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  • Tolu Lawson: So, Mallam Sanusi, what really’s the big idea?

    I read through Mallam Sanusi’s statement announcing the proposed currency restructuring. His usual sharp clarity and persuasive effectiveness is missing. And this is sad. What’s left is a number of genuine problems identified by the governor, and...

    • Posted September 3, 2012
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  • N20, N10 and N5 to be produced in coins, new N5000 notes into circulation early next year – Sanusi

    The Central Bank of Nigeria yesterday said N20 N10, and N5 will be produced in coins along with the existing coins of N50k, N1 and N2 by early next year as part of a comprehensive currency...

    • Posted August 26, 2012
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  • Jonathan awards N927b contracts in 10 months, Niger Delta gets N247b contract sum

    Investigation has revealed that Contracts worth N927bn have been awarded by President Goodluck Jonathan in ten months of his 13 months presidency. The contract figures which are found in a document titled,” Federal Executive Council Approved Contract”...

    • Posted July 22, 2012
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  • Why The Capital Market Won’t Bounce Back Soon – Adetunbi

    Mr. Seye Adetunbi, who clocks 50 next week, is Chief Responsibility Officer, Value Investing limited, Lagos. He has well over 17 years of experience in Senior Management position in Finance and Banking Sector. Preparatory to the proposed...

    • Posted July 15, 2012
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  • Pension Managers flee from the stock market

    If the perception of pension managers about the stock market is anything to go by, then the prices of shares may continue to decline following the diversion of pension assets to Federal Government securities. Pension assets, which...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • FG Approves Petroleum Industry Bill

    In a bid to step up activities in the oil sector, the Federal Government yesterday formally approved the new Petroleum Industry Bill. Briefing State House Correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by...

    • Posted July 12, 2012
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  • NCC fines four GSM operators N1bn Over Poor Services

    The Nigeria Communications Commission has said four Global System for Mobile Communications operators are to pay a cumulative sum of N1.17bn penalty for poor Quality of Services. In a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in...

    • Posted May 13, 2012
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  • The Untold Story of Divided SEC Management

    Many Nigerians and other watchers of the ongoing capital market public hearing were shocked as Executive Commissioners at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), took turns to deny taking part in many important initiatives and actions taken...

    • Posted May 10, 2012
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  • SEC DG: Much ado about eligibility!

    As I listened to Mr. Sunny Nwosu, the leader of the Independent Shareholders Association (ISA) while he delivered his submission to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Nigerian Capital Market, I shuddered in utter disappointment and disbelief...

    • Posted May 7, 2012
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  • Politics And The State

    The French Presidential Elections  turned  out to be an interesting one on May 6 as   Incumbent President Nicholas Sarkozy  suffered defeat to Socialist Party Candidate Francois Hollande after the second round becoming  the First incumbent French...

    • Posted May 7, 2012
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