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    2018 Census To Gulp N223bn

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    The chairman, National Population Commission (NpopC), Chief Eze Duruiheoma, has disclosed that over N222.9 billion will be required to ensure a successful conduct of the 2018 census. He said paucity of funds and persistent underfunding of the Commission’s activities were the major hindrances to the successful execution of the national census, which had being delayed…

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    RMAFC Lauds Nigeria’s $15bn Cash For Oil Deal With India

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    The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has lauded the efforts of the  Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu on the successful negotiation of $15 billion cash for oil deal on behalf of the federal government with the Indian government as part of effort to shore up Nigeria’s foreign reserves. It…

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    Telecomms Sector Contributes N1.58trn To GDP In Q2

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    The Nigerian telecommunications sector contributed N1.580 trillion in real terms to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the second quarter of 2016, or 9.8 per cent, which represents an increase of 1.0 per cent points relative to the previous quarter, according to the report released yesterday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This…

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    Population Statistics To Top Agenda Of Yearly Confab

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    The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Bello and his Budget and National Planning Minister counterpart, Senator Udo Udoma, among other  top government functionaries will  open the Annual Conference of the Nigeria Statistical Association, (NSA), scheduled to hold in Abuja. At a pre-event media chat on Tuesday in Abuja, the President of the NSA,…

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  • AGF Harps On Transparent Financial Reporting

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    The Accountant General of the federation, Ahmed Idris, has charged members of the Association of Forensic and Investigation Auditors (AFIA) to be proactive in mediating on issues that are likely to lead to the breakdown of law and order in their respective domains by giving credible information and reporting corrupt financial practitioners.  Idris who said this when members of…

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  • Improved ICT Solutions: Galaxy Bone, Ericson Signs MOU

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    The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Galaxy Backbone, Yusuf Kazaure, has reiterated the transformative role of ICT for improved delivery of public services in Nigeria. Mr Kazaure stated this at a signing ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with EricssonNigeria to design and deploy ICT based solutions and services to supporting the delivery of efficient public services in…

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  • Eleme Indorama Petrochemicals Plans $2.2bn Expansion Project

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    The managing director, Eleme Indorama Petrochemicals Company Limited, Mr Manish Mundra, has disclosed that the company was planning a $2.2billion petrochemicals expansion by 2020, which if completed would make them the largest petrochemical hub in Africa. Mundra said this at the investigative hearing by the House of Representatives committee    on privatisation on the privatisation process…

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    In A Surprise Move, Cameron Quits As UK PM Tomorrow

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    Britain’s Home Secretary, Theresa May has emerged the country’s new Prime Minister (PM) and will assume office on Wednesday, as David Cameron in a shocking move, yesterday, announced that he will quit office on the same day. On June 24, Cameron announced his decision to step down by October, after the UK voted to leave…

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