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Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Open defecation: Nigeria ranks No. 1 in the world – minister

The Federal Government says Nigeria now ranks number one in the world with people practicing open defecation.

AFCTFA: NLC demands fair trade deal

Organised Labour has taken a swipe at the World Trade Organization (WTO) and other international trade bodies who reject Nigerian yams under the pretence that they are too big.

Cashless policy: Regulators, business community set for nationwide rollout

Baring any last minute disruptions in the implementation guidelines, Nigeria’s cashless Policy piloted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would go live nationwide from March 31, 2020, after about eight years of clinical trials of its pilot phase.
The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shameen Ahsan, has called for the strengthening of its international relations with Nigeria to harness investment potential that abounds in both countries.

Bangladesh seeks strong investment relations with Nigeria

The Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Shameen Ahsan, has called for the strengthening of its international relations with Nigeria to harness investment potential that abounds in both countries.

2013 automotive policy dead as federal government mulls new policy

In October 2013, when the Federal Government under former President Goodluck Jonathan introduced a National Automotive Industry Development Plan (NAIDP) the objective was to stimulate investment in local vehicle production.
Saratu Iya Aliyu

NACCIMA to promote vibrant regional economy with 16 point agenda

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has come up with a 16 point agenda to promote a vibrant regional economy through public and private sector collaboration,

Nigeria loses 300,000 jobs to smuggling, others – experts

Nigeria is said to have lost over 300,000 jobs and one million steel to smuggling, importation of substandard products, conspiracy and connivance among relevant agencies according to a group of experts, Social Integrity Network (SINE).
The National President of Nigeria Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, has canvassed for more support for the private sector. She made the call on Friday, when she led a combined delegation of three bodies to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential villa, Abuja.

NACCIMA, OPS canvass more support for private sector

The National President of Nigeria Association Of Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu, has canvassed for more support for the private sector.

NECA, PenCom task employers on compliance with CPS

The Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) has urged employers of labour to comply with provision of the Pension Act and ensure they remit to the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).

Lagos government seeks private sector support for infrastructure

The Lagos State Government has called for more support from the Organised Private Sector (OPS) to help bridge the infrastructure gap in the state.

Nigerian Navy, NEXIM partner on inland waterways, others

The Nigerian Export–Import Bank (NEXIM) has solicited partnership with the Nigerian Navy towards facilitating the regional Sealink Project, internal waterways operation and coastal trade.

NASSI backs federal government’s planned forex restriction on dairy products

The Nigerian Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI) has said that forex restriction on imported dairy products would uphold indigenous companies into milk processing and spur local production.

Federal government trains 45,000 Nigerians on entrepreneurial skills

The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

OPS: Nigeria loses N6 trillion to Apapa gridlock

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) said Nigeria had lost about N6 trillion across the different sectors due to the Apapa gridlock and called for urgent infrastructure development at the Lagos ports.
Saratu Iya Aliyu

OPS commends federal government for signing AfCFTA

The Organised Private Sector (OPS), has expressed satisfaction with the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by Federal Government.
Timothy Olawale - Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA)

NECA cautions state governments on VAT increase

Against the backdrop of President Muhammadu Buhari’s advice to state governments to increase Value Added Tax (VAT) in an attempt to increase their revenue, the organised private sector (OPS) has tasked the states to enlighten the masses.

MAN, LCCI disagree with Governor Yari over recession

The prediction of Zamfara governor Abdulaziz Yari that Nigeria will slide into a recession again has been faulted by Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

OPS hails President Buhari on minimum wage assent

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) says signing the new minimum wage into law is an indication of President Muhammadu Buhari’s passion and concern for workers in the country.

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NSE crucial market indicators end Friday with 0.03 per cent growth

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) crucial market indicators closed trading on Friday with a marginal growth of 0.03 per cent.
Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

Roberto Mancini: Cristiano Ronaldo tension with Maurizio Sarri is ‘nothing unusual’

Reports of a frosty relationship between Cristiano Ronaldo and Maurizio Sarri at Juventus have been overblown, according to Italy manager Roberto Mancini.

NECO dismisses 70 staff for ‘certificate forgery’

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has approved the immediate dismissal of 70 staff from her services for certificate forgery.

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed the crash-landing of its helicopter on Thursday at its base in Enugu.

Kogi guber: INEC assures of hitch-free poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured residents of Kogi state of conducting a hitch free governorship election across the state on Saturday despite palpable tension and apprehension.