Businessday Nigeria Archive for January 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017

The developmental difference of African private equity

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to support FG’s ‘LIFE’ programme for wealth creation

Analysts advocate guided investment drive to tackles energy crisis  

High expectation as FMBN, Shelter Afrique pact promises more houses, jobs

Reps issue 7-day ultimatum to NNPC, CBN

Igbos would have to wait till 2023 to produce a president

FG to launch distribution of solar system to rural households

World Bank sees industrial commodities prices surge in 2017

Nigeria lags behind as DRC, other countries make gains against malaria

Osinbajo, Ambode say effective judiciary critical to development

Energy Institute, Lonadek launches initiative to close gaps in Nigeria’s power sector

Imo PDP accuses Okorocha of acquiring Imo Air business for his 2019 presidential ambition

World leaders react to Trump’s travel ban

Trump deflects migrant ban chaos by blaming Delta and protesters

Customs confiscates 661 firearms in Lagos

‘Failure to leverage scientific methods responsible for economic woes’

Lagos to leverage gas from Aje Oilfield for 3,000mw of electricity

Over N30bn unclaimed dividends paid so far

C’River to float airline, shipping line

OPS says Central Bank’s foreign exchange policy worrisome

7 must have apps for travelers

‘Knowledge, not natural resources, key to economic growth’

Youtube can help you glam up in five minutes

Electricity stakeholders know source of our power problems – EKEDC boss

Turkey reopens embassy in Libya, vows to support unity efforts

Govt. shuts 7 health facilities in Ogun

Access Bank Lagos Marathon: GM warns Lagosians on road closure

Fillon tries to restart campaign after claims over wife’s ‘fake job’

Labour leader seeks review of Nigeria’s trade agreements

African Union to choose new leader, review Morocco membership

No money to conduct LG polls in Bauchi – Commissioner

U.S. travel ban heralds “turbulent times” for Africa – AU chief

Zamfara Govt/CBN to give interest-free loans to over 7000 rice farmers

Ministry hammers 20 mining companies in 2016 (Video included)

Reps urge EFCC to investigate Keystone Bank over ITF’s N4bn

Toyota relinquishes top global sales spot to VW in 2016

Canada to offer temporary residency to travelers stranded by U.S

A 3-step plan for turning weaknesses into strengths

Trump defiant as protests mount against US travel ban on Muslims

Nigeria produces new crude export grade on militant attacks

Helicopters: Jonathan, Wike blocked RIVSG’s possession – Amaechi

Sunday, January 29, 2017

AFCON 2017: Egypt score late to send Morocco packing

BusinessDay’s Uroko wins FIABCI Best Real Estate Journalist Award

Banks make big moves as investor’s eye dividends

LAMATA unveils plan for BRT on Oshodi-Abule Egba route

ARM says yields to succumb to gravity in H1

External reserves projected to hit $30 billion in March

Nigeria’s misery index and a possible second term for the President

Plan ahead for your children’s education

Credit impairments torment FMCGs as downturn weighs

Rising energy costs threaten Nigerian’s disposable income, fuel discontent

Customs destroy 11 containers of fake drugs valued N9.3bn

Vice President Corporate and Government Relations

Working towards a healthy financial life…the tips

Nobel Carpets, VConnect Global partner to advance SME profitability

Wealth, power, status and privilege

CBN sanctions banks for inaccurate data on forex utilisation

President Buhari not dead but strategizing

Breaking News: Latest Proof of Life Photo from the Office of the Wife of the President

Lagos Assembly begins inspection of Primary Healthcare Centres

Fire outbreak at NNPC depot

Plus size? Do not shy away from runway trends!

Is Shell fleeing to Lagos?

How AUN uses social media to fight religious extremism

An unforgettable valentine with Irinajo

Delta begins war against water-borne diseases

Nigerian police parade Turkish School kidnap suspects

Gov. Wike lays claim to Bell Helicopters in Lagos

FA Cup: Spurs survive, Arsenal whip Southampton as Chelsea win big

Explore freedom with Maxi stitches

AFCON 2017: Cameroon down Senegal to progress to semi-final

Saturday, January 28, 2017

ECOWAS lights up Africa’s democratic path  

Focus on Niger Delta development, not dabble into partisan politics – Wike tells NDDC

Sani: An incurable ‘rebel’ in a disorganised family

Passion, mental strength key to Ghana AFCON success, says Grant

Open Letter to ASUU & ASUP (2):

Poor pitches dent AFCON 2017 glamour

Buhari and Ndigbo

‘It’s wrong for regulator to be operator at the same time’

The silent revolution in Lagos education sector

Connectivity and the modern refugee  

Renard chasing record AFCON glory

Between Trump and the media

1.8m Nigerians in Boko Haram region at risk of starvation

Drug makers want importers to set up local plants

BusinessDay’s Anudu wins 2016 MAN Reporter of the Year award

Global economy lost $13.6trn in 2015 to conflicts

2017 UTME: JAMB, NSCDC arrest more UTME form fraudsters

Fake 2017 UTME registration forms are in circulation, Registrar alerts Nigerians  

FG restates commitment to revamping National Theatre

Navy promises to intensify crackdown on oil theft in Niger Delta

Banking sector records over 910m transactions worth N65trn in 2016 

Lagos court demands state halt slum demolitions, consult residents

Adamawa govt spends N4.7 billion on payment of salary arrears

California announces proposal to exit U.S.

UN cautions Trump’s order banning refugees

Jigawa Govt. to contribute N50m monthly to build economic base for North

Organised Labour strengthens WFTU in Nigeria, to stem anti-labour activities

Google blocked 1.7bn advertisements in 2016, says director

GOC urges troops to be neutral, justify actions in communal, ethnic clashes

Market women urge Ikorodu monarchs to reform Oro festival

‘Aba is the manufacturing and small business hub of Nigeria’

NYSC to establish skills acquisition centres nationwide – DG

FMBN posts N2.7bn operating surplus for 2016

Zero Based Budgeting will eliminate corruption, says accounting association

Don tasks FG on steps to restructure economy

Dana Air launches low fares for Valentine

Tiger Woods misses cut as Justin Rose leads at the Farmers Insurance Open

Serena beats elder sister to set record

Why FG delays payment of accrued pension benefits to retirees

Bayelsa Govt. drags Agip to court, demands N1.6trn compensation for oil spill

FG will restore normalcy to IDPs in Northeast- Osinbajo

Ecobank engages fleet management companies for Lagos operations

Chevron reports 2016 loss of $500m on militancy in Niger Delta

Buhari’s latest picture attracts social media comments

Ondo House of Assembly Speaker suspended

Friday, January 27, 2017

7 funds available for Nigerian entrepreneurs in 2017

NPA, Customs to unveil Single Window platform at ports

Nigeria confident of clinching AU seat

Oil higher at $56.10 as glut recedes

Edo Fertilizer Company to commence operation by April – Obaseki

Putin and Trump likely to discuss Ukraine sanctions — White House aide

Customs seize two helicopters belonging to ‘unknown importer’ at Lagos Airport

Over 300 tertiary institutions benefit from NCC’s digital programme

Ministry identifies 5 key areas militating against mining sector’s growth

Sokoto State Govt. earmarks N700mn for stadium construction in 2017

Morocco set to join AU after 33 years of absence

Buchi Emecheta Redefined Motherhood

Group urges Reps to shelve Bill on coverage of court proceedings

May buries Blair doctrine of intervention in nod to US

IPMAN urges members to disregard fuel price hike rumour

NMA attributes ‘decay’ in health sector to inadequate budgetary provision

Ghana’s only oil refinery shut after explosion – union

NLNG to flood markets with cooking gas

Defectors from PDP are job seekers – Ekweremadu

Kidnapping: NOA Director cautions commuters to use designated motor parks

Germany’s population at record high following influx of refugees

Despite recession Ganduje administration is doing well, says DG, Media

MPC decision fixation on inflation – OPS

Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium will be fixed in next 7 days – Commissioner

Somalia’s al Shabaab says kills dozens of Kenyan troops in raid on base

Trump fan charged with hate crimes over JFK Muslim attack

Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal

Fantastic income with lucrative business.

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$265bn required annually to end poverty, hunger by 2030 – Nwanze

Reps, IMF team meet over economic recession, 2017 budget

CBN promises to maintain price stability, external reserves to safeguard the Naira

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Buhari responsible for unrest in Nigeria -Ezeife

Nigeria-India trade falls to $12bn in 2016

Fresh hope for retail sector as N20bn TSL REIT promises affordable funding

Lagos disburses N1bn to 705 entrepreneurs

Yinka Sanni takes over as Stanbic IBTC Holdings CEO

To thrive in digital economy students must be both jobs, future-ready – experts

Companies turn to Uber as prices of new vehicles soar

Naira to strengthen on $11.2m from IMTOs to Lagos BDCs

Reps task Shell to shelve relocation plan from Port Harcourt

Kwara Assembly moves to curtail illegal construction of petrol station

Ogun appoints tax consultants, targets N1bn from haulage of raw materials, finished goods

Shell, Eni’s forfeiture of Malabu Oil block cast shadows over oil sector investment

Is Ivory Coast, Algeria exit a mockery of FIFA rankings?

Whekubi Foundation inspires youth entrepreneurs, endows community awards

Expensive locations lead house prices decline in Lagos property market

FG ignoring Nigeria’s US$2 billion local software industry despite huge potential

Nigerians neglecting emerging investment opportunities – experts

Financial distress & corporate failure: Causes, prediction and mitigants

No plan to fix Nigeria’s economic woes spurs Fitch downgrade

Can one good deed erase a colossus of errors?  

