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MRA Inducts Identity Management Commission into FO

Monday, October 16, 2017
LAGOS, Monday, October 16, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today inducted the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, saying it was recognizing the agency for its determined efforts to undermine the effectiveness of the FOI Act, ...

VP’s wife, ex-First Lady, Ministers for Gemstones exhibition

Monday, October 16, 2017
Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, Wife of a former Head of State, Mrs Ajoke Murtala Mohammed, would join some members of the Federal Executives Council and other stakeholders in the extractive industry for the two-day seminar on gemstones and exhibition of products and equipment s ...

Nigeria, JICA hold bilateral talks on power, infrastructure projects

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Nigeria has held bilateral discussions with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) power and infrastructure projects as well as some pipeline projects. The Nigerian delegation was led by the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, while the Senior Vice President of JICA, Mr. Hir ...

Nerc Fines Ibedc N50m

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Following the outcome of an open book review conducted on the financial records of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company plc (IEDC), the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission found the company wanting on two grounds of inappropriate financial transactions and was subsequently fined a sum of N ...

NDDC Backs NAPTIP in Fight against Human Trafficking

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has assured the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, of its continued support in dealing with the task of curtailing the vices of human trafficking in the Niger Delta region. The NDDC Managing Director, Mr Nsima Ekere, ga ...

Nddc, Nexim Bank To Set Up N2.5 Billion Export Development Fund

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has assured that it will set up a N2.5 billion export development fund in conjunction with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM. This was announced by the NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, when a delegation from the NEXIM Bank paid him a cour ...

Imo Deputy Governor Salutes Super Eagles On Victory

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for pecking down Chipolopolo of Zambia in a tension-soaked world cup qualifying cracker last weekend. Responding to questions from newsmen, yesterday at Owerri West local government of Imo S ...

N40bn: Serap Seeks Court Orders For Fg To Stop Ex-govs Making Millions As Senato

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government over its ldquo;failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and failure to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by ...

Universities Should Join In Development Of Niger Delta - Nddc Chairman

Friday, October 6, 2017
The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has challenged universities to collaborate with development agencies in carrying out studies to help communities surmount environmental challenges. Senator Ndoma-Egba stated this d ...

Re Arrest Nnamdi Kanu's Lawyers..... “They Are Paid Renegades” Says Nnamdi Kanu'

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Legal practitioners, under the aegis of Lawyers of Conscience (LAWCONS) have called for the immediate arrest of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, the lawyer to IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu and other persons working for the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra. The group said it was an insult on the side of the Nigeri ...

MRA Inducts Office of Federal Auditor General into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
LAGOS, Tuesday, October 3, 2017: Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame for its brazen disregard for the Freedom of Information Act as evidenced by its non-compliance with virtually all aspe ...

African Presidents and CEOs Discuss the Future of U.S.-Africa Business at UNGA

Monday, October 2, 2017
Washington, DC ndash; October 2, 2017: Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted key meetings on the future of U.S.-Africa business in New York featuring leaders such as Rwandan President Paul Kagame and African Billionaire Mr. Aliko Dangote during the United Nations General Assembly m ...

“Orji Uzor Kalu: The Quintessential Hausa Fulani Slave. A Drowning Man, Looking

Sunday, October 1, 2017
It has come to the knowledge of the worldwide family of IPOB and it rsquo;s leadership concerning the wild and widely reported comments of Orji Uzor Kalu regarding the whereabouts of our leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. This man Orji Uzor Kalu have again made claims that could only classify him as either me ...
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