BUA SUGAR REFINERY LATEST: TRADE & INDUSTRIES MINISTER ADEBAYO REVERSES EARLIER DIRECTIVE ON SUGAR IMPORTATION FROM FREE TRADE ZONES INTO NIGERIA

Admin Days after, sending out an earlier letter to the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed prohibiting the importation of sugar from free trade zones, in Nigeria, the Minister of Trade Industries and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo has backtracked and reversed himself. Adebayo, acting on a controversial petition written to him by the Chairman Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote and Chairman, Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC, Mr John Coumatros had written a letter which he copied the Managing Director Nigeria Ports Authority, Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service as well as the…

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Lagos LG Poll: Group Threatens Legal Action Against LASIEC

  By Henry Tyohemba, Abuja United Foundation for Survival and Sustainability, a pro-democracy group, has implored the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) not to conduct elections into the 37 additionally created local government councils on April 21 to July 22, 2021. In a statement signed by its chairman, Otunba Ahmed Adekunle, the group warned that “any deviation from this advice will be legally challenged completely” in the court. It maintained that the electoral body only has the right to conduct election into the constitutionally designated 20 local government councils…

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JULIUS BERGER SHOWS STRONG REVENUE AND A POSITIVE RESULT DESPITE A DIFFICULT OPERATING YEAR

Admin   **Company displays resilience against covid-19 pandemic challenges, and proactively grows topline, bottom line figures in Q1 2021. For the business year ended December 31, 2020, the leading construction company in Nigeria, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC grew its Total Assets by 4.9% to N329 billion from N317 billion recorded in the previous year. Despite the impacts from the covid-19 pandemic on its business operations the company recorded a stable turnover of N 242 billion and a Profit before Tax of N3.9 billion. With an operational cash-flow of +N6 billion,…

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Why we gave Lagos roads’ regeneration to Julius Berger – Gov. Sanwoolu

* Oba of Lagos: Give anything to Julius Berger, they will deliver beyond your expectation • The company’s roads are very durable, says Lagos Assembly Deputy Speaker April 29, 2021 Firstcall News Lagos state Governor, His Excellency Babajide Sanwoolu has explained why his administration awarded three key roads on Lagos Island Local government area to Julius Berger Nigeria PLC saying that the company knows the terrain very well even as the Oba of Lagos, His Royal Majesty Rilwan Akiolu praised the efforts of the company at delivering quality on schedule.…

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Death in Doma LGA rises to 10

By Takuruku Emmanuel, Lafia Deathth toll into the attack on Ajimaka and adjoining villages by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Doma Local Goverernment Area of Nasarawa state, has risen to ten. Eyewitness account said body of a young killed by the attackers was recovered along Ajimaka Yogbo road yesterday, bringing the number of persons killed in the attack to ten. Meanwhile, residents in the areas including Gboigyo and other villages around Ankoma, Gidan Rai and Agwan Yara, have fled their homes following fear of attack by the Ak 47 wielding gunmen,…

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NEW LAGOS STATE PUBLIC COMPLAINTS AND ANTI-CORRUPTION COMMISSION: WHAT THE LAW SAYS.

By KOLADE ALEBIOSU With much respect, I feel seriously compelled to air my opinion against the backdrop of the sinister intention of the Lagos State Government and that of the Lagos State House of Assembly to sign into law the Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Law, ousting and usurping the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and other anti-graft Agencies to investigate any financial crimes in Lagos State. Furthermore, I read that by virtue of the existence of that law,…

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Violation of Sanitation Law 22 Persons Prosecuted

By Takuruku Emmanuel, Lafia A mobile court sitting in Lafia, the Nasarawa capital, has prosecuted 22 persons for violating sanitation laws of the state in Today’s Environmental sanitation exercise. The Chief Environmental Officer in the state, Alhaji Abubakar Mohammed, who doubles as Chief Environment Officer, disclosed this while briefing newsmen  in Lafia, shortly after Today’s environmental exercise said 22 offenders were carying out their normal business during sanitation hours. He explained that the offenders violated Section 9 (2), of the Nasarawa state Sanitation Law, noting that they were sentenced for various offences with…

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JULIUS BERGER ROLLS OUT CSR INITIATIVE AGAINST MALARIA AMIDST GRATITUDE FROM COMMUNITIES

Admin Construction Giant donates mosquito nets to 4000 families on Abuja– Kano Road Corridor   Nigeria’s leading engineering construction giant Julius Berger Nigeria plc continues to enable progress and impact lives in the nation’s communities, living up to its popular real time billing as a frontline believer in the welfare of citizens and residents across the country. In the company’s strong commitment to its corporate social responsibility, Julius Bergeragain donated long-lasting Treated Nets, aka mosquito nets, targeted at protecting and preserving the health and physical integrity of no fewer than…

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Who is after Ambode

WHO IS AFTER FORMER GOVERNOR AMBODE?   With the recent harassment of the former governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, although largely unnoticed, the time is ripe to ask the question: who is really after him?   Though no one has owned up, it is only natural that fingers point to a certain direction responsible for this dastardly act. There have been unreported accounts of security breach and threats around him and his family members mostly in the last six months. This portends bad image for our nascent democracy.…

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EndSARs groups inaugurates National Leadership, to register political-party.

Admin. A coalition of Youth groups in Nigeria, under the aegis of Nigerian Youth Democratic Party, some of whom participated during the famous EndSARS protest, has inaugurated its National Leadership to pilot the affairs of the political movement to ensure a more purposeful youth leadership for Nigeria especially the presidency in the near future. The event which took place recently in Abuja, was also used to sensitize Nigerians about the quest for young Nigerians to present themselves for leadership to correct the mistakes of our past and make Nigeria better…

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