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Nigeria completes mining license review, to publish results next week -minister

February 8, 2016/Reuters Nigeria has completed a review of its mining licenses and will publish the results next week, the mines minister said on Monday, adding that those who did… Read more »

Forte Oil Joins United Nations Global Compact Corporate Responsibility Initiative

February 8, 2016/Forte Oil Nigeria’s premier integrated energy solutions provider has been listed as a participation of the United Nation Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate social responsibility initiative with… Read more »

Zambia Prepares to Host AfDB’s 2016 Annual Meetings

February 8, 2016/AfDB The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Zambia have signed an aide-memoire on modalities for the organization of the Bank’s 2016 Annual Meetings scheduled to… Read more »

States’ external debt rose by N270bn in five years – DMO

The 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory grew their external debts by $1.37bn (N270bn at the current interbank exchange rate of N197 to a dollar) in… Read more »

Nigeria seeks cheap loans from international agencies – finance minister

Fri Feb 5, 2016/Reuters Oil producer Nigeria wants to tap financing at “concessionary rates” as low as 1.5 percent from international agencies to fund infrastructure projects before returning to the… Read more »

NSE Releases Interpretative Guidance on Index Circuit Breakers’ Rule

February 5, 2016/NSE The Nigerian Stock Exchange (“The Exchange” or “the NSE”) today announced that it has released its Interpretative Guidance on the Circuit Breakers’ Rule, Rule 15.46 of the… Read more »

IMF Says Ready to Lend Nigeria, Azerbaijan

By Peter OBIORA InvestAdvocate Lagos (INVESTADVOCATE)-Christine Lagarde, the managing director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday said the global lender is ready to loan Nigeria and Azerbaijan… Read more »

IMF and India Host Regional Conference: Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future

February 1, 2016/IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Government of India will co-host a high-level conference in New Delhi on March 11-13, 2016, to take stock of Asia’s… Read more »