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Vice President celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child with Child Advocates from Abuja Schools at the State House. In a statement signed by Laolu Akande, SSA Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Prof. Osinbajo congratulated Blessing, a Junior Secondary School student who made an excellent result and said …

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Ibim Semenitari appointed NDDC Acting Managing Director

The multiple awards winning publisher of Business Eye Magazine and former commissioner for Information in Rivers State, Mrs Ibim Semenitari, was recently appointed the Acting Managing Director of the Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Ibim Semenitari was one …

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Meet Dame Christie Toby

Dame Christie Toby, married to Sir Gabriel Toby, the retired Permanent Secretary and former Deputy Governor of Rivers State, is mother of three children and seven grandchildren, five of whom are in the universities. She holds a PhD in education administration and planning. She started her career in government as …

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Barth Nnaji talks about his life

I did my secondary education in Nigeria and completed my Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in the USA. I started my academic career at the University of Massachusetts, where I rose to be a full professor of mechanical and industrial engineering with specialization in computer aided design and robotics. After …

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Meet the man called Lumumba

This is a fact: in 2014, Chief Ade Ojo’s company, Elizade Motors, sold more than 6000 Toyota vehicles in Nigeria. He controls about 47% of the total market for the Toyota brand in the country and he has started selling Chinese vehicles, the JAC brand, at his new Elizade Autoland …

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The systematic prospecting Guru

Cosmas Maduka has spent 48 of his 57 years in active selling. Before then he had learnt the art of flashing toothy smiles at prospective customers to close a deal from age five when he started selling fried bean cakes, akara, for his widowed mother a year after his father …

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The man Jim Ovia

Born November 4, 1951 in Agbor, Delta State, Jim Ovia, CON, the man with rare opportunity to remake century long industry history had his first taste of banking as a clerk with Barclays Bank, now Union Bank in 1973, before he left for United States to read Business Administration at …

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Dangote: He was named ‘Victor’

Determined from back in the day Alhassan Abdullahi Dantata, Dangote’s maternal great grandfather was the largest exporter of kolanuts in West Africa in 1913. He died as the richest man in the sub region in 1955. His eldest son, Sanusi Alhassan Dantata recorded as Nigeria’s first millionaire was the eldest …

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