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  • cocoa producing
    Ivorian cocoa weather good, crisis disrupts harvest

    Cote d’Ivoire’s weather last week was ideal for the development of the April-to-September mid-crop with both rain and sunshine, but political instability has disrupted the harvest, farmers and analysts said on Monday.   This year’s mid-crop cocoa...

    • Posted April 5, 2011
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  • NSE
    Onyema resumes at Stock Exchange

    The new chief executive officer (CEO) of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema, said his agenda for the market will soon be unveiled to the public.   Mr. Onyema, 43, who assumed office officially yesterday, as...

    • Posted April 5, 2011
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  • NUHU-WYA-Minister_for_State_Power_Ministry
    Nigeria dumps nuclear power plans

    Nigeria may have foreclosed any plans to explore nuclear energy as an alternative source of electricity power generation.   Minister of state for power, Nuhu Wya, who gave this hint in Lagos, said the country would explore...

    • Posted April 5, 2011
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  • NSE
    NSE moves to reduce trade alert charges

    The Nigerian Stock Exchange has said that there are definite moves to reduce trade alert charges of investors. The Interim Administrator of the NSE, Mr. Emmanuel Ikazoboh, disclosed this during a meeting with Chief Executive Officers of...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • Mobile phone
    Mobile phone: How forecasts are driving investments into Nigeria

    A major global study about the behaviour of mobile consumers has revealed why the Nigerian market is attracting fresh investments from existing and new phone manufacturers, writes DAYO OKETOLA The phenomenal growth of the Nigerian telecommunications industry...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • Compulsory insurance: Mutual Benefits develops agency system

    As part of efforts to deepen insurance penetration at the grass roots and maximise the potential in the compulsory insurance policies, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc has developed its agency system. The Group Managing Director of the insurance...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • Enjoying tax relief through pension, insurance subscription

    With the right knowledge about taxation, pension and insurance, a taxpayer can enjoy some tax relief while also providing adequate cover for himself and his dependants, writes NIKE POPOOLA Aside from providing funds for the government, the...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • Minister of Commerce and Industry
    NIPC Seeks More Funding for Small Businesses

    The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has called on the Federal Government to invest more in the World Bank and Federal Government pilot Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) project, in order to tackle poverty more effectively....

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • Minister of Mines & Steel
    Nigeria Woos Canadian Mining Investors

    Minister of Mines & Steel,  Mohammed  Sada, has commenced moves to woo investors from Canada into Nigeria’s  mining sector. Sada who  spoke to participants during the recent Prospectors and Development Association of Canada, (PDAC) international conference held...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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  • UNIDO
    UNIDO Pledges Support For Agric Devt

    United Nation industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) has pledged to assist Nigeria to develop its agricultural sector and to achieve its goal of becoming one of the most industrialised nations by  2020. The new UNIDO country Representative in...

    • Posted April 4, 2011
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