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No more comment on Adeosun’s NYSC certificate, says FG

The Federal Government yesterday shrugged off media inquiry on the controversy trailing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate of Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun. It said the information already provided by the NYSC officials on the matter should suffice. An online newspaper reported recently that the minister …

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Group tasks FG on exorbitant electricity billing, metering

The Civil Society Group for Good Governance (CSGGG) has called on the Federal Government to address the “crazy electricity billing’’ of Nigerians and intensify efforts on metering. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the group’s convener, Dominic Ogakwu, made the appeal yesterday in a statement in Abuja after …

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End estimated billing, enforce metering, FG orders NERC

The Federal Government on Monday ordered the Nigerian Electricity Regularly Commission to enforce the contract mandating power distribution companies to provide meters to customers and eliminate estimated electricity bills in the power sector. It said the directive to NERC became vital following the number of complaints coming from power consumers …

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NAICOM to drive financial inclusion through micro-insurance

The National Insurance Commission on Monday unveiled plans to drive financial inclusion in the country through aggressive implementation of the micro-insurance policy. The Commissioner for Insurance, Mohammed Kari, unveiled the plans in Abuja during the opening session of the National Insurance Conference. The conference, with the theme, ‘Insurance industry and …

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NLC pickets MTN offices nationwide, disrupts operations

ALTON seeks Fed Govt’s intervention The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday picketed the offices of the telecommunications giant, MTN Nigeria, nationwide over anti-labour practices.But in a swift reaction to the development, the Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), which MTN belongs, described the move as unfortunate.A statement signed …

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NNPC to deliver 3.4bscf of domestic gas daily by 2020

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it will deliver about 3.4 billion standard cubic feet per day (bscfd) of domestic gas daily by 2020 to bridged the current shortfall. Dr Maikanti Baru, the Group Managing Director of NNPC, gave the assurance at a workshop tagged: “Framing Workshop on the …

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How N363 billion industry premium renews hope

The volume of businesses written by insurance companies in the country grew from N315.96 billion in 2016 to about N363 billion in 2017, representing an increase of about 15 per cent over 2016 figure. The record, which came in the midst lower purchasing, recession and near economic inactivity, is an indication …

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New national carrier to take off by December, says Sirika

The Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has restated that the proposed national airline for the country would be unveiled before the end of the year, Sirika, who gave the assurance while receiving the outline business case certificate of compliance from the Director General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission …

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