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Emirates Celebrates The Spirit Of Africa With Latest Brand Campaign

Emirates has launched a pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talent and achievements of young Africans, taking the message of ‘New Africa’ to the world. The campaign also features an original music video produced by Kenyan musician and DJ Blinky Bill, inspired...

ormer president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan gets new appointment

News Saturday, May 25,2019 Former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has been appointed as Honorary Special Adviser on the Bayelsa Education Trust Fund Board, by the state Governor, Seriake Dickson. Speaking at the formal launching of the trust fund in Yenagoa on Friday, Dickson appealed to Jonathan...

Guinness Nigeria unveils 2016 sustainability report, outlines future goals

Lagos, Nigeria – Wednesday 15thFebruary 2017: Nigeria’s foremost total beverage alcohol company, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has released its Sustainability Report for 2016, reporting its performance on various aspects of its operations, while outlining its sustainability targets for the future. The report was unveiled in Lagos...

DBN disburses N31bn to MSMEs, gets World Bank’s backing

Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) disbursed N31 billion to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country in its first full year of operation in 2018. Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Tony Okpanachi, disclosed this at the on-going Spring Meetings of the...

FG appoints Med-view Airline to evacuate Nigerians from Libya

The Federal Government has appointed Med-View Airline, through the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), to participate in the evacuation of 5,037 Nigerians from Libya. The Airline’s Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Mr Isiaq Na’Allah, and Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, the spokesman of NEMA, South-West Zone,...

Nigeria opens online portal for investors

The Federal Government has launched an up-to-date online portal, `iGuide Nigeria’, containing necessary information and relevant data for willing investors. The Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, at the launch in Abuja on Thursday, said the portal would greatly improve the Ease of...

PTAD pays 5,382 newly enrolled pensioners N1.7bn outstanding arrears

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, has said N1.7 billion outstanding pension arrears were paid to 5,382 civil service pensioners in June. A statement by the PTAD in Abuja indicated that the pensioners were among the 7,969 civil service pensioners enrolled on PTAD’s monthly...

FG will attract direct investment to aviation sector – Minister

The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said on Thursday the Federal Government was committed to attract increased trade and inflow of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Nigerian aviation sector. Sirika stated this during the Fourth Aviation Stakeholders’ Forum in Abuja. He said increased trade and...

Red Cross partners Tony Elumelu Foundation to empower 200 Nigerian entrepernurs

ABUJA, NIGERIA, 14 JANUARY 2018 -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) signed a memorandum of understanding today to empower 200 entrepreneurs from Nigeria’s North East and Niger Delta regions. Their partnership aims to holistically...

NEITO, NSIA and NOA partner on extractive revenue management

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have agreed to work together in the areas of oil revenue savings and promotion of better attitude to public office. The agencies reached this agreement at separate...