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Marketers call for appropriate legislation on fuel subsidy removal

Marketers are calling for appropriate legislation that will enforce the new fuel subsidy removal policy of the Federal Government.

Experts advocate need for review of Nigeria’s foreign policy

Nigeria’s foreign policy like those in other places is expected to achieve great benefits for Nigeria and her citizen but this expectation, by the judgment of many informed Nigerians, is yet to be fully realised.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

University of Ibadan former auditor is alive – bursar

The authorities of the University of Ibadan has described as untrue the reports that its past auditor, M. O. Kehinde, is dead, saying he is alive.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government towards free and compulsory education of the first nine years of a child school life across the country.

VP Osinbajo seeks more interventions for IDP’s education

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called on stakeholders to lend more support and interventions towards the education of displaced children in the North East.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

New finance law will have ‘significant’ impact on businesses in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.
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Ownership of marine vessels by Nigerians hit 40 percent

Following the institution of the Marine Vessel Categorization Scheme with a view to increasing local participation in the marine services sector, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has said that Nigerian ownership of marine vessels currently stands at 40 percent.

Lagos revenue agency shuts nine companies

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) in its enforcement activities, has shut nine companies and hospitality firms over alleged failure to remit N21.59 million consumption taxes to the state government.

Ecobank Nigeria announces appointment of key officers

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the appointment of key Management Officers across various levels. Amongst those appointed are Kenneth Okere, who is now the Company Secretary & Chief Legal Counsel; Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Abiola Aderinola, Financial Controller; Adetokunbo Uko, Treasurer and Akintunde Dawodu, Chief Compliance Officer and Head, Compliance & Control.

Lawyers want more states domesticate Child Rights Act

Some Lagos-based lawyers on Monday called on more states to domesticate the Child Right Act to safeguard the rights and interest of children.

MTN appoints ex-minister, ex-revenue chief, ex-NBA president as board members

Telecommunications firm, MTN, has notified the Nigeria Stock Exchange of a substantial change in its board structure. Pioneer board chair, Pascal Dozie, is stepping down along with five other directors.

Report: Nigeria’s rising debt servicing cost unsettles investors

The cost of servicing government debt in Nigeria is dampening foreign investors’ appetite to inject capital into the country.

Ibukun Awosika: Nigeria can indeed earn forex through migration

Ibukun Awosika, Chairman, First Bank of Nigeria (FBN), has stated that Nigeria can indeed earn a lot of foreign exchange (FOREX) from the movement of its citizens to other countries.

Experts: Data essential to tackle security challenges in Nigeria

Security experts on Tuesday said data gathering and usage were very essential to tackling security challenges in Nigeria.
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Mavin Records attracts multi-million dollar investment

Mavin Records founded by a renowned musician, Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.a Don Jazzy, on Wednesday, announced a multi-million dollar equity investment, global strategic partnership deal with Kupanda Holdings.

Official: Nigeria to host 5th Agro-food expo

Eight countries are expected to participate in the fifth Agro-food and Plastprintpack Nigeria 2019, aimed at providing solutions to the challenging needs of the entire agricultural value chain.

Experts proffer ways to grow insurance sector

Mr Ben Ujoatuonu, Managing Director, Universal Insurance Plc, on Thursday said with increased public awareness and prompt settlement of claims by policy holders, Nigeria’s Insurance sector would thrive.

Surveyors task women in built environment on ethical practices

Mrs Folashade Kasim, the Coordinator, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Women in Surveying (WIS) has enjoined females in the built environment to show some ethical behaviour and practices in the pursuit of their professional careers.

Judiciary backs review of NCC Act, calls for legal empowerment

Judges under the National Judicial Institute (NJI) have thrown their weight behind the review of NCC Act, which created the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in 2003, insisting that the commission needs more legal powers to address issues emanating from technology evolution that were not captured in the Act, 15 years ago.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.