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Election postponement: LCCI, MAN lament disruption to economy, losses

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) and Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the postponement of elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disrupted the economy causing colossal losses.

Centre begs federal government to formalise activities of small minerals producers’

The Centre for Leadership, Strategy and Development (Centre LSD), has called on the Federal Government to formalise small-mineral producers to curb losses in the sector.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.-15

President Buhari: Our economic policies making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari, who was on campaign trail to Lagos on Saturday, said his administration’s economic policies have been making the desired impact as evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari: Our economic policies are making desired impact

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Lagos said his administration’s economic policies are making the desired impact, evidenced by steady growth in the economy in the last three years.

Policeman shot dead while chasing robbers in Ekiti

A man identified to be policeman was reportedly shot dead on Monday in Ado Ekiti while chasing a gang of armed robbers that had terrorised a business outlet and fled the crime scene.
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MAN: Manufacturers spent N246 billion on fuelling generators in two years

Against the backdrop of the worsening public power supply, new data have emerged showing that manufacturers in Nigeria spent a total of N246.38bn generating their own electricity between 2016 and 2017.

Minister Ngige clarifies federal government stance on national minimum wage

Dr. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, says the National Minimum wage of N27, 000 is standard for all workers, but the Federal Government will pay federal workers N30,000.

Babatunde Fashola: Nigerian electricity sector vulnerable to exchange rates

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday lamented the vulnerability of Nigeria’ electricity sector declaring that it is heavily dependent on imported human resources, materials, equipment and services.

MAAN: 500,000 maize farmers to participate in anchor borrowers’ programme in 2019

The Maize Association of Nigeria says it will involve no fewer than 500,000 of its members in the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme in 2019.
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MAN urges legislators to pass 2019 budget to sustain economic growth

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria on Friday urged the National Assembly to speedily pass the 2019 budget to stimulate economic growth in the face of mounting unsold inventories recorded in 2018.

Official: INEC to engage 19, 028 adhoc staff for polls in Akwa Ibom

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa Ibom, said it planned to use 19, 028 ad hoc staff for the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state.
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Father of three makes N200,000 monthly from charcoal business in Kaduna

A 29-year-old man, Yusuf Adamu, on Friday, said he makes an average sale of N200,000 monthly from charcoal business.

MAN calls for urgent intervention on ASUU strike

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Ogun state Chapter, has called for urgent intervention in resolving the disputes that led to the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
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MAN: Why 2019 budget falls short of expectations

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN) has expressed concern that there may be a further depreciation of the Naira due to the recent pressure on the country’s external reserve arising continuous dip in oil prices and the usual withdrawal of foreign capital due to anticipated political uncertainty.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

President Buhari: We are on mission to rescue Nigeria from greedy few

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is on a mission to rescue the nation’s resources from being appropriated by “a privileged few in their never ending quest to satisfy their greed”.
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MAN praises federal government on AfCFTA

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has released its 2019 Economic Outlook report and acknowledged government’s efforts at carrying the private sector along on the issue of African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

Man arrested after boy dies during circumcision ritual

A 66-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 2-year-old boy as a result of a circumcision ritual in the town of Monterotondo, North-east of Rome, State Prosecutors said.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari to receive presidential panel report on AfCFTA January

President Muhammadu Buhari will in January 2019, receive the report of the Presidential Steering Committee on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Impact and Readiness Assessment.

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Nigerian Army uncovers plan to attack polling centres in four states

The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it had uncovered plans by suspected hired thugs to attack polling centres in some unnamed states in the Niger Delta.

INEC accredits CODER to monitor 2019 elections

The Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reform (CODER) has been granted accreditation by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the 2019 Presidential, National Assembly, Governorship and State Assembly elections.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo meets Senator Marafa over Zamfara APC crisis, proffers solutions

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has met with Senator Kabiru Garba Marafa (APC, Zamfara) over the lingering crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State.

Court declines ex-NSA Dasuki’s request for intervention of ‘friends of the court’ in trial

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Maitama, Abuja, has refused to grant the prayers of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), seeking the intervention of ‘friends of the Court’ (Amicus Curiae) In his trial.

Abia PDP organising secretary resigns

Mr Moses Ogbonna, the Organising Secretary of of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia, has announced his resignation from his position.