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Edo Govt. Energy Reforms: Residents Count Gains As Ossiomo Power Battles BEDC For Market Share

The electricity market in Edo State is taking a turn for the better as increased competition among players has created options for reliable power supply to residents, who credit the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, for opening up the state for investment that has now improved their living standards. Checks in the Benin metropolis […]


United Nigeria Airline Boss Urges Federal, State Govts. To Use Igbo Apprenticeship System In Tackling Unemployment

    As the rate of youth unemployment continues to rise in the country, the Chairman of United Nigeria Airlines(UNA), Dr. Obiora Okonkwo, has advised both the Federal and State Governments to utilise the Igbo apprenticeship system to address the challenge. This is just as the airline operator called on the Federal Government to empower […]


Standard Chartered Bank Loses N203.8m To Alleged Fraudster Couple, Other 

    A couple, George Emeka Nwachukwu and his wife, Oluchi, have been arraigned before the Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly defrauding Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Limited, of the sum of N203, 865,708.08 million. Arraigned alongside the Docked the couple by the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU), in a charge marked FHC/L/172c/2022, was one […]


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Obaseki’s Industrial Reforms: Duport Refinery To Boost Petrol, Kerosene, CNG Production In Edo

    The Managing Director of Duport Midstream Company Limited, Dr. Akintoye Akindele, has said the Duport Energy Park will boost the production of naphtha, diesel, kerosene, CNG, LPG and LNG in the state, in furtherance of the state government’s industrialization drive. Akindele said this during a visit of the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian […]


Edo IRS Reviews Quarterly Performance, As IGR Climbs To N3B Monthly

    The Chairman of the Edo State Internal Revenue Service’s (EIRS) Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) Taskforce, Hon. John Inegbedion, has said the service has met its monthly IGR target of N3 billion in  the first quarter of 2022, up from the previous haul of N2.8bn. This was disclosed during the service’s 2022 quarterly (Jan […]


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Edo Leveraging Tech, Agric Investments To Drive Post-Pandemic Recovery–Obaseki

    …Says Ukrainian War Exposed Inadequacies Of  Global Food System   The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, said the state is sustaining investment in large-scale agricultural production and leveraging technology and the innovative potential of its youthful population to ensure food security and drive the state’s post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery plan. Obaseki disclosed this […]


Obaseki To Build Two Ultra-Modern Truck Transit Parks

    The Edo State Government has disclosed plans to construct two ultra-modern truck transit parks in different locations across Edo with state-of-the-art-facilities to improve public safety on the highways and reduce travel time for all road users. The Commissioner for Transportation, Engr. Osasere Evbuomwan, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City, said the […]


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IoD Centre For Corporate Governance Hails FRCN’s Commitment To Develop Partnership

      …To Include Regulators On IoDCCG Board Membership The Chairman, IoD Centre for Corporate Governance, Alhaji Shuaibu Idris has commended the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) for its commitment toward developing productive Partnership. This is just as the centre stated that it would expand the IoDCCG Board membership to include regulators to harmonise […]


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Development Bank Facilitates N439B Credit Facility To Over 180 Businesses In Four Years

        …As IoD Centre For Corporate Governance Pays Courtesy Visit … Requests To Offer Training, Corporate Governance Services To DBN     The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), Mr. Tony Okpanachi has said that the bank has advanced over N439 billion credit facility to over 180 businesses […]


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FiBOP Applauds ACAMB New Exco On Successful Election

    Finance and Business Online Publishers (FiBOP), an association of online publishers with a mission to ensure balanced, accurate and timely information dissemination has felicitated with the President and the newly elected executive officers of the Association of Corporate Affairs Managers of Banks, (ACAMB). FiBOP in a statement signed by its President, Mr. Charles […]