1579 results found for Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

Bunkering is not illegal business – Bunkers Association President

By Anthony Isibor.  SOLA Adewumi, President, Bunkers Traders Association of Nigeria, says that bunkering activities are not entirely illegal. Speaking on opportunity areas and challenges of investment in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 68 times

Tags: Bunkers Traders Association of Nigeria, Sola Adewumi, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

Baffling weight loss, rapid heartbeat, possible sign of thyrotoxicosis — Expert

A Consultant Endocrinologist, Dr Temilola Akande, says unexplained weight loss and rapid heartbeat may be signs of a condition called thyrotoxicosis. Akande, who is a Physician at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 50 times

Tags: Dr Temilola Akande, Dr Adefemi Afolabi, Thyroid Care Association of Nigeria

Insecurity: Southern Kaduna Christian leaders strategize on way out for it’s people

 SOUTHERN Kaduna Christian leaders have convened a meeting to discuss the incessant attacks in the area, to provide a clear direction to it’s people on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 34 times

Tags: Apostle Emmanuel Kure, Southern Kaduna Christian Leaders Association

AWAMN promises improved PSP services in waste management

THE Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWAMN) has assured that Private Sector Participants (PSP) operators in Lagos State would deliver prompt services in waste collection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 86 times

Tags: Waste Managers of Nigeria, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, PSP, LAWMA, Mr David Oriyomi

CBN lauds Ikeja Disco, pledges funds for its metering project

 THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) that it would provide funds for the Phase One of its metering project. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Yila Yusuf, Mrs Folake Soetan

Customs Western Marine command intercepts cannabis sativa worth N168m

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Western Marine Command (WMC) on Thursday said it intercepted 32 sacks of Cannabis Sativa with a street value of N168 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Abubakar Umar,

World Interiors Day: MAN seeks infrastructure developement

WOOD/Furniture Products Sectoral Group, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has stressed the need to address the current power and other infrastructural gaps in the country to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Bola Dada, Origin Group Ltd, Ngozi Oyewole, Wood/Furniture Products Sectoral Group, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN),

Hike in feeds: Poultry farmers raise alarm over closure of farms

 POULTRY Association of Nigeria (PAN) has raised alarm on the inability of farmers to sustain production due to high cost of feeds. Mr Pius Aminu, Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 27 times

Tags:  Poultry Association of Nigeria,Mr Pius Aminu,

Increase in MPR widens single-digit interest rate journey – MAN

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says the increase in the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has widened the journey... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Central Bank of Nigeria

Ekiti 2022: REC seeks support of religious leaders

DR Adeniran Tella, Ekiti Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), has urged Christian and Islamic religious leaders to use their sermons to educate their followers to collect their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Dr Adeniran Tella, Rev. Emmanuel Aribasoye, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria,

NBCC, UAC seek increased performance of consumer goods sector

THE Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce and United Africa Company of Nigeria (UAC) have highlighted the need to tackle the challenges facing the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: United Africa Company of Nigeria (UAC), Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX), Bisi Adeyemi, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce,

Air Chief tasks personnel on good intelligence practice

THE Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has tasked intelligent personnel to make profound resolutions in intelligence gathering in support of the Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, Oladayo Amao, Nigeria Air Force (NAF),

FG commits to utilisation of water resources for agriculture, economic growth

THE Federal Government has restated commitment to effective utilisation of water resources for economic growth through the implementation of the 2013 National Water Resources Master Plan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Alhaji Mukhtar Yerima, Federal Government Of Nigeria

APC guber primaries: Voting begins late in Lagos

VOTING begun late at  the APC Governorship Primaries in Lagos State amidst tight security, and watch of officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Adamu Yuguda, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Wale OluwoAbdul-Ahmed Mustapha,, Mobolaji Johnson Arena,

51 million phone owners lack NIN – Report

AT least 51.3 million unique telecommunication devices may not have National Identification Numbers. According to the Nigeria Communications Commission’s document, titled, ‘Deployment of a Device Management System:... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigeria Communications Commission, OluGbenga Odeyemi, NIMC, Mr Kayode Adegoke

Pantami advocates effective public sector reforms

THE Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, says effective service delivery in governance is the key idea behind public sector reforms in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Nigeria Startup Bill (NSB), Prof. Isa Pantami

Raising MPR to 13% can reduce productivity, worsen unemployment – expert

A financial expert,  Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, says the increased Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) of 13 per cent can affect the productive sector of the economy and worsen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Okechukwu Unegbu, Chattered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Police confirm HYPPADEC board member’s abduction

THE police command in Kogi on Thursday confirmed the abduction of a member of the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) Governing Council, Alhaji Isa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Isa Ozi-Salami, Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

Army war college begins tour of theatres of operations

PARTICIPANTS of Army War College Nigeria (AWCN) Course 6/2022 have embarked on internal security study tour to theatres of Operations Hadarin Daji and Whirl Stroke at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Army War College Nigeria,Maj Muhammed Maidawa,Brig.-Gen. Usman Alkali,Maj.-Gen. Bamidele Alabi

Ekiti Sports Council chairman lauds invitation of 2 state bred football players to national teams

THE Chairman Ekiti  Sports Council, Mrs Olusola Osetoba, has lauded the recent inclusion of two young promising football players from the state, to the national teams.   Osetoba... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Olusola Osetoba, Ekiti Football Association (FA), Remo Stars player,

Lawal wins Zamfara PDP guber ticket

ALHAJI Dauda Lawal, has won the Zamfara Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket for 2023 general elections.Mr Adamu Maina, the Returning Officer for the primaries declared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Alhaji Dauda Lawal, Alhaji Abubakar Nakwada, Alhaji Wadatau Madawaki, Alhaji Dauda Lawal, Peoples Democratic Pa

Retailers, consumers decry hike in cooking gas price

RETAILERS and consumers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas, on Thursday decried the hike in the price of the product across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA),

CRIVIFON wants security agencies’ collaboration to fight human rights abuses

The Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria (CRIVIFON) has appealed for the cooperation of security agencies, including the Criminal Justice Agency, The Nigeria Police Force and Civil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Crime Victims Foundation of Nigeria (CRIVIFON), Kelechi Emeh,, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Human Rights Education and Awareness Center (HUREAC), Gloria Egbuji,, Lagos State Tran

2023: Muhammad Abacha wins Kano PDP governorship Primaries

ALHAJI Muhammad Abacha, son of former military leader, Sani Abacha has emerged governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 general election in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Alhaji Muhammad Abacha,Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Alhaji Mohammed Jamu, Hajiya Amina Garba,

Take the battle to bandits’ enclaves, Matawalle urges military

GOV. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara on Wednesday urged the Nigerian military to take the battle against bandits to their enclaves, to end the lingering insurgency in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Army War College of Nigeria (AWCN), Gov. Bello Matawalle, Maj.-Gen. Uwem Bassey,

Brutal murder of Harira, children unacceptable – CAN demands justice

THE Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in strong terms, the gruesome murder of Madam Harira and her four innocent children by some “unknown gunmen”... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Okechukwu Okoye, Rev. Samson Ayokunle,

Heavy security presence at venue of Lagos PDP governorship primaries

SECURITY operatives on Wednesday,  mounted heavy presence at  the venue of the special state congress of the PDP to select its governorship candidate  in Lagos State. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Department of State Security (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Fatai Shodimu,

New taxes: Subscribers urge FG, telecom providers to halt implementation

THE Association of Telephone, Cable TV and Internet Subscribers of Nigeria (ATIC) has appealed to the Federal Government and telecom providers not to implement their new... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Association of Telephone Cable TV and Internet Subscribers of Nigeria (ATIC), Sina Bilasanmi, Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON),

KDSG to collaborate with ZEDA on education affairs

THE  Zaria Education Development Association (ZEDA) said it would be collaborating with Kaduna State Government in area of education toward the preparation of JAMB , WAEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 24 times

Tags: Zaria Education Development Association (ZEDA), JAMB, WAEC, NECO, Dr Abdul- Alimi Bello,

AEDC partners security agencies to fight vandals – Official

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on Wednesday said it would continue to partner with security agencies to fight vandals off its assets. The AEDC’s Chief Marketing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Nigerian Police Force (NPF), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Donald Etim,

Turkish News Agency signs news exchange agreement with NAN

THE News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Istanbul, Turkey, signed a news exchange agreement with the Turkish News Agency, Anadolu. The historic agreement was signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 36 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle, Serdar Aragoz,

NEWS ANALYSIS: Intrigues, calculations as aspirants struggle for Plateau governorship ticket

By Peter Amine, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) AS the 2023 general elections draw near, politicians in Plateau have begun consultations and calculations of who becomes the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 26 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

NPA inaugurates Dockyard Training School in Lagos

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday  inaugurated its Dockyard Training School in Apapa, Lagos as part of efforts to institute continuous learning culture for its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON),

Measles kills 14 children in Anambra

THE Anambra Government has confirmed the death of 14 children from measles outbreak in nine local government areas of the state. The Commissioner for Health, Dr Afam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chioma Ezenyimulu, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Afam Obidike,

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission trains MDA’s on risk management

THE Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has begun the training of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on risk management to enhance Public Private Partnership (PPP) processes. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Manji Yarling, Michael Ohiani, Conrad Clark Nigeria Limited,

Osun 2022: NSCDC embarks on peace advocacy in Osogbo

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, says it has embarked on peace awareness campaign to markets in Osogbo, ahead of the July... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Atanda Olabisi,

African Unity Day: We must thrive in unity – AWLA President

MRS Amanda Demechi-Asagba, International President of the African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), has called for the sustenance of unity amongst African nations to foster cooperation and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Amanda Demechi-Asagba, African Women Lawyers Association (AWLA), Organisation of African Unity (OAU),

Raising MPR to 13% will slow down economic growth — economist

AN economist, Dr Tope Fasua says the decision to raise the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) to 13 per cent can reverse economic growth. Fasua, who is the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Dr Tope Fasua, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Inflation pushes up interest rates to 13.5 per cent

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has increased interest rates to 13.5 per cent, the first time in two and half years. The apex bank attributed the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria,Godwin Emefiele,JP Morgan Bond Index,

NIQS wants MDA to track constituency projects to eliminate corruption

THE President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr Olayemi Shonubi, on Tuesday raised alarm over massive corruption in the execution of constituency projects in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Olayemi Shonubi, Property and Environment Writers’ Association of Nigeria (PEWAN),

Israel-Nigeria bilateral cooperation to further deepen through fundamental relations, envoy

AMBASSADOR of Israel to Nigeria Michael Freeman says Israel-Nigeria bilateral cooperation can further be deepened through fundamental relations by governments and people of both countries. Freeman said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 21 times

Tags: Dr Toyin Kolade, Owusi Patgrace, Michael Freeman, Nigeria Israel Business Forum (NIBF),

OFIs: CBN sets criteria for enrollment onto credit risk management system

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has criteria to be met by Other Financial Institutions (OFIs) to qualify for enrollment onto the Credit Risk Management System... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Credit Risk Management System (CRMS), Other Financial Institutions (OFIs),

Survey expects lower growth, higher inflation in U.S.

ANALYSTS have projected that the U.S. economy will face slower growth and higher inflation at year-end, showed a survey released on Monday by the National Association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 23 times

Tags: National Association for Business Economics (NABE)

Plateau 2023: Ex-REC gets students’ support

The National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS) has promised to support the governorship bid of Dr Nentawe Yilwatda, the immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), National Association of Plateau State Students (NAPSS), Dr Nentawe Yilwatda,

Buhari urges closer collaboration against economic challenges in West Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has called on executives of banking institutions in West Africa to forge a closer collaboration to tackle economic challenges confronting the sub-region. The president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 21 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, West African Bankers Association (WABA),

MDCAN begs FG for immediate implementation of hazards allowance

THE Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has called for an immediate implementation of the payment of hazards allowances for workers in hospitals across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Dr Victor Makanjuola, MDCAN National Executive Council (NEC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Commissioner lauds Benue PDP’s peaceful conduct of Assembly, Reps primaries

The Benue Commissioner for Finance, Dr David Olofu, has lauded the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for peaceful conduct of Sunday’s Houses of Assembly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Sadiq Abdullahi wins PDP ticket for Sabon Gari Federal Constituency

Sadiq Abdullahi has emerged the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Sabon Gari Federal Constituency ahead of the 2023 general elections. Alhaji Mohammed Shafiu, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 31 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Malam Sadisu Abdulhamid, Hajiya Hadiza Mohammed, Paulina Edward, Sadiq Abdullahi,

NUT to sensitise members to importance of 2023 elections

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has reiterated its commitment to sensitise its members to the importance of the 2023 general elections to the union. Mr Samson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

Court to deliver judgment in Nyame’s , others non-payment of pension suit Tuesday

THE National Industrial Court has fixed Tuesday to deliver judgment in an ex-governor, Jolly Nyame and three others suit for non-payment of their pension benefit arrears. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 22 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae,

Photos : Faces at NCDMB Midstream, Downstream Oil & Gas stakeholders summit in Lagos

photos at the opening event of NCDMB Midstream, Downstream Oil & Gas stakeholders summit holding in Lagos on Monday May 23 & 24, 2022   Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 237 times

Tags: Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary NCDMB, Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources,

Ex-CBN director urges MPC on fiscal policies to tackle inflation

A financial expert, Dr Titus Okunronmu, has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to make concerted efforts to deploy efficient fiscal policies to tackle inflation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 32 times

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Titus Okunronmu,

Council of Architects: Fashola sues for peace, dialogue

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Monday warned a management committee set up by Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) against  usurping... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Architects Professional Competency Evaluation (APCE), Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON),

2023: Toviho grabs PDP slot for Badagry Federal Constituency

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday evening declared Mr Olayemi Toviho as the PDP candidate for the Badagry Federal Constituency. Declaring the result of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Abidemi Akojenu, National Working Committee (NWC), Philips Aivoji, Gbenga Fayemi, Johnson Avoseh, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Olayemi Toviho,

CMS Girls’ Alumnae donate 100 chairs, desks to school

THE CMS Girl’s Grammar School Alumnae Association has donated 100 chairs and desks to the school, to ensure comfortable learning experience for students. The National President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 51 times

Tags: CMS Girl’s Grammar School Alumnae Association, West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), Adeola Adetugbobo,

Shell inaugurates Phase-2 of Oloibiri health programme

ENERGY company, Shell Nigeria has inaugurated the second and final phase of its comprehensive health care projects for Oloibiri and other communities in Ogbia Local Government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Mr. Osagie Okunbor, Senator Douye Diri, Shell Nigeria

Bayelsa: Chevron’s host community spends N98m on projects

THE Dodo River Communities Rural Development Association (DRCRDA), Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State said on Friday that it spent N98.34m on community development projects... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Mr Francis Amamogiran, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Mrs Mien Sunday, Mrs Ruth Etebu, Mr Christmas Mark

Afreximbank, APPO sign MoU to establish African Energy Transition Bank

THE African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish an African Energy Transition Bank. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 days ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Mr Amadou Sall, African Export-Import Bank, African Petroleum Producers’ Organization

Alleged unlawful appointment: Court fixes Owo CMD’s suit for June 10

National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) in Akure, on Friday fixed June 10 for hearing of a suit challenging the reappointment of Dr Liasu Ahmed as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN),

Association seeks effective implementation of National Health Insurance Authority law

The Association of Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP) has appealed to the Federal Government to ensure the effective implementation of the provisions of the newly signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Association Of Nigeria Private Medical Doctors (ANPMD)

Sensitise your subjects against human trafficking, Alake of Egbaland tells Obas

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, has urged traditional rulers in Ogun to sensitise their subjects against engaging in human trafficking. Gbadebo made the plea on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Network Against Child Trafficking, Abuse and Labour (NACTAL), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

Gusting winds threaten to blow PGA Championship contenders off course

PLAYERS were trying to keep their Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Championship hopes from being blown away on Friday at the wind-whipped Southern Hills Country Club in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA),

PDP Primary: Stakeholders urge NWC to respect will of Anambra people

THE Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State have urged the party leadership to uphold the will of Anambra people by adopting delegates... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Iyorchia Ayu, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

FG partners oil logistics company on regulation, standards

Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authourity (NMDPRA), says it will partner Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL) Africa Downstream to ensure effective regulation and standards in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Oil Trading and Logistics (OTL), Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authourity (NMDPRA), Farouk Ahmed,

LASIEC assures Citizens with Disabilities of adequate inclusion in election process

THE Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), has assured Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD) that its strategic plans for election will accommodate activities by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Centre for Citizens with Disability (CCD), Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, Joint National Association of Persons with Persons for Disabilities, (JONAPWD), Peter Ekemini, Lagos State Independent Electoral Comm

FG resumes payment of N9.24bn to 76,107 CCT beneficiaries in Kebbi

THE Federal Government says it has resumed payment of over N9.24 billion to 76,107 beneficiaries of Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme across the six local government... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Hajiya Halima Shehu,

Association, NCC to partner in fighting book piracy

THE Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA) has pledged to partner the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) to fight book piracy in South East and South South regions. The President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigerian Publishers Association (NPA), Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Uchenna Anioke,

Airtel’s SmartCash payment will revolutionise financial services landscape- CEO

SmartCash Payment Service Bank Ltd., (SmartCash PSB) will revolutionise the financial services landscape as it becomes operational in the country, says Airtel Africa. Mr Segun Ogunsanya, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Airtel Africa, Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Segun Ogunsanya, SmartCash PSB

Primaries: INEC tasks political parties to abide by guidelines of electoral act

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has charged political parties to strictly abide by the guidelines of 2022 Electoral Act for successful conduct of their primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kassim Gaidam, Sikiru Akande,

Regulatory authority working to sustain uninterrupted petroleum product supply

The  Bauchi office of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says it will continue to ensure the availability of petroleum products to filling stations... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Malam Abdullahi Iliyasu,

Diaspora Housing: NiDCOM, FMBN set to launch scheme

ABIKE Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has said that a comprehensive Diaspora Housing Mortgage Scheme is set to be Inaugurated.  Dabiri-Erewa stated this when she... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Madu Hamman, NiDCOM, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria

NLO 2022: Ogbomoso United FC to rejig club for better performance— Coach Ogundeji

THE Head Coach of Ogbomoso United FC, Joel Ogundeji, on Thursday appealed for calm among its fans, promising that it would be rejigged for better performance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Joel Ogundeji, Nigeria National League (NNL), Nation-wide League One (NLO),

FAAN inaugurates App for airport taxi

Capt. Rabiu Yadudu, Managing Director, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)  has inaugurated Taxi App loading booth at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja (NAIA). Yadudu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja (NAIA), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Adenike Aboderin, Noris Anozie, Ali Maina, Capt. Rabiu Yadudu,

Shekarau defects to NNPP

Sen.  Ibrahim Shekarau (APC -Kano)  has defected to the New Nigeria Peoples  Party (NNPP). Shekarau said this at a  news conference  in Kano. He said that he defected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 46 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen.  Ibrahim Shekarau, New Nigeria Peoples  Party (NNPP),

Troops kill notorious kingpin, arrest 3 suspects, rescue 2 kidnapped victims in A’Ibom

TROOPS of 2 Brigade Nigerian Army, in conjunction with the Nigeria Police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as well as other security agencies, have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Capt. Samuel Akari, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigerian army, Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

Stakeholders harp on alternatives to cut fish feed costs

SOME stakeholders in the aquaculture sector harped on the need for alternative feeds to cut production costs as fish feed prices continued to rise. The stakeholders made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Evelyn Dimgba, Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFAN)

African new vehicle sales increase by 32% in 2021

THE African Association of Motor Manufacturers, AAAM, has just released the new vehicle sales volumes as compiled for AAAM by the Africa Automotive Data Network for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 83 times

Tags: African Association of Motor Manufacturers

Kwankwaso is messenger of God to fight hunger, unite Nigeria – NNPP

THE New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has described its 2023 presidential candidate, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso as “a messenger of God’’ who wants to fight hunger and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 87 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Rev. Emma Agubanze,

Make sign language a subject in schools – Group urges Anambra Govt.

THE  Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD) has urged the Anambra  Government to add sign language to the curriculum of its  primary and secondary schools... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigerian National Association of the Deaf (NNAD), Amobi Nwagwu,

Asset declaration: Compliance by public office holders compulsory, not optional – CCB

Prof. Muhammed Isah, Chairman, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), says  compliance with assets declaration and code of conduct for public officers is compulsory not optional. He said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Prof. Muhammed Isah, Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC), Zephaniah Bulus,

2023 polls: NSCDC tasks media on peace journalism

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has appealed to the media to focus on peace journalism before, during and after the 2023 general elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Dr Hameed Abodunrin, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), All Progressives Congress (APC),

Afreximbank, APPO urge establishment of African energy bank

THE African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation (APPO), and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have called for the establishment of an African Energy Transition Bank. The call is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 43 times

Tags: African Petroleum Producers’ Organisation (APPO), UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), African Union (AU)

Australian medical association calls for return of face masks

Australia’s peak medical body has called for a return of face masks to mitigate an impending spike in coronavirus and influenza cases.   Chris Moy, vice-president of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Australian Medical Association (AMA), Scott Morrison,

British Council, EU, others want full youth engagement in governance

THE British Council,  the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) and stakeholders have called for full engagement of youths in governance. They made the call during a policy dialogue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption(RoLAC), Agent for Citizen-driven Transformation(ACT), Managing Conflict in Nigeria(MCN),

Stock market records further losses, down 0.35%

TRADING on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) on Tuesday, again closed on a negative note with a loss of 0.35 per cent, following sustained sell pressure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Dangote Sugar., Flour Mills of Nigeria, GlaxoSmithKline Consumer, Unilever

Court orders CBN to pay judgment sum into Registrar’s account

THE National Industrial Court, on Tuesday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to pay a judgment sum into an interest yielding account in the name... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University

Member of Kida-led NBBF board says FG ban counter-productive, mulls court intervention

Abba Abdulkadir, the North-East Zonal Representative on the Musa Kida-led Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) board, says the ban on Nigeria’s participation in international basketball is not... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Abba Abdulkadir, Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF),

SON seizes expired, substandard products worth N2m in Plateau

THE State Coordinator, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Plateau Office, Mr Gambo Dimka, says the organisation has seized expired and substandard products worth N 2 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 32 times

Tags: Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Gambo Dimka,

NAFA:League games hit fever pitch as teams battle for supremacy

Organisers of the Nigeria Secondary School Flag Football League (NSSFFL), put together by the Nigeria America Football Association (NAFA), on Tuesday said the competition had hit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigeria Secondary School Flag Football League (NSSFFL), Nigeria America Football Association (NAFA),

FIVB set to assist NVBF in developing volleyball

Mushtaque Mohammed, Vice President  of the Federation of International Volleyball, (FIVB), on Monday said they were set to assist the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) in developing the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Mushtaque Mohammed, Federation of International Volleyball (FIVB), Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF),

Wike urges NBA to take action against attacks on judiciary

Gov.Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged the leadership of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to go beyond issuing of statements, to taking concrete actions against attacks on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Mary Peter Odili, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, Ahmadu Fintiri, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Sen. Douye Diri, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Seyi Makinde, Gov.Nyesom Wike, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA,

FIRS hails top taxpayers

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on Monday in Abuja, commended the nation’s top taxpayers in 2021 for their exceptional efforts and contributions. It said their support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Dangote Cement, Nigeria Breweries Plc, Total Upstream Nigeria Ltd, Indorama Eleme Petrochemicals Ltd, Nigeria Agip Oil Co. Ltd, British American Tobacco Marketing, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc,  Stanbic I

Report only facts—NUJ president tells journalists

THE National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Mr Chris Isiguzo, has tasked journalists to uphold their watchdog responsibility as the 2023 general elections draw nearer. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, Shuaibu Leman,

NSCDC warns illegal security firm operators

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has warned operators of private security firms in Akwa Ibom to register them or face the consequences of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abidemi Majekodunmi,

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

Partisan Politics: NLC urges OHSF to withdraw circular

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHSF) to withdraw the circular that `claims’ to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

FMBN disburses N394.6bn to beneficiaries

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has disbursed N394.575 billion to beneficiaries from 1992 to 2022. The Group Head, Corporate Communications (FMBN), Mr Lawal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr Lawal Sauri

Mauritius now to face Nigeria in AFCON 2023 qualifiers, after winning appeal

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday said the Super Eagles would no longer meet Sao Tome and Principe in the qualifiers for the 2023 Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Ademola Olajire, Confederation of African Football (CAF),

ASUU strike: Protesting students block Sagamu-Benin Expressway

Students in Ogun on Monday blocked the Sagamu-Benin Expressway in protest against the ongoing strike action by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tai Solarin University of Education, Science and Technology (TASUED, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Damilola Simeon, Olabisi Onabanjo U

Flamingos to leave for Addis Ababa on Wednesday for India 2022 qualifier

A contingent of 22 players of the national under-17 women football team will be heading to Addis Ababa on Wednesday, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Bankole Olowookere,

2 security guards jailed 9 months each for stealing employer’s goods

A Grade I Area Court in Dei-Dei, Abuja, on Monday, sentenced  two security guards, to nine months imprisonment for stealing soft and alcoholic drinks, worth N2... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 28 times

Tags: Malam Sulyman Ola, ollytex Nigeria Limited, Ibe Ikechukwu,

NSCDC in Ondo State vows to sanction illegal private guard companies

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, has vowed to sanction illegal private guard companies operating in the state. The State Commandant, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Hammed Abodunrin,

Police confirm burning of LGA secretariat in Anambra

Police in Anambra have confirmed the burning of the headquarters of Idemili North Local Government Area in Ogidi, Anambra, in the early hours of Monday. DSP Tochukwu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Tochukwu Ikenga, Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

NDLEA urges youths to shun drug abuse, addiction

The Deputy Superintendent of Narcotics, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Mrs Fatima Dauda, has  urged youths to shun drug abuse and addiction for a greater... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Ademosu Jamiu, Oluwayemi Odubote, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Fatima Dauda, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN),

NNPC Weekly: NNPC Ltd. intensifies efforts to address Africa’s energy poverty

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) started its activities for the new week with a call on stakeholders to intensify efforts to address abject... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.), Malam Mele Kyari,

Match Day 28 results in 2021/2022 NPFL

FOLLOWING are the results of Match Day 28 fixtures played on  Sunday in the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as well as dates of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

Anambra: Police say discovered dead body in police T-shirt is not a police officer

THE Anambra State Police Command has denied social media reports which said that gunmen killed a police officer on Sunday, in Oko, Aguata Local Government Area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Tochukwu Ikenga, Nigeria Police Force (NPF),

Osun 2022: INEC tracking of campaign finances of political parties not witch hunt says REC

The National Leader of the APC and presidential aspirant on the platform of the party, Ahmed Tinubu, says he is the only one running for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello, Ahmed Tinubu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Youth group tasks parties’ delegates on credible candidates

NOBLE Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), a youth group, has called on delegates of all political parties to vote for credible candidates at their parties’ primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Godwin Onmonya,

Maritime stakeholders synergise to free port corridors from illegalities

THE Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO) and Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN) have stressed the need for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Adewale Adeyanju, Port Standing Task Team (PSTT), Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), Maritime Workers’ Union of Nigerian (MWUN), Moses Fadipe,

NHF: FMBN attributes inconsistencies in subscribers’ accounts to late payment schedules

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has attributed the inconsistencies in the accounts of National Housing Fund (NHF) subscribers to delay in payment schedules by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Mr Ifeanyi Anunobi, Mr Isa K-Sauri, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria

We can no longer tolerate gender based violence – NSCDC

Mr Samuel Fadeyi, Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Cross River Command, on Friday disclosed that the corps could no longer tolerate Gender Based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Samuel Fadeyi, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),

We want to use Agriculture to discourage youths from money rituals —Ondo govt

Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to Ondo State Governor on Agric and Agribusiness, says government has concluded plans to encourage more youths into agriculture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Pastor Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Amaraizu lauds NFF on call-up for domestic league players to Super Eagles

A sports administrator, Ebere Amaraizu, has lauded Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Coach Salisu Yusuf, on his decision to extend invitations to eight players from Nigeria Professional... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Ebere Amaraizu, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Nationwide League One (NLO), Salisu Yusuf,

Productivity Day: Boss Mustapha, Senate Clerk, Erisco foods, others bag National Award

THE Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Clerk of the Senate, Chinedu Akubueze were among the few Nigerians conferred with the National Productivity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Babatunde Lawal, West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, Nigeria Information Technology Development A

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

THE Enugu State Government is putting final modalities in place to resolve issues  raised by striking primary school teachers. The state Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uchenna Eze,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Enugu State Government, Prof. Uchenna Eze, Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT),

Ogbomoso United FC appoints new Team Manager, Welfare Officer

NIGERIA'S Nation-wide League side, Ogbomoso United FC, has announced the appointment of a new Team Manager and Welfare Officer to boost their chances and qualifications to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Nigeria National League (NNL), Ogbomoso United FC, Ishola Babatunde, Rasheed Yekeen, Akinwale Akinwole (Wolekanle),

NUT appeals to FG, ASUU to embrace peaceful dialogue

MR Samson Oyelere, the Secretary, Nigeria Union of Teachers,NUT, Ogun Chapter, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to embrace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: ASUU, Mr Samson Oyelere, Nigeria Union of Teachers

Former Sri Lankan prime minister to remain in naval base until normalcy restored

SRI Lanka’s former prime minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa was airlifted to Trincomalee naval base for security reasons, Defence Secretary Kamal Gunaratne told the media on Wednesday. He said ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Mahinda Rajapaksa, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Kamal Gunaratne

NGO tasks FG on incessant ASUU strike

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Nigeria Development Front (NDF) has urged the Federal Government to put in place mechanism to end Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Charles Adeyemi, Nigeria Development Front

2023: CSOs call on office holders aspiring for positions to resign

A coalition of over 32 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) on Tuesday asked public office holders especially federal ministers aspiring for elective positions to resign. They made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Auwal Rafsanjani, Central Bank of Nigeria,

NAPTAN, stakeholders laud KDSG for constructing 6 new science schools

National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) and some education stakeholders have commended the Kaduna State Government for constructing six new Science Boarding Secondary Schools to promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Parent-Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Haruna Danjuma,

Fans raise concern over Genevieve’s safety after deleting pictures on Instagram

Fans of Genevieve Nnaji, the Nollywood screen goddess on Tuesday raised their concerns over her safety, after she deleted pictures and videos on her Instagram page... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Genevieve Nnaji, Nollywood, Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN),

FG tasks state governments on road safety, implementation of NRSS-2

Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has urged state governments to develop initiatives within the Nigeria Road safety Strategy (NRSS II) to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Boss Mustapha, Nigeria Road safety Strategy (NRSS II), Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Habiba Lawal,

UEFA to scrap club coefficient plan for new Champions League

UEFA is set to scrap its coefficient plan and from 2024 will award two Champions League places to countries whose clubs collectively performed best in Europe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: European Club Association,

2023 general election: IPAC seeks 2 months extension for party primaries

THE Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the June 3 deadline for political parties primaries for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Action Alliance (AA), All Progressives Congress (APC), Action Peoples Party (APP), New Nigeria Peopl

