Businessday Nigeria Archive for December 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

Trump hails Putin’s halt of U.S. diplomats’ expulsion

Ghana oil importers say government owe them $384mn

Dakuku Peterside, others carpet Wike on N470bn budget

Union Bank offers its customers a ‘Simpler, Smarter Way To Bank’

Police launch “Change Begins with Me” campaign in Bayelsa

Kano to refurbish Kwankwasiyya Bridge to meet global standards

Gov. Aregbesola appeals to NMA to minimise strikes

Gov. Ikpeazu presents N102.56 bn appropriation bill for 2017

FG rolls out projects for South-East region

Flurry of big deals fires M&A to second highest level since 2007

Interview with Jumoke Verissimo, the poet

N20mn from TETFUND grossly inadequate – Rector

NSE market indicators record 0.34% growth

Bill Gates warns world “vulnerable” to deadly epidemic in next decade

2017 outlook and the year in review – Toki Mabogunje

Domestic airlines, NAMA clash over flight cancellations   

Buhari assents to amended Endangered Species Control Act

Lagos Govt approves funding for MSMEs

Analysts expect FG to review forex policy, diversify economy

Bitcoin believers warn of bubble after ‘wild west’ currency doubles in value

Oil prices on track for biggest yearly gain since 2009

Nigerians in America count on Congress to save them from Trump

Israel issues retaliatory measures against Senegal for its vote at the UN

Gambia: Ban Ki-moon hails Barrow victory, electoral body offices reopened

Jigawa farmers hail 2016 bumper harvest

What you need to know when you’re investing

UN envoy sees ‘historic opportunity’ for Cyprus reunification in 2017

Syria ceasefire, backed by Russia and Turkey, holds after initial clashes

Onu urges Nigerians to embrace application of technology for national dev

Nigeria’s MPC dilemma far from over, as 2017 beckons

Sokoto Govt. approves N164. 4mn for stadium expansion

Kano embarks on multi million naira rehabilitation of Kwankwasiyya Bridge

Naira to weaken further on low dollar inflow

Oil heads for first annual gain in 3 years

I’m a tourist in Lagos, you have a problem with that?

Ajimobi presents N207bn appropriation bill to assembly

NNPC imports 45 million litres of aviation fuel to forestall scarcity 

Court sends two Edo APC Chieftains to prison

Gambia: UN chief assures Barrow of transfer of power

Kwara focuses on IGR as Ahmed proposes N135.2bn for 2017 fiscal year 

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Appointments into FG’s boards, agencies maybe announced early 2017 – Garba Shehu

Food production jumps on Anchor Borrower’s Scheme

Jigawa to drive economic diversification with agric development

CBN, SEC issue guidelines on securities settlement

What Nigerians did to survive recession in 2016

Global Markets- Stocks rose higher, oil gains in thin holiday volumes

Rice plantation to employ 2,000 youths, others

Make your mobile devices work for you in 2017

Tunde Fashola’s convocation message: A rejoinder

So it is GOODBYE 2016

Cheers for Nigerian sport lovers

A Chadian Tragedy

Ahmed proposes N135.2bn for 2017 fiscal year

FX scarcity, CBN ban on 41 items form major setback for port business in 2016

Six issues that shaped Nigeria’s aviation sector in 2016

Serious policy environment needed to attract pension funds to infrastructure

Uganda gets $151m loan from AfDB for toll road

NSE sustains growth on year end activities

219,837 farmers participate in Anchor Borrowers Programme

NPA seeks collaboration with govt. agencies to improve ranking

CBN makes biggest dollar sale since June, sells $1bn to clear backlog

Akeredolu inaugurates transition committee ahead of inauguration

Ogun Assembly passes 2017 appropriation bill into law

Akwa Ibom empowers over 5,000 PWDs

2017: Top Ten States by Budget

Jigawa turns to renewable energy, agric to drive economic diversification

National living wage delivers pay rise for quarter of workers over 25

Floods in southwest Congo kill at least 50

Nigeria should expect more German business delegations in 2017 — Envoy

US to announce new sanctions against Russia in response to election hacking

WaterAid urges strong political will to achieve SDGs by 2030

Ambode restates commitment to making Badagry hub of tourism in Africa

Mozambique: Thousands displaced in ‘silent war’

China warns U.S. against allowing stopover for Taiwan’s Tsai

Kerry’s attack on Jewish settlements widens Obama-Trump rift on Israel

Dollar sags vs yen on lower US yields

Gold prices rise by most in a month as US dollar eases

US crude settles at $52.95, up 46 cents

Obama calls Trump after twitter complaint about ‘Roadblocks’

With crises set to worsen, what are aid groups’ priorities for 2017?

The top 5 decisions that shaped Nigeria’s economy in 2016

Police arrest suspect planning to bomb Third Mainland Bridge

Nigeria won’t let Guinea Bissau, down Buhari assures

Sokoto Govt proposes N204.23bn budget for 2017

Sokoto to deduct Education Levy from workers’ salaries

We did not short change Super Eagles -NFF

Arik Air resumes New York flight Thursday

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Akwa Ibom laments continued drop in revenue from federal allocation

What hope for 2017?

Six policy decisions that dried up Nigeria’s seaports

‘The state of a nation’s airport can determine the state of its economy’

Decolonising Nigeria’s Education

CBN, Heritage Bank provide N2bn loan to aquaculture projects

Sophos outlines major cyber security threats in 2017

Diamond, Fidelity, Sterling exit NSE-30 Index

Reps receive three more petroleum industry bills

Who’s going to bell the cat?

The destructive power of inflation

PAL Pension promises quality service to its RSA holders

Canon partners Print World to unveil E-Commerce print hub in Nigeria

Court of Appeal at 40; Standing Strong and Restoring Confidence in the Judiciary

Airlines decry poor state of navigational aids in Nigeria’s airports

Labour plans fresh showdown with 7 banks

Lagos opens Lekki roundabouts

Nigeria won’t let Guinea Bissau down, Buhari assures

Guests elated as Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged 2016 beats expectation

‘Our target is to have a thousand businesses worth over a million dollars in five years’

U.S, Canada, Mexico may bid for 2026 World Cup- CONCACAF President

KWSG begins N41mn empowerment scheme for women in kwara

International passengers stranded as Arik staff desert counters

The best and worst performing assets of 2016

Army arrest 1,240 Boko Haram suspects in Sambisa raid

NPFL: Rangers Int’l FC to resume training on Dec. 29

Army to hold 2017 NASA championship in Sambisa – Commander

Israeli minister lashes out at Kerry ahead of peace speech

A reflection on Barack Obama’s presidency

Dozens of Boko Haram fighters surrender in southern Niger

Egypt needs 100 cargos of LNG in 2017 worth around $2.2bn

Corporates lead surge to record $6.6tn debt issuance

Over N5trn projects abandoned across Nigeria – Reps

Insurance industry performed better in spite of recession – analysis

Embracing bad ideas to get to good ideas

Provost optimistic of surplus food in Nigeria in 2017

Fixing discrimination in online marketplaces

Business activities boom as Calabar carnival climax

Lake Rice: 5 additional trailer-load arrive Lagos today

Israel to build in Jerusalem, mulls more steps against UN

Why holidays may be best time to invest in real estate

When large companies are better at entrepreneurship than startups

UN emergency fund authorises $3.5mn for Haiti

Toshiba warns of multibillion-dollar impairment charge on US nuclear arm

A/Ibom laments continued drop in revenue from federal allocation

I defeated Obama on Nov. 9 – Trump

How Eat, Drink Lagos changed the business of food festivals in Nigeria

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

IVF :wrong sperm fertilised 26 women eggs

FG saves N200bn from 50,000 ghost workers in 2016 – Presidential aide

West Africa now has its own blockchain-enabled digital currency

  N284bn scam: Jibrin set to testify before anti-graft agency

CBN, BDCs, Travelex in talk for another trading day

Rivers operates ‘Jesus’ economy – Wike

‘Nigeria’s food sufficiency not possible in near term’

NNPC pledges to intensify stakeholders’ engagement to sustain peace in Niger Delta

2016: Events that shaped oil, gas industry

Jump in reserves, oil price seen to close Nigeria’s multiple FX rates

Energy storage as new investment frontier in Sub Saharan Africa

Yuletide in the IDP camps

Updated: Drug scarcity hits Nigeria’s healthcare sector

High value-addition seen as prerequisite for profitability in 2017

Nigerian ports ready for excess volume from ban on vehicle importation through border, says NPA boss

How banks survived 2016

Post-harvest losses to drop on manufacturers’ rising demand for local crops

Air Peace launches Uyo route, assures travellers of hitch-free flights

Hydro power in Northern Nigeria boosts Fashola’s incremental power plan

FG saved N200bn from 50,000 ghost workers in 2016

Fire engulfs 48 shops in Gombe market

Global fund managers bullish on Nigerian assets

These are the six best new headphones for travelers

PDP takes credit for clearing of Sambisia Forest

Minister warns of fake dollars in circulation

Oliseh appointed new coach of Dutch side Fortuna Sittard

Freed Chibok girls deny family Christmas

Xmas visit

Brexit process seen impacting on 2017 residential property market in UK

IBEDC restores electricity to Magboro community after 10 years

2016: How absence of investment stifled gas utilisation prospects

E-payment channels to boost yuletide spending, consolidate N18.1 tn from Q3

Oil Price: Sceptics flee as Opec production cut nears   

Israel curbs working ties with nations that voted for UN resolution

Magboro:10 years of darkness ends

‘No country has ever become economic power house without special zones’

