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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
African Development Bank has designated representatives from 80 government institutions, civil society organisations and universities for training as experts in developing climate financing proposals. Following a thorough independent selection process, 80 participants were chosen, with approximately 40 from English-speaking countries and 40 from French and Portuguese-speaking countries. The trainees would pass...
Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Nigeria’s nominee for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) is set to emerge winner of the competitive race to the highly coveted head of the international body. Reuters on Wednesday reported that a key group of WTO ambassadors...
A technology approach to solving some of the challenges faced in pension administration has been introduced with the development of I’M Alive, a pensioner verification solution by Chams Plc. The Group Managing Director (GMD) of Chams Plc, Gavin Young, at an interactive session with journalists on Monday, at the firm’s...
African Development Bank (AfDB) has made case for agro-industrialisation projects by seeking support from Nordic country partners towards adding value to the competitive production of commodities such as cocoa, livestock and cotton in order to leverage the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). Speaking at a webinar held on Thursday...
The need to be cybersecurity-conscious to guarantee online safety for Internet users is said to be everyone’s business and not reserved for a group of people, The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta made the remark during at an...
19-year old singer songwriter Shalom Olaleye has been signed to a record deal by a Manchester based record label. Shalom who is known by fans as Troy – omo iya ijo was offered what many artists in his position would consider a lifetime opportunity, when his single titled Duro -...
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday explained that the recently passed Companies and Allied Matters Act, 2020 (CAMA) in Nigeria will enhance transparency and corporate accountability in the fight against corruption. President Buhari spoke in a video message presented at the Open Government Partnership (OGP) 2020 Virtual Leaders’ Summit on the sidelines...
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it will now sanction banks involved in delaying disbursement of Anchor Borrower’s Program funds to farmers. The apex bank gave the threat when the Director of Development Finance, Mr. Yusuf Yila spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting involving Anchor, Processors, Commodity Associations and Banks. Yila disclosed...
Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has defeated Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to secure another four-year term as governor of Edo State. Obaseki was returned elected after scoring highest number of votes in the Saturday poll, said the Returning Officer for Edo State governorship...
The Federal Government has banned Emirates Airlines from operating flights into Nigeria, in line with its aviation policy of reciprocity over the rejection of Nigerians by some countries due to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations and protocols. This was disclosed by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on his Twitter...