Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 19th December 2018
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target=_blank>Otieno: Nigeria Will Benefit Significantly from African Trade Insurance Agency
The Chief Executive Office of African Trade Insurance Agency, Mr. George Otieno, in this interview, spoke to journalists on the implication of Nigeria’s signing to join Africa’s only multilateral credit and investment insurer, saying it will assist in providing insurance cover for infrastructure and debt refinancing support. Goddy Egene presents the excerpts: Tell us about
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target=_blank>Why Insurance Sector Recapitalisation Failed
Ebere Nwoji writes on factors that led to the cancellation of the recapitalisation exercise initiated by the National Insurance Commission earlier this year The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on July 25th 2018, rose from its bi-monthly insurers’ committee meeting and announced a new capital base for operators in the sector. The new capital was then
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target=_blank>Otakikpo’s $12m Rivers LPG Plant Takes Off in 2019
Chineme Okafor in Abuja The liquefied petroleum gas plant (LPG) being established in Ikuru Town in Rivers state by Green Energy International Limited, operators of the Otakikpo marginal oil field in Oil Mining Lease (OML) 11, will be ready for installation by the second quarter of 2019, the Chairman of the company, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe,
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target=_blank>Group Funds Education for Indigent Members
Ugo Aliogo The Erhurun Uneme Development Association, Lagos branch has provided funds to support the education of indigent members as part of efforts to contribute the growth of the community. Speaking at the event, the Chairman of the Association, Mr. Peter Balogun, said the association basically exists to cater for members’ interest and to get
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target=_blank>Ogbeh: Farmers to Hold 40% of Bank of Agriculture
James Emejo in Abuja The Minister of Agriculure and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed that farmers will hold 40 per cent of total shares in the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) by the time its commercialisation is concluded by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE). According to him, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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target=_blank>Buhari Declines Assent to NBC Amendment Bill
Ekweremadu says he’s not on travel ban list Deji Elumoye in Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to a Bill that seeks to amend the law establishing the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). This is coming as the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has said that he is not among Nigerians placed on the
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target=_blank>Solskjaer Considered for Caretaker Role after Mourinho’s Sack
*Pochettino not interested in Manchester United job Manchester United sacked manager Jose Mourinho yesterday after identifying a catalogue of his failings at the club. Former United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being considered as likely caretaker manager. Solskjaer scored 126 goals in 366 appearances during his 11 years at Old Trafford and is best remembered
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target=_blank>WAGT Upgrades into African Tour as Tour Championship Tees off
Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja Two years after it began, the West African Golf Tour (WAGT) has broken new grounds by evolving into the African Tour with an ambitious plan to organise 16 tournaments in 2019. The FCT Classic is scheduled to be the inaugural tournament on the African Tour and will take place from February
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target=_blank>NBA President, Usoro, Arraigned over Alleged N1.4bn Fraud, Granted N250m Bail
Davidson Iriekpen The President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Paul Usoro (SAN), pleaded not guilty yesterday before a Federal High Court in Lagos after he was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). The charges preferred against Usoro border on N1.4 billion fraud. The anti-graft agency preferred a 10-count charge against the
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Barewa Beats Cowrie to Retain President’s Cup
Barewa Rugby Club of Kano became the back-to-back champions of President’s Cup at the weekend. It defeated Cowrie Rugby Club of Lagos at the Mainbowl of National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos last Saturday. Tries from Joshua Etim and Sani Muhammed helped the northern champions into a 13-0 lead, but Cowrie hit back through Jeremiah Peters through […]
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