Ecobank addresses customer need with new ‘Xpress Cash’ service

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Plc has unveiled Xpress Cash service to address the needs of the unbanked and the general populace.The lender said it was...

Power generation rises to 7000 Megawatts

The nation's power generation as at September 2017 has reached 7001 megawatts with transmission up to 6,700 megawatts and distribution rising to 4,600 megawatts.The...

StarTimes set to assemble decoders/TV in Nigeria

Digital terrestrial television and satellite television service provider, StarTimes, is set to commence local assembling of decoders and television sets.The firm disclosed this on...

Keystone Bank introduces new service number for customer support

Keystone Bank Limited has introduced a new number for customer support. The lender said in a statement on Thursday that the new service number,...

In 2-years NCC injects ₦133.4 billion into Federation Account

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Thursday said it has remitted about ₦133,426,062,786 to the consolidated revenue fund of the Federal Government in the...

IMF borrowed from Nigeria in 1974, says Ex – Finance Minister

Nigeria's Minister of Finance in the Second Republic, Alhaji Abubakar Alhaji, said yesterday the International Monetary Fund, IMF, borrowed money from Nigeria in 1974.Alhaji,...

BoI supports Kaduna MSMEs with ₦47 billion loan

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has disbursed loan in excess of ₦47 billion to support entrepreneurs in Kaduna State in the micro, small and...

U.S. SEC regulator admits breach in database, doubts stirs

The United State's Wall Street top regulator faced questions today, Thursday about its defenses against cyber criminals after admitting hackers breached its electronic database...

World’s cereal production aim for a record in 2017 – FAO

The world's cereal production is headed for a bumper 2017, with total output on track for a record, the United Nation's food agency said...

AIDS drugs maker provides state-of-art HIV drugs to Africa for $75...

Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after...

NSE market shed ₦6 billion as Dangote Cement stock declines

The Nigerian Stock Exchange market capitalisation declined by ₦6bn on Thursday following a major decline in the performance of Dangote Cement Plc stocks.The NSE...

‘Why Africa’s richest want oil prices to remain low’

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he hopes that global crude oil prices remain...

FIRS generates ₦2.5 trillion in 8 months

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service’s, Tunde Fowler yesterday said that a total of ₦2.5 trillion was  added to the Federal...

E-dividend system to curb unclaimed dividend – NSE

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has underscored the importance of registration for the electronic dividend payment (e-dividend) system as a key measure to address...

CAN says Sukuk bond’s part of strategy to islamise Nigeria

Nigeria's Christian Association (CAN) has opposed the floating of the Sukuk Islamic bond by the Federal Government, alleging it is meant to Islamise the...

Prices on NSE may trade around, above current level in H2:...

Investment analysts in the capital market have said that prices on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, may trade around current levels and even higher...

What is Stamp Duty and why do we have to pay...

Nairametric define Stamp Duties as taxes paid to the Federal or State Government on documents such as Conveyances on sale, Bills of Exchange, Promissory...

28 pct adults find it impossible to enjoy holiday without alcohol:...

More than a quarter (28%) of adults find it “impossible” to enjoy a holiday without alcohol, according to a new study.The survey by travel...

100 pct hike on data, calls is inevitable: analysis

The rapidly declining average revenue per user (ARPU) for voice calls, continued constraint on access to foreign exchange (forex), government policy, naira devaluation, revenue...

Nigeria, South Africa need more growth to cut joblessness

A surge in agriculture has helped lift Africa’s biggest economies out of their slumps, but the recovery may be weak.Gross domestic product in Nigeria,...

UN acts on ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar over...

Following Nigeria's President speech at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly session, UNGA17, the United Nations, on Friday, took action of providing an estimated...

‘It is Not Too Young To Run’ bill will be passed...

Nigeria State Lawmakers under the auspices of 'The Conference of Speakers of State Houses of Assembly' have pledged their support to the passage of...

Nigeria says IPOB is funded by France

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, alleged that apart from receiving money from looters in Nigeria, secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, was receiving...

Buhari leaves New York for London

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has left New York for the United Kingdom.Buhari left New York on Thursday where he attended the 72nd United Nations...

Sokoto declares Friday public holiday to observe Islamic New Year 2017

Sokoto State Government has declared Friday September 22, 2017 as public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New Year 1439 AH.This is contained in a...

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