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  • Inflation Maintains Downward Trend, Drops to 11.14%
  • For the 18th unbroken month, inflation rate continued a downward trajectory, declining from 11.23 per cent in June to 11.14 per cent in July. This is coming as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intensified its public en[...]
  • Date Posted:: 16/Aug/2018
  • FG Targets $88bn Revenue, Others Through Digital Economy
  • The Federal Government has a target of generating $88bn and creating three million jobs through the nation’s digital economy within a period of 10 years. It stated that it had embarked on activities to effectively[...]
  • Date Posted:: 15/Aug/2018
  • Jumia CEO to Lead Global Digital Economy Discourse
  • The government of Singapore, through Enterprise Singapore, has invited the Chief Executive Officer of Jumia Nigeria, Mrs Juliet Anammah, to lead discussions around the digital economy, business financing, and consumerism[...]
  • Date Posted:: 13/Aug/2018
  • Niger Insurance’s Gross Premium Rises by 44%
  • Niger Insurance Plc’s gross premium rose by 44 per cent to N8.58bn in the 2017 financial period. The Chairman of the company, Yusuf Abubakar, disclosed this during its 48th annual general meeting in Lagos.  [...]
  • Date Posted:: 13/Aug/2018
  • Currency in Circulation Falls to N1.93tn
  • The currency in circulation fell for the third consecutive month in June, with economic experts describing it as a positive trend for the nation’s inflation.   Data obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria by[...]
  • Date Posted:: 16/Jul/2018
  • Nigeria-China Currency Swap, CBN’s Last Ditch Effort ...
  • Although Nigeria has committed to the execution of the naira-yuan swap deal to salvage the naira, that has not foreclosed other alternatives from being dangled before it, even from no less a personality than the French P[...]
  • Date Posted:: 09/Jul/2018
  • Regulatory Requirements Derailing Financial Inclusion in Nig...
  • There is unanimity of opinion in the financial sector that the best way to ensure greater financial inclusion in the developing world, especially for a country like Nigeria, is through digital financial technology (finte[...]
  • Date Posted:: 06/Jul/2018
  • Nigeria may Lose 30% GDP to Corruption – Obasanjo
  • Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that corruption will eat up more than 30 per cent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, eventually, if not adequately dealt with. He added that Africans should look inwar[...]
  • Date Posted:: 02/Jul/2018
  • After VAIDS comes Sanctions:
  • The Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAID) will officially be wrapped up this weekend. Assistant Editor, Nduka Chiejina reports on the journey of the Scheme, the sanctions and government’s appeal to[...]
  • Date Posted:: 27/Jun/2018
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