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Bunkering is not illegal business – Bunkers Association President

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 24 hrs ago | seen 68 times

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 50 times

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

AWAMN promises improved PSP services in waste management

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 85 times

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

CBN lauds Ikeja Disco, pledges funds for its metering project

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted yesterday | seen 48 times

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

Customs Western Marine command intercepts cannabis sativa worth N168m

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Abubakar Umar,

World Interiors Day: MAN seeks infrastructure developement

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags:  Poultry Association of Nigeria,Mr Pius Aminu,

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 153 times

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

Ekiti 2022: REC seeks support of religious leaders

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

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

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

NBCC, UAC seek increased performance of consumer goods sector

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

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

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

Air Chief tasks personnel on good intelligence practice

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Alhaji Mukhtar Yerima, Federal Government Of Nigeria

51 million phone owners lack NIN – Report

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

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

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

Pantami advocates effective public sector reforms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Police confirm HYPPADEC board member’s abduction

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

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

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

Army war college begins tour of theatres of operations

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

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

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

Retailers, consumers decry hike in cooking gas price

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA),

CRIVIFON wants security agencies’ collaboration to fight human rights abuses

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

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

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

Take the battle to bandits’ enclaves, Matawalle urges military

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

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

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

Brutal murder of Harira, children unacceptable – CAN demands justice

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

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

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

Heavy security presence at venue of Lagos PDP governorship primaries

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

AEDC partners security agencies to fight vandals – Official

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

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

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

Turkish News Agency signs news exchange agreement with NAN

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

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

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

NPA inaugurates Dockyard Training School in Lagos

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

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

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

Measles kills 14 children in Anambra

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

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

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

Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission trains MDA’s on risk management

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

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

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

Osun 2022: NSCDC embarks on peace advocacy in Osogbo

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Inflation pushes up interest rates to 13.5 per cent

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

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

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

NIQS wants MDA to track constituency projects to eliminate corruption

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MDCAN begs FG for immediate implementation of hazards allowance

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

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

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

NUT to sensitise members to importance of 2023 elections

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Council of Architects: Fashola sues for peace, dialogue

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

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

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

Shell inaugurates Phase-2 of Oloibiri health programme

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

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

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

Bayelsa: Chevron’s host community spends N98m on projects

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN),

Association seeks effective implementation of National Health Insurance Authority law

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

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

Tags: Association Of Nigeria Private Medical Doctors (ANPMD)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Hajiya Halima Shehu,

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

Diaspora Housing: NiDCOM, FMBN set to launch scheme

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FAAN inaugurates App for airport taxi

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

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

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

Shekarau defects to NNPP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stakeholders harp on alternatives to cut fish feed costs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2023 polls: NSCDC tasks media on peace journalism

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stock market records further losses, down 0.35%

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Ahmadu Bello University

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

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

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

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

SON seizes expired, substandard products worth N2m in Plateau

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

FIVB set to assist NVBF in developing volleyball

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

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

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

FIRS hails top taxpayers

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

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

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

Report only facts—NUJ president tells journalists

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

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

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

NSCDC warns illegal security firm operators

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

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

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

Partisan Politics: NLC urges OHSF to withdraw circular

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

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

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

FMBN disburses N394.6bn to beneficiaries

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

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

Tags: Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr Lawal Sauri

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NSCDC in Ondo State vows to sanction illegal private guard companies

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

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

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

Police confirm burning of LGA secretariat in Anambra

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

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

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

NDLEA urges youths to shun drug abuse, addiction

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

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

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

Match Day 28 results in 2021/2022 NPFL

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We can no longer tolerate gender based violence – NSCDC

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Enugu State Govt set to resolve teachers’ strike – Commissioner

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

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

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

Ogbomoso United FC appoints new Team Manager, Welfare Officer

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

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

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

NUT appeals to FG, ASUU to embrace peaceful dialogue

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

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

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

NGO tasks FG on incessant ASUU strike

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

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

Tags: Charles Adeyemi, Nigeria Development Front

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

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

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

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

NAPTAN, stakeholders laud KDSG for constructing 6 new science schools

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Coalition wants Agriculture attractive for youths

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arms procurement heist: BMO mocks Ayu over returned N405m loot

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

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

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

Customs vows to sanction officer for allegedly assaulting civilian

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),

Harnessing road corridor to boost economy

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

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

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

Aviation fuel not selling at N700 per litre – MOMAN

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mixed reactions trail FG’s duty on recharge cards

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

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

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

PEBEC completes 7th National Action Plan

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

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

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

MTN ready to roll-out 5G ahead of timeline

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

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

Tags: Karl Toriola, NCC, MTN Communications Nigeria

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

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

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

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

Airline Operators suspend planned services withdrawal

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

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

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

Call for Emefiele’s resignation baseless – Group

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

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

Tags: Mr Godwin Emefiele, IDEAS Nigeria Movement,

Airlines to shut down operations on May 9

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Olusegun Ajuwon, Nigeria Table Tennis Federation

Lead City University to host eminent Nigerians in arts and culture

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Ltd, Awatt Etta,

Police arrest 2 over transformer vandalism in Zamfara community

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: United Nigeria Airlines , Obiora Okonkwo

Imbibe hand washing culture to reduce diseases, doctor urges Nigerians

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

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

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

MAN confidence index stands at 53.9 points in Q1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CIBN donates lecture hall to Fed. Poly Nekede

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Enhancing financial services sector will grow Nigeria’s economy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nigerian govt completes 6,000 housing units – Minister

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

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

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

Police confirm bomb blast at oil company in Imo community

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

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

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

Edo NUJ plans intervention team to protect journalists

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

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

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

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

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

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

NANTA ex-President commends growth of travel trade

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

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

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

Press freedom remains elusive until journalists receive satisfactory wage – Don

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 60 times

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Uncertainty in NIS: Dearth of top officers mar operations

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),

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

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

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

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

Chevron remains committed in fight against malaria — MD

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

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

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

Allow peace to reign in Nigeria- Sultan urges Politicians

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

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

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

Union leaders task FG on review of minimum wage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Low-cut, becoming common sight among women

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

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

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

NAHCON has reached significant stage on 2022 Hajj – Chairman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2023: NNPP calls for prayers for divine direction

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

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

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

Forte Upstream Services receives ISO certification for quality management

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

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

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

Regulatory restriction: MTN says subscribers have declined by 1.3 million

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

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

Tags: MTN Nigeria Communications Plc

BSN marks 2022 National Bible Day, distributes Bible

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

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

Tags: Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN),

Tecnotree announces encouraging results in Q1 of 2022

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

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

Tags: MTN Nigeria, Tecnotree

Nigeria safe to host maiden global tourism conference – FG

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

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

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

War College: Course participants embark on study tour

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

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

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

Group tasks faith leaders to improve wellbeing, health of congregants

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

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

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

IPMAN urges clamp down on illegal refineries

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

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

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

FTAN launches TRIAC mandate to reposition tourism in Nigeria

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

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

Tags: Mr Nkereuwem Onung, Tourism Associations of Nigeria,

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

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

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

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

FG advocates promotion of safe, healthy culture at work place

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NCS promotes 36 officers in Sokoto area command

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),

Customs intercepts contraband worth N31.5m in Katsina

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

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

Tags: Alhaji Wada Cedi, Nigeria Customs Service,

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: MTN Nigeria, Mr Karl Toriola,

Mines ministry directs dredging coy to remobilize to Lagasa site

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DMO receives 300 bids for FGN bonds

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

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

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

2023: INEC approves 11,222 polling units for Kano

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

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

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

Reps query First Bank management over N94bn NCS revenue

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

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

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

NUJ pledges support to fight against drug abuse in Sokoto

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Mr Albashir Hamisu, Nigeria Customs Service

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2023 presidency: Group urges APC to adopt Jonathan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15% levy: Agents shelve planned strike by one week

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

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

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

Oromoni: Court bars journalists from inquest coverage

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

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

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

Women group commiserates with military over death of NAF pilots

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

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

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

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

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

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 71 times

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to overcome challenges in Nigeria by cleric

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

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

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

FG to reopen 4 more Nigerian border posts

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

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, E. IBI

NCS auctions seized vehicles in Katsina

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

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

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

NSCDC seeks NDLEA support to curb hard drug intake

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tags: Daniel Aidamenbor, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

CRIN, NEPC train cocoa farmers on best agricultural practices, in Bayelsa

THE Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan,  in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Festus Olasupo, Jackson Diegbegha, Agricultural Development Plan (ADP),

2023: Methodist Church declares operation get your PVC

THE Prelate, Methodist Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Samuel Kanu, on Friday declared that any Methodist Church member of voting age must get and validate their... Read more

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

Tags: Methodist Church of Nigeria, Samuel Kanu, Permanent Voters Card (PVC),

NAN partners with NGO to check GBV

THE News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) says it is ready to partner with the Global Women for Quality and Sustainable Development Initiative (GWSD) to check Gender... Read more

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

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Global Women, Kevin Okunzuwa, Lilian Pinawei,

CRIN, NEPC train cocoa farmers on best agricultural practices, in Bayelsa

THE Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan,  in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers  in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Festus Olasupo, Jackson Diegbegha, Agricultural Development Plan (ADP),

Kaduna residents want return of Abuja-Kaduna train service

SOME residents of Kaduna on Friday urged the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) authorities to expedite action on resumption of service on the Abuja-Kaduna route. The residents made... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC),

Remove subsidy, deregulate economy for Nigeria’s prosperity- CIBN tasks FG

THE President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Bayo Olugbemi, has urged the Federal Government to totally remove subsidies and fully deregulate the economy... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Seye Awojobi, Gov. Seyi Makinde, Rahman Abdu-Raheem, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Dr Bayo Olugbemi,

