Economy

Ecobank chief security jailed 15 months for stealing laptops

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Pulse-gh July 24, 2021 9:01 a.m.

He said the complainant then played a CCTV footage, which captured Issah carrying a carton suspected to contain the laptops from the IT Office but Issah denied it again and …

He said the complainant then played a CCTV footage, which captured Issah carrying a carton suspected to contain the laptops from the IT Office but Issah denied it again and …

MTN Ghana rolls out new network codes

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Pulse-gh July 23, 2021 5:05 p.m.

“Customers will enjoy the opportunity of Dynamic Numbering Service where the system generates a list of random numbers for the customer to choose their preferred number.” The public is advised …

“Customers will enjoy the opportunity of Dynamic Numbering Service where the system generates a list of random numbers for the customer to choose their preferred number.” The public is advised …

Nigeria’s auto industry loses $10bn yearly to petrochemical, steel deficits

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Guardianng July 23, 2021 4:30 a.m.

Workers assembling a vehicle Government’s failure to revive steel companies and equally develop indigenous petrochemical plants have stalled the local automotive development agenda, leading to loss of $10 billion yearly …

Workers assembling a vehicle Government’s failure to revive steel companies and equally develop indigenous petrochemical plants have stalled the local automotive development agenda, leading to loss of $10 billion yearly …

OctaFX claims the Best ECN Broker award for the second year in a row

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Guardianng July 23, 2021 4:23 a.m.

OctaFX has won more than 40 awards since its founding, including the 2021 ‘Best Forex Broker Asia’ award and the 2020 ‘Most Transparent Broker’ award fromGlobal Banking & Finance Reviewand …

OctaFX has won more than 40 awards since its founding, including the 2021 ‘Best Forex Broker Asia’ award and the 2020 ‘Most Transparent Broker’ award fromGlobal Banking & Finance Reviewand …

West Africa to leverage Propak 2021 for climate change, others

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Guardianng July 23, 2021 3:23 a.m.

With the theme: “Propak Sustainability Conference: Being Responsible,” organisers note that with the much needed global effort to tackle climate change, the responsibility to promote opportunities and educate on ways …

With the theme: “Propak Sustainability Conference: Being Responsible,” organisers note that with the much needed global effort to tackle climate change, the responsibility to promote opportunities and educate on ways …

Investors highlight measures to improve market stability

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Guardianng July 23, 2021 3:21 a.m.

Despite investment opportunities in the Nigerian equities market, given the relatively low prices of stocks, 2020 saw a total foreign outflow of N481.93 billion against an inflow of N247.27 billion …

Despite investment opportunities in the Nigerian equities market, given the relatively low prices of stocks, 2020 saw a total foreign outflow of N481.93 billion against an inflow of N247.27 billion …

BoG gives 11 banks out of 23 go ahead to pay dividends to shareholders

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Pulse-gh July 22, 2021 5:34 p.m.

“So, one of the main things we did was to say that we are putting a hold on payment of dividend so that we build enough capital to withstand the …

“So, one of the main things we did was to say that we are putting a hold on payment of dividend so that we build enough capital to withstand the …

Nigeria’s crude wobble as inventories keep volatility high

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Guardianng July 22, 2021 3:10 a.m.

While a loss of 4.333 million barrels was projected for the week, API had reported a draw in oil inventories of 4.079 million barrels, largely in line with analyst predictions …

While a loss of 4.333 million barrels was projected for the week, API had reported a draw in oil inventories of 4.079 million barrels, largely in line with analyst predictions …

Customs enforces zero duty on imported aircraft, spare parts

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Guardianng July 22, 2021 3:07 a.m.

Vice-Chairman of the association, Allen Onyema, said it was on that occasion that the AON presented the issue of the partial implementation of the Finance Act 2020, which prohibits the …

Vice-Chairman of the association, Allen Onyema, said it was on that occasion that the AON presented the issue of the partial implementation of the Finance Act 2020, which prohibits the …

Travellers bemoan travel rules, high cost of multiple tests

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Guardianng July 22, 2021 3:06 a.m.

Passengers strongly support mask-wearing onboard (83 per cent) and strict enforcement of mask rules (86 per cent), but a majority also believe the mask requirement should be ended as soon …

Passengers strongly support mask-wearing onboard (83 per cent) and strict enforcement of mask rules (86 per cent), but a majority also believe the mask requirement should be ended as soon …

CBN to provide affordable finance to rural farmers

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Guardianng July 22, 2021 3:03 a.m.

