The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, yesterday said the $300 million Diaspora bond approved by the National Assembly would be rolled out in March. Mrs. Adeosun spoke yesterday when the Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, visited her in Abuja. “The Diaspora bond which the National assembly

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The Federal Government has appointed eight accounting firms to monitor and evaluate the implementation of the 22-point Fiscal Sustainability Plan (FSP) which specified the conditions under which 35 state governments in June last year started accessing the N510 billion Budget Support Facility (BSF). A statement from the Federal Ministry of

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Consumers of the Dual Purpose Kerosene (DPK) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have been paying through the nose to buy the product because of scarcity. They now pay between N350 and N450 per litre from retailers in their neighborhoods. The product, which the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) pegs officially at N87

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The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has arrested two Chinese nationals for importing fake and substandard mobile phones into the country. The Director General, Mr Osita Aboloma said at the clamp down of the office of the importer. Aboloma who was represented by the Director Compliance, SON, Mr. Bede Obayi, an engineer explained

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The Tin-Can Island Port 2 Customs Command on Monday said it had generated N8.12 billion between January and December 2016. The Public Relations Officer of the command, Mr Godwin Andishu, gave the figure in a statement in Lagos. Giving a breakdown of the figure, Andishu said N349.07 million was realised in January; N605.48

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The federal government plans to establish an aviation university to promote research, development and production of high level manpower, according to Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika. Sirika on a familiarisation tour of the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) in Zaria, Kaduna State, yesterday said: “The aviation university will be different from

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Global youth unemployment last year rose by 13.1 per cent, an increase from 12.9 per cent recorded at the end of 2015, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has said. This was contained in ILO’s latest research report titled: “World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016: Trends for Youths.” The report quoted ILO Deputy Director-

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