Alex Ekemenah There is subdued jubilation in government circles over the official report from the National Bureau of Statistics released today that the Nigerian economy has finally exited the crisis of economic recession that hit the nation last year. The Buhari administration welcomes news of Nigeria's exit from recession with...
The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Monday called for the rehabilitation of the nation’s refineries to end the recurring scarcity of petrol in the country. Mr Tayo Aboyeji, the South-West Chairman of the union made the call in an interview with the News Agency of...
The Federal Inland Revenue Service has expressed its commitment to increase government’s revenue through taxation by 20 per cent before the end of the 2018 financial period. As part of efforts to achieve this target, the FIRS said it had started introducing some initiatives, according to a communiqué issued after...
Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, warned Tuesday that the national debt is “unsustainable” and poses “a dire threat to our economic and national security.” Coats’ warning comes in juxtaposition to President Trump recently signing into law a bipartisan budget deal lifting spending caps by $300 billion, in...
A day after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a surprise appearance at a performance by South Korean pop stars in the North Korean capital, South Korea was still digesting the rare instance of cultural diplomacy. Kim and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, attended a concert by South...
NEW YORK – A former U.S. Army sniper and two other ex-American soldiers agreed to become contract killers for an international crime boss who wanted to settle a score with a real estate agent in the Philippines he thought had cheated him on a land deal, a prosecutor...
Alex Ekemenah Lagos, Nigeria – Last week, September 12, The Nigerian Stock Exchange organized an Investor Clinic to educate capital market stakeholders on ‘The role of Dematerialization, Direct Cash Settlement and E-dividend in the development of the Nigerian Capital Market’. The Investor Clinic which took place at the Stock Exchange House,...
THE management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife has suspended one Prof. Akindele allegedly captured in a telephone conversation demanding for sex from a female student in his department. A member of the committee, who pleaded anonymity, confided this to our correspondent in Osogbo on Wednesday. He said the committee...
WASHINGTON, DC – During the annual spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, DC, African philanthropist and entrepreneur Tony O. Elumelu insisted that prioritizing Africa’s youth by fixing the policy and regulatory issues impeding their innovations would also help attract foreign investors. The Tony...
The 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes (WCBI) with the theme “Re-Thinking the Future of Banking and Finance & Life Long Learning” opens at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. The 2017 edition is being hosted by The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). The event is...