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Lebanese Embassy Suspends Issuance of Working Visa to Nigerians

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Sequel to influx of some Nigerians to Lebanon to work, and complaints of maltreatment from some Nigerian domestic workers in the country, Amb. Houssam Diab, the Lebanese Ambassador to Nigeria said on Thursday that the Embassy has suspended issuing working visas to Nigerians seeking to work in Lebanon, particularly for domestic work. He told the visiting Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in ...

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Delta Working to Complete Trans-Warri Road, Bridges

Delta Working to Complete Trans-Warri Road Bridges

Delta Government on Wednesday reaffirmed its determination to complete ongoing construction of Trans-Warri road and bridges in Warri South Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner for Works in the state, Chief James Augoye, made the pledge while briefing newsmen shortly after inspecting the project. He said that the inspection was to ensure that all contractors handling projects for ...

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Ogbeogonogo Fire Disaster: Buhari Commiserates with Victims

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, commiserated with victims of Ogbogonogo fire disaster, assuring that they would not bear the burden of the unfortunate incident alone. The President who spoke through the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiyar Umar Farouk, also, commended the proactive measures taken by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa to curb the spread of the ...

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Rising Nigeria’s Debt Profile Worries CNPP

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…Tasks Buhari Administration on Transparency, Cost of Governance The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has urged President Muhammadu Buhari administration to show responsibility by improving on accountability and transparency level in the face of increasing Nigeria’s debt profile. In a statement issued in Abuja by its Secretary General, Chief Willy Ezugwu the umbrella body of all registered political parties and ...

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IMF Executive Board Approves Financial Year 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

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On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for financial year (FY) 2021, beginning May 1, 2020, and took note of indicative budgets for FY 2022–23. The budget is set amidst extraordinary uncertainty related to the COVID-19 outbreak, which will have a significant impact on Fund operations in ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi Assists CAPIO in Rehabilitating Ex-prisoners

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

In keeping with his administration’s four-point agenda on security and justice, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, has approved the request for financial assistance made by Carmelite Prisoners’ Interest Organization (CAPIO), to enable the body acquire more plots of land for its Centre of Hope Programme. CAPIO is a human rights organisation that advocates for the rights and dignity of ...

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MainOne Commence Construction Work at MDXi Data Center in Appolonia City

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Consistent with the announcement of its planned MDXi Ghana Data Center project in September 2019, West Africa’s premier connectivity and data center solution provider, MainOne has commenced construction activities on the project with official site groundbreaking at the Appolonia City enclave on the 15th of May 2020. This follows a thorough and transparent vendors selection process, as well as extensive ...

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Abakpa-Emene Link: Gov. Ugwuanyi has Given Enugu Miraculous Road – Fr. Mbaka

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Inaugurated 13-kilometre Nike Lake Junction-Harmony Estate-Amorji Nike- Adoration Pilgrimage Centre –Orie Emene road

…As Gov Inaugurates Project Amid Jubilation Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, amid jubilation, inaugurated the 13-kilometre Nike Lake Junction-Harmony Estate-Amorji Nike- Adoration Pilgrimage Centre –Orie Emene road, newly constructed by his administration across the thick forest of Umuchigbo community in Enugu East Local Government Area of the state. The virgin road constructed with lined drains and five ...

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Okowa Celebrates Rainoil Founder, Gabriel Ogbechie, at 54

Rainoil Founder and CEO Gabriel Ogbechie

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Thursday felicitated with the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Rainoil Limited, Mr Gabriel Ogbechie, as he clocks 54 on May 28. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, Okowa said Ogbechie was an illustrious son of Delta who had through numerous investments in oil and gas, ...

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An in-depth Look at Future of Africa’s Energy Mix, Transition and Investment Amid COVID-19

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The webinar will be guided by the question: Is Now the Time for Renewables? Speakers will include: Nelisiwe Magubane, Chairperson of Matleng Energy Solutions; Suzanne Jaworowski, Senior Advisor of Policy & Communications at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy and Massaer Cisse, General Manager of Lekela Power Senegal; The webinar will take place on Thursday, 28 May ...

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Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa, Says Global Finance

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Global Finance has named Ecobank as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from ...

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