News - Business and Economy

Nigerian Stock Exchange Closes On A Positive Note

5 months ago /

The Nigerian stock market closed Monday on a positive note, as all share index appreciated by +0.14% to close at 40,987.71 basis points as against +0.29% appreciation recorded previously.

Delta State Government Embraces International Best Practices In Budget Preparation

5 months ago /

The Delta state government under Governor Okowa says it has adopted international best practices in budget preparation process and has prepared three editions of the fiscal strategy paper, in line with the fiscal responsibility law.

Scarcity Of Dollar Hits Forex Market In Abuja

5 months ago /

Reported scarcity of dollars may have just thrown the foreign exchange market in Nigeria into another round of volatility in the parallel market.

Nigeria To Record Improved World Bank Rating On Ease Of Doing Business

5 months ago /

The presidential enabling business environment council says Nigeria will record an improvement when the world bank rating on the ease of doing business is released at the end of April.

New CBN DGs, MPC Members Resume Duties

5 months ago /

The Central Bank Of Nigeria’s new Deputy Governors, Aisha Ahmad and Edward Lametek Adamu have formally resumed duties, following the confirmation of their appointments last week by the Nigerian Senate.

Buhari Seals Pact With Singapore, Switzerland On Taxation, Illegally Acquired Assets

6 months ago /

Following the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed two bilateral instruments to strengthen cooperation between the republics Of Singapore and Switzerland.

Bill Gates Slams Buhari’s Economic Recovery Plan

6 months ago /

Co-founder of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation bill gates says the execution priorities of Nigeria’s economic recovery and growth plan do not reflect the needs of the people. 

Bill Gates Criticises Execution Of Nigeria's Economic Recovery Growth Plan

6 months ago /

Co-Founder of the Bills and Melinda Gates foundation Bill Gates, says the execution priorities of Nigeria's Economic recovery and growth plan do not reflect the needs of the people. 

Osinbajo: FG To Speed Up Rail, Develop Warri, Onitsha Ports

6 months ago /

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said the Federal Government is taking multi-pronged measures, such as speeding work on the Lagos-Ibadan rail and developing Onitsha and Warri ports to ease the congestion at the nation’s premier port in Apapa.

Ariaria Market Set For Electricity Provision

6 months ago /

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will provide electricity for over 39,000 shops in Ariaria International Markets, Aba in Abia before the end of the year.

World Development Report 2018 For Nigeria Launched

6 months ago /

Nigeria’s Ministries of Finance and Education in collaboration with the World Bank has  launched the World Development Report 2018 for Nigeria.

China Expresses Confidence In Bilateral Ties With Nigeria

6 months ago /

The Chinese Government has expressed confidence in the relationship that exists between Nigeria and China, especially in the areas of Industry,Trade and Investment

FG Expresses Optimism About 3.5% Economic Growth Projection For 2018

6 months ago /

The special adviser to the president on economic affairs Adeyemi Dipeolu says the estimates of the Buhari administration that the Nigerian economy will grow by 3.5 percent in 2018 is on course.

House Of Reps To Probe Stock Market Operations

6 months ago /

The House of Representatives, the committees on capital market and insurance are to investigate abnormalities in the operation of the Nigeria stock exchange market that have led to stagnation in the price of some quoted stocks.

Reports On GDP In 2018 Is In Course - Presidency

6 months ago /

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari  on Economic Affairs,  Adeyemi Dipeolu,  says the estimate of the Buhari administration that the Nigerian economy will grow by 3.5 percent in 2018 is on course.

CBN To Provide Lower Denomination Bank Notes

6 months ago /

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is working on providing lower denomination of bank notes for traders and the general public.

Calabar Carnival Geared To Boost State’s Economy - Ayade

7 months ago /

Cross river governor, prof ben ayade has said  the state's intention to make its flagship tourism event, carnival calabar the best in the world and source of revenue earnings for the state coffers will soon bear fruits.

Osinbajo Meets Lagos Chamber Of Commerce

7 months ago /

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and has told the federal government that the overlap of regulatory functions of government agencies inimical to doing business in the country.

Nigeria Oil And Gas Summit Opens In Abuja

7 months ago /

Nigeria international petroleum summit 2018 is on-going, the event which started monday is excepted to create the platform for the world to meet nigeria’s oil and gas industry players. The meeting is between key nigerian political decision-makers, government officials as well as specialists in the industry.   The summit is expected to end...

FG Says It Is Committed To Attracting More Investments To Nigeria

7 months ago /

The Nigerian Government says it will continue to sustain efforts at rebranding the Nigeria nation for it to attract foreign investments to the country. Addressing the 2018 Annual Marketing Conference of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria in Abuja on Friday, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah,...


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