Category: Business

2017 Budget: We’ll consolidate on our modest achievements – Ambode

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday signed the N812.998 billion Year 2017 Appropriation Bill into law with a promise that it would be judiciously...

Provide information on stolen funds, get 5 per cent – FG

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the Ministry of Finance Whistleblowing Programme that may see individuals who give government genuine information on...

Christmas: Parents scramble for second hand clothes

With the cost of living skyrocketing each day in Nigeria due to the economic recession, some parents in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa capital have resorted to buying second hand...

Why Buhari failed to disclose N’Assembly budget – Gbajabiamila

The Leader of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the delay in the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, pending in the House was as a...

Things will be better in 2017- Lai Mohammed

The Minister for Information, Arts and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has commended Nigerians for their perseverance and understanding, urging them to look forward to...

Army recovers 300 cattle from rustlers in Zamfara

The Nigerian Army has recovered about 300 cattle from rustlers in various parts of Zamfara, Brig.-Gen. Ginikanwa Nwosu, Commander, 1 Brigade, Sokoto, has said. Nwosu...

Customs alerts Nigerians on expired rice from border posts

The Customs Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit (F.O.U.) Ikeja, Mamudu Haruna, said on Tuesday that most rice smuggled through Idiroko, Seme, Jibia and other border...

Three injured as fire razes Asaba market

A sprawling building harbouring foodstuff shops within Cable Point Quarters, popularly called “Cable Point Market” in Asaba, Delta State, was yesterday razed by fire...

Max Air to resume schedule flights Dec. 30

The Management of Max Air says arrangement has been concluded to resume its schedule flights operation from Kano to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia on Dec. 30. The Public...

Oil prices soar to $58 on global output cut deal

Oil prices shot up over four per cent to their highest level since 2015 early on Monday after OPEC and other producers over the weekend in Vienna reached first output...