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Kwara bank managers back BVN extension to MFBs

Kwara bank managers back BVN extension to MFBs

…decries cost of machine By Matthew Denis Bank managers of Microfinance Banks across Ilorin, Kwara State have thrown their support for the proposed extension of Bank Verification Number (BVN) to their banks. According to them most of the MFBs have since key into the policy for salary accounts of their customers across the state. It […]

Naira appreciate, Bureau De Change operators loses N130m in a week – Official

Naira appreciate, Bureau De Change operators loses N130m in a week – Official

The Naira recorded an appreciation of 12.36 per cent at the parallel market in the last one week. While the Naira appreciated, the leader of bureau de change operators in Nigeria said his members lost N130 million due to the mode of Central Bank’s intervention in the past week. It was reported that the Naira […]

NSE Partners with Access Bank to celebrate Global Money Week

NSE Partners with Access Bank to celebrate Global Money Week

Consistent with its commitment to promote financial literacy and inclusion in Nigeria, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or Exchange) in collaboration with Access Bank Plc will commemorate the 2017 Global Money Week themed: ‘Learn. Save. Earn’ with a series of educational programs to raise awareness and improve the capabilities of young people to make sound […]

KAMWIRE poised to dominate world steel industry – MAN chair

KAMWIRE poised to dominate world steel industry – MAN chair

The Chief Executive Officer, Kam Industries Nigeria Limited, Alhaji Kamorudeen Ibitoye Yusuf on Tuesday in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, said the company is poised to dominate the steel market in the world because of its comparative advantage to stimulate the country’s economy for growth and development. He said the country in particular and the […]

I started as a memory card vendor – CEO, Samate Furniture

I started as a memory card vendor – CEO, Samate Furniture

By Matthew Denis Dayo Tonolosun, is the brain behind Samate Furniture, a business, which he started from the scratch to the level he has taken it to today. Speaking on his grass to grace story as an entrepreneur, Tonolosun recalled that he started business as a memory card vendor. According to him ” I started […]

IBEDC to commence distribution of pre-paid meter today

IBEDC to commence distribution of pre-paid meter today

By Daniel Ayantoye The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) will commence the distribution of prepared meters on Monday (today). The Kwara Regional Communication Officer, IBEDC, Ayodeji Bada, disclosed this during an interview with Pilot Business on Friday. According to him, the meters are to be distributed on a ‘first come first serve’ basis. He explained […]

Market reorganisation’ll ease price control – Iyaloja General

Market reorganisation’ll ease price control – Iyaloja General

By Deborah Oyewo The Iyaloja General of Kwara State, Hajia Adenike Abdulkareem has maintained that reorganisation of market will assist in regulating prices of commodities in the state. Recall that the Kwara State Government recently announced that it has concluded plans to reorganise markets in the state to ease purchase of goods by citizens. Speaking […]

World Consumer Day: KWACCIMA President, others  task regulatory agencies on product standard

World Consumer Day: KWACCIMA President, others  task regulatory agencies on product standard

…as SON urges consumers to be vigilant As the world celebrate Consumer Rights Day on Wednesday, regulatory bodies in Nigeria have been charged to live up to their responsibilities in order to eliminate substandard products and safe guard lives of consumers. The regulatory agencies include National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Drug […]

Recession: Kwara ICAN tasks members on entrepreneurship

Recession: Kwara ICAN tasks members on entrepreneurship

The Kwara State Chapter, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has charged  its members to embrace entrepreneurship as a way out of the current economic recession. The newly elected Chairman, Pastor Abel Aiyedogbon gave the charge during an investiture ceremony of the new executives held at Banquet Hall on Wednesday. He said, “Our investiture today is […]

Shun white collar jobs, Commissioner charges Kwara youths

Shun white collar jobs, Commissioner charges Kwara youths

By Deborah Oyewo The Kwara State Commissioner for Planning and Economic Development, Alhaji Wasiu Odewale has called on youths to embrace entreprenuership skills and be job creators rather than seeking non-existing white collar jobs. The Commissioner stated this in a statement signed and made available to this medium yesterday by the Press Secretary of the […]