Insecurity in South-East not targeted at herders- Miyetti Allah

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) says the spate of insecurity in the South-East is not targeted at herders. The South-East Zonal Chairman of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Gidado SiddikiIndigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB),

PTAD begins verification of pensioners of defunct BoA

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) says it has concluded plans to begin the verification of pensioners of the defunct Bank of Agriculture (BoA) in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Police Officers Wives Association Complex (POWA), Gbenga Ajayi,

Land tussle: Ex- Ogun Deputy Governor Adesegun sues NDIC, 2 others

A former Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Prince Segun Adesegun, has dragged the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) before a Lagos State High Court seeking N180... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Morenike Obadina, Lagos Task Force, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Prince Segun Adesegun,

Fuel scarcity may linger unless FG pays marketers bridging claims — IPMAN

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has urged the Federal Government to pay marketers their bridging claims to enable them to begin lifting petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

Coalition wants Agriculture attractive for youths

THE Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN), on Tuesday called on all stakeholders to make Agriculture attractive for young people to encourage participation in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Prof. Oladele Idowu, Network for Agricultural Technical Education of Nigeria (NATEN),

Volleyball: 16 teams to participate in National Division 1 League in Abuja

THE Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) on Tuesday in Abuja said 16 teams will participate in the first phase of the National Division One League in Abuja. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Air Force (NAF), Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Confederation of Africa Volleyball (CAVB),

Aviation fuel: Marketers laud FG’s temporary intervention for local airlines

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), has welcomed the temporary intervention by the Federal Government for local airlines regarding the pricing of Aviation Turbine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Nigerian National Petr

Arms procurement heist: BMO mocks Ayu over returned N405m loot

THE Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has derided the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Iyorchia Ayu for quietly returning public funds he received from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niyi Akinsiju, Iyorchia Ayu, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Osun 2022: Court reserves judgment on PDP governorship ticket tussle

THE Federal High Court in Osogbo has fixed May 18, for judgment on the governorship ticket tussle between Prince Dotun Babayemi and Sen. Ademola Adeleke both... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Customs vows to sanction officer for allegedly assaulting civilian

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has vowed to sanction one of its officers for allegedly “assaulting an unarmed civilian”.This is contained in a statement signed by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),

APGA holds ward delegates congress in Ebonyi on May 10

THE All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Ebonyi chapter, says it will hold its ward delegates congresses across the 171 wards of the 13 local government areas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ricky Okorouka, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

33,183 PVCs ready for collection in Jigawa-INEC

THE Jigawa office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says  33,183 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are ready for distribution to newly registered voters in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Harnessing road corridor to boost economy

By Ikenna Uwadileke, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) On March 24, 2022, stakeholders in the transport sector, converged on the premises of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Kaduna Sate Chapter of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), President Muhammadu Buhari,

Aviation fuel not selling at N700 per litre – MOMAN

THE Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has debunked claims that Aviation Turbine Kerosene (ATK), also known as aviation fuel, was being sold at N700... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong, Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON),

Trade minister reiterates role of Weights and Measures Department in oil sector

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment (FMITI), Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo on Monday in Abuja, reiterated the importance of the role of Weights and Measures Department... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Dr Bello Gusau,Trade and Investment (FMITI), Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo,

2023: Kogi youths canvas Rivers stakeholders’ support for Gov Bello

THE National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi chapter, on Monday solicited the support of its Rivers State counterparts and APC youth leader for Gov. Yahaya... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Usman Ogohi,

Scrap collection business can give youths hope – association

THE Secretary of Yankwalabe Development Association, Mr Auwalu Biliyaminu, says scrap business can engage the youth meaningfully and shift their attention from crimes.   He also noted that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Yankwalabe Development Association, Auwalu Biliyaminu,

Mixed reactions trail FG’s duty on recharge cards

Mr Adebayo Adesina, President Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITAN), says the approval of five per cent exercise duty on telephone recharge cards by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Adebayo Adesina, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITAN),

PEBEC completes 7th National Action Plan

THE Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has completed the Seventh National Action Plan (NAP 7.0), following the 30-day extension of the previous completion date of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Federal

Scrap collection business can give youths hope – association

THE Secretary of Yankwalabe Development Association, Mr Auwalu Biliyaminu, says scrap business can engage the youth meaningfully and shift their attention from crimes.   He also noted that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 23 times

Tags: Yankwalabe Development Association, Auwalu Biliyaminu,

MTN ready to roll-out 5G ahead of timeline

MTN Communications Nigeria (MTN Nigeria) Plc has said it was ready to roll out the fifth generation (5G) services ahead of the timeline contained in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Karl Toriola, NCC, MTN Communications Nigeria

Paris 2024 countdown: NOC secures high-performance training for Anyanacho

THE Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) has intensified its efforts in ensuring Team Nigeria athletes get quality training ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympics. Basking in the success... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Chika Chukwumerije, Banji Oladapo, Nigeria Olympic Committee, Elizabeth Anyanacho

Airline Operators suspend planned services withdrawal

 AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) has called off its planned withdrawal of services over astronomical rise in aviation fuel. This is contained in a statement jointly signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Max Air, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, United Nigeria Airlines, Capt. Roy Ilegbodu, Arik Air, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Aero Contractors, Alhaji Faisal Abdulmunaf, Azman Air, Mr Allen Onyema,

Call for Emefiele’s resignation baseless – Group

 IDEAS Nigeria Movement (INM) says calls by various persons and associations for Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to resign... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Mr Godwin Emefiele, IDEAS Nigeria Movement,

Airlines to shut down operations on May 9

THE Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has announced the shutdown of operations, with effect from Monday, over the skyrocketing cost of Aviation fuel, which has reached... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Airline Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, Senator Hadi Sirika

Competitions necessary tool of discovering young talents, table tennis club chairman says

OLUSEGUN Ajuwon, chairman of Aso Table Tennis Club of Abuja, says competitions are very necessary for the discovery of young talents who will represent the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Olusegun Ajuwon, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

Lead City University, Ibadan, is set to host eminent Nigerians in the culture and performing arts sector to ensure symbiotic interface between the gown and town. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Theatre Arts and Movie Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), Prof Kabiru Adeyemo,

Addax Petroleum confirms 1 dead in bomb explosion at its Izombe flowstation

ADDAX Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd. says a suspected vandal died in Wednesday’s explosion at its flowstation in Izombe, Imo. The oil firm in a statement on Friday... Read more

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Tags: Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, Awatt Etta,

Police arrest 2 over transformer vandalism in Zamfara community

THE Police Command in Zamfara, said it arrested two suspects for vandalism of a transformer and other electrical installations in Wanzamai Village, Tsafe Local Government Area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), Tsafe Branch,

Strike at lvory towers: SSANU, NASU laud Ngige’s efforts at resolving strike

THE Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) have commended the efforts of the Minister of Labour... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Non Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU), Joint Action Committee (JAC), Peter Adeyemi, Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information Sy

Maintaining hand hygiene 16 times cheaper than treating infectious diseases — NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says maintaining hand hygieneis 16 times cheaper than the cost of treating an infectious disease. Dr Abiodun Egwuenu, the Programme... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC),

Airline operator wants FG, State Govts. to tackle unemployment through Igbo apprenticeship scheme

CHAIRMAN, United Nigeria Airlines, Dr. Obiora Okonkwo, has called on the Federal and State Governments to use the Igbo apprenticeship structure to address the scourge of... Read more

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Tags: United Nigeria Airlines , Obiora Okonkwo

Imbibe hand washing culture to reduce diseases, doctor urges Nigerians

A medical practitioner, Dr Abimbola Adesanya, on Thursday, advised Nigerians to imbibe the cultureof frequent hand washing to reduce the transmission of infectious diseases in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Dr Olatunde Alabi, Dr Abimbola Adesanya, World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD), Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

OPEC raises Nigeria’s production quota to 1.772mbpd for June

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised Nigeria’s oil production quota from the 1.735 million barrels per day (mbpd) target approved in May... Read more

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Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC),

MAN confidence index stands at 53.9 points in Q1

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said the Manufacturers CEO’s Confidence Index (MCCI) stood at 53.9 points for the first quarter of the year. This is against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Manufacturers CEO’s Confidence Index (MCCI), Engr. Mansur Ahmed,

OPEC to adjust upward monthly production by 0.432mb/d for June

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reconfirmed its decision for upward adjustment of the monthly overall production by 0.432 million barrels per day... Read more

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Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC),

Court fixes hearing on suit seeking sack of Oduah from Senate for May 25

A Federal High Court sitting in Awka on Thursday fixed the hearing on a suit seeking the sack of Mrs Stella Oduah, representing Anambra North Senatorial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kingsley Nnalue, H. A Nganjiwa, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Oluchukwu Udemezue,

NUJ celebrates Lalong @ 59, appeals for completion of its press centre

The Plateau Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has  felicitated with the Gov Simon Lalong on his 59th birthday, appealing  for  completion of its... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Gov Simon Lalong

Tariff hike: Hearing in consumers’ suit against MultiChoice suffers setback

HEARING in a suit filed by a lawyer, Festus Onifade and Coalition of Nigeria Consumers (CNC) against MultiChoice Nigeria Limited on Thursday suffered a setback.   The development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Coalition of Nigeria Consumers (CNC), MultiChoice Nigeria Limited,

CIBN donates lecture hall to Fed. Poly Nekede

THE Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) has donated a multi-million naira lecture theatre to the Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri, to promote the study of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Bayo Olugbemi, Michael Arimanwa,

Extortion at ports: Give marching orders to security agencies, truck owner urges FG

 ALHAJI Abdullahi Inuwa, Chief Executive Officer, Gee Gee Global Enterprises Nigeria Ltd., on Thursday urged the federal government to give marching orders to security agencies to... Read more

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Tags:  Alhaji Abdullahi Inuwa, Gee Gee Global Enterprises Nigeria Ltd.,

Enhancing financial services sector will grow Nigeria’s economy

THE National Action Committee (NAC) for implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), says enhancing the financial services sector will contribute to growing Nigeria’s... Read more

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Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), National Action Committee (NAC), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

Investment in upstream oil, gas records 50% drop in 5 years – Ben-Naceur

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers International on Wednesday,  said investment in production of crude oil in the past five years,  witnessed about 50 per cent drop. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Mr Roger Brown, Mr Emeka Okwuosa, OILSERV Ltd, Dr Leemon Ikpea, Seplat Energy Plc, Mr Kamel Ben-Naceur, Society of Petroleum Engineers International,

Sri Lanka faces diesel shortage as foreign exchange crisis worsens

SRI Lanka is facing shortage of diesel as foreign exchange crisis worsens in the South Asian country, Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Sri Lanka, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, Ali Sabry,

Abia back to help Rangers’ bid for CAF competition ticket, official says

NORBERT Okolie, the Media Officer of Rangers International Football Club, says former striker Israel Abia’s return to the domestic league is to enhance their push to... Read more

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Tags: Norbert Okolie, Rangers International Football Club, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

Davnotch open will create avenue to discover new tennis talents, says NTF

DAYO Akindoju, President, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF) says the 2022 Davnotch National Open championship will be an avenue to discover new tennis talents for the country. Akindoju... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Davnotch Nigeria Limited, Dayo Akindoju, Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), Davnotch National Open championship,

Nigerian govt completes 6,000 housing units – Minister

THE Minister of State for Works and Housing, Malam Mu’azu Sambo says the Nigerian Government has completed about 6,000 housing units across the country. According to him,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Malam Mu’azu Sambo, President Muhammadu Buhari, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Federal Housing Authority (FHA),

Police confirm bomb blast at oil company in Imo community

THE Police in Imo have confirmed a bomb blast at an oil company in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo. The Command’s spokesperson, CSP Mike Abattam,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 89 times

Tags: CSP Mike Abattam, Mohammed Barde, Addax Petroluem Development Nigeria Limited

Ukraine conflict causing huge volatility for energy market -OPEC

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says the ongoing war by Russia in Ukraine is causing huge volatility for the global energy market. Mr Mohammad Barkindo, OPEC Secretary-General, made the... Read more

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Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Joint Technical Committee (JTC), Mohammad Barkindo,

Nigeria’s participation in international conferences, exhibitions will boost technology – Datti

A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Mr Garba Datti, says Nigeria will continue to participate in foreign conferences and exhibitions  to discover new technologies... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 82 times

Tags: House of Representatives, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Garba Datti, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd,

Edo NUJ plans intervention team to protect journalists

 The Edo Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) is to set up an intervention team that will protect journalists while discharging their professional duties. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Godwin Erahon, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Festus Alenkhe,

Insecurity: Kebbi hunters urge Buhari to sign NHFSS bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari, has been urged to urgently sign the Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS) bill into law to save the country from the... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Hunters Council (NHC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria Hunters and Forest Security Service (NHFSS), Hussaini Musa-Rambo,

Participants thrill Sports Minister at wrestling classics

SUNDAY Dare, Minister of  Youth  and Sports said he was impressed by the participants at the maiden Gov. Diri National Wrestling Classics on Tuesday in Yenagoa. Dare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Sunday Dare, NSCDC, Burutu, Cashin, Road Park, Dynamite, Nigerian Army, Owobiko, FRSC,  NSCDC  Academy, Ogbia, Purity, Joe Oziti, Nigeria Police, Robinson, Atula, Asoama Sports

NANTA ex-President commends growth of travel trade

Mrs Theresa Uju, the first female National President of the National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), has commended the rate of growth of the Nigerian... Read more

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Tags: Theresa Uju, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA),

Press freedom remains elusive until journalists receive satisfactory wage – Don

Dr Patrick Okon, a lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, University of Calabar has said that real press freedom will be elusive until the media... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Patrick Okon,

Exporter wants single digit interest rate for non-oil export businesses

AN exporter, Mrs Adaku Chidume-Okoro, on Tuesday in Abuja, appealed to the Federal Government to initiate policies aimed at promoting single digit interest rate for non-oil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Adaku Chidume-Okoro, Gum Arabic Company Nigeria (GACON),

Tariff hike: Lawyer, group disagree with MultiChoice on Tribunal jurisdiction

A lawyer, Festus Onifade, has disagreed with MultiChoice Nigeria Limited, the operator of DStv and Gotv, over the firm’s application challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 36 times

Tags: Coalition of Nigeria Consumers (CNC),Festus Onifade, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection (FCCPC),

2023: Groups urge political parties to zone presidential ticket to north central

THE National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG) in collaboration with North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN) have advised all political parties to zone the 2023 presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Abba Abba, National Youth Mandate Group (NYMG), North Central Youth Council of Nigeria (NCYCN),

World Press Freedom Day: NUJ Zone seeks more protection for Journalists

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Zone B has called for more policies to protect Nigerian journalists against all forms of attacks. Mrs Ronke Samo, Vice President... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ronke Samo,

Eid-el-Fitr: Eid-el-fitr: NASFAT charges parents on good parenting

THE Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society Nigeria (NASFAT) has advised parents on the need for good parenting to curb crime in the society. The Muslim group made the call on... Read more

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Tags: Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society Nigeria (NASFAT),

NNPC Board chairman commends Nigeria’s participation at 2022 OTC

SEN. Margery Chuba-Okadigbo, Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd., on Monday commended Nigerian delegation at the 2022 Offshore Technology Conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd, Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), Chuba-Okadigbo,

CBN Director Tumala joins Borno Senatorial race, promises to prioritise security , youth empowerment

DR. Mohammed Tumala, an All Progressives Congress (APC) aspirant for Borno South Senatorial District, Borno, has pledged to prioritise tackling insecurity and investment in youths, if... Read more

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Tags: Dr Mohammed Tumala, All Progressives Congress (APC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Babagana Zulum,

Leadership Tussle: Ebonyi Govt orders election for Abakaliki Rice Mills Association

GOV. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has ordered a fresh election to be conducted for the Abakaliki Rice Mill Owners Association of Nigeria (ARMOAN) to end its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Gov. Dave Umahi, Abakaliki Rice Mill Owners Association of Nigeria (ARMOAN), Dr Stephen Odoh,

Tinubu can tackle Nigeria’s socio-economic, political challenges- Group

Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, a presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has the capacity to tackle Nigeria’s socio-economic and political challenges. The... Read more

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Tags: Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu Hope of Nigeria Vanguard,

Eid-el-Fitr: Pray for committed leadership – MULAN president urges

THE President of Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Prof. Ibrahim Abikan, has urged Nigerians to pray for election of good leaders in the 2023  general... Read more

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Tags: Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria (MULAN), Prof. Ibrahim Abikan,

Uncertainty in NIS: Dearth of top officers mar operations

Some Nigerians have decried the current level of poor performance of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) which they attributed to dearth of senior officers to man... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),

Eid-el-Fitri: Work positively to transform Nigeria, TUC tells leaders

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) on Monday called on leaders at various levels and sectors to show concern for the challenges bedeviling the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Quadri Olaleye,

Two FG agencies collaborate to complete training centre for oil and gas industry

A collaboration is on-going between the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB) to ensure the completion of the former’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Bello Gusau, Bello Gusau,

Chevron remains committed in fight against malaria — MD

Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL) says it remains committed in the fight against malaria scourge and other communicable diseases in Nigeria. CNL’s Chairman and Managing Director, Mr  Rick... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Chevron Nigeria Ltd. (CNL), Rick Kennedy,

Association tasks FG on inflation

THE Senior Staff Association of Statutory Cooperation and Government Owned Companies (SSACGOC) has urged the Federal Government to address inflation in order to improve the nation’s... Read more

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Tags: Senior Staff Association of Statutory Cooperation and Government Owned Companies (SSACGOC),

Allow peace to reign in Nigeria- Sultan urges Politicians

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), has urged Nigerian  Politicians to allow peace to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Eid-el-fitr, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA),

Union leaders task FG on review of minimum wage

SOME union leaders in Lagos State have tasked the Federal Government on upward review of the current N30,000 minimum wage of Nigerian workers. The unions said that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Kehinde Ajibade, Salaudeen Olalekan, Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association, (FOBTOB), Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Nigeria Union of Journalist (NUJ), Adeleye Ajayi, Radio, Television

World Malaria Day: How Chevron Nigeria Limited supports the fight against malaria

WORLD Malaria Day is celebrated annually on the 25th day of April. It is an occasion to highlight the need for continued investment in malaria prevention and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 100 times

Tags: WHO, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Rick Kennedy, Esimaje Brikinn

Low-cut, becoming common sight among women

FOR centuries, it has been a belief that a woman’s hair is her crowning glory but now women adorning different low-cut styles has become a common... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Temitope Lawanson, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN),

NAHCON has reached significant stage on 2022 Hajj – Chairman

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) says it has reached a significant preparatory stage with critical partners essential to the success of the 2022 Hajj... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 51 times

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan,

Eid-el-fitr: Pray for violence-free elections, IPMAN urges Muslims

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has enjoined Muslims to pray for a violence-free 2023 general election, as they mark this year’s Eid-el-fitr celebration. IPMAN’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Eid-el-fitr, Chinedu Okoronkwo,

2023: NNPP calls for prayers for divine direction

THE New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) has urged Muslims to use the occasion of this year Eid-el-Fitr to pray to God to guide Nigeria as it... Read more

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Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP),

Forte Upstream Services receives ISO certification for quality management

A wholly-owned Nigerian oilfield services company, Forte Upstream Services Ltd., has received the ISO 9001:2015 certification for its quality management system. A statement posted on the company’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Forte Upstream Services Ltd, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),

Regulatory restriction: MTN says subscribers have declined by 1.3 million

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTN Nigeria), says its mobile subscribers declined by 1.3 million to 70.2 million following the regulatory restrictions on new SIM sales and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 63 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria Communications Plc

INEC commences distribution of over 44, 000 PVCs in Kwara

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara will on Saturday commence distribution of over 44, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to newly registered voters in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Malam Garba Madami,

BSN marks 2022 National Bible Day, distributes Bible

THE Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) says the 2022 National Day of the Bible will take place on May 5. This is contained in a statement signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN),

Tecnotree announces encouraging results in Q1 of 2022

TECNOTREE, the only full stack digital Business Support Solution player for communication and digital service providers, with deep domain knowledge and proven delivery capabilities across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria, Tecnotree

Nigeria safe to host maiden global tourism conference – FG

The Federal Government says that the country is safe to host the first Global Conference on Cultural Tourism and Creative Industry scheduled for Nov. 14 to Nov.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

War College: Course participants embark on study tour

THE Commandant, Army War College of Nigeria (AWCN), Maj.-Gen. Bamidele Alabi, has led participants of the institution’s Course 6/2022 on a two-day tour of strategic military... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Army War College of Nigeria (AWCN), Bamidele Alabi, Muhammed Maidawa,

Group tasks faith leaders to improve wellbeing, health of congregants

NIGERIA Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected by HIV/AIDS (NINERELA+) has tasked faith leaders to not only improve spiritual wellbeing but also the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Network of Religious Leaders Living with or Personally Affected by HIV/AIDS (NINERELA+),

IPMAN urges clamp down on illegal refineries

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged government at all levels to intensify efforts to check the operations of illegal refineries in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Chinedu Okoronkwo,

FTAN launches TRIAC mandate to reposition tourism in Nigeria

 THE Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) has launched a TRIAC mandate to strategically reposition the federation for sustainability in the tourism industry.   Its National President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Mr Nkereuwem Onung, Tourism Associations of Nigeria,

First Bank wins best bank in Nigeria, best bank in Digital Transformation Nigeria 2022

NIGERIA'S premier banking institution and leading financial services inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has won two awards: Best Bank in Nigeria 2022 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 126 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria, Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney,

FG advocates promotion of safe, healthy culture at work place

The Federal Government says it is committed to fostering collective approach to build a positive safety and healthy culture at work place that would promote national... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Festus Keyamo, Federal Government Of Nigeria, International Labour Organisation(ILO),

NLC to embark on 3 days warning strike in solidarity with unions, students

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has threatened to embark on a three-day nationwide warning strike, in solidarity with affiliate unions in the universities and Nigerian students. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, ASUU, Mr Ayuba Wabba, Mr Emmanuel Ugboaja,

NGX: Capitalisation gains N143bn on gains by Cadbury, Seplat shares

THE market capitalisation of Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) on Thursday gained N143 billion, or 0.55 per cent, to close at N26.328 trillion from N26.185 trillion. Similarly, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Fidelity Bank, First Bank of Nigeria Holding Bank, First City Monument Bank

Guinness Nigeria rakes in N15.27bn profit in 3 months

GUINESS Nigeria, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, has posted a Profit After Tax of N15,278, 335,000 billion for its third quarter ended March 31, 2022. The company... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Dr Omobola Johnson, Diageo Plc, Guiness Nigeria, Mr Baker Magunda

V-P Osinbajo arrives in Benin, to meet APC delegates

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo arrived in Benin on Thursday as part of his nationwide consultations to run for the office of president in 2023. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Air Force, David Imuse, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, APC,

NCS promotes 36 officers in Sokoto area command

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has promoted 36 officers, including Mr Tahir Balarabe, the Public Relation’s Officer, Sokoto Area Command. According to a statement on Wednesday in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),

Customs intercepts contraband worth N31.5m in Katsina

The Katsina Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service intercepted contraband which Duty Paid Value was put at N31. 4 from April 1 to date. Alhaji Wada... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Alhaji Wada Cedi, Nigeria Customs Service,

Refrain from unhealthy inter-agency rivalry, Obaseki tells NSCDC Commandant

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps to avoid unhealthy inter-agency rivalry and  collaborate with local communities across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,

We’ve paid N3.5trn taxes, levies to govt. since inception – MTN

MTN Nigeria, on Wednesday, said that it had paid N3.5 trillion as levies and taxes to government since its inception. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN, Mr Karl... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 91 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria, Mr Karl Toriola,

Mines ministry directs dredging coy to remobilize to Lagasa site

THE Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (Mines Inspectorate Department) has directed Messrs Dilly Motors Ltd., to remobilise for the reopening of the dredging site at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Okhuoya Onah, Simtech Nigeria Ltd., Jummytex Nigeria Ltd., Dilly Motors, Mr Okwudili Umenyiora, Chief Amusa Ajoro

NDIC’s deposit insurance scheme don’t cover bank directors, staff — NDIC

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), says its Deposit Insurance Scheme (DIS) does not cover insider deposits which are made up of deposits of banks’ directors... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Deposit Insurance Scheme (DIS),

DMO receives 300 bids for FGN bonds

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says it received 300 successful bids in the recently released Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds offer. The DMO, in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Patience Oniha, Debt Management Office (DMO), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN),

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano State says it has approved 11,222 polling units ahead of the 2023 general polls. INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Prof. Riskuwa Arabu, Nasiru Ibrahim, Suleiman Alkali, A A Maulud, Sule Umar,

Mikko joins Rivers governorship race, promises to harness state’s resources for balanced development

MR. Bernard Mikko has purchased the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and Nomination forms at the cost of N50 million to join the Rivers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bernard Mikko,

Reps query First Bank management over N94bn NCS revenue

THE House of Representatives has queried the management of First Bank of Nigeria over N94.345 billion revenue allegedly collected on behalf of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: House of Representatives, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Oluwole Oke,

NUJ pledges support to fight against drug abuse in Sokoto

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Sokoto State Council, has pledged support to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in its fight against drug abuse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Adamu Iro, Dalhatu Safiyal-Magori, Safiyal-Magori,

Nigeria Customs Service seizes drugs, 94 bales of used clothing, others with DPV of N232m

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit, Zone “B’’ in Kaduna, seized contraband worth N232,530,050:42 between  March 23  and April 25 within its area of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mr Albashir Hamisu, Nigeria Customs Service

Ondo to support dairy processors to meet demand for local milk products

PASTOR Akin Olotu, Senior Special Assistant to Ondo state Governor on Agriculture Business, said the state government had concluded plans to develop dairy industry to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Akin Olotu, Ondo state Government, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Adekunle John, Food and Agricultural Organizations (FAO), airy Development Operation, Friesland Campina Wamco Nigeria PLC,

ICPC seeks NGO’s collaboration in addressing workplace sexual harrasment

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has called for the support of  HEIR Women Development, a Non-Governmental Organisation, to  tackle workplace sexual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Akibu Garba, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Ngozi Ike,

NSCDC handball club signs on 13 players ahead of Prudent Energy Premier League

Sunday Ajana, head coach of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) handball club, says the club has signed on 13 new players for the forthcoming... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) handball club, Sunday Ajana, Prudent Energy Handball League,

Bosso says Flying Eagles ready for WAFU Zone B Cup of Nations

Ladan Bosso, Head Coach of the Flying Eagles, says his team are for action at the 2022 WAFU Zone B Under-20 Cup of Nations in the Niger Republic. Bosso told newsmen... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ladan Bosso, Flying Eagles,

2023 presidency: Group urges APC to adopt Jonathan

A political pressure group, Citizens Network for Peace and Development in Nigeria (CNPD), has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) to adopt former president Goodluck... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Goodluck Jonathan, APC, Dr Abdullahi Adamu, Mr Ralph Okorie, President Muhammadu Buhari,  Citizens Network for Peace and Development in Nigeria

World Malaria Day: Stakeholders call for more efforts to eliminate disease

AS the world marks the 2022 World Malaria Day (WMD), some stakeholders have calledfor conscious efforts to end malaria disease in the country. The stakeholders made the... Read more

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Tags: World Malaria Day (WMD), National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil, National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP), Terfa Akpoyibo, Perpetua Uhomoibhi,

ExxonMobil Foundation renews commitment to end malaria in Nigeria

ExxonMobil Foundation, in collaboration with ExxonMobil affiliate companies and other orgnisations have renewed their commitments to end malaria in the country. Mr Richard Laing, the Managing Director,... Read more

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Tags: ExxonMobil Foundation, Richard Laing, National Basketball Association (NBA), ExxonMobil’s Malaria Initiative (EMI),

2023: INEC pledges commitment to support PWDs during electoral process

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has given its commitment to providing strong support to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) ahead of the forthcoming 2023 general elections Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Outreach and Partnership Committee (OPC), Prof. Kunle Ajayi, Persons with Disabilities (PWDs),

1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara to perform 2022 Hajj — official

NO fewer than 1,403 intending pilgrims from Kwara are expected to perform the 2022 Hajj in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, the Executive Secretary... Read more

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Tags: Alhaji AbdulGaniyi Ahmed, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCOM),

World Malaria Day: Association conducts free malaria tests for residents

THE Association of Civil Society on Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN), on Monday conducted free malaria tests for the residents of Kpakungu community in Minna,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Association of Civil Society on Malaria Control, Immunisation and Nutrition (ACOMIN), Mohammed Wasagi, Kalejaiye Olasunkanmi,

World Malaria Day: MWAN distribute insecticide treated nets to Kwara children hospital

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter on Monday distributed 200 Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) at the Children Specialist Hospital, Igboro in Ilorin. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), World Malaria Day, Mosunmola Folorunsho, Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad,

15% levy: Agents shelve planned strike by one week

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has shelved the planned strike over the 15 per cent National Automotive Council (NAC) levy due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Nigeria Customs Service, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents

Oromoni: Court bars journalists from inquest coverage

A coroner sitting in Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Monday barred journalists and other interested parties from covering and witnessing the inquest. The case aims to unravel the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Dowen College,Nigeria Bar Association,Mr Benard Oniga,Sylvester Oromoni Jnr.

Women group commiserates with military over death of NAF pilots

MOTHERS for United Nigeria (MUN) has commiserated with the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) over the death of two Nigerian Air Force pilots in an unfortunate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Mothers for United Nigeria, Hajiya Hafsat Adebayo, Gen. Lucky Irabor

PRP cautions public on fraudulent nomination fees in circulation

THE Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) has cautioned the public on  fraudulent  nomination fees in circulation, describing a circular pegging its nomination fees for elective public offices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Falalu Bello, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

ExxonMobil spends $37.4m in 20 years to fight malaria in Nigeria

  20 years of funding community education, tools for prevention and treatment, and training of health workers 2022 grant recipients focused on leveraging the power of... Read more

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Tags: Richard Laing, Chairman and Managing Director of ExxonMobil affiliate Companies in Nigeria, ExxonMobil, World Malaria Day, Ministry of Health, ExxonMobil Foundation, Kevin Murphy

Treat malaria urgently to prevent shortage of blood, death – Expert

A molecular biologist, Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, has advised Nigerians to urgently treat malaria attacks to prevent shortage of blood, cerebral malaria, acute respiratory distress syndrome and... Read more

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Tags: Dr Bamidele Iwalokun, Central Research Laboratory at the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research, Lagos, World Malaria Day,

Post-COVID-19: Obaseki decries brain drain in health sector

GOV. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has decried brain drain in Nigeria’s  health sector, post-COVID-19. Obaseki stated this when he hosted members of the Association of Nigeria physicians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Association of Nigeria physicians in the Americas (ANPA),

How to overcome challenges in Nigeria by cleric

 A cleric, Pastor Dan Horn on Saturday night urged Nigerians to pray to God to intervene in the current challenges facing the country.   Horn, the Pastor of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Markus Musa, Mr Daniel Mazadu

FG to reopen 4 more Nigerian border posts

By Anthony Isibor. THE Federal Government has approved the reopening of four additional Nigerian border posts. This is revealed in a circular letter released by the office of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, E. IBI

NCS auctions seized vehicles in Katsina

The Katsina State Command of the Nigeria Customs Service {NCS) on Friday auctioned hundreds of intercepted vehicles used for smuggling in the state. The Acting Controller of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Alhaji Dalha Wada-Chedi, Chukwube Ofoma, Alhaji Garba Sheka,

NSCDC seeks NDLEA support to curb hard drug intake

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has urged the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to intensify efforts in curbing hard drug... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr Makinde Ayinla, Mr Peter Odaudu.

