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I ventured into manufacturing ‘cos’ job market isn’t buoyant

Mrs. Elizabeth Nwaizu, YesChilli boss

We make tasty, healthy indigenous convenience foods that are attractively packaged and competitively priced. Our first product which is the YesChilli and Ginger sauce has been in the market since January 2016. Presently, we are trying to establish the YesChilli brand.

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Bank of Agriculture’s performance deteriorates in 2015

The declining financial performance of the Bank of Agriculture deteriorated in 2015 as its losses shot up by 3,742 percent to N7.1 billion. Meanwhile financial performance of Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company (NSPM) or The Mint, improved during the year as its losses dropped by 94 percent to N345 million in 2015. This was disclosed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in its Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements for the year ended 2015 released last week.

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Ineffective laws fuel impunity by businesses, multinationals – CPC boss

The Director-General of the Consumer Protection Council, Mrs. Dupe Atoki yesterday blamed the ineffective use of the Council’s enabling legislation on the flagrant display of impunity by businesses and multinationals in the country. Atoki while addressing members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) at the mentorship and business development programme in Abuja said the council was able to reduce the level of consumer abuse and in curbing the excesses of business owners and multinationals with the prosecutory powers of the Council’s Act.

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FG commits N44bn to social housing

The federal government has committed N44 billion to the development of social housing in the 2016 budget, in fulfilment of its proposed plan to build one million housing units across the country yearly. Prof. Mohammed Al-Amin, Managing Director of Federal Housing Authority (FHA), disclosed this when he visited the Turkish Embassy in Abuja, as a follow-up to the recent visit by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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