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  • NECA Calls For Proactive Policy To Revamp Economy

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    With the release of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has urged the federal government to take immediate and concrete steps for the economy to exit recession and return to the path of economic growth and development. The president of NECA, Mr Larry Ettah, made this known at a…

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  • Dangote Foundation Committed To Improving Health Sector

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    In a move aimed at improving Nigeria’s health indices and as part of its humanitarian activities, the Dangote Foundation has continued to invest in critical segments of healthcare value chain that benefits the underserved. To complement its N7 billion Surgical and Diagnostic Centre (SDC) currently under construction, the Dangote Foundation has concluded the renovations of…

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  • Stocks Market Gains 0.59% Amidst Lower Inflation Figure

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    The Nigerian stocks market rebounded, yesterday, as investors showed moderate optimism on equity outlook in the midst of lower February’s inflation figure. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) released its 2017 February Consumer Price Index (CPI) revealed that Nigeria’s inflation rate increased to 17.78 percent for the period under review. This is the first time…

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  • 11 NSE-listed Companies To Pay N338bn Dividends

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    As companies continue to declare their audited result for the financial year ended December 2016 on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), 11 companies have declared dividend of N338.13 billion. Dividend is a distribution of a portion of a company’s earnings decided by the board of directors to a class of its shareholders. Returns on investments…

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  • NSE Lists N2bn Greenwich Money Market Fund

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    The Nigerian Stock Exchange listed N2 billion Greenwich Plus Money Market Fund on its platform for trading. 20 million units of the Greenwich Plus Money Market Fund at N100 per share with a market capitalisation of N2 billion was admitted on the NSE yesterday in Lagos. The listing at the FMDQ followed a successful Initial…

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  • Kaduna Seek Dangote’s Partnership For Infrastructural Development

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    Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai, has revealed that talks are on-going between the State Government and the management of Dangote Group towards developing infrastructure of the state on a partnership level. Speaking yesterday, at the close of 38th Kaduna International Trade Fair, El-rufai extolled the partnership between the Dangote Group and the Kaduna State…

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  • CBN‘ll Ensure Flexibility On Export Proceeds Policy

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    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said, it would look into ways of giving more flexibility to the policy on utilization of export proceeds. The deputy director, Trade and Exchange Department of the CBN, Olu Vincent made this known at the Guaranty Trust Bank Plc’s 2017 non-oil export workshop held in Lagos. The workshop…

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  • N500bn Capital Vote Will Boost Construction Industry – Experts

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    As the National Assembly begins a public hearing on the 2017 Budget, finance experts and capital market analysts have expressed optimism that the budget will give a lift to market performance and further boost investors’ returns. Specifically, they said sectors like construction will recieve further boost once government begins releases of the N529 billion capital…

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