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Energy transition: Wabote lists hydrocarbons divestment, energy shortage as implications

By Emmanuella Anokam Abuja, April 1, 2022 The Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has identified divestment from hydrocarbons assets and energy shortage as two implications of energy transition with different impacts on the oil and gas industry. Mr Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, NCDMB, said this on Thursday in …

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Critical alarm on imminent telecom blackout in Kogi, nine other states, including Abuja FCT – ALTON calls for urgent intervention

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has raised alarm over the shutting down of telecommunications facilities in Kogi State as a result of disputes arising from unusual taxes and levies demanded by the Kogi State Government through its Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KIRS). This issue of …

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Epileptic grid: SERAP gives Buhari 7 days to probe missing N11trn electricity fund

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to promptly and thoroughly investigate how over N11 trillion meant to provide regular electricity supply has been allegedly squandered …

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Fidelity Bank sensitizes customers on emerging opportunities in non-oil exports and CBN RT200 FX Policy

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s efforts towards actualising $200 billion in Foreign Exchange (FX) repatriation from non-oil exports over the next five years have been given a major boost with a recently held workshop for exporters and investors in Akure, Ondo State. Hosted by leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank …

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IWD: Dangote pledges greater investment in women empowerment

Dangote Group has reiterated its commitment to continue supporting all forms of investments that would help develop and empower the women personnel within the organisation in Nigeria and across its pan-African operations. To commemorate the annual global International Women’s Day, Dangote Group, through the Dangote Women’s Network (DWN) celebrated the …

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Fidelity Bank celebrates 2022 IWD with Financial Support to women-owned businesses, Girls’ Academy • Ezekwesili, Alakija, Shagaya, Chimamanda, others grace occasion

In what has been termed a major push for breaking the gender bias in Nigeria, leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, in partnership with media entrepreneur-Linda Ikeji- celebrated the 2022 International Women’s Day (IWD) with an impressive networking event specifically for women to inspire one another, discuss pertinent challenges they …

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