2:14 PM October 28, 2021

Economy and Business

Scam Alert: NNPC disclaims fake 50th anniversary quiz contest

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday disowned a fake quiz competition trending online which claimed to celebrate its 50th anniversary.The Group General Manager, Grou...

UNIZIK signs PPP to establish transport scheme

The Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka in Anambra State, has signed a Private Public Partnership, PPP, arrangement with integrated Mass Transit Companies to create jobs, employment through the establi...

Airport project: Ekiti farmers protest delay in payment of compensation

No fewer than one thousand farmers across five communities in Ekiti on Monday staged a protest against non-payment of compensation for their farmlands acquired by the state government.The Ne...

Agriculture lifted 4.21 million Nigerians out of poverty – FG

The Federal Government has said about 4.21 million Nigerians were lifted out of poverty through the agricultural sector in the past two years.The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Developmen...

Rivers gov’t commences preparation to tackle flooding

The Rivers State Government has commenced moves to tackle the impending 2021 flooding as predicted by the Nigerian Metrological Agency (NiMET) and the Nigerian Hydrological Service Agency...

CAC grants CCB access to database for speedy investigation of suspected illicit dealings

In a bid to boost Nigeria’s fight against Corruption, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) moves to grant the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) access to its database to enable it to carry out a seaml...

MAN, others excited as Ogun boosts ease of doing business

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria and other stakeholders have lauded the unveiling of a business premises registration portal by the Ogun State Government as part of efforts to improve t...

Price hike: Dealers urge repeal of import tax on cooking gas

Some dealers in Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise called cooking gas, in Nsukka have blamed its price hike on the reintroduction of import tax on the commodity.Those who spoke on the develo...

Excavation destroys 1924 Enugu water intake work

The excavation site of Reynolds Construction Company, RCC, at Akama- Ngwo from where the company sources sand for construction of roads in Enugu state has damaged the Iva Waterwork, the oldest wate...

Adesina commend Singapore’s investment in Africa at ASBF

The President of the Africa Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has commended Singapore for its huge investment in Africa.Adesina who spoke at a panel discussion at this year virtual edit...

Delta goes into partnership with Koolboks for supply of solar refrigerators

DELTA State Government has signed an agreement with a private firm, Koolboks for the supply and maintenance of solar refrigerators to primary healthcare centres across the state under the Public-Pr...

Nigeria to commence manufacturing of airplanes, as FG partners Hungarian company

Before the end of 2023, Nigeria may be among the countries that manufacture aeroplanes as the federal government has entered into a partnership with a Hungarian airplane manufacturing company.E...

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Every Igbo man is a Biafran in spirit; he believes strongly in the Igbo spirit of independent hard work and struggle to achieve success. I-can-do-it spirit flows in the vein of the Igbo. Biafra doe...

Fuel price remains until FG, labour end negotiations – PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency on Sunday said the Petroleum Industry Act had signaled the full deregulation of the downstream oil sector.It was, however, quick to state tha...

IT investments drop by $53m in one year

Despite intensive promotion of the nation’s technology sector, investments in the information technology services subsector tumbled from $74.74m at the end of 2019 to $21.68m as of December 31, 202...

FG owes CBN N15.51tn, borrows N14.86tn under Buhari

The Federal Government’s total borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria through Ways and Means Advances has ballooned to N15.51tn, rising by 2,286 per cent in six years, data collated from the CB...

Rice imports depleting Nigeria, others’ foreign reserves, says ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States has said that the demand for rice surpasses supply in most West African countries, forcing the countries to import to make up for the deficit.Th...