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Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, and his conglomerate, the Dangote Group, have been reported to be responsible for over 10 percent of Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP).
The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has threatened to shutdown industries and companies operating without Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificate in Anambra state.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has urged operators in the agricultural and manufacturing sectors of the economy to adhere strictly to the terms and conditions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), single-digit interest rate loans and utilise funds for the purpose which it was granted for.
The Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria on Wednesday said it was poised to tackle unemployment by creating more job opportunities for teeming youths in Nigeria.
The 30 days moving average of the Nigerian external reserves was down to a five – month low dropping to $46.37 billion, the lowest level since March this year.
Authorities of the Snakebite Treatment and Research Centre, Kaltungo in Gombe state, have revealed that over 400 snakes of different varieties are being exported from the centre to Liverpool in England every month.
National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control is to launch a new compendium of all registered drugs, processed food, cosmetics, packaged water and medical devices chemicals, an official has said.
In its quest to reduce the high rate of drug importation in the country, the Federal Government has said there is need to revise the curriculum on pharmacy to one that trains future pharmacists to become entrepreneurs, producers as well as manufacturers.
Turkey doubled tariffs on some imports from the United States - such as passenger cars, alcohol and tobacco - in what it said was retaliation for "deliberate attacks" on its economy.
Tens of thousands of South Korean women staged a mass rally in Seoul Saturday to protest against spycam porn, urging tougher punishments for peeping Toms as anger over the growing scourge boils over.
The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed fake, counterfeit, sub-standard and expired drugs worth N650 million in Kaduna.
The federal government Tuesday debunked what it termed malicious falsehood of it paying the sum of $300 million for a five per cent stake in Nigeria Air.
Following the killings of many Nigerians in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa of that country, on Tuesday, said he was in Nigeria to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari on the disturbing situation which, he said, was capable of hurting the recently-signed Continental Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday described the hike in tariff on locally produced alcohol, spirits and tobacco as potentially “counter-productive.”
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Britain’s upper House of Lords on Thursday voted to block the suspension of a parliamentarian who allegedly tried to force a woman to sleep with him in exchange for a promotion.
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.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised the Senate to desist from interfering with the executive in running of state affairs but to concentrate more on its duties of providing adequate legislation for the growth of the nation.
Prof. Abednego Ekoko, Chairman, Board of Trustees, Exam Ethics Marshal International, has called for continued advocacy by stakeholders to end exam malpractice in the country.
To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.
No fewer than 420 million adults have diabetes, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, adding that the number has been increasing steadily over the last three decades.
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has asked Senate President Bukola Saraki to name any member of the APC who offered him bribe either in foreign or local currency to influence him and members of the National Working Committee to take decision in their favour before, during and after the party primaries or face legal action.
The Lagos East Senatorial District candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Sikiru Osinowo, has promised to plough back his entire salary to the district if emerged winner at the 2019 elections.
Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor, is reportedly not on the list of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2019 governorship election.
James Rodriguez faces several weeks on the sidelines after Bayern Munich announced the midfielder has a knee injury.