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Ghana: Inflation projected to increase in September

Inflation peaked after four months of consistent decline to 12.3 per cent in August, representing a 0.40 percentage point rise from previous month readings of 11.9 per cent. This was due to inflation pressures from rising petroleum prices, new taxes and base effects on the CPI. Inflation at the food ...

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FirstBank to Disburse N15Billion to Private Schools in Nigeria Via its Array of Educational Solutions for Schools

It is the beginning of another school term and as students return to school after the long holidays, First Bank of Nigeria Limited remains committed to supporting schools with their business requirements to enhance preparations for the school year. FirstBank has developed an array of products and solutions targeted at ...

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Headline Inflation to Slide Marginally to 16.03% In August 2017

We forecast that headline inflation will decline slightly for the seventh consecutive month to 16.03%, as base year effects wear out. Month-on-month inflation is also expected to slide to 0.99% (12.55% annualized) from 1.21% (15.57% annualized) in July. We believe that this decline would support the sense of cautious optimism ...

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UBA Foundation launches Read Africa in Liberia

Caption: Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, United Bank for Africa( UBA) Bola Atta flanked by pupils of C. William Brumskine elementary school, Monrovia, during a visit to the school as part of UBA foundations Read Africa, Initiative       In pursuance of its mission to uplift the lives ...

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SA Bankers excited with LBS training, hint on partnership with Nigerian businesses

SOUTH African Investment Bankers have lauded the Lagos Business School for hosting the International Executive Development Programme (IEDP) for the Banking Sector and Training Authority (BANKSETA), held in Lagos Nigeria. The five-day programme which started on Monday, June 19, 2017, brought together high potential leaders from the investment banking sector ...

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AfDB Supports Afe Babalola University Expansion with a US$40 Million loan

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has signed agreements for a corporate loan to finance the expansion of Afe Babalola University (ABUAD) in Ado Ekiti, Nigeria. The expansion plan consists of construction of new facilities – including a 400-bed teaching hospital, an industrial research park, a post-graduate school, student hostels, a ...

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FG spends N42bn on schools feeding

NO less than 25 million meals have been served under the National Homegrown School Feeding Programme, (SIP), of the Buhari administration, even as the Presidency is now implementing a huge ramp up of the Social Investment Programmes as directed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. This is revealed in a statement ...

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ACCESS TO EDUCATION, A MUST FOR ALL IN LAGOS – AMBODE

…Unveils Digital Library Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has formally unveiled the State Digital Library, reiterating his administration’s commitment to provide access to education for all. Governor Ambode, who spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello at the launch of the Lagos State Digital Library ...

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L.E.A.R.N HOLDS TIME OUT WITH YOUTHS ON MAY 1

The Leadership Empowerment and Resource Network (L.E.A.R.N), the non-governmental youth development oriented organization of Her Excellency, the former First Lady of Lagos State, Dame Emmanuella Abimbola Fashola will on Monday May 1, 2017 hold the 8th Edition of its flagship programme  tagged, Time Out with Youths.                                                          The Project ...

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AMBODE UNVEILS PLANS TO CONSTRUCT 6,000 BED HOSTEL IN LASU

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (left), congratulating Chief Adebutu Kessington (right) after being conferred with an honourary doctor of Science Communication during the 21st Convocation ceremony of the Lagos State University at the University Auditorium Complex, Ojo, Lagos, on Thursday, March 23, 2017. With them is the Chancellor, Lagos ...

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