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Ambode restates commitment to credible, transparent administration…Receives 51st ICAN President, Deru

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday restated his administration’s commitment to run an open, credible and transparent administration. The Governor who spoke when he received the 51st President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Otunba Olufemi Deru, Ikeja at the Lagos House, said as student who …

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PDP, INEC frustrating our case at Rivers Election Petition Tribunal – APC alleges

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as ‘obstructionist and provocative’ the petition written to President Muhammadu Buhari by the 16 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Federal lawmakers from Rivers over the State’s Governorship Election Petition Tribunal, saying ‘those who are blatantly obstructing the course of justice are the same ones …

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Nigeria, Africa’s top remittance recipient nation, set to host RemitAfrica2015

MobileMoneyAfrica has concluded plans to host the RemitAfrica conference from November 4 – 5 in Lagos, the economic capital of Nigeria, Africa’s largest remittance nation. Remittance providers and stakeholders such as money transfer operators, financial services providers, financial technology providers, vendors, agent network operators, mobile financial services providers, regulators and …

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2015 Paris Summit: UNDP launches storytelling contest for African journalists to amplify climate coverage

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Thursday, launched a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide. “We want to …

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NIMASA introduces new Seafarers’ Medical Certification documents

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has introduced new Seafarer’s Medical Certification Documents in compliance with extant requirements of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 and Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) 1998 as amended. Presenting the documents to stakeholders in Lagos recently, the Acting Director General …

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NNPC moves to enthrone transparency in award of crude oil lifting contract · Reduces off-takers from 43 to 16 · Extends invitation to Forte Oil, Mobil, others to bid for new OPA

In a novel move to instill transparency and probity in the award of the annual Crude Oil Term Contract, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday mapped out measures to execute the 2015/2016 award of contract to companies for the evacuation of Nigeria’s crude oil equity from the various …

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(FOR THE RECORD) Let us make IPAC a more purposeful organisation – by Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim

Address by Bashir Yusuf Ibrahim, Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council, IPAC, on the occasion of the Inauguration of the newly elected IPAC Executive Committee at the Conference Room of Independent National Electoral Commission, Maitama, Abuja on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Today’s inauguration marks the beginning of a new day at …

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NNPC cancels contract for delivery of crude oil to refineries · Terminates offshore processing agreements, invites companies for fresh bid · Begins process for engagement of new off-takers for 2015/16 crude oil term contracts

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday announced new measures aimed at cost reduction and strengthening of operational efficiency across its value chain. The NNPC in a release stated that after proper evaluation and in line with the terms of contract for the delivery of crude oil to the …

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