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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.
The Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria have called for improvement in the Ease of Doing Business in 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.
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.
The Federal Government is set to announce the new minimum wage as the Tripartite Committee completes its assignment for onward submission to President Muhammadu Buhari.
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.
A member of the House of Representatives representing Irepodun Isin/Ekiti/Oke Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara State, Ms. Funke Adedoyin, has passed on.
Declaring that unemployment is the number one problem confronting the continent, President of Ghana, Addo Akufo-Addo, has called for collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana to lead industrial revolution on the continent.
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it plans to place a 10-year limit on registration of imports on pharmaceuticals to encourage local production of drugs.
The total loans granted by banks to the private sector declined by N600.60 billion, from N16 trillion in the first quarter of 2017 to N15.34 trillion, in the second quarter of 2018.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has called on the Federal Government to intervene in the debt disagreement between them and the electricity distribution companies, DISCOs, so as to enable them access the stranded 2,000 megawatts of electricity.
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.