Anti-corruption group honours Borno NYSC chief

AN NGO, the Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI),  has honoured the Borno Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Nura Umar,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Patriotic Youth Against Corruption and Transparency Initiative (NPYACTI), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Nura Umar, Godiya Adams,

AIT loses Niger Correspondent in autocrash — Union

THE African Independent Television (AIT) has lost Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, its Correspondent in Minna, Niger, in a ghastly motor accident, according to a statement in Minna... Read more

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

Tags: African Independent Television (AIT), Malam Muhammad Ibrahim, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

APC high cost of nomination forms’ll disenfranchise Nigerians- PDP, NNPP

THE Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the All Progressives Congress (APC) high cost for nomination and expression of interest forms for elective positions for 2023 has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Iyorchia Ayu, Simon Imobo-Tswam, Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP),

287 poets compete for $100,000 in NLNG’s Literature Prize

By Anthony Isibor. THE 2022 edition of The Nigeria Prize for Literature, sponsored by Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, will have 287 poets compete for the $100,000 Prize. At... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Prof Sule Emmanuel, Prof. Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Prof. Olu Obafemi, Prof. Ahmed Yerima

NAHCON allocates 33,976 Hajj slots to states, FCT

THE National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Thursday allocated 33,976 slots to all 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for 2022... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdullahi Hardawa, Alhaji Zikrullah Hassan, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

Grant Thornton Nigeria wins African’s most outstanding tax and advisory firm award

GRANT Thornton Nigeria has won Africa’s most outstanding Tax and Advisory firm award in the financial services category at the 2022 edition of The African Quality... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Favour Esorougwe, Ngozi Ogwo, Grant Thornton Nigeria (Photo. independent.ng)

Tricycle operators in Niger State protest multiple taxation

THE commercial tricycle operators in Minna, Niger, on Thursday protested against multiple taxation by the State and Local Government Councils. The operators threaten to embark on strike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Amalgamated Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners Repairs and Riders Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN), Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria (TOAN), Gov. Abubakar Bello, Alhaji Mohammed Etsu, Al

Bishop-elect of Katsina-Ala Catholic Diocese to be installed July 1

THE Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has announced that the Episcopal Ordination and Installation of the Bishop-elect of Katsina-Ala Diocese in Benue would hold on... Read more

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

Tags: Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Rev. Fr Fidelis Akumbul, Rev Mosignor Isaac Dugu,

Tinubu group: APC delegates will determine fate of Buhari’s legacies

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Asiwaju (NDA), says sustaining  legacies of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration lies with delegates to the party’s presidential primaries. Mr Ayobami Oyalowo,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Diaspora for Asiwaju (NDA), President Muhammadu Buhari, Ayobami Oyalowo,

Gov. Buni commiserates with Nigeria Air Force over plane crash

GOV. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Wednesday in Damaturu expressed condoled with the Nigeria Air Force and the families of officers who died in its... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Mai Mala Buni, Nigeria Air Force,

2023: Nigeria needs unifier, visioner like Tinubu- Sen. Akanbi

Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, the National Vice-Chairman, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), says Nigeria needs a unifier like Bola Tinubu as the next President to further promote... Read more

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

Tags: Sen. Adesoji Akanbi, South-West Agenda for Asiwaju (SWAGA), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), All Progressives Congress(APC),

NSCDC Kaduna cooperative society to embark on gas plant business

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna Command Cooperative Society, says it will embark on gas plant business to generate more revenues for its... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Sunday Haruna,

COVID-19: Biovaccines Nigeria Ltd. joins 14 other manufacturers in training at mRNA technology transfer hub

THE World Health Organization (WHO) and the Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) have announced that Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL) and 14 others manufacturers that will receive support... Read more

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

Tags: World Health Organization (WHO), Medicines Patent Pool (MPP), Biovaccines Nigeria Limited (BVNL), Baker Nigeria Plc (MBN), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), National Veterinary Research Institute (

NSCDC arrests suspected rail line vandals in Enugu

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Enugu State Command, has arrested a four-man vandalism gang that specialises in vandalising rail line materials within Enugu... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Denny Manuel,

Guinness empowers 150 women in Imo

NO fewer than 150 underprivileged women were empowered to start up drinks distribution business on Wednesday in Owerri by the Guinness Empowerment programme. The women were trained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr Rotimi Odushola

CTG sector players to improve national economy — NACOTAN President

MR. Anibe Achimugu, President of National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), has said all key players in the Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) sector are prepared... Read more

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

Tags: National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG), German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ),

Police advocacy group lauds Coach Bosso on his retention by NFF

THE Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), has lauded Coach Ladan Bosso on his retention by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as the Head... Read more

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

Tags: Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV), Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Ebere Amaraizu,

Anglican Primate urges youth to concentrate on faith- based activities

THE Metropolitan Primate, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba, has  urged the youth to be proactive in proclaiming Jesus Christ as their saviour... Read more

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

Tags: Metropolitan Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev Henry Ndukuba,

Union Bank emerges winner at the Middle East & Africa Innovation Awards

THE Union Bank of Nigeria has received the highly acclaimed award for the Best Trade Finance Platform Initiative, at the recently concluded Middle East & Africa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Union Bank of Nigeria, Peter Amadi, Middle East & Africa Banking,

Nigeria signs hosting agreement for Global Tourism Conference

...promises trailblazing event     LAI Mohammed, minister of information and culture, has assured that the 1st Global Conference on Cultural Tourism andCreative Industry, to be held in Lagos 14-17... Read more

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

Tags: Lai Mohammed, Central Bank of Nigeria, Zurab Pololikashvili, UN World Tourism Organization, UNWTO,

CBN Debits 10 Banks N7.02trn Over CRR Violation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2021 debited 10 banks a whooping N7.02 trillion over failure to meet the 27.5 per cent Cash Reserve Requirement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Access Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, FCMB group, Sterling Bank Plc, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Stanbic IBTC Holding

NAPTAN applauds LASG over shut down of Christland Schools

THE National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN) has commended the Lagos State Government (LASG) for shutting down Christland Schools, following an alleged sexual scandal among... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 107 times

Tags: National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Lagos State Government (LASG), Adeolu Ogunbanjo, Christland Schools,

Cadastre woos more investors to boost revenue in 2022

THE Nigeria Mining Cadastra Office (NMCO) says it has put in place modalities to attract more investors in the mineral sector to boost revenue in 2022.   Mr... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Mining Cadastra Office (NMCO), Obadiah Nkom,

ASUU strike: Respect Collective Bargaining Agreements with unions – NLC tells FG

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to respect the Collective Bargaining Agreements entered into with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU)... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ayuba Wabba,

Counselling Institute partners CHATROOM on Gender Based Violence

THE Institute of Counselling in Nigeria (ICN) says it is partnering with the Producer of CHATROOM to manage its virtual room for survivours of Gender Based... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 35 times

Tags: Olapeju Ibekwe, CHATROOM, Institute of Counselling in Nigeria (ICN), Dr Tolu Okoigaire,

Media practitioners salute Muslim students society @ 68

THE Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) has felicitated with the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) as it clocks 68 years, having been established on... Read more

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

Tags: Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN), Alhaji Abdur-Rahman Balogun

Oyo Assembly seat aspirant promises quality representation

MR. Ojewole Olawale, an aspirant into the Oyo State House of Assembly on the platform of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), has promised that effective... Read more

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

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

Firm CEO distances self from AMAC politics

ALHAJI Yakubu Saidu, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Masarki Nigeria Ltd., a construction company, has cautioned some politicians in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) against... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Yakubu Saidu, Masarki Nigeria Ltd, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Coalition of Non-indigenes and Indigenes For Peace in AMAC (CNIFPA),

New Horizons, BMS train 3,782 students on coding, robotics

IN the drive to promote technopreneur skills in High school students, New Horizons Nigeria in partnership with Baptist Mission Schools has held a Coding and Robotics... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Prof. Joshua Olalekan Ogunwole, Tide Olalere, Tim Akano, Baptist Mission Schools, New Horizons Nigeria

Actors Guild holds night of tributes in honour of late Lari Williams

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) and the Artistes Village Communiy on Friday celebrated the life and times of Nigerian multi-talented artiste, late Lari Williams.   The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Emeka Rollas, Abubakar Yakubu, Mufu Onifade, Actors Guild of Nigeria, late Lari Williams

Easter: NSCDC deploys special squad to ensure crime-free festivities

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) in Bayelsa, says it has intensified efforts to ensure a safe and crime-free festive period across the state. Mrs... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC),Christiana Abiakam-Omanu,

Ondo workers donate 30 motorcycles to Amotekun Corps

ONDO State workers under the Joint Negotiating Council(JNC) on Thursday donated 30 motorcycles to the state Security Network code-named Amotekun Corps. Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, the Chairman of JNC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Oluwaniyi Fabunmi, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, Sunday Adeleye, Nigeria Labour Congress, Amotekun Corps,

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

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

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

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

Immigration arrests passenger with firearms at Lagos airport

THE Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, yesterday arrested a passenger with dual Nigerian and American citizenship with fireman on arrival at the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service

Ogunbiyi, fmr Daily Times MD hopeful of better Nigeria

A former Managing Director of the Daily Times of Nigeria, Dr Yemi Ogunbiyi, has expressed optimism that Nigeria would be great again, in spite of its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 44 times

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2023 Election: GNC to make case for Southeast Presidency

