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Kachikwu: NNPC Operations Not Yet Fully Transparent

Kachikwu: Involving Communities in Oil Activities, Solution to End Crisis in Niger Delta

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has said that reforms initiated by the federal government to clean up years of corrupt practices in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have not completely guaranteed that the state ...

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House C’ttee Disputes Chevron’s $15,000 Gas Flaring Claim

House C’ttee Disputes Chevron’s $15,000 Gas Flaring Claim

The House of Representatives adhoc committee investigating revenue leakages in the oil and gas sector from January 2016 to January 2017 yesterday faulted claims by oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited, which claimed it flared only $15,000 worth of gas in ...

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Nigeria Recovers $65m Electricity Debt from Niger, Benin

Nigeria Recovers $65m Electricity Debt from Niger, Benin

Nigeria has made some significant progress in its attempt to recover millions of dollars owed its electricity industry by two of her West African neighbours-Benin and Niger Republics- for electricity supplied to them, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, ...

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OPEC Likely to Extend Supply Cuts to Rebalance Market

OPEC Likely to Extend Supply Cuts to Rebalance Market

United Arab Emirates’ minister for energy Suhail al-Mazroui has stated that he expects the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries to extend global supply cuts at the November 30, 2017 meeting. This is coming as OPEC in ...

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FG Seeks N43.2 billion Funding Windows For TTPs, ICDs

FG Seeks N43.2 billion Funding Windows For TTPs, ICDs

·       Enugu, Kogi, Edo, Oyo, Kebbi, others on radar ·       Stock Exchange raises hope on Funds ·       No legislative huddles for TTPs—Usoro ·       Blame Senate for bad port access roads–Fashola  A total of N43.2 billion is required to set up nine modern Truck Transit ...

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How Nigeria, Singapore Deal to Revive National Fleet Status Failed

How Nigeria, Singapore Deal to Revive National Fleet Status Failed

The bid by the federal government to start a national fleet with private investors collapsed because the Nigerian government stock to obsolete laws that the foreign partners felt will make it impossible to recoup their return. The federal government had ...

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Senate to Publish Names of Companies Involved in N30tn Import-Export Scam

Senate to Publish Names of Companies Involved in N30tn Import-Export Scam

The Senate says it is set to publish names of companies found culpable in the investigation into the alleged N30 trillion revenue scam in the import and export value chain. Hope Uzodinma, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Customs, Excise ...

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Ajaokuta Steel Company Matter Not Yet Resolved, Says Global Steel Holdings

Ajaokuta Steel Company Matter Not Yet Resolved, Says Global Steel Holdings

The management of Global Steel Holdings Limited (GSHL) has faulted  a  statement  credited  to the Minister of Mines  and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, that “the ownership of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited has now reverted to the federal government.” Global ...

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EU, UN Reaffirm Support for Full Integration of ECOWAS Sub-region

EU, UN Reaffirm Support for Full Integration of ECOWAS Sub-region

The European Union has again reaffirmed its commitment towards the realization of full integration of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), stressing that integration and cooperation are major tools the region need in overcoming its numerous challenges. Ambassador/ ...

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Port Harcourt, Lagos Airports Rated amongst Worst 20 in the World

Port Harcourt, Lagos Airports Rated amongst Worst 20 in the World

Two Nigerian airports, the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa and the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, have been rated among the worst 20 airports in the world by a survey carried out by the Sleep in Airport website, sleepinairports.net. ...

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Tompolo’s Kinsmen Hail Buhari Over Additional Money for Maritime University

Tompolo’s Kinsmen Hail Buhari Over Additional Money for Maritime University

Kinsmen of ex-militant leader and Commander of defunct Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta, Chief Government Ekpemupolo alias Tompolo under the aegis of Chairmen of Gbaramatu communities have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the approval of additional N3 Billion ...

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Managing Nigerian Deaths In Diaspora

Managing Nigerian Deaths In Diaspora

Over the years Nigerians have been victims of strange events resulting in deaths or near-death experiences but the government have seldom acted or carried out detailed investigations on these cases, however, the mysterious death of 26 young Nigerian girls found ...

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Ijeomious Ijeoma

Ijeomious Ijeoma

Mrs. Ijeoma Ogu Chijioke is an Assistant Director in the Public Relations department of the Federal Ministry of Transportation. She is highly intelligent and endowed with refined communication skills that endears her to journalists. Prior to her appointment in the ...

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IS ENTREPRENEURSHIP A FACTOR OF PRODUCTION?

IS ENTREPRENEURSHIP A FACTOR OF PRODUCTION?

Some economists identify entrepreneurship as a factor of production because it can increase the productive efficiency of a firm. Many different definitions of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship exist, and many of these definitions place entrepreneurs in the same critical category as more consistently ...

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2018 Budget Can’t Grow Nigeria’s Economy – Experts

2018 Budget Can’t Grow Nigeria’s Economy – Experts

The 2018 budget recently presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly lacks the capacity to grow the economy, the Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, and other stakeholders in the academia and industry have ...

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New Pipeline To Enable Uganda To Export Oil By 2020

New Pipeline To Enable Uganda To Export Oil By 2020

The presidents of Tanzania and Uganda are due November 11 to lay the foundation stone for the construction of East Africa’s first significant oil export pipeline. It has been a long time coming. Joseph Magufuli of Tanzania and his Ugandan ...

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Roles For Women In The Rebirth Of Mining In Nigeria

Roles For Women In The Rebirth Of Mining In Nigeria

Engr. (Mrs.) Janet Adeyemi is the President of Women in Mining, Nigeria and also a 2017 inductee into the MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) initiative. During the recent Nigeria Mining week which took place in Abuja, she ...

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Nigerian Customers Benefit From Competition Among Airlines

Nigerian Customers Benefit From Competition Among Airlines

By Nkem Osuagwu We are seeing strength in Nigeria’s economy with improvement in air travel, says Kola Olayinka, British Airways Regional Commercial Manager, West Africa. In this interview, he spoke about the challenges of his carrier in the country’s aviation industry, ...

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MMS WoFHoF: Creating A New Identity For The Nigerian Woman

MMS WoFHoF: Creating A New Identity For The Nigerian Woman

By Kenneth Jukpor In Nigeria, the place of a woman in the workplace, home, governance and society generally varies based on ethnicity and religion. However, the roles and perception of women in Nigeria has evolved; they have learnt to come ...

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MOSOP To FG: Honour Saro-Wiwa, Others

The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP) has urged the Federal Government to start off the process of clearing the image of Ken Saro-Wiwa and eight others who were killed by the military government 22 years ago. MOSOP ...

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