Police deploys additional 500 officers to Lagos Island for crime, traffic control

In a renewed effort to curtail criminal activities and minimise gridlock, the Lagos State...

Reps consider bill to make June 12, Nigeria’s democracy day

The house of representatives has endorsed June 12 as the date of celebrating Democracy Day. The...

BREAKING: INEC appoints new Secretary

The Independent National Electoral Commission has appointed the Administrative Secretary, Delta State, Mrs. Rose Orianran-Anthony,...

Senate to Presidency: Dont allow looming fuel crisis to disrupt festive seasons

The Senate on Thursday asked the Federal Government to take immediate step to avert looming...

U.S. Supports Full Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

Lagos—The United States Consulate in Lagos on Thursday called for more concerted efforts to ensure...

Budget 2018

Gov. Bagudu presents N151bn Kebbi state budget proposal for 2019

The Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, on Thursday presented a budget proposal of N151 billion for the 2019 fiscal year to the state House...

Buhari to hold emergency FEC meeting on 2019 budget

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) may hold an emergency session tomorrow to approve the 2019 Appropriation Bill. A reliable Presidency source said the government plans...

2019: Social infrastructure tops priority in Yobe state N91.6bn Budget proposal

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has announced N91,647,597,000 as the total amount of money projected to be spent by his administration in 2019 to...

PRIVATE EQUITY FUND NEWS

FIRSTBANK RESTATES COMMITMENT TO SMES, AGRIC SECTOR GROWTH

By NAN Sunday, December 16,2018 First Bank of Nigeria Limited has expressed its commitment to the growth of the agricultural value chain and creating opportunities for...

NASCON launches New Dangote Classic Seasoning Cubes

Press Release Saturday, December 15,2018 …Says its’ meets complete nutrition need of the people Management of the NASCON Allied Industries Plc, a subsidiary of the Dangote Industries...

Diageo Guinness Nigerian collaboration with UNITAR and the Ministry of Transportation for Nigeria renew...

Press Release Company Wednesday, December 12,2018                                                                                        The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport of Nigeria and Diageo,...

Burger King looks Nigeria to drive African expansion

World’s second-largest burger chain sees ‘huge opportunity’ in countries including Nigeria Burger King is in talks to open restaurants in sub-Saharan African countries, including...

FCMB receives $3 mln after sale of 9mobile

ABUJA, Dec 5 - Nigerian bank FCMB said on Wednesday it had received $3 million as part of the proceeds from the sale of...

$8.1bn Fine: MTN Group seeks off- court settlement with CBN

Sources with the knowledge of the matter reveals that the South Africa's mobile company, MTN Group is exploring the possibility of an out-of-court settlement...

NNPC laments over $800m revenue loss to contract breaches

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) yesterday said it lost over $800million revenue to all the stakeholders owing to breaches of contracts of...

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A demoralised and underequipped army is being blamed for slow progress against militants in the northeast
William James LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May needs to win approval for her Brexit deal in parliament on Dec. 11. But critics are lining up on all sides to say they will oppose it and the chances of the government winning a vote currently look slim. So what happens if she loses the vote? By law, if the deal...

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Market Volume Moved Up By 182.90% on ZENITHBANK’s Single Day Transaction

Proshare Research The total volume of shares traded on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday, November 22, 2018 rose by 182.90%...

Bond Yields Spike to 13-Month High as Risk off Sentiments Heighten

 Zedcrest Capital ***Nigeria Eyes Return to Dollar Bond Market*** KEY INDICATORS Indicator Value Commentary Inflation 11.28% As at October 16, 2018, 5bps up from 11.23% recorded in August 2018. MPR 14.00% Left Unchanged for the...

Local Competitiveness: A Prerequisite to drive Nigeria’s Inclusive economic Growth

FSDH Research just released its monthly Economic and Financial Market Outlook Report for the month of November 2018 The major highlights...

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In 2019 we will float People’s Money Bank, says Osinbajo

The Federal Government yesterday said it would float People’s Money Bank in the country next year. It added that the bank, when established, will have...

UNICEF advocates adequate attention to nutrition, urges media to take positive...

By Our Taraba correspondent Sad by the high rate of malnutrition in the northeastern parts of Nigeria, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has...

Public Relations expert advocates training and certification of PR practitioners

A Public Relations expert, Mr. Victor Anyaegbudike has advocated the training and certification of all practitioners of Public Relations to curb quackery and institute...

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Burger King/Nigeria: whoppertunity

Blink and another Burger King will have opened somewhere across the globe, serving up french fries and double cheeseburgers to a world hungry for...

The Real Economics of Global Migration

IAN GOLDIN , BENJAMIN NABARRO Throughout the West, populists and nationalists have hijacked the migration debate by framing the issue solely in terms of...

Beyond GDP by Joseph E. Stiglitz

What we measure affects what we do. If we focus only on material wellbeing – on, say, the production of goods, rather than on health, education, and the environment – we become distorted in the same way that these measures are distorted; we become more materialistic.

GLOBAL ENTREPRENUERS

Nigeria’s premier financial Institution, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, has announced its sponsorship of the University of Ibadan (UI) Graduate Recruitment/Career fair which took place on Tuesday, 6 November 2018 at the University’s Conference Centre in Ibadan, Nigeria. The Graduate Recruitment/Career Fair is part of the activities lined up for the commemoration of the institution’s 70th Foundation Day Anniversary...
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