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Nigeria Misses Out In Africa’s Top Industrial Nations’ Ranking Chart – Report

A new report by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the African Union (AU) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has revealed that Nigeria, commonly rated as the ‘Giant of Africa’, did not rank among the fast-growing industrial countries in Africa. The just published Africa Industrialization Index (AII) report indicated that 37 out of […]

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LIRS Boss Bags ‘Innovative CEO Of The Year Award 2022’ …..Assures Sustained Tax System Efficiency In Lagos

The Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr Ayodele Subair has been conferred with the ‘Most Innovative CEO of The Year Award 2022’ by the New Telegraph newspapers. The New Telegraph Newspapers, organizers of the award explained that Subair was honoured for his landmark strides since he became the LIRS Executive […]

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FG Earmarks N16.7Bn For Broadband Projects In 18 Universities

Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof Isa Pantami, on Thursday disclosed the Federal Government had earmarked N16, 703, 863,327 (about N16.71 billion) to provide broadband infrastructure unlimited to 18 selected higher institutions in the country. The minister gave the hint during the launch of four key projects, namely broadband infrastructure for our installations of […]

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Multichoice Expands Africa Accelerator Programme To Nigeria, Others

Following the success of the MultiChoice Africa Accelerator Programme which debuted in South Africa last year and secured $16 million of funding for six emerging businesses, the promoters of the programme has launched its extension to Nigeria and seven other countries across Africa in 2023. The other countries, whose technology-oriented Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) […]

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EFCC Honours Danbatta With Anti-Corruption Ambassador’s Badge

In recognition of his effort toward entrenching a culture of anti-corruption in the communications industry, the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has received an ambassadorial badge from the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa. Bawa presented the […]

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Investor Confidence Catalyst To Sustainable Capital Market Growth – Ahmed

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has stressed the criticality of investor confidence in accelerating the nation’s capital market given its potential to increase  domestic and foreign investment in the bourse. The minister, who made this remark during the launch of the revised Capital Market Master Plan in Lagos Thursday, […]

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Nigeria’s GDP Growth Slows To 2.25% In Q3 2022 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday reported that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 2.25% (year-on-year) in real terms in the third quarter of 2022, representing 1.78% points decrease from the 4.03% growth rate recorded in Q3 2021 The Q3 GDP growth rate reflected a 1.29% points decline relative to 3.54% growth […]

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NCC Assures Public On Transparency Of 3.5GHZ Spectrum Auction

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has promised the investing public of its commitment to ensuring transparency and due process in the upcoming auction of two (2) lots of 3.5GHZ Spectrum aimed at improving telecommunication services in the country. The commission made this pledge in a Public Notice issued by its Director, Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, […]

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IFAD, FG Train 98,000 Smallholder Farmers On Agric Value Chain

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has disclosed that at least 98,000 smallholder farmers have benefitted from the Federal Government/IFAD-Value Chain Development Programme (FG/IFAD-VCDP) from 2019 to date. The National Programme Coordinator of IFAD-VCDP, Dr Fatima Aliyu, gave these figures on Wednesday at the sidelines of the joint FG/IFAD Mid-Term Review (MTR) Mission of […]

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Buhari Launches Re-designed Naira Notes

….Old Notes’ Legality Deadline Remains Sacrosanct – CBN   President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled the redesigned N200, N500 and N1,000 Notes shortly before the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The launching of the new Notes came barely 24 hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) told […]