Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Economy

Cryptocurrency to get G7 task force

France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor...

OBJ urges FG to sign the ACFTA agreement.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the Federal Government to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement. Obansanjo, while speaking at an event in Moscow Russia said Nigeria...

Airtel Africa to list shares on NSE and LSE

Airtel Africa Ltd, a unit of India’s Bharti Airtel Ltd, says it intends to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) at the same time as the London Stock Exchange...

Eid-el-fitr: Poor network, insufficient funds in ATMs leaves customers stranded

Bank customers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Tuesday decried poor network and insufficient funds in most Automated Teller Machines (ATMs). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

SEC Ban: Oando, Tinubu to take all ‘legal steps’

Oando and its embattled CEO Wale Tinubu vowed Friday to take all ‘legal steps’ to challenge the penalties imposed by Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission, one of which banned Tinubu and his...

Rivers is safe for business -Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State is safe for productive economic activities for the empowerment of the people.  He...

Why hasn’t Nigeria signed continental free trade deal?

Africa's largest economy is one of the countries yet to sign the African Continental Free Trade Agreement. The policy, which came into effect at midnight on Wednesday, aims to...

Airtel Africa to raise money on London Stock Exchange

One of the continent's biggest mobile phone operators, Airtel Africa, is planning to list its shares on the London Stock Exchange in June to raise $1bn (£790m) to boost its services, Reuters...

Bayelsa generates N1.15b from internal revenue in April

The Bayelsa Government said it generated N1.15 billion  from internal sources in April 2019. Deputy Gov. John Jonah, stated this on Tuesday in Yenagoa, at the monthly income and...

LG Councils: Wike inaugurates committee to investigate transactions

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday inaugurated the "Committee to investigate and audit the financial transactions of the 23 Local Government Councils from May 2018 to May 2019."