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  • AfDB plans $1.5b projects for Niger Delta, FCT

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to spend $1.5 billion on projects in the Niger Delta region, Abuja and some states, the bank’s representative in Nigeria, Dr. Ousmane Dore, has said. He told The Nation that the...

    • Posted February 11, 2013
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  • FG to Concession Abuja Airport Road

    There are indications that the Federal Government plans to concession the eight-lane Abuja Airport Road to private sector investors because the project is suffering a funding shortfall of N51bn needed for its completion Consequently, the Minister of...

    • Posted February 21, 2012
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  • Japan okays N4b for Jebba Hydro Power Station repairs

    The Japanese government has approved N4billion for the emergency repair and rehabilitation of the Jebba Hydro Power Station. This is to promote the efforts of the Federal Government to enhance power-generating capacity in the country. The deal...

    • Posted April 12, 2011
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  • Leave agriculture to states, Oshiomhole urges FG

    Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged the Federal Government to leave agriculture in the hands of state governments. Oshiomhole, who spoke on Wednesday during the delegates, conference of the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour...

    • Posted April 7, 2011
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  • NLC to tackle states on minimum wage

    The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it is prepared to engage states in the implementation of the N18,000 National Minimum Wage. NLC President, Comrade Abdulwaheed Omar, who was represented by the National Secretary of the Bankers...

    • Posted April 7, 2011
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  • Stanbic IBTC Records N13.5bn Profit

    The management of Stanbic IBTC Bank has said it recorded a pre-tax profit at N13.5 billion in its financial year ended December 2010. The audited results also showed that while the bank’s profit before tax grew by...

    • Posted March 28, 2011
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  • Govt laments low fertilizer disbursement rate

    THE Federal Government has expressed displeasure over the low disbursement of fertilizers in the all the 36 states and the FCT for the year ended 2010. This is coming at heels of a report that Nigeria was...

    • Posted March 25, 2011
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  • Govt reiterates commitment to livestock development

    IN line with best global practices in maintaining the health of the national herd for food security, the Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to fully develop livestock sub sector through the development of infrastructure in the...

    • Posted March 22, 2011
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