Commending the Buhari administration for resuscitating NALDA to optimally deliver on its mandate, Emefiele stressed that Nigeria’s survival as a country was hinged on the resourcefulness and synergy among the …

Commending the Buhari administration for resuscitating NALDA to optimally deliver on its mandate, Emefiele stressed that Nigeria’s survival as a country was hinged on the resourcefulness and synergy among the …

Nigerian consumers, firms witness 32% rise in malware attacks

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Guardianng July 22, 2021 3 a.m.

“This only emphasises that the cyber threat the landscape truly does incorporate the whole globe where no continent or country is free of this growing danger and where all consumers, …

“This only emphasises that the cyber threat the landscape truly does incorporate the whole globe where no continent or country is free of this growing danger and where all consumers, …

How Nigeria can tap $53trillion global ESG fund for oil projects

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Guardianng July 22, 2021 3 a.m.

According to them, Africa has the lowest cost of generating carbon credits in the world and as such, a case should be made for a framework whereby African carbon emissions …

According to them, Africa has the lowest cost of generating carbon credits in the world and as such, a case should be made for a framework whereby African carbon emissions …

IMF describes Ghana’s economic outlook as improving

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Pulse-gh July 22, 2021 1:38 a.m.

The 2021 budget envisages a fiscal deficit of 13.9 per cent of GDP in 2021, including energy and financial sector costs, and a gradual medium-term fiscal adjustment which would support …

The 2021 budget envisages a fiscal deficit of 13.9 per cent of GDP in 2021, including energy and financial sector costs, and a gradual medium-term fiscal adjustment which would support …

Ken Agyapong is new Ghana Gas Board chair

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Pulse-gh July 21, 2021 9:31 p.m.

As you take over the helm of affairs, I urge you to be keen in ensuring that debts owed the company are paid regularly.” He continued “As sector Minister, one …

As you take over the helm of affairs, I urge you to be keen in ensuring that debts owed the company are paid regularly.” He continued “As sector Minister, one …

Producer Price Inflation for June hits 10.1%

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Pulse-gh July 21, 2021 5:12 p.m.

“We expect the increased utilisation of spare production capacity to sustain the recovery in the manufacturing and trade sub-sectors”, the report said, adding: “We, however, view the rising cost of …

“We expect the increased utilisation of spare production capacity to sustain the recovery in the manufacturing and trade sub-sectors”, the report said, adding: “We, however, view the rising cost of …

SMEs want government support, effective policies to grow

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 4:22 a.m.

The key recommendations include ensure ongoing working capital stability for SMEs by driving solutions that ease cash flow burdens; removing barriers that hinder women-owned businesses’ ability to receive capital by …

The key recommendations include ensure ongoing working capital stability for SMEs by driving solutions that ease cash flow burdens; removing barriers that hinder women-owned businesses’ ability to receive capital by …

ActionAid seeks Central Bank’s support for women farmers

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 4:05 a.m.

“The government finances are mostly accessed by portfolio farmers, political farmers, because when you design a program for rural women and you are telling them to bring a level 14 …

“The government finances are mostly accessed by portfolio farmers, political farmers, because when you design a program for rural women and you are telling them to bring a level 14 …

Profits of container-shipping line may hit $100b

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 4:01 a.m.

Looking at the surge in new building contracting bylines and tonnage providers over the last eight months Drewry commented: “Drewry maintains the view that high levels of new build contracting …

Looking at the surge in new building contracting bylines and tonnage providers over the last eight months Drewry commented: “Drewry maintains the view that high levels of new build contracting …

Amid new technologies to support Eto, corruption thrives in Apapa

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 3:46 a.m.

“For the middle lane created, it is to allow trucks with genuine Eto paper pass through to access the ports when called up, while most times, you wouldn’t see the …

“For the middle lane created, it is to allow trucks with genuine Eto paper pass through to access the ports when called up, while most times, you wouldn’t see the …

Oando shareholders task SEC on value recovery, ROI

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 3:40 a.m.

