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Investing in Nigeria is risky, ex-UK finance minister warns

A former Secretary of State for International Development in the United Kingdom, Priti Patel, has warned investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria. The Member of Parliament predicated her warning on the alleged refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to honour an agreement involving a firm, Process and Industrial Development...

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Priti Patel

Investing in Nigeria is risky, ex-UK finance minister warns

A former Secretary of State for International Development in the United Kingdom, Priti Patel, has warned investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria. The Member of Parliament predicated her warning on the alleged refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to honour an agreement involving a firm, Process and Industrial Development...

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How bank supports Economic Summit, growing local enterprises, by Simon Echewofun...

The need to raise Nigeria and Nigerians from poverty to prosperity was the anchor point for economists, captains of industries, key policymakers and corporate institutions like the First Bank of Nigeria (FBN) at the recent 24th edition of the Nigeria Economic Summit (NES#24) in Abuja. The two-day summit themed:...

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Susanna Dinnage

Susanna Dinnage named new Premier League chief executive

Susanna Dinnage has been named as the new chief executive of the Premier League, replacing Richard Scudamore. Dinnage joins from media organisation Discovery, where she was the global president of the Animal Planet channel. Scudamore, 59, is stepping down next month after 19 years at the helm. "I am excited at the...
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Jose Mourinho ‘behaving like a big baby’ says Chris Sutton

Jose Mourinho has behaved "like a big baby" and Manchester United will only improve under a different manager, says Premier League winner Chris Sutton. Mourinho's United lost 3-1 to derby rivals Manchester City on Sunday, leaving them eighth in the table. After the match, he said City had benefited from playing...

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Labour Union strike

Minimum wage, maximum conundrum by Emma Agu

There can never be any question about the justification for a wage increase in Nigeria. While wages have remained constant for some time, the value of the naira has depreciated with concomitant rises in prices of goods and services. It is therefore perfectly understandable that workers should agitate for...
Iyi Uwadiae,, WAEC registrar presents the certificate to President Buhari

President Buhari, WAEC and PDP’s toxic air by Garba Shehu

The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, Friday, said the controversy concerning President Muhammadu Buhari’s school certificate is embarrassing and felt a sense of duty to produce and deliver to him a confirmation and attestation of his results, in form of a duplicate certificate. This is a god-sent, with WAEC...