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Nigeria trade balance declines as import jumps 73.8% in Q3

December 10, 2018     7:21 pm
Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, reported a 73.8 percent increase in its imports in the third quarter of the year, the National Bureau of Statisti ...
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Update2: Nigeria’s growth performance below analysts’ expectations

Nigeria’s economic growth performance remains below expectations, analysts have said, noting that with the growth rate, more Nigerians are falling i ...
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30 firms seek registration as payment service banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) move to open the banking system to non-financial companies and register mobile money operators could be the bigg ...
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Oil traders, service companies, crowd out local banks in upstream debt transactions

The investment space for Nigerian banks in the upstream sector is expanding to include international banks, service companies and trading houses of in ...

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Emir of Ilorin dissociates self from political incitement

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Council, Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, has dissociated himself from a letter issued by the management ...
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LASG focused on creating enabling environment for private sector- Ambode

The governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode has said that the state government is focused on creating enabling environment for the private sector to ...
CBN raises capital requirements of National MFBs to N5bn, State N2bn, Unit N100m
Financial Inclusion

CBN to leverage NIPOST to establish National MFB in 774 LGs January

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee will by January 2019 leverage the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) to establish the Nationa ...

Financial Inclusion

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FG ASUU negotiations may be deadlock

There are strong indications that the ongoing negotiation between Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the demand for the implementation of the 2009 agreement may be ...

We are solidly behind you, Kwara Youths assure Saraki

Kwara youths have assured the Senate President, Bukola Saraki of their total support for him ahead of the 2019 general elections. They asked the national leader of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) to ...

Boost for food products as Flour Mills delivers 16 trucks to customers

Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has awarded 16 new trucks to customers in its food segment to enable them grow their businesses and reach wider markets. FMN said on Monday in Lagos that this was in line ...

Court orders final forfeiture of NDDC Director, Tuoyo Omatsuli’s N1.8bn properties

Justice Chuka A. Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Monday, December 10, 2018, ordered the final forfeiture of a number of properties worth N1.8bn recovered from the Executi ...

Presidency denies raid on Atiku Son’s house, freezing Peter Obi’s accounts

Presidency on Monday washed its hands clean on the purported freezing of the bank accounts of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Vice Presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, Peter Obi. This is jus ...

EU earmarks €500m to tackle violence against women, girls in Nigeria, others

Nigeria is one the countries to benefit from €500m European Union spotlight initiative which is aimed at ending violence against women and girls in the country and others. The Head of the EU Delegat ...

Reps task FG not to renege on Friday payment promise

Joseph Akinlaja, Chairman, House Committee on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), on Monday urged Federal Government to honour its agreement of paying oil marketers N236 billion by Friday, 14th December ...

Dogara seeks end to pilfering of public funds by public office holders

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, expressed concern over the pilfering of public funds and other forms of misappropriation, disregard for Court rulings that bedeviled Nigerian po ...

2019: APC chances in North East boosted as Almakura Cottee submits report

The chances of the All Progressives Congress, APC to win the 2019 general elections in the North East geopolitical zone have been boosted according to the report of the Governor Tanko Almakura Peace a ...

Security agencies, obstacles to credible elections – Saraki, Dogara

As the 2019 General Elections draw near, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara on Monday lamented the role of security agencies in promoting vote bu ...

PDP condemns FG’s invasion of Atiku’s sons’ home

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has condemned Saturday’s raid on the residence of the sons of its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar by the Economic ...

Janssen hosts prostate cancer awareness event ‘more time for life’

On Saturday 8th December 2018, Janssen,one of the Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, invited guests to ‘More Time For Life!’, a one day health and social networking event that aime ...

UPDATED: INEC insists only card readers’ll be used for 2019 elections, no Incident Forms

Despite President Muhammadu Buhari declining assent to the fourth version of the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted that only smart card ...

FG begins repair works on 1.4km Alaka Bridge

Some level of respite is in the offing for distraught motorists inbound Eko Bridge, as the Federal Government has begun repair works on the Alaka Bridge inward Iganmu. The rehabilitation work which wa ...


Life & Arts

‘We have proven in Africa that we can sign and open hotels in the African market’

ANDREW MCLACHLAN is the group senior vice president, development, Sub-Saharan Africa, Radisson Hotels Group. In this interview with OBINNA EMELIKE...

Keji Ogunjobi: An emerging cleaning entrepreneur

Keji Olufemi Ogunjobi is the chief executive officer of Easiclean Top Managers, which focuses on general cleaning and fumigation services. Keji...

Steven and Adeola: Leveraging tech to produce beautiful imagery

A picture is worth a thousand words. As a result, lots of young people in Nigeria are going into the...



Sports

We must get past Norway to get into the knockout rounds – Dennerby

Nigeria’s Super Falcons coach, Coach Thomas Dennerby, has charged his African champions to scoop all three points against Norway in...

Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles one win away from FIFA World Cup

Nigeria’s Beach Soccer National Team is again on the threshold of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, after a 4-2...

The 19th National Sports Festival gets into full swing

The 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) which began December 6 in Abuja will come to an end December 16. The chase...