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PDP Rallies Governors Behind Atiku, Unveils Policy Document Competition

PDP Rallies Governors Behind Atiku, Unveils Policy Document Competition

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has intensified efforts to rally its governors behind its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, whose electioneering formally begins today in Sokoto with a rally the party said marks the start of its move to grab power from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). There have been media reports that Atiku’s




Nigeria Cut Food Imports, Saved $21bn in 34 Months — Emefiele

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that Nigeria’s monthly food import bill fell from $665.4m in January 2015 to $160.4m as of October 2018. He said the reductions in food import were recorded on rice, fish, milk, sugar and wheat, adding that the policy would be maintained. He said, “Noticeable declines were steadily




Nigeria’s Inflation Rate’ll Rise to 11.4%, says CBN

Nigeria’s inflation rate is expected to rise to about 11.4 per cent for the rest of this year till mid-2019, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiel*e, disclosed this while speaking on Nigeria’s outlook and policy thrust for 2019. He said, “Inflation expectations are rising on the backdrop of anticipated




Trump’s Daughter Reportedly Dating Lagos Millionaire

Tiffany Trump, the daughter of US president, Donald Trump, is allegedly dating a Lagos-bred millionaire, Micheal Boulos. According to Page Six reports, Micheal is the son of a multi-billion dollar family in Nigeria. A source close to Tiffany told Page Six that the president’s daughter and Boulos spent Thanksgiving together and that he met most




Activists Ask FG To Cancel Controversial Oil Deal With Shell And Eni Over Corruption

From left to right: Olarewaju Suraj, chair of HEDA; Don Hubert , president of Resources for Development Consulting; and Barbaby Pace from Global Witness. Photo by The ICIR Facebook4TwitterEmailSMSWhatsAppMore INTERNATIONAL and local activists are asking the Federal Government to cancel the 2011 resolution agreement that yielded ownership of the controversial oil block OPL 245 to




Onyema Highlights the Gains of ASEA

Lagos, Nigeria – Chief Executive Officer of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar O. Onyema (OON), has highlighted some of the gains of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) in the last few years. Onyema pointed specifically at the success in elevating the profile of ASEA on the global stage and the expansion of our




African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) Elects new Executive

Lagos, Nigeria – The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) at its 22nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on held on Sunday 25, November, 2018 has elected a new executive committee that will steer the affairs of the Association for the next two years. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Casablanca Stock Exchange, Mr. Karim Hajji, and




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