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Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I will ensure the emergence of Igbo president

Former Vice President and frontline contender for the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has restated his commitment to the promotion of a just and equitable federal structure of government, saying that it remains the panacea to reigniting the socio-economic development of the country.
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) President, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON., SAN receiving a commemorative plaque from the Executive Director responsible for Regulation at Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mrs. Tinuke Awe during the Presidents visit to NSE to sound the closing gong signifying close of stock market, recently.

Abuja chamber commends NSE for impacting positively on economy

The President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, SAN, has commended the leadership of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for using their mandates to impact positively on the Nigerian economy.

Ramadan: Cleric urges traders to desist from using unjust measurement

An Enugu-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abdul Ishola, has called on traders to shun the use of unjust measurement, purposely meant to cheat and defraud customers.

2019: Governor Masari deserves a second term for Katsina’s growth

The Director-General of Katsina Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Muazzam, says Governor Aminu Bello Masari deserves a second term as governor in order to continue the implementation of the sound policies and projects initiated by his administration.

2019: Abians in Abuja endorse Governor Ikpeazu for second term

Abia natives resident in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja and environs at the weekend unanimously endorsed the governor of Abia State, Dr. Victor Okezie Ikpeazu, for a second term.

Governor Ahmed assigns portfolios to new special advisers, assistants

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assigned portfolios to the newly appointed special advisers, senior special assistants and special assistants.

SON calls on e-Commerce stakeholders to adhere to standards

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says there is the need for stakeholders in the e-Commerce space to adhere strictly to standards to grow the sector.

Five key points from Mark Zuckerberg’s Senate testimony

Facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, appeared before the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees fielding questions with regards to the data breach of users of the social media network.

Amid growing firestorm, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg sets Congress date

Mark Zuckerberg agreed to appear before a congressional panel next week, putting a spotlight on the Facebook chief executive and social networking giant pressured by a massive breach of private data and misinformation on the platform.

Facebook shares decline as US regulator announces privacy probe

Facebook Inc shares fell to 6.5 percent on Monday after United States-consumer-protection-regulator said it was investigating how the social-network allowed data of 50 million users to get into the hands of a political-consultancy.

SON to establish NIS clubs in Niger schools

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), said on Tuesday that it has concluded arrangements to establish Nigeria Industrial Standards (NIS) clubs in primary and secondary schools in Niger.

Governor Ikpeazu: I run research-based administration

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has said that all the roads constructed by his administration are products of careful and thorough research.

Turkey seeks free trade agreement with ECOWAS

Turkish Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci has suggested that a free trade agreement will be a key step to boost business ties between Ankara and the Economic Community of West African States.

NNPC set to commence oil exploration in Benue, Nasarawa, Niger, Sokoto

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr Makanti Kachalla Baru, has said the corporation will this year begins exploration for oil in Benue, Nasarawa, Niger and Sokoto States.

Maikanti Baru: NNPC investing in renewable energy to accelerate development

Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said on Wednesday that the company is investing in renewable energy to accelerate Nigeria’s industrial development.

General Gowon: Nigeria must plan beyond oil to remain competitive

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, said on Wednesday, that Nigeria must take decisive steps to plan beyond oil so as to reposition the nation’s economy for international competitiveness.

Osun disburses N3.6bn financial support for 24, 850 traders

About 24,850 traders and small scales enterprise and business owners have benefitted from the N3.6bn fund provided by the Osun state government.

Nigeria signs African trade agreement in March

Nigeria will sign the Continental Africa Free Trade Area Agreement in March as part of efforts to prioritise trade as a significant instrument for reform in the country.

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Delta Reps member accused of attacking court bailiff with thugs

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Osun guber: Governor Aregbesola’s SSG dumps APC

The Secretary to the Osun State Government, Moshood Adeoti, has resigned his membership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.