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Second round financial bids results for five subsidiaries of Nigerian Mining Corporation (NMC)

  SECOND ROUND FINANCIAL BIDS RESULTS FOR FIVE SUBSIDIARIES OF NIGERIAN MINING CORPORATION (NMC)   Kujama Quarry, Kaduna State (i)Yusuf Mariri Trading Company        –    N20, 550,000.00 (ii) Duwan Mineral Resources Ltd     –    N20, 000,000.00   Gano Quarry, Kano State (i)A.Y International Mining Company Ltd    –    N21, 700,000.00 (ii)Nigerian …

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CIBN grants Skye Bank’s Business School full accreditation status

Skye Business School has been awarded full accreditation status as a full-fledged banking/finance, business and continuous human capital training academy by the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). The accreditation which is in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is sequel to the conclusion of a rigorous …

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Dangote Cement strengthens pan-African market volume… operations in Congo; Appoints Makoju acting MD/CEO

  DQ3: Dangote Cement drives volume across Africa Leading pan African cement manufacturer, the Dangote Cement (www.Dangote.com) has maintained its strong hold in the Nigeria domestic cement market accounting for 65 percent of the Nigerian market volume, while other African plants’ volumes went up by 7.5 percent to 7.0 mta. …

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Adesina to set up fund for young farmers, agripreneurs with US $250,000 World Food Prize money

  US Vice-President praises Laureate, pledges more collaboration on food security  “I am proud as the Governor of Iowa State to proclaim Dr. Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.” With these words, the Governor of the State of Iowa, Kim Reynolds, officially named President of the African …

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AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers; Highlights agribusiness as solution to Africa’s youth unemployment

      The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. In collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development, the Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD), Michigan State …

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GEEP: Beneficiaries complain of shoddy implementation in Rivers … Say high deductions have caused confusion in business decision making, planning

 David T.J. Amusa, Port Harcourt  Beneficiaries of the Federal Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) have complained of the shoddy manner in which the programme is being implemented in Rivers state. The Federal Government had initiated the programme which is also known as ‘market moni’ in accordance with the provisions …

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Nigeria mining jurisdiction now better rated in investment risk profile – Fayemi ….as Fashola, Gov Ishaku, MAN laud growth in mining sector

The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has attributed the recent growth in the mining sector and the improvement in the investment risk profile of the country’s mining jurisdiction to the success of the reforms being put in place by the Federal Government. Specifically, the Minister cited …

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Regional collaboration: Nigeria-Ghana sign MOU on maritime operations

 In line with its vision to enhance regional integration to develop capacity, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ghanaian Maritime Authority, GMA. At the official signing of the MoU at the Nigerian Maritime Resource Development Centre in Lagos, the …

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Blue Economy: World’s fastest growing sector – NIMASA DG …Charges Nigerian investors to take opportunity.

  The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr.Dakuku Peterside has charged Nigerians to key into the opportunities afforded by the Blue economy stating that it is the fastest growing sector in the world with enormous business potentials. The DG who made this known recently …

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