Crashed Russian aircraft’s black box found

South Africa boosts power capacity as new unit linked to grid

More displaced persons return to North East after militants defeat

Kogi doctors serve strike notice

NCAA sanctions Arik over delayed delivery of passengers’ baggage

UN just a club for people to ‘have a good time,’ says Trump

Manual clearing raises cost of importation by 50% say importers

FG launches government contact centre with N679m

Iheanacho scores as Man City moves to second on EPL table

Dogara, symbol of national unity – Saraki

Lagos begins audit of underground utility infrastructure January

Standards board advises motorists on tyre condition, safe driving

Monday, December 26, 2016

2017 budget: Stakeholders call for increased allocation to health sector

How eight major issues shaped Nigeria’s oil and gas sector in 2016

2016: Transmission frailties undermine power sector aspirations

Kachikwu hits a series of bulls

FIRS to support Nigerians in Diaspora willing to invest in Nigeria- Fowler

Diversification: Abia brand of rice enters the market

Junior Achievement set to host mini-MBA programme for NYSC at LBS

Christmas beyond jollof rice

Recession: Nigeria beer festival is necessary 

The special adviser on media and publicity: Journalism vs PR practice

Using hamper for both ‘thank you’ and business pitch 

Consumers expect companies to create positive change

Etisalat, Gionee partner on new 4G enabled smartphone 

Energy storage seen as new investment frontier in Sub Saharan Africa

Algeria to rejuvenate aging oil wells to boost output

Congo central bank cuts 2016 GDP growth forecast to 2.5%

I would have defeated Trump, Obama says

Army ends Operation in South-East

Passport, license process to be easy

‎Lion Club donates food items to 100 villagers in Ogun at Christmas 

Stop tariff on energy equipment- Agency

Sambisa forest turns military base

Tambuwal confirms discovery of large Coal deposit in Sokoto

Banking process affects ABP- Farmers

Nigerian stops drug hawking in August

Year of wailing at the stock market

East Libyan forces launch air strike against rivals in central desert

Netanyahu seeks to rally Israelis around him in anti-Obama assault

FG to harmonise multiple taxation of ICT operators- Shittu

Pope pays tribute to Iraqi Christians persecuted by Islamic State

British Pop Icon George Michael Dies at Age 53

Nigeria to achieve 30% broadband penetration by 2018, says minister

MTN paid N80bn of N330bn fine, says FG

S. Sudan opposition faction decries UN’s failure to impose arms embargo

Boko Haram terrorist arrested in Ikorodu

Scores Presumed Dead After Russian Plane Crashes

Governors’ forum visits Udom Emmanuel over church tragedy

SEC suspends Heritage Capital over malpractice 

Army chief urges troops to pursue, intercept fleeing Boko Haram terrorists

Suicide bomber attacks market in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri

El-Rufai condemns renewed attacks in Southern Kaduna

Gov. Fayose promotes 15,772 workers, pays Christmas bonus

Ighalo vows to end Premier League goal drought

Dogara’s performance has reinforced my confidence in youths – Buhari

NNPC vows to find lasting peace in Niger Delta

Gaddafi loyalists charged in Malta with hijacking plane

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Takeover of Sambissa forest- Is it the end of Boko Haram?

Merry Christmas from Leicester City star Ahmed Musa

GMO will not wipe out traditional crops– Expert

Takeover of Sambissa forest-Is it the end of Boko Haram?

Merry Christmas from BusinessDay

‘Roadside’ auto mechanics call for government intervention

Christmas and the rice phenomenon

APC assures Nigerians of economic rebound in 2017 

Breaking: Fire guts Nigerian Breweries office

Tearful Christmas as victims of Olokonla Gardens Estate demolition recount ordeal

UN approves $5.61bn 2016-2017 biennial budget

Trump plans to shut down charitable foundation

Russian military plane disappears from radar with dozens on board

Big government palaver

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Christmas: Gov. Ambode preaches love and peaceful co-existence

Oscar quits Chelsea for £60m switch to Shanghai SIPG

Recession is not peculiar to Nigeria, says Army Director

Obama cautions Trump: ‘There’s only 1 U.S. President at a time’

Christmas: Kafanchan residents prepare amidst curfew

Protect people ‘s interest, Adeboye charges governors

Ooni felicitates with Christians, calls for forgiveness, love

PDP says Magnus Abe’s laugh will not last

`We’re leaving America better than we met it’ – the Obamas

Christmas: President Buhari calls for prayers to overcome challenges

Tell Mr. President ‘2019 is coming and we are waiting for him’

Police in Delta nab 52 suspects, recover arms and ammunition

Gov. Wike felicitates with Christians at Christmas

When APC sees broom in Ibori’s hand…

Christmas: Gov. Ugwuanyi urges Christians to pray for national rebirth

Lenders, developers and false partnerships

Issues as Buhari orders probe of SGF, EFCC Chairman

Navy says crime in maritime sector has reduced in N/Delta

Lagos state youth policy: Averting a demographic bomb

FG committed to enthroning desired change- APC

Five tips for stylish Nigerians travelling this holiday

Rivers rerun: A harvest of probe panels

Africa’s biggest e-gaming berths in Lagos

Buratai restates promise to re-organise operation Lafiya Dole in 2017

Chibok girl recalls ‘miracle’ release by Boko Haram as reunited with family

Ethiopia’s mass release of ‘detainees’ excites top US officials, call for more

Cameroon star, Rigobert Song recovers from life-threatening stroke

NDLEA gets conviction of hard drug users

Army to re-organise operation Lafiya Dole

Conte excited at Chelsea’s Christmas gift

Electric cables vandals nabbed in Yobe

Osun NLC demands salary arrears

Congo talks near deal for Kabila to step down in 2017

Turkish authorities investigating 10,000 social media users: ministry

Kenya: Economic growth slows as agriculture, industry activity lag

CEMAC Heads of State reject CFA Franc devaluation

Egypt arrests Al-Jazeera journalist, channel calls for his ‘immediate release’

Underdogs Zimbabwe ready for 2017 AFCON

Passengers of hijacked Libyan plane arrive in Tripoli

Nigerians defy recession, besiege motor parks for Christmas

Kano approves N200mn for tomato farmers to procure seedlings

FG hails UN adoption of Nigeria-sponsored resolution on illicit financial flows

Ariaria will have a facelift after rehabilitation of Faulks road, says Iwuoha

Merkel Relieved Berlin Truck Suspect Killed

Libyan Plane Hijackers in Custody

Traders React to Rising Prices – Part Two

Ban Ki-moon welcomes resolution on Israeli settlements

Toki Mabogunje; Breaking the glass ceiling one SME at a time

Buhari salutes Nigerian Army for capturing Sambisa Forest

Kenya GDP grows at 5.7% in Q3 2016

Traders React to Rising Prices – Part One

Congo forces killed 40, arrested 460 in Kabila protests – U.N

Jonathan calls for brotherhood at Christmas

Obama explains U.S. rejection of Trump’s veto advice on UN’s Israel/Palestinian Resolution

Local e-portals brighten prospects of retailers in Balogun, Ariaria markets

Friday, December 23, 2016

2016 Mediterranean Sea migrants’ death beyond 5,000 – UNHCR

Yuletide: NSE transactions close upbeat

Nigeria records 273 Lassa fever cases, 149 deaths in 2015/16 – NCDC

Fake rice seized in Nigeria, but what is it?

FG launches Government Contact Centre with N679mn

Plastic Rice: No cause for alarm, FG says

When being atheist isn’t fashionable

Organisation calls for rehabilitation of domestic abuse victims

Amosun cautions against early political struggle, succession plan within Ogun APC

Chevron donates hybrid library to Bayelsa school

Water: LASG to partner private sector in building water works

Residents bemoan low purchasing power in Benin at yuletide

How to make the most of your Christmas budget

APC assures Nigerians of economic rebound in 2017

2017 Women’s Federation Cup will be innovative – NFF

Farmers to cultivate 5,500 hectares of wheat in Jigawa

Ogun ‎to curb more deaths from Lassa fever, 396 contacts placed under surveillance

Nigeria sells N40bn in treasury bills at flat yields

Angola declares end to world’s worst yellow fever epidemic in decades

Interbank rate jumps to 50% on central bank forex sales -traders

Interbank rate jumps to 50% on CBN forex sales -traders

FG in talks to secure release of more Chibok girls

Ugwuanyi proposes N105.79bn budget for 2017 fiscal year

Final trial results confirm Ebola vaccine provides ‘high protection’ – WHO

President Buhari eager to reflate economy – Amaechi

Foreign investors more confident in Nigeria’s capital market, add $20 million

Israel introduces new visa procedure for Nigerians

NB Plc, Guinness, Intafact, stage beer carnivals in Aba

Stanbic stocks post biggest weekly gain as FRC headwind fades

Kaduna Assembly approves N15bn supplementary budget for 2016

Berlin Truck-Attack Suspect Shot Dead by Italian Police

Kebbi govt. awards N1.76bn road project to indigenous coy

Hijacked Libyan plane lands in Malta with 118 passangers on board

Buhari lauds Lagos, Kebbi on production of LAKE Rice

Tunisian Suspect’s Fingerprints Found in Berlin Truck

Calabar residents switch to second-hand clothes for Christmas

Sokoto State Zakkat Committee disburses N11.6mn to 157 indigent persons

Beijing fires trade warning after Trump appoints China hawk

Do you like your boss?

