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NCC Moves To Advance FG’s Digital Economy Agenda

By Raji Rahman In a bid to deliver on its regulatory mandate, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has created a

Flight Resumption: NCAA Denies Azman Air, Aero Approval

Cyril Ogar Aero Contractors, Azman Air and Max Air Limited have failed to meet the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority’s approval

Pandemic May Push 49 Million Africans Into Poverty – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that 49 millions Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty by the coronavirus

Devaluation: Naira Now 381 To Dollar

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday adjusted the value of the naira to exchange to the dollar at N381,

FIRS Extends Tax Debt Payments To August 31

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has further extended the closing date of its waiver of penalty

Buhari Challenges Economic Team To Quicken Nigeria’s Exit From Under-development

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja challenged members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) to do

Gombe Govt Partners Taj Bank To Boost Financial Opportunities

Abdul Lateef Taiwo  Governor  Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has said that  Gombe state is ready to take advantage of innovative products

House Rent Agreement, C of O, Others Must Carry Stamp Duty – FIRS

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has alerted Nigerians and others resident in the country to

World Bank Realigns Africa Region Into Two Vice Presidencies

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The World Bank said its Sub-Saharan Africa Regional portfolio will now be managed by two Vice Presidents,

Rising Debt Burden: Nigeria Faces Fresh Rating Downgrade – Fitch

Charles Ebi Fitch, world’s leading risk rating agency, has hinted that the median of government debt-to-gross Domestic Product, GDP, ratio

FG Increases Fuel Pump Price To N143

Nigerians on Wednesday saw a reduced pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) jerked up by the Federal Government from

Work With Synergy, Pantami Charges Ministerial Inter-agency Committees On Completed Projects

By Raji Rahman The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has tasked the newly inaugurated

FIRS Records 1,000% Increase In Stamp Duty Collection

… Remit N66billion to FG In 5month Mariam Sanni, Abuja Despite the global economic downturn triggered by COVID-19 which has

Nigeria, Other African Oil-exporting Countries To Lose $34bn To COVID-19 – IMF

By Charles Ebi  The economic shocks of the coronavirus pandemic through lockdowns and eternal vulnerabilities might trigger income loss of

Fixed Income Securities Make N334.4bn

Mariam Sanni, Abuja Not fewer than 8,469,257 million contributors, including workers and retirees, have earned N334.46 billion from fixed income

NIRSAL Announces Closure Of Covid-19 FG N50bn Loan

NIRSAL Microfinance Bank has announced the closure of the Targeted Credit Facility, otherwise known as the COVID-19 Loan application. The

FG Flags-off 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas Pipeline

By Cyril Ogar  The Federal Government’s aspiration to boost domestic utilisation of gas in Nigeria will receive a boost Tuesday

CBN Disowns Fake Twitter Handle

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has described as fraudulent the operations of a twitter handle,

FAAN Increase Passengers’ Service Charges By 100%

By Cyril Ogar  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has concluded plans to increase Passenger Service Charge, PSC, by

Nigeria’s Exports To China, India, Others Now N1.87trn

Commodity exports from Nigeria to China, India, Spain, Netherlands and South Africa in the first quarter of this year hit

Airline Operators Fault PTF, Express Readiness To Resume Operations

By Cyril Ogar  As the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority gears up to submit the aviation restart plan to the Presidential

Pantami Reveals How NCC’s Strategic Management Plan Will Drive Digital Economy

As Prof. Danbatta assures of effective implementation of the SMP The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali

Airports Concessioning Receives Boost With Certificates Of Compliance

By Cyril Ogar  The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has received the Outline Business Case Certificate of Compliance for the

‘Increased Electricity Tariff Will Spike Pressure On Food Prices’

as Credit to Private Sector Hits N28.67trn in April By Yahaya Umar  Local farmers current planting season and the planned

FG, Oil Workers Draw Battle Line Over IPPIS Registration Deadline

By Cyril Ogar  In a renewed effort aimed at getting all workers in its employment to enroll on the Integrated

