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Kogi denies politicising NEMA’s relief materials

The deputy governor of the state, Simon Achuba, said this in Lokoja, the state capital while receiving relief materials for flood victims of 2017.

BUA Group to construct N7.5 billion hospital in Kano

BUA Group has announced plans to construct a N7.5billion Naira ultra-modern specialist hospital in Kano State of Nigeria through BUA Foundation.

House of Reps member condemns attack on Nigerians in South Africa

Chairperson of the House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora Matters, Rita Orji, has condemned recent attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa.

January PMI index records slow growth – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) - a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57.3 pet cent, howbeit sluggishly in comparative terms with previous growth trajectory.

Police declare BAU Cement chief wanted over attack on Governor Obaseki’s convoy

The Nigeria Police have allegedly declared the Managing Director of BUA’s Obu Cement Company, Engr. Yusuf Binji, wanted over an alleged attack on the convoy of the Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki.

BUA Group tackles Edo govt for sealing mining site, arresting staff

Cement firm, BUA Group, has accused Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, of shutting it out of operation in one of its mining sites in the state.

Stranded commuters call on government to end petrol scarcity

Hundreds of stranded commuters on the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday in Lagos appealed to the Federal Government to end petrol scarcity which affected transport cost.

BUA lies on claims to Mines ownership – Dangote

The management of Dangote Industries Limited has again vehemently rejected the many assertions of BUA Group, on its dubious claim to being the rightful owner of Mining Lease No 2541.

Two labourers to spend 5 months in jail for stealing rods

A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Monday sentenced two labourers, Emmanuel Lawrence and Maji Sani, to five months imprisonment for stealing iron rods.

How $2.8bn pipeline contract will change Nigeria’s energy landscape – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday said the nation’s energy landscape was set for a major change with the award of a $2,809,522,548.36 gas pipeline contract approved by the Federal Executive Council as proposed by the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

SON sets to review industrial standards for cement production

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria is set to review the Nigerian Industrial Standards for Cement Production in the country.

Dangote enters deal to sell cement online

You can now buy a bag of cement online and at a cheaper price, courtesy of a deal signed by management of Dangote Cement Plc with the popular e-commerce platform, Jumia Nigeria on Monday.

Brazil wants Nigeria to protect small farmers

The Consul-General of Brazil in Lagos, Amb. Maria Figueiredo, on Monday announced her government’s plan to share its philosophy of protecting small farmers with Nigeria.

BRT Lane Construction: Commuters groan as gridlock worsens on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

Motorists plying the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway and other road users on Tuesday called for measures to reduce the hardship facing commuters from gridlock caused by the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba Bus Rapid Transit lane construction.


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MFM FC crash out of CAF Champions League

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Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University lecturers begins indefinite strike

Academic Staff Union (ASUU) of Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University Lapai, says it has commenced an indefinite strike, due to the nonpayment of its N530 million outstanding allowances by the Niger state government.