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UNCTAD: E-commerce will boost Africa free trade

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said that e-commerce would significantly boost free trade across Africa.

Federal government, IFAD hail value chain implementation in Niger

The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.
Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Senator Adamu attacks ex-Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan over Nigeria’s economy

The senator representing Nasarawa West at the National Assembly, senator Abdullahi Adamu has blamed the economic hardship confronting the nation on the bad governance former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, vice president Atiku Abubakar and Dr. Goodluck Ebere Jonathan brought to the country.

Globacom reveals agenda for 2019, unveils Anthony Joshua as new icon

Globacom, a leading African telecommunications company, on Friday revealed its business agenda and unveiled Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua, the heavyweight world boxing champion as its new global icon.

Venezuela opposition leader increases pressure on Maduro

Venezuela’s opposition leader has stepped up his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro, rejecting an offer of talks with the socialist leader and calling for a “major demonstration.”

ILO: Salaries, wages growing at lowest level since 2008

Salaries are still far too low in the developing world with take-home pay growth overall at its lowest since 2008, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said.

Group berates Atiku Abubakar over Dubai meeting

The New Agenda for Positive Change, a civil society organisation, has berated the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for reportedly holding a strategy session with over 400 members of his team in Dubai, UAE.

FIRS rakes in N12.66 billion from billionaire tax debtors

Less than a month after it commenced its substitution of accounts of recalcitrant billionaire taxpayers, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has collected N12.66 billion in tax revenue.

DMO tasks federal government on revenue generation strategy

The Debt Management Office has called on the Federal Government to boost its revenue generation strategies by broadening the tax base, increasing tax revenue collection and privatising some viable enterprises.

Lagos cooperatives investment hits N152 billion

Ahead of the 2018 United Nations International Day of Cooperatives, the Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Mrs. Olayinka Oladunjoye, has disclosed that Cooperatives investment has risen to N152billion.

NITDA embarks on cyber security awareness programme

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has begun to organise workshops, capacity building and inter-agency collaborations to consolidate on nationwide cyber security awareness.

China to help build Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’

China has approved a project to offer technological support for the construction of Africa’s Great Green Wall, the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography (XIEG) under the Chinese Academy of Sciences said on Tuesday.

Bank of Industry disburses N20.5 billion to 346 female entrepreneurs

The Bank of Industry said on Thursday that it disbursed over N20.5 billion in 2017 to 346 enterprises owned by women.

1,000 suspected kidnappers, robbers arrested – IGP

The Nigeria Police has said it had arrested more than 1,000 kidnapping and armed robbery suspects.

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Governor Ahmed names Umar Bologi as new Etsu of Patigi

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has approved the appointment of Umar Ibrahim Bologi as the new Etsu of Patigi in the Patigi local government area of Kwara.

Federal government to launch special security outfit to defend farmers

The Federal government is set to launch a new civil defence outfit called ‘Agro-Rangers’ which will guard farmers and allied investments and facilities across the country.

Court gives labourer six-month jail, 20 strokes of cane for stealing phone

A Sharia Court in Minna on Thursday sentenced a labourer, Hamisu Umar, to 20 strokes of cane for stealing a mobile phone.
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election was released today by attorney general William Barr.

Robert Mueller says he was ‘unable’ to clear Donald Trump of obstruction

Special Counsel Robert Mueller said in his investigation report released Thursday he was unable to declare President Donald Trump not guilty of obstruction of justice based on the evidence.

Edo IRS commences aggressive tax enforcement exercise

The Edo State Internal Revenue Service has commenced aggressive tax enforcement exercise to collect revenue owed the state government.