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Fashola assures of payment of debts incurred by State govts. on reconstruction of federal roads

  Works, Housing and Power Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has assured that the Federal Government has begun the process of repayment of all debts owed State Governments as a result of reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads in various states of the federation. The Minister stated this at the Government House, …

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Paris Club loan refunds: Bayelsa Council workers jubilate as Commissioner directs full payment of salaries

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Bayelsa State Commissioner for Local Government Administration, Pastor Agatha Goma has  directed Council Chairmen to deploy the Paris Club loan refunds to pay full salaries of workers. It will be recalled that Bayelsa government in December got a refund of N14 billion from the Paris club refunds …

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NLNG positioned to grow into global shipping leader-Capt Okesanjo.

Nigeria LNG Limited’s (NLNG)shipping operation is relying on the strategic deployment of skills and technology to power its transformation into a global maritime industry leader. This view was expressed by Captain Temilola Okesanjo, the company’s General Manager Shipping while delivering a presentation titled- NLNG- Global player in the Chartering Market, …

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NDDC sets up Committee on Corruption Charges … To hold investigative hearing

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, will hold an investigative hearing to unravel cases of allegations of corruption and racketeering concerning the Commission. At a meeting of the Management Committee of the Commission in Port Harcourt, the Managing Director/CEO, Nsima U. Ekere, declared that “it was imperative and urgent for …

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Ekere orders immediate payment of NDDC scholarship fees

Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Nsima U. Ekere, has directed the immediate payment of all outstanding scholarship fees for beneficiaries of the 2016 NDDC Overseas Post Graduate Scholarship.   In a meeting in Port Harcourt, Ekere expressed unhappiness that beneficiaries of the scheme were facing unfortunate …

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Heritage Bank empowers 600 women across Nigeria on International Women’s Day

Heritage Bank Limited, Nigeria’s most innovative banking services provider, has empowered over 600 women across the country as part of activities to mark the International Women’s Day tagged: “Be Bold for Change.” The bank organised a training programme with theme: Emerging Female Entrepreneurs Forum for women in Benin, the Edo …

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NIMASA Maritime Capacity programme : 130 Nigerian Youths graduate in Egypt; Get offer of sea training

The Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP), an initiative of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has once again graduated 130 cadets from the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in Alexandria, Egypt. This feat has further increased the pool of Seafarers in the sector as it …

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Track all cattle coming into Nigeria,FCT Minister challenges Anti-Cattle Rustling Committee

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has challenged the National Implementation Committee for the Curtailment of Cattle Rustling in Nigeria to evolve a robust mechanism to track all the cattle coming in from the neighboring countries. The Minister gave this challenge on Tuesday, while receiving members of the Committee …

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