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  • Dr. Oby Ezekwesili
    $67b foreign reserve: Presidency moves against Ezekwesili

    The Presidency may have moved against former Minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, over her allegations that the Federal Government under the late Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan squandered the over $67 billion left by the Olusegun...

    • Posted March 10, 2013
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  • CBN
    65 % of Nigerians are out formal financial system, CBN

    More than 65 per cent of Nigerians do not have access to the services of financial institutions, Mr Ugochukwu Okoafor, Central Bank of Nigeria’s Head of Corporate Affairs Department, says. Okoafor stated this in on Saturday in...

    • Posted March 10, 2013
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  • PenCom-360x225
    20 medically challenged retirees got 2011 pension — PenCom

    Twenty workers who were forced out of their paid employment due to health conditions in 2011 are now drawing about N1.99m every month from their compulsory pension savings. The affected workers had earlier been paid a total...

    • Posted March 10, 2013
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  • President-Goodluck-Jonathan-laying-the-budget-proposal-before-the-National-Assembly-480x336
    2013 Budget: President to send an amendment bill to NASS soon

    President Goodluck Jonathan will eventually send to the National Assembly, a proposal to amend the 2013 budget, in which fiscal deficit has been projected to improve to about 1.85 percent of Gross Domestic Product, as against 2.85%...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • Amaechi likes to fly in style
    New private jet policy traps $600m abroad

    Individuals and corporates in Nigeria, seeking to purchase private aircraft may lose as much as $600 million in non-refundable deposits to foreign manufacturers in the weeks to come, as the aviation ministry’s review of private aircraft operations...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • Ketu fire
    Traders accuse government of burning Ketu Market

    Disaster struck Thursday night, as fire razed down the entire Ifelodun Plank Market located at Ketu, Lagos. No life was, however, lost. The fire was said to have started hours after the market had closed for the...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • SEC building
    SEC calls for greater financial independence for women

    The Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday called for financial and economic empowerment for women to enable them face social and cultural challenges. The Director-General of the commission Ms. Arunma Oteh, made the call during the financial...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga
    Nigeria realised $900m from cocoa export in 2012 – Aganga

    The Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Aganga, has said Nigeria realised about 900 million dollars (about N144 billion) from the export of cocoa and cocoa products in 2012. Aganga said this on Friday on the occasion of...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • PHCN_office
    N384b PHCN workers’ pay: No cause for alarm – FG

    The Federal Government,  yesterday, assured Power Holding Company of Nigeria workers that there was no cause for alarm over the payment of their severance benefits, as the implementation committee raised by the administration was still working on...

    • Posted March 9, 2013
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  • Networks
    NCC to launch mobile number portability on March 26

    The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has announced March 26 as the launch date of the Mobile Number Portability (MNP). Director of Public Affairs of the commission, Tony Ojobo made this disclosure during Channels Television’s flagship programme, Sunrise...

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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