Exclusives

Buhari right to say economy in crisis, but here is why he should share in the blame

December 15, 2018     9:27 am
President Muhammadu Buhari made a not too stunning confession Friday when he told a meeting of the thirty state governors that the Nigerian economy is ...
Exclusives

UPDATE: Nigeria inflation beats analyst forecast and here’s what it means

Annual inflation in Nigeria rose for the third time in four months after accelerating by 11.28 percent year on year in November 2018 on the back of hi ...
Exclusives

Nigeria’s first gold refinery to start with 3 ton of 99.99% gold p/m 

Nigeria’s first gold refinery is to start operation with a production capacity of 3 tons of 99.99 percent gold and 1 ton of 99.99 percent silver per ...
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Dying in instalments: How lead battery recyclers are poisoning Nigerians (Part I)

The air around Ipetoro and Ewurokun communities in Ogijo, Sagamu Local government of Ogun state, has the acrid taste of alkaline; the sky is soggy dri ...

Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion

LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion

Digital Financial Services in Nigeria- State of the market Report 2018, a financial inclusion report by the Lagos Business School (LBS) has point the ...
Financial Inclusion

CBN to introduce agent solutions to boost MFBs services

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is working on introducing agent solutions that will enable microfinance banks operating in the country to deploy new ...
Financial Inclusion

LBS proposes finance-led growth hypothesis to increase Nigeria’s financial inclusion rate

State of the market Report 2018, a financial inclusion report by the Lagos Business School (LBS) has point the way to go for Nigeria to include more o ...

Financial Inclusion

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It costs higher to get goods out from Apapa than Europe— Peter Obi

Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, has underscored the trauma and frustration that characterize doing ...

Nigerian Army lifts suspension on UNICEF

The Nigerian Army has reversed it’s  decision to suspend the  activities of United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF), few hours after making the controversial decision. The ...

Nigeria largest recipient of Afreximbank’s facilities of $17bn, says Oramah

Nigeria is said to be the largest recipient of African-Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) `s facilities, with the total commitments during the last two decades exceeding $17 billion. Benedict Oramah, Pr ...

Employment Scam: Okonjo Iweala’s signature forger jailed- EFCC

Raymond Azuka, who was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for forging a reference letter purportedly signed by Okonjo-Iweala, in order to gain employment at the Nigerian ...

Court judgment has changed the game in SDP -Ike Neliaku

Following Friday’s judgment of the FCT High Court, which declared that former Minister of Information, Professor Jerry Gana is the winner of the October 6 Presidential Primary of the Social Democrat ...

SystemSpecs’ MoU to create $93.7m value with deployment of e-payment system in South Sudan

As part of its focus on deepening intra-African trade, Afreximbank has facilitated the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between SystemSpecs and Trinity Technologies of South Sudan at the ...

Army accuses UNICEF of training spies, supporting terrorists

The Nigerian Army has accused the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) of engaging in acts capable of undermining the ongoing counterterrorism operations in the North East. Acco ...

Digitals Jewels celebrates 10 years anniversary

Digital Jewels Limited, an information technology and project management consulting firm, has celebrated 10 years of offering specialised IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Consulting and Capacity Bui ...

Trustbond Mortgage shareholders applaud as bank’s PAT rises 13%

Shareholders of Trustbond Mortgage Bank Plc have commended the financial performance of the bank for the year ended December 31, 2017 during which its profit after tax from continuing operation rose a ...

ICAN lists robust Corporate Governance Code as strategic to tackle corruption

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has listed robust Corporate Governance Code as a necessary condition for fighting corruption in Nigeria. Razak Jaiyeola, president of ICAN, observe ...

“Delay in the release of fund hampered our 2018 performance”- Agric perm sec

The Federal ministry of agriculture and rural development on Friday announced that delay in release of fund has hampered the performance of the ministry. Muazu Abdulkadir, permanent secretary of the m ...

Stakeholders condemn foreign domination of Nigeria’s shipping business 

Maritime industry stakeholders have expressed worry over the continued domination of the Nigeria’s shipping business by foreign owned shipping companies at the expense of Nigerian ship owners. Speak ...

Jerry Gana emerges new presidential flag bearer for SDP

Jerry Gana, a former minister of information emerged the new presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) following the judgement of Hussein Baba-Yusuf at the FCT High Court in Maitama ...

34 states within borrowing limit – DMO

Director-general, Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, says about two states in the federation have exceeded borrowing limit. Oniha made the disclosure at a day sensitisation workshop on Sub- ...


Life & Arts

Dairo set to launch a book, hearing foundation

Kemi Remi-Dairo, CEO of KRD Chef Services and Event is set to launch a book title ‘My Silence World’ and...

Nonso Amadi releases new video for his single, No Crime

Nonso Amadi has teamed up with 506 Music to release captivating visuals for his sensational single “No Crime”. Born and...

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HBSAN holds annual gala and leadership awards night

Harvard Business School Association of Nigeria (HBSAN) held its Annual Gala and Leadership Awards Night on Saturday, December 8, 2018,...



Sports

Flying Eagles edge Mali to reach WAFU Cup final

Nigeria’s U20 Boys, Flying Eagles, once more came from behind to excel, edging their Malian counterparts 5-4 on penalties after...

Qatar 2022: Infantino says has support for 48-team World Cup

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, said a majority of national soccer federations were in favour of expanding the 2022 World Cup...

LaLiga says UEFA club competitions model a threat to European football

UEFA’s proposal for the future of its Club Competitions threatens the future of European football, according to LaLiga and other...