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  • New Mobile App, Jambrite For JAMB Students Unveils

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    A mobile solution, JAMBrite App, which is expected to give a sigh of relief for prospective candidates for the Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) examinations, has been launched into the Nigerian market to support their preparation for entrance examinations into the tertiary institutions. A former executive director of Skye Bank, Ms Abimbola Izu, the…

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  • FG To Conduct Inaugural Offering Of $300mln Diaspora Bonds

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    The federal government yesterday announced its intention to conduct an inaugural public offering of up to US$300 million aggregate principal amount of Diaspora bonds. According to information made available to LEADERSHIP, the offering is expected to commence after the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) completes review of the republic’s registration statement filed yesterday…

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  • Fari Replaces Obasi As IPMAN President

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    Engr Sanusi Abdu Fari yesterday emerged as the new president of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), in a congress that took place in Abuja. According to a press statement signed by Chief Lawrance Kanu, Engr Fari will now run as the president of the association for the next three years. He replaced…

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  • Budget 2017: PMB Writes NASS For Additional $500m Eurobond

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    President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly to seek for approval to issue an additional $500 million Eurobond to fund capital projects in the 2017 budget. This was revealed during a Senate session yesterday. The latest demand follows the oversubscription of a similar bond worth $1billion approved earlier this year by the Senate,…

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  • Nigeria Needs To Develop Underground Space To Decongest Cities – Afe Babalola

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    Development of underground space to reduce surface congestion and bridge Nigeria’s infrastructural gap is overdue, Aare Afe Babalola said yesterday. The founder and chancellor of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD, noted this when members of the Tunnelling Association of Nigeria, TAN, visited him in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti state. Babalola said Nigeria was ripe for the tunnelling…

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  • GDP Contracts By -1.30% In Q4 2016 – NBS

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    The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the Nigerian economy has continued to dwindle due to factors ranging from weaker inflation, induced consumption demand, an increase in pipeline vandalism, significant reduced foreign reserves and a concomitantly weaker currency and problems in the energy sector such as fuel shortages and lower electricity generation. In a detailed data…

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