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Exclusives

CBN hints of reduction in MPR at Bankers Committee

August 16, 2018     8:32 pm
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday hinted of the possibility to reduce the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) following the drop in inflation rate ...
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Hope dims for passage of PIGB as NNPC pick holes in the bill

Hopes that the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) would be passed before the tenure of this administration has been dashed as the Nigeria Natio ...
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States owe N41b in unremitted VAT, withholding tax – NEC

The National Economic Council (NEC), Thursday, said States are owing over N41 billion in yet to be remitted deduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) and Wit ...
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UPDATED: NEC constitutes committee on police decentralization

The National Economic Council (NEC) Thursday, approved the setting up of a committee to be chaired by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, ...


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Opinion

Chris Akor

Weep not for Ortom

Opeyemi Agbaje

The ides of Abacha

Emeka Osuji

Poverty generators and the challenge of microfinance in Nigeria (3): Poor national strategy

Rafiq Raji

[#StopTheKillings] Would foreign banks be beneficial for Ethiopia? (4)



Financial Inclusion

Capital market upbeat over planned NSE demutualisation

The Nigeria capital market is in the process of making history as the planned demutualisation of the exchange is expected to bring the capital market ...

NASS Invasion: Senators to sponsor motion demanding for judicial probe

Chairman, Senate Committee on Navy, Isa Hamma Misau and his counterpart in the Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Rafiu ...

2019: PDP decries Buhari’s delay in signing Electoral Bill

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of deliberately delaying to sign the 2010 Electoral Act (Amendment) bill to ...

Police admit detaining Premium Times journalist over ‘classified documents’

The Nigeria Police on Thursday told the public they were detaining PREMIUM TIMES’ journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, over documents, they considered as &# ...

Nigeria gets $11million USAID support for health survey

The United Nations Agency for International Development (USAID) is to support Nigeria with $11million to flag off the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Hea ...

Nigeria needs maritime databank for economic growth – NIMASA DG

The director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dakuku Peterside has stated that the agency is pushing for a s ...

INEC issues certificates to 23 new parties

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured Nigerians that it will do every thing within the law to address the disturbing trend ...

Total privatisation way out for Nigeria’s power crisis – expert

Total privatisation of the Nigeria’s power industry has been identified as one of the topical solutions to the lingering electricity crisis bein ...

UNICEF tasks Nigeria, others on technology in birth registrations

In a bid to strengthen birth registration in Nigeria and the rest of Africa, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has tasked the commitment o ...

Stanbic IBTC Holdings grows first-half pre-tax profit by 73.9%

Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc has released its first-half (H1) results for the period ended June 30, 2018. The results at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE ...

Nigeria, others task to integrate technology into education assessment

Industry experts in the field of education have tasked Nigeria and indeed other Africa countries to integrate technology in their examination assessme ...

LBS study rips up conventional approach to financial inclusion

One of the key findings of the Customer Segmentation study executed by the Lagos Business School (LBS) is that broader community engagement, including ...

Dogara congratulates IBB @ 77

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara on Thursday felicitated with former Military President General Ibrahim Babangida as he clocks ...

RAK Unity Petroleum intensifies efforts to boost sales

RAK Unity Petroleum Company Plc is determined to achieve its strategic objectives by driving growth inorganically through a merger or acquisition; the ...

Epayments rise by 39.7% on technology adoption, convenience

The value of electronic payments increased by 39.7 percent to N99.3 trillion in 2017 from N71.1 trillion in 2016, according to Central Bank of Nigeria ...


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Life & Arts

Aretha Franklin ‘Queen of Soul’ dies at 76

Aretha Franklin ‘Queen of Soul’ dies at 76

Singer Aretha Franklin popularly known as “The Queen of Soul is dead. A statement issued on Thursday on behalf of...

Call for Applications: TSA Art Writing Master Class with Professor Chika Okeke-Agulu

TSA Cultural Foundation, a division of The Sole Adventurer set up for projects connecting culture, society and education, presents the TSA...

Speed mentoring night for creatives LEVEL UP! 3 is here

Speed mentoring night for creatives LEVEL UP! 3 is here

The Assembly gives creatives an opportunity to get advice and insights in a fun and relaxed environment, through its Speed...



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France 2018: Spain beat Nigeria to reach semi-finals

Spain booked their spot in the semi-finals of the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup France 2018 after first-half goals from...

Coca-Cola to celebrate loyal customers with golf tournament 

As part of its global Customer Appreciation Week, beverage giants Coca-Cola Nigeria, will host the second edition of its annual...

Osinbajo summons Dalung, Pinnick, others over NFF crisis

Osinbajo summons Dalung, Pinnick, others over NFF crisis

In bid to stave off impending FIFA ban, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo Wednesday summon Minister of Sports and Youth Development,...

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