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That Nigeria’s Resolution to UN on Education

Nigeria has sponsored a resolution to the United Nations (UN) to declare January 24 every year as the International Day of Education. Nigeria’s Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijjani Bande said the resolution, which is being co-sponsored by Ireland, Singapore and Quatar, in partnership with the UN Educational, Scientific …

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Inflation drops to 11.26% in October

By Tony Obiechina Nigeria’s inflation rate, which rose marginally to about 11.28 percent in September, dropped slightly to 11.26 percent in October. This is contained in the latest National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) Report released in Abuja and made available to Daily Asset on Wednesday. The …

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Foreign Investors Oversubscribe Nigeria’s Eurobonds Offer

  By Tony Obiechina International investors on Wednesday in London, indicated interest in Nigeria’s economy by over subscribing  the country’s Eurobonds offer in excess of $9.5 billion. The federal government had announced price offering of $ 2.86 billion aggregate principal amount of triple series notes under its global medium term note programme before …

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Nigeria Among Iran’s Top African Trading Partners

A senior Iranian trade official announced that the value of trade between Iran and African countries increased by 23 per cent in the past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2018), compared to its preceding year, as Egypt, Kenya, Sudan, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Somalia, Djibouti, Morocco and Nigeria …

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Nigeria Vows to Protect Emerging Industries

  By Tony Obiechina  The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab S. Ahmed said Nigeria will continue to deploy fiscal policies that protect it’s industries and also encourage Investments in critical sectors of the economy. The minister stated this on Friday at the opening session of the 4th Meeting of the …

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