Aviation workers move to stop concession of airports

Murtala Muhammed International Airport   • Give FG ultimatum, threaten industrial action Workers in the aviation sector yesterday gave the Federal Government a 15-day ultimatum to suspend plans to concession airports nationwide.The workers, under the aegis of Air Transport Service Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN), National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE) and the […]

‘Outsourcing helps companies save cost’

Afam Udeagwu Afam Udeagwu is the Managing Director, XL Outsourcing Limited, which provides various services to corporate organisations including human resource (HR) management, salaries and pension, and a host of others, It also exports its services to the United States, Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Liberia. In this interview with Clara Nwachukwu, he insists that outsourcing […]

Nestle leads gainers on Exchange, index up by 0.1%

Nigerian Stock Exchange Operators, media urged to leverage technology for improved performance The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-share index appreciated marginally by 0.1 per cent at the end of yesterday’s transactions, from 35,306.09 recorded on Tuesday to 35,358.57. However, its market capitalisation remained at steady at N12.171trillion. The Managing Director, Highcap Securities, David Adonri, attributed […]

FG to launch second action plan on ease of doing business

Okechukwu Enelamah, who disclosed this after the expanded PEBEC chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said government was set to launch the second action plan on ease of doing business. The Federal Government on Tuesday, took stock of its achievements in the Presidential Enabling Businesses Environment Council (PEBEC), designed to […]

Nigeria’s debt profile to rise with new issues

• Lagos tops list of debtor states With a series of debt issues lined up before the end of 2017, including a N20 billion in “green bond”, the country’s debt profile is expected to inch further than the latest figure released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The Federal Government had raised $1.5 billion […]