AHEAD of the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, Greater Nigerian Conference, GNC, have said that a global non-partisan Igbo Think Tank, Nzuko Umunna is set to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Greater Nigeria Conference, Chris Anyanwu, Nzuko Umunna, Ngozi Odumuko, Ohaneze Ndigbo, South West Afenifere leaders, Middle Belt Forum, Arewa Consultative Forum, Pan Niger Delta,

NITDA proposes new bill to advance information tech

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

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

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

NSCDC beefs up national security ahead Easter celebration

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said that security have been beefed up across the country for the Easter celebration.   This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Olusola Odumosu, Ahmed Audi,

Customs intercepts firearms at Lagos airport

THE operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) has intercepted a pistol with two magazines containing 26 rounds of ammunition. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 34 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Victor Ogagbor, Afolabi Olumide,

Customs intercepts firearms at Lagos airport

THE operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) has intercepted a pistol with two magazines containing 26 rounds of ammunition. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 37 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Victor Ogagbor, Afolabi Olumide,

NSCDC deploys 1,000 personnel in A’Ibom to beef up security at Easter

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Akwa Ibom Command, says it has deployed 1,000 personnel to ensure hitch free Easter celebration across the state. The... Read more

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

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

NSCDC donates bus, money to Officer’s wives in Kwara

THE Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has donated a new bus and cash of N300,000 to empower widows of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Civil Defence Officers Wives Association (CIDOWA), Makinde Ayinla, Bimbo Afolayan,

FEC approves N1.4bn for power sector

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the supply of more equipment for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost electricity supply ... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Executive Council (FEC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Abubakar Aliyu,

NCS seized smuggled goods worth N119m in 3 months in Adamawa – Comptroller

Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has seized smuggled goods worth N119m between January and March in Adamawa. The NCS Comptroller, Adamawa/Taraba Command, Mr Ishaka Ganiyu, disclosed this to... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Ishaka Ganiyu,

NNPP gets new executives in Plateau

THE New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Plateau chapter, has elected new officials to run the affairs of the party in the state.   Mr John Mandim was elected... Read more

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

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Picketing: NAN, NUJ resolve labour dispute

THE labour dispute that resulted to picketing of the headquarters of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of the... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chris Isiguzo, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Yakubu-Hammer,

Customs TinCan Island Port Command generates N135.44bn in Q1

THE TinCan Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) generated N135.44 billion in the first quarter of the year. The Customs Area Controller, Comptroller Olakunle Oloyede,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 62 times

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2023: Group intensifies call on Emefiele

THE Unified Northern Nigeria Youths’ Forum in the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged youths in Kogi to intensify the call on the Central Bank of... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Gov. Godwin Emefiele, Mohammed Danlami, Aliyu Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Foundation trains law enforcement agents on counter human trafficking in N/East

THE International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP) has trained 75 law enforcement personnel on countering human trafficking and smuggling migrants in North... Read more

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

Tags: Rafael Molina, Sani Dantuni, International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policy (FIIAPP), NAPTIP), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Nigeria

Foreign coaches only interested in money they’ll get, Izilein advises NFF

FORMER Super Falcons coach Godwin Izilein says hiring a foreign coach for the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will not help in developing... Read more

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

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AFAN decries rising cost of farm inputs as wet season sets in

THE Kaduna State Chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has appealed to government for intervention in curbing the rising prices of fertiliser and... Read more

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

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Nuhu Aminu,

Don wants true federalism to tackle insecurity

PROF. Femi Mimiko, has said that proper implementation of true federalism and devolution of power in the country would help in tackling insecurity. Mimiko, who was a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted a month ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Prof. Adele Garkida, Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo, Fulbright Alumni Association of Nigeria (FAAN), Prof. Femi Mimiko,

Aviation stakeholders want FG to review multiple frequencies to foreign airlines

 SOME aviation stakeholders on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to review all multiple frequencies granted to foreign airlines before the take-off of the proposed national carrier. The... Read more

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

Tags: Ethiopia Airways, Qatar Airways, Mr Abayomi Jones, Alhaji Yunusa Abdulmunaf, Airline Operators of Nigeria

FTAN, SON collaborate with LASG to achieve uniform hotel grading system

THE Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) and the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) have collaborated with the Lagos State Government to design a uniform... Read more

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

Tags: Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN), Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Nkereuwem Onung, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf,

Ogun State First Lady lauds Ecobank’s support for Adire Fabric Industry

THE wife of Ogun State Governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun has lamented the activities of counterfeiters of “Adire” Fabric, calling on the relevant regulatory agencies in the... Read more

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

Tags: Bamidele Abiodun, Ecobank Nigeria, Nike Kolawole, Bolaji Lawal,

Nigeria customs retains 20% duty on imported used vehicles

THE Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has said it is retaining a duty rate of 20 per cent for used vehicles as was transmitted by ECOWAS with... Read more

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

Tags: ECOWAS, Nigeria Customs Service

Allianz Nigeria to pay policyholders’ funeral expenses

ALLIANZ Nigeria is set to pay for funeral expenses of Nigerians who subscribed to its new family protection plan. The insurer will provide a payout to cover... Read more

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

Tags: Patience Ugboajah, Adeolu Adewumi-Zer, Allianz Nigeria

2023: Group pleads for South-East presidency

By Kennedy Nnamani A pressure group under the aegis of the Unite Nigeria Group, UNG, has pleaded for Nigerians to consider South-East presidency in the 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 122 times

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PAN chairman, Wadada, salutes Dangote @ 65

The Chairman of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Ltd., Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, has congratulated the President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who turned 65 on Sunday. Wadada,... Read more

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

Tags: Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN), Alhaji Ahmed Wadada, Alhaji Aliko Dangote,

Match Day 22 results in NPFL

FOLLOWING are the results of some Match Day 22 fixtures in the 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), as well as the remaining fixtures: Lobi Stars 0-0... Read more

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

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SMEDAN’s D-G eyes Katsina State governorship seat

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

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

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

NBBF set to roll out plans for 2022/2023 Basketball Season

THE Nigeria Basketball Federations (NBBF) says the federations has concluded plans to organise the national basketball leagues for male and female. The President of NBBF, Musa Kida,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Basketball Federations (NBBF), Musa Kida,

Terrorists, bandits neutralise as Buhari joins prayer for peace, justice

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari commenced the week under review on Monday by joining Muslim faithful at the State House Mosque to mark the commencement of the Ramadan... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Ramadan Tafsir, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), Federal Executive Council (FEC), All Progressives Congress (

Infraco, private sector partners sign pact to raise 3bn capital

THE Infrastructure Corporation of Nigeria (Infraco) is signing an agreement with some public and private sector partners to raise funds to close the infrastructure deficit in the... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele

Group says South-East presidency is solution to Nigeria’s problems

By Kennedy Nnamani A pressure group under the auspices of United Nigeria Group has said that the leadership of the people from the South-East is the “omnibus... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 257 times

Tags: United Nigeria Group, Kennedy Nnamani

Smuggling: Navy nabs 2 suspects, impounds 70 bags of rice in A’Ibom

THE Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, has apprehended two suspects, impounded 70 bags of smuggled rice and seized the two boats used in smuggling... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Samuel Ola, wookere

Easter: Enugu ministry deploys 300 for special traffic control

THE Enugu State Ministry of Transport says it will deploy no fewer than 300 traffic officers to ensure ease flow of traffic during this Easter period. The... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Police, Nigerian Air Force, Nigerian ArmyOgbonna Idike,

FX Repatriation: CBN to begin payment of N65 rebate to exporters

THE Central Bank of Nigeria of Nigeria (CBN) said it would begin payment of N65 rebate to exporters who sold their goods through the importers and... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria of Nigeria,

Reduce meat consumption to save environment — Medical expert

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, has advised Nigerian to reduce the consumption of meat to reduce carbon foot prints. Reducing carbon foot prints... Read more

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

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I will use education to fight insecurity –Plateau governorship aspirant, Dimka

 A retired Comptroller of Nigeria Customs and governorship aspirant in Plateau, Mr David Dimka, says he will take education very seriously to fight insecurity in the... Read more

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

Tags: Mr David Victor Dimka, All Progressives Congress, Nigeria Customs, Mr Golu Gurumji, Mr Meshak Chindaba

NSCDC new recruits to resume physical training

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says its recently recruited applicants are to resume physical training on Monday at various NSCDC training colleges across... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Olusola Odumosu,

NGO offers free skills training to 5,000 youths

An NGO, Rest Logic Nigeria, has commenced a three-year free skills training programme for 5,000 youths across the country. Mr Jeremiah Agala, the Executive Director of the... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jeremiah Agala, Rest Logic Nigeria,

NNPC seeks special courts for prosecution of oil thieves

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Ltd. has called for the establishment of special courts for the prosecution of oil thieves in the country.   Mr Mele Kyari,... Read more

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

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World Rugby will soon unban Nigerian federation, Are assures

EFFORTS to bring Nigeria back to the comity of rugby-playing nations will soon bear fruits, President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Ademola Are, said on... Read more

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

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ALGON optimistic on passage of LGA autonomy bill by States Assembly

THE Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), has expressed confidence in the states assembly to expeditiously pass the bill granting financial and administrative autonomy to... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON), Aminu Maifata,

Osun 2022: My confidence is in God, electorate, says Oyetola Election

GOV. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says he has absolute trust in God and the good people of the state to win the July 16 governorship election... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Gboyega Oyetola, Plant Caterpillar Operators Association of Nigeria,

Why Nigerian youths are not employable – Ngige

THE Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, says most youths are unemployed because of lack of functional skills. Ngige said this while declaring open a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 331 times

Tags: Sen. Chris Ngige, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), International Labour Organisation (ILO),

FMBN gains over N294bn NHF additional contributions in 5 years – Dangiwa

THE Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has gained N294.1billion as additional contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) in five years. The outgoing Managing Director... Read more

