South Africa scientists in race to contain Omicron Covid-19 variant

Omicron scare: Nigeria, Africa cry out as advanced economies continue to impose ‘unfair’ travel...

By OBINNA EZUGWUThe detection, fortnight ago, of a new Covid-19 variant, Omicron, by South African scientists immediately took a toll on markets across the...
Yahaya Bello

EFCC, Kogi saga: The big cover up

By ADEBAYO OBAJEMUKogi state government and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have been in a tangle over the N19 billion budget support...

Nigeria spends $1.41bn on food imports in 8 months

Nigeria spent $1.41 billion on food importation from January to August 2021 despite the directive that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) should stop...
Shubham Chaudhuri

World Bank asks FG to impose special tax on alcohol, cigarettes, others to fund...

The World Bank Group has urged Nigeria's Federal Government to impose special taxes on alcohol, cigarettes and sugar-sweetened beverages to help fund primary healthcare...
Toki Mabogunje

LCCI projects Nigeria’s economy grow 2.5% in 2021

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has projected Nigeria’s economy to end 2021 with 2.5% growth rate.LCCI president Mrs Toki Mabogunje disclosed...
Lai Mohammed

Nigeria will regulate Netflix, other streaming services – Lai Mohammed

The Nigerian Government has said it plans to regulate streaming and content providers such as Netflix, arguing that they can be exploited to “cause...
Dave Umahi

Umahi presents N145.4bn 2022 budget to Ebonyi assembly

Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, has presented a budget estimate of N145,410 billion for the 2022 fiscal year to the State House...

Obaseki presents N214.2bn 2022 budget to Edo assembly

Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Wednesday, presented a budget proposal of N214.2 billion for the 2022 fiscal year to the state House...
Ike Chioke

Afrinvest projects Nigeria to record $9.1 billion current account deficit in 2021

Afrinvest, in its 2021 Nigerian Banking Sector Report, has projected that Nigeria will record a current account deficit of $9.1 billion in 2021.This would...
Lai Mohammed

Omicron: Nigerian govt fumes over U.K. travel ban, vows to retaliate

OBINNA EZUGWUNigeria's federal government has criticized the British government over its decision to impose travel ban on the country, as part of measures...