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FG, developers to build 1,729 houses

By Chris Ochayi ABUJA—The Federal Government yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and Development Lease Agreement (DLA) with eleven private sector real estate developers to construct 1, 729 affordable housing units across the country.

..Launches IP based branch connectivity for enterprise

Consolidating its leadership position in the Enterprise Solutions market, MTN Nigeria, has launched another service to facilitate cost effective branch connectivity solution. The solution according to MTN’s Corporate Services Executive, Mr Wale Goodluck is another unique service born of MTN’s commitment to develop cutting edge communication solutions to empower Enterprise customers to perform optimally.

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MTN exhausts 0803,0806 unveils 0813 new numbering range

MTN Nigeria,at the weekend announced that it has exhausted the 0803, 0806 numbering ranges, and has unveiled a new numbering prefix 0813. The numbering according to the company, would be available in the market from Monday. MTN commenced commercial operations in August 2001, via the numbering ranges 0803,and later moved on to 0806, when the 0803 numbering plan was exhausted. It also unveiled the 0703 and 0706 numbering plans after securing the Unified Access license.

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Textile workers raise the alarm over job losses

Textile workers on Mon day in Lagos urged the Federal Government to intervene in the dwindling fortunes of the sector. The workers under aegis of the National Union of Textile and Garment Workers of Nigeria (NUTGWN), expressed worry about imminent job losses in textile industries across the country.Mr Issa Aremu, the union’s General Secretary, told
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Lawmakers revoke Ika South 2009 budget

It was clear from the deliberations that the chairman and the entire councillors were at loggerheads, as the lawmakers also rejected the income and expenditure from October 2008 to March 2009 forwarded to them by the chairman, saying what it demanded from the executive was an income/expenditure for one year with bank statements, specifying allocations to the council within the period.

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Kaduna tackles Almajirai

By Emeka Mamah Kaduna — The Kaduna State Government says it is set to tackle headlong the social menace of street begging by Koranic pupils popularly called Almajirai, with the establishment of a boarding primary school for them.