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CBN, NPA, Fidelity Bank Win NEPAC Awards

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By Andy Nssien The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA and Fidelity bank Plc, were among the corporate organizations who emerged the winners of the maiden Nigerian Eminent Personalities and Corporates (NEPAC) Awards, The award was instituted to recognize and honour individuals and organisations that have contributed significantly to the growth of […]

Nigeria Ranks 33rd In Africa’s Governance Index

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Nigeria was reported to have scored 47.9 in overall governance, ranking 33rd out of 54 African countries covered in the 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance. Published by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the 2018 Index of African Governance was launched during a live event on Monday. According to the report, though Nigeria improved in ranking […]

CSOs call for Alpha Beta Probe Over Tax Evasion Allegation

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A coalition of civil society organizations under the aegis of the Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC) has call on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to begin probe of the alleged N100 billion tax evasion and money laundering levelled against Alpha Beta Consulting Ltd., Alpha Beta LLP and Ocean Trust Ltd. A former […]

Air Peace Lagos-Owerri flight makes air return

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Domestic airline, Air Peace, said on Friday that its Lagos-Owerri Flight 7252 returned to Lagos following loss of cabin pressure in the aircraft on Thursday. The Corporate Communications Manager, Air Peace, Chris Iwarah, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said the flight crew observed that there was a change in cabin pressure and decided […]

EZINNE DOROTHY OSAMGBI FOR BURIAL

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Death has been announced of Ezinne (Mrs.) Dorothy Ndukoso Osamgbi (Nee Eluemunor), of Nnikwu, Umuaji Quarters, Asaba. She was aged 85years. A devout Christian of the Holy Roman Catholic Church, she was a successful business woman and an accomplished civil servant, who retired from the services of the then Bendel State Hospital Management Board. In […]

Customs Senior Officers Promotion Tests postponed indefinitely, Amid Anger, Confusion

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There confusion and somewhat panic after a long scheduled promotion examination for the next generation of top management personnel was abruptly cancelled after all the 1,164 officers were already gathered at the Abuja headquarters of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) at 7 o clock  Monday morning. Officers from the level of Superintendent to […]

CBN Urged To Revisit ATM Card Maintenance Charges

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The Senate on Wednesday after much debate has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to look into the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) maintenance and withdrawal charges by banks. This was after a motion on “illicit and excessive charges by Nigerian banks in customers’ accounts” was raised by Senator Gbenga Ashafa during the plenary session […]

World Food Day 2018: PDU Scores National Home Grown School Feeding Programme High

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The Presidential Delivery Unit has called on Nigerians to patronise local producers, adopt nutritious diets, as well as support initiatives that provide sustenance for those in need. Nigeria’s Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) which celebrated the successes of the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP), one of the country’s four Social Investment Programmes, which continues […]

DAKUKU: MARITIME, CATALYST FOR NIGERIA’S INDUSTRIALISATION

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*Stakeholders Commend NIMASA’s Leadership Role in Africa* For Nigeria to effectively move away from an oil-dependent economy and industrialise, it must develop the blue economy. This was the position of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside and other top players in the maritime industry, at the 2018 […]

NEPAC MAIDEN LECTURE, AWARDS HOLDS NOV. 8

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NEPAC Awards (Nigerian Eminent Personality And COporate Awards)

The maiden edition of the Nigeria Eminent Personalities And Corporates Awards (NEPAC) earlier slated for Thursday, October 11, 2018 is now scheduled for November 8, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja Lagos by 6pm. The 2018 Awards will have in attendancee the Honourable Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah as Special […]