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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.”

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.

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

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

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.”

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


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.

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.

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

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

Outgoing EITI Chair to visit Nigeria on February 7, 2016


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

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

Crude oil price drops further to $25.69.

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

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

INTERVIEW: No single case of corruption in NERC under my leadership – ex-NERC boss, Amadi

Mr. Amadi says Nigeria’s independent power producers can generate 32,000 megawatts.

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‎Buhari announces plans to raise panel on NNPC reforms

The president spoke when he received the CEO of the International Finance Corporation

Cars queuing to buy petrol

NNPC filling stations to sell petrol at N86 per litre from Jan. 1, says PPPRA

“If there is no major shift, the price would continue from January to March 2016.”

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NNPC adopts fresh measures to guarantee nationwide fuel supply

NNPC ​is ​working to ensure full efficiency of ​the ​country’s refineries.

INTERVIEW: Oil workers will resist fuel subsidy removal – PENGASSAN President

Oil workers say they don’t oppose the deregulation of the sector, but they want a holistic implementation of the policy.

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Nigeria scraps fuel subsidy, cuts petrol price to N85 per litre

An attempt by the government to cut fuel subsidy in 2012 led to what came to be known as the #OccupyNigeria protest.

Kaduna Refinery boosts local fuel supply with 3.2 million litres of petrol, says NNPC

Fuel production in Kaduna Refinery increased from 1.5 million litres per day to 3.2 million litres of petrol daily

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun

Finance minister revokes oil, gas pre-shipment tender process

​The ministry is to come up with fresh bidding process.

2016 Budget Speech: “The Budget of Change”, By Muhammadu Buhari

The Nigerian economy needs to move away from dependency on oil. Our growth must be inclusive.

A Refinery used to illustrate the story.

Kaduna refinery restarts production

The refinery will produce 1.6 million litres of petrol daily.