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What is Mobile Marketing?

Mobile Marketing is becoming extremely popular but this does not mean all business owners know how to run an effective Mobile Marketing campaign. However, those who are well versed in the subject of Mobile Marketing and have experience using popular strategies effectively are likely to gain a huge advantage over their competitors who do not have these skills. If you are new to the concept of Mobile Marketing, do not worry because this blog post will give you an…


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N280m consent judgement: Judge dragged before NJC

By Abdulwahab Abdulah

Justice Sunday OIadokun Ishola of a Lagos High Court, Igbosere has been dragged before the National Judicial Council (NJC) over allegation that he issued a writ of attachment to levy execution on a purported consent judgment in spite of pending issues before the court.

In the petition filed by Oceanic Bank Plc through its counsel, Chief Bolaji Ayorinde, SAN to the NJC, the bank is asking the body to… Continue

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Is MTN real empowering its Customers?

The just ended MTN World Cup Naira Splash Competition is one of its customer reward initiatives aimed at touching the lives of its subscribers and making them live their dreams. And it must be said that the competition will linger for a long time in the memories of many Nigerians because of its various elements and the unique results achieved.

It was introduced as part of activities marking the staging of the FIFA 2010 World Cup hosted by South Africa, the first ever to be hosted on… Continue

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Nigeria to adopt international financial reporting system in January 2012

By Henry Umoru & Salamatu Ismail

AS part of plans to meet international standards, the Federal government has disclosed that new accounting system , the International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) will take off in Nigeria on first of January, 2012. According to the government, the choice of the date is anchored on the need to effectively transit to IFRS over a three year period.

Unveiling the IFRS road map, , Minister of Commerce… Continue

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Lower interest rates? What M.A.N. must do

By Les Leba

The current contribution of manufacturing to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is currently below 4%; that is well below the target of 15 – 20% required for us to become one of the top 20 countries in year 2020. Manufacturers are generally in accord that the greatest impediments to industrial expansion are the poor power infrastructural base and the relatively high cost of funds.

There is, of course, no doubt that power… Continue

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Fidelity Bank shows commitment to nation’s industrial growth

By Peter Egwuatu

Despite concentration of most of the banks to debt recovery occasioned by the ongoing banking reforms by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Fidelity Bank Plc has taken the bull by the horns to serve as catalysts to the nation’s industrial growth.

The Bank which was part of other banks that recently returned to profitability after losses made as a result of the full loan provisioning mandated by the apex bank has continued to… Continue

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Nigeria to end fuel subsidies by end of 2011, says Aganga

Nigeria’s government is aiming to remove subsidies on domestic fuel prices by the end of next year at the latest, after investing in a mass transit system to ease the impact on the poor, Finance Minister Olusegun Aganga said. “It is going to be sooner rather than later,” Aganga said in an interview in London today. Everything will be ready “by the end of 2011 at the latest. It could be this year.”

The subsidies will cost the government N 520 billion ($3.4 billion) this year, compared… Continue

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The quality of staff in a business can build or ruin it , Ibirogba

By Moses Nosike

Mrs Aderonke Ibirogba, is the CEO and CO-Founder of Smartproc Mall. Smartproc is a logistic company that provides one stop sourcing solution with expertise and versatility in procurement, shipping and delivery from the United States to Nigeria. In this interview with the Saturday Vanguard Business, she narrated some challenges associated with logistic operation and suggests ways the government can mediate to save logistic business in the country for the growth of the… Continue

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Nigeria’s exports to Indonesia hit N9.5b qtr 1

By Ikeoye Oyetoro

IN a bid to shore up its bilateral trade with Nigeria, Indonesia bought non-oil commoditiesworth $63.085million(about N9.5b) from the country in the first quarter of this year.

Trade statistics obtained from the Indonesia Embassy in Lagos, revealed that while Nigeria imported non-oil commodities worth $1.340million (about N201m) from Indonesia, Indonesia bought goods worth N9.5 billion from Nigeria.

