Big Deal For China

The BRI is not just aimed at solving current economic and trade challenges but also it goes to secure the future for China. It is imperative to state that a number of arguments and counter arguments have been made on the critical factors that motivated China to engage in such massive plan. We can broadly […]

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Who Funds BRI?

The funding for this plan can be seen from four perspectives; direct funding from China; indirect funding from China; funding from international bodies and funding from member countries.  China is providing funding for this initiative directly through: US$40 billion Silk Road fund; New Development Bank; Industrial and Commercial bank of China (ICBC); China development Bank; […]

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Exclusive Interview with Dr. Obadiah O. Mailafia

“Nigeria is a huge market and the opportunities for investors are humongous”….. DR. OBADIAH MAILAFIA Dr. Obadiah O. Mailafia serves as the Chief of Staff of the 80-member African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States based in Brussels, Belgium. Dr. Mailafia is a Career Economist, Banker and International Development Specialist with over 25 years’ […]

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Exclusive Interview with Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC Secretary General

“OPEC will continue to pursue a balanced, stable and sustainable global oil market.” … Sanusi Barkindo Ahead of the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) in  2019, The Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo in this exclusive interview with Iyanuoluwa Ajayi of FINMAGAZINE speaks on the global demand and […]

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Algeria Explores Offshore

Algeria entered into a deal with Total and ENI to conduct offshore exploration for oil and gas by studying deep waters in the Mediterranean off the Algeria coast. In the words of ENI CEO Claudio Descalzi “Together with Sonatrach and Total, we will have the opportunity to explore the deep water of the Algerian offshore, […]

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