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MTN Defers Listing on NSE Till 2018

Mobile Telecom company, MTN Nigeria, may have put off plans to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) until 2018, due to some unresolved...

MTN’s $5.2b Fine Not a Witch-hunt – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the $5.2 billion imposed on MTN by the Nigerian government was not a witch-hunt of the South...

Zambian Farmers Seek Dangote’s Support

The director of Small Scale Farmers for Development Agency (SAFADA), an umbrella organisation of farmers in Zambia, Boyd Moobwe, has urged Dangote Group to...

Nigeria, China Trade Hits $9.5b

Trade between Nigeria and China stood at $9.5 billion in 2016, Economic and Commercial Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy, Mr Zhao Linxiang, has said. Linxiang...

FG to Establish Development Bank to Boost MSMEs …. Secures $1.3b Initial Capital

The federal government has concluded plans to set up a development bank in its bid to lower borrowing rates and provide longer-term loan for...

Airtel Sacks 100 Employees in Kenya

Airtel Kenya has announced plans to lay off some employees as the business continues to struggle to turn a profit. The firm did not disclose...

MTN Nigeria Moves Closer to Listing on the Stock Exchange

Ololade Adeyanju/ Nigeria's mobile telecommunications giant, MTN, is inching closer to being listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE). Reports indicate that the management of NSE...

US Records $6.7b in Marijuana Sales in 2016

Marijuana worth $6.7 billion was legally sold in the US in 2016, following the legalisation of cannabis in a number of states. Four more...

Why Workers Shut ExxonMobil Headquarters

Protesting workers have shut the Lagos headquarters of U.S. oil major, ExxonMobil, because 150 employees were sacked. Newsmakers learnt that members of the Petroleum and...

Cashless Economy: “PayU” Simplified Payment System Debuts in Nigeria

Merchants and consumers praying for simple and secure online payment solutions in Nigeria have now had their prayers answered, with the launch of a...

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EFCC Rejects N650M Settlement, Wants Ex-Minister Jailed

Ololade Adeyanju/ It appears N650million won't be enough to save the neck of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mrs Jumoke Akinjide. The Economic and...

37 Athletes for Commonwealth Games

NAN/ Thirty-seven athletes have been selected by the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) to represent the country at the 2018 Commonwealth Games holding in April...

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Agency Report/ The stakes are high when it comes to cannabis in Germany. The use of medical marijuana was legalized last year, scores of companies are...