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The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) is set to commence Operation Zero Tolerance on Street Trading and hawking across the state in line with the mandate of the present administration of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at promoting a cleaner, hygienic and aesthetically resplendent environment. The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) through advocacy, as well as ensuring total enforcement of ...

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While the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is boasting that it has made nothing less than N2.5 trillion as a result of the closure of borders, the Northern textiles traders are lamenting of incurring huge losses as a result of the policy. The Northern textile traders, through their Spokesperson Alhaji Gambo Danpass, said their losses may hit N3 trillion soon if ...

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About 500,000 bags of local rice was sold by millers within one week of the border closure, the Central Bank of Nigeria governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, has revealed. Emefiele made the revelation on Monday while briefing reporters after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja. He said that the Chairman of the Rice Processors Association complained to him that rice ...

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The Federal Executive Council which President Buhari presided over on Wednesday Septmber 11, approved the increment of value added tax (VAT) rate from 5 percent to 7.2% percent. The Minister of finance, budget and national planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed confirmed the increment at the end of the cabinet meeting. The new rate which will take effect from 2020 is however ...

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Federal Government-owned refineries located in Port Harcourt, Kaduna and Warri lost N77.15bn in the first six months of the year, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said. The refineries posted a loss of N68.10bn in the same period in 2018, according to the NNPC data obtained by our correspondent on Monday. The Port Harcourt Refining Company has two refineries, while ...

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration has invested N900 billion in the power sector since it took over from the last administration in 2015. Osinbajo revealed this during his courtesy visit to Chike Edozien, the Asagba of Asaba, on Friday. Noting that one of the problem in the power sector is that Distribution Companies (Discos) control a particular ...

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President Muhammad Buhari has finally signed the African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, agreement. The president signed it at the 12th extraordinary session of the assembly of the union on AfCFTA and the first mid-year coordination meeting of the African Union (AU) and the regional economic communities (RECs) in Niamey, Niger Republic. The president signed the agreement at exactly 10:48 ...

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