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NNPC insists petrol price won’t increase despite PPPRA template

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation said the Federal Government is not planning to increase the price of petrol in March.

Apapa gridlock: Fraudsters frustrate Nigeria’s truck call-up system

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is battling fraudsters to save its new call-up system from collapse barely a week after take-off.

Square set to buy into Tidal in a $297m deal

Square, a mobile payment system company owned by Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, is set to close a $297m deal with Tidal,...

Safer Internet Day 2021: “Together for a better internet”

The focus was apt. The impact was amazing. The 2021 edition of International Internet Day held Tuesday, February 9. It focused...

Economist weighs in on Nigeria’s Cryptocurrency ban, policy flip flops

Nigeria’s ban on the use of cryptocurrency is concerning, but not surprising. Both the timing and principle were wrong.

UNCTAD warns 130 million people risks extreme poverty as the global economy contracts by 4.3% in 2020

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, UNCTAD projected today (Thursday) that the global economy will contract by a...

Why Judge ordered Trump Administration to account for $717B PPP

A federal judge thwarted efforts of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to hide information related to disbursements of the Paycheck...

Solidaridad Creates Access to Finance for Smallholder Farmers

Solidaridad has started a new contributory and loan scheme to give smallholder farmers in Nigeria access to finance. It is called...

The $6B Akon City is Real Life “Wakanda Nation” in Senegal

American R&B singer, Akon, is building Akon City, a real life "Wakanda nation" in his home country of Senegal.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala – A Perfect Fit for the WTO

By Oluwakemi Makinde In the cesspool of corruption and continuous A-grade drama that is Nigeria, only a...
Andrew is the Akatarian editor. A former Theme Editor, Business at Daily Independent. He cut his teeth in Journalism at NEWSWATCH under the guidance of legendary Dan Agbese. He is an alumnus of the International Institute for Journalism in Berlin, Germany. Contact: andrew.air@akatarian.com Twitter: @kemeandrew

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