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Adeosun engages G24 on tax revenue, inclusive growth, budget transparency .Calls for focus on non-oil revenue growth, tax compliance and budget accountability to drive sustainable economic development

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has met with fellow Finance Ministers at a meeting convened by the G24 Group to discuss strategies to drive non-oil revenue growth and achieve inclusive growth. Speaking after the meetings, the Minister said: “Revenue mobilization is critical to the success of Nigeria’s economic reform …

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NLNG MD, Attah says Nigeria can become global gas powerhouse, if… ; Unveils company’s 2017 Facts and Figures publication

  The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), Tony Attah, Wednesday in Lagos, publicly presented the company’s Facts and Figures on NLNG 2017 publication, a compendium of the NLNG business. The publication was presented in the presence of the company’s Deputy Managing Director, Sadeeq Mai-Bornu; …

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President Buhari commends re-opening of Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja; Mourns Senator Waziri; Congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday commended the efforts of the Ministries of Transport, Power, Works and Housing, the security agencies, Kaduna State Government, the contractor, Julius Berger, and others, on the successful completion of work on the runway and re-opening of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, 24 hours ahead of the …

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World leaders recommit to ending neglected tropical diseases, citing remarkable progress since 2012

Governments and private donors pledge US$812 million around five-day summit in Geneva; World Health Organization releases data showing medicines to prevent NTDs reach nearly a billion people each year GENEVA, Switzerland, April 19, 2017/ — This week, leaders from governments, pharmaceutical companies and charitable organizations convened at a five-day summit …

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Dangote will be largest exporter of rice in 5 years – AfDB President

  Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021  Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has said that billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote (www.Dangote.com), may become the largest exporter of …

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How Lagos reflated economy to overcome recession – Ambode; Receives Management of Unilever; Nigeria-British Chamber of Commerce

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said that his administration took decisive steps, deployed workable strategies and judiciously utilised resources to cushion the effects of the economic recession witnessed across the nation in 2016. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received the management …

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Nigerdock boosts local content with delivery of EGINA FPSO fabricated structures

  Leading indigenous energy services company, Nigerdock, has given a further boost to local content drive in Nigeria having successfully fabricated and loaded out structures for the Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) Project. These structures were fabricated in-country at Nigerdock fabrication yard located at Snake Island Integrated Free …

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Saraki tasks GLOBE Nigeria on Climate Change Bill

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday tasked the Global Legislators  Organisation (GLOBE) Nigeria, to tackle the challenges of the climate change, gas flaring and other challenges of the sustainable development goals in Nigeria.    The Global Legislators Organization (GLOBE) is an international organization comprising national parliamentarians from over …

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Technical University of Kenya (TUK) lands high tech aviation training devices

Donation from KQ, GE and Boeing to boost aviation training in the region  Aerospace and Aviation Engineering programme students at Technical University of Kenya (TUK) can now afford hands-on training on a high-tech CF6-80A2 aircraft engine that powers Airbus A310 and Boeing 767. The CF6-80A2 engine manufactured by General Electric …

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