In 2014, Nigeria became Africa’s largest economy, reflecting a decade of sustained economic growth based on a more diverse, service-orientated economy that is less reliant on oil revenue.
Nigeria's Minister of Trade & Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, is to lead a trade delegation from Nigeria for a four-day trade and investment road show in London scheduled for July 11 to 15.
The Securities and Exchange Commission and the City of London on Tuesday pledged to work together to deepen Islamic finance in Nigeria in order to bring financial inclusion to Nigerian Muslims and non-Muslims averse to traditional financial system and products.
Talent, discipline and smart work are necessary for commercial success, especially success that is sustainable and can be replicated. But location is also a game-changer. It has always been.
Anyone who's been to Abuja knows that it's what some call an effizy place. That's a way of saying appearances matter more than substance. Personally, I find some of it laughable. But it's very difficult to laugh at the lost business opportunities inflicted by the 'appearance over substance' mentality.
How can we expect women to be given opportunities to fund and grow their businesses if there are no women who represent them in the first place? In the event that there are no women working at the senior management positions in these banks then at the very least we need men who are open minded.
Ribi Adeshokan is the founder and Team Principal of Nigeria Racing Eagle, the first Pan-African Motorsport team with all drivers to be of African origin, representing Africa at the International Motorsport. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
Nine Nigeria banks made this year top 1000 global banks. The top 1000 global banks was released Monday by the Banker magazine in London. The banks that made the top 1000 global banks which are the top 25 banks in Africa are Zenith, Ecobank, First Bank, Gtbank and Access Banks. Others are, Diamond Bank, UBA, Fidelity and FCMB.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has concluded arrangements, to lead corporate finance experts, lawyers, capital market operators, regulators and companies keen to explore a London/Lagos dual listing, to an investor roadshow at London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), as part of efforts aimed at promoting dual listing and showcasing the potential of quoted companies on The NSE to global markets.
[CEO Interview] Olakunle Aderemi, CEO, Foreign Direct Investment Opportunity in Nigeria Exhibition, London, UK
Olakunle Aderemi is CEO, Foreign Direct Investment Opportunity in Nigeria Exhibition (FODION), London, UK. His interview with Nigeria Business Communities: