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MTN stocks gain 21 percent in 48 hours

The telecommunications giant, which is the only one listed in the sector by the Nigerian Stock Exchange gained the maximum 10 per cent each of the two days of trading. It was initially listed at N90 on Thursday.

NAFDAC seals 20 medicine stores over alleged sale of fake drugs

The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Sunday, said it sealed 20 shops and confiscated drugs worth over N2million at the Monday market in Maiduguri.
Folashade Tinubu-Ojo

Folashade Tinubu-Ojo instals computer village market leaders

The President-General, Association of Commodity Market Women and Men of Nigeria, Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, on Thursday installed Adeniyi Olasoji and Abisola Azeez as ”Babaloja” and ”Iyaloja” of the popular Computer Village.

NRC: Train crushes beggar to death in Lagos

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Monday confirmed a passenger train crushed a beggar to death at Mushin area of Lagos.

Governor Lalong to rebuild burnt multi-billion Jos Main Market

The Plateau Government says it is set to start rebuilding the multi-billion Jos Main Market burnt in 2004.

Analysts: Interest rate cut threatens foreign portfolio investments

Analysts have said the reduction of the Monetary Policy Rate, also known as benchmark interest rate, may dampen foreign investors in the nation’s stock market.
Pastor Paul Enenche

Church refutes ejection, burning of traders’ goods in Abuja

Dunamis International Gospel Centre yesterday in Abuja condemned the burning of goods belonging to some traders close to its premises along the Abuja Airport Road.

Imo governor-elect to prioritise youth empowerment

The Imo Governor-elect, Chief Emeka Ihedioha, says he will give priority to youth empowerment, food production, commerce and tourism.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Federal government debunks rumoured suspension of Trader Moni scheme

The federal government on Thursday said it has not suspended its social intervention programme, Trader Moni, contrary to some media reports.

184 traders benefit from free oral health outreach in Ibadan

A total of 184 traders benefitted from the free dental and other medical care of the Taiwo Afolabi Free Rural Dental Outreach held at Dugbe Market in Ibadan on Wednesday.

Lagos trade fair complex shut down

Traders at the Lagos International Trade Fair complex along Badagry Expressway were denied access to their business premises on Monday morning.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Rescue efforts on-going at collapsed building site in Ibadan

No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Minister: President Buhari’s re-election proves Nigerians support his policies

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians.
Low turnout of voters was observed at both Bwari and Zuba areas of FCT as INEC officials were already in the various polling stations as early as 7.30 a.m.

Elections: Low turnout of voters in Bwari, Zuba

Low turnout of voters was observed at both Bwari and Zuba areas of FCT as INEC officials were already in the various polling stations as early as 7.30 a.m.

IPOB: We are unfazed who becomes Nigeria’s president

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that it won’t be bothered about who becomes the president of Nigeria from May 29, 2019, but its focus is on Biafra restoration.

Oil dips as US crude production hits record

Oil prices dipped on Thursday, dragged down by weakening factory output in China and Japan and record U.S. crude output, although markets remained relatively well supported by supply cuts led by producer club OPEC.

Banks borrow N6.27 trillion from central bank in seven weeks

As liquidity crunch continues to hold sway in the financial market, commercial banks have continued to access the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) standing facilities window to square up their positions by borrowing N6.275 trillion from the standing lending facility (SLF) window.

Senator Tinubu: I’ll accept people’s verdict

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has said that he would accept the result of the presidential election even if it did not go the way of the party.

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The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.

Police rescue man abducted by fake soldiers

Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.

Governor Ishaku declares asset ahead of May 29 inauguration

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
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Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran ‘threats’

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