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Nigerian govt approves N14bn for Odukpani road, N13.5bn variation for Ilorin-Omuaran-Kabba road

By Nasir Kura The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N14 billion for the construction of the 73km stretch of road from Odukpani junction to Apet, in Cross River

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Nigerian govt approves N3.1bn airport landing systems, N272m assault rifles

By Nasir Kura The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N3.1 billion for the procurement and installation of Instrument Landing Systems for Abuja, Kaduna, Benin, Ibadan and Enugu airports.

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Ogoni clean-up begins end of November – FG

By Nasir Kura The federal government said on Wednesday that 21 firms would be mobilised in the next two weeks for the clean-up of the Ogoni oil spills and reclamation

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Buhari’s prudent management of resources has boosted development – Osinbajo

By Ahmed Idris The prudent management of resources by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has helped it achieve far more in terms of infrastructure and development than previous administrations, Vice

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We’re returning Nigerian cotton industry to ‘good old days’ – Buhari

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja pledged the commitment of the present administration to revive the ‘good old days’ when the cotton and textile industry employed

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Buhari sets ambitious targets for broadband coverage

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity

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Nigerian govt faults USDA’s report on ‘rising rice importation’

…By Ahmed Idris The federal government said on Tuesday that the recent reports by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) indicating increase in rice importation into the country and

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Equity market opens in negative trend, sheds N28bn

Trading activities on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday opened week in negative trend, dropping by N28 billion, Specifically, Market Capitalisation of listed equities declined by 0.24 per

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We’ll protect infant industries, encourage investments — FG

…By Benjamin Orisemeke The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria will continue to deploy fiscal policies that protect emerging industries. This is just as she insisted that the

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Nigerian economy looking good, we’ll make it better – Buhari

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja present administration would continue to implement policies that would make Nigeria’s economy, which is already looking good, better. Speaking at

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