This thing called corruption

Ikeja Electric unveils sustainability report

StarTimes lines up top EPL, Bundesliga football actions

CLSD Calls on FG to Fast-track the establishment of Infrastructure Development Fund

Facebook Changes ‘Trending Topics’ to Fight Fake News

U.K.’s Theresa May: ‘Not Afraid to Speak Frankly’ to Trump

Anxiety mounting for airlines, passengers as Abuja airport closure nears

Usain Bolt Stripped of 2008 Relay Gold Medal

Will Trump Spark a Crisis With Mexico?

Mexico president cancels Trump summit after wall jibe

Ogun appoints tax consultants, targets N1bn from haulage of raw-materials, finished goods

The Gambia new president elect Adama Barrow arrives home

Again, Presidency insists Buhari is not in any London hospital

FG pledges addition 50 rice milling machines to beef up local production

Delta to raise 220,000 improved oil palm seedlings

Lagos launches digital platform to interact with citizens

Obaseki seeks Japanese Cooperation on vocational, technological training for youths

Funding research works critical to addressing nation’s challenges–Don

The People Speak – Power Supply

The People Speak – Recession

NCC has contributed N1.4trn to economy – Prof. Danbatta

Villagers cannot sue Shell in UK for Nigerian oil spill, says court

Malabu Oil Deal: OPL 245 returns back to Nigerian Government

World Bank supports Bangladesh with $3mn to improve sanitation

Microsoft to continue to invest over $1 billion a year on cyber security

Fears over euro zone inflation resurgence exaggerated: Villeroy

Redefining a ‘special relationship’: Trump and May to talk trade

AU urged to release findings on ‘unlawful killings’ by Ethiopian forces in Somalia

NEITI unveils roadmap on beneficial ownership disclosures, open data

Heineken’s Nigeria unit Says it’s under police investigation

USAID provides 300,000 textbooks for teachers, pupils to boost education in Sokoto

JICA to handover solar electricity project to Nigeria

Japan PM says free trade talks with U.S. possible

BRT operator to increase fares in February – MD

Enugu reviews legal framework to improved IGR — Dep. Gov.

OPEC cuts will not impact Saudi oil supply to Japan

Subsidy fraudsters sentenced to 10 years in prison

War against corruption

Water Resources ministry lauds recovery of 40 official vehicles from retired directors

Reps probe NAMA, FAAN over closure of Enugu Airport

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Edo plans to partner RTEAN for implementation of harmonized tax bill

AFC issues $150mn maiden Sukuk

Banks face capital raising, mergers, acquisitions, if naira weakens further

2017 budget: Reps task Buhari on ease of doing business in Nigeria

Update: Buhari re-nominates Magu as EFCC boss

A persistent and angry Ibori goon

Obama’s enigma 

Training, Technology as basis for airport security in Nigeria

Insecurity threatens investment in agriculture

Oil and local prosperity: A study of “two kingdoms”

The one way to never fall into debt again

Tight monetary policy is detrimental to an economy in recession – expert

Foreign exchange will jeopardise 30% broadband penetration – operators

Obaseki plans 3-day agribusiness investment summit

Benin chiefs storm suspendedn priest’s residence to retrieve Oba’s property

Benin chiefs storm suspended priest’s residence to retrieve Oba’s property

MMM Nigeria initiator flees with wife

Trump orders wall to be built on Mexico border

FG sets February deadline to evacuate immigrants from Libya

Church members blame presidency on Johnson Suleman attempted arrest

Rates move by Turkey’s central bank fuels independence fears

Nigeria may adopt “Egypt-style” reforms, as Fitch slaps country with downgrade

Economists say retaining high interest rate negates economic growth

Power Generation drops to 2900MW as Fashola identifies major problems

ICPC recovers 40 vehicles from retired govt. officials

Absence of prosecution witness stalls Nyako’s hearing

Section 1 of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 40% completed

Ex-banker in court for allegedly swindling N1.5bn

Don’t Cry, You’re a Man!

Nigeria targets reduction of post harvest losses by 50 per cent

Usain Bolt loses Olympic gold over failed dope test

FG revitalising 10,000 Primary HealthCare Centres nationwide – Minister

Trump backs oil pipelines in fresh swipe at Obama legacy

Trump set to go tough on border security, immigration

President Barrow to return to The Gambia on Thursday

Adama Barrow to return home on Thursday

Equatorial Guinea awaits decision on OPEC membership bid-Minister

Association calls for adequate agriculture research funding in Nigeria

FEC resumes session with Osinbajo in charge

Labour unions in Ondo varsity begin strike to compel VC’s resignation

For Nigerian mothers, escape from Boko Haram shakes up childbirth customs

GE proposes investing in Nigeria’s refineries

UN envoy commends FG for reclaiming Sambisa

7 students to represent Nigeria in FIRST Global Robots Olympiad


Kennedy Uzoka is Nigeria’s coolest bank CEO

Morocco ousts defending champions Ivory Coast from AFCON 2017

Morocco outs defending champions Ivory Coast from AFCON

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

AFCON 2017: DR Congo whip Togo to advance unbeaten

FG launches N1.6bn micro-credit scheme in Ogun to reduce feminized poverty

Labour wants FG to build capacity for local refining

Vantage Forum 2017 will chart an economic roadmap for Nigeria – Akinlabi

CBN signals interest rate cut in 2017

Strong start to OPEC, non-OPEC oil output cuts

CEO confidence rises despite risks, uncertainty

Rethinking future of banking as basis for WCBI hosting

Obazee, a sack long overdue

Fiscal federalism: The Lagos example

Unified exchange rate

Davos 2017 charts course for enhanced energy access in Africa

NAICOM moves to strengthen industry operations in 2017

FG blames agencies for hampering ease of doing business in the country

Dismissal: NCS has not dismissed any officer in 2017 – Official

Former Bauchi governor, Yuguda denies allegation of stolen aircraft

Dogara proposes infrastructure bond for road projects

NDLEA arrests 103 suspects, seized 779.919kg of drugs at MMIA

Holistic reforms in oil/gas, power, mining to boost FDI in 2017

Nigeria’s power sector is a ‘walking corpse’ says Elumelu

Buhari, Senate on war path over SGF’s resignation 

Admission quota system seen sacrificing merit, competence

Vconnect urges SMEs to adapt technology, take ownership of business online

Nigeria sees oil hitting mid-$60s in coming months as OPEC bites

How to boost rural incomes in Africa? Plant more trees

NASS will continue to focus on economic recovery – Saraki

Business mogul sues President Buhari over appointment of Customs CG

CBN signals more accommodative stance in 2017

N2.89bn fraud; FG arraigns Mba and others

Lawmaker seeks House intervention on ceding parts of Agatu to herdsmen

Textile union shuts Ikeja Electric over threat to 5,000 jobs

FG launches MSME’s clinic to improve ease on doing business

CBN retains MPR at 14% in a wait and see approach

Updated: Guinness Nigeria shareholders endorse N40bn rights issue

Trump to advance Keystone, Dakota Access pipeline – administration official

ECOWAS force to remain in The Gambia for 6 months

Oil prices rise as OPEC output cuts drain stocks

Lukewarm welcome for May’s pledge to nurture ‘world-leading’ industries

More reactions trail Nnamani’s defection to APC

Africa Finance Corp issues $150mn debut sukuk

Stakeholders seek resuscitation of petrochemical industries

Sokoto Govt. accords education priority in 2017 budget

Manufacturers urge CBN to release N50bn textile intervention fund

Five key things to know ahead of Nigeria MPC decision today

NYSC resumes orientation in Adamawa after 3yrs suspension

Nigeria plans to raise N242bn in treasury bills

Supreme Court says PM May must get parliament approval to trigger Brexit

11m Boko Haram survivors desperately need aids – UN envoy

FG, AfDB to spend $175mn on irrigation, markets

Asian nations try to save TPP trade deal

Samsung blames Galaxy Note 7 overheating on problems at suppliers

Ogbeh urges Nigerians to adopt safe food processing technology

Trump puts protectionism at heart of US economic policy

Quantum petrochemical complex to commence production


Monday, January 23, 2017

World spends $300bn on renewable energy in 2016

Lagos Govt. to de-worms 60,000 pupils

Trump revokes U.S. pro-abortion law

Assets sales, revival of refineries top FG’s drive at getting out of recession

FBN Holdings, others renew support for minister’s sustainability goals

Rising misery index threatens Buhari’s second term ambitions

Foreign investors liquidate over N200bn worth of stocks

KPMG identifies trends that will shape infrastructure industry in 2017

Expert blames increasing deforestation for 3m jobs loss in wood production

Bayelsa to implement ‘no work, no pay’ policy

Breaking the cycle of violence in Nigeria

Nigeria’s economy requires radical surgery, not tweaks, says Obi

To stay competitive emerging economies need child, youth-focused education strategies

Africa Re to back agricultural insurance project in Senegal

Eko Atlantic City devt achieves more milestones with new bridges

What does it mean for technology to be innately African?

