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Oil on the backfoot as confusion swirls

©Bloomberg Oil closed in on its first weekly fall since July, dropping below $50 a barrel,...

Pirate attacks fall to 21-year low

©iStock Pirate attacks on shipping have fallen to their lowest level for 21 years, as crackdowns...

Retying the knot – A fine balancing act

From the archive: first published in the Jun 2014 issue of African Business. From the archive: first...

Africa fails to tackle child poverty

©Getty Sub-Saharan Africa’s children are being left behind amid global progress in poverty reduction and will...

Local content legislation: help or hindrance?

Some believe that the transfer of knowledge, skills and value to Africa’s local economies should be...

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Freeze accounts receiving illicit forex inflows, CBN warns banks

By Omodele Adigun The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned all the nation’s banks to...

Internet: InterC targets 1m subscribers mark

By Olabisi Olaleye With the world tilting towards more data usage, InterC network is determined to...

CBN to sell over N212bn in TB

■ As Naira closes 412 to $1 By Omodele Adigun In continuation of its effort to help...

Heritage Bank denies involvement in NPA’s N11.2bn fraud

Facts have emerged absolving Heritage Bank Plc of any involvement in the alleged N11.2billion fraud...

Heritage Bank allays fears over CBN’s decision

Heritage Bank has described its recent Central Bank of Nigeria suspension along with eight other...