NGX: Turnover rises by 48.91%, indices by 0.16%

The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) on Friday moved a total of 387.13 million shares, worth N3.82 billion, in 4,700 deals.   This represented an increase of 48.91 per cent, compared with a turnover of 259.97 million shares, valued at N1.98 billion…
CVR: INEC positioned to serve Nigeria better – Chairman

The new technology introduced into the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has positioned the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to better deliver on its mandate.   The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, declared this in Abuja on Friday, when he led…
Nasarawa govt. denies losing N100m to robbers

The Nasarawa State Government has debunked the reports that N100 million, meant for payment of casual workers at the Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning, was carted away by armed robbers.   A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism,…
NEITI decries low contribution of mining sector to economy

The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, has decried low revenue contributions from the solid minerals sector to the economy.   Orji made the observation in a statement signed by Obiageli Onuorah, NEITI’s Head…
Buhari felicitates King of Morocco on 22nd anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the 22nd anniversary of his ascension to the throne.   Mr Femi Adesina, the president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Friday, said…
SON partners online merchants to curb substandard goods

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has partnered online trading platforms to deal with the influx of substandard goods into the country.   The Head of Department, Consumer Complaints, SON, Mrs Mosunmola Samuel, made this known at a news conference…