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Atiku Abubakar: I’ll privatise NNPC if elected

Nigeria’s former vice president Atiku Abubakar will privatise parts of the country’s state oil company and allow the naira currency to float to attract foreign investment if elected as head of state, he told Reuters.

Governor Obiano invites EFCC to new appointees’ retreat

Some members of the new executive council and other appointees in Anambra State have expressed fear over the invitation of the acting Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, to a retreat organised for them by the state government.

IMF seeks confirmation of MPC members, CBN directors

International Monetary Fund, IMF, has advised Nigeria to confirm the appointments of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) board of directors and members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).

Federal govt urged to be transparent on fuel subsidy

Bismarck Rewane, renowned economist, has asked the government to come out clean regarding the ongoing debate on fuel subsidy in the country.

Oil price at $66 per barrel good for Nigeria – experts

From around $53 per barrel at the start of 2017, international oil benchmark, Brent crude, closed the year around $66.87, a rise that is expected to continue into 2018.

Economist predicts positive economic outlook for Nigeria in 2018

A leading economist and financial derivatives analyst, Bismarck Rewane, has predicted a positive business outlook for Nigeria in 2018.

2018 Budget: SEC predicts gains for capital market

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reacted to the 2018 budget estimate presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja Tuesday, noting that its implementation would boost the capital market.

2018 Budget: Federal govt not courageous enough to increase spending – Bismarck Rewane

A leading economist and financial derivatives analyst, Bismarck Rewane, has said the federal government is not courageous enough to increase its spending in the 2018 budget proposal.

Niger Delta Avengers declares fresh war on oil facilities

As the Niger Delta Avengers threatens to resume fresh attacks on oil facilities in Nigeria, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry and others have said such action would have a grave impact on the nation’s economy and its people.

NSE, Thomas Reuters hosts market data workshop

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, in partnership with Thomson Reuters and other capital market participants, is set to host the second edition of the NSE Market Data Workshop.

Threats to Nigeria’s economic recovery high – IMF

The International Monetary Fund has predicted that the Nigerian economy will be out of recession this year with growth of 0.8 per cent though it says risks to the recovery remain high.

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