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FG to execute projects across the country to entrench justice, equity and fair play

The Federal Government will continue to execute projects across the country which demonstrates the sincerity of purpose of the Buhari administration towards entrenching justice, equity and fair play to all, the Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, said in Kaduna on Thursday. The Minister underscored the Buhari …

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There must be deliberate efforts to correct misconceptions concerning privatisation, commercialisation programme – Lai Mohammed

 The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has decried the misconceptions on the Federal Government’s Privatisation and Commercialisation programme, saying there must be deliberate efforts to correct the misconceptions.  Speaking at a one-day orientation programme for members of the Stakeholders Engagement Committee (SEC) of the National Council on …

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Poverty reduction: Dangote tasks private sector on women empowerment … lifts 13,000 women in Nasarawa

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has urged private sector operators and Government at all levels to adequately empower women as a means of poverty reduction. Dangote said once our women have been successfully enabled to support their homes and families, poverty will gradually become a thing of the past …

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Technological changes, emerging paradigm shift in global energy landscape: Threats and opportunities for developing countries By Prof Chijioke Nwaozuzu

The evolution of the global energy sector provides opportunities as well as challenges for countries whose economies are largely dependent on fossil fuels revenue. For most mono-product economies (like Nigeria) budgets are based on revenues from those commodities; and as such, are exposed to price volatility in the international commodity …

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“We’re active in Delta State,” Shell …Targets youths, communities in robust community development portfolio

   The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), operator of the SPDC Joint Venture, has restated its active presence in Delta State against the belief in some quarters that the multinational energy firm has pulled out of the state. As a proof of its significant footprints in Delta …

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15 revenue-generating agencies fail to account for N8.1t under Jonathan – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said 15 revenue generating agencies of the federal government failed to remit N8.1 trillion to the Federation Account between 2010 and 2015. The Minister made the disclosure in Osogbo, Osun State, on Monday while commissioning the Channelization, De-silting, Flood Control …

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