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We will ensure that Nigerians benefit from Shipping – NIMASA DG As Agency receives Award as Public Organization of the Year 2016

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency will ensure that Nigerians benefit optimally from shipping and also assured that the maritime domain will be safe, secure and clean for all to do business.  The DG who stated …

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Viola Graham-Douglas becomes Guinness Nigeria’s Corporate Relations Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and …

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FG to boost CMD’s capability for institutional and human capacity development

  The Federal Government is poised to assist the Centre for Management Development (CMD) to increase its capability for institutional capacity and human resources development to aid effective delivery of government’s economic plans and national management objectives.   Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, told staff …

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Labour pays courtesy call on Jime, pledges support * As Jime reiterates commitment to staff welfare

The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN) at the weekend paid a courtesy call on the Managing Director, Hon. Emmanuel Jime at NEPZA’s corporate headquarters. The managing director, who received the senior labour officials, in the company of other management staff, thanked them for the visit, saying as …

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Dickson moves to expand Bayelsa economic profile…inaugurates Business Council…with mandate to expand economic frontiers, formulate business policies

  Bayelsa state governor, Hon. Seriake Dickson, has inaugurated a-22member Bayelsa Business Council (BBC) to formulate policies aimed at attracting local and foreign investors to the state and as well shore up her revenue base. Members of the council are Chief Ephraim Faloughi (Chairman); Mr Harcourt Aduke, Deputy chairman, Ambassador …

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Nigerian maritime sector strategic for investors – Amaechi … As Dakuku woos investors, assures of conducive environment.

The Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Amaechi has stated that the Nigerian maritime sector is a haven of opportunities for the world maritime industry to tap into.  The Minister who made this known while speaking at the “Africa @ Nor” session of the recently concluded Nor-Shipping 2017 which held …

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CBN injects $190m into Forex market, opens up market …Wholesale segment gets $100m; …SMEs receive $50m boost; …BTA, others get $40m

Relentless in its push to achieve convergence of rates in the interbank and Bureau de Change segments of the foreign exchange market, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, June 5, 2017, injected another sum of $190 million into the inter-bank market. At Monday’s trading, the Bank offered the …

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