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The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) grew its net assets by N193.21billion in 2020 representing a 33% increase over the N579.54 billion recorded in 2019. This impressive result was achieved despite the negative impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on global economies last year. The NSIA announced this on Tuesday when it released its Audited Financial Results for the 2020 Financial Year in Abuja. The Authority, which manages the Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund, said the growth in assets reflects a strong financial performance…


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The Petroleum Equalisation Fund (Management Board) on Sunday charged oil marketers to start moving Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, through the expanding rail network across the country. PEF also announced moves being made by the agency to equalise the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, also known as cooking gas, in order to ensure its affordability and accessibility nationwide. …


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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of the National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW) to be domiciled at the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA). Head, strategic communication, ONSA, Zakari Usman, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. He said the decision was part of the ongoing restructuring of Nigeria’s security architecture to address emerging threats and strengthen regional mechanism for the control, prevention and regulation of SALW. [Business Day]

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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has announced plans to boost the nation’s manufacturing industry with its newly accredited laboratories. The SON said on Thursday that it was also targeting an increased level of export of locally made goods to the international market. The Director-General, SON, Mallam Farouk Salim, said this during the unveiling of the laboratories accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation in Ogba, Lagos. He said manufacturers would be encouraged to produce more, adding that products certified and tested…


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The federal government has reiterated its commitment to national development through the use Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim, Pantami, said this while unveiling digital economy projects across the country, during a virtual conference, which held recently. Pantami while unveiling the projects in Abuja on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari, said the projects, which cut across several geo-political zones of the country, were executed by the government parastatals as part of the…


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The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has announced the setting up of a $20million loan scheme to support women in business especially in the oil and gas sector. Executive Secretary of the Board, Engr. Simbi Wabote, stated this at a virtual roundtable by the Diversity Sectoral Working Group (SWG) of the Nigerian Content Consultative Forum (NCCF). In his remarks, Wabote stated that the mandate of the Board has always been the need to promote local content in every sphere of…


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The Federal Government has warned Nigerians against travelling to countries that are recording a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially India where they largely go to for medical tourism. It also listed South Africa, Turkey and Brazil in the travel advisory. The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, formerly Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, also has warned Nigerians against shunning safety protocols against the virus, saying the pandemic was not over. The National Incident Manager, PSC, Dr Mukhtar Muhammad, spoke at the…


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The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency has obtained licences for 24 newly recruited air traffic control officers from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Organisation after undergoing the necessary training and examination on Aerodrome and Approach Control. The new air traffic controllers are currently being posted to strategic aerodromes in the country, NAMA said in a statement on Monday, adding that the deployment will boost capacity and efficiency of air traffic management in Nigeria.[Punch]

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Mariam…

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