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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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ICPC seals NECAS headquarters, warehouse

ICPC Headquarters By Muhammad Adam The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has sealed up the national headquarters of North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in Yola over allegations of fraudulent activities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the office was sealed on Monday night, while the National President of the …

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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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NAFDAC warns against consumption of non-iodised salt

NAFDAC headquarters building in Abuja By Aderogba George The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised Nigerians to stop the consumption of non-iodised salt as “it is dangerous to human health.” Dr Abubakar Jimoh, the Director of Public Affairs of the agency, gave the advice in an interview with News …

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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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Seven-year-old Nigerian robotic kid aims for World title

Winners of 2019 World Robot Olympiad, from left, Christian Peter-Jesse and Brendon Ikem By Olanrewaju Akojede Seven-year-old 2019 World Robot Olympiad (WRO) joint champion Brendon Ikem has said that he aimed to be the best Artificial Intelligent (AI) developer in the world. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ikem, emerged champion alongside his …

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Housing deficit: Lagos Govt calls for increased private sector investments

By Grace Alegba The Lagos State Government (LASG) has expressed its readiness to partner with interested and capable investors in its determined efforts to continuously reduce housing deficit in the state. The Commissioner for Housing, Mr Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, said this while reviewing the activities of the ministry on Monday in Alausa,Ikeja. Akinderu-Fatai said, “The housing …

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