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31 Firms Benefit From Edo Govt, BOI’s N2B MSME Fund

          The Edo State Government in partnership with the Bank of Industry (BoI) has handed offer letters to 31 businesses who have been screened and selected to benefit from the N2bn Edo State MSME Fund. The Edo State MSME Fund is an initiative of His Excellency, Governor Godwin Obaseki, to provide […]

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Edo Refinery, Ossiomo Power Plant, Others On Spotlight At Alaghodaro 2021

      The Edo Modular Refinery, the CCETC-Ossiomo Power Plant, and the Edo Production Centre, among other projects to open up Edo’s industrial sector will be the focal point at this year’s Alaghodaro Summit, as top manufacturers, business owners and other industry stakeholders converge to explore opportunities in the state’s thriving industrial sector. Chairman, […]


Alaghodaro 2021: Dangote, Okomu, Presco Eye Edo Investment Opportunities As  Summit  Draws Near

    As Edo prepares for the Alaghodaro Summit 2021, big ticket investors including the Dangote Group, Okomu Plc and Presco Plc have expressed interest to  fully participate in the summit, leveraging on  the platform to tap into the investment opportunities created by the business-friendly disposition of the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led state government. The summit, […]


FG Discards DPR, PEF, PPPRA, Fires CEOs

  The Federal Government has officially scrapped the Department of Petroleum Resources, the Petroleum Equalisation Fund(PEF) and the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency(PPPRA). The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, made this known at  the inauguration of the boards of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority and the Nigerian Upstream […]


Ogun State Emerges Overall Winner At 14th Int’l  Arts Expo

    Ogun state, the gateway state has emerged the overall winner at the just concluded International Arts and Crafts Expo (INAC), held at Sheraton hotel Abuja, grounds. The Ogun contingent which blazed through the sky of laudable outing at the global cultural tourism and creative arts event, also   bagged awards and prizes for other […]


Okonjo Iweala Advises Nigeria On Trade , Investment Cost.

    The Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said that for Nigeria to attract more investors, it must cut down on trade and infrastructure costs. Okonjo-Iweala also suggested a reduction of linkage and regulatory costs as well as Customs duties to encourage investments. She argued that the costs of […]


Anti-Open Grazing Law: Obaseki Engages Stakeholders 

      …Urges Citizens’ Support To End Insecurity     The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday met with relevant stakeholders to review the government’s strategies at improving security and stemming herders-farmers crisis in the state. The Governor, at a stakeholders’ town hall meeting on a proposed Anti-Open Grazing Law for Edo […]


Nigerian Breweries Partners MultiChoice To Broadcast Gulder Ultimate Search

    …Announces  Channels, Dates   The Nigerian Breweries Plc has stated that it would partner with MultiChoice, Nigeria, for the much awaited, viewed and exciting broadcast of Nigeria’s first TV reality series, Gulder Ultimate Search (GUS). This was disclosed yesterday by the Marketing Director, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Emmanuel Oriakhi. According to him, “Nigerian Breweries […]


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Komolafe Has Extensive Industry Experience For New Task At Upstream Commission, Says Expert

      With over many years of leadership at various levels of the oil and gas industry as well as the possession of three degrees in three different fields of academic research, the new Chief Executive Officer the Upstream Petroleum Commission, Mr Gbenga Komolafe, is coming fully prepared for the new challenge, an oil […]


With Strict Adherence To Export Market Requirements Nigeria Can Generate $250B Yearly–Capt. Okakpu

The Managing Director /Chief Executive Officer of   ABX WORLD, Capt John Okakpu has  stated that Nigeria has the capacity to generate $250 billion  annually on agro export commodities  if the country adhere to export market requirements . He stated this while presenting a paper titled, “Matching Export To Markets” at the recently concluded Aviation […]