According to the… Continue

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Samsung entices subscribers with Samsung Champ device

By Princewill Ekwujuru & Moses Nosike

Samsung Electronics, a leading telecommunication manufactures has announced its new mobile phone the Samsung Champ (model: GT-C3300K) designed for mobile users with an immersive touch screen phone with value-added features at an affordable price.

According to Director, HHP, Mr. Fady Khatib, the Samsung Champ is designed for young individuals who seek innovative and productive ways of using their… Continue

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Labour asks N. Assembly to approve NIMASA’s budget

By Victor Ahiuma-Young

MARITIME Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has expressed fear that the delay by the National Assembly in approving the 2010 budget of Nigerian Maritime Administrative and Safety Agency, NIMASA, can throw the maritime sector into turmoil.

President-General of MWUN, Comrade Anthony Emmanuel Nted, warned that delay which he said is already undermining the welfare and capacity building of the workers and threatened that organised labour may be forced to stage a… Continue

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'Tour operators need endowment fund'

The Conservator General of The Nigerian National Park Service (NNPS), Alhaji Haruna Tanko Abubakar, has urged the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) to establish an endowment fund for tour operators to finance their business besides having adequate knowledge of the products and services they are rendering.

The Conservator General of NNPS, Alhaji Haruna Tanko Abubakar made this call when he paid a courtesy call to the Director General of the Nigerian Tourism Development… Continue

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Osun hold's without reigning monarch, as MTN commissions Arugba circle

This year’s Osun Osogbo festival which ended last week Friday was an historic and significant celebration in the annals of the annual festival that started in 1370AD that there was no reigning monarch (Ataoja) on the throne to direct to affairs.

The grand finale at the grove, which was hosted by Governor Oyinlola, was an opportunity for the people to pay homage to the stool of the late Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Iyiola Oyewale Matanmi lll that died recently.

Many had thought the… Continue

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Oil majors allay fears on fuel scarcity in 4th quarter

By Udeme Clement

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has assured consumers of sufficient supply of petroleum products to all the regions of the country to prevent any form of scarcity in the last quarter of the year, noted for increase in frequency of movement of people.

The executive secretary of MOMAN, Mr. Femi Olawore, made this known in an exclusive chat with Vanguard in Lagos, explaining that supply is higher than demand right now.

He enthused, “the… Continue

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90% substandard goods are from China ,Ojeih

By Udeme Clement

The Chief Executive Officer, IRIS Medical Foundation, Prof. Paul Ojeih, has declared that 90 per cent of fake and substandard products including curative drugs coming into Nigeria on regularly basis are from China.

Ojeih, who claims to be running his indigenous companies with 100 per cent local content, made this disclosure in an exclusive chat with Vanguard in Lagos.

He explained that Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) is battling hard to curtail… Continue

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Labour seeks higher tariff for imported finished goods


STEEL and Engineering Workers Union of Nigeria, SEWUN, has called on the Federal Government to raise the tariff on imported finished goods into the country as a means of protecting the local manufacturing companies.

President-General of SEWUN, Comrade Emmanuel Adesanya who spoke at SEWUN 2010 Annual Industrial Relations Workshop with the theme “Strengthening Institutional Capacity for Employer-Labour Relations in a Developing (depressed) Economy: Steel and… Continue

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Ondo flags off Tree campaign Campaign, plants 500million trees this year

Dayo Johnson AKURE

ONDO State government plans to plant over 500 million trees this year just another one million trees would also be planted annually for the next three years in the State.

Governor Olusegun Mimiko made this known during the flag_off ceremony of the Tree Planting campaign in Akure.

He stated that government decided to take the initiative in order to sensitize the people on the benefits and advantages of planting trees and ornaments in our… Continue

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DOMSA: Delta empowers 117 persons

By Lucky Oji

Delta State government has empowered 177 persons in 17 cluster groups, under the Delta-Oceanic Micro Credit Scheme Account (DOMSA), including the leader of the Action Alliance political party.

The Executive Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Micro Credit, Dr. Antonia Ashiedu, said the action is a confirmation that the Delta Micro Credit Programme has no political undertones.

She said Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, in setting up the Delta Micro Credit… Continue

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