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Mixed reactions trail Coach Rohr’s provisional 30-man World Cup list

By Victor Okoye/ Ijeoma Okigbo Mixed reactions on Monday trailed Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr’s 30-man provisional list for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup finals. Coach Rohr’s Provisional squad was released by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday. Rohr named Captain Mikel Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders …

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Zinox attains INTEL Platinum Status

Zinox Technologies Ltd., foremost ICT Solutions company, has become the region’s first local Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to achieve the status of Platinum Technology Partner by Intel Corporation, the world’s leading makers of computer processors and technology solutions. Zinox has successfully passed through all technological trainings by Intel to gain the …

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Airtel shines at African Cristal Awards 2018 …Wins Grand Prix, three other Accolades for SmartRecharge Campaign

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, got a standing ovation at the 2018 Africa Cristal Awards after receiving the biggest award of the event (grand prix) and three other accolades in the telecoms category for its SmartRecharge campaign. Airtel’s SmartRecharge campaign themed Prayer Warrior (Amin) won the grand prix, grand …

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Sahara Power Group backs ‘Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference’ to bolster sector growth

In keeping with its commitment to bolster growth and efficiency in the Energy Sector, the Sahara Power Group will join other power sector thought leaders to address the industry’s challenges and opportunities at the 2018 edition of Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference. The conference scheduled to hold on Tuesday, May 15, …

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Shell fund supports Nigerian contractors with N472 billion loans; N 41 billion paid to 37 GMoU clusters in Niger Delta

Some 290 Nigerian contractors have received loans worth more than N472 billion under the Shell Contractor Support Fund, which was set up by Shell companies in Nigeria to help vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry secure funds at reduced interest rates, relaxed collateral requirements and quicker processing …

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German Envoy lays foundation for Medical University in A-Ibom; Medical City to begin academic activities in 20-20

Dennis Udoma German Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Bernhard Schlagheck has expressed the commitment of his country to the realization of the establishment of Thompson and Grace Medical University in Akwa Ibom State. He stated this at the weekend while performing the foundation stone laying ceremony of the medical city at …

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Buhari departs for medical trip to UK; Calls for sustained support of international community to tackle climate change

  President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday departed Abuja for the United Kingdom, UK, on a four-day medical trip. He was seen off at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja by top government officials and security chiefs. Before leaving, however, he reiterated the need for sustained financial, technical and capacity building support …

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Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence starts Masters programmes

The pioneer post graduate students at the Marine and Offshore Engineering Centre of Excellence have commenced studies at Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, involving 18-month academic and field work that will lead to the award of Masters degrees in Marine Engineering (Power Plants), Naval Architecture and Offshore and Subsea Engineering. …

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