Bunkering: NSCDC arrests 8 suspects, seizes 117 kegs of adulterated diesel in Ondo

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Commandant General’s Intelligence Squad has arrested eight suspected syndicates who specialize in vandalism of petroleum pipelines and seized... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Daniel Aidamenbor, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

Lawyer raises concern over safety of INEC officials

A Legal Practitioner, Mr Abdullahi Yusuf, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to prioritise safety of its officials before, during and after any election in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Abdullahi Yusuf, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

CRIN, NEPC train cocoa farmers on best agricultural practices, in Bayelsa

THE Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan,  in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Festus Olasupo, Jackson Diegbegha, Agricultural Development Plan (ADP),

2023: Methodist Church declares operation get your PVC

THE Prelate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu, on Friday declared that any Methodist Church member of voting age must get and validate their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Methodist Church of Nigeria, Samuel Kanu, Permanent Voters Card (PVC),

NAN partners with NGO to check GBV

THE News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) says it is ready to partner with the Global Women for Quality and Sustainable Development Initiative (GWSD) to check Gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 96 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Global Women, Kevin Okunzuwa, Lilian Pinawei,

CRIN, NEPC train cocoa farmers on best agricultural practices, in Bayelsa

THE Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan,  in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Festus Olasupo, Jackson Diegbegha, Agricultural Development Plan (ADP),

Kaduna residents want return of Abuja-Kaduna train service

SOME residents of Kaduna on Friday urged the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) authorities to expedite action on resumption of service on the Abuja-Kaduna route. The residents made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC),

Remove subsidy, deregulate economy for Nigeria’s prosperity- CIBN tasks FG

THE President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Bayo Olugbemi, has urged the Federal Government to totally remove subsidies and fully deregulate the economy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Dr Seye Awojobi, Gov. Seyi Makinde, Rahman Abdu-Raheem, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Bayo Olugbemi,

Anti-corruption group honours Borno NYSC chief

AN NGO, the Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI),  has honoured the Borno Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Nura Umar,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nura Umar, Godiya Adams,

OPEC daily basket price now $108.81 per barrel

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) price for  basket of 13 crude oil samples stood at $108.81 per barrel as at Thursday, April 21. This... Read more

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Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC),

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

THE African Independent Television (AIT) has lost Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, its Correspondent in Minna, Niger, in a ghastly motor accident, according to a statement in Minna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 64 times

Tags: African Independent Television (AIT), Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

APC high cost of nomination forms’ll disenfranchise Nigerians- PDP, NNPP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) high cost for nomination and expression of interest forms for elective positions for 2023 has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, Simon Imobo-Tswam, Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP),

Billie Jean King against Wimbledon ban on Russian, Belarusian players

BILLIE Jean King has spoken out against the ban on Russian and Belarusian players imposed at Wimbledon this year as a result of the war in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Billie Jean King, Novak Djokovic, Lawn Tennis Association, Martina Navratilova

287 poets compete for $100,000 in NLNG’s Literature Prize

By Anthony Isibor. THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, will have 287 poets compete for the $100,000 Prize. At... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Prof Sule Emmanuel, Prof. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Prof. Olu Obafemi, Prof. Ahmed Yerima

NAHCON allocates 33,976 Hajj slots to states, FCT

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Thursday allocated 33,976 slots to all 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Hardawa, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

Grant Thornton Nigeria wins African’s most outstanding tax and advisory firm award

GRANT Thornton Nigeria has won Africa’s most outstanding Tax and Advisory firm award in the financial services category at the 2022 edition of The African Quality... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Favour Esorougwe, Ngozi Ogwo, Grant Thornton Nigeria (Photo. independent.ng)

Tricycle operators in Niger State protest multiple taxation

THE commercial tricycle operators in Minna, Niger, on Thursday protested against multiple taxation by the State and Local Government Councils. The operators threaten to embark on strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN), Gov. Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Mohammed Etsu, Al

Chrisland sex video: Schools, parents must address moral decadence in society

THE National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) says management of schools and parents must rise up to address moral decadence in the society. The National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS), Yomi Otubela, Chrisland School,

Bishop-elect of Katsina-Ala Catholic Diocese to be installed July 1

THE Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has announced that the Episcopal Ordination and Installation of the Bishop-elect of Katsina-Ala Diocese in Benue would hold on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Rev. Fr Fidelis Akumbul, Rev Mosignor Isaac Dugu,

Tinubu group: APC delegates will determine fate of Buhari’s legacies

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Asiwaju (NDA), says sustaining  legacies of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration lies with delegates to the party’s presidential primaries. Mr Ayobami Oyalowo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigeria Diaspora for Asiwaju (NDA), President Muhammadu Buhari, Ayobami Oyalowo,

Gov. Buni commiserates with Nigeria Air Force over plane crash

GOV. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Wednesday in Damaturu expressed condoled with the Nigeria Air Force and the families of officers who died in its... Read more

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2023: Nigeria needs unifier, visioner like Tinubu- Sen. Akanbi

Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, the National Vice-Chairman, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), says Nigeria needs a unifier like Bola Tinubu as the next President to further promote... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), All Progressives Congress(APC),

NSCDC Kaduna cooperative society to embark on gas plant business

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna Command Cooperative Society, says it will embark on gas plant business to generate more revenues for its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Sunday Haruna,

COVID-19: Biovaccines Nigeria Ltd. joins 14 other manufacturers in training at mRNA technology transfer hub

THE World Health Organization (WHO) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) have announced that Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL) and 14 others manufacturers that will receive support... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL), Baker Nigeria Plc (MBN), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), National Veterinary Research Institute (

NSCDC arrests suspected rail line vandals in Enugu

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Enugu State Command, has arrested a four-man vandalism gang that specialises in vandalising rail line materials within Enugu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Denny Manuel,

Guinness empowers 150 women in Imo

NO fewer than 150 underprivileged women were empowered to start up drinks distribution business on Wednesday in Owerri by the Guinness Empowerment programme. The women were trained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr Rotimi Odushola

CTG sector players to improve national economy — NACOTAN President

MR. Anibe Achimugu, President of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), has said all key players in the Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sector are prepared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ),

Police advocacy group lauds Coach Bosso on his retention by NFF

THE Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), has lauded Coach Ladan Bosso on his retention by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the Head... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ebere Amaraizu,

Join fight against rape, defilement, lawyer urges men

FUNMI Adeogun, the  Treasurer of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), has said that involving men and boys in the... Read more

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Violence: Ex-NBA Chair seeks domestication of VAPP Act 2015

Mr Promise Ademi-Akpeto, a former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Sapele Branch, have called for the domestication of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act (VAPP)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Promise Ademi-Akpeto, Nigerian Bar Association,

Anglican Primate urges youth to concentrate on faith- based activities

THE Metropolitan Primate, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba, has  urged the youth to be proactive in proclaiming Jesus Christ as their saviour... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Metropolitan Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba,

Union Bank emerges winner at the Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards

THE Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Union Bank of Nigeria, Peter Amadi, Middle East & Africa Banking,

Nigeria signs hosting agreement for Global Tourism Conference

...promises trailblazing event     LAI Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has assured that the 1st Global Conference on Cultural Tourism andCreative Industry, to be held in Lagos 14-17... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Central Bank of Nigeria, Zurab Pololikashvili, UN World Tourism Organization, UNWTO,

CBN Debits 10 Banks N7.02trn Over CRR Violation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2021 debited 10 banks a whooping N7.02 trillion over failure to meet the 27.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, FCMB group, Sterling Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Stanbic IBTC Holding

NCDMB, petroleum engineers hail Dangote Refinery’s world-class tech application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE, and the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, have applauded Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Petroleum, NCDMB

NAPTAN applauds LASG over shut down of Christland Schools

THE National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) has commended the Lagos State Government (LASG) for shutting down Christland Schools, following an alleged sexual scandal among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Lagos State Government (LASG), Adeolu Ogunbanjo, Christland Schools,

Cadastre woos more investors to boost revenue in 2022

THE Nigeria Mining Cadastra Office (NMCO) says it has put in place modalities to attract more investors in the mineral sector to boost revenue in 2022.   Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nigeria Mining Cadastra Office (NMCO), Obadiah Nkom,

ASUU strike: Respect Collective Bargaining Agreements with unions – NLC tells FG

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to respect the Collective Bargaining Agreements entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ayuba Wabba,

PTDF trains 9,659 Nigerians on overseas, local scholarships

PETROLEUM Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says it has trained 9,659 Nigerians on its overseas and in-country scholarships since its inception. The Executive Secretary of PTDF, Dr Bello... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Dr Bello Gusau,

Easter Monday: Association showers gifts on children, widows in Ogun

THE Immigration Officers’ Wives Association (IMMOWA) Zone “A” Ikeja Lagos, as part of its mandate to impact society positively, on Monday presented items to orphanages and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Immigration Officers’ Wives Association (IMMOWA), Bola Osisanya,

Counselling Institute partners CHATROOM on Gender Based Violence

THE Institute of Counselling in Nigeria (ICN) says it is partnering with the Producer of CHATROOM to manage its virtual room for survivours of Gender Based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Olapeju Ibekwe, CHATROOM, Institute of Counselling in Nigeria (ICN), Dr Tolu Okoigaire,

SPE, NCDMB hail Dangote Petroleum Refinery’s world-class technology application

THE Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) have commended Dangote Petroleum Refinery for its application of world-class technology in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Roseline Okere, Prof. Olalekan Olafuyi, Dangote Industries Free Zone Development Company (DIFZDC), Yin

Media practitioners salute Muslim students society @ 68

THE Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has felicitated with the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) as it clocks 68 years, having been established on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun

Oyo Assembly seat aspirant promises quality representation

MR. Ojewole Olawale, an aspirant into the Oyo State House of Assembly on the platform of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), has promised that effective... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Ojewole Olawale, New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP),

Firm CEO distances self from AMAC politics

ALHAJI Yakubu Saidu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Masarki Nigeria Ltd., a construction company, has cautioned some politicians in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Saidu, Masarki Nigeria Ltd, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Coalition of Non-indigenes and Indigenes For Peace in AMAC (CNIFPA),

New Horizons, BMS train 3,782 students on coding, robotics

IN the drive to promote technopreneur skills in High school students, New Horizons Nigeria in partnership with Baptist Mission Schools has held a Coding and Robotics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole, Tide Olalere, Tim Akano, Baptist Mission Schools, New Horizons Nigeria

Actors Guild holds night of tributes in honour of late Lari Williams

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and the Artistes Village Communiy on Friday celebrated the life and times of Nigerian multi-talented artiste, late Lari Williams.   The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Emeka Rollas, Abubakar Yakubu, Mufu Onifade, Actors Guild of Nigeria, late Lari Williams

Good Friday: NACL tasks lawyers on fairness, justice in practice

THE President of National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Mr Chukwuma Ezeala, has charged practitioners to instill fairness and justice in their practice. Ezeala told the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: National Association of Catholic Lawyers (NACL), Chukwuma Ezeala,

YPP holds national convention, presidential primaries June 1

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP), has fixed June 1, for the conduct of its national convention and presidential primaries ahead of the 2023 general elections.   This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Young Progressives Party (YPP), Egbeola Martins, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Gov. Ugwuanyi swears in Ajogwu as ENSIEC chairman for second term

GOV. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, on Thursday, swore in Dr. Michael Ajogwu, SAN, as Chairman of the Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), for a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),Michael Ajogwu,

Easter: NSCDC deploys special squad to ensure crime-free festivities

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa, says it has intensified efforts to ensure a safe and crime-free festive period across the state. Mrs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC),Christiana Abiakam-Omanu,

YPP urges FG to tackle insecurity ahead 2023 general elections

THE Young Progressives Party (YPP), has urged the Federal Government to critically tackle the challenges of insecurities bedeviling the country before the 2023 general elections.   Mr Bishop... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Young Progressives Party (YPP), Bishop Amakiri, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Ondo workers donate 30 motorcycles to Amotekun Corps

ONDO State workers under the Joint Negotiating Council(JNC) on Thursday donated 30 motorcycles to the state Security Network code-named Amotekun Corps. Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, the Chairman of JNC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Sunday Adeleye, Nigeria Labour Congress, Amotekun Corps,

Easter: NSCDC deploys 2,000 personnel in Lagos to ensure safety

THE Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 2,000 personnel across the state to ensure safety during the Easter... Read more

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Tags: Local Council Development Areas ( LCDAs ), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),

Immigration arrests passenger with firearms at Lagos airport

THE Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, yesterday arrested a passenger with dual Nigerian and American citizenship with fireman on arrival at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service

Ogunbiyi, fmr Daily Times MD hopeful of better Nigeria

A former Managing Director of the Daily Times of Nigeria, Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria would be great again, in spite of its... Read more

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2023 Election: GNC to make case for Southeast Presidency

AHEAD of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, Greater Nigerian Conference, GNC, have said that a global non-partisan Igbo Think Tank, Nzuko Umunna is set to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Greater Nigeria Conference, Chris Anyanwu, Nzuko Umunna, Ngozi Odumuko, Ohaneze Ndigbo, South West Afenifere leaders, Middle Belt Forum, Arewa Consultative Forum, Pan Niger Delta,

NITDA proposes new bill to advance information tech

THE Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced a proposed amendment to its bill for the advancement of information technology development in Nigeria. Mr Emmanuel Edet,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), Akan Michael, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. Adesina Shodiya, Emmanu

NSCDC beefs up national security ahead Easter celebration

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said that security have been beefed up across the country for the Easter celebration.   This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Olusola Odumosu, Ahmed Audi,

Customs intercepts firearms at Lagos airport

THE operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) has intercepted a pistol with two magazines containing 26 rounds of ammunition. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Victor Ogagbor, Afolabi Olumide,

Customs intercepts firearms at Lagos airport

THE operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) has intercepted a pistol with two magazines containing 26 rounds of ammunition. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Victor Ogagbor, Afolabi Olumide,

NSCDC deploys 1,000 personnel in A’Ibom to beef up security at Easter

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom Command, says it has deployed 1,000 personnel to ensure hitch free Easter celebration across the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abidemi Majekodunmi,

NSCDC donates bus, money to Officer’s wives in Kwara

THE Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has donated a new bus and cash of N300,000 to empower widows of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Civil Defence Officers Wives Association (CIDOWA), Makinde Ayinla, Bimbo Afolayan,

Enugu FA promises to discover more soccer talents

THE Chairman of Enugu State Football Association, Tony Ugwu, has said the body will undertake a tour of the senatorial districts to discover raw football talents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Tony Ugwu, Enugu State Football Association,

FEC approves N1.4bn for power sector

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the supply of more equipment for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost electricity supply ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Abubakar Aliyu,

NCS seized smuggled goods worth N119m in 3 months in Adamawa – Comptroller

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized smuggled goods worth N119m between January and March in Adamawa. The NCS Comptroller, Adamawa/Taraba Command, Mr Ishaka Ganiyu, disclosed this to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ishaka Ganiyu,

Primaries: INEC warns political parties against breaches

THE INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara, Malam Garba Madami, has warned political parties against conducting their primary elections outside designated constituencies. The REC gave the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Malam Garba Madami, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

NNPP gets new executives in Plateau

THE New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Plateau chapter, has elected new officials to run the affairs of the party in the state.   Mr John Mandim was elected... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 79 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP),

Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

Owasanoye commends President Buhari on appointments into ICPC’s board

PROF. Bolaji Owasanoye, the Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), on Wednesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the new appointments into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Bolaji Owasanoye, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Louis Mandama,

Get your PVC ready, INEC will not count prayer points, bishop charges Nigerians

INEC will count votes and not prayer points in 2023, the Anglican Bishop of Nike Diocese, in Enugu State, Most Rev. Christian Onyia, reminded eligible voters... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Most Rev. Christian Onyia,

Senate confirms Buhari’s nominees as NUPRC Commissioners

THE Senate has confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s four nominees as Executive Commissioners of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC). The confirmation followed the consideration of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 53 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Dr Nuhu Habib, Capt. Tonlagha Roland John,

Customs TinCan Island Port Command generates N135.44bn in Q1

THE TinCan Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N135.44 billion in the first quarter of the year. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Olakunle Oloyede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Olakunle Oloyede,

2023: Group intensifies call on Emefiele

THE Unified Northern Nigeria Youths’ Forum in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged youths in Kogi to intensify the call on the Central Bank of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Godwin Emefiele, Mohammed Danlami, Aliyu Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Foundation trains law enforcement agents on counter human trafficking in N/East

THE International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP) has trained 75 law enforcement personnel on countering human trafficking and smuggling migrants in North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Rafael Molina, Sani Dantuni, International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP), NAPTIP), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Nigeria

More than 90% trapped vehicles evacuated from Lagos port following VIN protests

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA) has said that more than 90 per cent of vehicles trapped at the Lagos port due to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 43 times

Tags: Port and Terminal Multi-services Ltd (PTML), Alhaji Rilwan Amuni, Babatunde Keshiro, Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents (ANLCA),

Foreign coaches only interested in money they’ll get, Izilein advises NFF

FORMER Super Falcons coach Godwin Izilein says hiring a foreign coach for the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not help in developing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Super Falcons, Godwin Izilein, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),

AFAN decries rising cost of farm inputs as wet season sets in

THE Kaduna State Chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has appealed to government for intervention in curbing the rising prices of fertiliser and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 51 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Nuhu Aminu,

Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

PROF. Femi Mimiko, has said that proper implementation of true federalism and devolution of power in the country would help in tackling insecurity. Mimiko, who was a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Prof. Adele Garkida, Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo, Fulbright Alumni Association of Nigeria (FAAN), Prof. Femi Mimiko,

INEC publishes final list of candidates for Osun Governorship election

ON Friday, March 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) published the personal particulars and list of candidates (Form EC9) for the Osun State Governorship election... Read more

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INEC publishes details of candidates for Osun governorship election

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday published the personal particulars and list of candidates (Form EC9) for the Osun State Governorship election. The commission in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Festus Okoye, Independent National Electoral Commission

Aviation stakeholders want FG to review multiple frequencies to foreign airlines

 SOME aviation stakeholders on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to review all multiple frequencies granted to foreign airlines before the take-off of the proposed national carrier. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Ethiopia Airways, Qatar Airways, Mr Abayomi Jones, Alhaji Yunusa Abdulmunaf, Airline Operators of Nigeria

Adamawa LG Poll: APC rejects results

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa has rejected the result of Saturday’s local government election announced by the state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC). The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Congress (APC), state Independent Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Ibrahim Bilal,

FTAN, SON collaborate with LASG to achieve uniform hotel grading system

THE Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have collaborated with the Lagos State Government to design a uniform... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Nkereuwem Onung, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf,

Ogun State First Lady lauds Ecobank’s support for Adire Fabric Industry

THE wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has lamented the activities of counterfeiters of “Adire” Fabric, calling on the relevant regulatory agencies in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Bamidele Abiodun, Ecobank Nigeria, Nike Kolawole, Bolaji Lawal,

Nigeria customs retains 20% duty on imported used vehicles

THE Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has said it is retaining a duty rate of 20 per cent for used vehicles as was transmitted by ECOWAS with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Nigeria Customs Service

Allianz Nigeria to pay policyholders’ funeral expenses

ALLIANZ Nigeria is set to pay for funeral expenses of Nigerians who subscribed to its new family protection plan. The insurer will provide a payout to cover... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Patience Ugboajah, Adeolu Adewumi-Zer, Allianz Nigeria

2023: Group pleads for South-East presidency

By Kennedy Nnamani A pressure group under the aegis of the Unite Nigeria Group, UNG, has pleaded for Nigerians to consider South-East presidency in the 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Unite Nigeria Group

Clerics tackle Tunde Bakare on Balewa’s alleged curse on Igbo

THE Christian Association of Igbo Ministers (CAIM) has debunked Serving Overseer of The Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Rev. Francis Ujunwa Simeon, Apostle Solomon Chukwuemeka Okorie, Christian Association of Igbo Ministers (CAIM), Pastor Tunde Bakare,

PAN chairman, Wadada, salutes Dangote @ 65

The Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Ltd., Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has congratulated the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who turned 65 on Sunday. Wadada,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, Alhaji Aliko Dangote,

Match Day 22 results in NPFL

FOLLOWING are the results of some Match Day 22 fixtures in the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as well as the remaining fixtures: Lobi Stars 0-0... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

SMEDAN’s D-G eyes Katsina State governorship seat

DR Dikko Radda, Director-General, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on Sunday declared interest to contest the Katsina State governorship seat on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),

NBBF set to roll out plans for 2022/2023 Basketball Season

THE Nigeria Basketball Federations (NBBF) says the federations has concluded plans to organise the national basketball leagues for male and female. The President of NBBF, Musa Kida,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Basketball Federations (NBBF), Musa Kida,

Association stresses need to assist orphans, others

THE Muslim Sisters Association, Abuja Chapter, appealed to wealthy individuals on Sunday in Abuja not to grow weary in assisting orphans and other less-privileged in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Muslim Sisters Association, Ramatu Abubakar, Jubrilla Ayinla,

Terrorists, bandits neutralise as Buhari joins prayer for peace, justice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review on Monday by joining Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Ramadan Tafsir, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Federal Executive Council (FEC), All Progressives Congress (

Infraco, private sector partners sign pact to raise 3bn capital

THE Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (Infraco) is signing an agreement with some public and private sector partners to raise funds to close the infrastructure deficit in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele

Group says South-East presidency is solution to Nigeria’s problems

By Kennedy Nnamani A pressure group under the auspices of United Nigeria Group has said that the leadership of the people from the South-East is the “omnibus... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 257 times

Tags: United Nigeria Group, Kennedy Nnamani

2023: NRM pledges better deal for Nigerians

THE National Rescue Movement (NRM), a political party, has given an assurance to Nigerians that it will transform the country if it wins the 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: National Executive Council (NEC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), National Rescue Movement (NRM), Amb. Isaac Udeh,

Smuggling: Navy nabs 2 suspects, impounds 70 bags of rice in A’Ibom

THE Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, has apprehended two suspects, impounded 70 bags of smuggled rice and seized the two boats used in smuggling... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Samuel Ola, wookere

Easter: Enugu ministry deploys 300 for special traffic control

THE Enugu State Ministry of Transport says it will deploy no fewer than 300 traffic officers to ensure ease flow of traffic during this Easter period. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Police, Nigerian Air Force, Nigerian ArmyOgbonna Idike,

Edo SIEC suspends council election

THE Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) on Friday announced the suspension of the state local government election earlier scheduled for April 19, over a court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Edo State Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC), People’s Democratic Party (PDP), James Oyomire,

Demolition: Displaced Lagos residents beg Sanwo-Olu on resettlement

DISPLACED Residents of Oke-Egan Community, Ibeju-Lekki in Lagos State has appealed to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to intervene on their resettlement.   The displaced residents’ legal representative, Mr Hannibal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Mr Hannibal Uwaifo, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, African Bar Association

FX Repatriation: CBN to begin payment of N65 rebate to exporters

THE Central Bank of Nigeria of Nigeria (CBN) said it would begin payment of N65 rebate to exporters who sold their goods through the importers and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria of Nigeria,

Reduce meat consumption to save environment — Medical expert

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, has advised Nigerian to reduce the consumption of meat to reduce carbon foot prints. Reducing carbon foot prints... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN),

I will use education to fight insecurity –Plateau governorship aspirant, Dimka

 A retired Comptroller of Nigeria Customs and governorship aspirant in Plateau, Mr David Dimka, says he will take education very seriously to fight insecurity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mr David Victor Dimka, All Progressives Congress, Nigeria Customs, Mr Golu Gurumji, Mr Meshak Chindaba

NSCDC new recruits to resume physical training

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says its recently recruited applicants are to resume physical training on Monday at various NSCDC training colleges across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Olusola Odumosu,

NGO offers free skills training to 5,000 youths

An NGO, Rest Logic Nigeria, has commenced a three-year free skills training programme for 5,000 youths across the country. Mr Jeremiah Agala, the Executive Director of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jeremiah Agala, Rest Logic Nigeria,

NNPC seeks special courts for prosecution of oil thieves

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Ltd. has called for the establishment of special courts for the prosecution of oil thieves in the country.   Mr Mele Kyari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

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Bar Week: Hold your leaders accountable, NBA urges Nigerians

THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Calabar Branch has urged Nigerians to hold their elected leaders accountable as the nation prepares for the 2023 general elections.     Mr Attah... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Attah Ochinke,

World Rugby will soon unban Nigerian federation, Are assures

EFFORTS to bring Nigeria back to the comity of rugby-playing nations will soon bear fruits, President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Ademola Are, said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Ademola Are,

ALGON optimistic on passage of LGA autonomy bill by States Assembly

THE Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), has expressed confidence in the states assembly to expeditiously pass the bill granting financial and administrative autonomy to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Aminu Maifata,

Osun 2022: My confidence is in God, electorate, says Oyetola Election

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says he has absolute trust in God and the good people of the state to win the July 16 governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Plant Caterpillar Operators Association of Nigeria,

Why Nigerian youths are not employable – Ngige

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says most youths are unemployed because of lack of functional skills. Ngige said this while declaring open a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 331 times

Tags: Sen. Chris Ngige, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), International Labour Organisation (ILO),

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

NEMA, NSCDC to strengthen collaboration during disasters

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have pledged to strengthen collaboration to respond effectively to disasters across... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),

Give us attention – deaf associations tell governments

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and Deaf Development Association, Ikorodu West chapters, have called on governments to give deaf people more attention. They made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Deaf Development Association, Tosin Kuku,

Plateau: NOA cautions students against political thuggery, other vices

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday advised students of National Television Authority (NTA ) TV College, Jos, to shun political thuggery and other social vices. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 42 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Yakubu Gomos, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Security, Defence

Reps direct NAHCON to suspend Hajj saving scheme

The House of Representatives has directed the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to suspend the implementation of the Hajj Saving Scheme. This followed the adoption of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: House of Representatives, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Rep. Aminu Ashiru-Mani, APC, JA’IZ Bank, Ahmed Wase,

Association lauds Gov. Lalong over plan to rebuild burnt terminus market

THE Plateau State Traders and Marketing Association, has expressed joy over plans by Plateau Government to reconstruct the Jos Main Market, which was gutted by fire... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Gov. Simon Lalong, Mr. Uthman Dafaan, Plateau State Traders and Marketing Association,

Custom boss urges smugglers to find legitimate business

AREA Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi, Mr Joseph Attah, has urged smugglers to embrace legitimate means of livelihood as an alternative business. Speaking at a news briefing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ibrahim-Ali, Mr Joseph Attah,

News Analysis: 50 years on stage: Lari Williams’s giant strides, dreams and regrets

By Josephine Obute, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) To say that entertainment veteran, Lari Williams (MFR), lived and died on Nigeria’s entertainment stage is to say the obvious. Williams, popularly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Lari Williams, Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN),

CNL not part of the NLNG project in Nigeria  - Brikinn

  ...reiterates commitment to Nigeria’s economic development   THE Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL,  operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPC, and CNL,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Esimaje Brikinn, Chevron Nigeria Limited, NNPC, NLNG.

