959 results found for Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

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 24 hrs ago | seen 68 times

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

NPC trains desk officers on E-recruitment for census

NATIONAL Population Commission (NPC) has commenced training for Desk Officers on E-recruitment process and methodology for credible and acceptable census. Declaring the training open in Abuja on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 36 times

Tags: Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, National Population Commission

Safeguard, report vandalization of Telecom infrastructures — NCC tells community members

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has on Thursday called on members of the communities to report any form of vandalization of telecommunication infrastructures in order to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Garba Umar Danbatta, Engr. Bako Wakil, Alhaji Isyaku Wada Waziri

NiMet predicts 3-day cloudiness, sunshine from Friday

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday to Sunday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Thursday in Abuja predicted cloudy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 33 times

Tags: Nigerian Meteorological Agency,

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,

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

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),

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

Alleged failed surgery: Trial of Lagos plastic surgeon stalled

 THE trial of a Lagos surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, charged with evasion from investigation into a failed plastic surgery, was on Thursday stalled in a Federal... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumers Protection Commission,Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju,Justice Mohammed Liman

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,

NGX rebounds as capitalisation gains N346bn

TRADING on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. rebounded on Wednesday with market capitalisation inching higher by N346 billion to close at N28.352 trillion, compared with N28.006 trillion... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd,

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,

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),

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,

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),

European Commission president proposes using Russian assets to rebuild Ukraine

President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has proposed using Russian assets to finance the post-war reconstruction of Ukraine in a speech at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 70 times

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Ursula Von Der Leyen, European Commission,

ERCA to coordinate ECOWAS Member States’ positions on the Draft AfCFTA Protocol on competition

THE ECOWAS Regional Competition Authority, ERCA, organized a meeting of a Working Group for the review of the Draft AfCFTA Protocol on competition, prior to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Boladale Adeyinka, Simeon Koffi, ECOWAS Commission

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),

Court dismisses governors’ suit against NFIU on regulation of LG spending

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismissed a suit filed by the 36 states’ Attorneys-General (AGs) and the Nigeria Governors’ Forum  challenging the Nigerian Financial... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 25 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU),

Post insurgency: NHRC trains Journalists on reconciliation, transitional justice in North East

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has commenced training of journalists in North East on promoting reconciliation, reintegration and transitional justice. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 38 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Tony Ojukwu, Hilary Ogbonna,

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 30 times

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

ASUU: Clark urges education minister to take over negotiations

Elder Statesman Edwin Clark says there is need for the Minister of Education Adamu Adamu to take over negotiations regarding Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Pan Nigerian Forum (PANDEF), Edwin Clark, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),

Robbers burgle NPC office in Badagry

THE National Population Commission (NPC) Badagry office located at Town Hall near Topo Garage, in Lagos State  was burgled on Sunday. A staff member  of the commission,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Funmilayo Bojrenu, Anthonia Kalu,

EU Commission proposes suspension of EU debt rules for another year

The European Commission, on Monday proposed suspending strict fiscal rules in the European Union (EU), for an additional year, amid the economic fallout from the Ukraine... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 30 times

Tags: European Commission, European Union (EU), Valdis Dombrovskis,

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,

NiMet predicts 3-day sunshine, thunderstorm from Monday

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of sunshine and thunderstorm across the country. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Sunday predicted northern region of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet

Nigeria to inaugurate Green-Sky Programme to boost aviation

CAPT. Musa Nuhu, the Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), on Friday said that Nigeria would soon inaugurated the “Green-Sky Programme“ to boost aviation. Nuhu announced this... Read more

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

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority

NAF @ 58: 502 residents of Enugu community benefit from NAF medical outreach

No fewer than 502 residents of Orba community in Udenu Local Government Area in Enugu State have benefited from a medical outreach by the Nigerian Air... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Air Force (NAF),

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,

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

Military destroys 167 illegal refineries, arrests 18 alleged oil thieves

THE Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Delta Safe and Operation Dakatar da Barawo, discovered and destroyed 167 illegal refineries in Niger Delta in three... Read more

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

Tags: Maj.-Gen. Bernard Onyeuko, Nigerian Drug Law enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

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,

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),

EU commission proposes investment in EU oil infrastructure

THE European Commission wants to invest up to two billion euros (2.1 billion U.S. dollars) in oil infrastructure to help landlocked European countries replace Russian oil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 42 times

Tags: European Commission,

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,

EU commission proposes investment in EU oil infrastructure

THE European Commission wants to invest up to two billion euros (2.1 billion U.S. dollars) in oil infrastructure to help landlocked European countries replace Russian oil... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 41 times

Tags: European Commission,

International Museum Day: NCMM advocates recognition of museum as research institution

PROF. Abba Tijani, the Director-General, National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM) has called for the recognition of museums as research institutions in the country. Tijani made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 33 times

Tags: Prof. Abba Tijani, National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM), International Museum Day (IMD),

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 British Nigerian Academy to pay dismissed staff N1m

THE National Industrial Court has ordered the British Nigerian Academy Ltd., to pay its dismissed staff member, Rita Lenber, N1 million for unlawful dismissal. Delivering judgment, Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 58 times

Tags: British Nigerian AcadeSanusi Kado, my Ltd, National Industrial Court,

Absence of witnesses stalls Fayose’s trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, further adjourned until July 4, continuation of trial of a former Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, charged with money... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), U.U. Njoku, Olalekan Ojo (SAN), Chukwujekwu Aneke, Mojisola Olatotegun,

Rainy Season: NCAA advises pilots, airlines over hazardous weather

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has advised pilots and airline operators to exercise caution over hazardous weather in the rainy season. The Director General, NCAA, Capt.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, Directorate of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards (DAAS),

NEITI presents global open government partnership award to Buhari

THE Nigerian Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Monday handed over the global Open Government Partnership (OGP) Award won by Nigeria in December 2021 to President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Nigerian Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Open Government Partnership (OGP), Orji Ogbonnaya Orji,

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,

NiMet advises public to adopt measures against erosion, predicts 3-day cloudy, thundery weather conditions

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and thunderstorms till Wednesday across the country. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Monday in Abuja predicted cloudy condition on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 29 times

Tags: Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet),

NGX closes downward, loses N83bn

THE Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) closed on a bearish note on Monday, causing market capitalisation to dip by N83 billion, to close at N28.542 trillion from... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd.,

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

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

Absence of prosecution counsel stalls trial of businessman

The absence of a Prosecution Counsel, Mr Samuel Ugwuegbulam, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, stalled the trial of a businessman, Philemon Gora charged... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

Air Force commander urges synergy among security agencies to tackle insecurity

AIR Commodore Wap Maigida, the Commander of 551 NAF Station Jos, has called for a renewed synergy among security agencies, to stem the tides of insecurity... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Air Force Officers’ Wives Associations (NAFOWA), Wap Maigida,

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,

NCC alerts on latest trick by hackers to unlock, steal vehicles

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has alerted telecom consumers and members of the public on an ongoing cyber-vulnerability which allows a nearby hacker to unlock vehicles,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Ikechukwu Adinde, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), Man-in-the-Middle (MitM),

Stock market remains bullish, capitalisation gains N97bn

TRANSACTIONS ended on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) on Friday still on a positive note with market indices increasing by 0.34 per cent. The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd

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),

Ekiti 2022: Famuyibo promises pensioners, workers better deal if elected

THE Accord Party (AP) governorship candidate in Ekiti, Mr Reuben Famuyibo, has signed a pact with pensioners in the state to ensure workers entitlements are paid... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Joel Akinola, Accord Party (AP), Nigerian Union of Pensioners (NUP),

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,

CAC is committed to use data security to enhance economy – Registrar-General

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) says it is still committed to according data security priority attention to enhance economic growth. Its Registrar-General, Alhaji Garba Abubakar says the CAC,... Read more

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

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, Dr Vincent Olatunji,

NHRC begins 2022 audit of correctional centres

THE National Human Rights Commission  (NHRC) on Thursday flagged off the 2022 Correctional Centre Audit to ascertain compliance with international best practices. The Chairperson of the Commission,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Dr Salamatu Suleiman, Mr Tony Ojukwu, Chamberlain Nwanne, National Human Rights Commission

Nigerian Army disowns portal announcing 83 RRI successful candidates

 THE Nigerian Army has disowned a portal, purportedly, announcing the list of successful candidates for the 83 Regular Recruit Intake (RRI), describing it as fake. The Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Nigerian Army

10 ships with petrol, others berth at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Wednesday said that 10 ships had arrived the Lagos ports were waiting to berth with petrol, bulk wheat, base oil,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority,

China issues bioeconomic development plan

CHINA’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on Tuesday issued a plan for the development of bioeconomy during the 14th Five-Year Plan Period (2021-2025). It is the... Read more

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

Tags: Wang Xiang, National Development and Reform Commission,

Disasters: NEMA seeks communities cooperation

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) , Kano Territorial Office,  has called for collaboration amongst stakeholders and communities to complement government efforts in reducing the impact... Read more

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

Tags: Local Emergency Management Committees (LEMC), National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet),

Trading closes southward on NGX, losses N52bn

THE bears resurfaced at the Nigerian Exchange Ltd.,(NGX) on Tuesday as a result of profit taking in MTN Nigeria and 11 other stocks. Accordingly, the All-Share Index... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, Zenith Bank,

26 ships expected at Lagos Port Complex with petroleum products, others

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 26 ships were expected to arrive at  the Lagos Port Complex from May 10 to May 26. NPA ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),

Gulf of Guinea: NIMASA pledges logistics support, policies to fight piracy

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday pledged to provide logistics and formulate policies that would sustain piracy decline in the Gulf of Guinea... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Gulf of Guinea (GoG), Dr Bashir Jamoh,

2023: Ebonyi group drums support for Mbam’s governorship aspiration

EBONYI group, Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), says it has adopted Chief Elias Mbam, as its preferred candidate for the 2023 governorship election in Ebonyi. Mbam, the... Read more

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

Tags: Movement for Grassroots Mobilisation (MGM), Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Elias Mbam,

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

Igbinedion varsity graduates 15,000 students in 23 years

THE Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), has graduated over 15,000 students in different disciplines since its inception in 1999. The Chancellor of the university, Chief Gabriel Igbinedion said... Read more

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

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada (IUO), National Universities Commission (NUC), Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye,,

We are not recruiting now – CAC

THE Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), has advised members of the public to disregard a fake recruitment advertisement being circulated on social media and other platforms. CAC’s Head... Read more

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

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Rasheed Mahe,

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

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),

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),

NPC restates commitment to credible, reliable census

THE National Population Commission (NPC) has restated its commitmentto conducting a digital, reliable and credible census in the country by 2023. Its Executive Chairman, Alhaji Nasir Kwarra,... Read more

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

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Nasir Kwarra, Eyitayo Oyetunji, Silas Agara,

Red Cross seeks more support for humanitarian organisations

MRS Adebola Kolawole, Chairman, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Lagos State Branch, has urged politicians, corporates and individuals to be kind to humanitarian organisations for the... Read more

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

Tags: Adebola Kolawole, Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), World Red Cross Day (WRCD),

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

Alleged Malabu scam: EFCC Official says defendant voluntarily gave statement

IBRAHIM Ahmed, an investigator with the EFCC on Monday said Aliyu Abubakar, the 2nd defendant in the trial of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Ibrahim Ahmed, Mohammed Adoke, Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Stock market sustains bulls run as investors gain N699bn

THE bullish run in the stock market occasioned by the release of the first quarter (Q1) 2022 financial results continued last week, resulting in N699 billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Limited

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,

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

NERC commends EEDC for consistent transformation, employment of professionals

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has commended the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) for its consistent effort towards actualisation of its sustainability and transformation agenda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), Maruthi Mallepalli, Vincent Ekwekwu, Emeka Offor, Sanusi Garba,

Local content drive key to deepening sustainable growth in Africa – Wabote

MR. Simbi Wabote, the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), says that African countries must leverage on the robust platform and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 85 times

Tags: African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr Simbi Wabote

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,

MTN, Mafab Communications to deploy 5G network in August

By Anthony Isibor.   MTN and Mafab Communications, winners of the 3.5GHz spectrum auction are expected to accelerate the deployment of the Fifth Generation, 5G Network Spectrum services... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, NCC, MTN, Mafab Communications

NUJ calls for threat-free environment for journalists to operate

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Bauchi State Council, has called on  governments at all levels to provide a conducive, and more secure environment for its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Umar Sa’du, Umar Sa’du,

NGX extends gaining streak by N263bn

The Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. was bullish on Monday following investors’ interest in the agricultural and consumer goods sectors, which ensured the first gain of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd, Oando Plc, Nigerian Breweries, Eterna Oil, Wema Bank, Okumu Oil

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,

JDPC trains 172 Plateau residents on alternative techniques against violence

THE Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) of the Catholic Diocese of Pankshin in Plateau, has trained 172 residents on some alternative techniques against violence in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), Fr. Basil Kassam,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 79 times

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

Army to begin shooting exercise in Abia

THE 82 Division of the Nigeria Army, will on Wednesday, May 4, commence camping for a shooting competition at the headquarters of the 14 Brigade, Ohafia... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Lieutenant Innocent Omale, Nigerian Army

Expert attributes NGX rally to uncertainties in fixed income market

THE Managing Director, ARM Securities Ltd., Mr Rotimi Olubi, has attributed sustained rally on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd (NGX) to heightened uncertainties in the fixed income... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd (NGX), Rotimi Olubi,

NPA, police tackle extortion at port

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has enlisted the support of the Nigeria Police to curb extortion and other  illegalities on the Apapa and TinCan Island Port... Read more

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

Tags: Mohammed Bello Koko, Bode Adeyinka Adeleke,  Nigerian Ports Authority

Journalists, oxygen of democracy, agents of change, development- NHRC

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday described journalists as the oxygen of democracy, agents of change and development. The Executive Secretary of the commission, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu,

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,

NGE urges FG to make newsprint, other media consumables tax free

THE Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE has called on the federal government to make newsprint, broadcast equipment and all other consumables in the media sector tax... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mustapha Isah, Iyobosa Uwugiaren,

Eidul-Fitri: NCAA assures passengers of flight safety

THE Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu has assured passengers of their safety, comfort and seamless celebration during  the holiday. Nuhu gave the assurance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, Eid-Il-Fitr,

Indians in Nigeria run for unity, commemorate country’s 75th independence

NO fewer than 400 Indians in Nigeria on Monday engaged in different forms of physical exercise like yoga, aerobics, dance, running and cultural performance to commemorate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Ajay Sharma, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Prof. Eghosa Osaghae, Afro Asian Initiative for Community Development (AAICD), Sanjay Srivastava,

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,

PSC advocates recruitment of 20,000 Police Constables annually

MR Onyemuche Nnamani, the Commissioner, representing South East in the Police Service Commission (PSC),  has called on the Federal Government to increase the number of Constables recruited... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 47 times

Tags: Onyemuche Nnamani, Police Service Commission (PSC),

Nigeria remains 2nd globally in quantity films production- MD

DR. Chidia Maduekwe, the Managing Director, Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), has urged filmmakers to sustain the Nigeria’s second position globally in quantity films production, by improving... Read more

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

Tags: Chidia Maduekwe, Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC)

Electricity supply: Group wants eligible customers’ regulation approved

ASSOCIATION for Public Policy Analysis,  a civil society group has appealed to the Federal Government to implement the “Eligible Customer Regulation” to ensure constant electricity supply. Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Princewill Okorie,

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,

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,

Ebonyi governorship: RMAFC Chairman Mbam picks nomination, expression of interest forms

CHIEF Elias Mbam, Chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has formally joined the Ebonyi governorship race for the 2023 general elections.This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, APC, PDP, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dandy Igweomoke, Elias Mbam, Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC),

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

Permsec proposes defence ministry with mix of civilians, military

THE new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Kana, has said that one of his aspirations for the ministry is to deploy more... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Dr Ibrahim Kana, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Edward Gabkwet,

EU to suspend all duties on imports from Ukraine for 1 year

THE European Commission has proposed suspending import duties on all Ukrainian exports to the European Union for one year. The proposal, which the Commission termed “an unprecedented... Read more

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

Tags: European Commission, European Union, Valdis Dombrovskis, Volodymyr Zelensky,

Badagry seaport to generate $2.6bn when operational- FG says

THE Federal Government says the Badagry Seaport is estimated to generate about 2.6 billion dollars and create 5,000 direct and indirect jobs when operational.     Mr Micheal Ohiani,... Read more

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

Tags: Micheal Ohiani,Infrastructure Concesion Regulatory Commission (ICRC), Micheal Ohiani,

NGX gains N2bn amid profit taking

THE market capitalisation of the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) on Wednesday increased by N2 billion or 0.01 per cent to N26.185 trillion from N26.183 trillion recorded... Read more

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

Tags: Fidelity Bank, Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Wema Bank

GTCO releases Q1 2022 unaudited results, declares N54.3bn profit before tax

GUARANTY Trust Holding Company Plc, (GTCO) has released its unaudited financial results for the first quarter 2022 to the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) and London Stock... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mr Segun Agbaje, Nigerian Exchange Ltd., Mr Segun Agbaje,  Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc,

Commissioner confirms EFCC investigations into adoption of children in Kaduna Orphanage

Kaduna State Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, has confirmed that the EFCC has commenced investigation into the adoption of children from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Hajiya Hafsat Baba, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

EFCC arrests 34 suspects over alleged internet fraud in Kwara, Ekiti

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested 34 suspected internet fraudsters in Ilorin, Kwara and Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti state. This is contained in... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren,

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,

Operation `Dakatar Da Barawo`: Navy records strides in fight against criminals

THE Nigerian Navy (NN) says its operation ‘Dakatar Da Barawo (OPDDB)’ recorded more arrests and seizures between April 15 and 23, being the third week of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Nigerian Navy (NN),

Kaduna Govt, stakeholders map out plans on tackling nutrition obstacles

THE Kaduna State Government and stakeholders on Tuesday figured out a plan on ways to tackle nutrition impediments and food poisoning in Kaduna state. Speaking, the Permanent Secretary... Read more

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

Tags: Kaduna State Government, Planning and Budget Commission (PBC), Bashir Muhammad,

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,

EFCC arrests suspect for allegedly defrauding Emir in Kwara of N33m

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Command, has arrested a 30-year-old man who allegedly defrauded the Emir of Okuta in Kwara of N33,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Alhaji Idris Abubakar, Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport,

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),

Low turnout observed in schools as Lagos students resume

SCHOOLS in Lagos resumed for the third term of the 2021/2022 academic session on Monday with low turnout of students seen in some primary and secondary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Akintoye Hassan, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Daystar Montessori School,

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

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

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

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

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),

NCC, stakeholders brainstorm on blockchain’s benefits to economy

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), stakeholders in the academia, the public sector and enthusiasts of technology for development, have deliberated on the benefits derivable from emerging... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Abdul-kareem Oloyede, Dr. Dasuki Arabi, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Dr. Haru Al-Hassan,

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),

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),

MTN partners LaLiga/NPFL Valuejet for U-15 tourney

MTN Nigeria, the official communications partner of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) , said that it would partner the  Spanish LaLiga and the Nigeria Professional Football... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), LaLiga, Osaze Ebueku, Seyi Akinwunmi, Deji Adegbenro,

FRSC decorates 26 newly promoted officers in Kaduna

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Kaduna Zonal Command, on Thursday decorated 26 newly promoted officers with their new ranks. Addressing the officers in Kaduna, the Zonal... Read more

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

Tags: Stella Numan, Godwin Omiko, Federal Road Safety Commission

32 ships with petroleum products, others expected at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday said that 32 ships were expected to arrive at the Lagos Ports Complex from April 21 to April 30. According... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority

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

FRSC decorates 30 officers in Benue

THE Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Thursday decorated 30 officers with new ranks in its Benue Command. Performing the ceremony, the state’s Sector Commander, Mr Yakubu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 38 times

Tags: Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Yakubu Mohammed, Odafe Kagho,

Buhari mourns NAF pilots killed in Kaduna air crash

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of two Nigerian Air Force (NAF) pilots in a plane crash on Tuesday in Kaduna. The President’s media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 40 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Malam Garba Shehu, Abubakar Alkali, Elijah Haruna Karatu,

HYPPADEC trains personnel to enhance productivity, service delivery

THE Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), has begun a five-day training for its officials to ensure productivity and service delivery in the commission. Alhaji Abubakar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Hydro Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS),

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

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

Tags: Funmi Adeogun, Nigerian Bar Association,

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,

NUJ donates cash, food items to families of late journalists in Kebbi

THE Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Kebbi Council, on Tuesday, donated cash and food items to families of 18 late journalists in Birnin Kebbi. The State Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Musa Yaro, Alhaji Aliyu Jajirma, Alhaji Hamza Galadima-Zuru, Nigerian Union of Journalists

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

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,

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),

NCC urges consumers to protect telecom Infrastructure, Others

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has emphasised that telecommunications consumers in Nigeria have a major role to play in complementing efforts being put in place to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Chief Gandeorun Orokaa, Abubakar Usman, Nigerian Communications Commission, Amina Shehu,

Get your NIN ready to board trains from May – NRC

INTENDING railway passengers should get their National Identity Number (NIN) ready as it will be a requirement from May. Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC),... Read more

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

Tags: Fidet Okhiria, Nigerian Railway Corporation

NSCDC charges new recruits on competence, selflessness

The New recruits into the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), in Edo have been charged on competence and selflessness to duty. The state Commandant of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Samuel Dan,

Producing contents locally will free NAF from overdependence on technology, says Chief of Standard

The Chief of Standard and Evaluation, Headquarters, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), AVM Aliyu Bello, says that producing contents locally will  free the force  from overdependence on... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Aliyu Bello,

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),

29 ships with petroleum products, other items expected at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says 29 ships are expected to arrive at the Lagos Port Complex from April 13 to April 30. It indicated in its... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),

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,

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),

Anti party: APM suspends 6 national officers, 3 state chairmen

The Allied People’s Movement (APM) National Working Committee (NWC) has suspended six of its national officers and three state chairmen for gross misconduct and anti party... Read more

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

Tags: Allied People’s Movement (APM), National Working Committee (NWC), Oyadeyi Adebayo, Rose Gyar, Muktar Sidi, National Electoral Commission (INEC), Alhaji Yusuf Dantalle,

