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  • IMACL partners FIRS, LIRS on business and tax awareness training

    INVESTMENT Managers And Assets Consulting Limited (IMACL) in collaboration with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) is organising a two-day workshop on Business and Tax Awareness for the general...

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • Nigeria remains low fertiliser consumer

    THE Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mrs. Fatima Bamidele has said that Nigeria was currently among the lowest consumer of fertiliser in the world with an average rate of about 13kg...

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • Expert urges govt to establish national shipping line

    AN export trade facilitator, Mr. Mohammed Abdulsalam, has advised the Federal Government to establish a national shipping line to ease movement of Nigerian products to other West African countries. Abdulsalam, Managing Director of Nexportrade Houses Limited, an...

    • Posted March 24, 2011
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  • Skye Bank to raise $1.5b for business support

    Skye Bank Plc is to raise $1.5 billion from international funding agencies for lending. The move is informed by the increasing demand for credit arising from growing business fortunes of its customers. The bank’s Head of...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • FINANCIAL MATTERS: Inflation, what do the numbers mean?

    The inflation numbers for February are in, and they do surprise. Prices, it seems, are not growing as fast as they did two months ago. According to the new numbers, consumer prices in the country rose by...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • Finance group to invest N112.5b in Union Bank

    Union Bank has signed a memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the African Capital Alliance Consortium (ACA Consortium ) to invest N112.5 billion ($750 million) in the bank. This is sequel to the earlier announcement that the bank...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • Take advantage of electronic products, First Registrars advises shareholders

    TO facilitate safer and convenient transactions, shareholders in Nigeria’s stock market have been advised to embrace electronic products. According to the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Registrars Nigeria Limited (FRNL), Mr. Bayo Olugbemi, numerous...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • Global oil, gas spending to hit $841b this year, says report

    GLOBAL oil and gas capital spending in 2011 may hit $841 billion (N127 trillion), based on estimated increasing energy demand across the globe. A report just released by a UK-based LNGReport, stated that the Middle East Africa...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • Looting still persists in public sector, Bankole affirms

    SPEAKER of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, yesterday, declared that some corrupt Nigerians were still looting billions of Naira from the public treasury. In an interactive session with journalists in Abeokuta, Ogun State, he said that...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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  • Govt eyes private sector for $100b regular power supply fund

    THE Federal Government may have opted to seek partnership with private sector operators, for the revival of the nation’s power sector, as it could not fully fund the $100 billion (N15 trillion) required for the scheme to...

    • Posted March 23, 2011
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