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Ads in vernacular, slangs penetrate faster, Verdant Zeal boss, Olugbodi

Mr Tunji Olugbodi, Executive Vice Chairman, Verdant Zeal Group, an accomplished professional in the brands and advertising world, in this edition of Executive Platform interview, spoke to Princewill Ekwujuru on latest trends in the industr

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Stock market to rev up in Q2’17 – MD, NASD Plc

Mr. Bola Ajomale is the Managing Director/CEO, NASD OTC Securities Exchange Plc, the promoter of a trading network that eases secondary market trading of securities of unquoted public companies in Nigeria. In this interview with Financial Vanguard, Ajomale said that activity was dull at the NASD in 2016, but expressed optimism that as more companies comply with the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC’s directive for shares of all public companies to be registered with it, there will be increased activity in the market. He spoke on various other issues. Excerpt:

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Why those who tried to create a wedge between Buhari, Osinbajo failed – Femi Adesina

But for the honesty and principled nature of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, mischief makers would have mounted a wedge between him and President Muhammadu Buhari, during the president’s 49-day recent medical vacation in the United Kingdom when Osinbajo functioned as acting president, Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President, has said. In this interview, Adesina spoke among others on how Osinbajo disappointed those who tried to create problems between him and Buhari.

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Why Serbia decorated President Buhari with highest  national order -Manojlovic

Mr. Mirko Manojlovic is presently the Charge d’ Affaires of Serbian Embassy in Abuja Nigeria. Here the smooth talking career diplomat shares stories about his long term diplomatic career, his love for Africa and why Africans including Nigerians should stay united no matter how hard the current economic recession bites as according to him, it would soon be a thing of the past.

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We consistently delivered value to our stakeholders — CEO, Coronation Merchant Bank

Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Coronation Merchant Bank, Mr. Abubakar Jimoh in this interview spoke on how the bank came into existence; its corporate ambition; financial performance; the capital market operations; how the merchant banking services can spur economic development, the future outlook, among others.

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Borrowing locally will impact economy, insurance sector — Omosehin

There have been a lot of predictions on the economic outlook for 2017. Many experts predicted about 1.0 per cent to 1.1 per cent growth in GDP. The World Bank also predicted 1.0 per cent rise in the economic outlook. These are outlooks that Mutual Benefits have used in benchmarking what we want to do for the year. It is on that premise that we are looking at the current year. However in absolute terms, we also need to look at those things that the government has put in place that will cushion or sort of arrest the recession at hand.

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