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Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Manufacturers identify improved infrastructure as key to realising benefits of AfCFTA

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advised the Federal Government to get its policies right by making them industry- friendly, as the operational phase of the AfCFTA commences on July 1, 2020.
Imo State governor Hope Uzodinma has promised to navigate the State into prosperity under his watch, in his maiden broadcast to the people of the state on Wednesday.

Governor Uzodinma urged to emulate Peter Obi, Willie Obiano

Governor of Imo State Senator Hope Uzodinma has been told to focus his new administration on infrastructural development, education and prompt payment of workers as done by the successful governments of Mr Peter Obi and Governor Willie Obiano administrations respectively in Anambra State.
U.S. President Donald Trump and his 28 NATO counterparts are gathering in London on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the defence alliance.

US defence chief warns of Huawei ‘threat’ to NATO

Top US officials fired a fresh broadside at Huawei on Saturday, warning the Chinese tech giant posed a threat to NATO if allies allowed it to build new 5G communications networks.
Stakeholders in the capital market have stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.

Federal government urged to seek domestic capital for infrastructure funding

Stakeholders in the capital market have stressed the need to attract private and domestic capital for funding of critical infrastructure in the country.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has insisted that there is no plan to divest the Federal Government’s stakes in joint venture oil assets.

Minister lauds Chevron for role in growth, development of oil and gas sector

Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has lauded oil and gas giant, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, for its immense contributions to the growth and development of the oil and gas sector in Nigeria.
Clement Agba, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget And National Planning has reiterated the Federal Government’s determination to go into partnerships to create jobs as well as boost the economy.

Nigeria not borrowing too much – minister

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mr Clem Agba, has allayed fears that President Muhammadu Buhari led administration was plunging the nation into debt problem by borrowing a lot.
Security and infrastructure gaps in Nigeria notwithstanding, concerned stakeholders have urged the government and practitioners alike to pay closer attention to the export potential of natural tourism sites across the country.

Natural sites can boost local tourism – expert

Security and infrastructure gaps in Nigeria notwithstanding, concerned stakeholders have urged the government and practitioners alike to pay closer attention to the export potential of natural tourism sites across the country.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

APC hails Governor AbdulRazaq for ending era of profligacy, graft in Kwara

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara as `an astute administrator’ who stopped the era of profligacy and graft that crippled the state’s resources and development.
Simon Lalong

Plateau government organizes special prayers for peace, progress

The Plateau State Government on Monday organized its Annual Prayer Day to intercede for the peace and progress of the state.

Former PDP Reps member joins APC in Abia

Chief Emeka Atuma who represented Ikwuano/Umuahia Federal Constituency (2003-2007) on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, before moving to Social Democratic Party, SDP, ahead of the 2019 general elections on Sunday, formally defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC), along with his supporters.
PANDEF National Chairman, Commodore Idongesit Nkanga (retd)

South South leaders ask governors to set up own Amotekun

The Pan Niger Delta Forum has called on South South Governors to put together a regional security and development initiative similar to those of the South West.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

IMF tours Nigerian ports, says cargo clearance challenging

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that Nigerian ports system is challenging, identifying the absence of National Single Window platform, absence of scanning machines for Customs operations, poor logistics and road infrastructures as the bane of Nigerian Ports system.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Africa’s current debts stand at $500 billion

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says the total debt stock of Africa, both external and domestic currently stands at 500 billion dollars.
President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Professor Adams Yaya Ukwuenya, has stated that Nigeria’s presence at the ongoing international Cricket Council world cup in South Africa is a victory for Nigeria as making the cut to be among the elite Cricket playing nation alone was a product of hard work.

Federation highlights positives for Nigeria as U19 Cricket team play classification

President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Professor Adams Yaya Ukwuenya, has stated that Nigeria’s presence at the ongoing international Cricket Council world cup in South Africa is a victory for Nigeria as making the cut to be among the elite Cricket playing nation alone was a product of hard work.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reaffirmed that no criminal will have a place to stay in the state which he governs with the kind of strategy that is being put in place by the state government in curbing and wiping out crimes in the state.

Governor Abiodun goes after foreign investors

In keeping with his promise on assumption of office in May 2019, the Ogun governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has continued to secure foreign investments for the state.
Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

Manchester United fans to walk out of Old Trafford in next home match

Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

Africa no longer ignored in world economy – AfDB president

President of the African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, said on Wednesday that Africa can no longer be ignored in global trade and investment, adding that African economies are growing strong and the prospects for greater wealth creation are compelling.
President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation Professor Adams Yaya Ukwenya has stated that Nigeria is not under any form of pressure ahead of the team’s second group stage game against West Indies tomorrow despite having lost the first game.

Nigeria not under pressure at ICC Cricket world cup – Adams Ukwenya

President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, Professor Adams Yaya Ukwenya, has stated that Nigeria is not under any form of pressure ahead of the team’s second group stage game against West Indies tomorrow despite having lost the first game by 10 wickets against Australia.

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Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Abia derby: Theo Afelokhai condemns fans violence

Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Affelokhai has condemned the violence that erupted during the NPFL clash with Abia Warriors on Sunday evening.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a show of respect, vacated his official seat for former President Olusegun Obasanjo who visited Kaduna.

Former President Obasanjo attributes success of his privatization programme to Governor El-Rufai

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has attributed the success of his administration on privatisation programme when he was President to the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
Frank Lampard will not judge his Chelsea players on one game as they prepare to face Manchester City, and admitted the Blues would need to defend well at the Etihad Stadium.

Chelsea boss speaks on ending Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has refused to accept his team can kill off Manchester United’s Champions League hopes on Monday night.
Nigerian Afrofusion singer, Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.

Adekunle Gold: How Kizz Daniel inspired my song

Nigerian Afrofusion singer Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.
THE National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.

Why Nigeria continues to suffer loss to Apapa gridlock

Over these years, the gridlock has taken a huge toll on businesses along the two nation’s seaports, even as economists and concerned stakeholders lamented that the N18 trillion lost as a result of the unending traffic jam within the zone..