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NCC pushes for speedy passage of infrastructure protection bill

OrderPaperToday – The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said its push for a speedy passage of the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill by the National Assembly is to check vandalism and theft of telecoms...

EU announces €143 million support package for North East

The European Union (EU) Commission on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, announced a support package of €143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in the North East of Nigeria. The package is for the provision...

Govt to spend $70m on diesel for kaduna power plant as Senate orders probe

By Tititlope Fadare OrderPaperToday - The Senate on Thursday resolved to probe a decision by the federal government to spend up to 70million dollars on diesel to power the 215 MW Kaduna power plant instead...

FG to boost CMD’s capability for institutional and human capacity development

The Federal Government is poised to assist the Centre for Management Development (CMD) to increase its capability for institutional capacity and human resources development to aid effective delivery of government's economic plans and national...

Senate moves to promote healthy competition in business 

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- The Senate today on Thursday passed the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission bill which would help put a stop to bigoted and imbalanced business practices and to also boost confidence...

Reps insists on reduction of petrol price

OrderPaperToday - The House of Representatives committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has vowed to ensure that the prices of petroleum products are reviewed downward to make them affordable and available to...

Saraki to Customs: Sit up and stop smuggling of agric. products

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday-The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has condemned the increased rate of smuggling of poultry products into the country adding that Nigeria can no longer serve as a dumping ground. Saraki said this in...

FG seeks NASS approval to borrow $1.5bn for Kaduna, Ogun, Ebonyi, others

By Alex Okoro and Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday - Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has requested for the approval of $1.5 billion loan for 10 States from the National Assembly. According to the letter from the National Assembly,...

Dogara assures private sector of enabling laws

OrderPaperToday-The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has gautanteed that the National Assembly will  deliberate on legislations that will improve Nigeria's business environment. He stated this while presenting remarks at the one year...

Ecuador partners Nigeria on Illicit Financial Flows

By Titilope Fadare OrderPaperToday- The Republic of Ecuador has expressed support for efforts to combat corruption and recovery of illicit assets by the Government of Nigeria. The Ambassador of Ecuador to Nigeria, Leopoldo Rovayo, who expressed this at a conference...

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NCC Assures Subscribers of Network Integrity of Etisalat

The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a planned takeover of Etisalat by a consortium of banks.   As a result of...

Reps to grill PEF boss over irregularities on petrol claims

By Lizzy Chirkpi OrderPaperToday - The House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has summoned the Executive Secretary of Petroleum...

How HMOs made away with N351bn health insurance funds

By Alex Okoro OrderPaperToday - Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) have reportedly made away with N351billion released by government to fund health insurance for citizens. This was revealed by...

NCC pushes for speedy passage of infrastructure protection bill

OrderPaperToday – The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has said its push for a speedy passage of the National Critical Infrastructure Protection Bill by the...

EU announces €143 million support package for North East

The European Union (EU) Commission on Thursday in Brussels, Belgium, announced a support package of €143 million to help the early recovery and reconstruction needs in...