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Nigerian, British firms agree 27 partnerships in Shell sponsored-collaboration

A total of 27 partnerships have been agreed by Nigerian and British companies under the auspices of the annual Nigeria-UK engagement programme sponsored by the Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo). The partnerships cover a wide range of oil and gas activities including engineering, maintenance, fabrication and support …

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SPDC JV kicks off grassroots campaign against crude oil theft in Ogoni land …Initiative is pillar of UNEP report implementation

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has kicked off the second phase of its grassroots campaign against crude oil theft and illegal oil refining activities in Ogoni land. The first phase of the campaign in 2014 reached over 7,000 community people from Eleme, Gokana, Khana, and Tai …

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Tetralog continues to provide 1st class customer service for Mercedes-Benz brand

The Authorised Distributors of Mercedes-Benz in the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Weststar Associates Limited appointed Tetralog Nigeria Limited in September 2011, adding them to the list of authorised dealers in Nigeria. Since then the company has been going from strength to strength. Tetralog was incorporated into the automobile distribution and …

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Shell Nigeria’s Afam VI delivers 20 million MWh electricity into national grid …creates over 150 jobs

Shell Nigeria’s Afam VI Power Plant in Rivers State has delivered over 20million Megawatt-hour (MWh) of electricity into the Nigerian grid between its inauguration in 2008 and June 2015, thereby consolidating its position as a leading contributor to the country’s grid generation. The operations at Afam VI plant have also …

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Global Patriot Newspapers lands in Seychelles for 2015 World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Ceremony

Emerging media brand in Nigeria, the Global Patriot Newspapers (globalpatriotnews.com) will line out alongside over 200 top travel and tourism professionals and brands for the World Travel Awards (WTA) Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony 2015, billed for the Seychelles, this Saturday, June 20. The annual event billed for the …

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Kofi Annan calls for increased investment in Africa’s energy

African governments, investors, and international financial institutions must significantly scale up investment in energy to unlock Africa’s potential as a global low-carbon superpower. That is the main message of a new report from Kofi Annan’s Africa Progress Panel, Power, People, Planet: Seizing Africa’s Energy and Climate Opportunities (http://www.africaprogresspanel.org). The report …

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Report points to rapid internet growth in Africa; Outlines path to further expansion

In order to better understand what African nations need to do to reap the full benefits of the Internet, the Internet Society Friday, released the study “Internet Development and Governance in Africa,” http://www.internetsociety.org/doc/internet-development-and-internet-governance-africa. The report, issued at the Africa Internet Summit 2015 in Tunis, Tunisia, provides a comprehensive overview of …

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