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Housing in Nigeria: What You Need to Know

June 21, 2017 Felix 0

Housing deficit in Nigeria currently stands at 17 million Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Calabar, and Warri are the first 5 cities with the highest housing deficit in Nigeria In order to address housing deficit and provide affordable housing to Nigerians, the Federal Government in March 2017, waived 10% payment on {Read More..}

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14 Million People Need Assistance in Nigeria’ – UNHCR

June 21, 2017 Felix 0

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Nigeria has announced that up to 14 million people need assistance in Nigeria. The disclosure was made on the heels of this year’s commemoration of the World Refugee Day with the theme “We Stand Together with Refugees and {Read More..}

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ECOWAS to Launch Fund for Northeast

June 21, 2017 Felix 0

The Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, has announced that the regional body is to launch what it tagged a solidarity fund for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of Northeast Nigeria ravaged by the Boko Haram Islamic terrorist insurgents. Making the announcement yesterday in commemoration of the World Refugee Day {Read More..}

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SON Intercepts N8 Billion Substandard Cable

June 20, 2017 Felix 0

The Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) has over the weekend intercepted N8 billion worth substandard cable being imported into the country. Disclosing the information to newsmen, the agency’s Director of Inspectorate and Compliance, Engr Bede Obayi said that the fake cables were very difficult to dictate as the manufacturers made {Read More..}

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Waste to Wealth Program Launched in Makurdi

June 20, 2017 Felix 0

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, on Monday, launched the ‘Waste to Wealth’ program in Makurdi the Benue State capital. The Minister who was represented by the Director General (DG) in the ministry, Mr. Uduak Enang said that the program would usher in new technology that will {Read More..}

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Fmr Gov. Gabriel Suswam Granted Bail

June 20, 2017 Felix 0

The former Governor of Benue State, Mr. Gabriel Torwua Suswam has been granted bail by a high court sitting in Abuja on a 22 count charge bordering on misappropriation and diversion of funds. The presiding judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole also granted bail to two others accused alongside former Governor Suswam. {Read More..}

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Cross River Workers Embark on Indefinite Strike

June 20, 2017 Felix 0

Cross River State is in the news as its workers have embarked on indefinite strike action. The spokesman for the striking workers Comrade John Ushie said that the workers had no choice but to embark on indefinite strike due to the state government’s refusal to implement the 13 point agenda {Read More..}

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Melaye’s Recall: Report Ready for INEC

June 20, 2017 Felix 0

The Special Adviser to the Kogi State Governor on political affairs, Mr. Pius Kolawole, has on Monday, June 19th, in Lokoja announced to APC party members the successful collation of votes for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye from the upper house of the National Assembly. He commended the voters {Read More..}

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Citizens Guide on 2017 Budget Unveiled

June 19, 2017 Felix 0

In a bid to enable Nigerians to understand the budget and key in for its successful implementation in line with the Buhari led administration’s economic recovery plan, the Federal Government has unveiled a guideline for 2017 budget. Making the disclosure during the 2017 budget breakdown in Abuja, Minister of Budget {Read More..}

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Relief as Lagos State Resumes Sale of LAKE Rice

June 19, 2017 Felix 0

Much to the relief of Lagos residents most of whom are groaning under the weight of the recent economic downturn in the country, the state government has announced resumption of sale of LAKE Rice. Recall that the Lagos State Government has in partnership with the Kebbi State Government embarked on {Read More..}

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Apapa Port Roads To Gulp N4.34 Billion

June 19, 2017 Felix 0

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has revealed over the weekend that the design for the notorious Apapa port road billed for reconstruction and rehabilitation is ready. Mr. Fashiola explained that the work would not take a conventional form, rather concrete pavement method will be {Read More..}

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Yam Mound-Making Machine Out Soon’ – Ogbeh

June 19, 2017 Felix 0

The Federal Government is to unveil a new template to enhance mechanized agriculture in the country. The disclose was made over the weekend by the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbr in Markurdi, Benue State. Chief Ogbeh said that machines capable of making multiple huge yam mounds that will cover {Read More..}

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INEC Issues Certificate To Five New Parties

June 16, 2017 Felix 0

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Malam Mahmood Yakubu, earlier today, Friday 16th June, issued certificate of registration to five newly registered political parties. The new political parties are the Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA), Young Progressive Party (YPP), Action Democratic Party (ADP), New Generation Party of Nigeria {Read More..}

Business

Why 50% Bakers Are Out Of Business

June 16, 2017 Felix 0

The reason for why up to 50 per cent of bakers in the country is currently out of business has been given by the President of the Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria, Mr. Joseph Uba. Addressing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, Mr. Uba disclosed that the cost of wheat {Read More..}

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Adeleke Set To Take Over From Late Brother In The Senate

June 16, 2017 Felix 0

The younger brother of  late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke who until hid death represented  Osun West Senatorial District, Alhaji Ademola Adeleke has scaled a major huddle in his quest to take of his place at the Senate. Alhaji Ademola Adeleke was yesterday, 15th June, presented a flag of the Peoples {Read More..}