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How Morocco Is Building The Largest Renewable Energy Infrastructure In Africa – A Lesson For Nigeria

“The eyes of the world are upon us,” declared Salaheddine Mezouar, Morocco’s Foreign Minister, in the press conference that kicked off COP22, the annual environmental conference hosted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The UN has come to Marrakesh to build on COP21 and last year’s pivotal …

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Nigeria Ranks No 1 In Internet Usage In Africa

Thanks to a healthy growing population, deregulation of the telecom industry, and rapid proliferation of mobile communication devices such as laptops, palmtops, smartphones etc, Nigeria is now by far the largest Internet user in Africa. According to a research conducted by CUPS, besides being the top in Africa, Nigeria is …

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NNPC Sets January 1 Deadline To End $9 Billion Joint Venture Funding

With effect from January 1, 2017 the Federal Government will cease to fund the Joint Venture Cash Calls estimated at $9 billion yearly. The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, made this known yesterday in Lagos at the yearly conference of the Nigerian Association of …

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Nigeria Taking A Major Leap In Infrastructure Development – Presidency

Nigeria is taking a giant leap in infrastructure development by speeding up ongoing projects and investing heavily in the construction and repair of highways, railways and power generating plants across the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who stated this in an …

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Nigeria Customs Service Loses 70 Officers To Smuggling

The Comptroller-General of Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, says the service has lost 70 officers to smugglers this year. Ali said this when members of Rice Millers Association of Nigeria visited on Wednesday in Abuja. He said the biggest problem Nigeria Customs Service had was the issue of smuggling. According …

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