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PHIL OKOSE, Onitsha
Business activities in Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of Anambra State and its environs were last Wednesday completely paralysed as the entire markets, banks, shops and law courts were shut in compliance to the order of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, that people should stay indoors in commemoration of Biafran heroes who lost their lives during the Nigeria/Biafra civil war (1967-1970).
More players in the ICT, Banking, and FinTech sectors of the Nigerian economy have continued to throw their weight behind the Third Quarterly Forum of the Nigeria Information Technology Reporters Association (NITRA) billed for Friday, October 13, 2017.
The leadership of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has declared Friday, September 23, 2016 a nationwide sit-at-home public protest over the continued unlawful detention of their leader, Dr Nnamdi Kanu by the Federal Government and her security agencies.
Banks are diverting dollar sales previously allocated to licensed Bureaux De Change (BDC) operators to unlicensed BDCs or currency hawkers, an investigation by The Nation has revealed.
LEO ALIGWO, Business editor
Restoration of the economic fortunes of the South-east and South-south zones, with special emphasis on job creation and curbing restiveness in the area, will occupy a front banner at the second regional forum of its group of professional slated for April 29, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Notable indigenous companies in a panel session at the just concluded 2015 Nigeria Oil and Gas (NOG) Conference and Exhibition in Abuja raised the alarm over the reluctance of banks and financial institutions in the country to lend to local operators in the oil and gas sector.