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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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  • prof.-barth-nnaji
    Nigeria’s power problem is transmission – Barth Nnaji

    Former Minister of Power of Power, Professor Barth Nnaji said today that the country’s major problem in power supply is transmission where there had been some challenges in evacuating what is being generated. Speaking after a meeting...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • Niger Bridge
    Reps call for construction of 2nd Niger Bridge

    THE House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to engage the services of a competent contractor to commence the construction of a second Niger bridge to support the one in use currently. This resolution came, following...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • President Jonathan submitting 2012 budget proposal to National Assembly
    Anxiety as Senators, Reps refuse Jonathan’s request to alter budget

    Anxiety gripped presidency officials and caucus leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the National Assembly, yesterday, following the rejection of the alterations sought by the presidency into the N4.798 trillion 2013 budget. The legislators at...

    • Posted February 13, 2013
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  • PHCN-facility
    Nigeria’s power generation capacity has improved to about 4,500MW – TCN

    Nigeria’s daily electricity generation capacity is currently fluctuating between 4,400 and 4,500 megawatts, MW, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, said on Monday. Though the highest peak generation of 4, 517 MW was recorded on December 23,...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • m7evm1
    FG approves reduction in company registration fees

    The Federal Government has approved a downward review of the cost of registering a company with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission. A statement issued by the NIPC on Monday stated that the approval was given by the...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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  • PHCN-facility
    Bayelsa approves N4bn for rural electricity

    Communities in the hinterland of Bayelsa State will soon enjoy power supply as the state government has approved N4 billion for rural electrification. The state Commissioner for Energy, Mr. Francis Ikio, disclosed this in Yenagoa while conducting...

    • Posted February 12, 2013
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