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Mitsumi assures customers of quality solutions from Dell EMC

Mitsumi, a Pan Africa Distribution Company of Information Technology (IT) solutions, has assured its Nigerian customers of quality and affordable technology solutions from Dell/EMC. Country Manager of the distribution company, Mr. Rajiv Patel, who gave the assurance when the company hosted its customers and partners in Lagos recently, said Mitsumi …

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Nigeria’s first Marine Engineering Centre of Excellence takes off at Rivers State University

The Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Marine Engineering and Offshore Technology established by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC)-operated joint venture at the Rivers State University (RSU) is set to open its doors to the pioneer students who are currently being screened in an elaborate admission process. …

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Ambode signs N1.046TR Y2018 Budget into law …Targets N897bn revenue …Assents Consolidated Transport Sector, Teaching Service Commission Bills

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the State into law with a total budget size of N1,046,121,181,680.00. The total budget size comprises of N347, 038, 938, 872.00 to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund, and N699, 082, 242,808.00 from the Development …

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Ogonis give stiff conditions for oil exploration to resume; …Demand resettlement of Ogoni refugees, rebuilding of destroyed property, relocation of HYPREP headquarters to Ogoni land, apology from Shell

David Amusa, Port Harcourt The Ogoni General Assembly, comprising all the communities in Ogoni land, has given strict conditions for the resumption of oil exploration in Ogoni land. The assembly, which was convoked by the Ken Sarowiwa Associates (KSWA), held at Suanu Nwika Finimale hall, Bori, headquarters of Khana local …

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On-Shore/Off-Shore Oil Dichotomy: Don’t be misled by A-Ibom PDP insinuations – Chief Don Etiebet

By Our Reporter Former Petroleum Minister, Chief Don Etiebet has dismissed claims by the Akwa Ibom People’s Democratic Party Elders that, the federal government is contemplating the re-introduction of the On-Shore/Off-Shore Oil Dichotomy in the country. He said, the problem of On-Shore/Off-Shore Oil Dichotomy in the country has long been …

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Nigerian Content: NCDMB injects $200m to boost indigenous participation in oil, gas sector

By Nathan Nwakamma The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) said it has set aside a 200-million dollars Nigerian Content Intervention Fund (NCIF) to boost participation of Nigerians in the oil and gas sector. The Executive Secretary of the board, Mr Simbi Wabote, disclosed this in an interactive session …

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Weststar breaks into the light-duty truck segment with Mercedes-Benz Accelo; Sheds light on possible applications.

Following its successful launch in 2017, the Mercedes-Benz Accelo has carved its niche in the light-duty commercial vehicle truck segment in Nigeria. Weststar Associates Limited – Authorised General Distributor for Mercedes-Benz in Nigeria is proud to announce that customers can now order the Accelo truck in various applications depending on …

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Bayelsa hosts the world as global leaders storm Yenagoa for 2018 Africa SME Roundtable Forum; Presidents Kagame, Jonathan, Adesina; Elumelu, Ovia are key lecturers/lead speakers; VIP list: Governor, Principe Island, Diplomats, Trade Ministers of Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Gabon, Mauritius etc.

THE World Association for Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) has endorsed the City of Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to host the 2018 Africa Roundtable Event. The Event is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, March 1-3, 2018 at the Chief D. S. P. Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall. Themed “The Position of Africa …

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