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Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment calls for a synergy between government and private sector sector…

Permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, William Nwankwo Alo, has called for synergy between government and the private sector in promoting labour-friendly policies. Alo, stated this in Abuja when he received the director-general, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association Timothy Olawale, described NECA as a critical and dependable partner in maintaining industrial harmony in Nigeria.…

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ELEVEN PEOPLE CONFIRMED DEAD, AND 43 OTHERS INJURED IN A TWIN BOMB BLAST IN MAIDUGURI.

Eleven people have been confirmed dead and 43 others injured in a twin bomb blast on the outskirts of Maiduguri, Borno State Capital. Two teenage girls suspected to be Boko Haram suicide bombers, has walked through a street of Muna, five kilometres away from the metropolis. NEMA’s spokesman in Maiduguri, Abdulkadir Ibrahim, in a statement…

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Probe of banks over stamp duties will soon commence.

Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission says it will soon commence probe of banks over stamp duties collection as it expects to recover more than N100 billion from the probe. A statement by the commission’s spokesperson in Abuja, Ibrahim Mohammed did not specify when the probe would commence. He said the probe would involve a…

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Foreigners involved in mining activities ask to leave the sites.

Federal government has given all foreigners involved in mining activities in Zamfara State 48 hours to leave the sites. Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, said government took the measure because intelligence reports established a strong and glaring nexus between the activities of armed bandits and illicit miners -with both mutually re-enforcing each other.…

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President Buhari promise to tackle killings in Zamfara state.

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is “ridiculous” and “unfair” to suggest he is not concerned about the killings going on in Zamfara State. Writing via his Twitter handle, the president said that ensuring protection of lives of Nigerians remains his primary responsibility. Zamfara has been experiencing attacks by bandits which have cost many lives, including…

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NAFDAC alerts public on fake Cholera vaccine

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has alerted the public, especially healthcare providers, on the existence of fake Dukoral Oral Cholera vaccine, circulating in Bangladesh. Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said the packaging of the falsified Dukoral vaccine displays texts in English and French language. Adeyeye said the World Health…

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Over 2000 Megawatts of power not taken by Electricity Distribution Companies – VP Osinbajo.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says over 2000 Megawatts of power is not taken up by the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) for distribution to consumers because of problems they experience in collection of tariff. He stated this while delivering a lecture titled ‘Nigeria Rising, at the 50th convocation ceremony of University of Lagos. Osinbajo noted that…

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