BUSINESS

Tony Elumelu delivers paper at NIPSS, tasks policy makers on poverty reduction

Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and UBA Plc. has advocated entrepreneurship as a veritable solution to achieving poverty reduction in the country. Elumelu who is also the Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation delivered a paper themed: “Entrepreneurship, ...

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CALAMITY: World Bank officials drown in Nigeria

Four World Bank officials have drowned at Egbe Dam in Egbe Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, South-West Nigeria.Egbe Dam is the biggest of the six dams in the state. Folasade Akinrinmola, the chairman of the council and ...

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CBN lifts UBA’s forex sanction, other banks speak up

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has deleted the United Bank for Africa (UBA) from the list of nine deposit money banks (DMBs) banned from the foreign exchange market, for hiding over $2 billion belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...

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NNPC partners NSCDC on “Infrastructural Protection”

The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, says the Corps is a specialized Security Government Agency always positioned to protect the Critical Infrastructure  of the country, and will always deliver on its ...

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BREAKING: Aviation unions protest FG’s planned concession of airports (PHOTOS)

The entire workers’ unions in the Nigerian Aviation industry on Tuesday morningembarked on a peaceful rally to protest the planned concession of the four major airports in the country to private investors by the Federal Government. During the protest, members ...

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7 arraigned for stealing food items from `Mr Biggs’

Seven persons, including four employees of `Mr Biggs’ and three others, were arraigned in Lagos on Monday for stealing food items from the Broad Street branch of the eatery. The accused are: Shaheed Owolabi (30), Ajayi Olarewaju (29), Chukwuemeka Daniel ...

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FIRS starts recruitment exercise

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) as part of its consolidation strategies, wish to engage the services of early starters with integrity, drive and desire to win professionally, to strengthen its workforce. Applicants are to note that regardless of the ...

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Buhari seeks emergency powers to boost Nigerian economy

To tackle Nigeria’s rapidly declining economy, President Muhammadu Buhari will is seeking emergency powers from the National Assembly to push his plans for the economy.President Buhari’s action-plan for the troubled economy, include shoring up the value of the naira, creation ...

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FG reopens Apapa Bridge, as repair reach “milestone”

The Federal Government on Saturday opened the Apapa Bridge to light traffic as the emergency repair works being carried out on it reached “milestone”.A statement signed by Mr Hakeem Bello, Special Adviser, Communications, to the Minister of Power, Works and ...

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FG releases N400bn for capital projects, to add N60bn in few days

Speaking at an interactive session with newsmen on Friday, Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeousn, said the Federal Government was set to release N60 billion for capital projects to stimulate the economy. She said that contractors had been paid to return ...

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