905 results found for Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board

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 23 hrs ago | seen 68 times

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

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

African Economic Outlook 2022: Africa’s 2021 economic rebound impacted by lingering Covid-19 pandemic and Russia-Ukraine war

AFRICA’S gross domestic product has recovered strongly in the last year, but the lingering effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the ensuing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 73 times

Tags: African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Kevin Urama

AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation through its African Development Fund (ADF) initiative. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 42 times

Tags: African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina,

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,

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),

Africa needs annual investment of $40bn on energy for electricity – AfDB

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says Africa needs an annual investment of 32 to 40 billion dollars along the energy value chain to achieve universal access... Read more

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

Tags: African Development Bank (AfDB),

Nigeria’s policy efforts structured to meet SDG 13 on climate action –AfDB

Nigeria’s policy efforts portend well for meeting the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on climate action by 2030. However, risks abound, the African Development Bank (AfDB) economic... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB),

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,

NCDMB lauds Temile/Hyundai deal to build new LPG vessel

THE Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has lauded the signing of an agreement between an indigenous shipping company, Temile Development Company and Hyundai Mipo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 130 times

Tags: NCDMB,Mr Simbi Wabote,Temile Development Company,Hyundai Mipo Dockyard

Temile Coy contracts Hyundai, NSML to construct world-class LPG vessel

NIGERIA'S Temile Development Company has awarded contracts to Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) and NLNG Shipping Management Limited (NSML) for construction and supervision of a 23,000 cubic... Read more

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

Tags: Temile Development Company,Mr Alfred Temile,

Spain donates 4.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria

THE Spanish Embassy in Nigeria says it has donated 4.4 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine to the federal government towards containing the spread of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 33 times

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), UNICEF, European Investment Bank (EIB),

KDSG to collaborate with ZEDA on education affairs

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

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

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

AEDC partners security agencies to fight vandals – Official

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

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

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

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),

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),

‘Okada’ ban remains on June 1 – Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said there is no going back on the June 1 proposed ban of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as ‘Okada’... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs),

UNICEF improves access to education for 102,859 children in N/East in 3 yrs– Official

THE United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF) says it provided access to inclusive, equitable and quality education for 102,859 children in Borno within the last three... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ali Dogo, State Universal Basic Education Board ( SUBEB), United Nations Children Education Fund,  (UNICEF)

NTBLCP reiterates TB test, treatment free in Nigeria

DR Chukwuma Anyaike, the Director and National Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer,and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), has reiterated that Tuberculosis (TB) test and treatment are free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 67 times

Tags: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), introducing New Tools Project (iNTP), National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer, and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Dr Chukwuma Anyaike,

Kwara commends FG for donating 500 hospital beds to PHCs

Dr Nusirat Elelu, the Executive Secretary, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency on Tuesday commended the Federal Government for donating 500 beds to the  Primary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 days ago | seen 22 times

Tags: Dr Nusirat Elelu, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Africa loses 300,000 women, children due to smoke from firewood — Adesina

THE African Development Bank (AfDB), says that Africa loses no fewer than 300,000 women and children annually to smoke from the use of firewood. Dr Akinwumi Adesina,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 77 times

Tags: African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina,

USAID begins training on Fiscal Responsibility Law implementation in Adamawa

The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID), state2state project, on Monday began the training of 40 government officials on implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility Law... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 20 times

Tags: water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), Eze Onyekpere, Hajiya Maryam Dikko, U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID),

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,

USAID begins training on Fiscal Responsibility Law implementation in Adamawa

The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID), state2state project, on Monday began the training of 40 government officials on implementation of the Fiscal Responsibility Law... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 18 times

Tags: water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), Eze Onyekpere, Hajiya Maryam Dikko, U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID),

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),

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),

Don emphasises need for improved language, communication skills in educational institutions

A Chief Lecturer at the Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Lagos, Dr Chukwuenweniwe Olu, has identified poor use of language and communication as constituting big challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 265 times

Tags: Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH), Chukwuenweniwe Olu, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE),

Board chairman urges collaboration with waste managers to reduce diseases

THE Delta State Waste Management Board has emphasised the need for stakeholders to work closely with waste managers to reduce the outbreak of epidemic in the... Read more

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

Tags: Emma Chinye, Delta State Waste Management Board,

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),

Group identifies over 140 GBV survivors in Edo for support–Official

THE Global Women for Quality and Sustainable Development Initiative (GWSD), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says it has identified over 140 survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Global Women for Quality and Sustainable Development Initiative (GWSD), Lilian Pinawei,

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),

Community leaders, PLWDs laud Kaduna Govt’s education programme

SOME community leaders and Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs), on Wednesday commended the Kaduna State Government’s “Second Chance Education” (SCE) programme. The stakeholders gave the commendation in... Read more

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

Tags: Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWDs), Partnership to Engage, Reform and Learn (PERL), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), Partnership to Eng

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,

PERL enlists support of community leaders on 2nd chance education

THE Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), on Wednesday sensitised and enlisted the support of community leaders on the implementation of Kaduna State Second Chance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Tijjani Aliyu,

Afreximbank, APPO urge establishment of African energy bank

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

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

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

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,

2023: I will not run for president — Adesina

DR. Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says he will not run for the post of president in the 2023 general elections. Adesina,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB)

NGO charges governorship aspirants with pending EFCC cases to steer clear of Enugu State

LEGAL Aid and Self Development Initiative (LASEDI), an NGO, on Tuesday urged governorship aspirants with pending EFCC cases to steer clear of Enugu State. “Aspirants with pending... Read more

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

Tags: Legal Aid and Self Development Initiative (LASEDI), EFCC,

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),

AEPB to prosecute persons engaged in roadside trading, indiscriminate refuse dumping

THE Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) has reiterated its commitment to prosecuting persons engaged in roadside trading, indiscriminate dumping of refuse, and other illegal activities in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), Osilama Briamah, Mallam Salihu Gode,

Community leader cries out for rural development, assures residents of inclusive leadership

MR. Christian Ughanze, newly-elected President-General (PG) of Amansea Development Union, in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra, has assured the people of inclusive leadership and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 30 times

Tags: Paul Okeke, Chijioke Upia, Christian Ughanze, Amansea Development Union,

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

June 18: NGO signs peace pact commitment with candidates in Ekiti

AHEAD of the June 18 Governorship election in Ekiti State, three candidates in the race have signified their commitment to embrace peace and play by the... Read more

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

Tags: Hon. Bisi Kolawole: (PDP), Hon. Biodun Oyebanji (APC), Engr. Segun Oni (SDP), New Generation Girls and Women Development Initiative (NIGAWD), Vote-Not-Fight (VNF),

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

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,

2022 Hajj: Jigawa Pilgrims Board trains 135 facilitators

THE Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB) on Friday trained 135 facilitators to enable them to train the state’s intending pilgrims for the 2022 Hajj. The Acting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Jigawa State Pilgrims Welfare Board (JSPWB), Alhaji Mustafa Umar,

Afreximbank appoints new CEO, chief investment officer

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Ms Marlene Ngoyi as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA),... Read more

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

Tags: African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Emmanuel Assiak, Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA), Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC),

Functional biosafety law to bring benefits to economy — NABDA DG

Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Director-General of National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA) has said that successful operations of biosafety laws in Nigeria will bring significant benefits to farmers and... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, National Biotechnology Development Agency(NABDA)

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

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

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

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

Committee tasks wealthy individuals, politicians to assist the poor in health insurance

THE Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), on Friday urged wealthy individuals and politicians to pay health insurance premium on behalf of the poor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Kaduna State branch of Ward Development Committees (WDCs), Alhaji Balarabe Idris-Jaji, Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF),

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

Kogi PHCDA holds inaugural board meeting, calls for improved funding

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, KSPHCDA on Thursday called for adequate funding to enhance service delivery for residents of the state.  The agency’s board... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mary Onoja-Alexander, Gov. Yahaya Bello, Dr Abubakar Yakubu, Mrs Ojonugwa Achimugu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency

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,

NGO tasks FG on incessant ASUU strike

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

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

Tags: Charles Adeyemi, Nigeria Development Front

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,

FRSC remains focused to achieve safest road by 2030 – Oyeyemi

THE Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps is determined to bestow on Nigeria, a country with one of the... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Boboye Oyeyemi, Centre for Management Development (CMD), Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP),

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,,

PERL mobilises support for implementation of 2nd chance education framework

THE Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), on Tuesday mobilised relevant stakeholders to support the implementation of Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE) programme. PERL, a... Read more

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

Tags: Partnership to Engage Reform and Learn (PERL), Kaduna State Second Chance Education (SCE), Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Istifanus Akau,

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

Buhari tasks World Bank, AfDB, others to activate $19bn fund for PAGGW’s activities

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged the World Bank, African Development Bank (AfDB) and other partners to support the One Planet Summit initiative and activate the US$19... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 45 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu, World Bank, African Development Bank

Oyo reintroduces history in public schools curriculum, distributes over 4,950 textbooks

THE Oyo State Government has directed all public primary schools in the state to immediately implement the teaching of History as an independent subject. According to the... Read more

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

Tags: Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board, (SUBEB), Olamide Adeniji,

Sit at-home: JAMB candidates stranded in Enugu

CANDIDATES writing 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in Enugu were stranded following the sit-at- home order by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) every... Read more

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

Tags: Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB),

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

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

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

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

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),

Scrap collection business can give youths hope – association

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

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

Tags: Yankwalabe Development Association, Auwalu Biliyaminu,

Scrap collection business can give youths hope – association

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

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

Tags: Yankwalabe Development Association, Auwalu Biliyaminu,

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,

Nasarawa SUBEB opens bid for 2020/2021 contract awards

Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has opened bid for award of contracts for construction of new school buildings for 2020/2021. The SUBEB Chairman, Mohammed Dan-Azumi,... Read more

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

Tags: Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB),

Advocate tasks lawyers on space law practice

A space law advocate , Ms Agi Uruegi, on Friday called on Nigerian lawyersto take interest in outer space law for the benefit of the country. Uruegi,... Read more

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

Tags: Agi Uruegi, National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA),

AfDB secures $15.6bn investment for construction of Lagos-Abidjan highway

DR. Akinwumi Adesina, the president, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank has secured 15.6 billion dollars investment for the construction of the Lagos-Abidjan highway. Adesina tweeted... Read more

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

Tags: President Alassane Ouattara, Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB), Programme  for  Infrastructure Development in  Africa (PIDA),

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

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

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

Tags: Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, Awatt Etta,

2023: Diaspora group urges APC, PDP to adopt AfDB’s Adesina as sole candidate

THE Diaspora Support Group of North America and Europe have called on the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to endorse Dr.... Read more

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

Tags: Diaspora Support Group of North America and Europe, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), African Development Bank (AfDB), President Muhammadu Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan, Oba

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,

UTME begins nationwide as 1.7m candidates sit for examination

NO fewer than 1.7 million candidates are set to take part in the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) nationwide scheduled to run from May 6... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB),

JAMB tasks officials on guidelines as 2022 UTME begins nationwide

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Friday tasked its officials to adhere strictly to its guidelines as the 2022 exercise begins for over 1.7... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB),

