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Zinox boss, Ekeh sees FG’s Executive orders as catalysts for industrial boom

Zinox Buy Naija

More prominent Nigerians have continued to welcome the recent sweeping Executive orders made by the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. Chairman of Zinox Group, Dr. Leo Stan Ekeh has commended the Federal Government on the recent signing of an Executive Order compelling its agencies to buy Made-in-Nigeria goods and services, noting that the move will go a long way in ...

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Only NPA has given signal to comply with FG’s EO to merge maritime operations

NPA railPort

Barely less than one week after the Federal Government issued a sweeping Executive order (EO) directing all relevant ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) operating at the nation’s airports and seaports to harmonise their operations into one interface station, check at the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) by Business Hilights has shown total readiness to comply. Findings in other maritime agencies showed ...

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Banks’ll replicate what we did 5 years ago in oil sector to ERGP—FirstBank MD

FirstBank Md

The managing director and chief executive officer of First Bank of Nigeria Plc., Dr. Adesola Adedutan has give insight on how the Nigerian banks will support federal government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). It would be recalled that the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, recently called on Nigerian banks to work out a strategy to assist the federal government ...

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‘Coordinator of nation’s affairs’, Osinbajo set to unveil MSMEs Clinic tomorrow

Acting president, Prof Yemi

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will today, Thursday in Katsina launch a Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Clinic, as part of efforts to enhance economic activities in the country. Though the Senate had on Tuesday, voided President Muammadu Buahri’s clause transmitting his medical trip to London to the lawmakers describing the position of Osinbajo as the Coordinator of nation’s ...

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Getting best identification model, most frustrating challenge to N5,000 monthly stipend—VP

Osinbajo buhari

Fresh indication that the federal government may not have well planned and programmed the highly publicized N5,000 per person monthly welfare stipend for the unemployed has emerged after all. Thursday, the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo let the cat out of the bag, saying “government was facing some challenges in implementing the N5,000 per person monthly welfare stipend for the ...

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Must Osinbajo visit somewhere before things start to get better?


A scenario that tends to mean that the Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, MUST VISIT a troubled spot before the needful will be done, is gradually playing out in the country. The trend seems to have started from his visit to Niger Delta. It is now clear that since the Vice President toured the flashpoints’ of violence in ...

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FG disburses N756.3m to 81 innovators, assures Nigeria’ll take over digital space


The federal government has disbursed about N756.3m grant to 81 young Nigerian technology innovators as part of the economic empowerment initiatives. Explaining the target of the scheme during the presentation, Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo noted that Nigerian innovators have all it takes to take over the world digital space through hard work, innovation and resourcefulness of the people. He ...

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Comparative advantage driven development policy for Niger Delta states coming—FG


Rather than clouding and generalizing development projects in oil states, the federal government is set to come up with a new approach for sustainable peace in the troubled Niger Delta region. Just as the move is to deepen production harmony and rising oil output, the approach will be tailored to address the specific needs of each state and producing communities ...

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Only law can compel IOCs to relocate operational headquarters to Niger Delta—Lawyer

Oil firms

Lagos constitutional lawyer, Moses Mekson has said that no amount of presidential directives of official commands will compel International Oil Companies (IOCs) operating in Nigeria to relocate their corporate headquarters’ unless a constitutional provision is involved. In an exclusive interview weekend, he said “Even the recent directive given by the Acting President during his recent peace tour in oil rich ...

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