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NSC urges stakeholders to patronise Kaduna inland dry port

Mr Muhammad Abubakar, the Director, Abuja Liaison Office, Nigerian Shippers Council, has urged stakeholders in the sector to patronise the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to enjoy its benefits.
The National Council on Privatisation (NCP) on Tuesday declared Transcorp Power Consortium as the winner of the financial bid for the privatisation of Afam Power Plc.

Gencos: African trade agreement will boost electricity generation, supply

The electricity generation companies, GENCOs, say they are optimistic the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement signed last Sunday in Niamey, Niger Republic. by all heads of government of the African Union will boost power generation and supply in the continent.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

Clarion call for SEC, other agencies to respect rule of law

If the SEC goes ahead with this action it will be in clear violation of the interim injunction obtained by Oando’s principals Adewale Tinubu, the Group Chief Executive and Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive which restrains SEC, its servants and agents from directing or requesting any agency of the Government to act upon its decisions contained in its letter of 31st May pending the hearing.

Seadogs: We are not a secret cult

The National Association of Seadogs, (NAS) has said that the confraternity was not a secret cult as erroneously believed.
Herdsmen

Miyetti Allah: Herdsmen have no reason to attack South-East

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, South-East zone, has said that it has no grudges against any state in the zone, let alone plotting any form of attack.

FCT doctors threaten strike, give 21-day ultimatum

The Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Capital Territory administration (FCTA), on Monday issued a 21-day ultimatum to its management to meet its demand or face industrial action.

PENGASSAN urges federal government to withdraw licences of companies flouting gas flare policy

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the Federal Government not to grant approval for any new gas project that does not abide by the zero gas flare policy.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

Suspected herdsmen kill three in Kaduna

He expressed worries over impending hunger in the state due to the inability of the state government to provide security for farmers to enable them go to farm without fear.

Brain drain: NMA bemoans exodus of doctors to foreign countries

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has bemoaned the exodus of indigenous doctors to foreign countries.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: Civil servants will be paid promotion arrears

Civil servants in the Country have been assured that their promotion arrears will be paid as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

NMA urges federal government to improve health infrastructure, doctors’ remuneration

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), South South Zone, has advised the Federal Government to improve on the country’s health infrastructure, working conditions and remuneration of doctors to curb mass migration of Nigerian doctors to other countries.

RIPAN: Over one metric metric tons of rice smuggled into Nigeria in three months

The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN) has raised an alarm that over one million metric tons of rice have been smuggled into Nigeria in the last three months.

Senator Wamakko dissociate self from write-up on INEC chairman’s visit to Sultan

The Chairman, Northern Senators Forum, Senator Aliyu Wammako, has dissociated himself from a write-up that condemned the visit of INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to the Sultan of Sokoto.

Major marketers reiterate support for federal government’s petroleum industry policies

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says the association will support Federal Government’s petroleum industry policies including the policy on deregulation.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse: NAPPS urges proprietors to build schools themselves

The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.

Traders: Multiple taxations hinder investment, economic growth

National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has said the multiple taxations charged by various tiers of government in Nigeria are disincentive to investment and hinder the nation’s economic growth.
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algeria judges refuse to oversee vote if Bouteflika participates

More than 1,000 Algerian judges said they would refuse to oversee the country’s election in April if President Abdelaziz Bouteflika contests it.

Governor Akeredolu ends four years power outage in Ondo communities

Reprieve have come the way of residents of Plaza area of Akure, the Ondo State capital as electricity was returned to the area after four years of power outage.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.