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Graduate Management Admission Council Appoints Joy Jones as Incoming CEO

Jones to succeed Sangeet Chowfla as head of the global association representing leading graduate business schools GMAC Incoming CEO Joy Jones RESTON, Va., Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced the appointment of Joy Jones as the organization’s CEO-Elect. Jones […]

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Winners Announced in the Seventh Annual Stevie® Awards for Great Employers

Top Winners Include IBM and Tata Consultancy Services 2022 Stevie Awards for Great Employers Winners Announced FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Winners in the 2022 (seventh annual) Stevie® Awards for Great Employers, an international competition, were announced today. The awards recognize the world’s best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements, […]

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J.M. Huber Corporation Signs Agreement to Acquire the Biolchim Group From NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and Management Team

ATLANTA, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — J.M. Huber Corporation (Huber)—a global, family-owned specialty engineered materials manufacturing company—announced today that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire full control of the Biolchim Group from NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital and the Biolchim Group management team. The Biolchim Group, managed and headed by Galileo Quattro SARL, […]

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J.M. Huber Corporation signe un accord pour l’acquisition de Biolchim Group auprès de NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital et de l’équipe de direction

ATLANTA, 08 août 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — J.M. Huber Corporation (Huber), une entreprise familiale mondiale de fabrication de matériaux d’ingénierie spécialisés, a annoncé aujourd’hui la signature d’un accord contraignant visant à acquérir le contrôle total de Biolchim Group auprès de NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital et de l’équipe de direction de Biolchim Group. Biolchim Group, géré […]

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J.M. Huber Corporation Assina Acordo de Aquisição do Biolchim Group da NB Renaissance, Chequers Capital e Equipe de Gestão

ATLANTA, Aug. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A J.M. Huber Corporation (Huber) – empresa global de engenharia de materiais especializados de propriedade de uma família – anunciou hoje que assinou um contrato vinculativo de aquisição do controle total do Biolchim Group da NB Renaissance, da Chequers Capital e da equipe de gestão do Grupo Biolchim. […]

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Electricity customers increase to 10.51m in 2021

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the number of Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) customers in Nigeria increased from 10.37 million in 2020 to 10.51 million in 2021. This is according to the NBS Nigeria Electricity Report 2021 released in Abuja on Monday. The report focuses on energy billed, revenue generated and customers by DISCOS […]

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AfDB to deliver certified wheat, seeds to 20 million farmers —Adesina

  The President, African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Akinwumi Adesina says the bank is set to deliver climate-adapted, certified wheat and other staple crops seeds to 20 million farmers. Adesina said this in a document titled, “Averting an African Food Crisis: The African Food Production Facility” and obtained on Monday in Abuja. He said the […]

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Al-Makura distributes 3000 bags of fertiliser to farmers

Sen. Umaru Al-Makura (APC-Nasarawa South) has distributed 3000 bags of fertiliser to farmers across the five local government areas of his senatorial district. The area councils which constitute the senatorial district include: Lafia, Obi, Awe, Doma and Keana. Speaking at the distribution ceremony on Monday in Lafia, the senator said each of the LGAs would […]

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UNICEF lauds Kebbi govt for signing the Child Rights Act

The United Nations Children Education Fund (UNICEF) has commended Kebbi State Government for enacting Child Protection Law and urged its full implementation. Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi, on Monday. NAN reports that the Kebbi State Child Protection Bill was signed into […]

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Pfizer to buy Global Blood Therapeutics in $5.4bn cash deal

U.S. pharmaceutical maker Pfizer and Biopharmaceutical Company Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT) on Monday agreed that Pfizer will acquire GBT in an all-cash deal valued at 5.4 billion U.S. dollars. Pfizer said the acquisition would drive growth by enhancing its work in rare hematology while reinforcing the company’s commitment to sickle cell disease research and treatment. […]