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Many Nigerians thought Gates only came for Dangote’s daughter’s wedding, but…

Bill Gates at Expanded NEC Meeting

When Business Hilights did a story penultimate Monday that ‘Bill Gates presence at Dangote’s daughter’s wedding in Kano is good for the economy’ (http://businesshilights.com.ng/bill-gates-presence-at-dangotes-daughters-wedding-in-kano-good-for-the-economy/), many readers reacted and asked us the link between attending the wedding and the Nigerian economy. Little did they know that Gates will be a special guest alongside his billionaire friend, Aliko Dangote to the ‘Expanded ...

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FG frustrating concession of Onitsha Port as Olu seeks Warri, Koko dredging

Buhari Olu of Warri

More than three years on in the life of the current administration, the federal government had maintained silence in one of its electioneering campaign promises in the South East which is putting the rehabilitated Onitsha River Port into use by simply concessioning the facility. Former administration of President Goodluck Jonathan had injected about N4.5bn to reposition the River Port after ...

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Discussions on slave trade, repatriation, may not arise at Davos in 5 years—VP

Yemi O2

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at Davos, Switzerland on Thursday said discussions bordering on issues like slave trade and repatriations may not reappear at World Economic Forum (WEF). When asked in an interview at the summit on Thursday to reply with a Yes or No answer, whether in five years from now, “are we still going to be seating here ...

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N’Delta stakeholders’ remind FG of enforcing presidential directive on IOCs

Buahri yemi 55

Since the first official working tour of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, in oil rich Niger Delta and his presidential directive to International Oil Companies (IOCs), to move their operational head offices to production states, nothing has happened. Otherwise, there has been silence on the side of the federal government and corresponding quietness on the side of IOCs, but ...

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Leave performing airports, concession failing ones, Expert tells FG

Buahri yemi 55

Following the trending tweet by Vice president, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday, announcing that the federal executive council has agreed to the concession of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, aviation expert, Mojeed Aina has advised for concessioning of failing airports so as to lift them to value addition. He said concesssioning performing airport or airports ...

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Ambode flags off construction of Oshodi-International Airport Road

MMIA Lagos

Following the approval of the engineering drawing by the relevant agencies of the government last month, the Lagos State Government on Monday, flagged off reconstruction activities on the 10-lane Oshodi-International Airport Road. The project will be completed in the next 15 months. It would be recalled that Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, had within the period he was the Acting ...

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Osinbajo set to commission fertiliser plant in Edo today

Vice president, Prof Yemi

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will today, Tuesday inaugurate the Edo State Fertiliser and Chemical Company Limited in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state. A statement issued in Benin, by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie, on Monday said “Osinbajo, who would be received by Governor Godwin Obaseki, is ...

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Digital is future cities, Nigeria can’t afford to lag behind—Osinbajo

Smart CS Abuja

…Says implementation’ll be difficult The acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, in Abuja on Tuesday, made it clear that as the entire globe is drifting towards digital economy and allied city infrastructures, Nigeria cannot stand alone but join the comity of nations. However, he was quick to hint that “As much as the initiative of smart cities is incredible and rational, ...

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FG deepens rice backward integration scheme, flags of N10b mill in Kebbi

Wacot Rice kebbi

The coast is getting wider and clearer for the consolidation of Kebbi State as leading rice producing state in Nigeria as the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has commissioned N10billion rice mill in Kebbi State, regarded as the largest in Africa. It would be recalled that Lagos State had during the early part of this administration sealed a partnership deal ...

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FG’s insincerity forcing militants to resume bombardment Sept 1—NDRC


“Our grievance with government is that after the consolatory statement of the government by Prof. Osinbajo, nothing is on ground to show sincerity by government”, this was the key argument of the Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders (NDRC), for planned resumption of attacks on oil facilities in Niger Delta effective September 31. NDRC is one of the militant groups that had ...

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