Buhari signs Executive Order barring foreigners from getting jobs Nigerians can...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. The...

Senate raises oil benchmark to $47 per barrel as 2018 budget...

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the 2018-2020 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, increasing the oil price benchmark proposed by the Federal Government from 45...

Nigerian stocks named World’s best with 12% rise in 14 days 

The world-beating rally in Nigerian stocks may not be over yet. The main equity index in Africa’s biggest economy has surged 12 per cent this...

CBN reveals amount Nigeria spent on fuel importation in 5 years

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, disclosed that the sum of $119.409bn was spent on the importation of commodities into the country in...

Amaechi asks Jonathan to account for $65bn left by Obasanjo’s govt

Former Rivers governor now Transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi, says the level of wastages of public funds during past government was alarming, alleging that the $65bn...

I introduced ATM in Nigeria 25 years ago – Saraki

The Senate President,  Dr Bukola Saraki on Wednesday disclosed that he introduced the use of Automated Teller Machine,  otherwise known as ATM, in Nigeria. He...

Amaechi to states, LGs: Stop banning ‘Okada’, ‘Keke’ operations

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday advised states and local governments in Nigeria to integrate and enhance motorcycle and tricycle operations into...

Ahmed advocates saving as Federal, states, local govts share N698.710bn for...

The federal, states and local governments on Thursday shared a total of N648.710 billion for the month of September 2018. Gross statutory revenue for the...

Lagos joins trillionaires’ club as Ambode presents 2018 budget

The Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented a 2018 budget estimate of N1,046,121,181,680 before the Lagos State House of Assembly. The projected...

Kogi speaks on shutting down 150 telecoms base stations, blames MTN,...

The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, KGIRS, has denied shutting down 150 telecommunications base stations in the state as recently claimed by the Association...