Nigeria Ten (10) Top Business Icons

  Some are born great while others strive to become greatness by dint of hard work in this world referred to by the late music maestro, Bob Nesta Marley, as a rat race. Nigeria have such men and women. As Nigeria marks its 60th Independence Anniversary,  EMMANUEL IRIOGBE, chronicles some of Nigeria’s top 10 big players that have impacted positively on lives and contributed their quota in the growth of this Great country. They are drawn from all sphere of life ranging from businesses, ICT, politics, etc.   Aliko Dangote…

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JULIUS BERGER AFP CREATES INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL FURNITURE SHOWROOM FOR CUSTOMERS

The head of Media Relations for the Julius Berger Nigeria Plc Group, Prince Moses Duku, disclosed this development to newsmen in a telephone conference on Tuesday from Abuja. The AFP, he said, invites all its customers to visit its state-of-the-art virtual showrooms to discover and experience an unrivalled display of furniture and interior solutions. The showrooms feature fully- operational kitchens equipped with top-end appliances, modern relaxation lounges, refined executive offices, impressive fine dining table settings, lavish bathroom vanity units and cozy bedroom solutions. AFP now display its portfolio in a…

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FOR JULIUS BERGER, THERE IS NO CHALLENGE THAT HAS BEEN TOO BIG, AND NO JOB TOO COMPLEX

*Says JBN Chairman Mutiu Sunmonu as the company celebrates 50th anniversary as a Nigerian registered business concern The Chairman of Nigeria’s leading engineering construction company, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc and its Managing Director Mr Mutiu Sunmonu and Engr. Dr. Lars Richter respectively, has in a joint video that has gone viral, celebrated the nation’s most iconic engineering brand as the company marks its golden jubilee as a Nigerian registered business corporation. The year 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary since Julius Berger’s incorporation as a Nigerian company. According to Sunmonu, while…

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Julius Berger Nigeria Plc appoints Ernest Ebi, Karsten Hensel as Non-Executive Directors

From, Emmanuel Isibor, Lagos The Board of Directors of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc. has appointed Messrs Ernest C. Ebi, MFR, FCIB andKarsten Hensel as non-executive Directors of the Company with effect from December 7. Both Directorswill be replacing independent Director, HRH Igwe Nwokike Anugwu, JP, OFR, and Engr. HeinzStockhausen who recently resigned from the board. Mr. Ernest C. Ebi has more than 40 years of banking experience from various leadership positions inNigeria, including Chairman, Fidelity Bank PLC, Chairman, UNIC Insurance PLC; Executive Director,Corporate Banking of African Continental Bank PLC and…

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY WILL GROW TO THE NEXT LEVEL-Engr. Dantata

*As Federation of Construction Industry Celebrates 63rdAnnual General Meeting in Abuja   The Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI) held its 63rdAnnual General Meeting (AGM) in Abuja on Wednesday July 3, 2019. The AGM that held at the iconic Fraser Hotel and Suites Abuja, was attended by the crème-dela-crème of the construction industry in Nigeria including chief executives, executive directors, and managers of every registered and worthy construction company in Nigeria. Also in attendance with goodwill messages to FOCI were the President of the Council of Registered Engineers in Nigeria (COREN), the President of the Nigerian Institute of Building…

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Prince Arthur Eze Builds $800,000 (288 Million Naira) School In South Sudan

An oil company owned by Nigerian businessman, Mr Arthur Eze, Oranto Petroleum Ltd, is planning to build two schools in South Sudan. Already, the firm has completed the award of the contract for the construction of two primary schools to be located in Yirol and Rumbek, two communities located in central South Sudan and northwest of Juba, the country’s capital. Estimated at over $800,000, the project for the construction of the schools will be executed by local construction company Dynamic Supplies and Construction Limited, in line with Oranto’s policy to…

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Tax Evasion: FG to seize accounts of nearly 7,000 billionaires

  Head of Nigeria’s tax agency, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says Nigeria is now strategizing on how to seize bank accounts of of nearly 7,0000 billionaires who have defaulted on paying their taxes months after the expiration or Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) introduced by last year by the Federal Government. Tunde Fowler, chairman of FIRS last June that it had recovered up to N219 billion through the VAIDS to date,although Kemi Adeosun, country’s minister of finance says it the government has data suggesting that several people…

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Business News: Buhari sanctions banks, MTN

BREAKING! President Buhari already briefed of nine (9) banks who hide $2.1bn of NNPC fund diverted from being passed through TSA …..and sanctions already imposed on the 9 banks – Putting this in perspective, $2.1bn @ N320/$ = N672bn. This is approx. 37.0% of the total N1.8tn earmarked for capital expenditure in 2016 budget and almost at par with the N691bn Federal Allocation shared by the FAAC in July 2016. 9 Banks hiding this huge amount of money that belongs to FG and some people are saying Buhari should slow…

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The Professional Class is about to beBlindsided by A1

The professional class is about to be blindsided by Al’ What we really need to worry about is AI-related labour market disruption, not just for factory workers, but for brain workers too. “I think the global professional middle class is about to be blindsided. She cites a recent competition at Columbia University between human lawyers and their artificial counterparts, in which both read a series of non-disclosure agreements with loopholes in them. “The AI found 95 per cent of them, and the humans 88 per cent,” she says. “But the…

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