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Political pressure may have suppressed release of Nigeria’s unemployment data

November 15, 2018     2:45 am
The fear that a higher unemployment rate will have a negative impact on the fortunes of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressive party (APC) at the general ...
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Nigerians studying in the US rise to a 6-year high

Faced with incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), poor funding of education and inadequately equipped schools, Nigerian ...
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Nigeria dials up mobile banking revolution

Is Nigeria set to replicate the success of Kenya’s digital payments upheaval on an even grander scale? MTN, the top African telecom operator, certai ...
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Nigeria’s presidential candidates confronted with litany of moribund industries

As political campaigns begin next week, presidential candidates are confronted with unveiling a practical blueprint for reviving hundreds of moribund ...


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Financial Inclusion

Abaribe’s N100m bail bond: Court orders interim forfeiture

A Federal High Court, Abuja, Wednesday, ordered Senator Eyinnnya Abaribe and two others who stood as  sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indig ...

Electronic fraud in banking projected to reach N6.1trn by 2021 says CBN 

Electronic fraud loses in the Nigerian banking system are projected to reach N6.1 trillion by 2021 according to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The ...

Reps to probe crisis trailing promotion, demotion of police officers

The House of the Representative on Wednesday unveiled plan to investigate and ascertain the propriety of the alleged scandal trailing the appointment ...

Labour warns against delay in implementation of N30,000 new minimum wage

Organised Labour on Wednesday warned Federal Government against any attempt to delay or truncate the newly-agreed N30,000 national minimum wage. Bobbo ...

FG, Varsity lecturers resume negotiation Thursday

Federal Government and leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will on Thursday resume negotiation with the view to resolve the ling ...

Concerns heighten on government inability to guarantee food safety

Agricultural experts have raised grave concerns on government’s failire to sufficiently guarantee food safety in the country, and is coming amid cla ...

2019: APC supports global efforts to check fake news

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the All Progressives Congress, APC says it supported the ongoing global media attention and efforts to check the ...

FEC approves N30b contracts, 400 assault riffles for prisons

Ahead of the dry season resumption of construction works, road infrastructure projects took the lion share of approvals by the Federal Executive Counc ...

Ogoni clean up kicks off in two weeks on $180m mobilization

Baring last minutes changes, the long awaited take off of the Ogoni oil spills, is expected to take off in two weeks time. Federal government and Inte ...

Respite for estate developers as FCTA moves to overhaul DDC

Estate developers in Abuja are to get more value for the money they invest in the industry as the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA is se ...

Foreign investors can’t ignore Nigeria’s population – Coronation CEO

Despite declining foreign investments that Nigeria might be experiencing as a result of increased tension in the build-up of the 2019 elections, along ...

Stock investors book N16bn loss

Nigerian equity investors booked N16billion loss at the sound of trading gong on Wednesday November 14 as the market failed to sustain the 0.03percent ...

Bonga oil spill: Victims urge FG to prevail on Shell to pay $3.6bn fine

Artisanal fishermen in the Niger Delta, affected by the December 2011 Bonga oil spill, have urged the Federal Government to compel Shell to pay the $3 ...

Campaign fund scarcity hits PDP, Atiku – APC

As the campaign for the 2019 general elections draws nearer, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has revealed that its main challenger, the Peop ...

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 ...


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Explainer

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

IJINLE: Osun launches initiative to revive traditional Yoruba fashion

An almost dying traditional Yoruba fashion is in the verge of revival due to a new initiative launched yesterday by...

MultiChoice excites subscribers with #FestiveTogether campaign 

MultiChoice excites subscribers with #FestiveTogether campaign 

Leading video entertainment company, MultiChoice Nigeria on Wednesday, November 14th, unveiled a special campaign offer to treat customers on its...

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...



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Eagles coach Rohr eyes another ‘ticket with match to spare’

Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr is countenancing a second feat on-the-bounce of qualifying Nigeria’s Super Eagles for a major championship with...

Super Falcons in Ghana for AWCON

Super Falcons in Ghana for AWCON

Champions Nigeria flew into Ghana’s capital city, Accra on Wednesday on their way to Cape Coast for Group B attrition...

South Africa vs. Nigeria AFCON Qualifiers Live on DStv and GOtv

The penultimate round of matches in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers will be played over the weekend of...