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Exclusives

Nigeria urged to adopt long-term contracts for oil sales 

October 17, 2018     3:15 am
Nigeria is struggling to sell oil cargoes, even as Iran, despite the threat of sanctions has convinced India to buy nine million barrels worth of oil ...
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CBN could raise interest rates as inflation rises second successive month

For the second consecutive month, average prices of goods and services in the country continued to rise in the month of September after 18 successive ...
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FG retirees stranded over N67bn unpaid pension

Federal Government employees who retired from service since August 2017 to date have been left stranded as they are unable to access their pensions fo ...
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Economists expect a slump in Non-oil sector in H2

Rising crude oil price, foreign exchange stability and passage of the 2018 budget have failed to convince economists of a positive outlook for the sec ...


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Opeyemi Agbaje
Emeka Osuji
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Financial Inclusion

‘Africa must create effective policies to drive investments in nutrition’

Lawrence Haddad is the executive director of GAIN Alliance.  He is a British economist and food policy researcher who has been named as the 2018 w ...

Major transformation taking place in insurance industry

There is major transformation taking place in the nation’s insurance industry, which when completed will position the industry for greater growth an ...

STOAN accuses Customs of not paying 25% statutory charge on auctioned containers

Terminal operators under the aegis of the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN), have accused the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) of ...

Need for insurance rises as flood risks ravages more states

Recent flood cases across the different parts of the country where thousands of residents were sacked out of their homes by flood and properties worth ...

Nigeria needs political, collective commitments to tackle malnutrition, experts say

Nigeria needs both collective and political commitment to tackle issues of malnutrition and reverse the effects it has had on its Gross Domestic Produ ...

Bello, Sarumi call for professionalism among Nigerian freight forwarders

Stakeholders have called for professionalism among Nigerian freight forwarders to reduce the rate at which indigenous freight forwarding practitioners ...

Operators strengthen collaboration with Legislators for sustainable pension industry

The role of Lawmakers (Legislators) in the successful implementation of the ongoing reforms in the nation’s pension industry, as well as sustaining ...

NCRIB targets national poverty reduction through insurance

With almost 87 million Nigerians reportedly living in extreme poverty, the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) has advocated Insu ...

New PILA president promises continuity of group’s programmes

Ose Oluyanwo, an assistant general manager and regional director at Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc has been decorated as the 12th President the ...

Stakeholders urge farmers to close gaps in agric trade with GCC

Stakeholders in the nonoil sector have urged farmers to close the agricultural trade gaps that existed with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), parti ...

Ajimobi tasks research institutes on agric development

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on all agricultural research institutes and other stakeholders to create technologies that will enhanc ...

Group protest alleged extortion of N100, 000 at Clarion bonded terminal 

A group of freight forwarders and Customs agents doing business at the Clarion bonded terminal operated by Clarion Shipping W.A. limited, has on Monda ...

Osinbajo seeks mechanism to address PPP risks

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday called for stronger mechanisms for Public Private Partnership , PPP, to address all aspects of risks in the se ...

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies at 65

Microsoft Corporation Cofounder, Paul Allen, has died at the age of 65, his family said on Tuesday. Allen was the man who persuaded school-friend, Bil ...

Turkish Airlines’ load factor reaches 83.4% in September

Turkish Airlines has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for September and a high load factor with 83.4% performance. On top of ...


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Explainer

EXPLAINER Is China capturing Africa with debt

EXPLAINER: Is China capturing Africa with debt?

There was outrage during the week ending September 07, when Zambia, the landlocked southern African nation allegedly lost ownership of...

Explainer: What you need to know about the shared agent project

Recently, specifically in March this year, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Bankers Committee established the...

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Explainer : How Angola’s reform will make its oil sector attractive again

With oil production of 1.4mpd still below its heights of 2016, industry experts will be hoping Angola’s oil reform under...



Life & Arts

Memories from the Assembly’s 2018 creative class program

Memories from the Assembly’s 2018 creative class program

With over 300 applications narrowed down to a little over 70 participants, the inaugural edition of the Creative Class Program...

“Layers of Time and Place; What Lies Beneath” exhibition holds at Art Twenty One

Art Twenty One, renowned art space and platform dedicated to promoting local and contemporary art in Nigeria, will have its...

Start-ups compete to represent Nigeria at Seedstars regional Africa summit

Seedstars World, the largest seed-stage start-up competition for emerging markets and fast-growing start-up scenes, has ended its scouting and is...



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Super Eagles beat Libya 3-2, go top of 2019 AFCON qualifying pool

The Super Eagles perched atop the Group E of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series for the first...

FA charge Man United manager Jose Mourinho over abusive comments

The Football Association (FA) has charged Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has over comments he made in Portuguese to a...

Usain Bolt switches to football, signs 2-year contract with Valletta FC

Olympic sprint champion, Usain Bolt, has been offered a two-year contract to play soccer with a Maltese club, Valletta FC,...