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

Tags: Richard Esin, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), National Housing Fund (NHF), Ahmed Dangiwa, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC), the Nigeria Employers Consultative Associa

NEMA, NSCDC to strengthen collaboration during disasters

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have pledged to strengthen collaboration to respond effectively to disasters across... Read more

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

Tags: National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),

Give us attention – deaf associations tell governments

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

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

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

Plateau: NOA cautions students against political thuggery, other vices

THE National Orientation Agency (NOA) on Thursday advised students of National Television Authority (NTA ) TV College, Jos, to shun political thuggery and other social vices. The... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Yakubu Gomos, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) and the Nigeria Security, Defence

Reps direct NAHCON to suspend Hajj saving scheme

The House of Representatives has directed the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to suspend the implementation of the Hajj Saving Scheme. This followed the adoption of... Read more

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

Tags: House of Representatives, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Rep. Aminu Ashiru-Mani, APC, JA’IZ Bank, Ahmed Wase,

Custom boss urges smugglers to find legitimate business

AREA Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi, Mr Joseph Attah, has urged smugglers to embrace legitimate means of livelihood as an alternative business. Speaking at a news briefing... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ibrahim-Ali, Mr Joseph Attah,

News Analysis: 50 years on stage: Lari Williams’s giant strides, dreams and regrets

By Josephine Obute, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) To say that entertainment veteran, Lari Williams (MFR), lived and died on Nigeria’s entertainment stage is to say the obvious. Williams, popularly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

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CNL not part of the NLNG project in Nigeria  - Brikinn

  ...reiterates commitment to Nigeria’s economic development   THE Chevron Nigeria Limited, CNL,  operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPC, and CNL,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Esimaje Brikinn, Chevron Nigeria Limited, NNPC, NLNG.

Rangers International beat Katsina United 1-0

Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Wednesday earned the maximum three points from their Week 21 encounter against Katsina United at the Township Stadium in... Read more

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

Tags: Rangers International FC, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Abdul Maikaba,,

Women group says Nigeria’s military should be commended, not condemned

Hajia Salamatu Adebayo, Publicity Secretary, Mothers for United Nigeria (MUN), says the military should be commended for gallantry during March 28 attack on the Abuja-Kaduna train... Read more

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

Tags: Gen. Lucky Irabor, Hajia Salamatu Adebayo, Mothers for United Nigeria (MUN),

Why we must support Tinubu for 2023 – Arewa leader

ALHAJI Musa Saidu, the leader of the Arewa Community in Southern Nigeria, says the North must support Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to become Nigeria’s president in 2023,... Read more

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

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Goodluck Jonathan, Umaru Yar’Adua, Alhaji Musa Saidu, President Muhammadu Buhari, Arewa Initiative for Peaceful Coexistence in Southern Nigeria (AIPCSN),

NSITF explains N3.8bn non-remittance of Operating Surplus Funds

THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has faulted the claim by the National Assembly that the agency owes the Federal Government N3.8 billion non-remittance of... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs  Ijeoma Okoronkwo, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund

Investors lose N6b at NGX equities market

THE equities market on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. on Wednesday closed on a negative note  as investors lost N6 billion.    The All-Share Index (ASI) marginally dropped by... Read more

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

Tags: Zenith Bank, Vetiva Research, Fidelity Bank, NPF Microfinance Bank, MTN Nigeria

Ecobank Nigeria partners Ogun State on its maiden Adire Market Week

ECOBANK Nigeria is partnering with Ogun State First Lady’s office to organize the maiden edition of the Adire Market Week, an initiative of Bamidele Abiodun, wife... Read more

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

Tags: ECOBANK Nigeria, Adire Market Week, Bolaji Lawal, Bamidele Abiodun,

Experts urges FG to leverage technology to enhance tax system

A tax expert has urged the Federal Government to update its tax laws, and embrace more  technology to ensure an efficient tax system.   He said this in... Read more

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

Tags: Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Mr Adesina Adebayo, Muhammadu Buhari 

Minister seeks partners’ technical support on agricultural practices

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, has solicited technical support of partners to integrate states and local governments in advancing agricultural practices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Farouk Rabi’u-Mudi,

Jettisoning Zoning, VON DG mocks PDP for buying vehicle tagged “no refund after payment”

A foundation member of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Osita Okechukwu has mocked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for jettisoning the zoning of its presidential... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Osita Okechukwu, Voice of Nigeria, IBB, Obasanjo

Court Orders Bayelsa Govt To Recall 800 Varsity Workers

NATIONAL Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Yenagoa Division has ordered the immediate reinstatement of employees under the Niger Delta University (NDU), Amassoma and Isaac Jasper College... Read more

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

Tags: National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Niger Delta University (NDU), Attahiru Alkali,

Use of tricycles by farmers will aid food sufficiency – Minister

 MINISTER of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mustapha Shehuri, says the use of tricycles would ease transportation for smallholder farmers and their produce. The use of... Read more

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

Tags: Mustapha Shehuri, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

Pantami tasks new agency on data protection

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, has called on the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB) to ensure data protection, privacy and confidentiality... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Isa Pantami, Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB), National Identity Management Commission (NIMC),

Ramadan: Pray for peace of Nigeria, NSCDC Commandant urges Muslims

 Mr Emmanuel Ocheja, the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, has urged Muslim faithful to use the Ramadan period to... Read more

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

Tags: Ramadan, peace, unity, Mr Emmanuel Ocheja, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

Group trains 25 women on ICT skills in Bauchi State

 A  non-governmental organisation, SHE-Technology for African Initiative (SHE-Tech) has begun a two-day training for 25 women on Information Technology communication (ICT) skills in Bauchi State. The Chairperson... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs Zainab Musa, Dr Fatma Zambuk, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists

 Shell emerges leading tax compliant company

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

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

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

NUGA 2022: Unilag to convert games’ infrastructure into sports academy

All the newly built, upgraded and existing sports infrastructure provided for the just-concluded NUGA at University of Lagos (Unilag) would be converted to a sports academy. Dr... Read more

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

Tags: University of Lagos (Unilag), Nigeria University Games (NUGA), Dr Joseph Awoyinfa,

Fire guts petrol station, kills 7 in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed seven persons dead in a fire outbreak that engulfed a Petrol station... Read more

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

Tags: Adamu Shehu, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)

DMO lists 2 new FGN savings bonds for subscription

THE Debt Management Office (DMO), on Monday offered two new Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds for subscription. The first,  a two-year FGN Savings Bond, comes at... Read more

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

Tags: Debt Management Office (DMO), The Nigerian Stock Exchange, Tax Exemption for Pension Funds, Personal Income Tax Act (PITA), Company Income Tax Act (CITA), Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN),

Nigeria’s box office records N346.6m revenue in March

THE Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) on Monday said that it generated N346.6 million from tickets sold across the country in March.   Mr Patrick Lee, CEAN’s... Read more

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

Tags: Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, Mr Patrick Le e,

FG charges Shell, Chevron, NNPC others on gas supply to NLNG plants

THE Federal Government has appealed to partners in Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG) project to allow transportation of third-party gas through its joint pipelines to increase... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquified Natural Gas, Shell, Chevron, NNPC, Timipre Sylva, Mr Sefano De Leo

Nigeria needs $500m palm oil to meet local demands – Association

By Sunday Bassey, THE Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) on Monday said 500 million dollars’ worth of palm oil was needed to meet local demands... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN), Chief Joe Onyiuke,

ICC official praises NCF on organisation of women’s cricket invitational

Patricia Kambarami, an official of the International Cricket Council (ICC), has scored Nigeria high in the organisation of the just-concluded maiden Nigeria Women’s T20i Cricket Invitational... Read more

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

Tags: Patricia Kambarami, International Cricket Council (ICC), Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

Cricket: Nigeria to host 8 nations – NCF

UYI Akpata, President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation, NCF, says the next edition of the Nigeria Women T20i Invitational will feature eight nations. Akpata said this at... Read more

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

Tags: Access Bank, Uyi Akpata, Nigeria Cricket Federation

FMN drives national sugar plan via outgrower scheme

FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc, FMN, says the company has taken the lead in propagating the National Sugar Master Plan, NSMP, agenda through its Sugarcane Outgrower... Read more

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

Tags: Anlo Du Pisani, Sadiq Usman, FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc

Chevron wins 2 FIRS awards for tax compliance

THE Chevron Nigeria Limited (“CNL”), operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) and CNL (“NNPC/CNL JV”), and Star Deep Water... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Esimaje Brikinn, President Muhammadu Buhari, FIRS, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Star Deep Water Petroleum Limited

We signed N30,000 permit fee levied on drilling coys in 2019- Consultant

Mr Adeyinka Ajayi, a Consultant to Oyo State Government, says the N30,000 permit fee levied on drilling companies in the state was signed in 2019 by... Read more

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

Tags: Adeyinka Ajayi, Association of Water and Borehole Drillers (AWDROP), Borehole Drilling Association of Nigeria (BORDAN), Royalgem Multisector Ltd, Kolawole Olayiwola, Ministry of Environment and Natura

Teachers seek stakeholders’ support to eliminate quackery from teaching profession

The Registrar, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye, has called on stakeholders including the media to join forces with the council to eliminate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Chuks Ukwuatu, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN), Prof. Josiah Ajiboye,

Yoruba comic actor, “Dejo Tunfulu” ,dies at 49

Popular Yoruba comic actor, Kunle Adetokunbo,  popularly known as “Dejo Tunfulu” has been confirmed dead, aged 49.   Bolaji Amusan, National President of the Theatre Arts and Motion... Read more

