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Osibanjo tasks Africa, others, on global trade opportunities

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has asked developing countries, especially those in Africa, to take advantage of the $50 trillion export opportunity available in global trade by fully implementing the Trade Facilitation Agreement of the World Trade Organisation.

Osinbajo gave the advice in [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


NCC moves to stop menace of unregistered, pre-registered SIM cards

 

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, said it is set to clampdown on owners and users of unregistered and pre-registered Subscriber Identification Module, SIM, cards in the country, saying the country cannot afford the risk such practices pose to its citizens.

Execu [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


‎Our strategies will ease debt service risk – Adeosun

The federal government has expressed confidence that the various revenue and debt management strategy employed by the current administration would mitigate the country’s debt service risk and fast-track her development.

According to the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, a ke [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


AfDB denies calling off loan to Nigeria, considers $400m loan request

 

The African Development Bank, AfDB, has denied media reports alleging that the bank has called off a proposed $600m loan to Nigeria rather, it could consider Nigeria for an additional $400m loan if such a request was approved by its Board.

The Director, Communication and E [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


9 firms battle to monitor Discos and Gencos

 

Atleast nine consulting firms are battling for the right to monitor the Nigerian power sector, with the aim of managing post-privatisation challenges in the sector.

The bid signals the recommencement of a process that was stalled two years after the procurement process for [...]

Fri, 03 November 2017


Rural women farmers demand 10% annual budgets to agric

Women farmers in Africa have asked governments across the continent to domesticate the Maputo Declaration and commit at least 10 percent of their annual budgets to agriculture to ensure food security on the continent.

The 2014 Maputo Declaration in the agricultural sector seeks to cut p [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017


Utilizing the gains of the 2017 economic summit

Despite the recent growth recorded by the Nigerian economy connoting its exit from recession, projections from the global organisations suggest a rather slow growth towards recovery, given the severity of the economic crises the country have had to content with

For instance the Internat [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017


Pension fund assets hits N6trillion in 2016


 

Nigeria’s pension fund assets has reportedly risen by N862billion by December 2016, National Bureau of Statistics has disclosed.

According to a report released by the statistics office and the National Pension Commission, the nation’s pension fund assets rose fr [...]

Tue, 31 October 2017


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