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  • GEJ
    Low-income earners must get 20% of houses – FG

    The Federal Government on Tuesday said that developers of new estates in the country must, henceforth, incorporate between 15 and 20 per cent low-income houses in their projects. This, according to the government, is in line with...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Gov-Babatunde-Fashola
    Key MDAs to work six days in a week from March – Governor Fashola

    Lagos State Government yesterday said from first week of March, it would commence Saturday’s services in some key ministries, departments and agencies, aimed at enhancing efficient and effective service delivery to members of the public. This is...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • ladipo-protest
    Closed market: We’re losing N100bn daily – Ladipo traders

    TRADERS in the popular Ladipo auto parts market closed down, yesterday, by Lagos State Government on Monday have started counting their losses, saying they are losing at least N100 billion daily. Traders who spoke to Vanguard yesterday,...

    • Posted February 27, 2013
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  • Square Cubes of Sugar
    Food, beverage manufacturers under threat over 60% sugar tariff

    The 60 percent effective tax on imported raw sugar is crippling manufacturers who use the product in their production process, BusinessDay has learnt. Prior to now, duty on imported raw sugar was 5 percent and there were...

    • Posted February 26, 2013
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  • Computer Village
    Ikeja Computer Village to be relocated to Katangowa Market

    As a follow up to the story on the relocation of Ikeja Computer Village, our correspondent, during a visit to Katangowa Market, along Lagos-Abeokuta expressway, gathered that Katangowa is the proposed site where the Ikeja traders may...

    • Posted February 25, 2013
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  • Fashola_GEJ_Clinton
    FG pledges more cities as Eko Atlantic City achieves 5m/sqm land

    The Federal Government has said that more cities will be built across the country in the next few years in recognition of their potential for economic growth. Some of the cities, according to the government, will be...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Minister Of Finance,Okonjo-Iweala
    FG recovered N26bn from subsidy cabal – Okonjo-Iweala

    The Federal Government yesterday said it has so far recovered about N26 billion from the petroleum subsidy cabal which defrauded government of about N232billion last year. Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance,  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • PHCN-employees-protest-300x199
    FG pays N384billion entitlements of PHCN staff

    The Federal Government has announced the payment of N384billion for all outstanding entitlements of staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). The Minister of Labour, Emeka Wogu who briefed alongside the minster of Power, Chinedu...

    • Posted February 21, 2013
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  • news
    Lagos State to close down Ladipo market indefinitely

    Lagos State Government has said it will shut Ladipo Market in Mushin Local Government indefinitely because of the degradation of the environment by the traders. Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, said on Tuesday that arrangement...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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  • Juwah NCC boss
    Telecoms infratructure needs special protection – NCC

    Against the backdrop of the heat constantly generated by poor quality of telecoms services in the country, the telecoms operators and the government have been collaborating on ways to put an end to the unfortunate development. The...

    • Posted February 20, 2013
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