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NIMASA to be rebranded; Hosts Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) conference April

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA,  in conjunction with the International Maritime Organization, IMO, will  organize the 3rd conference of the Association of African Maritime Administrations, AAMA, from April 19  to 21, 2017. The conference, which holds at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria , has as its …

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Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City (ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote)

  Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote will host an online press conference on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT  Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the President of The Africa Center in New York City (www.TheAfricaCenter.org) with the major responsibility of raising capital for the Center. The goal is …

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Alleged $229,000 fraud in Foreign Ministry: SERAP gives Onyeama 7 days to recall whistle-blower

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Geoffrey Onyeama requesting him to use his “leadership position to ensure and facilitate the immediate and unconditional reinstatement of whistle-blower Ntia Thompson sacked through a post on the Directorate of Technical Cooperation …

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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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Etisalat-DigitalSENSE students’ essay competition winners rewarded

Nigeria’s youth-friendly telecommunications company, Etisalat, has again affirmed its commitment to the development of the education sector and youth empowerment in the country by rewarding winners of the 2016 edition of the Etisalat-DigitalSENSE Students’ Essay Competition. The three winners are Odonoekuma Onyebuchi Ekuma, a fourth-year medical student of the University …

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Kwesé TV brings ESPN back to Africa with launch of its exclusive new sports channel

Econet Media’s Kwesé Sports and ESPN Wednesday launched the exclusive ESPN channel on the Kwesé TV bouquet. This collaboration with Africa’s emerging home of premium sports marks the much anticipated return of ESPN to the African continent. The channel comes after the announcement of the game-changing long-term agreement between the …

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We have unfinished business to renewed vision of American University of Nigeria, Interim President tells community

Interim President of American University of Nigeria, Professor Le Gene Quesenberry, has pledged continuity with renewed vigor in the administration of the University. “We have unfinished business to a renewed vision of AUN as an academic institution committed to excellence in education,” she said, in her first communication to students, …

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Dangote Cement exports 4,000 MT cement to neighbouring countries …..Proposes N144.8bn dividend

Dangote Cement Plc may have ended the era of Nigeria’s dependence on importation as the company exported 0.4 million tons of the product to other countries in 2016. This followed continuous increase in its production capacity. This was coming as the cement manufacturer’s board of directors is proposing a dividend …

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