Nigerian Air Force commences 2022 recruitment

THE Nigerian Air Force has opened its portal for the 2022/2023 recruitment exercise for airmen/women. The application is free of charge and interested and qualified candidates are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force

Bandits invade Kaduna correctional service’s farm, kill 1, rustle many animals

BANDITS have stormed a farm belonging to the Nigerian Correctional Service in Kujama town, headquarters of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing one person... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Umar Audu, Nigerian Correctional Service

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

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

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

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

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,

Unblocking SIM cards require SIM linkage

...we are not recruiting - NCC   THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) wishes to officially inform telecoms consumers, whose Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards are barred from making... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission,

NPA redeploys senior officials

THE Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has effected some changes at the upper rank of the organisation. Mr Ibrahim Nasiru, General Manager, Corporate and strategic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Abdul Sani, Dantiye Zainab Magaji, Faturoti Adebanjo, Allen Bankole, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ibrahim Nasiru,

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,

EU officials arrive Kiev, pledge more support for Ukrainians

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell on Friday arrived in Kiev on what von der Leyen described as... Read more

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

Tags: European Commission, President Ursula von der Leyen, Josep Borrell, President Volodymyr Zelensky, Matti Maasikos,

NIS condemns illegal activities of migrants at Falomo, Liverpool jetty areas

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) on Friday condemned the illegal activities of  some  migrants at Falomo and Liverpool jetty areas of Lagos State. Mr Kunle Osisanya, the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS)

NCPC Boss seeks increased synergy with media

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, has called for increased synergy between the media and the commission to educate intending pilgrims. Pam... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigerian Pilot Newspaper, Chuks Ohuegbe,

Again, Agip’s Ogboinbiri/OB-OB gas pipeline in Bayelsa vandalised, set on fire

BARELY one week after it was attacked by vandals on March 29, the 24-inch Ogboinbiri/OB-OB gas pipeline has been vandalised and set ablaze, the News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Idris Musa, Nigerian Agip Oil Company

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,

Family of late don donates research materials to army resource centre

THE family of late Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe,  has  presented a total of 1,039 academic and research materials to the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC). The materials which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC), Prof. Chukwuma Osakwe, Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Dr Amede Osakwe, Maj.-Gen. Garba Wahab,

3 Unijos students win German postgraduate scholarship

THREE Students of the Department of Theatre and Film Arts, University of Jos, have won fully sponsored Postgraduate Exchange Programme for Masters degrees in Film Culture... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Jemima Choji, Hamza Abubakar, Ali DankwatUniversity of Jos, Abdullahi Abdullahi, Nigerian Film Institute (NFI), Prof. Sati Fwanshak, Prof. Tanko Ishaya,

NSCDC in Edo gets new Commandant

THE new Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo Command, Mr. Dan Oko, assumed office in Benin on Thursday. The News Agency of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dan Oko, Aniekan Udoeyop,

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,

Alleged $38m fraud: Court gives EFCC go-ahead to investigate oil company, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has dismissed a suit by oil and gas services firm, Marine Assets and Offshore Equipment Limited, to stop its investigation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

NHRC receives 238 complaints in 2 months in Kano State

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State, says it has received 238 complaints of human rights abuse between February and March. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi,

UNHCR to step up collaboration in promoting “Zakat” almsgiving in Nigeria

THE UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has reaffirmed plans to step up its collaboration and capacity in promoting  “Zakat”  in Nigeria. Zakat- which means that which... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR), Zakat, Chansa Kapaya, Alhaji Muhammad Maidoki, Dr Ado Muhammad,

Senate passes Copyright Bill to boost creative industry

THE Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, April 6, passed the Bill for an Act to repeal the Copyright Act, Cap C28 LFN, 2004 and enact the Copyright... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Senate, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawal, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, Mukhail A. Abiru, Yahaya Abubakar Abdullahi,

High fertility rate influences population growth –NPC-

THE National Population Commission (NPC) says the country’s high population figure is influenced by its high fertility rate which is about  5.3 children per women. The Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: National Bureau of Statistic, National Population Commission, Mr Nasir Kwarra, Dr Christine Valente

National Security: Senate moves to establish commission on religious harmony

The Senate, at Wednesday plenary considered a bill seeking to establish the National Religious Harmony Commission (NRHC). The National Religious Harmony Commission (Establishment) Bill 2022, sponsored by... Read more

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

Tags: National Religious Harmony Commission (NRHC), Nigerian Senate,

Bandits/Army clash: Security beefed up around Abuja

SECURITY has been beefed up around the Federal Capital City, FCT, Abuja, following the clash between bandits and troops last week. Competent military sources confirmed last night... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: FCT, Nigerian Army, 102 Guards Battalion,

FIFA picks 8 African referees for Qatar World Cup, ignores Nigeria

NIGERIAN referees have, yet again, been left out of the list of African officials put together by world football governing body, FIFA, to officiate at this... Read more

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

Tags: NIGERIAN referees, African Cup of Nations,

NCC Orders Telcos, Agents To Comply With SIM Replacement Guidelines

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has insisted that Mobile Network Operators (MNOs), their licensed agents and telecom subscribers should always comply with the Subscriber Identity Module... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Identification Number (NIN),

AU to commemorate 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda

THE African Union Commission, AUC, has reassured of its plan to hold the 28th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. According to a statement posted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nelson Mandela, African Union Commission

Senate passes bill to re-enact National Commission for Colleges of Education

THE Senate on Tuesday at plenary passed a bill to repeal and re-enact the National Commission for Colleges of Education Act of 1989. Also passed was the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: National Commission for Colleges of Education Act, Sen. Nora Ladi Daduut, Federal Polytechnic, Orozo

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),

Man, 24, bags 9-month jail term for $1085 cyber crime

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has sentenced a 24 year-old man, Boluwatife Kehinde, to nine months imprisonment over US$1085 internet fraud. Delivering judgment, Justice Uche... Read more

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

Tags: Boluwatife Kehinde, Justice Uche Agomoh, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr A.G. Babalola

2023: Monitor politicians’ compliance with Electoral Act, NGE tells media

The President, Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mr Mustapha Isah, has called on the media to monitor politicians’ compliance with the Electoral Act as the country... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Guild of Editors, Mr Mustapha Isah, Mr Sam Udekwe, Mr Maxwell Ngene, Ms Jeanne Clark,

Absence of judge stalls hearing of motion challenging jurisdiction in Okorocha’s suit

The absence of Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Tuesday, stalled the hearing of a motion challenging court’s jurisdiction in the suit... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Rochas Okorocha, Eze Duri-Ihuoma,

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),

Train attack: NRC reiterates commitment to rescue hostages

By Lucy Ogalue, THE Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will work relentlessly with security agencies to ensure the rescue of those kidnaped in the March 28... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), bandit attack, Mr Fidet Okhiria,

Train attack :14 missing passenger found alive, 8 dead : NRC boss

The Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria, has said that 14 of the 21 passengers abducted on board the Ak9 train on the standard... Read more

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

Tags: Fidet Okhiria, Nigerian Railway Corporation,

NIN-SIM policy: Buhari approves implementation, directs telcos to bar calls on unlinked lines

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the implementation of NIN-SIM Policy and directed Telephone companies (Telcos) to bar all outgoing calls on unlinked cell phone lines from... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Kayode Adegoke, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), National Identification Number (NIN), Associa

Bomb blast: NRC reiterates commitment to rescue missing passengers

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has reiterated its commitment to collaborate with security agencies to rescue other missing passengers aboard the recently attacked AK9 Abuja-Kaduna bound... Read more

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

Tags: Fidet Okhiria, Nigerian Railway Corporation

Train attack: NRC confirms safety of 170 passengers, working to rescue others

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, has confirmed the safety of about 170 passengers that were on board the attacked AK9 Abuja to Kaduna train on March... Read more

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

Tags: Fidet Okhiria, Nigerian Railway Corporation

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,

Shippers’ Council launches service charter, customers` care policy handbook

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) SERVICOM Unit, has launched the agency’s Service Charter and Customers` Care Policy Handbook (SCCCPH), to enhance service delivery. The Executive Secretary, NSC,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime, Service Charter and Customers` Care Policy Handbook (SCCCPH), Nnenna Akajemeli, Alhaji Nofiu Inaolaji, Adaku Okam,

NCC vows to end piracy, nabs two offenders in Ibadan

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) has vowed to end piracy in the Southwest. It also nabbed two offenders in Ibadan over illegal reproduction and sale of people’s... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Olabisi Ogundiran,

Navy hands over nine suspected oil thieves to NSCDC in Bayelsa

THE Nigerian Navy handed over nine suspected crude oil thieves to officials of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Yenagoa on Friday. Lt.-Cdr. Ola... Read more

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

Tags: Christina Okafor, Lt.-Cdr. Ola Babatunde, NSCDC, Nigerian Navy

NIPOST introduces new products for effective service delivery

THE Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) says it has introduced new products and services for effective service delivery in the country. The Postmaster-General, NIPOST, Ismail Adewusi, disclosed this... Read more

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

Tags: Ismail Adewusi, Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST), Ijeoma Onuekwusi, Ivue Ubogu,

Diaspora Nigerians lunch Internet TV

The Nigerians in Diaspora Leadership and Governance Canada Inc. (LGC) on Thursday in Abuja lunched the Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) into the Nigerian market. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), Diaspora Leadership and Governance Canada Inc, Kola Esomojumi, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Matthew Urhoghide, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission  (NiDCOM),

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),

FRSC appoints 2 senior officers, promotes 1,116 others

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the appointment of two Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) to the rank of Deputy Corps Marshal (DCM). The Corps Public... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Bisi Kazeem,

‘Baba Ijebu’ bags NIJ Fellowship award

THE Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ) on Thursday conferred a fellowship award on the Chairman, Premier Lotto, Chief Kesington Adebutu, popularly known as Baba Ijebu. The News... Read more

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

Tags: Chief Kesington Adebutu, Chief Olusegun Osoba, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Mrs Maiden Alex-Ibru, Mr John Momoh, Chairman, Mr Sheyin Ephraim, Baba Ijebu.

FCCPC holds Google responsible for online lenders’ conducts

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it is holding Google Play Store responsible for the inability to trace the owners of some online... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Mr Babtunde Irukera, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

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,

AU awards scholarships to 110 postgraduate students

THE African Union Commission has awarded scholarships to 110 postgraduate students from 45 African countries for various courses at the Pan African University of Life and... Read more

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

Tags: Rickson Etindi, Prof. Titilayo Akinlabi, African Union Commission

NRC sympathises with relatives of victims of train attack

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has commiserated with relatives and friends of passengers who lost their lives on board the NRC AK9 train attacked by hoodlums... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria,

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,

Train attack: NRC commiserates with passengers, appeals to media on false information

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has commiserated with passengers on board its AK9 train of March 28 that was attacked by terrorists.   In a statement, Mr Fidet... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria,

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),

EFCC nabs 120 alleged internet fraudsters in Ibadan, Enugu

Operatives of the Enugu and Ibadan Zonal Commands of the Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 120 suspects over alleged internet fraud in Enugu and Oyo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Economic and  Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren,

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,

Cyber-attacks growing at alarming rate, says Pantami

The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has expressed worry over the growing rate of cyber-attacks across the globe especially in the country. Pantami... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Africa Centre of Excellence on Technology Enhanced Learning (ACETEL), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA),

EU plans to make consumer goods easier to repair than replace

THE European Commission on Wednesday said it wants to ramp up environmental standards for everything from clothes, furniture, to electrical goods like phones and printers. The EU... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: Frans Timmermans, European Commission

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,

FCC seeks even distribution of social amenities across Nigeria

THE Federal Character Commission, FCC, on Tuesday called on state governors to ensure even distribution of social amenities to Nigerians, saying it would go a long... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Emmanuel Ogunmefun, Boss Mustapha, Abubakar Bello, Muheeba Dankaka, Federal Character Commission

Commission freezes over 30 accounts of illegal loan companies

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), says it has frozen no fewer than 30 bank accounts operated by illegal loan organisations. Mr Babatunde Irukera, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC),

Group describes Tinubu as a political genius

 The Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Tinubu (NYD4BAT), has described the National Leader of the All-Progressives Congress (APC), Tinubu as a political genius as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigerian Youth and Diaspora Forum for Bola Tinubu (NYD4BAT), Dr Ajibola Abayomi, Sen. Bola Tinubu,

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

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Haliru Nababa, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),

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 (

Abuja-Kaduna train operations suspended after attack

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation has suspended operations along the Abuja-Kaduna route following a terrorist attack on a train plying the axis on Monday. The NRC confirmed the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Railway Corporation

Agip, host community disagree on response to oil spill

The People of Lasukugbene Community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa have disagreed with the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) over how the latter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC),

We have evacuated all trapped passengers in Kaduna-bound train – Kaduna govt

The Kaduna State Government says the evacuation of passengers trapped in the Kaduna-bound train from Abuja has been concluded this morning by security forces.     The Commissioner for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), Gov. Nasir El-Rufai, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Samuel Aruwan,

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

Alleged fraud: Ex-Minister Turaki excited over court decision

Former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Monday, expressed happiness over the decision of a Federal High Court, Abuja, exonerating him of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 46 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Inyang Ekwo, Alhamdulillah Rabbil Alamin, Kabiru Turaki,

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,

NPC holds training for Federal Commissioners

THE National Population Commission (NPC) on Monday began training for its federal commissioners and the chairman in preparation for the 2022 Population and Housing Census (PHC). Alhaji... Read more

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

Tags: National Population Commission, Dr Eyitayo Oyetunji, Alhaji Isa Kwarra, Mr Ipalibo Harry,

Court clears ex-Minister Turaki of money laundering charge

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, discharged and acquitted former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, of money laundering charge.   Justice Inyang Ekwo,... Read more

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

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

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

NIMC: Nigerians decry arbitrary charges over NIN

SOME Nigerians have expressed concern about the arbitrary charges by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on issues that involve the use of National Identity Numbers... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Haruna Ugbede, Mr Joseph Ossita, National Identity Management Commission

Buhari warns EFCC against political interference

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja admonished the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to avoid being used for partisan politics or used to settle... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Nigerian Correctional Service debunks report of smuggling of Indian hemp into facility

THE Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service on Friday debunked a report that its officers were smuggling Indian hemp and alcohol into its custodial... Read more

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

Tags: Enugu State Command of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Monday Chukwuemeka, Nicholas Obiako,

Obiano regains freedom, passport seized

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Wednesday night released former Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano on administrative bail. The EFCC had initially refused to release... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Willie Obiano

NFC postpones date of Zuma film festival to May 1

The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has disclosed the 12th Edition of Zuma Film Festival, scheduled to hold in Abuja from April 2 to 9, 2022 has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Brian Etuk, Zuma Film Festival,

NGO urges journalists, disaster managers to sustain synergy

An NGO, Christian Aid, has urged journalists and disaster managers to sustain synergy to improve coverage of disaster issues in Sokoto State. The NGO’s Country Director, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mr Temitope Fashola, Christian Aid,

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),

22 ships discharge petrol, others at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday said that 22 ships at the Lagos Port Complex were discharging petrol and others. The NPA in its daily Shipping... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),

NGO decries low level of funding for TB response

Development Communications Network (DevComs), an NGO, has urged Federal Government to pay more attentionto Tuberculosis (TB) response. The group’s Programme Director, Akin Jimoh, made the appeal in... Read more

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

Tags: Development Communications Network (DevComs),

Lekki Port will boost GDP, diversify economy – Stakeholders

Some maritime stakeholders on Thursday said the economic benefits derivable from the Lekki Deep Seaport were enormous and  would boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).   They... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Rotimi Amaechi, Federal Executive Council (FEC), Adetokunbo Kayode,

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),

2023: Northern group drum up support for power shift to South

A Nothern group under the aegeis of Arewa Concerned Civil Society Organisations of Nigerian, have called for presidential power shift to South in 2023. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 824 times

Tags: Arewa Concerned Civil Society Organisations of Nigerian, President Mohammed Buhari,

NAICOM partners brokers to deepen insurance penetration

THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, has extended further hands of collaboration to insurance brokers in the deepening of Insurance market in the country. The commissioner for Insurance,... Read more

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

Tags: Rotimi Edu, Sunday Thomas, National Insurance Commission

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,

NEDC trains 300 teachers in Adamawa

The North East Development Commission (NEDC) has begun the training of 300 teachers in Adamawa, to enhance their teaching capacity. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Musa Yusuf, Hajiya Zainab Jaji, Dr Salihi Ateequ, North East Development Commission (NEDC),

Red Cross, police partner to tackle violence against health workers

Nigerian Red Cross Society and Nigerian Police Force have agreed to partner to tackle violence against health workers and facilities to ensure safe health care delivery. The... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Red Cross Society, Abubakar Lawal,

FCCPC engages MultiChoice over DStv/GOtv subscription increase

 THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC says it is engaging pay television company, MultiChoice Nigeria, for clarity of the subscription fee increase announcement. Mr Babatunde... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: MultiChoice, Mrs Lilian Okorie, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission,

NUT strike: Group urges FCT, union to consider pupils, end action

 Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari, Area Council, Abuja, has urged the FCT Administration and the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT)  in the council to consider... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: John Awoyi, Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC),

Court to hear ex-Army Chief’s suit against EFCC June 8

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, has fixed June 8 for definite hearing of the suit filed by a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Inyang  Ekwo, Ms Habiba Chime, Mr Mohammed Buba, Mr Efut Okoi, Nigerian Army, EFCC, Lt.-Gen. Kenneth Minimah,Brig. Gen. R. I. Odi

NDLEA intercepts 1.9m tablets of Tramadol, Codeine at Lagos airport

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has seized over 1.9 million tablets of Tramadol and Codeine imported into the country from Pakistan and United Kingdom.   NDLEA’s... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Femi Babafemi, Aviation Security (AVSEC), Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO),

Land agent docked for alleged N1.8m fraud

A 43-year-old land agent, Abdulkarim Mohammad, was on Wednesday  docked in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N1.8million fraud. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) charged Mohammed... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Darius Khobo,

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

NCCE to clamp down existing illegal colleges of education

THE National Commission for Colleges of Education, NCCE says it will begin the clamp down on some existing illegal Colleges of Education (COE) across the country. Prof.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, National Commission for Colleges of Education,

FRC boss urges states to domesticate fiscal responsibility law

THE Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Chief Victor Muruako, has appealed to states to domesticate the Fiscal Responsibility Law. Muruako told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Victor Muruako,

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,

Panel orders suspended DCP Abba Kyari to appear March 30

AN independent investigation panel on fixed March 30 for the suspended DCP Abba Kyari to appear in a petition of alleged unlawful arrest filed by three... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigerian Police, DCP Abba Kyari, SARS, NDLEA,

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

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

NGX: Market capitalisation drops by 17bn

 EQUITIES on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., NGX extended  negative performance on Monday, as profit-taking activities was witnessed in some financial institution stocks. Specifically, the market capitalisation lost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, United Bank for Africa, Access Bank, Zenith Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Company,

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

Nigerian Army organises inter-brigade competition

THE 6 Division of the Nigerian Army has organised its 2022 inter-brigade competition. The competition is for junior non-commissioned soldiers of the ranks of Private to Corporal. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Nigerian Army

NHRC expresses concern over incessant ASUU strike

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has expressed deep concern over the incessant strikes by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Executive Secretary of the Commission,... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Tony Ojukwu, SAN, University Transparency Accountability Solution (UTAS), National Universities Commission (NUC),

IGI pays N848m as claims in 2021

Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI) on Monday said it paid a total of N848.5 million as claims to its policyholders between January and December 2021... Read more

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

Tags: Industrial And General Insurance Plc. (IGI), National Insurance Commission (NAICOM),

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,

Oil theft: Navy arrests 13 Nigerians, impounds vessel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested a vessel named ”Motor Tanker Harbor Spirit” and 13 Nigerians on board conveying a fortified and auctioned crude oil from MV... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Nigerian Navy,

Correctional centre promotes made-in-Nigeria goods – Official

THE Nigerian Correctional Service says it is promoting made-in-Nigeria goods, produced by inmates in Lagos State to boost their income. Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun, the Service Public... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Nigerian Correctional Service, Chief Superintendent Rotimi Oladokun,

NPA vows to eliminate systemic corruption at the ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says it has taken measures to eliminate systemic corruption and other criminal practises at the nation’s seaports. Its Managing Director, Mr Mohammed... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, Nigerian Port Process Manual (NPPM), Ibrahim Nasiru, Soji Apampa, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN),

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.