Affordable funding model for retail business underway as TSL floats N20bn REIT

FG will deliver affordable houses to Nigerians – Udoma

Kachikwu urges IOCs to build refineries in Nigeria‎

Kachikwu urges IOCs to build more refineries in Nigeria‎

FG releases N72bn full counterpart funding for Lagos-Ibadan rail

Gambians cheer ECOWAS troops entering capital, Banjul

Fake estate developers are on rampage-Fashola

Equatorial Guinea to become OPEC member in 2017

AFRICA – A shrinking space for autocrasts

FG lists 12 priority strategies out of biting economic recession

Anambra plans to produce 330,000 tonnes of rice by December 2017

Monetary policy may remain unchanged due to predictable policies

Trump to cut taxes, regulations

Trump scraps TPP trade deal by executive order

Ex Gambian leader Jammeh not granted immunity, says Barrow’s aide

JAMB, NYSC collaborate to check malpractice by corps producing institutions

NSE indices records marginal growth of 0.03%

Dangote tomato plant not shut down over dollar scarcity, says MD

Internet users decline by 536,346 subscribers in December

Life lessons millennials can learn from temple run

See 5 UNESCO world heritage sites in Africa

Poor countries allowed to import generic drugs -WTO

Nigeria, Eni sign MOU for new oil, gas projects

May to unveil 10 ‘pillars’ of industrial strategy

FG warns Nigerian migrants to avoid Libya

Kebbi state govt. approves N2bn for road construction

Agriculturist wants farmers to practice irrigation to improve yields

Lassa fever: Plateau records 4 deaths, 5 confirmed cases

Extradition: Clerk’s error stalls Kashamu’s fundamental suit

London’s Heathrow Airport cancels 100 flights due to fog

Anambra, FMBN partner to provide houses for civil servants

Dollar slips, shares unstable after Trump’s protectionist address

Nigeria must not scare away MTN-Shittu

Commander in Cameroon’s fight with Boko Haram dies in helicopter crash

NBA set to review rules against professional misconduct

CACOL champions resubmission of Magu’s name for confirmation

The Ranch

China urges Trump administration to fully grasp importance of ‘one China’

Missing MH370 “likely” to be north of search area in Indian Ocean

Trump sets tone for presidency with attack on ‘dishonest’ media

Getting a job, starting a new business top Nigerians’ priorities in 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Emefiele’s inverted yield curve may choke economy’s green shoots

I’m proud of you – President Buhari tells Nigerian Media

Continental Re jumps to 3 year highs

Lagos State is targeting to bring the huge informal market into the tax net- Ashade

Why investors should generally prefer bank stocks with low betas

FG releases N375m for School Feeding Programme

Communications ministry collaborates with EU on ICT

Petrol, diesel, kerosene imports consume US$833 million monthly

Abuja airport closure: Bi-Courtney assures the public, rejects GAT expansion

Updated: Land use act, poor funding deter growth in agriculture say experts

BMI Short takes

The system of money

CEO confidence rises despite new risks and uncertainty  

WAIPEC 2017 organisers unveil First Programme Content

Modular refineries, panacea to fuel importation, says IPMAN scribe

Host Gabon crash out of AFCON 2017

Petrol imports cost Nigeria US$21 million daily in 2016

FG releases N375million for School Feeding Programme

Mobile Porting drops to 27,644 – NCC report

NIPCO 5,000 MT LPG storage facility to boost cooking gas supply

National Pension Commission Vs First Guarantee

Why I left PDP, says Nelson Effiong

The Gambia: Barrow promises transparent, all-inclusive government

Association to train members on modern livestock production

AFCON 2017: Egypt edge out Uganda

Trump set to make America great again

‘It’s time to eradicate ISIS’, Trump tells CIA

Southern Kaduna killings and our fragile unity

Saturday, January 21, 2017

When tragedy visited displaced persons

Kill the bore, jazz up your Adire

Presidency says Buhari well and alive

An empty emotional week at Aso Rock

Nigeria’s endangered vulture population highlights bio diversity threat

BBOG in Sambisa Forest

Why many homes are dead assets

Expert says with govt support Nigeria can rule Africa in boat-building

Home ownership in economic recession

Between Adeboye and Mugabe

Peterside chides Wike over repeal of Rivers Reserve Fund Law

‘We must ensure all products leaving Nigeria must meet international standard’

How foreign retailers snub Nigerian-made products

Female candidate from Borno tops in AUN’s nationwide scholarship exam

Hope for global health in 2017

Origin of mammy market and other untold histories

Why entrepreneurs need multiple competencies

Experts see industrial parks kick-starting economic boom

3mn Nigerian workforce lose jobs due to increasing deforestation – expert

Enugu State Govt. institutes N60mn traders’ empowerment scheme

NNPC invites bids for petroleum products imports

Demarcation of cattle routes, graze reserves panacea to farmer/herdsmen

Land use act, poor funding deters growth in agriculture say experts

Illegal structures face demolition as Dickson inaugurates physical planning board

‘Abia making progress, despite recession’

KWIRS improves IGR by 41% to N17.4bn

Kano seeks partnership with multinationals for youth empowerment 

Reps criminalise extortion of unemployed Nigerians

FG pension accrued rights debt hangs at N91bn

Trump inauguration turns violent 

Trump: ‘I think I should keep Twitter going’

Morocco thrash Togo 3-1 to brighten their chances for next round

Jammeh leaves Banjul today into exile

Friday, January 20, 2017

More poultry farms close down as chickens go hungry

Osinbajo receives briefing on The Gambia 

Jonathan moves to reconcile with Obasanjo, holds closed-door talks ‎

President Trump signs 1st bill into law

I will be president for all Americans – Trump

Gambia: Jammeh steps down

NNPC receives 2 gas vessels

Trouble as IPOB members march for Trump

Nigerian equity market records marginal growth of 0.08%

Dogara warns against policy somersault

Gambia army chief recognizes President Barrow as commander-in-chief

Don’t ignore calls to restructure Nigeria, Balarabe Musa tells FG

Revamping your business for the social customer

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th American President

Ghana to review $918mn IMF deal

Mnuchin backs ‘long-term’ strong dollar after mixed Trump signals

Don’t miss this Offer… Own A Property in Lekki

UN targets 6.9m people in need of nutrition, others in 2017

When is the best time to save than invest?

Sony Music seeks Nigeria streaming growth to build on ringback market

Jammeh asks for extension of deadline for him to leave power

Kaduna Govt. says it spent over N8bn on school feeding in 2016

Nigeria ratifies trade facilitation agreement

Are you solving the right problems?

7,000 farmers in Bayelsa set to launch rice planting season

Combating water scarcity, an economic decision – IFAD

Deaths from IDP camp air strike rises to 90, could reach 170 – MSF

MTN Nigeria may defer listing until 2018

More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model

Poultry farmers lament high price of poultry feeds in Delta

Your career needs many mentors, not just one

Osinbajo returns to Abuja, heads to Ibadan on official engagements

Senegal reach Nations Cup quarters, Algeria on the brink

Alibaba joins western corporate elite with $600m deal to sponsor Olympics

Its imperative for us to borrow-Adeosun

Trump lands in Washington DC

Fayose emerges PDP Governors’ Forum chairman

Regional force launches strikes in Gambia

Royalty calls at Kajuru Castle Kaduna

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Dangote refinery, PTI to partner on human capital development in oil/gas sector

Senate trade committee tasks operator to prioritise development of local raw materials

AFCON 2017: Pundits blame Nigeria’s absence to poor football development

Mobile money scheme yet to achieve financial inclusion objective – NIBSS

Top 10 Nollywood movies made N1bn in 2016

Nigerian firms explore export market to make dollar gains

NCDMB plans categorisation of oil, gas fabrication yards

‘Nigerians still confuse depression for spiritual problems’

BEDC deepens capacity development for revenue, customer service

Luxury Residential Market

Prof Paul Ogbuehi: A tribute to doyen of Optometry

BMW sharpens 4 Series range for 2017

Kwara introduces community mobile clinic

Lagos earmarks 181 LG roads for construction in 2017

Buhari heads to UK before approved date, as Presidency insists all is well  

Police raid Premium Times’ head office, arrest publisher, journalist

Jammeh seeks amnesty as Barrow is sworn in as Gambian president

Air Force constitutes board to look into accidental air strike

UN backs Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow

Nigeria fighter jets fly over Gambia

Big boost for retail business as N20bn TSL-REIT enters market

Barrow sworn in as Gambian President in Senegal

AIB boss pledges to make agency outstanding in Nigeria’s aviation sector

FG’s economic policy direction remains unclear-Peterside

NSCDC sets up security outposts on Abuja-Kaduna road

Renaissance Capital appoints Ayeni to its Sub-Saharan Africa research team

LinkedIn unveils new desktop version and more

Toshiba – Shrinking to survive

We’ll construct 181 roads before second quarter – Ambode

NCC confiscated N8.3bn pirated items from 2011 to 2016 – DG

Beyond recession: Towards a resilient economy

Katsina govt. approves N300mn for rehabilitation of 2 dams

U.N. Security Council to vote Thursday to back Gambia intervention

4 secrets to achieving your goals

Ebonyi urges poultry farmers to adopt bio security to prevent Avian influenza

Kano increases rice production to 1.6m tonnes – Ganduje

Cultivation of mushroom, ginger, turmeric can enhance nation’s economic devt

Osinbajo cuts Davos trip as Buhari heads to UK on medical vacation

AngloGold plans more than 800 job cuts in South Africa

“Receiving a national licence was our biggest achievement in 2016 “

Kwara Govt. says no outbreak of Lassa fever, earmarks N222mn for disease prevention

British Airways assures customers of uninterrupted flights

Buhari to proceed on 10-day vacation next week, as PDP’s Effiong defects to APC

Nigeria to improve trade, investment ties with Germany

Man United overtake Real Madrid as world’s richest club

Distribution channels will deepen insurance penetration-NAICOM

Ross steps up anti-Beijing rhetoric adding to fears of a China trade war

W.African leaders hold crisis talks as Jammeh’s mandate ends

AFCON: Cameroon defeat Guinea-Bissau 2-1 to top Group A

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Man arrested for threatening to kill Trump at inauguration

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Naira closes stable as foreign reserves rise to $27.31bn

