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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is soliciting the support of the Lagos State Government for a permanent site to hold the yearly Lagos International Trade Fair and exhibitions.
Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has lauded the attention, speed and commitment with which the National Assembly considered the Finance Bill 2019 submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari .
The Senate on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government to ban the importation of textiles in the country for a period of five years to allow for the production of local textile materials.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, has commiserated with victims of Balogun Market fire disaster in Lagos, expressing concern over ”repeated market fires” in the country.
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, is setting up structures to help mitigate fire outbreaks across the country.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has revealed that it has made adequate preparations for the yuletide saying petroleum products will be in abundance across the nation.
In furtherance to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) concerted efforts to revive Nigeria’s ailing Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sub-sector, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has secured a $200m investment for a cotton-weaving and spinning industry at the Benin Enterprise and Industrial Park, in Sapele road axis of Benin City.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of an Air force University in the Tafawa Balewa Local Government area of Bauchi State.
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Friday said that there was no better time to diversify the Nigerian economy than now because the era of crude oil boom was over and that the commodity can never rise above $100 a barrel anymore as Was the case few years ago.
An international non-governmental organisation, WaterAid Nigeria, has said that 50 per cent of all schools in Nigeria do not have basic water and sanitation facilities.
The federal government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country.
The World Bank is willing to invest $510m, in three tranches, in the Lake Chad Basin to address insecurity, desertification and humanitarian challenges, among others.
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has so far contributed N135bn out of the N220bn it is expected to generate for the 2019 fiscal budget, Director General of the privatisation agency, Mr. Alex A. Okoh has revealed.
The death toll from devastating bushfires in eastern Australia has risen to four after a man’s body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland, police said Thursday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has absolved itself of blames over the violence and killings that attended the People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) rally in Nembe, Bayelsa State, on Wednesday, accusing the PDP and the state government as culprits.
Ten Nigerians have been charged with conspiring to launder illegal proceeds that were fraudulently obtained as a result of romance scams targeting multiple victims, the US Justice Department said on Wednesday night.
Santuscom Agro-Hub Investment Nigeria Limited, producer of Ogoja Rice, has said it will crash the prices of local brands as it begins harvest at its 1,000-hectare farm in Okpoma, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State.
The Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken Governor Samuel Ortom to task for proposing to construct an airport, considering other pressing needs staring the state at the face.
The Chinese government has asked Nigeria to settle the legal dispute over the $5.8 billion Mambilla power failing which it would not provide the funds for the project.
Renewed cult war among three rival cult groups; maphites, black axe (aka aye) and eiye confraternities, has allegedly led to the killing of eight persons in different parts of Benin City, but Police authority confirm only two persons were killed.
Operatives of the Department of State Services fired gun shots and used pepper spray to disperse protesters who were gathered around the service headquarters to demand for the release of Omoyele Sowore on Tuesday.
Olympic Eagles head coach Imama Amapakabo is upbeat his team will bounce back from Saturday’s defeat to Cote d’Ivoire at the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt and make a big impact in the competition.
A group, South-East for President 2023 Abuja chapter, has urged the Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) to support the region’s quest to produce the next President of Nigeria.