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NEXIM sealink project to begin 2014

At last, there are indications that the proposed sea-link project by the Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) may take off by the first quarter of next year. Managing Director of the Bank, Roberts Orya who gave the indication in Abuja, said the project has been expanded to include West and Central Africa,

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SON destroys N3b worth of sub-standard products

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has announced that is has confiscated and destroyed products worth about N3 billion across the country over the last six months. Director General of SON, Dr. Joseph Odumodu made the disclosure at a National Sensitisation Workshop for the National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), held

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Anxiety, as container laden Lagos-Kano train stranded

• Container owners accuse NRC of using bad train • NRC denies accusation   By Andrew Airahuobhor Correspondent   Anxiety gripped the nation’s maritime stakeholders Monday, as the haulage train transporting 20 containers from Lagos to Inland Container Nigeria Limited (ICNL) depots in Kano and Kaduna states, broke down at Mopa, a town in Kogi state. The

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Hope dims on PIB passage this year

Except a miracle does happen, and very soon too, indications at the weekend were that the National Assembly will not pass the 13-year old controversial Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) this year,Daily Independent can report authoritatively. This came as deceit, lies and bickering among stakeholders on the bill worsened at the weekend, as legislators

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BATN, Lafarge, others’ CSR claims verified

Miss Izegbuwa Izevbaye, Assistant Brand Manager, Dairy, Promasidor (left); Mr. Gboyega Akosile, Managing Director, Bridgeworld Communication; Miss Shola Bankole, Public Relations Officer, Bridgeworld Communications and Mr. Goddie Ofose, Chairman, Brand Journalist Association of Nigeria during a press briefing on the forthcoming Nigerian Brand Expo/Brands TV Awards held in Lagos recently The

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