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Imo State vs Pensioners: Court rules in favour of Pensioners

Imo State vs Pensioners: Court rules in favour of Pensioners

An Industrial High court in Owerri, Imo State has declared illegal, the 60% reduction of pension payment due to Imo State Pensioners by the...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 5/7/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 5/7/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Federal Government is hiring the United States technology giants such...


Alert: Andersen Tax Debuts in Africa

Alert: Andersen Tax Debuts in Africa

Andersen Tax makes its debut in Africa as the former Partners of WTS ADEBIYI & Associates, a tax firm based in Nigeria, adopt the...



All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 4/7/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 4/7/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Oil companies seeking to renew their oil licenses or leases would...


This why some people think Dangote is about to buy Etisalat

This why some people think Dangote is about to buy Etisalat

The latest board changes in Etisalat has sent some Nigerians wondering if this is step towards a takeover by Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote. Etisalat...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 3/7/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 3/7/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Federal Inland Revenue Service has proposed a flexible tax payment...


ICYMI: Weekly roundup of major news from Nigeria’s consumer goods Sector

ICYMI: Weekly roundup of major news from Nigeria’s consumer goods Sector

This is a roundup of the major news in the Nigerian Consumer Goods Sector for the week ended June 30th 2017. 1. New corporate...


ICYMI: Weekly roundup of major news from Nigeria’s Financial Sector

ICYMI: Weekly roundup of major news from Nigeria’s Financial Sector

This is a roundup of the major news in the Nigerian Financial Sector for the week ended June 30th 2017 1. Omoluabi Mortgage Bank...


ICYMI: Weekly roundup of major news from Nigeria’s Energy Sector

ICYMI: Weekly roundup of major news from Nigeria’s Energy Sector

This is a roundup of the major news in the Nigerian Energy Sector for the week ended June 30th 2017.  1. Only 2 NNPC subsidiaries...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 30/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 30/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The European Union (EU) Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Mr Michel...


Hakeem Belo Osagie resigns as chairman of Etisalat

Hakeem Belo Osagie resigns as chairman of Etisalat

The Chairman of Etisalat Nigeria, Mr. Hakeem Belo-Osagie, has resigned his appointment following the approval of a restructuring plan for the telecommunications firm. The...


Segun Agbaje provides a unique insight into GTB’s digital strategy

Segun Agbaje provides a unique insight into GTB’s digital strategy

Guaranty Trust Bank is currently Nigeria’s most profitable bank and largest by market capitalization. It is also the most efficiently run bank boasting of...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 29/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 29/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday signed an Executive Order...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 28/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 28/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on financial credit providers...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 27/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 27/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Federal Government is seeking a loan of $5bn from the...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 26/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 26/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has disclosed that tax...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 23/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 23/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Lagos State Government has promised to grant prospective investors complete...


All the major economic news in Nigeria in 5 minutes 22/6/2017

All the major economic news in Nigeria in 5 minutes 22/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), Victor Muruako, has advised...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 21/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 21/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, announced exposure draft framework ...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 20/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 20/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The federal government has unveiled the ownership structure of the modular...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 19/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 19/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Barring further economic upheavals or exogenous shocks, the Nigerian economy is...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 16/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 16/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, says refineries in the country have not...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 15/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 15/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 14/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 14/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Federal Government has started the process of raising $600m for...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 13/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 13/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday intervened in the inter-bank...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 12/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 12/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today   Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 spending plan into...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 09/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 09/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today. Despite the economic recession, which led to massive loss of jobs in...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 08/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 08/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Nigeria’s manufacturers, airlines, fuel importers and agriculture businesses will be able...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 07/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 07/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   The Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Tunde Fowler, has denied...


All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 06/6/2017

All the major economic news from Nigeria in 5 minutes – 06/6/2017

Summary of the top business, economic and political news in Nigeria today.   Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return home from medical...