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  • Telecomms towers
    NCC says active telecoms users now 154.1m

     Active users of telecommunications services in Nigeria increased from 155.1 million in January to 154. 1 million in February, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said. The NCC noted a decrease of 993,063 in the number of...

    • Posted March 26, 2017
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  • Minister-of-Power-Works-and-Housing-Babatunde-Fashola
    FG assures power companies of support

    The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will support power companies in Nigeria to resolve its generation problem. Fashola, who gave the assurance in Abeokuta during a tour of Olorunsogo...

    • Posted March 26, 2017
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  • Muhammad-Babandede Immigration CGI
    NIS unveils online Visa-on-Arrival platform

    The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has announced the introduction of a liberalised online Visa-on-Arrival (VOA) facility to the public, especially foreign investors willing to invest in Nigeria. The Comptroller-General of the NIS, Muhammad Babandede, made the announcement...

    • Posted March 25, 2017
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  • crude-oil
    Oil prices recover marginally as OPEC, non-members meet Sunday

    Crude oil prices hovered above a four-month low on Thursday, recovering slightly from last Wednesday losses as increased United States inventories and rising global output dampened efforts by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to curb...

    • Posted March 25, 2017
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  • Maikanti Baru
    First cargo of fertilizer arrives from Morocco – NNPC

    The first consignment of fertilizer from  Moroccon has arrived Nigeria, even as more cargoes that will fit the various blending plants are on the way, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr....

    • Posted March 24, 2017
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  • 2017_NITDA_DG Ibrahim
    Nigeria to spend $143bn on ICT imports by 2019 – NITDA DG

    If the trend of importation of ICT products is not stopped or at least reduced to a barest minimum, Nigeria would be spending $143.8bn on ICT imports in 2019, the Director General of the National Information Technology...

    • Posted March 24, 2017
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  • dollars-n-nigeria-naira-cash
    Dollar now N385 at street markets, as CBN supplies $100m

    Traders in Abuja and Lagos yesterday purchased United States dollar at the rate of N385, indicating greater apprehension among dealers and speculators. The traders said the naira continues to firm up against major currencies, due to the...

    • Posted March 24, 2017
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  • NNPC shops for $15bn to build 4,000MW power plants

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it will invest about $15 billion to build thermal power plants with a combined generation capacity of 4,000 megawatts (MW) across the country over the next 10 years....

    • Posted March 23, 2017
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  • CBN
    CBN keeps rates on hold, sees Naira rate improving

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) kept the main interest rate at 14 percent as expected on Tuesday and pledged to close the gap between the official and black market exchange rate. CBN governor Godwin Emefiele said...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Comptroller-General-of-Customs-Col-Hammed-Ali-retd
    Customs service announces code number for vehicle duty clearance verification

    The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Tuesday announced a code number for efficient and effective vehicle duty clearance verification. Ali disclosed this at a media stakeholders meeting in Abuja. Ali said that the essence...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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