Experts to offer options for Nigeria’s bulging urban population

Senate committee scores Dickson high on transparency, accountability

Businesses in Nigeria worry about struggling economy, corruption – report

Reps pass proceed of crimes bill

Metering, sanctions for energy theft, others to address power sector hiccups

Legal profession must sit up to its responsibilities in 2017 – Etomi

Report lists market volatility, political risks as threats to African business

Primary market activity disappears at NSE with no IPOs in 2016

N/ASS adopts N305 exchange rate, raises crude oil benchmark for 2017 budget

Nigeria’s large size malls struggle as vacancy rates hit 56%

Updated: Dangote targets US$100bn business empire

Reps to set up 10-member committee to probe accidental bombing of IDP camp

Five ways Nigerians can deal with stalkers on social media

FG inaugurates 21-man committee to drive recapitalisation of BOA

AirFrance/KLM to strengthen operations in Nigeria 2017

Multiple taxes, dollar scarcity as albatross of domestic airlines

Now that the corporate governance code has been suspended  

Morgan Stanley equity-underwriting revenue down on lower IPO volumes

Goldman Sachs results surge on trading bounce

Reps ask IGP to probe unpaid entitlements of 3,000 dead police officers

Africa’s biggest company Naspers seeks partnerships with phone companies

West Africa readies force to ensure Gambian Inauguration

Nigerian air force deploys to Senegal as Gambia deadline nears

Accenture projects 30% cost reduction on bank infrastructure using blockchain

Trends for entrepreneurs to look out for in 2017

Businesses in Nigeria worried about the struggling economy, corruption –says report

Gambia: ECOWAS to swear-in Barrow in Dakar

“Aba industrial city to host 30,000 artisans”

Troops head for Gambia as Jammeh’s mandate expires

Sterling Group partners Ogun on N3.5bn investment in rice production

Consumers gain most from digitisation- WEF’s report

UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of Erediauwa as NDIC boss

EE mobile fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

KACCIMA wants Ganduje to carry OPS, others along in execution of projects

Obaseki woos Chinese investors to establish power plant in Gelegele

Inflation rises for fifth consecutive month in U.S.

The proposed closure of Abuja International Airport: Matters arising

Gambians, tourists flee as deadline for Jammeh to surrender power nears

MSF was vaccinating children when air force bombed struck

Accidental bombing: Buhari sends delegation on condolence visit

Nigerian States’ IGR grows by 60% in 6 years

Police avert bloody clash in Kano

Air Force bombing tragedy, a monumental loss – Gen TY Danjuma

Court to hear FG’s $406.7m case against Shell

I won’t defect to APC, says Ekweremadu

The Legislature in Lagos: How Far?

Dangote announces plan to build $100bn business  

How to raise your confidence

Afreximbank to disburse $90bn in support of African trade

Budget padding: court fixes Feb. 20 for hearing in Jibrin’s case

What matters more to your workforce than money


Female writers telling the American immigrant story differently

Taiwan delegation attend Trump inauguration, China tells U.S.

Fadama III: 27 FCT rice production groups get disbursement clearance

May eases Brexit fears but warns UK will walk away from ‘bad deal’

PTAD stops payment for 15,600 pensioners without BVN

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

U.S. warns Yahya Jammeh: ‘You’re losing opportunities’

Aif Force Mishap: UN dispatches medics, airlifts aid officials

Sultan says unity among Nigerians, key to peaceful co-existence, development

Buhari regrets accidental bombing in Borno, says FG will assist State

United Capital, Societe Generale, Orange, others support African SMEs with €77m

‘Nigeria loses $700m to land border vehicle smuggling’

Foreign reserves rises to $27.22bn as naira stabilises

Reps probe River state rerun National & State Assemblies’ elections

Reps receive Committee’s report on MTEF, fiscal policy

Reps advocate job security for Nigerian workers

CBN-BDCs working towards closing inter-bank, parallel exchange rate margin

‘2017 could be turning point for Nigeria’s cocoa industry’

FG urges states to create budget line for drugs value chain logistics

Only I.8m Nigerians are aware of how to bars unsolicited massages-NCC

Nigeria’s recession caused by a slump in six key sectors

How Shippers’ Council, Duncan Maritime plan to open Plateau State for business

Trump’s presidency: US energy and climate change policy changes and outcomes

Achieving energy self-sufficiency in West Africa (II)

Start-ups call for grants to boost ICT sector

IMF and the limits of forex reform

Abuja runway repairs, logistics to cost N7bn

Big brands group and lens maker join forces in €50bn eyewear deal

Cashew farmers earn $300m as FG mulls 3m seeds in 2017

FG moves to standardise Aba-Made shoes, other leather products

Nigerians must increase vigilance to defeat Boko Haram – NLC

Prime Minister Theresa May says U.K. won’t seek membership of EU single market

Weak Yuan sends Chinese investors into copper

Abuja Airport relocation: Police deploys 500 trucks, three helicopters

Pass PIB to save Nigeria’s economy, CLSD tells NASS

Ambode promises structured framework for entertainment

China’s Xi Jinping absolves economic globalization of world’s problems

Bill on registration of foreign employers passes second reading

Gambia – Jammeh declares state of emergency

Rivers Assembly repeals 2008 Reserve fund law

Fani-Kayode’s counsel, others decline to cross examination of EFCC witness

Negotiations to free Chibok girls ongoing, says Lai Mohammed

Southern Kaduna Killings: Army to conduct “Exercise Harbin Kunama II”

CBN warns banks against Bitcoins, other virtual currencies

Herdsman remanded in prison for alleged destruction of farm produce

Association expresses relief as gas vessels discharge at Apapa Terminal

Abuja Light Rail 84% complete – Ag. Secretary

Kano Govt. earmarks N200m to boost rice farming in 2017

Arrest sought of top Samsung heir as Korean corruption scandal broadens

GSS Chibok: Reps to investigate N500m reconstruction fund

Saraki’s CCT trail resumes in Abuja

Dana Gas says 1bn barrels of oil in way of ending glut

Ericsson, 20th Century Fox Television sign deal for VoD services across Sub-saharan Africa

Carney inflation alert as May sets course for clean break with EU

Industrialist calls for agricultural policy on cocoa production to boost economy

Maiduguri blast : Kwara State University to intensify security measures

Four Gambian ministers resign as neighbouring states prepare to step in

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Maiduguri attack

Nigeria Cashew farmers plan output boost with eye on exports

Samsung chief faces long day as South Korean court weighs arrest warrant

Obama tried to stop ties between Japan and Russia – Minister

Rolls-Royce agrees to pay £671m in bribery and corruption settlements

Entomologist suggests establishment of bee farms to boost harvest

Malaysian 2017 palm oil output forecast to rise 12% – Report

AFCON 2017: Cote D’Ivoire, play out dull draw with Togo

Cost of living

NYSC 2016 Batch B stream II orientation begins Jan. 24

Gambia Supreme Court judge declines to rule on Jammeh’s election challenge

AirForce strikes insurgents new hideout in Northern Borno

Lassa fever claims 4 lives in Nasarawa state says Commissioner

Are we having the right conversations at Nigerian literary festivals?

Monday, January 16, 2017

Same sex law: US threatens to withdraw visas of NASS members

Abia FMC poised to make break-through in IVF, open-heart surgery, kidney transplant

We want domestications of big Oil and Gas projects in 2017    

Stability may return to LPG market as NLNG discharges 13,000 tons to Lagos jetty

Finland, Nigeria in new partnership to develop mining sector

FG commits to dialogue with Niger Delta militants to guarantee N1.9trn oil revenue

New Dangote truck assembly plant targets 10,000 units annually

2017: BoI targets 1000 enterprises in funding plan

Crude oil prices expected to increase slightly through next two years

Budget 2017 as the master key

NAICOM says Glanvil Enthoven has been re-registered, licensed

NNPC managing refineries to extinction say experts

$450bn new oil, gas projects to come on stream in 2017 – Wood Mackenzie

Persistent gender-gap in education impacts Nigeria’s long-term sustainable economic growth

Geopolitical worrywarts may have their day at Davos

Nigeria must be prepared for future where oil has little value- Osinbajo

Adeosun positive about Nigeria’s economic recovery, Salami highlights key challenges

Buhari, Saraki condemn terror attack at University of Maiduguri

UNIMAID mosque bomb attack, dangerous development – Atiku

For shale drillers, rising oil prices also come with rising costs

Diego Costa trains alone at Chelsea

‘Low contribution of insurance to GDP means insurance companies should do more’

NNPC, Sahara Energy unveil vessels to address LPG supply hiccups

Step 4: Put a Guard on your Mouth & Mind!

Bargain hunting – Equities Market opens week in the green

Regulatory lacuna fuels compliance conundrum in Nigeria’s $20bn pension industry

Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica to Merge With Lens Company Essilor, Creating $49 Billion Eyewear Giant

Bukola Meshida- Adefope, a story of fortitude, focus and influence

Expect oil sector divestments to restart in 2017 – Ecobank

7 tips for talking to your boss about being overworked

Armed with apps and crops, women lead battle to save Senegal’s shrinking farmland

Sedentary lifestyle increases risk of dementia – study

May set to unveil Brexit blueprint as Hammond warns on tax haven

Norway ditches FM radio for digital-only as Nigeria’s deadline looms

Do something new in these 5 African countries

Bayelsa, Delta, Edo meet EU water project deadline

Inflation is out of CBN’s control – Omisakin

Buhari condemns terror attack at University of Maidugiri

BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill lands 102 people in jail for fraudulent claims

Eight ways to save on travel in 2017

Turkish Airlines not involved in accident

Updated: FCTA sets December 2017 date for completion of $824m Abuja light rail

ASUU expresses shock, suspends planned press conference

Anambra Govt. restates commitment to boost MSMEs, targets N20bn

Can Technology Solve India’s Biggest Problem?

