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Shippers council cuts shipping charges at seaports

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.

LCCI, MAN seek improvement in Ease of Doing Business

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.

Minimum wage: NACCIMA denies accepting N30,000, insists on N22,000

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.

Moussa Faki: Why I’m in Nigeria

Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki, has said that one of the reasons he was in Nigeria was to discuss the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, says the problems of electricity are slowly being solved as no one can do it by magic.

Babatunde Fashola: We’ve performed better in electricity than PDP did in 16 years

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.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Federal government unveils plans to add 4200MW to national grid

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.
Ayuba Wabba

Minimum wage: Federal government set to announce figure – Labour

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.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Ahmed Mansur emerges new MAN president

The new President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Ahmed Mansur, has pledged to improve the association’s collaboration with the Federal Government toward boosting the competitiveness of the nation’s manufacturing sector.

Federal government urged to prioritise manufacturing sector to revive economy

Some operators in the manufacturing sector say the benefits of the country’s independence have not been felt in the sector.
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Presidency: Federal government working assiduously to end strike, meets labour Thursday

The Presidency yesterday in Abuja said it had intensified efforts to persuade the organised labour to call off its ongoing strike action.

Garba Shehu: Federal government agrees to reconvene meeting on minimum wage with labour

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).
Main gate of the Lagos State Secretariat, Alausa under lock and key, as the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) began nationwide strike in Lagos…yesterday

Presidency: What we’re doing to end labour strike

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.
Princess Funke Adedoyin

Kwara House of Reps member Funke Adedoyin passes on

A member of the House of Representatives representing Irepodun Isin/Ekiti/Oke Ero Federal Constituency of Kwara State, Ms. Funke Adedoyin, has passed on.
President Buhari in Bilateral Meetings at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 3

Nigeria, Ghana urged to lead industrial revolution in Africa

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.
Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

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.
NAFDAC Director General Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye

NAFDAC plans 10-year limit on registration of imported drugs

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.

Bank loans to private sector declines by N600 billion in 18 months

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.

Manufacturers seek federal government’s intervention to end disagreement with DisCos

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.

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Magnus Abe: Politicians will plunge Rivers into violence

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.
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MTN fine: BMO tells senate to face its core duties

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.

Educationist urges continued advocacy to end exam malpractice

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.
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Yemi Osinbajo: People Money, entrepreneurship banks underway soon

To boost Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will soon establish People Money and Entrepreneurship Banks.