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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.
Carlos Ghosn, ex-chairman of Nissan will be spending Christmas and the beginning of 2019 behind bars [File- Regis Duvignau-Reuters]

Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned – French minister

Embattled Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned, France's economy minister has said ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successors.
[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

South Africa’s ANC does not rule out graft-tainted Jacob Zuma as MP

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) refused Sunday to rule out corruption-plagued ex-President Jacob Zuma as a candidate in parliamentary elections.

Group praises central bank policies under Godwin Emefiele

The Coalition of Civil Society Group (COCSG) has commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for implementing policies that have helped stabilise the economy.
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Muhammadu Buhari to receive AfCFTA report in January

The Presidential Steering Committee on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Impact and Readiness Assessment will present its recommendations to President Muhammadu Buhari in January 2019.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.

Central bank assures manufacturers, farmers of more support in 2019

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says local manufacturers and farmers will be sufficiently supported financially and otherwise in 2019

NAFDAC: Six billion tablets of Tramadol worth N193 billion intercepted in 1 year

Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says the agency has intercepted more than six billion tablets of Tramadol worth about N193 billion in the last one year.

Official: Obtaining NAFDAC’s registration does not require consultancy, middlemen

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says that the public does not need any consultant or middlemen to obtain its licence for operations.

Senate recommends 10-year imprisonment for illegal firearms

The upper chamber of the National Assembly yesterday put modality in place to put an end to illegal firearms in the country.
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Report: Dangote responsible for over 10 percent of Nigeria’s GDP

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).

Nigerian Shippers Council inspects Edo’s dry port

Officials of the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) have arrived in Benin City to inspect facilities at the AMES-Edo Dry Port that would enable a smooth take-off of the port.
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MAN commends ease of doing business policy

Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Director-General, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria says the Federal Government policy on ease of doing business has boosted the confidence of manufacturers in the economy.

SON threatens to shutdown industries operating without MANCAP certificate in Anambra

The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has threatened to shutdown industries and companies operating without Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certificate in Anambra state.

Federal government urges farmers to utilise central bank’s single-digit lending fund

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.

United States, China escalate trade war

The United States escalated its trade war against China, slapping steep tariffs on another $16 billion in Chinese goods on Thursday.

Computer manufacturers set to tackle youth unemployment

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.

Foreign reserves drop to $46.37 billion, lowest in five months

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.

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Elections: Jimi Agbaje laments failed card readers

The gubernatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, has expressed his dissatisfaction the malfunctioning of card readers during voting at his polling unit in Apapa on Saturday.
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Commissioner: Large turnout of Kebbi women a result of house-to-house campaign

Kebbi State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Ramatu, Adamu Gulma, has attributed the large turnout of voters especially women for the presidential and National Assembly elections to house-to-house campaign embarked upon by the APC in the state.
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Elections: Card reader machine delays voting in Kugbo, FCT

Voters at the Kugbo Primary School on Karu axis, near Abuja, have alleged that card reader machines malfunctioned for some hours in some polling units in the area before voting on Saturday.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: Minister Fashola lauds voters turnout at polling unit

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Elections: Kingsley Moghalu laments card reader malfunction

The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.