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Group laments N500m daily loss to stripping operation hiccup | The Guardian Nigeria News

A group of licensed customs agents under the aegis of Advocacy for Maritime Development Association (AMDA) has lamented that importers…

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FG urged to protect oil price volatility with derivatives | The Guardian Nigeria News

Financial experts have urged the Federal Government to leverage opportunities in exchange-traded derivatives (ETD) to eliminate the risk associated with…

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Investors’ renewed appetite in highcap stocks pushes index by 0.02% | The Guardian Nigeria News

Investors renewed appetite in the shares of highly-capitalised (highcap) companies halted four days’ bearish run, causing the All-Share Index (ASI)…

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‘Agric, telecoms are crucial to Nigeria’s unfolding economic revolution’ | The Guardian Nigeria News

Valentin Chief Executive Officer of The Business Year, Ayşe Valentin, in this interview discusses the latest research on Nigeria, and…

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NIMASA, NRC, others partner to revive railway foundry | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigerian Railway Corporation PHOTO: Twitter The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in collaboration with Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC)…

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Wabote says NCDMB will not invest in competitive private businesses | The Guardian Nigeria News

Executive Secretary, (NCDMB), Simbi Wabote The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) would only partner with strategic policies and…

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Computer professionals want digital technologies prioritisedBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Computer Professionals (Registration Council of Nigeria) (CPN) has stressed the need for Nigeria to prioritise digital technologies to sustain the…

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Freight forwarders alert customs to expired cargoes at Ikorodu terminalBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

[FILES] reight shipping containers at the docks; Shutterstock ID The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has called…

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Poor access to electricity raises production costs as firms relyBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Electricity grid With approximately 53.3% of firms in sub-Saharan Africa engaging in electricity self-generation, the World Bank has said that…

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Ship owners want Nigeria to benefit more from $1 trillion industryBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The President, Ship Owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Dr. MkGeorge Onyung, has expressed commitment to creating wealth for members and…

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Terminals operator buoys port operation with new equipmentsBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

A terminal operator, APM Terminals Apapa, has acquired seven new forklifts to facilitate customs examination and improve the movement of…

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IMF increases Nigeria’s growth projection to 2.5 per centBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

IMF ‘COVID-19 will continue to impact African countries’ The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised Nigeria’s 2021 growth projection to…

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Customs generates N1 billion, warns smugglers of economic sabotageBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Strike Force Unit, said it raised debit notes worth N1 billion from…

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Wrecks removal and recycling for economic benefitBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Director-General, NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh One of the challenges the world maritime industry has always faced is the issue of wrecks…

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Stock market capitalisation plunges by N78 billionBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

[FILES] The reception area at the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Lagos, Nigeria. PHOTO: Ruth McDowell/ 2019 Bloomberg Finance As Onyema…

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Dangote reiterates commitment to agric developmentBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Dangote Industries Limited has reiterated its commitment to partnering with various tiers of governments through investment to build a sustainable…

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FG, AfDB to set up $500m fund for tech, creative sectors | The Guardian Nigeria News

As part of efforts to spur the creative and technology sectors, the President Muhammadu Buhari-administration has commenced the process that…

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‘How to maximise benefits of 5G in Africa’ | The Guardian Nigeria News

[FILES] 5G technology. Photo: NETWORKWORLD •Ndukwe, Ogunsanya seek early spectrum availability For countries in the African region including Nigeria, South…

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Starsight presents sustainability award to Ecobank for achieving 100 sites | The Guardian Nigeria News

Head of SME Sales, Starsight Energy, Teme Jack (left), and Executive Director, Corporate Banking, Ecobank, Kola Adeleke, during presentation of…

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Access Bank posts N764.7 billion gross earnings in 2020 | The Guardian Nigeria News

•To focus on retail, African market Amid a harsh operating environment, Access Bank Plc has announced gross earnings of ₦764.7…

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UBA assures shareholders of improved returns on key investments | The Guardian Nigeria News

Tony Elumelu United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced that it has spearheaded strategic investments in digital banking and…

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Experts task insurers on mergers, acquisitions for big-ticket | The Guardian Nigeria News

Experts in the insurance industry have charged weak operators in the market to embrace mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to form…

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Profit taking depresses ASI further by 0.76% ahead of Easter holiday | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigerian Stock Exchange Analysts optimistic of market rebound on improved earningsContrary to the significant buying activities witnessed in the previous…

