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MTN shares rise on report that Nigeria may reduce $10.1 billion fine

November 14, 2018     2:29 pm
Shares in South Africa’s MTN Group rose 2.6 percent on Wednesday on a media report that Nigerian authorities could reduce the $10.1 billion sum they ...
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MTN, Airtel to apply for mobile banking licence

Leading telecommunication service providers, MTN Nigeria and Airtel Nigeria have shown major interest in operating in the financial services space and ...
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Nigeria’s railway ambition suffers setback as GE pulls out of $2 bn deal

Nigeria’s ambition to revamp its old and dilapidated rail network and connect major economic hubs across the country has suffered a setback as GE ha ...
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Nigeria’s cocoa price rises 21% in three weeks, as flooding cuts output

The price of cocoa beans in Nigeria, the country’s second-largest export earner after oil, jumped 21 percent in three weeks, on fears that floodi ...


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Emeka Osuji
Ogho Okiti


Financial Inclusion

Why are aircraft still towed to point of disembarking at Nigerian airports?

Many passengers do not know when it happens. You land at the airport, the seat belt signs are left on and an announcement over the public address syst ...

NECA kicks as Nat’l Lottery Commission shuts NB Plc premises

Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has lashed out on the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) over what the association ...

Alaghodaro: Edo earmarks 100 roads for construction

Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, says 100 roads in different parts of the state have been earmarked for construction as the dry season sets in. Oba ...

Mobile money transfer rises 43% on convenience, low cost, increased platforms

Mobile money transfer in Nigeria rose 43 percent over a ten-month period, driven by customer convenience, low transaction charges, and increased suppl ...

$400m Skyway tech seeks to resolve Nigeria’s urban gridlocks

Nigeria stands a chance of becoming part of a global solution to increasing urban gridlocks, as Skyway Africa begins talks in the country to introduce ...

New book blames Odili for political violence in Rivers, Amaechi, Wike for profiting from it

A new book unveiled in Port Harcourt at the weekend traced the introduction of violent politics in Rivers State to former governor, Peter Odili, and b ...

Edusko hosts education leaders at 2nd edition of Business of Education Summit

Edusko, an EdTech firm, hosted hundreds of school leaders across Nigeria in its second edition of the Business of Education summit, recently. The Busi ...

MainOne powers up MEST Incubator with high-speed internet

West Africa’s connectivity and data centre services provider, MainOne, has partnered the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) to pr ...

Edo partners LAPO to promote science, technology education

Edo State government says it is partnering Lift Above Poverty Organisation (LAPO) in providing the best educational opportunities to its school system ...

Christian Business Fair kicks off in Lagos

The second edition of the ‘Christian Business Fair,’ organised by the Catholic Young Adults Association (CYAA) of our Lady Mother and Queen Cathol ...

Times multimedia partners CNN to create Folio.ng

Times Multimedia, a media, digital publishing and technology company, is proud to formally announce an exclusive partnership with CNN, the world’s n ...

GPPS showcases indigenous capability, unveils office complex

With local private involvement in the oil and gas sector of the national economy on the rise, Global Process and Pipeline Services (GPPS) Limited, who ...

FG partners NAMEL, others to establish 2500 agricultural equipment hiring enterprise across 774 LGAs

The federal government on Tuesday partnered with the Nigeria agricultural mechanization and equipment leasing company (NAMEL), Tractor Owners hiring f ...

Naira trades strong as CBN injects $210m into forex market

In its latest round of intervention, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, injected the sum of $210 million in the inter-ba ...

Dogara promises speedy passage of anti-piracy law to secure Nigerian waters

Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has expressed the willingness of the National Assembly to collaborate with the executive to ma ...


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Explainer: Speed, ease, convenience are why many Nigerians are turning to mobile money

Explainer: Speed, ease, convenience are why many Nigerians are turning to mobile money

High investments in the technology mobile space, convenience, alongside confidence from mobile consumers are the reasons why mobile inter-scheme transfers...

Explainer: Here’s why the number of bank borrowers reduced in 3 years

High rate of unemployment, a fragile economy and Non-Performing Loans (NPLs) may be the reasons why the number of people...

Explainer How direct primary could salvage Nigeria’s electoral system

Explainer: How direct primary could salvage Nigeria’s electoral system

Recently the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) adopted direct primary method to elect its...



Life & Arts

Lagos Mainland hosts maiden Lagos Retail Festival

The first edition of Lagos Retail Festival will be hosted by Lagos Mainland, starting from November 23 to 29. The...

Spotlight Nigeria 2018 provides platform for investors to discuss business opportunities in Nigeria

SPOTLIGHT NIGERIA 2018- PRESS RELEASE Paris, 10th October 2018 Friends of Nigeria (FON) organized the Spotlight Nigeria 2018 which held...

Mo Abudu awarded honorary doctorate by University of Westminster

Yesterday, the University of Westminster awarded Mo Abudu, founder and chief executive of EbonyLife Media, an honorary degree of Doctor...



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Fulham sacks Jokanovic, appoints Ranieri as manager

Fulham sacks Jokanovic, appoints Ranieri as manager

English Premier League side, Fulham, have appointed Italian veteran coach Claudio Ranieri as manager after sacking Slavisa Jokanovic in a bid to...

2019 AFCON: NB Plc charges Super Eagles to beat South Africa 

Nigeria’s leading brewing company, Nigerian Breweries Plc has urged the Super Eagles to extract their pound of flesh from the...

2019 AFCON: Super Eagles intensifies preparation ahead big clash with South Africa

Stand –in Captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba on Tuesday evening as...