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Buhari re-appoints Hadiza Bala Usman NPA MD, approves Board members for NPA, TCN  

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for an additional five-year tenure. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), said that also approved is the reconstitution of the Non-Executive Board of the …

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Diaspora remittances: CBN should do more – Abike Dabiri-Erewa, CEO Nigerians in Disapora Commission; Warns: If you commit crime abroad you’ll pay for it, but….

Chairman/ CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa recently spoke on issues surrounding her national assignment. Here are excerpts from the exciting interview. QUE : Hon. Chairman Ma, can you tell us a little about yourself? ANS : I am the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, formally SSA to …

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We look forward to working with new US President Biden, VP Harris, says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari  has hailed  new United States of America President, Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on their inauguration, Wednesday A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) said that President Buhari warmly welcomes the inauguration of former Vice President Joe Biden …

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Dakuku at 50: Lecture, launch of book, “Strategic Turnaround – The Story of a Government Agency,” rescheduled

The launch of the book “Strategic Turnaround” written by immediate past Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside and a Public Lecture to mark his 50th birthday earlier scheduled for Thursday January 28, 2021 at the Congress Hall of the Transcorp Hilton Hotel Abuja, …

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Kyari mourns Festus Marinho, pioneer MD of NNPC …Says his achievements will be beacon of inspiration for generations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, has lamented the death of the pioneer Managing Director of the Corporation, Chief Festus Remi Ayodele Marinho. A press release by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, stated that Chief Marinho, …

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Accept your serial defeat, get over obsession with Edo treasury, PDP tells Oshiomhole, Mayaki …Words of John Mayaki not credible, he is a self confessed liar

The Edo State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and “his hired gun, John Mayaki, to accept the serial defeat suffered in the hands of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and stop …

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2021 Budget: Why selling national assets to fund budget deficit will be counter productive By Dr. Kazeem Bello

The fallout from the Minister of Finance’s Ministerial Briefing on the 2021 Nigeria’s National budget is mainly the proposed action by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to flip and sell some critical National Assets to assist raise necessary funds to finance the budget gap. This underscores the pressure on …

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