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National security law: tough new reality for Hong Kong as offenders face maximum sentence of life in jail The four offences under the new law, adopted at 11pm on Tuesday, carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment Xi Jinping signed legislation just over a month after the bill was first introduced by the central government […]Continue Reading
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The Western Business Council (WBC) has hailed the appointment of Professor Soji Adesugba as the Managing Director of Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority, describing the development as “a bright news for Nigerian investment and business space” In a statement signed by its Director, Babatunde Jones, the WBC noted that “the extensive and multifocus Continue Reading
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Nigeria’s Vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the issue of increase in electricity tariff in Nigeria with NASS kicking against the planned tariff increase. The leadership of the National Assembly met with chief executives of the […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Adesoji Adesugba as the new Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority(NEPZA), a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment. The President’s approval was given in a letter addressed to the Minister, dated 26th June, 2020 and signed by Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Continue Reading
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… Commends Corporation, Stakeholders for Embarking on Project Despite COVID-19 Pandemic President Muhammadu Buhari has said that delivery of the 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline project is part of his Administration’s Next Level Agenda for sustainable development and economic prosperity of Nigeria. The President, who stated this Tuesday while flagging off Continue Reading
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*Court Strikes Out Suit against Gbajabiamila, Reps. A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday struck out a suit instituted by former Senator Dino Melaye challenging the propriety of the Control of Infectious Disease Bill 2020. Melaye had challenged the bill initiated by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila on the grounds […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday affirmed the Nigerian government’s commitment to ensure timely delivery of the landmark Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas (AKK) pipeline project within budgetary allocation and specifications. Speaking at the flag-off of the project, which was done virtually, at Ajaokuta, Kogi State and Rigachikun, Kaduna State camp sites simultaneously, Continue Reading