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NASSI backs federal government’s planned forex restriction on dairy products

The Nigerian Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI) has said that forex restriction on imported dairy products would uphold indigenous companies into milk processing and spur local production.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,05.14 in August from N2,01.45 recorded in July.

Fake cylinders: LPG advocate warns ‘bomb-like’ explosions may hit Nigerian homes

Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing `bomb-like’ explosions in their kitchens soon, caused by fake cylinders.

UBEC lauds Kogi SUBEB over projects implementation

The provost, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, Dr. Tessy Okoli, has been conferred with a Distinguished Alumni Award by the University of Nigeria, Nsukka for her outstanding contribution to the development of technical, vocational education and training (TVET) in the country.

Industrialists, experts react to planned VAT hike

Industrialists and experts have opposed the idea of increase in the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Nigeria.
Bukola Saraki

PIGB: National Assembly to mount pressure for presidential assent – Bukola Saraki

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, says the National Assembly will continue to mount necessary pressure to get presidential assent on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo praises efforts to protect integrity

Nigeria has embarked on numerous intervention measures in critical sectors to protect its territorial integrity as well as in investments that would lead to its economic growth.

General Kazaure: NYSC to prioritise corps members’ welfare

Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, the Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, on Thursday pledged to give priority to the welfare of corps members.

President Buhari, Tinubu say they are on rescue mission

President Mohammadu Buhari and APC leader Ahmed Tinubu have re-kindle hope with assurances that Nigeria is being rescued from wreckage.

Bank of Industry releases N24bn to industrialists in Kano

The Managing Director, Bank of Industry, Mr. Olukayode Pitan, says the bank has provided a total of N24bn to industrialists in Kano State.

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Nigerian oil field sale triggers police raid on Brazil’s largest bank

Brazil’s federal police on Friday raided the headquarters of Latin America’s largest independent investment bank, Banco BTG Pactual SA, and the addresses of its founder Andre Esteves, federal prosecutors said in a statement.

Minimum wage negotiations to continue September 4

The Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council (JNPSNC), and representatives of the Federal Government will reconvene on Sept. 4 to continue negotiations on the new national minimum wage.

Ministry speaks on video showing ‘harassment’ of foreign affairs minister in Vienna

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed a video that has gone viral on social media showing the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, being chased out of a meeting in Vienna, Austria.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS commences e-registration of immigrants

Zone ‘A’ headquarters of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS Ikeja, Lagos, has kicked off the e-registration exercise of migrants in line with the Federal Government directive.
Vehicles seized by the military for transporting Boko Haram insurgents’ fishery products to Maiduguri markets

Nigerian Army: Boko Haram engaging in fishery trade to fund insurgency

The Nigerian Army has warned traders and Borno communities against engaging in illegal fishery trade with Boko Haram insurgents.