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How Fidelity Bank disbursed N2.5b to 500 SMEs operators, by Okonkwo


Fidelity Bank Plc has revealed it has disbursed the sum of N2.5 billion out of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) N220 billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund ...

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GDP: Whose figures’ll Nigerians believe more, FG or OPS?

GDP 22

Since the recent report of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showing that Nigerian economy has distanced self far away from recession, considering recording 1.4 per cent rise in Gross ...

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Like rice, importers, smugglers killing FG’s tomato policy—Industry experts

Tomato Plant

Chances of Nigeria achieving backward integration in Tomato production may have to wait for long time considering the activities of importers and smugglers upon the prevailing government’s tomato policy. The ...

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FCMB Group now owners of Legacy Pension


In its efforts to drive conglomerate expansion, FCMB Group Plc has successfully completed the acquisition of an additional 60 per cent equity stake in Legacy Pension Managers Limited (Legacy). Legacy ...

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Dangote completes, set to unveil $500m cement plant in Congo tomorrow

Dangote Ibeshe

The dream of Dangote Cement to single-handedly drive continental backward integration in cement, will receive a strong boost tomorrow as all is set for Thursday, November 23, 2017 inauguration of ...

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UN, Nigeria on different pages at implementing CFTA regime

Okey Buhari

Whereas the United Nations on Monday called on the Federal Government and other countries on the African continent to fast-track the implementation of the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA), the ...

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Hostile tax approach, laws frustrating businesses at all levels—NECA

NECA with Ngige

At a time the federal and states governments seem to be expanding their tax nets with new laws and policies, the negative after effects are beginning to elicit reactions from ...

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Nigeria’s earnings from solid minerals on a yearly growing trend—NEITI Report


Latest independent audit report of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), released recently has indicated that since the coming in the current administration, earnings from Solid Minerals have continued ...

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Analogue banking killing BoA—Minister


The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has opened up on why efforts to deepen agricultural productivity over the year and even currently have remained in variance ...

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Ban on 41 items has driven considerable decline in import bills—CBN

Buhari CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has opened up on the gains of the policy restricting 41 items from the FX markets, saying the economy has achieved considerable drop in ...

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