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No fewer than 32 Swiss companies have indicated interest in the nation’s oil and gas sector.

32 Swiss investors target Nigeria’s oil, ICT sectors

Amb. Baba Madugu, Nigerian Ambassador to Switzerland, disclosed this on the sidelines of the African Day celebration held in Bern.
Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the house of representatives,

Speaker Dogara seeks Korea’s help to tackle unemployment

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged for South Korea to invest in agriculture and solid minerals to help create job opportunities for Nigerians.

Godwin Emefiele: Nigeria ready for business

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured investors and the international community that the country having gone through a successful election, was ready for investments.

Central bank chief Emefiele woos investors

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured investors and the international community that the country having gone through a successful election, was ready for investments.

Federal government, NACCIMA hail Governor Ugwuanyi for enhancing Ease of Doing Business in Enugu

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, and the National President of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Iyalode Alaba Lawson, have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for his administration’s innovative measures and steadfastness in enhancing the ease of doing business in the state.

Solid minerals as revenue earner?

For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: Ogun highest producer of solid minerals

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has disclosed that Ogun produced the highest tonnes of solid minerals in the country in 2018.
President Buhari receives in Congratulatory Visit Members of the Traditional Rulers Council in State House on 5th Mar 2019-2

Nigerian ambassadors congratulate President Buhari

Some ambassadors have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the Feb. 23 presidential election, saying his re-election portends a positive image for Nigeria in the international community.
Bello Mohammed Matawalle

PDP guber candidate pledges to complete abandoned investment house project

Dr. Bello Mohammed Matawalle, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Zamfara State on Monday pledged to complete the state investment house that was started by former Governor Mahmuda Aliyu Shinkafi and abandoned by the government of Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari.
Sonni Ogbuoji

Sonni Ogbuoji: I’ll explore 26 solid minerals, others to benefit Ebonyi people

The 2019 governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ebonyi State, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, on Sunday, lamented that despite the commercial quantity of 26 solid minerals found in the state, it was yet to benefit from it.

BPE: How privatisation saved Nigeria $3 billion

The privatization and commercialisation process has freed up over three billion dollars consumed by Public Enterprises (PEs) annually in terms of subventions, waivers and unpaid taxes, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says.

Court orders internet fraudster to pay N100.000 fine for defrauding American lady

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, has ordered an internet fraudster (aka yahoo yahoo boy), Abraham Sunday to pay the sum of N100,000 or risk spending one year in jail.
Femi Pedro

SMEDAN seeks collaboration with Chinese SMEs

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has commenced moves towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, aimed at technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo tasks Canadian investors on opportunities in Nigeria

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Canadian investors to explore the opportunities that abound in Nigeria’s education, health and transport sectors.

SMEDAN seeks Chinese SMEs’ partnership on technology transfer

The Chairman, Governing Board, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Femi Pedro, said efforts are ongoing towards a possible collaboration and synergy with Guangdong SMEs in China, in the area of technology transfer to small enterprises in Nigeria.

Lai Mohammed: Federal government working to checkmate failure of public enterprises

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government is implementing critical reforms and privatisation policies in key sectors of the economy to address the abysmal failure of public enterprises and halt the drain on the treasury

Lai Mohammed tasks National Assembly on expeditious passage of privatisation reform bills

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Monday urged the National Assembly to expeditiously pass eight privatisation sector reform Bills pending before it.
Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

2019: Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim emerges ANN presidential candidate

Frontline presidential aspirant on the platform of the Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has emerged as the party’s candidate in the scheduled February 16, 2019 presidential election.

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WHO: Hepatitis a bigger threat than AIDS, malaria, TB in Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Friday, said Africans were at higher risk of dying of viral hepatitis than dying of AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

Taraba university suspends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Taraba State University Chapter, on Friday suspended its two months strike following an agreement reached between the union and the state government.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Report: Russia used social media to keep EU voters at home

Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Court remands fake NNPC GMD

A Kwara Sate High Court, Ilorin, on Friday ordered the remand of one Jamiu Isiaka, 31, for allegedly impersonating the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation ( NNPC ), Dr Maikanti Baru, and others.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki mulls football tourney for Edo primary schools

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is finalising plans to organise a football tournament for pupils in primary schools across the state’s three senatorial districts, as part of government’s drive to develop sports at the grassroots.