IMF appoints Harvard’s Gopinath as first female Chief Economist

Posted by - October 3, 2018

The IMF appointed Harvard professor Gita Gopinath as its next chief economist, making her the first woman appointed to the prestigious role. Gopinath will replace Maurice Obstfeld, who announced in July that he’ll retire at the end of this year. The appointment comes as the Washington-based fund grapples with issues such as a surge in

China-Africa Trade Hits $116bn in First 7 Months of 2018

Posted by - August 27, 2018

Trade import and export volumes between China and countries from Africa reached 116 billion dollars in the first seven months of 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced on its website. The figures according to MOC were– up 18.7 per cent year-on-year. China’s exports to Africa were worth 59.36 billion dollars – an increase

Nigerian Govt Realizes N1.17 Trillion Revenues In 2018 First Quarter

Posted by - May 5, 2018

According to Executive Chairman, Babatunde Fowler, who said. The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) realized about N1.171 trillion between January and March this year. He said the amount was about N393 billion, or 51 per cent more than the N778.1 billion the Service collected in the corresponding period in 2017. The Chairman was speaking during

Fidelity Bank Holds First Draw Of 10x Richer Promo

Posted by - August 19, 2017

Fidelity Bank has rewarded the first batch of winners in its Fidelity 10x Richer Promo. The winners of the first draw are Pius Adom of Stadium Post Branch, Adam Osman Adom of Suame Branch and Anastasia Larsen of Adentan Branch. The rest are Nii Dalai Quist of Ridge Towers Branch and Patience Amonimaah of Tesano

NNPC/Shell Cup: Henson Boys from Benin Clinch First Final Ticket

Posted by - July 3, 2017

Goal-hungry boys from Hensen Secondary School of Benin City, Edo State, booked the first slot in the finals of the ongoing 19th edition of the NNPC/Shell Cup with a 4-0 defeat of their counterparts from Government Day Secondary School, Lamisula, Borno State. In the first semi-final match played on Sunday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium,