Adamu said the that call was necessary to save the former employees and their families from further frustration due to non-payment of their entitlements after over 20 years
Ningi said that the ministry had not been able to justify the contract cost, which was increased from N197 billion to the current N349.8 billion
An eyewitness said the incident occurred at 7:50am when majority of the workers had not reported for work
The President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, made the announcement while reading a letter from the Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, to the effect that the 2014 Budget required urgent passage
The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, said on Thursday night that with the anti-people directives, Nigerians can now see that the PDP was not crying wolf when it alerted that the APC does not mean well for the nation
Sambo told the management of the company to also explore opportunities in the solid minerals sector, noting that the sector has been neglected and the administration is working hard to develop it.
According to him, the CBN, in the draft, proposed N100 million as the new capital base for the sub-sector
Fayemi had promised that government would expend a large percentage of the budget on water supply and meet the 80 per cent target set by his administration for this year
Obafemi Olawore, the Executive Secretary of the Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, told the News Agency of Nigeria in an interview in Lagos on Thursday that the association’s members were now on the edge over the inability of the PPPRA to release the importation approval
Also, the All-Share Index, which opened at 41,469.94, appreciated by 487.56 points or 1.17 per cent to close at 41,957.50
Ahmed stressed that the new jobs are distinct from the more than 5,000 new jobs that will created under the Quickwin Empowerment Scheme, which also starts in March 2014
Welcoming the Nissan group’s investment in vehicle production in Nigeria, Jonathan noted that all investors in local automobile production in the country will have a huge ready market for their products.
The reports, presented to journalists by the ECA’s Chief Forecaster, Adam EiHiraikia, listed Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Burkina Faso among those economies
Amaechi, who read the communiqué of the meeting to newsmen, said the Forum noted that the NEC meeting had been postponed for five consecutive months without reasons
The Public Place Smoking Law, which was passed by the Lagos State House Assembly on January 20, 2014, has been sent to the Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, for assent
The NBS administers the GHS-Panel survey every two years, working with the World Bank Living Standards Measurement Team on a sub-sample of the 5,000 GHS households first surveyed in 2010
The president general said that the association would continue to fight until the last disengaged worker received his money
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the transactions were in contrast to the 276.437 million shares worth N3.06 billion traded in 5,698 deals on Tuesday
Norden Thurston, Head of Marketing, Seven-Up Bottling Company, said that a minute (N15) free Airtel airtime would be on every cork of the company’s beverages.
Thurston said that the free airtime would be on every glass bottle of Pepsi, 7-Up, Mirinda, Mountain Dew and Teem drink purchased
GTB’s key strategy in the business is to make its services available to customers at the lowest possible cost to them and to the bank