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Glo-sponsored tv programme features two Nigerian change agents | The Guardian Nigeria News

This weekend’s edition of Globacom-sponsored African Voices Changemakers on CNN International will have two change agents of Nigerian origin as…

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Stock market sustains sliding profile as index slumps further by 0.33% | The Guardian Nigeria News

Nigerian Stock Exchange Amid profit taking ahead of the Easter holiday, trading on the equities sector of the Nigerian Stock…

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Adopt cost-reflective utility pricing for faster growth, don advises FG | The Guardian Nigeria News

Ogbobine • ‘Poor FX management could trigger yearly negative growth’For Nigeria to achieve a faster economic growth rate in 2021,…

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Air Peace deploys Boeing777 to local routes | The Guardian Nigeria News

Air Peace To cushion the shortfall in local fleet capacity, Air Peace airline has deployed one of its wide-body Boeing…

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Emirates debuts all-vaccinated passengers, crew flight | The Guardian Nigeria News

SOURCE: Emirates United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) national carrier, Emirates, has concluded plans to operate a flight of all-vaccinated crew and…

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‘FTTH sub-sector can drive Nigeria’s digital economy’ | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Fiber-To-The-Home (FTTH) sub-sector of Nigeria’s information and communications technology (ICT) industry has been described as very crucial for the…

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NEXIM bank launches N10 billion support for exporters | The Guardian Nigeria News

The Nigerian Export and Import Bank (NEXIM) has launched a N10 billion Women and Youth Export Facility (WAYEF) to boost…

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Global travel, tourism sector loses $4.5tr to pandemic | The Guardian Nigeria News

Obudu Cattle Ranch •Lagos okays N1 billion loan grant for local operators Global travel and tourism sector has recorded an…

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Internet subscribers drop by 5.7mBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Zinox to link S’East LGAs with 1,314kms of fibre cable About 5.78 million Internet users lost access to the net…

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‘30m people worldwide acquire digital skills during COVID-19’Business — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Microsoft Corporation has disclosed that it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories gain access to…

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SEC lists benefits of non-interest capital marketBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) tower. Photo/nairametrics The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has described the non-interest capital market sector…

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Starsight energy announces record growth in 2020 | The Guardian Nigeria News

Chief Executive Officer, Starsight Energy, Tony Carr. Starsight Energy, the leading West African Commercial and Industrial (“C&I”) solar power provider,…

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Communities seek approval for commencement of $2.75b industrial project | The Guardian Nigeria News

Public Relations/Marketing Officer of Mercury Maritime Concession Company Limited, (MMCC), Magdalene Amedu, (left); Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfronts Infrastructure Development,…

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CIBN takes fresh approach to address skill issues in banks | The Guardian Nigeria News

Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has unveiled a new Banking Professional…

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Nigeria loses 20% passenger traffic over Emirates, Etihad exit | The Guardian Nigeria News

Emirates Airlines •Foreign airlines rally behind controversial rapid antigen test The suspension of Emirates Airlines and Etihad’s withdrawal from Nigerian…

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Preparing next generation of entrepreneurs to transform Africa’s food ecosystem | The Guardian Nigeria News

Sahel Consulting and Nourishing Africa held a virtual conference on Monday, 22nd March 2021, to celebrate the launch of a…

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Firms partner to accelerate dairy development in Nigeria | The Guardian Nigeria News

A consortium of four international organisations, namely FrieslandCampina WAMCO, URUS, Barenbrug and Agrifirm, has announced their co-operation as strategic partners…

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OPEC+ to reconvene to navigate crude market volatilityBusiness — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

OPEC Photo: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images The OPEC+ grouping of oil producers will hold its third ministerial summit of the year…

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Ajumogobia says knowledge toolkit can improve extractive industry | The Guardian Nigeria News

The National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) has developed a toolkit to enhance the benefit of the extractive…

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Expert urges CBN to be proactive in FX management | The Guardian Nigeria News

As controversy continues over the country’s foreign exchange management approach, a financial and management consultant, Orji Udemezue, has advised the…

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NLC to ground Turkish Airline over workers’ right violations | The Guardian Nigeria News

Ayuba Wabba The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has disclosed plans to picket Turkish Airlines today over alleged violations of workers…

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