Iwobi Shouldn’t Consider Loan Move – Okocha

Legendary Nigerian midfielder Austin ‘Jay-Jay’ Okocha has urged his nephew Alex Iwobi not to leave Arsenal on loan next season. The 20-year-old midfielder Iwobi has not been getting regular game time at the English Premier (EPL) club in recent times. However, former Bolton Wanderers star Okocha feels that Iwobi needs to stay at Arsenal because…

NPFL To Honour Dead Calabar Football Fans Todaay

Players of Rangers International of Enugu and Kano Pillars would wear black arm-bands during their rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 9 fixture in Enugu today as a mark of respect for the football fans who lost their lives on Thursday night while watching an Europa League game in a  commercial viewing centre….

As Tomato Industry Gets Another Policy Boost

The federal government’s new policy which aims at boosting tomato production, improving the value chain and attracting investment by addressing a situation where Nigeria has become a major global net importer of tomato paste, while over 40 percent of her total local production of tomato was usually being wasted has been applauded by the stakeholders…

NSE Restructures REITS, Closed-End Funds

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has notified the market about its proposed changes to the framework regarding the trading of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and closed-end funds listed on the Exchange. According to the Exchange in a press statement, the proposed changes, which will be implemented over the next three quarters of 2017, are…

Leasing Firms Plead For Long Term Funding For Efficiency

Leasing firms across the country are pleading for cheap long term funding to enhance the capacity of lessors to deepen leasing penetration in the country. Speaking on behalf of the leasing operators at the Quarterly Business Forum of the Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN) in Lagos, the chairman, ELAN, Mr. Chuka Onwuchekwa, said, one…