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ECONOMY

Nnamdi Okonkwo Emerges Banker of the Year.

Fidelity Bank CEO, Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo has been adjudged Banker of the Year at the Business Hallmark People of the Year Awards 2020. The award,...

Buhari Asked to Address Hardship Caused by New Petroleum Products Prices, Electricity Tariff

President Muhamadu Buhari has been called upon to look for ways of reducing the costs of petroleum products and electricity tariff in the country considering...

UK Outlines £12 billion Plan to Spark ‘Green Industrial Revolution’

WMN..UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has released a £12 billion plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’ that is expected to support up to 250,000 jobs....

TSA Collections Yield N19tn in 5Years

The policy of Treasury Single Account (TSA) introduced about five years ago has yielded N19 trillion for the federal government, according to statistics from the...

Rising Fuel Price: Declare State of Emergency in Downstream Oil Sector, NLC Tells FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Monday expressed concern over the rising fuel price and called on the federal government to state of emergency in the...

FG Ratifies Nigeria’s Membership of AfCFTA

The federal government Wednesday ratified Nigeria’s membership of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The decision was taken during the Federal Executive Council (FEC)...

WORLD

UK Outlines £12 billion Plan to Spark ‘Green Industrial Revolution’

WMN..UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has released a £12 billion plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’ that is expected to support up to 250,000 jobs....

Biden Taps Progressives, Unions for Economic, Trade and Finance Transition

(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Joe Biden tapped finance, trade, and banking regulatory experts for his transition team that ranged from core Democrats to progressive activists,...

UN@75: Paulline Tallen To Grace Celebration Of MMS UN Generation Amazons

The Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen is set to grace the upcoming MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative event as...

US Blacklists Iran’s Petroleum Ministry, Oil, Tanker Companies

WMN..The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has imposed sanctions on the National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC), the National Iranian...

New IMO Proposal on GHG Reductions Triggers Criticism

WMN…Last week, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) working group presented a draft text containing further measures to cut ship emissions. The text has sparked criticism...

Lagos Govt Reacts as Hoodlums Break into Warehouse, Loot Covid Palliatives

Hoodlums Thursday broke into a warehouse in Mazamaza, Amuwo Odofin local government, Lagos, where covid-19 palliatives were stored and carted them away.The action of the...

NEWS

Pirates Abduct 10 Crew Members on Board Cargo Vessel off Escravos

No fewer than 10 crew members have been abducted by piurates who attacked a cargo vessel near the Pennington FPSO off the coast of the...

Leye Ajayi Elected Lagos NUJ Chairman

A former President of Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN), Mr Leye Ajayi, has been elected Chairman of the Lagos State branch of the Nigerian...

Finance Minister Rules Out Review of 2021 Budget Estimates over Recession

*Assures civil servants of guaranteed salaries despite recession*Hints of reopening closed border soonThe Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Wednesday ruled...

FEC Approves N22bn Projects, N17.7bn for Ecological Projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total of N40 billion for road projects and eclogical projects in the country. A breakdown shows that...

Maritime Industry Mourns as Capt Biu Passes On

*Bello: Capt Biu personified professionalism, astuteadministration, knowledgeThe nation’s maritime industry was on Tuesday thrown into mourning following the passge of the immediate past Executive Secretary/Chief...

NNPC Promises Petrol Export by 2023

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Tuesday promised that Nigeria will be in a position to export petrol by the year 2023.Group Managing Director, NNPC,...

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