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LAGOS, June 22 (Reuters) – Nigerian shares extended falls for the second day as sentiment started to weaken amid the possibility that index provider MSCI will downgrade Nigeria later in the year. The main index shed 2.05 percent...

June 22,2017- 3:15 PM CONCERNED about the plight of pensioners who retired under the Contributory Pension Scheme without being paid, the Federal Government has cleared the inherited arrears of accrued pension benefit for the year 2014,...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

Lens-Thursday 22,2017-3:10 PM With the planting season beginning this month, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is distributing seeds and fertilisers to more than one million people in north-eastern Nigeria. The move forms part...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 22nd, 2017

June 21,2017 A GROUP of Chinese investors have entered into discussion with Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to invest massively in key sectors of the state. Their discussion centred on multiple job creation and supporting the government...

June 21,2017-7:13 PM THE MasterCard Foundation today, Wednesday, June 21, announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors. They include Zein Abdalla, former president of PepsiCo, Inc.; Valerie Amos, a baroness...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 21st, 2017

Lensng- TORONTO, June 20 Canada’s main stock index fell on Tuesday as energy shares dived with oil prices, while Cenovus Energy Inc tumbled after the company announced plans to replace its chief executive. Cenovus said it will replace...

Ford Motor is cancelling controversial plans to build the Focus small car in Mexico, saving $1 billion by ending North American production entirely and importing the model mostly from China after next year. The US automaker will start...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 20th, 2017

LAGOS/DUBAI, June 20 (Lensng) – Etisalat has been instructed to transfer its 45 percent stake in Etisalat Nigeria to a loan trustee after debt restructuring talks with lenders failed, the Abu Dhabi telecoms company said on Tuesday. Etisalat...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 20th, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017 The Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, said that the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari, in recognition of the transportation sector as an untapped goldmine, and...

By Joseph Okafor on Jun 16th, 2017

June 16,2017 The Nigerian Employers’ Consultative Association has said that the monetary policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria is too weak to significantly reduce inflation in the country. The association argued at a press conference...

By punch on Jun 16th, 2017