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Access Bank secures $162.5 million loan

Access Bank has signed a subordinated syndicated Loan agreement worth $162.5 million (N58.18 billion) to promote growth and job creation.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo to attend 1st African Investment Forum in South Africa

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, will depart Abuja on Wednesday for South Africa to attend the Africa Investment Forum organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB).
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African investment forum kicks off in Johannesburg

The Africa Investment Forum dubbed game changing event aimed at attracting multi-billion-dollar deals across the continent, kicked off on Monday in South Africa.

Sierra Leone cancels China-funded airport project

Sierra Leone has cancelled a $400m (£304m) Chinese-funded project to build a new airport outside the capital Freetown.
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Nigerian Stock Exchange tasks Nigerians on green bond to tackle $3 trillion infrastructure deficit

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) said on Friday that the 3 trillion dollars required to provide infrastructure for the next 25 years could be addressed with Green Bond issuance.
The logo of the European Investment Bank is pictured in the city of Luxembourg, Luxembourg, March 25, 2017. Reuters|Eric Vidal

Official: European Investment Bank plans €700 million investment in Nigeria

Ms Isabelle Grunderbeeck, the Regional Representative for West Africa of European Investment Bank (EIB), says the bank plans to invest 700 million euros in some identified projects in Nigeria.

Federal government hails EIB’s investment in Nigeria

The Minister of State, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has commended the European Investment Bank’s plan to invest between 800 million and one billion Euros in the Nigerian economy.

EIB, AfDB to finance Development Bank of Nigeria with $70 million

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have agreed to support the new Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) with $70 million.

Zenith Bank named Best Company in Sustainability Reporting in Africa

Zenith Bank has been named ‘Best Company in Sustainability Reporting In Africa” at the 2017 Sustainability Enterprise Responsibility Awards (SERAS) CSR Awards.

Elumelu Foundation to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs from 54 countries

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy, on Friday announced plan to host 1,300 African Entrepreneurs, Business leaders and Policymakers from 54 countries in Lagos.

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Motorists groan as tipper drivers block Enugu-Onitsha road

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.

EFCC arrests ‘facebook hacker’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected Facebook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.
The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has denied People’s Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request for more time to conclude their case.

I’ve never seen INEC server – Atiku Abubakar’s star witness

The star witness invited by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osita Chidoka, admitted on Friday that he has never seen the purported server allegedly utilised by INEC to transmit results.

Adamawa women push for female commissioners, advisers

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