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,

China part of Namibia’s tourism sector revival strategy- Official

Namibia is exploring ways to grow its base for China as a key source market for its tourism and hospitality sector following disruption by the COVID-19. Nelson... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nelson Ashipala, Corporate Communications at Namibia Wildlife Resorts,

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

EFCC moves Obiano to Abuja after arrest in Lagos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has moved former Anambra Governor, Mr Willie Obiano to Abuja after he was arrested in Lagos on Thursday night. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Willie Obiano, Wilson Uwujiaren, Gov. Charles Soludo,

NPC commissioner counsels Ndigbo to participate in Census 2022

The National Population Commission (NPC) has urged the people of the South-East to present themselves for counting in the 2022 National Census scheduled for November. The Federal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Ejike Ezeh,

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,

29 ships carrying petrol, other products expected at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA on Thursday said that 29 ships are expected to arrive at the port from March 17 to March 31. According to NPA... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority,

Police Commissioner seeks media support to reduce crimes in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Police in Bauchi State, Mr Umar Sanda, has solicited the cooperation of the media to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state. Sanda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Umar Sanda, Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Stolen artefacts will go through travel exhibitions when retrieved-NCMM

THE National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) says Nigerian stolen artefacts to be retrieved in 2022, will be put up for travel exhibitions to generate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Prof. Abba Tijani,

Reps seek reinforcement of compulsory UBEC Act in FCT

The House of Representatives has urged the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Musa Bello, to ensure full compliance with provisions of the Universal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Alhaji Musa Bello,

Gender equality ‘fundamental prerequisite’ for sustainable world- UN chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says gender equality is a fundamental prerequisite for peaceful and sustainable world. Guterres said this at a town hall meeting on the sideline... Read more

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

Tags: United Nation, António Guterres, Commission on the Status of Women (CSW),

Group urges in-coming Anambra governor to check lawlessness

The Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction, on Wednesday, urged Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, the in-coming Governor of Anambra, to check all forms of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, Movement for Election of Nigerian President of Igbo Extraction,

BEDC receives 156,434 complaints from customers in 2 years

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has received 156, 434 customer complaints from 2020 to date, according to its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Funke Osibodu. Osibodu said this during... Read more

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

Tags: Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC), Funke Osibodu,

President Buhari approves reconstitution of NBC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of theGoverning Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC),following the expiration of the tenure of the former Board.In a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Adesola Oyinloye Ndu, Olaniyan Olatunji Badmus, Wada Asab Ibrahim, Iheanyichukwu Azubike Dike, Bashir Omolaja B

Man jailed for attempted cyber fraud in Kwara

A Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday sentenced one Adeshina Oluwafemi, from Ekiti State, over attempted cyber fraud. The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Adenike Akinpelu,

Deep Blue project: House committee on Navy commends transparency in NIMASA 

… as project earns international recognition. THE Chairman House Committee on the Nigerian Navy, Yusuf Gagdi, has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Bashir Jamoh, Nigerian Navy, Yusuf Gagdi, Alao Ajala, NIMASA,

Commission begins construction of permanent IDPs camp in Edo

THE National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has begun the construction of a permanent camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Edo.The... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI)

Agents lament poor start to Customs 30-day window on vehicle evacuation

THE Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, on Wednesday, lamented the poor start to the 30-day window for the evacuation of vehicles trapped in the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, Mr Michael Imonitie, Mr Peter Akintoye

Environmentalist wants FG to revoke, re-allocate licences of frequent polluters

MR Iniruo Wills, a well-known environmentalist, has advocated for the revocation and re-awarding of licences only to oil firms that operate in an environmentally sustainable manner.   Wills... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Iniruo Wills, International Oil Company (IOC), Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission (NUPRC),

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,

Wabote inaugurates valve assembling centre 

SIMBI Kesiye Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, on Monday inaugurated a valve assembly centre established by TAG Energy Limited... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Simbi Kesiye Wabote,  TAG Energy Limited, Mr. Yemi Gbadamosi

We don’t want Apapa gridlock replicated in Lekki – Jime

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’Council (NSC), Mr Emmanuel Jime, on Tuesday said that the council does not want a replication of Apapa gridlock at the Lekki... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mr Denrick Moos, Nigerian Shippers’Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime,

LCCI, stakeholders push for petroleum subsidy removal

THE Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI and energy stakeholders have called for removal of subsidy on petroleum products to save money for investment in... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, Comrade Funmi Sessi, Nigerian Labour Congress, Mr Tunji Oyebanji,

Nigeria generates over $3bn from non-oil export products in 2021 —NEPC

THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC has said that the country exported non-oil products worth 3.45 billion U.S dollars in the 2021 fiscal year.   Executive Director of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr Anthony Ajuruchi, Mr Ezra Yakusak,

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

FCCPC hits digital money lenders, begins ‘advanced investigation’

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has ordered digital money lenders that were subject of its regulatory intervention on March 11 to cease operating. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Mr Babatunde Irukera, CBN, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission,

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,

IDPs allege diversion of food vouchers in Borno

SOME Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Gubio camp, Maiduguri have raised alarm over alleged diversion of monthly e-vouchers meant to buy food for their households. The e-voucher... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Kelechi Onyemaobi, National Human Rights Commission, Kaltume Musa, Musa Idris,

NBCC hosts maiden exhibition to unlock Nigeria’s trade, healthcare opportunities

The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has unveiled plans to hold its maiden exhibition fair aimed at unlocking opportunities in trade, investment and healthcare sectors, via... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC), Akin Osuntoki,

NGE describes Yawe as media icon, peerless patriot

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has described the late Emmanuel Yawe as a “media icon and peerless patriot’’. This is contained in a statement signed by... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE), Mustapha Isah, Iyobosa Uwugiaren, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), University of Ibadan, Emmanuel Yawe,

Blast at terminal reduces crude oil production by 25,000 barrels per day

ENI, the parent company of Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) on Monday declared a Force Majeure on expected oil output at its Brass terminal in Yenagoa. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigerian Agip Oil Company, ENI,

AUC, U.S. reaffirm commitment to solving world health, climate, other issues

By Kennedy Nnamani THE United States and the African Union Commission, AUC, have reaffirmed strong collaboration and commitment to address issues affecting the world. This was contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Bankole Adeoye, Molly Phee, Albert Muchanga, Akunna Cook, Monica Medina, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Antony Blinken, Ned Price, African Union Commission

64 killed in ambush, reprisals in Ethiopia, says Rights body

ETHIOPIAN Human Rights Commission on Monday confirmed the death of 64 people in western Ethiopia after armed group attacked a civilian convoy and its military escort... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: United Nations, ETHIOPIAN Human Rights Commission

HYPPADEC will ensure security in riverine communities — official

 THE Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) says it will provide security personnel within the riverine areas to ensure the safety of people in the... Read more

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

Tags: Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission, Dr Rose-Mary Oguora, Alhaji Abdulrazak Isah-Koto,

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

NAICOM to begin annual ranking of insurance companies

THE National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, says it will commence the ranking and rating of insurance companies in line with the number of claims received and settled... Read more

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

Tags: Sunday Thomas, National Insurance Commission

Ondo govt lauds health commission for qualitative healthcare services

THE Special Adviser to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu on Health, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, has commended staff of the Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC) for their contributions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Ondo State Contributory Health Commission (ODCHC), Dr Abiodun Oyeneyin,

Ex-NSE boss emerges President, World Federation of Engineering Organisations

A former president of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Mr Mustafa Shehu, has been elected the President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO). Shehu, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO), Abdulkadir Aliyu, Mustafa Shehu,

There is low awareness of urban planning in Nigeria – NITP

THE Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has decried the poor awareness of urban planning regulations in the country. The National President of NITP, Mr Toyin Ayinde,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Toyin Ayinde, Sunusi Gumau,

EU executive investigates Google, Meta over advertising deal

THE European Commission has started an investigation into Google and Meta Facebook’s parent company for alleged breaches of EU competition rules over an advertising deal. The agreement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: European Union, European Commission, Margrethe Vestager,

City locked down, schools shut as China records highest COVID-19 cases in 2 years

A Chinese city of nine million was ordered into lockdown on Friday and Shanghai shut its schools as authorities scrambled to halt a COVID-19 outbreak that... Read more

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

Tags: Chinese National Health Commission

Geometric Power pledges constant power supply in Aba with approved tariff – Nnaji

PROF. Barth Nnaji, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Geometric Power Ltd, Aba, in Abia has assured customers of improved power supply and also retain current tariff regime. Nnaji,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Ken Anyanwu, Prof. Barth Nnaji, Geometric Power Ltd Aba, National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

Committee of Vice Chancellors decries illegal admissions in universities

THE Committee of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities (CVCNU), has decried the illegal admission of students into the universities.   Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Secretary-General, CVCNU, disclosed this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: ASUU, JAMB, Prof. Yakubu Ochefu, Vice Chancellors of Nigerian Universities,

Edo govt. delegation visits ICRC, targets own agro-based river port

RERESENTATIVES from Edo Government on Wednesday, visit the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) with a view to establishing an agro-based river port. This is contained in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Dr Joe Aigboduwa, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission,

NCPC Boss names Kaigama spiritual leader for 2021/2022 Easter Pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, has named the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, His Grace, Most Rev Ignatius Kaigama, to lead the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Bishop Kaigama, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

Panel holds Executive Session to consider petitions on N452m judgment debts

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) investigative panel on Thursday, held its second executive session to consider petitions on judgment debts worth N452 million.   This is contained... Read more

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

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mr Hillary Ogbonna, Justice Suleiman Galadima, Fatimah Mohammed,

Aviation fuel: Airline operators allege hijack, worry over safety

  AIRLINE operators in Nigeria have alleged hijacked of aviation fuel by supply chain of the Jet A1 fuel, thereby driving up the price through artificial scarcity.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Mr Allen Onyema, Mr Ugbugo Ukoha, Musa Nuhu,

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),

Group trains 1,000 women farmers to tackle climate change impact

 The Canada-sponsored Gender-Responsive Climate Change Adaptation Initiative in Nigerian Agriculture (GCAINA) is to train at least 1,000 Rivers women farmers to enable them to tackle climate... Read more

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

Tags: Climate Change Adaptation Initiative in Nigerian Agriculture

Qatar 2022 Final Battle: NFF announces Daar Communications as ticket rights holder

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday publicly presented Daar Communications PLC (owners of Africa Independent Television and Raypower Radio) as the exclusive ticket rights holder for... Read more

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

Tags: NFF, Tony Anegbe Akiotu, Mohammed Sanusi, Daar Communications, FIFA World Cup Qatar,

Impact of Ukraine war to dominate EU leaders’ summit in Versailles

EU leaders gathered for an informal summit in Versailles on Thursday after a frantic two weeks of supplying arms, sheltering nearly two million people and signing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: European Union, European Commission,

Man jailed 10 years for job scam

Justice  Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Thursday sentenced a man, Haidiahi Faruoq, to ten years imprisonment for job scam. The Judge sentenced Faruoq after... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

Corruption, hindering progress in maritime sector – NSC boss

EMMANUEL Jime, the executive secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, said  corruption among other challenges are limiting the progress of Nigeria’s Maritime sector and this needs to be... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Joan Onwumere,  Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Emmanuel Jime

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,,

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,

Corruption hindering our service delivery- NSC boss

MR Emmanual Jime, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), says the council will deliver more quality services when corruption is tackled.   Jime said this on Wednesday when... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Emmanual Jime, Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Joan Onwulere, NPA, NCS, NIS, NIMASA, NDLEA,  CRFFN,  ICPC,

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,

Senate tasks INEC on voting by inmates of correctional centres

 THE Senate has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to explore the possibilities of allowing Nigerians serving sentences in correctional centres to vote during general... Read more

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

Tags: D, National Electoral Commission, Sen. Abba Moro

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)

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

Red Cross embarks on cash transfer in seven states

THE Nigerian Red Cross Society, NRCS, says it will embark on its Cash Transfer Scheme to 2.5 million people in North West and North Central Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Anthony Abah, Nigerian Red Cross Society

EU executive to present plan for nixing Russian energy dependency

 The European Commission is set to issue proposals on Tuesday that would rapidly free EU countries of their energy dependence on Russia. The war in Ukraine and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 49 times

Tags: European Commission

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),

Council sensitises exporters on positioning Nigerian products internationally

THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) held a one-day workshop in Jos on Monday to sensitise potential exporters on ways of marketing Nigeria’s non-oil products in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Angela Uche-Echieh, Ezra Yakusak,

European Commission plans to get rid of Russian energy dependency

THE European Commission is to issue proposals on Tuesday to rapidly free EU countries from energy dependence on Russia.   “We have to get rid of the dependency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Eric Mamer, European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, Prime Minister Mario Draghi,

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

NCPC urges Adamawa intending pilgrims to be good ambassadors

The Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev.has called on intending pilgrims from Adamawa to be good ambassadors and shun abscondment while performing the spiritual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Rev. Zidon Zenald, Bishop Peter Bath, Executive Secretary National Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Yakubu Pam,

Facebook to sponsor international teachers’ conference in Ikeja

MORE than I00,000,000 education stakeholders across the world are to participate at an international teachers’ conference to be organised in Ikeja in April by a Facebook... Read more

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

Tags: Facebook, Nigerian Teachers Community (NTC), Peter Ogudoro,

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

Alleged enforced disappearance: Panel orders police to produce victim’s case file

AN independent investigation panel on Monday ordered the police to the case file of a victim of alleged enforced disappearance, John Alozie. The panel gave the order... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Chino Obiagwu, Suleiman Galadima, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Garba Tetengi,

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

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,

Govt Can’t Deny Us Access To Firearms, Let Alone Stop Us From Buying Fuel – Bandits’ Leader, Turji

A notorious bandit, Bello Turji, has said inasmuch as the government cannot prevent illegal firearms in circulation, nobody can prevent bandits from buying petrol. Turji was making reference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Bello Turji, Nigerian Communications Commission,

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

CAC, a point of excellence in service delivery, says world bank

THE World Bank has commended the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a point of excellence in service delivery.   According to a statement by CAC’s Head of Media,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Ahaji Garba Abubakar, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

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),

Shippers’ council seeks smooth interface with shipping lines

THE Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has urged shipping companies to appoint desk officers to enable smooth interface between both parties The Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Mr Lionel Odeyer,

I’ll continue to defend interest of our citizens worldwide – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to defend the interest of Nigerians wherever they may be as the nation begins the evacuation of citizens... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Femi Adesina, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM),

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),

411 Nigerians, consular staff arrive Abuja Airport from Ukraine

THE first set of 411 Nigerians, escaping the ongoing war in Ukraine, have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja. The Nigerian airline- Max Air evacuating... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: NDLEA, NEMA, NiDCOM, Nigerian airline- Max Air

NGX ASI dips further by 0.14%

 THE  equities market’s All Share Index (ASI) further dropped by 0.14 per cent on Thursday, to stand at 47, 296.07 points, following the release of  financial... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, NGXGROUP, Zenith Bank, FBNH, SEPLAT.

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,

NPA designates Lilypond Terminal as non-oil export processing facility

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Thursday affirmed the designation of the Lilypond Container Terminal in Ijora, Lagos as a specialised processing and handling facility for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, Nigerian Ports Authority, Surveyor Ishaya Idi, KADCCIMA, Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu,

What sells agric produce — NEPC

THE Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) says quality standards of agricultural produce are basic requirements for successful marketing and exportation. Mrs Amina Abdulmalik, NEPC Trade promotion Advisor,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Mr Gabriel Enemali, NEPC, Nigerian Export Promotion Council,

Osinbajo inaugurates Bankers’ House, hails CIBN on professionalism

VICE-President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the professional conduct of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), saying that this has helped the resilience and continued growth... Read more

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

Tags: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, United Bank for Africa Mr Tony Elumelu, Mr Emmanuel Nnorom, CIBN, Nigerian Exchange Group Plc, Mr Oscar Onyema,

NGX Group records N6.8bn gross earnings in 2021

THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Group Plc says its gross earnings grew to N6.8 billion in its audited financial results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange, Otunba Abimbola Ogunbanjo,

Pension fund assets rise to N13.61 trn, as RSA holders reach 9.55m in January – PenCom

THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) says pension fund assets rose to N13.61 trillion as at January 31. This is contained in an unaudited report on pension funds... Read more

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

Tags: National Pension Commission,

Court jails student 6 months for internet fraud

A Kwara  High Court sitting in Ilorin, on Thursday, sentenced a student, Feranmi Adeogun, 21, to six months in the Correctional Centre for impersonation and internet... Read more

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

Tags: Adenike Akinpelu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

#EndSARS panel subpoenas Inspector, 4 top cops

An Independent Investigation panel has ordered Insp. Paul Odey of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Special Tactical Squad, Abuja, to appear before it to defend himself on... Read more

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

Tags: Kenneth Ogbuchuwa, Intelligence Response Team (IRT), National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS),

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,

Car dealer bags 2 years imprisonment for cheating

JUSTICE M.T.M. Aliyu of the Kaduna High Court on Thursday sentenced one Akochi Ejike to two years imprisonment for breach of trust and cheating. Ejike was arraigned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: M.T.M. Aliyu, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

We’ve reduced insecurity in Gulf of Guinea by 80% – NIMASA

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it has reduced insecurity in the Gulf Guinea by 80 per cent since the beginning of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Iroghama Ogbeifun, Oil and Gas Free Zone Area (OGFZA), Umana Umana, Starz Investments Company Ltd., Marine Litters and Micro Plastic Action Plan (MLMPAP), Dr Bashir Jamoh, Nigerian Maritime Administra

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: E.K. Garba,Simon Martins,Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Kingsley Blessed,

UTME registration: Kogi govt warns against extortion of students

 KOGI State Government on Thursday, warned against the extortion of prospective candidates for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) as they register for the exam. The... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Wemi Jones,JAMB,National Identity Management Commission,Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations,

Businessman in court over alleged N10m fraud

A 45-year-old businessman, Simon Martins, was on Thursday arraigned in a Kaduna High Court over alleged N10 million fraud. Martins was charged with criminal breach of trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC),

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,

NIMASA DG urges FG to harness agriculture, solid minerals for growth

DR. Bashir Jamoh, the Director-General (DG) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has urged the Federal Government to harness agriculture and solid mineral... Read more

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

Tags: DR. Bashir Jamoh, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Francis Odukuye, Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), Alhaji Suleiman Aliyu,

Stakeholders meet Thursday, March 3 on Yoruba Language revival

THE Commissioners for Education in Southwest and North Central states will lead others to a meeting of stakeholders on Yoruba language education, stipulated for tomorrow, Thursday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: DAWN Commission, Oodua Investment Company, CEYOLENG

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),

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),

Equities market dips by 0.26%

THE Nigerian equities market on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd.(NGX) on Wednesday closed on a negative note amidst outcome of financial year results.    The NGX All Share Index... Read more

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

Tags: AIRTELAFRI, Zenith Bank, NGXGROUP, SEPLAT, Nigerian Exchange Ltd.

SEPLAT board announces Avuru’s resignation as non-executive director

THE Board of Seplat Energy Plc on Wednesday announced the resignation of Mr Austin Avuru, a Non-Executive Director, from the Board of SEPLAT Energy with effect... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Seplat Energy Plc, Mr Austin Avuru, Edith Onwuchekwa, Nigerian Exchange Ltd.,

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

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,

2023: NBC organises workshop on objective political reportage

AS Nigerians prepare for the 2023 general elections, the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Tuesday organised a two-day workshop in Lagos toward promoting objective political reportage. In... Read more

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

Tags: National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Tony Iredia, INEC, Alhaji Balarabe Shehu

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),

U.S-based group urges FG to ensure systematic evacuation of Nigerians from Ukraine

Mr Gbenga Omotayo, Chairman, Nigerian-Americans Public Affairs Committee (NAPAC), New York, has urged the Federal Government to ensure timely and systematic evaluation of Nigerians stranded in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Gbenga Omotayo, Nigerian-Americans Public Affairs Committee (NAPAC),

Panel orders police to show cause for disobeying orders

AN independent investigation panel has ordered the police to show cause why they have failed to obey its orders in a petition filed by Mrs Nnena... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Garba Tetengi, Chino Obiagwu, Mr Kenneth Ogbochua, Suleiman Galadima, ASP M.Obiozor, Sunday Okpe, SARS Awkuzu, Uzi Emeana National Human Rights Commission,

Top Oil & Gas Exploration Company in Vietnam selects Redline Communications’ Virtual Fiber Solution

REDLINE Communications Group Inc., “Redline Communications ” a leading provider of mission-critical data infrastructure for remote and harsh environments, has announced that Thien Phuc Equipment Material Company Limited has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Mr. Nguyen Huu Cuong, Richard Yoon, Redline Communications.

NSCDC marks International Civil Defence Day in Bayelsa

THE Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  Bayelsa Command, on Tuesday reiterated its preparedness to collaborate with other stakeholders for disaster response operations. Mrs Christiana Abiakam-Omanu,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mariatou Yap, Mrs Christiana Abiakam-Omanu,

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,

Alleged land fraud: Court remands businessman

JUSTICE M.T.M Aliyu of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday ordered that a businessman, Shehu Suleiman, be remanded in a correctional centre for alleged N30 million... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), M.T.M Aliyu, First Bank,

Gov. Akeredolu says equity, fairness critical for unity, growth

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, says equitable distributions and access to socio-economic opportunities will ensure growth and unity in the country. The governor made the remarks... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Executive Chairman of Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka,

Court orders forfeiture of fraudster’s 2 iPhones, 3 laptops

JUSTICE Darius Khobo of a Kaduna High Court on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of an internet fraudster’s two iPhones and three laptops to the Federal Government. The... Read more

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

Tags: Darius Khobo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Intelligence and Special Operation Section(ISOS),

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,

Participants acknowledge policy, regulatory impact on digital connectivity

…pivot future of work, business growth, content development on digital connectivity   AS the weeklong 2022 edition of AfricaNXT opened today at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos, discussants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: AfricaNXT, Nigerian Communications Commission,

International Boundaries: Nigeria is set to resolve all disputes with Benin Republic-NBC

THE Director-General, National Boundary Commission (NBC), Mr Adamu Adaji says Nigeria is eager to resolve all the lingering disputes between it and Benin Republic .   The D-G... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Dr. Marcel Balgo, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mrs Efe Ovuakporie, National Boundary Commission,

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),

NCC unwavering in deploying revenue assurance solution

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is unwavering in its commitment to deploy a Revenue Assurance Solution (RAS) in the telecommunication sector to ensure a more robust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Edoyemi Ogoh, Reuben Muoka, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim,

How China is re-colonising Nigeria (part 2)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN. THE CATCH (Continues) INTRODUCTION LAST week, we commenced this discourse on how China, under the guise of helping developing and underdeveloped countries, is actually re-colonizing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ahmed Ojikutu,

Passengers bemoan 100 % air fare hike by domestic airlines

AIR passengers have continued to bemoan the recent 100 per cent hike in air fares by domestic airlines in the country. A cross section of the passengers,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC),

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),

EU Commission working on practical modalities to ban RT Modalities

The European Commission is working on practical modalities to ensure the ban on Sputnik news agency and RT broadcaster in the European Union amid Russia’s military... Read more

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

Tags: European Union, European Union Commission, Eric Mamer, Vladimir Putin,

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

Alarm in Pakistan as wave of so-called honour killings hits town

At least a dozen people have been murdered by their own relatives in a small town in southwestern Pakistan over the past two weeks on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Dera Murad Jamali, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

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

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,

Alleged N1.2bn fraud: Bauchi governor’s son to open defence April 28

THE Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, fixed April 28 for Shamsudeen Bala, son of Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State to open his defence in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Shamsudeen Bala, Gov. Bala Mohammed,

Nigerian Consulate honours contributions of African Americans to U.S development

 The Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York has joined its counterparts from Ghana and Turkey to honour the contributions of the African Americans to the development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigerian Consulate honours contributions of African Americans to U.S development

NCC  showcases sponsored prototypes in indigenous tech development 

 THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has given concrete expression to the Federal Government’s drive to promote indigenous innovative technologies in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector. The NCC demonstrated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof .Umar Garba Danbatta, Prof. Adeolu Akande, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami,

