LBN News Digest: Nigeria to Host Africa Junior Achievement Business Award, WITIN Targets 10000 Women for ICT Empowerment,Kano to Train 25000 Entrepreneurs & More!

Experts warn banks on increased cyber threats as Nigeria goes cashless
Information Technology (IT) experts have warned financial institutions in Nigeria and other business organisations to take advantage of the latest technology to guard their important database and information assets from increased cyber threats.

Airfares: Nigeria will not back down —Minister
Nigerian Tribune
While declaring open the three-day public hearing, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said doing business should not be at the expense of Nigerian people, while advocating a return of national career, adding that if countries like 

Total shuts down Nigerian gas plant after leak
| ABUJA, April 16 (Reuters) – French oil major Total has shut down a gas plant in Nigeria’s onshore Niger Delta, following a leak caused by a technical incident, the company said in a statement. The leak occurred on a block that also contains crude oil 

Nigeria: Kano to Train 25000 Entrepreneurs
By Sunday Williams, 16 April 2012 The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) funded Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC) project in Kano has said that it is expected to train about 25000 entrepreneurs within the five-year period of the programme’s 

CMA to Nurture Business Talents
In a move which will also seek to instill corporate governance discipline, Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has partnered with The Tony Elumelu Foundation in Nigeria to facilitate the placement of MBA students (associates) from business schools 

Why airline business in Nigeria is unprofitable, by operators
The Nation
 Secretary of the Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Captain Mohammed Joji, has attributed high operating costs, rising price of aviation fuel and lack of an enabling environment as being responsible for failure of airline business in the country.

Air Nigeria to commence Lagos-London dai…
Air Nigeria will commence daily flight operations from Lagos to London on Monday, May 16, says the Chairman of the airline, Dr Jimoh Ibrahim, on Saturday. Ibrahim told media executives and editors in Lagos that the company had also finalised 

Nigeria Unveils Ambitious Economic Goals, Reducing Violence Remains Priority
Kansas City infoZine
By Brooke Kelly – Nigerian political and business leaders came here this week to unveil businessreforms to make it easier for foreign companies to invest in the country’s agriculture and power generation sectors. Washington, DC – infoZine – Scripps 

Nigeria to host Africa Junior Achievement Business Award
Nigeria is to host the Africa Junior Achievement (JA) Business Award later this year, Mrs Franca Thomas, the National Programme Coordinator, Junior Achievement Nigeria, said on Thursday in Abuja. Thomas disclosed this when she led a delegation of the 

Nigeria: WITIN Targets 10000 Women for ICT Empowerment
Supported by Google Nigeria in developing and hosting free websites for women involved in smallbusinesses, Alade said WITIN has through its Grassroots Women Empowerment in Information Technology (GWEIT) initiative, developed over 400 websites that are 

Total Appoints First Nigerian Woman to its  – Nigeria Business News
Total E&P Nigeria has announced the appointment of its first indigenous female Executive Director, Mrs. Edith Ofili-Okonkwo. A statement by the firms.

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