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Gboyega Oyetola

Summit: Osun to align growth agenda with private sector needs

Osun State Government will use its economic and investment summit to align its growth agenda with the private sector needs, its Summit Planning Co-Chairman, Prof. Olalekan Yinusa, has said.

Enugu Assembly passes 45 bills, 49 motions

Enugu State House of Assembly on Monday held a valedictory session to mark the end of the 6th assembly which began in June, 2015.

Telecos demand executive order on infrastructure vandalism, double taxation

Telecom operators in the country and other professionals in the Information and Communications Technology, ICT, industry, yesterday, called on the Federal Government to issue executive order against vandalism of telecom infrastructure, double taxation and regulation in the sector to properly harness the developmental potential of ICT in nation building.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.

Central bank to withdraw N7.9 trillion dirty, mutilated notes

A large proportion of the N7.9 trillion pieces of naira notes in circulation are dirty, mutilated, unfit for Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and over-the-counter payments, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said.

NNPC chief urges academia, industries to shun receiver, donor mentality

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has called on the academic community and industrial sector in Nigeria to embrace a new approach to sustainable industrial growth by ridding themselves of the mentality of being perpetual receiver or giver of research grants and donations.
President Buhari signs New National Minimum Wage Bill into Law in State House on 18th April 2019 2

President Buhari urged to look beyond APC in selecting cabinet members

Mr Jude Nnadi, a political analyst has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look beyond the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in selecting his next cabinet members in order to move the country to the next level.

Nollywood producers, distributors advised to shun films that debase societal values

Industry stakeholders have called on producers and distributors in the Nigerian movie industry to eschew films and video works that erode values that define the African people.

Stakeholders push ideas for revamping Nigeria’s learning approach

Stakeholders in the education sector are pushing for a fundamental change to the Nigerian learning approach, which is said to frustrate the smooth transition from education to employment for many graduates.
Queen Toluhi Adedamola Oreoluwa

Queen Moremi: Models must not engage in illegal activities

The reigning Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA), Miss Adedamola Toluhi, has cautioned budding models not to engage in illegal activities in their bid to become successful.

Governor Ugwuanyi lays foundation for Enugu education university

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has laid the foundation for the administrative building of the proposed University of Education, Ihe in Awgu Local Government Area of the state.

Nuclear energy workers begin indefinite strike Wednesday

Following the breakdown of negotiations with the Federal Government in their demand for better working conditions, workers of the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) have declared an indefinite nationwide strike with effect from tomorrow Wednesday.

Federal government, NACCIMA hail Governor Ugwuanyi for enhancing Ease of Doing Business in Enugu

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and the National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s innovative measures and steadfastness in enhancing the ease of doing business in the state.

SON plans 13 labs to drive agro-allied products’ global acceptance

The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has said plans were underway to establish 13 laboratories with focus mainly on live endangering items, agric and agro-allied products, in order to aid diversification of the nation’s economy away from oil.
GMD NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, being conducted round the NNPC Pavillion During The 40th Kaduna International Trade Fair.

NNPC pledges support for agro-allied industries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that it would support ongoing initiative by the Federal Government to diversify the nation’s economy through agriculture by providing the much needed fulcrum for the attainment of a mutually beneficial relationship between agriculture and industries.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC advises motorists, other petroleum products consumers not to engage in panic buying

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers not to engage in panic buying, saying there is enough petroleum products stock in 55 depots across the country.The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers not to engage in panic buying, saying there is enough petroleum products stock in 55 depots across the country.
Namadi Sambo and Muhammadu Buhari

Ex-VP Sambo drums support for economic diversification

Alhaji Namadi Sambo, former Vice-President, has urged Nigerians to support the government’s effort aimed at diversifying the nation’s economy.
Kwara

Expert: Why Kwara is ranked among 10 poorest states in Nigeria

A financial expert, Alhaji Abdulmumini Sanni-Jawondo, has blamed bad governance, poor rural development and lack of support for small and medium-scale businesses for Kwara’s poor economic situation.

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Food seller electrocuted in Lagos

A food seller, Mrs Florence Imoh, 58, was electrocuted at her shop at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb in Igando/Ikotun Local Council Development Area, early on Monday morning.
Asif Ali Zardari

Pakistani ex-president arrested over fake bank accounts

Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested by the country’s top anti-corruption body in a case involving fake bank accounts.

Man in court for destroying electronic billboard, attempted theft

The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.

Akwa Ibom Assembly elects new speaker

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has elected Aniekan Bassey as its new speaker.
The death toll in the multiple raids of villages in Sokoto State at the weekend by gunmen on motorbikes, has jumped to 43.

Gunmen attacks: Sokoto death toll hits 43

The death toll in the multiple raids of villages in Sokoto State at the weekend by gunmen on motorbikes, has jumped to 43.