S&P Global Affirms AfDB’s AAA Rating With Stable Outlook

Mariam Sanni, Abuja S&P Global, a rating agency has affirmed its ‘AAA/A-1+’ long- and short-term issuer credit assessment of the

FRC Develops New Corporate Governance Guidelines

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria has said it is developing corporate governance guidelines on specific requirements

FRC Develops New Corporate Governance Guidelines

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria has said it is developing corporate governance guidelines on specific

Mixed Reactions Trails Suspenion Of Domestic Flights Resumption

By Cyril Ogar The Federal Government on Thursday said it was not feasible to open the airspace for commercial flights

Alleged Fraud: Investigation Ongoing At NIRSAL — Malami Reveals

The Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami said on Saturday that he did not stop anti-corruption agencies from investigating alleged fraud in

Post COVID-19: FG Designates Seven Minerals Strategic To Unlocking Economy

 Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Minister of Mines and Steel Development says the Federal Government has designated seven of the country’s strategic

FAAC: FG, States, LGs Share N547.309bn For May

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), Wednesday at its meeting via Virtual Conferencing, chaired by the

FG Dismisses Atiku’s Concerns On Nigeria’s Debt Profile

By Joel Ajayi  The Federal Government has said the apocalyptic scenarios on thecountry’s debt profile, as painted by former Vice

NNRC Presents 2019 Benchmarking Exercise Report

By Cyril Ogar  The Nigeria Natural Resource Charter, a non-profit policy institute on natural resource governance has launch its flagship

Sack Of NBET Boss Sparks Confusion In Buhari’s Government

Marilyn Amobi may now serve out her tenure as the Managing Director of bulk electricity trader, NBET, following a letter to that

Production Of Compressed Natural Gas In Delta Begins Soon, Says CNG

By Nosa Eresoyen, Asaba Delta state would soon witness a  positive leap in its Commercial and Investment activities as privately

FG Cheers Mo Abudu Over Netflix Deal

By Joel Ajayi The Federal Government has congratulated media entrepreneur and filmmaker Mo Abudu over her partnership with leading global

NCC: Giving Digital Boost To PMB’s Next Level Agenda

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has unveiled steps taken towards to better the lots of Nigerians in line with President

Subsidy Removal: Oil And Gas Stakeholders Advocate For Rule-based System

opposes current discretionary approach By Cyril Ogar  An oil and gas webinar has advocated a rule-based system as opposed to

NCC, FIRS Sign MoU For Ascertaining VAT Elements Of Telcos’ Transactions

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). This

Ensure Effective Implementation Of Digital Economy, Pantami Tasks Danbatta

By Chidozie Ogbonnaya Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has tasked the Executive Vice Chairman

Nigeria’s Electricity Supply Industry Lost N119.46bn In Q4 2019 — NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), on Saturday said the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) recorded N119.46 billion deficit in

FG Lavished N1.8tr In Power Sector In 7yrs – Senate

By Dickson Pat The Senate has started probing about N1.8trn the Federal Government invested in the Power Sector through the

PPPRA Removes Price Cap On Petrol

By Cyril Ogar  The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has removed the cap on the price of Premium Motor

NNPC Begins Online Sales Of Petroleum Products

By Charles Ebi  Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said yesterday that it had deployed a sales and distribution application in

Abuja, Lagos, 3 Other Airports To Lead Resumption Of Domestic Flights Operation — FG

By Raji Rahman Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has named airports that will lead the resumption of domestic flights operation

Taraba Coy Hits N1bn CBN Target

By Nathaniel Gbaoron, Jalingo  The Chief Executive Officer of the Taraba Investment and  Properties  limited, Iliya Ezekiel, disclosed this at

FG To Resume Domestic Flights June 21

By Cyril Ogar  Domestic flights which have been suspended since March as one of the measures to control the spread

CBN Reacts To Circulation Of N2000, N5000 Banknotes

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has denied the circulation of pictures and videos of new

Pantami Lauds ICT For Contributing 14.07% To Nigeria’s GDP

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, said the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) has contributed unprecedented