FX policy keeping foreign investors aloof from Nigerian equities, says Ambrose Omordion, Investdata’s Chief

Ambrose Omordion is one of ubiquitous experts providing deep analyses of market trends in the Nigerian capital market. He is the Chief Research Officer (CRO) of Investdata Consulting Limited, leading a team of other experts in the firm. In this interview with a select media including OMOBAYO AZEEZ of Business Metrics, the capital market guru takes a wide look around the domestic market environment to spot lurking opportunities and risk factors for investors and the economy while hinting the government and market regulators on a few tips that can help…

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We’re targeting the right mix of equity and debt financing for telecoms sector – Nnamani, ATCON’s new President

70% broadband penetration

On November 12, Ikechukwu Nnamani became the President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) unopposed. The MD/CEO of Medallion Communications was then saddled with the task of leading the association for the next two years as the advocacy body for telecoms operators in Nigeria sustains its promotion of members’ interests and deliberate engagements with stakeholders. In this interview with OMOBAYO AZEEZ, he reels out his agendas as his two-year tenure sets sail. _____________________________________________________ What is your feeling about the election that has just been won? It is…

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Our mission is to deepen broadband penetration, other telecoms services across Africa – Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers

Our mission is to deepen broadband penetration, other telecoms services across Africa – Wole Abu, CEO, Pan African Towers

Wole Abu is the Chief Executive Officer of Pan African Towers Limited, an indigenous infrastructure company in the African telecoms market. In this interview with BUSINESS METRICS team, Abu discloses the circumstances that gave birth to his company two years ago and the impetus behind its fast-pervading footprints in Nigeria and Ghana as well as the aspirations of the company to disrupt more African telecoms markets in the coming years. As he fielded questions from BUSINESS METRICS at his Lekki Lagos office, Abu also dissects some government policies, their opportunities…

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‘Why Implementation of Nigeria’s broadband plan is strategic to national development’

FG to replace BVN with NIN

Before his appointment as the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy in 2019, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) was the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). A graduate of the Federal University of Technology Bauchi (popularly known as Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University) where he obtained his first degree of BTech in Computer Science in 2003, he also obtained an MSc in Computer Science (2008/2009 session) and MBA in Technology Management (2010/2011 session) from the same University. He later bagged a PhD in Computer Information Systems and…

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How we’re cushioning pandemic impacts on Nigeria’s oil and gas sector – Auwalu, DPR CEO

How we’re cushioning pandemic impacts on Nigeria’s oil and gas sector – Auwalu, DPR CEO

Engr. Sarki Auwalu, director and CEO of Nigeria’s Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), told the press about how the country is strategically implementing OPEC-mandated production cuts and the unprecedented co-operation among industry stakeholders to fight the pandemic. DPR is the regulatory body for Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.   How has DPR managed to ward off some of the negative impacts of Covid-19 on Nigeria’s oil and gas industry? The president and government authorities have rolled out a wide range of policy directions in response to the pandemic. DPR has…

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