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Buhari’s approval rating hits 4-year low

December 11, 2018     3:30 am
A monthly job approval rating survey, which gauges public support for the president, conducted by NOI polls shows that President Muhammadu Buhari’s ...
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A tale of two companies: How NLNG can point a way forward for NNPC

After over Ten years, the case of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is like the case of a big bro ...
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Nigeria’s remittance inflows to hit record high of $25bn in 2018 – World Bank

Remittance flows into Nigeria in 2018 have been projected to hit its highest point in history at $25 billion. This would mark a 14 percent growth from ...
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Growth remains sluggish as Q3 GDP expands by 1.81%

Nigeria’s economic expansion remains sluggish and below expectations, analysts have said, noting that with the current growth rates, more Nigerians ...

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LASG focused on creating enabling environment for private sector- Ambode

The governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode has said that the state government is focused on creating enabling environment for the private sector to ...
CBN raises capital requirements of National MFBs to N5bn, State N2bn, Unit N100m
Financial Inclusion

CBN to leverage NIPOST to establish National MFB in 774 LGs January

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee will by January 2019 leverage the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) to establish the Nationa ...
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Embrace arbitration as alternative dispute resolution, CJN tells Nigerians

Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has urged Nigerians to embrace alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in dispute resolution, as ...

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Listed insurers premium hits five year high of N172.62 billion in Q3

Listed insurers’ gross premium income has been rising steadily since 2014 despite operating in a difficult economic and political condition, as the industry continues to play catch-up to some sub-Sa ...

Students shine in National public speaking competition

Talented young orators were in evidence at the first National Youth Speaking and Leadership (NYSL) public speaking final competition held recently in Lagos. A total of nine schools were represented by ...

Buhari needs political will to criminalise vote buying – NASS, INEC

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to demonstrate sufficient political will to enforce relevant provisions of the Criminal Code and anti-graft laws in the bid to end the menace of vote-buying d ...

FG’s SDG on healthcare gets Broll Nigeria’s support

Federal Government of Nigeria’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) on healthcare have got support from Broll Nigeria, who gave the support in the realisation that it could go a long way to help fa ...

E-learning platform to boost literacy levels, competence in career management

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) has partnered SeamlessHR, Nigeria’s human resources technology company, to unveil a world-class, interactive Learning Management Sys ...

Lagos commuters lose 75% of weekly working hours to traffic

If you are a Lagos resident and sometimes wonders what happens to your 24 hours in a day, then here is part of the answer: commuters in Lagos spend an average of 30 hours on traffic weekly. This is ac ...

Group urges FG not to fund 2019 elections with $322.5m Abacha’s loot

A non-governmental organisation, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), has called on the Federal Government not to use fund meant for the implementation of Social Investment Pro ...

Eroton points to education as pillar, doles millions of naira to first 40 scholars

Eroton Petroleum and Exploration (P&E) has staked out education as a pillar of development, which the company will pursue vigorously in the coming years. For a start, a scholarship scheme has been ...

Eroton E&P, operator of OML 18, spreads relief in needy homes in Port Harcourt

Homes for the needy, the motherless and the elderly in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, usually filled with grief and want, came alive last week when the management of Eroton Exploration and Production Li ...

Global investment outlook for 2019 signals investor resilience to capture opportunities

Investors will need to weather more volatility in order to capture opportunities in 2019, according to the Year Ahead report from UBS, the world’s leading wealth manager. Global economic growth ...

NDDC scholar who saved $1bn in Canada’s road project design motivates education scheme

The good name brought by a Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) PhD scholar in far away Canada is said to have boosted the determination and resolve of the intervention agency to continue its pos ...

Why oil marketers suspend strike

The intervention of  the national  assembly through its  committee on Downstream and officers  of  the  various  unions  in  the  oil and gas  industry, which are said to have  h ...

UK lauds Africa’s achievements in Fintech

Deputy British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has lauded Africa’s increasingly impressive achievements in Fintech, while delivering a speech at the third annual Africa Fintech Festiva ...

Europe, Asia Alliances to promote social investment across Africa

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) and Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN), with more than 754 members in 52 countries, have started to mobilise over $7 billion to drive social ...


Life & Arts

‘We have proven in Africa that we can sign and open hotels in the African market’

ANDREW MCLACHLAN is the group senior vice president, development, Sub-Saharan Africa, Radisson Hotels Group. In this interview with OBINNA EMELIKE...

Keji Ogunjobi: An emerging cleaning entrepreneur

Keji Olufemi Ogunjobi is the chief executive officer of Easiclean Top Managers, which focuses on general cleaning and fumigation services. Keji...

Steven and Adeola: Leveraging tech to produce beautiful imagery

A picture is worth a thousand words. As a result, lots of young people in Nigeria are going into the...



Sports

We must get past Norway to get into the knockout rounds – Dennerby

Nigeria’s Super Falcons coach, Coach Thomas Dennerby, has charged his African champions to scoop all three points against Norway in...

Nigeria’s Supersand Eagles one win away from FIFA World Cup

Nigeria’s Beach Soccer National Team is again on the threshold of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, after a 4-2...

The 19th National Sports Festival gets into full swing

The 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) which began December 6 in Abuja will come to an end December 16. The chase...