Barton Heyman

January 25, 2018

Nigeria Update: Stock market index plunges 0.9% amid profit booking

The downward pull, occasioned by profit booking on the trading floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), continued yesterday, as more blue chip stocks joined the […]
January 23, 2018

World Update: Facebook acknowledges social media’s risks to democracy

Facebook acknowledged Monday that widespread use of social media can be harmful to democracy, while pledging to work to minimize these risks.  The world’s biggest social […]
January 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: CBN boosts forex market with $210m

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Monday, ended transactions at the inter-bank foreign exchange (forex) market with the auction of $210 million. Last week, CBN intervened […]
January 23, 2018

Nigeria Update: Nigeria loses N1.74 trillion to absence of petroleum law

  Nigeria lost N1.74trillion to the absence of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) in 2013, according to the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). NEITI […]