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As part of efforts aimed at strengthening the capital market, the House of Representatives on resumption from the Christmas and New Year recess is expected to commence debate on a bill which seeks to establish Unclaimed Dividends Trust Fund in the country.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) on Thursday held an engagement forum with stakeholders in Lagos on the implementation of the Federal Competition and Consumer Act.
The Presidency says Mr Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic Chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.
The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has hinted that inflation has seriously affected the purchasing power of the N30,000 national minimum wage, recently passed by the Senate.
The Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress have slammed the Federal Government for presenting N27,000 in the New Minimum Wage Bill presented to the National Assembly against the resolution of the tripartite committee.
The Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has cautioned the federal government against the rising debt service cost.
In a move to increase the 500 housing units awarded in 2014, the Kogi State Government recently made available 37,000 hectares of land for the construction of affordable houses for workers.
Akwa Ibom governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel yesterday performed the groundbreaking for the construction of 100 housing units for civil servants at Ikot Ntuen, Nsit Ibom local government area of the state.
Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has commended the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMB) for the 100 affordable housing units projects for civil servants in Akwa Ibom.
Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.
The Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) on Wednesday in Lagos called on the National Assembly to fast-track the passage of the harmonised version of the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill (FCCPB).
The Nigerian Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has faulted recent report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) that Nigeria had exited recession, saying the economy was still in the woods.
Senate Chief Whip, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the ongoing audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), should focus on missing funds rather than projects awarded and completed by contractors.
Dr Olumuyiwa Balogun-Oluwa, the Deputy Medical Director of Ijede General Hospital in Ikorodu, Lagos State, has advised Nigerians to go for hepatitis test to ensure early detection of the virus.
Mr Etim Nakanda, the Chairman of All Famers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, says farmers in the state have yet to feel the impact of Gov. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme.
Dr Elijah Mohammed, Registrar, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), says the council has sealed 808 illegal pharmaceutical premises during the month of July.
Commercial drivers in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.
Operatives of the Ekiti State Task Force on COVID-19 have shut down a popular hotel in Ado Ekiti, Delight Hotel and Suites, for allegedly violating government’s regulations to contain the spread of the virus.
Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo, says his ‘SIMPLE’ agenda is specific, realistic and achievable.
The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has handed out one-month suspension order one of its members, Kassim Afegbua, effective from August 2, 2020,
Two suspects arrested in connection with the murder of former Executive Secretary of Enugu State Committee on Adada state creation, Mr Ejimofor Ozongwu, have been sentenced to death by an Enugu State High Court.
The Kwara Youth Unity Forum on Thursday congratulated Muslims in the state on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir festival and called for sustained prayers against the COVID-19 pandemic.