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June 18, 2017

CBN’s restriction of Forex on 41 items unfriendly to real sector

Two years after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) restricted 41 items, including plastic and rubber products, vegetable oil, cosmetics, poultry products, roofing sheets, wheelbarrows, toothpicks, […]
June 18, 2017

In search of low interest rate for businesses

In this piece, IFEANYI ONUBA examines the issue of high interest rate in the country and how the development has affected the productivity of key sectors […]
June 18, 2017

Naira appreciation triggers banks to resume dollar loans

As the naira continues to appreciate, indications have emerged that Deposit Money Banks will soon start to raise dollar-denominated loans, especially Eurobonds. It was learnt that […]
June 18, 2017

FG, Dangote, others, sign MoU on Apapa/Wharf road

The Federal Government (FG) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards reconstruction of Apapa/Wharf road with firms including AG. Dangote, a construction company based in Brazil, […]