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Federal Government Invests N100bn in North East

Federal Government Invests N100bn in North East

President Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, performed the ground-breaking of the N100bn expansion project for Ashaka Cement’s new 2.5million metric-tonne capacity cement production line in Gombe, North East Nigeria. The project, which will be completed within three years, will increase the company’s current production capacity of over one million metric tonnes to about four million metric tonnes

Joy Ogwu’s Address to the UN Council

Professor Joy Ogwu, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, assumed the one-month rotational Presidency of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. On the assumption of her new role, the professor, in her address to UN members states, gave a run down of the provisional programme of work approved by the

Jega Hosts Election Debate Group

The board of trustees of the Nigeria Election Debate Group, NEDG visited the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC in Abuja. The visit was part of preparation for the forthcoming governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states. The board, led by his chairman, Abubakar Jijiwa was received by INEC Chairman –Attahiru Jega at INEC’s headquarters in Abuja.

Nigeria Heads UN Security Council

For the fifth time since independence, Nigeria has been elected to serve as the president of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, April1, 2014. Joy Ogwu, Nigeria’s permanent representative to the UN, assumed the one-month rotational position from Sylvie Lucas, the permanent representative of Luxembourg, who held the presidency for the month of March

First Bank Best In Nigeria

  First Bank Nigeria, FBN, has been ranked as Nigeria’s number one banking brand in 2014. The bank has been so ranked for the third consecutive time. In the top 500 banking brands ranking of the world, released by The Banker Magazine, Financial Times Group and Brand Finance, United Kingdom, UK, FBN came top amongst

HarvestPlus Tackles Violence with Diet

  To reduce crime rate and violence in Nigeria, HarvestPlus Nigeria, a research institute, is set to spread its Hidden Hunger campaign across the states in the country. Paul Ilona, country manager of the institute, disclosed that lack of vitamin A deters growth, development, and maintenance of human immune system. To him, right diet with

St. Charles’ Grammar School’s Alumni holds Convention

The Alumni of St. Charles’ Grammar School, Osogbo, Osun State is set to hold its bi- annual convention from February 21 to February 23, 2014 at the school premises. Tade Adekunle, social secretary of the group and the managing director, Keskese, a Lagos based marketing firm, disclosed that the convention would afford the old students

FG Attracts Investors to the Power Sector

To facilitate the financing of power infrastructural development in Nigeria, the President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration is inviting both prospective investors and financiers to an international conference on February 10, 2014 at the state house Banquet hall, Abuja. The event is expected to facilitate interaction between new investors and local and international financial institutions to explore

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