Alexander Estrada

MAN calls for government support to overcome constraints

Through Merit Ibe the The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has requested support from the federal government to overcome the constraining constraints on competitive manufacturing in the country. The association’s president, Mansur Ahmed, made the appeal during the advocacy visit to President Muhammadu Buhari recently, where he listed the challenges …

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Bank loans to MSMEs do not reach the threshold

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said bank loans to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) still did not meet the mandatory threshold as of September 30, 2021. According to the most recent central bank data, 440.34 billion pesos was set aside for MSME financing during the period, below the …

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Economic recovery: some glimmers of hope but still a long way to go – myRepublica

The year 2021 was decidedly not as gloomy as the year before in terms of freeing the economy from the clutches of the COVID-19 pandemic. Economic activities accelerated as the spread of the coronavirus gradually slowed. The signs are positive but the economy could sink into a crisis if corrective …

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Inverness’s dad has slammed hard after being kicked out of town strip club

Inverness’s dad has slammed hard after being kicked out of town strip club Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. to cancel An icon depicting a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” …

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How investment projects suffer from an overburdened civil service – Blueprint Newspapers Limited

With recurrent spending swallowing up the bulk of annual budget allocations, many fear that the execution of investment projects will continue to suffer for a long time; BENJAMIN UMUTEME looks at development. For several decades Nigeria continued to suffer from an infrastructure shortage caused in part by declining income and …

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Banks miss their loan quotas for agriculture and agrarian sectors

NB FILE PHOTO LENDERS were unable to provide the required credit for the agriculture and agrarian reform (agri-agra) sectors during the period July to September, based on data from the central bank. Banks disbursed loans worth 804.17 billion pesos in the third quarter for the two sectors, according to preliminary …

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A Shore Thing: not enough money to “hold back the sea”, but defense is possible

Auckland has 3,200 km of coastline, and as sea levels rise and cliffs erode, some 17,600 homes in the area are at risk. A shore thing is a Things series that speaks to people whose properties are under threat, to scientists trying to warn us, and engineers trying to hold …

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The effect of calamities is never neutral in terms of class, the poor suffer the most from all pandemics

The effect of calamities is never neutral in terms of class, the poor suffer the most from all pandemics Sanjay Roy The pandemic and its consequences that have manifested in different parts of the world and, more importantly, its differential impact on classes of people and segments of the population …

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Resolving issues with Calgary Flames overtime and what needs to change in 2022

The Calgary Flames saw their 2021-22 season interrupted after 28 games played. They did pretty well in the standings with a 15-7-6 record, good for 36 points, and still third in the Pacific Division with games in hand against the Vegas Golden Knights and Anaheim Ducks, the two teams in …

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Nickel Comes Back to $ 20,000 As Traders Turn to Fundamentals

The price of nickel has rebounded to $ 20,000 as trading is still moderate with the London Metal Exchange shutting down for the Christmas holidays and base metals markets have been keeping a close watch on the spread of the Covid-19 Omicron variant. The benchmark nickel futures contract on the …

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