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

Kaduna lawmaker pays JAMB fees for 60 students

Mr Ali Kalat, member representing Jema’a constituency at the Kaduna State House of Assembly, has paid the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) fees for 60... Read more

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

Tags: Ali Kalat, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB),

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

Police confirm bomb blast at oil company in Imo community

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

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

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

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,

Edo health agency postpones oral polio vaccination

THE Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA), has postponed the second round of oral polio vaccination for children between ages 0-59 months in the... Read more

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

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA)

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

Word Press Freedom Day: Adhere strictly to journalism ethics – Group urges journalists

The Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), has called on journalists to adhere strictly to the code of journalism ethics each time they write their stories. Mr Iliya... Read more

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

Tags: Africa Media Development Foundation (AMDF), Iliya Kure,

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

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,

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,

Africa faces infrastructure financing gap of $108bn annually – Adesina

The African Development Bank (AfDB), says that Africa is currently facing an infrastructure financing gap of between 68 billion dollars to 108 billion dollars annually. According to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 110 times

Tags: African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina,

Multiple crash claims 2 persons in Lagos – NEMA

TWO people have been confirmed dead following a multiple crash involving four vehicles in Lagos. The multiple crash occurred at Odo lya Alaro located on the bridge... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye, Lagos State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU), Lagos State. Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS),

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

FCTA begins campaign against indiscriminate waste disposal in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Thursday inaugurated a campaign against indiscriminate waste disposal in the city Centre. The FCTA Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Olusade Adesola, Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB),

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,

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,

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),

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

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

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

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

Group calls for efficient collaboration on sustainable environment

Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO has called on all relevant stakeholders to collaborate for efficient environmental sustainability in the country. Dr Ibrahim Choji, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), Ibrahim Choji,

2023 presidency: Group urges APC to adopt Jonathan

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

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

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

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,

LCDA, MTN donate food items, others to Lagos orphanage

THE Ojodu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) and MTN Group have donated items worth over N1 million to Life Fountain Orphanage, Omole Phase 1, Lagos. The partnership... Read more

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

Tags: Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Festus Yamah, David Odunmbaku, Festus Yamah,

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

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,

Centre develops capacity of Journalists on Climate Change, health reporting

THE Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development(CJID)has organised a capacity building workshop for  20 researchers and journalists from different newsrooms in the country, to understand the... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development(CJID),

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),

2023: What Nigerians should look out for — Expert

MR. Harry Udo, a Technical Consultant for United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on Friday, advised Nigerians on the kind of leaders to elect in... Read more

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

Tags: Harry Udo, United States Agency for International Development (USAID),

Nollywood produces 541 movies in Q1, 2022 – NFVCB

THE National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), says the board received and censored 541 movies produced by the Nigerian film industry in the first quarter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 52 times

Tags: National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB), Alhaji Adedayo Thomas,

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,

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

Ministry reclaims 37 abandoned mine sites

THE Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD) said it had reclaimed 37 abandoned mine sites from 2008 till date. Mrs Vivian Okono, the Director, Mines and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD), Vivian Okono,

NITDA inaugurates enforcement committee on domain name compliance

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has inaugurated a 14-man enforcement committee to ensure Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) comply with the Nigerian Second-Level Domain... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hadiza Umar,

Zamfara lauds partners for strengthening social protection programmes

THE Zamfara Government has commended UkAid and Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO)-fundedproject “Expanding Social Protection for Inclusive Development (ESPID)” for strengthening social protection programmes in the... Read more

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

Tags: Commonwealth Development, Expanding Social Protection for Inclusive Development (ESPID), Alhaji Yakubu Tsafe, Yusuf Sabo, Zamfara Social Protection Platform (ZSPP), Nura Muhammad,

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,

AfDB moves to reduce fertiliser prices in Africa

THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says the bank will help African countries reduce the sharp increase in fertiliser prices by providing support to the government and... Read more

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

Tags: African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Martin Fregene, Prof. Kevin Urama,

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),

Riverine communities want completion of Shagari irrigation scheme in Sokoto

RESIDENTS of riverine communities in Shagari Local Government of Sokoto State, have urged the Federal Government to complete the Shagari irrigation scheme. The residents of these communities... Read more

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

Tags: Malam Chika Illelar-Dabore, Sokoto Rima River Development Authority (SRRBDA),

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,

Enugu govt. trains principals on modern teaching skills

THE Enugu State Government has trained 250 school principals on contemporary skills to build their capacity and improve the quality of education in the state. In a... Read more

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

Tags: Post-Primary Schools Management Board (PPSM), National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Sylvanus Onoyima, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Oluwafunmilayo Para-Mallam,

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

Delta to be premier Coconut producing state in Nigeria – Official

THE Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa on Agriculture, Mr Aneke Ifemeni, has assured that the state will become Nigeria’s major coconut producing hub. Ifemeni, who... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Aneke Ifemeni, Delta State Coconut Development Programme (DESCODEP),

PTDF trains 9,659 Nigerians on overseas, local scholarships

PETROLEUM Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says it has trained 9,659 Nigerians on its overseas and in-country scholarships since its inception. The Executive Secretary of PTDF, Dr Bello... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF), Dr Bello Gusau,

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

FCTA to seal up govt. offices, hotels to recover N10b waste collection debts –AEPB

THE Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) says it may lockdown some government offices, hotels, Plazas and other business premises due to debts owed the board. The Director... Read more

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

Tags: Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), Osilama Briamah, Olusade Adesola,

2022 UTME: JAMB optimistic of a hitch-free exercise

 THE management of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has expressed optimism for a hitch-free examination scheduled for May. The board made this known in its... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

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

Easter: NSCDC deploys 2,000 personnel in Lagos to ensure safety

THE Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 2,000 personnel across the state to ensure safety during the Easter... Read more

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

Tags: Local Council Development Areas ( LCDAs ), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),

NITDA proposes new bill to advance information tech

THE Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has announced a proposed amendment to its bill for the advancement of information technology development in Nigeria. Mr Emmanuel Edet,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (NIEEE), Akan Michael, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Prof. Adesina Shodiya, Emmanu

NSCDC 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,

NBTE moves to close down illegal private technical schools

THE National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has requested security and anti-graft agencies to close down  private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions operating without... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 105 times

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje,   private Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions,

Group advocates mental healthcare for PWDs

THE Jela’s Development Initiatives (JDI), a non-profit organisation has advocated for mental healthcare for People Living With Disabilities (PWDs) in order to curb cases of depression... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Jela’s Development Initiatives (JDI), Angela Umoru, Angela Ocho-Baiye, Kolawole Jayeoba, Advocacy for Women with Disabilities Initiative (AWWDI),

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,

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),

Sustainable Agric: NDE disburses loans, trains 100 participants in Nasarawa

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has commenced the training of 100 participants on Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) in Nasarawa State.   The NDE Coordinator in... Read more

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

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS), Chris Bamsida, Sustainable Agricultural Development Scheme (SADES), Agribusiness Empowerment Sch

Onigbongbo legislative arm screens supervisors, special adviser nominees

The legislative arm of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State has screened10 nominees for the posts of the secretary, supervisors and the special... Read more

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

Tags: Caroline Ojabulu, Ademuyiwa Adeyemi, Olukayode Opayemi, Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area, legislative arm of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA),

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,

FG empowers Bauchi pastoral women farmers with skills

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has empowered pastoral women farmers at Sullubawa community in Bauchi local government area of Bauchi state . Dr.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Abdulkadir, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD),

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),

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

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,

SMEDAN’s D-G eyes Katsina State governorship seat

DR Dikko Radda, Director-General, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) on Sunday declared interest to contest the Katsina State governorship seat on... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressive Congress (APC), Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),

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,

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

Be wary of appeals for donations, Ogun Govt. warns residents

THE Ogun Government has warned residents of the state to ignore any appeals by faceless individuals or organisations soliciting support to fund government facilities or projects.The... Read more

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

Tags: Ogun Government, Tomi Coker, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Hospitals Management Board (HMB),

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,

Pro Osinbajo groups laud Adamu’s emergence as APC Chairman

Two political pressure groups, Youths for Sustainable Development (YSD) and Osinbajo Vanguard (OVA), have lauded the emergence of Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, as National Chairman, All Progressives... Read more

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

Tags: Youths for Sustainable Development (YSD), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Osinbajo Vanguard (OVA), All Progressives Congress (APC),

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)

NALDA impacts irrigation farming in Katsina State, dry season wheat production in Gombe State

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) has distributed 500 water pumping machines to 100 farmers in Katsina State to boost irrigation farming. Its Executive Secretary, Mr... Read more

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

Tags: National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Paul Ikonne,

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,

Umahi’s ex-commissioner joins senatorial race

A former Commissioner for the Capital City Development, Mr Onyekachi Nwaebonyi, has declared his interest to run for the Ebonyi North Senatorial District seat on the... Read more

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

Tags: Capital City Development, Mr Onyekachi Nwaebonyi, APC

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,

Give us attention – deaf associations tell governments

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) and Deaf Development Association, Ikorodu West chapters, have called on governments to give deaf people more attention. They made the... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Deaf Development Association, Tosin Kuku,

Ministry trains managers, officers on school feeding programmes – Official

THE Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Thursday started the training for the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) managers and officers... Read more

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

Tags: Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP),

FG inaugurates 10-man steering committee for climate-resilience programme

 THE Federal Government has inaugurated a 10-man steering committee for the implementation of the Programme for Integrated Development and Adaptation to Climate Change in the Niger... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Suleiman Adamu, African Development Bank,

Sokoto govt. partners school committees on female teachers recruitment, postings

Sokoto State Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has pledged continued partnership with School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs) on female teachers’ recruitment and postings. Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam,... Read more

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

Tags: School- Based Management Committees (SBMCs), Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Imam, National Union of Teachers (NUT),

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,

Hisbah seizes 1,426 bottles of alcoholic beverages

THE Hisbah Board in Jigawa has seized 1,426 bottles of assorted alcoholic beverages in two local government areas of the state. The Hisbah commander in the state,... Read more

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

Tags: Hisbah Board, Malam Ibrahim Dahiru, Awala Hotel,

Group to intensify sensitisation against cultism, drug abuse in FCT

THE Bwari Youth Development Forum in Bwari Area Council of the FCT says it will intensify its sensitisation of youths against cultism and drug abuse within... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Bwari Youth Development Forum, Mr John Awoyi,

210 NBTI workers, entrepreneurs receive ISO training in Abuja

THE National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI) on Wednesday begun an International Standardisation Organisation (ISO) training of 210 staff members and entrepreneurs from the 36 states... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: National Board for Technology Incubation, Mr Akinwumi Shomefun

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),

Edo Primary Health Care Agency commences polio vaccination April 9

Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (EDSPHCDA), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, will, on Saturday, commence an “Outbreak Response” (OBR) on Polio virus. The... Read more

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

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Mrs Irene Uabor, Polio

 Shell emerges leading tax compliant company

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service has named Shell as a “leading tax compliant organisation in Nigeria for 2021.”   At an award ceremony in Abuja last week as... Read more

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

Tags: Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Mr. Osagie Okunbor, FIRS, Mr. Muhammad Mamman Nami, Shell

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,

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,

Ghana applauds Nigeria’s success story in biotechnology

By Sylvester Thompson, A high-powered delegation of biotechnology and biosafety team members on a study tour from Ghana on Monday  applauded Nigeria’s success story in the areas of... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Emmanuel Marfo, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation (MESTI),Prof Charles Antwi-Boasiako, National Biosafety Authority(NBA)

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,

LISDEL collaborates with Legislators to attain Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria

 LEGISLATIVE Initiative for Sustainable Development (LISDEL), on Monday announced its collaboration with Legislators, designed to attain universal health coverage in Nigeria. LISDEL unveiled the partnership at a two-day... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Legislative Initiative for Sustainable Development (LISDEL), Strengthening Government Partnerships and Advocacy for PHC (SPAG) Project, Sen.  Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe, World Health Organization (WHO

2022 UTME: JAMB says mock UTME notification slips ready for printing

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says notification slips for its 2022 mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is ready for print out. The board made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME),

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

Attempt on HEDA Boss, a new low, must be investigated- Policy Alert 

FOLLOWING the invasion of the home of the Chairman of Human Environmental Development Agenda, (HEDA Resource Centre), Olanrewaju Suraju, in Lagos, Policy Alert, a civil society... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Tijah Bolton-Akpan, Human Environmental Development Agenda, Olanrewaju Suraju,

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,

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),

Energy transition: Wabote lists hydrocarbons divestment, energy shortage as implications

THE Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has identified divestment from hydrocarbons assets and energy shortage as two implications of energy transition with different impacts... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Oloibiri Lecture Series and Energy Forum (OLEF), Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE),

‘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.