Rangers International beat Katsina United 1-0

Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Wednesday earned the maximum three points from their Week 21 encounter against Katsina United at the Township Stadium in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Rangers International FC, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Abdul Maikaba,,

Women group says Nigeria’s military should be commended, not condemned

Hajia Salamatu Adebayo, Publicity Secretary, Mothers for United Nigeria (MUN), says the military should be commended for gallantry during March 28 attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Gen. Lucky Irabor, Hajia Salamatu Adebayo, Mothers for United Nigeria (MUN),

Why we must support Tinubu for 2023 – Arewa leader

ALHAJI Musa Saidu, the leader of the Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria, says the North must support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to become Nigeria’s president in 2023,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Goodluck Jonathan, Umaru Yar’Adua, Alhaji Musa Saidu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria (AIPCSN),

NSITF explains N3.8bn non-remittance of Operating Surplus Funds

THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has faulted the claim by the National Assembly that the agency owes the Federal Government N3.8 billion non-remittance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Mrs  Ijeoma Okoronkwo, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund

Investors lose N6b at NGX equities market

THE equities market on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. on Wednesday closed on a negative note  as investors lost N6 billion.    The All-Share Index (ASI) marginally dropped by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Zenith Bank, Vetiva Research, Fidelity Bank, NPF Microfinance Bank, MTN Nigeria

Ecobank Nigeria partners Ogun State on its maiden Adire Market Week

ECOBANK Nigeria is partnering with Ogun State First Lady’s office to organize the maiden edition of the Adire Market Week, an initiative of Bamidele Abiodun, wife... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: ECOBANK Nigeria, Adire Market Week, Bolaji Lawal, Bamidele Abiodun,

3,300 tonnes of crude wasted in Nigeria last year - Shell

By Anthony Isibor.   SHELL says that over 3,300 tonnes of crude oil were wasted in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta in 2021. Shell said in its sustainability report on Tuesday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags:  Shell Petroleum

Experts urges FG to leverage technology to enhance tax system

A tax expert has urged the Federal Government to update its tax laws, and embrace more  technology to ensure an efficient tax system.   He said this in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Mr Adesina Adebayo, Muhammadu Buhari 

Minister seeks partners’ technical support on agricultural practices

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, has solicited technical support of partners to integrate states and local governments in advancing agricultural practices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Farouk Rabi’u-Mudi,

Jettisoning Zoning, VON DG mocks PDP for buying vehicle tagged “no refund after payment”

A foundation member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu has mocked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for jettisoning the zoning of its presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Mr Osita Okechukwu, Voice of Nigeria, IBB, Obasanjo

Court Orders Bayelsa Govt To Recall 800 Varsity Workers

NATIONAL Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Yenagoa Division has ordered the immediate reinstatement of employees under the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma and Isaac Jasper College... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Niger Delta University (NDU), Attahiru Alkali,

Use of tricycles by farmers will aid food sufficiency – Minister

 MINISTER of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, says the use of tricycles would ease transportation for smallholder farmers and their produce. The use of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mustapha Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

Pantami tasks new agency on data protection

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has called on the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to ensure data protection, privacy and confidentiality... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

Ramadan: Pray for peace of Nigeria, NSCDC Commandant urges Muslims

 Mr Emmanuel Ocheja, the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, has urged Muslim faithful to use the Ramadan period to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Ramadan, peace, unity, Mr Emmanuel Ocheja, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

Group trains 25 women on ICT skills in Bauchi State

 A  non-governmental organisation, SHE-Technology for African Initiative (SHE-Tech) has begun a two-day training for 25 women on Information Technology communication (ICT) skills in Bauchi State. The Chairperson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Musa, Dr Fatma Zambuk, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists

 Shell emerges leading tax compliant company

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service has named Shell as a “leading tax compliant organisation in Nigeria for 2021.”   At an award ceremony in Abuja last week as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, FIRS, Mr. Muhammad Mamman Nami, Shell

NUGA 2022: Unilag to convert games’ infrastructure into sports academy

All the newly built, upgraded and existing sports infrastructure provided for the just-concluded NUGA at University of Lagos (Unilag) would be converted to a sports academy. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: University of Lagos (Unilag), Nigeria University Games (NUGA), Dr Joseph Awoyinfa,

Fire guts petrol station, kills 7 in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed seven persons dead in a fire outbreak that engulfed a Petrol station... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Adamu Shehu, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)

DMO lists 2 new FGN savings bonds for subscription

THE Debt Management Office (DMO), on Monday offered two new Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds for subscription. The first,  a two-year FGN Savings Bond, comes at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Debt Management Office (DMO), The Nigerian Stock Exchange, Tax Exemption for Pension Funds, Personal Income Tax Act (PITA), Company Income Tax Act (CITA), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN),

Nigeria’s box office records N346.6m revenue in March

THE Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Monday said that it generated N346.6 million from tickets sold across the country in March.   Mr Patrick Lee, CEAN’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, Mr Patrick Le e,

FG charges Shell, Chevron, NNPC others on gas supply to NLNG plants

THE Federal Government has appealed to partners in Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) project to allow transportation of third-party gas through its joint pipelines to increase... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas, Shell, Chevron, NNPC, Timipre Sylva, Mr Sefano De Leo

Nigeria needs $500m palm oil to meet local demands – Association

By Sunday Bassey, THE Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) on Monday said 500 million dollars’ worth of palm oil was needed to meet local demands... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN), Chief Joe Onyiuke,

ICC official praises NCF on organisation of women’s cricket invitational

Patricia Kambarami, an official of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has scored Nigeria high in the organisation of the just-concluded maiden Nigeria Women’s T20i Cricket Invitational... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Patricia Kambarami, International Cricket Council (ICC), Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

Cricket: Nigeria to host 8 nations – NCF

UYI Akpata, President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF, says the next edition of the Nigeria Women T20i Invitational will feature eight nations. Akpata said this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Access Bank, Uyi Akpata, Nigeria Cricket Federation

FMN drives national sugar plan via outgrower scheme

FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc, FMN, says the company has taken the lead in propagating the National Sugar Master Plan, NSMP, agenda through its Sugarcane Outgrower... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Anlo Du Pisani, Sadiq Usman, FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc

Chevron wins 2 FIRS awards for tax compliance

THE Chevron Nigeria Limited (“CNL”), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) and CNL (“NNPC/CNL JV”), and Star Deep Water... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Esimaje Brikinn, President Muhammadu Buhari, FIRS, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited

NBAWF Conference: Tech expert highlights importance of virtual reality

A technology expert with the Tech4Dev Initiative, Mr Kolawole Jolayemi,  on Friday underscored the benefits of Virtual Reality (VR) in our ever changing world. Jolayemi spoke at a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum (NBAWF), Kolawole Jolayemi,

We signed N30,000 permit fee levied on drilling coys in 2019- Consultant

Mr Adeyinka Ajayi, a Consultant to Oyo State Government, says the N30,000 permit fee levied on drilling companies in the state was signed in 2019 by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Adeyinka Ajayi, Association of Water and Borehole Drillers (AWDROP), Borehole Drilling Association of Nigeria (BORDAN), Royalgem Multisector Ltd, Kolawole Olayiwola, Ministry of Environment and Natura

Teachers seek stakeholders’ support to eliminate quackery from teaching profession

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, has called on stakeholders including the media to join forces with the council to eliminate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Chuks Ukwuatu, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye,

Yoruba comic actor, “Dejo Tunfulu” ,dies at 49

Popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo,  popularly known as “Dejo Tunfulu” has been confirmed dead, aged 49.   Bolaji Amusan, National President of the Theatre Arts and Motion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Kunle Adetokunbo, Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN),

Centre calls for centralised portal, website to encourage transparency in MDAs

Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW) has called for a centralised portal and website in all Ministries , Departments  and Agencies (MDAs) to encourage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW), Professional Statistician Society of Nigeria (PSSN), Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA),

Our training focuses on food security, maritime sector – Presidential Amnesty Programme

The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), says its training for ex-militants in the Niger Delta region focuses on food security and the maritime sector, also referred to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Milland Dikio, Petroleum Training Institute (PTI),

Energy transition: Wabote lists hydrocarbons divestment, energy shortage as implications

THE Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has identified divestment from hydrocarbons assets and energy shortage as two implications of energy transition with different impacts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Oloibiri Lecture Series and Energy Forum (OLEF), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE),

Medical students honour lecturer for selfless services

By Christabel Ejenike THE medical students of the department of medicine and surgery, faculty of medical sciences, college of medicine, university of Nigeria, Enugu campus on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: university of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Ebede,

2023: INEC to shutdown online pre-registration portal April

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC says it will shut down the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) Pre-Registration online portal in April in preparation for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

FCT-IRS to enforce withholding tax on rent —acting chairman

Mr Haruna Abdullahi, the Acting Executive Chairman, Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS), says plans are ongoing to enforce withholding tax (WHT) on rent. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Samuel Agbeluyi, Haruna Abdullahi, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria,

Poor services: UITH resident doctors begin warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), on Thursday began a four-day warning strike over alleged deplorable state of the hospital. This... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), Dr Anaduaka Obinna,

Remove petrol subsidy, expert urges FG

AN oil and gas expert, Mr James Gooder, has advised the Federal Government to remove subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), petrol, in order to discourage... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Mr Clement Isong, Mr James Gooder, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria

NAN MD blames saboteurs for Nigeria’s ills

Mr Buki Ponle, the Managing Director (MD) of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has blamed saboteurs for the current challenges bedeveling the country. Ponle said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Silas Nwoha, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle,

Tribunal stops Multi-Choice Ltd from increasing tariffs on products, services

A Competition and Consumer Protection (CCP) Tribunal sitting in Abuja has restrained Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited from increasing its tariffs and cost of products and services scheduled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: CCP, Multi-Choice Nigeria, FCCPC,

NBAWF Conference 2022 : Ishaku, Uzodinma seek gender equality

THE First Lady of Taraba, Mrs Anna Ishaku, on Thursday underscored the need for gender parity in a bid to promote equity and sustainable development. Ishiaku spoke... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Anna Ishaku, Nigerian Bar Association Women Forum,

Group urges govts. to support young inventors

THE Association of Nigeria Inventors (ANI) has urged governments at all levels to fund and support younger inventors and innovators to help them get positively engaged. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Association of Nigeria Inventors (ANI), Lawrence Nzenegu,

84 locations to be linked with e-border monitoring cameras soon – Acting CG

No fewer than 84 border locations in Nigeria will soon be linked with e-border monitoring cameras to check issues of illegal immigrants and other border criminal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Alhaji Isah Idris,

Customs Ag. Comptroller cautions youths against circulating fake news

The Acting Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in charge of Katsina Area Command, Alhaji Dalha Wada-Chedi, has cautioned youths against circulating fake news about their activities. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali (Rtd),

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

FORMER Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Alhaji Sanin Malam- Bauchi, Mr Dipo Olayoku, Prof. Rufai Alkali

Governors condemn attack on Kaduna-Abuja train service

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday condemned Monday’s attack on the Kaduna-Abuja train service. It declared that the attackers would not succeed in disrupting the peaceful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi,

Critical thinking crucial to transforming legal education in Nigeria – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the development of analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving legal minds is key in transforming legal education in Nigeria.   Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA),

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

Former Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Rabiu Kwankwaso, Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Rufai Alkali,

Why Horasis-Nigeria Project is setting up 1million-member innovation community—Akpata

The Horasis-Nigeria Project is set to launch a one million membership-based community to strategically support local and global dominance of ‘’Designed in Nigeria’’ innovations. Dr Noel Akpata,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Innovative National Development Community (INDC), Dr Noel Akpata, Horasis-Nigeria Project

NGO tasks Kaduna Govt on improved water, sanitation facilities in health centres

THE Nigeria Health Watch, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Wednesday , appealed to Kaduna State Government to provide adequate Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: John Sarkinsamari, Nigeria Health Watch, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Dr Kenusola Agbaoye,

CAN mourns victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

 The Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has mourned victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack of March 28. The chairman, Rev. John Hayab,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. John Hayab,

Kwankwaso dumps PDP, obtains NNPP membership form

Former Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Rabiu  Kwankwaso, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he obtained the New Nigeria People’s Party... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Football enthusiasts call for rebuild of Super Eagles

 Football enthusiasts in Enugu have called on the Nigeria Football Federation to begin to rebuild the Super Eagles before their future competitive engagements. They made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation, Super Eagles, Black Stars,

Cancer: Toyin Saraki advocates robust workforce to close care gap

Mrs Toyin Saraki, Founder, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Cancer Alliance (WBFA), has called for a robust workforce among healthcare professionals to tackle the menace of cancer which,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Toyin Saraki, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Cancer Alliance (WBFA), Shola Ayelabola, Bukola Saraki, Nigeria Universal Health Coverage (UHC),

NACCIMA lauds Gov. Ugwuanyi for supporting business

THE Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for supporting the business sector and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), John Udeagbala, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

FG inaugurates committee to reposition ARCN, strengthen coordination of research

The Federal Government has inaugurated  a committee for the implementation of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Amendment act  2021, for impactful research in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

NUJ, NSCDC partner to curb quackery, fake news in Ekiti

In a bid to curb quackery and spreading of fake news, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Ekiti Command and the state council of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), John Fayemi, Rotimi Ojomoyela,

Potential for European Super League 'does not exist', says ECA chairman

THE potential for a European Super League no longer exists, according to European Clubs Association (ECA) chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi. The breakaway competition, which saw 12 of Europe's... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nasser Al-Khelaifi, European Clubs Association, European Super League,

NFF crisis: Court fixes June 9 to hear appeal discharging Pinnick, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed June 9 to hear a motion to grant leave to appeal against the ruling discharging and acquitting Amaju... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),

FG declares State of Emergency on childhood TB

The Federal Government has declared a State of Emergency on childhood tuberculosis in the country. Dr Chukwuma Anyaike, the Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Chukwuma Anyaike, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

IPMAN blames private depot owners for hike in PMS price

 The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday blamed private depot owners for the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),

OPEC daily basket price now $113.39 per barrel

The price of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) basket of 13 crude oil samples stood at 113.39 dollars per barrel as at Monday, March... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC),

25 NOUN graduates receive NCoS commendation

The Controller-General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Haliru Nababa, has commended the 25 inmates that graduated from National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN).   The inmates participated in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

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Constituency Project: ICPC hands over hospital worth N150m to varsity

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says its has recovered and handed over a hospital worth N150 million to the Alex Ekwueme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Azuka Ogugua, Constituency and Executive Project Tracking Group (

Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Co-ordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, says having in place ,right and appropriate agricultural policies will attract foreign investors into the sector. Adeoluwa, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of NIgeria (NOAN), Prof. Victor Olowe,

CBN disburses N948bn to upscale food production – Emefiele

 THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has disbursed N948 billion to 4,478,381smallholder farmers, to upscale food production in the country. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Rev. Felix Ajakaye, Mr Godwin Emefiele

NIS to establish passport office in Zaria

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will establish a new Passport office and new Area office in Zaria to strengthen the system and bring its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Odion Adapoye,

AMCON to collaborate with BRIPAN on business recovery, insolvency

BUSINESS Recovery and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) has pledged to partner with the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to advance the tenets of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Mr. Ayodele Akintunde, Nigerian Bar Association,

SSANU may resort to indefinite strike, if…– Chairman

THE ongoing nationwide warning strike by  Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) would degenerate to an indefinite one unless Federal Government implemented the agreement it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU),

SSANU, NASU-ABU begin warning strike

TWO unions at the Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, have joined the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by the ASUU. The unions, the Senior Staff Association of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Mohammed Yunusa, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities

Why we have not made PVCs available –INEC Chairman

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday disclosed that printing of Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) for new registrants was being  delayed by its robust cleaning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Kaduna Turf Club applauds FirstBank for sponsorship of Nigeria Derby

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has been applauded for its unflinching support for sports sponsorship in the country over the years. The commendation followed the success of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria Ltd,

GNI merges third-party with comprehensive motor insurance in MotorFlex

GREAT Nigeria Insurance Plc on Saturday said it had launched a generic product called MotorFlex insurance to bridge the gap between the compulsory Third-Party and Comprehensive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Great Nigeria Insurance Plc

We Can’t Act On Umahi, Others’ Sack Now – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has suspended action on the court judgment sacking Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, his deputy, Eric Igwe and 16 members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Governor David Umahi, PDP

Court dismisses 36 governors’ $418m Paris Club debt suit against FG

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the  418 million dollars Paris Club debt suit filed by the 36 state governments against the Federal Government.   Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Central Bank of Nigeria,

TUC inaugurates South-West political commission ahead 2023 elections

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has inaugurated the South-West political commission saddled with the responsibility of sensitising the public on the 2023 elections. TUC President,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr Quadri Olaleye

2023: We’ll present credible candidate from south-east for presidency— Group

A political group, South-East Nigeria Presidency Movement, says it is working hard to ensure that credible candidates emerged from the zone for the 2023 presidential election. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: South-East Nigeria Presidency Movement, Chief Japheth Anyanwu

Employment opportunities: Lawmaker urges youths involvement in agriculture

 MR. Muntari Dandutse, Lawmaker representing Funtua and Dandume Federal Constituency of Katsina State, has called on youths to key into agriculture for self-sufficiency. Dandutse, who is also... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Muntari Dandutse,

FG hands over 1km internal road to Federal Polytechnic Daura

Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), says that intervention in tertiary schools’ road infrastructure by the Federal Government is an investment in education meant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Federal Polytechnic Daura,

Businessman, 37, docked for alleged N5m mint notes fraud

A 37-year-old businessman, Chidi Nwokolo, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly defrauding a man  of N5.07 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Mrs O.O. Ikobayo, Chidi Nwokolo, Mr Ifeanyi Orji, Central Bank of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds INEC’S de-registration of 22 political parties

THE Supreme Court on Friday upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The parties were among the 74 scrapped in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Ejembi Eko, Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advoca

Customs seizes truck-load of donkey meat, Cannabis worth millions in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in Kaduna, on Friday said it seized a truck loaded with Donkey meat and 12 sacks of Cannabis worth more than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

CBN’s “Naira-4-Dollar” scheme achieving desired results – Economist

An economist, Prof. Mike Obadan, says the “Naira-4-Dollar’’ scheme introduced by the CBN on March 5, 2021 to attract Foreign Exchange is achieving desired results. Obadan, a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Prof. Mike Obadan, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Lagos FUMAN Chairman pledges to reposition Fuji music

THE newly elected Chairman , Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Mr Omotunde Adeshina, popularly known as ‘Dharmendra’, has pledged to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Omotunde Adeshina,

Call for sack of Defence chiefs reckless, says northern group

A coalition of Northern Youths, Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), has condemned the call for the sack of Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Leo Irabor, and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo, Adamu Muhktar, Northern Advocacy for Peace (NAP),

Travel agencies seek NCAA’s support on quality service to clients

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Thursday urged the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to give utmost support to its members to deliver... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Bankole Bernard,

Nigeria Immigration Service to plant 1,000 trees in Enugu

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Enugu State Command has started a tree planting campaign in Enugu, with the target of planting 1,000 trees. The National President of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National President of Immigration Officers Wives Association (IMMOWA), Maryam Jere,

3, 000 farmers receive farm input from A’ Ibom

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Akwa Ibom chapter says the state government has distributed farm input to no fewer than 3, 000 farmers for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN),

Customs seizes 3,700 pieces of donkey skin in Kano

The Kano/ Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had seized a truckload with 3,700 pieces of donkey skin. The command’s Controller, Mr Muhammad... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Muhammad Abubakar-Umar,

2022 NUGA: Ajayi wins women’s 1,500m gold for Unilag

Mary Ajayi of University of Lagos (Unilag) on Thursday won the Gold medal in the 1,500m women’s final at the ongoing Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Mary Ajayi, University of Lagos (Unilag), Nigerian University Games Association (NUGA),

Katsina United FC appoints former Enyimba coach as Technical Adviser

THE management of Katsina United Football Club has unveiled Usman Abdallah as the club’s new Technical Adviser. The unveiling was performed on Wednesday in Katsina by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Katsina United Football Club, Usman Abdallah, Abdulsamad Badamasi, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Enyimba International FC,

Evacuate tankers on Taraba roads, FRSC directs NUPENG

 The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Taraba Sector Command, has directed the management of National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG) to evacuate tankers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Gov. Darius Ishaku, National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG), Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

Lobi Stars FC gets new board members

 The Benue government, owners of Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi, has appointed three persons into the Management Board of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 655 times

Tags: Lobi Stars Football Club, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Emmanuel Uja,

Obaseki inaugurates Edo Electoral Commission

Gov. Godwin Obaseki has inaugurated a 7-man Edo Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC) Board, ahead of the state local councils poll.Speaking at the ceremony, Obaseki said that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Godwin Obaseki, Edo Independent Electoral Commission (EDSIEC),

NOA tasks religious leaders, others on unity

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it is ready to partner religious leaders in Ebonyi to ensure peace and unity among the citizens. The Director of NOA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Desmond Onwo, Rev. Father Abraham Nwali, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),

Elections: Group urges INEC to give special considerations to PLWDs

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Inclusive Friends Association, IFA,  has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to give special considerations to People Living With Disabilities, PLWDs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Adeniran Tella, Inclusive Friends Association, INEC

COE will go into extinction if we continue conversion — NCCE boss

Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, the Executive Secretary, National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), says the country’s Colleges of Education (COE) will soon go into extinction if... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), Colleges of Education (COE), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Prof. Paulinus Okwelle,

Osun 2022: My achievements will speak for my reelection — Oyetola

Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says his achievements in more than three years in office in the state will speak for his reelection in the July... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Olatunbosun Oyintiloye, Sunday Obafemi, State Barbers Association,

NSCDC sensitises students against sexual abuse, child labour

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has began a seven-day sensitisation and enlightening programme to educate students on dangers of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Bamigboye Folake,

Stress, major causes of illnesses in Nigeria – Psychiatrist

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Psychiatrist with the Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), has identified stress as the major cause of mental and physical illnesses in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate

Most politicians exploit Nigerians due to hunger, poverty — Angwe

The National Legal Adviser of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe, has lamented that most politicians have taken advantage of the hunger and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe,

Association seeks FG, state govt’s snergy to boost mining operations

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Bauchi State Chapter, has advocated more synergy between the Federal and the state governments to enhance mining operations in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Alhaji Bello Galloji,

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

Senate confirms 7 members of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

THE Senate at the Wednesday plenary confirmed the nomination of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Uba Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed, Prof. Michael Obadan, Prof. Festus Adeola Adenikinju, Prof. Aliyu Sanusi Rafi

NYSC members undergo compulsory COVID-19 test in Kogi

The 2022 Batch ‘A’, Stream ll Corps members have been made to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test before gaining access to the orientation camp in Kabba Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mofoluwasho Williams, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Richard Olorunfemi, Samuel Obayomi,

Pollution poses great challenge to groundwater management – FG

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has listed pollution through human sources as a major challenge to effective groundwater management in the country. Adamu, at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Suleiman Adamu, Clement Nze, Nigeria Hydrological Survey Agency,

Medical council suspends doctor for 6 months for enticing patient

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has suspended a medical practitioner, Dr Michael Owoicho-Odeh for six months for malpractice and infamous conduct by enticing his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Dr Michael Owoicho-Odeh, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN),

INEC expresses concern over low voter registration in Yobe

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern over low voter registration in Yobe. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Ahmad Makama, expressed the concern on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Ahmad Makama, Alhaji Abatcha Dikwa, Inter Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Bala Mohammad, All Progressives Congress (APC), All Progressives Congress (AP

Law School enrols 1,500 NOUN graduates – VC

THE National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN says 1,500 graduates of its law programme are currently studying in campuses of the Nigerian Law School (NLS). NOUN Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

NGX ASI continues downward trends, loses 0.20%

THE equities market of the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) extended its bearish trend, causing market capitalisation to dip further by N52 billion.   Specifically, the All-Share Index (ASI)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, Zenith Bank, Access BankNestle Nigeria, AIICO, Guiness Nigeria, WAPCO, United Bank for Africa,

Reps urge CBN to reinforce use of coins as legal tender

 THE House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to reinforce the use of coins as legal tender in the country. The resolution followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, APC, Rep. Muda Umar

Nigeria remains attractive investment destination, says Africa Finance Corporation

SENIOR Vice President of the Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, Fola Fagbule, on Tuesday said that Nigeria ranked high as a destination for foreign direct investment. Fagbule who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Fola Fagbule, Africa Finance Corporation

Nigeria remains attractive investment destination — Official

 SENIOR Vice President of the Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, Mr Fola Fagbule, on Tuesday in Lagos, said that Nigeria still ranked high internationally as a destination... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Mr Fola Fagbule, Nigerian Bar Association

4 more millionaires emerge in Ecobank Super Rewards Campaign

FOUR customers of Ecobank Nigeria Limited, including Ikeanyi Ugwu, representing FCT/Northern Region; Bidemi Adeboye, representing Lagos Region; Oghogho Ikede, representing Midwest and South West Region; and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Ikeanyi Ugwu, Theodore Scott-Emuakpor,

Rivers FRSC receives operation equipment from Shell Gas Nigeria PLC.

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Rivers Command, has received some operations equipment comprising of fire extinguishers, traffic and personal protective kits donated by Shell Gas... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Shell Gas Nigeria PLC, Mr Sam Pepple, Salisu Galadunci

NMA urges Yahaya Bello to pay doctors’ February salary

 The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA has urged Gov. Yahaya Bello to direct the full payment of February salary of medical doctors working with the Kogi  Government. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh, Dr Omakoji Oyiguh

FirstBank splashes N4m on customers in Verve Card promo

FIRST Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has rewarded 300 customers with the sum of N4 million at the bank’s ongoing Verve Card campaign. The bank said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Mr Chuma Ezirim, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd,

NNPP gets new officials in Nasarawa State

THE New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP has elected new executive officials in Nasarawa State, to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party, Mr Sidi Bako,

CBN disburses N1.3 trn to support power supply in 5 years

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN says it has disbursed over N1.3 trillion to support the provision power supply to Nigerians in the last five years. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

CBN forecasts 3.24% growth in 2022 despite rising inflation

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has projected that the Nigerian economy will grow by 3.24 per cent in 2022, inspite of rising inflationary challenges occasioned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mr Godwin Emefiele, CBN

FAAN to inaugurate new MMIA terminal on Tuesday – Official

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN says it will be inaugurating the newly built international terminal at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, on Tuesday. FAAN... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

Benue farmers call for government’s support to boost year round farming

SOME farmers in Benue have called on the government to provide them with the needed support to enable them carry out farming activities throughout the year. A... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria,

NVMA donate tools to Bauchi vet. clinics

 The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Bauchi State Council, has donated clinical tools to clinics across the state, theChairman of the association in the state, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Dr Abubakar Tilde, Bauchi State Government,

PMAN partners Plateau Govt to improve revenue generation

The Plateau chapter  of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has expressed its readiness to partner the State Government to improve revenue generation through entertainments... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN),

Why Nigerians should embrace health, life insurance policy — expert

Mr Tella Adekunle, an insurance underwriter, says it is important for Nigerians to have health insurance policy to improve access to health care. Adekunle told the News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Tella Adekunle, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria,

Sack: Court strikes out Umahi’s motion to stop execution of judgment

A Federal High Court (FHC), Abuja, on Monday, struck out the motion filed by sacked Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi, seeking for a stay of execution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Governor David Umahi, Federal High Court (FHC), Chukwuma Ma-Chukwu Ume, SAN, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Inyang Ekwo,

NPFL: 3SC beat Nasarawa United 1-0

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday defeated visiting Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia 1-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Edith Agoye, Dede Dare,

NPFL: Wikki Tourists fans go on rampage after Enyimba draw

Fans of Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi on Sunday went on rampage immediately after visiting Enyimba International FC of Aba drew goalless with the hosts. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Fans of Wikki Tourists Football Club,

NNL: City FC beat visiting ABS FC 2-1

City Football Club of Abuja on Sunday beat visiting ABS FC of Ilorin 2-1 in a Match Day 6 fixture in Group A1 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigeria National League (NNL), City Football Club, ABS FC, Emmanuel Ihezuorochi,

MPC: Economists predict rates retention

ECONOMIC experts on Sunday expressed optimism that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), might retain interest rate due to rising inflation rate. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Ndubisi Nwokoma,

Jonathan, Daukoru laud NCDMB as ERASKON launches factory in Bayelsa

FORMER President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and the former Minister of State for Energy and current chairman of Nigeria LNG Board, King Edmund Daukoru have applauded the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: ERASKON Nigerian Limited, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Nigeria LNG Board, King Edmund Daukoru, NCDMB.

Ecobank Ellevate Exhibition was opportunity to prioritize women businesses – Carol Oyedeji

IT was a glamorous last weekend, as thousands of women entrepreneurs, shoppers and visitors besieged Ecobank Ellevate maiden Exhibition and Workshop held simultaneously in Lagos, Ibadan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Carol Oyedeji

Association inaugurates harvest of 5,120 hectares of wheat in Bauchi

WHEAT Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), with the support of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), has inaugurated the harvest of 5,120... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), Wheat Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), Ibrahim Saddique,

Benue gov, JAMB registrar join others in Nsukka to find solutions to youth crises

THE University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN and Grace Uzoma Okonkwo Foundation said they would collaborate to find solutions to myriads of youth challenges especially restiveness. Prof. Florence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Florence Orabueze, Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, UNN,

Court vacates order stopping APC National Convention

An FCT High Court in Kubwa on Friday vacated an interlocutory injunction earlier granted stopping the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention from holding.   Malam Salisu Umoru,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mike Enaharo-Ebah, Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Bello Kawu,

MOMAS, NASENI sign MoU on smart prepaid meters

Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Kola Balogun, Prof. Mohammed H

Nigeria airport authority ban officials for extorting 14-year-old passenger

THE Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has confirmed the extortion of a 14-year-old passenger by its officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, Imoteda Aladekomo,

45 health workers infected by Lassa fever, 112 dead -NCDC review

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 45 health workers were infected by Lassa fever between January and March. The NCDC, on its verified website on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

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45 health workers infected by Lassa fever, 112 dead – NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC says 45 health workers were infected by Lassa fever between January and March. The NCDC, on its verified website on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Okowa mourns Emeka Obasi

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday commiserated with the family of late publisher of Hallmark Newspapers, Prince Emeka Obasi, who died on Tuesday at age... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prince

Okowa congratulates Gov. Soludo

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Anambra counterpart, Prof. Charles Soludo and his Deputy, Dr Onyeka Ibezim, on their inauguration and assumption of office.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Dr Onyeka Ibezim, Central Bank of Nigeria, Olisa Ifeajika, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prof. Charles Soludo,

Jet-A1 Hike: Airline operators suspend threat to shutdown flight operations

LOCAL airlines under the aegis of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), have  suspended their threat to shut down flight operations over the outrageous hike in price... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Allen Onyema, Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal II (MMA2), Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON),

Nigeria women to face Olympic champions Canada

WOMEN'S Africa Cup of Nations holders Nigeria will play reigning Olympic champions Canada in two international friendlies. Canada will host the two games in British Columbia on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: WOMEN'S Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria, Olympic champions Canada,

Service providers seek additional refuse dumps in Bauchi state

The Bauchi State office  of the Independent Environmental Service Providers (BASISPA) has called on the state government to establish additional refuse dumbs  in the metropolis. Alhaji Mustapha... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Alhaji Mustapha Suleiman, Independent Environmental Service Providers (BASISPA)

NNPP Presidential aspirant tasks youth on leadership

A Presidential aspirant under the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Mr Faduri Joseph, has called on the youth to come out for leadership positions for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Gabriel Faduri, Juliana Faduri,New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Faduri Joseph,

2023: Tambuwal says only united PDP can win elections

Gov Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has called for unity among leaders and stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to be able to win the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Gov Aminu Tambuwal, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Hassan Hyat, Attahiru Bafarawa,

Umahi defection: INEC to make decision on court orders

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will  make decisions on court orders and motions regarding the defection of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gov. Dave Umahi,

NNPC contract: 2 oil marketers bag 7 years imprisonment for defrauding man of N3m

AN Ikeja High Court, on Thursday, sentenced two oil marketers, Omoniyi Epebinu and Adekanbi Adedayo, to seven years imprisonment for defrauding a man of N3 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Mr Minabani Owede, Omoniyi Epebinu, Adekanbi Adedayo, Pure Pack Oil Nigeria Ltd., First Hallmark Energy Ltd.,

NSCDC to investigate fire at Rivers exhibit yard – Official

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it has set up a high-powered panel to investigate Tuesday’s fire that destroyed the corps’ exhibit yard... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abubakar Audi, Olufemi Ayodele,

NYSC deploys 2,200 prospective corps members to Bauchi

NO fewer than 2,200 corps members have been mobilised to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch A, Stream II Orientation course. Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, the State Coordinator,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

Nigeria seeks inclusion of women in climate solutions at CSW

Nigeria on Thursday in New York called for better representation of women in climate-related planning, policy making and implementation, given the impacts of such development on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Dame Pauline Tallen, National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action for Climate Change in Nigeria (NASPA-CCN),

IGP orders adjustment of police pay to tally with new salary structure

IN the aftermath of a visible threat by personnel of the Nigeria Police Force to embark on strike over non-implementation of new salary structure approved for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Usman Alkali Baba, Nigeria Police Force

NUJ urges FG to assist terrorism, banditry-afflicted states

 THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently assist the most affected states by banditry and terrorism in the North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Shuaibu Leman, Walin Shadalafiya, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu, Nigeria Union of Journalists,

Buhari regrets inconvenience caused by petrol, electricity shortages, apologises to citizens

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortages of petroleum products and electricity supply. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

Youth Council Honours NCC Director, Muhammed Babajika

THE Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN has honoured the Director, Licensing and Authorisation at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Muhammed Babajika, with the titled of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: NCC, Muhammed Babajika, Yahya Garba, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria,

U.S positive rating of Nigeria’s maize production, another feather to Buhari’s cap : BMO

THE positive rating of Nigeria’s maize production which rose astronomically by 16 per cent in 2021, is another positive impact of the various policy initiatives of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Central Bank of Nigeria, Niyi Akinsiju

FCTA awards over N200m scholarships to 8,236 students

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Wednesday, in Abuja commenced disbursement of over N200 million to 8,236 students for the 2020 and 2021 session in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Usman Adejo, Abuja Indigenous Students Association (AISA), Abdullazeez Ibn Abdullahi, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Malam Muhammad Bello, Alhaji Sani El-katuzu,

PAN cautions farmers on security consciousness

THE Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has cautioned local farmers to be security conscious to stem the tide of attacks and kidnap incidences in the sector.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Godwin Egbebe,

Maritime Regulation: Stakeholders, others give nod to amendment of NIMASA Act.