Jigawa realizes 75% of total consolidated revenue target in 2016

Berlin Christmas market attack suspect killed in Milan shootout

NACCIMA wants private sector inclusion in FG economic team

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Obasanjo Challenges S/E governors on Development

Anchor Borrowers Programme: BASG flags off land preparation, 20,000 farmers already registered

Rescued Chibok schoolgirls to celebrate yuletide with parents – Presidency

X-raying Champions League Round of 16 draw

Abuja shuts down for Christmas as workers head for Yuletide celebration

LADOL joins global most influential maritime firms over $600m logistics facility

Lagos residents throng Lake Rice sale centres

Reps adhoc committee postpones investigation of development finance institutions

Nani: Ronaldo the best player on the planet

Christmas greetings offer no cheer as firms cut staff

Yuletide: Road transporters hike fares by over 100%

Patriotism and the 2017 budget

10 top resolutions

How automated telephone system is actively supporting patients in managing their own health – Cochrane research

Four fantastic, affordable destinations you can visit this holiday

IPMAN threatens strike over non payment of 18 months claims

Labour decries FG’s failure to remit pension counter-part funds

Bua Group’s CCNN nears completion of 1.5mn mtpa cement plant

Taraba Govt. budgets N110bn for 2017

Dankwambo presents N85.6bn budget for 2017

FG commits N550mn for revitalisation of 110 PHCs – Minister

Christmas cheer returns to Nigeria’s Boko Haram heartland

PDP takes all 17 councils in Abia local govt polls

Buhari requests states to pay workers from debt-service refunds

FG commits N550mn for revitalisation of 110 primary health care centers

How Nigeria can unlock N1.9tn health sector funding in 2017

W. Africa Crude-Traders still await key Qua Iboe programme

Gov. Udom Emmanuel presents N365bn budget for 2017

Delta Govt. to commence health insurance scheme Jan. 2017 – Okowa

Obaseki vows to strengthen communication structure, boost transparency

Forget MMM: These 5 Stocks made investors rich this year

Three tips to help multicultural teams succeed

The OPEC deal can’t mask the decline of saudi power

Dollar shortage good for sales, says Flour Mills

Dollar on the brink of exchanging at N500/$

Italy prosecutors wrap up probe involving Eni CEO over Nigeria

OAPEC official foresees oil re-balancing in Q2 of 2017

Falcons’ Captain, Chikelu joins Swedish side Kristianstad DFF

Coy to build world-class tourism resort in Osun in 2017

Sai Baba

South Africa sack coach after outburst

IFC provides $4.8mn for Nigerian Micro businesses

Why we eat too much food

FG should reduce import duty on vehicles to stop smuggling – STOAN

Goldman pulled into rate-rigging storm with $120mn fine over vital benchmark

The U.S. is now a country that can be ignored

Benin Republic to spend $15bn within 5 years to boost economy

EKO Disco announces planned power outage

NLC directs state councils to monitor utilization of Paris debt deductions

Flour Mills of Nigeria says dollar shortage boosting sales

100 entrepreneurs get N144 mn loan from CBN

Healthcare providers refute allegations of enrolee abuse by HOR

Great ceos see the importance of being understood

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Oando completes $115.8mn gas, power partial divestment

Enelamah joins World Economic Forum Stewardship Board

Poor refinery output questions Kachikwu’s hold tight stance

Experts see efficient infrastructure stimulating Nigerian industries

FG to unveil new plans for oil, gas industry at NOG 2017

Continuing a tradition in DR Congo

More criticism for proposed Corporate Governance Code

Nigerian inputs meet industrial standards despite low quality claims

FG approves implementation of 13% derivation from mineral revenues to states — Fayemi

Arik Air gets European Aviation Safety Agency’s (EASA) Authorisation

A future for local rice production

Chivita Happy Hour wears a new refreshing look

Still waiting for the Lagos light rail

Little known facts about Nigeria’s biscuit market

‘Jammeh must respect election results, handover ’ – UN Security Council

Wike’s Judicial Commission of Inquiry on electoral violence, laughable-Peterside

Nigeria Army constructs road to Sambisa forest

Holidaymakers stranded as fuel scarcity causes flight delays, cancellations

FG donates 2 rice mills to boost Lagos-Kebbi initiative

100 youths in Cross River gain computer science education

Nokia sues Apple for infringing technology patents

N10bn Baro, Lokoja, Ogoja ports to be ready in 2017 – NIWA

FBN Capital ends 2016 with awards for excellence in Investment Banking

Corruption: Whistle Blowers to get 5% of recovered loot

Dollar exchanges for N492 at parallel market

Naira falls to N492 at parallel market

INEC to investigate staff role in Rivers rerun poll

The Health & Fitness Club Business

Nasarawa receives N8.4bn refund from Paris club

Sirika calls for patience as FG works to resolve jet fuel shortage problem

James Ibori released from UK prison

Edo Govt. to collaborate with NATA to boost job creation

Ethiopian Airlines to enter Indonesian aviation market in 2017  

Gov. Abubakar presents 2017 budget of N145b to Bauchi Assembly

NEITI commends NNPC for transparent financial dealings   

90% SMEs in Nigeria still operate micro-businesses– SMEDAN

Sokoto concludes pilot survey on 40 Secondary Schools — ex VC

Agric institute trains 500 graduates as next agro-millionaires – official

Med-View expands West Coast flights to Monrovia, Freetown

At least 31 killed in explosions at Mexican fireworks market

Gov. Ayade’s wife partners fashion designers in brand marketing

Niger state employs 500 green guards to protect forests – Commissioner

Bayelsa records N3.5bn revenue surplus in November

As Trump tweets, China quietly weighs options to retaliate

Plateau Assembly promises speedy passage of 2017 budget

Saraki to launch Made in Nigeria Challenge Jan 2


Facebook charged over WhatsApp data sharing

5,025 retirees get N22bn from Lagos

Nigerians can live in peace if there is justice—Sultan

Buhari faces spreading opposition as economy slumps

Fresh oil spill hits Ibeno communities in Akwa Ibom

ExxonMobil looks to offshore Nigeria as Liberian field disappoints

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

NNPC targets full rehabilitation of refineries next year

Vacancy rate rises 34% as commercial office space turns into tenants market

NASS spent N1.3trn in 10 years without records – CSOs

More dollars for farmers as Nigerian grains gain global traction

AMCON 2.0 will cost Nigeria N1.7 trillion

Financial experts seek fiscal incentives for stock market rebound

Ogun writes off deadline on land titles application

Using Instagram Stories to grow your brand

Deposit money banks as a key finance partner to the construction industry

Digital financial services as the fastest way to ensure financial inclusion of Nigerians

Scatec Solar signs agreement with Africa50 on 100mw Jigawa solar power project

Edo records N88.5bn revenue in 11 months

Top five Christmas traditions from around Nigeria

Assessing impact of recession on banking sector

Naira trades stable as FG seeks end to exchange rate spread

Lagos commences sale of Lake Rice Thursday

Ekiti Assembly passes N93bn budget, adjourns till Feb.20

Respite for passengers as Aero, Arik resume scheduled services

Crack in Senate over Magu’s confirmation

FIFA proposes 2-year ban for Amos Adamu

Oil workers suspend industrial action

FG decries $100mn spent on honey importation annually

Oil rebound catalyses surge in FAAC revenue in Q3 2016

The Motives Behind China’s U.S. Drone Seizure

Facebook accused over WhatsApp takeover

Lassa fever hits Ogun, kills senior health personnel

Nigerian Army to migrate to IPPIS in 2017 – Adeosun

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Found Guilty of Negligence

Berlin Truck Crash a ‘Probable Terrorist Attack,’ Police Say

AMAC presents N6bn ‘Budget of Consolidation’

Jigawa proposes N128bn budget for 2017

Gov. Obaseki receives report of 150-member strategic dialogue committee

UNICEF secures N3.6 bn grant for victims of sexual violence in North East Nigeria

N92bn for agric, good but insufficient

Maritime sector loses 6,000 workers to economic recession

FAAC disbursements to all tiers of government surge in Q3, 2016

Truck crashes into Berlin Christmas Market, asylum-seeker arrested over attack

Delta moves to create smart cities, signs MoU with partners

NESREA expresses commitment to promote awareness on environmental laws

CBN will eliminate forex black market, says Kemi Adeosun

Anambra at 25: Obiano honours Krisoral Group GMD, others

I’ll be the best I can — Miss Nigeria

Breaking down the ExxonMobil labour face-off

Passengers groan as unions shut Arik

Mining Week: Driving Nigeria’s economic diversification through solid minerals

Council promises empowerment, agricultural devt programmes

Running as the thinking person’s sport

IMF board meets after Lagarde found guilty of negligence by French court

Why ethical people make unethical choices

FIFA fines England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland over poppies

The scary truth about corporate survival

U.S. embassy in Ankara to close mission in Turkey Tuesday

UN condemns assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

Monday, December 19, 2016

NLC issues May 2017 deadline for implementation of N56,000 minimum wage

WAPIC Plc: Surge in other income, gains in associate company bolster profit

‘Nigeria needs to be truly prepared for the fight against cybercrime in 2017’

NNPC discharges 38.7mn litres of aviation fuel for hitch-free Yuletide

FIRS shuts more tax-defaulting firms

No robust funding for foreign missions till after recession, Buhari warns

Insurers await N224 billion windfall from Budget lift on infrastructure

Silver lining for distressed transport sector over 29.7% budget allocation increase

8.9% Capital Release Cripple SMEDAN’s 2016 Operations

Law Union & Rock gets rating upgrade on claims paying outlook

Lagos state 2017 budget: Multiplier effect on real estate values

Heartbeats of gangs in business

Saham Unitrust Insurance deepen penetration

Is redemptive governance Nigeria’s option?

PINE: This is shameful!