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

Tags: Kunle Adetokunbo, Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN),

Centre calls for centralised portal, website to encourage transparency in MDAs

Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW) has called for a centralised portal and website in all Ministries , Departments  and Agencies (MDAs) to encourage... Read more

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

Tags: Center for Fiscal Transparency and Integrity Watch (CFTIW), Professional Statistician Society of Nigeria (PSSN), Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA),

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

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

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

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

Medical students honour lecturer for selfless services

By Christabel Ejenike THE medical students of the department of medicine and surgery, faculty of medical sciences, college of medicine, university of Nigeria, Enugu campus on Wednesday,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: university of Nigeria, Dr. Samuel Ebede,

FCT-IRS to enforce withholding tax on rent —acting chairman

Mr Haruna Abdullahi, the Acting Executive Chairman, Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS), says plans are ongoing to enforce withholding tax (WHT) on rent. According to... Read more

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

Tags: Samuel Agbeluyi, Haruna Abdullahi, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria,

Remove petrol subsidy, expert urges FG

AN oil and gas expert, Mr James Gooder, has advised the Federal Government to remove subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), petrol, in order to discourage... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Clement Isong, Mr James Gooder, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria

NAN MD blames saboteurs for Nigeria’s ills

Mr Buki Ponle, the Managing Director (MD) of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), has blamed saboteurs for the current challenges bedeveling the country. Ponle said this... Read more

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

Tags: Silas Nwoha, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle,

Tribunal stops Multi-Choice Ltd from increasing tariffs on products, services

A Competition and Consumer Protection (CCP) Tribunal sitting in Abuja has restrained Multi-Choice Nigeria Limited from increasing its tariffs and cost of products and services scheduled... Read more

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

Tags: CCP, Multi-Choice Nigeria, FCCPC,

Group urges govts. to support young inventors

THE Association of Nigeria Inventors (ANI) has urged governments at all levels to fund and support younger inventors and innovators to help them get positively engaged. The... Read more

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

Tags: Association of Nigeria Inventors (ANI), Lawrence Nzenegu,

84 locations to be linked with e-border monitoring cameras soon – Acting CG

No fewer than 84 border locations in Nigeria will soon be linked with e-border monitoring cameras to check issues of illegal immigrants and other border criminal... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Alhaji Isah Idris,

Customs Ag. Comptroller cautions youths against circulating fake news

The Acting Comptroller, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in charge of Katsina Area Command, Alhaji Dalha Wada-Chedi, has cautioned youths against circulating fake news about their activities. The... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali (Rtd),

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

FORMER Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, Alhaji Sanin Malam- Bauchi, Mr Dipo Olayoku, Prof. Rufai Alkali

Governors condemn attack on Kaduna-Abuja train service

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Wednesday condemned Monday’s attack on the Kaduna-Abuja train service. It declared that the attackers would not succeed in disrupting the peaceful... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr Kayode Fayemi,

2023: Kwankwaso urges Nigerians to join NNPP for fresh air

Former Kano Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, on Wednesday urged Nigerians, especially the youths, to join the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) to restore  Nigeria and provide the... Read more

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

Tags: Rabiu Kwankwaso, Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Rufai Alkali,

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

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

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

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

NGO tasks Kaduna Govt on improved water, sanitation facilities in health centres

THE Nigeria Health Watch, a Non-Governmental Organisation, on Wednesday , appealed to Kaduna State Government to provide adequate Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) facilities in Primary... Read more

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

Tags: John Sarkinsamari, Nigeria Health Watch, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Dr Kenusola Agbaoye,

CAN mourns victims of Abuja-Kaduna train attack

 The Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has mourned victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack of March 28. The chairman, Rev. John Hayab,... Read more

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

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. John Hayab,

Kwankwaso dumps PDP, obtains NNPP membership form

Former Governor of Kano state, Alhaji Rabiu  Kwankwaso, has announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as he obtained the New Nigeria People’s Party... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Alhaji Rabiu Kwankwaso, All Progressives Congress (APC),

Football enthusiasts call for rebuild of Super Eagles

 Football enthusiasts in Enugu have called on the Nigeria Football Federation to begin to rebuild the Super Eagles before their future competitive engagements. They made the call... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation, Super Eagles, Black Stars,

Cancer: Toyin Saraki advocates robust workforce to close care gap

Mrs Toyin Saraki, Founder, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Cancer Alliance (WBFA), has called for a robust workforce among healthcare professionals to tackle the menace of cancer which,... Read more

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

Tags: Toyin Saraki, Wellbeing Foundation Africa Cancer Alliance (WBFA), Shola Ayelabola, Bukola Saraki, Nigeria Universal Health Coverage (UHC),

FG inaugurates committee to reposition ARCN, strengthen coordination of research

The Federal Government has inaugurated  a committee for the implementation of the Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) Amendment act  2021, for impactful research in the... Read more

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

Tags: Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Dr Mohammad Abubakar, Federal Government Of Nigeria,

NUJ, NSCDC partner to curb quackery, fake news in Ekiti

In a bid to curb quackery and spreading of fake news, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Ekiti Command and the state council of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), John Fayemi, Rotimi Ojomoyela,

NFF crisis: Court fixes June 9 to hear appeal discharging Pinnick, others

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has fixed June 9 to hear a motion to grant leave to appeal against the ruling discharging and acquitting Amaju... Read more

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

Tags: Inyang Ekwo, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF),

FG declares State of Emergency on childhood TB

The Federal Government has declared a State of Emergency on childhood tuberculosis in the country. Dr Chukwuma Anyaike, the Coordinator, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control... Read more

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

Tags: Chukwuma Anyaike, National Tuberculosis, Buruli Ulcer and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

IPMAN blames private depot owners for hike in PMS price

 The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Tuesday blamed private depot owners for the hike in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)... Read more

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

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

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),

Right agricultural policies, capable of attracting foreign investors – Group

Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, the Co-ordinator, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, says having in place ,right and appropriate agricultural policies will attract foreign investors into the sector. Adeoluwa, who... Read more

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

Tags: Dr.Olugbenga Adeoluwa, Ecological Organic Agriculture Initiative NIgeria, Association of Organic Agriculture Practitioners of NIgeria (NOAN), Prof. Victor Olowe,

CBN disburses N948bn to upscale food production – Emefiele

 THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has disbursed N948 billion to 4,478,381smallholder farmers, to upscale food production in the country. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Rev. Felix Ajakaye, Mr Godwin Emefiele

NIS to establish passport office in Zaria

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will establish a new Passport office and new Area office in Zaria to strengthen the system and bring its... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Odion Adapoye,

Kaduna Turf Club applauds FirstBank for sponsorship of Nigeria Derby

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has been applauded for its unflinching support for sports sponsorship in the country over the years. The commendation followed the success of the... Read more

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

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria Ltd,

GNI merges third-party with comprehensive motor insurance in MotorFlex

GREAT Nigeria Insurance Plc on Saturday said it had launched a generic product called MotorFlex insurance to bridge the gap between the compulsory Third-Party and Comprehensive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Great Nigeria Insurance Plc

Court dismisses 36 governors’ $418m Paris Club debt suit against FG

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, dismissed the  418 million dollars Paris Club debt suit filed by the 36 state governments against the Federal Government.   Justice... Read more

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

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Central Bank of Nigeria,

TUC inaugurates South-West political commission ahead 2023 elections

THE Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, TUC has inaugurated the South-West political commission saddled with the responsibility of sensitising the public on the 2023 elections. TUC President,... Read more

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

Tags: Trade Union Congress of Nigeria, Mr Quadri Olaleye

2023: We’ll present credible candidate from south-east for presidency— Group

A political group, South-East Nigeria Presidency Movement, says it is working hard to ensure that credible candidates emerged from the zone for the 2023 presidential election. The... Read more

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

Tags: South-East Nigeria Presidency Movement, Chief Japheth Anyanwu

Employment opportunities: Lawmaker urges youths involvement in agriculture

 MR. Muntari Dandutse, Lawmaker representing Funtua and Dandume Federal Constituency of Katsina State, has called on youths to key into agriculture for self-sufficiency. Dandutse, who is also... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Muntari Dandutse,

FG hands over 1km internal road to Federal Polytechnic Daura

Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), says that intervention in tertiary schools’ road infrastructure by the Federal Government is an investment in education meant... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Federal Polytechnic Daura,

Businessman, 37, docked for alleged N5m mint notes fraud

A 37-year-old businessman, Chidi Nwokolo, was on Friday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly defrauding a man  of N5.07 million... Read more

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

Tags: Mrs O.O. Ikobayo, Chidi Nwokolo, Mr Ifeanyi Orji, Central Bank of Nigeria

Supreme Court upholds INEC’S de-registration of 22 political parties

THE Supreme Court on Friday upheld the de-registration of 22 political parties by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).   The parties were among the 74 scrapped in... Read more

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

Tags: Ejembi Eko, Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD), Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP), All Blending Party (ABP), All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Alliance of Social Democrats (ASD), Change Advoca

Customs seizes truck-load of donkey meat, Cannabis worth millions in Kaduna

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in Kaduna, on Friday said it seized a truck loaded with Donkey meat and 12 sacks of Cannabis worth more than... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA),

CBN’s “Naira-4-Dollar” scheme achieving desired results – Economist

An economist, Prof. Mike Obadan, says the “Naira-4-Dollar’’ scheme introduced by the CBN on March 5, 2021 to attract Foreign Exchange is achieving desired results. Obadan, a... Read more

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

Tags: Prof. Mike Obadan, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Lagos FUMAN Chairman pledges to reposition Fuji music

