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Lagos leads others in job creation, says NBS survey

ABOUT 740,146 jobs were added in Lagos State between July 2017 and June 2018, a survey of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has indicated. The feat of job creation recorded by Lagos, as shown in the NBS report, is the highest in the country. According to the report, only nine states were able to reduce unemployment and underemployment rates between More...

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By Temitope Oluwayomi On Monday, April 8th, 2019

LAPO Microfinance Bank Rewards Loyal Clients

LAPO microfinance bank has rewarded its loyal and long-serving clients in Oyo, Ogun, Osun, Ondo, Lagos, Ekiti as well as Kwara State. The bank expressed appreciation to its clients who have displayed a high level More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Osun governemnt begins revitalisation of 332 healthcare facilities

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola has said that healthcare facilities will be guaranteed in all communities in Osun State from middle of the year. Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, who corroborated this, More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Dangote is world’s 64th richest

President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list, as he emerged 64th richest person in the world, with an estimated networth of $16.6 billion, as against More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Tuesday, November 27th, 2018

Akeredolu gives N550m loan to women, artisans

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) yesterday released N550 million loan to market women, entrepreneurial groups and cooperatives societies. He said the measure was part of his administration’s efforts More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Governor Akeredolu receives preliminary report on the proposed Ondo deep sea port

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, on Wednesday, 10th October 2018 received a preliminary report on the proposed deep sea port in the state. The report was presented by a team from Maritime More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Friday, August 10th, 2018

Shareholders: don’t sell 9mobile over $43m debt

Some shareholders of Etisalat (now 9Mobile) have cautioned against the sale of the firm in view of a pending case before the Federal High Court in Abuja. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and others are involved More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Friday, July 13th, 2018

Traders, informal sector operators to pay N10 daily tax in Oyo

As part of the measure to institute a new culture of paying tax in the state, The Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue (OYBIR) has said it will soon begin the collection of N10 daily tax from traders and various More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Lagos bids for more foreign investments

The Lagos State government yesterday unveiled an initiative, tagged: Lagos to the World, to showcase the activities of the state and attract more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the state. The Special Adviser More...

By Temitope Oluwayomi On Monday, July 9th, 2018

Banks stop cash withdrawal from overseas ATMs

Banks have suspended all cash withdrawals from overseas Automated Teller Machines (ATMs), except for customers whose cards are linked to domiciliary accounts funded locally, The Nation has learnt. Banks have More...