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February 21, 2018 3:44 PM Minister urges Nigerians to embrace innovation

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has urged Nigerians to embrace innovation in order to boost and move the economy to the next level. Enelamah said this, in Nsukka, Enugu State, on Wednesday, during the first international science parks and innovation workshop organised by UNN in collaboration with Ideon Science 23

February 20, 2018 10:48 AM Delta To Construct 30,000bpd Modular Refineries

The Delta State Government on Monday has stated that it would start the construction of three modular refineries with total capacity to retain crude oil of 30,000 barrels per day before the year ending. It also said that it had met with the Department of Petroleum Resources on the matter and was expecting a definite approval from the oil sector regulator 21

February 19, 2018 1:41 AM Obasanjo to carry out medical checks in Bayelsa specialist hospital

President, Olusegun Obasanjo, at the weekend said he would, henceforth, visit Bayelsa State for regular medical check-ups at the state’s specialist hospital. Obasanjo, who stated with satisfaction, the level of development that has transformed Bayelsa, especially in the area of education, health, infrastructure and tourism, said the huge investments 20

February 18, 2018 5:55 PM Calabar carnival: State gives account of what it expended

Calabar carnival activities in Cross River State is to gulp over four billion Naira while hiring of helicopter to cover the event was allocated N500 million. Similarly, N500 million was allocated for the payment of the five bands and another N500 million for other cost associated with the celebration. Consequently, the total budget for the sector according 13

February 16, 2018 12:30 PM FG Receives $486m World Bank Credit For Power Sector

World Bank has approved a 486 million dollars credit facility to Nigeria for the poor electricity grid development and improvement. The lender said on Friday. “The investments under the Nigeria Electricity Transmission Project will increase the power transfer capacity of the transmission network and enable distribution companies to supply consumers with additional 25

February 16, 2018 9:57 AM ‘Herdsmen Attacks, Destruction Of Farmlands Worsen Food Insecurity’

The Co-Founder, Heart and Capital Nigeria Limited, Mr. Umar Adelodun, has said that the attacks of farmers by herdsmen and the destruction of farmlands has negatively affected food production in Nigeria. He factored agriculture as one of the major sector that can improve the economy of the nation. He added that agriculture could provide job employment 17

February 15, 2018 10:11 PM Senate summons Adeosun, Amaechi, others over diversion of $600m

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Public Accounts, Senator Mathew Urhoghide, on Thursday invited the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, to appear before it to explain how the $600 million Euro bond sourced from the Chinese Government was used. The upper chamber said $600 million loan received to revive the power sector was allegedly diverted by the Federal 13

February 14, 2018 5:16 PM 150 Deputy Directors in federal MDAs fail promotion exams – Oyo-Ita

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday disclosed that about 150 Deputy Directors in the federal ministries, departments, and agencies failed the promotion examinations to the position of Directors between 2015 and 2017. She revealed this while declaring open the second edition of her office’s quarterly meeting 15

February 14, 2018 8:22 AM Vacate seaports or face arrest – NPA warns NAFDAC, SON

Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has given a 24-hour ultimatum to officials of National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), among others to vacate the seaports or risk being arrested. The directive is in line with a new order issued to NPA by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council 15

February 12, 2018 1:00 AM NEXIM’s N1bn loan, others boost Beloxxi operations

N1 billion credit facility from the Nigeria Export Import (NEXIM) Bank and others from six Nigerian banks as well as the $80 million raised from international market helped to finance the expansion project of Beloxxi Industry Limited commissioned last Thursday in Agbara, Ogun State. According to its Managing Director, Obi Ezeude, this has helped the company 14