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on  Tuesday announced that the 9th Assembly embarked on the amendment of the NIMASA Act 2007 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, NIMASA, Shipowners Association of Nigeria, Rear Admiral Solomon Agada, Victor Ochei, Dr Bashir Jamoh, Linda Ikpeazu, Rotimi Amaechi, Paul Oteh

CSO says inflation figure at variance with price surge

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says increase in general price levels of items is at variance with the inflation data released by the National Bureau of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Muda Yusuf, Centre for Promotion of Private Enterprise

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

Marketers, airlines dialogue over aviation fuel price hike – MOMAN

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says it is holding talks with domestic airlines for steady supply of aviation fuel for their operations. Mr Clement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Group canvasses continuous capacity building for nutrition desk officers

A group, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in collaboration withstakeholders in the nutrition circle has called for continous capacity building on basic nutrition concepts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), National Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCFN), Olubunmi Braheem, Lilian Okafor, State Committees on Nutrition (SCFN),

Flamingos arrive in Benin for World Cup qualifier against DRC

The national under-17 women football team have arrived in Benin for their return leg fixture against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the FIFA Under-17... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Bankole Olowookere,

Britain’s Johnson says will stick to principles on Riyadh trip

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson  insisted that forging closer ties with Saudi Arabia does not mean “we can’t stick to our principles”. This was after he was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Sir Keir Starmer, Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Boris Johnson ,

Russia and Belarus stars should’t be banned over Ukraine, tennis official says

WOMEN’S Tennis Association (WTA) chairman Steve Simon has declared that Russian and Belarusian tennis players must not be penalised for their country’s “authoritarian leadership”. His intervention has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Steve Simon,

COVID-19: Only 2.1 per cent of Nigeria’s population has been tested – NCDC Microsite

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says Nigeria has tested over 4.5 million people, representing only about 2.1 per cent of the 215,266,984 population, according... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Abigail Banji,

Nigeria’s crude oil production drops to 1.417mbpd in February – OPEC

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC says  Nigeria’s crude oil production declined to an average of 1.417 million barrels per day in February 2022. OPEC made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Stanbic IBTC Bank, Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries,

Kogi Govt. rebukes PGF DG, Lukman on outburst against Yahaya Bello, Buni

KOGI Government has rebuked the  former Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Mr Salihu Lukman over his outbursts against the Gov. Yahaya Bello. The state also decried... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Gov.  Mai Mala Buni, .APC, Nigeria Labour Congress,  Mr  Onu Edoka, Mr Salihu Lukman, Gov. Yahaya Bello.

FCCPC recounts ordeal raiding online loan sharks in Lagos

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC says the enforcement team of the joint task force handling loan sharks experienced ugly ordeals during its raid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Adamu Abdullahi, Mr Babatunde Irukera, FCCPC, ICPC,

Edo FA conducts election to fill vacant positions

EDO State Football Association, EFA on Tuesday conducted election to fill vacant positions in the association and to make up the required number of members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Rolland Abu, Bayo Omo-Ige, EDO State Football Association, Moses Aghedo, Charles Olubayo,

Navy arrests 5 suspected illegal crude oil refiners, recovers fake diesel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested five suspected illegal crude oil refiners caught towing an expansive metallic barge,  loaded with several million litres of adulterated diesel. Cdr. Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Cdr. Umar Sidi, Mr Arasha Shaka, Nigeria Navy Ship, EFCC, Rear Adm. Abdullahi Ahmed

NNPP registers 53,000 new members in Adamawa

THE New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP says it has so far registered about 53,000 new members in Adamawa.Mr Phineas Elisha, the state Caretaker Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, INEC, Mr Phineas Elisha,

Aviation experts urge FG to allow local airlines import Jet-A1

SOME aviation experts have urged the Federal Government to grant operational licences to airline operators to import Jet – A fuel, to reduce the recent price... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Airline Operators of Nigeria, Dr Gabriel Olowo, Grp.-Capt. John Ojikutu

Nigeria DigitalSENSE’22 gets June date

THE 2022 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum, NDSF, on Internet Governance for Development, IG4D, has been scheduled to hold in June this year at the Welcome Centre... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum, NDSF, ITREALMS, Remmy Nweke,

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

Nigerian farmers produced 20m tonnes of maize in 2021 – Association

MAIZE Farmers Association of Nigeria, on Monday in Katsina, said that Nigerian farmers produced no fewer than 20 million tonnes of maize in 2021. The association’s National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

CVR: Fresh registrants hits 7,009,343 – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) is 7,009,343 as at 7 a.m on March 14. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission,

NGX, MTNN sign MoU

THE Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) and MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTNN), on Monday, signed  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to promote financial literacy and enhance retail... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Mr Karl Toriola, Mr Temi Popoola, Nigerian Exchange Ltd., MTN Nigeria Communications Plc

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

Rainstorm: RIFAN loses N30.4m paddy rice, fertilisers in Delta

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Delta has lamented the loss of over N30.4 million worth of paddy rice, and fertilisers to rainstorm in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Sylvanus Ejezie, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Abraham Epochi,

Nasarawa United fans express anger on poor performance

Fans of Nasarawa United Football Club say they are disappointment over the recent performances of the team in the ongoing 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Nasarawa United Football Club, Isaac Yargwa, Bamaiyi Anangba,

Stakeholders call for standard national pricing of agro-produce

SOME agriculture stakeholders have called for a standard national pricing system for agro-produce in implementing the Federal Government’s ban on direct sale to non-Nigerians. The stakeholders made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS), Federal Executive Council (FEC), Godwin Egbebe, Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN),

Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

FIFA makes changes to Ghana versus Nigeria match officials’ line-up

WORLD football–ruling body FIFA has effected minor changes in the list of match officials for this month’s 2022 World Cup playoff showdown between Nigeria’s Super Eagles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), FIFA,

Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

Group urges CBN Governor to join 2023 presidential race

A pressure group, Unified Northern Nigeria Youth Forum, has urged the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Dr Godwin Emefiele to join the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Dr Godwin Emefiele, Mr Aliyu Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Commonwealth Day: Gbajabiamila tasks Nigerian youths on social media

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has charged Nigerian youths on the proper use of the social media.Gbajabiamila made the call at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA),

Eko, Ikeja DisCos confirm system collapse of national grid

Eko Electricity Distribution Company Limited and Ikeja Electric Plc have confirmed system collapse of the National Grid which resulted to blackout in some parts of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Felix Ofulue, Ikeja Electric Plc, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN),

Court orders ARIK Air to pay sacked pilot $126,500 in 30 days

THE National Industrial Court, has ordered ARIK Air to pay Ratovic Miroslav, a former pilot 126,500 dollars in 30 days. The court gave the breakdown of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: ARIK Air, Ratovic Miroslav, Edith Agbakoba, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Arik International S.A (AISA), Arik Air Ltd,

Supermajor Shell in dialogue with communities to halt planned disruption of operations –Spokesman

SUPERMAJOR Shell on Monday said it was working with the Bayelsa government to resolve a dispute with some host communities over the non-execution of an electricity... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr Michael Adande,

Bauchi traffic agency to recruit 250 wardens – Official

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA) has begun recruitment process of 250 traffic wardens and officers to enhance safer roads in the state. BAROTA’s Spokesman, Malam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND),

Anambra NAWOJ wants a halt to unfounded allegations against women

Mrs Franklyn Onyekachi, Chairperson, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Anambra chapter, has called on constituted authorities to halt unfounded allegations against women. She made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Echeng Echeng, Franklyn Onyekachi, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ),

IWD 2022: Grant Thornton Nigeria upskills women entrepreneurs to break bias

GRANT Thornton Nigeria, a leading professional services firm feted over 50 indigenous women and micro-enterprise business owners in Kpaduma village, Asokoro extension to a financial literacy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Ngozi Ogwo, Grant Thornton Nigeria,

ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, frustrated youths losing interest in education – NAN survey

THE statistics are frightening ! In the last two decades or so, University teachers have gone on nationwide strikes 16 times covering a cumulative period of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ewa Chukwumaijem, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi, National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Adeolu Ogunbanjo,

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets hammer Senegal 3-1, put one foot in FIFA World Cup finals

TWO-time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria all but assured of a spot at this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals after a sterling performance condemned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nigeria, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

2023 Elections: Get your PVCs, CAN urges Christians

THE Plateau Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday advised eligible Christians to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to participate in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Lubo,

NBA flags off lawyers in diaspora forum

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has commenced a forum for legal practitioners in the Diaspora to serve as a link to express their thoughts on legal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Rapulu Nduka, Nigerian Bar Association

Airtel unveils self-care portal for businessowners

AIRTEL Nigeria, a telecommunications company, has unveiled a new self-care portal to empower businessowners on its network to gain total control of their service accounts. Airtel Business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Ogo Ofomata, Airtel Nigeria

NNPC tasks agencies on corporate responsibilities for educational development

Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has asked agencies to support education and research in universities as their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) to help develop education in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Bayero University, Kano, Aisha Katagum,

Minister pegs Nigeria’s free trade zone cumulative investments at $20bn

Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has estimated cumulative investments in the 30 years of operations of the free zone scheme in Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Nigeria Economic Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

NSCDC trains 100 personnel on arms’ handling in Kogi

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has trained 100 personnel on arms handling in Kogi. Speaking at the passing out parade of the Course Six... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

NICON: Court orders Contempt proceedings in person against AMCON MD, BPE DG, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered committal proceedings against the Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal Kuru, over alleged takeover... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal Kuru, Okon Abang,

Stakeholders in power sector seek more investment in renewable energy

Some stakeholders in the renewable energy sector, on Friday, urged the Federal Government to invest more in renewable energy in order to boost the nation’s economy. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN), Federal Government, Nexgen Energy, Uka Ibe, Dr Godwin Atser, International Institute of Tropical Agricultural (IITA),

Darts: Delta hosts 2nd GHEII Open Championship — Official

Secretary-General, Darts Federation of Nigeria (DFN), Etim Udokang, says Delta will host the second edition of Global Harmony Envoy International Initiative (GHEII) National Darts Open Championship.Udokang... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Darts Federation of Nigeria (DFN), Etim Udokang, Global Harmony Envoy International Initiative (GHEII),

NANTA begs tourists over hike in aviation fuel, airfares

THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Friday urged tourists and Nigerians to exercise more patience during this period of aviation fuel price hike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Susan Akporaiye,

Hybrid seeds can double current maize production in Nigeria -ECOBasic MD

Mr Brighton Karume, Managing Director, ECOBasic Seed Company, Kaduna, said Nigeria could double its maize production and achieve self-sufficiency if 50 per cent of maize farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Seed Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), Africa Agriculture Technology Fund (AATF), Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Brighton Karume, Early Generation Seed (EGS),

10th WACEE trade fair, conference to hold in Lagos in October

By Anthony Isibor.   THE 10th West African Clean Energy and Environment Trade Fair and Conference, WACEE’22, is scheduled to hold at the Landmark Event Centre Lagos from October... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: WACEE’22, AHK Nigeria,

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria pray, call for global unity, peace, development

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says it will continue to pray for the unity, peace and development of the country and world.   The Outgoing President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria

2023: young professionals launch movement to rescue Nigeria

NIGERIAN youths have been tasked to actively participate in the emergence of credible leaders in the forthcoming 2023 elections. The charge was given in Kano State on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abdulmalik Lamido, Temitope Runsewe, Hamzat Lawal, Moses Siasia, Green Nigeria Movement

Buni, Malami, Emefiele to confer with Buhari in UK

THE ousted caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, is due in London to confer with President Muhammadu Buhari, it was learnt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,President Muhammadu Buhari,Mai Mala Buni,Governor Nasir El-Rufai,Central Bank of Nigeria,Godwin Emefiele.

Mark ‘D’ Ball Championship: Delta Force halts Kada Stars winning run

 DELTA Force on Thursday halted Kada Stars winning run, beating the erstwhile table-toppers 67-63 in a pulsating encounter at the ongoing Mark ‘D’ Ball Men’s basketball... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags:  Delta Force,Kada Stars,Gombe Bulls, Nigeria Customs, FCT Hardrockers, Kwara Falcons, Suleja Bulldogs, Hot Coal Ballers, Nile University Spartans

Centre seeks media support in ridding Nigeria of illicit arms

THE Coordinator, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW), retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, has called for media support in tackling proliferation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, Ewejide Akintunde, Voice of Nigeria, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons

SON sensitises Kano rice millers on 3rd party milling requirement

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has sensitised rice millers in Kano State on its requirements for third party milling. The Director-General of SON, Malam Faruk Salim,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Musa, Alhaji Idris Sale, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Malam Faruk Salim,

Ibadan indigenes, residents, well-wishers throng Mapo Hall for Olubadan’s installation

INDIGENES of Ibadan, as well as residents and well-wishers, have started trooping in their hundreds to Mapo Hall, venue of the installation ceremony of Oba Olalekan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oba Olalekan Balogun,

We must win Akwa Utd to keep continental hope alive-,says Maikaba

Coach Abdul Maikaba of Rangers International of Enugu says the club must do all it can to win its host, Akwa United, at the ongoing Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Abdul Maikaba, Rangers International, Akwa United, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

Ondo FA urges state govt to return grassroots football funding to sports council

ONDO State Football Association wants the state government to return the funding of grassroots football to the state sports council, its chairman, Dele Ajayi, said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Henry Babatunde, Ondo State Football Association,

ICPC indicts Labour Ministry, UCH over padding of nominal rolls

ICPC Chairman, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, on Thursday in Abuja indicted the Ministry of Labour and Employment and the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, for padding their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Rep. Musa Bago, Prof. Bolaji Owasannoye, University College Hospital (UCH), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC),

Cattle breeders pledge support to FG’s economic diversification agenda

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has pleged support to the Federal Government’s economic diversification programme through effective utilisation of livestock sector.   The former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Mafindi Danburam,

Women entrepreneurs set to storm ellevate through Ecobank Exhibition

HUNDREDS of women-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have registered to participate in the Ellevate by Ecobank maiden Exhibition & Workshop. This is a special free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Carol Oyedeji,

Guinness not exiting Nigeria – Management

THE Management of Guinness Nigeria Plc has said that the company has no plans of leaving Nigeria, contrary to the false statements making rounds on some... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr Baker Magunda, Mrs Ayodele Alabi,

Residents report fresh oil leak from Aiteo’s OML 29 in Nembe

 RESIDENTS of Nembe in Bayelsa have reported fresh oil leak, months after the Nov. 5 spill at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29, the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Mr Ndianabasi Mathew, Chief Ebinabo Waribo, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company,

NSCDC arrests 2 for alleged adulterated diesel in Ondo

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has arrested two suspects in connection with alleged adulterated Automated Gas Oil (diesel) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC)

Air Peace, Max, United, three others form alliance

SIX Nigerian airlines have formed a strategic operational alliance that promises to curb flight disruptions and enhance service delivery. The airlines – Air Peace, Azman Air, United... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: United Nigeria Airline, Obiora Okonkwo, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Azman Air, United Nigeria Airlines, Arik Air, Aero Contractors, Max Air

No preferred bidder for Nigeria air yet – FG

THE Ministry of Aviation Wednesday dismissed a report that it had selected preferred bidders for the national carrier, Nigeria Air. James Odaudu, its spokesman, in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: James Odaudu, Nigeria Air

INEC assures People with Disabilities of unhindered access at Ekiti, Osun governorship elections

 INEC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that it has made adequate preparations to improve the participation of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the forthcoming Osun and Ekiti... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Abdulganiyu Raji,,

Customs impounds N42m worth of donkey meat

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kebbi State Area Command, has impounded an articulated vehicle (trailer) loaded with donkey skin worth more than N42 million. The vehicle was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Joseph Attah,

CVR: INEC registers 111,762 fresh voters in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it has recorded 111,762 fresh online registration in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) in Adamawa. Kassim Gaidam, the Resident... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Kassim Gaidam,

FGN bonds are good collateral instruments for bank loans – DMO

THE Debt Management Office (DMO) says Federal Government of Nigeria’s (FGN) savings bonds are acceptable as collateral for loans in banks. Clarifying issues surrounding the savings bonds,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Ms Patience Oniha, Nigeria Stock Exchange

Six Nigerian airlines form historic alliance

SIX Nigeria airlines including Air Peace, Azman Air, United Nigeria Airline, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and Max Air have signed a pact tagged the ‘Spring Alliance’,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Obiora Okonkwo, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Allen Onyema, Air Peace, Azman Air, United Nigeria Airline, Arik Air, Aero Contractors, Max Air

APPO adopts African local content round table as a continental event

By Anthony Isibor.   OMAR Farouk Ibrahim Secretary General, African Petroleum Producers Organization, APPO, has said that the African local content round table will become a continental event. Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: OMAR Farouk Ibrahim, African Petroleum Producers Organization,

FIRS offers concession to taxpayers with outstanding foreign currency tax liabilities

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has announced that taxpayers who have outstanding foreign currency tax liabilities can now take advantage of one-month window to settle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: FIRS, Muhammad Nami, Cent ral Bank of Nigeria,

Ecobank extends mortgage finance to civil servants in Ogun State

ECOBABK Nigeria has entered into partnership agreement with Ogun State government to provide mortgage financing to interested civil servants, who are allotees of the state’s housing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Victor Yalokwu, OPIC, Dapo Abiodun

NLNG Commissions Historic Consulate On Bonny Island

NIGERIA LNG Limited (NLNG), on Saturday, commissioned the Bonny Consulate Building, a 19th-century historic landmark in Bonny Kingdom that was reconstructed as part of plans to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr. Philip Mshelbila, NLNG, Julius Berger Nigeria, Chief Nyesom Wike, Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo,

IWD: INEC pledges to promote women’s interest in politics

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says it will continue to promote women’s interests and partner with them for free, fair, credible and inclusive elections. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu,

Nigeria’s 2022 economic outlook: Matters arising

THE past two years have seen dramatic changes in the global economy occasioned by the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, the pandemic had devastating consequences on many... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: FirstBank, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Central Bank of Nigeria, Financial Derivatives Company Ltd., Mr Bismarck Rewane,

FirstBank Partners with CDC/BII to Support Women, SBO  Owners with a US$100 million Credit

Facility to strengthen FirstBank’s commitment to gender financing with US$30 million targeted to women-owned and led businesses Partnership will enhance funding to local SMEs to boost growth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited,   Adesola Adeduntan, Nick O’Donohoe,

Airtel upgrades network to 4g nationwide

 AIRTEL Nigeria, a telecommunications company, says it has upgraded its network infrastructure nationwide to ensure that subscribers have the best experience on the mobile network and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria, Surendran Chemmenkotil,

Nigeria, Senegal to sign MoU on Local Content Development

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the authorities of the Senegalese Petroleum Industry agreed on Tuesday to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Alhalji Abdulmalik Halilu, General Manager, Research, Statistics & Development, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB); officials of the Senegalese Petroleum Industry; Executive Se

IWD: Stakeholders want more women inclusion in governance

 Some stakeholders in Gombe say that having more women in governance will translate to more meaningful development for the country. The stakeholders, who said this in an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ)

NAWOJ commends resilience of women to mark International Women’s Day

The Plateau chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) on Tuesday commended the resilience of women as it marked the 2022 International Women’s Day. “We commend... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Nigeria Association of Women Journalists

Soldiers, Police take over Ojota park over protest for slain Bamise

THERE is heavy presence of security operatives at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos where some youths proposed to protest for slain Bamise Ayanwole. The Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security, Civil Defence Corps

As cases decline, Nigeria records 2 new COVID infections, zero fatality

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 count maintained a relatively low figure on Monday, with two new cases. The centre, via its website... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

FG urges NLC to call ASUU to order

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to advise its affiliate, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to abide by the provisions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NARD, ASUU, Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Christ Ngige, National Labour Advisory Council,

Actors guild partners NDLEA on drug abuse sensitisation

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), says it has patnered with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for the sensitisation of Nollywood members on dangers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gen. Buba Marwa, Emeka Rollas, Actors Guild of Nigeria, NDLEA.

NEITI unveils audit reports, management system, to drive reforms, transparency

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,  has unveiled its 2020 Audit Reports on oil, mining and Fiscal Allocation and Statutory Disbursement to drive reforms and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Umar Ajiya, Mohhamed Nami, Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Olusegun Adekunle, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Publishers decry high cost of book review exercise; seek FG’s intervention

THE Nigerian Publishers Association, NPA, has urged the Federal Government to intervene and stop the imposition of exorbitant fees on its members by states’ ministry of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Malam Adamu Adamu, Uchenna Anioke, Nigerian Publishers Association

Our sale, purchase agreement with ExxonMobil not terminated – Seplat Energy

SEPLAT Energy says its Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with ExxonMobil has not being terminated. Mr Emeka Onwuka, Chief Financial Officer, Seplat Energy, made the clarification in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Seplat Energy, Emeka Onwuka, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC), NNPC/Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU), Joint Operating Agreement (JOA),

Oyo begins erosion control projects in 7 LGAs

THE Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Oyo State has commenced the implementation of erosion control projects in seven local government areas of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Omowunmi Yakub, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun,

Entrepreneurship: NDE, NIRSAL train 50 graduates in Bauchi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has begun a five-day entrepreneurship skill development programme for 50 graduates in Bauchi State. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Central Bank of Nigeria, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Ali Yaya,

Help disseminate our innovations, breakthroughs, Bauchi agric graduates urge media

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Agriculture Graduates Association, AGA, has called for the support of the media in disseminating the innovations and breakthroughs recorded in agricultural research... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Malam Umar Said, Joseph Sanga, Agriculture Graduates Association

University technologists threaten indefinite strike

THE National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), has threatened to embark on an indefinite strike for non-implementation of memorandum of agreement it signed with the Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: National Association of Academic Technologists (NAAT), Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Kenneth Nwaji, National Executive Council (NEC),

African countries engage DFIs to fund oil, gas projects

NIGERIA and other petroleum producing countries in Africa have begun engagements with Developmental Finance Institutions (DFIs) to fund critical oil and gas projects in the continent.   The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Developmental Finance Institutions (DFIs), Chief Timipre Sylva, African Local Content Investment Forum (ALCIF), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Africa Petroleum Producing Or

Lagos SWAN urges FG to immortalise Fabio Lanipekun

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, has urged the Federal Government (FG) to immortalise the doyen of Sportscasting in Nigeria, late Fabio Lanipekun. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Federal Government (FG), Debo Oshundun,

Oil, gas coys owe federation accounts N1.32trn in 2020 – NEITI

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), said oil and gas companies liabilities to the Federation Accounts as at Dec. 31, 2020 was N1.32 trillion. Dr Orji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initia

PPP will boost mining investment—Official

OBADIAH Nkom, the Director-General, Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office, MCO, says Public Private Partnership, PPP, will boost huge investment in the mining sector.   Nkom made this known in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Christian Dennis, Yunusa Mohammed, Obadiah Nkom, Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office

N5B mining intervention loan: No female miner has accessed facility

Hon. Janet Adeyemi, the President, Women in Mining Nigeria (WIMIN), an NGO, said no female Artisanal, Small Scale Miners had benefited from the N5 billion mining... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Women in Mining Nigeria

NNPC Weekly: Gas flaring to end soon as company introduces new approval method

 The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd.) started the week with a move to tackle the challenges of gas flaring in the country. The NNPC Group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited

Dala Port: Shippers council applaud pace of work

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has expressed satisfaction with the level of progress recorded on the construction of the Dala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Nigeria Shippers Council, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Abubakar Bawuro,

Lagos Free Zone to decongest Apapa,Tincan Island ports — Emefiele

MrRGodwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the commencement of the Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) will help overcome the Apapa-Tincan Island port... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Scarcity: NNPC team visits depots, monitors compliance with extended operations directive

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd. has expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance by petroleum products depots with the directive to extend hours of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Mr Ernest Umunna, TotalEnergies, Mr Peter Mbah, Mr Mele Kyari,

Nigeria’s box office records N4.8bn revenue in 2021

THE Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has realised N4.8 billion revenue through ticket sales in 2021. CEAN Chairman, Mr Patrick Lee, disclosed this in an interview... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, Mr Patrick Lee,

Trading on NGX closes on negative trend

TRADING on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) closed on a negative note on Friday as the market capitalisation dropped to N25.475 trillion, recording a decrease of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd., First City Monument Bank, Zenith Bank Plc, First Bank of Nigeria Holdings Plc

2023: Be knowledgeable, abreast of new Electoral Act, INEC charges staff

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday urged all the Public Affairs Officers (PAOs) of the commission to be knowledgeable and abreast of the newly-signed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Victor Aluko, European Centre for Election Support (ECES), Olusegun Agbaje, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

FG, stakeholders want robotic technology sustained in learning institutions

THE Federal Government and its stakeholders have called for the sustainability of the learning of robotic technology in institutions across the country. They made the call in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Ejeh Usman, Federal Government Of Nigeria, Federal Evaluation and Quality Assurance Services (FEQAS), Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba,

CBN, Customs, others disagree over import, export policies

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) are opposing each other over the e-valuation, e-invoice policy for import and export introduced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Customs Service, MAN, Leke Abejide,Dr Ozoemena Nnaji,

NIES: Petroleum Ministry honours 2019 – 2021 outstanding officials

THE Ministry of Petroleum Resources has rewarded some officials of the ministry and its agencies for outstanding performance and service in different capacities between 2019 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Chief Timipre Sylva, Dr Godwin Ekong, Dr Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES)

Treat fuel scarcity as in era of pandemic – Ex-PENGASSAN President

MR Peter Esele, an labour activist, on Friday advised that the lingering fuel scarcity in the country be treated as in the era of pandemic.Esele, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Peter Esele, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN),

NCDC announces measles outbreak in 8 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered the outbreak of measles in eight states of the federation. The NCDC via its official website on Friday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), World Health Organisation,

GOtv customers to enjoy discount offer on decoder price

PAY television service provider, GOtv Nigeria, has announced a new discount offer, MAX Enjoyment for Less, for new customers starting Thursday, 3 March 2022 The decoder price,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: GOtv Nigeria, John Ugbe

AEDC gives reason for low power outage, apologises to customers

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has attributed the poor supply of electricity to its franchise areas to low power generation from the national grid. Mr Donald... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Donald Etim, Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Niger Delta Power Holdings Company of Nigeria (NDPHC),

IWD: Ellevate by Ecobank Holds Free Exhibition & Training For Women Entrepreneurs

 THE Ecobank Nigeria has concluded plans to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) with a special exhibition and networking workshops  for women entrepreneurs under the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Daberechi Effiong, Ecobank/ AUDA-NEPAD

Association commends Obiano for establishing disability rights Commission

 THE Chairman, Joint National Association of Persons with Disability (JONAPWD) in Anambra, Mr Ugochukwu Okeke, has commended Gov. Willie Obiano for establishing and constituting members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Joint National Association of Persons with Disability

Governors decry NNPC zero contribution to federation account

THE Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has decried the zero contribution of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd. to the Federation Account in recent months. Dr Kayode... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd.,Dr Kayode Fayemi,Mr Rotimi Akeredolu,Mr Rasaq Obe,

India 2022: Flamingos start World Cup race with cracker in Kinshasa

NIGERIA’S U17 girls, Flamingos will kickstart their chase for a ticket to this year’s FIFA U17 World Cup finals with a second round, first leg tie... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: NIGERIA U17 girls,

New Electoral Act provides opportunity for free, fair elections – AANI

THE Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI)  says the new Electoral Act provides new opportunity for free and fair elections in Nigeria. Retired Mohammed Abubakar, AANI... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: INEC,Alumni Association of the National Institute,Retired Mohammed Abubakar,

NLNG outlines strategies for achieving decade of gas initiative

THE Nigeria LNG Ltd (NLNG) has outlined key strategies that needs to be implemented for Nigeria to achieve the objective of the Decade of Gas initiative.   Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Nigeria Gas Association,Nigeria LNG Ltd,Mr Philip Mshelbila,Mr Ed Ubong,Mr Leye Falade,

Qatar Airways inaugural flight lands in Port Harcourt

QATAR Airways’ inaugural flight on Thursday landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwe, Rivers, amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed,Qatar Airways,Gov. Nyesom Wike,Dr Ipalino Harry-Banigo,

UNICAL partners estate developers on 350 housing units

THE Management of the University of Calabar has entered a partnership with Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited for the construction of 350 residential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: University of Calabar, Prof. Michael Okom, Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited,

IHVN seeks greater collaboration with NAN

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has expressed commitment to greater collaboration with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on infectious diseases awareness and quality health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Dr Patrick Dakum,

Nigeria needs 5bn dollars annually to meet contraceptive needs- SOGON

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, Prof. Christopher Aimakhu, says that in order to meet women’s need for contraceptive products, it would cost the country five billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Secretary General Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON), Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH), Prof. Christopher Aimakhu,

Court strikes out FG’s suit against resident doctors

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday struck out a  suit filed by the Federal Government against the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) Joined as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Federal Government, Benedict Kanyip,

Bauchi women group protests rejection of bills seeking gender equality

THE Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), an NGO and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs)in Bauchi State have protested over the rejection of bills on gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), National Assembly (NASS), Attah Sisters Helping Hand Foundation (ASHHF),

Customs hands over 723kg Indian hemp to NDLEA in Kebbi

THE Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) on Thursday handed over 723 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa worth N28.9 million to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Services,Mr Joseph Attah,NDLEA,Mr Peter Odaudu,

Lassa Fever kills 2 doctors in Oyo- NMA

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State branch, says it lost two of its members to Lassa Fever within 72 hours. Its Chairman, Dr Ayotunde Fasunla, made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Dr Ayotunde Fasunla,

2023 Elections: NLC demands restructuring for sustainable development

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for restructuring that would bring good governance, sustainable development and social justice as the country approaches the 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

NSCDC arrests 11 oil pipeline vandals in Delta

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Delta Command, has arrested 11 suspected oil pipeline vandals in the state. Mr Emeka Peter, the Public Relations officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Emeka Peter,

Lagos SWAN hails sports journalism icon Olanipekun on 80th birthday

The Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) says former Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) Public Relations Officer (PRO), Adesola Olanipekun, is a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Adesola Olanipekun, Debo Oshundun, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV), Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),

VIN valuation: Poor customs planning, implementation alter port operations

ALL over the world, automation is believed to be the panacea to corruption, inefficiency and driving of efficiency. Automation eradicates human contact and entrenches efficiency. To this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Segun Musa, Lucky Amiwero, Nigeria Customs Service, Muhammadu Buhari

World Wheelchair Day: Group advises elderly to embrace wheelchair usage

The National Coalition of Wheelchair Users in Nigeria (NACOWIN), on Wednesday, advised the elderly in the society to embrace the use of wheelchairs. The Convener of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: National Coalition of Wheelchair Users in Nigeria (NACOWIN),

INEC registers additional 113,255 voters in Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 113,255 new voters in Kogi in its continuous registration exercise. Prof. James Apam, Kogi Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. James Apam, Civil Society Organisations (CSOs),

Shell’s gas to power Nigeria’s biggest fertiliser company

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, SPDC, and its joint venture partners – Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, Dangote Fertiliser Company, Osagie Okunbor, Aliko Dangote, Mele Kolo Kyari, Ni

