Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Financial Times"

    Needs a new wife, fasts once a week, Nigeria is tough… 7 things Dangote revealed in FT interview

Needs a new wife, fasts once a week, Nigeria is tough… 7 things Dangote revealed in FT interview

Aliko Dangote has revealed that at 61, he is not getting any younger, and he is willing to take on a new wife.Speaking with David Piling in a Financial Times interview, Lunch with FT, the multi-billionaire, who is Africa's richest man, revealed a soft side of himself and talked tall about his ambitions to buy Arsenal Football club after successfully [...]

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    Visionscape partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Visionscape partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Visionscape Group, a waste management company, has partnered with Financial Times for the inaugural edition of the Nigeria FT summit.The summit will take place on Thursday in Lagos.Adeniyi Makanjuola, director Visionscape, will discuss the transition to green economy and how the group is championing green growth across Africa.John Irvine, CEO, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, will participate in a panel discussion on how [...]

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    Sahara Group partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Sahara Group partners Financial Times for Nigeria summit

Sahara Group, an African energy conglomerate, has partnered with Financial Times, world’s leading business publication, for the maiden edition of the FT Nigeria Summit taking place on May 31 in Lagos.The summit which has the theme, “Dispelling uncertainty and building resilience," is aimed at “exploring Nigeria’s huge investment potential” which is especially challenging as the country is said to have a [...]

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    Sanusi: I’ve earned my stars in every competitive environment

Sanusi: I’ve earned my stars in every competitive environment

Muhammad Sanusi II, emir of Kano, says he earned his stars in every competitive environment.In an interview with Financial Times, the outspoken monarch recalled his days as a banker and how he was given central bank governor award four times.In June 2009, the late President Musa Yar'Adua appointed Sanusi for a five-year term but ex-President Goodluck Jonathan suspended him in February 2014 after the [...]

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    Financial Times partners TheCable for Nigeria Summit 2018

Financial Times partners TheCable for Nigeria Summit 2018

Financial Times, world's leading international business newspaper, has signed a media partnership agreement with TheCable, Nigeria's top-notch online newspaper, for the FT Nigeria Summit scheduled for May 31 in Lagos.Under the partnership, those who register for the summit will get a 20% discount using the code "Cable20".The theme of this year's summit is "Dispelling uncertainty and building resilience".Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is expected [...]

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    FT: Buhari has practically done nothing to grow Nigeria’s economy

FT: Buhari has practically done nothing to grow Nigeria’s economy

Finacial Times of London says President Muhammadu Buhari has practically done nothing to grow Nigeria's economy, stating that the country has let a crisis go to waste.In an article written by David Pilling, its Africa editor, the newspaper said the economy will grow in 2017, just like a dead cat will bounce if thrown from a 50-storey building."The term 'dead [...]

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    Emefiele, Saraki back Dangote on sale of NLNG, NNPC

Emefiele, Saraki back Dangote on sale of NLNG, NNPC

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), and Senate President Bukola Saraki, have expressed support for the sale of national assets, in a bid to get out of recession.On Friday, Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man, had called on the federal government to sell its stake in the Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas Limited (NLNG) to beef up foreign [...]

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    MTN ‘hires’ ex US attorney-general over NCC fine

MTN ‘hires’ ex US attorney-general over NCC fine

Two weeks after seeking an out-of-court settlement in its suit against the N1.04 trillion fine imposed by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), MTN has hired Eric Holder, former US attorney-general, to intervene on its behalf.MTN attracted the penalty for failing to disconnect 5.2 million unregistered lines.According to Financial Times, Holder visited Abuja in January to plead with top government officials.“His [...]

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    Should airplane seats be bigger?

Should airplane seats be bigger?

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