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Election: INEC declares readiness, speaks on recruitment

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is ready for the conduct of the forthcoming general election.
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PDP: Atiku Abubakar has templates for massive job creation, economic revival

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation has said that its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has perfected templates for massive job creation and business opportunities for Nigerians immediately he is elected into office as President.

Abuja ICT park will create investment opportunities – minister

The federal government yesterday in Lagos said the initiative to establish Abuja Information and Communication Technology (ICT) park inside the Abuja Technology Village would open investment opportunities for Nigeria.

INEC: Police, NDLEA to scrutinise ad hoc staff for general elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti State on Thursday disclosed that all the ad hoc staff that would be used for the 2019 elections will be examined to ascertain whether they have criminal records with the police and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

Nigeria, India set to sign bilateral air services agreement

Nigeria and India are set to sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) before the end of January that would enable direct flights between the two countries, the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur has said.

FIRS breaks all-time record, generates N5.3 trillion in one year

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has broken Nigeria’s all-time revenue generation record, after generating N5.3 trillion in 2018.
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Oby Ezekwesili: I’ll make Nigeria Africa’s most innovative economy

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has notified Nigerians of her plans in the new year, one of which is to make Nigeria’s economy the most innovative in the entire Africa as soon as she emerges President.

Ministry: ERGP targets development of economic zones

The Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment, has said that the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) identified the development of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) as a major strategic tool to accelerate the implementation of the Nigeria industrial revolution plan (NIRP).
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Ministry explains role of economic zones in industrialisation

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment has stressed the importance of developing special economic zones by the federal government.

Federal government graduates 1,000 N-Power tech beneficiaries in North-East

No fewer than 1,000 beneficiaries of the Federal Government N-Power Technical Programme have graduated from six states of the North East region, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

NNPC generated $1 billion on DSDP from 2015 to date

A Senatorial aspirant in Adamawa State, Alh. Salihu Garba Mama Aliyu, has revealed that the Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) has generated more than One Billion USD in the implementation of the DSDP which he introduced in NNPC when he was a programmer with the organisation.

Adebayo Shittu launches five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment

The Minister of Communications, Dr Adebayo Shittu, on Friday in Abuja, launched five mobile radio frequency monitoring equipment and national spectrum management system for effective monitoring of frequency bands used to provide radio communication services in the country.

Nigeria saves $1 billion through crude oil, refine products exchange

Nigeria has so far saved over $1 billion through the application of the Direct Sales, Direct Purchase (DSDP) agreement, the architect of the system, Engr. Salihu Garba Aliyu has said.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.

Zenith Bank pledges support for children, youths development

Zenith Bank has reiterated its commitment in supporting children and youths to positively engage technology in setting goals and having the goals met.

ITU: 3.9 billion people to use internet by end of 2018

International Telecommunications Union (ITU) estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 per cent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the Internet, according to its latest 2018 global and regional ICT estimates
President Buhari receives Letter of Credence from Ambassador of Finland, France and Czech Republic to Nigeria in State House on 6th Dec 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: I will uphold the will of Nigerians in 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that the results of the 2019 presidential election would be a reflection of the wish of the people.

NCC: Multiple taxations threatening Nigeria’s technology infrastructure

Sunday Dare, the Executive Commissioner (Stakeholders’ Management) of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that multiple taxations and duplicated regulation across Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) was posing threat to the nation’s quest of attaining technology infrastructure objectives.

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Atiku Abubakar: I was personally involved in crafting ideas in my document

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that he was personally involved and participated in crafting the ideas in the working document he released tagged “The Atiku Plan”, which contains his ideas on how to get Nigeria working again.

Senator Ekweremadu: Thieves stole money in federal lawmaker’s car

The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, shocked his colleagues when he revealed how some thieves broke into the luxury car of a senator and stole huge sums of money.

Board says working to make UNILAG sports hub

As the University of Lagos (UNILAG) prepares to host the 26th Nigerian Universities Games Association (NUGA) Games, its Sports Management Board says the institution will soon be the country’s sports hub.

Abuja court suspends arrest warrant against NFF chiefs, summons presidential panel

The Chief Magistrate District Court II in Abuja has suspended the warrant of arrest issued previously to the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) headed by Chief Okoi Obono-Obla against five top officials of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

18 killed after bus overturned in western Ethiopia

Eighteen people died after a bus overturned in western Ethiopia on Wednesday, leaving scores of others with serious injuries, police said.