Osinbajo extends 50% discount for business registration

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Corporate Affairs Commission to extend by three months, the special window for MSMEs to register businesses at 50 per cent discount. Osinbajo gave the directive today at the first quarter MSMEs stakeholder meeting held at the Presidential Villa, encouraged by the successes recorded Continue Reading

7 banks pay N144.99m fine to regulators in 2018

Seven banks quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) paid N144.99 million as fines to regulators in 2018 for various contraventions. Investigations revealed that the fines were paid to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Reporting Council and Corporate Affairs Commission. Continue Reading

Nigeria needs cost effective tariff – Adeshina

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwunmi Adesina has said that Nigeria needs to evolve a more effective tariff structure in order to achieve steady electricity supply. Speaking with State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in  Abuja Adesina Continue Reading

Experts Ask Nigeria to Endorse Free Trade

Mr Emeka Okereke, Director General, Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA), has called on the Federal Government to reconsider the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Okereke said this in Abuja when the chamber officials visited the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The visit Continue Reading