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Lagos Assembly urges Sanwo-Olu to probe LAWMA workers protests

https://www.vanguardngr.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/LAWMA.mp4 The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos Sta ...

2020-07-06 16:23:10 - from Nigeria

NSITF board to probe suspended MD and others over financial misconduct

Adebayo Obajemu The board of directors of the Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has revealed its plan to investigate the activities of the suspended Managing Director, 3 Executive Directors ...

2020-07-06 14:31:02 - English from Nigeria

Nigerian press focuses on plans by government to invest N2 trillion of pension fund on roads, housing, others

The plan by the Nigerian government to spend N2 trillion of the pension fund on construction of roads and housing and 3 million jobs lost to border closure are some the leading stories in Nigerian new ...

2020-07-06 12:17:11 - English from Cameroon

UN condemns Boko Haram attack on its helicopter in Nigeria

The United Nations has condemned Boko Haram attack on one of its helicopters in the Damasak area of Borno State in northern Nigeria.The incident, which occurred on July 2, led to the death of two pers ...

2020-07-06 01:57:05 - from Cameroon

Stocks suffer setback to rising covid-19, forex illiquidity

Forex •As investors lose N257 bn in 5 days By Peter Egwuatu Nigerian Stock market suffered another week of losses on rising coronavirus, COVID-19 cases in the country and the persisting Foreign Exchan ...

2020-07-05 22:07:08 - English from Nigeria

Fmr. Vice President Of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar, Distances Self From Hushpuppi |

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has denied having any links with arrested suspected fraudster, Hushpuppi. Earlier today, the ruling party, APC released a statement in which it urged the EFCC a ...

2020-07-05 07:18:02 - from Ghana

Why Nigeria Can’t Stop Borrowing – Finance Minister

Zainab Ahmed Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the minister of Budget and Planning has highlighted two key reasons that have made it inevitable for Nigeria to keep borrowing from external bodies. Speaking at a webina ...

2020-07-05 07:18:02 - from Ghana

Investors lose N20bn as index plunge further by 0.16%

Adebayo Obajemu The Nigerian equities market on Friday closed lower again as the All Share Index plunged by 0.16% to settle at 24,336.12 points from the previous close of 24,374.40 points on Thursday. ...

2020-07-05 05:00:07 - English from Nigeria

Dabiri-Erewa pledges to attract Foreign Direct Investment into Nigeria

By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa has promised to make good her desire to attract Foreign Direct ...

2020-07-05 03:06:33 - English from Nigeria

NSIA, FG Releases $311m Abacha Loot To Nigerians

The federal government has released the $311 million Abacha loot to the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to fund its activities. Managing Director of NSIA, Mr. Uche Orji, made this disclo ...

2020-07-04 14:13:04 - English from Nigeria

NSIA grows assets to N649.84bn, records N36.15bn profit

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority on Friday disclosed that it grew its total assets from N617.7bn in 2018 to N649.84bn in 2019. Nigeria’s sovereign wealth The post NSIA grows assets to N649.8 ...

2020-07-04 09:49:11 - English from Nigeria

FG releases $311m Abacha loot to NSIA

The federal government has released the $311 million Abacha loot to the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to fund its activities. The post FG releases $311m Abacha loot to NSIA appeared f ...

2020-07-04 08:46:02 - English from Nigeria

NSIA grows total assets to N649.84bn in 2019

…Records N36.15bn Profit, receives $311m Abacha loot from FG The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority recorded a five per cent growth in Total Assets from N617.7bn in 2018 to N649.84bn as of the end ...

2020-07-04 03:53:06 - English from Nigeria

FG releases $311m Abacha loot to NSIA

THE federal government has released $311 million Abacha loot to the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) … Source ...

2020-07-04 02:11:26 - English from Nigeria

Nigerian Fintech Startup, Wallets Africa, Secures Undisclosed Funding Round

Nigerian fintech startup Wallets Africa has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from a host of investors as it prepares to expand usage of its product to more African countries. Founded in 2018, ...

2020-07-03 23:53:18 - from Nigeria

Nigerian bourse trades 961.833m shares worth over $25m

A total turnover of 961.833 million shares worth N9.181 billion (about $25,502m) were traded in 20,058 deals this week by investors on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).According to the w ...

2020-07-03 22:01:03 - English from Cameroon

Nigeria Stock Exchange Investors lose N115bn as stocks reverse gains

Investors in the Nigeria Stock Exchange lost a total of N115bn on Thursday as the nation’s stock market closed in the red amid profit-taking activities. The post Nigeria Stock Exchange Investors lose ...

2020-07-03 15:39:09 - English from Nigeria

CPJ says private individuals threaten journalist, police harass 2 others in Ghana

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on the authorities in Ghana to investigate the recent threats and harassment of journalists Emmanuel Ohene-Gyan, Rebecca Asheley Amarh, and Philip ...

2020-07-03 11:31:16 - English from Cameroon

Novel mobile ticketing solution aids COVID-19 social distancing

By Sola Ogundipe An entrepreneur, Revd Olusesan Ogunmilade has called for the modernisation of public transport operations in Nigeria for the greater the satisfaction of consumers and guaranteed retur ...

2020-07-03 00:35:05 - English from Nigeria

Ireland’s ex-president, Mary Robinson, to lead probe into AfDB Chief

Akinwumi Adesina Ireland’s former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accused by whistleblowers of corruption, the bank said. Ak ...

2020-07-02 03:10:02 - English from Nigeria