New govt policy to create 200,000 jobs

Port concessionaires have said that the policy review, which gives importers power to choose the port where their cargoes could be discharged will create over 200,000 jobs. The new policy introduced by the Federal Government guarantees the right of importers to choose terminals of their choice provided the concessionaires have expertise to handle cargoes, such as bulk, containerised and multipurpose cargoes The operators, under the umbrella of Seaport Terminal Operators of Nigeria (STOAN), also explained in Lagos that the policy would make the sector number one foreign currency revenue earner…

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Tambuwal: Sokoto has created 27,000 jobs


Sokoto State yesterday said it has created 27,166 jobs in the agricultural sector alone in the state in the last two years. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this at the opening of a one-day stakeholders’ sensitisation workshop on “Climate Change Adaptation and Agri-Business Support,” organised in collaboration with the Sokoto Office of the In-ternational Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The governor said: “In the period under review, we have supported over 33,000 people through promotion of improved crop production techniques, para-veterinary clinics and women and youth off-farm activities. “Similarly, through…

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Eco Atlantic City set to generate 400,000 jobs

As LADOL mulls 50MW gas plant, hotel The Managing Director of Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Hon. Emmanuel Jime, has said commended the promoters of Eco-Atlantic City Free Trade Zone project, saying it would generate over 400,000 generate for Nigerians when completed. This comes on heel of the revelation by the Managing Director of Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) Free Zone, also known as LADOL Base, Dr. Jadesimi Amy, that the company is planning to built a 50 megawatts gas plant, a 500 rooms hotel complex and an upskilling…

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