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  • FG repositions SMEDAN to develop SMEs

    The Federal Government has repositioned the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency to enable it effectively develop entrepreneurship in the country. This was confirmed by the Director-General, SMEDAN, Mr. Bature Masari, during a chat with journalists on...

    • Posted August 9, 2013
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  • FG appoints Citigroup, Vetiva to manage sale of Enterprise Bank

    The Federal Government has commenced the sale of the AMCON-owned banks, with the appointment of Citigroup and Vetiva Capital to manage the sale of one of the banks — Enterprise Bank Limited. In an interview, Mr. Mustapha...

    • Posted July 19, 2013
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  • Foreign Affairs Ministry Spends N1.6bn on ICT Project

    The Ministry of  Foreign Affairs has spent N1.6 billion on an ICT project to provide a secured and effective real-time multi-media communications for missions abroad and the headquarters, an official said. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr...

    • Posted June 26, 2013
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  • NUPENG/PENGASSAN threatens strike

    Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN and National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG have threatened to embark on an industrial action following the poor state of the Eleme-Refinery raod. This...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • FG misappropriated N1.5tn in Special Funds Accounts –Senate

    The Senate on Tuesday considered the report of its Committee on Public Accounts, which detailed how the sum of N1.51tn in the Special Funds Accounts mismanaged by the Federal Government between 2002 and 2012, concluding that poor...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • FG partners Bayelsa State on water provision

    The Federal Government has announced its readiness to partner Bayelsa State to ensure adequate provision of safe water for residents of the state. The Minister of Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Ochekpe, stated this when she received the...

    • Posted April 28, 2013
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  • FG needs N921.4billion to complete 195 roads

    The Federal Government needs N921.4 billion to complete about 195 ongoing road projects across the country. Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, who disclosed this to State House correspondents after the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC), said government...

    • Posted April 25, 2013
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  • FG plans local manufacturing of motor spare parts

    The Federal Government has disclosed plans to begin local manufacturing of auto spare parts. Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Muhammed Sada, said this at Ota, Ogun State, during the inauguration of a new factory, Sun...

    • Posted April 21, 2013
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  • FG sets N1.4trillion target for Customs

    Federal Government has given Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, a target of N1.4 trillion revenue collection for the years 2013. Government was said to have given NSC N800 billion last year, but it imposed N1.2 trillion 2012 target...

    • Posted April 15, 2013
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  • N15billion pension fund: Presidency yet to order retrieval of money

    Indications emerged yesterday that barely a week to the end of the first quarter of the year, the Presidency is yet to order the retrieval of unspent pension fund amounting to N15.3 billion from eight banks in...

    • Posted March 26, 2013
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