FG committed to bridging infrastructure deficit – DMO DG

Ms Patience Oniha, the Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO), on Thursday reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to bridging the nation’s  infrastructure deficit to attract foreign investors into... Read more

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

Tags: Patience Oniha, Centre for Economic Policy and Development Research (CEPDeR)

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,

NGO empowers 42 youths with various skills in Plateau

AN NGO, Rural Development Counsellor for Christian Churches in Africa (RURCON), has trained and empowered 42 youths with various vocational skills in some communities of Laranto... Read more

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

Tags: Rural Development Counsellor for Christian Churches in Africa (RURCON), Dinatu Ayizat, Kenneth Seidu,

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),

Group tasks stakeholders on effective collaboration to address environmental challenges

The Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), an NGO, on Wednesday urged all relevant stakeholders to collaborate effectively to address climate change and other environmental challenges... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Climate and Sustainable Development Network (CSDevNet), Dr Elizabeth Jeiyol,

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),

Nasarawa Govt strategises to improve business environment

The Nasarawa State Government on Wednesday held its maiden business town hall meeting with Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MEMEs) to  improve the business environment in... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa State Government, Ibrahim Abdullahi, Nasarawa State Investment Development Agency (NASIDA),

Why Horasis-Nigeria Project is setting up 1million-member innovation community—Akpata

The Horasis-Nigeria Project is set to launch a one million membership-based community to strategically support local and global dominance of ‘’Designed in Nigeria’’ innovations. Dr Noel Akpata,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Innovative National Development Community (INDC), Dr Noel Akpata, Horasis-Nigeria Project

Delta community calls for govt. intervention in enforcing Supreme Court judgement

THE Obodoukwu-Ogume Community of Delta has appealed to the state government to speedily resolve the land dispute between it and the neighbouring Emu-Ebendo community to promote... Read more

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

Tags: Community Development Committee (CDC), Anslem Oyibo,

World must not forget Afghanistan amid war in Ukraine – UN

A senior United Nations official on Wednesday called on the international community not to forget the situation in Afghanistan amid a global focus on the war... Read more

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

Tags: United Nations, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

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,

FCTA seeks NCC's support for satellite development

 By Anthony Isibor    THE Federal capital Territory Administration, FCTA, through the Satellite Towns Development Department, STDD, has called on the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, for support and... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Malah, NCC, Obinna Ogwuegbu, Satellite Towns Development Department

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),

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),

FUTA ex-VC demise: Daramola, a patriot, brilliant academic – AfDB President

DR. Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank, AfDB, has described the death of Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, former Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology Akure,... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Adebiyi Daramola, Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank

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

PHC revitalisation should include comprehensive family planning package — UNFPA

Ms Ulla Mueller, the Country Representative, UN Population Fund (UNFPA), says Primary Health Care (PHC)revitalisation should include sustainable comprehensive family planning package that can be afforded... Read more

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

Tags: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), Ulla Mueller, UN Population Fund (UNFPA),

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,

2023: Ex-Gambian VP, Fayemi call for increased women participation in governance

A former Vice President of The Gambia, Fatoumata Tambajang and Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti have called for increased participation of women in governance in Nigeria. They made... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), Gov. Kayode Fayemi,

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,

Kwara Govt advocates early sexual education for adolescents

The Kwara Government has advocated for early sexual education to enhance young people’s understanding and improvement in their attitudes about sexual and reproductive health and behaviour. Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Kwara State Government, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Nusirat Elelu,

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),

NGO trains 200 teachers on curriculum delivery

A Bauchi State-based NGO, Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, has started a four-day-training for 200 primary school teachers on effective curriculum delivery. Hajiya Maryam Garba, the... Read more

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

Tags: Fahimta Women and Youth Development Initiative, Hajiya Maryam Garba, T.Y. Danjuma Foundation

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),

UNDP empowers 400 displaced farmers in Nasarawa

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has provided inputs to 400 farmers in Nasarawa State to boost food production. Mr Ibrahim Aliyu, UNDP Peace Building Desk Officer... Read more

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

Tags: Emmanuel Alanana, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Nasarawa Agricultural Development Programme (NADP), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ibrahim Aliyu,

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),

TAConnect restates commitment to strengthen PHC

Technical Advice Connect (TAConnect), an international NGO, hasrestated its commitment to strengthen Primary Health Care (PHC) in Nigeria. Its Executive Director, Dr Lilian Anomnachi, said this at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Dr Daniel Oto, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health Nutrition (RMNCAH+N), Technical Advice Connect (TAConnect), Primar

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,

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,

Bismah Maroof and baby Fatima star in New Zealand

IF you've been paying attention to the Women's World Cup, you will know that one of the stars of the tournament is not yet seven months... Read more

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

Tags: Bismah Maroof, baby Fatima, Pakistan Cricket Board

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),

Forum solicits council’s support for improved health infrastructures in communities

The President, Bwari Youth Development Forum, Abuja, Mr John Awoyi, on Tuesday solicited the Bwari Area Council’s support for improved health infrastructure within communities in the... Read more

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

Tags: Bwari Youth Development Forum, John Awoyi, John Gabaya,

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,

Youth Empowerment: Itire-Ikate LCDA partners Zenith on capacity building, digital businesses

The  Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area (LCDA) says it is collaborating with Zenith Bank to hold a capacity building programme on e-banking and digital business for... Read more

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

Tags: Zenith Bank PLC, Local Council Development Area (LCDA),

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),

UNDP implements 170 projects on environment

THE United Nations Development Programme, UNDP has supported 29 states in tackling environmental projects across the country, through the Global Environmental Facilities and Small Grants Programme... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Mrs Ibironke Olubamise, United Nations Development Programme,

Promote national unity with social media, NYSC advises corps members

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Wednesday in Mangu, Plateau, advised youth corps members to use social media platforms for the promotion of national unity... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Caroline Embu, Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development programme,

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

ITF empowers 100 youths in Sokoto

The Director-General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Mr Joseph Ari, says 100 youths have been trained on plumbing, pipe fitting, catering and event management in Sokoto... Read more

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

Tags: Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari, National Industrial Skills Development Programme (NISDP), Women Skills Empowerment Programme (WOSEP), Empowerment Programme (AGSEP), Federal Government Skil

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),

Stakeholders applaud NGO’s efforts to deepen citizens’ engagement in tracking projects

SOME stakeholders in Kaduna have applauded the efforts of an NGO, Connected Development, CODE, on deepening citizens’ engagement in tracking legislators’ constituency projects. The stakeholders gave their... Read more

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

Tags: Lucy Abagi, Buhari Bello, Hadiza Umar, Nazir Sanusi, Shu’aibu Jaja, Sadiq Ibrahim, Connected Development

Adamawa CJ swears in 1,700 Corps members

 Justice Nathan Musa, the Chief Judge of Adamawa, on Wednesday swore in 1,700 Corps members for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2022 Batch “A” Stream... Read more

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

Tags: Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development (SAED), Helen Hammanjoda, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

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

Bayelsa, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi, Akwa Ibom still rank low in COVID-19 vaccination -NPHCDA

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA says  Bayelsa, Anambra, Imo, Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom rank low in COVID-19 vaccination compared to other states. The Director For... Read more

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

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency

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

American Corner will connect Nigerian youths with opportunities in U.S. – Ambassador

United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, says the reopened American Corner in Ibadan will connect Nigerian youths with opportunities on digital exchanges in U.S.A. Leonard... Read more

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

Tags: Mary Beth Leonard, Information, Arts and Culture Development (IACD),Dr Kolade Mosuro,

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

JAMB registers 1.5m candidates, to close UTME/DE registration March 26

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB has reiterated its stand to close its 2022 registration exercise on Saturday, March 26, as earlier scheduled. The board made... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

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.

Benue gov, JAMB registrar join others in Nsukka to find solutions to youth crises

THE University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN and Grace Uzoma Okonkwo Foundation said they would collaborate to find solutions to myriads of youth challenges especially restiveness. Prof. Florence... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Prof. Florence Orabueze, Grace Uzoma Okonkwo, UNN,

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

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,

Edo Commissioner recounts gains of reform in basic education

Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, Edo Commissioner for Education says the basic education reform in the state has improved the literacy and numeracy of pupils in public schools. Osa-Oviawe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Dr Joan Osa-Oviawe, Edo Basic Education Sector Transformation (EdoBEST) 1.0, Early Child Care Development Education (ECCD), State Basic Education Board (SUBEB),

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),

Expo 2022: Over 1,500 made-in-Nigeria products on display – NBTI

THE National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), says more than 1,500 made-in-Nigeria products and innovations are on display at the ongoing Technology Expo 2022. NBTI explained that... Read more

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

Tags: National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), Technology Expo 2022, Akinwumi Shomefun,

FMARD trains female rice processors on parboiling technique

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has organised a three-day training for female rice farmers in the South-South Zone on modern rice parboiling technique. The... Read more

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

Tags: Agricultural Development Project (ADP), Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA),

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,

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,

Bauchi State Govt. revives mobilisation teams to curb epidemic

 THE Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, BSPHCDA has revived its communication and crisis management team in Giade Local Government Area. The Director, Disease Control and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Alhaji Dahiru Mahmood, Mr Abdullahi Suleiman,

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),

Protracted war could plunge 90% of Ukrainians into poverty- UN

THE United Nations Development Programme said that around  90 per cent of the Ukrainian population could be facing poverty should the war with Russia deepen. In the... Read more

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

Tags: Achim Steiner, United Nations Development Programme

President Brou to Co-Chair the Africa Investment Forum Virtual Boardroom on the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway in Collaboration with the AfDB  

