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Ambode restates commitment to $2.3bn Badagry Deep Sea Port Project …Meets APM Terminals representatives in London

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday met with representatives of APM Terminals to advance the development of the Badagry Deep Sea Port project, restating his administration’s key strategic imperative to creating a friendly environment to encourage private sector participation in driving economic development in the State. Governor Ambode, …

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We’ll get out of our problems, President Buhari assures African Development Bank; Promises to keep faith with ECOWAS Bank

Nigeria has the people and the resources to surmount her economic problems, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. Receiving President of the African Development Bank (ADB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, at State House, Abuja, on Monday, President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media and Publicity), said: …

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Boko Haram: We’re making progress in de-radicalization process, Says President Buhari; Calls on warring leaders in South Sudan to honour peace agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that advances being made against Boko Haram insurgents go beyond degradation through just force of arms. Speaking at a bilateral meeting with President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, Monday in New York, on the sidelines of the 71st Session of the United Nations General Assembly, …

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Omotowa hands over NLNG Key to Attah; ‘Protect this jewel,’ he charges; We’re committed to construction of Train 7 – Attah

The leadership transition at Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) ended at the weekend in Abuja with the former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Babs Omotowa handing-over the symbolic NLNG Key to his successor, Tony Attah. At a Farewell and Welcome Ceremony held in honour of the executives, the NLNG Key changed hands, …

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Airtel rewards outstanding business partners in style

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has honoured its outstanding business partners, in grand style, at its annual 2016 Smart Partners’ Awards. Airtel says the recognition is in line with its commitment to reward exceptional business performances, and also to motivate and encourage its trade partners. At the colourful awards’ …

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Super Eagles open camp for Tanzania; Rohr, Mikel Obi, others arrive Uyo (See full list of players)

Nigeria’s senior men’s squad, Super Eagles, will open camp in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State on Monday for Saturday’s 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Tanzania. NFF Deputy General Secretary, Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme arrived in the Akwa Ibom State capital on Friday as a one-man advance party, …

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Ease of doing business: Nigeria will be among top 100 countries by 2019 – President Buhari; Assures: More resources will be voted for agriculture in 2017

Nigeria will be one of the most attractive and easiest places to do business in the world by 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday in Nairobi, Kenya. Speaking at a plenary session on “Dialogue with the Private Sector” at the sixth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD VI), …

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Nigeria’ll achieve full rehabilitation of Boko Haram victims, President Buhari tells world leaders in Nairobi

Nigeria will diligently ensure full rehabilitation of victims of Boko Haram and find lasting solutions to combat threats of terrorism in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, said Saturday in Nairobi, Kenya. Speaking at the opening of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), President Buhari, according to …

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President Buhari congratulates NBA on inauguration of new Executives; Departs Abuja for Kenya

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on the inauguration of its new executive led by Mr. Abubakar Balarabe Mahmoud (SAN) at the 2016 Annual General Conference of the Association held in Port-Harcourt. President Buhari who has left Abuja to attend an international conference on African development …

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