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Gov. Emmanuel presents 2019 ‘Budget of Industrialisation for Poverty Alleviation’.

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, Wednesday, presented the 2019 Budget Proposals to the State House of Assembly tagged, ‘Budget of Industrialisation for Poverty Alleviation’. Highlights of the proposals show a total budget size of N670.718bn made up of Capital expenditure of N445.936bn and Recurrent expenditure of N224.782bn, comprising: Personnel Costs …

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BPE committed to principles of integrity, professionalism, accountability – says DG Okoh

Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has reiterated the commitment of the Bureau to ensuring that the principle of integrity, professionalism and accountability which played out through the selection process of the Transaction Adviser is maintained towards transforming NIPOST “as one of the …

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FG committed to expanding export of locally produced goods, services – Udoma

aThe Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma says the Federal government is committed to the diversification of the country’s economy away from dependence on oil and gas. Senator Udoma who was delivering the keynote address at the 42nd Annual Conference Dinner of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries …

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Engr (Mrs.) Akingbagbohun becomes 13th Chairman, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Ikeja branch

The Investiture ceremony of Engr. (Mrs.) Funmi  Akingbagbohun, as the 13th Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE),  Ikeja branch, was held in Lagos, Nigeria on November 9, 2018. The theme of the program was ‘Enhancement and Empowerment of Engineering Professionalism’ and it held at the Sheraton Lagos Hotel …

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“95 per cent of states can’t pay N30, 000 minimum wage”-Gov. Umahi; Challenges Governors to speak out

Abakaliki, Nov.7, 2018 Gov David Umahi of Ebonyi on Wednesday in Abakaliki, declared that 95 per cent of states in the country cannot pay the proposed N30, 000 minimum wage to workers. Umahi, who is the Chairman of the South East Governors Forum, said this while inaugurating a 36-member fact-finding …

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Kachikwu to lead NCDMB, Amnesty Coordinator, industry operators to Bonny to parley on Nigerian Content in NLNG Train-7

The Niger Delta Youths Coalition for Peace and Progress (NDYCPP) on Tuesday said the group is collaborating with oil industry leadership to ensure the participation of youths in the NLNG Train-7. Mr Chris Jumbo, Chairman, NDYCPP Organising Committee said in Yenagoa that arrangements have been concluded to hold a forum …

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FG supports increased indigenous participation in maritime business

The Federal Government is determined to promote and increase indigenous participation in the shipping business in Nigeria, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma told the Nigerian Fleet Implementation Committee on Thursday, in Abuja. The Minister who gave the indication while receiving the Committee members in …

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