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President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Commends FCMB on Financing of Eko Atlantic

02-22-2013 | 11:04:49
His Excellency, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has commended the efforts of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) ...

Nigeria Receives Approval for Additional CIF $50 million to Bolster Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy use with AfDB Support

02-22-2013 | 11:02:47
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) has announced an agreement to provide Nigeria with US $50 million to support an African Development Bank-supported program ...

Alison-Madueke Counts Gains of Nigeria’s Oil & Gas Industry - as NNPC GMD Says Shale Gas No Threat to Nigeria

02-21-2013 | 14:20:57
The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke on Tuesday chronicled some of the remarkable strides in the oil and gas industry which ...

African Utility Week to focus on getting investors excited about power projects on the continent

02-21-2013 | 14:19:28
The new GET FiT investment mechanism which brings private and public investors together, the proposed BRICS Bank and China’s funding relationship with ...

RSUST at 19th Position on World Webometric Ranking Table of Nigerian Universities

02-21-2013 | 14:17:05
Following the academic performance of the Rivers State University of Technology [RSUST] has recently shot up from its 76th position to the 19th position ...

Aon to divest entire Zimbabwe unit

02-21-2013 | 07:52:39
Aon Plc, the world’s second-largest insurance broker by market value, agreed to sell Aon Zimbabwe Ltd. after the unit’s license was revoked by the African ...

Africans buy more South African vehicle

02-21-2013 | 07:41:42
Vehicle exports from South Africa into the rest of Africa grew almost 20% last year, more than making up for a decline in sales to traditional, recession-hit ...

AfDB report shows projects underway in Africa to reduce nearly 7 million tonnes CO2, create more than a million new electricity connections in Africa with AfDB and CIF support

02-21-2013 | 06:39:29
The African Development Bank’s Financing Change: The AfDB and CIF for a Climate-Smart Africa is the Bank’s second semi-annual report on its work to implement ...

IMF Mission Reaches Staff Level Agreement with Malawi on ECF Second Review

02-20-2013 | 10:17:48
A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Tsidi Tsikata, visited Lilongwe during February 5-19, 2013, for discussions on the second review ...

Glo partners Samsung to empower youths with smartphone deals

02-20-2013 | 10:12:07
Globacom has partnered top telephone manufacturer Samsung to give its subscribers, especially the upwardly mobile executives and tech-savy youths, low ...

Launching Africa’s Information Highway

02-20-2013 | 10:09:13
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched an ambitious program to significantly improve data management and dissemination in Africa. The ultimate ...

Africa is Capable of Achieving Prosperity and Peace in the Next Fifty Years - AUC Chairperson

02-20-2013 | 10:06:58
As the AUC Chairperson continues her working visit to China, in the framework of the 5th round of strategic dialogue between Africa and China, she re-emphasised ...

Nigeria's Centenary launch: Jonathan thanks Adenuga, others

02-20-2013 | 10:04:33
President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed appreciation to eminent Nigerians and corporate organisations who participated actively towards making the launch ...

Main One Awareness creation event

02-19-2013 | 13:01:59
The Awareness Creation event will provide Main One an opportunity to showcase its tested and excellent broadband solutions to resident businesses and enhance ...

Adenuga, Glo Boss, Gives Nigerian Football Champions $1m

02-19-2013 | 13:00:15
Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr. (GCON), Chairman of Globacom and Africa's businessman extraordinaire, has splashed the sum of $1million (about N160 million) on the ...

China and the AUC in Talks to Strengthen Strategic Partnership

02-19-2013 | 12:57:57
The African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson Dr. Dlamini Zuma and Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Mr. Yang Jiechi have met in the Chinese capital city, ...

Nigeria, Ghana discuss trade

02-19-2013 | 12:56:11
Seth Adjei Baah, President of the Ghana Chamber of Commerce & Industry, has disclosed that Nigeria and Ghana are set to form a joint committee to look ...

Nigeria Oil and Gas Conference and Exhibition

02-19-2013 | 12:54:47
The NOG 2013 International Exhibition is the meeting place for key industry players within the Nigerian energy sector to meet, hear the latest industry ...

DAC Systems, a precious investment for global gold mining firm

02-19-2013 | 08:39:51
Dac Systems, a national specialist services provider focused on turnkey implementations of leading edge industry solutions, has applied its expertise and ...

Dangote seeks improved investment profile for Africa

02-18-2013 | 12:05:20
President/Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote has urged developed countries to promote investments in Africa rather than providing ...