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Two Nigerians win Shell global entrepreneurship prize

Igo Weli Shell

Two Nigerian business owners, Mr. Precious Adeho and Mrs.Ngozi Deborah Atalor, have emerged winners in the 2017 Shell LiveWIRE Top Ten Innovators competition, a global contest open to beneficiaries of Shell LiveWIRE, and aimed at rewarding shining cases of innovation in businesses supported by the programme. The two Nigerians won the Merit prize along with four others in the same category, while businesses from the ...

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Abuja chamber lauds VP’s economic planning, development efforts


The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has commended Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), for the conclusions reached at the recent National Economic Council (NEC) meeting, saying they are critical first steps towards harmonising economic planning and development among the various levels of government. Making the commendation, the incoming President of the Chamber, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode (SAN), described ...

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Court awards N10.3m damages against Lagos hotel

National Industrial Court

The National Industrial Court (NIC) in Lagos has awarded the sum of N10.3 million against Lagos Travel Inn over a disabling injury suffered by one of its employees, Mr Emmanuel Abah, in the course of his duties. Justice J. D Peters held that the NIC was a court of law and also of equity, which is governed by the rule ...

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Zenith Bank restates commitment to promotion of ICT knowledge among youths

Zenith Bank

Zenith Bank Plc says it will continue to promote efforts that improve ICT knowledge and penetration in Nigeria through its sponsorship of Nigerian students in the global Microsoft World Championship. The bank’s Group Managing Director, Mr. Peter Amamgbo, said this in Lagos on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Annual ReadManna Award and ICT Exhibition where prizes were presented to ...

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Shell launches NXplorers education initiative in Nigeria


Shell has launched its global education initiative, NXplorers, in Nigeria, in the latest effort to inspire young people to find solutions to the global challenges of food, water and energy in the face of an increasing  global population. “NXplorers will connect Nigeria to the global search for solutions to the interlinked challenges of food, water and energy by inspiring, preparing ...

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EFCC arraigns vessel, six alleged oil thieves

Federal High Court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, September 28, 2017 arraigned a vessel, MT Vine, and six suspected oil thieves before a Federal High Court, Lagos. They were arrested for allegedly stealing 1080 Metric Tons of Automated Gas Oil (AGO), popularly known as diesel. Those arraigned alongside the vessel are Okpene Peter, Lateef Akin, Sarumi Evans, Obodo Cosmos ...

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Ooni, group keep hopes alive with new TV programme

Ooni of Ife

His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, in conjunction with New Breeze World, is set to produce a TV advocacy programme, Hopes Alive Initiative. The programme is designed for the under-privileged who have a lot to give but are often at a disadvantage due to public misperceptions that limit their opportunities and access to resources. Temitope Oluseyi-Oshin is the ...

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Court requests medical report of suspects charged with illicit arms importation

arms importation

Justice Ayokunle Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos has called for medical reports detailing the health status of four out of the five men charged with illegal firearms importation by the Federal Government. The judge on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 directed authorities of the prison where the accused persons were remanded to make the medical report available to ...

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Adesina, Peterside, Eresia-Eke, Uwazurike, to grace News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture


An array of distinguished personalities have confirmed their attendance at the News Express 5th Anniversary Lecture, holding on Thursday, September 28, 2017, at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos. A statement issued on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in Lagos by the News Express Management listed dignitaries who have confirmed their attendance at the lecture to include Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina; ...

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Stakeholders endorse Shell’s Global Nigeria Forum

Simbi Wabote

Public and private sector players in the Nigerian oil and gas industry have described the annual Global Nigeria Forum (GNF) as a model worthy of emulation by the country’s local content regulator. They spoke at the fourth edition of the forum held in Aberdeen, Scotland on September 9, 2017 with the theme: “Enabling Competitive Local Content Through Sustainable Partnerships”. The ...

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