THE President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, will Co-Chair a Virtual Boardroom to attract investors to finance the construction of the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Highway... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: ECOWAS, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, African Development Bank,

COVID sends 4.7m more people into extreme poverty in South-East Asia

THE COVID-19 pandemic has pushed 4.7 million more people into extreme poverty in South-East Asia in 2021, reversing gains made in fighting poverty. The Asian Development Bank... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Asian Development Bank (ADB),

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,

NGX, MTNN sign MoU

THE Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) and MTN Nigeria Communications Plc (MTNN), on Monday, signed  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to promote financial literacy and enhance retail... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Karl Toriola, Mr Temi Popoola, Nigerian Exchange Ltd., MTN Nigeria Communications Plc

APC inaugurates Jigawa excos

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) in Jigawa on Monday inaugurated its new state executive council members. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress, Mr Ubale Hashim, Mr Aminu Sani, Gov. Muhammad Badaru, Nigerian Bar Association, Mr Garba Abubakar,

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,

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

Group commends Nigerians’ patience on fuel scarcity

With the lingering fuel scarcity in Abuja and other Nigerian major cities, Initiative for Leadership Development and Change (ILDC), has commended Nigerians for their patience and... Read more

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Tags: Leadership Development and Change (ILDC)

NEDC develops 10-year master plan for N/East

Mr Mohammed Goni-Alkali, Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), says the commission will develop a 10-year master plan to fast track sustainable development of the... Read more

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

Tags: Hajiya Sadiya Umar-Farouk, Sadiq Shehu (Rtd), Prof. Abubakar Njodi, Mohammed Goni-Alkali, North East Stabilisation and Development Master Plan (NESDMP),

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,

Supermajor Shell in dialogue with communities to halt planned disruption of operations –Spokesman

SUPERMAJOR Shell on Monday said it was working with the Bayelsa government to resolve a dispute with some host communities over the non-execution of an electricity... Read more

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

Tags: Shell Petroleum Development Company, Mr Michael Adande,

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

UNPF assures Ondo Govt. of collaborations

THE United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has assured the Ondo State Government of stronger collaborations and partnerships towards improving qualitative healthcare delivery in the state.   Dr Omolaso... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: United Nations Population Fund (UNPF), Ondo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (OSPHCDA), Dr Francis Akanbiemu,

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,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

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

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies 3 drugs for Lassa fever treatment

THE National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha,... Read more

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

Tags: National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof. Abdullahi Mustapha, Prof. Oyekanmi Nash,

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,

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,

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,

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

UN drugs control body concerned about drug promotion on social media

International Narcotics and Control Board, INCB, on Thursday warned in a report published in Vienna that social media can induce young people to take more illicit... Read more

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

Tags: International Narcotics and Control Board

Residents report fresh oil leak from Aiteo’s OML 29 in Nembe

 RESIDENTS of Nembe in Bayelsa have reported fresh oil leak, months after the Nov. 5 spill at Oil Mining Lease (OML) 29, the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Mr Ndianabasi Mathew, Chief Ebinabo Waribo, Shell Petroleum Development Company, Aiteo Eastern Exploration and Production Company,

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

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,

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: Google announces $1m funding, tools for women entrepreneurs

GOOGLE on Tuesday announced that Google.org, was committing $1million in charitable funding to support programmes to help women entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, Head Brand and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Aderemi-Makinde,  Mary Mwange, Mosa Mkhize, Vivian Nwakah, Aderemi-Makinde, Mrs Julie Ehimuan, Africa Development Bank, Google, Ms Swazi Tshabalala,

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

Gender-Based Violence: No perpetrator will be spared – Ebonyi govt

THE Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Ebonyi, has reassured that no perpetrator and violator of Gender-Based Violence, GBV, will be spared. The Commissioner for... Read more

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

Tags: Eze Linus Nwizi, Nneka Chijioke-Dikeocha, Grace Jimbo, Rachael Umahi, Chinwe Okah, Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in Ebonyi

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),

NFVCB trains staff on aquaculture to enhance livelihoods

THE National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB), has trained its staff in the FCT on aquaculture, to enhance their standard of living after retirement. The News... Read more

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

Tags: Dele Oguntebi, National Aquaculture Training Project (NATP), National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB),

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,

Call to end fossil fuel production, a declaration of war - Wabote.

By Anthony Isibor.    SIMBI Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigeria Content Development and Monitoring Board has described pegging a fixed date for the end of the production and use... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 329 times

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, NCDMB, African Local Content Investment Forum,

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

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,

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,

AfDB boss celebrates former President Obasanjo at 85

 DR Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) has congratulated former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 85th birthday. Adesina, in a goodwill message issued on Saturday, described... Read more

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

Tags: DR Akinwumi Adesina, Olusegun Obasanjo, African Development Bank,

Steel production, a benchmark for technological advancement – Minister

THE Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, said a nation must have its own steel production to be technologically-advanced and make progress economically. Adegbite... Read more

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

Tags: NMDC, Mr Linus Asuquo, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, National Metallurgical Development Centre,

2022 UTME: Extension of registration deadline unlikely — Registrar

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says there may be no extension of registration deadline for candidates, for the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).   The... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Is’haq Oloyede

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

Gov. Ikpeazu’s wife advocates for promotion of gender equality through ICT

THE wife of the Governor of Abia, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, says  Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a key factor for promoting gender equality.   Ikpeazu said this... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu, Dr Ifeoma Kalu, Mr Ikenna Ogbudimkpa, Miss Onyinyechi Nwosu, Vivacious Development Initiative, Mrs Onyinyechi Mamah, Miss Norah Okafor, Mrs Vivian Oko, Protect the Precious Founda

Onitsha chamber calls for digitalisation of tax collection in Anambra

THE Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), has called on the Anambra State Government to digitalise taxation processes against revenue leakage and for... Read more

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

Tags: Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), Alphonsus Nwoye,Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

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,

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,

Lagos LCDA chairman gives scholarship to 100 indigent students

DR Ahmed Apatira, the Executive Chairman, Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area(LCDA), on Thursday gave scholarship to 100 indigent students in Itire Ikate community in Lagos State. Apatira,... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Ahmed Apatira,Itire-Ikate Local Council Development Area

JAMB warns non-participants to keep off registration process

PROF. Is-haq Oloyede, Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has appealed to non-participants of its examinations to keep off the registration process. Oloyede made the appeal... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Is-haq Oloyede,Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

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,

Group decries growing rate of teenage-single mothers in Anambra

THE National Youth Council (NYC), Anambra State chapter, has decried  the growing rate of single-teenage mothers in Awka South Local Government Area of Anambra. Mr Stanley Nkala,... Read more

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

Tags: Alphonsus Nwoye, National Youth Council (NYC), Justice Development and Peace Caritas (JDPC), Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO),

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,

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

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,

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),

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.,

HortiNigeria targets 9.7m euros income for smallholder farmers

THE Program Director of HortiNigeria, Mr Mohammed Idris, says the HortiNigeria project  funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands is targeting 9.7 million... Read more

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

Tags: HortiNigeria, Mr Mohammed Idris, Mariska Lammers, International Fertiliser Development Center,

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,

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),

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),

NGO trains 800 Ebonyi health workers

The Integrated Health Programme (IHP), an NGO, says it has trained over 800 health workers in Ebonyi to strengthen Primary Health Care (PHC) services in the... Read more

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

Tags: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Dr Gladys Olisaeke, Primary Health Care (PHC), Integrated Health Programme (IHP)

HEDA'S position on proposed Proceeds of Crime Agency, Forfeited Assets Management, Establishment, Bill 2021

By HEDA FOLLOWING the aforementioned bills, the Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA Resources Centre, made its comments/contributions with respect to the observations made last week at... Read more

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

Tags: Human and Environmental Development Agenda

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,

Bugaje recommends 50% annual education budget to TVET

PROF. Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), has recommended at least 50 per cent of the annual education budget to be... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Idris Bugaje, National Board for Technical Education,

NBTE says court judgment on Abuja property did not address ownership

THE judgment by a Federal High Court, Abuja, in favour of Messrs D. B. Mangal Nigeria Ltd. did not address the ownership of  property at Plot... Read more

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

Tags: National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Prof. Idris Bugaje, D. B. Mangal,

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,

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),

2022 UTME: JAMB shifts mock exams to April 9

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) mock examination will now hold on April 9, and not April... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board,

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,

Empower youths through agric, Expert urges politicians

MR. Bagarmi Tauwama, Director, Extension Service, Agricultural Development Project (ADP) in Adamawa, has advised politicians to empower the youth through agriculture to becomeself-reliant. Tauwama give the advice... Read more

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

Tags: Bagarmi Tauwama, Agricultural Development Project (ADP),

PPP will reduce govt. burden on space programmes – Director

THE Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD) has said that Public Private Partnerships (PPP) will ease space technology development in the country. Dr Sadiq Umar, Acting-Director of... Read more

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

Tags: Centre for Satellite Technology Development (CSTD), Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Dr Sadiq Umar,

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),

OPEC lauds Buhari on steadfast support of Nigeria’s energy industry

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari on his fervent, steadfast support of Nigeria’s energy industry. The OPEC said a highly... Read more

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

Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Nigerian Upstream Petr

ASUU strike: Students hold peaceful protest in Jos

THE National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) in Plateau on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Jos over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Na’allah Nanzim, ASUU, National Association of Nigerian Students

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,

North Korea claims spy satellite launch test

 North Korea says its most recent launch test was for the development of a reconnaissance satellite system, state news agency KCNA reports. “The DPRK National Aerospace Development... Read more

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

Tags: DPRK National Aerospace Development Administration

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,

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,

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

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),

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

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),

FG opens bid for Highway Dev. Mgt Initiative

The Federal Government has opened bid for Highway Development Management Initiative (HDMI) with 11 companies coming out successful in the Value-Added Concession (VAC).    The News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 914 times

Tags: Buereau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Full Business Case(FBC), Highway Management Development Initiative (HDMI), Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commision (ICRC), Mike Ihiemi, President Muhammadu B

Ondo State Govt is committed to functional, qualitative health care delivery – Commissioner

THE Ondo Government is committed to functional and qualitative health care delivery in the state, the Commissioner for Health, Dr Banji Ajaka, has said.   Ajaka made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Ondo State Primary HealthCare Development Agency (SPHCDA), Dr Banji Ajaka,

Lagos lawmaker sinks 12 boreholes in Ikorodu

LAWMAKER representing Ikorodu Constituency 11 in Lagos State House of Assembly, Saka Solaja, on Wednesday inaugurated 12 boreholes for the benefit of his constituents. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Chief Jamiu Adesina, Community Development Committees (CDC),

Rehabilitated drug addicts get goats, cows in Kano State

THE National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA) is empowering 500 rehabilitated male and female drug addicts in Kano State by giving them livestock. Its Executive Secretary, Prince... Read more

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

Tags: National Agriculture Land Development Authority (NALDA), Prince Paul Ikonne, Sen. Naja’tu Muhammed,