Unions begin indefinite strike at Arik Air over salary arrears, other issues

Lagos earns N287bn IGR in 2016

Dogara lauds Supreme Court ruling on sack of Local Government Chairmen

‘N2.1bn budget for Wheat value chain to drive FG’s 50% import reduction target’

Why we formed ULC – Ajaero

Two dead, 18 injured as market collapses in Akwa Ibom

Buhari to Saraki: Let’s work together

Nigeria finds succour in sukkuk as high yields frustrate fund raising moves

2016 Budget performance: Ministry to present report to FEC, says minister

Evening Briefing: Today’s top news

Telecoms company offers customers free calls during yuletide

Economic recession will ebb in 2017, President Buhari reassures

NLC president calls for calm over inauguration of parallel labour union

Breaking: Russian ambassador to Turkey wounded in gun attack

CBN calls for bids in special fx auction

FG sets aside N185bn in 2017 budget for new initiatives

IMF Head Christine Lagarde convicted in French negligence trial

100mw solar power project in Dutse attracts new investors

Nigeria offers bond-investors highest yield in almost 2 years

Sports minister Dalung orders probe of NFF finances

Scotland threatens to leave U.K. if forced out of E.U.

Delta records N118.1bn revenue in 9 months

Aero Contractors to Resume Flights Wednesday

Obaseki budgets N51bn for 2017 fiscal year

NNPC discharges 38.7mn litres of aviation fuel for a hitch-free yuletide

Tin-Can Customs intercept guns, ammunition concealed in container, vehicle

Nigeria’s economic development threatened by undeveloped financial sector

Sokoto BDC Operators’ Chairman advocates special intervention funds for local manufacturers

2017 budget can boost development if well implemented-ACCI

Things will be better in 2017, says Information Minister

Media organizations, UN-OCHA partners with Union Bank to raise support for IDPs’

Facebook discloses another metrics mishap

538 electors choose between Trump, Clinton today


Relief for banks as Nigeria’s Oil industry on cusp of cash flow recovery

Drugmaker corners US market with worm pill costing 200 times UK price

Buhari orders probe of top govt officials

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Buhari to drop 10 ministers, Senate may cut holiday for nominees

US Fed hike means more pain for Naira assets

Reps back upward review of N18,000 national minimum wage

Reps assure on speedy passage of 2017 budget

Iran pledges support for Nigeria’s MSMEs, transfer of production, managerial skills

A new mega party? It’s all about mega egos and value-free politics

SecureID Limited commissions local SIM Card manufacturing line

Teaching teens spending habits while online

Dangote, Putin, Trump, Merkel most powerful persons in the world – Forbes

OPIC $200mn investment commitment to boost Nigeria infrastructure

Nigerian bond yields rally to 20-month high

Joseph’s story: Supporting basic education through Diaspora remittances  

Nigerite emerges cleanest manufacturing firm in MAN’s HSE awards

BusinessDay 18 Dec 2016

FG to save $24bn from JV cash call exit- NEITI                                                         

130 power transmission projects abandoned since 2002 – TCN official

Residents score Gov. El-Rufa’i low in implementation of 2016 budget

Boko Haram: FG re-builds 25 police stations, 25 schools in Adamawa

Mixed reactions trail 2016 November/December WASSCE result

SEC to partner with EFCC on market infractions

Evacuations set to restart in eastern Aleppo

FRSC bans petroleum tanker drivers from night journeys from Dec.19

NCAA warns stakeholders against peddling false information about competitors

Magu: SERAP drags Senate to UN

Anthony Joshua responds to David Haye’s jibe

BOA disburses N21.5bn to Nigerian farmers

Chinese Super League a treat to clubs- Conte

Wuruwuru elections: A return to the Iwu era?

Tough times await APC governors as NASS is bent on financial autonomy for LGs

Nigeria clinch semi-final and FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup spot

The hassles of policing the Niger Delta

Enyimba ready for new NPFL season- Anyansi assures

No, MMM hasn’t crashed; it’s on recess

‘We’re strategically positioned to tap the wonderful opportunity Nigeria offers’

‘ICT, not agriculture, will fast-track Nigeria’s growth and development’  

Despite recession, Enugu delivering on road projects, workers’ salaries – Commissioner

Magu’s rejection, 2017 budget and other matters 

Citing recession, high airfare, Christmas travellers resort to road transport

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Buhari-Saraki rapprochement: A case of ‘the more you look, the less you see’

Akwa Ibom tragedy: Survivors still in shock, relive experiences

‘How Okorocha administration has positively changed the story of Imo’

What’s in it for me? (2)

They covered their faces in shame

Confronting the next global health challenge 

Michael Ibru goes home

Remita: Homegrown technology driving financial inclusion, economic growth

Japan banks in Brexit ultimatum

Air Peace inaugurates Uyo route, assures on yuletide operations

IG assures Nigerians of adequate security during the yuletide season

Senate vows to unravel disbursement of N213bn Power Intervention Fund

Gambian President-elect, Barrow, must be sworn-in: ECOWAS leaders

Mugabe confirmed as ruling party candidate for 2018

Freight hauliers to introduce insurance cover for goods, drivers in transit

President Buhari lauds ECOWAS’s adoption of Single Biometric Identity Card

Buhari calls for review of ECOWAS Treaty to address regional challenges

Airbnb seeks to raise an additional $153 mn to propel expansion

NDIC, CBN looking into digital currency – Official

Kwara Govt. to create 20,000 jobs for youths in agriculture

NDIC strengthens supervision of banks against failure in recession

President Buhari celebrates 74th birthday, salutes Army for colourful parade, drills

Bayelsa Govt. fishes out 5,000 ghost workers from payroll

Buhari celebrates 74th birthday, salutes Army for colourful parade, drills

CBN tasks corporate treasurers on survival of Nigeria’s financial system

AFAN decries advance payment to marketers by farmers

New deal reached to secure Aleppo evacuation – Syrian rebels

As Gambians lose fear, President Jammeh’s isolation grows

Sino-US tensions escalate after seizure of American drone in South China Sea

Super Falcons’ players, officials paid as govt releases funds

I have done well as president – Obama

Friday, December 16, 2016

Improved agriculture, manufacturing to drive 1.22% growth in 2017

Yuletide: Demand for imported luxury items low as import drops 76% in 3yrs

NAICOM to drive insurance distribution through stockbrokers

Government says 2018 target of 36% contraceptive prevalence rate achievable

Buffett era of 8.5% dividends ends as Dow swaps stake

Paga founder, Oviosu listed as #100 Most Influential Nigerians in 2016

Unemployment rate rises to 13.9% – NBS

Counter-protest paralyses commercial activities in Port Harcourt

President Buhari felicitates with Pope Francis at 80

Evening Briefing: Top five news of the week

LASG postpones sale of Lake Rice

Active users in Nigeria’s telecoms industry increase to 153.5mn – NCC

Mimiko secretly recruiting 10,000 workers, selling govt. properties to cronies – APC

Yuletide: FRSC cautions motorists against reckless driving

Naira falls as dollar scarcity worsens

NSE trades 874.34mn shares worth N4.39bn

Nigeria set to benefit most from OPEC cut, struggles to cash in

Super Eagles star Onazi donates N1m to Super Falcons

ThinkAfrica connecting the Diaspora with Nigeria

13,488 results withheld as WAEC releases Nov/ Dec examination results

Rising inflation, Institutional investors push for higher yields on Treasury Bills, Bonds

FG silence on foreign exchange policy worrisome – LCCI

Apple can sell iPhone 7s in Indonesia after R&D investment commitment

FBI kept tabs on Muhammad Ali in 1966 during Nation of Islam probe

Goldman Sachs hikes oil price outlook, expects high compliance for oil output cuts

Lufthansa pilots agree to mediated talks in pay dispute

Nigerian ports ready to handle increase in imported vehicles – MD

Oil heads for weekly loss as Libya, Dollar weigh against cuts

American Embassy, Microsoft Nigeria empower 2,000 teachers in Ogun  

LCCI urges FG to reduce funds for debts servicing

2017 budget dims hope on improved access to primary healthcare

Para-swimming Championship Federation solicits for sponsorship

James Murdoch dismisses regulatory fears over Fox’s £11.7bn bid for Sky

Obama says US will retaliate against Russian hacking

NAPTIP rescues 18 trafficked girls in Sokoto

U.S. charges Nigerian with role in cyber scam targeting thousands

EU offers Niger $635mn to block migrants

Crude oil discovered in Borno

World Bank units add $517mn to Ghana oil, gas project financing

Verizon may not buy Yahoo again

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Risk control app to reduce incidence of loss in insurance process

Reps threaten to unveil Nigerians behind Manitoba

Hotels adopt flexible pricing to boost occupancy rate

It’s the way of the world

Herdsmen/Farmers’ Clash: FG, ECOWAS farmers resolve to proffer solution

NEC urges FG to implement Oransaye report

Ballon d’Or: Will Messi, Ronaldo dominance end soon?

Special Olympics Nigeria celebrates 2016 World AIDS Day

You haven’t been to shutubantu?

