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Lagos national museum records 42,889 visitors in 2018

The National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) Lagos branch, recorded 42, 889 visitors in 2018, up from 41,826 visitors received in 2017.

Yakubu Dogara: Speakership of ninth National Assembly not on my mind

As there are permutations on those eyeing the speakership of the ninth National Assembly, the incumbent Speaker, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that he is not thinking about who leads the next lower chamber of the legislative chamber.

AIB begins investigations into NCAT aircraft incident

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has begun investigation into the incident involving a Tampico (TB9) aircraft belonging to the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria.

NAMA: We worked 24hrs to distribute electoral materials

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has countered the claim by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that bad weather was part of the reasons the commission postponed the elections.

NAMA: Airports operated 24 hours on February 15 to distribute INEC materials

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Sunday said that it ensured a 24-hour operation at all Nigerian airports on Feb. 15 to facilitate the transportation of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) materials nationwide.

NCAA: We can’t verify aircraft with worn out tyre yet

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has disclosed that it is yet to establish the fact or otherwise of a picture trending in the social media of an aircraft operating with a wornout tyre.

TCN: National grid generates, transmits new 5,375mw peak

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that the National Grid successfully transmitted a new generation peak of 5,375MW on February 7.

CAC commends National Assembly over passage of Companies and Allied Matters Bill

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), on Wednesday commended the National Assembly for the passage of the Companies and Allied Matters Bill.

NBC transforms Enugu plant into logistics, distribution hub

The Nigerian Bottling Company Limited (NBC), the non-alcoholic beverage manufacturing giant and a member of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Group, has transformed its Enugu plant into a hub for material handling and logistics for the region.

CAC: N5,000 business name registration cost extended till March

The Federal Government has extended the window for registration of business names at the reduced cost of N5,000.00 by 90 days, to end by March.

Governor Sani-Bello: I’m ready to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, on Tuesday reassured the state chapter of the organised labour of his administration’s readiness to pay the proposed N30,000 new minimum wage.

Federal government moves to avert labour strike over minimum wage

Controversies surrounding the new national minimum wage, which the National Tripartite Committee grudgingly pegged at N30,000, may not have abated as the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has fixed a conciliatory meeting for Friday, January 4, 2019 in Abuja.

French agency approves $245 million for power transmission projects in northern Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation of transmission projects in northern corridor.

Shehu Shagari: Sokoto government declares Monday as public holiday

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has declared Monday, December 31, as public holiday in the state, to enable residents offer special prayer for the repose of the soul of former President, Shehu Shagari.

Nestle Nigeria restates commitment to responsible sourcing

Nestle Nigeria has restated its commitment to responsible sourcing at its last Supplier’s Day event held in Lagos.
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NCC: Telcos to refund N36 billion illegal deductions to customers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it will order network providers in the country to refund N36 billion to customers.

NCC: Telcos illegally deducted large sums from subscribers

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it had uncovered a large volume of forceful subscriptions and illegal deductions by network providers and is set to order refunds to consumers.
Dr. Jackson Gaius-Obaseki, former Group Managing Director, NNPC and Chairman, Brass LNG (right), with Dr. Maikanti Baru, GMD, NNPC at the first Triennial Delegates Conference of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), NNPC Retail Branch

Maikanti Baru directs NNPC Retail to attain 30 per cent market share

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has charged the Corporation Downstream company, NNPC Retail, to increase its current 14 per cent market share to 30 per cent by 2020.

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Man jailed 15 years in Ekiti for manslaughter

A 52-year-old man, Joshua Akanbi, has been jailed for 15 years by an Ado Ekiti High Court for manslaughter. He committed the offence during a land dispute between Ayede Ekiti and Itaji Ekiti in 2017.

NAF to take delivery of battle aircraft

The Nigerian Air Force says it will take delivery of Augusta 109 power helicopter from Italy soon, to strengthen its arsenal for the fight against insurgency in the North-West.
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Stakeholders seek NJC intervention on violence during Rivers elections

Stakeholders in Rivers State on Tuesday has called on the National Judicial Commission (NJC) to ensure justice is meted out to perpetrators of violence during and after the 2019 general elections.

Election petitions: PCA Bulkachuwa threatens to deal with erring judges

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday warned that the court will not hesitate to deal decisively with any chairman or member of the Election Petitions Tribunal found wanting in the discharge of his or her duties.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: I’ll reclaim my mandate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to reclaim his stolen mandate.