Reconstruction: Apapa-Wharf road gridlock can result to fuel scarcity -NUPENG

Reconstruction: Apapa-Wharf road gridlock can result to fuel scarcity -NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed worry that the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated vehicles on Apapa-Wharf Road may result to fuel scarcity. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Chairman of the...<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on wp_trim_excerpt --> <!-- Add...
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Lagos to become largest mega city in Africa by 2035— researchers

Lagos to become largest mega city in Africa by 2035— researchers

Researchers have predicted that no fewer than 30 million people can live in Lagos by 2035 turning it into the largest mega city on the African continent. According to a statement by the African Property Investment (API) in Abuja on...<!-- AddThis Advanced Sett...
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FG creates 193,469 jobs in Ministry of Works, Housing in 2years – Fashola

FG creates 193,469 jobs in Ministry of Works, Housing in 2years – Fashola

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has created 193, 469 jobs, with 40,429 direct and 153,040 indirect jobs, within the two years of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. The Minister, Mr Babatunde Fashola disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at......
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Price of rice decreases by 7.22% as I kg sells for N250.30

Price of rice decreases by 7.22% as I kg sells for N250.30

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average price of imported rice decreased by 7.22 per cent, as one kilogramme (1kg) was sold for N250.30 in April from N418.71 in March. The NBS stated this in its“Selected Food Price...<!-- AddThis Advanced Se...
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NNPC spends N1.6bn on repairs of Kaduna-Kano pipeline

NNPC spends N1.6bn on repairs of Kaduna-Kano pipeline

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said it had spent over N1.6 billion on the repairs of the vandalised pipeline between Kaduna and Kano in 2016. The NNPC Group Managing Director, Mr Maikanti Baru, disclosed this when he paid a...<!-- AddThis A...
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LASG acquires 500 hectares of farmland, pays compensation to communities

LASG acquires 500 hectares of farmland, pays compensation to communities

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has acquired 500 hectares of farmland for farm estates in five communities in Eluju-Mowo in Itoikin-Epe. Mr Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, an Assistant Director in the state’s Ministry of Agriculture, made the disclosure in...
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Lagos recruits 5000 public servants in 2 years

Lagos recruits 5000 public servants in 2 years

The Lagos State Government says it has recruited no fewer than 5,000 officers into the state’s public service in the last two years. Mrs Olabowale Ademola, the Lagos State Head of Service, made the disclosure on Tuesday in Ikeja, at...<!-- AddThis Advanced S...
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Nigeria’s inflation drops to 17.24 % in April – NBS

Nigeria’s inflation drops to 17.24 % in April – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday stated that the country’s inflation dropped to 17.24 per cent in April on year-on-year basis from 17.26 per cent in March. The NBS stated in “Consumer Price Index (CPI) April 2017’’ report...<!-- AddTh...
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Anambra urges FG to give priority to farmers’ health, safety

Mr Afam Mbanefo, Anambra State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mechanisation, Processing and Export, has urged the Federal Government to promote the health and safety of Nigerian farmers to boost their productivity. He made the call in a statement issued by Mr...
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Substandard tyres: Absence of interpreter stalls trial of Chinese, Nigerian

Substandard tyres: Absence of interpreter stalls trial of Chinese, Nigerian

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Monday, fixed July 5 for continuation of trial of two Chinese nationals, Tao Shen and Jing Yau, charged with importation of sub-standard tyres. Shen, 36, and Yau, 22, are charged alongside a Nigerian,...<!-- AddThis Advanced S...
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