Observations from the Ghanaian election

NICON to provide group welfare insurance for CEO’s of micro finance banks

CIG adds GS4 SUV among growing product lines

CFTZ management gives assurance of alternative power supply

Kachikwu: Nigeria gets $2b extra from oil

Reps fail to consider 2017 budget proposal, embark on recess

Nigeria’s unemployment rate rises for eight consecutive quarter

The Rout Isn’t Over for Nigerian Markets

Am jobless because I failed to qualify Nigeria for AFCON- Siasia

Using Incremental production revenue to settle cash call problems is an incentive- Operators

A/Ibom govt constitutes probe panel on collapsed church building

NSE indices record a growth of 0.57%

The euro’s return to parity with the dollar

Oil prices fall to lowest in a week as dollar nears 14-year high

Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Nigeria’s 2017 Budget too small to end economic recession

Senate rejects Magu as EFCC Chairman

Nobody agrees when the oil market will re-balance after OPEC deal

DRC on the edge as Kabila’s term nears end

The rout isn’t over for Nigerian markets

NNPC, IOCs sign deal to exit JV Cash Calls arrangement

Ponzi scheme, MMM, dominates Google trend

Buhari at Naval Dockyard, commissions 3 war ships

Edo election tribunal begins hearing Jan. 11, says no limit on number of witnesses

How Nigerian firms can navigate present economic headwinds – Kroll

Zimbabwe introduces new bond notes

Stakeholders want full implementation of 2017 water resources budget

Bird flu resurfaces in Kano

Facebook to fund its own original video content

Usman moves to recover NPA funds trapped in Heritage bank, Aso Homes

Fed raises rates and points to faster pace of 2017 increases

Buhari commissions 3 warships in Lagos


P-Square, Wizkid, Olamide, DavidO and more to Light Up Pepsi Rhythm Unplugged

Inflation shows signs of slowing, hits 18.48% in November

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Economic recession: Causes and impact (2)

Telecom sector contributed N1.4trn to Nigeria’s GDP in Q3 – NCC

Book building starts on Lagos State N60bn Bond issuance

Dogara urges FG rethink privatisation of power companies

Recession: Nigerian SMEs lack requisite skills to initiate recovery – UNIDO

Reps issue 11-day deadline to DFIs to submit audited accounts, memoranda

Industrialisation, LADOL and moving forward

Achieving diversification through economic zones

Building cheap through co-operatives

Stanbic, RenCap, EFCP account for over N350bn equities deal in eleven months

RwandAir not withdrawing services from Nigeria -Odusi

Gold – The good, the bad, and the ugly

Buhari plans 20% budget rise to end Nigeria’s economic slump

Buhari orders payment of Super Falcons’ allowances Thursday

Evening Briefing: Here’s what you need to know about today news

2017 budget: Buhari proposes N1trn family Homes Fund

Buhari orders immediate payment of Super Falcons

Nigeria records N2.17trn revenue as oil income shrinks

Nigeria expends N1.41trn on states bail-out in 1 year

U.N. envoy says Gambia’s Jammeh must leave power by Jan. 19

Association advocates 15% budgetary allocation for health

Saving lives and safeguarding the future, one enterprise at a time

“Nigerians are suffering economic hardship,” Saraki tells Buhari

Obaseki to present Edo 2017 budget Friday

Dangote pledges employment opportunities for brilliant Ogun indigenes

Discussions on Gambia to continue as ECOWAS leaders meet in Abuja

CPC Provides Consumer redress worth N2.5bn in 2016

Obaseki seeks Assembly approval to present 2017 appropriation bill

Business confidence in Nigeria falls to 8-year low

London commuters face second day of strike disruption

Less oil and more farms is what Africa needs, UN agency says

Nigeria unveils fiscal road map for 2017

Agency donates fishing boats, nets to Bakassi IDPs

Jammeh digs in as regional leaders fail to reach deal

Rick perry is the wrong choice for energy secretary

Kogi Govt to clear salary backlogs by Dec. 20

Catch-them-young: FG to set-up sports clubs in schools – Minister

Naira to come under further pressure as the US Fed set to raise rates to 0.7%

Nigeria Cuts 2017 Growth Forecast to 2.5%, Udoma Says

How to discover your company’s DNA

CSR: Total Nigeria reaches out to Internally Displaced Persons in Abuja

23 years after, Warri-Effurun Water Scheme now for concessioning

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Kano manufacturers want FG to re-tool macro-economic instrument

Playing Russian roulette with new Nigeria-Morocco gas pipeline deal

Georgia legislative black caucus confers honorary citizenship on Airtel CEO, Ogunsanya

‘If Nigerian Content Act is well orchestrated, the success factor will be quite significant’

Investors hurt in N1trn market loss

FG sees road construction as key to grow economy out of recession

African leaders are key to elimination of malaria – WHO

FG inaugurates Triton’s Farm projects on aquaculture, poultry

Senate probes alleged unremitted $5.6bn by NNPC, NPDC

AMCON 2.0 would be positive for Nigerian banks – Fitch

FG to empower 44,000 Deltans in GEEP

AfDB approves $500m loan payment to Egypt

Women empowerment key to achieving food security – UNDP

Chamber to assist Nigeria deepens foreign direct investment

Four challenges for Nigeria’s politicians proposing to form new opposition party

Prices of condiments drop by 55% in Lagos

TUC backs move to abolish state/local government joint account

N351bn payment to HMOs false, HMCAN fires back

Dollar shortage heightens on travel, school fees demand

Kachikwu, DPR disagree over Nigeria’s gas flaring statistics

2017 budget: FG targets N5.067trn from non-oil sector

Introduce stiff levies, tariffs to fight smuggling, NABG president tells FG

UBA dominates at Global Banking Award in London

The N52mn bid that united an artist, a musician, and a collector

US firm to tap low-income consumers in Nigeria, others with $800m investment

FG, garment coy sign MoU to promote Nigerian ready-made garments

The growth levers for Nigeria’s fintech ecosystem

Court directs Zenith Bank to unfreeze Gov. Fayose’s account

Evening Briefing: Here’s what you need to know about today

LASG shuts traffic at Ikorodu-Ojota loop

Sage X3 for businesses with appetite, complexity

Vietnam’s fast-growing manufacturing sector shows what Nigeria is doing wrong

Data and research are key to successful digital financial inclusion in NIgeria

ICCN to assist Nigeria deepen foreign direct investment

Kremlin hacking storm opens rift between Trump and Republicans

Ogun revenue service generates N21bn in 10 months–official

Bill Gates launches $1bn energy investment fund

Beyond the euphoria of social media

ATCON President: Spectrum sell to ensure level playing field

Pensioners protest non payment of N8.1bn pension arrears in Delta

Lagos Islanders Basketball team hires new manager

IEA forecast sharp drop in oil glut

University of Roehampton deepens learning through case study approach

Jigawa Govt. partners AfDB to develop irrigation scheme

Google has reportedly stopped developing its own self-driving car

UN pays tribute to Ban’s service to humanity

Hebron Height College students on tour of Total Nigeria lubricant blending facility in Lagos

U.S. calls Gambia crisis “very dangerous” ahead of presidents’ visit

South-East economic, security summit to address developmental issues

5 steps for recovering from a setback

NASS committed to passing Federal Competition/Consumer Protection Bill

How TSA affects varsities funds’ management, autonomy

Forte Oil appoints Nicolaas Vervelde non-executive director

Nigeria missing out of $125bn big data analytics market

Online news platforms shine the beacon at Wole Soyinka Awards

Monday, December 12, 2016

Price floor plan and the rational for its introduction by NCC

Zenith Bank partners IPP to generate renewable energy, reduce carbon emission

United Capital plc: Investment income, gains on sale of investment, drives earnings growth

Eterna grows  gross profit to N3bn

‘We increase homeownership level in Ogun through subsidy’

Uncertain economic recovery makes London attractive destination for Nigerians

CPC orders VIP Express Tourism to refund N25m to aggrieved consumers

Withdrawals from pension funds up 71% as more Nigerians lose jobs

Oil price surge boosts hopes of Nigeria’s economic recovery in 2017

Deciphering the value of the infrastructure loan

Excitement as Skyfield enters market with 160 residential, commercial short-let spaces

Opportunity opens in Lagos for investors in solid waste management

The 2016 FM Business Confidence Monitor in Nigeria

Nigeria’s political story plays out in Ghana

Union Bank unveils three branches in Lagos

Ronaldo beats Messi to win fourth Ballon d’Or

Uganda starts up first $19mn solar power plant

Airline operators seek FG’s intervention to avoid blacklisting

Illegal Mining in Nigeria

Oil prices jump on new output deal

Firstbank moves to grow non-oil sector through partnership in food fair

Remaining profitable in the face of an economic recession

Fashola urges patience as respite returns on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Sirleaf Johnson, Buhari others in talks with Jammeh to concede defeat

UCL last 16: Bayern v Arsenal, PSG v Barcelona

Completed sections of Lagos/Badagry expressway will be in use by 2017

OPEC’s ideal price is $60 to avoid shale revival, Nigeria says

Free-float rollback targeted in Nigeria lawmaker’s currency bill

IMF’s Lagarde on trial over French payout to tycoon

Lagos fails to relocate Mile 12 Market within 6 months

Why Marketing Needs Closer Ties to Information Technology

Why Top Management Should Listen to Activist Investors

Trump attacks CIA after findings of Russian interference in election

Why You’re Not Getting Value from Your Data Science

Egyptian Coptic Cathedral Bombing Kills Dozens

Concession of National Stadium in progress — Minister

Brian & Hammers to invest N168bn in Kano

Textile, footwear manufacturers invest 18.1bn in 3 years

King Sunny Ade’s guitar auctioned at N52mn

Drug makers want CET anomalies addressed 

Interview: ‘We help businesses sell their brands through digital platforms’

Is your business on social media?

