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Nigeria, six countries to benefit from AfDB sorghum, millet compact technologies

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Nigeria and six other African countries are to benefit from the Sorghum and Millet Compact of Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT).

NUPENG, PENGASSAN urge President Buhari not to remove fuel subsidy

Workers in the oil and gas sector on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to shun any counsel that would destabilise or cause chaos in the economy.
No fewer than 700 Indians resident in Lagos on Sunday held a run session in solidarity and support for India’s incumbent Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s re-election.

Indians in Lagos run in support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s re-election

No fewer than 700 Indians resident in Lagos on Sunday held a run session in solidarity and support for India’s incumbent Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s re-election.
Zainab Ahmed

Finance Minister: Nigeria ready for business

Nigeria’s finance minister, Zainab Ahmed, has told global investors that Nigeria is ready for business.

Godwin Emefiele: Nigeria ready for business

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured investors and the international community that the country having gone through a successful election, was ready for investments.

World Bank ranks Nigeria’s economy low

The World Bank has categorised Nigeria among economies that have not recorded improved performance since 1995.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote refinery will transform Nigeria’s economy, eliminate fuel scarcity – Aliko

The President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says his refinery will eliminate fuel scarcity and transform Nigeria’s economy for decades when it comes on stream.

AfDB: Southern Africa’s GDP will rise in 2019, but low

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Southern Africa countries will increase by around 2.2 per cent in 2019 from 1.2 per cent last year.
Hadiza Bala Usman

Hadiza Bala-Usman: How we have transformed Nigerian Ports

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, says the nation’s ports are now attractive and calls on the investors to improve on their patronage.

Oando boosts stakeholder confidence, records 37% increase in turnover

Oando PLC has once again demonstrated its ability to deliver good results and create value for shareholders. The indigenous oil company on Friday, March 29, published its financial results for the full year ended, December 31, 2018.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria back on the path to recovery

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says Nigeria is on the path of taking its place among the comity of nations with various developmental programmes ongoing in different sectors of the country.

Misery Index: Nigeria not a miserable country

In a report titled: “The Misery Index 2018,” authored by Dr. Steve Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, Nigerians have been labelled the sixth most miserable people in the world. The misery index was introduced in the 1970s by Arthur Okun, an American economist, author of the seminal work, Equality and Efficiency: The Big Trade Off (1975).
Pakistan subsidises the price of most fuels but has been cutting those payments in recent months [Anjum Naveed-AP]

Pakistan hikes fuel prices amid spiralling inflation

Pakistan's government has hiked fuel prices by up to 6.45 percent, as the country continues to face widening fiscal and current account deficits amid spiralling inflation.

Report: Nigerians sixth most miserable people in the world

Data compiled by Steve Hanke, an economist from John Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, has shown that Nigerians are the sixth most miserable people in the world.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari: State governments key allies for successful businesses

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday described state governments as key allies for successful businesses in the country.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

Huawei partners 40 universities to ensure digital inclusion in Nigeria

Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Ltd., an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) company, says it is currently working with more than 40 universities to ensure digital inclusion in Nigeria.
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WHO: Nigeria, four others lose N1.2 trillion to diseases yearly

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said Africa annually loses over $2.4 trillion to diseases afflicting its 47 countries on the continent.

Benedict Oramah: Africa is making progress

President, Africa Export-Import Bank, Professor Benedict Oramah, has said that that Africa is making gradual progress compared to two decades ago.

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Former VP Namadi Sambo elected board chair Baze university

Former Vice President Namadi Sambo was yesterday unanimously elected chairman board of trustees of Baze University, Abuja alongside four other new members inaugurated by the board.
4 The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it has commenced aerial display of its fighter aircraft in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as part of its activities to mark the country’s 58th Independence Day celebration on October 1.

NAF to mark 55th anniversary April 22

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will deploy aircraft, military equipment and personnel in Abuja during rehearsals for its 55th Anniversary celebration.
Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.

Rivaldo: Lionel Messi already deserves the next Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi already deserves to lift a sixth Ballon d'Or regardless of whether he wins the Champions League with Barcelona or not, according to former Brazil striker Rivaldo.
Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.

Carlo Ancelotti backs Napoli squad despite Europa League defeat to Arsenal

Carlo Ancelotti still believes in Napoli's squad as he backed his players after their Europa League defeat to Arsenal.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Ninth National Assembly: Forum of APC newly-elected Reps backs Femi Gbajabiamila

The Forum of All Progressives Congress (APC) newly-elected members of the House of Representatives have expressed support for the consensus candidate of the party for the 9th National Assembly Speakership, Femi Gbajabiamila.