Rae-Omoh Promises Cooperation With Tourism Professionals, Stakeholders

The acting Director-General of the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Mrs. Mariel Rae-Omoh, said she would work with professional bodies, associations and stakeholders to move the industry forward. Rae-Omoh revealed this when the Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN) paid her a courtesy visit in her office, in Abuja, on Thursday. While describing the […]

Fire razes section of Nigerian Breweries plant in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Fatai Owoseni, has redeployed about 100 policemen to the premises of the Nigerian Breweries Plc, Iganmu, Lagos where an early morning fire razed a part of the company’s premises on Sunday. Owoseni told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the deployment was meant to give adequate security cover to the company. The Police Commissioner explained that the policemen were deployed to hold back some miscreants who wanted to take advantage of the situation to enter into the company’s premises.

Tanzania, Nigeria’s Dangote reach gas supply deal

 Tanzania and Nigeria’s Dangote Cement have reached a deal on the supply of natural gas to the firm’s manufacturing plant in the country after negotiations stalled over prices, Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Saturday. The 500 million dollars cement factory in the southeastern-Tanzanian-town of Mtwara, set up last year with an annual capacity of three million tonnes, runs on expensive diesel-generators and has sought government-support to reduce costs. The plant was shut down recently on account of high energy costs and erratic power supply by the Tanzania electricity company.

Obaseki to engage female drivers, mechanics…

Jethro Ibileke/Benin Determined to provide a knowledge-driven development for Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki, is seeking ways to enhance the practical skill of students of the State-owned Benin Technical College, through collaboration with the private sector. Besides, the Governor said as part of his administration’s strategic plans for competitive advantage, female drivers and mechanics would be encouraged to study at the Benin Technical College after a complete retooling and rehabilitation. Obaseki made the disclosure in Benin on Monday at the graduation ceremony of 25 female mechanics students of Lady Mechanic Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, where he offered to engage female mechanics for the maintenance of government vehicles.

N-Power: Selection of beneficiaries fraud free, says Presidency

Over 90% of the 200,000 unemployed Nigerian graduates selected in the first batch of the N-Power Volunteer Corps, NPVC, have been verified using the Bank Verification Number, and any untrue information submitted in the process of application is a ground for disqualification. This clarification was given today by the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity in the Office of the Vice President, Mr. Laolu Akande, while giving an update on the N-Power Volunteer Corps which is now advancing with assignment of beneficiaries to their places of deployments in their states of residence.

MAN: N500b lost to CBN’s flexible forex policy

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Thursday said Central Bank of Nigeria’s flexible exchange rate policy had culminated to N500 billion loss for manufacturers. Mr Babatunde Odunayo, Chairman, MAN, Apapa Branch made the assertion during the branch’s 45th Annual General Meeting in Lagos. According to him, Letters of Credit and Form Ms approved to manufacturers at N197/US$ before the introduction of new flexible exchange rate on June 20, are now expected to be redeemed at N320.

Why Nigeria may not be out of recession in 2017 – MAN

The President, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria(MAN), Dr. Frank Jacobs, says with the current economic situation, the country may not be out of recession in 2017. Jacobs told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that there was the…

PHOTOS: Obasajo gets Made -in -Aba shoes

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has delivered some pairs of made in Aba shoes to former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, at his home in Ogun State Obasanjo had, at the 2016 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, ordered for them through Gov. Ikpeazu, who is also the “Chief Marketing Officer” of Made-in-Aba goods. According to Enyinnaya Appolos, Ikpeazu’s chief press secretary, the governor personally delivered the shoes to the former president at the latter’s Hilltop mansion in Ogun state.

Buhari begins 2-day visit to Edo

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Disengagement of workers not due to recession – Dangote

The Dangote Group of Companies has denied reports that the disengagement of 48 workers from the company was due to economic recession in the country, Mr Tony Chiejina, its Head of Corporate Affairs, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Mon…