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  • FG directs Julius Berger to rehabilitate Lagos-Ibadan expressway – Director

    The Federal Government on Wednesday directed Julius Berger to begin rehabilitation of the bad portions on Lagos-Ibadan expressway to reduce hardship faced by motorists. The Director of Federal Highways (South West), Federal Ministry of Works, said this...

    • Posted September 18, 2013
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  • Landowners threaten to shut Enugu International Airport

    Some landowners have threatened to halt business activities at the Enugu International Airport if the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria fails to pay them compensation within seven days for acquiring their land. The threat is coming three...

    • Posted August 29, 2013
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  • NCMDLCA raises alarm over threat to peace at ports

    THE National Council of Managing Director of Licensed Customs Agents (NCMDLCA) has raised alarm over moves by the dissolved board of the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarders in Nigeria (CRFFN) to collect dues despite the...

    • Posted August 16, 2013
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  • Okonjo-Iweala refutes SaharaReporters report on economy, says Govt multi-dimensional strategy is working

    We have received several enquiries about a story titled “Nigerian Government broke; targets pension savings” posted on the website of Saharareporters. The story, like many other recent articles by Saharareporters purporting to be exclusive stories on various...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Senate dumps 2013 budget amendment, gets revised version

    The Senate has received a revised version of the 2013 Appropriation (Amendment) Bill after discarding the earlier one submitted by President Goodluck Jonathan. The development is coming after the House of Representatives on Wednesday formally killed the...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Jonathan approves new package for BoI recapitalisation

    The Federal Government has approved plans by the Bank of Industry (BOI) to shore up its capital base by N750 billion. Speaking at a training programme for media practitioners in Lagos, Mr. Joseph Babatunde, General Manager, BOI,...

    • Posted June 11, 2013
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  • SURE-P: FG spends N2.7bn on road repairs

    The Federal Road Maintenance Agency has so far spent over N2.7bn on the rehabilitation of some federal roads nationwide. The amount, obtained from the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme funds, was for the acquisition of first grade...

    • Posted May 12, 2013
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  • Reps to turn down proposed amendments to 2013 budget

    There are indications that the House of Representatives may turn down proposed amendments to the 2013 budget sent by President Goodluck Jonathan. Briefing journalists in Abuja, chairman of the House Committee on media and publicity, Representative Zakari...

    • Posted May 10, 2013
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  • National Assembly dumps Jonathan’s supplementary budget

    There were indications, yesterday, that the National Assembly (NASS) might have decided to distance itself from further deliberation and approval of the supplementary budget sent to the lawmakers by President Goodluck Jonathan last March. The reason for...

    • Posted May 6, 2013
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  • FG to establish 18 cassava processing industries

    The federal government is to collaborate with the private sector to establish 18 cassava processing industries with machines that can process 240 tonnes of cassava per day. Olusegun Adewunmi, the President, Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), stated this in...

    • Posted March 7, 2013
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