NCDMB Stakeholder Tour berths Akwa Ibom

THE stakeholder integrated tour of facilities organized by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) with stakeholders of the Niger Delta region has arrived Akwa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, lder Friday Emmanson Udoka, Ukeme Okpob, James Edet,

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,

NCC CSIRT discovers Banking App-Targeting Malware

THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team, CSIRT, has discovered a newly-hatched malicious software that steals users’ banking app login credentials on Android devices.According... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: NCC, Xenomorph, Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team, CSIRT,

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 134 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

Police screens 4,496 candidates in Bauchi for employment

THE Police Command in Bauchi State has screened 4,496 candidates for employment as constables, over nine days. The command’s spokesman, SP Ahmed Wakil, announced this in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Ahmed Wakil,

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

NiMet predicts flight cancellation, diversion in 2022

THE Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) said there might be flight delays and cancellations in compliance with safety regulations during the 2022 rainfall season. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Nigerian Meteorological Agency,

NSCDC deploys 500 personnel for Ondo by-election

THE Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has deployed over 500 personnel for Feb. 26 Akure North/Akure South Federal Constituency... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

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

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

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,

Sports stimulate sustainable economic activities — Minister

THE Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, says sports are not only for recreational purposes but can also be used to stimulate economic... Read more

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

Tags: Sunday Dare, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA),

LG Chairman charges Ikorodu youths on armed forces recruitment exercise

THE Chairman, Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Thursday urged youths in the area to take interest in the 2022  Armed Forces recruitment exercise. Adesina gave... Read more

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

Tags: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency  (NDLEA), Oluwakemi Opakunle, Dr. Muheeba DankakaFederal Character Commission (FCC), Wasiu Adesina,

Shippers council tasks barge operators on standard, quality equipment

THE Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has called on barge operators to use standard and quality equipment that are in line with global trends. The Executive Secretary, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Nigerian Shippers’ Council, Mr Bunmi Olumekun, Alhaji Nura Wagami, Mr Emmanuel Jime

Troops dislodge IPOB/ESN camps in Orsumoghu, burst syndicate behind Electoral violence in Enugu

THE Nigerian Army said on Thursday that is troops of 82 Division on Wednesday 23 February 2022 conducted Operations to clear criminal havens, from where members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, ESN, IPOB

FCCPC, NCAA set joint committee to address high airfares, flight delays

 THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) have set up a joint technical committee to address consumer-related issues... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, Mr Babatunde Irukera,,

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,

Experts tell farmers to take NIMET’s rainfall prediction with caution

AGRICULTURE experts have urged local farmers to tread with caution as they commence the 2022 planting season with early rainfall as predicted by the Nigerian Metrological... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Nigerian Metrological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Kolawole Adebayo, Dr Tunji Iyiola, National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS),

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,

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),

41 terrorists succumb, surrender to NA following troops operation in Borno

TROOPS of 144 Battalion while on clearance Operations received 41 surrendering Boko Haram Terrorists comprising 22 females,11 males and eight children. The Nigerian Army on its official... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Army

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

Tags: Abiodun Essiet, All Progressives Congress (APC), Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC),

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,

European Commission, Council condemn Russia invasion of Donetsk, Luhansk in Ukraine

 European Commission and European Council have jointly condemned Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to recognise the non-government controlled areas of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine... Read more

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

Tags:  European Commission, European Council, President Vladimir Putin,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission

NPA’ll address stakeholders’ concerns over electronic truck call-up system – MD

 The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is ready to tackle all concerns raised by port users on the implementation of the electronic scheduling system for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority

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,

NRC reviews mechanism to check railway vandalism

The Managing Director of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Mr Fidet Okhiria, said  the corporation  has provided mechanism to stop railway vandalism and assured passengers of maximum... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria,

Petrol scarcity gradually easing off in Abuja

The hardship experienced by motorists in Abuja due to the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol in the nation’s capital for about... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC),

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

NCDMB sponsors 100 youths for ITF vocational training

HUNDRED Nigerian youths have commenced training in the vocational skills programme sponsored by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, and facilitated by the Industrial... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Yinka Shodunke, Joseph Ari, director-general of ITF, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

NCC committed to tackling telecom infrastructure deficit – Danbatta

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is irrevocably committed to the implementation of various regulatory initiatives and programmes, in collaboration with all stakeholders in the telecom ecosystem,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danabatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Communication

AfricaNXT confab objective aligns with NCC’s vision of technology-driven prosperity for Africa 

  ...as Danbatta pledges to sustain participation and support for the Conference The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its faith in the vision of the AfricaNEXT Conference... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission, AfricaNXT

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,

Kenya set to roll out 5G network in 2022

KENYA’S telecommunication industry regulator on Monday said that it would roll out 5G network on a pilot basis  in 2022. Matano Ndaro, Director of Licensing, Compliance and... Read more

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

Tags: Communications Authority of Kenya (CA), , Vivo, Matano Ndaro,

Court dismisses suit against PSC for lack of proof

THE National Industrial Court has dismissed a suit in its entirety against the Police Service Commission, (PSC), for lack of proof. The suit which was instituted by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Ayodele Obaseki-Osaghae, Police Service Commission (PSC),

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),

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,

No ban on religious activities in custodial centres – official

THE Nigerian Correctional Service, NCoS has said it had not banned religious activities of inmates in custodial centres across the country, as purportedly stated by those... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Francis Enobore, Haliru Nababa, NCDC, Nigerian Correctional Service,

Our operation is based on global best practice – NAMA boss

THE Managing Director, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Matthew Pwajok, says the operations of the agency are based on global standards. Pwajok said this when he... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Matthew Pwajok, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency

Catholic NGO donates relief items to victims of attack in Plateau

THE Justice, Development and Peace Commission (JDPC), an NGO of the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos, donated relief items to victims of attacks in Teagbe community in... Read more

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

Tags: Development and Peace Commission, Rev. Mathew Audu, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Gana,

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,

FG working on reforms to ensure stable power supply – NBET

THE Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company (NBET),  Mr Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, on Friday said that the Federal Government is putting reforms in place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company,

Ethiopia’s exports of coffee, spices, tea up 52.4%

ETHIOPIA earned 658.1 million U.S. dollars from its exports of coffee, spices and tea during the first seven months of its 2021/2022 fiscal year. The state-run Ethiopian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA),

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

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Ignatius Anyanwu,

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

Nigerian breweries declares N12.92bn dividend for 2021

NIGERIAN Breweries (NB) Plc has declared a total dividend of N12.92 billion for the financial year ended Dec. 31, 2021 against its N7.51 billion achieved in... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc, Uaboi Agbebaku,

Learn modern skills to be more productive – Plateau LG chair challenges staff

CHAIRMAN, Qua’an-Pan Local Government Council in Plateau, Mr Ernest Da’a, has challenged its employees to learn modern skills and develop their capacities toward adequate and sustainable... Read more

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

Tags: Hosea Simput, Arandong Makwin, Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ernest Da’a, Stephen Sarki,

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

FG tasks engineers on innovation for economic development...

Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has urged engineering practitioners to make concerted effort towards innovation for manufacturing and industrialization to accelerate the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: George Okoyo, Babatunde Fashola, National Chairman of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), Olufunmilade Akingbabohun,

NAF, Customs partner on border security, anti-smuggling air operations

THE Nigerian Air Force (NAF) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have agreed to synergise efforts towards strengthening border security and stemming the tide of banditry... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Oladayo Amao, Edward Gabkwet,

PCC resolves 4,000 cases in Borno

THE Public Complaints Commission (PCC) in Borno, says it has resolved over 4,000 cases in the past 10 months in the state. The Federal Commissioner in charge... Read more

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

Tags: Public Complaints Commission (PCC), Alhaji Yusuf Adamu, Gov. Babagana Zulum,

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,

NBET seeks media collaboration for enhanced reportage of power sector

MR Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, Managing Director, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET), says collaboration with the media will enhance effective reportage of the power sector.   Ewelukwa said this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: MR Nnaemeka Ewelukwa, Ms Henrietta Ighommore, Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading

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,

NPA supports Lagos traffic management with 24 bikes

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has unveiled 24 new motor bikes to strengthen traffic monitoring and enforcement along the access roads to the Lagos Ports Complex... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, Sola Giwa, Mohammed Khalil,

EFCC kicks as defence seeks examination of SIM slot of Naira Marley’s iPhone

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday objected to an application for examination of the iPhone SIM slot of a musician, Azeez Fashola a.k.a... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, Mr Augustine Anosike, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

NEPC trains women on export market strategy

NIGERIA Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has trained women entrepreneurs across the country on export market strategy to boost global competitiveness and the diversification drive of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mrs Christiana Ekeng, Mr Ezra Yakusak, Mrs Pauline Ndulaka,

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),

Be conscious of prevailing security situation, civic responsibilities- Rtd Maj.-Gen. to Army cadets

RETIRED Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Ngubane, has urged Army Cadets of the Short Service Course 47 on being conscious of the prevailing security situation in the country and... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Retired Maj.-Gen. Lawrence Ngubane, Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Yusuf, Nigerian Defence Academy

Tie tariffs to services rendered, council tells APM Terminals

THE Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) on Wednesday urged Mr Klaus Laursen, Country Manager, APM Terminals, to ensure that tariffs are tied to services rendered. The Executive Secretary,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Nigerian Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Mr Klaus Laursen

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,

European Commission ‘will act’ to defend EU funds – Top official

THE European Commission “will act with determination’’ to punish rule of law violations using a new sanctions mechanism that was upheld in the court on Wednesday,... Read more

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

Tags: Von der Leyen, European Commission

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,

NSPRI distributes improved post-harvest storage facilities to Ebonyi farmers

THE Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) has distributed post-harvest storage facilities to farmers’ groups in Ebonyi as part of its effort to reduce post-harvest losses. The... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Mr Emmanuel Nwankwor, Mr Okike Onwuasoanya, Dr Idorenyin Nwaehujor, Dr Patricia Pessu

Internet fraud: Court orders barber to sweep police station for 90 days

An FCT High Court in Kubwa, on Wednesday ordered a 21- year-old barber, Isaac Clement to sweep the police station in Kwali Area Council for 90... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Digitalizing African postal services critical to meet global standards — Experts

EXPERTS from member countries of the Pan African Postal Union (PAPU) on Tuesday said that digitalization of postal services across Africa was critical to meeting globally-acceptable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigerian Postal Services, Dr Ismail Adewusi,

23 ships discharge petrol, others at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 23 ships had arrived the Lagos Port Complex and were discharging petrol and other items. The NPA, in... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority,

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,

Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu, others to grace Traffic Radio Chief Engineer’s investiture

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo,  Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos and his Borno and Nassarawa States counterparts are to attend investiture of Mrs Funmilade Akingbagbohun in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NiMechE), Mr Babatunde Fashola, Mrs Funmilade Akingbagbohun,

Police nab Army personnel with 81 parcels of cannabis in Bauchi

THE Bauchi Command of the Nigeria Police has paraded suspected army personnel in possession of 81 parcels of cannabis during a stop and search operation in... Read more

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

Tags: NCCSALW, Nigerian Army, Umar Sanda, Yusuf Gongpolai Adams

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),

Commission begins capacity building for 10,000 persons of concern

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) has commenced  capacity building development for 10,000 persons of concern. Hajiya Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, the Federal Commissioner... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: National Information Technology and Development Agency (NITDA), Malam Inuwa-Kashifu Abdullahi, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Hajiya Imaan Sulaim

New group seeks to tackle sustainability challenges facing businesses

 THE Committed Collective, the world’s first network of impact-driven creative agencies from Africa and the Nordics, began operation on Monday with the aim of promoting sustainability... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Lanre Adisa, 5ive Africa, Jonah Otieno, Arto Sivonen, Noah’s ark Communications Limited,

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,

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)

NSCDC arrests 11 suspected illegal migrants, 10 kidnap suspects in Edo

The Edo Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has disclosed the arrest of 11 suspected illegal Nigerien migrants and 10 kidnap suspects. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Aniekan Udoeyop,

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,

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,

PSC suspends judgement on Abba Kyari, orders further investigation

THE Police Service Commission (PSC) has postponed the verdict on the case involving suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Abba Kyari, who was in charge of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Abba Kyari, Musiliu Smith, SP Shaaba Adamu Gboyako, Ikechukwu Ani,

2 UNHCR journalists held in Kabul while on assignment

United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR) on Friday reported that two journalists and Afghans working with them have been detained in Kabul. UNHCR on its Twitter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: United Nations High Commission for refugees (UNHCR),

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),

NBC urges Plateau, Taraba communities to cooperate for smooth border demarcation

THE National Boundary Commission (NBC) has urged Plateau and Taraba communities to cooperate and allow the completion of seamless border demarcation between the two states. Mr Adamu... Read more

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

Tags: National Boundary Commission, Prof. Sonni Tyoden, Mr Adamu Adaji, Mr Haruna Manu

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

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

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

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),

NIMC portal crash: Applicants decry delay in processing passport booklets

Some passport applicants in Lagos  State have continued to grumble as their applications for passport booklets have  suffered undue delays  due to the crash of National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

NIMASA commends Navy for securing agency’s floating dock

 The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commended the Nigerian Navy for hosting and securing the Agency’s floating dock since its arrival in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh, Kohath Levi, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),

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],

Pension fund assets grew by N1.11 trn in 2021 – PenCom

 The National Pension Commission has reported that pension fund assets rose from N12.31 trillion as at December 31, 2020, to N13.42 trillion in December 31, 2021,... Read more

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

Tags: National Pension Commission,

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,

Nigerian stock market rebounds by N54bn

Bullish sentiment returned to the Nigerian equities market on Wednesday following investors’ interest in Union Bank and Access Bank, which ensured the first gain of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: NEM Insurance, Juli Plc, Access Bank, Union Bank, Nigerian Exchange Group (NGXGroup),

NPA boss says training key to development of maritime sector

Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, the Acting Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), has said that training and retraining of key actors is key to the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigerian Institute of Shipping (NIS),

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,

FSD Africa, NAICOM partner to boost digital solution in insurance

Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa says it has partnered with National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to launch BimaLab, an intiative designed to boost adoption of digital solutions... Read more

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

Tags: Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas, Ben Llewellyn-Jones,

Commission partners with NJI on training of Judges

The Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) says it will partner with the National Judicial Institute (NJI) on Intellectual Property (IP) refresher course for judges in order to... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), National Judicial Institute (NJI), Dr John Asein,

NIPC begins validation of investors’ readiness to invest in Nigeria

 The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) on Wednesday said that it has begun validating investors declaration to invest in Nigeria. According to NIPC, the move is aimed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC),

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),

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,

Army kills four IPOB members

TROOPS of the Nigerian Army have neutralised four gunmen of the outlawed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra/ Eastern Security Network (IPOB/ESN) at Ihiala town in Anambra. The Director,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: IPOB, ESN, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, Nigerian Army

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),

Senate confirms nominees as members of Judicial Service Commission

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nominations of Nnamonso Ekanem and Mahmoud Abubakar Magaji as members of the Federal Judicial Service Commission.The nominees who are from... Read more

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

Tags: Nnamonso Ekanem, Mahmoud Abubakar Magaji, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC),

NPA tasks arbitrators on speedy dispute resolution

 The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has urged the Maritime Arbitrators of Nigeria (MAN) to ensure quick and speedy resolution of disputes in the maritime industry. The Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)

There are geniuses in all corners of Nigeria, says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria has tremendous human capital and talents across all its region and opportunities will be made to enable all citizens actualise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Nigerian National Merit Award (NNMA),

IPAC congratulates Sanwo-Olu on newly approved state-owned varsities

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Lagos State chapter, has congratulated Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Lagos residents on the newly approved state-owned universities. IPAC Chairman in Lagos, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Olusegun Mobolaji, Young Progressives Party (YPP), National Universities Commission (NUC), Lagos State University of Education (LASUED)

Census 2022: NPC inaugurates Technical Working Group

The Executive Chairman, National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Isa Kwarra, on Wednesday in Abuja, says the commission has inaugurated a Technical Working Group for the 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: National Population Commission (NPC), Alhaji Isa Kwarra, Patience Mbagwu, Census Technical Working Group (CTWG), Dr Ipalibo Harry,

Google sues S/Korea antimonopoly regulator over $173m fine

 Google filed a lawsuit against the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) after the regulator fined google 173 million dollars for obstructing Korean smartphone makers from using... Read more

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

Tags: Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC)

Visitor visa processing in Nigeria will now take 6 weeks - UK

THE British High Commission in Nigeria on Tuesday said its visa and immigration process for applicants seeking to visit the United Kingdom will take six weeks. British... Read more

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

Tags: British High Commission, UK Visas

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

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,

Lagos gets provisional license for 2 universities

 THE National Universities Commission (NUC) on Tuesday issued Lagos State Government provisional license to operate two universities.   The institutions are the Lagos State University of Education with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Universities Commission, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Prof. Rasheed Abubakar, JAMB, NYSC

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,

Eutelsat supports World Food Programme to deliver vital relief to Madagascar

IN the wake of Cyclone Batsirai which hit Madagascar late on Saturday, February 5, Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) stepped in to provide satellite equipment and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Eutelsat Communications, Philippe Oliva,

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),

22 ships discharging foodstuffs, other commodities in Lagos

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 22 ships had arrived the Lagos Port Complex and discharging foodstuffs and other commodities. The NPA said that... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),

Alleged fraud: Absence of defence counsel stalls trial of civil servant

The absence of a defence counsel, Eneche Okoja, in an FCT High Court in Kubwa, Abuja, on Tuesday stalled the trial of Ameh Alfred for alleged ... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kezziah Ogbonnaya,

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,

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,

100 ISWAP fighter repent, drop arms in Borno

NO fewer than 104 Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, fighters have surrendered to Nigerian military frontline troops in Borno State. The terrorists gave up their agenda... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nigerian Army

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),

AGOA to stimulate Nigeria’s economic growth – NEPC

 The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has called on exporters to take advantage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) to stimulate the country’s economic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr Ezra Yakusak, African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA,

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),

How we apprehended Access Bank’s account hacker — EFCC

An investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ms Adewunmi Omotosho on Monday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how alleged Access Bank hacker,... Read more

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

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Chris Ihebuzo, Mr Franklin Ofoma,

NHRC calls for urgent action against female genital mutilation

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for urgent action by well-meaning individuals and organisations to join the fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). The NHRC’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Tony Ojukwu,

GOC tasks officers to remain dedicated, uphold nation’s integrity

Maj-Gen. Lawrence Fejokwu, the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division of the Nigerian Army (NA), has called on soldiers to remain dedicated to their duties and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Maj-Gen. Lawrence Fejokwu, West African Social Activities (WASA), Directorate of Islamic Affairs (DOIA), Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information (NASPRI),

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),

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

Continental Free Trade: African leaders to discuss boosting Africa’s transport sector

African leaders are set to meet next week to discuss boosting the African transport sector as a key impetus to spur a continental free trade pact. The... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), African Union (AU), African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA),

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

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),

Katsina customs intercepts 338 jerrycans of PMS, other contraband worth N69.6m –controller

 THE Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Katsina Area Command, says it intercepted smuggled 338 jerrycans of PMS worth N1.4 million and other contraband worth N69.6 million in... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Customs Service, DC Dalha Wada-Chedi,

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,

PMB and the NDDC, by Femi Adesina

THE Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is an interventionist agency created for the development of the oil producing region of the country. Well, it is meant to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Niger Delta Development Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Yemi Osinbajo,

PFAs transferred N48 bn pension assets in Q2 2021 – PenCom

THE National Pension Commission (PenCom) said that the total pension assets transferred amongst  Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) as at June 2021, were valued at about N... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: National Pension Commission,

Trading rebounds on NGX with N215bn growth

THE Nigerian stock market on Thursday returned to positive territory with capitalisation growing by N215 billion. The market capitalisation, which opened at N25.289 trillion inched higher by... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian stock market

NYSC, Blood service commission partner over corps members’ blood donation

 The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), is partnering with the National Blood Service Commission (NBSC), for corps members to voluntarily donate blood to needy Nigerians.   Mr Haruna... Read more

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

Tags: National Blood Service Commission (NBSC)

Soldier who saved Shehu of Borno killed by drunk policeman

A yet-to-be-identified policeman, alleged to be drunk on Tuesday night shot dead a soldier in the rank of warrant officer attached to “Operation Hadin Kai”, simply... Read more

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

Tags: NPF, Kameel Sani Shatambaya, Nigerian Army

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

Film Corp MD Maduekwe declares for Abia guber race

THE Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigerian Film Corporation, Dr. Chidia Maduekwe in Abuja on Wednesday declared his ambition to contest the Abia State governorship election... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Chidia Maduekwe, Nigerian Film Corporation, APC

4800 arrested, 2000 still held, 700 freed, others killed or disappeared

By Kennedy Nnamani BASED on the analysis contained in the report from the InterSociety group, “estimated 4800 unarmed citizens of Eastern Nigeria have been arrested or abducted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: NPF, Air Force, NSCDC, DSS, Nigerian Army, SWAT

Nigerian Navy debunks reported attack on personnel

THE Nigerian Navy has described as fake news reports of attack on its personnel by militants of Biafra Nation’s League at Oron beach. Commodore Suleman Dahun, the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Navy, Suleman Dahun

Group reveals formations of security forces responsible for killings in Eastern Nigeria

By Kennedy Nnanami THE International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, InterSociety, has exposed the formations of the security forces responsible for the killings in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: InterSociety, DSS, Air Force, Nigerian Navy, SWAT, NPF

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

Revealed: Security operatives, Jihadists killed 1,400 defenseless citizens in 14 months

By Kennedy Nnamani INTERNATIONAL Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, InterSociety, has alleged that the Nigerian security forces, presently structured along Northern Muslim lines and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Dave Umahi, Nyesom Wike, Hope Uzodinma, NPF, DSS, ESAN, InterSociety, Nigerian Army

Revealed: Secret attacks on religious groups, some Eastern communities by security forces – InterSociety

By Kennedy Nnamani INTERNATIONAL Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, InterSociety, has alleged that 400 leaders/members of the African Instituted Churches, including Sabbath sects and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Sabbath, Cherubim, Church of Christ Apostolic Mission, InterSociety, Nigerian Army, NPF, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Ariforce

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,

Suspended Kano anti-corruption commission boss files suit

The suspended chairman, Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission,  Muhuyi Rimin-Gado on Wednesday, challenged his suspension before the National Industrial Court. Rimin-Gado instituted the suit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Kano State Public Complaint and Anti Corruption Commission, Muhuyi Rimin-Gado, Justice Oyejoju Oyewumi,

NHRC receives 52 cases in 1 month in Kano – Official

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Kano State on Wednesday said that it received 52 cases of human rights abuses in January. NHRC’s State Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Alhaji Shehu Abdullahi,

Will PDP implode over 2023 presidential ticket ?

