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New Products, Processes Will Deepen Capital Market Investments – Uduk

The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Ms Mary Uduk said on Wednesday that new products and innovative processes being introduced by operators and regulators in the Nigerian capital market had the potential of boosting the market’s growth faster than old conventional  products of equities and bonds Uduk made the remarks […]

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Again, Dangote Foundation Commits N1.1Bn To Women Empowerment

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has restated its readiness to empower additional 106,000 women in four Northern states of the country with the sum of N1.1 billion before the end of this year. This initiative is in continuation of the Foundation’s  micro-grant programme aimed at poverty amelioration through economic empowerment of women. To facilitate the […]

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Again, FG, Organised Labour’s Parley On Minimum Wage Fruitless

There are strong indications that plans by the Federal Government and the labour unions’ representatives to reach a truce on consequential adjustment on the N30,000 minimum wage on Monday did not achieve any tangible results. The disappointed workers have, therefore, threatened to resume their suspended industrial action over in the national minimum wage implementation. A […]

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President Buhari Signs National Minimum Wage Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday assented to the N30,000 National Minimum Wage Bill, thereby ending lingering controversies that had trailed the bill over the past months. A source in the Presidency who confirmed that the President signed the bill into law this afternoon, said that the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly […]

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Nigeria Ranks 6th Most Miserable Country Globally – Report

The latest analysis on global misery level published by Steve Hanke, an economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, United States, indicated that Nigeria ranked as the sixth most miserable country in the world. In his writing in the Forbes magazine of March 28, titled ‘Hanke’s Annual Misery Index 2018: The World’s Saddest (And Happiest) […]

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INEC Promises Jobs For Exceptional NYSC Ad-Hoc Staff

Apparently moved by public comments about last Saturday’s sufferings experienced by the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Ad-Hoc staff it engaged for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, promised automatic employment for NYSC members who excel themselves during the exercise. The commission’s chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made the promise during the […]

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Presidency To Present New Minimum Wage Bill To N/Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said that an Executive Bill on the proposed new minimum wage would soon be sent to the National Assembly for passage. The President disclosed this during his presentation of the 2019 Appropriation Bill to the joint session of the National Assembly. While assuring the Federal Government’s commitment to addressing proposed […]

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Nigeria’s Unemployment Rate Rises To 23.1% In Q3, 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Wednesday reported that Nigeria’s unemployment rate rose to 23.1 percent in the third quarter of the year, up from the 18.8 percent rate recorded in the corresponding period of last year. In the report titled ‘Labour Force Statistics – Volume I’ the agency stated that the number of […]

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ACCA Tasks Tax Administrators On Adoption Of Technology

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has charged tax administrators to take advantage of the current shift in the digitalisation of the global economy to optimize the efficiency of their processes and by so doing, improve their tax collection capacities. Noting that national tax collectors have always looked to the latest technological developments to […]