Nigeria begins implementation of e-tendering and e-procurement

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 2, 2019
The Lagos State Public Procurement Agency has disclosed that it would commence the implementation of several modules of its e-Procurement Solution. The implementation of the four new e-Procurement Solution Modules – e-Tendering, e-Publishing/Notification, e-Bidding and e-Award modules – would commence with three pilot Ministries in the State- Health, Education and Works and Infrastructure on 1 […]

Ethiopia slates November 13 for Sidama autonomy referendum

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 2, 2019
Ethiopia on Thursday granted its ethnic Sidama community a referendum in November on self-determination, with a view to creating the country’s 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported. Ethiopia’s nine existing regional states enjoy a degree of autonomy under which they are able to choose their official language and have limited powers over taxation, education, […]

Manchester City announce partnership extension with PZ Cussons in Nigeria

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 2, 2019
Imperial Leather manufacturer PZ Cussons will continue to be Manchester City FC’s official personal care partner in Nigeria after its partnership was extended. PZ Cussons’ soap brand, Premier Cool, which was launched in Nigeria in 2010 and has recently been relaunched to the market, has released City-branded personal care products in Nigeria, as well as […]