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FG supports 280 export oriented businesses

The Federal Government has supported 280 export-oriented businesses with grants, resulting in the creation of 100,000 direct jobs. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo said this while featuring on President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration scorecard programme series on Tuesday in Abuja. The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture organised the programme. Adebayo said […]

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18 ships arrive in Lagos with petroleum products – NPA

Eighteen ships, carrying petroleum products are waiting to berth in Lagos ports are carrying petroleum products. The Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) announced this in its daily publication, “Shipping Position” for Thursday. It is hoped that lingering petrol scarcity across the country may soon abate as the ships discharge the products. NPA said some of the […]

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Business Economy

Osinbajo says investment in tech, key to prosperity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says investment in technology is the way of the future as it holds prospects for national development. Osinbajo made the remarks when he received delegation of Odu’a Investment Company at the Presidential Villa, on Tuesday in Abuja. The Group Chairman of the conglomerate, Bimbo Ashiru, led the delegation. The vice president […]

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SMEDAN supports 90 MSME operators with equipment 

By Our Correspondent The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has supported 90 entrepreneurs in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) with equipment to promote youth engagement in productive ventures. The Director-General of SMEDAN, Mr Olawale Fasanya, announced this at the closing ceremony of a four-day National Skills Development Initiative (NBSDI) held at […]

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Business General News

Digital inclusion, panacea against unemployment – Expert

Dr Segun Agbaje, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Guaranty Trust Holding Company (GTCO) Lagos, has advocated for inclusive digitalisation among graduates, to help equip them with the required technological drive to reduce unemployment. Agbaje said this on the sideline of the Redeemers University’s 14th Convocation Lecture on Wednesday in Ede, Osun. He also said […]

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Business National Politics

2023: Group begins to mobilise business communities for Atiku/Okowa

A political support group, Nigerian Business Communities (NBC) for PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his running mate, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has pledged it would begin to mobilise voters for the former vice president in the South West.   The group made the pledge after its zonal meeting on Tuesday in Lagos. The convener […]

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Complete 2023 Budget speech by President Muhammadu Buhari

Budget of Fiscal Consolidation and Transition Delivered By: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja. Friday, 7TH October 2022 PROTOCOLS: I am very pleased to be here today to present the 2023 Budget Proposals at this Joint Session of the National Assembly. This […]

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Buhari presents N20.5trn 2023 budget proposal to joint session of NASS

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Abuja, presented the 2023 budget proposal of N20.5 trillion to a joint session of the National Assembly (NASS).   Buhari, accompanied by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and other members of the Federal Executive Council addressed the joint session of NASS at about 10.05 a.m. to unveil the 2023 fiscal year. […]

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Confab to open new vistas in global tourism – UNWTO

  The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) says its maiden conference on “Linking Tourism, Culture and the Creative Industries’’, holding in Lagos will open new vistas in global tourism. The Secretary-General of UNWTO, Mr Zurab Pololikashvili, stated this at the 65th meeting of the Organisation’s Regional Commission for Africa (CAF) in Arusha, Tanzania. The […]

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Musk, Twitter may reach deal to end court battle as early as Wednesday – source

Elon Musk and Twitter Inc may reach an agreement to end their litigation as soon as Wednesday and clear the way for the world’s richest person to close his $44 billion deal for the social media platform, a source familiar with the litigation told Reuters. Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick, the judge on Delaware’s Court of Chancery, wrote: “The […]

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