone for driving African arts and culture, just as he expressed his administration’s commitment …

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We’re ready for investments from all quarters to improve lives of Nigerians – President Buhari

Nigeria as a country recognized her problems early enough, but remained potential for too long, and so did not achieve much results, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared. The President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), spoke Tuesday at the State House, …

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Climate change responsible for herdsmen/farmers clashes; Summit to resolve crisis on the way

Climate change and its devastating effects on the environment, has been blamed for the herdsmen/farmers clashes in parts of the country, which have led to the death of many people. A highly placed presidency source told globalpatriotnews.com in Abuja that the climate change phenomenon, caused by global warming, which has …

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Dangote Cement guarantees on superior returns to shareholders …As Brokers ask for interim dividend

Irrespective of the challenging environment in the Nigerian economic space and the strain in gas supply to the company’s lines, Dangote Cement (DANGCEM) has assured shareholders of sustained quality dividend payment for the 2016 financial year. This is as stock brokers and capital market stakeholders asked for interim dividend from …

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Dangote Refinery confirms Lagos as prime investment destination – Ambode …Says project’ll create jobs, resolve fuel supply challenge in W’Africa …As Togolese President, Gnassingbe visits Lagos, inspects Refinery

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said the largest single line refinery in the world being developed at the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) by Africa’s richest man and business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote is another confirmation that Lagos is a prime investment destination, saying that the project …

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Anti corruption: President Buhari welcomes FIFA reforms

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja said his administration will pay keen interest to accountability and transparency to fast-track football development in the country. Receiving the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and the Secretary-General, Fatma Samuora, at State House, President Buhari challenged football administrators to fashion out strategic programmes to develop …

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Fitch Affirms UBA’s Viability Rating as Agusto Upgrades Rating to “Aa” -as UBA stock now best performing on the exchange

Fitch International, one of the foremost global rating agencies has affirmed United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc’s viability rating at “B”, as the pan-African banking group continue to sustain its benchmark asset quality and strong profitability amidst industry and macroeconomic challenges. UBA is one of the few banks with strong …

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