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Dollar scarcity threatens Bureau De Change operation in Kwara

Dollar scarcity threatens Bureau De Change operation in Kwara

By Matthew Denis Scarcity of Dollar is threatening Bureau de Change business in Kwara State, Business Pilot can report. The non-availability of the forex is taking its toll on the parallel market, with most operators in the state threatening to close shop. Some of the BDC outlets within Ilorin metropolis visited by our reporter on […]

Nigeria, one of top 10 global economies – US Govt

Nigeria, one of top 10 global economies – US Govt

The United States, US, government, yesterday, listed Nigeria as one of the top 10 global economies by 2050, citing the economic potentialities of countries across Africa. This came as President Barak Obama dispatched a team of US officials to study Nigeria’s business climate, with the aim of investing in the country, even as President Muhammadu […]

NEPC plans to increase non-oil export earning to $30bn in 5 years

NEPC plans to increase non-oil export earning to $30bn in 5 years

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said that it has identified 11 strategic products and 21 countries to market Nigerian goods. The information is contained in a statement issued by Mr Joe Itah, Head, Public Relations of the council in Abuja on Wednesday. It said this would help to grow non-oil foreign exchange income […]

Club Owners shocked over CHAN Eagles exit

Club Owners shocked over CHAN Eagles exit

The Association of Nigeria Premier League Club Chairmen and Managers (club Owners) has expressed shock and disappointment over the early exit of the home based super Eagles from the African Nations Championship CHAN holding in Rwanda. The CHAN Eagles were sent parking by the Syli Stars of Guinea in the last group match of the […]

Unhappy Home Eagles to arrive Nigeria today

Unhappy Home Eagles to arrive Nigeria today

The home-based Eagles are expected to arrive in Nigeria on Thursday, Completesportsnigeria.com has reliably gathered. The team needed a draw on Tuesday to advance to the next round of the African Nations Championship but lost 1-0 to Guinea who qualified from Group C alongside leaders Tunisia who walloped Niger 5-1 in the other fixture. “We […]

Confluence Queens declare forward Ndum missing

Confluence Queens declare forward Ndum missing

Lokoja based Nigeria Women Premier League, NWPL side; Confluence Queens FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Carine Yoh Ndum missing after the player has refused to resume back to the club. The Cameroonian forward Carine, was signed during the 2013/14 season from Panthere Security Football Filles, Garoua in Cameroon. The creative midfielder who was still […]

KWSG plans to establish first Golf Academy in Nigeria

KWSG plans to establish first Golf Academy in Nigeria

The Chief of Staff, Government House, Alhaji Abdulwahab Babatunde Yusuf has revealed that plans are underway to establish Golf Academy in Kwara State. Abdulwahab disclosed this on Tuesday in his office when he received the executive members of the State Executive Council of Sportswriters Association of Nigeria (SWAN). Alhaji Yusuf said the proposal presented by […]

Abia Warriors to match Pillars hefty salary for Chikatara

Abia Warriors to match Pillars hefty salary for Chikatara

Nigeria premier league side Abia Warriors have said they will match an offer of 750,000 Naira-a-month (about $3,000) and a car from Kano Pillars for their striker Chisom Chikatara. Abia Warriors chairman Emeka Inyama said Chikatara, who netted four goals at CHAN 2016, remains a player of the Umuahia club even though he has been […]

2016 Budget: Don’t take bribes, Saraki warns Senators

2016 Budget: Don’t take bribes, Saraki warns Senators

The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has warned senators against taking bribes from ministries, departments and agencies of government when considering funding requests for the 2016 budget. The Senate President warned senate committees not to engage in “money for budgeting” deals with MDAs, a practice believed to have been rampant in the past. He gave the […]

Bello’s inauguration, civilian coup-de-tat – Faleke

Bello’s inauguration, civilian coup-de-tat – Faleke

By Abdulrasheed Akogun The Deputy Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 2015 gubernatorial election in Kogi State, Hon James Faleke has described yesterday’s swearing-in of Alhaji Yahaya Bello as the state’s governor to a civilian coup-de-tat. Bello was sworn-in yesterday in an elaborate ceremony in Lokoja without a deputy governorship […]