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Expert calls for review of nation’s tax policy

The chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service, KWIRS, Dr. Muritala Awodun, has said that Nigeria will be great if current tax policy in Nigeria is review to ensure more tax revenue is derived from wealthy individuals and corporate organizations to fund development projects and infrastructures.

Sat, 29 October 2016


Telecom operators faults NCC’s 2.6GHz spectrum auction

Some telecommunication operators in the country said they stayed away from the recent auction for spectrum license, to protest what they believe was pre-arranged to allow big operators win the license.
The Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, had in June this year, announced MTN Nigeria as th [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


FG to borrow $30billion for infrastructural projects

President Muhammadu Buhari administration plans to borrow a total of $29.960 billion foreign loans designed to address infrastructure deficit in the country.
The amount is part of the external borrowing plan of the federal government covering a three year period for proposed projects for 2016 to [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


Recession not caused by monetary issues - CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has said the current economic recession being experienced in the country was not caused by monetary issues, insisting the apex bank had employed every necessary means to save the country from the challenge.

Governor of the bank, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said the CBN had [...]

Fri, 28 October 2016


Nigeria improves on ease of doing business

Despite the economic challenges facing the country, Nigeria is seen as one of the few countries that support growing businesses within its territory.

The country ranked 32nd position in terms of protecting minority investors on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index for 2017.

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Fri, 28 October 2016


FG to implement “climate-smart’ agriculture

The Federal Government said it will implement “climate-smart” agriculture under the Nigeria’s National Determined Contributions, NDC, programme.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, said to achieve the implementation, Nigeria [...]

Sat, 22 October 2016


Federal revenue drops by N90.27bn in September

Revenues into government coffers again suffered a major decline following the lower volume of oil exports recorded in September 2016.
Funds realised in the federation account were said to have drooped by N90.27bn in the month of September leading a drop in allocations to the three tiers of gover [...]

Sat, 22 October 2016


Telecom operators faults NCC’s 2.6GHz spectrum auction

Some telecommunication operators in the country said they stayed away from the recent auction for spectrum license, to protest what they believe was pre-arranged to allow big operators win the license.
The Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, had in June this year, announced MTN Nigeria as th [...]

Sat, 22 October 2016


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