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The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has voted unanimously to raise the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13 per cent. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, announced this on...

The Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has expressed satisfaction with the progress of work done on the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project and believed that the...

The Central Bank of Nigeria has fined four commercial banks a total of N800 million for failing to comply with regulations prohibiting consumers from transacting in cryptocurrencies. According to the CBN,...

The Federal Government has warned that it would no longer condone any form of criminality on the nation’s oil and gas facilities and installations, saying that crude oil thieves, pipeline vandals and...

The Central Bank of Nigeria has revealed that it would stop the sale of foreign exchange to Deposit Money Banks by the end of the year. According to the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, banks must begin...

The Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise (CPPE), an economic advocacy group, has identified Dangote Petroleum Refinery as one of the key expected drivers of growth that would impact positively...

Traders in the South East of Nigeria under the aegis of SEAMATA, have strongly criticised and rejected the recent increment in the import duty on cargoes charged by the Nigerian Customs Service. SEAMATA...

Seplat Energy Plc has  announced the decision of its Chairman, Dr. A.B.C. Orjiako to step down from his position as Chairman and from the Board of Directors of Seplat Energy Plc. Dr Orjiako notified...

President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), known as the eNaira, today at the State House, Abuja. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had in February barred banks and...

Seplat Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian independent energy company listed on both the Nigerian and London stock exchanges, has commissioned the project for power supply to Oben Cottage Hospital from its...

An internationally-renowned rating agency, Fitch Ratings, has upgraded Lagos State ratings from AA+ to AAA for its good standing in terms of debt sustainability and resilience. Communicating the development...

Following the Presidential applause for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on its posting of ₦287bn profit after tax in the 2020 financial year, the Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele...

A significant step towards redeeming the pledge by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to intervene in the perennial electric power supply challenge in Maiduguri, Borno State, was taken...

The Federal Executive Council has approved contracts for the rehabilitation of Warri and Kaduna refineries at a cost of $1.4 billion. The breakdown shows that $897 million is earmarked for the Warri...

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will declare its first dividend to Nigerians as it prepares to release its 2020 financial statements in the third quarter of this year, the Group Managing Director,...

Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped further in the month of June 2021 to 17.75% from 17.93% recorded in the previous month (May 2021). This represents the third consecutive decline in headline inflation. This...

The United Arab Emirates which serves as the regional financial hub for Gulf states has said it will launch its first digital currency by 2026. The  country’s central bank disclosed this major financial...

It is two years since Mallam Mele Kyari, with a simple mien and a rather unassuming disposition, took the reigns of leadership at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation as Group Managing Director. Apart...

The Nigerian Federal government has projected country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow by 4.2 per cent in 2022. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said this...

The Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari, on Tuesday explained why the national oil company is purchasing a stake in Dangote Oil Refinery. In May, the NNPC announced...