November 22, 2017

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BlackBerry putting itself up for sale -

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FERMA: A convergence of intent, engagement & perception -

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nigeria Hits CNN’s List of World’s 12 sexiest accents…. -

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

N452t infrastructure funds from capital market coming -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Getting the right staff for your business -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project -

Monday, August 5, 2013

How Nigerians use social media -

Friday, August 2, 2013

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds -

Friday, August 2, 2013

GOOGLE UNVEILS MOTO X SMARTPHONE… -

Friday, August 2, 2013

Nigerian Troops Return from Mali, Storm Borno -

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell -

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

FG Can’t License Hotels, Hospitality Operators, Says Fashola -

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Why FG Must Urgently Invest in Efficient Rail System -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste -

Monday, July 29, 2013

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014 -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Future of Africa in food production depends on training, emerging technologies —Kabba college provost -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Will this fresh initiative against cyber crime work? -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Investors prefer Southwest, says LCCI -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fed Govt stops project variation beyond 15% of initial cost -

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project... NAIJA INTEL

Nigeria and other stakeholders in the multi-billion dollar Trans-Saharan gas pipeline project have decided to re-evaluate the commercial viability of the project, Group Executive Director, Gas and Power, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. David Ige, has said. He said this became necessary considering market changes that have taken place since its conception over a decade ago. The Trans-Saharan project, estimated at over $12 billion, was conceived in 2002 by the Presidents of Nigeria, Niger and Algeria with the support of former president of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki. The project was endorsed in furtherance of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)….

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NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension fund... NAIJA INTEL

THE Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) is to manage N3.4 trillion pension savings, the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said. She disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during a visit to the NSIA office. She restated the government’s commitment to seeing that the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) and other funds available for investments were prudently deployed in critical areas of needs and efficiently managed in such a way that it would impact positively on the economy and improve the well-being of Nigerians. To this end, she said arrangements were being made to make…

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Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell

Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell... NAIJA INTEL

The controversy over the $1.092, 040,000 Malabu Oil deal continues with one of the parties, Shell Nigeria Ultra Deep Limited (SNUD) opening up on how it acquired 40 per percent equity in Oil Prospecting Licence (OPL) 245 in 2000. The company insisted that it followed due process and consulted with relevant officials in the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. It also claimed that it received verbal assurances from the then Vice-President Atiku Abubakar that there was no objection from the Federal Government to Shell acquiring an interest in OPL 245. It attributed the current crisis to the withdrawal of the…

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Lagos community begins energy generation from waste

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste... NAIJA INTEL

THE second stage of a locally based integrated waste management project, mooted to reduce waste, generate energy and improve livelihoods, using a small scale bio digester system to convert organic waste has been completed. The pilot project entitled ‘Energy Generation from Waste – A Locally Based Livelihood, Resource Protection and Adaptation Project’ was completed in a local community in Lekki Local Council Development Area in Lagos State. It involved operation, training and testing for optimization activities. Supported by the African Adaptation Programme, supervised by the Department of Climate Change of the Federal Ministry of Environment and  the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the…

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FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014... NAIJA INTEL

Plans are underway by the Federal Government to private both the Bank of Industry (BoI) and the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) next year. While BOI is to be sold to new core-investors by mid 2014, majority ownership of BOA is slated for transfer by next year end, according to Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Benjamin Dikki in an interview in Abuja. Ahead of this timelines, according to Dikki, the bureau is “working with the Coordinating Minister of the economy to structure the development financing institutions, and right now, we have a memo before the National Council on…

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Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy

Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy... NAIJA INTEL

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), has rightly pointed out that cassava has huge potential and could turn from being a poor people’s food into a 21st century crop. The Rome-based FAO said in a report that global cassava output has increased by 60 per cent since 2000 and that yields could be boosted by up to 400 per cent. It is with this in mind that experts in Nigeria’s agro business have said that the volume of cassava produce in the country is enough to make the country less dependent on crude oil as its major revenue earner….

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