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World AIDS Day: Saraki seeks end to stigmatization

As the world commemorates the 2016 World AIDS Day on Thursday December 1, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday called for an end to all forms of discrimination against and stigmatization of persons living with HIV/AIDS. Saraki, a medical doctor, in a statement by his Special Adviser …

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Mercedes-Benz wins top categories at Nigerian Auto Journalists Association Awards show.

On November 24, 2016, the Nigerian Auto Journalists Association (NAJA) held the much-anticipated auto award show at Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Mercedes-Benz emerged winner of two distinct awards; Luxury Car of the Year (Mercedes-Benz S-class)and Heavy Duty Truck of the Year (Mercedes-Benz Actros). “We keep winning! We …

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Gov Ahmed calls for military at borders

Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has called for the establishment of military formations in border communities across the state to strengthen security of lives and property. Governor Ahmed made the call when he received the Commandant, National Defence College, Nigeria, Abuja, Rear Admiral Samuel Alade at the Government House. …

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Obaseki assures investors of security in Edo

AGENE GODWIN, Benin Edo state Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured of his readiness to do everything humanly possible to guarantee security in the state by supporting the Nigerian police saying “it is the most important factor in attracting investment”. Besides, Governor Obaseki said once investors feel that their property …

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Governor Ugwuanyi inaugurates Health Advisory Committee

The Enugu State governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has said that the provision of affordable healthcare for the people remains a cardinal objective of his administration. Governor Ugwanyi who was represented by his deputy, Mrs Cecelia Ezeilo, at the inauguration of the Enugu State Health Advisory Committee added that it …

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Mrs. Ugwuanyi inaugurates health facilities in rural communities; Deputy Gov. inaugurates state’s Health Advisory Committee

The wife of the Enugu State Governor, Mrs. Monica Ugochi Ugwuanyi, has been commended by widows and other vulnerable groups in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area for her sustained commitment to charity. The commendation came as Mrs Ugwuanyi, represented by Princess Francisca Ubosi, wife of the Enugu House of Assembly …

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Ambode presents N813bn Y2017 Budget proposal to House of Assembly …Earmarks 63% to capital expenditure, 37% for recurrent … Infrastructure, Education, Health Sectors get lion’s share …Budget to accommodate 4th Mainland Bridge, Lagos Airport Road

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday presented the Year 2017 Budget proposal of N813billion to the House of Assembly, assuring that the budget would be judiciously implemented to continue the massive infrastructural renewal and the enhancement of Lagos as one of the foremost tourism and investment destination in …

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We’ll commence disbursement of N25bn ETF in December – Ambode …Artisans, traders, others to get access to Fund, Gov assures …Says informal sector critical to economic growth

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said the State Government will commence the disbursement of the N25billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF) initiative of his administration by December, 2016. Governor Ambode, who spoke in Lagos at the graduation ceremony for 500 artisans trained by the State Government on modular …

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Societe Generale partners with American Express in Africa

The agreement involves both online sales and POS payments through electronic payment terminals Societe Generale (www.SocieteGenerale.com) has announced that it has signed a merchant acquiring partnership with American Express (www.AmericanExpress.com) in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where the Bank operates. These countries include Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Guinea, Ivory …

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House Committee promises to support the rebuilding process in NIMASA

The House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has resolved to support the rebuilding efforts of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) in its quest to reposition, reform and restructure for the benefit of the nation. The Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Mohammed Umar Bago …

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Ugwuanyi seeks deployment of technology for economic growth; Inaugurates NLNG’s engineering lab

Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has said that a sustained investment in science and technology would eventually result in development. The governor spoke while formally inaugurating an engineering laboratory built by the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas company for the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Addressing the students, the governor pledged …

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Guinness Nigeria begins local manufacturing of spirits

In a move aimed at reducing the import dependent profile of the Nigerian economy, creating more jobs and boosting the local sourcing of raw materials, leading manufacturer and Nigeria’s only total alcohol beverage company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has commissioned a new production line that will support the local manufacturing of …

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