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224 companies bid for Nigerian crude grades …..As Baru restates commitment to transparency

The gale of transparency in the operations of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, was sustained on Thursday with the public opening of 224 bids submitted by companies seeking to purchase and lift Nigerian crude oil grades for the period 2016/2017. Successful companies would participate in the lifting of about …

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President Buhari participates at opening ceremony, working session of Africa-Arab Summit; Calls on Ondo people to support Akeredolu in Saturday’s guber polls

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all the people of Ondo State to go out to the polling stations on Saturday, November 26, and cast their votes for CHANGE. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) said “The right to vote is not …

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50,000 athletes to participate in 2017 Lagos City Marathon – Ambode …Tourney to become Africa’s best …Top 10 world marathoners to compete for $50,000 grand prize; Access Bank’s Wigwe, Seven-Up’s Sawhney, AFN’s Ogba, others at media briefing

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said no fewer than 50,000 athletes from across the world are expected to participate in the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to hold on February 11, 2017. Governor Ambode, who stated this at Lagos House in Ikeja while …

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Ban export of Nigeria’s grain, Tambuwal tells FG; We’ll soon be self-sufficient in food production – Emefiele

Against the backdrop of concerns in some quarters of outbreak of famine in Nigeria next year, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged the Federal Government to immediately stop the export of food items to neighbouring countries, especially through the land borders. Speaking in Isa LGA of the …

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NNPC, Shell sign MoUs with Nigerian banks for $2.2 billion contractor financing support

Shell Companies in Nigeria, supported by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with eight Nigerian banks under the refreshed Shell Contractors’ Support Fund, the latest milestone in efforts to improve access to finance for Nigerian vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry. …

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Jeep® Wrangler earns seventh consecutive ‘hottest 4×4-SUV’ SEMA Award; Dodge Charger takes inaugural ‘Hottest Sedan’ Honors

It is no news that the Mopar brand isn’t alone in choosing the Jeep® Wrangler and Dodge Charger as perfect canvasses for customization. On 1st November, 2016,the Jeep Wrangler received an award tagged “the Hottest 4×4-SUV” on the trade show floor for the seventh year in a row. This took …

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President Buhari to John Kerry: Corruption fighting back vigorously, but we’ll win; Meets with AfDB President; Mourns Gbadamosi

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the anti-corruption war is tough and grueling, with corruption fighting vigorously back, but assured that the battle would be won. Meeting with American Secretary of State, John Kerry, Wednesday, on the margins of conference on climate change, COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, President Buhari, according …

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Areas where Nigeria needs China’s co-operation, By Saraki …Says National Assembly to aid non-interest based financial institutions

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday identified the provision of infrastructure, industrialization and Information Technology (IT) as critical areas that require solid co-operation between Nigeria and China for economic revival and growth. Saraki, according to a statement from his Media Office, in Abuja, stated this when he hosted …

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Federal Government, Dangote Foundation join forces against malaria in Nigeria

Federal Government of Nigeria and Dangote Foundation have jointly launched a Document tagged “Engaging the Private Sector to Eliminate Malaria in Nigeria.” This is a private sector initiative that would explore resources from private investors towards eradicating malaria in the country. Malaria has been described as one of the major …

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SNEPCo donates modern test laboratory to Nigerian Institute of Welding

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and its co-venturers (ExxonMobil, TOTAL and ENI) have donated facilities including a modern test laboratory to the Nigerian Institute of Welding (NIW) at Imasabor-Ologbo, Benin City, in what has been hailed as a significant boost for the development of welding technology in Nigeria. …

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