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Godwin Emefiele’s commitment to MSMEs lauded

The Chairman of Abuja Chapter of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Prof. Uche Uwaleke, has commended the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, for his commitment to funding Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs).

Governor Fintiri appoints Maxwell Gidado as Chief of Staff

The Adamawa State governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Maxwell Gidado as his new Chief of Staff.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC arraigns university lecturer over alleged N19 million fraud

Makurdi zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arraigned one Moses Peter Adoga before Justice Simon O. Aboki of the Nasarawa State High Court sitting in Lafia, Nasarawa State, on a one-count charge for dishonestly converting the sum of N19,765,200 being a Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) grant to study for a PhD, to other purposes.
Uche Uwaleke

Expert: New minimum wage will not cause inflation

An economic expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, said the new minimum wage would not lead to inflation contrary to speculations by some Nigerians.
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Nasarawa university matriculates 6,000 new students

The Vice-Chancellor of Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, on Friday warned new students of the institution against engaging in cultism, examination malpractice and other social vices.

Parents, students commend federal government, ASUU over suspension of 3-month old strike

Parents and students in the FCT have commended the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for the suspension of the three-month strike.

Nasarawa university begs state assembly over earned allowance

Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, Acting Vice Chancellor, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, has appealed to the state House of Assembly to increase the subvention to the institution to enable it pay salaries and tackle other challenges.
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Elections: Stock market indicators depreciate by 19.77 percent

The year 2018 was not so rosy for the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as its crucial indicators depreciated by 19.77 per cent due to uncertainties surrounding the forthcoming general elections.

Divergent opinions greet lingering ASUU strike

As the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities lingers, some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed divergent views on the contending issues and the way out.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Experts: General elections, monetary policy, others ‘ll shape stock market growth in 2019

Some financial experts on Wednesday identified outcome of general elections, direction of monetary policy and US-China trade tension as factors that would shape stock market in 2019.

Experts: Low awareness, threat to green bond investment in Nigeria

Some financial experts on Monday expressed decried the low level of awareness on green bonds investment in Nigeria.

Parents, students call on federal government to resolve ASUU strike

Some parents and students in Abuja on Tuesday urged the federal government to speedily intervene and resolve the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).

Sultan: How Muslims, Christians can live in peace

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Monday urged lecturers of Islamic Studies to devise strategies on how to ensure peaceful coexistence between Muslims and Christians in the country.
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Earth tremor: Federal government installs seismometers in Abuja

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has installed no fewer than four seismometers in four strategic areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with a view to curbing future earth tremor.

WAUG: UNIPORT emerges overall winner, UNILAG, Ghana university shine

University of Port Harcourt on Monday emerged the overall winner of the 14th West Africa University Games hosted by the institution in Port Harcourt.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Financial expert foresees stock market rebounding after 2019 polls

A financial expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, on Wednesday expressed optimism that the Nigerian stock market would rebound by the second quarter of 2019.

Foreign reserves shed $2.2 billion in October

The slow and steady depletion of the nation’s foreign reserves has been described as a frightening development that should be arrested with effective fiscal strategies.
Nigeria Stock Exchange

Market downturn: Political uncertainty affecting investors’ confidence – expert

A capital market expert, Prof. Uche Uwaleke, on Monday urged Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to ensure effective regulations to strengthen investors’ confidence in the equities.

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