NNPC begins loading of trucks at all depots

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has commenced loading of trucks at all depots to clear current scarcity experienced across the country. It added that there... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, MOMAN, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petro

NGO provides free cervical cancer screening for rural women in Kaduna

A Kaduna-based Non Governmental Organisation, ‘Kadashi  Initiative on Equity, Health,  Empowerment and Education’ on Wednesday commenced two- day free cervical cancer screening for rural women in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Amos  Isuwa, Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria, ‘Kadashi  Initiative on Equity, Health, Empowerment,

Nigeria targeting 1.4mbpd domestic refining capacity in 5 years – NCDMB boss

MR Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), says Nigeria is targeting an increase in its domestic refining capacity to 1.4 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Simbi Wabote, BUA Refinery, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria International Energy Summit, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

Enugu State tricycle riders rejoice as Gov. Ugwuanyi lifts ban on their operations

TRICYCLE (Keke NAPEP) operators in Enugu State on Wednesday lauded Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for lifting the ban on their operations. Enugu State government imposed the ban on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Benjamin Ikah, Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union

OPEC+ sticks to modest output boost in spite oil rally

THE Organisation of  Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, OPEC+, announced that it would stick to existing plans for a modest oil increase of 400,000... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Organisation of  Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mohammad Barkindo

Nigeria’s gas reserve hits 209.5 TCF – NMDPRA

THE Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says Nigeria’s proven natural gas reserve has risen to 209.5 Trillion Cubic Feet (TCF) as at Jan.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Farouk Ahmed,

NNPC harps on full deregulation of downstream sector to boost domestic refining

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Ltd. on Wednesday said full deregulation of the downstream sector would boost the country’s domestic refining capacity. Mr Mustapha Yakubu, Group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 170 times

Tags: Tunji Oyebanji, Huub Stokman, Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES),

Ex-NIHORT Director, Head of Accounts docked for alleged N8m fraud

Ademola Idowu, a former Executive Director of the National Horticulture Research Institute and Isiah Ajisafe, Head of Accounts and Finance were docked in a High Court ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Ademola Idowu, National Horticulture Research Institute, Isiah Ajisafe, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC),

FCT NULGE suspends strike

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has called off the indefinite strike it embarked on Feb. 17. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

Stakeholders commend CBN’s `100 for 100’ PPP initiative

Some stakeholders in the financial sector have commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s “100 for 100’’ Policy for Production and Productivity (PPP)’’ initiative to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Policy for Production and Productivity (PPP), Mr Godwin Emefiele, Okechukwu Unegbu, Joseph Adebayo, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Nestle Nigeria Plc posts N351.8bn revenue in 2021

NESTLE Nigeria Plc says it recorded revenue of N351.8 billion as at the year ended Dec. 31, 2021. The company said this in a statement signed by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Nestle Nigeria Plc, Mr Wassim Elhusseini,

Nigeria has huge mineral investment opportunities — minister

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says Nigeria has huge investment opportunities in the mining and minerals sector. Adegbite said this in a statement issued by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Investment Promotion and Mineral Trade, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Yunusa Mohammed, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Mr Francis Nwokedi, Mrs Etore Thomas, Mr Abdulrazaz Garba,

Media, a critical stakeholder, in combating crime — NSCDC Commandant

THE Nigeria Security and  Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command, says the media play a critical stakeholder in combatting crimes and criminality in every society. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and  Civil Defence Corps, Mr Abdullahi Mudassir, Mr Godwin Miebi,

How PIA  addressed operators relationship with host community - Sylva

TIMIRE Sylva, minister of State for petroleum resources, has said that the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) has addressed the relationship oil companies have with host communities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Timipre Sylva, Nigeria International Energy Summit,

Nasarawa NLC rejects Senate’s plan to remove labour laws from Exclusive Legislative List

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Nasarawa State has rejected Senate attempt to remove labour laws from the exclusive legislative list to concurrent legislative list. This, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Yusuf Iya, International Labour Organization

No outstanding scholarship obligation, says Presidential Amnesty Programme

THE Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has said it has no outstanding obligation to any of its scholarship beneficiaries. In a statement signed by Neotaobase Egbe, the Special... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Presidential Amnesty Programme, Ijaw Peoples Association, Col. Milland Dikio,

CVR: INEC records 6.3m fresh voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 6,357,817 as at 7 a.m., Monday, Feb.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission,

INEC presents list of new voters to political parties

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented the list of newly registered voters to political parties. Mr Festus Okoye, the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

Diabetes mellitus, leading cause of cardiovascular disease – Expert

PROF. Olufemi Fasanmade, a Consultant Endocrinologist, on Tuesday, said diabetes mellitus remained a leading cause of cardiovascular – heart and blood vessels – diseases. Fasanmade made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Fasanmade, Dr Patrick Korie, SUNU Health Nigeria Limited,

100 per cent LPG supply has impacted price in Nigerian market — NLNG

THE Nigeria LNG Ltd. (NLNG) on Tuesday said supply of 100 per cent of its Liquefied Petroleum Gas production (Propane and Butane) to the Nigerian market... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Ltd., Mrs Sophia Horsfall, Chief Timipre Sylva,

Economist lauds CBN over plan to pay N65 rebate for every dollar remitted

AN economist, Mr Johnson Chukwu, has said that the plan by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to offer exporters N65 for every one dollar remitted into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr Johnson Chukwu, Central Bank of Nigeria,

NYSC D-G commends NCDC over provision of COVID-19 test kits

The  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has commended officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for providing COVID-19 test kits for testing corps members in Gombe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags:  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Sanctions may not deter Putin – Don

 PROF. Jonah Onuoha, a don, said on Tuesday that Russia could sustain its attacks on Ukraine in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Olaf Scholz, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, NATO, PROF. Jonah Onuoha, University of Nigeria Nsukka,

Police, Immigration, hand over 48 victims of human trafficking to NAPTIP

NIGERIA Immigration Service has handed over about 21 suspected victims of human trafficking to the Kano Zonal Office of the National Agency for the Prohibition of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Abdullahi Babale, NAPTIP

INEC to begin CVR in 17 Katsina frontline areas Tuesday

 THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Katsina State, says the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) will commence on Tuesday in 17 frontline Local Government Areas (LGAs)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Alhaji Jibril Zarewa,

NLNG, others bag awards at 2022 NIES

THE Nigeria LNG Company Ltd. (NLNG) has won the 2021 Gas Infrastructure Project Company of the year award in the Nigeria oil and gas sector.   The award... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Company Ltd., Mr Mike Sangster, SNEPCO, Chevron Nigeria Ltd.,  Shell Nigeria, Mrs Funmi Ogbue, Mrs Elohor Aiboni, TotalEnergies, Waltersmith Group, Mr Abdulrasaq Isa,

Zenith Bank announces N765.6bn gross earnings for 2021

ZENITH Bank Plc has announced gross earnings of N765.6 billion as at Dec. 31, 2021 compared with N696.5 billion achieved in the corresponding period in 2020. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria Exchange Group,

Nigeria Energy Summit: Barkindo dedicates award to OPEC professional team

 DR Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has dedicated the award conferred on him by organisers of fifth Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags:  OPEC, Dr Mohammad Barkindo, Mr Gabriel Lima, Malam Mele Kyari, Mr Hasan Hafidh, Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, Schlumberger Nigeria, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Sam

Kyari, NCDMB, NLNG, TotalEnergies, Chevron bag award at NEIS

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, Schlumberger Nigeria, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Samsung Heavy Industries and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, Schlumberger Nigeria, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Samsung Heavy Industries, Hasan Hafidh, Gabriel Lima, MOHAMMAD Barkindo, Organisation

NMDPRA demands investment towards global energy mix

THE Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, has called for a scale up on sustainable investment in fossil fuel sector, considering the role of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, President Muhammadu Buhari, Timipre Sylva, Nigerian International and Energy Summit, NIES,Farouk Ahmed, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA,

ASUU strike: We’ll block roads in Oyo, NANS threatens FG

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has threatened to block all federal government roads in Oyo from Tuesday, if the Academic Staff Union of Universities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Steven Tegbe,

NBA-SPIDEL urges adequate enforcement of provisions of Chapter 2 of Constitution

DR. Onyekachi Ubani, Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL), on Monday, called for adequate enforcement of Chapter Two... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Dr. Onyekachi Ubani, Nigerian Bar Association, Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law (NBA-SPIDEL),

Group bemoans level of crude oil theft

AN association of indigenous Exploration and Production (E&P) Companies, the Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), says crude oil theft is an existential threat facing Nigeria and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), indigenous Exploration and Production (E&P), Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), Abdulrasaq Isa,

Council hands alleged fake doctor to police in Gombe

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has arrested and handed over a suspected fake doctor to the Gombe State police command for further investigation. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr Henry Okwuokenye,

NGO conducts psycho-social test for victims of attacks in Plateau

 The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), has conducted a Psycho-Social test for victims of attacks in Iregwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau.   Speaking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Iregwe Development Association (IDA), Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC),

NGO decries involvement of under age children in mining

HON. Janet Adeyemi, the President, Women in Mining Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has decried the involvement of under age children in Nigeria’s mining industry. Adeyemi made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Janet Adeyemi, Women in Mining Nigeria,

OPEC lauds Buhari on steadfast support of Nigeria’s energy industry

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari on his fervent, steadfast support of Nigeria’s energy industry. The OPEC said a highly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Nigerian Upstream Petr

ASUU strike: Students hold peaceful protest in Jos

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Plateau on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Mr Na’allah Nanzim, ASUU, National Association of Nigerian Students

Abia govt. apologises to Gombe State over cattle market attack

THE Abia government, on Monday apologised to Gombe State government over the attack at the new Abia Cattle Market in Omumauzo, Ukwa West Local Government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Kalu Ogbu IV, Yahuza Yusuf, Dr Manassah Jatau, Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria,

NSCDC arrests suspected motorcycle theif in Jigawa

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa, says it has arrested a 28-year-old man for alleged motorcycle theft. The Spokesman of the Corps, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

Drug impairment responsible for road crashes in Bauchi – FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi State, has identified drugs impairment among some drivers as responsible for spate of road crashes in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, FRSC, Christian Association of Nigeria

NANS holds peaceful protest in Jos over ASUU strike

STUDENTS in Plateau, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Na’allah Nanzim,

Rising crude oil prices great opportunity for Nigeria — Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says rising crude oil prices present a great opportunity for Nigeria, especially with the passage of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).   The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Timipre Sylva,

Veteran Nollywood actor Lari Williams dies

VETERAN actor Chief Lari Williams is dead. He was 81. The actor passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at his home in Ikom, Cross River State. The late... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Chief Lari Williams, Actors’ Guild of Nigeria

NCDC reports 24 new infections on Sunday

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday reported 24 new cases of COVID-19  in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

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NCDC reports 24 new infections on Sunday

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday reported 24 new cases of COVID-19  in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC made... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, COVID-19

Ganjude lauds researcher for developing model for tracing  fake news

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended  Isah Nasidi, a P.hD in Mass Communication student from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, for developing a model... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship, Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship,GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje, University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN,

INEC polls timeline creates anxiety in APC, PDP

THERE  is anxiety, almost disarray, in the All Progressives Congress (APC) following the release of the timeline for the 2023 elections by the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Governor Godwin Emefiele, Senator James Akpanudoedehe, APC, PDP,

INEC releases new dates for 2023 general election

FOLLOWING the signing into law the new Electoral Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 25, the Independent National Electoral Commission has released new dates... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 284 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, INEC, President Muhammadu Buhari

INEC to disclose position on electoral act on Saturday

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will on Saturday make public its position on the 2022 Electoral Amendment Bill singed into law by President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

NAFF president to contest for 2nd VP at Africa Amputee Football Congress

 PRESIDENT of Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF), Isa Suleiman, is contesting for the position of Second Vice President in the forthcoming election of Africa Amputee Football... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Amputee Football Federation, Adil Badr Ed Done Essaibi, Isa Suleiman, Pius Asaba

Electoral Act: We’re bequeathing lasting legacy – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2022, passed by the National Assembly holds a lot of promises for improving the election processes with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

Airtel ranks fastest network provider in Nigeria – SpeedChecker

AIRTEL Nigeria, a telecommunications company, says it has been rated the fastest network provider in Nigeria according to Crowdsourcing firm, SpeedChecker. Airtel Nigeria made this known in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria,

Data, life of businesses, says NEPZA MD

THE Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, says data is now the life of businesses, applauding efforts to support data protection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

NEPZA hails FG as Calabar Free Trade Zone regains regular power supply

PROF. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), has commended the Federal Government for restoring regular power supply to Calabar Free Trade... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Calabar Electricity Distribution Company (CEDC), Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

COVID-19: NCDC registers 34 additional infections, 18,004 discharges

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says 254,428 coronavirus cases have been confirmed across the country after it registered additional 34 new infections on Thursday. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Foreign relations experts urge Nigeria to remain neutral

THE Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN) on Friday, advised the Federal Government to remain neutral amid the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.   The President... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN), Gani Lawal, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa,

Edo making frantic efforts to strengthen primary healthcare – deputy governor

MR. Philips Shuaibu, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, says the state is making frantic efforts to strengthen its primary healthcare facility to achieve the universal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Philips Shuaibu, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF),

11 political parties, 19 candidates to contest in Plateau bye-elections

ELEVEN political parties and nineteen candidates are to contest in Saturday’s bye-elections in Plateau. The bye-elections are into the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency and Pankshin South State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), African Democratic Party (ADP), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Action Peoples Party (APP), Labour Party (LP), New Nigeria Peoples

Buhari inaugurates Karu bus terminal, ends two-day working visit to Nasarawa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Karu Bus Terminal as he concluded his two-day working visit to Nasarawa, which began on Thursday, February 24.   The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Shehu Tukur, Sani Abacha, President Muhammadu Buhari, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Police nab suspected kidnapper, rescue victim in Delta

The Police Command in Delta on Monday,  arrested a 23-year-old suspected kidnapper and rescued a victim from the  hoodlum. The spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force,

COVID-19: NCDC registers 34 additional infections, 18,004 discharges

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says 254,428 coronavirus cases have been confirmed across the country after it registered additional 34 new infections on Thursday. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Environmental health: FG inaugurates guidelines on premises inspection, pest control

THE Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated guidelines to bring back house to house inspection, control of public health pests and vector infestation for environmental health professionals... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Sharon Ikeazor, Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON),

Seplat acquires ExxonMobil’s shallow water assets in Nigeria –official

SEPLAT Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian energy company, says it had entered into an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (“MPNU”), Seplat Energy Plc, Emeka Onwuka,

Foundation worries over land degradation, calls for stakeholders’ collaboration

THE Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed worry over land degradation and other natural resources, calling on relevant stakeholders support in addressing the menace in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,

Sokoto govt tasks stakeholders to safeguard N2.8bn erosion control project

SOKOTO State Government has tasked stakeholders in the environment sector to safeguard the N2.8 billion completed Mabera Water Storm project. The stakeholders comprised environmental managers, community groups,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Alhaji Sagir Bafarawa,

Farmer laments high cost of rice production

The Operations Manager, KITH Farms Limited, Asaba, Mr Kingsley Otali, has appealed to the Federal Government to strenghten its Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) for rice famers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: KITH Farms Limited, Kingsley Otali, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP), Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN),

First Lady seeks renewed media support in reporting humanitarian issues

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has solicited renewed support of the Nigerian media in reporting humanitarian issues and plight of women and children affected by conflicts. Buhari made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Marian Babangida, Halima Babangida, Prof. Umaru Pate, Zainab Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ),

Buhari pledges constructive engagement with medical professionals

THE Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja said it would continue to seek constructive engagement with members of the medical profession. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, World Medical Association (WMA), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) , Prof. Innocent Ujah, Commonwealth Medical Association  (CMA), Dr Chris Ngige, Ahme

NIES: Summit outcomes have yielded development — Minister

THE Federal Government says outcomes from the past edition of the Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES) have been embraced and utilised by government, policy makers and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES), Chief Timipre Sylva, National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC), United States Trade Development Agenc

Expert urges FG to create budgetary allocation for sickle-cell disease

PROF. Obiageli Nnodu, the Director, Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), has called on the Federal Government and policymakers to create... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Obiageli Nnodu, Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), Sickle Pan African Consortium NigEria Network (SPARC-NEt),

NAN set to reopen East Africa Bureau in Addis Ababa

THE Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Buki Ponle, says efforts are being made to reopen the agency’s Bureau in Addis Ababa. Ponle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle, Victor Adeleke, Committee of Intelligence and Security Services for Africa (CISSA), dulhadi Khaliel, Zainab Ali-Kotoko, Addis Ababa,

Amotekun not in rivalry with other security agencies, says Akeredolu

GOV.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday, said that the existence of the State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, was benefiting the state and other major security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Gov.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),

PDP sweeps council polls in Enugu State

THE  ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State won all the 17 chairmanship and 260 councillorship seats in the local government elections held in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Mike Ajogwu,

 MTN, Mafab pay for licences for 3.5GHz spectrum

PROVISIONAL winners of the 3.5 Gigahertz, GHz, spectrum licence, MTN Communications Nigeria Plc and Mafab Communications Limited, have made their full payment of $273.6 million each... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria, Mafab Communications Ltd, Airtel Networks Ltd, NCC,

Amotekun not in rivalry with other security agencies, says Akeredolu

GOV.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday, said that the existence of the State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, was benefiting the state and other major security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gov.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Nigeria Immigration Service, Dayo Oni.

NUBIFIE lauds Ecobank on industrial harmony, workers’ welfare

THE National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE), the umbrella body of junior workers in the financial services industry has commended the Management... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: NUBIFIE, Ecobank Nigeria, Muhammed Sheikh, Comrade Anthony Abakpa

Japan's Place In Offshore Wind Energy

By Ejenike Christabel OFFSHORE wind energy is the generation of electricity through wind farms in water bodies, usually shallow open water instead of land. Wind farms are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Japan Wind Power Association,

Invest in mining, SME sectors to consolidate GDP growth- Expert

A financial expert, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, has advised the Federal Government on ways to build on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 3.98 percent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria,

Gov. Ortom launches construction of 55km Makurdi-Guma road

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday launched the construction of the N5.1 billion 55 kilometre Makurdi-Guma road in the state. Ortom said at the groundbreaking on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Mr Caleb Aba, Mr Mzungwega Dyegeh, Mr Jude Uungwa, Triacta Nigeria Ltd.,

NBA publishes list of 23 aspirants for Supreme Court bench, calls for reactions

THE Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has published a list of 23 lawyers who have expressed interest in being appointed Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Tanko Muhammad, Dr. Rapulu Nduka, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Adelekan Ajayi, Mr Ayoola Akande, Mr Ademola Alabi, Mr Nuraddeen Ayagi, Mrs Miannaya Essien, Mr Udochukwu Ezeani, Mr Chukwugekwu Ezenwa,

NLNG names Nnaji as Science Prize Board chair as 2022 cycle begins

IN flagging off the 2022  cycle of the Nigeria Prize for Science, Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced the appointment of Professor Barth Nnaji, a renowned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Professor Yusuf Abubakar, Mr Andy Odeh, Nike Akande, Nigeria LNG Limited, Professor Barth Nnaji, Professor Emeritus Akpoveta Susu,

PenOp urges inclusion of informal sector in micro pension scheme

 PENSION Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), has called for more awareness creation to bring the informal sector into the Micro Pension Plan. The PenOp CEO spoke virtually... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Pension Correspondents Association of Nigeria, Enehuwa Musa,  PENSION Operators Association of Nigeria

Enugu NSCDC tasks operatives on petroleum products hike, hoarding

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it is deploying its Anti-Petroleum Products Vandalism and Theft Squad to check petroleum products hike and hoarding... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Valentine Afrika,

Whistle blowing : Buhari committed to strengthening fight against financial crimes, corruption — Minister

 The Federal Government says  it remains committed to strengthening fights against financial crimes and corruption in the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Dr Zainab Ahmed, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

EKEDC apologises to customers for reduced power supply

EKO Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has expressed concern about the persistent low allocation of power supply it has been receiving from the Transmission Company of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Godwin Idemudia,

Council of Ibadan Indigenes holds interfaith prayer for peace

THE Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) on Wednesday held special interfaith prayer for peace and progress in Ibadanland and Nigeria, as a whole. The special prayer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 429 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Ezekiel Akande, Methodist Church Nigeria (MCN), Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Kola Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola,

Zamfara NUJ set to hold election in March 2022

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara State Council, has expressed  readiness to hold election into all the state offices on or before March 23.   The Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dahiru Samaila,

Police Constables to Inspectors to get new uniforms quarterly

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba, has ordered the immediate resuscitation of the quarterly issuance of  uniforms and other accoutrements to some cadres of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Usman Baba, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Nigeria Police Force,

Late Idahosa Bible institute trains over 15,000 students

THE Nations for Christ Bible Institute International, founded by Late Archibishop Benson Idahosa, says the institute has trained over 15,000 students. The institute said this in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Archbishop Nicolas Duncan-Williams, Archbishop David Oyedepo, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Apostle Joshua Olaoye, Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa,

Mark ‘D’ Ball: FCT Hardrockers halt highfliers Nigeria Customs’ winning run

THE Nigeria Customs Basketball team’s winning run was halted on Wednesday as they bowed 94-84 to a youthful FCT Hardrockers side in the ongoing Mark ‘D’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Basketball team,

NCDC says Nigeria’s infodemic management system effective

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria and African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), said its robust and strategic rumour management system... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), Dr Chinwe Ochu,

AWCON: Football administrators hail Super Falcons’ qualification

Football administrators in Enugu State on Wednesday hailed Super Falcons of Nigeria qualification for the 2022 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Morocco. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON), Enugu State Football Association (ENSFA),, Tony Ugwu, Super Falcons,

Unknown gunmen attack polling units in Enugu community, burn 3 vehicles

Unidentified gunmen numbering about 10, on Wednesday, disrupted ongoing council elections at Enugu South council area ward 3, in Obeagu community near Enugu, burning electoral materials... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Enugu State Broadcasting Service (ESBS), Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr Mike Ajogwu,

Divorce mess: Police declares MTN chief wanted for attempted murder

THE Zone 2 Command of the Nigeria Police Force is looking for a top official of MTN Nigeria in connection with alleged violations of some court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Lynda Amobi, Saint Obi, Michael Amobi, Chukwumobi Amobi, MTN Nigeria,

Runsewe, NUJ broker peace between monarch, Journalists Estate Residents, Arepo

THE director general national council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Segun Runsewe alongside President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Chris Isiguzo and Chairman NUJ Lagos Council,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oba Solomon Atanda Oyebi, NCAC, Segun Runsewe, Chris Isiguzo, Adeleye Ajayi,

Vitafoam subsidiary produces oil filter for automobiles

A subsidiary of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, Vitaparts Nigeria Limited, on Wednesday said it was set to revolutionise the automobile industry with the manufacture of oil filters for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, Vitaparts Nigeria Limited, Eghosa Osadolor,

Enugu LG poll: APGA blames ENSIEC for poor turnout

MR Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, the Enugu State Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has blamed poor planning by the state electoral body for the low... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Mr Ndubuisi Enechi-Onyia, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC),

SAIPEC 2022: Panelists say gas is destination product with huge potential for power generation 

By Anthony Isibor.   THE panelists at the Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference in Lagos have said that gas is not just a transition fuel, but... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Victor Okoronkwo, Aiteo, Ed Ubong, Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigeria Gas Association, Yan Gari, Adeleye Falade, ND West, Riverson Oppong, Ghana National Gas Company, Chuka David Eze, Frazimex Engineering li

COVID-19 infection drops to 27 on Tuesday from 38 on Monday – NCDC

 Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections went on the decline again on Tuesday as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 27 new infections in four states and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

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SAIPEC 2022: Gas is Africa’s energy transitioning model -IOCs

By Anthony Isibor.   THE representatives of the International Oil Companies, IOCs, have stated that gas is an integral part of Africa’s energy transition. The officials, who represented Chevron, SNEPCo,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Elizabeth Rogo, Africa Energy Chamber, Elohor Aiboni, SNEPCo Nigeria, Bobby Hulett, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Victor Bandele, TotalEnergies, Charles Nwoko, Saadoun Banoori, 

Zverev disqualified from singles in Mexico after doubles’ tantrum

GERMANY’S Alexander Zverev has been disqualified from the singles event at the ATP tournament in Acapulco after a tantrum following defeat in the doubles. The Olympic champion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Alexander Zverev, Peter Gojowczyk, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Jenson Brooksby,

Contributory Pension Scheme can solve challenges of Police pension - PenCom

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, has said that the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, has provisions that can address the challenges being faced by personnel of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: PenCom, CPS, Aisha Dahir-Umar, Nigeria Police,

Shell reiterates commitment to lower CO2 emissions in Nigeria

Shell, Nigeria’s leading energy company,  has reiterated its commitment to supporting efforts to help the country meet its lower carbon emission target. “Apart from this being the... Read more

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Tags: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCo, Shell Nigeria, Eloho Aiboni, Bashir Bello, Osagie Okunbor

Nedogas, NCDMB inaugurates 300 MMscfd Kwale gas gathering facility

THE Nedogas Development Company Limited, NDCL, a joint venture company between Xenergi Limited and NCDMB Capacity Development Intervention Company, has, in collaborative partnership with the Nigerian... Read more

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Tags: Debo Fagbami,, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nedogas, NCDMB, First Hydrocarbon Nigeria, FHN, Pillar Oil, Chorus Energy, Simbi Wabote

APC chieftain tasks NASS on inclusiveness in politics

Mrs Abiodun Essiet, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the National Assembly to pass bills that would boost women participation in politics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

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Senate confirms 5 EDs for Nigerian Petroleum Regulatory Authority

The Senate has confirmed the nominations of five Executive Directors designate of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA). The confirmation of the nominees followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Dr. Mustapha Lamorde,

NCS urges Nigerians to embrace VIN-Valuation system

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday urged Nigerians to embrace the Vehicle Identity Number (VIN) Valuation to ensure transparency. NCS Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller, Timi... Read more

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UNDP VSLA Project: Association charges group leaders on transparency, accountability

The Young Men Christians Association (YMCA), has charged the leaders of Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLA) to exhibit high level of transparency and accountability toward... Read more

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How CBN’s RT200 FX policy will achieve goals – Experts

Some experts on Tuesday said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) must take proactive steps to make its RT200 FX programme achieve the desired results. The experts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan, Sheriffdeen Tella, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Akpan Ekpo,

CVR Update: INEC records 6m fresh voters

 The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) says 6,082,639 Nigerians have done fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) as at 7 a.m., Monday.... Read more

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Kyari: Some tears for Nigeria Police

By Lásisi Olagunju  THERE was a man in London 300 years ago called Jonathan Wild. He lived at a time robbery and violent crimes were rampant in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Lásisi Olagunju, FBI, NDLEA, Abba Kyari, Nigeria Police, James Caterer,

National Library to launch language preservation club

THE National Library of Nigeria says it will soon launch a family book club for the preservation of Nigerian languages. Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, its Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

CVR Update: INEC records 6m fresh registrants

 The Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) says 6,082,639 Nigerians has done fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) as at 7 a.m., Monday.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC),

Hajj: NAHCOM urges Kwara Pilgrims Board to establish lCT centre

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to establish a well equipped lCT centre to enable it digitalise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Halidu Shitu,

NBA-SPIDEL announces planning Committee members for Sokoto Conference

THE Nigerian Bar Association Section on Public Interest and Development Law, NBA-SPIDEL has announced a list of 43 planning committee members for it’s annual conference holding... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Dr Monday Ubani, Anthony Malik SAN, Chuka Ikwuazom SAN, Ousegun Ajose-Adeogun SAN, Princess Frank-Chukwuani, Ms Folake Abiodun, Dr. Sam Amadi, Ms Beauty Uwakhoy, Mr Godfrey E

Why unmarried female police officers are not allowed to get pregnant - Court

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, declined to invalidate Regulation 127 of the Nigeria Police Force, which forbids unmarried police officers from getting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Nigeria Police Force, Omolola Olajide,

We received 3 petitions against ex-FIIRO DG – ICPC

THE Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) says it received three petitions calling for the investigation of Mr Chima Igwe, the ex-Director-General of the Federal Institute of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, Mr Henry Emore, Mr Victor Opara, FIIRO, Mrs Vera Esidene, Mr Kehinde Adetoye, Chima Igwe,

Kirikiri depot owners deny hiking PMS ex-depot price

THE Kirikiri Depot Owners Association on Monday denied hiking the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, amidst the current scarcity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Simeon Anabor, Chinedu Okoronkwo, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd,

Accredited CBT centres to register NOUN, distance learning programmes- JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says accredited Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres can now register candidates for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Computer Based Tests (CBT), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),

Nigerians lament fuel price hike, scarcity in Ibadan

Some residents in Ibadan metropolis have lamented the hike in the official pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and scarcity of the commodity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authorities (NMDPRA),

Oyo CAN felicitates new Olubadan on ascension to throne

The Oyo State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has congratulated the new Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun, on his ascension to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oba Lekan Balogun, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju,

ASUU strike: NANS vows to block major federal roads

Following the commencement of a four-week warning strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Sunday Asefon,

United Nigeria, Air Peace to sing partnership deal -Okonkwo

CHAIRMAN of United Nigeria Airlines,  Obiora Okonkwo, has hinted about a novel deal between his company and Air Peace that would revolutionize the aviation sector and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

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Ecobank Empowers Market Women In Ondo State

THE Ecobank Nigeria has extended easy and low interest loans to market women in Idanre, Ondo State through its Ecobank Female Entrepreneurship Initiative (EFEI), to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, EFEI, Femi Ogundairo,

Bauchi maize farmers laud ABP, seek sustainability

THE Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association (MAGFAMAN), has commended Federal Government (FG)  for initiating the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and appealed for its sustainability. Alhaji Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Zubairu, Central Bank of Nigeria, Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association,

CBN and “endless possibilities” of its eNaira

CENTRAL Banks across the world have the mandate to control the circulation and supply of currencies, and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is not an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, Dr Tope Fasua, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

Security challenges: NSCDC Female Squad seeks traditional rulers support

THE Special Female Squad of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  has sought the support of traditional rulers in combatting the security challenges facing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr Olusola Odumosu,

Information sharing, collaborative efforts key to effective running of aviation sector – NAMA

THE Managing Director, Nigeria Airspace  Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Mathew Pwajok,  says timely information sharing and collaborative efforts are key to effectively runing of the aviation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

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Improper managerial skills, family sentiments responsible for airline failures – Pwajok

THE Acting Managing Director, Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Mr Mathew Pwajok, says lack of proper management skills and family sentiments are responsible for the failure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, Mr Mathew Pwajok,

Can Nigeria afford to succumb to new clamour for cleaner Green Energy?

