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Political tension, sell-off sustain pressure on NSE’s indices

Political tension, sell-off sustain pressure on NSE’s indices

Analyst sees gloomy week, as bargain hunting continues Political tension ahead of the 2019 general elections, persistent sell-offs, as a reaction and bargain hunting by

NUT gives 21-day ultimatum to Edo over poor funding on education

NUT gives 21-day ultimatum to Edo over poor funding

The Edo State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the State Government to provide adequate funding for

Otimayin Queen Morenike, teen hair stylist, schooling and working

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My name is Otimayin Queen Morenike. I am a native of Kogi State. I am the second child of my family and I am 19

NSC facilitates N13.5trn export trades says Executive secretary

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NSC facilitates N13.5trn export trades, zero rejection in 2017 – Executive Secretary The intervention of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in promoting export trade had

Lawmaker calls for forensic audit of NASS budgetary allocations

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A federal lawmaker, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa), has called for probe into budgetary allocations to the National Assembly. Adamu made the call while speaking with

Average fare by commuters increased in July – NBS

Average fare by commuters increased in July – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says average fare paid by commuters for bus journey within the city increased to N170.03 from N168.90 recorded in

FIRS shuts firms in Lagos, Abuja, Benin for Tax debts

Babatunde Fowler, Chairman, FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has continued its enforcement exercise, sealing off tax-defaulting companies in Lagos, Abuja and Benin. On Wednesday, the agency’s enforcement

MTN, 12 banks sign N200b medium term loan agreement

MTN, 12 banks sign N200b medium term loan agreement

Mobile telephone operator, MTN on Wednesday signed a seven-year N200 billion medium term loan agreement with a consortium of 12 banks. The Chief Executive Officer

Nigeria, India trade hits $12 billion

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The trade volume between India and Nigeria hit 12 billion dollars between April 2017 to March 2018, Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Nagabhushana Reddy, has

Index defies July inflation rate figure, down by 0.60% – NSE

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The All-Share Index at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday dropped further by 0.60 per cent in spite of July inflation rate figure released

Fidelity Bank, BoI unveil lending scheme for manufacturers

Fidelity Bank, BoI unveil lending scheme for manufacturers

Fidelity Bank Plc, in a strategic partnership with the Bank of Industry, has launched a lending scheme for manufacturers. The bank, in a statement on

FIRS agrees to refund $2m, other tax overpayments in Arco, GE saga

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The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has said it will refund the N360million and $2million excess withholding tax (WHT) deducted from Arco Petrochemicals Engineering Company

Meter supply is Discos’ responsibility, says FG

Meter supply is Discos’ responsibility, says FG

The Federal Government on Monday announced that power distribution companies still had the responsibility of providing meters to customers as opposed to the recent position

Group targets 10,000 climate-smart agribusiness farms by 2020

Group targets 10,000 climate-smart agribusiness farms by 2020

A group, Youth Farm Project (Yfarm) has disclosed plans to establish 10, 000 climate-smart agribusiness farms across the country by 2020. The Programme Manager, YFarm