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NASS ready to pass new Minimum wage bill, after executive order – Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said the National Assembly was ready to consider and pass a new Minimum Wage Bill whenever it was presented by the executive. Saraki, who made this known when he featured in News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum...

Senate threatens arrest warrant on Glo CEO, others over N30tn revenue probe

The Senate Wednesday threatened to issue warrant of arrest on Chief Executive Officer of Glo Mobile and other firms  that fail to honour  its invitation on alleged complicity in N30 trillion revenue probe. The CEOs of British American Tobacco Company, CCEC Nigeria Ltd, Dana Group, African Wire and...

Foreign partners exit has no impact on 9mobile’s 20 million subscribers, says CEO

Telecoms company, 9mobile has reassured its customers and key stakeholders that the exit of its foreign partners would not affect the quality of its network or its ability to deliver excellent products and services. Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS), which formerly traded as Etisalat Nigeria,...

Nigeria to request National Identity Number for passport issuance in 2018

AS from next January, Nigerians applying for International Passport must be holders of the electronic National Identity Card which has the National Identity Number (NIN). Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) boss Mohammed Babadede broke the news to State House correspondents yesterday after a meeting of...

Nigeria’s NIPOST adopts 3 word addresses

Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, adopts 3 word addresses NIPOST will use what3words to increase the number of homes it can deliver to and improve delivery services in preparation for the take-off of Nigerian e-commerce LAGOS, Nigeria, August 2, 2017/ -- Nigeria’s postal service, NIPOST, has just...

Nigerian Tycoon Gilbert Chagoury, U.S Govt Settle Suit Over Leaks

Nigerian businessman Gilbert Chagoury and the U.S. government have reportedly agreed to settle a lawsuit over anonymous leaks that suggested that the tycoon was financing a terrorist organization. During Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign last year, there were news reports in the LA Times that...

Nigeria generates 24m tonnes of waste annually – Expert

Nigeria currently generates 24 million tonnes of waste annually at refuse dumpsites across the country, an environmental expert has said. Dr Chukwukelo Chukwogo, the Managing Director of Boskel Nigeria, made the claim in the official bulletin of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), a copy of...

NBS wins 2016 Best Public Institution Award

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has been awarded the Best Public Institution Award, 2016 in Nigeria by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The NBS stated this in a statement issued by the Statistician- General of the Federation, Dr Yemi Kale on...

Dubai showcases a Host of New Attractions for the Second Half of 2017

Dubai is constantly evolving to cater to the needs of its varied visitors and the second half of 2017 poses no different from other years. A host of great experiences across art, culture, entertainment and family fun has been added tothe city’s already packed...

Feet ‘n’ Tricks Redeems Pledges Worth Over N20m, Handover Saloon Car, Ticket, Prize Money

Feet 'n' Tricks International Limited, organizer of the just concluded Nigeria National Freestyle Championship, in conjunction with its major sponsor, GAC Motors, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) and VFD Group, have fulfilled their pledge as a brand new saloon car was handed to...
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