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Long-awaited Cambodia casino legislation receives royal assent

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In Cambodia and legislation has reportedly been enacted to more clearly establish the basic licensing requirements and operating conditions for the nation’s often hodgepodge land-based...
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Joe Okei-Odumakin: Fuel, electricity hike’ll worsen hardship

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Cross River Watch President, Centre for Change and Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has faulted the increase in electricity tariff and petrol price would worsen...
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Presidential elections in Ghana, others top agenda at ECOWAS meeting

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The 44th Ordinary Meeting of the Mediation and Security Council of the Economic Community of West African States has called attention to the ongoing insurgency...
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Protest hits Osogbo over electricity tariff, fuel hike

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Members of the Coalition for Civil Societies in Osun State Friday morning protested against the hike in electricity tariff and petrol price. The protesters took...
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NERC: Electricity tariff increase takes effect September 1

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved an increase in electricity tariff with effect from September 1, 2020 (today). This comes three months after the...
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AMCON urges Senate to compel obligors to pay N5 trillion debt

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Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK) has renewed the call for legislative support to his...
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NUPENG issues 7-day strike notice over members’ sack

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File Photo Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Thursday, issued a seven-day nationwide strike notice over the alleged non-procedural sack of...
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Petroleum Industry Bill for presentation to National Assembly in few weeks – minister

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Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will be presented to the National Assembly in the next...
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China loans: Nothing bad in borrowing – minister

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Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has declared that there is nothing wrong in borrowing. He said what matters is that funds are invested in infrastructure...
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DMO: Chinese loans constitute only 3.9 percent of Nigeria’s total public debt stock

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Total loans by the Chinese government and affiliate agencies to Nigeria is about $3.121 billion and constitutes only about 3.94 per cent of Nigeria’s total...