The National Pension Commission on Saturday said no fewer than 184,979 retirees benefited from Contributory Pensions Scheme.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has kicked against the bill seeking to exclude paramilitary organisations including the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).
Diamond Bank Plc has created additional 13 millionaires in its daily extraordinary draws across the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria’s economy.
However, according to insiders, the bank is exposed to litigation issues that could see it in serious financial trouble in the future as events unfold in the courtroom.
Supranational trade finance bank, African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), says it is opening its shareholding to the investing public with a 300 million dollars equity offering through the issuance of depositary receipts.
Nigeria’s foreign exchange reserves rose to $31.22 billion, data from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, have shown.
“About 57per cent of the total foreign capital inflows into the Nigerian economy between January and May 2017 was recorded in April 2017 and May 2017 following the commencement of the I&E window on April 24, 2017,” they stated.
The Ogun State government has asked the Federal Government to accord it the deserved recognition regarding the state of Value Added Tax being generated in the state compared to other states.
The Federal Government has filed a notice of discontinuance of the suit it filed against seven commercial banks seeking the remittance of the sum of $793.2 million allegedly hidden with them in contravention of the Treasury Single Account policy.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that Naira currency in circulation dropped by 5.6 per cent to N1.77 trillion in July 2017.
The IATA representative noted that this situation had forced many airlines in the past to terminate their operations into Nigeria due to non-remittance of their money for sale of tickets.
The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has stated that the inability to access finance, inadequate power supply and the underdeveloped transport systems are major factors hindering millions of productive but unemployed and underemployed youths from starting small businesses.
The Managing Director, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uche Orji, said on Monday that contributors to the Sovereign Wealth Fund will be eligible to dividends from 2018.
Nigerian Ambassador to France, Modupe Irele, has revealed that French companies were scared of visiting Nigeria to trade, invest or simply set up shop.
The High Commission of Nigeria in Ghana has denounced the selective malignment of Nigerians resident in that country by the media.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, on Thursday said the time has come to halt the unlawful activities of cultists, kidnappers, bandits and the rampaging herdsmen that have been terrorising Yorubaland.
Renewed attacks on some communities by Boko Haram insurgents have fuelled new displacement of persons in Borno, the state emergency management agency (SEMA) has said.
The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday adjourned to June 27 for hearing in a suit filed by a former senator for Ogun East district, Buruji Kashamu.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the large number of political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections created a lot of logistics problem.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, has said that over 70 million people have globally been displaced by war, violence, sometimes combined with poverty or climate change.
Former UEFA president Michel Platini was released by police after being questioned during investigations into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
In fulfillment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to engendering community engagement, Lagos For-All and Unity among Lagosians regardless of ethnic and religion background, Lagos State Government has concluded plans to beam live matches of the 32nd edition of the 2019 Africa cup of Nations (AFCON) at designated viewing centres across the city of Lagos through ‘LAGOS ISSA GOAL’ initiative.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the newly elected Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday held a closed door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.