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Dangote visits IBB at his uphill residence; Foundation empowers women with N250m in Niger

By Rita Iliya   Business Mogul and President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on Thursday visited Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), at his uphill residence in Minna. Dangote was accompanied by his daughter, Hajiya Halima Dangote and her husband, Alhaji Suleiman Bello and some members of Dangote …

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President Buhari’s administration is pro-private business – Lai Mohammed; Benefits of privatisation not yet fully appreciated – Okoh, BPE DG

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohamed has declared that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is pro-private business and is keen on providing the enabling environment for the private sector to meaningfully participate in the development of the Nigerian economy. The Minister, who stated this at the formal inauguration …

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Metropolitan Networks promises cutting- edge IT solutions in Nigeria

United Kingdom-based Information and Technology firm, Metropolitan Networks, is entering Nigeria with a promise to offer cutting edge solutions. Founded in 2003 in London, to provide quality customer-centred network support, and later security and managed service, the Managing Director, Ashok Thomas, in an interaction with journalists in Lagos, said the …

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Nestle launches global initiative to help children lead healthier lives; “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” to help 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030

 On the United Nations International Day of Families, Nestlé announced its global “Nestlé for Healthier Kids” initiative. The program includes the further development of healthier products and advice for families on nutrition and exercise. It aims at helping 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030.      Mark Schneider, Nestlé …

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Zinox attains INTEL Platinum Status

Zinox Technologies Ltd., foremost ICT Solutions company, has become the region’s first local Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to achieve the status of Platinum Technology Partner by Intel Corporation, the world’s leading makers of computer processors and technology solutions. Zinox has successfully passed through all technological trainings by Intel to gain the …

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Relocate to safer areas, Ikpeazu tells street traders, motorists …calls for safety on roads under construction

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has directed that all street traders, commercial tricycle (Keke) operators and bus drivers loading along roads under construction relocate immediately to safer designated areas. A statement by Mazi Enyinnaya Appolos, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, said that Dr Ikpeazu who expressed …

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Sahara Power Group backs ‘Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference’ to bolster sector growth

In keeping with its commitment to bolster growth and efficiency in the Energy Sector, the Sahara Power Group will join other power sector thought leaders to address the industry’s challenges and opportunities at the 2018 edition of Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference. The conference scheduled to hold on Tuesday, May 15, …

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Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence starts Masters programmes

The pioneer post graduate students at the Marine and Offshore Engineering Centre of Excellence have commenced studies at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, involving 18-month academic and field work that will lead to the award of Masters degrees in Marine Engineering (Power Plants), Naval Architecture and Offshore and Subsea Engineering. …

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