Connect Nigeria Seeks to Empower One Million Firms

[Guardian] Succour appears to be underway for some entrepreneurs and small business owners in Nigeria, as Connect Nigeria has revealed plans to empower one million of them to turn their business into strong brands through its e-Business fair.

[Guardian] Succour appears to be underway for some entrepreneurs and small business owners in Nigeria, as Connect Nigeria has revealed plans to empower one million of them to turn their business into strong brands through its e-Business fair.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

$1.3B Facilities Idle As Delay Stalls Upstream Sector Projects

[Guardian] If a new upstream project is not approved after the completion of the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel, ship repair and fabrication yards worth over $1.3 billion may remain idle, with about 20,000 workers risking jo…

[Guardian] If a new upstream project is not approved after the completion of the Egina Floating Production Storage Offloading (FPSO) vessel, ship repair and fabrication yards worth over $1.3 billion may remain idle, with about 20,000 workers risking job loss. More than 10,000 jobs may also be affected, if the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the Zabazaba deep water project is delayed beyond the second quarter of 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mixed Fortunes for Nigeria’s Bobsled Team At Winter Olympics

[Guardian] The Nigerian Bobsled team made one giant stride yesterday at the on-going Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics when it recorded a personal best time of 52.21 in their appearance, though it finished in 20th position.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Bobsled team made one giant stride yesterday at the on-going Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics when it recorded a personal best time of 52.21 in their appearance, though it finished in 20th position.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Energy Firm Signs Pact to Power 1,000 Homes, Markets in Niger Delta

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -Nigerian off-grid energy investment company, All On, has signed pacts with three firms for accelerated access to affordable and sustainable energy sources in the Niger Delta.

[Guardian] Port Harcourt -Nigerian off-grid energy investment company, All On, has signed pacts with three firms for accelerated access to affordable and sustainable energy sources in the Niger Delta.

UNHCR Denies Recalling Country Head Over Refugee Scam

[Monitor] The United Nations refugee agency yesterday denied allegations that its country representative has been recalled or that he is under any investigation, as a result of the ongoing refugee scandal.

[Monitor] The United Nations refugee agency yesterday denied allegations that its country representative has been recalled or that he is under any investigation, as a result of the ongoing refugee scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shilling Exposed After IMF Pullout

[Nation] The Kenyan shilling has been left exposed to the turbulence of foreign exchange markets after it emerged that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stopped Nairobi’s access to a Sh152 billion ($1.5 billion) precautionary facility seven months …

[Nation] The Kenyan shilling has been left exposed to the turbulence of foreign exchange markets after it emerged that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) stopped Nairobi's access to a Sh152 billion ($1.5 billion) precautionary facility seven months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bill to Establish Excess Revenue Fund Account Scales Second Reading

[This Day] Abuja -A bill for an Act to amend the Allocation of Revenue (Federation Account, Etc.) Act, 2004 to establish the Excess Revenue Fund Account, and for Related Matters yesterday passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

[This Day] Abuja -A bill for an Act to amend the Allocation of Revenue (Federation Account, Etc.) Act, 2004 to establish the Excess Revenue Fund Account, and for Related Matters yesterday passed second reading in the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ahmed Vows 90% Implementation of Budget 2018

[This Day] Ilorin -Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has promised that his administration remains resolute in achieving over 90 per cent budget implementation on capital projects.

[This Day] Ilorin -Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has promised that his administration remains resolute in achieving over 90 per cent budget implementation on capital projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria