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AfDB approves $124.2m loan for water sector reforms in Akure

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 124.2 million dollars loan to finance the urban water sector reform and…

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Nigeria miles away from financial inclusion goal – FT Partners

Nigeria’s journey to becoming the Giant of Africa, especially in financial inclusiveness, is farther than it appears, as its payments market fell behind other African nations like Kenya, and South Africa in FT Partners’ FinTech Industry Research; only 6% of the nation’s…

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Dangote Sugar Refinery in Tunga to produce 450,000 MT

Dangote Sugar Refinery in Tunga, Nassarawa State is expected to produce 450,000 metric tonnes and generate about 90 megawatts of power annually when completed. Governor…

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Access to credit in Nigeria, not impressive – IFC

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has urged Nigeria to make more credit available to businesses if it is determined to free the nation from the claws…

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There is a sad reason people are outraged with Peace Mass Transit

Peace Mass Transit is trending number one on Twitter Naija, and it’s all for a wrong reasons. Apparently, there was an accident involving one of…

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How proposed Communication Service Tax affects you

The Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMCA) has warned the Senate and Nigerians against the implementation of the proposed 9% Communication Service Tax on…

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Unemployment: Senate calls for a state of emergency

According to a report by Vanguard Newspaper, the Senate has raised alarm over the rising rate of unemployment in the country and called on the…

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Court sanctions Seplat’s acquisition of Eland Oil and Gas

The latest development concerning Seplat’s acquisition of Eland Oil & Gas is that a Court has sanctioned the scheme of arrangement. This happened on Thursday, December 12th…

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Buhari will take his time to sign 2020 budget- Presidency

It no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari has received the 2020 Appropriation Bill but what is new is that he may take his time…

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Nigeria’s Foreign Trade hits N9.18 trillion in Q3, as non-oil export rose by 374.5%

Nigeria’s total foreign trade (value of exports and imports) rose to N9.18 trillion in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, up from N8.60 trillion recorded…

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Buhari votes for African energy corp’s $1 billion recapitalisation

President Muhamadu Buhari has thrown his weight behind the $1 billion recapitalisation of the African Energy Investment Corporation (AEICORP) at the extraordinary session of the…

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Here is what SMEs must understand about finance bill, others

The new finance bill has generated lots of controversies at different fora and among operators in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as many do…

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NBS clears air on independence of unemployment data

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has cleared the air on the influence of the Federal Government (FG) on its unemployment data. Some news outlets…

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Nigeria’s economic growth lower than non-oil dependent nations- IMF

The International Monetary Fund has rated Nigeria’s economic growth lower than other oil-dependent countries across the globe. IMF disclosed this in a policy paper on…

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Google faces probe over $2.1 billion Fitbit acquisition

Google is facing another scrutiny by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) amid data privacy fears. This is coming after its $2.1 billion acquisition of…

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SARS officer allegedly kills fruit seller in Abia

The Abia State Commissioner of Police, Mr Eneh Okon, has confirmed the alleged killing of one Kasarachi Moses by SARS officers in Ubakala, Umuahia South…

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APC chieftain lands in prison for accusing Bauchi gov of stealing 1bn

Bauchi State Police Command on Thursday, arraigned a stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Mai Fata, before the Chief Magistrate Court 11, for…

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Naira Marley’s trial adjourned till February 27 and 28

The court trial of Afeez Fashola a.k.a Naira Marley who had been docked over alleged criminal conspiracy and credit card fraud will be re-arraigned by…

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Eva Alordiah reacts after being told she’s a failed rapper

Eva Alordiah has been labeled a failed rapper after she took to Twitter to lambaste fellow music artists. In a tweet she shared, Eva Alordiah…

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“F*ck Them Kids” – Ycee Reacts To Being Called A Bad Role Model To Nigerian Children

Nigerian rapper, Ycee has replied a twitter user who thinks he is a bad influence on the youths and Nigerian children. The rapper took to…

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