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Russian company renews interest in Nigeria’s mineral sector

Buoyed by recent positive developments in the country’s mineral sector, a Russian mineral deposits prospecting company, JSC Zarubezhgeologia, has come back to invest in Nigeria, 35 years after it closed business in the country.
Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON)

Minister: ALSCON to resume operation soon

Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, says the Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi in Akwa Ibom would resume production soon.

World Cup: Federal government directs NAPTIP to screen contingents

The federal government has mandated the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), to carry out a comprehensive screening of all members of the Nigeria’s contingent to the World cup in Russia.

World Cup: NAPTIP alerts public on plan to traffic Nigerian youths

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has alerted the general public on plans by human traffickers to use the upcoming World Cup to traffic Nigerian youths.

ALSCON: Federal govt signs renewed share purchase agreement with UC Rusal

The Federal Government has given official recognition to Messrs UC Rusal, a Russian Company, as the core investor of the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON), Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, following the signing of the Renewed Share Purchase Agreement between Government and the Russian company in Abuja, on Friday.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC to place governors owing salaries, pensions on ‘watch list’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) is to liase with the International Trade Union Congress (ITUC) to place names of governors in the states where workers are being owed salaries and pensions for several months on a “watch list”.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police: Having sex in a car in public not a crime

Nigeria Police on Monday said that having sex in a car at a public place is not a crime and would not amount to arrest if done by persons within adult age in the country.

Toyin Falola: Researches by FBUs resolve governance, democracy, other issues

Professor Toyin Falola has revealed that there is something Faith-based Universities (FBUs) are offering the country which conventional universities are struggling to do.

Katsina Rep dumps APC for PDP

The member representing Munsawa/Matazu Federal Constituency of Katsina State in the House of Representatives, Ibrahim Muritala, has dumped the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Tukur Buratai laments sustained Boko Haram attacks in North East

Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.