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MMM to freeze all bonuses from 2016

MMM to freeze all bonuses from 2016

Sergey Mavrodi, founder of MMM, has written to participants in Nigeria, asking that they pay some money into the system, before they can cash out of the ponzi scheme. Mavrodi said all bonuses acquired before January 1, 2017 will be frozen. This is coming more than a month after the company failed with its return

FG reverses forex restrictions for schools fees, medical tourism, business travels, others

The Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) has reversed it policy restriction on foreign exchange (forex)and has ordered banks to set up forex kiosks at airports. This policy reversal was made public via a statement by Isaac Okoroafor, the Apex Bank’s spokes man. SEE STATEMENT BELOW: “In continuation of efforts to increase the availability of Foreign Exchange

Fayose threatens to sue FG over Eurobond, likens APC to biblical prodigal son

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has compared the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the “biblical prodigal son”. Expressing concerns over the plan of the current administration to lend $1bn Eurobond, Fayose threatened to sue the federal government over the issue. He said he was worried that the deal could plunge the country into more

Nigeria’s 3rd Eurobond issue over-subscribed despite economic crisis

In spite of the gloom on the country’s economy, investor confidence in Nigeria remains high as the $1 billion Eurobond issued by the federal government on Thursday was over-subscribed by almost eight times. The over-subscription was with orders in excess of $7.8 billion compared to a pre-issuance target of $1 billion. The bond, issued under

South Africa introduces $260 minimum wage as Nigeria’s remains stuck at $60

South Africa will introduce a national minimum wage of 3,500 rand ($261) per month in 2018, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday, according to a Reuters report. The announcement follows protracted negotiations between the government and labour unions. Nigeria’s current minimum wage is N18,000 ($60) with organised labour asking it be increased to at

SEC signs MoU with NERDC on introduction of Capital Market Studies

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to achieve another milestone by infusing capital market studies (CMS) into schools curriculum with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council (NERDC). This was done weekend at the Commission’s head office in Abuja in an effort to revive

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