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

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,

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

Agric ministry trains women farmers on climate change mitigation

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has trained South East women farmers on climate change mitigation and adaptation strategies in gender mainstreaming. Mrs Eno Olotu,... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Eno Olotu, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Pastor Chris Iwuchukwu, Dr Mohammad Abubakar,

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,

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

Kirikiri depot owners deny hiking PMS ex-depot price

THE Kirikiri Depot Owners Association on Monday denied hiking the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, amidst the current scarcity of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Simeon Anabor, Chinedu Okoronkwo, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd,

Accredited CBT centres to register NOUN, distance learning programmes- JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says accredited Computer Based Tests (CBT) centres can now register candidates for the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Computer Based Tests (CBT), National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN),

Nigerians lament fuel price hike, scarcity in Ibadan

Some residents in Ibadan metropolis have lamented the hike in the official pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and scarcity of the commodity in the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authorities (NMDPRA),

Data Protection: NITDA, AIRTEL, collaborate to boost digital literacy

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has established partnership with AIRTEL Nigeria, to provide digital literacy and ensure data protection in the country. The partnership was... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), National Data Protection Regulation (NDPR), AIRTEL, Kashifu Inuwa, Surendran Chemmenkotil,

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,

Group seeks lifting of embargo on employment for poverty alleviation

The Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESSOR) on Monday in Owerri called on all tiers of government in Nigeria to lift any embargo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nnena Onyenoha, Nnaemeka Onyejiuwa, Citizens Centre for Integrated Development and Social Rights (CCIDESSOR),

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,

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,

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,

NGO calls for result-oriented research in peace building on the Plateau

A non-governmental organisation, Claritas Foundation of Nigeria, has called for result-oriented research in peace building on the Plateau.   Mr Cletus Aloke, the Coordinator of the “Zaman Tare”... Read more

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

Tags: Cletus Aloke, Claritas Foundation of Nigeria, Development and Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace Centre (DREP), Daniel Ogabila,

NARTO, NUPENG-PTD suspend planned strike as NNPC intervenes

THE Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and  Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) have suspended their planned strike... Read more

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

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), Williams Akporeha, Abiodun Adeniji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA), Otunba Sa

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,

Global trade to fail after high returns of $28.5trn – UN

Global trade reached a record high in 2021, but it is expected to slow in 2022 for many reasons including continuing delays in global supply chains,... Read more

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

Tags: UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), United Nations,

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,

Agric ministry distributes inputs to small-holder farmers in Plateau

THE Federal Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural  Development says it has distributed seeds, growth enhancers, seedlings, sprayers and equipment to support small-holder farmers in Plateau. The Minister... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Federal Ministry  of Agriculture and Rural  Development,

Niger State inaugurates N40m rice processing facility for women group

NIGER State government inaugurated a rice mill worth N40 million for Kwakuti Women Rice Processing Cooperative in Paikoro Local Government Area of the state on Thursday. Commissioner... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Panti, Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC),

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,

HEDA applauds Nimet’s timely release of 2022 Annual Seasonal Climate Predictions

HUMAN and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA) Resource Center has applauded the timely release of the 2022 Annual Seasonal Climate Prediction for Nigeria. The Executive Secretary of HEDA... Read more

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

Tags: Human and Environmental Development Agenda, Mr Arigbabu Sulaimon

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,

Bello inaugurates rice processing centre for Kogi rural farmers

GOV. Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Thursday, inaugurated Gaskiya Rice Processing Centre constructed by Kogi Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) at Kungbani, Lokoja Local Government Area... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chain Development Programme (VCDP), President Muhammadu Buhari, Hajia Fatima Buhari, Dr Edward Onoja, Asiwaju Idris,

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

Kogi farmers laud Buhari, Bello on poverty alleviation programmes

SOME farmers in Kogi, on Wednesday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Yahaya Bello’s empowerment programmes and introduction of practices aimed at lifting them out of... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Yahaya Bello, ogi Value Chain Development Programme, Dr Stella Adejoh, Mrs Zuwaira Abubakar,,

Lagos to produce one million coconut seedlings in 2022

THE Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) says it will produce one million coconut seedlings in conjunction with the private sector in 2022. LASCODA’s General Manager, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 302 times

Tags: Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA), Dapo Olakulehin,

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

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,

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,

98,271 persons fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in Benue- Official

The Executive Secretary, Benue Primary Healthcare Board, Dr Bem Ageda says 98,271 people have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Ageda, represented by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Dr Bem Ageda, Emmanuel Beeka, Benue State Primary Healthcare Board, Benue State University Teaching Hospital (BSUTH),

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,

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

ADB approves $95m loan to Cambodia for COVID-19 vaccine purchase

 THE Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of 95 million dollars for the Cambodian government to purchase COVID-19 vaccines from 2022 to 2023, it... Read more

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

Tags: sian Development Bank (ADB)

SMEDAN adopts agric-value chain to develop economy

The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN)of Nigeria has adopted “One Local Government, One Product” (OLOP) programme on agric -value chain with a view to... Read more

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

Tags: Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), Dr Dikko Radda,

Borno task force disengages 2,203 child soldiers, says commander

The Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in Borno disengaged i2,203 children within its rank and file in compliance with the UN Convention against the use of... Read more

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

Tags: Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Country Task Force on Monitoring and Reporting (CTFMR),

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

Valentine: 165 Red Cross youth corpers donate blood

 No fewer than 165 corps members in Lagos State have donated blood in demonstration of their love and service to the well being of humanity. The News... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State Red Cross Community Development

NITDA, refugees commission collaborate to train 10,000 vulnerable persons

 THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has started the training of 10,000 vulnerable persons on digital skills development and empowerment. The agency is conducting the training... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency, Mrs Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, Mr Kashifu Inuwa,

COVID-19: Edo Govt advises residents to embrace vaccination

 The primary healthcare  agency in Edo has appealed to Edo residents to vaccinate and continue to wear their facemasks in order to curtail the spread of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency (ESPHCDA),

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,

2023 Presidential election: Southern youths laud Arewa group for backing Udom

Southern Youths For Sustainable Development (SYFSD) has lauded Arewa Movement For Actionable Change (AMFAC), for backing Gov. Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom, as a candidate for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Southern Youths For Sustainable Development (SYFSD), Gov. Emmanuel Udom

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),

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),

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),

Menstrual hygiene: Corps member donates sanitary pads, sensitises 100 girls in Bauchi

Ms Cynthia Obaseki, a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has donated sanitary pads to 100 students of the Government Day Secondary School, Gwallameji,... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Community Development Service (CDS),

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),

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),

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

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)

Group lauds High Court judgement on Zamfara Governor

 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Norwegian Government have trained 86 women and victims of violence in Kaduna State.   The Deputy Resident Representative, Mr Lealem... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: United Nations Development Programme

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),

SERDEC inaugurates project on promotion of original inhabitants in FCT

The Socio Economic Research and Development Centre (SERDEC) has inaugurated a project titled ‘promoting the rights of the Original Inhabitants of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Socio Economic Research and Development Centre

Kogi health agency denies cash- for- COVID-19- vaccination allegation

THE Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (KSPHCDA) has denied reports  of alleged  demand  for money from clients by COVID-19 administrators for  vaccine. An NGO, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Mr Folayan Idowu, Kogi State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Abubakar Yakubu,

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,

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,

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),

NBTE Exe.Secr. wants adequate funding of polytechnics to enhance research

EXECUTIVE Secretary, National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna, Prof Idris Bugaje, on Tuesday appealed for enhanced funding of polytechnics. Making the appeal at the inauguration of... Read more

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

Tags: National Board for Technical Education, Prof Idris Bugaje,

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),

JAMB shifts 2022 UTME registration to Feb. 19

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)  has shifted its 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration to Feb. 19. The exercise will... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin

Food Security: FGN/IFAD-VCDP distribute irrigation pumps, tubewells to Kogi farmers

The Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Kogi under the FGN/IFAD assisted project, has begun distribution of irrigation pumps and tube wells to farmers to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), Dr Stella Adejoh, Malam Kudu Muhammed,

FG closes 20 medical diagnostic centres in Nasarawa State

The Radiography Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN) has shutdown 20 illegal medical diagnostic centres in Nasarawa State.   Mr Ebere Onwugbuchu, the head of Inspection and Monitoring Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Radiography Registration Board of Nigeria

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

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,

APC: Group drums support for Sen. Musa

 Initiative for Leadership Development and Change, an Abuja-based NGO, has urged APC members to support the candidacy of Sen. Sani Musa as National Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags:  Initiative for Leadership Development and Change,Ugochukwu Nnam, Sen Sani Musa,

JAMB announces additional code for UTME registration, introduces WhatsApp platform

 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has announced the adoption of an additional code, 66019 to its already existing 55019 code for registration. The board disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)

Implementation of ACJMC will reduce congestion in correctional centres – CJ

 Oyo State Chief Judge, Justice Munta Abimbola, says correctional centres in the state will no longer be congested with the establishment of Administration of Criminal Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Justice Munta Abimbola, Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC), Mr Suleiman Daudu, CSP Olufunke Fawole, Justice Ladiran Akintola,

I have fulfilled my campaign promises, says Badaru

Gov. Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa, says he has fulfilled 94.8 per cent of campaign promises made to the people of the state.   Badaru stated this during the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Kashufu Abdullahi, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Gov. Muhammad Badaru,

JAMB to introduce self-service registration outlets in Abuja, Lagos

 The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it plans to introduce self-service registration outlets in Abuja and Lagos to leverage the digital competence of its... Read more

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

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB),

Nasarawa 2023: Eggon stakeholders drum support for Sule

Feb. 6, 2022 (NAN) The Eggon  stakeholders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa State have urged the people of the state to re-elect Gov. Abdullahi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), Mr James Manzah, Mr Ben Manga,

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),

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

Military Pensions Board begins payment of minimum wage increment arrears

 THE Military Pensions Board (MPB) has commenced payment of 24 months arrears of minimum wage increment to over 90,000 eligible military pensioners across the country. The Chairman... Read more

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

Tags: Military Pensions Board, Rear Adm. Saburi Lawal,

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,

AU canvasses resilient food systems in post COVID-19 era

Amb. Joseph Sacko, Commisioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE) on Thursday stressed the need for building resilient food systems in Africa... Read more

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

Tags: Amb. Joseph Sacko,Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE),

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,

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

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

Dangote bags CILT Champion Award

AFRICA'S wealthiest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday received the ‘Champion of CILT’ award, for his contributions to transport, logistics and supply chain management in Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Mrs Mfon  Usoro, Dangote Industries Ltd, Dr Nike Fajemirokun, CILT, Peter Borlo, Greenview Development/Port Operations, Mr Akin Omole

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,

Over 50 civilians killed by militiamen in NE DR Congo

 Caritas Internationalis on Wednesday confirmed that rebels of the Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO) killed 50 people in a camp for displaced people in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Cooperative for the Development of Congo (CODECO)

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,

Group urges NFVCB to clamp down on films, videos promoting ritual killings, black magic

Christian Empowerment Forum (CEF), an NGO, has urged the National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB) to upgrade its censorship standard and clamp down on films... Read more

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

Tags: Christian Empowerment Forum (CEF), National Film and Video Censor Board (NFVCB),

