FG Drums Support for Foreign Investors in Mining

FG Drums Support for Foreign Investors in Mining
 

The Federal Government has declared support for the success of nickel project and other investors in the mining sector as a way of actualising its economic diversification plan. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, said this in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

Iran Will Respond to Any New U.S. Sanctions- Foreign Minister

Iran Will Respond to Any New U.S. Sanctions- Foreign Minister
 

Iran will respond if the U.S. government passes new sanctions, deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi said Wednesday, according to state media. New sanctions being discussed in the U.S. Congress are “a completely clear hostile act and against the Islamic Republic of Iran and … will be met with a ...

Posted on Jul 26, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 26, 2017

JAMB Begins Sales Of 2017 Direct Entry, Foreign Candidates’ Forms July 10 – Official

JAMB Begins Sales Of 2017 Direct Entry, Foreign Candidates’ Forms July 10 – Official
 

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) will begin the sale of the 2017 Direct Entry forms and registration of foreign candidates on July 10. JAMB’s Head of Public Relations Fabian Benjamin made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bwari, FCT, on Monday. ...

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 3, 2017

Foreign Companies Task Nigeria on Improvement of Business Environment

Foreign Companies Task Nigeria on Improvement of Business Environment
 

…say they’re cautiously optimistic about Nigeria’s economy By Prisca Sam-Duru & Vera Anyagafu Austrian, German and Switzerland Business Outlook (AGSBO) for 2017 has revealed that foreign companies operating in Nigeria are not finding the business environment conducive for the expansion of ...

Posted on Jul 1, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 1, 2017

Pope ‘Terrific’, Saudi ‘Spectacular’: Trump Waxes Lyrical on Foreign Tour

Pope ‘Terrific’, Saudi ‘Spectacular’: Trump Waxes Lyrical on Foreign Tour
 

Donald Trump thinks Pope Francis is “terrific” and found his “spectacular” royal welcome in Saudi Arabia “beyond anything anyone’s ever seen”. Regaling EU officials in Brussels with his impressions so far of his first foreign tour, the U.S. president was in hyperbolic form on his seven...

Posted on May 25, 2017 - Last updated on May 25, 2017

Foreign Exchange Rate Round-up Week 3 April

Foreign Exchange Rate Round-up Week 3 April
 

After a long weekend, that started on Thursday, April 13 and ended on Tuesday, April 18 thanks to the Easter holidays, the dollar kept a steady rate between Tuesday and Friday, April 21. It sold for N306, was bought for N305 and had a central value of N305.5 throughout the week at the official Centr...

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 23, 2017

Organic Farm Produce Export as Foreign Exchange Earner

Organic Farm Produce Export as Foreign Exchange Earner
 

Stories by Steve Agbota Organic agriculture has come to be accepted across the world having proven to be environmentally friendly, healthy and sustainable. But in Nigeria, that brand of farming is still lagging behind, as only an insignificant percentage of farmers practice it in the country. This h...

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 - Last updated on Apr 3, 2017

Foreign Investors to Get Visa Under 48 hrs

Foreign Investors to Get Visa Under 48 hrs
 

…As Naira firms in black market trading By Isaac Anumihe Following  complaints from business executives over the difficulties they encounter with embassy officials, the Federal Government yesterday launched an online system to enable investors apply for visa online and collect it on arrival 48 ho...

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 24, 2017

FG Unveils Policy to Checkmate Foreign Terrorists, Herdsmen

FG Unveils Policy to Checkmate Foreign Terrorists, Herdsmen
 

By Ese Awhotu with agency report The Federal Government has unveiled a new immigration policy to checkmate the entry of terrorists, foreign headsmen and other trans-border crimes in the country. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, who unveiled the policy tagged “Immigration Regulations...

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 21, 2017

Foreign Missions to Monitor Magu’s Screening by Senate

Foreign Missions to Monitor Magu’s Screening by Senate
 

Some foreign missions and donor agencies will monitor today’s screening of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu. Besides, some Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) senators have opted to support Magu’s confirmation as the fourth chairman of the anti-graft agency....

Posted on Mar 15, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 15, 2017

Foreign Airlines Notify FG of Unwillingness to Operate From Kaduna Airport

Foreign Airlines Notify FG of Unwillingness to Operate From Kaduna Airport
 

By Lawani Mikairu FOREIGN Airlines have started giving notification to the federal government of their intention not to operate from Kaduna airport after the closure of Nnamidi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for repair works on the runway. The airport will be closed for six weeks with effect f...

Posted on Feb 10, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 10, 2017

Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama, Registers as APC Member

Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama, Registers as APC Member
 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Friday formalised his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his Eke ward, in Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State. The minister was accompanied by friends, supporters and well-wishers at the event. Mr. Onyeama, who spoke after ...

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 10, 2017

Reps summon Emefiele over foreign exchange sales to oil marketers

Reps summon Emefiele over foreign exchange sales to oil marketers
 

The House of Representatives on Monday summoned Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, over alleged sale of foreign exchange to International Oil Companies (IOCs). Mr. Emefiele’s invitation by the House’s Ad hoc Committee on the Review of Pump Price of Petrol followed the commi...

Posted on Feb 6, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 7, 2017

Nigeria, 7th Biggest Source of Foreign Students in Canada

Nigeria, 7th Biggest Source of Foreign Students in Canada
 

(By Fred Ezeh – ABUJA) The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Christopher Thornley, has disclosed that Nigeria is the seventh biggest source of foreign students in Canada, contributing immensely to country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The envoy confirmed that over 10,000 Nigerian stu...

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 30, 2017

No Foreign Software Can Address Challenges in Nigeria Insurance Sector – Atobatele

No Foreign Software Can Address Challenges in Nigeria Insurance Sector – Atobatele
 

Mr. Abiodun Atobatele is the Chief Executive Officer of ATB TechSoft Solutions. In this interview, he reveals that his company has developed Ultisure to address all the peculiar challenges of the Nigerian insurance market which no foreign software can solve. By Roseamry Onuoha What is Ultisure? We t...

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 23, 2017

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