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2019 Target Of Exiting PMS Importation Achievable, Says NNPC

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation NNPC has said that it wants to exit importation of Premium Motor Spirit PMS in 2019. A statement yesterday explained that the, Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has said the target set by the Corporation is still achievable. Dr. Baru made this known while fielding questions from journalists on the sidelines of the ongoing Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, United States, yesterday…

CBN Bars UBA, First Bank, GTB From SME Forex Sales Window

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Tuesday, barred 14 Money Deposit Banks from dealing in the Small and Medium Entreprises (SME) wholesale Forex window. The barred banks are First Bank, Keystone Bank, Main street Bank, Ecobank, Stanbic IBTC, Citi Bank, Enterprise Bank and WEMA bank. Others are Guaranty Trust Bank, First City Monument bank, Union Bank, SunTrust Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and United Bank of Africa…

BoI Records N17bn Operating Profit

The Bank of Industry (BoI) recorded operating profit before tax of N17 billion in 2016, a 44 per cent increase over the N11.9 billion recorded in 2015. A statement by the bank in Lagos on Monday said its loans and advances also rose by 10 per cent to N171 billion in 2016 from N156 billion in 2015. The bank’s disbursements to Small and Medium Enterprises similarly increased by 42 per cent to N8 billion from N5.64 billion in 2015…

Crude Oil Production Now Two Million bpd, Says Baru

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, on Tuesday stated that oil production in the country had risen from 1.2 million barrels per day to two million barrels per day. Baru said this in an interview with State House correspondents after meeting behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He attributed the increase in oil production to the relative peace and stability…

Lagos Plans to Increase IGR to N50bn in 2018

The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget,Lagos State, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, has said that the state government plans to increase its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from N30 billion in 2017 to N50 billion next year. Ashade, who disclosed this at a media briefing in Lagos, said in preparing for the 2017 budget, the Lagos State Government (LSG) took cognizance of recent developments around the world…

20 Million Lives Threatened By Famine

Timely warning by the United Nations has emerged as the vital nudge that world leaders need to initiate action to ward off an impending humanitarian catastrophe in parts of Africa and the Middle East. The global agency fears that if urgent steps are not taken, a population of more than 20 million people in four countries, including Nigeria, risk possible mass starvation and death. The other countries are Somalia and South Sudan, in the Horn of Africa, and Yemen, in the Arabian Peninsula…

AGF, NNPC GMD Meet Buhari In Aso Rock

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami as well as the Group Managing Director of the National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday to brief him of certain developments. However, it was not clear whether the meeting took place in his office or his official residence…

AMCON Injects N1.5bn In Arik Air To Stabilise Operations

The Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) has injected N1.5 billion in Arik Airline Ltd to safeguard its operations since its takeover. Captain Roy Ilegbodu, Arik Air Chief Executive Officer, said this at a news conference in Lagos while highlighting the company’s operations since its takeover by AMCON. Ilegbodu said that the funds injected by AMCON helped in the stabilisation of the airline’s operations, prevention of its collapse and payment of staff salaries…


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