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The Development Agenda for Western Nigeria DAWN has hinted that a railway to link 44 cities and towns in the southwest zone is to be constructed in a bid to gear up the region’s gross domestic product by 50 per cent.
In order to reduce the impact of inflation on Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari-administration, through the 2020 Finance Bill, is proposing the exemption of minimum wage earners from the Personal Income Tax.
As Nigeria slips into recession for the second time in five years, President Muhammadu Buhari, says it came about because of the severity of the global economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed its legal department to put on paper an agreement with the Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Ltd., to ensure 2022 as the operational year of the port.
The Inland Containers Nigeria Limited (ICNL) has bemoaned the poor and shoddy manner containers are stacked at Apapa and Tin-Can ports, calling for an electronic stacking regime at Nigerian seaports.
Against the backdrop of recent boat mishaps that claimed many lives in Lagos , Benue and Niger states, the Management of National Inland Waterways Authority NIWA has warned boat operators across the country to adhere strictly to safety guidelines and Protocols or be prepared to face sanctions as provided by the law.
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Guage Rail line should be ready by December, considering the progress works on the construction of rail stations by contractor.
India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has ordered the commencement of train services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor before Eid-el-kabir.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has expressed optimism that an Igbo will succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
The Federal Government on Monday announced that it had received some coaches and locomotives to be deployed on key rail lines in Nigeria.
Civil Society Organisation, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has said former dictator, Sani Abacha, “stole far more than $1bn”.
The Kaduna State ICT Hub has granted financial resources for the production of ‘sophisticated’ ventilators whose prototype was fabricated by Dalhatu Usman, a 200-Level student of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria.
Zinedine Zidane doesn’t intend on resigning as Real Madrid coach but that doesn’t mean his future at the club is safe according to a report in Marca.
Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare has pledged maximum support for the Nigeria Basketball Federation.
The Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Ebonyi State, Mr. Stanley Okoroemegha has described the letter written by the Senate President, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim as mere pettiness that is undeserving of an elder statesman of the State.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has appointed a National Task Team on COVID-19 vaccine, tasked with the responsibility to acquire and deploy vaccines in the country.
Following Saturday’s killing of some farmers by suspected Boko Haram members in Borno, the Federal Government has urged Nigerians not to lose hope in the capability and commitment of the military to routing the terrorists.
Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi on Wednesday named his newborn prince after the 49th monarch of the ancient town, Oba Adesoji Aderemi.
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has congratulated Nigerian-born Adewale Adeyemo on his nomination as the US Deputy Treasury Secretary by President-elect Joe Biden.
The Cordaid-led Strategic Partnership (SP) Lobby and Advocacy Program has expressed dissatisfaction on the progress made on the Ogoni Land clean-up.
Nantes manager Christian Gourcuff has revealed Moses Simon has returned from a thigh muscle strain ahead of their Ligue 1 game against Marseille on Saturday.
The Tinubu Support Group (TSG) has called on the nation’s security agencies to step up intelligence gathering to prevent further loss of lives of harmless Nigerians in the northeast, especially in Borno.