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President Buhari, APC killing Nigerians with taxes – PDP chairman

National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

SMEs owners urged to spend 90% of their time to grow businesses

A Financial strategist, Mr Bayo Ogunnusi, has urged business start-ups and owners to spent 90 per cent of their time for 90 days monitoring and understanding their businesses for optimal growth.
Access Bank Plc has urged its customers and the general public to disregard social media report of its shutting 340 branches nationwide.

Access Bank to refund stamp duty deductions

Access Bank on Sunday agreed to refund its stamp duty deductions made from the accounts of aggrieved customers following social media outcry.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Reps speaker offers to pay additional 50% hazard allowance to 450 doctors, other health...

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday unveiled plans to pay additional 50 per cent of the hazard allowance in addition to the current hazard allowance being paid by Lagos State Government to about 450 Doctors and other health workers at the Randle General Hospital, Surulere.
Access Bank Plc has urged its customers and the general public to disregard social media report of its shutting 340 branches nationwide.

Bank launches digital cash flow lending for SMEs

Access Bank Plc has unveiled a digital lending portal tagged ‘Cash flow Loans by Access’ to provide access to finance for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to grow and expand their businesses.
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NiRA urges SMEs to register with .ng domain

The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) on Saturday advised Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to register with the .ng domain name.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

How Nigeria plans to get economy back on track after the pandemic

The pandemic affected the price of oil, the mainstay of Nigeria’s revenue. This led to the reworking of the 2020 budget by the executive arm of government to reflect the current economic realities.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

MPC slashes interest rate to 12.5 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Central Bank of Nigeria has reduced Monetary Policy Rate (MPR), to 12.5 per cent.
National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu stated this in a statement on Sunday night.

APC raps ex-VP Atiku Abubakar over comment on economic diversification

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed surprise over the failure of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, to acknowledge the bold efforts APC administration made towards diversifying Nigeria economy.
The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has offered suggestions on how the war against the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) can be won by the federal and state governments in the country.

Governor Fayemi: How we can win coronavirus battle

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has offered suggestions on how the war against the raging coronavirus (COVID-19) can be won by the federal and state governments in the country.

Lockdown: Bureaux de Change excited to resume

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) on Thursday said it had sensitised its members and put in place key measures and actions for COVID-19 prevention and control in readiness to resume operations.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN resumes dollar sales for SMEs, school fees as naira falls to 450/$ at...

With gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria and elsewhere, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has resumed provision of foreign exchange to all commercial banks for onward sales to parents wishing to pay schools fees and SMEs wishing to make essential imports needed to revamp economic activities across the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

Coronavirus jolts West Africa, push Ecowas to uplift region

The West African regional bloc, Ecowas, is choosing collective action to save its nearly Sh400 million people from the spiralling effects of the novel coronavirus disease (Covid-19).

AGRA invests $2.5 million to boost agri-business

The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has invested its second tranche of $2.5 Million to boost the share capital of the Agri-Business Capital Fund (ABC Fund).

Turning coronavirus tragedy into opportunity for new Nigeria

As many people are now aware, the outbreak of the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID–19) in China has rapidly permeated and profoundly changed the world.
The number of coronavirus cases in Qatar crossed 2,500 and Kuwait’s tally moved closer to 1,000 on Friday.

Firm to donate 100-bed isolation to Lagos, empower 300 families

As Nigeria grapples to manage the Covid-19 Pandemic, a Nigerian real estate and property development company, Octo5 Holdings has pledged to empower 300 families in its host community in Lafiaji.

Lockdown: SMEs must migrate to digital space to remain relevant – expert

Ms Jennifer Jemedafe, a service industry expert, said on Tuesday that businesses in the country must go digital to survive, particularly during emergencies such as the Coronavirus pandemic that had shutdown the country.

Coronavirus: Retired Nigerian doctors, nurses volunteer services

Retired Doctors, Nurses and Laboratory Scientists across the country have volunteered their services to the cause of fighting the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic spreading across States in Nigeria.

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Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state. The governor made the remarks during the inauguration of a fire trucks by the Federal Fire Service (FFS) in the state.

Governor Obaseki: We’re committed to safety of lives, property in Edo

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state.

Court remands tutor over alleged rape of student

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Eronse Balat, 42, over alleged rape of his student (name withheld).
Manchester United star Paul Pogba has had probably a bigger impact on the team than some fans may recognise.

Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘excited’ about Jadon Sancho transfer possibility

Paul Pogba is reportedly excited about the prospect of linking up with Jadon Sancho at Manchester United.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commissions has arraigned Senator Shehu Sani before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

I did not give Shehu Sani bribe – witness tells court

Dauda made this known in a Federal High Court, Abuja, while being cross-examined in the ongoing trial of Sani over alleged bribery and advanced fee fraud.

Court adjourns Pastor Ize-Iyamu alleged N700 million fraud case to July 14

The presiding judge of a Federal High Court in Benin City, Edo State, Justice Umar Garba, on Tuesday adjourned to July 14 the alleged N700m fraud case levelled against the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.