The real problem with hypocrisy

Facebook rolls out fake news filter in Germany to foil election hoaxes

Breaking: Bomb explosion rocks University of Maiduguri

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: How I Work

The downsides of being very emotionally intelligent

FG’s Social Investment:Presidency warns Nigerians against falling prey to extortionists

Big banks outperform small ones as sector differentiation emerges

Sunday, January 15, 2017

NSE Insurance 15 stock prices stuck at near par

Standard Chartered says higher oil prices are no panacea to Nigeria slump 

Big Movers: Financials, oil stocks lead stock gains in 2017

Fund managers hide investors’ losses in ETFs as performance reports overestimate returns

Profitable retail operations buoy Total Nigeria earnings

FG to spend N12bn on agric value chain development

Banks defy recession with strong share price performance

KPMG seeks increased government response on cyber security

Procrastination and your Personal Finances

In your insurance contract, do not take precautions for granted

Strategies for helping you change your financial habits

House of Reps set to pass the MTEF and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP)

The budget and external loans

Is it too late to plan your finances?

Shareholders advise financial regulators on sanctions, penalties

Indomie ranked number one in FMCG category across Africa

Oyo Govt. to empower 717 rice, cassava farmers

Kwara launches N41m micro-credit loan scheme for women

Army gets 2nd Mechanised Brigade in A/Ibom

Agency targets N20bn to boost MSMEs in Anambra

NAOWA presents food items to widows of fallen heroes

Entertainment industry: platform to create jobs for Nigerian youths

I`ll stand by Buhari in case of political re-alignment, says Ndume

Traders attribute scarcity of oranges to multiple taxation, strike by wholesalers

Edo APC Rep Primary: Aspiarant rejects outcome

President Buhari, Osinbajo, others remember fallen heroes

NPA boss urges Police to capture killers of LASTMA official in Apapa

NPA, British High Commission partner to develop Nigerian seaports

Delta farmer urges govt. support to boost soya bean production

Ex-soldiers want FG to harmonise pension with salaries of serving officers

Mimiko promises payment of bursary, scholarship before exit

Ambode restates commitment to welfare of ex-soldiers, families

‘To get out of recession, Nigeria should study how other countries did it’

U.S. Shale makes move that OPEC dreads

PDP, APC at war again over INEC, police offenders in Rivers rerun elections

Nigerian Police operates obsolete website

May to seek Hard Brexit by leaving EU Market

NMRC and waning optimism

Army kills 13 Boko Haram suspects in clearance operations

Serena defers engagement joy to focus on Australian Open

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari prays for families of fallen soldiers

Man on ‘Omugwo’ mission and the verdict of an insider

7 Steps to the Marriage of Your Dreams (Part 3)

Illegal aliens in US face uncertain fate as Trump assumes power on Friday

Saturday, January 14, 2017

When the untouchable gets ‘torched’

Tourism sector offers new streams of income

Made-In-Nigeria Challenge charting a path to greatness

‘There’s huge, untapped tourism potential in Port Harcourt International Polo Tournament’

All hands must be on deck

How technology will create fortunes in marketing communications 

Buhari/Saraki: Who holds the ace?

Memorable numbers from Africa Cup of Nations

Jaiz Takaful unveils profit-sharing insurance concept in Nigeria

One plenary, two coups

No, these numbers are not mere statistics

Keeping up with the Ghanaians, and their journey to change

Economic autonomy and the lessons from Lagos 

Rethinking the purpose and practice of business regulation in Nigeria

BoI partners NAFDAC to ensure manufacturers meet standards

Chelsea beat reigning champions Leicester to go 7 points clear

Poland welcomes thousands of US troops in NATO show of force

FG invites BBOG for search in Sambisa

Massive withdrawal hits Ogun Tukish school as kidnappers strike

FCTA sets December 2017 as new date for completion of $824m Abuja Light rail

Non-academic unions to embark on 5-day warning strike

Osinbajo to commence interactive engagement with oil producing communities

Consumers lament hike in prices of cooking gas, kerosene

Kaduna state govt. to sack workers

ECOWAS to take all necessary actions in The Gambia – Chambas

Davido, Flavour to open AFCON in Gabon

Nigeria to attract $19.2bn annually via Health Act implementation – Saraki

Ojikutu advises FG over proposed closure of Abuja airport

Weather, storage facility force Libya’s oil production down by 45, 000 bpd

IT expert calls for proper implementation of ICT policies

I am in this race to empower Etsako people-Edo Politician

Buhari attends Africa-France summit

10 under-35 entrepreneurs to watch in 2017

US donates military-grade tents to Nigerian police

FCT residents express concern over fraud on Instagram

Malawi’s armyworm outbreak destroys 2,000 hectares

President Buhari arrives Bamako, Mali

Trump suggests he may do away with Russia sanctions

Doing Business in Nigeria takes guts and lots of courage – Sijibomi

Barrow flees the Gambia

OGIRS targets N500m consumption tax from hotels, event centres in Ogun 

NNPC resumes loading of petroleum products, nationwide – Ughamadu

LCCI boss seeks incentives for private investors in petroleum sector

Nigeria, China trade hits $9.5bn in 2016 – envoy

Friday, January 13, 2017

FG to rehabilitate Abuja-Kaduna-Jos railway to boost Jos dry port

Ex-Niger Delta agitators say ready to expose pipeline vandals

Ikpeazu moves to revive Aba to industrialise Abia

Brexit; Retreat on passporting puts focus on equivalence

NNPC partners with Schlumberger for exploration

Occupy CBN protest flops

Nigeria could have $100bn in savings – Ezekwesili

Kwankwaso’s scholarship scheme was 419 – Ganduje

Nigeria’s NNPC partners with Schlumberger for exploration

Buhari’s wife donates building materials to IDPs in Yobe

Mines and steel ministry hands over 38 surveillance vehicles to officers in states

7 Steps to the Marriage of Your Dreams (Part 2)

Inflation closes at 18.55% in 2016

Obaseki kick-starts 200,000 jobs creation agenda with engagement of female mechanics

GM foods not yet in circulation in Nigeria – NABDA

FG team arrive FMC Keffi to arrest spread of suspected Lassa fever

Flora Nwapa; the phenomenal woman

Fascinating business facts

Scotland hits at newspaper law as ‘threat’ to free press

Naira falls to nearly 500 per dollar on unapproved open market

Closure of Abuja airport runway will be counter-productive – aviation unions

LASG moves to ease gridlock in Ketu, Alapere, Mile 12 – Official

Paying ransom could expose you to cyber-kidnapping – Deloitte

Farmers appeal to FG to assist in quality potatoe production

EFCC witness admits constructing houses, mosque, churches for Badeh

Gambia opposition assures Jammeh of honourable exit, privileges

NIPOST says will expand workshop to 6 geopolitical zones

Gov. Ayade approves N1.4bn for 2016 UBEC matching grant

FG aims to make Nigeria Africa’s largest cocoa producer

Saudi Arabia’s output cut seen helping oil price

Taiwan objects to request to move office out of Abuja

Experts urge Shippers’ Council to champion campaign against stowaways

Nsukka residents hail FG’s N5,000 stipend to the poor

Gov. Lalong urges FG to connect Abuja, Plateau with rail

Google redesigns ridesharing feature for easy Uber hailing

Scientists hunt down the switch that turns mild-mannered mice into killers

Bush sisters write Obama daughters

Reps set to pass MTEF, begin budget consideration next week-Namdas

Jammeh’s party seeks to block Barrow’s inauguration


Taiwan rejects Nigeria’s request to relocate office from Abuja

OmoseKids – Celebrating African and contemporary fashion with bold print

Thursday, January 12, 2017

NNPC proposes increase in oil royalty, scraping of investment tax credit in PSC

Buhari assures manufacturers of forex allocation

Buhari approves Executive Management for River Basin Development Authorities

Tips on lifestyle and related matters in 2017 (2)

Cost of healthcare doubles as drug prices jump 100%

FIFA’s 48-team expansion to generate additional $1bn

Small steps, big goals

Lagos mulls 2018 new date to complete rail system

Nigerite challenges FG on local content development

Nigeria can’t postpone structural reforms for long

Ghana’s virile democracy and the lessons for West Africa 

Expert wants Nigeria to take preventive measures against diseases

Naira firms at interbank as CBN insists on improve dollar liquidity

Abuja Airport runway repairs to gulp N5.8bn – minister

2017 budget: National Assembly demands N150bn

Nigeria did not cut ties with Taiwan- Presidency

Nigeria’s Development bank awaits operational license from CBN

Stakeholders express delight at FIFA World Cup 48-team expansion

Southern Kaduna Killings: FG to commence special operation

AIB commissioner pledges to make agency biggest in the sector

Feeling unhappy and unfulfilled in your relationship? This might be why.

