Theresa May: UK Will Be ‘Global Leader In Free Trade’

The UK will be a “global leader” in free trade following the Brexit vote, Theresa May has said, as she heads to China for the G20 summit. Speaking at Heathrow ahead of her first international conference since becoming prime minister, she insisted it was a “golden era” for UK-China relations. The assurance comes as she…

Theresa May: UK Will Be ‘Global Leader In Free Trade’

The UK will be a “global leader” in free trade following the Brexit vote, Theresa May has said, as she heads to China for the G20 summit. Speaking at Heathrow ahead of her first international conference since becoming prime minister, she insisted it was a “golden era” for UK-China relations. The assurance comes as she…

Meet The Only Nigerian Female Barber In Sokoto

In this interview with ANKELI EMMANUEL, she bares her mind on why women should be enterprising rather than depending on men or waiting for any government to employ them. EXCEPT Ordinarily, barbing in salons, especially in some regions, is considered an exclusive job for the male folk. However, in the seat of the Caliphate, one…

How Ministries of Petroleum, Aviation, Police Affairs, INEC, Others Starve Govt. of Revenues

OrderPaperToday – Twenty-eight Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government failed to remit federally-collected revenue running into hundreds of billions to the public purse in the year 2014. Top on the list are the Ministries of Petroleum Resources, Aviation, Police Affairs, Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development and Information, Culture and Tourism. Also in the list…

Gov. Mimiko to honour Ondo’s sports heroes Sept. 20

The Ondo State Government will honour athletes who won medals for the state in various sports at the 2012 National Sports Festival, a state official said on Friday in Akure. The State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Dayo Awude, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that Gov. Olusegun Mimiko would host the athletes on…

South Africa records over 18,000 murders in 12 months

Norman Sekhukhune, South African Head of the Police Crime Research, on Friday in Johannesburg told the parliament that the number of murders committed in South Africa between April 2015 and March 2016 rose to 18,673. He described this as an increase of nearly 5 per cent compared to the same period last year, as the…

Kano Empowers 20,000 SMEs with N2bn

OrderPaperToday – The Kano State Government has set aside the sum of N2billion to empower no fewer than 20,000 small and medium enterprises across the 44 local government areas of the state. The State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje who made the disbursement on Wednesday at a grand occasion held at the Government House in Kano,…

Nigerian interbank rate falls to 16 pct on ample liquidity

LAGOS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s overnight naira interbank lending rate eased to around 16 percent on Friday, down from about 20 percent last week on improved naira cash liquidity after the disbursal of July budgetary allocations to government agencies.

Ganduje disburses N2bn micro credit to 20,000 SMEs

“This occasion organized for the distribution of N2 billion micro-credit to about 20, 000 qualified beneficiaries across the 44 local government areas of the state is about laying a solid foundation for building up micro enterprises to small, medium and large enterprises in our effort towards ensuring sustainable economic development in our dear state” the…

Recession: FG stay off!

The figures are out, and Nigeria is officially in a state of recession. We are in the worst situation ever imagined. But I was proven right even though I will not gloat. I took a cursory look at the sectoral performance for Q2 and not surprisingly all I had said was proven right. Oil and…

NCC Cautions Dealers, Agents On SIM Cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has warned dealers /agents to desist forthwith from the practice of pre-registering SIM Cards and selling same in the open market. This warning is contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by Mr Tony Ojobo, Director of Public Affairs, NCC . Ojobo said that it had come to the notice…

Smoked Fish Export Business Opportunities

The huge trade in smoked-dried fish is a consequence of the growing demand by the increasing number of Africans living in the diaspora. The US and Europe remain the major destinations for Africans who venture abroad. As a result of this transcontinental migration, and a growing appreciation for African flavours and food, the demand for…