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  • Why Nigeria’s economically under developed, by NBTI chief

    Nigeria cannot develop economically if her research innovations do not get to the public, the Director-General, National Board for Technical Incubation (NBTI), Prof. Gambo Laraba Abdulahi, has said. She expressed disappointment that the country is only interested...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • New capital market rules coming

    THE Council of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday rolled out penalties for breach of the rules governing dealing members. The recommendations are to be effected after input from brokers and final approval by the Council. The...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Okereke-Onyiuke: Court suspends judgment on NSE’s request

    Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday suspended judgment in a suit by sacked Director-General of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Prof Ndi Okereke-Onyuike, in view of the NSE’s request to file defence in...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Traders lament farm lands acquisition by foreign

    The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has decried the spate of land acquisition by foreign governments and interests in Nigeria and other developing countries. Relying on the United Nations report on this development, the President of...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • ‘Nigeria loses N153b yearly to software licensing’

    Nigeria is losing N153 billion ($1 billion) annually to software licensing, delivery services and technical support in Information and Communication Technology (ICT), it was revealed yesterday. According to the President of the Institute of Software Practitioners of...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Pay Fed Govt’s N640b debt, NEITI tells NNPC

    The Chairman of the Nigeria Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Prof. Assisi Asobe, yesterday urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to pay into the Federation Account the remittances it is withholding. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja,...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Fidelity rolls out finance scheme for doctors

    Fidelity Bank Plc has rolled out an interventionist product that is intended to provide a solid financial backbone for effective medical practice in the countyr and restore confidence into the nation’s health care delivery system. The product,...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • ‘Land reforms targeted at title acquisitions’

    THE Lagos State Government new excision reforms on towns, villages, settlements and communities are to bring orderliness to the titling of excised lands in the state,Chairman of the Technical Committee on Excision/Senior Special Assistant to Governor Babatunde...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • CBN to introduce Biometric ATM cards to check fraud

    To check ATM frauds, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is set to introduce biometric ATMs in the country. Answering questions from journalists at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in Abuja yesterday, the CBN...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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  • Nigeria to cut crude loadings by 1.5% in May

    Nigeria, a favoured supplier of oil to the united States refiners, will cut daily exports of 14 main grades by 1.5 per cent in May from April, according to loading programs obtained by Bloomberg News. The largest...

    • Posted March 26, 2011
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