Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Tag "Paul Arkwright"

    Otedola canvasses UK, US investments for Nigeria

Otedola canvasses UK, US investments for Nigeria

Femi Otedola, a Nigerian millionaire and businessman, has called for the support of the UK and US government for Nigerian businesses.In separate meetings with the ambassadors from both countries, the Forte Oil CEO said the major problem experienced by Nigerian entrepreneurs is access to cheap and long-term capital."Nigerians are very entrepreneurial and would latch on to any opportunity to start [...]

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    Demographic disaster poses big threat to Nigeria, UK envoy warns

Demographic disaster poses big threat to Nigeria, UK envoy warns

Paul Arkwright, UK high commissioner to Nigeria, says Nigeria's population could be a disaster if it is not checked.Arkwright said this on Tuesday at an event organised by the African Peace Building Network of the Social Science Research Council and African Leadership Centre of the Kings College London in Abuja.Arkwright said Nigeria's demography should be taken seriously because, at the [...]

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    UK to accept naira payments from Nigerian businesses

UK to accept naira payments from Nigerian businesses

The British government, through its export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), says it will now accept naira payments from Nigerian business owners who make procurement in the UK.The UK department of international trade made this known in a statement sent to TheCable.It said the local currency financing structure follows the same format as a conventional buyer credit in sterling or [...]

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    EXTRA: ‘My best food na suya’ — British high commissioner speaks Pidgin English

EXTRA: ‘My best food na suya’ — British high commissioner speaks Pidgin English

Paul Arkwright, Britain's high commissioner in Nigeria, has said his favourite Nigerian meal is suya (spicy grilled kebab).In an interview on BBC Africa, Arkwright explained his love for Nigeria and expressed himself in Pidgin English.The British broadcasting network recently launched BBC Pidgin to broaden its reach in Nigeria.https://twitter.com/BBCAfrica/status/907837538156630016  [...]

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    GOOD NEWS: You can now process your UK visa within 24 hours

GOOD NEWS: You can now process your UK visa within 24 hours

The United Kingdom has launched super priority visa service in Nigeria to allow customers to process their applications within 24 hours.In a statement posted on its website, the British high commission said the new service was brought up to particularly meet the needs of those requiring urgent traveling service.The statement said Paul Arkwright, British high commissioner to Nigeria, hailed the [...]

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    We have no intention of holding Nigerian loot, says UK

We have no intention of holding Nigerian loot, says UK

The United Kingdom is ready to repatriate looted Nigerian funds in UK banks, Paul Arkwright, the British high commissioner to Nigeria, has said.Arkwright told NAN in Abuja that the UK government had no intention of holding onto the money.According to him, there are certain legal requirements that Nigeria had not met to facilitate the repatriation of the funds.“We (UK) have [...]

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