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Acting President Osinbajo inaugurates 1.5 Billion USD Fertilizer Plant in Nigeria

The Plant has a production capacity of 4000 metric tons (MT) of nitrogenous fertilizers per day or 1.5 MT per annum Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo Thursday in Port Harcourt inaugurated a giant world-class fertilizer plant, built by Indorama (www.Indorama.com) Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals Limited at the cost of $1.5 billion. …

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Nigeria, UN sign 5-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework

  Nigeria and the United Nations (UN) on Thursday signed a five-year Sustainable Development Partnership Framework (UNSDPF) (2018-2022) which is a successor programme to the current United Nations Development Assistance Framework III (UNDAF III) (2014-2017) in Nigeria. The signing ceremony, which was done in Abuja, was the result of the …

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We’ve empowered 4000 businesses to boost Lagos economy – Ambode …Welcomes partnership with MIT to drive entrepreneurship growth

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said that the N25billion Employment Trust Fund (ETF) set up by his administration has successfully empowered over 4000 small and medium scale businesses in the last two years as a means to boost the economy of the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke …

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TD Africa hosts Google senior executives, flaunts Nigeria’s booming ICT potential

Technology Distributions Ltd., Sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) distributors made a glowing case for more significant investments in Nigeria’s booming ICT sector as it showcased the huge potential of the market when it hosted a high-powered team of executives from the headquarters of global digital giants, Google. …

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Ebonyi wants $150m foreign loan ($70m of it from Islamic Bank); Legislature not against borrowing, says Reps Committee Chairman;

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Aids, Loans and Debt Management, Hon Adeyinka Ajayi, has corrected the perception that the legislative arm of government was against borrowing. Speaking during an interactive session to consider States’ borrowing requests under the 2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan at the National Assembly, …

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Good governance: German Ambassador commends Enugu Governor

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck,  has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu state for his outstanding exemplary stewardship since assumption of duty, saying the governor has recorded various  achievements  across different sectors of the state’s economy. Apart from the governor’s exploits in rural transformation, education and prompt …

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Lagos partners Ford Foundation on transformation of Onikan to Africa’s tourism hub…Initiative to engender regeneration of Lagos Island

The Lagos State Government has sealed a major partnership with world’s second largest private foundation, Ford Foundation on the total regeneration of Lagos Island and transformation of Onikan axis to a major tourism hub in Africa. Briefing Government House Correspondents after a strategic meeting held at Lagos House in Ikeja …

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FG wants US technical support to develop Transportation and Agriculture sectors

  Nigeria will appreciate the assistance of the United States of America in providing technical support for the development of transportation infrastructure and its agricultural sector as the country intensifies work on its economic diversification project. The Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma told the USAID/Nigeria Mission …

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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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Hensen Demonstration School Benin lifts 2017 NNPC/Shell Cup …Arase, Mavis win training trip to Holand

The 19th edition of Nigeria’s biggest youth football championship, NNPC/Shell Cup, came to a thrilling climax on Tuesday with the crowning of Hensen Demonstration School, Benin City as the 2017 champions. Two members of the team, Arase Iyobor and Mavis Ahunwan, emerged the Most Valuable Players (MVPs) and winners of …

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