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Explained: Why banks won’t give your business a Loan

Explained: Why banks won’t give your business a Loan

Most governments around the world have identified small businesses as a major catalyst for economic growth. However, small businesses cannot achieve this without some...


CBN To Raise N329.93 bln In Treasury Bills

CBN To Raise N329.93 bln In Treasury Bills

The Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN),on Wednesday said it will raise N329.93 billion in treasury bills with maturities between 3-month and 1-year at an...


For The First Time Ex-President Jonathan Comments On The Nigeria’s Economy

For The First Time Ex-President Jonathan Comments On The Nigeria’s Economy

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has identified the drop in crude oil prices as the reason for Nigeria’s present economic predicament. The former president, who...



SON Boss Explains How Importers Cheat

SON Boss Explains How Importers Cheat

Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has alerted the Federal Government of massive influx of substandard goods into the country. Director-General of the organization, Dr....


Fayose Fires At APC, Reveals How Buhari’s Government Will Collapse

Fayose Fires At APC, Reveals How Buhari’s Government Will Collapse

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, has again opened his mouth to take a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government as well as...


Burglars Storm Saraki’s Residence, Loot Millions Of Naira

Burglars Storm Saraki’s Residence, Loot Millions Of Naira

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has suffered a huge blow as burglars reportedly stormed his Ilorin residence in Kwara State, and made...


Buhari Is Ill, Jets Out To London For Medical Treatment

Buhari Is Ill, Jets Out To London For Medical Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari is to take a 10-day holiday during which he will travel to London and see a doctor regarding a persistent ear...


Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect

Investing & Gambling: Differences and Where They Intersect

An investment is a sacrifice of current money or other resources for future benefits. There are numerous avenues of investments available, such as bank...


Mohammed Ali: Boxing’s “GREATEST” Is Dead, Here’s His Net Worth

Mohammed Ali: Boxing’s “GREATEST” Is Dead, Here’s His Net Worth

Muhammad Ali, three-time legendary heavyweight boxing champion of the world is dead. Last Thursday, Ali was admitted to hospital on with a respiratory problem...


Tomato Ebola: Pesticide For Killing Moths Discovered

Tomato Ebola: Pesticide For Killing Moths Discovered

The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology (NARICT), Zaria say they have found a pesticide capable of killing a species of moth popularly known...


Federal Government Steps In,  Instructs Banks To Stop The Sacking Exercise

Federal Government Steps In, Instructs Banks To Stop The Sacking Exercise

The Federal Government has implored banks financial institutions and insurance companies to shelve the ongoing retrenchment in the sector. Minister of Labour and Productivity,...


MTN: Federal Government May Further Slash Fine

MTN: Federal Government May Further Slash Fine

The N780 billion MTN fine may further be slashed, a member, House of Representatives, has said. Deputy Chairman of House Committee on ICT, Ahmed...


KFC Botswana Is Shutting Down After 20 Years Of Operation

KFC Botswana Is Shutting Down After 20 Years Of Operation

Kentucky Fried Chicken, KFC, has closed its franchise in Botswana rendering over 400 employees jobless. In a statement issued on Friday by VPB Propco,...


Buhari To Commission Abuja-Kaduna Rail Project In July – Minister

Buhari To Commission Abuja-Kaduna Rail Project In July – Minister

Federal Government has announced that the Abuja-Kaduna rail project will be set for commercial use in July 2016. Minister of Transportation, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi...


FG Will Assign Burutu Port For Mining, Agricultural Products Export

FG Will Assign Burutu Port For Mining, Agricultural Products Export

Akewa Global Services, AGS, concessionaires of the Burutu Port, is currently in talks with government to make the port a destination for the export...


Federal Government Halts Mass Disconnection of Electricity Customers

Federal Government Halts Mass Disconnection of Electricity Customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has banned the mass disconnection of electricity debtors by the 11 Distribution companies (Discos). They are hereby instructed...


[Deal] Trade Union Congress Will Acquire 57% Stake in Unity Bank

[Deal] Trade Union Congress Will Acquire 57% Stake in Unity Bank

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Thursday said it will acquire 57 per cent stake of Unity Bank Plc. President of the...


Mohammed Barkindo Is OPEC Secretary-General

Mohammed Barkindo Is OPEC Secretary-General

Delegates at the 169th meeting of The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) holding in Vienna, Austria on Thursday, unanimously selected Mohammed Barkindo as...


Reports: Most of The 1000 Sacked Ecobank Staff Are From Former Oceanic Bank

Reports: Most of The 1000 Sacked Ecobank Staff Are From Former Oceanic Bank

Reports reaching Nairametrics suggest Ecobank may have sacked 1000 staff. Media reports suggest 1,040 staff were affected but we believe it will be close...


GE West Africa Appoints Efundoyin Akinyanju As CEO

GE West Africa Appoints Efundoyin Akinyanju As CEO

General Electric (GE) has appointed Efundoyin Akinyanju as Chief Executive Officer GE Oil & Gas for West and Central Africa. In this role, she...


Diamond Bank Lays-Off 200 Workers

Diamond Bank Lays-Off 200 Workers

Diamond Bank last weekend sacked 200 members of its workforce thereby adding them into the unemployment market. The bank says it is currently rightsizing...


Gas Flaring: EIA Ranks Nigeria Fifth In The World

Gas Flaring: EIA Ranks Nigeria Fifth In The World

The U.S State Energy Information Administration (EIA) has disclosed that Nigeria remained one of the top five gas flaring nations in the world. The...


Federal Government Plans to Inject  N6.5b Into Capital Market

Federal Government Plans to Inject N6.5b Into Capital Market

Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Senator Isiaka Adeleke has disclosed that plans are on by the Federal Government to inject N6.5 billion into...


FTSE Russell Sets To Kick Nigeria Out Of Its Frontier Status

FTSE Russell Sets To Kick Nigeria Out Of Its Frontier Status

Nigerian equities are in for a rough time, as FTSE Russell announced on Wednesday that it will assess the status of Nigerian stocks in...


Trade Between Nigeria And South Africa Jerks Up To  N1.3 Trillion

Trade Between Nigeria And South Africa Jerks Up To N1.3 Trillion

South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Louis Mnguni, has revealed that the volume of trade between Nigeria and South Africa rose to N1.3 trillion...


Sterling Bank, Leap Africa Team Up To Empower Entrepreneurs

Sterling Bank, Leap Africa Team Up To Empower Entrepreneurs

Sterling Bank in partnership with Leap Africa, would use capacity building to empower entrepreneurs at the 11th edition of the CEOs Forum. Executive Director,...


Customs Says Fixing Official Duty Rates Is The Function Of CBN

Customs Says Fixing Official Duty Rates Is The Function Of CBN

The Nigerian Customs Service has refuted reports that it will begin to use the rate of N285 to the dollar for the calculation of...


Jaiz Bank Appoints Usman As MD, Posts N794.2 Million Profit

Jaiz Bank Appoints Usman As MD, Posts N794.2 Million Profit

Board of Directors of Jaiz Bank on Tuesday, appointed Hassan Usman as substantive Managing Director to run the affairs of the bank subject to...


Lagosians To Enjoy Water Through Distribution Kiosk System

Lagosians To Enjoy Water Through Distribution Kiosk System

In its drive to produce portable drinking water to its residents, Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced that it will soon introduce the Water...


Arrest Any Ex-Governor, Minister With Diplomatic/Official Passport C-G Orders

Arrest Any Ex-Governor, Minister With Diplomatic/Official Passport C-G Orders

Any former political office holders and retired public servants who are still in possession of the nation’s diplomatic passports will be arrested. The newly...