Faced with recession, FG snubs Taiwan as China pledges $40bn investment

Buhari Heads to Banjul for ECOWAS Mediation Mission

We can’t divulge details of negotiations on Chibok girls – Buhari

Sage predicts six tech trends for SMEs in 2017

Keeping Hope Alive: The Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation Story

Nigeria may lose another $550mn ‘Abacha loot’ to U.S. – Sagay

FG insists on completing 117 abandoned water projects

NSE is working with MTN to ensure listing – Onyema

Update on operation Lafiya Dole by Maj. Gen. Irabor

Samsung plotting to upstage iPhone 8 with fold-out device

Again Sirika justifies airport concession, closure of Abuja airport

Nigeria readies fresh licenses for money transfer operators amid dollar crunch

Abuja Airport runway repairs to gulp N5.8bn – Minister

Kerosene sells for N300 per liter as scarcity hits Nsukka

Buhari resubmits list of 46 non-career ambassadorial nominees to Senate

Buhari, Security Chiefs holds first meeting for the year

FIFA Rankings: Nigeria starts 2017 among top 50 teams

NDDC denies alleged diversion of N120bn

Five Peeves Of Dating An Introvert

Nigeria’s financial system significantly impeding growth – PwC

CBN, Sokoto Govt. spends N 1.12bn on wheat farming

Creative cyber criminality, determined govt response, to headline 2017 – KPMG

Can I crack a joke at work

Video ads now appear in Instagram stories

Tin-Can Island Customs generates N256.4bn in 2016

Power generation drops by 207.1 MW on gas shortage

Lagos plans to turn Sabo Industrial Estate to ICT hub

World Bank predicts ‘moderate’ pick up for global economy in 2017

Shell’s attorneys ordered to give Nigerian activist’s widow files for Dutch lawsuit

Taiwan says Nigeria wants it to move its trade office from Abuja

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Ooni, Ambode push southwest integration to up food production

Senate rejects ban on import of cars through land borders

Senate Committee to hold public hearing on NOUN Act Bill

Med-View Airline to list on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Power supply to Nigerian households drops to 37% in Q4 2016   

NEITI asks NPDC to remit $4.977bn to Federation Account

Nigeria failing to prepare 43 million children for digital economy

FCT Minister threatens to sack non-performing contractor

Ibori and his loyal goons

The senseless killings in Southern Kaduna: Necessity for international engagement

The 21st century food challenge

Lagos 2017 budget excites property developers

Nigeria – No shadow of turning

Recession: Between popular perception and reality

Oyo farmers receive boost as governor distributes land

NERC sets March 2017 deadline to sanction Discos over metering breaches  

Finally, Trump concedes Russia hacked into U.S. election

NDDC says yet to begin award of contracts let alone dishing out N120bn

Standard Chartered says higher oil prices are no panacea to Nigeria slump

NUPENG suspends strike

NCS set to implement ban on importation of vehicles

Nigeria to become a data science outsourcing hub for Africa before 2019

Jammeh vows ‘to stay till election ruling’

FG grants citizenship to 335 foreigners

Kachikwu targets $15bn oil investments in 3 years

FG approves N1.7bn for completion of abandoned Sabke water supply project in Katsina

7 Steps to the Marriage of Your Dreams (Part 1)

Nigeria, China sign ‘One China’ policy agreement

36,000 Nigerian illegal immigrants land in Italy in 2016, FG worried

Edo Guber: Tribunal warns parties against contempt

Bitcoin crashes below $800 as China probes manipulation of exchanges

Mourinho demands more from Man Utd fans against Liverpool

Buhari, Saraki meet over 2017 budget again

FG to sell diaspora bonds in March after eurobond issue

Lagos to invest $500mn on housing delivery

Trump beats libel lawsuit over tweets directed at political strategist

Nwodo emerges President- General, Ohaneze Ndigbo

NSE kicks against planned closure of Abuja airport

Senate confirms Ayine as Auditor General

PFN president canvasses increased support to make para-soccer global game

FG to construct pilot toilets, recycling plant in Kogi

2017: Agric sector growth hinged on value-addition

Oil price fall to $53.80 on US supply boost

Nigeria’s high inflation rate set to fall to 18.3%

LCCI urges FG to sustain current commitment to agriculture

FG to raise N130bn bonds on Jan. 18

Obama defends his legacy, democracy in farewell speech in Chicago

How to download and watch Netflix offline

Elton John, Celine Dion, others decline to perform at Trump’s inauguration

Seven NNPC crude flow stations shut down over NUPENG strike

40 million children at risk of poor educational foundation

How to decide which conferences are worth your time

Reps to debate controversial code of governance rule on churches, mosques, today

London-Paris loan: We received N5bn from federal government – KWSG

Jonathan distances self from Malabu Oil Deal

Naira unchanged as CBN, BDCs discuss N185 exchange rate spread 

Abuja, Lagos, PH account for 65% of real estate activity

Buhari commends Sterling Bank’s health support initiative

Local content: Oil/gas industry to enjoy improved capacity, value creation 

Abuja Airport closure: Experts throw weight behind aviation minister

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Senate to fast-track passage of 11 economic reform bills

2016: Year of woes for Nigerian manufacturers – analysis

‘Poverty can be eradicated in Nigeria with ICT’- Expert

Nigerian oil union threatens three-day strike at Exxon Mobil, Chevron

Two months FX utilisation show Ecobank, Access as leaders

Phenomenon of the year

Dollar scarcity dips manufacturing capacity by 44%

Balanced score card for Nigerian football

Low agric mechanisation limiting farmers’ potential

Thoughts on Akwa Ibom’s 2017 budget proposal – 2

Achieving energy self-sufficiency in West Africa (I)

Maritime Africa Economic City as catalyst for sector growth

ECOWAS mission to The Gambia moved to Friday

Senate kicks against closure of Abuja Airport

Poor performance casts doubt on NNPC’s 60% refining target in 2017

Recession: Senate’s economic recovery bills target 7.5mn jobs, to reduce poverty by 16.4%

Senate to fast track passage of 11 economic reform bills

Nigeria traders to start exchange rate in black market fight

Documentary, ‘Failed by Angels’, a wake-up call to healthcare professionals

FG to resuscitate 10,000 primary healthcare centres

Budget minister commends FAAN on improved MMIA arrival hall

Global air freight demand up 6.8 pct in November – IATA

Profit booking: NSE indices down by 0.88%

Fashola seeks more attention on electricity consumers’ interest

Kano chamber of commerce wants FG to establish office of PPP

INEC hinges lack of budgetary provision to delay in provision of electoral materials

Kebbi Govt. spends N500mn to check cattle rustlers, kidnappers – SSG

N Ireland faces snap election after McGuinness quits in protest at Foster

Oyo govt. to inaugurate 1st automated silo soon

Senate sacks Ndume as Leader, replaced by Lawan

Experts see digital Ad budget rising in 2017

Non-OPEC delivers more than a quarter of promised cuts so far

Expert calls for improved post-harvest handling technologies

Abia Govt. plans to intensify road construction in 2017

Cadbury Nigeria appoints Shamsi as new Managing Director

AfDB to fund agro-industrial park for North-West

5 tips to help you become healthier in 2017

Jigawa Govt. recruits 2,300 teachers under N-Power programme

May’s ‘hard Brexit’ denials fail to steady pound as market fears rise

FIFA to expand World Cup to 48 teams in 2026

Nigeria 14th largest UN troops contributing nation – Report

Ivory Coast’s president dismisses heads of army, police, gendarmes

Hotel throws out 410 stranded Turkish Airlines passengers

Seoul speeds up plan for hit squad to kill North’s Kim if war breaks out

To recover from failure, try some self-compassion

Alibaba’s Ma meets Trump, promises to bring 1m jobs to U.S.

Smoking costs $1trn, soon to kill 8m people a year

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce is a neutral institution -Toki Mabogunje

Obama bids America farewell today

Obazee’s sack: CAN thanks Buhari

Gambia minister defects amid political impasse

Monday, January 09, 2017

Customs generated N898bn in 2016 on aggressive revenue drive

Buhari, ECOWAS leaders head to Gambia on Wednesday

2017 Budget, MTEF, southern Kaduna killings top agenda, as Senate resumes

Maintaining standards, discipline key to indigenous oil companies success

Why investors bet on luxury real estate despite huge capital outlay, low demand

Experts urge Buhari to address appointments in critical agencies in power sector

Despite SIM registration challenges in 2016, GSM subscribers increase

Private, charter jets down 46% amid government scrutiny, recession

Academic Integrity

Union Bank woos customers with smart services

Thoughts on Akwa Ibom’s 2017 budget proposal – 1

Smarter energy policies top analysts’ wish list for 2017

Money awaits fintech innovators in 2017

NNPC targets 60 per cent local refining capacity by end of 2017

FG awards N1.058bn contract for repair of Abuja-Kaduna road

Fashola tasks power investors to strengthen effective service delivery to customers

Braking: Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Best Player Award 2016

Resident doctors in FMC Owerri begin indefinite strike today

Updated: Why Buhari sacked Obaze

Digital switch over: NBC pledges improved signal in FCT

Buhari sacks 4 heads of aviation agencies, names replacements

Feed your kids peanuts, early and often, new guidelines urge

FG to construct 65 boreholes in IDPs camps, disaster-challenged areas

Moana: The Movie Review

Exercise: An antidote for behavioral issues in students

The Night We Ate Art

The Wedding Party defies recession

Explore the beauty of Bauchi

NUPENG lauds FG’s policy to stop petroleum products importation by 2018

NUPENG threatens three-day strike at Exxon Mobil, Chevron

PDP staff shun meeting with Sheriff

How geopolitical zones utilised PMS, AGO in 2016

Syria’s wartime people smugglers cash in on high demand for Isis jihadis

Delta upbeat of increasing fish production

C’River Govt loses N130m revenue to ghost Cocoa farmers- Gov’s Aide

Amnesty office to establish 10,000 farms, targets N58bn annually

Ivory Coast PM resigns, dissolves gov’t after poll

Oil falls as OPEC output curbs offset by growth in U.S. drilling

States plan to promote large scale farming, boost production in 2017

Saraki pays tribute to late Kure

Snake on board disrupts Emirates flight

Taxpayers face £24bn bill for closing North Sea oil platforms

What So Many Strategists Get Wrong About Digital Disruption

Crude Oil producers complying with production cuts

Kerosene scarcity looms as product sells for N300 per litre in A/Ibom

Devaluation arises for Nigeria even as oil prices advance

Why being unpredictable is a bad strategy

Brussels tightens cyber defences after surge in hacking attempts

If you want to get promoted, say so


Ghana’s new president to name investment banker as finance minister

7 issues to shape SMEs in 2017

BoI commits N4bn to underserved micropreneurs through 23 MFBs

Experts predict manufacturing rebound on oil price, budget

Manufacturers to expand local sourcing of raw materials in 2017

Top Nigerian export products in high demand in global market

Presidency says beneficiaries of FG’s N5,000 stipend were picked two years ago

Sunday, January 08, 2017

Unauthorised courses: FG warns universities of agric, technology

Edo to employ 10,000 persons in revenue collection

Truck Plows Into Crowd in Jerusalem, Killing Four

1,000 days after: Buhari recommits to return of Chibok schoolgirls

Naira outlook brightens on rising foreign reserve

How beneficiaries of N5,000 stipend were selected

Reps to debate 2017 budget estimates, embark on oversight functions

More troubles for airport users as NIMET predicts weather deterioration

Power plants suffer on Nigeria’s gas contradiction

Economic crime and the rule of law (Part 1)

GTBank, Okomu, Access, Dangote Cement, Zenith top analysts’ stock picks in 2017

Should you invest in Bitcoin in 2017?

