Tuesday , September 29 2020

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September, 2020

  • 29 September

    FG to diversify energy supply

      By Charles Nwaoguji The Federal Government is to diversify Nigeria’s energy supply needs to include renewable energy so as to accelerate socio-economic development of the country. Dr. Onu disclosed this when he declared open the forum on “SCALING-UP INTERCONNECTED MINI-GRIDS DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: CURRENT STATUS, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS”, organised by …

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  • 28 September

    LCCI calls for urgent gazetting of CAMA 2020

      The Company and Allied Matters Act [2020] was assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on Friday 7th August 2020. The legislation and the subsequent assent were widely applauded by the business community. However, six weeks after, the legislation is yet to be gazetted. The implication of this is …

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  • 28 September

    FG to woo youths through mechanised farming

      By Charles Nwaoguji The Minister of Science and Technology has said that the Federal Government is set to mechanise agricultural production so as to make it attractive to Nigerian youths. Dr. Onu disclosed this when he received the Director General and National Coordinator of Nigerian Young Farmers Network in …

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  • 28 September

    ONU inaugurates committee on expo 2021

      By Charles Nwaoguji The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the 2021 Science and Technology EXPO. Speaking during the inauguration, Dr. Onu said the EXPO, with the theme: “Science, Technology and Innovation for Economic Recovery and Sustainability amidst Covid-19 challenges”, is vital to …

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  • 28 September

     LCCI urges FG to Unlock the huge private investment potentials in oil sector

    By Charles Nwaoguji Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has urged Federal Government  to Unlock the huge private investment potentials in the downstream oil sector especially in petroleum product refining. According to the Director General of the Chamber, Mr. Muda Yusuf, this will ultimately reduce importation of petroleum products …

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  • 28 September

    Farouk  takes over at SON, promises innovations to stimulate national self-sufficiency

    By Charles Nwaoguji A new dawn has commenced at the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) as a new Director General/Chief Executive, Mallam Farouk Salim takes the baton of leadership from Osita Aboloma. Commenting on his vision for the organisation in response to the handover speech by his predecessor, Farouk Salim …

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  • 17 September

    CVL Present History Series 7

    From Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa to the demolishing of a building in the Nigeria High Commission in Ghana, our diplomatic relations and foreign policy approach is being put to test both continentally and globally. The attitudes and responses of the Government of Nigeria to foreign policy issues …

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  • 17 September

    LCCI hosts virtual edition of ICTEL expo

    By Divine  Nwaoguji- Nweke The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the premier Chamber of Commerce and a leading voice in the organised private sector (OPS) in Nigeria, is set to host the 6th edition of the Information, Communication, Technology and Telecommunications (ICTEL) Expo. The tech event is scheduled …

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  • 17 September

     SUNREF launches in Nigeria with €60 million funding for renewable energy projects

      By Charles Nwaoguji The Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Energy Finance (SUNREF), a green financing line for businesses developed by the French Development Agency (AFD) has launched a technical assistance facility for the development of green energy projects in Nigeria with a €70 million facility funded by the …

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  • 14 September

    FG to assist small scale industries with technology

      By Charles Nwaoguji The Federal Government is to assist small-scale industries and agro-food processors with the provision of up-to-date technologies so as to scale up their production and reduce poverty. The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu disclosed this when he received members of the Association of …

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