F G revenue dips by N52.387billion in March

By Clem Khena-Ogbena The total revenue collected by the Federal Government of Nigeria for the month of March has reduced by N52.387billion. In a comunique issued by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC), N614.368billion was collected as gross revenue for the periodmasmagainstbN666.745billion collected in February. The decline in the gross More...

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By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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FG vows to tackle building collapse in Nigeria

By Clem Khena-Ogbena The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed its determination toimprove supervision and enforcement standards for the cement industry in the country. The Minister of Industry, Trade and More...

By Peoples Daily On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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Cement dealers vote for Dangote’s 3x, plead for ban on 32.5 grade

By Etuka Sunday Cement dealers and distributors in the South West have endorsed the newly packaged Dangote cement’s 42.5 grade (3X) and expressed optimism that the entry into the market of the product would help More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Experts, stakeholders blame resistance to cement standardisation on greed

By Etuka Sunday Experts and stakeholder groups have attributed the stiff resistance to cement standardisation in the country to greed and exploitation. The National President of Nigerian Block Makers Association, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Abuja bombing won’t stop our meeting- World Economic Forum

By Etuka Sunday with agency report The World Economic Forum yesterday in a statement said its Africa summit would be held in Nigeria’s capital next month despite a bomb attack on the outskirts of the city that More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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NIA, FRSC collaborate on road safety

From Ngozi Onyekusi, Lagos Nigerian motorists and other road users have been assured of safe and secured movement across the country as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Nigerian Insurers Association More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Mansard grows by 31%

Mansard Insurance Plc said its profit after tax increased by 31 per cent from N1.6 billion to N2.09 billion in the 2013 financial year. The firm however recorded decline in its profit before tax, by nine per cent More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Mutual Benefit launches 36 insurance products

In a bid to position itself to be number one insurance company of choice in the country, in terms of quality service delivery, Mutual Benefit has launched 36 new retail insurance products into the market. The company, More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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NBS says inflation rate increased by 0.1% in March

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that Nigeria’s inflation rate stood at 7.8 per cent in March, 0.1 per cent higher than the 7.7 per cent recorded in February. This is contained in a statement issued More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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NERC calls for peace between host communities, owners of hydro power plants in Nigeria

By Etuka Sunday The Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Dr. Sam Amadi has called for peaceful co-existence between the host communities and utility companies in Nigeria. Reasons he said, More...