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    FG orders PHCN to import prepaid meters

    The Federal Government has directed the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, (PHCN), to import commercial number of new pre-payment meters for distribution to consumers nationwide. The importation of the meters is aimed at ending the exploitation of...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • labaran-maku
    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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  • train_lagos
    Railway workers threaten indefinite strike over promotions, others

    Workers of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) on Wednesday threatened to embark on indefinite strike on Monday if their demands were not met. The workers’ unions had written a letter to the management on Monday and given it till Friday to...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Wale Babalakin
    Alleged N13.9bn debt: You are lying, AMCON tells Babalakin

    Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Wednesday, said that claims by Chairman of Bi-Courtney Limited, Dr. Wale Babalakin, SAN, that he was not indebted to the agency, was untrue and accused him of lying to the whole...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • NCC Building
    NCC arrests 75 agents running illegal Sim cards registration

    National Communications Commission (NCC), said it has arrested 75 agents operating Sim Card registration for engaging in fraudulent practices. Five of the agents were apprehended in Minna, will the remaining 70 were arrested in other states in...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • total-oil-logo
    Total budgets over $22b on upstream operations in 2013

    The oil giant, Total, Wednesday, unfolded plan to spend more than 80 per cent out of $28 billion of its organic investment budget on upstream activities in 2013. The French major said its 2012 fourth quarter full...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • Gov Tunde Fashola
    Fashola sets October take-off target for 10.4mw Alausa power project

    Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the 10.4 Mega Watts Alausa Independent Power Project (IPP) that will supply power to the entire Alausa Secretariat will be ready for commissioning by October. The governor disclosed this at...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • stockmarket
    Nigeria Stock Market capitalisation increases by N63bn

    Weekly transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange opened on a positive note on Monday as some major blue chips recorded price gains. The All-Share Index, which opened at 33,313.48, appreciated by 198.15 points or 0.59 per cent...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • MurtalaMuhammedInterAirportLagos
    Airlines in fierce competition for customers as Valentine approaches

    Dana, Arik, Aero and other airlines operating in Nigeria have each slashed fares to attract customers this valentine season. While Arik reduced fares by 13 percent, Aero takes N9,000 to Lagos from Abuja while Dana is charging...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • Minister-for-Health-Prof.-Onyebuchi-Chukwu
    Health minister commends $650m hospital mall project

    The Minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Tuesday commended the 650 million dollar Abuja Medical City project by Sucomex. Sucomex (Suministros de Commercio Exterior), offers a full range of health care sector services, “turnkey” hospital and...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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