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In Three Months, Nigeria Imported N2.78trn Manufactured Goods – NBS

In Three Months, Nigeria Imported N2.78trn Manufactured Goods – NBS       Nigeria imported manufactured goods worth N2.78tn while the total export component was N254.2bn between April and June. According to figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics on foreign trade statistics for the second quarter, this amounted to a difference of N2.52tn […]

NCC Contributes N2.27trn To Nigeria’s GDP – Danbatta

NCC Contributes N2.27trn To Nigeria’s GDP – Danbatta         The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said that the contribution of the telecommunication sector to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has risen from 8.5 percent in 2015 to 14.3 percent as at September 2020, amounting to N2.272 trillion. Executive Vice Chairman, Umar […]

NEITI, CSOs Seek Transparency In Oil, Mining Contracts

NEITI, CSOs Seek Transparency In Oil, Mining Contracts       The Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the Centre for Transparency Advocacy and the Media Initiative for Transparency in Extractive Industries on Thursday faulted the level of transparency in oil and mining sectors contracts. All three parties called on the National Assembly to hasten the […]

Free Meter Distribution Commences In Kano, Others

Free Meter Distribution Commences In Kano, Others          The free distribution of electricity meters to Nigerians will commence today (Friday) with the simultaneous inauguration of the scheme in Kano, Kaduna, Eko and Ikeja electricity distribution companies’ franchise areas. A source in the Presidency, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was […]

Power Generation Hits All-time High Of 5,459MW – TCN

Power Generation Hits All-time High Of 5,459MW – TCN         The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Thursday announced that the nation’s power industry attained another all-time national peak electricity generation of 5,459.5 megawatts. It said this quantum of electricity was efficiently transmitted through the nations transmission grid at a frequency of 50.26Hz […]

Wike Seeks CBN’s Support To Boost $12m Cassava Initiative

Wike Seeks CBN’s Support To Boost $12m Cassava Initiative         Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged the Central Bank of Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to support the state $12m Cassava Processing Initiative aimed at job creation and food security. Wike who gave the charge during a meeting with […]

EndSARS Hoodlums Kill 22 Police Personnel, Destroy 205 Stations – IGP

EndSARS Hoodlums Kill 22 Police Personnel, Destroy 205 Stations – IGP       The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has affirmed that officers of the Nigeria Police Force acted professionally, exercised commendable restraints and some paid the supreme price for peace during the recent protests and ensuing violence in some parts […]