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  • Inflation biggest threat in 2011, says Khan

    INFLATION has been identified as a key threat to the nation’s economy in 2011, even as it has remained static but on the high side in recent years. This was made known at a media forum with...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • World Bank to spend N600m on community projects in Niger

    THE World Bank is spending N600 million in 2011 on the execution of development projects in rural communities in Niger State under its community assistance programme. The programme’s Project Manager, Alhaji Adamu Abubakar, made the announcement at...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • Kaduna to disburse interest-free loans to 7,650 persons

    THE Kaduna State government is to disburse interest-free loans to 7,650 beneficiaries under its poverty alleviation scheme. The Commissioner for Poverty Alleviation, Mr. Yohanna Chindo made the announcement on Friday in Kaduna at a skill acquisition training...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • NEXIM to join Commonwealth Lawyers Association to promote trade

    THE Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) on Friday in Abuja expressed its readiness to partner with the Commonwealth Lawyers Association (CLA) to promote trade. The bank’s Managing Director, Mr. Roberts Orya said in a statement issued by Mr....

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • NAPE urges govt to shun opposition to PIB passage

    NIGERIAN Association of Petroleum Explorationists (NAPE) has called on the Federal Government to ignore every opposition to the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill to avoid further delay. The association made this call at its monthly technical...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • Firm advocates ‘cost reduction mechanism’ for profitability

    HYPEX Consulting has said that for companies and institutions to remain competitive and maintain profitability, they must, as a matter of necessity, look into managing their operating (non-core) costs in an efficient and effective manner, while not...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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    Nigeria insurance industry has capacity to respond to risks, says NAICOM

    THE Commissioner for Insurance in the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Fola Daniel said that the local industry had adequate capacity to respond to risks. Daniel said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • Nigeria gets World Bank’s new $60m credit to fight polio

    THE World Bank’s board has approved an additional credit of $60 million for Nigeria’s Partnership for Polio Eradication project. According to a news release, these funds will help finance polio vaccines during the coming year, as well...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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