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FG To Sustain Interventions In Agric Sector – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday restated his administration’s commitment to sustain interventions in the nation’s agricultural sector to boost economic growth and create jobs for the unemployed in the country. The President gave the assurance at the National Agricultural Show to mark this year’s World Food Day celebration held at National Agricultural Showground, Tudun Wada, Keffi, […]

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New Tax Incentives Underway for MSMEs – FG

The Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, on Monday hinted of fiscal plans by the Federal Government, in form of tax incentives that will enable Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMES) in the country to minimize operational costs, post more profits  and by implication, be able to contribute to the nation’s revenue […]

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Closed Borders Will Be Re-Opened Soon – Ahmed

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians whose legitimate businesses are being adversely affected by the closed borders between Nigeria and the neighbouring countries that plans are ongoing to consider the re-opening of the borders. The Minister of Finance, Budget and Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, who gave the assurance on Monday during her briefings on the […]

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Over 392,000 Businesses Benefitted From MSMEs Clinics – Amb. Katagum

The Federal Government has disclosed that over 392,000 businesses have benefited from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) clinics as part of strategies of the present administration to make it easier to do business in the country. The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Amb. Mariam Katagum, made the disclosure in her […]

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LCCI Lists Ways To Achieving Budget 2020 Developmental Goals

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has commended the Executive and Legislative arms for timely preparation and presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill for enactment and listed some steps that should be taken by government in order to achieve the budget’s developmental objectives. The Organised Private Sector (OPS) group in a statement by […]

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Producers Harp On Benefits Of Gas To Nigeria’s Sustainable Devt

The Nigerian Gas Association (NGA) has described the product as critical to fast-tracking Nigeria’s sustainable development in the years ahead. The President of the group, Mrs. Audrey Joe-Ezigbo, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lagos while appraising the performance of the nation’s oil and gas industry as Nigeria marks her 59th Independence Anniversary. Recalling that oil […]

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Nigeria’s CIT Rate Among Highest Globally – Oyedele

A leading tax expert, Mr. Taiwo Oyedele, has rated Nigeria’s company income tax rates as one of the highest globally and described the fiscal regime as a major disincentive to business growth in the country. Oyedele, who is also the Tax leader, PwC Nigeria, made the remarks at the weekend during the Finance Correspondents Association of […]

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During a Meeting With The Minister Of State, Federal Ministry Of Industry, Trade And Investment, Ambassador Mariam Yelwaji Katagum, In Her Office In Abuja

L-R: The Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Mariam Yelwaji Katagum; the Technical Partner and Chief of Operations, Crimson Gate Consulting Company, Mr Brent Dyke; and Director, Horizon Metals Limited, Alhaji  Munir Umar, during a meeting with the minister in her office in Abuja

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CBN Issues AIP To Three Payment Service Banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued Approvals-in-Principle (AIP) to three Payment Service Banks (PSBs). The three institutions issued approvals in principle to operate as Payment Service Banks are Hope PSB, Money Master PSB and 9PSB. The apex bank, in a statement issued by its Director, Corporate Communications Department of the CBN, Isaac Okorafor, […]

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Kenyan Govt To Prosecute Billionaire, Others Over Alleged Tax Evasion

Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecution, (DPP) Noordin Haji, has ordered the immediate arrest and prosecution of Humphrey Kariuki, the owner of Wines of the World Limited (WoW) and Africa Spirits Limited alongside eighth other accomplices over allegations of KSh 41 billion tax evasion. According to a news report by, Kariuki and the other eight […]