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  • GSM number portability finally takes off

    THE Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) number portability, an operation which allows GSM subscribers to migrate from one network to another without changing their old number takes off today. Work on the portability dates back a year when...

    • Posted April 22, 2013
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  • Nigeria to become 30th largest economy in the world by 2014

    Nigeria’s expected rebasing of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) this year, to better reflect the structure of the economy, may catapult it to the 30th largest economy in the world, from its current 40th position, according to...

    • Posted April 17, 2013
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  • Naira set for lowest level in two weeks

    The naira retreated on Tuesday, heading for its lowest level in two weeks, as importers were said to increase demand for dollars. The currency declined by 0.2 per cent to N158.25 per dollar in Lagos, according to...

    • Posted April 17, 2013
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  • FG sets N1.4trillion target for Customs

    Federal Government has given Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, a target of N1.4 trillion revenue collection for the years 2013. Government was said to have given NSC N800 billion last year, but it imposed N1.2 trillion 2012 target...

    • Posted April 15, 2013
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  • 1000 Days TO End Of MDGs Framework: Nigeria MDGs Office Enumerates Gains, Challenges

    Nigeria has recorded remarkable successes in the implementation of Millennium Development Goals, MDGs in the past few years, though the country could have done better in some areas, Dr Precious Gbeneol, Senior Special Assistant to the President...

    • Posted April 8, 2013
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  • Tunji Andrews: Bringing back growth to the Nigerian economy (III)

    I would like to start the third piece of my 6-part guilt exorcist-ish penance by saying thanks to everyone that read the first two articles and took the time to send in responses that helped  me with...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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  • NCAA Grounds Aero Contractors

    Hundreds of striking workers of Aero Contractors erupted in jubilation on Wednesday after learning that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, had grounded Nigeria’s second largest airline until the crisis between management and staff is resolved. Aero...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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  • NCC: Telecommunication Investment Hits $25 bn

    Nigeria has witnessed huge advancement in the development of the telecommunication industry with an investment profile that currently stands at about $25 billion. The commission said the Sim Card registration has been completed while the much awaited...

    • Posted March 17, 2013
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  • FG to partner U.S. on infrastructure development

    The Minister of Works, Mr Mike Onolememen, on Tuesday in Abuja said the Federal Government would go into partnership with the U.S. on infrastructure development. Onolememen said at an interactive session with the American Corporate Council on...

    • Posted March 13, 2013
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  • Nigeria records surplus in exports

    The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics in it’s fourth quarter report for the year 2012 said the country recorded an increase of 15.5% in the value of exports from N19,440.4 billion in 2011 to N22,446.3 billion in 2012....

    • Posted March 12, 2013
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