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Survey commissioned by IHG Hotels & Resorts reveals what consumers value when they travel

DUBAI, UAE, Oct. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts today revealed the results of a survey commissioned to better understand how consumers like to enjoy their time as a hotel guest, encouraging guests to be themselves. The company’s new global campaign, Guest How You Guest, is a celebration of hotels and taking a […]

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Social Devt. Ministry bids farewell to outgoing Permanent Secretary

Management and staff of the Edo State Ministry of Social Development and Gender Issues now Ministry of Social Development and Humanitarian Affairs have bid farewell to the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Barbara Nekpen Osobajo, who was recently transferred to Transformation Office, Office of the Head of Service, Government House.   At the emotional farewell event, on […]

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Edo Takes Giant Step towards Domesticating the National Health Act (NHAct)

In 2017, the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki stated that his administration would domesticate the National Health Act (NHAct) in order to boost healthcare delivery in the State. It was against this backdrop that the State Ministry of Health, in partnership with the Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON), organised a workshop at the […]

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Stakeholders move to harmonise draft petroleum measurements, safety regulations

Stakeholders in the Petroleum Industry are currently meeting to harmonise the draft Midstream and Downstream Petroleum (Safety) Regulations and Petroleum Measurement Regulations to enhance operations of the sector.   The event tagged “Stakeholder’s Consultation Forum on Regulations”, billed to hold from Oct. 4 to Oct. 6, is being organised by the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream […]

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World Teachers’ Day: Time of Gratitude, Reflection

The International Teachers’ Day, is celebrated on the 5th October annually. It is a day to celebrate and appreciate teachers for their contributions towards nation building through commitment to the intellectual and all round growth of pupils in the education ecosystem. In some regions, stakeholders gather to organise conferences, meetings and seminars in order to […]

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Teachers’ Day: NUT urges governors to pay salary arrears

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) on Tuesday called on governors that were owing teachers salary arrears to use their remaining months in office to pay off the arrears.   The Secretary-General of the Union, Dr Mike Ike-Ene, raised the concern in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja ahead of […]

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Reps C’ttee queries $10.7bn gas-to-liquids project

An ad hoc committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday queried the implementation of the  Escravos gas-to-liquids (EGTL) Gas Project.   The committee said the project which should cost 2.9 billion dollars was quoted as 10.7 billion dollars.   The committee on the Joint Venture of the NNPC limited, raised concerns when the management […]

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Failed banks: NDIC engaged 467 insured banks in 2021– MD

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) says its liquidation activities involves no fewer than 467 insured banks with a view to settle claims of depositors and creditors of the banks.   The Managing Director of NDIC, Mr Bello Hassan, said this at the 2022 International Association of Deposit Insurers (IADI) Africa Regional Committee (ARC) workshop […]

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Govt shouldn’t be blamed for out-of-school children – U.S-based Nigerian author

A U.S-based Nigerian author, Khuraira Musa, said on Wednesday that the government should not be blamed for all the incidences of out-of-school children in the country.   The author gave the advice on Wednesday at a news conference heralding the launching of her biography, titled, ‘The Audacity of an African Girl’, scheduled to hold Saturday […]

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DBN, BOI, PENCOM top 2022 integrity index ranking for MDAs

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN), Bank of Industry (BOI) and National Pension Commission (PENCOM) have emerged as the top three organisations in the 2022 Transparency and Integrity Index ranking for Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the DBN came top of the ranking with 58.74 points, […]