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China to supply three Abuja Light Rail coaches mid 2020

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) would in the middle of next year deliver three railway coaches from China for the operation of Lot 1A and 3 of the Abuja Light Rail service.

NCC: Why we crashed USSD price cap

Today’s global economy is increasingly dependent on mobile technology. This is not just for telecommunications services but also for a number of other services offered by adjacent industries.
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How protectionists policies drive aviation growth – experts

Unless government puts in place policies to protect indigenous carriers, the growth of the sector will remain elusive, experts have said.

Nigeria reiterates commitment to upgrade ILO country office

Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.
The Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has appealed to the people of Isaba-Ekiti in Ikole Local Government Area of Ekiti State to maintain peace over the vacant kingship stool.

Bisi Egbeyemi: Terrorists, kidnappers use technology to evade justice

Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Otunba Bisi Egbeyemi, yesterday, advised security agencies to consider the application of modern and cutting edge technology in crime prevention and detection.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: Muhammadu Buhari won’t support factions in Nigerian labour movement

Adams Oshimhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), has called for a united labour movement that would confront the challenges bedevilling workers welfare in the country.
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Federal government pledges to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill

The Federal Government has pledged to sign the Petroleum Industry Bill into law once the bill is transmitted to the presidency.

Federal government inaugurates governing body for medical, dental council

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Governing Council for the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria while charging members to work towards achieving the responsibilities bestowed on the council.

Malawians oppose erection of Mahatma Gandhi statue

Over 3,000 people have signed a petition opposing a planned statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre, saying the Indian independence hero had done nothing for the southern African country.

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Why minimum wage increase is on the table

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the constitution of the Presidential Committee on Minimum Wage.

Head of Service moves to make civil service incorruptible, efficient

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday said she was committed to reforms aimed at ensuring that the nation’s civil service is efficient, productive, incorruptible and citizen-centred.

Experts: What Nigerians expect from proposed petroleum industry law

With the June 2018 deadline fast approaching for submission of the amended draft Petroleum Industry Governance Bill by the National Assembly to the president for assent, oil and gas industry experts on Tuesday expressed their views on expectations about the new law.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.