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Naira to Continue Gain on Dollar Supply to BDCs

The naira is expected to appreciate further this week following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s approval of dollar sale to Bureau De Change operators. The...

Dangote Targets 2m Metric Tons of Sugar Annually

The Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, a member of Dangote Group, has  said it plans to produce between 1.5 and 2 million metric tons of refined...

Trade Facilitation: Nigeria will Maximize the Benefits of its Coastline – Dr. Peterside.

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has highlighted the importance of maximizing the benefits of...

Nigeria, AU Nations will Secure Gulf of Guinea, Others to Spur ‘Blue Economy’

Nigeria and other member-states of the African Union have signed an African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development in Lome, Togo where Vice...

Senate Lauds NDIC for Regular Remittance to Consolidated Revenue Fund

The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions has commended the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) for its prompt and regular remittance...

Nigeria will Effectively Implement the IOPC Fund

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its commitment to the implementation of the 1992 International Civil Liability Convention and the 1992 International Oil...

Oando, Forte Oil, 25 Others get Crude Lifting Contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has increased the number of companies referred to as off-takers of the country’s crude oil from 21 to 27. Last...

Senate Summons CBN, MTN, Banks over $13.9bn Transfer Probe

The Senate has summoned the Central Bank of Nigeria, MTN Nigeria, the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, three commercial banks and some businessmen over...

NEPAD Canvasses Economic Diversification Through Agriculture

For Nigeria to effectively diversify its economy, emphasis must be placed on agriculture, the National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer, New Partnership for Africa’s Development, Mrs....

Textile Fund: BoI Disburses N13.4bn to Beneficiaries

A total of N13.4bn has been disbursed to beneficiaries of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s textile intervention fund, the Bank of Industry has said. Aside...
Kemi Adeosun Finance Minister

Adeosun: Eliminating Waste is a National Duty

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has disclosed that the Federal Government would soon issue a new template on approved expenses for state-owned...

FG Fires 20 FAAN Directors, Managers

About 21 senior officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria were sacked in a major shake-up. Those affected, including directors, general managers and deputy...

Nigeria’s Oil Output Falls Below Market Estimate

The crude oil production figure provided by Nigeria to the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries for last month was 139,000 barrels per day lower...

ISPS Code: Amaechi Assures US Coast Guard of full implementation

The Federal Government has reiterated Nigeria’s commitment to maritime security through the full implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code. This...

NSE Seeks NASS Action on Six Engineering Bills

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has requested the National Assembly to fast-track the passage of six bills in order to boost engineering activities...

Adeosun: Our Commitment to Accountability and Transparency is Non-Negotiable

Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has challenged members of the accounting profession to join forces with the current administration in its bid to...

FG Assures Investors on Improvement of Business Environment in Nigeria

...We are talking to everyone, there is great enthusiasm, VP says The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has assured local manufacturers, business owners and foreign investors...

GE Confirms Interest in $2bn Nigeria Railway Concession

U.S. conglomerate, General Electric (GE), has confirmed that it has a “keen interest” in acquiring a Nigeria railway concession project worth around $2 billion. President...
Kemi Adeosun Finance Minister

Workshops on Cost Management for Govt Agencies Underway

The Efficiency Unit in the Federal Ministry of Finance has concluded arrangements for a series of workshops on Cost Management for officers of Federal...

FIRS, ECOWAS Member States Take Stock of Transfer Pricing in the Region

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the World Bank Group is currently meeting on the first...
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United States 3,615,105
Cases: 3,615,105
Deaths: 140,067
Recovered: 1,638,431
Active: 1,836,607
Brazil 1,970,909
Cases: 1,970,909
Deaths: 75,523
Recovered: 1,255,564
Active: 639,822
India 970,169
Cases: 970,169
Deaths: 24,929
Recovered: 613,735
Active: 331,505
Russia 746,369
Cases: 746,369
Deaths: 11,770
Recovered: 523,249
Active: 211,350
Peru 337,724
Cases: 337,724
Deaths: 12,417
Recovered: 226,400
Active: 98,907
Chile 321,205
Cases: 321,205
Deaths: 7,186
Recovered: 292,085
Active: 21,934
Mexico 311,486
Cases: 311,486
Deaths: 36,327
Recovered: 193,976
Active: 81,183
South Africa 311,049
Cases: 311,049
Deaths: 4,453
Recovered: 160,693
Active: 145,903
Spain 304,574
Cases: 304,574
Deaths: 28,413
Active: 276,161
United Kingdom 291,911
Cases: 291,911
Deaths: 45,053
Active: 246,858
Iran 264,561
Cases: 264,561
Deaths: 13,410
Recovered: 227,561
Active: 23,590
Pakistan 255,769
Cases: 255,769
Deaths: 5,386
Recovered: 172,810
Active: 77,573
Italy 243,506
Cases: 243,506
Deaths: 34,997
Recovered: 196,016
Active: 12,493
Saudi Arabia 240,474
Cases: 240,474
Deaths: 2,325
Recovered: 183,048
Active: 55,101
Turkey 215,940
Cases: 215,940
Deaths: 5,419
Recovered: 197,733
Active: 12,788
Germany 201,252
Cases: 201,252
Deaths: 9,148
Recovered: 186,000
Active: 6,104
Bangladesh 193,590
Cases: 193,590
Deaths: 2,457
Recovered: 105,523
Active: 85,610
France 173,304
Cases: 173,304
Deaths: 30,120
Recovered: 78,820
Active: 64,364
Colombia 159,898
Cases: 159,898
Deaths: 5,625
Recovered: 68,806
Active: 85,467
Canada 108,719
Cases: 108,719
Deaths: 8,810
Recovered: 72,377
Active: 27,532
Argentina 106,910
Cases: 106,910
Deaths: 1,987
Recovered: 47,298
Active: 57,625
Qatar 104,983
Cases: 104,983
Deaths: 151
Recovered: 101,637
Active: 3,195
Egypt 84,843
Cases: 84,843
Deaths: 4,067
Recovered: 26,135
Active: 54,641
Iraq 83,867
Cases: 83,867
Deaths: 3,432
Recovered: 52,621
Active: 27,814
China 83,611
Cases: 83,611
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,693
Active: 284
Indonesia 80,094
Cases: 80,094
Deaths: 3,797
Recovered: 39,050
Active: 37,247
Sweden 76,492
Cases: 76,492
Deaths: 5,572
Active: 70,920
Ecuador 70,329
Cases: 70,329
Deaths: 5,158
Recovered: 30,641
Active: 34,530
Belarus 65,443
Cases: 65,443
Deaths: 480
Recovered: 56,379
Active: 8,584
Kazakhstan 63,514
Cases: 63,514
Deaths: 375
Recovered: 38,008
Active: 25,131