Friday, December 14, 2018

The US Senate Report That Indicted Atiku Abubakar and Jennifer Douglas



The US Senate Report That Indicted Atiku Abubakar and Jennifer Douglas
By PM News

Former vice president Atiku Abubakar has for a long time been challenging Nigerians who accused him of being corrupt to come forward and prove it. So far nobody has come forward.

Well, PMNEWS has received a report on how Atiku was the subject of a probe ten years ago, by a United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, chaired by Senator Carl Levin.

How To Write A Business Plan: Free Download



Writing a business plan can seem like a big task, especially if you’re starting a business for the first time and don’t have a financial background. Even if you do have some experience, getting a refresher on what a modern business plan looks like is always a good idea.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The AFRO: First Pan-African Cryptocurrency dedicated to Growth and Development in Africa


The AFRO: First Pan-African Cryptocurrency dedicated to Growth and Development in Africa

Against the backdrop of numerous national currencies affecting trade and growth on the continent, the AFRO provides a reliable, safe and secure solution suited to Africa’s development challenges

GENEVA, Switzerland, December 13, 2018/ -- FIRST 200,000 WALLETS TO RECEIVE 50 FREE AFROs

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

IFC $6 million Seed Investment in Kobo360 Aims to Transform Supply Chain for African Mass-Market Goods



IFC $6 million Seed Investment in Kobo360 Aims to Transform Supply Chain for African Mass-Market Goods

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, 07 December 2018 / PRN Africa / -- IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $6 million equity investment in Kobo360 Inc, a tech-enabled e-logistics platform that connects the supply of trucks with the demand for transportation services by cargo owners in Nigeria. The investment was led by the IFC with participation from others including Silicon Valley investors WTI, YCombinator , and African institutional investors Cardinal Stone Partners, Chandaria Capital, and TLcom.

Reddington Hospital Unveils New Surgery and Critical Care Centre



Reddington Hospital Unveils New Surgery and Critical Care Centre

LAGOS, Nigeria, December 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Reddington Hospital, Victoria Island, Lagos has unveiled a new and upgraded surgery and critical care facility. The centre known as the Davidson Specialist Surgery and Critical Care Centre was formally opened by Ms. Laure Beaufils, British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria in a ceremony on Thursday December 6, 2018. The Centre is named after Dr. Neil Davidson, an Oxford-trained consultant physician and the founding medical director of the Reddington Hospital.

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Important Facts on the Biafran War


Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu (4 November 1933 – 26 November 2011),  was the Head of State of Biafra.

Important Facts on the #Biafran War

Only about 100,000 #Nigerian and #Biafran soldiers were killed during the uncivil war from 1967-1970 in Independent Nigeria.  And contrary to all the unverified reports, the Biafran children who died, including three of my mother's children were not up  to 800, 000.
It interesting to note that racist South Africa and Rhodesia supported Biafra against Nigeria.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Dangote Gets Top 5 Recognition in ‘Most Responsible Business In Africa’ Category



PRESS RELEASE

Corporate Social Responsibility: Dangote Gets Top 5 Recognition in ‘Most Responsible Business In Africa’ Category

Dangote Group was also named by SERAS one of the Top 5 "Most Responsible Business in Africa/Overall Winner"


L-R: General Manager/Head Sustainability, Dangote Cement Plc, Eunice Sampson; Group Chief Sustainability and Governance, Dangote Industries Limited, Dr. Ndidi Nnoli; Group Chief Human Resources Officer, Dangote Cement Plc, Musa Rabiu; and Senior Adviser, Stakeholder Relations, DIL, Fatima Wali-Abdurrahman, celebrating the 'Best in Supply Chain Management' award won by Dangote Cement at the 12th Edition of the Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place at the Muson Centre, Onikan, Lagos recently.


LAGOS, Nigeria, December 7, 2018/ -- In recognition of its 2017 Sustainability Report and significant progress in Sustainability Best Practices and Reporting in 2018, Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) (www.Dangote.com) received two awards at the 12th edition of the annual Sustainability Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS), which took place in Lagos Nigeria.

IFC Identifies More Than 100 Start-Ups That Could Speed Up Innovation in Africa



IFC Identifies More Than 100 Start-Ups That Could Speed Up Innovation in Africa

CAIRO, 04 December 2018 / PRN Africa / -- IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in cooperation with Egypt's  Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC) have selected more than 100 high-potential start-ups to participate in a new initiative designed to spur innovation and job creation across the African continent.

GE Nigeria Launches e-Learning Portal at Lagos Garage Week 2018

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GE Nigeria Launches e-Learning Portal at Lagos Garage Week 2018

The portal was launched during GE’s Lagos Garage Week 2018, a year-end series of events held annually at the Lagos Garage

LAGOS, Nigeria, December 7, 2018/ -- In line with its commitment to skills development and the empowerment of entrepreneurs in Nigeria, GE (www.GE.com) (NYSE: GE), the world’s premier digital industrial company, yesterday launched an e-learning portal for its Lagos Garage advanced manufacturing training program with the objective of extending the training program’s reach to thousands of Nigerians across the country.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

2018 Global Terrorism Index Shows That Nigeria is Winning the War on Boko Haram



2018 Global Terrorism Index Shows That Nigeria is Winning the War on Boko Haram
       
LONDON, Dec. 5, 2018 /CNW/ -


  • Deaths from terrorism have decreased by 27 per cent in 2017 to 18,814 globally. This is the third consecutive year of improvement.
  • The fall in global terrorism is reflected in the index: 94 countries improved this year, with 46 deteriorating - the highest number of countries to improve year on year since 2004.
  • The global economic impact of terrorism was US$52 billion in 2017; a decrease of 42 per cent  from the previous year. 
  • Deaths in Europe fell by 75 per cent. France, Belgium and Germany had significant improvements. However, Spain deteriorated significantly.
  • Terrorism is still a global phenomenon with 67 countries recording at least one death in 2017.
  • There has been an increase in far-right terrorism in North America and Western Europe, which in 2017, accounted for 59 attacks and 17 deaths.
  • ISIL's decline contributed to a 56 per cent  reduction in deaths in Iraq between 2016 and 2017. However, ISIL remains the world's deadliest terrorist group.

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