BUSINESS

Nigeria exempts Rice, Sugar, Flour & 180 other goods from free deal!!

Nigerian government has exempted cement, flour, rice, sugars and 180 other products from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) deal.  These items were exempted from the list, based on national priorities, trade volume, priority, food security and competitive advantage, The Guardian reported. A complete list is expected before the end of the month after

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BUSINESS ECONOMY

CRYPTO: Two ways Nigerians can bypass CBN’s restrictions_Expert!!

Cryptocurrency operators in Nigeria are preparing for life after a draconian crackdown on the novel cyber cash trading by the Nigerian government. The Central Bank Friday ordered deposit money banks and other financial institutions to close accounts used in trading cryptocurrencies by Nigerians.  The controversial and largely unpopular directive came amidst Nigeria’s ranking as the

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BUSINESS

Atiku condemns ban on Crypto trading, demands reversal from CBN!!

Nigeria’s opposition leader Atiku Abubakar on Saturday condemned Friday’s decision to ban cryptocurrencies by the Central Bank of Nigeria. The CBN issued a directive to all Nigerian banks against conducting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency transactions, saying it was an unregulated market and cannot be allowed as a legitimate source of exchange in Nigeria. The decision

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BUSINESS

Dana Air reacts to discrimination allegation by a physically Challenged Passenger!!

A person with disability, Dr Chike Okogwu, has accused Dana Air of discrimination stating the airline barred him from boarding with a claim that ”a new policy forbids carrying” passengers ”with wheelchair”. In a thread of tweet on Monday, Okogwu, complaining of the alleged unfair treatment said; ”This is indeed the height of discrimination against

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BUSINESS ECONOMY

International flights to resume on 29th of August_FG

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of International flights in Nigeria.. Recall that Nigerian borders were closed following the outbreak of Corona Virus Pandemic. Airline companies were shut down because of that. As Federal Government began the eased of the Lockdown , few weeks ago local Flights resumed operation and the Federal Government promised

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BUSINESS

NUPENG orders tanker drivers to withdraw services in Lagos State, from Monday!!

The National Leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has directed petroleum tanker drivers to withdraw their services from Lagos State with effect from Monday. NUPENG said on Friday that the directive followed the failure of various authorities in the state to address three major issues that had severely caused petroleum

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BUSINESS GOVERNMENT

International Flights in Nigeria to begin operation is coming weeks_FG

The Federal Government has said that airports would be reopened to international flights in weeks and not in months. It says when international flights eventually resume, passengers are expected to arrive the airport three hours before their flights. The government said the prolonged ban on international travels was not punitive but mainly to keep Nigerians

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