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  • Why Oil Companies Can’t Access $600m Local Content Fund – DG NCDMB

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    In the last seven years, the Nigerian Content Development Fund, NCDF, has grown to nearly $600 million. This was revealed to our correspondent by Simbi Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB. Wabote further disclosed that irrespective of this available huge chunk of fund, meant to develop local expertise and…

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  • General Pype Releases Visuals Of ‘Shop is Open

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    Consolidating his return into the music scene, dance hall singer, General Pype has released the much awaited visuals to his second single titled Shop is Open. It would be recalled that General Pype returned after a long hiatus from the music world with a club banger which he titled, All The Loving in which he…

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  • Why Oil Companies Can’t Access $600m Local Content Fund – DG NCDMB

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    In the last seven years, the Nigerian Content Development Fund, NCDF, has grown to nearly $600 million. This was revealed to our correspondent by Simbi Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB. Wabote further disclosed that irrespective of this available huge chunk of fund, meant to develop local expertise and…

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  • Fidelity Bank Trains Children On Social Etiquette

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    Fidelity Bank is collaborating with JSK Etiquette Consortium to teach contemporary manners and social skills to children in Nigeria as part of its efforts at developing the next generation. The initiative which is one of the Mentorship Program for the Younger Generation of the bank also seeks to enlighten and equip children with the right…

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  • FMDQ To Admit Listing Of FGN Eurobonds

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    The FMDQ Over-the-Counter Securities Exchange said, it is set to admit the pioneer listing of the $1 billion Federal Government of Nigeria Eurobond to its platform. The move, according to the Exchange, is in consolidation of the strategic and value-adding initiatives spearheaded by FMDQ platform in developing the Nigerian financial market. The FGN, on February…

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  • NPA Assures Stakeholders Of Transparent Budget Implementation

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    The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has assured stakeholders that it would ensure a most efficient budgetary implementation in all ramifications. Executive director, finance and administration of the authority, Mohammed Bello Koko who represented the managing director HadizaBala Usman gave the assurance during the visit of members of the House of Representative Committee…

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  • Reps Seek Improved Funding Of Maritime Agencies

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    House of Representative committee on Marine Transport, Ports and Harbourhas made case for increased revenue allocation to maritime agencies insisting that such was necessary for Nigeria to become hub in West and Central Africa. The Chairman of the committee, Dr Patrick Asadu, made the call during the committee oversight visit to the Nigerian Shippers’ Council…

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  • Creativity Week Breaks Campaign With Call To Change Negative Stereotypes

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    Riding on an ongoing conversation in the Creative Communications circles about the dearth of materials originating in sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) in the international awards and reputed international industry magazines, the organizers of the Creativity Week holding in Lagos from 13 – 18 March 2017, have created an online led campaign #AlternativeStories to engage…

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  • MAN Seeks N300bn Pharmaceutical Expansion Fund From FG

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    Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the federal government to stimulate pharmaceutical manufacturing companies in the country with N300 billion so that they can be competitive in the regional and international market. The key players in the  industry which is one of sectors hardest hit by dollar scarcity to bring in raw materials used…

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