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  • Transporters want police, FRSC to harmonise motor registration

    Transporters have called on the federal and state governments to harmonise and streamline the on-going issuance of vehicle number plates with the proposed introduction of Biometric Motor Registration. The transporters under the aegis of the Association of...

    • Posted September 30, 2013
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  • DMO to ensure judicious use of $1bn Eurobond

    The Director-General, the Debt Management Office, Dr. Abraham Nwankwo, has said the power projects for which the country recently secured a $1bn Eurobond will be judiciously monitored. The $1bn Eurobond offering meant to finance power projects was...

    • Posted August 25, 2013
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  • Why I am spearheading cash transfer intervention for women – Dangote

    Studies show that when women are supported and empowered, all of society benefits. Their families are healtheir, more children go to school, agricultural productivity improves and incomes increase. It is against this background that Dangote Foundation, a...

    • Posted July 29, 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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  • Shareholders get N230m from Trustfund

    The board of Trustfund Pensions Plc has announced a dividend pay-out of N230 million for the year 2012 with shareholders receiving 23 kobo per N1 share compared to 15 kobo in 2011. Nigeria Labour Congres, NLC; Trade...

    • Posted July 8, 2013
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  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Clarifying Nigeria’s debt position

    There has recently been a lot of misinformation and misconception in our public debate on debt. My goal in this article is to shed some light on the public debt, to clarify the real state of Nigeria’s...

    • Posted June 7, 2013
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  • China finance house to invest $6billion in Nigeria’s housing sector

    China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation,SINOSURE,and International Commercial Bank of China,ICBC, are set to invest about N948 billion (about $6 billion) in Nigeria’s Housing Sector. Managing Director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Gimba Ya’u Kumo,...

    • Posted May 27, 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 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 invests N5trillion in 2,500MW power

    The Federal Government in a bid to curtail the epileptic power situation in the country has spent about N5 trillion ($31.45 billion) from 1999 till date. But it has only been able to increase the country’s electricity...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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