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By Juliet Odey The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has expressed its commitment to raise Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product by 20 percent with taxes before the end of year 2018. This was revealed in a communique after the Joint Tax Board where it said the country’s tax administrators have a sense...
From Fatima Bukar and Halima Abdulkadir, Abuja The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Alhaji Hassan Bello, has expressed optimism that the utilization of Nigerian ports for transit cargoes would be of immense benefit not only to shippers but the economy in general. He therefore solicited for increased collaboration between...
The Telecoms operator Etisalat Nigeria has officially changed the company’s corporate identity to 9mobile. This comes after the company’s largest shareholder, Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, directed Etisalat Nigeria to stop using its brand name within the next three weeks, after terminating management agreement with its Nigerian arm. Etisalat, which controls 13 per...
From Fatima Bukar, Abuja Economic Intelligence unit (EIU), has in its 2018 ranking of the world most live-able cities  ranked Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, as  one of the worst cities to live in, saying that the city is the third worst to live in among 140 cities worldwide. The city got...
The Governing Board of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Trade and Development Board, has appointed Prof. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor and the President of Sogato Strategies LLC as a member of the Intergovernmental Expert Group on Financing for...
                            BREAKTHROUGH Friday, January 29, 2016, the 38th ABU convocation lecture was delivered by Africa’s famous and illustrious son, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, GCON at the Mamman Kontagora Square, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Another illustrious, celebrated Emir of...
By Blessing James, Abuja The oil benchmarks have risen strongly over the last two weeks with Brent gaining more than 10 percent on expectations that global supply will tighten later this year. Supported by concerns that falling Iranian output will tighten markets once U.S. sanctions bite from November, oil prices rose...
  Muhammadu Sanusi (II),the Emir of Kano, has criticized the Federal Government for failing to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement. Sanusi said this in Abuja on Tuesday at the launching of the Association Peer-Review Journal and the Inaugural Lecture with the theme, ‘The New International System: A Diplomat’s Nightmare.’ The...
PRESS RELEASE 2018 NEW YEAR MMESSAGE Good morning Members of the Press. On behalf of all the members of the esteemed Alumni of the International Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance, Bayero University Kano, I send our goodwill and best wishes to fellow Nigerians especially those in the financial industry. We are aware...
Dangote industries, the crude oil refinery built in Lagos is a threat to refineries in Europe, the citizens of Nigeria relies mostly for the imports of fuel, a global provider of energy and commodities information has record. The Editorial Director, Strategic Oil Markets Development, S&P Global Platts, Andrew Bonington, said at...