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World Bank, Focus on lifting people out of poverty - World Bank tells FG , World Bank, IFC to assist in solving Nigeria’s infrastructure deficit , EXCLUSIVE: World Bank tasks developing nations to tap opportunities in GVCs, Warning signs: Nigerians living in extreme poverty might increase by 30 million – World Bank 

World Bank ranks Nigeria among World’s most improved countries in “Doing Business” 

World Bank has ranked Nigeria as one of the top 10 economies that improved the most on the ease of doing business.
FG warns banks, others, labour demand

FG/Labour face-off : End of discussion or a temporary respite?              

Long-standing face-off between the Organised Labour NLCand TUC and the federal government over the implementation of the new minimum wage might finally come to a halt
Chaka launches investment platform to buy Amazon, Google, MTN shares locally 

Chaka launches investment platform to buy Amazon, Google, other shares locally 

Nigerians can now buy shares in Amazon, Google, and Alibaba, as investment trading platform, Chaka launches in Nigeria.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, Nigerian Stocks

Omoluabi, UAC Prop, Zenith Bank lead most traded chart on Wednesday

The trading session ended Wednesday in positive territory as the All-Share Index closed at 26,397.94 basis points, up by 0.12%.
NNPC, Domestic Crude Allocation, Why NNPC’s Duke Oil is quitting London operations for Dubai , NNPC divests stake in four oil wells to NPDC , How NNPC discovered oil, gas deposits in the North , Nigeria to leverage on condensate refineries to be petrol net exporter, How NNPC saved $3 billion from arbitration 

FG pays N326.43 billion as petrol subsidy in four months

According to the latest Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) performance report, the amount paid on subsidizing Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) increased by N58.6 billion in April 2019. 
How Federal Government plans to increase VAT to 7.2% affects you

Customs have no right to seal our marts – Automobile dealers to Buhari 

NAAM has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the matter between auto dealers in the country and the Nigerian Customs Service. 
Halima Alao

Halima Alao steps down from UPDC Board  

UACN Property Development Company Plc (UPDC) has announced the resignation of its board member, Halima Alao.
MTN Group

MTN’s USSD: Banks proposed end-user billing for depositors – Telcos  

In the memo to ALTON, the bank chiefs frowned at sharing the revenue from USSD transactions with the telcos as it claimed that the service providers
Innocent-Chukwuma Innoson

Innoson reacts to FG order to relocate manufacturing plant to Lagos, Kaduna in order not...

The founder of Innoson Vehicles has reacted to the purported presidential order which directed him to relocate his Vehicle manufacturing plant.
Aliko Dangote, Milk importation, CBN, You probably wouldn't know Dangote dances until you watch this video  

Dangote discloses what drives his business 

Alhaji Aliko Dangote is no doubt known for his many philanthropic acts among other things and this he revealed is one of the things that drives his business.
Online reviews

How to get online reviews in 4 easy steps

Online reviews help your business rank higher in Google, so if your business doesn’t have any golden stars there are ways you can change that.
Why is Tolaram spending $1.1 billion to construct West Africa’s biggest port? 

Tolaram to spend $1.1 billion on West Africa’s biggest port 

Tolaram Group, the Indomie maker that has dominated the Nigerian instant noodles market for years, is now delving into the ports and cargo business.
Nigerian Stock Exchange, sound, C & I Leasing Plc, NSE launches factbook, Top 10 stockbroking firms

Omoluabi Plc, Fidelity, Transcorp lead most traded stocks on Monday

Monday’s trading session ended in negative territory as the All-Share Index closed at 26,390.08 basis points, down by 0.22%.
Here’s why Glo users will no longer be able to call Airtel lines again 

Here’s why Glo users will no longer be able to call Airtel lines again 

Over 29 million Glo users in Nigeria will no longer be able to contact Airtel Nigeria lines following a ban from the Nigerian Communications Commission.
SEC, Primary and secondary school students to start taking classes on Capital Market 

SEC to lure NNPC, NLNG, others to list shares on NSE 

The Nigerian Stock Exchange will encounter a new boost following the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decision to get oil and gas companies to list their shares on the Stock Exchange.
imf

