Returns on investment in Nigeria high, says Elumelu

The Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Tony Elumelu, has reiterated the availability of high returns on investment in Nigeria for serious-minded investors that are able...

FIRS orders banks to freeze MultiChoice accounts

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has appointed some commercial banks as agents to recover N1.8 trillion from accounts of Messrs MultiChoice Nigeria Limited...

Customs zonal coordinator says compliance key to achieving success

The new Zonal Coordinator and Assistant Controller General of Customs in charge of Zone A Headquarters in Lagos, Modupe Aremu, has tasked stakeholders on...

UNDP trains 200 youths, women in vocational skills, SMEs in Ekiti

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in its bid to complement the government’s efforts of addressing insecurity and unemployment has trained 200 women and youth,...

EnjoyNigeria Expo 2021 to generate 100,000 jobs – FG

The Federal Government has expressed optimism that its forthcoming “EnjoyNigeria Expo” would generate 100,000 new jobs between 2021 and 2023 in the trade sector...

38 countries ratify AfCFTA agreement – Secretary-General

Mr. Wamkele Mene, the Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, says 38 countries have now deposited their instrument of ratification...

Air Peace gets new Embraer 195-E2 aircraft

Air Peace on Thursday took delivery of its third brand new Embraer 195-E2 at the Abuja Airport. With this delivery, the airline said it would...

At 33.3%, unemployment rate highest in Africa, says OPSN

The Organised Private Sector of Nigeria (OPSN) has said the unemployment rate in Nigeria stands at 33.3 per cent, making it the highest in...

Access Bank rewards NYSC members with N15m

Access Bank Plc has rewarded serving members of the Nigeria Youth Service Corps (NYSC) with over N15 million in its third edition of Access...

PENGASSAN threatens strike over members’ sack

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to shut down National Oilwell Varco (NOV Oil) if it sacks...

FIRS does not grant tax waivers to local, foreign investors – Nami

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, says the agency does not grant tax waivers to any local or foreign investors...

Digital currency coming, says CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) plans to introduce digital currency before the end of the year, its Director Information Technology, Rakiya Mohammed, said...

Nigeria, Netherlands agree to deepen trade, investment opportunities

The Nigeria-Netherlands Bilateral Working Group (BWG) has underscored strategic partnership and sustenance of bilateral relations between Nigeria and the Netherlands to spur trade and...

Paycheck protection: LSETF’s $6.6m boost for MSMEs

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund is set to boost the recovery of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) from the COVID-19 pandemic by...

Don’t take law into your hands – MATAN urges traders

The Market Traders Association of Nigeria (MATAN) has appealed to its members nationwide not to take the law into their hands following attacks by...

NIPC remits N5.36b to CRF in 5 years – Report

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)  said it remitted N5.36 billion to the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) from its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) between ...

AMCON tasks asset partners on N5tr debt recovery

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has tasked its Asset Management Partners (AMPs) to ensure speedy recovery of N5 trillion debt being owed...

2Baba, Chike to perform at NGX Group’s launch

Nigeria’s renowned musicians, Innocent ‘2Baba’ Idibia and Chike, ‘boo of the booless’ crooner, are to perform at the launch of the Nigerian Exchange Group...

Lagos Commodities Exchange set to list first gold instrument

The Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) has concluded plans to admit Dukia Gold‘s diversified financial instruments, backed by gold as the underlying asset...

Ericsson, Samsung sign global patent licence agreement

Multinational Telecommunications Companies, Ericsson and Samsung have signed a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses, including patents relating to all cellular technologies. The agreement covers...
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