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Maritime trade: Intercontinental collaboration will engender growth for Africa – Dakuku …As AAMA bags Global Award  

The Chairman of the Association of African Maritime Administrations (AAMA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that intercontinental collaboration is essential to the growth of maritime in Africa. This was as AAMA was recognised by the Seatrade Maritime Awards organisers as an outstanding association driving the growth of maritime on the …

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Access Bank sponsors 9th edition of Africa International Film Festival

Africa’s largest retail bank, Access Bank Plc., has partnered with the continent’s most innovative and exciting film festival, the Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) to sponsor its 9th edition which kicked off on Sunday, 10 November and will run through Saturday, 16 November, 2019. The week-long festival celebrates the diversity …

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SERAP sues Buhari, NASS, others ‘over failure to account for security votes since 1999’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit in the Federal High Court, Abuja “seeking leave to apply for judicial review and an order of mandamus to direct and compel President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate president Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila to disclose …

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Enugu Airport: FG has mobilized contractor to site – Aviation Minister *Commends Ugwuanyi’s support *Says airport will be best in the country

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Thursday said that the Federal Government has mobilized the contractor (PW) handling the reconstruction and rehabilitation  of the runway and other facilities in the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, to site, preparatory to commencement of work. It will be recalled that the Enugu airport …

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Anti-graft War: EFCC to establish Diaspora Information Desk; Assures protection of investments of Nigerians abroad

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes EFCC, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 disclosed that a Diaspora information desk would soon be established in the Commission that would be dedicated to addressing issues and matters that affect Nigerians in the Diaspora. Magu, who disclosed this …

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CBN’s policy to grow economy paying off – Emefiele; Says 2 more years of border closure’ll tackle all security challenges

By Mustapha Sumaila Abuja, Nov 1, 2019 Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele has said that ensuring price stability and growing the nation’s economy through unconventional policy is paying off. Emefiele stated this at the first Convocation Lecture of Edo State University, Iyamho, Auchi on Friday. The governor …

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“The Entrepreneurship Journey Entails Hard work, Discipline, Sacrifice,” Elumelu says to Cape Verdean Entrepreneurs

Lagos, Nigeria: Speaking at the YouthKonnekt Forum in Cape Verde recently, African investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), charged entrepreneurs to embrace hard work, discipline and sacrifice on their entrepreneurial journey to success. He addressed young …

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