By Raymond Mordi.   CHIEFTANS of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP from the South and North are heading for a collision over the zoning of the party’s presidential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: PDP,  Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, Goodluck Jonathan, DAAR Communications,  Mr. Raymond Dokpesi, Governor  Bala Mohammed

Armed robbers joining police, PSC raises alarm

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has claimed that armed robbers have been found in police recruitment camps.   The Commission’s chairman, Musliu Smith, stated this during a one-day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Musliu Smith,

EFCC tenders Maina’s judgment in evidence against Oronsaye

 The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Tuesday, tendered the judgment of a court, convicting Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, defunct Pension Reform Task Team to prison... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Mr Oluwaleke Atolagbe, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

NSCDC arrests three suspected meter thieves in Edo

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo command, on Tuesday announced the arrest of three suspected pre-paid metre thieves by personnel of the command. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Aniekan Udoeyop,

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,

NCAA cries over low operating license fee for commercial airlines

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has lamented that the agency’s charges for Air Operating Certificate, AOC, and other charges are not in tandem with current... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority

NASS sets N3trn revenue target for agencies in 2022

PRESIDENT of the Senate,  Ahmad Lawan, on Monday, said revenue-generating agencies of the Federal Government were capable of generating N3 trillion annually if efforts were made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigerian Export-Import Bank, FIRS, NAFDAC, Ahmad Lawan,

Troops infiltrate, clear terrorist's enclave in a Borno community

Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP/Boko Haram Terrorists, BHT, fled as troops of 5 Brigade on fighting patrol, cleared their enclaves in Douro in Borno State. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Nigerian Army

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,

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,

NCC-CSIRT identifies two cyber vulnerabilities

  THE Nigerian Communications Commission’s Cyber Security Incident Response Team, NCC-CSIRT, has independently identified two cyber vulnerabilities and advised Nigerian telecom consumers on the measures to be... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission’sIke Adinde, Cyber Security Incident Response Team, NCC-CSIRT,

Cybercriminals unleash new SMS-based Android malware, TangleBot - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, again, has alerted Nigerians of a new high-risk, critical and Short Messaging Service-based malware, TangleBot, infecting Android mobile devices.   TangleBot employs more... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: TangleBot, FlutBot SMS Android malware, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Ike Adinde, Nigerian Computer Emergency Response Team, ngCERT,

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,

Ogun Govt. sets strategies to curb indiscipline in schools

Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, Ogun Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology said strategies had been put in place to curb indiscipline and unruly behaviour amongst students to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, Dr Ayodele Womiloju, All Nigerian Confederation of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS),

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

Resuscitated Adapalm to generate over 2,500 jobs this year – GM

Mr Reginald Okereke, the General Manager, Roche West Africa Ltd., owners of the old Adapalm Nig. Ltd., Ohaji, says the company had the capacity to generate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Mr Reginald Okereke, Roche West Africa Ltd, Adapalm Nig. Ltd., Gov. Hope Uzodinma, Mr Declan Emelumba, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC),

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

NIPOST unveils e-debit card, targets 52 million unbanked Nigerians

THE Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has launched its e-debit card and is finalising arrangements to launch a microfinance bank that would enable 52 million unbanked Nigerians... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Nigerian Postal Service, Isa Ali Pantami, Dr. Ismail Adebayo Adewusi,

PSC insists on fresh investigation, rejects report on Abba Kyari

THE Police Service Commission, PSC, has rejected the report of the panel that investigated the alleged connection between the suspended DCP Abba Kyari, the former head... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Frank Mba, FBI, Leadership, Abubakar Malami, Usman Baba, Hushpuppi, Abbas Ramon, Abba Kyari, Police Service Commission

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

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

Stock exchange market capitalization strikes N25trn

THE Nigerian stock market capitalisation yesterday closed at over N25 trillion on buying interest in Airtel Africa and 18 others. In summary, the All-Share Index (ASI) grew... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Nigerian Breweries, Guaranty Trust Holding Company, Mutual Benefits Assurance, Prestige Assurance, Champion Breweries, Academy Press, Cadbury, Learn Africa, Julius Berger, United Capital, Ecobank Tran

Court orders: Alleged N84m fraud suspect remanded

TWO days after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission kept a vigil at the Federal High Court Lagos, the EFCC has arraigned one Edrian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 327 times

Tags: Justice Daniel Osiagor, Victor Chinedu, Mohammed Hussain, Mark David Umeh, Edrian Osagie Ididia, Justice Serifat Solebo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

‘Michael Jackson’ gets arrested by EFCC for internet fraudster

THE operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested a suspected fraudster, known as ‘Michael Jackson’ for his alleged involvement in internet fraud. The... Read more

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

Tags: Michael Jackson, Wilson Uwujaren, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

8th pitch awards to reward football stakeholders — organisers

Matchmakers Consult International Ltd., organisers of the Nigerian Pitch Awards, on Wednesday, said that its 8th edition would adequately recognise the contributions of various football stakeholders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Matchmakers Consult International Limited, Shina Phillips, Nigerian Pitch Awards,

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,

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),

NCAA grants Anambra State govt approval to operate Boing 737-700 aircrafts  at Anambra Airport 

THE Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has granted Anambra state government the approval to operate Boeing 737-700 aircraft or its equivalent at Anambra International Cargo and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Bobo Nkwonta, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Willie Obiano

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

Tags: The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

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,

NESG faults federal government forecast on Nigerian economic growth

THE Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG, has projected that in the best case scenario, the Nigerian economy would grow by 3.2 per cent in 2022, lower... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Nigerian Economic Summit Group

Redline Communications grows strategic partnerships with multiple service providers to connect enterprises, remote regions   

REDLINE Communications Group Inc, a provider of mission-critical data infrastructure for remote and harsh environments, announced today that the Company continues its impressive growth trajectory in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Redline Communications,

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,

Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa to visit Benin for consultations with PDP over 2023 presidency

AS the quest for Nigeria's next president continues, a  presidential aspirant, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa is set to visit Benin City, Edo State, for further consultations on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, Peoples Democratic Party

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

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

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,

Truck owners threatens NPA over alleged extortion

TRUCK owners under the aegis of Council of Maritime Transport Unions and Associations, COMTUA, has threatened to sue Mohammed Bello-Koko, the acting managing director, Nigerian Ports... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: LASTMA, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, Mohammed Bello-Koko, Nigerian Ports Authority, Council of Maritime Transport Unions and Associations

Amaechi applauds pace of work on Lekki Deep Seaport project

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has applauded the pace of work on the Lekki Deep Seaport project, and expressed hope that services would commence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello-Koko, President Mohammadu Buhari, Free Trade Zone (LFTZ), Vessel Tracking System (VTS), Mr Ibrahim Nasiru,

2023: Wike not in support of Atiku, Saraki, courts five Govs

AS the 2023 presidential race gathers momentum, Nyesom Wike, Rivers State Governor, is all out to edge out Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, erstwhile Bukola Saraki,... Read more

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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

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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,

Wabote, attorney cleared of perjury allegations by Ude

THE United States District Court has ruled that Simbi Wabote, executive secretary, Nigerian Development Content and Management Board, NCDMB, and Michael D. Cilento, his lawyer, did... Read more

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Tags: Simbi Wabote, Jackson Ude, Nigerian Development Content and Management Board, NCDMB, Michael D. Cilento, Beneth Onyema Amadi, Judge Joseph Leeson Jr.,

 Disclaimer: Simbi Wabote has no Facebook account - NCDMB

By Anthony Isibor.   THE management of the Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has denied a Facebook account purportedly belonging Simbi Kesiye Wabote, executive secretary of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board,

Stakeholders urge commission for persons with disabilities to give account of stewardship

Stakeholders have urged the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWDs) to give account of its efforts on implementation of the Discrimination Against Persons with Disabilities... Read more

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Tags: National Commission for Persons with Disabilities (NCPWDs), Mr David Anyaele, Center for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, Mr Daniel Onwe, Associatio

Unite against insecurity, corruption Erebuoye tell Nigerians

A group, Concerned Nigerian Network in Diaspora has called on Nigerians to unite in the fight against insecurity in the country, saying security is everyone’s concern... Read more

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Tags: Concerned Nigerian Network in Diaspora, Leadership, James Erebuoye

Alleged killing of Igbos in 100 communities: Army slams Inter-Society for ‘misleading claims aimed at inciting public’

THE Nigerian Army, NA said on Thursday night that it has been notified of the activities of individuals and groups masquerading as civil rights organizations, whose... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, IPOB, ESN

Petrol subsidy: NLC insists on planned Jan. 27th rally

THE Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) yesterday insisted it will not rescind its decision to call out Nigerian workers on January 27 over the Federal Government’s decision... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Labour Congress, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, Ayuba Wabba,

Economic group partners NIPC on investment migration

The World International Economy Group (WIEG) is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) to facilities the migration of large investment to Nigeria. The WIEG... Read more

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Leather product policy implementation plan underway-FG

Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Mohammed Abdullahi, says the ministry is putting together the first ever National Leather and Leather Products Policy in... Read more

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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,

NGX, SEC to strengthen alliance for market development

THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd. and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) have strengthened alliance on innovative initiatives that will drive development of the Nigerian capital... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange, Mr Temi Popoola, Mr Lamido Yuguda, Securities and Exchange Commission

Katsina, Kano inland dry ports to be ready before July

THE Katsina Inland Dry port and the Dala Inland Dry Port, Kano are to be ready and commence operations before July. Concessionaires of the two ports declared... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Manji Yarling, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Nigerian Shippers’ Council

Expert advocates establishment of Real Estate Institute to curb fraud

AN estate developer, Mr My-Ace China, on Thursday in Abuja, called for the establishment of Real Estate Institute to address fraud by unprofessional estate developers in... Read more

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

Tags: Mr My-Ace China, Cooperate Affairs Commission

NHIS presents digital transformation framework to EFCC

 The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has presented its digital transformation framework to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to  fast-track the attainment of Universal... Read more

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Tags:  The  National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Universal Health Coverage (UHC), Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT), National Identity Manag

‘Nigeria made 17.67m barrels of oil in 2021

THE total volume of crude oil and condensate that Nigeria produced last year was 17,686,919 barrels, The Nation learnt yesterday. The Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC)... Read more

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Primaries conducted outside states will not be accepted - INEC warns

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that governorship primaries conducted outside Ekiti and Osun states will not be accepted. Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu gave the... Read more

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AMCON MD in EFCC net over under-priced assets

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday grilled the Managing Director of Assets Management Company of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Kuru. Kuru was quizzed in connection to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

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AFCON 2021: Food vendors record sales boom at Agege Stadium

Food vendors and other petty traders around Agege Stadium, Lagos, are enjoying trade boom from the 10 sponsored viewing centres for the ongoing 33rd African Cup... Read more

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Tags: Lagos State Government (LASG), Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Lagos State Football Association, (LSFA), African Cup of Nations (AFCON),

Stockbrokers advise FG, INEC, political parties on 2023 elections

THE Federal Government, the Independent National Electoral Commission, and various political parties have been urged to eschew any act that may trigger violence in the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Mr Akeem Oyewale, Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, Independent National Electoral Commission

Don’t simply lament, get involved — INEC advises voters

THE Independent National Electoral Commission  (INEC) has implored Civil Society Organisations  (CSOs) and the citizens, specially youths, to get involved in deepening the country’s democracy. INEC Chairman,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 260 times

Tags: Judge Joseph Leeson Jr, Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

Economy: Stockbrokers advise FG, INEC, political parties on 2023 elections

The Federal Government, the Independent National Electoral Commission and various political parties have been urged to eschew any act that may trigger violence in the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Federal Government, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Akeem Oyewale, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Court awards N10m fine against ICPC over malicious prosecution

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, awarded a N10 million fine against the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC) over malicious prosecution... Read more

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Tags: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Related Commission (ICPC), Justice Inyang Ekwo,

Wabote refutes Frank's allegation of code of conduct breach

TIMI Frank, a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, may be biting more than he could chew for making false allegation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Jackson Ude, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Muhammadu Buhari, Timi Frank, All Progressives Congress

Banditry proscription: SEC urges CMOs on screening, verification of clients

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has called on all Capital Market Operators (CMOs) to begin the screening and verification of their clients to clear them... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit,

Buhari presents NCC, FJSC nominees to the senate

THE Senate yesterday received a request to confirm the nomination of Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa as non-executive commissioner of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC. The request was... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 141 times

Tags: Mahmud Abubakar Magaji, Nnamonso Ekanem, Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmad Lawan, Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof Mansur Auwalu Bindawa

Why I accepted to join Obi Asika, Simi as new judges on Nigerian Idol season 7 – D’banj

MULTIPLE award-winning entertainer, D’banj alongside songbird, Simi, have been unveiled as new judges for the seventh season on Nigerian Idol. MultiChoice Nigeria unveiled the two superstars on Tuesday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

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INEC trains visually impaired voters ahead of FCT council poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday,  trained visually impaired voters in the FCT  on  use of braille ballot guide ahead of the Feb. 12... Read more

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FCT poll: INEC tasks security agencies on professional conduct

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has urged security agencies to raise the bar of professionalism in the Feb. 12 Federal Capital Territory (FCT) area council... Read more

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Danbatta to NCC zonal office Ibadan:  "Don't Rest on Your Oars, Sustain Effective Service Delivery"

STAFF of the Ibadan Zonal Office (IBZO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have been tasked by the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Kelechi Nwankwo, Dr. Austin Nwaulune, Abigail Sholanke, Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde

2023 Presidency: Amadi names the best chance for South-East

AS the race for the presidency in the 2023 general election hits up, one of those clamouring for Igbo presidency, Sam Amadi, has drummed support for... Read more

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Tags: Peter Obi, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, Sam Amadi, Anyim Pius Anyim

NCDMB empowers Niger Delta youths, trains 100 boat operators

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has started training 100 youths from Niger Delta to become boat operators in Warri, Delta State, on Tuesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Dr. Ama Ikuru, Dr. Ama Ikuru, Joemarine Institute of Nautical Studies and Research, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

INEC records a CVR increase in Quarter 3, Week 2

By Anthony Isibor.   THE weekly update of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Continuous Voters Register, CVR, for Quarter 3, Week 2, released on Monday, January 17, 2022,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

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Why INEC will not release 2023 elections timetable now

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that the timetable and schedule of activities for the 2023 general elections will be published immediately after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission

NCAA D-G clarifies misinformation on security, facilitation, safety audits

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has clarified the misinformation on the Security, Facilitation and Safety Audit slated for the first quarter of 2022. The Director General,... Read more

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Tags: Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), Continuous Monitoring Approach (CMA), Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP),

Editors meet in Kano on self-scrutiny

NIGERIAN Guild of Editors, NGE, has slated its Town Hall Meeting for the North-West geo-political zone for Wednesday at the Tahir Guest Palace (Hotel), Kano. Last year,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

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Electoral Act Amendment: Matters arising

By Naomi Sharang, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021, passed by the National Assembly on Nov. 9, 2021, was meant to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Sen. Kabiru Gaya, President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Sabi Abdullahi, Sen.Bassey Akpan, Femi Gbajabiamila, NCC, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi,

N5.4b fire-fighting training equipment unused, 3 years after purchase

ABOUT three years after its purchase and installation, the state-of-the-art firefighting simulator equipment is still idling away at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Sarki Jacob, Capt. Alkali Moddibo, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority,

PenCom reviews the PRA 2014

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has reviewed the Pension Reform Act 2014 (PRA 2014) in Abuja during a retreat. The Head, Corporate Communications of PenCom, Mr Peter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mr Peter Aghahowa, Dahir-Umar,

Simbi Wabote and the Burden of Leadership

By Kingsley Okeke   IT was an inspiring speech; indeed, it was not the formulaic expressions often associated with heads of government agencies in Nigeria. But the audience... Read more

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Tags: Simbi Wabote, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board,

Diri, Alaibe reunites 2 years after primaries

NDITIMI Alaibe, a former managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has reconciled with Douye Diri, the Bayelsa State governor, after two years of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Chinua Achebe, Timi Alaibe, Abiye Sekibo, Austin Okpara, Leadership, Nyesom Wike, Douye Diri, People’s Democratic Party, Niger Delta Development Commission, Nditimi Alaibe

Court fixes March 28 for ruling on ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki’s no-case submission

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, fixed March 28 for ruling in a no-case submission filed by former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Joe Gadzama, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC),

Insecurity: NGO trains 300 men, women for vigilante services in Edo

An NGO, the Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), on Monday said no fewer than 300 men and women had been trained to serve as members of a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Afemai Almagamated Forum (AAF), Justice Development and Peace commission (JDPC),

NNPC exchanged N1.64 trillion worth of crude Oil for refined products last year

NIGERIA’S crude oil valued at N1.64tn was exchanged for refined Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, under the Direct Sale Direct Purchase arrangement from January to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 180 times

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Shareholders value continues to gain strength in Dangote Cement

DANGOTE Cement Plc has continued to boost its shareholders’ value as the company is now set to commence second tranche of its share buyback programme. Among the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: InvestData Limited, Ambrose Omordion, Sofunix Investment and Communications, Aliko Dangote, Sola Oni, Dangote Cement Plc

NFF, Pamodzi warn corporates and businesses to desist from intentional, deliberate and deceptive advertising

THE Nigeria Football Federation and its marketing consultants, Pamodzi Sports Marketing Limited on Sunday issued a stern warning to all businesses and corporates engaging or planning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Super Eagles, Pamodzi Sports, NFF, Mike Itemuagbor, PopCola, Coca-Cola, Nigerian Breweries PLC, 33 Export 

Danbatta urges Youth to embrace ICT to live, lead in the Future

RECKONING that 70 per cent of the new value to be created in the economy over the next decades will be based on digitally-enabled platform business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta.

Jega: Nigeria should go into the next elections with a new law

PROFESSOR Attahiru Jega, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says Nigeria ought to go into the next election with a new law. He said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 125 times

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New ransomware attacking organisational networks discovered - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission wishes to alert members of the public that a cybercrime group has perfected a new year scheme to deliver ransomware to targeted... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: Nigeria Communications Commission

INEC fixes Feb. 26 for outstanding constituency by-elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed the conduct of six outstanding constituencies by-elections in four states for Feb. 26. The commission announced this in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 212 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr Festus Okoye,

INEC warns Ekiti, Osun parties against presenting unqualified candidates

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned parties participating in the Ekiti and Osun Governorship elections as well as scheduled bye-elections against presenting unqualified candidates. Any... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Festus Okoye,

Retirement: Nigerian Armed Forces Centre inaugurates 326 personnel into vocational courses

THE Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRIC), Oshodi, Lagos State,  on Friday inaugurated 326 personnel into the NAFRIC Course 01/2022, Stream One, Vocational Education and Entrepreneurship... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre, Air Vice Marshal Idi Lubo

NDLEA Obi Cubana grills over ‘ties to Asian drug barons’

POPULAR socialite and philanthropist, Obi Iyiegbu better known as Obi Cubana, may be prosecuted for alleged money laundering and illicit drug trafficking. Daily Trust learnt from multiple... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Obi Iyiegbu, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Security operatives rescue 17 kidnapped Niger victims, recovers rocket propel launcher in Zamfara

SECURITY operatives in Zamfara State on Thursday said it has rescued no fewer than 17 victims abducted from Niger State into the state. The victims were said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Zamfara State, CP Ayuba Elkanah, Nigerian Army,

FG adopts digital revolution for job creation — Danbatta

Prof. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman of Nigerian Communications commission, NCC,  says Federal Government is adopting digital revolutions for job creation, better governance and youth empowerment... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 180 times

Tags: Fountain University, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Nigerian Communications commission, NCC, 

University workers say strike continues over entitlements

PLATEAU State University workers on the the aegis of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, say they will to remain on strike until their earned... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Rimdap Timnan, Fom Dakwak, PLASU, Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities

NLNG set to supply 100% of its LPG production into Nigeria 

THE board of directors of Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has approved the supply of 100% of the company’s  LPG production (Propane & Butane) to the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Philip Mshelbila, TotalEnergies Gaz & Electricite Holdings, Andy Odeh, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

EFCC gets new governing board, six years after

THE Federal Government, on Thursday, inaugurated a 23-man governing board for Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC). Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Mr AbdulRasheed Bawa, Mr Boss Mustapha, President Muhammadu Buhari, Economic and Financial Crime Commission

FG distributes agric storage facilities to farmers in A’Ibom

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Thursday distributed agricultural storage items to farmers in Akwa Ibom. The distribution was done through the Nigerian Stored... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Mr Emma Ekanem, Dr Uyobong Uko, Dr Glory Edet, Dr Idorenyin Nwaehujor, Dr Patricia Pessu

Court quashes Jackson Ude's subpoenas to 5 Banks in Wabote's defamation case

JACKSON Ude, publisher of Pointblanknews.com, is struggling to defend himself in the case of defamation brought against him by Simbi Kesiye Wabote, executive secretary of the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 307 times

Tags: United States District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,Obinna I. Abara, Benneth Onyema Amadi, Michael D. Cilento, Jackson Ude, Simbi Ke

Hisbah reconciles 3,579 couples, others in Jigawa

The Jigawa Hisbah Commission reconciled 3,579 couples in 2021,  the Commandant, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, has said. Dahiru made this known in an interview with the News Agency... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Jigawa Hisbah Commission,

Jailbreak: NCoS, NSCDC to beef up security in custodial centres in Rivers

The Rivers command of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), says it is collaborating with sister security agencies to beef up security in custodial centres across the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Alex Oditah, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Bature Aliyu,

Hisbah reconciles 3,579 couples, others in Jigawa

THE Jigawa Hisbah Commission reconciled 3,579 couples in 2021,  the Commandant, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, has said. Dahiru made this known in an interview with the News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Hisbah Commission, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru,