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,

ESHDC tackling housing challenge of civil servants in Enugu – GM

THE Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) says it is tackling the housing deficit in the state through the provision of affordable housing for civil servants.     The... Read more

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

Tags: Enugu State Housing Development Corporation, Mr Chukwuemelie Agu,

Registrar calls for collaboration among regulatory bodies to promote traditional medicine

 MR Olorunkemi Kadiku, the Registrar of the Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board on Monday called for effective collaboration among regulatory bodies to promote herbal medicine in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags:  Mr Olorunkemi Kadiku, Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, NAFDAC

NAFDAC calls for more support for herbal medicine development

National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has called for more support and funding for herbal medicine.   The call was made in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Africa Centre of Excellence for Drug Research, Herbal Medicine Development and Regulatory Science (ACEDHA

ADB approves 2 grants to boost tourism, rice production in Cambodia

 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved two grants of 7.6 million dollars to help revive tourism in Cambodia and boost the country’s rice quality and... Read more

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

Tags:  The Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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,

JETRO Osaka, Japan External Trade Organization: Making an innovation movement from Osaka where diverse industries and huge market gather

THE Kansai region, which includes unique cities of Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, is a massive market with a population of 24.65 million people and a GDP... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Urban Innovation Institute, JETRO Osaka, Osaka Business Development Agency, UrbanChain Group Limited, Autofleet Israel,

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,

Fake News: NITDA trains 40 journalists on digital journalism, fact-checking

National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has trained 40 media practitioners and social media influencers on digital journalism and fact- checking, to stem the tide of... Read more

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

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Hajiya Hadiza Umar,

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),

No going back on the use of mannequins in Kano

THE Kano State Hisbah Board has insisted that its ban on the use of mannequins in tailors’ shops and boutiques across the state stands.   It, however, exempted... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Harun Ibn Sina, Kano State Hisbah Board

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),

USAID to leverage ICT to enhance agriculture in C’ River

THE United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected Cross River to benefit from its pilot scheme of using Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Okon Owuna, United States Agency for International Development,

NITDA challenges tech start ups to be global competitors

THE National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has urged technology start ups in the ecosystem to initiate ideas that could position them for global recognition and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Information Technology Development Agency, Mr Kashifu Inuwa

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,

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

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

Hayatu-Deen identifies factors responsible for sad state of affairs in Nigeria

By Benprince Ezeh MOHAMMED Hayatu-Deen, founder of Alpine Investments Limited and former chief executive officer of the FSB International Bank PLC, has expressed his dissatisfaction on citizens’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 171 times

Tags: MOHAMMED Hayatu-Deen, the Renaissance Development Forum, NESG, PDP, Alpine Investments Limited

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,

ICPC faults TI’s report on Nigeria corruption index

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, has faulted the global anti-corruption coalition, Transparency International, TI, which rated Nigeria the second most corrupt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, African Development Bank, Oluyinka Akintunde, ICPC, Transparency International

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

Tax evasion: Borno Govt to confiscate UN property

THE Borno State government on Wednesday said that it would commence the confiscation of seven properties belonging to the United Nations agencies which are domiciled in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 169 times

Tags: United Nations Development Programme, Food and Agricultural Organisation, United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Nations International Children Emergency Fund, United Nati

COVID-19: FG begins childhood vaccination

 The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has integrated childhood vaccination at COVID-19 vaccination sites for children from 0-23 months. This is to ensure that preventable... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency

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

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

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,

JAMB announces date to begin UTME/DE registration

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, is to begin the sale of 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME and Direct Entry, DE, application forms February... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Fabian Benjamin, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board

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,

Shell powers talent pipeline with SAP Young Professionals Program

AS African enterprises continue their digital transformation initiatives accelerated by the pandemic, talent is once again in the spotlight. World Bank data suggests more than 230 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Adeolu Okanlawon, Pedro Guerreiro, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria,

Dangote petrochemicals, fertilizer plant would accelerate Africa’s economy- Adesina

 President, African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has described the Dangote refinery and fertiliser plants as projects that would positively affect Africa’s economic growth and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, Mr Aliko Dangote, Dangote Group, Mr Devakumar Edwin,

NLNG signs MoU with RSUTH for new infectious diseases unit

NIGERIA LNG Limited, NLNG, on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding, MoU, with Rivers State University Teaching Hospital, RSUTH, for the provision of a multi-million naira... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Philip Mshelbila, Andy Odeh, U.S. Agency For International Development, USAID, NLNG, U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC,

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

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 248 times

Tags: Simbi Wabote, Jackson Ude, Nigerian Development Content and Management Board, NCDMB, Michael D. Cilento, Beneth Onyema Amadi, Judge Joseph Leeson Jr.,

We do not administer expired vaccines – NPHCDA

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has said the agency does not administer expired vaccines to Nigerians. The agency explained on Friday through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency,

 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,

Uganda’s December coffee shipments up 28% – UCDA

Uganda’s coffee exports surged 28 per cent in December compared to the same month last year. The surge was boosted by higher yields from newly maturing coffee... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Uganda Coffee Development Authority,

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Concerned Nigerian Network in Diaspora, Leadership, James Erebuoye

A’Ibom revenue board targets N43.8bn in 2022

THE Akwa Ibom Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) Service is set to generate N43.8 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in 2022. Mr Okon Okon, the Executive... Read more

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

Tags: Akwa Ibom Board of Internal Revenue, Mr Okon Okon,Federal Road Safety Corps

FG hands over 26 completed projects to 33 communities in Jigawa

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), says it has handed over 26 completed projects to 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs), in Jigawa. The FMARD... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Alhaji Mustapha Ibrahim,

NGO pledges collaboration with security operatives to fight insecurity in Katsina State

Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has pledged to collaborate with security operatives in fighting insecurity in Dutsni-ma Local Government Area of Katsina state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Dutsin-ma Development Association (DDA), Alhaji Sabiu Liadi,

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: World International Economy Group (WIEG), Prof. Chris Nwanne, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC),

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mohammed Abdullahi, Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST), Prof. Mohammed Yakubu,

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

Ekiti LG boss pledges people-oriented programmes

Mr Olumide Fadipe, Chairman, Isokan Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Ekiti State, has assured residents of Ifaki-Ekiti that his administration would embark on people-oriented-programmes and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Mr Olumide Fadipe, Isokan Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Oba Adegbenro Falore, Gov. Kayode Fayemi,

Agric ministry tasks youths on fish farming

 THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) Gombe State office, has urged youths in the state to harness the potential in fish farming to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Baba-Gabriel Yila,(FMARD),

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory 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

Gombe govt. approves payment of external exam fees for 23,680 students

Gombe Government has approved payment of external examination fees for 23,680 final year students of public secondary schools across the state. Commissioner for Education, Mr Dauda Batari, disclosed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Gombe Government, Mr Dauda Batari, Senior School Certificate (SSCE), National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies (NBAIS), National Examinations Council (NECO) and National Business, Technical Examin

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

NAPTIP hands over trafficked children to Sokoto govt.

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), on Wednesday, handed over four trafficked children to the Sokoto state government. The Sokoto Zonal Commander of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Mr Abubakar Bashiru, Governor, Hajia Mariya Tambuwal, Mariya Aminu Tambuwal Development Initiative (MTDI), Hajia Fatima Khalid,

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

Tags: D’banj, Simi, Obi Asika, Nigerian Idol, Seyi Shay, DJ Sose

Minister sets to support NSCC on mandate delivery

Mr Clem Agba,  the Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, has expressed readiness to support National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC) to deliver on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 144 times

Tags: Mr Clem Agba, National Senior Citizens Centre (NSCC), Dr Emem Omokaro, National Development Plan (NDP),

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

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,

Board seeks emir’s support in tackling COVID-19 vaccine rejection

Dr Babagana Machina, the Executive Secretary, Yobe Primary Health Care Management Board, has called on emirs to support the boards efforts toward tackling rejection of COVID-19... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Dr Babagana Machina, Yobe Primary Health Care Management Board,

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

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

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

Tags: Nigerian Guild of Editors, leadership

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,

Alleged P&ID scam: Court remands ex-director Taiga

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered that Grace Taiga, a female accomplice in the multiple fraud involving Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), be remanded in Suleja... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Process and Industrial Development Limited (P&ID), Justice Obiora Egwuatu, Taiga,

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 469 times

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

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Company

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.

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

KDSG records 12 cases of Mutant Polio Virus in 2021 — Agency

THE Kaduna State Government (KDSG) said it recorded 12 cases of circulating Mutant Polio Virus (cMPV) in 2021. Dr Hamza Ikara, the Director of Disease Control, Kaduna... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Dr Hamza Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

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

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

South-East among 10 worst performing States in COVID vaccination – NPHCDA

THE Federal Government has revealed that all five South East States are among the 10 worst performing States in terms of COVID-19 vaccination. It further stated that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr Binta Bako, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

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,

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

Fresh attack in Plateau community claims 18 lives

THE national leadership of Irigwe Development Association (IDA) has identified those killed in the Tuesday night attack on Ancha village, Irigwe chiefdom, Bassa local government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Irigwe Development Association, Davidson Malison,

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

SPDC closes down facility in Bayelsa community

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, on Tuesday, January 10, confirmed the invasion and shut down of its Opukushi oil facility by community folks in Ekeremor ... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Shell Petroleum Development Company, Michael Adande,

Ogun Govt. urges simplification of teaching techniques in primary schools

The Ogun Government has advised teachers in the public primary schools to simplify their teaching techniques by making use of simple illustrations and diagrams for easy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Dr Femi Majekodunmi, State Universal Basic Education Board, St. James African School,

FG targets paperless government system by 2030 — Pantami

The Federal Government said that it was working to achieve a paperless government system by 2030. Prof. Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHCSF)

NITDA: 280 artisans, youths receive training on digital skills

THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has begun capacity development programme for artisans and under-served youths in Digital Literacy and Repair of Global System for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Hadiza Umar, National Information Technology Development Agency

Expert wants adequate security on hotels, tourism assets

A Group, Coalition for Tourism Development, has called for improved security in hotels and tourism sites across the country. Mr Abdullahi Aremu made the call on Wednesday... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Mr Abdullahi Aremu, Coalition for Tourism Development,

C’ River Govt. urges contractor to complete school project on time

The Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) has charged the contractor handling the British Canadian International Model School, Obudu, to speed up the work... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), British Canadian International Model School,Sen. Stephen Odey, Engr Gilbert Oyama,

Lassa fever kills two in Kaduna – KSPHCDA

AN outbreak of Lassa Fever has claimed two lives in Kaduna on Wednesday according to a government health agency. Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, the director of Disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Hamza Ibrahim Ikara, Kaduna State Primary Health Care Development Agency

Military confirms gunmen attack on Plateau community

THE Special Task Force Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) maintaining peace in Plateau and environs, has confirmed the attack on Ancha community in Miango chiefdom of Bassa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Mr Danjuma Auta, Operation Safe Haven, Iregwe Development Association,

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,

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 4 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

