Home Topics Finance
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission are probing about N117 billion suspicious transactions by the Rivers State Government in the last three years.
A report on corruption by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace has slammed the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as being corrupt and inclined to using political power to steal public resources.
A Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant, Senator Ahmed Makafi, has said the party must work on the psychology of voters in the northern part of the country to defeat the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and President Muhammadu Buhari, its likely candidate in the 2019 general elections.
Immediate past National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and presidential hopeful, Ahmed Makarfi, has vowed to ensure institutional and all holistic restructuring of the country to ensure that the Nigerian system works for one and all and meaningful development devoid of favouritism, nepotism and ethnicism.
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), has commenced the disbursement of its $200 million Nigerian Content Intervention Fund (NCIF) at eight per cent interest rate to local oil and gas firms.
Cohen, 51, a one-time personal injury lawyer who accumulated a small fortune in Manhattan’s shady taxi badge industry, bought real estate in a Trump building and eventually worked his way into an office right next to the billionaire’s in his eponymous 5th Avenue skyscraper.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be refunding Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) to banks that fund projects in agriculture and manufacturing sectors, its Director of Banking Supervision, Abdullahi Ahmad, has said.
Following the abortion of the much-touted National Assembly reconvening, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, and senators of the ruling party, last night met in Abuja, for the fifth time since his emergence in June.
Plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a hitch-free election next year may be jeopardised, with the National Assembly calling off yesterday its sitting to endorse the electoral umpire’s budget.
The Sokoto state branch of the Central Bank of Nigeria has commenced a 2-Day sensitization workshop on how to embrace intervention programmes towards supporting the nation’s economy.
Tokunbo Abiru, Skye Bank, CEO, has charged the bank’s newly hired employees on the need to embrace integrity and professionalism as key ingredients for a successful banking career in the era of openness and internet of things.
Dr Nnenna Ezeigwe, the National Coordinator, Non-Communicable Disease Control Division, Federal Ministry of Health, said the need to regulate some provisions of the National Tobacco Control Act caused the delay in its implementation.
Economists have expressed optimism that the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria would retain the benchmark lending rate due to uncertainties in the global and domestic environment.
A suspected armed robber, Fisayo Olatubosun, 26, a tiler, has confessed to detectives attached to the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, led by a Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, how he became champion of thieves and robbers.
Financial Experts on Friday deliberated on how pension funds could be utilised to add more values to contributors and boost private sector.
A Nutritionist, Malam Sulaiman Mamman, says low level of compliance to early initiation to breastfeeding and complementary breastfeeding are major causes of malnutrition among children.
At least four Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed by a U.S. drone strike in Afghanistan’s Eastern Province of Nangarhar, local police said on Thursday.
Ahead of the Saturday’s governorship election in Osun, security has been beefed up around the Independent National Electoral Commission office along Gbongan/Ibadan Road, Osogbo.
A leading presidential aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has taken his campaign to the south west geo-political zone with a promise to provide purposeful and visionary leadership that will unite the country.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has submitted his Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to the National Headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The woman died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, the state capital, shortly after her blood sample was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo State, for tests.
The Lagos State Government says it has recovered a total of N829.11 million in brokering peace as it relates to civil disputes among residents from January to August.
Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has accused the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, of using the last three years fighting President Muhammadu Buhari, instead of attracting democracy dividends to Enugu West senatorial district.
Maverick activist, Charlyboy, on Tuesday led the “Ourmumudondo” group on a courtesy visit to the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, during the group’s voters education campaign to the state.
After years of tensions, Portugal and its one-time African colony Angola are seeking to put relations back on track, with high-level visits planned to push economic ties and repair their troubled past.