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CBN to the Etisalat 13: Stand down

Unconfirmed reports from Vanguard newspapers have stated Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has intervened in the Etisalat Nigeria loan...



More questions arise as World Bank loans Nigeria another $961 million

The World Bank has approved another $961 million loan for the implementation of 2 program for results operations in...



130% Oversubscribed: These factors may have led to a successful initial Diaspora Bond sale

Nigeria was able to successfully raise $300 million in its first ever diaspora bond at at coupon rate of...


Side by side: Osinbajo remarks to Northern & South East Traditional Rulers on growing ethnic tensions

The Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo met with the traditional rulers of the North and the South East within...


Govt says you can’t bid for a contract if you don’t have this new certificate

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has issued a general notice to remind employers who wish to bid or solicit...


The NSE launching Exchange Traded Derivatives is a big deal                     

As part of measures to enhance liquidity and participation on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), it has decided to...



NUT is spitting fire over unpaid salaries  

The poor state of the educational system in the country, has once again brought to fore as the Nigerian...



NERC says like CBN, it has powers to sack board of DisCos 

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) through its commissioner for Engineering, Professor Frank Okafor has said that it is...


5 key points Osinbanjo’s 2017 budget signing speech.

Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbanjo yesterday signed the 20117 budget into law. This was after President Muhammadu Buhari had...


This data shows Lagos State is crime capital of Nigeria

The National Bureau of Statistics released its 2016 National Crime Statistics report showing that about 125, 790 crime cases...


Why EFG Hermes wants to operate in Nigeria        

As part of its expansion plans, EFG Hermes, an Egyptian investment bank is considering acquiring a firm in Nigeria....


The FAAN-Air Peace drama explains why foreign investors are still on the run

Late last week, an Air Peace flight scheduled to take off at from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu...



Shareholders want to take Arik back as plans to settle its N160 billion debt is underway

Shareholders of Arik Air seem to be planning a revival of the company’s fortunes as they seek to regain...



FG releases N516.4 billion as second tranche of Paris Club refunds

State governors owing salaries and pensions may have cause to smile as the Federal Government has released N516.38 billion...







Whistle blowers earn N634 million out of N11.6 billion recoveries

The Federal Government has recovered N11.6 billion through the efforts of 20 whistle blowers. Director of Information, in the Ministry of...


Akwa-Ibom State “Instructs” traders to reduce food prices

Worried by the high cost of food items in the state, the Akwa-Ibom state government has instructed traders to bring down...


The many flaws of the proposed ICT university?

Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu on Wednesday inaugurated a 20 man committee on the establishment of an ICT university. As noble...


For Ease of doing business, NPA’s new charge is anti business

Barely a few weeks after Acting President Yemi Osinbanjo signed three executive orders to facilitate the ease of doing...


SEC clean-up may result in revocation of hundreds of licenses

In its continued effort to clean up the securities market, the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) has reminded capital market...