Sack BPE boss now, implement probe report, Senate tells Jonathan

The Senate on Thursday revisited the demand it made to President Goodluck Jonathan last December for the immediate sack of the Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Bolanle Onagoruwa.


DANA Air assures victims families of adequate compensation

Relatives of the victims of the Dana Air crash will be duly compensated, Dana Air says.

Arik Air

FAAN distances self from Arik suspension

The aviation authority released an ambiguous statement absolving self from the Arik problems.

Arik Air

Arik Air shut, passengers stranded

The airline and aviation authorities give conflicting reasons for the closure.


CBN opts to keep lending rate at 12%

Headline inflation has moderated from 15 per cent to 14.7 per cent in August.

International Telecom Union plans cut on mobile phone roaming charges

Mobile roaming charges across countries, especially for Nigerian consumers usually cost a fortune.

10 things “collective children of anger” should know about Reuben Abati

A PhD graduate who specialised in Dramatic Literature, Theory and Criticism, Reuben Abati started as a romance fiction writer.

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Minister flags off polio eradication programme

Minister of State for FCT commences anti-polio campaign.

NEITI convenes forum on draft Petroleum Industry Bill

NEITI says it wants to take a deeper look at the new PIB.

Nigeria, others want transparency laws for extractive industry

Group campaigns for transparency laws to compel large private extractive companies to disclose their payments to governments worldwide.

Reps insist Oteh must go

The House of Representatives has taken a stand against the presidency on Arunma Oteh.

Nigeria keen on protecting intellectual property rights – Minister

Federal Government is to initiate a campaign for patronage of indigenous ICT products.

Med-view Airline begins domestic flight operations

The Med-view Airline on Tuesday said it has acquired two Boeing 737-400 aircraft for the commencement of domestic flight operations in Nigeria.

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UPDATED: House directs CBN to halt N5, 000 note introduction

The lower chamber is determined to tow an independent position from the executive on crucial issues.

CBN collates database of micro-finance banks

The CBN governor wants more women to take advantage of credit facilities in micro-finance banks.

Lawmakers plot against Sanusi’s N5000 note

Members of the National stand headstrong against the CBN’s currency reform.


ATMs to dispense coins- CBN

The CBN says the proposal to introduce the coins dispensing ATMs is in line with its cashless policy.

Inflation rises to 11.7% in August, says statistics bureau

The Bureau says the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) recorded a 6.28% growth during the corresponding month

Fuel scarcity spreads nationwide

NNPC explains fuel scarcity in Lagos

The corporation blames the fuel scarcity in Lagos on distribution challenges and the vandalised Arepo pipelines


Anti-Islam Film: Muhammad and Freedom of Expression, By Dr Aliyu U. Tilde

The Muslim world needs to exercise restraint in its reaction to the controversial anti-Islam film

Nigeria’s earning dips in August

A Force Majure declared in Bonny was the major reason for the loss of about N260.512 billion in August.


Updated: You can’t tax Halliburton for bribing Nigerian officials – Court

Nigeria has not convicted anybody for receiving the Halliburton bribe.

Cassava bread policy hostile to our business, says Flour Mills boss

Only about five per cent of cassava can be used for baking.

NNPC ready to stimulate Nigeria’s economy, says GMD

NNPC is strategic to Nigeria’s vision of becoming one of the world’s top 20 economies.

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Poor electricity supply boosts some businesses in Kafanchan

Operators of mobile phone charging outlets are smiling home as poor electricity supply continues.