Policy

Nigeria’s June inflation slows down to 16.1%
Policy

Nigeria’s June inflation slows down to 16.1%

High hopes that Nigeria’s economy will get out of recession might be prolonged further. June inflation as released by the National Bureau of Statistics shows that the index marginally reduced to 16.1%. When compared to 16.25% in May, it is becoming clearer that the inflation rate might have reached a […]

Nigeria’s parliament approves crucial gas policy
Policy

Nigeria’s parliament approves crucial gas policy

In a bid to reduce the country’s dependence on crude oil, Nigeria’s parliament has approved a national gas policy which seeks to increase gas exploration and facilities, the oil ministry said in a statement. The policy was passed in last week’s cabinet session but only made public on Wednesday. Without […]

EFCC records 113 convictions in first half of 2017
Ination

EFCC records 113 convictions in first half of 2017

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded about 113 convictions nationwide between January and June, 2017. The Commission’s Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu made the disclosure at an interactive meeting with stakeholders in Ikoyi, Lagos. The feat was made possible by the contributions and support of stakeholders, […]

Lagos launches internship scheme for 12000 students
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Lagos launches internship scheme for 12000 students

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to train about 12000 final year students of tertiary institutions in the State with the right skills to add value to the society. It stated that the scheme is designed to help the student imbibe entrepreneurship and employability initiative. Taggedc ‘Ready. Set. Work’ […]