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Group lauds removal of VAT on cooking gas

  Group lauds removal of VAT on cooking gas By Solomon Asowata The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), says the removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) on cooking gas by the Federal Government will deepen market penetration, boost the country’s economy and protect the environment. Mr Nosa Ogieva-Okunbor, President , NALPGAM, stated …

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Kenya to host inaugural Africa Food Show in 2020

Kenya to host inaugural Africa Food Show in 2020 Kenya will in 2020 host the inaugural Africa Food Show that will bring together policymakers, industry executives, farmers and consumers to learn about emerging trends in trade on agricultural commodities, organisers said on Tuesday. David Wang, the Chairman of MIE Groups, the event organiser, said this …

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Health officers plan to disinfect Abakaliki, environs of yellow fever

Health officers By Uchenna Ugwu Mr Sunday Nwonu, a Sanitarian and Senior Environmental Health Officer, Ministry of Environment, Ebonyi, says the ministry plans to sanitise Abakaliki and environs following the recent outbreak of yellow fever in the state. Nwonu made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abakaliki on …

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Gatefield, Oliver’s Burgers launch campaign against “Shisha” consumption

Campaign on dangers of consuming Shisha By Emmaunel Afonne Gatefield, a Public Strategy Firm in collaboration with an Abuja’s leading Burger restaurant, Oliver’s Burger  in Abuja launched a campaign on the dangers of Shisha consumption in the country. Shisha smoking – also called hookah, narghile, waterpipe, or hubble bubble smoking – is a way of …

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UNGA: Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande takes over as president

Ambassador Muhammad-Bande: declares interest in UNGA Presidency By Harison Arubu Ms Maria Espinosa, the President of the 73rd UN General Assembly, on Monday handed over to Nigeria’s Muhammad-Bande, who will lead the 74th session of the assembly in the next one year. The ceremony, held inside the General Assembly Hall of the UN headquarters in …

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GenCos releases 3,306 MWH of electricity to national grid – report

  GenCos releases 3,306 MWH of electricity to national grid – report By Constance Imasuen Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,306 MegaWatts/Hour of electricity into the national grid on Sunday . The Advisory Power Team, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a daily energy …

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Affordable Houses: Stakeholders advocate good governance

  Housing Esaste By Franca Ofili Mr Yemi Adelakun, Managing Director, Nigeria Integrated Social Housing (NISH) Affordable Housing Ltd has advocated good governance and a robust savings scheme to enable the country to deliver a proper cooperative housing scheme. Adelakun made the call in Abuja on Monday at a stakeholders’ quarterly workshop on cooperative housing …

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Gatefield, Oliver’s Burgers intensify campaign against “Shisha” consumption

    Gatefield, a Public Strategy Firm in collaboration with an Abuja’s leading Burger restaurant, Oliver’s Burger on Monday in Abuja created awareness on the dangers of Shisha consumption in the country. Shisha smoking – also called hookah, narghile, waterpipe, or hubble bubble smoking – is a way of smoking tobacco, sometimes mixed with fruit …

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Shell deploys cameras to track spills, crude theft

  Shell Worker By Edeki Igafe The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) says it has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection and response to crude oil theft and spills from its facilities. Mr Igo Weli, SPDC General Manager, External Relations disclosed this at a workshop on Monday tagged: “2019 Pipelines …

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Agricultural value chain crucial for jobs, productivity – Osinbajo

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that the greatest value for jobs and improved productivity lies in the agro-allied value chain. Osinbajo made the assertion while declaring open the 2019 Annual National Management Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) on Monday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that …

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