Monday, May 21, 2018
SON says adhering to standards will boost e-CommerceThe Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says there is the need for stakeholders in the e-Commerce space to adhere strictly to standards to grow the sector.NANThe Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON)...
Budget passage: NSE indicators rebound by 0.93%After dropping for two consecutive days, trading at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the April inflation and 2018 budget passage by the Senate. The All-Share Index rebounded by...
NPA seeks healthy, efficient maritime workforceFrom Anthony Nwachukwu, Lagos Nigeria needs a healthy, motivated and efficient workforce as necessary ingredient to realise its enormous maritime potentials, the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has said. Usman, speaking...
Association seeks elimination of VAT on cooking gasFrom Anthony Nwachukwu, Lagos The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM) has urged the Federal Government to remove Value Added Tax (VAT) on locally produced Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). Worried...
PTAD suspends 22,000 pensioners for absence from verificationBy Chika Otuchikere The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on Wednesday disclosed that 22,021 pensioners were penalized with suspension from the payroll following their non-appearance for the verification exercise in 2017. Also, over...
NCC gives N50m Grants to varsities for Telecoms ResearchBy Angeleen Nkwocha The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has awarded over N50 million Grants to nine Nigerian Universities for telecommunications Research to aid the growth, sustainability and continuity of the telecommunications...
FEC’s approval for RAMP II scale up to include Imo State…Orders re-negotiation of Oron-Calabar roadJuliana Taiwo-Obalonye, AbujaThe Federal Executive Council (FEC), has approved that Imo State be included in the French Development Agency (AFD) credit of $60 million...
SEC reiterates commitment to master plan implementationIn its quest to grow investors’ confidence, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday, reiterated its determination to  implement the 10-year capital market master plan meant to unlock various developmental initiatives...
Law Union and Rock Insurance premium hits N4.252bnLaw Union & Rock Insurance Plc. posted a gross premium of N4.252 billion in 2017 compared to N3.936 billion recorded in 2016. Maduka NwekeLaw Union & Rock Insurance Plc. posted a gross...
NSE: Banking stocks lead 0.15% declineHuge profit-taking by investors in banking stocks, equity transactions on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) triggered bearish, with the All Share Index (ASI) dropping further by 0.15 per cent or...