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The National Pension Commission (PenCom) says it has approved N4.44 billion as death benefits to the next- of- kin (NOK) of deceased employees nationwide in the first quarter of 2015. This was contained in a report from the commission and obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday. It...

By Gloria Ishaleku,  Lagos   The bulls continued their hold of trading activities on the floor of The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) on Tuesday extending...

Dangote, Nigeria’s largest cement maker, plans to double investment in Zambia to around $900 million by building a second cement plant, the company’s...

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has presented an endowment of N52.904million to resuscitate the Professorial Chair of Finance at the University of Lagos...

By Innocent Oweh  -  Abuja   A former Commandant of the Command Secondary School, Kaduna, Col. Eddy Vincent (rtd) has decried the growing level...

In this special report, third of five parts, Andrew Airahuobhor, Oyeniran Apata, Sola Alabadan, Bamidele Ogunwusi, Nkasiobi Oluikpe, Ikechi Nziarko examines how Nigerian economy can benefit from robust and consistent skill acquisition programme for graduates, thereby reducing the mad rush for white collar jobs that have resulted in death of promising Nigerian youths. Senior...

By Philip Oladunjoye –  Lagos   Parents and guardians have been advised to always enrol their children and wards only in schools where qualitative teaching is guaranteed. Other qualifications for standard according to stakeholders are: presence of qualified staff employed to meet the basic standards required to impart adequate knowledge of the pupils, the existence...

By Henry Boyo   Nigeria’s relatively modest external debt, speculated to be below $17bn in 1999 was spurred to exceed $36bn by 2005 by the dubious flattery from international agencies that our nation was under-borrowed. Ultimately, poor accounting records and government’s failure to also promptly service our debt obligations were deemed responsible for the bloated...

By Seyi Taiwo-Oguntuase –  Lagos   Provost of the Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED), Mr. Olalekan Bashorun has appealed to the Lagos state government to increase the monthly subvention of the college by 65 per cent. He made the call during the 35th convocation ceremony of the college where no fewer than 2,829 students graduated , contending that...

By Ikechi Nzeako, Lagos   Information is critical to survival of any business organisation, whether it is multi-national, large corporation, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME); it is the life wire of any organisation and how it is managed is critical to the survival of the organisation. This is why many organisations spend millions of naira to gather and manage...