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NEW: @FMICNigeria issues new regulations prohibiting exclusivity of sporting rights in Nigeria. Broadcasters and exclusive licensees now mandated to share such rights with other broadcasters to boost reach and also maximise utilisation by all broadcasters of premium content.
NEW: @FMICNigeria issues new regulations to compel broadcasters to utilize the content and services of Nigerian independent producers, in fulfillment of the regulatory requirements
for 70% local content, and block loopholes currently being exploited to circumvent the rules.
NEW: @FMICNigeria issues new regulations to ensure that producers of content are paid promptly for adverts and sponsored content placed on all TV,
radio and broadcast platforms; and to ensure that the production of adverts
are localized to create and promote local capacity.
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Big News today.

“The Senate on Thursday passed President Buhari’s Finance Bill, 2019, which seeks an amendment of Nigeria’s tax laws.” — @NGRSenate

#GovtAtWorkNG
“The Acts amended in the Finance Bill are:

Companies Income Tax Act, Cap C21 2004 (as amended to date);

Value Added Tax Act, Cap VI, LHN 2007 (as amended),

Customs and Excise Tariff (Consolidation) Act, Cap C49, 2004.

Personal Income Tax Cap P8, LFN 2007 (as amended);”
Cont’d

“Capital Gains Tax Act Cap C1, LFN 2007;

Stamp Duties Act Cap S8, LFN 2004,

and the Petroleum Profit Tax Act (PPTA) 2004.”

#FinanceBill2019NG
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Today VP @ProfOsinbajo on behalf of PMB performed the groundbreaking ceremony for the Standard Gauge Rail Wagon Assembly Plant in Kajola, Ogun State. The completed Plant will have capacity to produce 500 wagons per year — open, container, flat, tank and box wagons. #InvestNigeria
“The Federal Ministry of Transportation signed an agreement with Messrs. CCECC Nig. Limited in March, 2018 to establish this plant for the production and assembling of rolling stock, spare parts and maintenance equipment in Nigeria.” — HM @ChibuikeAmaechi | November 9, 2019
“Consequently, Messrs. CCECC conducted a feasibility study in which the choice of Kajola, Ogun State was arrived at as the suitable location for the project.” — @ChibuikeAmaechi #LagosIbadanRail #RailUPng #AbujaKadunaRail #infrastructure
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GE Press Statement | Fight against cancer: @GE Healthcare collaborates with Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority @nsia_nigeria to advance early cancer detection in #Nigeria
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Partnership will ensure provision of latest technology to enable early diagnostics and better treatment for cancer patients; NSIA- LUTH Cancer Center (NLCC) is the first hospital in West Central Africa to install GE Healthcare’s Discovery RT CT.
GE Healthcare has partnered with the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) to supply latest technology in computed tomography (CT), Discovery RT, to Lagos University Teaching Hospital for its modern NSIA-LUTH Cancer Center (NLCC), commissioned by President @MBuhari
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Spent the last few days traveling in the SS and SE, visiting FG #Infrastructure projects. What I saw makes me very hopeful about the future of Nigeria.

High point: getting on a boat on River Niger, to watch the amazing work JB is doing on the new Bridge.

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So my #infrastructure journey in the last one week:

Port Harcourt—Ogoniland (Bonny-Bodo Bridges)—Afam (240MW Afam Fast Power Plant—Aba (Ariaria Market Electrification Project—Onitsha/Asaba (Second Niger Bridge)—Warri (Delta Ports)—Itakpe (#ItakpeWarriRail)

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The 1st site I visited: the Bonny-Bodo Bridges and Road Project in Ogoniland

Scope: 3 main bridges (across Afa Creek, Opobo Channel & Nanabie Creek) + Road —38km Total — connecting Bodo on Mainland to Bonny Island

Flagged-off by @ProfOsinbajo Oct2017, ~40 years after conception
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ITAKPE – AJAOKUTA – WARRI RAIL LINE

327km standard-gauge rail line to link Itakpe in Kogi State to Ajaokuta and then on to Warri, Delta State (Itakpe to Ajaokuta, 50km; Ajaokuta to Warri, 277km) #RailUPng #GovtAtWorkNG

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2/ Conceived in the 1980s, construction commenced in 1987. Subsequent administrations failed to complete it and put it to use. President Buhari takes it as a priority project and is committed to completing it by 2019. #RailUPng #GovtAtWorkNG
3/ Originally envisioned as a freight-only line, to link key industries and ports in Nigeria’s iron ore and steel producing belt. Now being reconfigured into a Passenger and Freight rail line, to form the Central Line of Nigeria’s National Rail Network. #RailUPng #GovtAtWorkNG
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#GovtAtWorkNg AGRICULTURE: Here's a look at some #Agriculture programmes and milestones.

📷 HM @AuduOgbeh at KASCO Fertilizer Plant, Kano on 13/03/ 2017. The Presidential Fertilizer Initiative made fertilizer available & 30% cheaper to farmers, increasing food production #Thread
Dairy Development - the PPPs between FG & Arla/Friesland are yielding fruits; a big boost to milk production for local consumption & empowering dairy farmers especially women. 📷 HM @AuduOgbeh at Friesland Milk Collection Center, Fashola Village, Oyo - 10/7/ 2017 #GovtAtWorkNg
As part of efforts to improve food production, HM @AuduOgbeh inaugurated Seed Inspectors of @NASC_NG Seed Council on 6/11/2017 in Kano. The Inspectors deployed nationwide are tackling fake/adulterated seeds and ensuring that only certified seeds are sold to farmers #GovtAtWorkNg
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