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February, 2017

  • 15 February

    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Nigerian Trade Minister as Both Agree to Work Together

    WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, February 15, 2017/ — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center Tuesday hosted the Nigerian Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah (www.FMITI.gov.ng) for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives at their office in Washington, D.C. The conversation focused on enhancing trade and investment relationship between both countries. This comes …

January, 2017

  • 28 January

    T.B Joshua Exposes Demons Behind Ghana’s Trokosi Tradition (VIDEO)

    A shocking video about Ghana’s ‘trokosi system’ released last week by Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua’s YouTube channel ‘Emmanuel TV’ has gone viral. The clip, titled ‘The Most SHOCKING Confession You May Ever Hear’, chronicles the heart-breaking ordeal of Mary Nenyo from Ghana’s Volta region and has raked up over 100,000 views in just a few days. Emmanuel TV describes the …

December, 2016

  • 17 December

    Retaining domestic stability will mean facing challenges for Africa in 2017

    2017 will see policymakers across Africa facing the challenge of how to minimize instability without affecting the economy’s ability to raise standards of living, according to the latest report by ICAEW. In report Economic Insight: Africa Q4 2016, the accountancy and finance body highlights the number of potential risks that could lead to inflation. LONDON, United Kingdom, 16 December 2016,-/African …

  • 15 December

    Ringier to Bring Global Publishing Titles ‘Men’s Health’ and ‘Women’s Health’ to West Africa

    The Sub-Saharan Africa content partnership with the leading global fitness publishing brands will commence in December 2016. LAGOS, Nigeria, December 14, 2016/ — Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (http://APO.af/cTwx96) [RADP], Ringier Africa’s new media publisher, is expanding its news & media portfolio with the digital launch of Men’s Health and Women’s Health in Nigeria and Ghana. The Sub-Saharan Africa content partnership …

  • 13 December

    RiskMap 2017 – West Africa: No smooth sailing in the “New normal”

    Macro-economic instability fuelled by low oil prices and global economic sentiment will continue to be the main driver of business risks across West Africa in 2017. LAGOS, Nigeria, December 13, 2016/ — African nations vying to emerge as the commercial gateway for foreign direct investment, offer opportunities but also unknown threats for business Macroeconomic factors: low oil price and global …

  • 10 December

    Nigeria’s size puts us in difficult position – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s size, resources and population put the country “in a very difficult position, not only in Africa, but through out the world.” According to him, Everybody expects Nigeria to perform because of her quality of human and material resources. Buhari stated this at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Friday while receiving the national …

November, 2016

  • 27 November

    Be careful the kind of change you clamor for – Nigerians Caution Ghanaians ahead of Dec polls

    Ghana and Nigeria though separated geographically by two countries (Togo and Benin), they are like the next door neighbors of the ancient time who basically share everything together. These two nations are the major Anglophone contributors to the economy of West Africa and whatever affects Ghana affects Nigeria and vice versa. As Nigeria is Africa’s most populous and one of …

  • 24 November

    Nigeria security forces ‘killed 150 peaceful pro-Biafra protesters’

    Nigeria’s security forces have killed more than 150 peaceful protestors since August 2015, a human rights group has claimed. Amnesty International said the country’s military used live ammunition and deadly force against pro-Biafra protestors who were campaigning for independence from Nigeria. Nigeria’s police denies allegations that it used unnecessary force. The country’s army said Amnesty was trying to tarnish its …

  • 19 November

    New E-Commerce platform YANDI, berths in Nigeria

    Yandi

    The ecommerce space in Nigeria keeps growing as new investors continue to commit huge sum of investment money in the sector while the existing investors continue to pump millions of naira in their various ventures.  To join the likes of Jumia, Kaymu, Konga et al. Yandi a new online shopping platform has now berthed in Nigeria. Yandi according to its initiators, …

  • 16 November

    Bosch Power Box set to change the lives of Artisans in Nigeria

    LAGOS, Nigeria, November 16, 2016/ — The Bosch Power Box (BPB) in Nigeria will increase the success it has already established in Sokoban Wood Village, Kumasi Ghana, launched in 2016. German-based multinational, Bosch Group (www.Bosch.com), is set to bring the BPB concept to African artisans, the informal sector, often the driving force of African economies. This is a revolutionary initiative …