Paris Refund Bailout: 17 States Still Owe Pensioners, Workers – BudgIT

BudgIT, a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change, has reported that some states were yet to pay pension and salary entitlements of pensioners and civil servants despite the N1.7 trillion released to them by the Federal Government for the purpose. The civil society organization, in […]

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CBN To Intensify Forex Restriction On Imported Items

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) indicated on Thursday, through its Bankers Committee, the intention to intensify its foreign exchange restriction  on imported items as part of sustained efforts to ease pressure on the country’s external reserves and boost local production of goods. The Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, gave this […]

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SEC Boss Urges Nigerians To Invest In Capital Market

The Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk, on Thursday advised Nigerians to take advantage of various financial products availed by the nation’s equity market and explore them for investment. Uduk, gave the advice in her welcome address delivered at the event by the commission’s Head of Investment Education […]

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Again, Equities Market Value Dips N11Bn

The nation’s equity market recorded on Thursday its third straight loss this week as the All Share Index (ASI) dipped 0.09 percent, closing at 32,423.57 points as against the previous day’s 32,454.03closing points. Specifically, the market capitalisation also fell by 0.09 percent closing at N11.837 trillion, as against N11.848 trillion of the previous trading session […]

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Nigeria’s Oil, Gas Exports’ Earnings Up $416Mn In June

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday reported that earned  $416.07 million from crude oil and gas export sales in June, representing a 35.78 percent increase over the preceding month’s revenue accruals. The corporation gave the figures in its June 2018 Financial and Operations Reports which showed that crude oil export sales accounted for […]

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FG Restates Commitment To Economic Diversification Agenda

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday assured that the Federal Government would continue to formulate policies that will promote the diversification of the nation’s economic base in view of the far-reaching socio-economic benefits of the initiative for the country. Shittu made the remarks at this at the opening session of the 15th International Telecommunication […]

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Mamora Resumes At NIWA, Promises Agency’s Turnaround

Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora on Wednesday resumed as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), in Lokoja, Kogi State with the promise to transform the agency through collaboration with the workers. Mamora, in his maiden address delivered shortly after taking over from the immediate past Acting Managing Director, Barr. Danladi Ibrahim, described […]