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FG inaugurates trade information portal

By Ikenna Uwadileke, Abuja.   The  Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment on Monday in Abuja inaugurated the Nigeria Trade Information Portal (NTIP), in fulfilment of World Trade Organisation (WTO) trade facilitation agreement.   The Minister of Industry, Trade…
FIRS seeks harmonised systems among tax administrators

By Ikenna Uwadileke, Abuja.   The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Mr Muhammad Nami, has called for the harmonisation of tax systems among member states of Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators (CATA).   Nami made the appeal on…
Sule pledges to establish marble coy in Toto LG

By Mohammed Baba Busu, Umaisha (Nasarawa State).   Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to establish a marble company in Ugya, Toto Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.   He said that the project was aimed at…
Gum Arabic company wins Nigerian export award

By Taiye Olayemi, Lagos.   Gum Arabic Company has won the Most Active Company Award at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) Awards in Lagos.   Adaku Chidume-Okoro, the Managing Director of Gum Arabic Company, in…
Okowa congratulates Adeleke on inauguration as Osun Governor

By Ifeanyi Olannye, Asaba.   Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta and Vice-Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Gov. Ademola Adeleke on his inauguration as the sixth governor of Osun State.   Okowa, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa…
FG gives reasons for high cost of fertiliser

By Rotimi Ijikanmi, Abuja.   The Federal Government on Monday said that the cost of fertiliser had continued to go up due to the global increase in its production components.   The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,…
UN commends Nigeria’s contributions to global peace

By Sani Idris, Jaji (Kaduna State).   The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Mrs Amina Mohammed, on Monday commended Nigeria’s efforts in contributing to global peace.   Mohammed voiced the commendation when she visited the Martin Luther Agwai…
ECOWAS commits 1.5m dollars to boost cross-border security

By Ibrahim Bello, Birnin Kebbi.   The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it will commit 1.5 million U.S. dollars to infrastructure development in cross-border areas in the region.   ECOWAS’s Director of Agricultural Development, Mr Alain Traore,…