As global campaign for more environmental friendly Green Energy is gaining ground, African oil and gas producers should maintain their stand for scientific and all inclusive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, OPEC, International Energy Agency, v, Simbi Wabote, Occidental Petroleum Corp, Vicki Hollub, NCDMB,

First Bank supports musical talents to grow entertainment industry

FIRST Bank of Nigeria, FBN says it is determine to support Nigerian musical talents to advance the growth of the entertainment industry. Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria, Ms Abimbola Meshinoye, Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney,

Roles of women in crisis resolution by IHRC ambassador

THE Ambassador-at- Large, Country Head for Nigeria and Commissioner for West African countries of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Dr Friday Sani, says women play... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Friday Sani, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mama Zimi Pam, International Human Rights Commission,

Group urges FG to address fuel scarcity

NOBLE Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), a Civil Society Organisation (CSO), has called on the Federal Government to quickly address the fuel scarcity in the country... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association, Mr Godwin Onmonya,

Why we embark on indefinite strike- FCT NULGE

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter said that it embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-release of December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Comrade Ibrahim Kabi, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees,

Civil Defence launches “war” on hoodlums, thugs as Osun State prepares for elections

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it will arrest anyone who may want to foment trouble during parties primaries and governorship election in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Atanda Olabisi, All Progressives Congress (APC), Funke Egbemode,

E-sports: Lagos drums support for grassroots development

The Chairman, Lagos State E-sports Association (LSEA), Emmanuel Oyelakin, on Friday said that the state was intensifying efforts at promoting the game at the grassroots level,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

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No adulterated fuel in Delta- NUPRC

THE Warri Zonal Office of Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) says it has yet to record any case of adulterated petroleum products in its various... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

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NMDPRA, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, NUPENG to expedite transporters freight rate review

By Anthony Isibor.   FOLLOWING the meeting between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Nigerian Association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigeria National Petroleum Commiss

NGO calls for result-oriented research in peace building on the Plateau

A non-governmental organisation, Claritas Foundation of Nigeria, has called for result-oriented research in peace building on the Plateau.   Mr Cletus Aloke, the Coordinator of the “Zaman Tare”... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Cletus Aloke, Claritas Foundation of Nigeria, Development and Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace Centre (DREP), Daniel Ogabila,

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike as NNPC intervenes

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and  Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Otunba Sa

U17 Cricket: 8 year-old kid sensation takes spotlight

EIGHT year-old Esther Martins is the youngest player to ever feature in  the finals of the national Under 17 Cricket championship.   The Jigawa player is representing North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Esther Martins, Pricewaterhouse Coopers ( PwC), Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Malam Mele Kyari, Mr Yusuf Otthman, Otunba Salmon Oladiti, Comrade Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, NUPENG, NARTO, NNPC, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority,

Airlines association berates NASS over flight delay, cancellation comment

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) on Thursday in Ikeja expressed dismay over comments credited to the National Assembly Joint Committees on Aviation, accusing airlines of flight... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa, Sen. Smart Adeyemi,

Money Laundering: CBN opposes new laws

THE Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against plan by the Senate to enact new anti-money laundering laws without required amendments on the existing Money... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, Mr Godwin Iheabunike, EFCC, Mr George Ekpungu, Mr Chibuzor Efobi

NNPC tasks mechanical engineers on energy transition

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) has urged the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NiMechE) to support Nigeria toward becoming an energy sufficient country and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Fola Shonubi, Governor Babajide Sanwolu, Mr Yemi Adetunji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited,

NFF Match Commissioners must now not be older than 65 years

There are now new criteria for interested football stakeholders to meet in order to be considered for the role of Match Commissioners in Nigeria’s domestic game. Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Babagana Kalli, Ganiyu Majekodunmi, Nigeria Football Federal - NFF,

Adeleye inaugurates Kaduna cycling association board

 KADUNA State Cycling Association Chairman Sunday Adeleye on Thursday inaugurated the board of the association.The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the members include Dr Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Kaduna State Cycling Association, Sunday Adeleye, Abdullahi Idris,

NLNG refutes allegation of illegally shipping $1bn worth of crude oil to US, South American countries

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has refuted a purported report by Sahara Reporters accusing top officials of its corporations of illegally shipping over $1billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Sahara Reporters, Andy Odeh, NNPC

NLNG dismisses report on engaging in illegal, backdoor exportation of LNG

THE Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Ltd. on Thursday dismissed a report on engaging in illegal or backdoor exportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) or any of its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG),

Chidoka implores INEC to improve on BVAS

A former Aviation Minister, Chief Osita Chidoka, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on its Biometrics Voters Accredition System (BVAS) technology... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Osita Chidoka, Biometrics Voters Accredition System (BVAS), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

EGYPS 2022: OPEC Chief praises Egypt’s energy achievements

The Secretary-General, Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Dr Mohammad Barkindo, has praised Egypt’s achievements in energy field over the years. Barkindo made the commendation on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), EGYPS (Egypt Petroleum Show),

ASUU strike unnecessary, says Fed Govt

EDUCATION Minister Adamu Adamu yesterday expressed shock over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to go on strike. He said the contentious... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Adamu Adamu, ASUU, Chris Ngige, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress,

Who is afraid of Godwin Emefiele?

Statement by friends of Governor Emefiele IN the past few weeks, there have been media reports on the purported interest of the Governor, CentralBank of Nigeria (CBN),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Bank of Nigeria, Jim Ovia, President Muhammadu Buhari

SON urges students to participate in ARSO essay competition

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON has urged all Nigerian undergraduate and postgraduate students in the country to take part in an essay competition organised by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Malam Farouk Salim, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, ARSO,

House C’ttee promises to deal with erring PMS suppliers

 …as NNPC CEO assures fuel queues will vanish in few days     The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), Hon. Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya has assured Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Hon. Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya, Mallam Mele Kyari, igerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA),

FCT poll, shows Nigeria moving towards true democracy – Lawyer

MR Abdulhameed Aliyu, an Abuja-based legal practitioner, says the outcome of the Feb. 12, FCT Area Councils election is an indication that Nigeria is moving towards... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Mr Abdulhameed Aliyu, APC, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Albinos in Anambra seek support to prevent skin cancer

ANAMBRA State Albinism Association has urged the state government to establish a healthcare support scheme for persons living with albinism to reduce the rate of death... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Anambra State Albinism Association,

Deliberate sports policy will reduce youth restiveness – retired DIG

A retired Deputy Ispector General of Police (DIG), Udom Ekpoudom, on Wednesday called for delibrate sports policy that will engage youths at all times to reduce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Udom Ekpoudom, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN),

Doctor’s strike: FG, NARD’s absence stalls case

The absence of the Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) in the National Industrial Court, on Wednesday prevented the matter from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Benedict Kanyip,

Attacks: Security agencies beef up surveillance in Enugu

Military, police and para-military formations in Enugu State have beefed up security and surveillance within the state to stamp out and track activities of armed hoodlums. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Danny Iwuchukwu, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police,

Airtel unveils reward for subscriber with new smartphone

Airtel Nigeria has launched a new platform that rewards new customers, who insert Airtel SIM in a newly purchased smartphone, for the first time.Godfrey Efeurhobo, Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria, Godfrey Efeurhobo,

AEDC takeover: Parties agree to settle out of court

Plaintiffs in the controversial takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have resolved to settle the matter out of court.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Bank for Africa (UBA), Ahmed Raji. SAN, Wole Olanipekun, E. O. Sule, SAN, A.U. Mustapha, Justice Ekwo,

Butchers decry low patronage at Jos Abattoir

Mr. Samson Okafor, chairman, Butchers Association at the Jos Abattoir , has decried low patronage by buyers while blaming it on the current financial challenges facing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Samson Okafor, Butchers Association,

Association lauds Buhari for confirming Bello-Koko’s appointment as MD NPA

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) on Wednesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for confirming the appointment of Mohammed Bello-Koko as the managing director of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS), President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Rev. Jonathan Nicole, Chibuike Amaechi,

Non remittance: Senate met Works Ministry, others behind closed doors

The Senate on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with Ministers of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Muazu Sambo on issues relating to non remittance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Nigerian Downstream and Midstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Babatunde Fashola,

Local vaccine production: Biovaccine urges govt. on early, full release of approved funds

The Board Chairman, BIOVACCINES Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has said that government should not be the “stumbling block” of the initiatives to promote local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: BIOVACCINE Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

Experts call for united action to reduce global burden of depression

Experts on Wednesday called for united action to reduce the  increasingly serious global crisis of depression. It is estimated that each year, five per cent of adults... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Lancet, World Psychiatric Association Commission, National Centre for Excellence in Youth Mental Health, prof. Helen Herrman, Orygen, University of Melbourne,

PwC reiterates commitment to sponsoring national cricket championship

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), a firm of international auditors, has reiterated  its commitment to sponsoring the National Under17 Cricket championship,  the News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) reports. Tolu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), Tolu Adeleke, Piety Lucky, Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

NSCDC, hunters partner to check vandalism, other vices in Zamfara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is to collaborate with the Nigerian Hunters’ Council (NHC) in the fight against vandalism and other criminal elements in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigerian Hunters’ Council (NHC), Athanasius  Sparks,

Delta Assembly approves Okowa’s N12bn loan request

The Delta House of Assembly has approved Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa’s request for N12 billion bridging finance facility for the state. The approval was sequel to a motion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Central Bank of Nigeria, Chief Sherriff Oborevwori, Chief Ferguson Onwo

Council inducts 341 medical Doctors, 16 dentists

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday inducted 341 medical doctors and 16 dentists. Prof. Abba Hassan, Chairman, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Prof. Abba Hassan, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Malam Mahmuda Mamman

Passport: NIS urges Nigerians to exercise patience

THE Cross River Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS has urged Nigerians to exercise patience with the service for sequential production and issuance of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Simbabi Baikie, Mr Abubakar Abdulkadir,

Reps urge FG to compensate families of students killed by customs in Ogun

THE House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to compensate the families of three students killed at Ihunbo Community in Ogun by men of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Rep. Kolawole Lawal, Nigeria Customs Service, Ridwan Bello,

Declare August 20 Isese Day – Traditional worshippers urge LASG

THE Association of African Traditional Religion Nigeria (AATREN) has called on the Lagos State Government to set aside August 20 of every year as Isese Day. Isese... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Association of African Traditional Religion Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Elegunshi,

Expert says amendment to Healthcare Act will reduce capital flight

The passing of a bill seeking to stop the funding of overseas medical treatments for public officials will limit how taxpayers’ funds are siphoned for medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Tunji  Akintade,

Signing of Electoral Amendment Bill: The waiting game continues

By Christabel Ejenike Despite the reactions that trailed the refusal by President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the 2021 Electoral Amendment Bill into law and the amendments made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Nyesom Wike, Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, All Progressive Congress APC,

Stakeholders urge private sector to invest in port health services

Some stakeholders in the health sector have called on the private sector to invest in the Nigerian Port Health services (PHS) unit of the Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Port Health services, Federal Ministry of the Health (FMOH), African Health Budget Network (AHBN), Dr Aminu Magashi, Integrated Training for Surveillance Officers in Nigeria (ITSON),

Enugu LG election: SIEC commits to credible exercise

The Chairman, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Mr Michael Ajogu, has promised that the commission would conduct a credible and transparent local government election on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Michael Ajogu, European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

App-based drivers’ union seek good policy in Lagos

 The Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers (NUPABTW) has urged the Lagos State Government to initiate policies to make ride hailing business a win-win platform... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers

Nigeria records 75 COVID-19 Infections in 8 states – NCDC

Nigeria on Monday reported  75 new COVID-19 cases in eight States, bringing the total infections to 254,091. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Tuesday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

PDP governors knock FG over duplicity on fuel subsidy, delay on electoral bill

GOVERNORS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, yesterday, charging the Federal Government to immediately bring to account all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: PDP, Central Bank of Nigeria, Douye Diri, Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Ifeanyi Okowa, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Oluseyi Makinde, Godwin Obaseki, Udom Emmanuel, Bala Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari, APC, Ok

INEC trains officers ahead Feb. 26 constituencies’ by-elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commended the Training of Supervisory Presiding Officers (SPOs) ahead of the constituency's by-election holding on Feb. 26 in Plateau,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Dr Sa’ad Idris,

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans activities of volunteer groups ‘Yan Sa Kai’ –official

THE Katsina State Government has announced a ban on the activities of security volunteer groups (Yan Sa Kai) across the state, with immediate effect, due to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Gov. Aminu Masari, SP Gambo Isah, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Ibrahim Katsina

Brittania-U refutes allegation of importing Off-Spec Products

THE management of Brittania-U Nigeria Limited has said that the company never imported Off-Spec Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) into the country. A statement from the company said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Brittania-U Nigeria,

Sterling offers 50,000 youths with Investment Portfolios gifts

STERLING Bank PLC; a leading commercial bank in Nigeria and Africa’s most agile company, has chosen to celebrate this year’s Valentine season by gifting 50,000 young... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: STERLING Bank, Ibidapo Martins, Julius Berger,Dangote, MTN Nigeria, AXA Mansard, Fidson Pharmaceuticals, Unilever, Cadbury, UAC Nigeria, RT Briscoe,

Bishop urges CAN to begin registration, licencing of pastors

THE leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has been urged to urgently begin the registration and licencing of all practicing clerics among its fold... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Bishop Seun Adeoye,

FX repatriation programme requires right mechanisms to thrive – LCCI DG

THE race to US$200billion in foreign exchange repatriation (RT200 FX Programme) needs the right policies and other mechanisms to achieve desired results, says Dr Chinyere Almona,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Dr Chinyere Almona, Central Bank of Nigeria,

NOA, ICPC task students to promote integrity, anti corruption crusade

The National Orientation Agency (NOA) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC) has tasked students to promote national ethics and shun corrupt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (ICPC)

Valentine’s Day: CAN preaches agape love among Niger residents

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Niger has called on residents of the state to demonstrate agape love toward one another, irrespective of their ethnic and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr Mathias Echioda,

NIS Comptroller promises improved service delivery in Imo

The Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Imo Command, Mr Okey Ezugwu, has expressed its determination to improve its services to the public. Ezugwu gave the directive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Okey Ezugwu,

HURIWA demands arrest of Abba Kyari over NDLEA’s indictment

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Monday urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba to arrest the suspended Head of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, DCP Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, Usman Baba

Strengthening population policy to boost demographic dividend

By Ikenna Osuoha, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)   President Muhammadu Buhari on Feb 3, launched the National Population Policy (NPP), designed to put the country on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Ejike Oji, Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP), Dr Okai Aku, Isiaka Yahaya,

Reps set N3.01trn revenue target for customs

The House of Representatives Committee on Customs and Excise has set the sum of N3.01 trillion as the 2022 revenue target for the Nigeria Customs Service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Leke Abejide, Maj.-Gen. Hameed Ali,,

Bwari Council boss promises improved livelihood for residents

Mr John Gabaya, the re-elected chairman, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Monday promised residents of the district, an improved living condition... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: John Gabaya, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Abubakar Abdullahi,

INEC launches publicity for voter registration, new polling units in Lagos

 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday, launched publicity programmes for the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) and the newly created Polling Units (PU’s),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr Sam Olumekun, Mr James Popoola,

NCDC reports 38 additional COVID-19 infections

Nigeria recorded 38 new COVID-19 infections and no death on Sunday, the eve of Valentine’s Day. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated on Monday that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Political Relevance: INEC advises youths, women to form political party

THE Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised youths and women to form a political party to impact their relevance in the political space. The INEC Resident Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Independent Electoral Commission, Mr Abiodun Oyeyiola,

Naval War College graduates 21 officers

The Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN) has graduated 21 officers of the Command Level Officers’ Course 5 after a three weeks intensive training in Calabar.   At the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN),Rear Adm. Ibrahim Dewu,

Golden Penny introduces new product to tackle child malnutrition

FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc, FMN, has reaffirmed the need to support good health and wellbeing amongst children to fight malnutrition in Nigeria with its iconic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Bisi Idowu, Oluwatooni Odewole, FLOUR Mills of Nigeria, UNICEF

Supreme Court declares EO10 unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has declared as unlawful and unconstitutional the Executive Order 10 (EO10) issued by President Muhammadu Buhari on the funding of State Judiciary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Supreme Court Of Nigeria,

Senate advocates improved healthcare for Nigerians

Sen Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe North), President of the Senate, has reiterated calls for improved and enhanced healthcare for Nigerians. Lawan made the call at the inauguration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sen Ahmad Lawan, Prof Lilian Salami, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

CBN to end sale of FOREX to banks

The CBN will stop the sale of foreign exchange to commercial banks before the end of the year, its governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Centaral Bank Of Nigeria CBN, Godwin Emefiele,

Adamawa IPMAN urges public to report sale of adulterated petrol

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Adamawa and Taraba chapter, has urged motorists not to panic and report any sale of suspicious adulterated petrol... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Dahiru Buba,

NSCDC Niger Command gets new commandant

A new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Mr Aliyu Bature, has been redeployed to Niger Command. The Spokesman of the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Aliyu Bature, Nasir Abdullahi,

Scholarship: 69 UNN indigent students get N3.5m

A philanthropist, Chief Jude Ozah, the Isagba of Ogbashi-Uku kingdom in Delta, has gifted some N3.5 million to 69 indigent Delta students in University of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Anthony Okolie, Jude Ozah, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN),

Edo Cricket League exposes talents to high level of competitiveness, Official

Abraham Oviawe, vice president, Edo State Cricket Association says the 2021/2022 edition of the state’s cricket league season has exposed talents to the high level of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Abraham Oviawe,Edo State Cricket Association,

TCN commences digitisation of old transmission substations

 The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has commenced the digitisation of old transmission substations in its network. TCN’s General Manager Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Ndidi Mbah,

Scarcity : Fuel supply improving in Lagos

Availability of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, is improving in Lagos State, after days of scarcity of the product, the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mike Osatuyi,

TMG tasks INEC on credible FCT Area Councils Poll

The Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure that the Saturday’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Councils Poll is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Transition Monitoring Group (TMG), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

Cocoa: Nigeria loses N60bn to living income differential annually – CFAN Chief

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country recorded 48 additional cases of COVID-19 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

200,000 women to be empowered by Guinness Nigeria by 2025

GUINNESS Nigeria Plc has concluded all arrangements to empower 200,000 women across the country by 2025, in a bid to achieve inclusivity and diversity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Baker Magunda, GUINNESS Nigeria

Lawmakers wrong to initiate Electoral Act amendment, says INEC

NEITHER the executive nor the legislature has the right to initiate amendments to Electoral Act, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof Yakubu Mahmood said yesterday. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Prof Attahiru Jega, Prof Yakubu Mamood, Independent National Electoral Commission

Selling forex to banks to end in 2022 – CBN

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has put Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) on notice that it will stop selling forex to them by the end of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank of Nigeria,

LG Elections: PDP flags off campaign, lauds Ugwuanyi’s performance

THE Enugu State Chapter of the People Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday flagged off its campaign ahead of the 2022 local government elections in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Mr Cletus Akalusi, Mr Augustine Nnamani, People Democratic Party, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission

TAMPAN to organise Artiste Day/Night to honour late Tafa Oloyede

The Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Osun Chapter, says it will organise an  Artiste Day/Night to honour the late John Adewunmi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Mr Ayo Oladapo, Tafa Oloyede.

NNPC dispels fear of fuel shortage in Nigerians 

…promises remedial action on defaulting importers      THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has reassured Nigerians of its capacity to restore sanity in the supply and distribution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Mallam Mele Kyari

NSCDC seizes 450kgs precious stones from illegal miners in Zamfara

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Zamfara Command, has seized nine bags containing 450kgs of precious stones from illegal miners.   The command also said it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC)

NNPC records $224.29m proceeds from crude oil, gas export in August

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited  says it posted a total of $224.29 million receipt from crude oil and gas export in August 2021 as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC),

PMS: NMDPRA intensifies surveillance to ensure supply, prevent adulterated product

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Abuja Zonal Office says it has intensified surveillance on fuel stations to ensure uninterrupted petrol supply and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA),

2023: Get your PVC to elect credible candidates, group urges youths

A group, Anap Foundation, has urged Nigerian youths to obtain their Personal Voter’s Card (PVC) and use their large population in electing credible candidates in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Anap Foundation, Atedo Peterside, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tertiary Education Trust Fund [TETFUND],

NSCDC arrests 6 for allegedly conveying adulterated petroleum products

 The Ebonyi Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested six persons, while allegedly conveying 90,000 litres of adulterated petroleum products.The State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Terrumun Gbue,

Group urges Imo Govt. to regulate taxes on hoteliers

The Imo Hoteliers Association, an umbrella body of hotel operators in the state, has called on the State Government to put measures in place to regulate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Imo Hoteliers Association, Chima Chukwunyere,

Petrol scarcity: We’ll restore normalcy in Abuja, others in 3 days – NMDPRA

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says normalcy will be restored to petrol stations in Abuja and other areas in about three days... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Farouk Ahmed,

FRCN, IoD broker partnership to drive corporate governance

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria(FRCN) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have brokered a partnership aimed at promoting ethical leadership and entrenching good corporate governance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria(FRCN),

Enugu 2023: APGA chairman calls for credible, free, fair election in Enugu

The chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Enugu, Mr Ndubuisi Elechionyia, had called for credible, free and fair Local Government Council and Governorship elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Ndubuisi Elechionyia,, Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), Dr. Jeff Nnamani,

Customs intercept pangolin scales, elephant tusks worth N3.1bn in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted N3.1billion worth of pangolin scales and elephant tusks from a Siena with registration number KRD 541 HH in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali,

Pineapple: NEPC engages Edo farmers on best practices for export

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has tasked farmers in Edo to adopt best practices that will make Nigeria Pineapple gain global acceptance. Dr Ezra Yakusak, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr Ezra Yakusak, Dr Jonathan Aligbe,

Edo govt., GICL sign MoU to improve internet connectivity in MDAs, LGs

 Edo government, on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Global Independent Connect Limited (GICL) to improve internet connectivity in ministries, departments, agencies and six local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Global Independent Connect Limited (GICL),

We’ll conduct free, fair LG elections in Enugu – ENSIEC

Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) has assured people of the state of free and fair local government elections on Feb. 23. Chairman of the commission, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC), European Centre for Electoral Support (ECES),

IPMAN confirms sale of adulterated petrol in S’East

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has confirmed the sale of adulterated Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise called petrol, in some service outlets in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mr Chinedu Anyaso, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

United Nigeria airline to establish maintenance centre in Enugu, says chairman

 The United Nigeria Airlines, on Wednesday, announced that it was in talks with regulatory authorities to establish a centre for the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: United Nigeria Airlines, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

FAAN appeals to passengers over baggage processing system breakdown

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to passengers over the breakdown in the baggage processing system at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),

NNPC records $224.29 million proceeds from export of crude oil, gas in August

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited posted a total of $224.29million receipt from crude oil and gas export in August 2021 as against $191.26million in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, PPMC,

IPMAN condemns abduction of chairman, urges his unconditional release

The Edo Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has condemned the abduction of its chairman, Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele by gunmen. Egele was said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mrs Angelina Aigbokhai, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele,

Court remands 2 NSCDC officers for alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday remanded Amarachukwu Asonta, a 27-year-old female officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and her colleague, Adebayo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Oyindamola Ogala,

LG Polls: Emergence of 16 women councillors excites Gov. Bagudu

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, on Wednesday, expressed appreciation to Kebbi people for electing 16 women as councillors in the just concluded Local Government elections... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State Independent Electoral Commission (KSIEC),

Bayelsa ranks lowest in COVID-19 vaccination – NGO

Bayelsa ranks lowest in the Federation in terms of COVID-19 vaccination response with only 4 per cent of the total population vaccinated. Breakthrough Action-Nigeria, an NGO, with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr Bekesu Martins, Breakthrough Action-Nigeria,

German car association sees upturn in new car registrations in 2022

 The German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) on Wednesday said it expected around 2.8 million new passenger car registrations in Germany in 2022. According to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: German Association of the Automotive Industry

Confirmation Of Gumus as INEC Commissioner ‘Coup’ Against Democracy – PDP

THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the confirmation of Prof. Rhoda Gumus, as a National Commissioner (South South) of the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Prof. Rhoda Gumus, Debo Ologunagba, Independent National Electoral Commission, PDP

Fuel scarcity, conspiracy to remove subsidy - Wabba

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has alleged that the emergence of queues in filling stations are part of conspiracy theories to force subsidy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

Police confirm second death in abduction of Edo IPMAN Chairman

THE Edo Police Command says the driver to the state Chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, has died. The command’s Spokesman, SP... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: SP Kontongs Bello, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

Insurance industry generates N508bn premium in 2021, pays N224bn claims – NIA

THE Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Mr Ganiyu Musa, on Tuesday said the insurance industry generated N508 billion Gross Premium in 2021, out of which N224... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Nigerian Insurers Association, LASBCA, Nigerian Insurance Industry Database, Mr Ganiyu Musa,

Expert advocates increased inclusion of Down Syndrome persons in workplace

AANU Senbanjo, a child health expert, has urged government at all levels to raise public awareness for the inclusion of Nigerians with Down Syndrome into the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Aanu Senbanjo, Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria

Kano-Lagos train to stop at Kaduna, following cargo wagon derailment – NRC

THE Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will terminate the Kano – Lagos train in Kaduna following the derailment of some cargo wagons in Minna, Niger. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Tyem James,

Fuel queue: Sanction culprits, APC S/Africa tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has expressed concern over the return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and some parts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Ministry partners organisation for water quality management

 The Federal Ministry of Water Resources is partnering with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to implement a National Roadmap for Water Quality Management in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),

Membership: ACCI to partner CAC on companies incorporation

 The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI) is seeking partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to ensure that all companies become members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI), Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar,

Over N11bn #Endsars claims paid so far – NIA

Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) on Tuesday said insurers had paid over N11billion as claims for losses suffered during the 2020 #Endsars protest.   Mr Ganiyu Musa, Chairman, NIA,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA),

Qatar 2022 Race Final Battle: Super Eagles, Black Stars to clash in Abuja on Sunday, March 27

NIGERIA and Ghana will face off in a pitched battle at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Sunday, 27th March in what is the final leg... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Ghana, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

NUT seeks legal backing for proposed Ogun Education Trust Fund

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked Gov. Dapo Abiodun to initiate a bill aimed at providing a legal framework for the establishment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Mr Samson Oyelere,

FG closes 20 medical diagnostic centres in Nasarawa State

The Radiography Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN) has shutdown 20 illegal medical diagnostic centres in Nasarawa State.   Mr Ebere Onwugbuchu, the head of Inspection and Monitoring Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Radiography Registration Board of Nigeria

FG to partner Japan agency on power transmission

 The Federal Government says it plans to partner with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the implementation of its power transmission and expansion programme.This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

Nigeria will remain a multi-party democracy -Stakeholders

Political stakeholders in Nigeria, have expressed optimism that the country will remain a multi-party democracy, in spite of challenges facing smaller political parties.A cross section of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Action Alliance (AA), Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yabagi Sani, Kenneth Udeze,

Association to collaborate with Olu of Warri on mutual interest

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Delta chapter, has pledged to collaborate with the Olu of Warri on matters of mutual interest. Mr Sony Ali,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Sony Ali, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ogiame Atuwatse III,

NBA President receives report on scale of fees for Nigerian lawyers

The President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Tuesday in Lagos, said he would submit a recommendation on remuneration scale for lawyers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Olumide Akpata, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Anthony Nwaochei,

Gunmen abduct Edo IPMAN chairman, kill driver

Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Edo chapter have been abducted by gunmen at his resident in Jattu, Etsako West Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Bello Kontongs,

Don’t remove Labour from Exclusive List – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will strongly advocate against removing Labour from the Exclusive Legislative List. NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress

PPFN gets new Executive Director

THE Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) has appointed Dr Okai Haruna-Aku as the substantive Executive Director of the organisation. This is contained in an appointment letter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria, Mrs Wasilatu Saulawa, Dr Ibrahim Muhammad Ibrahim

PSN deploys 100 pharmacists for FCT poll

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), FCT Chapter, says it will deploy 100 pharmacists to augment the medical team of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

Association rejects reappointment of CMD, FMC Owo

 The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has rejected the Federal Government’s extension of tenure of Dr Liasu Adeagbo as the Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Dr Liasu Adeagbo, Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN)

Enugu FA Chairman hails Senegal for breaking AFCON jinx

The Chairman of Enugu State Football Association (ESFA), Tony Ugwu, has commended the Teranga Lions of Senegal for emerging the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions.Ugwu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Enugu State Football Association (ESFA), Tony Ugwu, African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Traditional ruler tasks health workers on Lassa fever treatment

Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, the Olowo of Owo, has tasked health workers to be friendly and professional while treating patients infected with Lassa fever. Ogunoye said this when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Adejoke Anao, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

2023: INEC seeks stakeholders’ collaboration for effective voter registration in Ebonyi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has called on key stakeholders in Ebonyi to suport its efforts in mobilising residents for the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Dr Joseph Chukwu, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

Nasarawa 2023: Eggon stakeholders drum support for Sule

Feb. 6, 2022 (NAN) The Eggon  stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State have urged the people of the state to re-elect Gov. Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), Mr James Manzah, Mr Ben Manga,

NNPC Weekly: FUT Minna honours Kyari, others, as coy. leads Africa’s energy transition

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had a busy week following the award of honourary doctorate degree on its Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Africa DeveloProf. Abdullahi Bala, pment Bank (AfDB), Malam Mele Kyari,

COVID-19: NCDC registers 35 additional infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said it registered 35 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in five states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

NUPRC, others embark on joint investigation visit to FPSO Trinity Spirit

The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) and other relevant stakeholders have embarked on a Joint Investigation Visit (JIV) to the Floating Production Storage and Offloading... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO),

2 national under-19 volleyball players secure transfers to Albanian club

 Two national under-19 volleyball players, Izuchukwu Nwachukwu and Pascal Ozokoye, have secured playing contracts with Partizani SC of Albania, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Musa Nimrod,

Debt-to-revenue ratio of Nigeria could reach 90% in 2022 - Expert

AS the country plans to borrow not less than N6 trillion to fund the 2022 budget,  analysts have said Nigeria’s  debt revenue ratio is most likely... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Debt Management Office Nigeria

NUC, PCN approve Pharm.D programme for Igbinedion Varsity

Igbinedion University, Okada, in Edo, has been accredited to run Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) programme beginning from the 2022/2023 academic session.   Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, National Universities Commission (NUC), Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria (PCN)

Opawole emerges SDP candidate for Ondo Reps by-election

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State has picked Mrs Yinka Opawole as its consensus candidate for the Akure South/Akure North Federal Constituency by-election. 0pawole emerged... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Social Democratic Party (SDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs Yinka Opawole

Association hails friendly business climate of Nigeria’s Free Trade Zones

The Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association) says it is basking in the friendly business climate built around the country’s Free Trades Zones by President Muhammadu Buhari. Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association), Chief Oluwatoyin Elegbede, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Miss Chidinma Udeogu,

NLC pays tributes to Gen. Kassonghov of DR Congo

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the death of late Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov  of DR Congo as a loss to the Pan-African movement and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Hassan Sunmonu, Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov, Mr Ayuba Wabba,

Deploy high-tech security system to beat kidnappers – lawyer tells FG

 A former official of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Douglas Ogbankwa, has called for a combination of local intelligence and a high-tech security system in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Douglas Ogbankwa

INEC trains 1,900 ad-hoc staff for Bwari Council election

INDEPENDENT National Electoral Commission (INEC) says a total of 1,900 ad-hoc staff are currently receiving training in readiness for election in Bwari Council of the FCT. INEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Mrs Idowu Olayemi, Independent National Electoral Commission

Make breast cancer treatment free, medical women association urge govts.