IMF cuts global growth forecast

At the recently concluded IMF/World Bank meeting in Washington DC, IMF trimmed its growth forecast for the global economy to 3.0%
NITDA, data, protection, policy, launch

NITDA targets 300,000 job creation with data protection policy launch 

NITDA says that with the launch of the  NDPR and effective implementation, about 300,000 jobs will be created for unemployed Nigerians. 
charges, USSD, code, Banks, CBN, LDR, CRC Credit Bureau, Disrupting Nigerian banks, MTN’s USSD charge is not with our consent - Banks’ CEOs 

Uproar as Banks, Telcos introduce charges on the use of USSD code 

Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) in Nigeria have introduced charges on the use of USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) code for banking services. 
African fast food chains are growing but more work needs to be done

African fast food chains are growing but more work needs to be done

The African continent, particularly in South Africa, is slowly but surely producing and expanding homegrown fast food chains across the globe.
154 failed banks: Insurance corporation commences payment to depositors , NDIC settles over 500,000 failed banks, MFB depositors, Defunct Savannah Bank not yet liquidated – NDIC clarifies , NDIC to use AI, digital technology to tackle emerging threats to banks , NDIC extends insurance coverage to mobile money subscribers, FG moves to capture 80% of Nigerians in formal financial services sector 

NDIC settles over 500,000 failed DMB, MFB depositors 

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation has disclosed that it has refunded over N526, 414 depositors of closed Deposit Money Banks.
CBN, GTBank, CBN disagrees with IMF, says land border closure boosting local production, Border closure: Emefiele says Benin, others must engage Nigeria before borders are reopened 

Yet again! another directive from the CBN

Banks across the country were given a directive from the CBN to cancel any customer requests for purchase of Treasury Bills
GTB

Earnings Pressured by Lower Interest Income

Guaranty Trust Bank (GUARANTY) released its third-quarter result for 2019 in which it reported a slump in gross earnings
Sunday Thomas, Naicom

NAICOM wants to integrate all insurance transactions into an online portal, here’s why 

The acting Commissioner of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas has announced the launch of a portal that will integrate all insurance transactions
How Federal Government plans to increase VAT to 7.2% affects you

Heads could roll as President Buhari orders for immediate probe of the NDDC 

Nigeria’s President, Muhamadu Buhari, has ordered an immediate forensic audit of the accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC
Minimum wage

FG, NLC agree on new minimum wage percentages 

An agreement has been reached between the Federal Government and the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) over the new minimum wage adjustment
Investors lose N713 billion in Nigerian Stock Exchange, Bargain hunting in stock market

GTBank, FBNH, Fidelity Bank lead most traded stocks on Thursday

Thursday’s trading session ended in negative territory as the All-Share Index closed at 26,456.29 basis points, down by 0.06%.
Ghana and south africa, Illicit financial flows: Nigeria lost $157.5 billion between 2003 and 2012 - Buhari , President Buhari says World Bank, IMF data are not reliable, Ahead of Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa top FDI inflows in Africa – Fitch , Nigeria’s Buhari wants MDAs to publicly disclose transactions above N5 million  

Buhari approves N10 billion for the upgrade of Enugu Airport 

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the approval of N10 billion naira for the reconstruction of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. 
IMF, tax, rate, Buhari’s Budget of Sustaining Growth & Job Creation (Full text), Nigeria generates N1.36 trillion from corporate tax, others as oil revenue drops , Nigeria-Algeria highway gets Buhari's approval , Earnings from rich petroleum resources not enough to cater for Nigeria – Buhari , Tax: Buhari appoints Muhammad Nami as FIRS boss

IMF: Increase tax rate to manage fiscal crisis?

Nigeria’s tax revenue to GDP ratio remains one of the smallest in the world which implies there exists a strong revenue potential from taxes.
John Asein, creative industry ,

Nigeria collaborates with the United States to push creative industry 

It seems to be the creative industry’s season as Nigeria is set to collaborate with the United States to boost the creative sector.
Netflix inks another Nollywood deal 

Netflix addresses streaming war between Apple and Disney 

Netflix has addressed the brewing competition in the streaming market space, as the launch of Apple+ and Disney+ are fast approaching.