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Shell inducts 30 graduates for industry internship

Thirty engineering graduates have been inducted to the fifth batch of the Shell Nigeria internship programme, a four-year old scheme designed to help young graduate engineers upscale their skills in readiness for employment in the energy sector. The internship programme, run in collaboration with the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN), places the interns with…

FIRS gets N23b unpaid tax from corporate firms

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated over N23billion in unpaid taxes from the recently suspended substitution exercise on corporate bank accounts, marked by the imposition of restriction on the accounts of tax-defaulting organisations. FIRS Chairman, Babatunde Fowler, who spoke in Lagos yesterday at the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Interactive Forum on Tax…

NCC tackles Google over free Wi-Fi

Investigations by the Nation revealed that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the regulatory body for telecommunications in the country, has reported global internet giant, Google, to the Federal Government for evading regulatory oversight in its bid to expand its ‘free’ Wi-Fi deployment in Nigeria. Google is currently rolling out the ‘free’ Wi-Fi service in Lagos…

FMDQ set to improve Housing Sector, Admits Mixta Real Estate PLC Bonds and Commercial Papers to its Platform

L-R: Mr. Kayode Akinkugbe, Managing Director/CEO, FBNQuest Merchant Bank Limited, Mr. Bola Onadele. Koko, Managing Director/CEO, FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange, Mr. Kola Ashiru-Balogun, Managing Director, Mixta Real Estate (Nigeria) PLC, during the signing of the Listing & Quotation Registers at the Listing & Quotation Ceremony for the Mixta Real Estate (Nigeria) PLC Bonds & CPs at Exchange Place, Lagos.…

Ekiti earmarks N40m for cocoa rehabilitation

The Director-General, Ekiti State Office of Transformation, Strategy and Delivery, Prof. Mobolaji Aluko, on Thursday, reiterated the commitment of the Dr Kayode Fayemi’s administration to the revitalisation of cocoa production in the state. Aluko said Fayemi had earmarked N40m to cocoa rehabilitation project in 2019 for the establishment of Cocoa Clonal Garden/Cocoa Rehabilitation in the…