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Illegal Mining: Nigerian govt inaugurates task force in states

Nigeria, Nov. 22 -- The federal government on Thursday said it has resuscitated the Presidential Mines Surveillance Task Force to curb illegal mining and environmental degradation. The Task Force, wh... Read More


Nigerian govt names committee to review ownership of electricity firms

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- The federal government on Thursday in Abuja inaugurated an ad-hoc committee to undertake the review of the status and ownership structure of the power distribution companies (Disco... Read More


Nigeria borrows 500 million Euros to finance Industrialisation projects, SMEs

Nigeria, Nov. 21 -- The Executive Council of the Federation (FEC) on Wednesday approved the issuance of a 500 million Euro Sovereign Guarantee (about N153.5 billion) from the Credit Suisse AG London B... Read More


NEITI, EFCC mull partnership to curb graft

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding ... Read More


Rep wants donor agencies to publish what they fund

Nigeria, Nov. 20 -- Foreign donor agencies providing aid and financial assistance to Nigeria for the execution of various development projects should publish details of such funding, the Chairman of t... Read More


How Finance bill will promote fiscal equity, ease of doing business - Minister

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- The Finance Bill 2019 currently before the National Assembly for approval will promote fiscal equity, international tax reforms, help raise tax revenues and facilitate ease of doin... Read More


Court orders IGP to provide details of 80,000 'ghost officers'

Nigeria, Nov. 19 -- The Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to release to the Centre for Social Justice (CENSOJ) the details of the 80,115 gh... Read More


INTERVIEW: How National Collateral Registry is checking non-performing loans, bad debts

Nigeria, Nov. 18 -- Apart from helping to provide micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) access to credits from financial institutions, the Registrar of the National Collateral Registry, Mohammed... Read More


N1 billion Debt: AMCON takes over former Minister's assets

Nigeria, Nov. 18 -- The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Monday said it carried out the order of the Federal High Court, Lagos, to take over two choice properties belonging to Ademol... Read More


Seplat Petroleum appoints new CEO

Nigeria, Nov. 18 -- Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC on Monday announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer as its incumbent CEO, Austin Avuru, prepares to retire in July 2020. ... Read More