THE newly elected Chairman , Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Mr Omotunde Adeshina, popularly known as ‘Dharmendra’, has pledged to... Read more

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

Tags: Lagos State Chapter of the Fuji Musicians Association of Nigeria (FUMAN), Omotunde Adeshina,

Call for sack of Defence chiefs reckless, says northern group

A coalition of Northern Youths, Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), has condemned the call for the sack of Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Leo Irabor, and Chief... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Movement Forum (NMF), Maj.-Gen. Samuel Adebayo, Adamu Muhktar, Northern Advocacy for Peace (NAP),

Travel agencies seek NCAA’s support on quality service to clients

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Thursday urged the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to give utmost support to its members to deliver... Read more

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

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Bankole Bernard,

Nigeria Immigration Service to plant 1,000 trees in Enugu

THE Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Enugu State Command has started a tree planting campaign in Enugu, with the target of planting 1,000 trees. The National President of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National President of Immigration Officers Wives Association (IMMOWA), Maryam Jere,

3, 000 farmers receive farm input from A’ Ibom

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Akwa Ibom chapter says the state government has distributed farm input to no fewer than 3, 000 farmers for... Read more

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

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN),

Customs seizes 3,700 pieces of donkey skin in Kano

The Kano/ Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said it had seized a truckload with 3,700 pieces of donkey skin. The command’s Controller, Mr Muhammad... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Muhammad Abubakar-Umar,

Katsina United FC appoints former Enyimba coach as Technical Adviser

THE management of Katsina United Football Club has unveiled Usman Abdallah as the club’s new Technical Adviser. The unveiling was performed on Wednesday in Katsina by the... Read more

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

Tags: Katsina United Football Club, Usman Abdallah, Abdulsamad Badamasi, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Enyimba International FC,

Evacuate tankers on Taraba roads, FRSC directs NUPENG

 The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Taraba Sector Command, has directed the management of National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG) to evacuate tankers... Read more

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

Tags: Gov. Darius Ishaku, National Union of Petroleum, Energy  and Gas of Nigeria (NUPENG), Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC),

Lobi Stars FC gets new board members

 The Benue government, owners of Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi, has appointed three persons into the Management Board of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 655 times

Tags: Lobi Stars Football Club, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Emmanuel Uja,

NOA tasks religious leaders, others on unity

 The National Orientation Agency (NOA) says it is ready to partner religious leaders in Ebonyi to ensure peace and unity among the citizens. The Director of NOA... Read more

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

Tags: National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Desmond Onwo, Rev. Father Abraham Nwali, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),

COE will go into extinction if we continue conversion — NCCE boss

Prof. Paulinus Okwelle, the Executive Secretary, National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), says the country’s Colleges of Education (COE) will soon go into extinction if... Read more

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

Tags: National Commission of Colleges of Education (NCCE), Colleges of Education (COE), Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE), Prof. Paulinus Okwelle,

NSCDC sensitises students against sexual abuse, child labour

The Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has began a seven-day sensitisation and enlightening programme to educate students on dangers of... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Bamigboye Folake,

Stress, major causes of illnesses in Nigeria – Psychiatrist

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Psychiatrist with the Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), has identified stress as the major cause of mental and physical illnesses in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Nigeria Military Hospital Yaba (NMHY), Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate

Most politicians exploit Nigerians due to hunger, poverty — Angwe

The National Legal Adviser of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe, has lamented that most politicians have taken advantage of the hunger and... Read more

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

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Prof. Bem Angwe,

Association seeks FG, state govt’s snergy to boost mining operations

The Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Bauchi State Chapter, has advocated more synergy between the Federal and the state governments to enhance mining operations in the... Read more

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

Tags: Miners Association of Nigeria (MAN), Alhaji Bello Galloji,

Good governance: Nasarawa Govt. seeks robust collaboration with journalists

The Nasarawa State Government has solicited more robust partnership with the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) for effective dissemination of its programmes and policies to the... Read more

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

Tags: Nasarawa State Government, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Mohammed Lawal, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, Salihu Alkali,

Senate confirms 7 members of CBN’s Monetary Policy Committee

THE Senate at the Wednesday plenary confirmed the nomination of seven members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The confirmation of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Sen. Uba Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Mohammed Adaya Salisu, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed, Prof. Michael Obadan, Prof. Festus Adeola Adenikinju, Prof. Aliyu Sanusi Rafi

NYSC members undergo compulsory COVID-19 test in Kogi

The 2022 Batch ‘A’, Stream ll Corps members have been made to undergo compulsory COVID-19 test before gaining access to the orientation camp in Kabba Local... Read more

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

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mofoluwasho Williams, Maj.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Richard Olorunfemi, Samuel Obayomi,

Pollution poses great challenge to groundwater management – FG

THE Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has listed pollution through human sources as a major challenge to effective groundwater management in the country. Adamu, at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Suleiman Adamu, Clement Nze, Nigeria Hydrological Survey Agency,

Medical council suspends doctor for 6 months for enticing patient

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria has suspended a medical practitioner, Dr Michael Owoicho-Odeh for six months for malpractice and infamous conduct by enticing his... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Michael Owoicho-Odeh, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN),

Law School enrols 1,500 NOUN graduates – VC

THE National Open University of Nigeria, NOUN says 1,500 graduates of its law programme are currently studying in campuses of the Nigerian Law School (NLS). NOUN Vice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

NGX ASI continues downward trends, loses 0.20%

THE equities market of the Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) extended its bearish trend, causing market capitalisation to dip further by N52 billion.   Specifically, the All-Share Index (ASI)... Read more

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

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd, Zenith Bank, Access BankNestle Nigeria, AIICO, Guiness Nigeria, WAPCO, United Bank for Africa,

Reps urge CBN to reinforce use of coins as legal tender

 THE House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN to reinforce the use of coins as legal tender in the country. The resolution followed... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, APC, Rep. Muda Umar

4 more millionaires emerge in Ecobank Super Rewards Campaign

FOUR customers of Ecobank Nigeria Limited, including Ikeanyi Ugwu, representing FCT/Northern Region; Bidemi Adeboye, representing Lagos Region; Oghogho Ikede, representing Midwest and South West Region; and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Ikeanyi Ugwu, Theodore Scott-Emuakpor,

Rivers FRSC receives operation equipment from Shell Gas Nigeria PLC.

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Rivers Command, has received some operations equipment comprising of fire extinguishers, traffic and personal protective kits donated by Shell Gas... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Road Safety Corps, Shell Gas Nigeria PLC, Mr Sam Pepple, Salisu Galadunci

FirstBank splashes N4m on customers in Verve Card promo

FIRST Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has rewarded 300 customers with the sum of N4 million at the bank’s ongoing Verve Card campaign. The bank said this in... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Chuma Ezirim, First Bank of Nigeria Ltd,

NNPP gets new officials in Nasarawa State

THE New Nigeria People’s Party, NNPP has elected new executive officials in Nasarawa State, to pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: New Nigeria People’s Party, Mr Sidi Bako,

CBN disburses N1.3 trn to support power supply in 5 years

THE Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN says it has disbursed over N1.3 trillion to support the provision power supply to Nigerians in the last five years. The... Read more

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

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

FAAN to inaugurate new MMIA terminal on Tuesday – Official

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN says it will be inaugurating the newly built international terminal at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMIA), Ikeja, on Tuesday. FAAN... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,

Benue farmers call for government’s support to boost year round farming

SOME farmers in Benue have called on the government to provide them with the needed support to enable them carry out farming activities throughout the year. A... Read more

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

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria,

NVMA donate tools to Bauchi vet. clinics

 The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Bauchi State Council, has donated clinical tools to clinics across the state, theChairman of the association in the state, Dr... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA), Dr Abubakar Tilde, Bauchi State Government,

PMAN partners Plateau Govt to improve revenue generation

The Plateau chapter  of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN) has expressed its readiness to partner the State Government to improve revenue generation through entertainments... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN),

Why Nigerians should embrace health, life insurance policy — expert

Mr Tella Adekunle, an insurance underwriter, says it is important for Nigerians to have health insurance policy to improve access to health care. Adekunle told the News... Read more

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

Tags: Tella Adekunle, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria,

NPFL: 3SC beat Nasarawa United 1-0

Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan on Sunday defeated visiting Nasarawa United Football Club of Lafia 1-0 in a Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day... Read more

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

Tags: Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC), Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Edith Agoye, Dede Dare,

NPFL: Wikki Tourists fans go on rampage after Enyimba draw

Fans of Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi on Sunday went on rampage immediately after visiting Enyimba International FC of Aba drew goalless with the hosts. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Fans of Wikki Tourists Football Club,

NNL: City FC beat visiting ABS FC 2-1

City Football Club of Abuja on Sunday beat visiting ABS FC of Ilorin 2-1 in a Match Day 6 fixture in Group A1 of the 2021/2022 Nigeria... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria National League (NNL), City Football Club, ABS FC, Emmanuel Ihezuorochi,

MPC: Economists predict rates retention

ECONOMIC experts on Sunday expressed optimism that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), might retain interest rate due to rising inflation rate. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Ndubisi Nwokoma,

Jonathan, Daukoru laud NCDMB as ERASKON launches factory in Bayelsa

FORMER President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and the former Minister of State for Energy and current chairman of Nigeria LNG Board, King Edmund Daukoru have applauded the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: ERASKON Nigerian Limited, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Nigeria LNG Board, King Edmund Daukoru, NCDMB.

