Ahead of January 14 relaunch, MMM introduces Bitcoin as new payment

Ahead of its January 14, relaunch, popular MMM Nigeria has said it is introducing Bitcoin, the 2016 world’s best performing currency, as its means of payment.

NNPC awards 2017 crude term contracts to 18 Nigerian firms, others

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has awarded1.31 million barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil to 39 companies as part of its 2017 crude term contracts.

Why oil will continue to rise in 2017

WTI crude oil continues its push higher this week, topping $54 a barrel at one point as traders see OPEC and cooperating non-OPEC countries like Russia making good on production output deals in the new year. But will crude keep pushing higher in 2017?


Seme Customs Command nets N1.2b

 The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Command,

has disbursed a total of  N1.2 billion to the Federal Government as revenue in November this year (2016).

 It also recorded 99 seizures with Duty Paid Value of N82.9 million despite lull in business.

Business communities groan, blackout hits Minna

By Ummi Ismaeel,


Guinness Nigeria begins local manufacturing of spirits

The leading manufacturer and Nigeria’s only total alcohol beverage company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has commissioned a new production line that will support the local manufacturing of some of its spirits brands in Nigeria.

Okorocha, CBN governor, others shun maiden entrepreneur fair in Minna

By Ummi Ismaeel


Oil prices at highs for November on hopes of OPEC deal

By Reuters

Oil prices rose on Tuesday to their highest this month as a growing consensus emerged in the market that OPEC would overcome internal disputes and scepticism to strike a deal that materially reduces crude output.

How UBA, others suffer customers in Mbaise

Suffering has become the other name for weekend banking in Mbaise, Imo State.

FG to reposition maritime sector – Amaechi

 The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured stakeholders of the Federal Government’s resolve to reposition the maritime sector for greater efficiency and competitiveness.