Bill Gates assesses investment impact in Nigeria


LAGOS, (CAJ News) – PHILANTHROPIST businessman, Bill Gates, is visiting Nigeria to see first-hand the progress the country is making on primary healthcare provision, polio eradication, nutrition and financial inclusion. The principal founder of the Microsoft Corporation is the West African country in his capacity as the co-chair of the Bill More...

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Nigeria Mining Week.
By On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

World Bank backs Nigeria economic diversification plans

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed More...

Ghana’s forests
By On Friday, May 5th, 2017

Gas price hike a threat to Ghana’s forests

from MASAHUDU KUNATEH in Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – THE price hike in liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), a major source of fuel for Ghanaians is hitting locals hard in the pockets as well as threatening More...

Seven Energy
By On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Maheshwari new Seven Energy CEO

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SEVEN Energy, the integrated gas company in southeast Nigeria, has appointed Manish Maheshwari as Chief Executive Officer.He succeeds Phillip Ihenacho, who had informed the company in 2016 More...

lagos traffic
By On Monday, March 27th, 2017

SA firms upbeat at West Africa investment potential

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African businesspeople who participated in a week-long trade and investment mission to Ghana and Nigeria are optimistic of tangible results in the near future. The Department of Trade More...

internet uptake
By On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Economic troubles drive Nigeria internet adoption down

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE decline in internet subscriptions in Nigeria has been blamed on the West African country’s prevailing economic challenges. Latest data released by the Nigeria Communications Commission More...

By On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Technology disrupting Africa’s financial sector

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS from around the continent will gather at Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeria to discuss the future of the financial services sector in the wake of a flurry of technologies rapidly More...

By On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

MTN loses top Africa ranking after Nigeria troubles

MTN LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SAMSUNG, the electronics firm, has defied the controversy around its flagship model last year to emerge as the continent’s most-admired brand. It has knocked mobile operator, MTN, More...

By On Monday, February 27th, 2017

Nigeria emerges a key market for Facebook

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – FACEBOOK has reiterated the importance of Nigeria as a key market.Chris Cox, Chief Product Officer at Facebook, made the sentiments in Lagos where he is to speak at the Social Media Week. “The More...

forex shortfalls
By On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Banks welcome CBN measures of foreign exchange

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE move by the Central Bank of Nigeria to channel over 370 million to the foreign exchange market is seen as a blow to the parallel market that has been thriving on the shortage of foreign More...