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  • Sovereign Wealth Fund: State Governors want more clarity

    Nigeria’s powerful state governors have sought more clarity over how the country’s planned debut sovereign wealth fund (SWF) would work because of concerns they will have less access to oil revenues. The fund has been designed to...

    • Posted August 23, 2011
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  • nasir_el-rufai
    Nigeria: Rich Country, Poor People – Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai [Opinion]

    Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai, a former Director General of The Bureau of Public Enterprises,  and also the former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. If President Goodluck Jonathan had had the courage to publicly...

    • Posted August 19, 2011
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  • Agric Minister, Akinwunmi Adesina
    Nigeria is eating beyond its means – Agriculture Minister

    The Federal Government weekend disclosed that N991 billion was spent in the year 2010 for the importation of rice and wheat in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, disclosed this at the International Institute of...

    • Posted August 15, 2011
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  • El-Rufai
    BPE Probe: World Bank report is nonsense – El Rufai

    Damning reports emerged yesterday at the Senate Ad-hoc Committee investigating the activities of the Bureau for Private Enterprises (BPE), as a World Bank report between 1999-2003 indicted a former Director-General of BPE, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, for the lack of proper internal...

    • Posted August 14, 2011
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  • aliko_dangote
    Five Richest Nigerian Stockholders

    By Mfonobong Nsehe While a vast majority of Nigeria’s wealthiest businessmen spurn the capital markets, preferring to build their fortunes through privately-held companies, the Nigerian Stock Exchange still accounts for a substantial portion of the wealth of...

    • Posted August 14, 2011
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  • popemobile
    Former Popemobile Goes On Sale For $350,000

    It has carried a pope through New York and ferried US astronauts during triumphant returns from space. Now, a specially adapted 1964 Lincoln Continental limousine – a more elegant precursor to the modern popemobile – is up...

    • Posted August 7, 2011
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  • Warren Buffet
    “In Omaha the US is still triple A” – Warren Buffet

    America’s most trusted investor, Warren Buffett roundly dismissed the S&P downgrade in comments to Fox Business. “I don’t get it. In Omaha, the U.S. is still triple A. In fact, if there were a quadruple-A rating, I’d give the...

    • Posted August 7, 2011
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  • MARK MOBIUS1_crop
    Emerging markets now a much safer bet – Mobius

    The U.S. dollar and Treasurys, which proved to be safe havens during the global financial crisis, can no longer be viewed as such because of the on-going debt impasse, renowned investor Mark Mobius told CNBC on Friday....

    • Posted July 30, 2011
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  • barack-obama
    America owes foreigners and foreign governments 4514 trillion dollars

    The TRUTH About Who Really Owns All Of America’s Debt Hong Kong :-  Holdings of US Treasuries: $121.9 billion- Percent of US Debt that they own: 0.9% Caribbean Banking Center:- Holdings of US Treasuries: $148.3 billion – Percent of...

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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  • CEO of MTN
    MTN crashes Blackberry charges to N450 per week

    MTN has given their numerous subscribers a reason to smile. The leading telecommunicationsservice provider has introduced even more affordable Blackberry service offerings that addressa wide range of consumer usage segments in the Nigerian market. These new offerings...

    • Posted July 28, 2011
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