The era of late preparation for Olympics is gone, says Dalung

‘E-dividends is a major game changer for our markets’-Mounir Gwarzo

FG plans to tackle constraints in textile sector–Abubakar

Cows and rice paddies boost methane emissions -study

JAMB meets with CBT centre owners over 2017 exams

Fire kills 12, destroys N 2.1 bn properties in Sokoto–DG


Sunday, December 11, 2016

Analysis: Dickson’s bold statement of intent in 2017 budget

Lagos fails to relocate Mile 12 market within 6 months

Another 130 Shell-trained entrepreneurs join business ranks with N40m seed capital

Ambode advocates agric, corporate backward integration to reflate economy

Ogun to spend N70m on rehabilitation of schools

Having a clear picture of your finances

NCAA suspends five cabin crew for 180 days over drug offences

Police smash fake foreign currencies’ syndicate in Enugu

Government is the biggest threat to Nigeria’s economy

Reverse engineering: Penetration tests (vulnerabilities) and artificial intelligence (2)

Investors target mini-grids to unlock 10,000MW of power

Skye Shelter Fund equity value down N231million

What you can do to make Nigeria financially great again!

Buratai, Buhari and December deadline on Boko Haram

Lagos to put up Okoko-Seme border Expressway for concession

Buhari assures Nigerians of a better economic year in 2017

Fearing Trump crackdown, “dreamers” advised to end travel

Usman, Ohiwerei canvass integrity as way of life in Nigeria

Keystone Bank supports agricultural value chain with N300mn

Nigeria to sell $63mn of ‘Green Bonds’ in first quarter 2017

Guterres to be sworn-in as next UN Secretary-General Monday

FRSC urges drivers to maintain speed limit to reduce crashes

Maulud: Tambuwal urges Nigerians to work closely for united, peaceful country

Work on Sokoto’s N250mn fertilizer plant begins

Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers named NSE best in 2016 trading

APC’s Magnus Abe declared winner as Rivers elections rerun lives up to ugly ‘expectations’

Port operators decry high customs duty, CBN forex regime

Army denies killings, mass arrest of voters during Rivers re-run election

Uyo church collapse: Police confirms 27 dead, 37 injured

World’s longest railway tunnel opens to public in Switzerland

Murdoch seeks full control of Sky

2016 GLO-CAF Awards: CAF unveils top 5 in other categories

Delta Gov. will rehabilitate, re-equip health centres in 2017-Commissioner

Rivers rerun: Army reacts to Wike, others accusations

Rivers residents worried over black carbon emissions

WAEC Registrar says education standard not falling

C’River Govt. to provide N2mn grant each to 600 women farmers

Reigners’ Bible church disaster: Akwa Ibom declares two days of mourning

Imo pensioners suspend planned protest

Delta Govt. will rehabilitate, re-equip health centres in 2017

Gambia: UN directs Jammeh to handover to Barrow

Church building collapse: Akwa Ibom governor declares 2 days of mourning

Buhari, govs, traditional rulers laud Ooni’s leadership style

Tanzania, Dangote reach natural gas supply deal

River Rerun: Wike accuses security operatives of hijacking election materials

14 days to Christmas: Nigerians in cautious spending as tougher 2017 looms

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Feature: A day at Durumi IDPs camp, Abuja

37 electoral promises of Obaseki under review

On the firing line

‘Those who accuse Atiku of being ambitious are not sincere’

Understanding the FG’s ban on importation of vehicles through land borders

‘Recession is teaching Nigerians a lesson in moderation’

Super Falcons: Abandoned heroes suffering in agony

The real reasons they fight-to-finish in Rivers rerun elections

Super Falcons as unsung heroes

Stalking a killer fungus

Waziri & psychiatrics test for politicians

FG and the agony of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Rivers Re-run: INEC suspends election in Akuku-Toru LGA

In times like these, the just shall live by faith – Ojo

20 injured in suspected car bomb blast near stadium in Istanbul

Nigeria cannot leave China for Taiwan — Diplomats 

Church building: Akwa Ibom commiserates with victims

FG, World Bank Group hold talks on power sector financial sustainability

Recession: FG pledges support for local industries

I wont play to gallery in implementation of policies-Obaseki

Insecurity: We have made substantial progress in North-East- NAF boss

Hundreds feared dead as church  collapses, Gov Udom escapes death

Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

ACCION MFB committed to improve welfare of low income Nigerians

Politicians Promote Inquiries on Russia Hacking

Elly Ohene-Adu on low interest rates and high inflation

AEDC set to deploy 65,000 prepaid meters in Niger, Kogi states

FG offers permanent employment to voluntary nurses, midwives in Kuchingoro PHC in FCT

Saraki Congratulates Ghanaian President-elect

NMRC launches N13bn civil servants mortgage loan refinancing scheme

Lack of funds stalls harmonisation of Nigeria’s biometric data

Manzo Maigari on the Kaduna School Feeding Program

U.S. congratulates Ghana, President-elect Akufo-Addo

US, others shocked at Jammeh’s decision to reject election results

Friday, December 09, 2016

PIB: FG to present two executive cluster bills ‘very soon’

Uzoma Dozie speaks on financial inclusion

Security agencies on alert for Christmas festivities — Commander

Russia ‘tried to help’ Donald Trump win the election, CIA concludes

Nigeria pension funds look to small businesses for growth

Dalong refutes media reports on Super Falcons

FG’s overbearing political considerations killing economy

FG to partner stakeholders on food security – Onu

Election Rerun: Army deploys troops to flash points in Rivers

Army confirms 30 dead in Madagali blast

Naira stabilises at N485 per dollar at parallel market

Rivers rerun: US, UK, others express concern over rising tension

Army to continue to patronise made-in-Aba products – Buratai

‘70% of Nigerians are unaware they are hypertensive’

Ignorance costing Nigerians easy access to healthcare

Jigawa, Abuja chambers of commerce partner on trade development

Anchor Insurance donates N5mn to support FEYReP

Nigerian equity market sustains growth, up by 0.31%

Makarfi-led PDP urges security agencies to ensure violence free poll in Rivers

Obaseki vows to make Edo number one economy in South South

Tin-Can Island 2 Customs debunks reports of abscondment by officers

Benue receives N12.7bn refund from FG

FG not turning to IMF for loan – Official

NEMA confirms bomb blasts at Madagali

Dasuki begs apex court for accelerated hearing

Ghana’s Mahama says will respect result of presidential election

Supreme court affirms Ayade’s election, Tambuwal goes unfavoured

CBN- EDC trains 135 entrepreneurs in Osogbo

Why banks can’t lend CBN N220bn MSME Fund at 9%

Port Harcourt Disco offers free medical care to 694 customers in 4 states

Anchor Insurance donates N5 million to support FEYReP

Ambode calls for transformation of economy

1,048 persons killed in tanker, trailer accidents

Bolivian airline CEO to be jailed until soccer crash trial over

AU chair contenders meet in historic debate in Addis Ababa

Music industry loses $1bn to infringement on public performance license

Using Donald Trump’s tough talk to create real jobs

E-commerce site, Kasha named Rwanda’s best startup at Seedstars Kigali

Ghana opposition leader wins presidential election-Radio stations report

Amaechi urges APC supporters to resist intimidation in Rivers rerun

Rivers rerun: Police deploy 28,000 personnel

4 ways to get strategic about your career

Bayelsa bans indiscriminate grazing in Bayelsa, plans cattle ranches

Thursday, December 08, 2016

‘Huge debt threatening operations of power generating firms’

Nigerians missing out in N2trn shipping business over funding, lack of policy enforcement

NFF should invest more in female football – Ordega

True life stories of people living with HIV/AIDS

Updated: Union Bank to raise N50bn through rights issue

EKO Disco strengthens network with installation of 138 transformers

CBN to adopt telco-led mobile money eventually, Emefiele says

The periodic table welcomes four new elements

Local content will lower costs of projects- NCDMB

Lagos rice to be available for Christmas

What is your motivation?

Great by choice

As Ghanaians go to the polls

John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, has died at 95

World Bank commits $50mn to North East agric development

Information Ministry set to Launch App to boost FG’s image

Ghana opposition leader says “quietly confident” of election victory

National Assembly seeks N1.4trn of 2017 budget for Constituency Projects

FG directs dealers to publish ex-factory price of imported vehicles

FG declares Monday public holiday

Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor, speaking on financial inclusion

Better living conditions expected as Lagos rethinks waste management strategy

Nigerian equities mkt grabs the bull by the horns, ASI up 0.25%

No consultant appointed to collect water rates in Lagos

Reuben Abati, Nwanze, others to speak at human rights conference

EFCC: Senate reschedules Magu screening for next week

Sports sector reform needed to save Nigeria from embarrassment, says Dalung

Barcelona to play Brazil’s Chapecoense in pre-season friendly

12-year-old promotes reading culture through book-launch

Barclays lines up ex-director of failed Bradford & Bingley to head UK unit

Shell to collaborate with investors to increase local power supply

Reps kick against ban on importation of vehicles via land  borders

Global airline industry to make $29.8bn profit in 2017, says IATA

Naira seen steady from diaspora dollar inflows

Ogun Ministry of Agriculture to spend N5.7bn on capital projects in 2017

Egypt’s headline inflation surges to 19.4% after currency float

Ban on vehicles importation, tonic to automotive industry — Union

Federal judge halts Michigan presidential election recount, sealing Trump’s win

FCMB produces more millionaires as promo scheme ends

South Korea parliament introduces bill to impeach Park; vote due Friday

FG pledges to reposition aviation sector to contribute to GDP

UN seeks $2.7b for Boko Haram-hit Sahel

White South African men accused of forcing black man into coffin denied bail

Ghana opposition calls on president to concede vote defeat

Obama makes farewell calls to world leaders

Recession Beach

No casualties yet after 6.2 magnitude quake hits Xinjiang

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Public-Private Partnership: Panacea to Nigeria’s infrastructure decay

PENGASSAN seeks workers’ protection in petroleum law

Reps seek special status for Lagos, Kano, others

Shale producers threaten OPEC supply-cap deal

Stakeholders see ethical practice shaping future of insurance industry

FG solicits National Assembly’s support on implementing new economic plan

FG solicits National Assembly support on implementing New Economic Plan

Dealers to publish ex-factory price of imported vehicles

PIB: Senate seeks to bar Buhari doubling as petroleum minister

Stock markets for real economies: A strategic approach to capital markets development in Africa

We are intensifying our search for oil in Northeast – NNPC…Are we?

