About 1,000 Laid Off As Labour Dispute Endangers Nigerian Content Policy

[Vanguard] The Federal Government’s much avowed local content policy appears to be endangered following prevailing war by labour leaders against fledgling indigenous service companies that form the engine of the policy drive, as about 1,000 staff of co…

[Vanguard] The Federal Government's much avowed local content policy appears to be endangered following prevailing war by labour leaders against fledgling indigenous service companies that form the engine of the policy drive, as about 1,000 staff of companies were laid off recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fuel Distribution to Worsen As Leadership Tussle Emerges in NUPENG

[Vanguard] There are indications that the fuel scarcity in the nation may worsen following the emergence of leadership tussle in the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, whose members, especially tanker drivers, are involved in …

[Vanguard] There are indications that the fuel scarcity in the nation may worsen following the emergence of leadership tussle in the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, whose members, especially tanker drivers, are involved in the distribution of petroleum products nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seven Energy Reaffirms Commitment to Security, Human Rights

[Vanguard] Seven Energy, the leading indigenous integrated gas development, production and distribution company in south east Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights initiative (VPI) …

[Vanguard] Seven Energy, the leading indigenous integrated gas development, production and distribution company in south east Nigeria, has reaffirmed its commitment to implementing the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights initiative (VPI) when it hosted the Steering Committee of the VPI at the Seven Energy Security Forum in Eket, Akwa Ibom State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt, RMI to Cut Cost of Electricity Delivery By 60%

[Vanguard] THE Federal Government through the Rural Electrification Agency, has entered into a partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute, RMI, to bring down the cost of mini-grid-delivered electricity across the country by over 60 per cent.

[Vanguard] THE Federal Government through the Rural Electrification Agency, has entered into a partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute, RMI, to bring down the cost of mini-grid-delivered electricity across the country by over 60 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’ve Let the Team Down – Kagiso Rabada

[News24Wire] Proteas speedster and second-Test hero Kagiso Rabada ackowledges that he has let his team down as they prepare for the rest of their series against Australia without him.

[News24Wire] Proteas speedster and second-Test hero Kagiso Rabada ackowledges that he has let his team down as they prepare for the rest of their series against Australia without him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IMF Urges Kenya to Go Slow on Debt Binge, Stabilise Economy

[East African] The International Monetary Fund has told Kenya that it must reduce its alarming fiscal deficit, ensure a sustainable public debt regime and abolish the interest rates cap to put the economy back on a strong footing.

[East African] The International Monetary Fund has told Kenya that it must reduce its alarming fiscal deficit, ensure a sustainable public debt regime and abolish the interest rates cap to put the economy back on a strong footing.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Shs200m Fish Project Lying Idle 6 Years Later

[Monitor] A Shs200m fish hatchery project that was meant to supply fingerlings to fish farmers in Teso Sub-region has turned into a white elephant as a result of poor management, supervision and lack of technical guidance to beneficiaries.

[Monitor] A Shs200m fish hatchery project that was meant to supply fingerlings to fish farmers in Teso Sub-region has turned into a white elephant as a result of poor management, supervision and lack of technical guidance to beneficiaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Corruption Allegation – Plateau Govt Replies Buhari’s Minister

[Premium Times] Following accusation of corruption levelled against the Plateau State Government by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Monday, the state government has reacted.

[Premium Times] Following accusation of corruption levelled against the Plateau State Government by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Monday, the state government has reacted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Impose 100% Excise Duty On Alcoholic Beverages, Tobacco, IMF Urges Buhari

[Premium Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended a 100 per cent increase in excise duty rates imposed on all alcoholic beverages and cigarettes in Nigeria to conform with global norm.

[Premium Times] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended a 100 per cent increase in excise duty rates imposed on all alcoholic beverages and cigarettes in Nigeria to conform with global norm.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria