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Konga joins Intel’s coveted partner acceleration program    

Nigeria’s foremost e-Commerce powerhouse, Konga has been migrated to the Retail Accelerator Program of global technology giant Intel, thereby becoming the first e-Commerce company in Sub-Saharan Africa to achieve this feat. Konga’s elevation to the new retail channel program takes effect from Q2’19. Making the announcement, Olabanji Womiloju, Consumer Manager …

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NIMASA, NLNG collaboration rescued MV ORC4 vessel …Ship owner expresses appreciation for prompt intervention 

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has denied reports that it failed to provide assistance to a distressed vessel resulting in the sinking of the vessel and loss of lives, noting that it actually facilitated the rescue of the vessel, which it said, is presently “at the ORC …

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Dangote Cement targets $600m annual exports to African countries … Fetes  Distributors

  President of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, has restated his Group’s commitment to Nigeria’s economic development through continuous innovation, value creation and investments. This is just as he disclosed that Dangote Cement’s exports to other countries are targeted to rise to $600m annually, with the management intensifying efforts at …

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NIMASA committed to developing Blue Economy through capacity building – Dakuku …Charges Media on Investigative Journalism

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has reiterated that the Agency remains committed to growing the ideals of the blue economy by bringing to the fore adequate knowledge of the sector in line with the capacity building drive of the Agency. …

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Costs of elections shift: Billions of Naira lost- NACCIMA; It’ll affect credit rating, portfolio investments- Economist; Students preparing for WAEC, other exams affected – NUT; It can trigger anxiety, mental health disorders – Psychiatrist,  LASU VC

By NAN Reporters Feb. 16, 2019 Nigerians have been counting the costs of the postponement of the general elections earlier scheduled for February 16, 2019 and March 2, 2019. A few hours to the start of the Presidential and National Assembly polls, February 16, 2019, the Independent National Electoral Commission, …

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Nigeria to boost domestic gas supply by 600mmscfd …As NNPC, JV Partners sign FID on Assa North Fields

  A major step on attaining sufficiency in domestic gas supply was taken by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Wednesday in Abuja with the execution of Final Investment Decision (FID) on the development of the 4.3trillion cubic feet Assa North/Ohaji South Fields (ANOH) in OML 21 between the corporation …

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FG committed to eradicating sea crimes – Dakuku; NIMASA undertakes surveillance training for security agencies  

In its effort to rid the Nigerian maritime domain of criminalities, the Federal Government through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has undertaken surveillance training for officers from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police, the Department of State Services (DSS), and NIMASA, on the …

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