The battle to rescue the Nigerian economy: Will jackboots succeed where Oxfords have failed?

Nigeria faces no ban threat for not signing EPA –EU

The Privatization Mistake- A Post Mortem on the Power Sector Privatization in Nigeria

Economic recession: Causes and impact (1)

NAICOM set to issue draft guidelines on new distribution channels for insurance

Kaberuka, ex ADB boss joins BCG as Senior Advisor 

PDP, Ize-Iyamu’s substansive petition commences January 2017 – Tribunal

Earthquake Rocks Indonesia’s Aceh Province

Pakistan Plane Crash Kills Dozens

At Least 36 Dead in Plane Crash in Pakistan Mountains

Legislation aimed at ceding mineral resources to States scales second reading

U.N. seeks $2.7 bn aid for Boko Haram-hit Sahel

Delayed Baggage: CPC summons Arik Air over alleged consumer rights abuse

Lack of gas supply stalled generation of 4,541MW from 10 NIPP projects

Senate to pass Petroleum Industry Bill in tranches – Saraki

Aisha Buhari calls for women empowerment in nation building

Correction: looking for a bargain vacation? Don’t rule out hawaii

Baker Hughes November rig count shows marginal recovery for Africa

US Supreme Court decision clears way for wider insider trading prosecutions

Nobel laureate says Trump policies may lead to budget problems

EKO Disco to install 138 transformers to boost supply during yuletide

NDDC to provide women with micro credit scheme

NFF boss Amaju Pinnick eyes CAF Executive position

Kwara earmarks N9.5bn for light-up Kwara scheme, university’s projects

HSBC pulls cheapest mortgage in sign of looming end to historic low rates

Bolivia arrests airline boss over Chapecoense plane crash

CBN policy delays wheat farming in Kano – farmers

Chad seeks amicable solution to massive Exxon fine -Minister

U.K. manufacturing unexpectedly drops most in eight months

FG targets oil output of 2.1mn bpd in Jan – Kachikwu

Ghanaians head to Polls as analysts predict tight race

May agrees to lay out Brexit plan as Barnier sets deadline for talks

Oil slips on doubts that output cut will be deep enough to end glut


Mozambique seizes China bound illegal timber logs worth $800,000

NUJ sues DSS over unlawful detention of journalist, demands N5mn compensation

FG gives airlines January 2017 deadline to automate payment systems

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

With N27mn each, Cobranet, Swiftnework win NCC’S 5.4GH auction for 2 slots

Heirs Holdings, Banque Centrale Populaire of Morocco sign investment M

Fitch predicts positive outlook for SSA in 2017

Dogara warns against creation of new agencies

Financial services industry most vulnerable to internet scams – Deloitte

Stop making expensive demands, Buhari tells Nigerian elites

‘Nigeria is not running participatory democracy’

Breaking down the OPEC deal

High cost of feeds threatens Nigeria’s fish farming

NIMASA laments drop in 3% benchmark revenue as recession, FX scarcity bite

SPDC boosts geology studies at OAU

A divided America

Need for Banks to fund creation of digital innovations

CNL appoints Esimaje Brikinn as GM, PGPA

The amazing life of Olorogun Michael Ibru

Achieving an effective oil, gas roadmap hinge on strategic implementation

Cassava farmers in Kogi get processing equipment from Synergos

Lafarge Africa boosts investment in agriculture, empowers 127 farmers in Ogun  

FG, CBN move to divert N220bn MSMEs fund to finance Agriculture in 2017

Hiring foreign consultants to monitor budgets is waste of scarce forex – ICAN

SystemSpecs makes case for start-up funding

Generation Z to determine companies’ competitiveness in 2017

Ex Naval Chief accuse EFCC of intimidation and harassment

Terminal operators seek downward review of import duty to 20%

Lagos to draw N60bn from N500bn bond before end of year

Microsoft gains EU approval for $26billion buy of LinkedIn

Court rules for Samsung in smartphone fight with Apple

How China Hides Its Infrastructure Debt

EU pledges $20mn to rebuild North-East, Niger-Delta

Trump Blasts China Over Economic, Military Stance

Amazon Working on at Least Three Grocery Store Formats

Oil falls 2% as OPEC, Russian output rises ahead of production cut

Buhari seeks better Legislation to protect women, girls from Violence

Nasarawa LGs get N1.4bn for November salaries

Reps halt export expansion grant scheme, initiate probe

NLC decries arbitrary cut in workers’ salaries

Recession threatens Nigeria’s health insurance scheme

Edo revenue service generates N21bn in 2016

Obiano presents N115.5bn appropriation bill for 2017 fiscal year

Bill to establishment Ecclesiastical Court of Appeal scales second reading

Nigeria to issue N95bn bonds on Dec. 14 – DMO

Five west African countries ban ‘dirty diesel’ from Europe

Buhari to present N7.28trn 2017 budget next week Wednesday

Mahama asks for second term to consolidate gains

Distressed debt fetches Seven Energy further Fitch Downgrade

Agency distributes seeds to youths in Jigawa

Kebbi LG targets 700 children for immunisation against polio

Eat, Play, and See Calabar this December

Gambian opposition leaders freed on bail ahead of handover of power

OPEC’s agreement is a step toward stabilizing oil markets

Monte dei Paschi warned to brace for state bailout after Renzi defeat

FG questions complications on ECOWAS external trade agreements

What to do when you’re the target of a hurtful office rumor


FG queries ECOWAS external trade agreements

Monday, December 05, 2016

FG bans importation of new, used vehicles through land borders

Account for N5bn money laundering, $5m bribe, Jibrin tells Dogara

Dangote tomato targets reduction of 40% wastages

Ambode raises police death benefit to N10m

ICPC reads riot act to MDAs on unspent fund

Wheat imports to drop as FG plans support for all-year potato farming

NSE misses $1 trillion market value target

‘Sage software solutions does not require accounting expertise’

7 reasons small businesses switch to cloud based software

Dangote Flour Mills surmounts monumental challenges as shares surged

Power and energy infrastructure in Africa- financing for the future

Expect N165 petrol price by January 2017, Nigerians told

NVQF to leapfrog skills development, boost youth employment rates

West Africa opportunities despite macroeconomic headwinds

Opportunity for investors as Africa’s real estate asset value low at 113bn Euros

Nigeria’s eurobond prospect lifted on back of rising oil price

Pharmaceutical industry and national development

The coming of age of permanent capital vehicles in Africa

Presidential Committee delivers relief materials to IDPs in Cameroon

Rerun elections: River Govt. declares three days fasting

Arik Air explains delay in arrival of London baggage

Blatter loses appeal against 6-year ban

Amnesty Office to train 1,000 ex-agitators on advanced farming techniques, says Boroh

Industrial Court: FG loses suit on Varsity private schools

BoI faces imminent shutdown, as Senate moves to scrap it

Buhari urges for smooth transition process in Gambia

No famine in Nigeria, Ogbeh assures

Rescue of Italian bank Monte Paschi in danger after Renzi’s defeat

Osinbajo reiterates FG’s support to farmers, small scale businesses

South Africa’s FirstRand closed Gupta accounts on money-laundering fears

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania

Oil & Gas continue rally in Nigerian equities market, ASI up 1bp

Former President Jonathan’s aide, Ima Niboro joins APC

Gold falls as euro drops after Italy votes against reform

Ebonyi targets 54,000 hectares for dry season farming

Former lawmaker says SMEs panacea to recession

FG to prioritise tomato paste processing, says Buhari

No plan to carry arms for now—FRSC

Experts say Nigeria’s success hangs on young datapreneurs

Udom appoints new information commissioner

Anambra: 100 youths to benefit from state govt. soft loan

Trump picks ex-rival, Carson to head housing department

UN humanitarian appeal for 2017 reaches record high of $22.2bn

Egypt’s non-oil business activity falls to 40-month low

Jammeh to hand over power by end January

Closed down! Fake US embassy in Ghana issued genuine visas for 10 years

Net oil importer Indonesia leaves OPEC, again

Russia wants to remake globalization in its own image

Buhari meets with Liberian President, Sirleaf Johnson

Girls turn poo to clean power in Cameroon biogas push

Narendra Modi wins reader’s poll for TIME Person of the Year

Will Ivanka Trump’s China-Made clothing line survive her dad’s trade war?

