Auto policy review, ports access roads top expectations in 2019 | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

The new policy intervention by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is also expected to go a long way in reviving the lost glory of the seaports, if properly implemented.

~ The Guardian

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Hassan Bello: ‘Incorporation of international laws into the Nigeria’s municipal laws is a constitutional provision’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

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Nigerians task government on credible elections, security, improved welfare, robust economy | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

We have seen public office holders, military top brass (serving and retired), law enforcement chieftains assailed and killed within the confines of their homes or on transit, not less so onslaughts on our hitherto hallowed legislative chambers and...

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Deliver Lagos-Ibadan rail in two weeks, FG orders contractor

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Delivery on SMEs to develop economy

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2019: Experts forecast weak, sluggish economy

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Expect huge election spending, slow economic activities in 2019 – Experts

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How to revive ailing health sector in 2019 | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

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Concerns, nuts and bolts in 2019 budget | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

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‘Awolowo would have supported Buhari if he was alive’ | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

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ICT 2018, 2019: Glorious past, challenging future

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NPHC completes 8 NIPP power plants worth billions of Naira

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2019: What Presidential candidates say in their policy documents - Part 1 | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

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What lies ahead for the real estate sector

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Nigeria’s competitiveness and fourth industrial revolution | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

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Ndigbo prefer Buhari’s projects to appointments for elites – Wogu

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