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50,000 athletes to participate in 2017 Lagos City Marathon – Ambode …Tourney to become Africa’s best …Top 10 world marathoners to compete for $50,000 grand prize; Access Bank’s Wigwe, Seven-Up’s Sawhney, AFN’s Ogba, others at media briefing

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said no fewer than 50,000 athletes from across the world are expected to participate in the second edition of Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to hold on February 11, 2017. Governor Ambode, who stated this at Lagos House in Ikeja while …

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Ban export of Nigeria’s grain, Tambuwal tells FG; We’ll soon be self-sufficient in food production – Emefiele

Against the backdrop of concerns in some quarters of outbreak of famine in Nigeria next year, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged the Federal Government to immediately stop the export of food items to neighbouring countries, especially through the land borders. Speaking in Isa LGA of the …

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NNPC, Shell sign MoUs with Nigerian banks for $2.2 billion contractor financing support

Shell Companies in Nigeria, supported by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with eight Nigerian banks under the refreshed Shell Contractors’ Support Fund, the latest milestone in efforts to improve access to finance for Nigerian vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry. …

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Jeep® Wrangler earns seventh consecutive ‘hottest 4×4-SUV’ SEMA Award; Dodge Charger takes inaugural ‘Hottest Sedan’ Honors

It is no news that the Mopar brand isn’t alone in choosing the Jeep® Wrangler and Dodge Charger as perfect canvasses for customization. On 1st November, 2016,the Jeep Wrangler received an award tagged “the Hottest 4×4-SUV” on the trade show floor for the seventh year in a row. This took …

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President Buhari to John Kerry: Corruption fighting back vigorously, but we’ll win; Meets with AfDB President; Mourns Gbadamosi

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the anti-corruption war is tough and grueling, with corruption fighting vigorously back, but assured that the battle would be won. Meeting with American Secretary of State, John Kerry, Wednesday, on the margins of conference on climate change, COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, President Buhari, according …

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Areas where Nigeria needs China’s co-operation, By Saraki …Says National Assembly to aid non-interest based financial institutions

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday identified the provision of infrastructure, industrialization and Information Technology (IT) as critical areas that require solid co-operation between Nigeria and China for economic revival and growth. Saraki, according to a statement from his Media Office, in Abuja, stated this when he hosted …

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Federal Government, Dangote Foundation join forces against malaria in Nigeria

Federal Government of Nigeria and Dangote Foundation have jointly launched a Document tagged “Engaging the Private Sector to Eliminate Malaria in Nigeria.” This is a private sector initiative that would explore resources from private investors towards eradicating malaria in the country. Malaria has been described as one of the major …

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SNEPCo donates modern test laboratory to Nigerian Institute of Welding

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo) and its co-venturers (ExxonMobil, TOTAL and ENI) have donated facilities including a modern test laboratory to the Nigerian Institute of Welding (NIW) at Imasabor-Ologbo, Benin City, in what has been hailed as a significant boost for the development of welding technology in Nigeria. …

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President Buhari arrives Morocco ahead of Climate Change Conference; Pays tribute to late Sultan Dasuki

President Muhammadu Buhari, who has arrived Morocco for the Climate Change Conference COP 22 in Marrakesh, has extended heartfelt condolences to the Dasuki family, the government and people of Sokoto State on the death of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki. President Buhari also commiserated with the Jama’atul …

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FG hails Australian government’s partnership in mining sector

The Federal Government has commended the Australian government for its strategic partnership with the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development in developing the Nigerian mining sector. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, gave the commendation Monday, at the opening session of a two-day capacity building workshop …

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Total E&P donates drugs, rehabilitates health facilities in Rivers and A/Ibom

Tony Asuquo, Uyo Total E&P Nigeria Limited Port-Harcourt, has commenced rehabilitation work at the General Hospital, Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. This was in addition to the donation of essential drugs to selected health centres in offshore communities in Rivers and Akwa Ibom States respectively. Deputy-General …

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