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Why oil giants won’t invest in Nigerian Stock Exchange — Apostle Hayford Alile

Culled from Vanguard and written by Sam Eyoboka
 
ALILE 2Born on April 24, 1940, Apostle Hayford Alile briefly attended University of Ibadan as a scholar in physics and thereafter proceeded to Howard University, Washington DC, where he earned his B.A. degree in economics and mathematics. He later attended Rutgers Graduate School of Management, New Jersey, USA for his MBA programme before proceeding to the Harvard Business School where he bagged his AMP.  
Alile’s rich working history began as an economic and financial consultant to Louis Berger Inc, East Orange, New Jersey, USA in
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SOLOMON UMUDI: AN ENCOUNTER WITH A PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ENTREPRENEUR

THE VOICE NEWSMAGAZINEPeople who are physically challenged are sometimes wrongly regarded by some as not being able to contribute to the society in any meaningful way because of their disability but there are many whose strength of character and will to overcome all odds have done more than just prove they can equal the efforts of our best including none physically challenged people.
Many have even achieved much more with the passion and spark for life like one that the Voice magazine correspondent encountered during a recent visit to Nigeria. His story is inspirational to other physically challenged people and equally inspirational to those who feels he is unable to make a difference, he refused to lie low because of the obstacles that confronted him in life.
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Zainab Kessington Momoh, Worthy Step of an Achiever: A Book for All Ages

zainabIn Nigeria, people hardly honour their living heroes. This is why the book ZAINAB KESSINGTON MOMOH: Worthy Steps of An Achiever is a relevant one.
This masterpiece is a marvelous write-up in honour of a dedicated woman who is not just a wife and mother but a pillar behind a great mind.
The documentation of the landmarks of one's life cannot be an easy task, but Zainab's recollections are enthusiastic and vibrant.
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A Guide To Promote And Market African Products In Europe

THE VOICE NEWSMAGAZINEAre you a successful farmer, manufacturer or a trader, aiming to export your product to Europe, America or any developed country? There are trade preferences that the European Union is offering to the developing world. To export any product to Europe, there are many issues that the exporter has to take into consideration. First of all, find out if your product will sell and if yes, which are the countries that you need to export your products to and the standard of the labeling requirements for the products within the European Union or the country you intend to market your products.
 
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New fund to encourage investment in and exports to 66 developing countries

The Dutch Good Growth Fund (DGGF) is up and running as of 1 July 2014. The DGGF is intended to help businesses that wish to invest in developing countries and emerging markets. The new fund, instituted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will leverage initiatives that contribute to economic and social improvements in 66 countries. According to Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen, the fund fulfils an important need. 'On my travels I regularly meet entrepreneurs with highly promising projects for which they can't get a loan from ordinary lenders. For them, the DGGF could be the answer.'
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