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My Success Story, a Model for Youths –Tope Agbeyo, Chairman, Cornfield Group

My Success Story, a Model for Youths –Tope Agbeyo, Chairman, Cornfield Group

Tope Agbeyo is Chairman, Cornfield Group, which comprises Media Concepts International Limited, Botosoft Technologies Limited, Cornfield Transnational Limited and FOAM Studio Nigeria Limited. According to the Ekiti born business mogul, his success in business, over the years, is only a result of his passionate quest to meet basic needs of people, especially in the education

CBN: $2.2b foreign capital inflow boosts equities

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has linked the current upbeat performance in the Nigerian Equities market to the inflow of $2.2 billion foreign capital from portfolio investors. The cash came in through the special Investors/ Exporters (I&E) Forex Window launched last April, according CBN Director, Banking Supervision, Abdullahi Ahmad. The creation of the special

Fiscal Sustainability Plan: World Bank Set to Assist Nigeria

The World Bank Group is set to assist state governments improve their fiscal sustainability by strengthening and consolidating the Fiscal Sustainability Plan. The development was confirmed by a statement issued on Friday by the Director of Information in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Salisu Dambatta. The FSP was introduced by the Federal Government in 2016

Naira to gain further on stock purchases –Analysts

The naira is expected to strengthen against the United States dollar in the coming week as offshore investors pile into local stocks, currency and financial analysts have said. According to them, the naira will likely strengthen against the dollar in the coming days as more offshore investors buy up local stocks after MSCI increased the

PIB Passes Second Reading At House Of Reps

The House of Representatives have on Thursday set up an ad hoc committee to handle the much anticipated petroleum industry bill. In the same vein, the house also passed the PIB bill for a second Reading. The bill seeks to restructure and reform Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. It will unbundle the Nigerian National Petroleum

Media Concepts International Signs Agreement With AMDON, Begins Automated Registration for Members & Vehicles

Media Concepts International Limited has today, (Thursday June 15, 2017) formally signed an agreement with Association Of Motor Dealers of Nigeria (AMDON) on the creation of authentic data base of both membership and their vehicles under the supervision of Nigeria Police.   While describing the signing as historic, Chairman of Media Concepts International Limited, Dr

Viola Graham-Douglas becomes Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and subsequently became the Company Secretary/Head

GTBank Launches GTPatriot, a Subsidized Banking Package for Nigeria’s Military and Paramilitary Personnel

Foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has launched GTPATRIOT, a unique Salary Account Package which offers Nigeria’s servicemen and servicewomen subsidized banking products and dedicated value added services. The GTPatriot Account allows serving members of the Military and Paramilitary institutions to open accounts with zero minimum balance whilst offering reduced Current Account maintenance fees