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, on Friday, appealed to all tiers of governments,  to make Breast cancer treatment free for Nigerian women. Dr.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Dr. Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad, World Cancer Day

Attack on Aregbesola’s Campaign Office, NSCDC, Police deploy officers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, says it has deployed its personnel to protect the critical infrastructure and residents in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Atanda Olabisi, Olawale Olokode, SP Yemisi Opalola, Rauf Aregbesola, Mr Emmanuel Ocheja

Buhari appoints Olatunji NDPB pioneer national commissioner

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Vincent Olatunji, as the National Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB). The approval followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Data Protection Bureau,  President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Vincent Olatunji, Prof. Isa Pantami

2019 Hajj fund utilised for necessary preparations, maintenance – Medview

Medview Airline Plc has clarified that the fund meant for the 2019 Hajj were utilised for necessary preparations including aircraft maintenance and payment to service providers. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Medview Airline Plc, Mr Isiaq Na-Allah, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON),

Taxation institute reach out to IDPs in Edo

THE Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) on Thursday visited and presented relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Uhogua, Ovia North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, Mr Adeshina Adedayo, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

ICPC tracks 2000 projects worth N300bn in three years, says FG

 The Federal Government has said that the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) had tracked 2,000 projects worth over N300 billion, between 2019 and 2021, through its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed,

Industry regulator applauds Shell for investing in Nigerian gas infrastructure

SHELL Nigeria Gas, SNG, has received accolades from industry regulator, the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, for deliberate and active investment in Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: NMDPRA, Shell Nigeria Gas, Farouk Ahmed

Bad fuel from NNPC destroying our vehicles, Awka motorists lament

SOME motorists in Awka, Anambra State, have lamented over bad fuel they bought from the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) mega station in Awka. While some complained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company,

Apapa customs intercepts 9 containers of wood, seizes N78m codeine

 THE Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted nine containers of unprocessed and semi-processed wood at the point of loading into a vessel. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, NDLEA, Samuel Gadzama

Karate federation says its athletes will participate in 33 events in 2022

The Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) on Thursday in Abuja said its athletes would participate in 33 events both nationally and internationally in 2022.   The federation’s Technical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN), Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA),

Amaechi, Malami, dragged to court over alleged unlawful award of contract

Three construction companies have dragged the Minister of Transportation and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) to a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged unlawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Abubakar Malami, Mr James Okoh, Ahmed Mohammed, Duluidas Nigeria Limited, Duliz Dredging and Construction Limited, Consortium of Duluidas Nigeria Limited, Duliz Dredging and Constru

Labour threatens strike in C’ River over non-implementation of MoU

ORGANIZED labour in Cross River has threatened to down tool again if the memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the state government is not implemented. The body,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ben Ukpekpi,

2023 Polls: Appoint only credible people into INEC - 70 CSOs urge Buhari

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, a coalition of over 70 organizations under the aegis of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, Nigeria Civil Society

NGO equips Lagos youths with digital skills

An NGO, United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), has trained 43 youths on digital skills to bridge the unemployment and under-employment gap among Nigerian youths. Speaking at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), Mr Olayemi Fasakin, Skills to Employment Programme (STEP),

Stakeholders hail Senate’s move to review Pension Reform Act

Some stakeholders have commended the move by the Senate to review the lump sum paid to retirees from their savings from 50 per cent to 75... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Dr Victor Makanjuola, Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs),

Wheat farmers in Bauchi applaud FG’s anchor borrowers programme

Dry Season Wheat Farmers in Bauchi State, on Thursday applauded the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) intervention in their farming activities. A cross session of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Alhasan Samaila, Babangida Garba,

Petroleum: Reps move to transfer assets of defunct NNPC to NNPC Ltd

The House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee to ascertain total inventory, assets, interests and liabilities of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd says it will meet with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd, Kingsley Chima,

`100 for 100 Policy’: Manufacturers seek more stakeholders’ engagement

Manufacturers in Edo and Delta have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to create more awareness about its “.100 for 100 Policy’’ on Production and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN),

Assembly to invite Anambra Commissioner over N1.5bn loan

The Anambra House of Assembly says it plans to invite Mr Nnamdi Onukwuba, the state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, to explain the utilisation of the Central Bank... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Ebele Ejiofor, Mr Nnamdi Onukwuba,

2023: South-East to prune presidential candidates to three

WORRIED by the increasing number of presidential aspirants indicating their interest to contest the 2023 general election from the South-East, Igbo leaders in the area have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Damian Okeke, Chief Mbazurike Amechi, All Nigeria Peoples Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party,

Insecurity, kidnapping, rape, others signs of lack of mental wellbeing – Psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, says the increasing rate of insecurity, kidnapping, rape and other social vices in Nigeria are signs of lack of optimal mental... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN)

300 First bank visa gold cardholders to be rewarded

IN its bid to further promote adoption of mobile payments solutions among its customers, First Bank Nigeria Limited has said it will be rewarding holders and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Chuma Ezirim, First Bank Nigeria

COVID-19 highlights importance of infodemic management in Nigeria – NCDC DG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of infodemic management to effectively respond to the outbreak of diseases... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Ifedayo Adetifa,

NCDC reports 65 additional COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 65 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for Wednesday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

First Africa Holiday Village: NANTA praises Gov. Bello’s plan

The National President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, has commended the move by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to build the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, ational Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chief Olusegun Runsewe,

Abia PDP disowns emerging aspirants, cites differences with APC

AB IA State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said it does not recognise any member of the party, who has declared intention to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: PDP, Hon. Asiforo Okere, Independent National Electoral Commission, APC

FirstBank rewards 300 Visa Gold card customers

FIRST Bank of Nigeria Ltd. says it will reward over 300 holders and customers of its branded Visa Gold card at the ongoing Visa Gold card... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Mr Chuma Ezirim,

NIPC, ACCI to establish investment academy

 The Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) says it will collaborate with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to establish an investment academy. The academy is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Investment Promotion Council

Resolution of Samsung, LADOL feud to create over 10, 000 jobs —NEPZA CEO

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), says resolution of the Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI Nigeria) and Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) feud... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI Nigeria), Global Resources Management Limited (GRML), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

Reps to investigate recruitment into NSITF, other agencies under ministry of Labour

 The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate ongoing recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) and other agencies under the Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs),

Revealed: State-by-state breakdown of killings in South-East by InterSociety group

By Kennedy Nnamani THE International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, InterSociety, has given the breakdown of the killings allegedly perpetrated in the eastern part... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: NPF, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police Force

Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Benue Governor of not being truthful about the payment of accumulated salaries, pensions and gratuities owed civil servants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Niyi Akinsiju, Cassidy Madueke, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Governor Ortom, Garba Shehu,

Cricket Federation satisfied with quality, level of participation at U-17 zonal championship

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), says it is satisfied with the quality and level of participation at the just concluded NCF/PwC national U-17 zonal qualifiers. Obalola told... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

Cancer: Nigerians face challenges of prevention, treatment, care – NMA President

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Prof. Innocent Ujah, says cancer is a great burden to the Nigerian population, especially medical practitioners, because the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Prof. Innocent Ujah, National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR), Dr. Mohammed Alkali, Prof. Ifeoma Okoye, UNTH, Breast Without Spot (BWS), Mrs. Vivianne Ihekweazu,

NCDC, stakeholders review infodemic management response to infectious diseases

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with World Health Organization(WHO) and Breakthrough Action Nigeria, is organizing a workshop to review infodemic management response... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Yahaya Disu, Dr Abdulrahman Danjuma, Dr Adunola Oyegoke, Mr David Akoji,

Cost of fuel in Germany at all-time high

The cost of petrol and diesel in Germany has reached an all-time high, the ADAC motoring association said on Wednesday. The previous day, E10 petrol cost €1.712... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: ADAC motoring association,

Nigeria records 159 additional COVID-19 infections

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 159 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC, via... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Association calls on FG to subsidise price of poultry produce

 The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos State chapter, has called on the Federal Government to intervene by subsidising the prices of poultry feed and input... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN)

Buhari inaugurates N62bn HIV Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a N62 billion HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria (HTFN) to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA), Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Dr Gambo Aliyu,

UNILORIN farms set to begin eggs, chicken production – Management

THE University of Ilorin’s, UNILORIN, GG Max Poultry Farms will soon begin operation to boost the production of eggs and chicken in the country. Prof. Mikhail Buhari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, UNILORIN, GG Max Poultry Farms

Over 90% applicants fail police recruitment exam - PSC

THE Police Service Commission, PSC says over 90 percent of the applicants seeking recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force have consistently failed to score up to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Hajiya Hawa Komo, Alhaji Musa Baba, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu,

MTNN announces result of public offer, oversubscribed by 139.47%

MTN Nigeria Communications (MTNN) Plc has announced that its first public offer for sale of 575 million shares recorded an oversubscription of 139.47 percent. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria Communications, Mr Ralph Mupita, Mr Karl Toriola, Alhaji Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Mr Temi Popoola, Mr Bolaji Balogun,

ISO 9001:2015: FRSC gets rec certified

IN compliance with global best practices, the  Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has again fulfilled all requirements by the International Organisation for Standardization, ISO, and has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: FRSC, Standard Organisation of Nigeria, Bisi Kazeem, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi

British govt. considers U-turn on vaccine mandate for health workers

THE British government say it is considering whether to scrap mandatory Coronavirus vaccines for frontline health and social care workers in the light of the less... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Care Association, Nadra Ahmed, Simon Clarke,

COVID-19: NCDC registers 22 additional infections

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday registered 22 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in four states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

NCDMB hosts Africa local content investment forum March 7

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has announced plans to host the Africa Local Content Investment Forum, ALCIF, at Eko Hotels and Suites, Lagos,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 268 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, African Petroleum Producers Association, APPO, Africa Local Content Investment Forum, ALCIF, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

Cement manufacturers promise more production, less prices

CEMENT manufacturers under the auspices of the Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CMAN, has promised to upscale cement production in a bid to crash prices. Mohammed Lawal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Muhammad Buhari, Mohammed Lawal Bello, Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Top 5 firms to watch this year who made combined profit of N788bn

DANGOTE Cement, Nestle, MTN Nigeria, BUA Cement and Airtel Africa are the top five firms to watch in Nigeria this year as they made N788billion as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Phil Flynn, Bismarck Rewane, Airtel Africa, DANGOTE Cement, Nestle, MTN Nigeria, BUA Cement

Osinbajo urges senior lawyers to call out corrupt members

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo says the time has come to call out senior lawyers whose actions demean the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria  (SAN). Osinbajo, himself... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian Bar Association,

Soludo reveals how he was threatened for undertaking banking revolution

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo has narrated his personal experience when he undertook some reforms in the banking sector. Soludo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili

COVID-19: NCDC registers 72 additional Infections

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 75 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19  in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The NCDC, via its verified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

CBN to check bad loans with new GSI framework

 THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released operational guidelines on the Global Service Instructions (GSI), aimed at checking the spate of bad loans within the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Chibuzo Efobi,

ALGON lauds Oyetola over Olaiya flyover bridge in Osun

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Osun Chapter, has commended Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola over the timely completion of the Olaiya flyover bridge in Osogbo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Mr Abiodun Idowu, Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola, Mr Folarin Fafowora,

Nigerian brokers to get discount for BIBA’s London Conference – NCRIB

 NIGERIAN Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB ) on Friday said that its members would get a discount to attend subsequent British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: British Insurance Brokers Association, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Mr Rotimi Edu,

Ikere Ekiti college alumni elect leaders, plan healthcare scheme

THE Unity Ikere Ekiti Old Students Association (UNIKOSA) is to launch a healthcare scheme for its members in an effort to improve their access to healthcare... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Ikere Ekiti college, Unity Ikere Ekiti Old Students Association

FCT Poll: NGO tasks INEC on credible elections in FCT

Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), an NGO, has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct credible elections at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Federal Capital Territoy (FCT), Mr Godwin Onmonya,

NSCDC to train INEC security personnel in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has pledged to train security personnel of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara. NSCDC state commandant, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, Inter Agencies Committee on Elec

NCDC activates emergency operation center for lassa fever

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on January 26, has activated the national multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary Lassa fever Emergency Operations Center, EOC, in Abuja, following the Lassa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Ifedayo Adetifa,  Nigeria Center for Disease Control

Customs FOU Zone ‘B’ impounds N279m goods in one month –Comptroller

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘B’ Federal Operations Unit (FOU), has seized 250 parcels of goods amongst other smuggled goods worth N275.989 million between Dec.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Al-Bashir Hamisu,

Niger Delta stakeholders meet over pollution

CRITICAL stakeholders in the oil and gas sector rose from an emergency meeting in Abuja with far-reaching resolutions to address the soot and environmental pollution caused... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Petroleum Technology Development Trust Fund, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulations Authority

Stop introducing more taxes - Experts urge FG

FINANCIAL experts have urged the Federal Government to stop the introduction of more taxes because of the nation’s weak economy. They said this in separate interviews with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Dr McAnthony Dike, Mr Moses Igbrude, Dr Zainab Ahmed,

US extends visa validity to September 2023

THE United States of America, USA, Mission in Nigeria has extended visa fee validity to September 2023, to accommodate applicants facing difficulty in booking appointment for... Read more

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Stakeholders in health sector support sugar tax

SOME key stakeholders in the health sector have made a case for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage, SSB, taxation. Speaking at the first Webinar Series on Nigeria Pro-Health Taxes with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Nigeria Health Watch, Ahmad Zainab, Viviane Ihekweazu,Fola Adeola

Police speaks on its troubled helicopter

...clarifies aircraft did not crash landing  THE Nigeria Police Helicopter, Bell 429 5NMDA, flying from Abuja to Bauchi on Tuesday, January 26, was involved in a controlled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Helicopter, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport,

NNPC receives $5bn Afreximbank funding for Nigeria’s oil industry

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd has secured a $5 billion corporate finance commitment from the African Export Import Bank to fund major investments in Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Bala Wunti, Lawal Sade, Adokiye Tombomieye, Umar Ajiya, Mele Kyari, Benedict Oramah, African Export Import Bank, Nigerian National Petroleum Company

14 deaths in 46 crashes recorded in Gombe

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Gombe State Command, said it recorded no fewer than 14 deaths in 46 crashes during Operation Zero Crash campaign. The 2021... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Ishaku Ibrahim, News Agency of Nigeria, Federal Road Safety Corps

3 remanded for allegedly stealing N3m necklace

THREE men – Sodiq Raman, 47; Oyetunji Oyekan, 35; and Akeem Balogun, 31 – on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Abel Anyanwu, Olasunkanmi Adejumola, R. A. Alejo, Akeem Balogun, Oyetunji Oyekan, Sodiq Raman

NPC says 28, 066 new babies welcomed in Badagry in 2021

THE National Population Commission, NPC, on Thursday said it recorded 28,066 births in the coastal town of Badagry, Lagos State, in 2021. Tonia Kalu, a deputy director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Tonia Kalu, National Population Commission

Fashola discloses progress on Federal roads’ construction in Kano

BABATUNDE Fashola, the minister of Works and Housing, has commended the level and progress recorded by his ministry in the construction work of  Federal roads in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Muhammadu BuhariAbdullahi Ganduje, News Agency of Nigeria, Babatunde Fashola

NEPC says Nigeria is yet to optimally enjoy from AGOA

NIGERIA, compared to South Africa and Ghana is yet to get optimal benefits from the African Growth and Opportunity Act, AGOA. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Adeyinka Obaniyi, Fred Macpherson-Iloegben, Ezra Yakusak, News Agency of Nigeria

Specialist lists benefits of traditional medicine, acupuncture to infertility

DR Ekinyi Ochete, an Abuja-based fertility Specialist, has identified and listed the benefits of traditional medicine and acupuncture in tackling sub-fertility issues,saying “the option can completely rebalance the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Ekinyi Ochete, News Agency of Nigeria

Expert cries out over rising cost of livestock feeds

OKON Amah, an agriculture expert has expressed displeasure with the rising cost of livestock feed and the consequent cost of production. Amah decried the challenges livestock farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: OKON Amah, News Agency of Nigeria

Imperative of producing employable graduates

By Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN Amidst the rising rate of unemployment in Nigeria, stakeholders have advocated review of educational curriculum, particularly at the tertiary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Bisi Akande, Philip Shaibu, Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Sarah Agbor, Babs Omotowa, Igbinedion University, National Bureau of Statistics, Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria

Former customs head, Ahmed Kojoli, dies

HAMMAN Ahmad Kojoli, a former comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has died, aged 78. Bashir Gwandu, a brother-in-law of the deceased, disclosed via a terse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Ahmadu Bello University, Jacob Buba, Bernard Nwadialo, Bashir Gwandu, LEADERSHIP, Hamman Ahmad Kojoli, Nigeria Customs Service

Sanwo-Olu lauds Airtel employees over support in fight against COVID-19

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor has commended employees of Airtel Nigeria for donating the sum of N20 million from their personal income to support indigent residents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Surendran Chemmenkotil, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Airtel Nigeria

Government praises Fire Service for responsiveness

THE Anambra State Government has praised the state fire service for containing fire outbreaks throughout the state in a very professional way. The commendation is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Anambra State Government, APGA, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Chinua Achebe, NSE, Governor Willie Obiano, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, C. Don Adinuba, Air Vice Marshall Ben Chiobi,

Fitch Affirms Ecobank Nigeria’s Stable Outlook

FITCH Ratings has affirmed Ecobank Nigeria Limited's (ENG) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'B-' with a Stable Outlook. Fitch has simultaneously upgraded the bank’s National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Fitch,

Resuscitate refineries before subsidy withdrawal – NLC tells FG

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba has urged the federal government to resuscitate the nation’s four refineries and build new ones before withdrawing fuel subsidy. Wabba,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

Accreditation begins for Ekiti PDP primaries

ACCREDITATION of delegates for voting for the governorship primary election of the opposition People Democratic Party(PDP) in Ekiti has commenced amid heavy presence of security personnel. Men... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Deji Ogunsakin, Segun Oni, Otunba Bisi Kolawole, Prof. Kolapo Eleka, Mr. Adewale Aribisala, People Democratic Party, Independent Electoral Commission,

Okonkwo seeks government support for investors in Enugu State

OBIORA Okonkwo, chairman of United Nigeria Airlines, has called for the support of the Enugu State government towards driving investments to the state. When he led a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Obiora Okonkwo, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, United Nigeria Airlines,

Bauchi residents hail FG’s stand on fuel subsidy

Some residents of Bauchi have applauded the Federal Government over the postponement of the proposed removal of fuel subsidy in the country. A cross section of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Abubakar Tatari Ali Polytechnic (ATAP), Dr Abdulmajid Jamal, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA),

NUT receives accusation form teachers

A group of teachers under the aegis of Concerned Teachers of Nigeria, has accused the national body of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, of retaining retirees... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Ojevwe Clement,, Leadership, Nigeria Union of Teachers

Stakeholders in health sector make case for sugar tax

Some key stakeholders in the health sector have made a case for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage(SSB) taxation. They described it as an effective and evidence-based approach to tackling Non-Communicable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage(SSB), Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), National Action on Sugar Reduction(NASR), Nigeria Health Watch (NHW), Mrs Zainab Ahmed,

CAF orders probe and venue change after 8 die in AFCON crush

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Tuesday called for an instant probe into a crush at an Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) match on Monday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Confederation of African Football (CAF), Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Cameroonian Football Association (FECAFOOT),

DMO lists $4bn, oversubscribed Eurobond in FMDQ exchange

Debt Management Office (DMO) says it has listed its 2021, 4 billion dollars Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Eurobonds on the FMDQ Group Securities Exchange. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Ms Patience Oniha,

2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Miyetti Allah, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NUJ calls for ageing policy to be domesticated

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Council, has called on the 36 states of the federation to domesticate the National Policy on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Omini Oden, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Nigeria Union of Journalists

NAHCON urges Saudi Arabia to reconsider direct entry ban on Nigeria

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has appealed to the Saudi Arabian government to reconsider its suspension of direct Nigeria’s flight into the country.Alhaji Zikrullah... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

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Airlines crash ticket fares for new year sales

AIFARE across the country has crashed making air travel affordable to middle class after it went beyond their reach during the yuletide season. Leadership had reported in December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, NCAA, Alexander Nwuba, Capt  John Ojikutu (rtd), Arik air, Dana Air, United Nigeria, Airpeace, Leadership

INEC withholds officers’ allowances over missing materials

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Anambra State said yesterday that it had placed embargo on allowances of over 630 ad-hoc workers engaged in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Dr. Nkwachukwu Orji,

Yola electricity firm shut over staff dismissal

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Adamawa State has shut down activities in the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) over alleged wrongful disengagement of some members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Emmanuel Fashe, Yola Electricity Distribution Company

Army, Police tell lies against us - IPOB

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has replied the Nigeria Police and Army in Imo State, telling them to stop deceiving the public with lies, describing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: IPOB, Nigeria Police, Nigeria Army, ESN, Emma Powerful,

NLC suspends planned strike, urges FG to complete refineries

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday, asked the Federal Government to swing into immediate action in ensuring that all moribund refineries in the country are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: President Buhari, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress

Nurses’ association seeks justice for murdered member

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), FCT Council, has called on the authorities to unmask the killers of one of its members, Mrs Grace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Mrs Deborah Yusuf, Mrs Grace Dauda.

CBN retains interest rate at 11.5%, holds other parameters constant

THE Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)  of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday announced the retention of the country’s Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 11.5... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

NLC suspends proposed nationwide subsidy protest

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protest for Thursday and February 2. The NLC said it took the decision at its National Executive Council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

Alleged $9.8m fraud: Ex-NNPC GMD, Andrew Yakubu, knows fate on March 31

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, fixed March 31 for judgment in the 9.8 million dollars fraud charge filed against Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director (GMD),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Ahmed Raji, Ahmed Mohammed, Andrew Yakubu, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

AMCON threatened with court action over delay to publish debtors names

RENEW Nigeria, a non-governmental and rights group, has asked the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to publish names of obligors to Nigerian Banks after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, im Oweto,

CVR Update: Fresh registration hits 5.17m

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says fresh registration in the third quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) nationwide has hit 5,173,335. INEC in its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission,

SAN, six other lawyers may be sanctioned over conflicting orders

PRESIDENT of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, yesterday, hinted that a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and six other lawyers believed to have aided... Read more

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Tags: Olumide Akpata, Osaro Eghobamien, Dr. Vladimir Kreck, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, Joyce Odua , Dr. Babatunde Ajibade, Ikem Isiekwena, Tanko Muhammad, Ahmad Lawan, Vice President Y

Health workers hazard allowances, insufficient - Association.

THE Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has described the hazard allowance given to health workers by the Federal Government as insufficient. It noted that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria,

NLNG begins hospital support programme, signs MoU with 6 teaching hospitals

NIGERIA  LNG (NLNG) Limited today signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with six Nigerian teaching hospitals nationwide, flagging off the implementation of its multi-billion-naira Hospital Support Programme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: NIGERIA  LNG, TotalEnergies, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

FG must stop importation of fuel - Labour

IMPORTATION of petroleum products should be stopped forthwith by the Federal Government because it is “akin to handing over our national sovereignty to other climes,” the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ayuba Wabba, Emmanuel Ugboaja, Nigeria Labour Congress,

No more alcohol production in sachet, PET bottles

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has stopped the registration of alcohol in sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 300 times

Tags: Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Health, Prof. Mojisola  Adeyeye, NAFDAC

NAFDAC places stringent conditions on alcoholic drinks production

TO curb the abuse of alcohol across the country, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has placed a ban on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, NAFDAC, DIBAN, Association of Food, Beverages and Tobacco Employers

Clearing agents fight against revenue target imposed by NCS

CLEARING agents operating at the nation’s seaports have described the N4.1trillion revenue target set for the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, as outrageous, saying, the pressure to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari, Tony Iju Nwabunike, Nigeria Customs Service

NPFL: Wikki Tourists beat visiting Plateau United 2-1

 Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi on Sunday beat visiting Plateau United FC of Jos 2-1 in a 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags:  Wikki Tourists Football Club, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Plateau United FC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Fuad Ekelojuoti, Kabiru Dogo,

Shell powers talent pipeline with SAP Young Professionals Program

AS African enterprises continue their digital transformation initiatives accelerated by the pandemic, talent is once again in the spotlight. World Bank data suggests more than 230 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Adeolu Okanlawon, Pedro Guerreiro, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria,

MDCAN decries mass exodus of medical, dental consultants to developed countries

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on Sunday decried that over 100 consultants left 17 Nigerian health institutions for developed countries. MDCAN said the mass... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Federal Government, Dr Victor Makanjuola,

Buhari has handled oil/gas revenue exceptionally well-BMO

Proceeds from the nation’s oil and gas resources have never been efficiently managed as is being done by the  President Muhammadu Buhari administration.This is the contention... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niyi Akinsiju, All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

 SNEPCO receives crystal award at Olo-Club 50th anniversary

ENERGY giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) bagged the Crystal Award at the prestigious Port Harcourt Polo Club’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, at the Rivers State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mr. Evans Krukrubo, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, Chukwudi Dimkpa,

MACBAN moves to improve Fulani lifestyle

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) have renewed its commitment to better the  lifestyle of its members.   The association declared this after its meeting at the Agricultural... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association

IPMAN, NLC disagree over planned subsidy removal protest

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has described the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned nationwide protest against fuel subsidy removal as an unnecessary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nwozuzu Chigozie, Nigeria Labour Congress,

Those behind Ahmed Kuru, AMCON MD's travails with EFCC

...as no AMCON assets are underpriced or sold to his cronies or friends The current travails of  Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,499 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Arik Air, EFCC,

UNICEF warns of education crisis in Nigeria

...as world celebrates International Day of Education amid COVID-19 concerns AS the world celebrated the International Day of Education today, UNICEF welcomed the government’s pledge to increase... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Representative in Nigeria

AMCON invitation by EFCC another bad image for Buhari government

  By Andrew Onyejuruuwa   For those who may not know, the invitation of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON),... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,166 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari,Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK), chairman of the Econo

Qatar 2022: Super Eagles to aim for the Stars!

THE 71-year old rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana on the football field will hit a combustible point in March when the Super Eagles and the Black... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Nigeria, Ghana, FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles

Costa Rica 2022: Cameroon hold Nigeria to 0-0 draw in Douala

NIGERIA and Cameroon battled to a scoreless draw in their FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup African series fourth round, first leg encounter in Douala on Saturday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Cameroon, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

All On, USADF announce 13 winners of $100,000 2021 Nigeria off-grid energy challenge

THE U.S. African Development Foundation, USADF and All On on Friday, January 21, announced that 13 wholly Nigerian-owned enterprises emerged as winners of the 2021 Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: USADF, Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge, A1 Power Technologies, Alabaster Agro-Allied Industries, Bols N Sels Technologies, CeeSolar Energy, Elvees Engineering, Enercity Smart Grid, First Electric, G

We do not administer expired vaccines – NPHCDA

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has said the agency does not administer expired vaccines to Nigerians. The agency explained on Friday through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency,

Polymer Institute appeals to Buhari to sign its bill into law

THE Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the institute’s bill, to enable it perform its duties professionally, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Polymer Institute of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Paul Mamza,

Nigerian stock market records an inches higher by N36bn

ACTIVITIES on the nation’s bourse sustained positive mood on Friday with the market capitalisation increasing further by N36 billion. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at N24.274... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Transcorp, Custodian Investment, Sovereign Trust Insurance, Honey Well Flour Mills, Sunu Assurances, Northern Nigeria Flour Mills

Nigeria's shift from fossil industry will benefit economy more – Ministry, NGO

THE Ministry of Environment and the Coalition for Socio-Economic Transformation (COSET) say shift from fossil industry will benefit Nigeria more economically and help to solve climate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe, Rev. Fr. Edward Obi, Mr Ken Henshaw, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Nigeria, Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe,

IPMAN President decries delay in payment of bridging claims

THE new National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Debo Ahmed, has appealed to  the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Alhaji Debo Ahmed, Mr Habu Fari, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chinedu Ukadike, Chief Linus Mgbakogu, Chief Benjamin Omale, Mr Omololu Omotaduwa, Mr John Kekeocha, Alhaji Zar

AuGF, Nigeria minting company disagree over N162 billion infractions

THE Nigeria Security Printing and minting Company and the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation have disagreed over the N162 billion financial infractions contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Nigeria Security Printing and minting Company,

2023: Traditional medicine dealers to mobilise support for Igbo president

A group of traditional medicine dealers, under the aegis of Ofor N’Ogu Ndigbo Amaka Cultural Association, says it will mobilise support for the emergence of an Igbo... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Chief Anthony Uzokwe, Ofor N’Ogu Ndigbo Amaka Cultural Association,

Ekiti United FC condoles with 3SC over GM’s death

 The management of Ekiti United Football Club (EKFC) has condoled  the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan over the death of its General Manager, Rasheed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ekiti United Football Club (EKFC), Rasheed Balogun, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

FAAN warns untrained officials against driving on airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned airport officials without requisite training or certification not to drive on the airsides of the nation’s airports. FAAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu,

NGO pledges collaboration with security operatives to fight insecurity in Katsina State

Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has pledged to collaborate with security operatives in fighting insecurity in Dutsni-ma Local Government Area of Katsina state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), Alhaji Sabiu Liadi,

Livestock Law: Police, sister agencies assure Delta C’ttee of support

The Police and sister agencies in Delta have assured the Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC) of support for the peaceful implementation of the livestock law to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Department of State Services (DSS), Chief Julius Egbedi, CP Muhammed Ari,

Super Eagles to face Tunisia in Round of 16

NIGERIA will face Tunisia in the second game of the Round of 16 on Sunday after the Carthage Eagles finished third in Group F. Tunisia has had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Tunisia, AFCON 2021, Super Eagles

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Babagana Zulum, National Bureau of Statistics, Baba-Ahmed, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic

NFSC appoints Amb. Olonisakin as patron

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), on Thursday appointed Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Nigeria’s  Ambassador to Cameroon as its patron. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Dr Rafiu Ladipo, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles,

Plateau PDP receives INEC timetable, ready for by-elections election on Feb. 26

 The Plateau chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the party has a timetable from  the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the  House of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mr John Akans,

COVID-19: NCDC reports 6 deaths, 123 additional infections

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 123 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and witnessed six more deaths linked to virus in 12 states... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

National Library commends library at Custodian Centre Ikoyi

Mrs Chinwe Anunobi, Chief Executive Officer, National Library of Nigeria (NLN), has described the Library of Medium Security Custodian Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos, as a sight to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Mrs Chinwe Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria (NLN), Mrs Obianuju Onuorah,

NIS rescues 20 victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it rescued 20 victims of human trafficking in its various operations in 2021. ASI Nura Usman, the command’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), ASI Nura Usman,

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),