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FEC endorses new National Building Code

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday endorsed a new National Building Code for the country. The council at its meeting in Abuja, presided over by the Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, also approved the reconstruction of the Gombe-Biu Road at a ...

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LCCI tasks CBN on banks excess charges

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) had called on the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN to pay more attention on banks excess charges, liquidity managenent of the foreign exchange market, increased monitoring of banks for financial sector stability ...

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Fixing challenges of tourism in Africa

  The United Nations designated the year 2017 as the International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development due to tourism’s capacity to enhance economic growth through job creations, attraction of investment, fostering entrepreneurship, preservation of ecosystem and biodiversity, protection of ...

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BMW 220d Convertible 2017

Now, roughly midway through its life-cycle, the 2-series drop-top has been given a (very) light refresh, with an updated interior, more kit as standard and a wider range of paint colours and alloy wheels to choose from. Care to expand ...

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C/River Super Highway no economic sense – Group

The much celebrated Cross River state Super Highway project has continued to receive bashing as a non-governmental organization (NGO),Climate Transformation and Energy Remediation Society (CLIMATTERS) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to revoke the project. Addressing the media in Abuja ...

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Nigeria gets $16bn Afrexim Bank investment

  By David Agba Abuja   The federal government has enjoyed investment worth $16 billion from the African Export-Import Bank (Afrexim). President and Board Chairman of Afrexim, Dr. Benedict Oramah said the multilateral trade finance institution has so far injected ...

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Senate passes N222bn budget for FCT

The Senate yesterday approved N222.3 billion for 2017 Federal Capital Territory budget. The passage of the FCT budget followed consideration of the Senate Committee on FCT report presented by Senator Dino Melaye, the chairman of the Committee. Presenting the report ...

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NCRIB to grow industry with retail business

The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), has reaffirmed its commitment to embrace retail insurance business to enhance insurance penetration and value addition to members. The President, NCRIB, Shola Tinubu, declared this at the maiden press conference in Lagos, ...

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OML 29 not for sale –Aiteo

  By Benjamin Umuteme Abuja Aiteo Group, has said that it is not planning to sell its stake in Oil Mining Licence (OML) 29. Reports have been making the rounds that the company plans to sell OML 29 to enable ...

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Kwara boosts SMEs with N2bn

By Umar Bayo Abdulwahab Ilorin The Kwara state Government said it has injected about N2 billion into small and medium scale enterprises and micro credit schemes. The state governor, Alh Abdulfatah Ahmed disclosed this yesterday while speaking at the 24th ...

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ONU woos British investors

By Binta Shama Abuja The federal government has appealed to a trade mission from the United Kingdom to invest in the commercialization of Nigerian research findings and innovations. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu made the call ...

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Heritage Bank tutors kids on savings

By Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos In its efforts to expose the citizenry to financial literacy at very early age in life, Heritage Bank Plc, joined the world in celebrating the World Savings’ Day with the theme: Our Future Starts with Savings. ...

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