CBN Releases Code of Corporate Governance for Finance Companies in Nigeria: The Code is issued pursuant to the relevant provisions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act 2007, Banks and Other Financial Institutions Act (BOFIA) CAP B3, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN) 2004, other relevant laws and extant CBN Guidelines and Circulars. Read more

First Bank partners CFA Society for Ethics Challenge: As a way of demonstrating its commitment to ethics, professional excellence, capacity building and inclusive growth of Nigerians, First Bank of Nigeria Limited is partnering with CFA Society Nigeria for this year’s edition of its Ethics Challenge. Read more

1.4m people migrate to cities weekly – UN: The UN says no fewer than 1.4 million people migrate every week to cities around the world. Secretary-General António Guterres warned that the weekly migration could contribute to “disasters”. Read more

UK Government announces new plastic tax: The tax, set to be implemented from April 1st 2022, will be subject to a consultation, but if approved will apply to any business that produce or import plastic packaging that does not contain at least 30 per cent recycled content. Read more

Ethiopia Appoints First Female President

Ms. Sahle-Work Zewde has just been appointed as the first female president. The 69 year old President was appointed on […]


Nigerian wins €50,000 Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Award: A Nigerian, Adepeju Jaiyeoba, has been awarded the 2018 Prince […]

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