Business and Economy

First Things First: Get Organised. (Part 2), By Strive Masiyiwa

First Things First: Get Organised. (Part 2), By Strive Masiyiwa
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When my children were younger, I would sometimes call them, at the end of the day, and make them write a list of the things they had done, since they woke up. The reason, I did this was to make them, forever conscious of the need to “account for one’s time”; time is an incredibly […]

How Do You Turn A Small Business Into A Big Business? (Part 1), By Strive Masiyiwa

How Do You Turn A Small Business Into A Big Business? (Part 1), By Strive Masiyiwa
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Over the last few months, we have talked a lot about entrepreneurship, and I know many of you have been bitten by the entrepreneurship bug, and you are now trying to get something started, or better still, you have already started something. Others would simply like to see the organisation they work for become bigger, […]

Heritage Bank To Acquire Enterprise Bank

Heritage Bank To Acquire Enterprise Bank
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Fifteen months after the bid for the sale of Enterprise Bank, formerly Spring Bank, the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has announced Heritage Banking Company Limited as the successful bidder for the bank. Although the amount of the transaction was yet to be made known, AMCON in a statement made available last night announced […]

FG Targets 33.6m Jobs from Implementation of Infrastructure Master Plan

FG Targets 33.6m Jobs from Implementation of Infrastructure Master Plan
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The Minister of National Planning (NPC), Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman, yesterday said the implementation of the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan (NIIMP) would create about 25 million jobs in both the agricultural and mining sectors of the economy within the next 30 years. He said an additional 600,000 jobs were expected to be created in the […]

Six Years On; No Successful Bank Robbery In Lagos, Says Gov. Fashola

Six Years On; No Successful Bank Robbery In Lagos, Says Gov. Fashola
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The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday said there has been no successful case of armed robbery on any bank in his state in the last six years. He said since 2008, all robbery attempts on banks in the state were frustrated by the better equipped Lagos police. Speaking at the debut of “Both […]

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