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Access Bank set to acquire Kenyan bank, gets approval

Nigeria’s largest lender, Access Bank is pleased to announce that it has secured full regulatory approval for its proposed acquisition of majority equity stake in the Kenya-based Transnational Bank Ltd (TNB).

It will be recalled that the Nigeria-based lender had in October 2019 announced [...]

Sun, 19 January 2020


FG directs ABU to appoint new VC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun, 19 January 2020


Why we met with Buhari- ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has dismissed media reports that its meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was solely to discuss the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, which it had rejected, and still rejects.

ASUU, in a communique iss [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


NCDMB trains 1000 secondary school teachers

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has trained over 1000 science teachers in secondary schools across the country as part of its Teachers Development Training Programme.

Executive Secretary, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, disclosed this at the end of the 2nd phase of the [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


FG sets February as implementation of 7.5% VAT

The Federal Government says it would commence implementation of the 7.5 per cent value added tax, VAT, on February 1, 2020.

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while inaugurating the Board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Thursday i [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


NEPZA wants 27-year-old Act amended

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, NEPZA, says it would pursue amendment of the 27-year-old Act establishing the agency to bring in more investment and create jobs.

Acting Managing Director of NEPZA, Mr Bitrus Dawuk, who disclosed this in chat with newsmen in Abuja, said the amendme [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


FG, States, LGCs share N716.298bn for December, 2019

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, FAAC, has disbursed a total sum of N716.298 billion as federal allocation to the Federal, State and Local Governments for the month of December, 2019.

A statement by the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Plann [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


Idu Industrial Centre converts to Abuja furniture enterprise

Plans have been concluded by the Federal Government to convert the Idu Industrial Centre located in Abuja to furniture and wood enterprise cluster.

Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Dr Dikko Radda, who disclosed this in an interview with [...]

Sat, 18 January 2020


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