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Q4 2019 Real GDP Grows by 2.55% as COVID-19 Threatens Q1 2020 Growth Outlook…

Q4 2019 Real GDP Grows by 2.55% as COVID-19 Threatens Q1 2020 Growth Outlook…

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DG seeks SON’s return to ports to fight influx of substandard goods

DG seeks SON’s return to ports to fight influx of substandard goods

Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has again urged the Federal Government to allow the agency to return to the ports to effectively curtail the influx of substandard products into the country. Speaking ...

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Opposition voices knock Gaidam over bill on Boko Haram

Opposition voices knock Gaidam over bill on Boko Haram

The lawmaker representing Yobe East Senatorial District and former governor of Yobe State, Senator Ibrahim Gaidam, is having a hard time convincing Nigerians, especially major stakeholders from the north and officials of the security forces that have been battling to ...

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Eagles should look beyond qualifying for AFCON, World Cup, says Amuneke

Eagles should look beyond qualifying for AFCON, World Cup, says Amuneke

• Dreams of coaching Nigeria in future  Former Super Eagles star, Emmanuel Amuneke believes the senior national team should by now be looking beyond qualifying for the African Cup of Nations and the FIFA World Cup, saying the country should ...

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Global sport heavily disrupted by coronavirus

Global sport heavily disrupted by coronavirus

The coronavirus is disrupting sport around the world with the Moto Grand Prix in Qatar and Thailand postponed, a host of football matches put off to a later date and increasing concerns surrounding the Tokyo Olympics later this year. The ...

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Nigeria faces harder times as OPEC mulls 2.7 million daily cut

Nigeria faces harder times as OPEC mulls 2.7 million daily cut

Nigeria’s vulnerable economy may face further challenges following plans by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reduce crude oil output by about 2.7 million barrel per day (bpd) in an attempt to save the market from the shocks ...

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Reps ask NEPC to target 35% non-oil exports

Reps ask NEPC to target 35% non-oil exports

The House of Representatives has asked the management of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council to redouble its efforts toward improving non-oil revenue. Chairman of the House Committee on Commerce, Mr Femi Fakeye, gave the charge in Abuja on Monday during ...

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Power distributors’ revenue collection rises to N473bn

Power distributors’ revenue collection rises to N473bn

The revenue collected by power distribution companies in the county hit a new record high of N473bn in 2019. The revenue collection in 2019 rose by N35bn or eight per cent, compared to that of 2018, a report obtained from ...

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