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Nestlé Nigeria names new managing director

Mr Wassim Elhusseini has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Nestlé Nigeria Plc.

Nestlé donates N700 million towards coronavirus response

In line with its company’s policy to improve livelihoods in its communities, Nestlé Nigeria has contributed over N700 million to support the COVID-19 response efforts in Nigeria.

FCTA partners with central bank to improve dairy production in Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed its willingness to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to improve dairy production in the country.

Nestle Sales Academy graduates pioneer students

Nestlé Nigeria has celebrated the 41 pioneer graduates of Nestlé Sales Academy, a programme jointly run by the Lagos Business School and Nestlé Nigeria Plc.

NECA: Employment crisis major cause of rising poverty

Without doubt, there is a direct correlation between poverty and unemployment as poverty is naturally one of the consequences of unemployment.”
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

OPS: Nigeria loses N6 trillion to Apapa gridlock

The Organised Private Sector (OPS) said Nigeria had lost about N6 trillion across the different sectors due to the Apapa gridlock and called for urgent infrastructure development at the Lagos ports.

Nestle Nigeria pre-tax profit hits N19 billion

The company’s results on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) showed that profit before tax, increased by 40.18 per cent from N13.64 billion to N19.121 billion. Profit after tax improved by 49.27 per cent from N8.605 billion to N12.846 billion, translating to earnings per share of N16.21, compared to N10.86 in Q1, 2018.

Nestlé Nigeria inaugurates four community water projects

As the world commemorates World Water Day, Managing Director and CEO of Nestlé Nigeria, Mr. Mauricio Alarcon, says the company recognises and respects the fact that water is a fundamental human right.

VP Yemi Osinbajo lauds investors on job opportunities

Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says multinational companies would create more job opportunities for Nigerians by sustaining investments in the country’s economy.

Federal govt expects private sector to invest $19bn by 2020 – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government expects certain private sector stakeholders to invest $19.2 billion in the economy by 2020.

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

With the high rate of unemployment in the country and need to engage the youth meaningfully, Nestlé Nigeria has partnered with Imperial Integrated Consulting in their annual capacity building programme called the National Career Fair.

USAID, Nestlé, others partner to train agro-business owners in Kaduna

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Nestlé Nigeria Plc, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) and VEGA-member Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) have announced a new partnership programme to train farmers, workers and small businesses in Kaduna State.

USAID, Nestle to empower 20,000 farmers in Kaduna

No fewer than 20,000 soybean and maize farmers in Kaduna Sate will benefit from “Feed the Future Nigeria and Nestlé Maize Quality Improvement Partnership (M-QIP)”.

Nestle committed to supporting youth entrepreneurship – official

Nestle Nigeria has restated its commitment to support young people by boosting youth entrepreneurship and inspiring the talented ones through providing training and job opportunities.

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Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has enjoined the Feminist Coalition not to stop receiving donations supporting the #EndSARS protesters.

#EndSARS: Nollywood actress urges Feminist Coalition not to stop accepting donations

Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.

#EndSARS: Let those who lost relatives at Lekki toll plaza speak up – Omotola

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

#EndSARS: Cross River governor declares 24-hour curfew

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”

Joe Okei-Odumakin urges government to address citizens’ grievances

Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
Leftist leader Luis Arce has won a smashing victory in Bolivia’s presidential election, a final official vote count released on Friday shows, providing vindication for the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) party of overthrown President Evo Morales.

Luis Arce secures big victory in Bolivia election

The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.