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Nigeria And The Corruption Perception Index: Perception Versus Reality

Nigeria And The Corruption Perception Index: Perception Versus Reality

Business, Opinions February 26, 2018 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

 
Perception and Reality are two different things – Tom Cruise
 
For the last 25 years, Transparency International, an international body comprising of eminent persons from various countries, releases yearly reports on the corruption of about 180 sovereign nations. The findings

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Tambuwal Assents To Sokoto’s N220.5b 2018 Budget

Tambuwal Assents To Sokoto’s N220.5b 2018 Budget

Business February 14, 2018 at 4:06 pm 0 comments

 
Governor Aminu Tambuwal on Wednesday signed into law, the Sokoto 2018 budget which was recently passed by the State House of Assembly.
 
Speaking at the signing ceremony held at the Government House in Sokoto, Tambuwal said the of N220.5 billion document will be implemented optimally for the benefit of the citizenry.
 
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CBN Injects $326m Into Currency Market

CBN Injects $326m Into Currency Market

Business February 12, 2018 at 4:55 pm 0 comments

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said at the weekend that it has injected $325.64 million into the interbank foreign exchange market as part of efforts to boost liquidity and reduce dollar shortages.
The central bank, in an emailed statement, said the $325.64 million was earmarked for the agricultural, airline

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Sokoto Govt, BoI To Disburse N2b To Small Businesses

Sokoto Govt, BoI To Disburse N2b To Small Businesses

Business February 8, 2018 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

Sokoto Government and the Bank of Industries (BoI) will disburse the sum of N2b to support small scale businesses in the state.
Already, the state government said it has released its counterpart fund of N1 billion to BoI for the scheme.
Malam Imam Imam, the Special Adviser on Media and

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PHOTOS: Osinbajo Inaugurates Joint Working Committee On ERGP

PHOTOS: Osinbajo Inaugurates Joint Working Committee On ERGP

Business February 6, 2018 at 3:01 pm 0 comments

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday inaugurated the Joint Working Committee to assist the Federal Government in realizing the objectives of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan of the Buhari administration.
Here are photos from the brief ceremony held inside the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in

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$16 Billion Egina Probe: Changing Our Mind Set Is Better Than Changing The NOGICD Act – Roland Ewubare Tells Senate

$16 Billion Egina Probe: Changing Our Mind Set Is Better Than Changing The NOGICD Act – Roland Ewubare Tells Senate

Business, Opinions February 5, 2018 at 4:12 pm 0 comments

By, Uchechukwu Ugboaja
As the investigation into the local content component and cost variations of the Total Upstream Nigeria Limited $16 Billion Egina Deep Sea Oil Project continues, the Senate has declared that there is an urgent need to amend the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act,

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