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More French firms to invest in Nigeria – delegation

A Delegation of the Movement of French Business (MEDEF), the first network of entrepreneurs in France, on Wednesday said that Nigeria would continue to attract more French companies.

Niger govt begins rehabilitation of rural roads

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday began the rehabilitation of 176 kilometers of rural roads across the state.

Lagos contributed 73% to Nigeria’s ease of doing business rating – Governor Ambode

Lagos State alone contributed 73 per cent to the 2018 World Bank’s rating of Nigeria on the ease of doing business, a global competitive index for measuring business regulations, the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said.

How I started my business investment in 1971 – Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, said he made his first business move in 1971 by acquiring four pick-up vans under a hire-purchase agreement with a motor distributor company to start a transport business in Lagos.

Governor Ganduje proposes N233.8 billion for 2018

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Thursday presented N233.8 billion budget proposal for 2018 to the State House of Assembly for deliberation.

Federal govt to probe disbursement of revenue to oil communities – AGF Abubakar Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has assured the oil producing communities of Niger Delta that the ministry would soon commence thorough investigation into the alleged misapplication funds accrued to oil producing communities in the Niger Delta region.

2018 Budget: Federal govt to spend N4.8bn on Aso Villa maintenance

The Federal Government is proposing to spend N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Federal govt to hire economic growth expert for N458m

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the hiring of a consultant to conduct a study that will aid the implementation of the present administration’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan.

Lagos Assembly passes Cooperative College Bill

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed into law, a bill for the establishment of Lagos State Cooperative College to further enhance economic development of the state.

Key details of 2018 budget proposal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented the 2018 budget proposal to the join section of the National Assembly.

Med-View Airline flies into Dakar, Conakry, Abidjan

The Managing Director of Med-View Airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole, has called for more integration among member countries of the Economic Community For West African States (ECOWAS).

National Transport Commission Bill at final stage – Gbenga Ashafa

Chairman, Senate Committee on Land Transportation, Sen. Gbenga Ashafa, on Monday, said that the National Transport Commission Bill was at its final stage which would be an umbrella body of regulation to the transport sector.

Turkey moves to end arms smuggling into Nigeria

The Turkish authorities have expressed their readiness to enter into an agreement with the Federal Government to stop further illegal importation of arms into Nigeria.

Shettima visits Africa’s largest net house in Borno, vows to boost agriculture

Governor Kashim Shettima has assured that his administration will boost Borno’s economic potentials through agriculture.

Trump praises Nigeria’s tackling of Ebola

US President Donald Trump has lauded Nigeria for its handling of the 2014 outbreak of the Ebola virus disease.

UNGA: Trump hosts Buhari, other African leaders

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday hosted President Muhammadu Buhari and other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York.

135,000km road network in Nigeria remains un-tarred – ICRC

The Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Chidi Izuwah, said on Wednesday that about 135,000 kilometres of road network in the country were un-tarred.

Transportation sector key to economic recovery – minister

The Federal Government has identified the transportation sector as a cardinal player in the economic recovery process.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki: I’m in government to serve, not for fame, money

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has stated that he is in government to serve, not for fame or money.
The lawmaker, representing Kosofe Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanni Ganiyu, stated these on Thursday during the annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held at Musaroq Hall, Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos.

Lagos Assembly assures residents of more development

Residents in Lagos state have been assured of more developments in all facets of life by the Lagos State Government and advised to continue to embrace peace after the #EndSARS crisis in the state.
The Defense Headquarters(DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in the north east have foiled a terrorists attacked on Army Super Camp in Damboa Borno State.

Soldiers foil terrorist attack on Army Super Camp in Borno, kill 22, recover weapons

Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, who made this known, said the soldiers recovered one NSV Anti Aircraft Gun, 2 Rockect Propelled Grenade Tubes, 4 PKT Machine guns, One General Purpose Machine Gun, One Browning Machine Gun, 12Ak 47 Rifles, One AK 74 Rifle were recovered. Other items include: One RPG 7 bomb, 116 Rounds of 7.62mm NATO and 2 Hand grenades from the terrorists.
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Assemblyman canvasses special status for Lagos

The Lawmaker representing Oshodi/Isolo II in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Jude Idimogu, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to grant special status to Lagos State.
Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, a former Minister of Finance and Chairman, Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI), has urged the Federal Government to improve on immunisation coverage.

WTO: I’m positive despite hiccups – Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says she remains positive of becoming the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade Organisation despite United States opposition to her candidacy.