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Government’s misleading debt narrative and N24.4 trillion challenge

VAT to be 7.5 per cent next year, says ex-minister

The rate at which government officials go about telling Nigerians that there is no debt crisis, even with mounting evidence of incremental stock of obligations, now at N24.4 trillion, along with huge debt service bill and the concomitant effects on ...

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Experts call for market review to tackle confidence issues

‘Margin lending will provide liquidity, boost activity in capital market’

Financial experts at the weekend called for a review of the nation’s capital market activities, in line with the current realities in the global space to address the issue of investor confidence for the benefit of all. Besides, the forum, ...

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SON plans 13 labs to drive agro-allied products’ global acceptance

SON plans 13 labs to drive agro-allied products’ global acceptance

The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has said plans were underway to establish 13 laboratories with focus mainly on live endangering items, agric and agro-allied products, in order to aid diversification of the nation’s economy ...

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NERC to begin mass metering May 1

NERC to begin mass metering May 1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is beginning mass metering of electricity consumers nationwide May 1. Its General Manager, Public Affairs, Dr. Usman Arabi, in a statement, said the exercise would be executed under the Meter Asset Providers (MAP) programme ...

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