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Court fixes date for judgement in federal government’s $110 million suit against Agip Oil

Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of a Federal High Court in Lagos will on 30th April, 2019 deliver judgement in a $110 million suit instituted by the Federal Government against Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited.

Nigeria records 37 new Lassa fever cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 37 new cases of Lassa fever were recorded in the country between February 4 and February 10.

Nigeria records 37 new Lassa fever cases as death toll rises

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.

Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
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Stock investors suffer N196 billion losses amid sell-off

Investors in the nation’s stock market lost N196bn on Monday as equities listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange declined following the sudden postponement of the general elections.
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Election postponement: Nigeria equity market loses N196 billion in one day

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday reacted negatively to sudden election postponement, dropping by N196 billion as predicted by financial experts.
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ICAN: Delayed passage of 2019 budget may sabotage growth prospects

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) have said that the delayed passage of the 2019 budget and slow investment choices that may arise as a result of expectations from the general elections may stall Nigeria’s growth prospects in 2019.

Election: Sultan urges Nigerians to protect their votes

Sultan of Sokoto and President of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Thursday, called on Nigerians to protect their votes in the presidential election scheduled for Saturday.

NESG forecast GDP growth by 3.2% in 2019

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, has said that the nation’s real Gross Domestic Product, GDP, will grow by 3.2 percent in 2019.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has expressed thanks to Nigerians for their concern following the chopper incident earlier today in Kabba, Kogi State.

AIB: Why VP Osinbajo’s chopper crashed

Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Wednesday released preliminary report on the helicopter crash involving Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Kabba, Kogi state penultimate Saturday.

Liberia’s Ellen Sirleaf, others for Murtala Muhammed lecture in Abuja

Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as well as her Botswana and Tanzanian counterparts, Festus Mogae and Jakaya Kikwete will, tomorrow in Abuja, deliver goodwill messages at the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Annual Lecture in memory of former Head of State, the Late General Murtala Muhammed.
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Experts: How 2019 election outcome will impact economy

Analysts have presented different possibilities for the Nigerian economy after the February and March elections, with most of them saying that a change in political leadership would most likely inspire hope and engender economic growth.

Stockbrokers reiterate call for reconstitution of SEC board

The stockbroking community has reiterated the need to re-constitute the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and accord the commission a status of independence like the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in line with global best practices.
L-R Toby Shapshak, Keynote Speaker; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; and Libby Barr, Chief Operating Officer, Avanti Communications at Nerds Unite 2019, MainOne’s annual IT event at Oriental recently

Avanti partners MainOne to improve broadband penetration in Nigeria

Under this arrangement, MainOne will leverage Avanti’s newest satellite, HYLAS 4, launched in April 2018 to enable highly flexible capacity services with 100% country coverage of Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.-10

President Buhari inaugurates NSIA-LUTH cancer treatment center

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday inaugurated the NSIA-LUTH advanced cancer treatment centre located in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.

Bikers takes PVC campaign to Lagos communities

Ahead of the general elections, a consortium of bikers recently stormed Lagos communities, educating electorates on the importance of the Permanent Voters Card (PVC) collection, while kicking against vote-buying.

LASTMA deploys 1,000 personnel for President Buhari’s campaign

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority says it has deployed 1,000 personnel to monitor traffic during the presidential campaign of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday in Lagos.

Alex Akpa: NABDA committed to diversifying Nigeria’s economy

Prof. Alex Akpa, acting director-general/chief executive officer, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), has said that the agency through the Bio Resources Development Centres (BIODEC) was poised to complement Federal Government’s efforts towards effective diversification of the economy into agriculture for food security.

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Election: Security agencies open joint security control room in Enugu

The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Balarabe Suleiman, says that security agencies operating in the state have opened a joint security control room for the general elections.