NHRC receives 700 complaints in 2021 in Kaduna

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) received 700 complaints of human rights abuse in Kaduna in 2021. The Coordinator of the commission in the state, Mr Terngu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Mr Terngu Gwar, National Human Rights Commission,

Pwajok becomes acting NAMA MD

MR Mathew Pwajok, a former Director of Operations at the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) has been appointed as the acting Managing Director of the agency. Pwajok... Read more

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

Tags: MR Mathew Pwajok, Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency

NAF Special Forces rescues 26 kidnapped travellers in Kaduna

THE Nigerian Air Force said,on Wednesday night that its Special Forces rescued 26 kidnapped travellers along Birnin Gwari-Kaduna Road after trailing the kidnappers. The NAF said its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet

APC denies AbdulRazaq input in appointment of ministers

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to Lai Mohammed has said that AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has no input to the appointment of two ministers from Kwara. The ministers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Federal Character Commission, Faida Dankaka, Abdullahi Adamu,Ibrahim Sharafdeen, Gbemi Saraki, Lai Mohammed, All Progressives Congress

Zulum confirms two Borno LGAs under Boko Haram control

BABAGANA Zulum of Borno has disclosed that two Local Government Areas – Abadam and Guzamala – are under the control of Boko Haram. The governor disclosed this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Islamic State of West Africa Province

Dangote Cement commences Tranche II share buyback

DANGOTE Cement Plc, DCP, has announced the commencement of the second tranche of its shares buyback programme (Tranche II) approved by its shareholders on May 26,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigerian Exchange, DANGOTE Cement Plc, Edward Imoedemhe,

ICRC mourns pioneer board chairman, Shonekan

The Management and Staff of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) on Wednesday mourned the passing of Chief Ernest Shonekan, former Head of Interim National Government (ING)... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: The Management and Staff of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC),

Niger Delta and the future ahead

SINCE the discovery of crude oil in Oloibiri, in present-day Bayelsa State in 1956, and as it became the main source of the nation’s income, there... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Senator Godswill Akpabio, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Hon. Anthony Onwuka, Niger Delta Development Commission

NGX records first year loss, down by N20bn

The Nigerian equities market halted its previous positive outing to close on a negative note for the first time in the year due to sell pressure... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Group (NGXGroup),

FUK gets Campus Radio, TV

The Federal University of Kashere (FUK) in Gombe State has established a Campus Radio and Television station to boost communication within the institution. The station would also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: The Federal University of Kashere,Alhaji Ahmed Malami,Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),Gombe Media Corporation (FM/TV),Vision and Amana Radio stations,

Pantami, Aregbesola set to inaugurate Digital Nigeria Project in Osun

  IN order to give concrete expression to the underlining principles and fundamental philosophy of the emergent digital culture in Nigeria, particularly Item No. 2 of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Universal Service Provision Fund, Ijesa Muslim Grammar School, School Knowledge Centre, Adegboyega Oyetola, Digital Nigeria Centre, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Prof. Is

Lagos shippers move to monitor Cargo Defence Fund

The Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS) on Tuesday said it would monitor the implementation of the Cargo Defence Fund to make it effective. The spokesperson for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Shippers Association of Lagos State (SALS),Dr Kayode Farinto,Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC),

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: what Kalu tells court

ORJI Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to remove his name from the N7.1 billion charge levelled against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Rotimi Jacobs, News Agency of Nigeria, Ude Udeogu, Solo Akuma, Slok Nigeria Ltd, Chris Uche, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Buhari supports establishment of Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the establishment of the Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund, NDITF, a private sector investment window with Nigerians in the Diaspora to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Nigerian Diaspora Investment Trust Fund, PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari

Momas boss talks to FG about local meter manufacturers

KOLA Balogun, chairman, Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company, MEMMCOL, has called on the Federal Government to grant licences to selected indigenous companies to sell prepaid meters... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: National Mass Metering Programme, Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, News Agency of Nigeria, KOLA Balogun, Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturi

FG Debunks Breach Of Nigeria’s Identity Database

THE National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said the country’s identity database was not breached by hackers. Some social media users had reportedly said Nigeria’s identity database... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Engr. Aliyu Aziz, National Identity Management Commission

Lagos nurses suspend strike, seeks speedy implementation of demands

NURSES under the aegis of the National Association of  Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) in Lagos State has suspended its three-day warning strike.  The State Chairman, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Olurotimi Awojide, National Association of  Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, Gov. Sanwo-Olu

21 ships discharge petroleum products, other items at Lagos ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said 21 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging bulk wheat, general cargo, fuel, container, base oil, trucks and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: NPA, Nigerian Ports Authority

21 ships discharge petroleum products, other items at Lagos ports

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said 21 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging bulk wheat, general cargo, fuel, container, base oil, trucks and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA),

FG’s intervention facilitated settlement of AEDC workers entitlements-Minister

The  Ministry of Power says it has facilitated the payment of all entitlements of the workers of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) which caused the recent... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC),Abubakar Aliyu,National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE),Nigerian Electricity Requlatory Commission(NERC),

Agency urges dredging of Calabar channel to boost petroleum supply

THE Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) has urged stakeholders in the oil sector to collaborate with the Federal Government for the dredging of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Dozzy oil and Gas depot, Ammasco petroleum chemicals company, Mr Ogbugo Ukoha, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority,

Marketers say FG yet to implement VAT on imported LPG

THE Federal Government is yet to implement the payment of Value Added Tax, VAT, on imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Retailers, Michael Umudu, Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, Bassey Essien, News Agency of Nigeria

Harnessing Kogi’s potential for economic prosperity, stability

By Lizzy Okoji, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN. DESCRIBING Kogi as Nigeria’s most strategic state will not be out of place considering its location on the country’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Ajaokuta Steel Company, National Inland Waterways Authority, Nigerian Navy, Private Public Partnership of Nigeria Export-Import Bank Plc, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Wahaab Abdullah, World Bank, Co

INEC tasks candidates, supporters on peaceful FCT councils poll

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has tasked political parties and their supporters in the  FCT to ensure that the Feb. 12  Area Councils poll is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mrs Zainab Gbefwi, Mrs Eugene Nwabuike

SEC optimistic of capital market growth in 2022

THE Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has expressed optimism of the capital market growth in 2022 due to its various initiatives. The Director-General of SEC, Mr Lamido... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr Lamido Yuguda

AFRDC: COAS pledges comprehensive medicare for injured personnel

 THE Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya has restated commitment towards ensuring comprehensive medical treatment to wounded officers and soldiers of the armed forces. Yahaya... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration, Lt.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya

Navy hands over impounded vessel, 20 suspects to EFCC

THE Nigerian Navy on Saturday handed over impounded vessel – MTT4 and 20 suspected crude oil thieves to the officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: EFCC, Nigerian Navy

New AOC appointed for NAF Tactical Air Command

AIR Vice Marshal, AVM, Abraham Adole, on Friday assumed duty as the new Air Officer Commanding, AOC, Tactical Air Command, TAC, of the Nigerian Air Force,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, Armed Forces Resettlement Center, News Agency of Nigeria, AVM Idi Lubo, Nigerian Air Force, Tactical Air Command, Abraham Adole, Air Officer Commanding

Coalition hails FG over Excise Duty on non-alcoholic beverages

THE National Action on Sugar Reduction, NASR, a coalition of civil society organisations has commended the Federal Government for introducing N10 excise duty per litre of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Zainab Ahmed, Omei Bongos-Ikwue, Nigerian Cancer Society, National Action on Sugar Reduction, Dr Adamu-Alhassan Umar

Burial of Tony Ojobo's late mother holds January 28 

THE family of Ojobo of Obollo Afor in Udenu Local Government Area, LGA, of Enugu state is to bury their late octogenarian mother, Josephine Ojobo, on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Udenu LGA, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Tony Ojobo, Nigerian Communications Commission

Centre mulls empowerment of older persons

The National Senior Citizens Centre, NSCC, says it is poised to empower older persons across the country through effective collaborations with relevant stakeholders. Dr Emem Omokaro, NSCC’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Prof. Joseph Oluwasanmi, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Policy on Ageing, Nigerian Pensioners, Ekiti Council of Elders, Omini Oden, National Senior Citizens Centre, Dr Emem Omokaro

NMA pledges to support Ondo health commissioner

THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, in Ondo State has assured Dr Banji Ajaka, the state Commissioner for Health, of its total and unflinching support for his... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Mrs Folukemi Aladenola, Prof. Dayo Faduyile, Dr Stella Adegbehingbe, Dr Banji Ajaka, Nigerian Medical Association

Group lauds Buhari’s appointment of Ukeagu as INEC National Commissioner

SOME pressure groups and non-governmental organisations have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointment of Kenneth Ukeagu, an election logistics strategist, as INEC’s National Commissioner. The groups in separate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps, Alex Ibrahim, Dr Andrew Asemota, National Vanguard for the Nigerian State, NASS, Centre for Transparency and Accountability, Hakim Afolabi, INEC, National Integration For

Ogun moves to revive Kotopo Green House project

The Ogun Government on Friday said plans were on to revive the ‘Green House’ project   abandoned at Kotopo Extension Work Station in Odeda Local Government Area... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dapo Abiodun, Alaba Lawson, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Adeola Odedina, Odeda Local Government Area

COVID-19: Nigeria registers 791 new infections, 8 deaths

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, said the country logged 791 additional COVID-19 infections and eight deaths on Thursday. The NCDC stated this on its verified... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control

Anambra Police affirms success in security operations during yuletide

THE Anambra Police Command has disclosed that effective deployment of men and materials, coupled with good supervision, helped to reduce crime to the barest minimum in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigerian Police Force, Aderemi Adeoye, News Agency of Nigeria, Anambra Police Command

2022: Capital market to sustain positive momentum in H1- Operators

OPERATORS in the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) have expressed optimism that the capital market activities would maintain positive momentum,  the first half of 2022.   They said this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Mr Olatunde Amolegbe, Nigerian Exchange Ltd, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers,

EFCC secures 2220 convictions in 2021

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, secured a total of 2220 (Two Thousand Two Hundred and Twenty) convictions across all its Commands in 2021. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, convictions

NPA expects 21 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos ports

 THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 21 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, and others from Jan. 6 to Jan. 15. The NPA... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, petroleum products, 21 ships

Buhari’s displeasure with power sector performance an indictment on NERC – Group

 A group, the All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s displeasure with the performance of the power sector is an indictment on the Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Mr Adeola Samuel-Ilori, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum,

Ijaw Congress, MOSOP insist on resource ownership

THE Ijaw National Congress (INC) has said the Ijaw nation would continue to work with the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Ijaw National Congress, Niger Delta Development Commission, Prof. Benjamin Okaba, Niger Delta, Ogoni people, resource control

Buhari Finally Inaugurates NNPC Board, Drops Ararume As Chairman

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Senator Margret Chuba Okadigbo as the Board Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited. Okadigbo replaces Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Senator Ifeanyi Ararume, Margret Chuba Okadigbo, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Board,

Photonews: Faces at Realnews 9th Anniversary lecture

Realnews Magazin held its 9th Anniversary Lecture at the Sheraton Hotel on November 18, 2021. Below are the pictures of those who attended the event, where Simbi... Read more

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

Tags: Eyono Fatayi-Williams, Adama Gaye, Oti Ikomi, Simbi Kesiye Wabot, Samata Gifty Bukari, Nigerian Police Force, FRSC, Mustapha Isa, NCDMB, Ghana Consulate, Nigerian LNG Limited, Mike Omalico, Professor

CBN, NTA, others return over N1tr to govt

NIGERIA'S independent revenue crossed the N1 trillion mark in 2021, it was learned on Wednesday. Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed stated this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 248 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Nigerian Television Authority, Securities and Exchange Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation,

NHRC records 154 rights abuse cases in Adamawa

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said it recorded 154 human rights abuse and violation cases in Adamawa in 2021. Grace Mamza, the Acting State Coordinator of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Grace Mamza,

Provide braille for visually impaired students, NGOs urge institutions

A coalition of non-governmental organizations working to provide services to blind people has urged public and private academic institutions to make braille devices available to blind... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 296 times

Tags: Nigerian Welfare Association of the Blind, Mr Lukman Salami, braille, World International Braille Day, Mr Danlami Bashir,

Jailbreak: Four inmates allegedly killed, prison official injured in Osun

 FOUR inmates have died at the Nigerian Correctional Centre, Kosere Area, Ile-Ife, during an attempted jailbreak. A top security officer who spoke on anonymity made the disclosure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Centre, attempted jailbreak,

COVID-19: 428 new infections, 8 deaths cases recorded in Nigeria

NIGERIA recorded 428 new COVID-19 infections with eight deaths on Tuesday in 13 States and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control, NCDC,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Nigerian Public Health agency, Nigeria Centre For Disease Control

2022 Armed Forces Remembrance: Sanwo-Olu unveils Emblem, donates N50m 

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, on Tuesday unveiled the emblem and appeal fund for the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, ahead of the Jan. 15 commemoration. During... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, Col. Fola Akande, Lagos State Government, Nigerian Legion, Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

INEC announces date for governorship election in Ekiti State

THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in accordance with section 30 of the electoral act 2010 (as amended), on Monday, January 3, issued a “Notice of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,

COVID-19 changed the narrative of Education Section in 2021 – An analysis

IN 2021, COVID-19 brought about many changes in the country and the education sector was not left out. Students from primary to tertiary institutions were forced to learn... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: COVID-19, Federal Government, National Universities Commission

Navy alerts public on fraudulent recruitment websites

THE Nigerian Navy (NN), has alerted the public of the existence of fraudulent websites,  offering recruitment opportunities in its ongoing Basic Training School (NNBTS) Batch 33... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: NNBTS, Nigerian Navy

NGX reveals result of market indices review

THE Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Ltd has announced the results of its full-year market index review to enable investors follow market movements and manage investment portfolios. This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange, NGX Lotus Islamic, NGX Pension, Corporate Governance Index, Afrinvest Bank Value Index, Afrinvest Dividend Yield Index, Meristem Growth Index, Meristem Value Index,

Buhari congratulates former Minister, Akinyemi at 80

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari  has congratulated Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, former Minister of External Affairs, on his 80th birthday. Akinyemi will clock 80 on Jan. 4. The President, in a statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, Commonwealth, African Union UN, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, president Buhari, Femi Adesina,

Why Igbo group urged Buhari to review list of nominees for INEC national commissioners 

THE South-East Group, Igbo Political Progressive Union (IPPU) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to review the list of nominees for National Commissioners of the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Mr. Olaniyi Ijalaye, Igbo Political Progressive Union, Mr. John Nwobodo, President Muhammadu Buhari,

Automation: NIMASA commences digital manifest management

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has commenced total digital manifest management regime for all vessels calling at all Nigerian Ports. The Physical transactions concerning Sailing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, digital manifest management regime,

FG to collaborate with Stock Exchange on climate financing

THE Federal Government at the weekend assured that it would step up its collaboration with the Nigerian Exchange (NGX) with a view to developing the climate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Limited, Debt Management Office, Federal Ministry of Environment, Council on Climate Change, President Buhari, Nationally Determined Contributions, Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Group optimistic of traffic-free access to ports in 2022

THE Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association (COMTUA) says they are optimistic that 2022 would usher in a new vista in the quest for traffic-free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, E Council of Maritime Transport Union and Association,

INEC accredits 51 observer groups for FCT area council elections

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has accredited 51 observer groups for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections, scheduled for Feb. 12, 2022. The commission,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu

FG pays N16.67bn accrued pension rights to 2021 retirees

THE Federal Government on Wednesday released N16.67 billion for the payment of accrued pension rights to 2021 retirees of Treasury-funded Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). This is... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 423 times

Tags: Peter Aghahowa, head, Corporate Communications Department, National Pension Commission, PenCom

Obasanjo insists oil in Niger Delta belongs to Nigeria, urges Clark to be Statesman

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday took an exception to Edwin Clark’s reaction to his (Obasanjo’s) insistence that Niger Delta cannot lay claim to the crude oil... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Edwin Clark and former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Edmund Daukoru, Gaius Obaseki, Engr. Funsho Kupolokun as the Managing Director of the Nigerian National P

2020 marginal field oil bid round: 45 days deadline for signature bonus payment elapses 

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, NUPRC, is to end the 2020 marginal field bid round programme and has put in place all necessary machinery to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags:  Petroleum Industry Act 2021 (PIA), 2020 marginal field bid round programme, Gbenga Komolafe,  Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, NUPRC

Electoral Bill discriminatory, supportive of insecurity – minister

Abubakar Malami, minister of justice and attorney general of the federation, has said that the amended electoral bill is supportive of insecurity and discriminatory for President... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Kayode Fayemi, Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Abubakar Malami,

How piracy can be curbed in Nigeria – Movie Directors

  SOME Nigerian Movie Directors on Monday proffered solutions through which the problem of piracy could be tackled in the country.   They gave different suggestions in separate interviews... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Ghanawood, Francis Abang, Nigerian Movie Directors, Temple Golden, Oladimeji Abidakun,

Kebbi State University ranked among 25 Nigerian universities with full courses accreditation

THE Nigerian Universities Commission (NUC) has ranked Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, among the first 25 Nigerian Universities with full accreditation of courses,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Prof. Bashar Ladan-Aliero, Malam Musa Labbo-Jega, Husaini Adamu-Zuru, Nigerian Universities Commission, NUC, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology,

How Titan Trust Bank swallowed Union Bank Plc  

THE Board of Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Securities Exchange Commission that its investors Union Global Partners Limited, Atlas... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 568 times

Tags: Nigerian Stock Exchange, Securities Exchange Commission, Rothschild & Cie, White & Case LLP, Banwo & Ighodalo, Titan Trust Bank, Mudassir Amray, Emeka Okonkwo, Beatrice Hamza Bassey, Tunde Lemo

Buhari’s reason for vetoing Electoral Bill not convincing – NBA

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, has described as unconvincing and unfortunate the reason President Buhari gave for vetoing the electoral bill which was sent to him... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari, Olumide Akpata, president, Nigerian Bar Association

NCC shares experience with Congolese regulator studying Nigerian telecom market

  FAITH in the operational excellence and regulatory efficiency that have become the marks of Africa’s foremost regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), was demonstrated recently when... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Congo-Brazzaville Telecommunications Regulations Authority, CTRA, Prof. Umar Danbatta, Benjamin Mouandza,Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC

Broadband: Pantami, Danbatta assure of FG’s plans to bridge infrastructure deficit

ONGOING policy directions and regulatory measures being put in place by the Nigerian government towards bridging identified broadband infrastructure gaps shall be sustained in order to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Prof. Umar Danbatta,

Electronic transmission of polls results, BVAS, will continue - Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised to continue to deepen the use of technology in the conduct of elections, especially the electronic transmission of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu,

New mobile rate for international calls begins January - NCC

    ..pegs ITR floor price at $0.045     THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has determined the new International Termination Rate (ITR) for voice services paid by overseas telecom carriers...... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC,

Harnessing non-oil exports to diversify Nigeria’s revenue

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma  IT is no longer news that oil price shocks have negatively impacted the country’s revenue over the years. The dwindling revenue from oil was... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 197 times

Tags: Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Ezra Yakusak, Biodun Adedipe,, Adesola Adeduntan, AfCFTA, Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Agricultural Credit Scheme Fund,

NNPC not conducting survey, not recruiting

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has drawn the attention of the general public to a fake competition trending online which claims to celebrate its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 200 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, not conducting survey, not recruiting,

Usman submits probe panel report on Abba Kyari to PSC

Alkali Baba Usman, inspector-general of police, has submitted the probe panel report on suspended head of the Intelligence Response Team, Abba Kyari, to the Police Service... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: United States Federal Bureau of Investigations, FBI, Braimoh Adogame Austin, Andrew Innocenti, Chibuzo Vincent, Maigari Dingyadi, Abba Kyari, PSC, Police Service Commission, Alkali Baba Usman, inspec

Supreme Court upholds Nwobike’s appeal

THE Supreme Court has set aside the conviction and 30 days sentencing of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN),  Joseph Nwobike. He was charged with attempt to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, Lagos High Court, Court of Appeal, Joseph Nwobike

Reps commends NNPC over rehabilitation work, progress at PH refinery

 The Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited, started the week on a good note with the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum, Downstream, Rep. Abdullahi... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 244 times

Tags: Timpre Sylva, Bello Gusau, Duke Oil, the Nigerian Gas Marketing Company, NGMC,

Ekiti CJ frees 69 Inmates at correctional centre

THE Ekiti Chief Judge, Justice John Adeyeye, has released 69 awaiting trial inmates at the Nigerian Correctional Center in Ado Ekiti. Adeyeye granted the inmates freedom on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Justice John Adeyeye, Nigerian Correctional Center

 NCC builds capacity of media executives on 5G

AHEAD of the anticipated 2022 rollout of the Fifth Generation (5G) network in Nigeria, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has organized capacity building workshops for media... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: 5G network in Nigeria, Nigerian Communications Commission,

NIM decries FG’s neglect of blueprint on education, health

 THE Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) has decried the neglect of its blueprint on education and health by the Federal Government. Former President of the institute, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigerian Institute of Management, Dr Sally Bolujoko,

53 companies access NCDMB development fund

FIFTY-THREE  Nigerian companies have so far accessed loans under the Nigerian Content Intervention Fund, NCIF, scheme, according to the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB.   Obinna... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Obinna Ofili, Nigerian Content Development Fund and Treasury Management, NCDMB, Nigerian Content Intervention Fund, Bank of Industry, BOI, Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act (NOG

TNG demands investigation into Mafab Communications

THE Transparency Nigeria Group has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria and all the relevant security agencies to immediately launch an investigation into the business practices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mafab Communications, Transparency Nigeria Group,

Undemocratic Takeover of Govt Poses Great Challenge To ECONEC, says Yakubu

THE undemocratic takeover of government in some West African countries has created a great challenge for Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, according to the Independent National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 206 times

Tags: Electoral Commissions in the sub-region, Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.,

HYPPADEC committed to solving challenges of power producing communities- Yelwa

ALHAJI Abubakar Yelwa, Managing Director of Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC) said that the Commission would continue to tackle challenges faced by hydroelectric power... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission,

5G Auction: NCC not aware of Senator Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications Ltd.

