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Nazims warn they'll close down offices, agitate if promise not fulfilled
Suleiman, who represents Fagge Federal Constituency, Kano State, was reported to have threatened to close down the institution during his committee's oversight visit, alleging that the school was occupied by rats and lizards and not students and staff.
Barclays Plc (LSE: BARC) is said to be planning to close down more branches.
We are told by national ministry of finance in Juba to close down all our government accounts [in] KCB [Kenya Commercial Bank].
The company has planned to close down the coal-fueled units as these units have been unsuccessful to retrieve their basic operating costs at the recently held capacity auction of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO).
However, he added that the plan to close down the CHP is being planned by a group in the government without the knowledge of Davutoy-lu.
We will congratulate the government because they got what they wanted; to close down CY," said the head of the Citizens' Alliance Giorgos Lillikas.
Al-Khudari reiterated that the crossing close down will contribute to spread unemployment and poverty, having already closed down 82% of Gaza factories.
The number of closures this year is way more than last year, when 62 out of the 122 that had applied for permission got an approval to close down.
The ministry released a statement in response to reports that the airport will close down, saying: "Only one runway in Terminal 3 will close down from 1:30 till 5:30 am, due to the low number of flights at this time.
The decision to close down the Metro stations was taken by Delhi Police, which is making all efforts to prevent the protesters from reaching the India Gate.
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) confirmed today that it will implement the order from ictQATAR, the telecoms regulatory authority in Qatar, to close down Qtel's Virgin Mobile Service (QVMS).