Governor-Elect Dapo Abiodun Announces Inauguration Committee

Ogun State Governor-Elect, His Excellency (Prince) Dapo Abiodun, has announced the appointment of members of the Committee that will oversee various aspects of his inauguration on 29th May, 2019. In a statement released today in Abeokuta, Dapo Abiodun’s spokesperson, Remmy Hazzan noted the Committee includes the Deputy Governor-Elect,  Engr (Mrs) Noimot Salako-Oyedele as the Chairperson of the Committee. Various sub-committees have been put in place to oversee related subject matters connected to the inauguration programme. The Governor-elect enjoins all Committee members liaise with their various sub-committee chairmen with regards to…

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Government welcomes smooth start to Voting Day

With Voting Day well underway, government has welcomed the smooth start to the 2019 National and Provincial Elections. In a statement on Wednesday, Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) said with the millions of South Africans having already cast their vote, is an affirmation of a strong and vibrant democracy. “We are encouraged that apart from a few exceptions, voting stations around the country started on time, and issues are being addressed as they arise. “The South African Police Service [SAPS], supported by the South African National Defence Force [SANDF]…

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SEC approves MTN listing on Nigerian Stock Exchange

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said that it has approved MTN Nigeria’s  application to list on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) by way of introduction. Mrs Efe Ebelo, SEC Head, Corporate Communications, confirmed this to our reporters in Lagos. She said that the company (MTN Nigeria) has successfully completed the registration of 20,354,513,050 ordinary shares of N0.02 each with the commission, pursuant to its recent application for registration of its existing securities. “Listing by introduction will enable the company to be listed, and allow shareholders to sell their shares…

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Alaba Lawson wants implementation of policy to curb illegal mining

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) on Wednesday made some recommendations aimed at addressing illegal mining activities in Nigeria. This call was made by the Chamber’s National President, Mrs Alaba Lawson, during an interview with our reporters in Lagos. Lawson called for the implementation of real policy papers on various mineral resources deposited across the country as part of the measures to tackle illegal mining. She also called for a monitoring team that would ensure strict enforcement of the policy papers to maximise the…

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