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Analysts predict decline in T-bills, bond yield

  Feyisayo Popoola Analysts at Cordros Capital Limited have said yields on Treasury bills and bonds are expected to decline by about 100 to 150 basis points. The Head of Research, Cordros Capital, Jolomi Odonghanro, while speaking during the unveiling of the 2020 market outlook in Lagos, said they expected the fixed income market to
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EUTELSAT KONNECT Satellite Launched

The EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by Arianespace using an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time on January 16. The separation of the all-electric satellite occurred after a 27-minute flight and the spacecraft systems checkout was The post EUTELSAT KONNECT Satellite Launched ...
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Who is “They”?

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In (non) remembrance

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Travellers groan as Internet hitches impede online bookings

Ihuoma Chiedozie, Abuja Ongoing Internet hitches being experienced in the country is making it difficult for prospective travellers to book their trips online, checks by our correspondent revealed on Wednesday. The Internet service disruptions were said to have been caused by damage to the West African Cable System, a submarine cable network serving Nigeria and
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Set up 36 agro-allied industries, Buhari directs ministry

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has directed the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment to establish agro-allied industries in each state of the federation.  The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, confirmed the development during a meeting with a delegation from the Amana Farmers and Grains Suppliers
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Amotekun, Miyetti Allah and that Channels Tv outing

There are things I read or hear that leave me wondering whether to pause and die laughing or die crying. Monday’s Channels TV interview where a Miyetti Allah spokesperson tried to cause a wedge between Ndigbo and the Yoruba is one of such things. That a man who, in the 21st century 2020, still goes
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Refineries posted N123.3bn loss in 10 months – NNPC

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The country’s refineries under the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation made a cumulative loss of N123.25bn from January to October 2019, latest figures released on Wednesday showed. An analysis of data in the October 2019 oil and gas report of the NNPC showed that all three entities recorded losses during
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Restoring order to chaotic Libya

Punch Editorial Board THE lingering crisis in Libya has reached a critical stage where responsible members of the international community can no longer afford to stand by and watch with indifference. Needless to say, all the global leaders should feel obliged to step in and arrest what is becoming an inexorable drift into anarchy, for
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Operation Amotekun: S’West govs back Tinubu, Afenifere hits APC leader

• APC national leader takes neutral position on operation • Tinubu’s statement lacks substance, says Yoruba umbrella group • Former Lagos governor made objective observations – Akeredolu Eniola Akinkuotu, Adelani Adepegba, Mudiaga Affe, Success Nwogu, Peter Dada, Abiodun Nejo, Wale Oyewale and Bola Bamigbola South-West governors and the apex Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere,  on Wednesday
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Amotekun as catalyst for Nigeria’s restructuring

Ayo Baje “The voice of the people is the voice of God” -Anonymous It was only a matter of time before someone pulled the trigger on the political contraption called Nigeria’s current incongruous, pseudo-federalism. A weird federal structure that has the bloated centre controlling what it should not, for instance, community security, cannot stand on
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Amotekun: How much help is that?

Niran Adedokun In many respects, last week’s launch of Operation Amotekun by the governors of the South-West region exposed the underbelly of the Nigerian federation. It shows the loss of confidence in the ability of our almighty federal administration and its many agencies to tackle the increasingly worsening security situation in the nation. Every day
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