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The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advised the Federal Government to call some state governors to order, over excessive fees leveled on miners.
The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) yesterday said it has been able to reduce cost of doing business at the nation’s seaports by reducing shipping charges from 22 to five in the last few years.
Alhaji Sani Shehu, the President, Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), has appealed to the Federal Government to install sensors that can detect earth tremor at various mining sites.
Commodore Duja Effedua (rtd), Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Oron, has warned youths against being misguided into disparaging and unpatriotic to Nigeria.
Nigerian Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, NACCIMA, yesterday, dissociated itself from claims by organised labour that the Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage agreed on N30,000.
Paint manufacturers have lamented the effect of adulteration, faking and merchandising of their products with high nuisance value, saying it had led to loss of revenue to their members and government.
Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the present administration has done better in power generation, transmission and distribution than the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) did in 16 years of its administration.
Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, yesterday unveiled plans by the Federal Government to deploy under-utilised power assets to deliver incremental power to industrial centres and needy communities in the country.
A 23-year-old man, Dare Owolabi, has appeared before an Ilupeju-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, over alleged attempt to steal cell phones from the shop of one Kazeem Jimoh.
Police have arrested and charged a man with the murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova.
Some operators in the manufacturing sector say the benefits of the country’s independence have not been felt in the sector.
The Presidency yesterday in Abuja said it had intensified efforts to persuade the organised labour to call off its ongoing strike action.
Garba Shehu, senior special adviser to the president on media and publicity, on Friday met with Ayuba Wabba, president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
The presidency, Friday, stepped up efforts to convince labour unions in the country to call off their strike following the earlier meeting at which the government accepted their demand to reconvene the tripartite meeting on the proposed new national minimum wage.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday night declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as winner of the Ekiti/Irepodun/Isin/Oke-Ero Federal constituency bye-election in Kwara state.
A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”
The Senator representing the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe has warned politicians not to plunge Rivers State into the kind of violence and mayhem that characterized the 2015 general elections.
Thais have reacted with shock and anger after a 13-year-old boxer died during a charity bout, reviving calls for a ban on fights between children in the brutal Muay Thai martial art.
Barcelona’s experienced defender Jordi Alba on Tuesday denied any fall-out between himself and Spain coach Luis Enrique after he left Alba out of two consecutive national squads.
As part of efforts to boost its internally generated revenue, the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, has established a world-class ICT and Prometric centre for corporate services, as well as to promote information technology in the country.
Jigawa Government has partnered with “Save the Children’’ a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) to train rural women on how to grow and process food crops with nutritional values for their children.