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See The Predictive Results of the Nigerian Presidential Election

Abia President Jonathan of the PDP is expected to win the presidential poll in Abia State as his party remains the dominant one there. The PDP’s strong base in the state coupled with the position of Governor Theodore Orji as the ...

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Presidential Election Likely to Result in Stalemate Inimical to Plans for Improved Security

Following Think Security Africa’s (TSA) report on security in Nigeria, their latest report on Nigeria’s 2015 presidential elections All Eyes on Nigeria, provides in-depth insight into the candidates, the politics, stakes, and likely outcome of Nigeria’s 2015 elections. ‘Nigeria is clearly ...

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Mobile Security Market Expected to Become $34.8 Billion Business In Five Years

According to a new report by Allied Market Research titled, "Global Mobile Security Market - Solution, Types, OS, Trends, Opportunities, Growth and Forecast, 2013 - 2020", the global Mobile Security Market would reach $34.8 billion by 2020, registering a CAGR of 40.8% during 2014 - 2020. Bring Your ...

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EU-Africa B2B Forum - Forum For EU and African Private Sector Leaders, May 6th

The EU-Africa Chamber of Commerce (http://www.eu-africa-cc.org) is pleased to invite stakeholders to the 1st edition of its EU-Africa B2B Forum planned on 06 – 08 May 2015 in Mons (Belgium), in partnership with Euronews as main media partner. This high level ...

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[Apply] Total Young Graduate Programme in Africa

Total founded the Young Graduate Programme in April 2014 – an innovative initiative aimed at young graduates from more than 40 of the countries in Africa and Middle East in which we operate. The programme is an opportunity for them ...

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The Bank Verification Number (BVN) is an initiative of both the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee, an umbrella body of deposit commercial banks in the country. It was meant to find a final solution to cases of fraud in the nation’s banking sector.   Biometric Verification Number (BVN) initiative is the registration of customers in the financial system using biometric technology which involves the process of recording a person’s unique physical traits such […]

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The Senate Committee on Capital Market yesterday queried the Acting Director General of Nigeria Stock Exchange, Munir Gwarzo, over spending of N9 billion without approval of the National Assembly.   The query came during the budget defence of the Commission for 2014 and 2015, which was held at the National Assembly, during which the lawmakers also regretted that the Commission only comes to the National Assembly when it is convenient for it.   The senators […]

health

Malawi has developed an innovative and highly successful interactive communications campaign in a quest to solve problems surrounding public health in the country. Through a radio drama programme, which has reached over 55% of its target audience and encourages listeners to interact with the show using SMS and social media, key health issues, such as malaria, child health and family planning, are being tackled. The initiative, named Moyo ndi Mpamba! (Life is Precious!), will be […]

naira

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called for the implementation of reforms, including the devaluation of the Nigerian Naira in order to shield the country from risks presented by uncertainties characterizing the economy.   The call follows the IMF directors concluding the Article IV consultation 1 with Nigeria last week.   According to IMF, during the consultation, executive directors commended the authorities for progress in promoting Nigeria’s economic diversification and for […]

worldVentures

WorldVentures Holdings, a global company in the direct-selling travel club sector, has acquired a next generation, cloud-based, end-to-end reservations, contracts, operations and distribution management systems platform for travel providers. Now in its fourth consecutive year of record-setting growth, WorldVentures entered the strategic agreement to support streamlined operations, flexible extensibiliy to broaden services and products to customers with scale requirements to meet their aggressive growth forecasts. The new platform offers a central reservation management system that […]

airport

Airports Council International (ACI) recently recognized three of Louis Berger’s aviation projects with six Airport Service Quality (ASQ) awards. Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, Queen Alia International Airport, and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport were distinguished as best-in-class facilities, according to ACI’s ASQ passenger satisfaction survey.   ACI named Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, located in the Republic of Mauritius, as best and most improved airport in Africa, and as the second-best airport in the world […]

power

Barely one week after disclosing the hard choices to either close shops or retrench workers in its production outfits because of the hike in electricity charges, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) on Tuesday met with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) over their complaints.   Again, MAN in its meeting with NERC in Abuja, made it clear to the regulatory commission that the new tariff charged for electricity supplies to their production facilities remain […]

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