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Kachikwu tees-off new era of transparency in NNPC …Commences monthly publication of financial and operational report

In line with its earlier pledge to open up the books of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC for public scrutiny, the Management of the national oil Corporation under the leadership of Dr. Ibe Kachikwu over the weekend commenced the monthly publication of its provisional financial and operational reports. A …

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COAS Buratai commends NIMASA for combating sea piracy; seeks cooperation on resettlement of IDPs

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai has commended Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its efforts in combating sea piracy and other criminal activities on Nigeria’s water ways. General Buratai who said this when the Acting  Director General of NIMASA, Mr. …

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270 Nigerian experts, diaspora seek oil and gas opportunities at SNEPCo business summit in Aberdeen

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company of Nigeria Ltd (SNEPCo) hosted a business summit in Aberdeen, September 12, at which over 270 personnel representing Nigerian companies within and outside the country explored opportunities to repatriate skills and experience to the oil and gas industry back home. The forum, christened The …

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Airtel Nigeria announces partnership with NIBSS to introduce BVN Query Service ….Customers can now access their BVN on the go

Following the extension of the Bank Verification Number (BVN) exercise to October 31st, leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria, has announced a strategic partnership with the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) to provide Nigerians a much easier way to access their BVNs through their mobile phones. With this initiative, bank customers …

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Airtel’s CEO, Ogunsanya, calls for innovative approach to digital technology

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has advised business leaders to be innovative and deliberate in their use of Technology, E-Commerce and Social Media. While speaking as a discussant at the just concluded 45th Annual Accountants’ Conference organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of …

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Kia unveils bullet proof Quoris, a ‘luxury fortress’ on wheels

With a different beat and an enhanced armoured technology against munitions attacks, Kia Motors Nigeria has created a niche in the super-luxury market with the introduction of the shatter-proof, grenade resistant, opaque anti-blast armour, and protective coated reinforced bulletproof Kia Quoris for high-net-worth individuals and government officials. The bulletproof Kia …

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Mercedes beats Audi to become world’s second biggest luxury car maker

Mercedes-Benz outsold Audi in the eight months through August to become the world’s second-biggest luxury-car maker, as both Audi and BMW struggled to match its sales growth in China. Mercedes delivered 1.19 million vehicles in the period, 10,880 cars more than the 1.18 million at Volkswagen AG’s Audi. The Daimler …

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