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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Treasury Bills, Bonds: CBN to Limit Banks’ Investment – Thisdaylive

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is to limit Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) access to government securities to redirect their lending focus to the private sector. CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said yesterday in … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get more: Nigeria...
  2. Nigeria Business News

    Business Flutterwave Bags ISO Certifications – Thisdaylive

    Flutterwave has been awarded ISO 27001 and 22301 certifications by the International Standards for Organisation in Switzerland. Following the successful completion of the certification process in 2018, Flutterwave was officially awarded the certificates recently.... Read more via...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senate Presidency: Again, Lawan, Ndume Meet PDP Senators-elect – Thisdaylive

    The two main contenders for the position of Senate president of the 9th Senate, Senators Ahmad Lawan and Ali , at the weekend met again with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senators-elect in Abuja as part … Read more via Thisdaylive – Get More Nigeria Political News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Concern Mounts Over Possible Share Manipulation in MTN’s NSE Listing – Thisdaylive

    Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and stakeholders waiting to purchase the shares of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc through an initial public offering (IPO) may do so at a very high premium whenever the telco decides to float the IPO.... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Business NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m – Thisdaylive

    After about two years of bickering, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has terminated its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision agreement with Intels Nigeria Limited. Intels is a leading integrated logistics and facilities services provider in the maritime and oil and gas logistics sectors...
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Atiku, PDP, Formally File Application for Replacement of Justice Bulkachuwa – Thisdaylive

    The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar and his party, the PDP have formally asked the Presidential Election Panel to replace tribunal Chairman, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa with another Justice of the Court of Appeal, for...
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Wakil, Mama Boko Haram, Nominated for Sydney Peace Award – Thisdaylive

    A statement by Prince Lawal Shoyode, the Country Director of Complete Care and Aid Foundation, the Non-Governmental Organisation established by Mr. Wakil to impact on victims of Boko Haram crisis, said: “Mama Boko is among those nominated for the respected Sydney Peace Award in faraway … Read...
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business CEOs Call for Tougher Regulations, Stronger Banks – Thisdaylive

    With the confirmation of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for a second and final five-year term, by the Senate yesterday, some chief executive officers of financial institutions have hailed his reappointment and urged him to work towards having tougher...
  9. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Nigerians Not Averse to Paying Tax, Says Alade – Thisdaylive

    The Chairman, Nigeria Economic Summit Group’s (NESG) Fiscal Policy Roundtable, Mrs. Sarah Alade, has said Nigerians would always be responsive to paying tax if there is proper education and full disclosure by the government. Alade, who is a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FEC Approves N35bn Road Contracts in Six States – Thisdaylive

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved road contracts worth N35.944 billion in six states of the federation, bringing to a total of 16 roads the council has approved in recent times. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, in a statement issued … Read more...
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro NYSC New DG Urges Staff to Shun Corruption – Thisdaylive

    The new Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brigadier General Shuiabu Ibrahim, has called on the staff to shun corruption and malpractices. He gave the advice yesterday in Abuja during his official taking over from the immediate past DG of the scheme, Brigadier …...
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    Metro Kano Residents Welcome Emir Sanusi at Airport after Lesser Hajj – Thisdaylive

    Thousands of Kano residents received the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammad Sanusi II who arrived at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport yesterday evening after a lesser Hajj in Saudi Arabia. THISDAY gathered that the Emir’s plane landed at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) at …...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Bandits Kill One, Injure Three in Katsina Village Attack – Thisdaylive

    The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the attack on Wagini village in Batsari Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Gambo Isah, disclosed this in a statement yesterday. He said, “On 10/5/19 at about 2300 hours, bandits in their...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Rivers to Disburse N200m Interest-free Loans to Traders, Young Entrepreneurs – Thisdaylive

    Rivers State Government has commenced the disbursement of N200 million per month interest-free loans to traders with a total of 397 traders benefiting from the first phase while the second is expected to start in the second week of next month. Those to … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  15. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I Will Retire From Senate in 2023, Says Ekweremadu – Thisdaylive

    Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, on Sunday declared that he will retire from the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly in 2023 after serving for 20 years. He said he won’t seek re-election into the Senate in 2023, noting that God has been kind … Read more via...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UN Appoints Emir of Kano Sanusi II SDGs Advocate – Thisdaylive

    The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020. A statement by UN quoted Guterres as saying that the...
  17. Nigeria Business News

    Business Afenifere Kicks against MTN’s ‘Non-inclusive’ Appointments – Thisdaylive

    The Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has faulted the two recent major appointments made by the telecommunications giant, MTN, describing them as non-inclusive. This development is coming as the company yesterday announced the successful completion of the registration of … Read...
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business Court Dismisses AGF’s Objection to MTN’s N3bn Suit – Thisdaylive

    The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday dismissed a preliminary objection by the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) challenging a N3billion suit by MTN Nigeria. MTN sued the AGF for demanding N242 billion and $1.3 billion as import duties and withholding tax assessments from it. By a …...
  19. Nigeria Business News

    Business CEOs Decry Low Insurance Patronage – Thisdaylive

    The slowdown in economic activities is taking its toll on the insurance businesses, some chief executive officers (CEOs) of companies in the sector have said. Speaking in separate interview with THISDAY, the CEOs said the sector was still reeling under the effects of the lull in the … Read...
  20. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Vogue: Arise Fashion Week, First World-Class African Runway Show – Thisdaylive

    There are no other words to describe the outcome of the first world-class African fashion week that echoed from 19 to 22 April in Lagos – catalyzing the entire fashion industry in … via Thisdaylive – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News