Mallam Mele Kyari is the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). In this Exclusive Interview with TheFact Nigeria Magazine, he shares his thoughts on some of the transparent and profitability strides taken by NNPC under his watch. Excerpts: TheFact Magazine: What have you done differently...
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the first National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA) Integrated Farm Estate in Suduje Daura, Katsina State, with a pledge that Nigeria, under his watch, will achieve food security. Performing the inauguration on Monday, July 19, 2021, President Buhari reiterated that his administration remained committed to...
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has congratulated Mr. Olusegun Awolowo on his emergence as the president of ECOWAS Trade Promotion Organisation (TPO) network, describing the appointment as "a confirmation of his innumerable contributions to export and trade promotions within and outside Nigeria." In a statement issued in Abuja...
The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has called for an increase in support from Federal, State and Local governments to investments like Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre & Specialist Hospital (MRCC&SH) in Lagos. The NIPC boss therefore described the impact of Marcelle Ruth Cancer Centre & Specialist Hospital to be beyond the financial...
The management of Dangote Sugar Refinery has denied the rumored deaths of staff during a protest at its Numan, Adamawa plant by some youths of its Gyawana host community. A statement from the management signed by the Managing Director, Mr. Ravindra Singhvi said neither was there a protest by its...
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has come out to exonerate itself from the Akoko-Edo road saga. This was contained in a communique signed by the ministry's Director Information, Mr. Theodore Ogaziechi and made available to the press over the weekend. TheFact Nigeria gathered that there had been a viral...
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced its support for the first ever memorandum of understanding (MoU) on trade collaboration between the Governments of Malawi and South Sudan. The Bank will provide financial backing and payment instruments to facilitate trade of agricultural commodities and essential consumer goods between the two...
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu has said that Nigeria is working very hard to produce a locally made vaccine. The Minister also said that Nigeria was intensifying its efforts in research towards the production of the Covid-19 Vaccine so that other countries can benefit. Dr. Onu said...
Relief came to some communities in Kogi State as the Transport Division of the Dangote Cement Plc rolled out a plethora of community intervention schemes, worth multiple billions of Naira to mark its ‘Sustainability Function’ for 2021. Recall Dangote Cement had doled out billions of naira in its ‘highly structured’...
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development alongside other stakeholders in the sector have strategised ways to reduce the vulnerabilities of women in agriculture. Speaking at a workshop organised to this effect yesterday in Abuja, Dr. Ernest A. Umakhihe, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry explained that the move was...