Adeola Yusuf secures Columbia Varsity Journalism School Symposium support

   Platforms Africa Convener attends Columbia Journalism Review “The New Journalism” Event Multiple award winning Nigerian Journalist, Adeola Yusuf, has secured a free ticket from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to attend Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) symposium. Yusuf, the convener of Platforms Africa, who is a Thomson Reuters Foundation laureate and a one-time winner of Africa Investigative Journalism Conference Bursary, was given the free ticket to, alongside other A-list journalists across the World, attend the highly sought-after symposium themed; “The New Journalism: Rethinking the news in the wake…

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NNPC deepens global Transparency index, makes EITI’s World Partner Firms list

  . GMD NNPC, Mele Kyari whose regime recorded the feat gives a nod to full and public disclosure of all beneficial owners and steps to identify the beneficial owners of Corporation’s direct business partners, including Joint Ventures and contracts. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has become an Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) partner company, joining a group of over 65 extractives companies, state-owned enterprises (SOEs), commodity traders, financial institutions and industry partners who commit to observing the EITI’s supporting company expectations. Coming 43 years after the establishment of…

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Why we decorated Nigerian distributor – Schneider Electric

  As part of its periodic appraisal and reward for outstanding activities of its distributors nationwide, Schneider Electric has decorated Alhaji Bola Azeez, the chief executive officer of Bolamark Engineering Limited. Alhaji Azeez, on behalf of his company, received the Lifetime Achievement Award for his long-standing partnership with the energy management firm, Schneider Electric. Though Schneider Electric stands out globally in its service delivery on providing energy and automation digital solutions, its management affirms the rightful place of distributors with the right culture and push for excellence as a key…

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How America’s billionaires made $400bn additional fortunes during Coronavirus pandemic – Forbes

  The Net Worth Of America’s 600-Plus Billionaires Has Increased By More Than $400 Billion During The Pandemic, Forbes reports. America’s billionaires, the Forbes said in it latest report, saw their wealth increase by $434 billion during the course of the global pandemic, according to a new report, a staggering figure that coincided with upheaval to the global economy and more than 38 million Americans filing for unemployment. KEY FACTS “Per the report by Americans for Tax Fairness and the Institute for Policy Studies’ Program for Inequality, between March 18…

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