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Despite analysts’ predictions that the performance of the nation’s stock market would begin picking up in the second half of the year, investors have recorded losses totalling N291bn in the four days since the second half of the year began. The market, which opened the new half at a value of N13.206tn, has consistently depreciated, […]

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency on Tuesday declared that it had been unable to access the over N64bn road maintenance fund that was meant to come from a particular percentage of petroleum products sale. FERMA’s Managing Director, Nurudeen Rafindadi, who disclosed this in Abuja after the inauguration of the board of the agency, noted that […]

Nigeria is losing about $9bn annually to foreign shipowners because the country has no single vessel that is involved in international freight services, the Nigerian Shippers’ Council stated on Thursday. According to the council, Nigeria makes nothing from the billions of dollars spent by importers and exporters as freight fees to owners of vessels, as […]

The Accountant General of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Idris on Monday in Kano allayed the fear that servicing the Country’s debt at the rate of 70 percent of the total national income will not destabilized the economy. Ahmed who spoke when he paid a traditional homage on the Emir of Kano,Muhammadu Sanusi II, at his […]

The nation’s power generation dropped to 3,390.7 megawatts on Monday as seven plants, including three built under the National Integrated Power Project, sat idle. Electricity generation has been hovering around 2,600MW and 3,800MW as of 6.00 am every day since the start of this month, according to data obtained by our correspondent. It plunged to […]

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