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  • FG approves N311.8m for purchase of 30 buses for civil servants in Abuja

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the purchase of 30 33-seater Innoson buses to address the transportation problem being experienced by civil servants in Abuja. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, said this in...

    • Posted September 18, 2013
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  • Zungeru power project cost not high – FG

    The Federal Government has faulted the report that the contract for the Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Project is extremely high. It was reacting to a report indicating that the contract price was unusually high when compared with the...

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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  • We’re reforming to attract private sector investments – Dikki

    Benjamin Dikki is the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, the agency saddled with the privatisation of government owned companies. The Bureau has been involved in various issues of recent, ranging from the botched NITEL...

    • Posted July 21, 2013
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  • FG begins implementation of Backward Integration Policy in sugar industry

    The Federal Government has commenced the implementation of the Backward Integration Policy (BIP) in the sugar industry with the approval of the plans and projects by three sugar refineries in Nigeria. The Minister of Industry, Trade and...

    • Posted July 4, 2013
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  • Labour migration policy will spur Vision 2020 – FG

    THE FEDERAL Government has said that adequate utilisation of available manpower will ginger the realisation of vision 20:2020. The Minister of Labour and productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu, stated the government position at the national validation workshop of...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • FEC approves N420 billion for phase 4 of Onne Port

    The Federal Executive Council,FEC, on Wednesday approved $2.9 billion, about N420 billion, for the construction of Phase 4 of the Onne Oil and Gas Port in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Following a memo presented by the Minister...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • FG to concession Lagos, Abuja stadia

    The Federal Government yesterday said the Abuja and Lagos National stadia are to be concessioned to interested private organiations as government could no longer fund the maintenance  of the stadia. Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi who disclosed...

    • Posted April 4, 2013
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  • FG to award contract for printing of 33.5m permanent voters’ cards today

    Baring last-minute change of mind, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, will today  award the contract for the printing of 33.5 million Permanent Voters’ Cards, preparatory to the 2015 general elections. Impeccable sources at the Independent National Electoral...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • 195,534 jobs created through contracts in 2012 – FG

    The Federal Government generated a total of 195,534 jobs through the various contracts awarded by the Federal Executive Council in 2012. The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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  • FG uncovers 45,000 ghost workers, save N100billion

    The Federal Government has so far uncovered 45,000 ghost workers in its bid to eliminate waste in its expenditure. Minister of State, Finance, Dr. Yerima Ngama, said this on Wednesday while briefing journalists on the outcome of...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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