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2018 Budget: Saraki harps on increased non-oil revenue generation

Saraki donates pension to graduates

By Ogunbo Olalekan   The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, over the weekend, donated his pension as a former Governor of Kwara State to two best...

Shell stops Arctic activity after ‘disappointing’ tests

Royal Dutch Shell has stopped Arctic oil and gas exploration off the coast of Alaska after "disappointing" results from a key well in the...
Russia, Sudan have good prospects for economic cooperation – Putin

Russia seeks ‘co-ordination’ against IS to end Syria conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a regional "co-ordinating structure" against jihadist militant group Islamic State (IS). Mr Putin reiterated his support for Syrian...

Liverpool’s players back Rodgers after win over Villa

Brendan Rodgers still has the support of the Liverpool dressing room and criticism of the manager has united the squad, midfielders James Milner and...
PTAD and Nellie Mayshak saga By Hassan Usman

PTAD uncovers N20m excess in police pension account

The Federal Government, through the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) said it discovered about N20 million excess payment in the police pension account. It has,...
Herbert Wigwe, leadership defined by vision and values

Access Bank picks gold sponsor for Nigeria summit 2016

The Economist Events’ philosophy is to tackle issues with a forward-looking, uniquely global perspective. We aim to create events for the intellectually curious: people...
CBN clarifies accounts with BVN related issues

BVN registration hits 38%, as CBN rules out further extension

Bank account holders in Nigeria have continued to show apathy to the ongoing Bank Verification Number (BVN) registration, as only about 20 million out...