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Nigerians see hope for rural economy as Senate okays autonomy For LGs

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Wednesday’s approval for clear autonomy for the third tier of government, the Local Government by the Senate during the clause by clause adoption of the amended provisions of the 1999 ...

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Abia mulls new EPZ codenamed ‘Enyimba Industrial City’ in Aba

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As part of new drive to position Aba, Eynimba City as the pivot of South East industrial hub, the Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has commenced plans to build ...

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Smart City Initiative is to drive cleaner, safer, productive Lagos—Ambode

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The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has given more insights on the target of Smart City Initiative (SCI) of the government. Speaking on the issue recently, he said “Our ...

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Only 10.93% of Nigerian workers registered under pension scheme in Q2 – NBS


Fresh figures from the website of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that only 10.93 per cent of the total working population under the pension scheme. The details ...

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Benue, group seal MoU on free trade zone to employ 10,000 youths


More states are now drawing Free Trade Zone (FTZ), inspirations from Lagos, Delta and Rivers States to drive their state economies. Latest in the row is Benue State Government who ...

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20m graduates currently unemployed in Nigeria—Minister

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The Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu has opened up on the ravaging scale of youths and graduate unemployment in Nigeria, saying figures available to him show that over 20 ...

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Zero budget for R&D, key challenge facing FIIRO—DG, Elemo

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The Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr. Goria Elemo has fingered lack of adequate fund for research and development as one of the most ...

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Politics played on privatization of steel firms, PHCN killed manufacturing—Innoson boss

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Chairman of Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing (IVM) Innoson Group, Dr. Innocent Ifediaso Chukwuma has given a graphic diagnosis of the challenges of the heavy manufacturing sub sector of the Nigerian economy. ...

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How financial reckless landed BoA in N40bn loans crisis, irrelevance

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Business Hilights has stumbled on details why the federal government had been silent in using the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) to drive its fledging agro revolution. The present administration had ...

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Poor data base frustrating international tourist arrivals statistics for Africa—UNWTO

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Whereas the latest figures from the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), has shown that the number of international tourists has gone up, limited data available for Africa points to ...

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