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Financial experts tie stock market performance to September inflation data

Some financial experts on Monday said that the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) performance this week would be determined by third quarter results and September inflation report anticipation.

Nigeria must borrow more to deliver infrastructure – Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Sunday, said the nation must borrow more in the short term to deliver critical infrastructural projects such as roads, rail and power.

President Buhari asked us to concentrate on Northern Nigeria – World Bank’s Jim Yong...

The President of the World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari asked the body to concentrate on the Northern part of Nigeria.

50 million Nigerians have no electricity – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said 50 million people out of the nation’s 180 million population have no access to electricity.

We’ll not burden Nigerians with unserviceable debts – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has said the thought of saddling future generations with unserviceable debts is not part of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration’s agenda.

The debt debate: Deconstructing the debt story

National debt is an emotive issue as well as an economic one. The thought of saddling future generations with unserviceable debt, is not conscionable and certainly not part of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led-administration’s agenda.

Central bank to blacklist exporters withholding forex proceeds

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is threatening to sanction exporters who fail to repatriate foreign exchange (forex) proceeds from their businesses into the economy.

[email protected]: Nigerians in South Africa beg fed govt to introduce diaspora voting

Nigerian communities in South Africa have appealed to the Federal Government to introduce Diaspora voting for Nigerians living abroad.

Fed govt targets $1 billion tax revenue

The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) has deployed over 700 graduates as Community Tax Liaison Officers (CTLOs) to nine states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Ethiopia enjoying positive investor sentiments but reforms needed – IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Ethiopia’s economic strides for the year 2016/2017 but has also urged that reforms be undertaken to improve the business climate.

2018 budget to be ready in January – Udoma

Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, says the ministry is working hard to ensure that the 2018 budget proposal will be sent to the National Assembly in January.

NCC remits N133.4bn to federation account in two years

The telecoms regulatory body of the country, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said it has in the last two years, remitted a total of N133,426,062,786 to the consolidated revenue fund of the Federal Government.

Greece leaves EU’s deficit sin bin

The EU turned a page on the eurozone debt crisis Monday as it formally removed Greece from its excessive deficit procedure, the bloc's penalty box for overspending by member states.

NCC says it remitted N133bn to federation account in two years

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it has remitted N133bn to the federation account in two years.

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