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Maritime varsity: If Amaechi doesn’t want it, I will take it in Petroleum – Kachikwu slams Amaechi

Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, has taken a swipe at his counterpart, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on the establishment and maintenance of the Maritime University in Akwa-Ibom. During the South-South Town Hall Meeting, Monday in Uyo, the Akwa-Ibom State capital, organised by the Federal Ministry of Information and …

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Senate Committee pledges support for EFCC

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Financial Crimes, Anti-corruption, Senator Chukwuka Utazi, has expressed the Committee’s resolve to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in its anti-graft war. Utazi gave this assurance on Monday, June 13, 2016 when he led a delegation of the Committee on a visit to …

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Kwara secures $56m Chinese investment

Just like President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent successful investment drive to China, the Kwara State Government has secured a $56m Chinese investment for the establishment of a textile industrial park in the state. The State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed finalized the investment during his current investment trip to East China. The …

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Gov. Wike to movie practitioners: Promote Rivers State as Nigeria’s top investors’ destination

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on African movie actors, producers, creative writers and directors to serve as promoters of the state as the investors destination of Africa with attendant economic benefits. Declaring open the 12th Africa Movie Academy Awards, AMAA, in Port Harcourt on Saturday night, Governor …

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Saraki seeks eradication of child labour

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Sunday called for eradication of child labour as part of activities marking this year’s World Day Against Child Labour with the theme: “End child labour from the supply chain”. Saraki in a statement by his Special Assistant on Gender Advocacy, Fatima Kakuri, urged …

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