LABOUR SEEKS SPECIAL INTERVENTION ON JOB SECURITY IN OIL INDUSTRY

THE increasing loss of jobs and high level of depletion in membership were parts of the focal issues that dominated the National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. In fact, for members of the union’s NEC, the spate of redundancies and closures of oil More...

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By editor On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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FirstGem is One!

Positioning for Business and Financial Success Something is brewing ladies! As we move into the new year, it is time to challenge you into taking long elegant strides toward persona and business success. The FirstGem More...

By editor On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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CBN: OUR PROGRAMMES HAVE CREATED 7 MILLION JOBS

Isaac Okorafor, acting director, communications at the Central Bank of Nigeria, says the bank’s development finance interventions has created seven million jobs. Okorafor, who made this statement on Thursday More...

By editor On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
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RICE FARMERS WANT FG TO REVIEW CONDITIONS FOR ABP LOANS

Alhaji Muatari Sani, Chairman, Rice Farmers Association in Katsina Senatorial Zone, has urged the Federal Government to review the conditions for granting loans to rice farmers under the Anchor Borrowers More...

By editor On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
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STAKEHOLDERS COMMEND MOVE TO RESOLVE NPA/INTELS ROW

  Stakeholders in the maritime sector have commended the Chairman of INTELS Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gabriele Volpi, for intervening in the rift between his company and the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), More...

By editor On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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AFRICA SPENDS $35BN ANNUALLY ON FOOD IMPORTS

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, said that Africa was spending 35 billion dollars annually on food imports. Mr. Adesina said in his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered at Iowa State More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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FOOD PRICES RISE BUT INFLATION DROPS FOR 8TH CONSECUTIVE TIME

Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday shows that Nigeria’s inflation rate dropped to 15.98% from 16.01% for the month of September. It is the eighth consecutive time the country’s More...

By editor On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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GHANA AIMS TO REGAIN TOP SPOT IN COCOA PRODUCTION

Ghana is home to the world’s favourite cocoa beans. They’re bigger in size, have a higher butter content and superior flavour – all qualities which make Ghana’s cocoa the world standard More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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OANDO GAS,POWER REBRANDS TO AXXELA

Oando Gas & Power Limited (OGP), the erstwhile Midstream business subsidiary of Oando PLC (Oando), yesterday announced the change of its corporate identity and branding to Axxela Limited (Axxela), in a bid More...

By editor On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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NIGERIA EXPANDS ITS CRYPTO UNIVERSE AS BITKOIN,AFRICA LAUNCHES EXCHANGE

A dedicated Bitcoin exchange for Africa has launched after a four-month development phase from Nigeria-based programmers. Announced Sunday by lead developer Timi Ajiboye, the unusually-named Bitkoin.Africa More...