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  • BREAKING: CBN Slashes Daily Withdrawal Limit To N20,000

    Ahead of the release of the newly redesigned Naira notes, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has made good its warning that it will greatly restrict the use of cash in the Nigerian economy going forward as it placed a N20,000 daily withdrawal limit on individual accounts and N50,000 limit ...

  • Customs’ Anti-trade Policies Fueling Cargo Diversion – Operators

    Importers and clearing agents operating at the nation’s seaports have raised the alarm over anti-trade policies introduced by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)  in its bid to meet its ambitious N3.1 trillion revenue target for 2022. LEADERSHIP gathered that the anti-trade policies include multiple trade alerts on already cleared cargoes, ...

  • At Chatham House, Tinubu Reels Out Policy Direction

    Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, yesterday at Chatham House in London unveiled a wide range of issues that will form major policies of administration if elected president in the 2023 general election. The former Lagos State governor spoke extensively on security, economy and foreign ...

  • Lawyers Announce New Body To Rival NBA, Founding Secretary Kicks

    Some legal practitioners in Nigeria have established another professional association of lawyers known as the Law Society of Nigeria (LSN) thereby splitting the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA). The association which is led by Kunle Ogunba (SAN), according to its promoters, was formed to break the monopoly of the Nigerian Bar ...

  • Illegal Customs Checkpoints Frustrating Transborder Trade – Shippers

    Trading amongst African countries has been very low due to many obstacles hindering transborder trade facilitation in the continent. Obstacles such as proliferation of multiple checkpoints, poor infrastructure, and technology, among others, are threatening transborder trade. However, in Nigeria, the proliferation of checkpoints by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) along ...

  • Osinbajo Off To Vietnam For State Visit

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo departed Abuja yesterday for Vietnam for high-level bilateral engagements in the Southeast Asian nation including meetings with President Nguyn Xuân Phúc; Vice President Vo Thi Aah Xuan, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, other government officials and the business community. The reciprocal visit will further strengthen trade ...

  • 2023 Hajj: NAHCON, Saudi Arabia Authorities To Meet Dec 21

    The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Hajj and Umrah (MOHU) are scheduled to hold a Zoom meeting on December 21, 2022 in preparation for 2023 Hajj. This was contained in a letter officially received by NAHCON through Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which ...

  • Osinbajo Off To Vietnam For 5-Day State Visit 

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, departed Abuja on Saturday for the Socialist Republic of Vietnam for high-level bilateral engagements in the Southeastern nation including meetings with the President of Vietnam, President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc; Vice President Vo Thi Aah Xuan, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, other government officials and the ...

  • Rivers, Bayelsa Women Participate In Business, Leadership Conference

    Kilali Tribe, a group of Niger Delta professional women, has organised a one-day business and leadership conference for women in Rivers and Bayelsa states. The conference, which held in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, was organised in partnership with Eve Afrique Empowerment Initiative, with the theme: “The Woman and ...

  • AIB-N Transmutes To NSIB, To Probe Air, Road, Rail, Marine Accidents

    The Accident Investigation Bureau Nigeria (AIB-N) has transmuted into the National Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) empowered to investigate road, rail and marine accidents. This followed the signing into law of the new NSIB Act 2022 by President Muhammed Buhari this week after the Supreme Court gazetted it on November 28, ...

  • NIPCO Signs Gas Supply Agreement With Lekki Free Trade Zone 

    NIPCO Gas Limited has entered into a gas infrastructure agreement with the Lekki Free Trade Zone Development Company (LFTZDC).    The agreement would enhance gas supply to industries in the Lekki corridor of Lagos State.   The historic deal would enable NIPCO Gas Limited to put in place necessary infrastructure in ...

  • I Am Supportive Of Oil Discovery In North-East, Says Peter Obi 

    Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the 2023 general election, Mr. Peter Obi, has stated that his administration, if voted into office, would support any initiative that would improve the economy of Nigeria. Obi stated this in a statement where he denied a statement credited to him in a section ...

  • Akwa Ibom Is The ‘Mecca’ Of Africa – John Momoh

      Akwa Ibom State has been described as the ‘Mecca of Africa’, owing to the high number of local and foreign investors that are besieging the State with different investment portfolios. The was disclosed by the chairman of Channels Media Group, and President (Worldwide), University of Lagos Alumni Association, Dr. ...

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