1. Lagos to Reduce Internet Connectivity Cost, Lays 2,700km Fibre
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1. Lagos to Reduce Internet Connectivity Cost, Lays 2,700km Fibre

May 21, 2024
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Internet In a groundbreaking move to enhance digital infrastructure and reduce internet costs, the Lagos State Ministry of Innovation, Science, and Technology (LAMIST) has completed the first phase of an ambitious fibre optics project. This initiative, announced during the 2024 Ministerial Press Briefing, aims to lay a robust foundation for

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Unpacking the Debate: Why the Proposed N48,000 Minimum Wage by FG Faces Criticism from TUC
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Unpacking the Debate: Why the Proposed N48,000 Minimum Wage by FG Faces Criticism from TUC

May 15, 2024
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Minimum Wage In recent discussions surrounding the minimum wage in Nigeria, the Federal Government’s proposal of N48,000 has sparked significant debate and criticism, particularly from the Trade Union Congress (TUC). Let’s delve into the intricacies of this proposal and the reasons behind the TUC’s rejection. The TUC’s Perspective The Trade

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1. Naira Printing Scandal: Emefiele Pleads Not Guilty to EFCC’s Fresh Charges
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1. Naira Printing Scandal: Emefiele Pleads Not Guilty to EFCC’s Fresh Charges

May 15, 2024
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Emefiele The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has recently found himself in the crosshairs of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). He stands accused of unlawfully printing Naira notes amounting to N684 million and approving the withdrawal of about N124.8 billion from the

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1. Rail Line: Economic Potential: The Lagos-Kano Rail Line Revolution
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1. Rail Line: Economic Potential: The Lagos-Kano Rail Line Revolution

May 9, 2024
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Rail Line The anticipation surrounding the commencement of freight operations on the Lagos-Kano rail line is palpable as the Federal Government gears up for a significant milestone in June 2024. This monumental announcement comes as a testament to the relentless efforts of the government to bolster infrastructure development and enhance

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1. CBN: Understanding the IMF Caution against CBN Act Amendment
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1. CBN: Understanding the IMF Caution against CBN Act Amendment

May 9, 2024
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CBN In recent developments, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a cautionary statement regarding the proposed amendment to the Act establishing the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This announcement comes as part of the Article IV Staff Consultation Report of the Board of Governors of the IMF, released today

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1. Cybersecurity: The Northern Elders Forum’s Stand Against CBN’s Cybersecurity Levy
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1. Cybersecurity: The Northern Elders Forum’s Stand Against CBN’s Cybersecurity Levy

May 9, 2024
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Cybersecurity The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), a distinguished socio-cultural organization championing the interests of the Northern region of Nigeria, has recently voiced strong opposition against the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) decision to impose a cybersecurity levy on bank customers. This move by the CBN has sparked significant controversy and

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1. Big Financial Inclusion: CAC’s New Initiative
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1. Big Financial Inclusion: CAC’s New Initiative

May 8, 2024
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CAC In a move aimed at bolstering financial inclusion and combatting financial crimes, the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has recently launched a groundbreaking initiative by inaugurating a dedicated centre for the bulk registration of Point of Sale (PoS) operators. This initiative, heralded by CAC Registrar-General, Hussaini Magaji, underscores a pivotal

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‘I’m so gutted’ sob bargain hunters as high street discount chain with 800 stores to close another shop
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‘I’m so gutted’ sob bargain hunters as high street discount chain with 800 stores to close another shop

May 3, 2024
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bargain hunters A POPULAR discount retailer has announced it is shutting down another store following a string of closures. Poundland is pulling down the shutters on its site in Lowestoft Retail Park. 1 Poundland is shutting another site this monthCredit: Getty A spokesperson for the retailer confirmed it will close on May 22 after it

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Shell unveils bumper £6.1bn profits, prompting fury from campaigners
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Shell unveils bumper £6.1bn profits, prompting fury from campaigners

May 2, 2024
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Shell Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email Shell has reported better-than-forecast profits of £6.1bn but sparked a fresh row over its commitment to climate change targets and investing in renewable energy. The oil and

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Best microwave deals May 2024: Sales from Samsung, Russell Hobbs and more
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Best microwave deals May 2024: Sales from Samsung, Russell Hobbs and more

April 30, 2024
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Best microwave deals May 2024: Sales from Samsung, Russell Hobbs and more Get our weekly Home and Garden email for tips, advice and interior inspiration Get our weekly Home and Garden email for tips, and interior inspiration It goes without saying the humble microwave can make your life much easier,

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