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Commercial Banks in Ekiti Town Shut Down Over Police Withdrawal
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Commercial Banks in Ekiti Town Shut Down Over Police Withdrawal

Commercial banks in Ikere-Ekiti, the headquarters of Ikere Council Area of Ekiti State on Tuesday shut down operations following the alleged withdrawal of service by policemen. According to a report by The Nation, financial institutions as well as Point of Terminal(POS) outlets were under lock and... read more »

WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New WTO DG
WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New DG

WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New DG

The World Trade Organisation on Friday postponed a meeting where members are expected to pick a new Director-General. The postponement is coming days after the United States declined to support the favored candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala. The organization earlier announced that the meeting would... read more »

No Plan to Increase VAT – FG
No Plan to Increase VAT – FG

No Plan to Increase VAT – FG

The Federal Government has debunked claims on social media that it plans to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) and other taxes in its proposed Finance Bill. Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, who issued the disclaimer while defending the Ministry’s budget before the Senate Committee on Finance in... read more »

Youth Investment Fund: Finance Minister Discloses Beneficiaries to be given N250,000 – N5m  
Youth Investment Fund: Beneficiaries to ...

Youth Investment Fund: Beneficiaries to be Given N250,000 – N5m – Fin...

The Federal Government has said that beneficiaries of the N75bn Nigeria Youth Intervention Fund (NYIF) will be given between N250,000 to N5m. This was disclosed by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday. Ahmed had previously noted that the President... read more »

Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump won't Support Okonjo-Iweala as Next WTO Director General - Blessing Mene
Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump w...

Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump won’t Support Okonjo-Iweala as...

This is an opinion article by Blessing Mene. People who want Okonjo-Iweala to become the next WTO Director-General mostly are excited about the prospect of the first female & African to lead the WTO. But President Trump doesn’t think that way, here are five secret reasons why President... read more »

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Economy too Fragile for Fresh Lockdown —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria’s economy is too fragile to enforce a fresh COVID-19 lockdown. He however, called on Nigerians to obey all protocols recommended by health... read more »

IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #EndSARS Protests on Nigeria’s Growth Projection

IMF Raises Concerns Over Effects of #EndSARS Protests on Nigeria’s Growth Projection

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the projected economic growth for Nigeria may not be realized on the strength of the #ENDSARS protest. The organization expressed serious... read more »

CBN Website Hacked? Bank Reacts to Speculated Hacking

CBN Website Hacked? Bank Reacts to Speculated Hacking

Nigeria’s apex bank, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  has dismissed speculations of its website being hacked on Friday. The reports became rife after the website of National Broadcasting... read more »

Buhari Assures Okonjo Iweala of Support for WTO Job

Buhari Assures Okonjo Iweala of Support for WTO Job

  President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the efforts of his administration in ensuring that former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, emerges the Director-General of the... read more »

Varsity Workers Won’t be Cowed into Enrolling on IPPIS - ASUU Tells FG

Varsity Workers Won’t be Cowed into Enrolling on IPPIS – AS...

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), accused the Federal Government of engaging in blackmail of its workers into enrolling on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System... read more »