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Invest In Our People, Elumelu Tells Africans

Invest In Our People, Elumelu Tells Africans

Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, TEF, and chairman of United Bank for Africa, UBA, Tony Elumelu has declared that the most sustainable investment anyone can make in Africa today is investment in its people. At the 2017, TEF, African Journalism Fellowship, a segment of the 3rd annual TEF   Entrepreneurship Forum held October 13

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Nigeria, Japan In Crucial Talk On Power, Infrastructure Projects

The federal government of Nigeria has opened bilateral discussions with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for power and infrastructure development as well as some pipeline projects. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun led the Nigerian delegation to the talks while the Senior Vice President of JICA, Hiroshi Kato, led the JICA delegation. A statement issued by the

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Renewable Energy: World Bank, IMF To Rescue Nigeria

Nigeria’s finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has called on the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to scale up the provision of and access to renewable energy in order to deliver infrastructure development and meet global climate goals. Adeosun presented the country’s position on renewable energy and regional integration at the G24 Finance

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World Bank Meeting: Nigeria Wins Youth Development Initiative

    Nigeria has for the second successive year, been declared winner of the Ideas for Action initiative, a youth competition on financing for development, which is yearly organised by the World Bank Group in collaboration with the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research. Reports from Washington, venue of the annual meetings of World Bank

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FG To Spend N100bn Sukuk Bond Proceeds On 25 Road Projects

The Federal Government has released the proceeds of the N100 billion Sukuk bond to 25 key economic road projects of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing across the country. Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday, handed over the N100 billion proceeds cheque to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola at

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Ntel Appoints Ernest Akinlola New CEO

  After what appears to be a slow start, occasioned by downturn in the Nigerian economy, and its fallouts, the board of ntel, Nigeria’s first 4G/LTE-Advanced network, has announced the appointment of Ernest Akinlola, as new Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer.   “I am excited to be appointed MD/CEO of ntel, Nigeria’s pre-eminent 4G/LTE network. ntel

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3.4 Million People At Risk Of Dementia Epidemic 

Alzheimer’s Disease International, ADI, has alerted the international community that Dementia will affect 3.4 million people in sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. It estimates that countries in the region have the fastest growing older population in the world but striking lack of awareness and limited availability of health services pose a challenge. This was contained in

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RenMoney, Smile Communications Excite Customers With  Bundle Offer Financing 

  RenMoney, the simple money solutions company has launched a flexible financing initiative in partnership with Smile Communications Nigeria Limited, a leading mobile broadband telecommunications service provider. The initiative offers everyone the opportunity to own a Smile 4GLTE device that includes a data plan, especially for individuals and families. This unique collaboration, the companies said,

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Dangote Renews Commitment To Fighting Hunger, Poverty

Dangote Renews Commitment To Fighting Hunger, Poverty The Aliko Dangote Foundation has restated its commitment to fighting hunger and malnutrition, supporting education; and economic empowerment. Zouera Youssoufou, managing director and chief executive officer of the Foundation affirmed this in an interview with TELL, where she also explained conditions under which the Foundation intervenes in areas