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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Xirea Apparels to employ 50,000 Nigerians

Xirea Apparels is set to employ 50,000 Nigerians by 2030 to handle sourcing and garment production requirements for large organizations. It is a one-step manufacturing company for diverse types...

Abuja chamber advises President Buhari on AfCFTA challenges

File Photo The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies that will tackle challenges of regulations and competitiveness of the African...

OPS commends federal government for signing AfCFTA

The Organised Private Sector (OPS), has expressed satisfaction with the signing of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by Federal Government. Members of the OPS who spoke to newsmen...

US-China talks to resume amid tariff fight

Agence France-Presse Top US and Chinese officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, the Chinese commerce ministry says. Negotiations to reach a broad trade...

Governor El-Rufai retains 14 ministries, with three new ones

Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones. This is contained in a statement by the Government spokesman, Mr Samuel Aruwan...

Federal government urged to sell Ajaokuta steel company

Bloomberg Manufacturers and experts have said privatisation of Ajaokuta Steel Company will yield better dividends than the facility being run by the government. They spoke with newsmen in separate interviews,...

Manufacturing sector’s output drops by N78 billion in three months

File Photo The manufacturing sector recorded a decline of about N77.92bn in output in the first quarter of this year, figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics have...

Governor Akeredolu: Cannabis cultivation in Ondo not yet legal

The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in the state. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, who was in Thailand...

Nigeria Is Not World Poverty Capital ~ Economist

Nigeria is not the poverty capital of the world, says Dr Abiodun Adedipe, an economist and member of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group. Adedipe, also a management and financial consultant,...

NLC Urges Government To Create More Employment Opportunities

The Chairman of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Jigawa chapter, Malam Sunusu Alhassan, has urged the State and Federal Governments to create more employment opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths. Alhassan...

Breaking: Falana To Sue Kachikwu Over $60bn Oil Revenue Loss

The human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has threatened to sue the minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, if he fails to furnish him with information on...

Dangote Reveals Why He Has No Personal House Outside Nigeria (Video)

Aliko Dangote has opened up on why he has no personal house outside the shores of Nigeria unlike his fellow billionaires.

GTB Must Comply With Supreme Court Judgment, Pay N8.7b Judgment Debt ~ Innoson

GTB’s bid to stop Innoson from taking it over nosedived last week Friday, April 5th, 2019 as the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan refused to hear or grants...

Dangote Refinery To Boost Nigeria’s 1.095m bpd Domestic Target ~ NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday said that the Dangote Refinery, currently under construction would complement Nigeria’s quest of attaining 1.095 million barrels per day self-sufficiency in the...

Diamond Bank Merger: Access Bank Launches New Brand Logo

Following the completion of its merger with Diamond Bank, Access Bank Plc on Sunday night launched a new brand logo. The new brand logo was unveiled to audience at the...

FG acted wisely on AfCFTA consultation Agreement — Afreximbank boss

Prof. Benedict Oramah, President of Afreximbank, says the Federal Government acted wisely in broadening consultation as regards the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement. Oramah said this...

Naira Depreciates Against Dollar And Other Currencies…See Latest Exchange Rate

The Naira yesterday depreciated to N362.03 per dollar in the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window. Data from FMDQ showed that the indicative exchange rate for the window rose to...

Nigeria Privatizes Warri Port Terminal For N105 Billion

In an attempt to enhance service delivery, boost efficiency, modernise port development as well as relieve it of the burden of financing, among others, the federal government has finally...

Trader’s Association Move Against Dealers Of Substandard Goods At Alaba Int’l Market

The Alaba International Market Association on Saturday embarked on a raid against the sales of substandard electronic products in the market. Addressing newsmen on the exercise, Public Relations Officer...

Fire Guts Guinness Brewery Factory In Aba, Abia State

Parts of the Guinness Nigeria Plc, Aba Brewery, Abia State was on Friday gutted by raging fire. Firefighters battled hard to contain the fire, which started at about 11 a.m....


Ibi Residents Lament Wadume’s Arrest, Say They Will Miss His ‘Generosity’

The residents of Ibi, the hometown of the suspected kidnap kingpin, Wadume have said they will miss the man following his arrest.

BBNaija: What I Would Have Done To Tacha, Ike, Khafi – Omashola (Video)

The housemates were nominated after the 'Cruistopia team' were defeated during the arena game challenge.

54-year-old Father Confesses After Sleeping With Daughter In Lagos

Security operatives have apprehended a man who has been sleeping with his daughter following the death of his wife.


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