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FG raises power tariff December, begins free meters purchase

FG raises power tariff December, begins free meters purchase

Power consumers nationwide may start to pay more for electricity, following plans by the Federal Government to carry out a review of power tariff, UGAMATV has learnt. This came as the Federal Government said on Wednesday  it had commenced the procurement of four million meters meant to be distributed free of charge to unmetered power...

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State deploys drones to curb master plan abuse

State deploys drones to curb master plan abuse

The Lagos State Government has said it is deploying drones to map out urban spaces and assess the level of encroachment across the state. The General Manager, Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Agency, Daisi Oso, said this in a statement on Wednesday. Oso was quoted to have said this while speaking on the activities...

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South-East residents paid highest petrol price in October –NBS

South-East residents paid highest petrol price in October –NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics says South-East residents paid the highest average price for Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, in October. The NBS said this in its “Premium Motor Spirit Price Watch for October 2021’’, released on its website on Tuesday in Abuja. According to it, the highest average price was recorded in...

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We are working to crash food prices – Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Abubakar, says

We are working to crash food prices – Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Abubakar, says

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Abubakar, says the Federal government is doing everything possible to bring up stimulus that will crash food prices.? The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Abubakar, said this in Abuja during a familiarization tour of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria on Monday, November 15. He said...

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Nasarawa govt to organise job fair for 100 entrepreneurship trainees

Nasarawa govt to organise job fair for 100 entrepreneurship trainees

The Nasarawa State government has expressed its readiness to organise a Job Fair for 100 youths in the state who are currently being trained on entrepreneurship and employability skills. The state’s Deputy Governor, Emmanuel Akabe, made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen during a visit to the venue of the training in Lafia, the state...

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FG considering out-of-court settlement on VAT tussle – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed

FG considering out-of-court settlement on VAT tussle – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed

Minister of finance, budget and national planning, Zainab Ahmed has revealed that the federal government is considering political paths to resolve the ongoing value-added tax (VAT) tussle. Zainab revealed this during an interview on Channels Television. The Minister who noted that there will be a positive political solution, added that she hopes the issue can be solved by sitting...

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Libya overtakes Nigeria as Africa’s biggest oil producer

Libya overtakes Nigeria as Africa’s biggest oil producer

Nigeria has lost its Africa’s top oil producer status to Libya as its crude oil production fell further last month amid lingering supply disruptions, according to a new report by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Nigeria told OPEC that its oil output fell to about 1.23 million barrels per day in October from...

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FG trains 42 agric workers, plans improved food production

FG trains 42 agric workers, plans improved food production

The Federal Government has organised a training programme for 42 selected agriculture extension workers in Osun State, on extension tools, methodologies and selected agricultural value chains. The training was aimed at preventing the drift in the agriculture extension system and help to revitalise the country’s economy. At the programme, which was facilitated by experts from...

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N-Power to accommodate additional five million beneficiaries —FG

N-Power to accommodate additional five million beneficiaries —FG

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has ordered the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to increase beneficiaries of the N-Power programme by five million. N-Power is a youth empowerment scheme of the Federal Government under the National Social Investment Programme that provides a platform for skills acquisition and development...