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WAUG: Heritage Bank restates commitment to youth, sport devt

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\Heritage Bank Plc says it is committed to improved youth and sport developments in the country as a means of ensuring rapid growth in these areas, through sponsorship of sporting activities in tertiary institutions. The MD/CEO of Heritage Bank, Ifie Sekibo affirmed this at the just concluded 14thedition of the West African Universities Game (WAUG) […]

Reps say Shipping Companies Diverted FG’s $300m

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  The house of representatives has raised alarm over how foreign shipping companies’ local agents are shortchanging the Federal government of revenue to the tune of over 300 million dollars. House committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration, investigating allegations of non remittance and ill practices by the shipping companies, revealed this at the investigative […]

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 […]

Economic Inclusion More Fundamental than Financial Inclusion – Sterling Bank MD

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By Udo ONYEKA Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank Plc, Mr. Abubakar Suleiman while speaking at the just-concluded Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Annual General Conference in Abuja, said Non-Interest Banking will provide lawyers with huge opportunities in the near future as it is currently one of the fastest growing financial products in […]

2, 835 Graduates Vie For NDDC’s Foreign Scholarship

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By Andy Nssien The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has conducted Computer-Based Tests for 2,835 candidates out of the over 4,000 that applied for the Commission’s Post-Graduate Foreign Scholarship Scheme for 2018. Speaking at the Rivers State University, ICT Centre, venue of the aptitude test, the Director, Education, Health and Social Services, Mr Goshua Okejoto, […]

FG Repositioning Maritime Sector – President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that the Nigerian maritime sector is being repositioned by the Federal Government to take a leading position as one of the viable alternate sources of revenue in growing the economy as part of its resolve to continuously diversify the Nigerian economy. The President who was the Special Guest of Honour […]

NIMASA Boss Launch’s Book On Maritime Assets

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The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Executive Director, Finance and Administration Mr. Bashir Jamoh is set to be launch his book titled “Harnessing Nigeria’s Maritime Assets – Past, Present and Future. The book which is a chronicle of events in Nigeria’s maritime industry will be launched at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja […]

Police summon Fani-Kayode over alleged criminal conspiracy, incitement

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Controversial politician, Femi Fani-Kayode, has been asked to report at the national headquarters of the Police in Abuja on Tuesday over alleged criminal offences. The police ‘invitation’ dated August 20 alleges criminal conspiracy, defamation, inciting publication, injurious falsehood and conduct likely to cause breach of public peace. It was signed by CP Habu Sani, the […]

My life under threat, says Ortom

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Benue State governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom yesterday alleged threats to his life and those of his security aides. The governor, who spoke at an interactive session between the church, traditional institution and other stakeholders on peaceful elections in 2019, said he had received information on plans by some unnamed persons to attack his convoy on […]

Egypt Targets $11bn Foreign Investment

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Egypt Government said it aims to raise foreign direct investment to $11 billion in the current 2018-19 fiscal year, up from $7.9 billion the year before, Planning Minister, Hala al-Saeed said on Wednesday. According to the minister, the government, under a medium-term development plan to 2022, hopes to create about 750,000 jobs in the current […]