What LCDA Administrator told council workers

LANRE Latinwo, the political head/administrator, Lagelu West Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Ibadan in Oyo State, has urged the council workers to use the available facilities... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Akintunde Olajide, LANRE Latinwo, Lagelu West Local Council Development Area,

Adamawa: 154 farm leaders trained on extension services

THE Agricultural Development Project, ADP, in Adamawa has trained no fewer than 154 farm leaders on extension services to boost food production during dry and wet... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Bagarmi Tauwama, Agricultural Development Project

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),

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

Niger Delta reforms: achievements and prospects

By Jacinta Nwachukwu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN THE Niger Delta region of Nigeria comprises nine states -Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Ondo and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Republic of Greece, Ita Enang, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Summerset Embiowei, Songhai farm, Mark Derefaka, Niger Delta Basin Development Authority, Godswill Akpabio, Niger Delta Development

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

Association urges parents to send children to schools

THE Eggon Cultural and Development Association ( ECDA) worldwide has urged parents and guardians to send their children and wards to schools considering the importance of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Eggon Cultural and Development Association, Dr John Abimiku, Mr Mandy David-Abuluya

AfDB provides $14m grant to boost food security in South Sudan

AFRICAN Development Bank (AfDB) on Monday announced a 14 million U.S. dollar grant to boost food security, value addition and trade in South Sudan. Benedict Kanu, AfDB... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: African Development Bank, 14 million U.S. dollar grant, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations

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

Kano govt. set to conduct house-to-house vaccination against polio virus

THE Kano State Government says it will conduct a house-to-house vaccination against Circulating Vaccine Drive Polio Virus type 2, cVDPV2, across the 44 local government areas... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, National Primary Healthcare Development Agency

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

Lagos nurses set to begin 3-day warning strike Jan. 10

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, says its members will begin a three-day warning strike from Jan. 10. Olurotimi Awojide, chairman, NANNM, Lagos Council, made... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: Primary Healthcare Board, Olurotimi Awojide, NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives

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

Shell to sell more onshore assets in Nigeria worth $3Bn

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, is to sell more oil assets in Nigeria with at least five Nigerian oil and gas companies preparing to submit... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Shell Petroleum Development Company, TotalEnergies, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation

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

14,000 candidates competes for 4,800 admission slots in KASU

THE Kaduna State University, KASU, has begun screening to admit 4,800 candidates for various programmes in the 2021/2022 academic session. Samuel Manshop, the registrar of the university,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, Samuel Manshop, Kaduna State University

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

Sale of 2022 UTME forms yet to commence –JAMB

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has not commenced the sale of 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) application... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Dr Fabian Benjamin

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,

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,

Ogun Alternate Medicine Board moves to uncover quacks

OGUN Alternate Medicine Board said on Wednesday that it would soon begin full vetting of alternate medicine practitioners in the state to rid the profession of... Read more

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

Tags: OGUN Alternate Medicine Board, Mr Balogun Olaleye,

SMEDAN, Google to train 3,700 youth on digital skills

THE Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), in partnership with Google DigitalSkill, alongside MindtheGap, is to train 3,700 Nigerian youths on digital skills.   A... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: MindtheGap, Google DigitalSkill, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria,

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

Minister gives orders to clean up of FCT satellite towns

RAMATU Aliyu, the Federal Capital Territory Minister of State, has ordered the comprehensive cleaning of all satellite towns across the six Area Councils of the territory. Aliyu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Obinna Ogwuegbu, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Satellite Towns Development Department

Gov. Fayemi tasks newly-inaugurated chairmen

KAYODE Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, on Tuesday inaugurated the 35 newly-elected council Chairmen, charging them to prioritise security and welfare of the people of the state. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Prof Adio Folayan, Efon Local Government Area, Olabode Olatunji, Ekiti internal Revenue Services, Local Council Development Areas, Gov. Kayode Fayemi

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

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,

Rural electrification scheme inaugurated by Kano Govt.

THE Kano State Government has inaugurated a rural electrification scheme known as “Stand Alone” at Gabasawa town, in Gabasawa Local Government Area, LGA, of the state. Alhaji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Alhaji Sani Dawaki, Alh Murtala Garo, Alhaji Laminu Sani, Lemi Renewable Electricity Limited, Shenzhen Lemi Technology Development, Dr Musa Iliyasu, Alhaji Lawan Hamisu-Danhassan, Gabasawa Local Gover

Hakeem Odumosu condemned for arresting security guards at Magodo

THE Human & Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has expressed dissatisfaction over the widely reported arrest of some security guards and a passer-by widow with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 287 times

Tags: Human & Environmental Development Agenda, Hakeem Odumosu, security guards at Magodo,

Traditional ruler in Enugu receives vote of no confidence

SOME indigenes of Nguru community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State have passed vote of no confidence on Igwe Linus Obayi, its traditional ruler.   The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nguru Town Union, Mr Uchenna Ugwu, Ministry of Rural Development, Prof. Ike Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Prof. Tony Onyishi, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Igwe Linus Obayi, Nsukka Local Government Area,

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,

Good news about moribund agricultural projects in Abuja

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disclosed plans to ensure completion of various moribund agricultural projects in the territory. Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, mandate secretary for the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Alhaji Abubakar Ibrahim, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, FCTA, Zakari Aliyu, FCTA Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat

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

Bayelsa govt speaks on conflict between Shell, host community

BAYELSA State government on Monday directed Olice Kemenanabo, managing director of the State Electricity Company, to immediately connect Otuasega community to the national grid. Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, deputy... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Evans Krukrubo, Doubara Atasi, Otuasega Community Development Committee, Raniyar Marcus, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo

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,

FG’s plan to attain 95% digital literacy by 2030 on course, says NITDA DG

THE Federal Government’s plan to attain 95 per cent digital literacy by 2030 is on course.   Mr Kashufu Abdullahi, the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: 95% digital literacy by 2030, Mr Kashufu Abdullahi, National Information Technology Development Agency,

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,

Shell Nigeria declares force majeure over faulty barge at Forcados

SHELL Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, has declared force majeure on exports of Nigerian Forcados crude oil terminal after a malfunctioning barge obstructed a tanker... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 341 times

Tags: Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, SHELL Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC,

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

Nigeria destroys over 1m donated doses of expired Astrazeneca vaccines 

THE Federal Government on Wednesday destroyed over 1m doses of Astrazeneca vaccines donated to combat COVID-19.  Faisal Shuaib, executive director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 184 times

Tags: African Union’s African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team, Mojisola Adeyeye, Faisal Shuaib, executive director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Astrazeneca vaccines, Abuja Envi

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,

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,

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

AfDB’s $538m Agro-Zones project will address Nigeria’s poverty, FOREX challenges, says don

 THE African Development Bank (AfDB) says the newly launched Agro-Industrial Processing Zones in Nigeria has the potential to solve the country’s poverty, hunger, and foreign exchange... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: African Development Bank, $538m Agro-Zones project,

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,

 HEDA seek independent investigation over alleged fraud syndicate in Justice ministry

THE Human & Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), Corner House and RE: COMMON has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an independent investigative body to look into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Human & Environmental Development Agenda, fraud syndicate in Justice ministry,

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,

FCT water board records improved revenue collection – Acting General Manager

 FCT’s Water Board says it recorded unprecedented improvement in internal revenue collection between March and October. Its Acting General Manager, Dame Joy Okoro, told a news conference... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Water Board, FCT,

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,

Bayelsa Fund sponsors 5,000 boarding school students

THE Bayelsa Education Development Trust Fund (BEDTF) says it is sponsoring 5,000 boarding school students in the state. The fund on Friday said its intervention in public... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: Bayelsa Education Development Trust Fund,

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,

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,

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,

Why Nigeria did not sign OECD minimum corporate tax agreement

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has explained why Nigeria did not sign the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) G20 Inclusive Framework two-pillar solution... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Federal Inland Revenue Service, M. L. Abubakar, Mathew Gbonjubola, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development,

 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,

Joe Okei-Odumakin mourns late Tony Uranta

JOE Okei-Odumakin, a human rights campaigner, has described the  passing of prominent human rights activist Tony Uranta, as saddening. Okei-Odumakin, also the President of Women Arise, made... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: Joe Okei-Odumakin, Tony Uranta,Federal Government’s Technical Committee on Niger Delta; Executive Secretary, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, Executive Secretary, United Niger Delta Energy Development Securit

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,

Sky Capital appoints Liadi GMD

THE Board of Sky Capital and Financial Allied International, a subsidiary of SIFAX Group, has appointed  Mr Ayoku Liadi as Group Managing Director. Dr Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Board of Sky Capital, Financial Allied International, SIFAX Group

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

NFVCB to train 50 youths at Nigeria Digital Content Conference -ED

The Nigeria Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) says it will train 50 selected emerging youth talents and entrepreneurs during its upcoming two-day Nigeria Digital Content... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 211 times

Tags: NFVCB,Nigeria Digital Content Conference, Mr Adedayo Thomas,

USAID underscores role of media in peace mediation

Media has a major role to play in conflict resolution through conflict-sensitive reporting. The declaration was made in Lagos on Wednesday by the United States Agency for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Media, conflict resolution, Savannah Centre for Diplomacy Democracy and Development, Mercy Corps Nigeria, African Radio, Dr Shittu Mukthari

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,

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,

NGO tasks youths on entrepreneurship skills, trains 40 in Asaba

THE Asaba Home-Diaspora Development Initiative (AHDDI), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has urged youths in Delta to embrace skills acquisition and shun cultism, as well as criminality.   The group... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 394 times

Tags: Asaba Home-Diaspora Development Initiative, Chief Ngozi Okotcha, Chief Emefiena Ofili,

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,

FrieslandCampina constructs mobile yoghurt plant in Nigeria

 Netherlands-based FrieslandCampina says it is strengthening local dairy production in Nigeria by building a mobile yoghurt plant. This is to enhance robust economy and good nutrition for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: FrieslandCampina, Corporate Director, Dairy Development and Milk Streams at FrieslandCampina,

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

FG sensitises bakers in A’Ibom on importance of OFSP

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has sensitised bakers and caterers in Akwa Ibom on the benefits of the inclusion of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: The Federal Government, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, OFSP, Dr Uyobong Uko

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,

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

Cheluchi Onyemelukwe-Onuobia wins 2021 Nigeria Prize for Literature

CHELUCHI Onyemelukwe-Onuobia has emerged as the winner of the Nigeria LNG Limited  2021 Nigeria Prize for Literature. Prof Akachi Adimorah-Ezeigbo, chairperson of the Advisory Board of the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 255 times

Tags: Eyono Fatayi-Williams, GM, External Relations & Sustainable Development; Dr. Philip Mshelbila, NLNG MD/CEO; HRM Dr. Edmund M. Daukoru, Chairman, NLNG Board of Directors; 2021 The Nigeria Prize for Li

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

AfDB to create 25 million new jobs by 2025 —Adesina

DR Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of, African Development Bank (AfDB) says the bank is targeting to create 25 million new jobs by 2025. Adesina said this when... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 151 times

Tags: DR Akinwunmi Adesina, African Development Bank,

ECDA Poll: I am in race for unity, education development – Presidential aspirant

MR David Abuluya, a national presidential aspirant of the Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), has pledged to prioritize unity and education of members if elected.   Abuluya,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MR David Abuluya, Eggon Cultural and Development Association,

