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Growth Strategy For Palestine, M’East:  Elumelu Joins Jared Kushner, Lagarde, World Leaders In Bahrain

   Heads of States and other global leaders convened at the Peace to Prosperity Workshop in Bahrain, organised by the Presidency of the United States of America in partnership with the host government, the Kingdom of Bahrain, to launch the US growth strategy for Palestine and the Middle East; a first step in the long journey towards establishing an enduring ... Read More »

Osinbajo Highlights Investment Opportunities In Nigeria’s Development Challenges

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in New York said the huge development challenges facing Nigeria and the rest of Africa were “excellent opportunities for groundbreaking investments and innovation”. He stated this as a guest at an interactive session hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a think-tank. In his opening statement on the topic “Nigeria’s Economic Prospects”, the ... Read More »

Aisha Buhari, Dakuku To Encourage Female Participation In Maritime

The First Lady, Her Excellency, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, will be leading other dignitaries and stakeholders in the maritime community to campaign and encourage more female participation in seafaring and maritime trade as the country joins the rest of the world to mark this year’s Day of the Seafarer on June 25. The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety ... Read More »

NNPC Gives Updates on New Appointments, As Baru Retires at 60

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has thrown more light on the newly appointed GMD of the corporation, Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari, as well as the six Chief Operating Officers and a Chief Financial Officer. A follow-up release on the new appointments by the NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, informed that the new Group Managing ... Read More »

NNPC Gets New GMD, 7 COOs 

… New Appointees to Work with Current Office Holders till 7thJuly 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). A release today in Abuja by the NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, stated that President Buhari also appointed alongside Kyari, seven ... Read More »

Dangote Cement To Attract $700 Million As Shareholders Approve N272.6b Dividend

Dangote Cement Plc has announced plans to attract $700 million in foreign exchange from the exportation of the product to boost Nigeria’s economy.The company also said the two cement terminals located in Onne, River State, and Lagos State will be completed before year end. The company Chairman, Aliko Dangote, while addressing shareholders at the 10th yearly general meeting in Lagos, ... Read More »

Oil Prices Slip For Second Day On Global Growth Worries

Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday on signs that global economic growth is being hit by the U.S.-China trade war, although losses were limited by tensions in the Middle East after last week’s tanker attacks. Brent crude futures were trading down 40 cents, or 0.7 per cent, at 60.54 dollars a barrel by 0701 GMT. They fell ... Read More »

TD: Nigerian Firm Shines, Wins Coveted Award In Mauritius

Sub-Saharan Africa’s distribution giant, Technology Distributions Ltd. (TD), was the cynosure of all eyes at the just-concluded Philips Partners Conference held in Mauritius where the company claimed the 2018 Partner of the Year (Distributor) Award. TD received the award for attaining over 100 per cent growth in her partnership business with Philips between 2017 and 2018. Presenting the award, Philips ... Read More »

Tony & Awele’s TEF: Helping A New Generation Of Big Ideas

Tony Elumelu, Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, and his wife, Dr. Awele Vivian Elumelu, explain how they’re aiming to create a million jobs in a decade by focusing on funding for start ups and entrepreneurs.   For MORE, please click on the link below:   https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2019/06/12/marketplace-africa-tony-elumelu-entrepreneurs.cnn   Source: CNN   Read More »