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, had denied knowing that Senator Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State has any connections with Mafab Communications Limited. The NCC stated... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Senator Bola Tinubu’s connection to Mafab Communications, Nigerian Communications Commission,

NIMASA moves against illegal fishing 

THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has sought a partnership with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Illegal fishing, Bashir Jamoh,

Troops kill 6 Boko Haram insurgents, recover arms in Adamawa

THE Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its troops killed six Boko Haram terrorists in gun battle at Sabon Gari in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa. Brig.-Gen.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Abdulwahab Eyitayo, Boko Haram

NIPOST partner Egyptian firm on logistics, job creation

THE Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) has signed a partnership with Egyptian firm, e-Gate Egypt, on digital transformation of logistics and last mile delivery chain services.. The Postmaster-General... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nigerian Postal Service, e-Gate Egypt, job creation,

Nigeria to have widest 5G coverage in Africa by 2022 — Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has assured that by 2022, Nigeria would have the largest Fifth Generation (5G) coverage in Africa. Pantami... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Isa Pantami, 5G, Nigerian Communications Commission, NDEPS,

Buhari’s aide urges youths to embrace technological skills to remain relevant

MALAM Gambo Manzo, the Special Assistant (SA) to the President on Political Affairs, has advised Nigerian youths to embrace technological skills to enable them to remain... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Gambo Manzo, Mr Timothy Nwachukwu, Nigerian youths

NNPC records ₦141.96bn trading surplus 

  THE  Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has announced a huge leap in trading surplus of ₦141.96 billion recorded in June 2021 compared to a deficit... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 258 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC,

5G: NCC conducts successful mock auction of 3.5 GHz spectrum

  …sets stage for main auction on Monday   THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has successfully carried out a mock session for the 3.5 gigahertz, GHz, spectrum auction for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Adeleke Adewolu, Ubale Maska, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission,Prof. Adeolu Akande,

FG, Lagos govt., others collaborate on energy saving construction

THE Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), an initiative supported by the European Union and Germany, on Friday said Lagos State was implementing energy conservation technology in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigerian Energy Support Programme, energy conservation technology, Building Energy Efficiency Code,

Rape, women abuses on increase in Abia – NHRC

THE National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) says there is an increase in the number of complaints of abuses, particularly as it concerns rape of women and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: National Human Rights Commission, Mrs Uche Nwokocha

Scholz travels to Paris, Brussels on first trip as German chancellor

 GERMAN Chancellor Olaf Scholz was making his first trip abroad since taking office on Friday, meeting President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and EU and NATO heads... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Olaf Scholz, NATO heads, German-French cooperation, European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen

Why we can’t respond to non-remittance of funds by defunct PEF – NUPRC

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) says the activities of the defunct Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) do not fall under the operational purview of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission,

NIMASA poised to support Police in combating maritime crimes – D-G

THE Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, says the agency is determined to support and strengthen partnership with the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh,

SAN advocates adoption of e-practice in legal profession

PROF. Oyelowo Oyewo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the Attorney General of Oyo State, on Wednesday urged the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to champion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: SAN, Nigerian Bar Association,

NPC on course to deliver on 2022 Census – Commissioner

THE National Population Commission (NPC) on Wednesday says it’s  on course to deliver on the 2022 census given the success of the ongoing pretest exercise. Prof. Jimoh... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: National Population Commission

Nigerians stranded in Libya return home

THE National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said that Nigerians, who were stranded in Libya, were brought back home on Tuesday night, December 7. The returnees were... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Ibrahim Farinloye, European Union, EU, National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Immigration Services, FAAN,

Automation, next stage of service delivery in public sector – Danbatta

…As SERVICOM commends NCC     PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said leveraging the potential of Information and Communication Technology, ICT,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Umar Garba Danbatta, Ikechukwu Adinde, Nigerian Communications Commission,

CVR: fresh registration hits 4.5m as INEC receives 7.2m applications

  THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says  fresh registration in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) stands  at 4,539,102, as at 7am of Monday, Dec.... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC

Remain apolitical, professional, Buhari urges army

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Nigerian Army to remain apolitical and professional in protecting democracy and defending the territorial integrity of the nation. Buhari, who was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Gen. Lucky Irabor, Nigerian Army

NUPRC reiterates commitment to tackle oil spills

THE Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has reiterated its commitment to tackling oil spills in the oil and gas sector in fulfillment of its regulatory... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 190 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, tackling oil spills, Mr Gbenga Komolafe,

NCPC to partner medical laboratory scientists to improve health services to pilgrims

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam has said that the Commission would partner with the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam,

NCC did not move 5G deadline after only MTN submitted bid

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has debunked the front page headline of the BusinessDay newspaper of Thursday, December 2, entitled: “How NCC moved 5G deadline after... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Ikechukwu Adinde, Nigerian Communications Commission

Former Nigerian senate president dies

SECOND Republic Senate President Dr. Joseph Wayas is dead. Dr. Wayas, who has been receiving medical attention for some time, reportedly died in a London hospital. Cross River... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: Former Nigerian senate president, Dr. Joseph Wayas,

Morocco concludes plans to develop West Africa Gas Pipeline

MOROCCO has concluded plans to develop the proposed Morocco-Nigeria Gas Pipeline (MNGP), an onshore and offshore gas pipeline project that aims to deliver Nigeria's natural gas... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Moroccan Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines,Naturgy Energy Group, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,

Fayemi gives Dec. 18 deadline to guber aspirants to resign position 

KAYODE Fayemi, Ekiti State governor, has directed anyone serving in his government, who would like to contest the governorship primaries to tender his or her resignation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, All Progressives Congress, APC, Yinka Oyebode

Panel summons Gwagwalada Specialist Hospital CMD

AN independent panel set up by the National Human Rights Commission has summoned the Chief Medical Director (CMD) Specialist Hospital, Gwagwalada to appear before it on Dec.2. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: CMD, National Human Rights Commission, SARS

 NCC enlightens BUK students, others on rights, privileges as telecoms consumers

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has hosted another edition of Campus Conversation (CC), at the weekend in Bayero University, Kano (BUK), where officials of the commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Campus Conversation, Nigerian Communications Commission,

Army, police dismiss reported clash in Imo

THE Nigerian Army, 34 Artillery Brigade, Obinze, Owerri and the police command in Imo have dismissed social media reports of a clash between personnel of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 210 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, police

95 Obigbo, Orlu residents abducted by Nigerian soldiers discovered in Kaduna Prisons - Intersociety

By Benprince Ezeh THE International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, Intersociety, has released a list of 95 Obigbo and Orlu residents abducted by Nigerian... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 336 times

Tags: Intersociety, Nigerian soldiers, Kaduna prisons, Emeka Umeagbalasi

Jamoh, Danish ambassador meet on reported killing of pirates 

 BASHIR Jamoh, director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has met with Sune Krogstrup, Danish ambassador to Nigeria, on the reported killing of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency,  BASHIR Jamoh,

Petrol to sell for N340 per litre next year, says Kyari

...Labour cautions govt against unilateral action ...N5,000 monthly stipend for 40m Nigerians GOING by the words of Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL) Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 293 times

Tags: Mallam Mele Kyari, Petrol to sell for N340, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, Trade Union Congress,

 20 years of digital revolution: NCC rakes in more awards for its regulatory effectiveness

THE trove of garlands for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) for its role in enhancing digital transformation in Nigeria, has swelled with new awards conferred from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: digital revolution, NCC, Global System of Mobile Communications,

Correctional service appeals to govt., groups for vehicular logistics in Enugu

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) on Thursday appealed to the Enugu State government, groups and philanthropists to assist it with vehicles to enhance logistics and service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service

NSC visits shipping companies, seeks partnership

The Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) has sought the cooperation and collaboration of shipping companies, to drive efficiency, transparency and effectiveness of port processes. The Executive Secretary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: The Nigerian Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Mrs Rakiya Dhikru-Yagboyaju,

100 Pakistani investors to meet Nigerian business community at trade exhibition – Envoy

At least 100 Pakistani companies and investors will meet with the Nigerian business community in Lagos to foster trade relations and economic cooperation between both countries,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Nigerian business community, Mr Muhammad Azam, Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Institute urges implementation of building code to address building collapse

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged the Federal Government to sign the National Building Code (NBC) into law to address the incidences of building... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: The Nigerian Institute of Building, Mr Kingsley Oghoro, Federal Government

How Unilag will host a hitch-free 26th NUGA Games — VC

THE Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has assured that adequate security arrangement had been put in place to host the upcoming 26th... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: 26th Nigerian Universities Games, NUGA, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, UNILAG, University of Lagos,

SGF lauds NIMR for advances made in scientific research

BOSS Mustapha,secretary to the government of the federation, has commended the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) for launching the country into a new phase of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Muktar Mohammed, Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, Boss Mustapha,

Disability Commission seeks employment waiver for PWDs

Mr James Lalu, the Executive Secretary, National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) has called on the National Assembly to grant it a waiver for employment... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: National Commission for Persons with Disability, Mr James Lalu, enate Committee on Disabilities

Two claimants tango over chairmanship seat of Langtang North Council in Plateau

Mr Bitrus Zulfa says he remains the Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council of Plateau in spite of a court judgment obtained by Mr Joshua... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Mr Bitrus Zulfa, Chairman of Langtang North Local Government Council, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), Justice Ishaku Kunda

Group urges INEC to improve on BVAS, logistics ahead future elections

Cleen Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) and other logistics. Mrs... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 289 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bimodal Voter Accreditation System

Ikorodu LG boss pledges improved workers welfare package

The Executive Chairman of Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, on Tuesday, reiterated his administration’s commitment to improve workers’ welfare package for increased productivity. Adesina made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Ikorodu Local Government, Mr Wasiu Adesina, N300,000, Lagos State Civil Service Commission,

2023: Direct primaries will overstretch INEC, says PGF Chairman

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, and Chairman, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), has said that adopting direct primaries by political parties will overstretch the Independent National Electoral... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi, Progressives Governors Forum, Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra governorship election

Cybercrime: New Malware AbstractEmu attacks Android devices - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has informed telecom consumers and the general public that a new Android malware has been discovered.   The malware, named ‘AbstractEmu’, can gain... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission, Ikechukwu Adide

Army holds workshop for its veterans in S’West

NIGERIAN Army, on Monday, began a five-day workshop for its veterans in South-West states where it has both serving and retired personnel from 2 Division and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: NIGERIAN Army

NCoS seeks employments for ex-offenders

THE Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) has called on the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to create job opportunities for “Return Citizens” known as ex-offenders as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 197 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service

Jamoh bags Zik Award, thanks Buhari, others

THE Director-General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh yesterday received the prestigious Zik Leadership Prize in Public Policy for 2020, following... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 222 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Zik Leadership Prize, Dr. Bashir Jamoh,

Anambra 2021: Centre urges INEC to improve on BVAS machines

 THE Executive Director, Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), Ms Faith Nwadishi, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the performance of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Bimodal Voters Authentication System, Centre for Transparency Advocacy, Ms Faith Nwadishi, Independent National Electoral Commission,

NBA condemns raid on Odili’s residence, vows to get to root

THE President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olumide Akpata, on Friday said that the association would do its best to find out the raiders... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Odili

NIEEE poises to proffer solutions to perennial low power generation capacity

THE Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) has decried the perennial issues of low power generation capacity, distribution, and transmission in the country. Mr Richard... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Mr Babatunde Fashola, Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,

N86.1m Fraud: Civil servant bags 28 years imprisonment

A Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri, has sentenced a Civil Servant, Ma’aji Shettima Arfo, to 28 years imprisonment for engaging in an N86.1 million... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 264 times

Tags: Anas Mohammed Kolo, Ma’aji Shettima Arfo, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission,

Nigerian Army to commission 3,885 cadets, enlist 18,000 recruit in 2022

MAJ-Gen Stephen Olabanji, Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Nigerian Army, says the Army is expected to commission about 3,885 cadets into the officer’s cadre in 2022. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Nigerian Army

Nigerian Army to commission 3,885 cadets, enlist 18,000 recruit in 2022

Maj-Gen Stephen Olabanji, Commander, Training and Doctrine Command, Nigerian Army, says the Army is expected to commission about 3,885 cadets into the officer’s cadre in 2022. He... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Maj-Gen Stephen Olabanji, Nigerian Army, Rep. Abdularzaq Namdas

CVR: INEC registers 25,929 in Borno –official

 A total of 25,929 prospective voters in Borno, have so far registered in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise by the Independent National Electoral Commission... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mallam Adamu Gama,

Reinstated Langtang North Chair resumes office, dedicates victory to God

MR Joshua Laven,  the reinstated Chairman of Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, on Thursday  resumed office, saying he dedicated his victory at the High Court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: MR Joshua Laven, Langtang North Local Government of Plateau, Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC)

Nigerian Press Council charges media to ensure balance in terrorism reportage

The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), on Wednesday, urged the media to moderate their reportage of terrorists’ activities and violent extremism by ensuring balanced, unbiased and factual... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: The Nigerian Press Council (NPC), Mr Francis Nwosu, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

NUPRC seeks oil producers support for smooth implementation of PIA

THE newly created Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has solicited the support of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) for the smooth implementation of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 219 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission, Mr Gbenga Komolafe, OPTS,

More than 5,000 Diasporas to participate in 2021 investigate summit – NiDCOM

MORE than 5,000 Nigerians living abroad are expected to participate in the 2021 Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit (NDIS), according to the country’s Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM). The Nigerians... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Nigerian Diaspora Investment Summit,

Defend custodial centres with maximum force – Nababa orders personnel

THE Controller-General (CG), Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Haliru Nababa, has directed men of the armed squad to deploy maximum force to defend custodial centres against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Nigerian Correctional Service, Mr Haliru Nababa,

INEC chairman is alive not killed - Police

THE Police has reacted to the news on social media about the alleged murder of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, in Anambra. There... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode,

Exec Sec NCDMB Commissions PE Energy’s Centre of Excellence

THE Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote on Friday commissioned PE Energy’s ultra-modern Centre of Excellence in Port Harcourt, Rivers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Engr. Daere Akobo, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

IPOB/ESN responsible for arson, destruction — Army

THE Nigerian Army has claimed that recent killings, arson and destructions in the south-eastern part of the country Nigeria were orchestrated and executed by members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 163 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, IPOB, ESN

Asset ownership key to Nigerian Content Development -Wabote

Indigenous service companies in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry have been advised to invest in asset ownership because it is a major yardstick used by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development, Mr. Pius Uwhubetiyi,

NBA reacts to raid on Justice Mary Odili’s residence by security operatives

THE Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says that it received with grave concern the news of the unlawful siege on the Abuja residence of a Justice of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 224 times

Tags: Nigerian Bar Association, Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili

Soldiers foil IPOB/ESN attack on security operatives in Anambra

THE Nigerian Army has that its soldiers on internal security operations in the South East have foiled an attempt by members of the proscribed Indigenous People of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, IPOB, ESN

Stakeholders commend NIN-SIM Verification Exercise

....as FG urges citizens and legal residents to enrol before the end of the year Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, has... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 250 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta,, Nigerian Communications Commission, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, National Identity Numbers

Anambra Election: 86 polling units have no voters – INEC chair

By Anthony Isibor   PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that out of the 5,720 polling units in Anambra State, 86, and 1.5... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 231 times

Tags: PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Independent National Electoral Commission,,

FG Launches Nigerian Made Barites, To Ban Importation 2022

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development on Thursday officially launched made in Nigerian Barites that has... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Olamilekan Adegbite,

FBN Holdings dashes Otedola's hope

...confirms Tunde Hassan-Odukale as it's largest single shareholder  The Chairman of FBN Holdings (FBNH), Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale, has been confirmed as the largest single shareholder of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 337 times

Tags: Mr Tunde Hassan-Odukale, FBN Holdings, Mr Seye Kosoko, Femi Otedola, Nigerian Exchange Ltd,

NCC changes regulatory instruments, management tools for efficient operations

THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is adjusting regulatory instruments and management tools to ensure regulations are fit for future imperatives of a robust telecoms sector.   Adeleke Adewolu,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 197 times

Tags: Adeleke Adewolu, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission

INEC should have rejected Andy Uba long ago - CSO 

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) should have rejected Senator Andy Uba as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the November 6 gubernatorial election in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 218 times

Tags: Professor Charles Chukwuma Soludo, George Moghalu, Dr Vincent Obiatuegwu, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission, Senator Andy Uba,

Civil Society Group praises NCC for digital economy initiatives

… presents Danbatta with certificate of performance     THE Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), a coalition of over 180 civil society organizations, has commended the Management... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Ogakwu Dominic, Uket Bassey, Civil Society Groups for Good Governance, Nigerian Communications Commission,

ICPC identifies former FCDA employees, REDAN members in FCT real estate scam

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) on Thursday fingered some former employees of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) as real estate... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Mr Daniel Isei, FCDA employees, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission,

Medical chief raises concern on rising cases of cancer

THE Chief of Medical Services, Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Commodore Olabode Babalola, says the public ought to be aware of the danger in the rising... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Olabode Babalola

NCC, NITDA to support media ICT Growth Conference, Awards 2021

THE Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA on Tuesday renewed their support for the industry media body, the Nigeria Information... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Mr Chike Onwuegbuchi, Nigerian National Broadband Plan, Right of Way, Nigeria Communications Commission, National Information Technology Development Agency,

FRCN General Manager, others urge women to be more involved in solving Nigeria’s challenges

THE General Manager, Radio Nigeria, Bronze FM, Benin City, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, has urged Nigerian women to be more involved in restoring peace and addressing the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Gov. Bello. Ayoade, Ladi Bawa, Mrs Bimbo Oyetunde, National Association of Women Journalists, Nigerian Women Arise for Nigeria,

Three African start-ups valued at $1bn founded by young Nigerians—NESG

MR Asue Ighodalo, Chairman of the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG), has said that three out of four digital start-ups, valued in excess of one billion... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Mr Asue Ighodalo, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Interswitch, Flutterwave, Jumia,

APC has an unmarketable candidate - Soludo Group

LESS than 24 hours after the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSOs) in Anambra State asserted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Chief George Moghalu, Chinedu Nwoye, All Progressives Congress, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Nigerian Army to partner Lagos hospitals for better healthcare delivery

THE Ag. Corps Commander Medical (CCM), Nigerian Army (NA), Col. Babatunde Solebo said that collaborating with major healthcare institutions in Lagos State will foster synergy with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruk Yahaya, Col. Babatunde Solebo, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Nigerian Army Medical Corps,

CAC to complement FG’s poverty alleviation programme

 The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has reinstated its readiness to complement the Federal Government’s efforts to lift 100 million citizens out of poverty, as the nation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, David Orewa, Mr. David Eweta, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture,

3,652 Emene residents benefit from Army medical outreach

AT least 3,652 residents of Emene in Enugu East Local Government Area have benefited from a free and comprehensive medical outreach, courtesy of the Nigerian Army.The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: Nigerian Army, Enugu

NCC Alerts Telecom Consumers on Flubot Malware

...Lists measures to guard against attack_ THE Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC wishes to alert millions of Nigerian telecom consumers of the existence of new, high-risk, and extremely... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 304 times

Tags: Nigerian Communications Commission, Nigeria Computer Emergency Response Team,

Komolafe new upstream CEO assures of no job losses

GBENGA Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, NURC, has assured staff of its defunct Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, of no job and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 275 times

Tags: Timipre Sylva, Gbenga Komolafe, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission,

Ending HND, BSc dichotomy, our goal — NATE

THE Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering (NATE) says it is working on completing the process of total removal of dichotomy between polytechnic and university graduates. NATE... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Ahmad Yabagi, Mr Samuel Ibidapo, Nigerian  Association of Technologists in Engineering,

Editors urged not to give prominence to activities of terrorists, Bandits

THE Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, conference opened on Thursday, October 21, with a call to the media to reduce the prominence given to activities of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 356 times

Tags: Yusuf Kabiru, Muhammed Idris, Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE,L-R: Prof. Umar Danbatta, Ray Ekpu, Mustapha Isah, Mele Kyari, Frank Mbah

Tension in Arochukwu over killing of 5 IPOB members

  THERE was tension in Arochukwu, Abia State on Thursday, October 21, as security operatives battled members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the area.   A... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 256 times

Tags: IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Nigerian Army, soldiers, Department of State Services, DSS

Nigerian Economic Summit: Heifer Nigeria to aid Nigerian Agri-transformation by Empowering Nigerian Youth

BY 2050, Africa will have a youth population of over 800 million, with an additional 400 million jobs set to be needed by 2035 for youth... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 362 times

Tags: Rufus Idris, Heifer Nigeria, Nigerian Economic Summit Group, Youth and Technology,

Jamoh rallies support for Nigeria’s IMO Category C reinstatement

 THE Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has urged the international maritime community to support Nigeria’s bid for reinstatement into Category C of the International... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr Bashir Jamoh, João Titterington Gomes Cravinho,

PIA: FG inaugurates boards of new oil industry successor regulatory agencies

TIMIPRE Sylva, minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has inaugurated the governing boards of the new entities comprising the regulatory framework for the oil and gas... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 357 times

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission, Olasupo Agbaje, TIMIPRE Sylva, Gbenga Komolafe, Farouk Ahmed,President Muhammadu Buhari, Ibra

Cambridge Varsity sets to return looted Benin artefacts — Oba

THE Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, on Wednesday in Benin, said that Cambridge University in the UK has concluded arrangement to return Benin artefacts in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Oba of Benin, DAAR Communications, Oba Ewuare II

#EndSARS: Micro entrepreneurs task FG on implementing youth engaging policies

 THE Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has urged the government to swiftly implement its various policies aimed at massive job creation, youth empowerment and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Mr Saviour Iche, Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

#EndSARS: Panel orders independent DNA test to ascertain child’s biological mother

THE National Human Rights’ Commission’s (NHRC) independent investigative panel on the defunct SARS and other police units in the country, on Monday, ordered that an independent... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: #EndSars, DCP Abba Kyari, Justice Suleiman Galadima (Rtd), Esther Tanko, National Human Rights’ Commission, NHRC, Kelvin Nwabueze Ezike,

IPOB has no business with INEC - Spokesperson

...says deployment of 33,000 policemen to Anambra ploy to kill Igbo youths THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said it has no business with the Independent National... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, IPOB, INEC, Emma Powerful, Indigenous People of Biafra

Army seeks support for ‘Exercise Still Water’ in S’South

THE 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, has solicited the support of Rivers’ residents to its operation, code-named ‘Exercise Still Water’ in four South-South... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 155 times

