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Institute charges SMEs to imbibe good corporate governance

The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), has urged Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to imbibe principles of good corporate governance to achieve sustainability and succession planning.
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FCMB supports capacity building for SMEs

First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has reiterated its commitment to building capacity of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Central bank injects $210 million into forex market

The interbank segment of the Foreign Exchange Market has received a boost of $210 million from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) following sales concluded last Tuesday.

AFREXIMBANK, NEXIM to provide $1bn finance for Africa’s trade, infrastructure development

The African Export-Import Bank (AFREXIMBANK) has said it is partnering with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) to provide about $1billion financing for the promotion of Nigeria-Africa trade and investment in Africa.

Abuja chamber wants federal government to adopt global best practice to support SMEs

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has called on the Federal Government to adopt the global best practice of funding Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Official: NIPOST’s financial inclusion intervention supports growth of SMEs, reduces unemployment

Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) says its financial inclusion intervention is geared toward supporting the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), contribute to poverty alleviation and reduce unemployment in the country.

Central bank injects $210 million in inter-bank forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday gave $210million to the inter-bank foreign exchange market.

Enugu government urges youths to embrace ‘One-Youth, One-Skill’ programme

The Enugu State Government has appealed to youths in the state to embrace the ongoing “One-Youth, One-Skill Programme’’ of the state government.

Irregular migration: ECOWAS moves to increase job creation

ECOWAS is developing modalities to increase job creation to address illegal migration in the region, officials have said.

Forex market gets $210 million Intervention

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday injected the sum of $210 million into the interbank foreign exchange market, in continuation of its sustenance of liquidity in that segment of the market.
The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has cautioned politicians against overheating the polity ahead the general elections.

Senate adjourns till April 9, to pass 2019 budget April 16

The Senate on Tuesday said it would pass the 2019 budget on April 16, and adjourned sitting for one week to give room for its committee to present reports on the budget.
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: Nigeria still can’t feed itself

President Muhannadu Buhari has said that, Nigeria is still facing the challenge of feeding itself and providing raw materials for industries through agriculture.

Experts commend central bank for cutting lending rate to 13.5%

Two financial experts, Samuel Nzekwe and Titus Okurounmu, on Wednesday commended the Central Bank for reducing the benchmark lending rate from 14 per cent to 13.5 per cent.

Experts commend central bank for cutting lending rate to 13.5 percent

Two financial experts, Dr Samuel Nzekwe and Dr Titus Okurounmu, on Wednesday commended the Federal Government for reducing the benchmark lending rate from 14 per cent to 13.5 per cent.

Benue secures $500 million platform with South African Zulu King

Oluwayomi Oyebanjo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Oanda Consulting Nigeria, a multi sectoral firm, said it has secured a $500 million facility through the South African Zulu King, Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, to inject into the Nigeria and indeed Benue state economy.

Microsoft, First Bank push digital transformation of SMEs

Multinational technology giant, Microsoft, has teamed up with First Bank in a partnership that will assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria to adopt digital transformation of their businesses.

Offa robbery: I was tortured to implicate Bukola Saraki – suspect

One of the suspects in the April 5, 2018 bank robberies in Offa, Kwara State, Ayoade Akinnibosun, yesterday told a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin how the police coerced him to implicate Senate President Bukola Saraki.

Central bank to issue loans at five percent to SMEs through NIRSAL microfinance bank

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says it will issue loans at five per cent and with no collateral to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through the NIRSAL Micro Finance Bank (MFB).

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Central bank chief pledges to bring inflation to single digit within five years

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, says he will bring inflation to single digit within the next five years.

Why I’m supporting Asiwaju Tinubu now – Ex-PDP lawmaker

A former Lagos lawmaker, Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, on Monday said that his alignment with Sen. Bola Tinubu’s dream and All Progressives Congress (APC) was because of Tinubu’s excellent credentials and structure of APC.

Report: Nigeria’s Music industry revenue to hit $50 million by 2020

The revenue from recorded music in Nigerian has been projected to generate $50 million (about N18 billion naira) by 2020.

Girl allegedly steals phone, eats without paying at Lagos hotel

A 23-year-old woman, Divine Isa, on Monday in Lagos appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing a cell phone worth N260, 000.
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Former President Jonathan, Atiku Abubakar condemn coup attempt in Ethiopia

Former president Goodluck Jonathan, and a former Vice President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the general elections, Atiku Abubakar, have condemned the coup attempt in Ethiopia.