Ecobank Ellevate Exhibition was opportunity to prioritize women businesses – Carol Oyedeji

IT was a glamorous last weekend, as thousands of women entrepreneurs, shoppers and visitors besieged Ecobank Ellevate maiden Exhibition and Workshop held simultaneously in Lagos, Ibadan,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Carol Oyedeji

Association inaugurates harvest of 5,120 hectares of wheat in Bauchi

WHEAT Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), with the support of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), has inaugurated the harvest of 5,120... Read more

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

Tags: Alhaji Ahmed Mohammed, Anchor Borrowers Programme (APB), Wheat Farmers, Processors and Marketers’ Association of Nigeria (WFPMAN), Ibrahim Saddique,

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

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

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

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

MOMAS, NASENI sign MoU on smart prepaid meters

Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL) and the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Kola Balogun, Prof. Mohammed H

Nigeria airport authority ban officials for extorting 14-year-old passenger

THE Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN has confirmed the extortion of a 14-year-old passenger by its officials at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos... Read more

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

Tags: Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, Imoteda Aladekomo,

45 health workers infected by Lassa fever, 112 dead -NCDC review

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 45 health workers were infected by Lassa fever between January and March. The NCDC, on its verified website on... Read more

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

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45 health workers infected by Lassa fever, 112 dead – NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC says 45 health workers were infected by Lassa fever between January and March. The NCDC, on its verified website on... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Okowa mourns Emeka Obasi

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Friday commiserated with the family of late publisher of Hallmark Newspapers, Prince Emeka Obasi, who died on Tuesday at age... Read more

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

Tags: Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ), Nigeria Guild of Editors (NGE), Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prince

Okowa congratulates Gov. Soludo

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated his Anambra counterpart, Prof. Charles Soludo and his Deputy, Dr Onyeka Ibezim, on their inauguration and assumption of office.   The... Read more

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

Tags: Dr Onyeka Ibezim, Central Bank of Nigeria, Olisa Ifeajika, Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Prof. Charles Soludo,

Jet-A1 Hike: Airline operators suspend threat to shutdown flight operations

LOCAL airlines under the aegis of Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON), have  suspended their threat to shut down flight operations over the outrageous hike in price... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 52 times

Tags: Allen Onyema, Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal II (MMA2), Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON),

Nigeria women to face Olympic champions Canada

WOMEN'S Africa Cup of Nations holders Nigeria will play reigning Olympic champions Canada in two international friendlies. Canada will host the two games in British Columbia on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: WOMEN'S Africa Cup of Nations, Nigeria, Olympic champions Canada,

NNPP Presidential aspirant tasks youth on leadership

A Presidential aspirant under the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Mr Faduri Joseph, has called on the youth to come out for leadership positions for the... Read more

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

Tags: Gabriel Faduri, Juliana Faduri,New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP), Faduri Joseph,

NNPC contract: 2 oil marketers bag 7 years imprisonment for defrauding man of N3m

AN Ikeja High Court, on Thursday, sentenced two oil marketers, Omoniyi Epebinu and Adekanbi Adedayo, to seven years imprisonment for defrauding a man of N3 million... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Minabani Owede, Omoniyi Epebinu, Adekanbi Adedayo, Pure Pack Oil Nigeria Ltd., First Hallmark Energy Ltd.,

NSCDC to investigate fire at Rivers exhibit yard – Official

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC says it has set up a high-powered panel to investigate Tuesday’s fire that destroyed the corps’ exhibit yard... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abubakar Audi, Olufemi Ayodele,

NYSC deploys 2,200 prospective corps members to Bauchi

NO fewer than 2,200 corps members have been mobilised to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch A, Stream II Orientation course. Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, the State Coordinator,... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),

Nigeria seeks inclusion of women in climate solutions at CSW

Nigeria on Thursday in New York called for better representation of women in climate-related planning, policy making and implementation, given the impacts of such development on... Read more

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

Tags: Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC), Dame Pauline Tallen, National Adaptation Strategy and Plan of Action for Climate Change in Nigeria (NASPA-CCN),

IGP orders adjustment of police pay to tally with new salary structure

IN the aftermath of a visible threat by personnel of the Nigeria Police Force to embark on strike over non-implementation of new salary structure approved for... Read more

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

Tags: Usman Alkali Baba, Nigeria Police Force

NUJ urges FG to assist terrorism, banditry-afflicted states

 THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently assist the most affected states by banditry and terrorism in the North... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Shuaibu Leman, Walin Shadalafiya, Gov. Abubakar Bagudu, Nigeria Union of Journalists,

Buhari regrets inconvenience caused by petrol, electricity shortages, apologises to citizens

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sincere regrets for the inconvenience caused to citizens of the country following a prolonged shortages of petroleum products and electricity supply. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Garba Shehu,

Youth Council Honours NCC Director, Muhammed Babajika

THE Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN has honoured the Director, Licensing and Authorisation at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Muhammed Babajika, with the titled of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: NCC, Muhammed Babajika, Yahya Garba, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria,

U.S positive rating of Nigeria’s maize production, another feather to Buhari’s cap : BMO

THE positive rating of Nigeria’s maize production which rose astronomically by 16 per cent in 2021, is another positive impact of the various policy initiatives of... Read more

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

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Central Bank of Nigeria, Niyi Akinsiju

PAN cautions farmers on security consciousness

THE Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has cautioned local farmers to be security conscious to stem the tide of attacks and kidnap incidences in the sector.The... Read more

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

Tags: Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Godwin Egbebe,

Maritime Regulation: Stakeholders, others give nod to amendment of NIMASA Act.

THE Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on  Tuesday announced that the 9th Assembly embarked on the amendment of the NIMASA Act 2007 and... Read more

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

Tags: Femi Gbajabiamila, NIMASA, Shipowners Association of Nigeria, Rear Admiral Solomon Agada, Victor Ochei, Dr Bashir Jamoh, Linda Ikpeazu, Rotimi Amaechi, Paul Oteh

CSO says inflation figure at variance with price surge

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), says increase in general price levels of items is at variance with the inflation data released by the National Bureau of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Muda Yusuf, Centre for Promotion of Private Enterprise

112 to bag first class degrees at LASU convocation -VC

No fewer than 112 graduates of Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, would be awarded First Class degrees at the institution’s 25th convocation, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Ibiyemi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello, Benjamin Damilare Olowu, Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje,

Constitution amendment: South-East Assemblies will support LG, judiciary autonomy — Enugu Speaker

 The Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Chief Edward Ubosi, says state Assemblies in the South-East have resolved to support local government, legislative and judiciary autonomy. Ubosi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Patrick Igwe, Virginus Nwobodo, Edward Ubosi, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC),

Marketers, airlines dialogue over aviation fuel price hike – MOMAN

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says it is holding talks with domestic airlines for steady supply of aviation fuel for their operations. Mr Clement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Group canvasses continuous capacity building for nutrition desk officers

A group, Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) in collaboration withstakeholders in the nutrition circle has called for continous capacity building on basic nutrition concepts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN), National Committee on Food and Nutrition (NCFN), Olubunmi Braheem, Lilian Okafor, State Committees on Nutrition (SCFN),

Flamingos arrive in Benin for World Cup qualifier against DRC

The national under-17 women football team have arrived in Benin for their return leg fixture against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in the FIFA Under-17... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Bankole Olowookere,

COVID-19: Only 2.1 per cent of Nigeria’s population has been tested – NCDC Microsite

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says Nigeria has tested over 4.5 million people, representing only about 2.1 per cent of the 215,266,984 population, according... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Abigail Banji,

Kogi Govt. rebukes PGF DG, Lukman on outburst against Yahaya Bello, Buni

KOGI Government has rebuked the  former Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Mr Salihu Lukman over his outbursts against the Gov. Yahaya Bello. The state also decried... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Gov.  Mai Mala Buni, .APC, Nigeria Labour Congress,  Mr  Onu Edoka, Mr Salihu Lukman, Gov. Yahaya Bello.

FCCPC recounts ordeal raiding online loan sharks in Lagos

THE Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC says the enforcement team of the joint task force handling loan sharks experienced ugly ordeals during its raid... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Adamu Abdullahi, Mr Babatunde Irukera, FCCPC, ICPC,

Navy arrests 5 suspected illegal crude oil refiners, recovers fake diesel

THE Nigerian Navy has arrested five suspected illegal crude oil refiners caught towing an expansive metallic barge,  loaded with several million litres of adulterated diesel. Cdr. Umar... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Cdr. Umar Sidi, Mr Arasha Shaka, Nigeria Navy Ship, EFCC, Rear Adm. Abdullahi Ahmed

NNPP registers 53,000 new members in Adamawa

THE New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP says it has so far registered about 53,000 new members in Adamawa.Mr Phineas Elisha, the state Caretaker Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: New Nigeria Peoples Party, INEC, Mr Phineas Elisha,

Aviation experts urge FG to allow local airlines import Jet-A1

SOME aviation experts have urged the Federal Government to grant operational licences to airline operators to import Jet – A fuel, to reduce the recent price... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Airline Operators of Nigeria, Dr Gabriel Olowo, Grp.-Capt. John Ojikutu

Nigeria DigitalSENSE’22 gets June date

THE 2022 Nigeria DigitalSENSE Africa Forum, NDSF, on Internet Governance for Development, IG4D, has been scheduled to hold in June this year at the Welcome Centre... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria DigitalSENSE Forum, NDSF, ITREALMS, Remmy Nweke,

Anti-labour policies: Falana’s absence stalls suit against Kaduna govt

THE absence of Femi Falana SAN on Tuesday at the National Industrial Court prevented the alleged anti-labour suit filed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Justice Osatohanmwen Obaseki-Osaghae, NLC, Ayuba Wanna, Joe Ajaero, Ayuba Suleiman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Kanu Agabi, Justice Ishaq Bello, AVM Rabiu Dabo, Mr Eyo Ekpo, Mrs Joan Jatau-Kadiya