The 2017 Budget speech: Why Buhari’s economic ideas are wrong

Price of Kerosene up by 60 % in Kaduna

Insurance firm appoints Ayodele Akande as non-executive director

Taking back our nation: The one resolution that will matter this New Year

Surviving January financially after overspending in December

Nigeria’s multi-billion-naira local webhosting market gains traction

FirstMobile App offers customers increased daily transactions limit

Weaker demand sees interbank foreign exchange transactions drop to 4-month low

Bright prospects for African art market in 2017

Glo-CAF Awards: Football pundits hopeful for better performance

1,000 Days After: Buhari re-commits to return of Chibok schoolgirls

FA Cup : Musa scores twice as Leicester defeat Everton 2-1

Real Madrid equal Barcelona’s unbeaten record

Melaye: As far as Kogi APC is concerned, I’m in charge

Kogi APC rejects Tinubu, Faleke’s ministerial nomination

Finally, government is tweeting

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Top Nigerian products in high demand in global market

Military not partisan in Dec. 10 Rivers rerun elections – Defence Hqtrs

PH hosts Nigerian Army’s new division targeting key oil states

‘The coming of United Labour Congress will not undermine labour movement’

China doubles down on defending its currency

Return, return, O MMM!

Ambode, One Lagos Fiesta and the promotion of T.H.E.S.E.

A needless ‘civil war’

Ganduje’s light rail project promises to deliver value to Kano residents

Give killer herdsmen, kidnappers the Boko Haram treatment in 2017, Nigerians urge Buhari

Abia verification panel unearths rot in LG system  

Abandoned in life, celebrated in death

Luxury furniture retailer launches classy Chesterfield furniture pieces

Abakaliki rice records high patronage in Enugu — NAN survey

RIFAN to produce 180,000 tonnes of rice from Bayelsa

Deputy Speaker donates tractors to farmers in Osun

SAÏD – Oxford university business school broadens global links

Ghana swears in Akufo-Addo as president leftright 3/3leftright

FG offsets salary arrears of ex-militants

Strike triple whammy for London as talks stall in rail, air and tube disputes

Yobe Govt. set to close last IDPs camp

Benue to buy off grains from farmers

APC accuses Mimiko of diverting N1.5bn foreign grants

Lagos lawyers hail passage of bill on death penalty for kidnappers

LCCI seeks reduction in cost of borrowing in financial sector

Beijing warns of tit-for-tat trade war if Trump imposes tariffs on China goods

FG gives $1.5mn health grant to Sokoto Govt

Friday, January 06, 2017


Manufacturers face packaging crisis

NNPC to set up security advisory council to tackle pipeline vandalism

Nigerian coffee farmers struggle as peers reap high demand gains

Apple CEO Cook’s 2016 pay lower as tech giant misses targets

Kwara govt, residents confirm receipt of pro-poor N5,000 monthly stipend ‎from FG

About 4,675 Abia LG workers in trouble

Made-In-Aba campaign attracts fresh orders worth N750m – Ikpeazu

Buhari approves team to re-negotiate FGN/ASUU 2009 agreement

Group asks Senate to reconsider stand, confirm Magu as EFFC boss

India expects growth to slow to 7.1%

Equities market pulls out of three-day losing streak

Kaduna Airport ready for operations, minister assures

How Samsung weathered the Galaxy Note 7 recall

Saudi Arabia cuts output in accordance with OPEC deal

London breaks annual air pollution limits 5 days into 2017

FG cautions farmers against hoarding of grains

Ecuador Embassy drums support for UHEAL

Tayo Faniran returns as Payporte’s brand ambassador

The Nigerian equities market pulls out of three day losing streak

Parents of freed girls must play role in their reintegration-BBOG

W. Africa Crude-India’s IOC issues fresh tender, arbitrage east opens

China threatens business fallout from Seoul decision to host US missile shield

FrieslandCampina WAMCO experiences fire outbreak

Troubled Nigerian loans seen spiking before economic rebound

Nigeria to sell up to N430bn of bonds in Q1, debt office says

BoI disburses N3.1bn to 14 microfinance banks -MD

NO PREMIUM, NO COVER’:  Supreme Court Affirms Insurance Commission Guidelines

FG considers conditional cash transfer to pregnant mothers to avert maternal mortality

FMDQ quotes N35bn worth of Access Bank Commercial Papers

Lawmaker calls for coordination of solid minerals to generate revenues

Shell battles Nigerian communities in high-stakes London lawsuit

Rangers’ Int’l FC registers 25 players for CAF champions’ league

10,173 in Niger to benefit from FG’s cash programme – Gov’s aide

US spy chiefs dismiss Trump doubts over Russia poll hacking

Baggage delay: Arik Air yet to pay NCAA N6m fine

Gombe screens 2,698 persons for N-power programme

U.S. envoys appointed by Obama asked to quit by Inauguration Day

Surefire to improving your financial life in 2017

KEDCO’s anti vandal team recovers stolen power installations in Kano

From Child Care to Beauty: Small Firms Think Big at CES 2017

FG cautioned on new national carrier plans

Egyptian importers face bankruptcy after currency float

Obama releases Guantanamo Bay detainees against Trump’s directive

Arik Air laments attacks by passengers on staff, property

FG kick-starts Rapid Response Initiative in North East with N4.6bn

Thursday, January 05, 2017

‘Naira appreciation to drive Nigeria’s economic recovery in 2017’

PDP demands unconditional reopening of secretariat

Naira may strengthen on expected dollar sales by IMTOs

FG to spend N277bn on bridges in 3 years

Contractor says 50% foundation work on Oshodi Transport Interchange completed

FG moves to avert oil workers’ strike

Banks’ asset quality to improve on higher oil price, production in 2017

Small-scale manufacturers hardest hit by economic slump

Vitafoam posts N32.03m loss in FY 2016

Companies export N22.3bn raw materials in 9 months

Social media: The pros and cons

FG approves weapons for aviation security personnel

It’s a new year. Let’s talk budgeting

Why real estate market vacancy rate is higher in residential buildings

16 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, to arrive Lagos

Breaking: Oshoala wins 2016 Glo-CAF Women’s Player of the Year Award

Nigeria’s unfriendly policy environment endangers retail mall development

Defense firms cash in amid soaring demand for munitions

Yuan reverses course, soars against dollar

Kaduna to provide job opportunities for 10,000 youths in agric sector

President Buhari orders actions to end violence in Southern Kaduna

Buhari welcomes recovery of another Chibok girl

Kogi Govt. to offer free primary health care services

Intel announces 5G modem chip

Gender bill necessary to fill gap created by culture, tradition – Rights lawyer

Forex scarcity: Naira weakens against major currencies

Zambia: Lungu says he is eligible to run for 2021 elections

Midnight fire destroys N3bn property at Nnewi Timber Market

Leicester winger Mahrez favourite to win CAF award

Ganduje signs Kano 2017 appropriation Bill into

FG procures 500 rice harvesters, threshers to boost production

FUT Minna expels 700 students for low academic performance

FinTech, Bitcoin seen as drivers of banking sector

UITH resident doctors demand unpaid salaries

Is your workout not working? Maybe you’re a nonresponder.

10,700 households to benefit from FG’s cash programme in Kwara

Tourism: Flavour, Patoranking hopeful of improved revenue generation

Internet users decline to 94.4m in November – NCC

NUPENG shuts down Total Plc over sacked workers

Niger-Delta amnesty; payments to former Niger Delta militants resume

RIFAN to engage 500 youths in Bayelsa on mechanised rice farming

Why you shouldn’t use cotton swabs to clean your ears

DG says NABDA set to achieve greater heights in 2017

Police opens fire on Chi Limited protesting staff, kills one, injures others

Foreign exchange: Parallel market in search of relevance

Bewaji goes hard on patriarchy

Ten American states with the cheapest Universities

Fire destroys NBC depot in Uyo

Ford to integrate Amazon’s Alexa into vehicles later this year

Nigerian local government officials arrested over links to Boko Haram

Fed minutes suggest Trump tax cuts would lead to higher rates

Israeli Soldier Convicted Over Death of Palestinian Man

Don’t overlook the small brands you already own

Trump’s nominee cuts ties with ExxonMobil

Power hits 4,959MW, sector loses N534b

Tottenham halt Chelsea’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win

W. Africa Crude-Angolan cargoes move after price cuts

Aso Rock Staff injured in accidental weapon discharge

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Oredo council, security agents clash with drivers’ union over revenue collection

CBN warns against excess interest rate charge in ABP scheme

Government will not lie to you, presidential aide tells Nigerians

Kano-based economist wants FG to address Nigeria’s ‘shrinking economy’

How to live on half your income in a month

Airlines lose huge revenues to avoidable flight cancellations

What is a life worth in Nigeria?

