An era of reduction in sales of travel, tourism businesses

By Christopher Ezekwe For clients and practitioners in the travel and tourism trade, given the recent outbreak of Covid-19 also known as Corona Virus, having also, recently confirmed 1 case in Lagos, Nigeria where it was said to be conveyed by an Italian business traveler from Milan, a lot seems obviously out of place. So, please what is your take on the effects and opportunities for travel practitioners in the travel trade amidst these challenges? From my point of view, though, I do foresee prospects for the travel business being…

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Stanbic IBTC reiterates support for Nigeria’s Agricultural sector

Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, a subsidiary of Standard Bank Group, has pledged to continue to provide support for key players and investors in Nigeria’s agricultural sector; especially in the area of funding. Stanbic IBTC recently sponsored the “Agric-tech youth empowerment” Masterclass at this year’s edition of Social Media Week Lagos. Wole Oshin, Acting Head, AgricBusiness, Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, revealed that the financial institution is providing support for the agricultural sector through various intervention funds such as the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers Programme. According to him, such interventionist…

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