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14 Jan 2015
THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has set up the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN) as its training and research centre, to constantly enhance the capacity of its officers as well as other intelligence personnel to fulfill the anti-corruption mandate.     Speaking at the training of some ICPC intelligence officers…
14 Jan 2015
PENNWELL has announced the inclusion of a youth empowerment programme as part of this year’s Offshore West Africa Conference.    The programme, according to the organisers, was included to spice up the already impressive line-up of activities at the upcoming event scheduled for The Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on January 22, 2015.…
LASPEC-DG-HUSSAIN
14 Jan 2015
THE Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission, Rotimi Hussain, has urged workers to acquire the right knowledge on plans under the pension scheme to guide them into a smooth retirement period.      Speaking at the seventh pre-retirement seminar for workers recently in Lagos, he said that the pre-retirement seminar is aimed at assisting prospective retirees…
14 Jan 2015
THE Organization for Youth Betterment and Empowerment (OYBE) has commended the Ekiti State government for sacking inappropriate employees at the state’s house of assembly.   The group said if the employment of the sacked staff was legitimate, general public would be informed of the recruitment process and people would have participated in the exercise.   …
14 Jan 2015
AN indigenous oil-marketing firm, Nigeria Independent Petroleum Company (NIPCO) Plc, has won the best safety compliant terminal award for the fourth consecutive year at the preeminent Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) honours’ event for tank farms and jetty operators in the nation’s coastline in 2014.    The Safety Chief, NIPCO Plc, Vitalis Ofoegbu, who received the…
Akindele-COURTEVILLE-GMD
14 Jan 2015
NIGERIA'S serial entrepreneur and Courteville Business Solutions Managing Director, Bola Akindele, has been appointed to the board of Advisors of the East Africa Business Network (EABN).   EABN was established in 2010 in the United Kingdom to encourage investment, entrepreneurship and to advise multinationals on new and established markets in East Africa.  His appointment follows efforts…
14 Jan 2015
A STUDENT of the British International School, Lagos has been recognized top in the 2014 Cambridge Examination series taken by learners in more than 9000 schools in 160 countries for excellent performance.   The recognition came through one of its student Miss Eseosa Idemudia, at the just concluded Cambridge Global Award programme.   According to…
11 May 2010
WE live in an increasingly complex and sceptical global village where corporate scandals, stock market downturns, uncertain economies, threats of terrorism are constantly creating diminished trust in the corporate sector and its leaders.It is therefore pertinent that the corporate world needs to address these anxieties individually by demonstrating their positive impacts on society and collectively…
11 May 2010
TWO Abia State Communities have benefited from the corporate social responsibility gesture of the Nigerian Breweries Plc (NBL) which erected, equipped and commissioned a six-classroom block for each of them.The benefiting communities schools were Umunneoma Primary in Obingwa Council area where the NBL's Aba Malting Plant is located and National High School Aba in Umuamara…
11 May 2010
ANGLICAN Bishop of Oru Diocese, Godfrey Chukwunenye, has condemned the engagement of consultants by the Imo State government for the employment of 10,000 graduate job seekers into the state's civil and teaching services.Chukwunenye, at the weekend, faulted the practice adopted by the State government, during the second session of the first synod of the diocese…
11 May 2010
FOR Nigeria to be among the best 20 best economies of the world in 2020 as envisaged, there is the need for a rapid paradigm shift from a consuming to a producing nation.The state co-ordinator of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Ogun State, Mr. Adebowale Ologbenla, made the observation while speaking to beneficiaries of…
11 May 2010
THE United Kingdom Foreign Common Office, weekend, intensified efforts at training and empowering indigent groups and organisations within the Niger Delta states of Bayelsa, Rivers and Akwa Ibom towards adopting the development initiatives mapped out by the British government to assit the local communities in the region.Already, the British government through the UK based advocacy…

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