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Nigerian physicians in America offer free medical services in FCT

The Association of Nigerian Physicians in America (ANPA) has started a free medical and surgical services in AMAC and Bwari area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Access Bank has unveiled a new brand logo to reflect its new status following the completion of its merge with Diamond Bank.

Access Bank lists N15 billion green bond on FMDQ OTC, NSE

Access Bank Plc yesterday listed its N15 billion Green Bond on the FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). The Bond is the first of its kind to be issued by an African corporate and represents a major milestone in the development of the local green finance market. It is a 5-year 15.5 per cent Fixed Rate Senior Unsecured Green Bond due 2024.
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NSE, GRI to host sustainability reporting workshop

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in partnership with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), supported by UK aid, hosts a half-day workshop on sustainability reporting where the NSE Sustainability Disclosure Guidelines will be unveiled.
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NSE calls for the use of technology to promote gender parity

Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), has called on the use of technology to promote gender equality as the world marks International Women’s day today.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN: We’ll list on NSE before July

MTN Group says it will list Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in the first half of 2019, after recording very positive trade numbers in 2018 fiscal year.

NCC grants telcos disconnection approval as interconnect ‘debt crisis’ worsens

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval to Airtel, MTN and IHS to disconnect eight telecommunications operators over non-settlement of interconnect and facility charges.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Investors’ wealth increases as stock market gains N50 billion

Investors’ in the Nigerian stock market recorded a N50bn increase in their wealth on Wednesday as the market extended its bullish run into the second consecutive day after the rebound on Tuesday.
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Stock market: Foreign investors pulled out N44 billion in September

Following sell pressure in the Nigerian stock market arising from growing political tension and security challenges in the country, foreign investors pulled out about N43. 78 billion from the local bourse last September.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Federal government signs $21 million deal with Japan for rehabilitation of Lagos transmission substation

The federal government has signed a grant aid project with Japan for emergency rehabilitation and reinforcement of the Lagos electricity transmission substation.

NSE suspends the shares trading of Unity Bank, five others

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has suspended trading on the shares of Unity Bank Plc and five other publicly quoted companies.
Luis Caputo

Argentina’s Luis Caputo quits as central bank chief amid IMF bailout talks

The president of Argentina's central bank has resigned amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to bail the South American country out of its volatile economic crisis.
Emergency personnel and police respond to reports of an active shooter situation near Fountain Square, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in downtown Cincinnati. (AP Photo-John Minchillo) The Associated Press

Shooting at bank in Ohio kills four people, including gunman

A shooting at a bank in the US state of Ohio has killed four people, including the gunman, police have said.
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Venezuela’s bolivar currency worthless, inflation hits 1 million per cent

The economy of Venezuela, an oil exporter like Nigeria, has gone fully bonkers. Inflation projected to hit 14,000 percent this year, has been reset by the International Monetary Fund to a mind-boggling one million percent.

Federal government compels shippers to open disbursement accounts with foreign principals

In keeping with Article 4 of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) minimum standards for shipping agents all over the world, the Federal Government has now compelled all shipping agencies to open Disbursement Accounts (DAs) from where they will carry out operational costs for their multinational principals overseas.

Naira depreciates against dollar at parallel market

The Naira on Monday depreciated against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Russian rouble climbs as Brent rises to $70

The Russian rouble rallied to multi-month peaks on Wednesday after the price of Brent crude rose to 70 dollars per barrel.

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Damishi Sango: My suspension sponsored to cripple PDP’s promising petitions at elections tribunal

The embattled Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Plateau State, Hon. Damishi Sango, who was suspended by the state Executive Council of the party on Wednesday said they have reliable information that the action of the 16 party officials is being sponsored by a third force to cripple the party’s promising petitions at the elections tribunal.
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Former US vice president Joe Biden has announced his candidacy for the 2020 presidential election.
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Obong university secures NUC accreditation for academic programmes

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has granted accreditation to 10 out of 15 academic programmes offered by Obong University, a private university based in Akwa Ibom State.
A fallen tree is pictured on April 25, 2019 in Moroni after tropical storm Kenneth hit Comoros before heading to recently cyclone-ravaged Mozambique. – Cyclone Kenneth passed the Indian Ocean archipelago nation Comoros today but its effects, including high winds and heavy rains, were still being felt, the country’s Meteorological Office wrote on Facebook. (Photo by Ibrahim YOUSSOUF / AFP)

Mozambique braces for cyclone Kenneth

Mozambique was bracing for a powerful cyclone to make landfall on Thursday, just one month after another cyclone devastated the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe leaving more than 1,000 dead.
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North Korea threatens retaliation over US-South Korea drills

Pyongyang on Thursday threatened a “corresponding response”, three days after South Korea and the U.S. kicked off two weeks of joint air-force drills.