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Minister challenges telcos, corporate organisations on CSR

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has challenged telecommunications companies (Telcos) and other corporate organisations, including wealthy individuals to support humanitarian causes through their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as a way of helping to reduce the rate of poverty in the country.

Vice President Osinbajo for MSME clinic in Ondo Thursday

The Ondo State Government says the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be in the state on Thursday for the inauguration of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ( MSME ) Clinic in Akure.

Ogun government seeks investment in solid minerals

The Ogun State government has appealed to investors to invest in the abundant solid minerals available in the state.

Governor Ugwuanyi: Enugu trade fair complex ‘unbefitting’

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed dismay at the poor infrastructure at the Enugu International Trade Fair complex describing it as `unbefitting’ of events of such magnitude.

Governor Ugwuanyi re-launches traders empowerment scheme

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration has announced the second phase of the Enugu State Traders Empowerment Scheme with an annual bumper package of N120 million.

Federal govt plans to make potato farmers net exporters

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it planned to make farmers producing chilli pepper, sweet potatoes and beans net exporters of the commodities in the next one year.

Minister Solomon Dalung mourns Deji Tinubu

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has expressed deep shock following the sudden demise of the first Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr Deji Tinubu.

Consumers must get value for money – Governor Ambode

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday in Lagos inaugurated a 12-member board of the state’s Consumer Protection Agency charging them to hit the ground running and end sharp practices among retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers.

I’ll empower 5,000 widows, 1,000 others in 2018 – Governor Okowa

Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has assured women in the state of more empowerment slots in 2018 to create employment and wealth for economic growth of the state.

Enugu govt reacts to alleged delisting among world resilient cities

The alleged delisting of Enugu as one of the 100 resilient cities of the world by the Rockefeller Foundation has generated reactions from some officials of the Enugu State Government.

Ogun ministry targets N4 billion revenue in 2018

Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Bimbo Ashiru, on Monday said that the ministry had put in place machinery to generate N4 billion in revenue next year.

NNPC chief Maikanti Baru begs IPMAN not to go on strike

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has appealed to the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria not to embark on its proposed strike action on December 11.

Enugu corn millers seek government aid for N200 million loss

The Association of Corn Millers in Ogbette Main Market, Enugu, has called on the state government for assistance, following a fire that destroyed goods worth over N200 million in the market.

We’ll find lasting solution to farmers, herdsmen crisis – Governor Al-Makura

Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has said that his administration would soon find a lasting solution to the crisis between farmers and herdsmen in the state.

2019: Group endorses Senator Adeola as Ogun West guber candidate

In what appears to be a move to forestall multiple governorship candidates ahead of the 2019 general elections, a group, Ogun West Consultative Forum (OGWCF), on Tuesday, endorsed Sen. Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, as the Ogun West gubernatorial candidate for the governorship seat of the state.

2019: Ogun commissioner debunks resignation rumour

Ogun State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru, has debunked the report being peddled by a section of the social media, that he had resigned his appointment with the state government.

900 traders benefit from Enugu govt empowerment grants

No fewer than 900 traders have benefitted from the Enugu State Government on-going empowerment grant to market traders, to boost their trade in the state in the last one year.

Minister Kayode Fayemi expresses worry over low investment in mining sector

The Minister of Mines and Steel, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has expressed concern over low investment in the mining sector.

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