Economy

Fayemi urges mining groups to key into FG’s N30bn intervention fund

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has called on mining companies, especially large scale operators, to key into the Federal Government N30 billion intervention fund for mining exploration.   Fayemi made the call in Abuja on Friday when he received members of Allied African International Mining Company in his office, according to ...

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Mrs Fani-kayode is not in our custody – EFCC

By Popoola Wasiu, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied a report that her men made attempt to arrest the wife of Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode and son.

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LCCI Sets To Hold Public Private Dialogue On Port Efficiency And Maritime Sector Roadmap

By Victoria Hanson The Lagos Chamber Of Commerce And Industry (LCCI) in collaboration with The Financial Derivation Company,  a renowned economic consultancy firm is set to hold a public private Dialogue on port efficiency and maritime sector Roadmap in Nigeria.

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FG Committed to Development of Sustainable Housing Programme, as Fashola inspects sites of private sector building partners in Nasarawa

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The Federal Government is committed to providing the needed enabling environment for  sustainable Housing development in the country, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has said. Fashola, who spoke while fielding questions from newsmen at the weekend after inspecting the building site of the Millard Fuller Foundation, an indigenous estates development ...

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Aregbesola Meets farmers on Agric Development

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Kano Earmarks N500m to Revamp State Owned Moribund Industries

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye   The Kano State Government has set aside N500 million as intervention fund for small and medium moribund industries, an official said on Thursday. The state Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Alhaji Rabiu Bako, disclosed this when he visited the Kaura Macaroni Company, Kano, makers of Kaura Macaroni and biscuit. He said that the state government ...

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Diocese of Osun Anglican Communion Built Classrooms in Honour of Bisi Akande.

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Landlord Threatens to Eject National Library Over N508m Debt

The National Library of Nigeria, NLN, risks being evicted from the building it is temporarily using as its corporate headquarters at the Central Business District in Abuja over the sum of about N508m it is owing the landlord. This was disclosed by the Chief Executive Officer of the agency, Prof. Lanre Aina, when members of Senate Committee on Basic and ...

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SON confiscates N20m substandard goods in Osun

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in Osun, says it confiscated substandard and fake products worth N20 million in the last five months. The State Coordinator of SON, Mr Sunday Badewole, disclosed this in an interview with the Blackface News on Wednesday in Osogbo. Badewole said the substandard products were confiscated during raids of some major ...

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Nigeria Government to Launch Digital Broadcasting by December  – Minister

  By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has assured of the Federal Government’s readiness to launch the Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, by the end of 2016. The Minister gave the assurance in Abuja on Tuesday after a guided facility tour of Pinnacle Communication Limited – the licensed signal distributor of the ...

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