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MINERS GET MATCHING ORDERS TO PRODUCE QUALITY BARITE TO MEET IMPORT STANDARD

Association of Barite Miners and processors in Nigeria have been called upon to match the import quality and price of barite to match the international standard. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite made the call when the association of barite miners and processors paid him a …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PLEDGES TO GIVE FIVE BILLION NAIRA TO MINERS ASSOCIATION

Federal Government has pledged to give full access of the five Billion Naira intervention fund to Miners Associations of Nigeria. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite disclosed this when he received in audience the five Miners Associations of Nigeria in Abuja. Mr Adegbite said Government is …

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FCT MINISTER CALLS ON RESIDENTS NOT TO CARRY OUT RETALIATORY ATTACKS ON S/A NATIONAL AND BUSINESS INTEREST

    FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called on the residents of the Territory, especially students and youths, not to carry out retaliatory attacks on South African Nationals and business interests in the FCT over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He said that the …

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SUPER FALCONS BEATS ALGERIA 1-0 MOVES CLOSER TO JAPAN 2020 OLYMPIC GAMES

    Nigeria Senior Women’s National Team, the Super Falcons yesterday at the Agege Stadium, Lagos, defeated Algeria 1-0 to move to the second round of the Japan 2020 Olympic Games’ qualifying series on a 3-0 aggregate. The Super Falcons had last week beaten the Algerians 2-0 in Algiers to …

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NLC TO SUPPORT NEGOTIATING COUNCIL ON MINIMUM WAGE

The Nigeria Labour Congress has stated that it would support any position taken by the Public Service Negotiating Council at its meeting on the new national minimum wage scheduled for September 4. The President of  the NLC, Ayuba Wabba, said this on the sidelines of the inauguration of the International …

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MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SUMMONS SOUTH AFRICAN HIGH COMMISSIONER OVER XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. A senior information officer in the ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Kimiebi Ebenfa, confirmed the development to newsmen in Abuja. Mr. …

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CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS URGES COURT TO SET ASIDE 9.6 BILLION DOLLARS JUDGEMENT ASIDE

The Coalition Of Civil Society Groups has requested that the judgment of the British commercial court awarding nine point six billion dollars to Process and Industrial Developments LTD for an acclaimed breach of contract by the Nigeria government be set aside.  This was contained in a letter of protest submitted …

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FCTA CONCLUDES PLANS FOR ENROLMENT DATA

        The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has concluded plans for intensive enrolment data collection of schools in the territory. The FCTA, through its Education Management Information Service (EMIS) Committee of the FCT Education Secretariat, will as soon as schools resume commence the 2018/2019 census exercise in …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NOT GIVING UP ON LEAH SHARIBU

    The Federal Government has said that it is not giving up its moves on negotiating for the release of Leah Sharibu, stating that she is still alive. Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media, and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the Buhari administration was still in talks with her …

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ECOWAS PARLIAMENT TO CHECK IRREGULAR MIGRATION THROUGH PRIVATE SECTOR COLLABORATION

By Nneka Jackson Mbaka The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, has disclosed that it will halt irregular migration in the West Africa Sub-region through the strengthening of its private sector collaboration. Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cisse Lo, made this known during a three-day Parliamentary Sensitisation …

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