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Enelamah elected Vice Chairperson, Africa, WTO Ministerial Conference

  Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has been elected the Vice-Chairperson representing Africa, for the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference  Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has been elected the Vice-Chairperson representing Africa, for the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial …

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Dogara: African Parliaments must stop dictators by building strong institutions; Says Executive hardly reciprocates Legislature’s gesture of cooperation

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has urged legislatures across the African continent to break their people free from dictatorships by building strong institutions that will drive socio-economic development and lift the people out of poverty. Speaking while delivering his welcome address  at the opening ceremony of …

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GTBank gets double honors at Euromoney Awards ….. Wins Nigeria’s Best Bank & Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs

Foremost African financial institution; Guaranty Trust Bank Plc reaffirmed its position as a leading global brand with its recent recognition as ‘Nigeria’s Best Bank & Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs’ during the 2017 Euromoney Awards which held in London on Thursday, July 06, 2017 at the prestigious Tower of London. …

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Ahead of CAF Confederation Cup match in Port Harcourt: Beat Club Africain of Tunisia, get N1million – Rivers PDP Chairman, Bro. Obuah promises Rivers United FC

The Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bro. Felix Obuah has promised a N1million splash on Rivers United FC players if they win their match against Club Africain of Tunisia in the ongoing CAF Confederation Cup competition which comes up on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at the …

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Foreign scholarships: Jubilation in Ghana, Bayelsa as Dickson clears outstanding fees

  Students of Bayelsa State origin studying in Ghana under the state government scholarship programme are now in jubilant mood following the release of N162 million by Governor Seriake Dickson to clear all their outstanding arrears.‎ ‎ T‎he Governor’s spokesman, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, who disclosed the development on Wednesday, said Governor …

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Arrest of Evans: Intelligence sharing among ECOWAS Police helped – IGP Idris

 Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has attributed the arrest of Chukwujeme Onwuamadike, the suspected kidnapper popularly known as Evans, to information sharing and intelligence cooperation among police services in West Africa. “Information sharing is crucial to tackling the menace of trans-border crimes in West Africa; it is through …

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Mining, a priority sector to FG – Osinbajo….applauds growth in sector, as mining summit kicks off in Abuja

Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to diversify and grow the economy through the mining sector, saying that growth currently being recorded in the sector is an indication that government is on the right path. Speaking, while declaring open the inaugural National Mining …

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IntelServe CEO outlines strategies for Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria

  Roman Oseghale, an Architect, Business Analyst and CEO. of IntelServe Inc. a Canadian Business Analytical Services company, has identified human capital development as the key to developing sustainable economic growth for Nigeria. Speaking at The Platform recently, Mr. Oseghale argued that Africa which is one of the 6 continents is the …

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24th Annual Africa Oil Week 2017 – mainstay event for Africa’s oil and gas industry

With over 160 speakers from the corporate and public spheres, this year’s event promises a programme designed around industry solutions that set the standard for adjusting business models to new demands  ITE is pleased to host the 2017 edition of the globally recognised Africa Oil Week (www.Africa-OilWeek.com), the world’s longest …

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WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2017: How Nestlé contributes to safeguard environment in Central, West Africa

Supporting sustainable consumption and stewarding resources for future generations forms a central part of Nestlé’s aim to enhance the quality of life and contribute to a healthier future in Central and West Africa and worldwide. As the world’s largest food and beverages Company, we seek to reduce water use across …

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“I’m working to create the best collection of classic African art in the world” – Sindika Dokolo

(www.Fondation-SindikaDokolo.com)  What is the motivation behind the project to repatriate classic African art pieces? I think it’s first useful to understand the context—how all of this first started. As a child growing up in Paris, I was always surrounded by classic African art. Even though I wasn’t consciously aware about …

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