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PoS transactions hit N1.4tn in 2017 — NIBSS


Nigerians carried out N1.41tn worth of transactions on the Point of Sales terminals across the country in 2017. The transactions were conducted on about 155,462 active terminals that had been made available to retailers by mobile money merchants, data made available by the Nigerian Inter-Bank Settlement System showed. The statistics indicated that this was the highest value recorded since it ...

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Government must attend to all ethnic grievances – Obasanjo


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said the government must give listening ears to the complaints from all regions of the country. The former President said this would give all the ethnic groups a sense of belonging.    Obasanjo stated this on Friday at the National Open University of Nigeria’s convocation lecture in Abuja. The lecture, titled “Restructuring and true federalism: ...

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6 tips to improve your financial health in 2018


(NC) It’s the time of year when we make promises to do better, eat healthier or exercise. Yet, research shows a clear link between the state of our finances and our mental, emotional and physical health. So even if you do nothing else, tuning up your finances may be the ticket to a better year ahead. “The start of the ...

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Benefits of planning for retirement at an early age


(NC) Nowadays, Canadians will generally need over $1 million to live comfortably in their golden years when taking into account the average household wage, retirement age and life expectancy. Though this news may seem frightening, there are many programs and strategies out there that can help you plan accordingly. For instance, through the Canada Pension Plan, most of us  are ...

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4,000 Nigerians volunteer to embark on voter education

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More than 4,000 Nigerians from different backgrounds and professions from over 30 states have prepared to embark on a door-to-door campaign to educate the citizens ahead of 2019 elections. The volunteers were members of the Team FD, an organisation founded by the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the GEMSTONE Leadership Centre, Mr. Fela Durotoye. Their resolve to embark on ...

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