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NNPC mulls rebuilding roads under tax credit scheme

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) started its week with an engagement with critical stakeholders in a bid to find lasting solutions to the road network... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Mele Kyari, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, Nigerian Union of Petroleum & Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG

CAC set to block fraudulent registration applications- Abubakar

THE Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has expressed determination to block suspected fraudulent applications aimed at registering new companies similar to existing ones trying to take over... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Corporate Affairs Commission

Emir of Bungudu regains freedom after 32 days in captivity –emirate

THE Emir of Bungudu, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru, Sarkin Fulanin Bungudu, Zamfara state, has regained his freedom after 32 days of captivity in the hands of kidnappers. Magaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 201 times

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NPF, PSC set to conclude 2020 recruitment exercise

...as portal opens October 18 - 26, exams set for October 29 - 30 THE Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Police Service Commission will be... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force, Police Service Commission

Nigerian Army to carry out disposal of expired explosives in Calabar

THE 13 Brigade Command of the Nigerian Army, Calabar, has announced that it would dispose of expired explosives at the shooting Range in Calabar from Oct.... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Nigerian Army

NSC boss decries infrastructure gap in Nigeria’s maritime domain

THE Executive Secretary /Chief Executive Officer, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) Mr Emmanuel Jime, has decried a general infrastructure gap in the country’s maritime domain. Jime said this... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 129 times

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Law abiding Nigerians not harassed by Italian authorities- Unions

 THE National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy (NUNAI) and Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe (NIDOE), Italy say law-abiding Nigerians living in Italy are not being... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Mr  Mfawa Abam,Pastor Mike  Oputteh,Mr Omorondion Iduhun,National Union of Nigerian Association in Italy,Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation Europe,

Universities to get N30bn revitilisation fund soon – FG

 THE Federal Government says it will commence the disbursement of the N30 billion revitalization fund to public universities soon. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: National Universities Commission, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke,Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment,

NPA to support digital revolution of African ports

THE Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has been working steadily to digitalise operations at all port locations in the country, towards optimal efficiency, elimination of corrupt practices... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, Jean Marie Koffi,

Cabo Verde’s electoral umpire lauds ECOWAS, AU political support

CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission, CNE, has commended the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Union (AU) for supporting the country’s political... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: ECOWAS, CABO Verde’s National Electoral Commission,  Maria do Rosário Pereira Gonçalves,

Water engineers advocate good governance structure to tackle sector challenges

ENGINEERS in the water sector have called for a good governance structure to tackle the challenges in the provision and supply of quantitative and quality water... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Nigerian Institution of Water Engineers, quantitative and quality water,

 Electronic transmission of results will reduce election fraud

PROF. Attahiru Jega, a former Chairman, Independent National Election Commission, INEC, says the electoral transmission of results will reduce the rate of election fraud in Nigeria, He... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

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Oscar Onyema resigns from Nigerian Exchange

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), has announced the resignation of Oscar Onyema, as Non-Executive Director, ahead of NGX Group’s Friday listing. Abubakar Mahmoud, , chairman, NGX, said... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 227 times

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NCDMB, partners to complete 4 projects in Q4 2021  

FOUR major projects being developed by investors in partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, would be completed before the end of 2021,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 432 times

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GOCOP 2021: Role of communication, due diligence in online patronage stressed

THE Principal Consultant/CEO of Cattigan Communications Limited, publishers of NATIONAL ACCORD, Tom Chiahemen, has stressed the roles of effective business communication and due diligence in attracting... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 156 times

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NNPC to find lasting solutions to challenges faced by PTD, NARTO

AS a follow-up to its efforts in sustaining the current smooth supply and distribution of petroleum products nationwide within the festive period and beyond, the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 263 times

Tags: Petroleum Tanker Drivers, Mallam Mele Kyari, NNPC, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Department of Petroleum Resources, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Department of State Services (DSS

SON partners Army on intelligence sharing, surveillance, enforcement

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it is seeking partnership with the Nigerian Army on intelligence sharing, surveillance and enforcement against sub-standard goods throughout the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 191 times

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2023: Nigeria Diaspora Network commends Senate on electronic transmission of election results

THE Nigeria Diaspora Network (NDN), has commended the Senate for backing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the inclusion of electoral transmission of election results... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Nigeria Diaspora Network, electoral transmission of election results, Independent National Electoral Commission,

Senate confirms Ameachi Nwoha as Commissioner, National Assembly Commission

 THE Senate has confirmed Mr Amaechi Nwoha, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominee for appointment as Commissioner representing South- East in the National Assembly Commission. His confirmation was sequel... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 193 times

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The making of 'The Greek Freak'

HE'S a two-time MVP winner, five-time All-Star and now an NBA champion - Giannis Antetokounmpo has had a remarkable rise to the top of the NBA. Born... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 72 times

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Truck driver destroys NPA e-call-up facility – Official

 THE Truck Transit Parks (TTP) Ltd., owners of Eto, the electronic call-up system for truck, says that a truck driver destroyed one of the barriers for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority, Truck Transit Parks, electronic call-up system, Ms Toni Anne Uwaifo,

How Mike Ozekhome, SAN, got DSS to free Chinwetalu Agu

ACE Nollywood actor, Chinwetalu Agu, who has been in the Nigerian Army and Department of State Services, DSS, detention for nearly one week, for allegedly wearing... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 257 times

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EFCC recovers N1.6bn for AMCOM in 4 years

THE Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, says it has received N1, 667, 582, 605.04 recovered funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, between... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 299 times

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NCC’s regulatory instruments set to facilitate 5G deployment, tackle insecurity - Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has declared that three of the Commission’s regulatory instruments are set... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 171 times

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NCDMB hands over ultramodern technical workshops in A/Ibom State

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, on Friday handed over ultra-modern Woodwork and Carpentry workshops it renovated and upgraded at the Government Technical College,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 332 times

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NCC committed to facilitating growth of e-government – Danbatta

Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman, EVC, of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has highlighted the various regulatory measures of the Commission toward deepening the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 235 times

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Only 2,525,471 voters eligible for Anambra election -  INEC

 By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the total number of registered voters in Anambra State stands at 2,525,471. He... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 253 times

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Goddy Ikeh to become Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors

By Anthony Isibor. THE Standing Committee of the Nigerian Guild of Editors has approved the confernment of the Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors, FNGE, on Goddy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 134 times

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PenCom, EFCC collaborate to reduce fraud in pension sector

By Anthony Isibor.   AISHA Umar Dahir, Director-General, National Pension Commission, PenCom, has has said that the collaboration between the organization and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 430 times

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Capacity building, funding key conditions for local content growth - Wabote

ANY nation or sector of the economy that seeks to implement Local Content policies successfully must deploy certain programmes such as Capacity Building initiatives, Funding and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 229 times

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Air Force holds firing exercise Oct. 4 to Oct. 7 in Benue

TACTICAL Air Command (TAC) of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) based in Makurdi will hold a routine air firing exercise on Oct. 4 to Oct. 7. This... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 161 times

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Wike to be honoured for building Law School campus in Rivers

THE Executive Governor of Rivers, Mr Nyesom Wike is set to be honoured for the ongoing construction of a new campus of the Nigerian Law School... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 253 times

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Wabote tasks Media on Technology, Capacity Building

  MEDIA organisations, particularly those in the broadcast media have been charged to adopt emerging technologies and techniques to improve the quality of their productions and offerings... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 192 times

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Wabote commends NTA's strides in digitising operations

 ...advises NTA management to embrace technological innovations to improve quality of programmes SIMBI Wabote, executive secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has advised the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 246 times

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SEC wins 2021 financial institution football tournament

THE Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sunday emerged the winners of the 2021 Financial Institutions Football Tournament. The game is organised annually by the Central Bank... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 270 times

Tags: Security and Exchange Commission, CBN

Revealed: How $1.2m bribe was paid to finance presidential elections in Nigeria 

  LAWSUITS in London and New York, have shed light on how fees trading firms paid agents to win oil contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 597 times

Tags: Anthony Stimler, Glencore, BP Plc, Jonathan Zarembok, Bloomberg, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC,

NA condemns dehumanising of Corps member in video by officer officer

THE Nigerian Army, NA, says it has taken cognizance of a video clip currently making the rounds on the social media, where a female officer was seen... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 60 times

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ICPC arraigns PRODA DG for alleged N23.5 million fraud 

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned the Director-General of Project Development Institute (PRODA) Enugu, Engr. Dr. Charles Agulanna before Hon.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 136 times

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FG sets up committee to tackle illegal refineries in Niger Delta

THE Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated an Inter-Ministerial Committee to tackle illegal refinery of crude oil in the Niger Delta region. The acting Solicitor-General of the Federation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 821 times

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2nd quarter of CVR begins October 4 as INEC registers over 3 million fresh voters in 12 weeks

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has registered over 3 million Nigerians in the ongoing continuous voters' registration, CVR, exercise in 12 weeks. Festus Okoye,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 453 times

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FG, Nigerian Military connived with armed herdsmen to kill residents in South East - HURIWA

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the Federal Government and the Nigerian military in the South East of collusion with armed Fulani... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 524 times

Tags: Nigerian Army,Eastern Security Network,Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria,

NNPC records crude oil, gas sales of $219.75m in May

…Posts ₦295.72bn from sale of petroleum products     THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it recorded a total crude oil and gas export sales of $219.75m in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 156 times

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NCDMB, host communities parley on security of projects, jobs  

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Tuesday in Yenagoa held the maiden interactive session with representatives of host communities of its major projects... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 425 times

Tags: Ginah O. Ginah, Daziba Patrick Obah, Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Development (NOGICD) Act, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

NAF Hospital Lab bags ISO 15189 accreditation certificate 

FOR the second consecutive time, the 661 Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory (661 NAFH), Ikeja has again won the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 15189:2012 accreditation... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 484 times

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 Okada rider allegedly imprisoned for exposing detention of Glory Okolie 

    FEW weeks ago, Harrison Gwamnishu, a popular human rights Activist, took to his Facebook page to inform the world about the story of a missing lady... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 248 times

Tags: Nigerian Police Force, Glory Okolie, Harrison Gwamnishu, Eastern Security Network, ESN,

NINAS urges UN to act now to avert catastrophe in Nigeria

  THE Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, NINAS, has urged the United Nations, UN, to act now to avert catastrophe in Nigeria.   NINAS stated this in a... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 460 times

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NCDMB, host communities parley on security of projects, jobs  

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Tuesday in Yenagoa held the maiden interactive session with representatives of host communities of its major projects... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 801 times

Tags: Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote,Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

Igbo remember 28 persons killed in 2017 by Nigerian soldiers who raided  Nnamdi Kanu’s home

THE Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has successfully observed a sit-at-home peaceful protest to remember victims of the genocidal invasion of its leader’s compound at Afaraukwu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: IPOB,Nnamdi Kanu,Nigerian soldiers,Gov Willie Obiano,

Mompha’s accomplice, Hamza Koudeih jailed for 1 year

                                                   ... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 607 times

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Why INEC may still transmit results electronically

Several weeks after the National Assembly had voted against the Electronic Transmission of election results, the practicability or otherwise of the issue has continued to be... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 236 times

Tags: Monday Udoh-TomCharles Aniagwu,Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi,,Prof. Anya O. Anya,National Electoral Commission,electronic transmission of election results,

NCDMB, Bayelsa sign Power Purchase Agreement on 10MW IPP

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) and the Bayelsa State Government on Wednesday signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the delivery of electricity... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 223 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote,

Create businesses around adverse situations, Wabote charges youths

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has challenged young Nigerians to create business opportunities around uncomfortable situations rather... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 391 times

Tags: Junior Chambers International (JCI) Nigeria Senate Association Leadership Excellence for National Development (LEND), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabo

FG directs NCC to immediately deploy 5G  in Nigeria

  THE Federal Government has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise called 5G in Nigeria. Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, minister of Communications and Digital... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: National Frequency Management Council, 5G, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),

12 Nigerian female volleyballers depart for African championships in Rwanda

THE Nigerian women volleyball team left Abuja on Thursday for the 2021 African Volleyball Championships holding in Kigali, Rwanda. The team’s head coach, Samuel Ajayi, told newsmen... Read more

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NCC launches 4-year strategic vision plan

…releases a compendium of the EVC’s speeches.   By Anthony Isibor.    PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta,  executive vice-chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has launched a strategic vision plan... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 185 times

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Photo: Nigerian girl wins Miss Ireland

NIGERIAN Pamela Uba, whose parents are from Uke, Idemili North in Anambra state, has won Miss Ireland contest last night, Wednesday, September 8. The 26-year-old Uba  crowned... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 315 times

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400,000 Nigerian drug users who share needles responsible for spread of HIV

ABOUT 400,000 Nigerian drug users who exchange needles and syringes as a group while ingesting drugs are responsible for the spread of HIV in the country. Dr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 125 times

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NIN: Commission registers 1.2m persons in Sokoto in 8 years — Coordinator

GARBA Balarabe, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) Coordinator in Sokoto State, has disclosed that only 1.2 million persons  were registered by the commission in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 243 times

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We prioritise security over economic benefits — Communications Minister

THE Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has disclosed that the communication sector had priotised security over economic benefits.Pantami made the disclosure during... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 369 times

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Swedish firm embarks on digital literacy, skill acquisition for Nigerian students

GLOBAL Wissen Consult, a Sweden-Nigerian firm is partnering with education experts in Nigeria to boost digital education and enhance skills acquisition through digital programmes in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 163 times

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Anambra election will be free and fair, not written - commissioner

THE Anambra State government is in possession of intelligence reports showing that people are preparing to protest in the streets of the state in large numbers... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 242 times

Tags: C. Don Adinuba, Anambra State government, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC

NFF hooks MTN as Official Communications Partner of the Super Eagles and other National Teams

NIGERIA’S football firmament was emblazoned in all-yellow on Thursday as the Nigeria Football Federation and MTN Communications signed a partnership agreement that made the telecommunications company... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 165 times

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 116 times

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 294 times

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Air Peace is Official Airline Sponsor of the Nigerian National Teams

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday sealed a partnership agreement with Air Peace that made the frontline indigeous airline company the Official Airline Sponsor of Nigerian... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 283 times

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PenCom to commence annual enrolment of retirees on September 1

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, says that its online Enrolment Application for retirees/prospective retirees of Treasury-funded Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs, will go live on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: National Pension Commission,Annual Pre-Retirement Verification and Enrolment Exercise,

Sanusi to commission Egypt, Angola World Cup qualifier in Cairo

GENERAL Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Mohammed Sanusi has been appointed by the Confederation of African Football to serve as the match commissioner for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 101 times

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 How Nigerians can stop President Muhammadu Buhari from carrying out anti-people policies   

INTRODUCTION PRESIDENT Muhamadu Buhari's insistence on enforcing non- existent open-grazing laws and the construction of a rail line directly from Nigeria to Niger Republic, inspite of massive... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 1,051 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, President Muhammadu Buhari, National Association of Nigerian Students , Nigerian Medical Association, Nigerian Labour Congress (

ICPC to tackle corruption in electricity sector - Prof Owasanoye 

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has promised to tackle corruption-related matters arising from estimated billings, illegal selling of meters and other... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 210 times

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NNPC, KDSG, Sign MoU on Gas Utilisation, Expansion

…as Kyari assures gas supply will revamp industries  NIGERIA’S domestic gas penetration aspirations have received a major boost as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kaduna State... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 720 times

Tags: Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,Mallam Mele Kyari,

With Aisha Buhari Cup, Future is Assured for Nigerian Girl-Child - Eucharia

FORMER Super Falcons’ Head Coach, Eucharia Uche, has declared her support for the Aisha Buhari Cup, saying that with the tournament, future is assured for Nigerian... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 191 times

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House of Reps lauds Kyari over revenue projection for 2022-2024 

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), on Wednesday received accolades from the House of Representatives Committee on Finance for providing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 607 times

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Ihejirika, Nigerian Army clear the air on kidnappings, insecurity in Abia State

THE Nigerian Army has denied allegations that it is promoting criminality in Abia state and involved in the release of kidnap suspects in Isuikwuato Local Government... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 185 times

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NNPC to monitor fuel distribution electronically to check activities of smugllers — GMD

MR Mele Kyari, the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that the corporation would henceforth employ electronic to monitor... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 603 times

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South East safe to host NUJ 7th Triennial conference - NUJ States chairmen

THIRTEEN key officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists in the five South Eastern States have dismissed the false alarm that South East is not safe... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 210 times

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Proposed creation of Nigeria/Benin joint commission receives boost

THE creation of a Nigeria-Benin Republic Permanent Joint Commission will boost economic development and security in the two neighboring countries.   The Chairman of the Steering Committee on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 119 times

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Army not abetting criminality in Abia – Nwachukwu

THE Nigerian Army has dismissed allegations by a lawmaker in Abia that the military officers were aiding and abetting criminality in Isuikwuato Local Government Area of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 102 times

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New revenue formula to be submitted to Buhari before end of 2021, says RMAFC

 THE Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) says the review of the revenue allocation formula will be ready for presentation to President Muhammadu Buhari by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 98 times

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PFAN seeks ICPC’s intervention over maltreatment of Nigerian Football Players

THE Professional Footballers Association of Nigeria (PFAN) has sought the intervention of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) over the plight and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 320 times

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Telecom revenue: Group urges Reps to speed up probes on operators

TRADERS Initiative for Social Development (TISD), an NGO has called on the House of Representatives to speed up action on the proposed panel to probe telecommunication... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 133 times

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NIFOR urges farmers to embrace date palm cultivation for its profitability

THE Nigerian Institute For Oil Palm Research (NIFOR) has advised farmers to embrace the cultivation of date palm for its huge return on investment profits. The Executive... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigerian Institute For Oil Palm Research,Dr Celestine Ekonoebe,

Diplomatic bruhaha as DR Congo officials harass Nigerian diplomats

A diplomatic row is brewing between Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo following harassment of Nigerian diplomats, burgling of the Nigerian Embassy in Kinshasa by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 255 times

Tags: Nigerian Ambassador to the DR Congo, Ambassador (Engr) Omar Suleiman

Former NBA chairman threatens legal action against police over detained suspected IPOB informant 

MONDAY Ubani, former chairman, Nigerian Bar Association, and chairman, Association Section on Public and Developmental Law, NBA-SPIDEL, has threatened to drag Usman Baba, Inspector-General of Police,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: MONDAY Ubani, Nigerian Bar Association,Biafra,,

Society of Nigerian Artists mourns Yusuf Grillo

THE Society of Nigerian Artists (SNA) have paid tribute to late veteran artist, Yusuf Grillo who died Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the age of  86. Mr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 351 times

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Rasheed assures of continued good leadership in NUC

PROF. Abubakar Rasheed, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC) has assured staff and management of the commission and the Nigerian university system of continued good... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Dr Ramon Yusuf,PROF. Abubakar Rasheed,National Universities Commission

Reps committee rejects Customs’ N1.33trn target revenue for 2022

THE House of Representatives Committee on Finance has rejected the N1.33 trillion target revenue by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) for the 2022 fiscal year. The committee... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: House of Representatives,Nigerian Customs Service,Mr  James Faleke

Doctor’s strike: Court orders parties to suspend hostilities, maintain status quo

THE National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered striking members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) and the Federal Government to suspend all... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 239 times

Tags:  National Industrial Court, Abuja,Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors,

COAS visits 2 Division, tasks officers on professionalism

 THE Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.- Gen. Faruq Yahaya, has tasked officers and soldiers of the 2 Division Nigerian Army to be loyal and professional... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Lt.- Gen. Faruq Yahaya,Nigerian Army,

We’re repositioning NPA for efficiency, safety – MD

THE Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, has pledged management’s determination to reposition the nation’s seaports for greater efficiency, safety... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Nigerian Ports Authority,Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko,Mr Olaseni Alakija,

EFCC arrests 37 suspected internet fraudsters in Oyo

 THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, on Monday, confirmed the arrest of 37 alleged suspected internet fraudsters in Oyo State. This is contained... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

Doctors Strike: NARD rejects new MoU with FG

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has rejected the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) presented by the Federal Government. The NARD National President, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Federal Government, Dr Okhuaihesuyi Uyilawa, Dr Chris Ngige,

Nigerian men’s basketball premier league gets underway Sept. 7, says coordinator

THE 2021 Nigerian Men’s Premier Basketball League has been fixed for Sept.7 as the race for the championship of the Nigerian Basketball League gets underway. The eventual... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 373 times

Tags: Nigerian men’s basketball premier league gets underway Sept. 7, says coordinator

NSCDC partners Human Rights Commission to fight rights violation

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Anambra State Command has pledged to partner the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, to fight human rights' violations. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 125 times

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I Will Not Believe That EFCC And FG Are Fighting Corruption Till Theodore Orji And His Son Are Prosecuted — NBA-SPIDEL Chairman, Ubani

By Unini Chioma   *Says This Is Not The First Time Of Arresting Orji And Releasing Him Under Questionable Circumstances *Says EFCC Under Magu remained mute despite sufficient evidence Provided... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 399 times

Tags: Dr. Monday Ubani, has reacted to the arrest of the former governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, and his son, Chinedu Orji, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

CAC digitisation: Registrar allays fears of staff job losses

THE Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar, has allayed fears that some staff of the Commission might lose their... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Registrar General/Chief Executive Officer of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba Abubakar

Bayelsa urges RMAFC to review revenue sharing formula

BAYELSA Government, on Thursday,  called on the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) to review some of its revenue-sharing parameters in the interest of equity... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission,Gov. Douye Diri

Oyo Govt refutes claims of not paying counterpart UBEC/SUBEB funds

THE Oyo State Government has refuted claims that the state has not accessed N715 million counterpart funds for Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) for year 2020... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 556 times

Tags: Oyo State Government has refuted claims that the state has not accessed N715 million counterpart funds for Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC)

Wabote, Sanwo-Olu, Ogunsanya, Shell Nigeria, others win 2021 African Business Leadership Awards

…winners, runners-up to be decorated at the 6th Invest in Africa Summit 2021 (virtual) on September 16- 17 FOUR Nigerians and Shell Nigeria have emerged winners in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 9 months ago | seen 597 times

Tags: Simbi Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State governor, Benedict Peters, chief executive officer of Aiteo Group, Segun Og