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June 4, 2018

Women in Energy: Oiling the Wheels of Talent

  Rolake AkinkugbeHead,  Energy and Natural Resources @rolakeakinkugbe         It is fair to say that the macho image of “Big Oil” is fading, somewhat. And perhaps rightly so. Given the oil price headwinds in recent years, companies absolutely have to harness and select the best talent – male and female – across the industry for all types of roles, commercial, technical and administrative. Those price headwinds may also threaten the significant strides that have been made by women in the oil and gas sector. Scan the room at an oil and gas industry function or event today, and, despite significant strides in gender diversity, female representation on an oil and gas panel is still only an occasional phenomenon. This example is just a microcosm of how it...

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December 28, 2017

Private Equity

Deal Description: FBN Capital was the Joint Financial Adviser to Etisalat’s US$1.25bn Loan Facility to fund the addition of 924 BTS sites. FBN Capital and Citigroup Global Markets, together as 'Financial Advisers', were mandated by Etisalat to raise financing to refinance its existing $650mm senior debt facility, and finance needs for its network deployment plan across Nigeria. The deal is noteworthy in that it also received the Africa Investor Infrastructure Investment award in May this year evidence of its outstanding nature among industry watchers.

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November 21, 2016

The Report: Nigeria 2016 | Oxford Business Group

With abundant natural resources and a young, dynamic population, Nigeria has long played an important role on the continent and...

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November 21, 2016

Viewpoint: The status and evolution of the Nigerian stock market

The strongest selling points of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) are the reforms and new products it is putting in...

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