Senate hearing today on the establishment of National Development Bank of Nigeria

EU relief after Austria pushes back against far-right populism

Forum advocates for regional cooperation amongst states

How to bring mindfulness to your company’s leadership


‘I wish Zukerberg came last year, Nigerians would have appreciated the usefulness of software’

Sunday, December 04, 2016

Rivers Re-run: Stop instigating violence, INEC tells Wike, others

NRCRI trains farmers on how to identify cassava virus

500,000 Abians to benefit from FG intervention fund

Fulani herdsmen attack another Abia community

Benue to publish monthly revenue allocation

OPEC deal may signal game changer for economy, equities

NEPC moves to stop informal trade at Aba finished leather cluster

Subsidy back, as oil price rally makes N145 petrol price unsustainable

Insurance: What a Christmas gift for a loved one

Banks capital buffers remain above regulatory minimum

Dealers raise concerns over new FX Bill


Chinese firm seeks local partner to build $30m production plant in Nigeria

Reverse engineering: Penetration tests (vulnerabilities) and artificial inteligence

4 easy ways to boost your savings

Austrian firm introduces PVC window tech to Nigerian market

Honeywell Foods & Agro-allied commits to self-sufficiency in food production

NCAA warns pilots over harmattan haze

Interbank rates to stabilise on CBN $1.5m sales to banks

Recession: Edo to embark on verification exercise of public schools teachers

Buhari, UNDP, AfDB, 300 others meet in Abuja to tackle hunger in Africa

FG recapitalisation of FMBN to drive housing mortgages

Ambode, Amosun mourn passage of Kuforiji-Olubi, first female ICAN president

Nigerians in U.S. celebrate Trump’s appointment of Bayo Ogunlesi

Bayelsa community kicks against passing pipelines on water surface

Arab Investors indicate interest in Nigerian Tourism sector

President Buhari to attend 3rd Dakar Forum on Peace and Security in Africa

Dangote, Moroccan Group sign MoU on fertilisers production

FMDQ OTC seeks Nigerians’ participation in global capital markets

SEC, fund managers partner on e-transfer to boost savings, financial inclusion

US Vote recount: Stein takes Pennsylvania recount to Federal court

Huawei connects LASPOTECH to the world

Ondo polls: INEC says parallel vote tabulation corroborates its result

Edo Govt. approves 50 percent waivers for tax defaulters

South Africa’s petrol price to drop by 1.5% next week

Nigeria and Morocco sign gas pipeline deal to link Africa to Europe

Surprise winner of Gambia poll eyes new cabinet, reforms

Flooding: Economic losses decline significantly in 2016- NEMA

Recession wasn’t caused by Buhari – Adamu

NNPC / TEPNG JV commences domestic gas delivery to Alaoji power plant

Niger govt. distributes N65m relief materials to flood victims

BOA begins verification of anchor borrower beneficiaries in C’ River

‘Ministry of Niger-Delta is not platform for money-sharing’  

$29.9bn loan: Presidency replies Emir Sanusi

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Kwara governor urges FG to curb security challenges at border areas

Rivers rerun elections: APC has no hope in Eleme – PDP LG boss

Do they know we are suffering?

Arrest Oshiomhole now, Edo petitioners tell EFCC

Finger-pointing in PDP, APC camps over Rivers’ rerun elections

‘Nigeria could face more social problems if the economy keeps sliding’  

Moroccan investors ready for business in Nigeria despite recession

CBN denies reports of allocation of dollars

Lagos By-Election: APC candidate emerges winner

Bilateral agreements with Morocco will shorten Nigeria’s economic recession– Elumelu

Staying tough in tough times

Fresh Direct NG, DeliveryBros, Medsaf win 2016 ‘She Leads Africa Demo Day’

Jacob Zuma, African leaders and the ‘curse’ of power

Atiku: The twinkle star in the sky

She brought me to Lagos with her sugar-coated tongue… now shows me hell

How product innovation is reshaping Nigeria’s male grooming market

Chukwu hails Falcons on AWCON victory

Recession: Abuja Carnival records poor turnout

Eko DISCO decries increased vandalisation of equipment

Super Falcons beat Cameroon to retain AWCON title

Nigeria, Morocco agree to promote gas project to foster regional integration – communiqué

Falcons displayed uncommon spirit of patriotism— Dogara

Trump appoints Nigerian on economic advisory forum

India’s Modi defends clampdown on cash economy

Stowaway migrants found crushed under trucks in Austria

FRSC refutes allegation on recruitment

Lagos Bye-Election:Residents trek

Elumelu calls on African leaders to create youth business champions, not martyrs

Discos meter less than 10% of customers in 2016 projection

China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

Unions halt plan to picket AIT/Raypower

NIMET Alerts Airlines, Others Over Dust Haze

We have learned unforgettable lessons from Boko Haram- Sen. Ndume

Buhari congratulates Gambian President-Elect, Adama Barrow

AVON unveils online services to deepen health insurance penetration

Relatives of missing Flight MH370 passengers ‘taking search into own hands’

Duterte says felt rapport with Trump, assures U.S.-Philippines ties intact

Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer crash victims

ACHPR rate Nigeria high in adherence to peoples’ rights

Foreign companies face new clampdown for getting money out of China

Friday, December 02, 2016

Hollande stuns France with decision not to run for re-election

NEPC moves to stop informal trade at the Aba leather cluster

Trump inherits healthy economy

14 dead, 8 houses burnt in petrol tanker fire in Niger

FG agrees to repay states N522bn over-deductions on Paris Club loans

Nigeria-Morocco to sign 15 bilateral agreements – Minister

‘Why we reject 2017 – 2019 MTEF’ – Lasun

US growth hopes and oil surge fuel worst bond rout since 1990

Adia Sowho on customer information safety and her time travel app

Edo Deployed 3,171 volunteer teachers to local govts.

Reckless drivers killed 70 FRSC officials this year, says Oyeyemi

Meet Nigeria’s top female bloggers

Namibia leads Nigeria, others in Africa on global entrepreneurship index

Obaseki plans economic summit to drive administration

ASI up 1.88% as Nigerian equities mkt sustains 3 day rebound

Rosberg retires from Formula One

Lagos By-election :LASG urges massive turnout, assures adequate security

Africa’s economic growth heads for 22-year low

Mining: Expert advises FG to invest in geological data

Buhari meets King Mohammed VI of Morocco

Gombe blames decline in maize yield on inadequate extension workers

Beijing drives super car tax up 10% in move to curb ostentatious spending

ICT University  officially takes off first quarter 2017

Abia signs MoU with S-ATM to manage Ohambele palm estate

Panoro Energy to initiate arbitration, legal proceedings to protect its interests

Gambia’s President Jammeh to concede defeat in election

6, 346 youths get N-Power jobs in Kaduna State

Oil pulls back but on track for best week in 7 years

Davis reveals UK would be willing to pay EU for single market access

MTN said to mull delay of Nigeria listing on transfer claims

Trump Makes Defense Secretary Announcement in Ohio

Putin Urges U.S. To Join Fight Against Terrorism

U.S. Pressuring Cuba to Firm Up Google, GE Deals

Is Italy nearing its ‘BREXIT’ moment?

Namibia says it will remain in the ICC only if the US joins

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FG will partner private sector to meet the housing needs of Nigerians — Fashola

NGF gets $2mn grant from Bill Gates Foundation to boost states’ IGR, healthcare

Russia athletics ban to run into 2017

How ceos can put gender balance on the agenda at their companies

2017 budget proposal :Lagos Assembly directs standing c’ttees to invite MDAs

Thursday, December 01, 2016

‘Careful planning, preparation will better position the country in times ahead’

Lagos Jazz Series 2016 thrills  

2017 budget: Reps call for special intervention in textile industry

Huawei commits N50m to fight malaria in Nigeria

Police: Reps condemn indiscriminate arrest, detention of Bauchi residents

NACA adopts test-treat strategy on HIV

Toure backs Chelsea to beat City at Etihad

How proposed Communication Service Tax law can affect you

Imports surge 43% on naira devaluation

Pink Polo Tournament: MTN commended over breast cancer initiative

WARIF opens sexual referral centre for victims in Lagos

Diversifying Nigeria’s economy

Lagos opens bid for 1,000 housing units December 8

Police uncover illegal oil depot in Lagos

Helicopter aid reaches 45,000 in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria – UN

FG audits 33 agencies, uncovers N450bn unremitted revenue

Compliance to Nigerian local content laws now over 30%

OPEC cut jilts investor optimism in Nigerian equities market

Gov. Gaidam presents N69.3bn budget for 2017 fiscal year

Paris opens new-style reception center to help solve migrants crisis

GM, Ford, Toyota post strong November U.S. auto sales

Brexit surge for sterling turns back dollar rally

OPEC Cuts Daily Production by 1.2 Million Barrels

Carney warns EU over ‘crucial’ City

Wole Soyinka fulfils vow to destroy US green card

Nigeria’s trade deficit narrows for second consecutive quarter in Q3 on export boost

Lagos opens bid for 1,000 housing units Dec 8

Swiss authorities raid FIFA office

Accident Victims’ Evacuation: FRSC sets 15 minutes target

By-election: Liberal Democrats hope Brexit anger will trump fury over Heathrow

Kaduna Assembly approves N214.9 bn 2017 Budget

A day at Yabaleft

$2.6bn Badagry deep seaport will boost maritime industry – Ambode

Borno Govt. conducts HIV screening in liberated communities

FRSC says 5,440 died in 9,734 road accidents in 2015

Gas-to-power receives boost as FG hands off price fixing

2017 budget: NLC urges FG to setup economic blueprint to tackle recession

New law seeks to prohibit banks from converting dormant accounts into income

Majority of HIV/AIDS infected Nigerians not on treatment

How to tell the difference between venting and office gossip

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Nigeria can save N24bn in foreign exchange from agric research innovation – IITRED

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

UBA secures $150mn credit line from AfDB 

Another stowaway found dead in Arik Aircraft

Provide incentives for large scale oil palm production, Reps tell FG

Firm offers fund, renewable energy solutions to MSMEs in Ogun 

FEC okays 2017 budget  proposal

Technology, e-commerce will help relieve pressure on foreign exchange market’

Emirates Group half-year net profit down 64% to $364 million

Nigeria exempted as OPEC agrees to cut crude oil production

Nigeria’s strong travel market is still sustaining us – Delta Airline

Sad tales as consumers recount Black Friday experience  

The new terrorists in town

Waiver of penalty and interest on unpaid taxes: Matters Arising

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