Rice Importation Costs Nigeria $2bn Annually- Dangote

The President of Dangote Groups of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, says Nigerians consume over 6.5 million tonnes of rice annually, less than half of which is produced locally. Dangote said that on Wednesday during the inauguration of the Dangote Rice …

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FG Bans Open Registration Of SIM Cards

It is now illegal for telecom operators or their representatives to do registration of SIM cards in an open or ‘’uncontrolled environment’’, an official has said. The Head of Enforcement Unit at the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Salisu Abdu disclosed …

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Anti-Corruption Mobile App for Whistle Blowing Launched by FG

The Federal Government has gone technological about creating a link between the general public and its anti-graft body to encourage whistle-blowing.     The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has launched a mobile application that will …

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Court Orders Forfeiture Of Yakubu’s $9.8m To FG

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano presided over by Justice Zainab B. Abubakar today ordered the forfeiture of the sum of $9,772,00 (Nine Million, Seven Hundred and Seventy Two Thousand United States Dollars) and £74,000 (Seventy Four Thousand Pound …

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AMCON Takes Over OAS Helicopters

Just five days after the takeover of Arik Air by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), the company has taken over one of the leading helicopters companies in Nigeria, Odengene Air-Shuttle Services Limited (AOS). The takeover followed a court …

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