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Edo Trade Ministry trains Cooperators on Effective Accounting, others

The Commissioner for Business, Trade and Cooperatives, Afishetu Braimoh, has urged cooperative societies in Edo State to up their game in order to compete favorably with their counterparts in other countries of the world. The Commissioner, who spoke during a two-day training workshop organized by the Ministry of Business, Trade and Cooperatives for cooperators in […]

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National welding policy’ll facilitate ship building, industralisation –Mamora

Dr Adeleke Mamora, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation(STI) said the national policy on welding policy approved by the Federal Executive Council in October would facilitate ship building and quick industrialisation of the nation. The minister said this in Abuja on Tuesday at a media briefing on the activities and programmes of the ministry since […]

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FG has no plan to increase fuel pump price – Authority

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says the Federal Government has no intention of increasing the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) during the festive period. The General Manager, Corporate Communications, NMDPRA, Mr Kimchi Apollo said this through an advisory which addressed speculations on the increase in price and availability of PMS. […]

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Safe transport, security key to nation’s growth, development — stakeholders

Stakeholders, including the Nigerian Army, have reiterated the importance of safety and security in developing the transportation sector and engendering growth of the nation. They spoke at the 4th National Transportation Summit of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIOTA) on Tuesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the […]

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Nigeria’s Cabinet Okays National Language Policy

The Federal Executive Council has approved a National Language Policy for use in all primary schools across the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu revealed this to State House Correspondents, while briefing them at the end of this week’s meeting of the council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. He said “A memo on national […]

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Bank failure: NDIC assures Nigerians of safety of deposit

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has assured bank depositors of the safety of their monies in banks even in unlikely event of bank failure. Dr Kabiru Katata, Director, Research Policy and International Relations Department of NDIC, said this on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He gave the assurance in a lecture at the 2022 workshop […]

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United Nations Advocates Collective Action To End Violence Against Women

The United Nations has called for collective action and escalated interventions to end Violence against Women and Girls. The call was made at a high-level Orange the World Ceremony and the Lighting of the UN House to commemorate the 16 Days of Activism for the year, in Abuja The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based […]

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Lagos Govt. trains newly recruited town planners, reads riot act

The Lagos State Government has enjoined newly recruited town planners to correct all negative public perceptions about their profession. The General Manager, Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), Mr Kehinde Osinaike, made the call in Ikeja on Monday. He spoke at the opening of a two-day training organised for new town planners at the […]

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Uk, Nigeria trade volume hits £5.5bn

United Kingdom and Nigeria said the trade volume between the two countries stood at 5.5 billion pounds. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja. it was jointly signed by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo and Uk Trade Envoy to Nigeria, Helen Grant at the 8th ministerial meeting of the […]

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Nigeria to earn N18bn from silos concession – Minister

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Mohammad Abubakar says the Nigerian government will earn N18 billion from the concessions of its 19 silos to the private sector. The minister said the government concessioned the silos to enable farmers have access to storage facilities. Abubakar made the disclosure on Tuesday in Abuja at the opening […]