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  1. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria’s Economic Breakthrough Lies with SMEs, Says UBA MD – Thisdaylive

    The Managing Director/Chief Executive, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Kennedy Uzoka yesterday said only Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) had the potential to create the magnitude of jobs needed to significantly impact Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate, as well as address the...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Free Leah Sharibu, Abducted Aid Workers Now, CAN Tasks President – Thisdaylive

    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to without any further delay, secure the release of Miss Leah Sharibu and Grace … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2Mk8l1t Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics Buhari Gets Liberia’s Highest Award, Promises Technical Aid – Thisdaylive

    The Liberian Government, yesterday, honoured President Muhammadu Buhari with the country’s highest award, the “Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers of the Republic of Liberia with Grade of the Knight Grand Cordon.” Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement...
  4. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Court Declares NDLEA’s Abduction, Detention, Extortion of Lagos-based Lawyer Illegal, Unlawful – Thisdaylive

    A Federal High Court sitting in Enugu has declared the arrest, abduction, dehumanisation and detention of a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Chiedu Nweke by the officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Enugu State, as illegal, unlawful and null and void. Justice Ibrahim Buba, who...
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    Metro WAEC Withholds 180,205 Results as 64% Candidates Pass 2019 Exams – Thisdaylive

    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), yesterday announced it was withholding 180,205 candidates results, representing 11.33 per cent of the total number of candidates that sat the examination but said the 2019 results showed a marked improvement from that of last year with 64 per cent...
  6. Nigeria Business News

    Business CBN: Detractors Misleading Public on Proposed Milk FX Restriction – Thisdaylive

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said that since its announcement of plans to restrict access to foreign exchange (FX) for the importation of milk, some interests, who feel hurt by the … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2KaKgan Get more: Nigeria Business News
  7. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Crimes: Police, Telcos to Install CCTV Cameras in Telecoms Masts – Thisdaylive

    To curb criminal activities and check insecurity in major cities, the Nigeria Police Force and telecom operators (Telcos) have commenced collaboration to install high-sensitive close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras on top of telecoms masts across the country, THISDAY has … Read more via...
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Osoba: Restructuring Only Possible through Judiciary, N’Assembly – Thisdaylive

    A former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has faulted the approach of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, to the demand for restructuring, saying Nigeria can only be restructured either through constructive engagement with the National Assembly or judicial...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Gbajabiamila Names 109 House Committee Chairmen – Thisdaylive

    The House of Representatives Thursday announced the constitution of 109 committees and named their chairmen. House Speaker, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, made the announcement just as the House proceeded on its annual two-month recess. The House, at … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  10. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari: Next Four Years Will Drive Economic Growth, Enhance Efficiency – Thisdaylive

    President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday promised that his administration would evolve policies that would foster economic growth, drive industrialisation and enhance efficiency. The president made the pledge while delivering his closing remarks at the end of a two-day presidential policy dialogue...
  11. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Fashola, Amaechi, Sirika, Malami, Others May Retain Old Portfolios – Thisdaylive

    Nearly all the old ministers who are on the list of the ministerial nominees President Muhammadu Buhari forwarded to the Senate for confirmation may return to their former ministries, THISDAY learnt Thursday. The screening of the nominees, which began... Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG, States, LGs Share N762.597bn June Allocation – Thisdaylive

    The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared a total of N762.597 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of June 2019. The N762.597 billion, which is higher than the N679.69 billion shared in June, comprised … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
  13. Nigeria Business News

    Business Emefiele: No Hurry to Cut Interest Rate – Thisdaylive

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will leave interest rate unchanged for a long while, its Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, said yesterday. He told journalists at the end of a two-day meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) … Read more via Thisdaylive – https://ift.tt/2Ohtyvp Get...
  14. Nigeria Business News

    Business Agusto & Co Upgrades FSDH Merchant Bank’s Rating – Thisdaylive

    Agusto & Co. Limited has assigned an “A” rating to FSDH Merchant Bank Limited. According to a statement made available to THISDAY, the rating assigned to the bank was as a result of its good capitalisation, good liquidity, good profitability and an experienced management team. “The rating …...
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    Business SMEDAN Seeks Removal of Collateral Bottlenecks on MSMEs Funds – Thisdaylive

    The Director General, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr. Dikko Umaru-Radda has urged policy makers to ensure that Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) have unhindered access to funds already set aside to support their survival and contribution to the...
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business ASHON Advises Investors against Panic Sale as Market Records Further Decline – Thisdaylive

    As prices of shares continue to dip at the stock with some hitting two-year low, the Association of Securities Dealing Houses of Nigeria (ASHON) has cautioned investors against panic sale of their securities, to avert losses. The association insisted that the stock market would soon rebound...
  17. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro UK-based Group Raises Funds to Support Injured Shiites – Thisdaylive

    A human rights organisation, Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), based in the United Kingdom, has begun to raise funds to provide food and medication for members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) injured in confrontations with the Nigerian Army and other security agencies. The...
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business DPR Uncovers 45 Petrol Stations Used for Smuggling Products in Adamawa – Thisdaylive

    The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR has uncovered 45 illegal petrol stations in Adamawa State used for smuggling of petrol products to neighboring countries. The DPR Controller in charge of the state, Alhaji Ibrahim A. Ciroma, made the disclosure yesterday in Yola, the state capital, …...
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    Business Stakeholders Reject Ethiopian Airlines’ Plan to Fly Local Routes in Nigeria – Thisdaylive

    Aviation industry stakeholders have rejected the plan by Ethiopian Airlines to set up a domestic carrier in Nigeria, using local investors. Industry players who spoke to THISDAY described Ethiopian Airlines’ plan as a strategy to sustain its existence amid challenges in the global air travel...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics N48bn Assets: Explain Source of Your Wealth, APC Tells Makinde – Thisdaylive

    The Oyo State Chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged Governor Seyi Makinde to explain the source of his N48 billion asset made public on Monday. The state chairman of the party, Mr. Akin Oke, said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) … Read more...