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7 Jul 2021
The Nigerian Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has received the Certificate of Occupancy (CofO) on over 277 hectares of land approved for Katsina State Free Trade Zone (FTZ).
31 May 2021
The Federal Government and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) have unfolded a national action plan on mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining for the country.
27 Oct 2020
The Federal Government, and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), have concluded programmes, aimed at advancing economic benefits, and safeguard the environment of artisanal and small-scale gold mining in Nigeria. The Regional Director, UNIDO, Jean B. Bakole, during a virtual conference, said over 90 percent of Nigeria’s mineral sector activities are being carried out by these miners,…
29 Oct 2019
The Federal Government has been urged to deploy small hydropower plants (SHPs) to boost power generation in the country. The Director-General, Energy Commission of Nigeria, Prof. Eli Bala, said this at a workshop sponsored by United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) on implementation of SHPs across the federation.
23 Apr 2019
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is developing initiatives to increase job creation to address illegal migration in the sub-region. This formed part of discussions at the opening session of the just concluded delocalised meeting of a Joint Committee of ECOWAS in Conakry, Guinea. The committees, including communications and information technology, education, science…
8 Sep 2016
World manufacturing growth is expected to remain low in 2016 due to weakened financial support for productive activities, according to a report released on Tuesday by the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).


France has become the latest country to reconsider its energy options because of the war in Ukraine, announcing Sunday it was looking into reopening a recently closed coal-fired power station.
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The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Whirl Stroke have arrested four kidnappers, neutralised three bandits and rescued a kidnapped victim in recent operations in parts of Benue.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, in the course of the week, visited Kigali, Rwanda, where he participated in the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, and also held bilateral talks with world leaders. The Nigerian leader, who returned to Abuja on Sunday, had while in Kigali, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda where he made a…
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The Police Command in Delta has allegedly killed three suspected armed robbers and arrested one, in two separate robbery operations in the state.
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Gold-digging is a stereotyped worldview with a myopic insight. It's one that younger men dreaming of marriage express dissatisfaction over, as the victims of this belief system are ladies longing for a comfortable life after the knot is tied. We could be safer, at least, to reduce our statistics on men, because their rates of…