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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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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 ...

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 ...


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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

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...

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...



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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...

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...