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    World Bank to spend N785billion on projects in Nigeria

    The World Bank has announced its plans to spend $5 billion (about N785 billion) on 27 projects across Nigeria in the next five years. Also, the African Development Bank (AfDB) has also agreed to provide two sovereign...

    • Posted April 1, 2013
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    Nigeria needs N350bn annually to meet water, sanitation target – Water Resources Minister, Ochekpe

    Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe has said that the country needs about N350 billion annually to meet water and sanitation target, saying that the available statistics show that only 60 per cent of the population...

    • Posted March 25, 2013
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    Senate expresses worry over bombing of telecom facilities

    Nigeria’s Senate has expressed concern over the spate of bombing and vandalization of telecom facilities across the country. The Chairman, Senate Committee on communications, Senator Prince Gilbert Nnaji made the observation during the Nigeria Communications Commission’s day...

    • Posted March 24, 2013
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    JEPTFON calls for relocation of residents near tank farms in Lagos

    The Jetty and Petroleum Tank Farm Owners of Nigeria, JEPTFON, has called for the relocation of all residents near tank farms in the commercial city of Lagos. JEPTFON Executive Secretary, Mr. Enoch Karnawa, made the call in...

    • Posted March 23, 2013
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    Contract to link ports to rail to be awarded soon – Jonathan

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that it would soon award contract for the linking of the nation’s ports to the rail line as a means of reducing the pressure on Port. President Goodluck Jonathan made...

    • Posted March 21, 2013
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    NOI Polls: First Bank comes out top in customer services

    Latest weekly poll results released by NOI Polls have revealed that the majority of banking Nigerians (61%) agree that Nigerian Banks are exploiting their customers through hidden bank charges. In addition, First Bank was judged to have...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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    CBSS says it can produce device to track pipeline vandals, kidnappers

    The Centre for Basic Space Science, CBSS, in its effort to halt the activities of vandals, said it has concluded research on devices that could track down oil pipeline vandals. Director of the Centre, Prof Chukwemeka Opara,...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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    Airtel unveils new advert campaign in Nigeria

    Demonstrating its robust and extensive network coverage across the country, Leading Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has again unveiled a new campaign to capture its numerous corporate milestones while emphasising its readiness to take advantage of the...

    • Posted March 20, 2013
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    2013 budget: Jonathan sends amendment to National Assembly

    President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday forwarded 2013 Appropriation Act Amendment Proposal to the National Assembly for approval. He also forwarded the 2013 Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) budget amendment proposal for consideration. The requests were contained...

    • Posted March 19, 2013
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    WEMA seeks to regain national bank status

    Wema Bank Plc, has disclosed that it will raise a 35 billion naira ($220 mn) private share placement to some investors by the end of April and apply to regain national bank status. Wema was one of...

    • Posted March 18, 2013
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    Manufacturing is the bedrock of development – RMRDC boss

    The Director-General/Chief Executive Officer, RMRDC, Prof. Azikiwe Onwualu, has said that the country may not make any reasonable progress if it fails to improve its manufacturing sector. According to him, manufacturing is the heart of development of...

    • Posted March 16, 2013
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    Elumelu appointed head of DELSU Governing Council

    The Delta State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has inaugurated the 7th Governing Council of the State University headed by Tony Elumelu, Charging the members to be resourceful and generate more revenue to boost academic excellence in the...

    • Posted March 16, 2013
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