NCS boss says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

By Lucy Ogalue The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders. Col. Hameed Ali (rtd.) disclosed...

N441tr e-payments made in 90 billion deals

Nduka Chiejina, Abuja A huge N441 trillion e-payments were made in 90 billion transactions in 12 months, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said. According...

SMEs: NEXIM Bank, partners seek quick passage of Nigerian Factory Bill

By Jacinta Nwachukwu The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), and its partners on Monday underscored the need for quick passage of the Nigerian Factory Bill to...

7.5% VAT takes effect February 1 as FG inaugurates FIRS board

Nduka Chiejina THE Federal government has said that the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) will to take effect from February 1, 2020. This is after...

Swiss National Bank expects profit of $50bn for 2019

The Swiss National Bank says it expects to post an annual profit of 49 billion Swiss francs (50.29 billion dollars). The bank made its expectations...

NSE: C&I Leasing, Cornerstone, Chams emerge best performing stocks in 2019

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma C & I Leasing, Cornerstone Insurance and Chams emerged the best performing stocks in percentage terms on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)...

Living without credit card

In the advanced world, credit card offers people financial respite. In Nigeria, this all-important facility is almost non-existent despite the massive poverty level, writes CHINAKA...

Counting gains of border closure

Five months after the federal government closed all land borders across the country, indications are that the policy may have had a rippled positive...

2020: Worries over Nigeria’s diminishing oil fortunes

Nigeria’s potential as a major oil-producing country may be overrated as smaller countries hitherto unheard of have since overtaken Nigeria as the most sought-after...

Coca-Cola celebrates 100 years of going public

Afolabi Idowu COCA-COLA, arguably the world’s most popular beverage company has celebrated its 100th anniversary of its initial public offering. An investment of $40 at that...

Why storytelling is key to brand building

Telling stories is the new paradigm shift in contemporary brand building. Brands use this method to communicate their value offerings to their targeted audience...

‘ATM charges reduction will boost cashless policy’

Capital market operators on Monday said the downward review of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) charges by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would boost...

Crude oil, gas export hits $232.87m

John Ofikhenua, Abuja Nigeria recorded crude oil and gas export sale of $355.93 million in September 2019, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said. This...

CBN Drops ATM Withdrawal Fee To N35, Reviews Bank Charges

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reduced cash withdrawal charges from other banks’ Automated Teller Machines ATM from N65 to N35 after the...

Yuletide: Fidelity Bank splashes N19m on 13 lucky customers

By Chinyere Joel- Nwokeom Fidelity Bank Plc  has rewarded 13 customers with the sum of N19 million in the second draw of its Get Alert...

NSE market indices resume trading upbeat, inched 0.60%

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indices opened trading for the week on Monday with a growth of 0.60 per cent...

Bankers’ Committee classifies BVN for poor, rich customers

Collins Nweze The Bankers’ Commit-tee has commenced Bank Verification Number (BVN) classification plan that will allow the rich and poor in rural areas have access...

The N360 Billion Mansion Mitch Built

By Rarzack Olaegbe Mukesh Ambani, the richest man in India, has completed the development of his new home in Mumbai. The mansion is worth an...

Driving Nigeria’s readiness for AfCFTA implementation

The implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement begins in July 2020. Seven months to its take-off, the National Action Committee...

Sterling Bank empowers technicians cash prizes

Collins Nweze Over 82 technicians from different parts of the country competed for honours in skill categories that include robotics, plumbing, carpentry, shoemaking, web and...
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