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Group Urges FG to Tackle Multiple Taxation

The Tax Payers’ Association of Nigeria (TAPAN) has called on the federal government to urgently harmonise taxes and levies across the country so as...

N255m bulletproof cars deal illegal, panel told

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and the Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah, breached procurement laws in the purchase of two BMW armoured...

Reps summon Sanusi, Okonjo-Iweala over Naira depreciation

ABUJA — Worried by the continued depreciation of the Naira, the House of Representatives, yesterday, summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria,...

Peacekeeping: UN Owes Nigeria, 4 Others N127bn

The United Nations (UN) is indebted to Nigerian army and other four countries to the tune of N127 billion through her participation in the...

Nigeria And Argentine Republic Relate On Job Creation

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu CON, has revealed that the main policy trust of the present administration is to...

Naira Firms up on Moderate Dollar Demand

The naira firmed against the United States dollar at both the bureaux de change (BDC) and parallel market segments Monday as a result of...

Mobile Internet subscription grows by 22 million

Internet subscription through the Global System for Mobile Communication networks leapt by 22.07 million to reach 50.41 million between August 2012 and July 2013,...

FG Unlocks N3bn for Micro-enterprises in 9 Months

The federal government has unlocked N3 billion, through the National Enterprise Development Programme (NEDEP), for micro enterprises across all the states of the federation...

Fed Govt earns N6.6tr in eight months, says CBN report

• August earnings dip to N760b Federal Government’s total gross revenue for eight months ended August stood at N6.61 trillion, the Central Bank of Nigeria...

DMO pegs Fed Govt’s borrowing in 2014 at N1.24 tr

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has ruled that the maximum amount that could be borrowed in 2014 is N1,249.52 trillion or US$7.834 billion (domestic...

NPC/UNICEF Collaborate To Establish Evaluators Body In Nigeria

National Planning Commission, in close collaboration with the UNICEF Evaluation Office, has began the process of establishing an Association for Evaluators in Nigeria (EAN),...

Agriculture Is Big Business, Not Social Service – Aina

Chief Olu Aina is the chairman of the recently constituted  board of the Governing Council of the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike,...

CBN, NDIC takeover NERFUND over N5.7b loss

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) have taken over the management of the National Economic Reconstruction Fund...

‘Investment in human capacity development, surest way to maritime industry growth’

 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has said that its decision to invest heavily in human capital development was borne out of...

Manufacturing exporters get N12bn NEXIM funding

Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has stated that it has provided N12 billion in lending to Nigerian export manufacturers, many of who put the “Proudly...

Senate, FG Bicker Over CAC Board Appointment, Budget

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, and the Senate Committee on Trade  yesterday, differed on legislative moves to amend the Company...

All-Share Index Hits 2-month High on Q3 Results

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index rose to a two-month high Wednesday, as investors’ expectation for impressive third quarter (Q3) results of companies...

Dangote plans $34.7bn fresh investment in economy

The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has said that the Group is poised to make an additional investment totaling $US 34.7 billion...

Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund And Intergenerational Equity

On May 11, 2011 the Nigerian Senate approved the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority Bill, 2010, which sought to establish a sovereign wealth fund to...

We aim to unlock agricultural potential to drive economy — Akinwumi Adesina

Since men have learnt to shoot without missing, Eneke the bird has learnt to fly without perching. This seems to be the approach adopted...