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Dollar slips, shares unstable after Trump’s protectionist address

Emerging market currencies gained, with South African rand gaining 0.8 per cent.

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MTN pays N80 billion of N330 billion fine to Nigerian govt

The payment was for this first year and is the first tranche of the total payment.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Finance Minister, Adeosun, outlines 10 steps for reviving Nigerian economy

Mrs. Adeosun says the government would tackle infrastructure deficit to unlock productivity.

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Seven things companies need to do before the annual December holiday shutdown

“Remember, January can be as tight a month for your business as it is for your team.”

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INTERVIEW: What TEDxCalabar seeks to achieve – Bryce

Bryce Edem also speaks of the types of speakers to be hosted.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

INTERVIEW: Why Nigerians are yet to feel impact of N0.75 trillion capital projects spending – Finance Minister

Kemi Adeosun also spoke on the efforts of the Muhammadu Buhari administration to take Nigeria out of recession.

Erastus Akingbola

Appeal Court reserves judgment in suit challenging sale of Intercontinental Bank

The Appeal Court did not give a date for its ruling.

Toyin Subair, former CEO of HiTV

Why HITV Failed, By Toyin Subair

“HiTV collapsed essentially because of a clause in our original Shareholders Agreement.”

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FACT-CHECK: Some goods are cheaper in local markets than in Shoprite – SEE LIST

A lot of Nigerians believe Shoprite prices are the lowest when it comes to groceries and household goods. But that is not true.

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‎Buhari reappoints RMAFC boss

Mr. Mbam completed his first tenure since November 2015.

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Our Nigeria-made bags can rival Prada, Gucci, says young Nigerian female designer

“It’s been a new experience for me altogether. It has helped me overcome shyness by interacting with more people.”

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As electricity supply worsens, here are affordable ways you can power your homes

Citizens need to consider cheaper alternative energy sources that are noiseless and require neither petrol nor diesel.

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Demystifying Circles 3G mobile phone snooping technology, By Amakiri Welekwe

The most important takeaway is to realise that pretty much anything can be hacked.

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INTERVIEW: Consumer quality and value proposition will benefit Nigeria’s economy – Dicle

“We are committed to contributing to the local communities, while operating with integrity.”

Mark Essien, CEO Hotels.ng

INTERVIEW: How Nigerian firm I started with $300 grew to sell hotel rooms worth billions of naira – Founder

A potential threat to innovation happens when the innovators get pulled into fields that pay well, says Mark Essien, founder of Hotels.ng.

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Five Small Business Ideas That Can Increase Your Income

Ready to be your own boss? Here are some of the best small business ideas you might find useful.

Professor Ibrahim Umar Abubakar

FEATURE: Five ways to save your tomato farm from pest attacks — Professor

The professor provides tips on how farmers can save their farms from pest attacks.

The US Ambassador to Nigeria paid a visit to Miva Rice Mill in April 2014

How Michael Aondoakaa’s rice business attracted America’s attention

The former minister wants to be remembered as a major contributor in the diversification of the Nigerian economy.

Tonye Cole, CEO, Sahara Energy

INTERVIEW: Why borderless economies are best for Africa — Sahara Group CEO

“Today, the low oil price has opened up Africa to other African countries, because they know we are here and we know the problems.”

Ahmed Idris

15 things to know about Treasury Single Account (TSA)

The list gives answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on TSA

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With Nigeria democratically stable, investors will pour in – Vera Nwanze, Country Manager, PMINTL Nigeria

“So long as leading investors from across the world are attracted to any economy, it will continue to witness growth.”

EITI Chair, Fedrik Reinfeldt

EITI gets new Chair, as Clare Short prepares to step down next month

Outgoing EITI Chair to visit Nigeria on February 7, 2016

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NLNG: New report reveals how Nigeria lost N650billion in dubious tax exemption

The report says there is no record the the NLNG paid a deferred $1.15 billion corporate tax for 2012 to the Nigerian government

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Crude oil price nears 17-year low as Senators, Reps prepare to discuss budget

Crude oil price drops further to $25.69.

Victor Ononokpono

INTERVIEW: We’re anxiously waiting for removal of fuel subsidy — PPPRA workers’ union leader

“The personnel are currently restricted with the subsidy regime.”