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The 2016 International Women Day and launching of Kilimanjaro Initiative in Abuja

 

L-R: Coordinator, Research, Policy and Advocacy, Oxfam, Mr AbdulAzeez Musa, Project Manager, Public Financing for Agriculture, ActionAid International, Ms. Constance Okeke, female food hero, Oxfam, Mrs. Dorcas Azenda and National President, Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation, [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


An advocacy visit to office of the Comptroller General in Abuja

L-R: Head of Policy and Public Affairs, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Michael Onuoha, Deputy Control General of Customs, Strategic Research and Policy, Mr. Paul Okeigwu, Managing director, Guinness Nigeria, Mr. Peter Ndegwa, Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali, Director, Corporate Relation, Gu [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Guinness settles dispute with NAFDAC

Guinness Nigeria can now confirm that a Notice of Discontinuance of the court action instituted against the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, and the Attorney General of the Federation has been filed.

NAFDAC had imposed administrative charges of N1billion on [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


Nigeria’s broadband penetration hits 10% in 2015

Broadband penetration in Nigeria has risen by four percent to hit 10 percent 2015, even as a total of 29,515 Mobile Number Porting, MNP, activities were carried out in the month of January 2016, the Nigerian Communications Commission has said.

Though the figures indicate slight increase in MNP [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


Nigeria’s economic growth drops to 2.11% in Q4

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP, dropped by 3.83 percent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared to the growth recorded in the preceding quarter and lower by 0.73 percent recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2014.

The figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, sh [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


FG cautions telcoms over unauthorized charges

The federal government has promised to evoke relevant laws against telecommunication operators who are in the habit of defrauding innocent consumers through unauthorized charges, and other fraudulent means.

Minister of communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, who handed down the warning at a meeting [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


NEMSA ban use of untreated wooden poles for power installations

As parts of efforts to sanitize, and maintain safety standard in the power sector, the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, NEMSA, has announced the ban on the use of untreated wooden poles, substandard materials and poor installations by electrical contractors and distribution companies.< [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


Fraud: CBN wields big hammer, suspends officials

Some staffers of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, are currently on suspension to allow for proper investigation over the recent attempt to defraud the apex bank.

Though the bank has been silent on the affected staff, sources say top officials of the bank have been suspended over the racket, wh [...]

Sun, 13 March 2016


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