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AfDB: In West Africa, harnessing youth workforce could speed economic recovery post-COVID-19 era

Press Release ABUJA, Nigeria, July 12, 2020/ — Growth in West Africa, poised to expand by 4.0 percent in 2020, now projected to contract by -2.0 percent in 2020; Demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics increasing, though school enrolment, retention rates poor. West Africa’s burgeoning youth population offers a strategic workforce which can be harnessed Read more

We’ll follow due process to defend, protect our rights – BUA Group on NPA decommissioning of Port Harcourt terminal/
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BUA Cement set to establish ultramodern 3million Metric Tonnes Plant, 50mw Power Plant in Adamawa

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 6, 2020/ — BUA Cement One of West Africa’s largest Cement companies has announced that it is set to establish a three million metric tonnes cement plant and 50 megawatts power plant in Guyuk and Lamurde local governments of Adamawa state in the North Eastern region of Nigeria. This was revealed when Read more
Africa Press Release

AfDB COVID-19 response: moving from commitment to action

African countries, with the experience of having fought off Ebola, are working to adapt to this new threat and looking to the Bank for an effective, multilateral response to the crisis. Press Release The African Development Bank (AfDB) has responded swiftly to the needs of its member countries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s Read more

Fidelity Bank donates COVID-19 Isolation Centre to Anambra State -
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Fidelity Bank donates COVID-19 Isolation Centre to Anambra State

Press Release Consistent with its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) objectives, Fidelity Bank Plc has handed over a 50-bed capacity isolation centre at Ekwulobia General Hospital to the Anambra State Government. Equipped with medical equipment and other state-of-the-art facilities, the bank on Saturday donated the isolation centre to assist the Willie Obiano-led administration in the fight against the Read more

Standard Chartered appoints CFO for Africa and Middle East -
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Standard Chartered appoints CFO for Africa and Middle East

Press Release DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, June 8, 2020/ — Standard Chartered has today announced the appointment of Subhradeep Mohanty as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Africa and Middle East (AME) region. Subhradeep brings over 19 years of diverse and international experience in the banking sector to the AME region. Most recently, Subhradeep was Read more sad over execution of aid workers by Boko Haram
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Five years of Buhari’s administration: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

By New Nigeria Collective …A movement for good governance Press Release The leadership of New Nigeria Collective (NNC), a non- government, non-profit making organisation, yesterday, at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, reviewed the state of the nation, coming at a time the federal government marked its fifth year in office and the first of Read more

ITFC Signs COVID-19 Emergency Food Package Relief Program for Republic of Kyrgyzstan -
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ITFC Signs COVID-19 Emergency Food Package Relief Program for Republic of Kyrgyzstan

Press Release JEDDAH, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 1, 2020/ — The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), has signed an agreement to support the provision of a food relief program for the most vulnerable people in Kyrgyzstan during the outbreak of the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The agreement, which has been agreed in coordination with Read more

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Zenith Bank emerges best bank in Nigeria in 2020 Global Finance World’s best banks awards

Banking & Finance Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has emerged as the Best Bank in Nigeria in the recently released Global Finance Magazine World’s Best Banks Awards 2020. The awards, which was published in the May 2020 edition of the Global Finance Magazine, was based on the performances of the banks in their Read more

Politics Press Release

Buhari Loans: Nigeria Is Now On the Auction Market – PDP alleges

By Lukman Omikunle Press Statement The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market. The party, in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Read more