• Local Equities Market Dips Further By 0.3 Per Cent As NGX Launches New Brand

Negative sentiments persist in the local bourse, on Tuesday, as the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX) launches its new corporate brand identity and website. The launch of the new identity followed the demutualisation of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the resulting creation of the non-operating holding company NGX Group Plc and its subsidiaries: Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited, the operating exchange; NGX Regulation (NGX RegCo) Limited, the independent regulatory arm of the Exchange; and NGX Real Estate (NGX RelCo) Limited, the real estate company. To read more, click HERE

  • Investors place N5.2b blue chip shares for borrowing

About 163 million ordinary shares of leading companies worth N5.15 billion have been placed on securities lending platform for borrowing by investors. A review of the securities lending status at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday showed that the shares of leading companies such as Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc, Zenith Bank International Plc, MTN Nigeria Plc and Dangote Sugar Refinery (DSR) Plc were deposited by investors and available for borrowing by any investor. To read more, click HERE

  • Push for sesame export

The demand for sesame seeds is increasing globally. Despite being a large producer and exporter, Nigeria still has a lot of untapped potential in the sesame market, DANIEL ESSIET reports. The report by the United States-based market research and consulting firm, Hexa Research, has said it all: Global sesame seeds market size is expected to hit $17.77 billion by 2025. To read more, click HERE

  • Drama as NASS staff protest unpaid salary arrears

Members of the National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum (NASSLAF) Tuesday staged a protest rally over alleged unpaid salary arrears. They accused the Clerk to the National Assembly, Arc Olatunde Ojo, of failure to pay their salary arrears dating back to 2019, implement Consolidated Legislative Salary Structure (CONLESS), minimum wage, duty tour allowances (DTA), lack of training and conditions of service. To read more, click HERE

  • Breaking: EFCC grills Okorocha

Former Governor of Imo state Rochas Okorocha was on Tuesday arrested by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. EFCC Head of media and publicity Wilson Uwujaren has already confirmed the latest development, but he didn’t provide reasons for his arrest. To read more, click HERE

  • Saraki 2023 presidential posters flood Abuja

Campaign posters of a former President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, were sighted in conspicuous areas of Abuja on Tuesday, fuelling speculations that he might soon declare his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election. To read more, click HERE

  • NSE Launches New Identity

The Nigerian Stock Exchange(NSE) yesterday announced the launch of new identity following its demutuaisation that led to the creation of the non-operating holding company NGX Group Plc and its subsidiaries: Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited; NGX Regulation (NGX RegCo) Limited, and NGX Real Estate (NGX RelCo) Limited. To read more, click HERE

  • Economy bleeds as cargo imports drop by 50%

Over the years, stakeholders in the maritime sector have been clamouring for subsidised and special exchange rate for the industry. As a nation that relies heavily on importation, the agitation was to enable importers especially manufacturing companies to easily have access to forex in order to bring in raw materials and other goods through the nation’s seaports. To read more, click HERE

  • NCC Releases Guidelines On National Roaming By Telecom Operators

The Nigerian Communications Commission, (NCC) has released Guidelines which prescribes a regulatory framework for the implementation of National Roaming services in Nigeria. The Guidelines which is uploaded on the Commission’s website, apply only to holders of licences validly issued by the Commission. To read more, click HERE

  • FG, Stakeholders To Deliberate On 2nd Expatriate Quota Administration

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is to host a one-day second interactive meeting  involving several stakeholders to deliberate on Expatriate Quota Administration in Nigeria. The meeting which is strategically designed to engage stakeholders with a view to provide input into the revised draft handbook on Expatriate Quota Administration will discuss challenges militating against the smooth administration of the process on Wednesday. To read more, click HERE