Furthermore the settlement includes the immediate withdrawal of all legal actions filed by the Company and all affected directors; payment of a monetary sum, an undertaking by the company to …

Furthermore the settlement includes the immediate withdrawal of all legal actions filed by the Company and all affected directors; payment of a monetary sum, an undertaking by the company to …

As the world warms up to Nigeria, others for improved trade

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 3:23 a.m.

He said the move has led to a reset in the business relationship between Nigeria and France and had created a viable platform for business from both countries to partner …

He said the move has led to a reset in the business relationship between Nigeria and France and had created a viable platform for business from both countries to partner …

How FG plans to boost export with N50bn ESP funding

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 3:14 a.m.

Aside from being an intervention to save and create jobs, Adebayo noted that the Programme “will support resilience in shoring up foreign exchange, diversification, modernisation of Nigeria’s economy and acceleration …

Aside from being an intervention to save and create jobs, Adebayo noted that the Programme “will support resilience in shoring up foreign exchange, diversification, modernisation of Nigeria’s economy and acceleration …

Hope rises as piracy declines in Gulf of Guinea

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 3:02 a.m.

The IMB report also noted that the number of kidnapped crew in the region also declined from 50 in the last quarter of 2020 to 10 in the second quarter …

The IMB report also noted that the number of kidnapped crew in the region also declined from 50 in the last quarter of 2020 to 10 in the second quarter …

Petrol transporters pick holes in PIB

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 2:50 a.m.

Noting that the haulage sector has always suffered in terms of scarcity of products and limited access to loading locations, Othman said: “We are seriously taken aback by the provision …

Noting that the haulage sector has always suffered in terms of scarcity of products and limited access to loading locations, Othman said: “We are seriously taken aback by the provision …

UNCTAD hopeful of improved FDI amid uncertainty

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 2:29 a.m.

In developing countries, the number of newly announced greenfield projects fell by 42 per cent and international project finance deals – important for infrastructure – by 14 per cent. FDI …

In developing countries, the number of newly announced greenfield projects fell by 42 per cent and international project finance deals – important for infrastructure – by 14 per cent. FDI …

Bank to sustain SMEs with empowerment scheme

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 2:14 a.m.

“In an effort to boost the competitiveness of Nigerian SMEs, the bank established the Fidelity SME Radio Forum, a one-of-a-kind knowledge sharing radio and Instagram Live programme for SMEs.” She …

“In an effort to boost the competitiveness of Nigerian SMEs, the bank established the Fidelity SME Radio Forum, a one-of-a-kind knowledge sharing radio and Instagram Live programme for SMEs.” She …

Deep Blue Project: The spirit of togetherness

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 2:13 a.m.

Director-General, NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) rolled out the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project, in …

Director-General, NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) rolled out the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure, otherwise known as the Deep Blue Project, in …

NSC boss tasked on Lagos port decongestion

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Guardianng July 21, 2021 2:11 a.m.

This, he said, would catalyse the formal designation of the dry ports as ports of destination for importation and ports of origin for exportation of many agricultural products like ginger …

This, he said, would catalyse the formal designation of the dry ports as ports of destination for importation and ports of origin for exportation of many agricultural products like ginger …

Benefits of using a Bitcoin exchange

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Guardianng July 20, 2021 9:59 p.m.

It’s a platform where people purchase and sell virtual currencies. People can purchase and sell Bitcoin and other virtual currencies on these platforms at any time. The time barrier doesn’t …

It’s a platform where people purchase and sell virtual currencies. People can purchase and sell Bitcoin and other virtual currencies on these platforms at any time. The time barrier doesn’t …

Glo Ghana Manager remanded for defiling 14-year-old girl

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Pulse-gh July 20, 2021 12:46 p.m.

The defense counsel prayed the court to admit the accused to bail but the Prosecuting officer Chief Inspector Bernard Annor raised objection stating that the accused has no permanent place …

The defense counsel prayed the court to admit the accused to bail but the Prosecuting officer Chief Inspector Bernard Annor raised objection stating that the accused has no permanent place …

Nigeria’s sweet crude bullish at $75 despite oil prices crashing to $69

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Guardianng July 20, 2021 4:20 a.m.

The decision by the Organisation of Oil Exporting Countries (OPEC) to pump 400,000 barrels per day of crude oil into the market on a monthly basis from August, yesterday pushed …

The decision by the Organisation of Oil Exporting Countries (OPEC) to pump 400,000 barrels per day of crude oil into the market on a monthly basis from August, yesterday pushed …

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