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

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,

NPHCDA denies canvassing for N200m loan for malaria nets

   THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has denied seeking for N200 million loan to procure malaria nets.   NPHCDA stated this in a statement Mohammad Ohitoto, head... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Dr. Faisal Shuaib, National Primary Health Care Development Agency,

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,

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,

Police reform must precede meaningful fight against corruption – NGO

MR Obinna Nwagbara, Chief Executive Officer, Youth and Students Advocates for Development Initiative (YSAD) said on Saturday that meaningful police reform must precede an effective fight... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Youth and Students Advocates for Development Initiative, MR Obinna Nwagbara,

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

FCTA arrests 217 defaulters over street begging

THE FCT Administration Social Development Secretariat (SDS) on Friday, in Abuja arrested 217 defaulters over street begging. This is even as the secretariat declared zero-tolerance against destitution,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Amb. Haliru Shu’aibu, Malam Sani Rabe, FCT Administration Social Development Secretariat,

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

Katsina govt. partners travel agency for hitch-free lesser Hajj operations

 THE Katsina state government has said that it would partner Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours to ensure the smooth conduct of this year’s Lesser-Hajj (Umrah) operations in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Alhaji Suleiman Nuhu-Kuki, Alhaji Abdulkadir Kofan-Sauri., Al-Rufaqa Travels and Tours, Alhaji Badaru Karofi, Katsina state Pilgrims Welfare Board,

COVID-19: FG sets up taskforce to check vaccine racketeering

THE Federal Government has set up a joint task force on COVID-19 vaccine racketeering to curb misses. Abdullahi Garba, director, Planning, Research and Statistics, National Primary Healthcare... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Osagie Ehanire, John Oladejo, Abdullahi Garba,National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, NPHCDA

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

Tags: Nigerian Army

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

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

Tags: Emir of Bungudu, Nigerian Police Force

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

Tags: Nigerian Shippers’ Council,Mr Emmanuel Jime,

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,

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,

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,

Appointment of new board of NABDA excites Director General

 THE Director-General of the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, has expressed confidence that the agency would advance and thrive following the inauguration of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Prof Abdullahi Mustapha, National Biotechnology Development Agency,

Fed Govt to name, shame buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccine cards

THE Federal Government has warned that buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccination cards will be punished. It stated that to increase patronage and coverage in vaccination rate,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Dr. Faisal Shuaib, buyers and sellers of COVID-19 vaccine cards, National Primary Health Care Development Agency,

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

Tags: Oscar Onyema, Nigerian Exchange Limited, Abubakar Mahmoud, Temi Popoola

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

Tags: Nasir Sani Gwarzo, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB

GOCOP 2021: Great content, key to survival says Premium Times chief

GREAT content has been described as key to survival and making of online news outlets sustainable in this era. The Editor-in-Chief, Premium Times, Musikilu Mojeed, gave this... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Musikilu Mojeed, Great content,

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

Shell Nigeria, ERA quarrel over toxic waste dumpsite

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, are at daggers drawn over a toxic waste dumpsite... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 252 times

Tags: Bamidele odugbesan, Centennial Development and Investment Limited, Mike Karikpo, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoE

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

Tags: SON, Nigerian Army

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

Tags: NBA, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Athens, Nigerian

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,

Don cautions against promoting social media content

DR Shadrach Idi, the Acting Head, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Taraba State University, Jalingo, has cautioned against usage of Social Media content without fact-checking. Idi... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Taraba State University, DR Shadrach Idi, social media content,

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

Tags: Steve Eboh, Monolisa Chinda, Chinwetalu Agu, Mike Ozekhome,, Emeka Rollas, Steve Eboh, Waski, Nigerian Guild of Actors,

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

Tags: Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC, Nigerian Communications Commission

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

Tags: Elder Friday Emmanson Udoka, Elder Godwin Udom, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,Government Technical College,, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel,

Oil spill: Ogoni people still drinking polluted water after 1000 days of clean up - Fabeke

ONE thousand days after the flag off of the cleanup of Ogoni environment, the Ogoni Liberation Initiative, OLI, has stated that the people of Ogoni are... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 8 months ago | seen 418 times

Tags: Ogoni Liberation Initiative, OLI, UNEP, Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development, CEHRD, Douglas Fabeke, United Nation Environmental Programme

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

Tags: Lanre Ajayi, Adeleke Adewolu, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, DigiServe Network Services Limited, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Association of Telecommunic

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

Tags: Goddy Ikeh,Fellow of Nigerian Guild of Editors,

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

Tags: Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB

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

Tags: Nigerian Air Force

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

Tags: Nyesom Wike, Nigerian Law School

We demand enactment of anti-open grazing laws by eastern governors - GIL

By Benprince Ezeh THE Global Igbo Leaders, GIL, have urged eastern governors to pass the anti-open grazing law and save the lives of their people. In a letter... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 392 times

Tags: Global Igbo Leaders, Association of South East Town Unions, Alaigbo Development Foundation, Igbo World Assembly, World Igbo Congress

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

Tags: NTA, YaKubu Ibn Mohammed, Simbi Wabote, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB,

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

Tags: Simbi Wabote, Nigerian Television Authority, NTA

Military begins online verification of pensioners

THE Chairman, Military Pensions Board (MPB), Commodore Saburi Lawal, says the board has concluded plans to transmute from the hitherto manual verification of all military pensioners... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 313 times

Tags: Military Pensions Board, Commodore Saburi Lawal

WTD: Enugu State remains preferred tourists’ destination, says Tourism Board GM

THE General Manager, Enugu State Tourism Board, Chief Steve Odo, says the state has remained the preferred tourists’ destination for the past six years in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 8 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: Enugu State Tourism Board,

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

Tags: Nigerian Army

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

Tags: Umar Mohammed, Nigerian Army, Navy

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

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,

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

Tags: Nigerian Air Force Hospital Laboratory,Air Marshal Oladayo Amao,Tosan Erhabor,

 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

Tags: Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination, Professor Yusuf Turaki, Elder T.K Ogoriba, Don Pedro Obaseki, Tony Nnadi, Secretary-General NINAS, Professor Banji Akintoye, Ch

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,

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

Onyema joins Board of World Federation of Exchanges

THE World Federation of Exchanges (WFE) has elected Mr Oscar Onyema, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Exchange Group (NGX Group) Plc, to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 284 times

Tags: Onyema joins Board of World Federation of Exchanges

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),

AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates in October

AASDU, Lagos to host all Anambra Gubernatorial candidates, Oct. 9   By Anthony Isibor.   THE Association of Anambra State Development Unions, AASDU, is to host all candidates of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 9 months ago | seen 299 times

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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

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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

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NABDA director commits suicide after EFCC invitation

CHRISTOPHER Orji, assistant director at the National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, has reportedly taken his own life after the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, invited... Read more

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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

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Military Pension: Board Chair pledges prompt payment of retirees’ entitlements

THE Chairman Military Pensions Board, (MPB), Commodore Saburi Lawal, has pledged to ensure prompt payment of pensions and gratuity to retirees of the Nigerian Armed Forces.Lawal... Read more

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NITDA recommends market creating innovation for economic development

KASHIFU Inuwa, Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) on Tuesday recommended the adoption of market creating innovation for economic prosperity and development. Inuwa made... Read more

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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

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SDGs: Lagos, youth collaborate to engender development for common good

THE Lagos State Government, through the Office of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Investment, says it is collaborating the youth on sustainable development to promote common... Read more

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Timeline: Ministers’ sack, inauguration of NSIA Board highpoints of Presidential engagements

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has exercised a minor cabinet reshuffle during the week under review in a bid to reinvigorate and inject fresh ideas into his administration. Similarly,... Read more

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Covid-19 : Present yourself for vaccination – FCT health board advises residents

THE Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Board (PHCB) has called on residents who took the first COVID-19 vaccine to go for seccond dose. The Acting... Read more

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Commissioner urges OAAN to showcase infrastructure development in Anambra via adverts

THE Anambra State Information commissioner C Don Adinuba has called on the Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria, OAAN, to enlighten the public on the massive infrastructure... Read more

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Sports Ministry To Support Women Football Development Through Aisha Buhari Cup

THE Ministry of Youth and Sports Development says its support for the Aisha Buhari Cup is part of an overall plan for Sports Development in Nigeria... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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IGP declares open 3-day workshop for Police PROs

By Anthony Isibor.   USMAN Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police, has declared open the three-day presidential capacity building workshop organized for Police Public Relations Officers across... Read more

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NCDMB to hold second Research, Development fair Sept 9

By Anthony Isibor.   SIMBI Wabote, executive secretary, Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has announced that the 2021 Research and Development Fair and Conference will hold on... Read more

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Makinde assures NULGE of support for grassroots development

GOV. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has reassured the newly elected local government chairmen of his continuous support in ensuring rapid socio-economic development at the grassroots. Makinde,... Read more

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Surrendering of Boko Haram elements, a welcome development- Senate President

PRESIDENT of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says elements of Boko Haram insurgents surrendering to the Nigerian troops should be encouraged, as it’s a welcome development.Lawan said... Read more

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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

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Valentine Ozigbo meets with past PGs, restates commitment to development of Anambra

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag-bearer in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, on Thursday, August 26, 2021, met with the Association of Past President-Generals... Read more

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Ozigbo meets past PGs, restates commitment to development of Anambra

VALENTINE Ozigbo, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag-bearer in the 2021 Anambra governorship election, on Thursday, August 26, 2021, met with the Association of Past President-Generals... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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ActionAid calls on Kogi govt to overhaul rural education, health facilities

ACTIONAid Nigeria, an international Non-Governmental Organisation, has called on the Kogi government to overhaul health and educational facilities in rural communities. The NGO made the call at... Read more

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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

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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

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GCOVID-19: NPHCDA deploys Moderna vaccines to 29 states

THE National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), says the Moderna vaccines donated by the U.S. to step up efforts to battle a third wave of... Read more

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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

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Kaduna urban agency demolishes 9 structures in Barnawa, Narayi

THE Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority (KASUPDA) has demolished nine structures in Barnawa, Narayi, High-cost Estate for violating Urban Planning Laws. This is contained in... Read more

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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

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IGR: Zamfara govt. to capture commercial motorcyclists` biometric data

ZAMFARA Board of Internal Revenue is set to capture the biometric data of commercial motorcyclists operating in the state as part of effort at boosting Internally... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Local content: SIM cards, cell phones now made-in-Nigeria — Pantami

THE Federal Government says it has achieved 100 per cent in the production of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards as well as manufacture of many components... Read more

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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

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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

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COVID-19: Katsina State receives 92,370 doses of Moderna vaccine – official

 THE Katsina State Government has received 92,370 doses of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the Executive Secretary, Katsina State Primary Health Care Development Agency (PHCDA), Dr Shamsuddeen Yahaya... Read more

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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

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Kyari tasks NNPC Greenfield Refinery Ltd board on fuel importation

MELE Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has charged members of the Board of the NNPC Greenfield Refinery Limited (NGRL), to... Read more

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