NAICOM, PenCom to implements life annuity for retirees

The National Insurance Commission and the National Pension Commission are set to release the new modalities that will regulate the provision of life annuity...

Banking industry records sluggish under Buhari

The banking industry recorded sluggish growth within the first two years of the President Buhari administration.Even that marginal growth was mired by phenomenal increase...

18 States produces 5.7 million metric tonnes of rice – UK’s...

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development has said that 18 states in Nigeria now produce about 5.7 million metric tonnes of milled rice,...

Oil falls as U.S. drilling undermines drive to tighten markets

Oil prices fell on Monday as a relentless rise in U.S. drilling undermined an OPEC-led push to tighten supply. Trading activity will be subdued on...

MTN gets ₦221m waiver from Kano State: reports

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State waived the permit fee of ₦221m for the deploy ment of fibre infrastructure in the state by MTN...

Osinbajo appoints new DG for PENCOM, MD for BoI

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, appointed a new Director General for the National Pension Commission, PENCOM.Mr Funso Doherty, whose appointment is subject to...

Democracy Day: Saraki seeks Nigerians effort to build strong economy

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted effort by all Nigerians to build a strong economy as a means...

Osinbajo declares difficult phase over

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday assured Nigerians that the Muhammadu Buhari administration had passed the difficult phase of its programme.Accordingly, he urged them...

U.S. celebrates JFK’s life, legacy on his centennial

The life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy, who died at 46, will be celebrated on the day he would have turned 100.The...

DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH: All stolen funds must be recovered, says Osinbajo

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday said the present administration was committed to ensuring that all stolen funds were recovered and culprits brought...
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ACCION MfB disburses ₦62bn since inception, ₦15bn in 2016

ACCION Microfinance Bank (AMfB), weekend, revealed a disbursement of ₦62 billion since inception in 2007 and ₦15 billion in its financial year ended, December...

Africa Re recognises CEO of the year, two companies

The third edition of Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) Awards recognized Delphine Traoré Maïdou as the CEO of the Year for the significant contribution she...

Ribena will award 1200 children for exhibiting good values

Suntory Beverage and Food Nigeria Ltd under The Ribena Bridges to Goodness School Project, makers of Ribena, a nutritional fruit drink, on May 27th...

Amazon opens first brick and mortar New York bookshop

Online retail giant Amazon on Thursday opened its first brick and mortar bookstore in New York, selling a limited range of its highest-rated books...

Despite 0.5% economy contraction in Q1 Emefiele, Dipeolu insist Nigeria on...

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, and Special Adviser to the President, Economic Matters, Dr. Adeyemi Dipeolu, have...

‘Buhari’s absence on second anniversary as president’

Nigeria's ailing president was glaringly absent on Monday as his deputy marked their two years in power, with no word on the head of...

Attaining macroeconomic stability with ERGP

The recently launched Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP) of the federal government is perhaps the most ambitious economic recovery programme of any government in...

Lagos at fifty, but what about the next 50 year journey?

The Nigerian megacity of Lagos, with its 20 million inhabitants, is the biggest in sub-Saharan Africa and is celebrating its 50th anniversary.But how do...

How will Nigeria improve trade ties with U.S.?

To improve trade ties with the United States (US), Nigeria will continue to seek potential and greater areas of cooperation with the Corporate Council...

Investment bankers, analysts frowns at Fitch Ratings claim that banks’ undercapitalise

The assertion of capital inadequacy amongst Nigerian banks by an international financial rating agency that most Nigerian banks are now undercapitalised following the persistent...

Madrid victory confirms the need of one point away from LaLiga...

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice at Celta Vigo to ensure Real Madrid need just a point from their weekend game at Malaga to win the...

Manchester United elevate full-year revenue, profit forecast

English Premier League soccer club Manchester United raised its full-year revenue and profit forecast for 2016-17 as it prepares for the Europa League final...

Nadal defeats Thiem in Madrid, wins 3rd straight title

Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 7-6 (8), 6-4 Sunday in the Madrid Open final to win his third straight title and continue his good...

Ronaldo´s 400th Real Madrid goal strengthens their title chase

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 400th competitive goal for Real Madrid as the title hopefuls took control of their LaLiga clash with Sevilla at the...

Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident

Leicester had a late penalty ruled out in bizarre circumstances as Manchester City held on for a 2-1 win on Saturday to move into...

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