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  • Minister for Trade and Investment, Dr. Segun Aganga
    FG Promotes Investment Opportunities with Brazilian Investors

    The Federal Government has highlighted the investment opportunities to Brazilian investors who recently paid a visit to the Minister of Trade and investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga. The Brazilian company Queiroz Galvao is a multi-billion dollar company with interests...

    • Posted August 7, 2012
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  • NIGERIAPORSCHE1
    Business Leaders to Converge on Porsche Centre for Awards

    Airtel Nigeria in conjunction with Forbes Africa and CNBC will be hosting this year’s All Africa Business Leaders’ Awards. The awards are a platform to give recognition to business leaders creating a culture of entrepreneurship, developing best practices,...

    • Posted August 7, 2012
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  • nigerian-stock-exchange
    Nigerian Stock Exchange Watch: ASI (-0.44%) Retreats as Blue Chips Slide

    The All Share Index shed 0.44% on the back of losses from key blue chip companies namely First Bank (-2.5%) and Nigerian Breweries (-2.7%). Other key participants down in the day’s trading were Mobil (-4.84%) and Total...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • naira
    Naira Heads For Longest Losing Streak Since May On Import Demand

    The naira declined for a fifth day, the longest losing streak since May, as companies bought dollars to pay for imports and analysts speculated that the state-oil company will limit supply of the U.S. currency. The naira...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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    New Study Links Hair Relaxers To Fibroids in Women

    A new study in the American Journal of Epidemiology definitely adds a point to the #TeamNatural tally with a published paper from researchers at Boston University linking hair relaxers to uterine fibroid tumors in women and early puberty in...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • DSTV_Screenshot_10
    DSTV Increases Tariffs Again

    Multichoice Nigeria, owners of DSTV, have increased their access tariffs again. The company has introduced new subscription charges, citing increases in the company’s operational and ancillary costs which include, content acquisition and development, technical infrastructure, satellite lease, facilities...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • Truvada
    HIV Prevention Pill May Cause More Harm than Good

    Critics have raised concerns over the use of the recent United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved drug, Truvada, for the prevention of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). They say the side effects of...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • Oil Prices
    Oil Slides After Biggest Gain In Five Weeks

    Oil slid from the highest close in two weeks in New York amid speculation that its biggest gain in more than a month was excessive. Futures slipped as much as 0.5 percent after surging 4.9 percent on Aug. 3,...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • CBN HQ, FCT
    CBN to Sell N142 billion in T-bills on Wednesday

    The Central Bank of Nigeria will sell N142 billion worth of treasury bills on Wednesday in line with its monetary tightening policy. The bills will range in tenor from three months to one year. On offer during...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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  • TUC President, Peter Esele
    Labour Asks Government to Reinstate Withdrawn Charges Against Subsidy Suspects

    The Trade Union Congress (TUC) is up in arms about the Federal Government’s decision to withdraw fraud charges against some of the subsidy suspects. Last week the government withdrew charges against Durosola Omogbenigun and Peter Mba, and their...

    • Posted August 6, 2012
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