Cashew harvests to consolidate impressive gains from last year

$1.1 billion Malabu oil deal: group seeks diligent prosecution

States to spend N6.22trn in 2017

A New Year’s development resolution

What do you do with an emergency fund?

Africa’s entrepreneurs: strong but struggling

Google teams up with Fiat Chrysler for in-car android system

Socialise for equity: An innovative approach to stakeholder management

Is India’s war on cash paying off?

Tesla narrowly misses 80,000-vehicle sales goal in 2016

NBS data highlights decline of new government jobs

Security operatives raid Jonathan’s brother’s house

Auto makers on track to set annual record

Pence: Trump will sign executive orders to begin repealing Obamacare on Day 1

The risk to OPEC’s new order

AFCON 2017: Adebayor to lead Togo squad in Gabon

FEC approves N4.6bn for procurement of fire equipment

What Uber can learn from the Amish about innovation

FG approves weapons for Aviation Security – Minister

N10.7bn required to put 40 schools in proper shape in Sokoto State

Labour tasks Buhari on power, critical infrastructure

Jigawa Govt pays N35mn for counterpart fund on Fadama projects

Nigeria blessed with outstanding budding footballers — Dubai-based Agent

Vehicle dealers urge FG to reconsider ban on importation through land borders

Jammeh has our ‘unflinching loyalty and support’ – Army chief

Electricity generation hits 3,959 megawatts, improves gradually

Kano based economist lists 7 strategic areas of focus for FG

2017: Nigeria will be out of recession in second quarter – Don

10 smartphones to expect in 2017

London’s ‘frustrated’ EU envoy resigns weeks before deadline on Brexit clause

2017 expects more disruption as digital startups out-innovate companies

FEC holds first meeting in 2017

Exxon Mobil, Tillerson agree to cut all ties

Paying Taxes 2017: Compliance gets easier for companies

Kebbi university to establish 4 agric training centres in Kebbi

Food scarcity: Niger Govt. warns traders against hoarding food items

Kebbi Govt commences 10km Yauri water project

Plateau Govt begins conversion of mining ponds to reservoirs for irrigation farming

Gov. Dankwambo earmarks N5.6bn for water, health

3 popular goal-setting techniques managers should avoid

What Experts Are Predicting for 2017 in Bitcoin and Blockchain Tech

Emerging-Market Currencies Fall as Mexico Peso, Turkey Lira Sink

Zambia battles armyworms that are decimating corn fields

BDCs to pay N750m licence renewal to CBN

FG to spend N270bn on bridges maintenance, repairs in 3years

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Customs begins full implementation of ban on vehicle import through land borders

Nigeria’s brighter economic prospects fail to lift stock market on first trading day

Expect these ‘disruptive’ smartphones in 2017

UBA empowers MSMEs with Masterpass QR Payment

Akwa Ibom Assembly approves extension of LG transition committee

OPEC deal begins this week

SON to use standard to attract more investments into LPG cylinder making

Strong PMI reading raises hope of Nigeria’s economic rebound

Flurry of contribution from oil and gas fires Linkage Assurance premium income

Top four solutions to common mobile network issues faced in Nigeria

Chevron Nigeria appoints Jeff Ewing as Managing Director

The menace of ethnic, religious, sectional manipulation

Architect clinches Ships & Ports annual essay competition award

A call from CeBIH to banks on corporative competition in e-payment

Britain’s EU envoy abruptly resigns just months before formal Brexit talks

Shell seeks to streamline in 2017

New year funding prospects for tech start-ups

Will 2017 be the year of IoT in Nigeria?

Shipping alliances shore up industry, unsettle customers

Paul Ryan re-elected U.S. House Speaker

Ford scraps plan for plant in Mexico over Trump criticism

Nigeria to deploy 800 soldiers to Darfur for Peacekeeping

FG to overhaul 50 bridges

FIFA: Company to pay over $112mn to settle corruption charges

Economy faces early shock as NUPENG sets for strike January 11

Rivers to latch on London, Paris Club funds for ‘stomach infrastructure’ in 2017

DRC peace deal: Katumbi salutes Kabila for respecting constitution

Budgetary allocation to education shows no break in pattern

Five issues that will shape Nigeria’s economy in 2017

Oil hits 18-month highs as markets eye output cuts

Gambia’s electoral commissioner flees country after threats

Dollar back on trend, hits 2-week high vs yen

Nigerian officials seize cocaine ‘factory-packed’ inside shoes at Abuja airport

Work resumes in commercial city of Kano after New Year holiday

Egbin seeks cash for $1.8bn capacity upgrade

Oil price rise above $58 on OPEC deal

5 email problems — and how to solve them

Experts advocate single common-visa for ECOWAS in 2017

Agency advocates more collaboration on renewable off-grid electricity devt.

5 Global food trends to watch in 2017

Kwara Govt. releases N250mn for Community Health Insurance Scheme

Increased foreign exchange inflows expected in 2017 to stabilise naira

Kuwait and Oman Fulfill OPEC Cuts as Oil Climbs to 18-Month High

I am arriving at end of my coaching career, Guardiola says

NDLEA discovers cocaine inside soles of new foot wears

Economists’ outlook after Brexit dims despite lack of clear damage since vote

The most popular investor picks for emerging markets in 2017

French opposition leader to finance race with father’s fund as banks balk

Stop setting goals you don’t actually care about

FG commences payment of N5,000 monthly stipend to 1 million poor, vulnerable

Monday, January 02, 2017

Saraki calls for collective effort to grow economy in New Year

Education: Review of 2016

My wishes for Nigeria in 2017

Economists forecast better 2017 on back of oil price

Motivating geographically dispersed teams

New avenue opens for investors to diversify property portfolio, get high yield

Smart meters compelling electricity users to be efficient

How digital can transform mentoring in Nigeria

Recession: Firms may move media accounts this year

Putin’s Russia, Africa and a new global order

AFCON 2017: Eagles coach Rohr to work as pundit for French TV

States’ Budget 2017: Ten states to spend 54% of total budget

Anambra guber: APC pledges fair contest

Tesla Gives U.K. Buyers Two Weeks to Dodge Brexit Price Increase

Saraki launches made-in-Nigeria contest

Gulf Energy Companies Reduce Borrowing 26% as Oil Prices Surge

Bitcoin jumps above $1,000 for first time in three years

Chad to form anti-corruption court

Rwanda: Q3 economic growth slows 5.2%

Tanzania president reverses utility tariff hike, fires head of power firm

Obama to deliver farewell address in Chicago on January 10

EEDC to provide customers with more meters – Official

Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport Closure: Niger Govt. wants FG to use Minna Airport as alternative

Nigeria’s agriculture on the right track – Expert

U.S. sanctions on Russia may be disproportionate, says Trump

Islamic State claims responsibility for Istanbul attack: statement

FG condemns killing of another Nigerian in S/Africa

China central bank adviser calls for 6%-7% growth target range

Apple partner Wistron seeks to expand India smartphone parts plant: government official

India’s banks sharply cut lending rates after low-cost deposits, Modi nudge

US dollar set for yearly gain despite brief euro surge

Gambia’s intelligence chief orders closure of ‘anti-Jammeh’ radio station

FG to initiate investors’ match-making platform – Minister

Sterling Bank commits N500m to environmental sustainability, says MD

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Trump promises ‘new revelations’ on Russian hacking

Politicians and institutions to watch this year

Buhari needs citizens’ support to get Nigeria out of recession – Dogara

New Year: Atiku urges sacrifice, hope

Kwara Govt disburses N850m for community projects

Shooter kills 11, himself in Brazil New Year’s party rampage

Ganduje confident Buhari will reverse economic recession

Congo’s Central Bank expects 2.9% GDP growth in 2017

Sterling Bank commits over N500m to environmental sustainability, says MD

Iwobi scores as Arsenal climbs to third on EPL table

Niger Delta in 2016: Citizens say much to mourn, little to cheer

Ogun traffic control agency rescues 155 persons in 53 road crashes

Clean-up: Ogoni Traditional rulers pledge to work with MOSOP

Obaseki terminates contract of private revenue collectors

MEND passes no-confidence vote on Buhari administration

NACCIMA calls for stable FX in 2017 to stimulate manufacturing

We’ll work toward speedy passage of 2017 budget-Gbajabiamila

Top African music artist to thrill guests at 2016 Glo-CAF Awards 

Gov. Yari promises improved welfare for workers in 2017

Gov. Obaseki promises speedy economic recovery in Edo , bans private tax collectors

Gunmen abduct Kogi traditional ruler, demand N20m ransom

North Korea’s Kim says close to test launch of ICBM

Group urges FG to resuscitate NHIS free maternal/child health programme

1 Nigerian killed, another abducted in South Africa–Union

The magical budget

Nigeria initiates investors’ match-making platform

Burundian minister shot dead in Bujumbura, AU chief calls for justice

NEITI says NNPC, NPDC withheld $4.7bn, N380bn in 2014

In 2017, pray, but please work

Key events that shook Nigeria in 2016

Through the ups and downs of 2016

Africa, poverty and mortgage access

New Year resolutions: Do people live up to them?

6 lucrative businesses Nigerians can do in 2017

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Lagos state sells N47 billion bonds

Ajimobi calls for renewed hope on economic recovery

Ambode promises more transformation in 2017

Hamilton top list of F1 Driver earners in 2016

2017 AFCON: Algeria names 23-man squad

Governor Yari of Zamfara signs 2017 budget in to law

2017: Dogara, Lasun, Bello assure Nigerians of productive year

Pope, in year-end message, urges action on youth unemployment

Several injured in attack on Istanbul night club