Nigerian farmers produced 20m tonnes of maize in 2021 – Association

MAIZE Farmers Association of Nigeria, on Monday in Katsina, said that Nigerian farmers produced no fewer than 20 million tonnes of maize in 2021. The association’s National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Maize Farmers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar,

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

Rainstorm: RIFAN loses N30.4m paddy rice, fertilisers in Delta

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Delta has lamented the loss of over N30.4 million worth of paddy rice, and fertilisers to rainstorm in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Sylvanus Ejezie, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Abraham Epochi,

Nasarawa United fans express anger on poor performance

Fans of Nasarawa United Football Club say they are disappointment over the recent performances of the team in the ongoing 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Nasarawa United Football Club, Isaac Yargwa, Bamaiyi Anangba,

Stakeholders call for standard national pricing of agro-produce

SOME agriculture stakeholders have called for a standard national pricing system for agro-produce in implementing the Federal Government’s ban on direct sale to non-Nigerians. The stakeholders made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: National Agricultural Extension and Research Liaison Services (NAERLS), Federal Executive Council (FEC), Godwin Egbebe, Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN),

Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

FIFA makes changes to Ghana versus Nigeria match officials’ line-up

WORLD football–ruling body FIFA has effected minor changes in the list of match officials for this month’s 2022 World Cup playoff showdown between Nigeria’s Super Eagles... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), FIFA,

Climate Change: Niger Govt. puts communities on red alert

AS part of efforts to mitigate all disasters predicted by the Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET) for 2022, the Niger State Government has issued an early warning... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Niger State Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA),

Gov. Bagudu urges journalists to make national unity sacrosanct

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged journalists in the country to make national unity sacrosanct in their daily reportage of events. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 39 times

Tags: Gov. Atiku Bagudu, Haijya Rakiya Ayuba-Haruna, National Executive Council (NEC), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Babale Umar, Alhaji Hamisu Garba,

Group urges CBN Governor to join 2023 presidential race

A pressure group, Unified Northern Nigeria Youth Forum, has urged the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Dr Godwin Emefiele to join the 2023... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Dr Godwin Emefiele, Mr Aliyu Sani, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Eko, Ikeja DisCos confirm system collapse of national grid

Eko Electricity Distribution Company Limited and Ikeja Electric Plc have confirmed system collapse of the National Grid which resulted to blackout in some parts of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Felix Ofulue, Ikeja Electric Plc, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN),

Court orders ARIK Air to pay sacked pilot $126,500 in 30 days

THE National Industrial Court, has ordered ARIK Air to pay Ratovic Miroslav, a former pilot 126,500 dollars in 30 days. The court gave the breakdown of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: ARIK Air, Ratovic Miroslav, Edith Agbakoba, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Arik International S.A (AISA), Arik Air Ltd,

Bauchi traffic agency to recruit 250 wardens – Official

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA) has begun recruitment process of 250 traffic wardens and officers to enhance safer roads in the state. BAROTA’s Spokesman, Malam... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), Nigeria Certificate of Education (NCE), National Diploma (ND),

Anambra NAWOJ wants a halt to unfounded allegations against women

Mrs Franklyn Onyekachi, Chairperson, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Anambra chapter, has called on constituted authorities to halt unfounded allegations against women. She made the call... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Echeng Echeng, Franklyn Onyekachi, Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ),

IWD 2022: Grant Thornton Nigeria upskills women entrepreneurs to break bias

GRANT Thornton Nigeria, a leading professional services firm feted over 50 indigenous women and micro-enterprise business owners in Kpaduma village, Asokoro extension to a financial literacy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Ngozi Ogwo, Grant Thornton Nigeria,

ASUU strikes: Nigerians tired, frustrated youths losing interest in education – NAN survey

THE statistics are frightening ! In the last two decades or so, University teachers have gone on nationwide strikes 16 times covering a cumulative period of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Ewa Chukwumaijem, Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Dr Ikechuku Igwenyi, National Parent Teacher Association of Nigeria (NAPTAN), Adeolu Ogunbanjo,

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets hammer Senegal 3-1, put one foot in FIFA World Cup finals

TWO-time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria all but assured of a spot at this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals after a sterling performance condemned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 42 times

Tags: Nigeria, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

2023 Elections: Get your PVCs, CAN urges Christians

THE Plateau Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), on Sunday advised eligible Christians to get their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to participate in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Polycarp Lubo,

Airtel unveils self-care portal for businessowners

AIRTEL Nigeria, a telecommunications company, has unveiled a new self-care portal to empower businessowners on its network to gain total control of their service accounts. Airtel Business... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Ogo Ofomata, Airtel Nigeria

NNPC tasks agencies on corporate responsibilities for educational development

Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has asked agencies to support education and research in universities as their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) to help develop education in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Bayero University, Kano, Aisha Katagum,

Minister pegs Nigeria’s free trade zone cumulative investments at $20bn

Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, has estimated cumulative investments in the 30 years of operations of the free zone scheme in Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Nigeria Economic Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

NSCDC trains 100 personnel on arms’ handling in Kogi

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has trained 100 personnel on arms handling in Kogi. Speaking at the passing out parade of the Course Six... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

NICON: Court orders Contempt proceedings in person against AMCON MD, BPE DG, others

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered committal proceedings against the Managing Director, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal Kuru, over alleged takeover... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Lawal Kuru, Okon Abang,

Stakeholders in power sector seek more investment in renewable energy

Some stakeholders in the renewable energy sector, on Friday, urged the Federal Government to invest more in renewable energy in order to boost the nation’s economy. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN), Federal Government, Nexgen Energy, Uka Ibe, Dr Godwin Atser, International Institute of Tropical Agricultural (IITA),

Darts: Delta hosts 2nd GHEII Open Championship — Official

Secretary-General, Darts Federation of Nigeria (DFN), Etim Udokang, says Delta will host the second edition of Global Harmony Envoy International Initiative (GHEII) National Darts Open Championship.Udokang... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Darts Federation of Nigeria (DFN), Etim Udokang, Global Harmony Envoy International Initiative (GHEII),

NANTA begs tourists over hike in aviation fuel, airfares

THE National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) on Friday urged tourists and Nigerians to exercise more patience during this period of aviation fuel price hike... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Susan Akporaiye,

Hybrid seeds can double current maize production in Nigeria -ECOBasic MD

Mr Brighton Karume, Managing Director, ECOBasic Seed Company, Kaduna, said Nigeria could double its maize production and achieve self-sufficiency if 50 per cent of maize farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Seed Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN), Africa Agriculture Technology Fund (AATF), Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), Brighton Karume, Early Generation Seed (EGS),

10th WACEE trade fair, conference to hold in Lagos in October

By Anthony Isibor.   THE 10th West African Clean Energy and Environment Trade Fair and Conference, WACEE’22, is scheduled to hold at the Landmark Event Centre Lagos from October... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: WACEE’22, AHK Nigeria,

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria pray, call for global unity, peace, development

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) says it will continue to pray for the unity, peace and development of the country and world.   The Outgoing President... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria

2023: young professionals launch movement to rescue Nigeria

NIGERIAN youths have been tasked to actively participate in the emergence of credible leaders in the forthcoming 2023 elections. The charge was given in Kano State on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Abdulmalik Lamido, Temitope Runsewe, Hamzat Lawal, Moses Siasia, Green Nigeria Movement

Buni, Malami, Emefiele to confer with Buhari in UK

THE ousted caretaker chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mai Mala Buni, is due in London to confer with President Muhammadu Buhari, it was learnt... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress,President Muhammadu Buhari,Mai Mala Buni,Governor Nasir El-Rufai,Central Bank of Nigeria,Godwin Emefiele.

Mark ‘D’ Ball Championship: Delta Force halts Kada Stars winning run

 DELTA Force on Thursday halted Kada Stars winning run, beating the erstwhile table-toppers 67-63 in a pulsating encounter at the ongoing Mark ‘D’ Ball Men’s basketball... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags:  Delta Force,Kada Stars,Gombe Bulls, Nigeria Customs, FCT Hardrockers, Kwara Falcons, Suleja Bulldogs, Hot Coal Ballers, Nile University Spartans

Centre seeks media support in ridding Nigeria of illicit arms

THE Coordinator, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW), retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, has called for media support in tackling proliferation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: retired Maj.-Gen. Abba Dikko, Ewejide Akintunde, Voice of Nigeria, National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons

SON sensitises Kano rice millers on 3rd party milling requirement

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has sensitised rice millers in Kano State on its requirements for third party milling. The Director-General of SON, Malam Faruk Salim,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Alhaji Shehu Musa, Alhaji Idris Sale, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, Malam Faruk Salim,

Ibadan indigenes, residents, well-wishers throng Mapo Hall for Olubadan’s installation

INDIGENES of Ibadan, as well as residents and well-wishers, have started trooping in their hundreds to Mapo Hall, venue of the installation ceremony of Oba Olalekan... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 50 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oba Olalekan Balogun,

We must win Akwa Utd to keep continental hope alive-,says Maikaba

Coach Abdul Maikaba of Rangers International of Enugu says the club must do all it can to win its host, Akwa United, at the ongoing Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Abdul Maikaba, Rangers International, Akwa United, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

Cattle breeders pledge support to FG’s economic diversification agenda

THE Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has pleged support to the Federal Government’s economic diversification programme through effective utilisation of livestock sector.   The former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Alhaji Mafindi Danburam,

Women entrepreneurs set to storm ellevate through Ecobank Exhibition

HUNDREDS of women-owned small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have registered to participate in the Ellevate by Ecobank maiden Exhibition & Workshop. This is a special free... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Carol Oyedeji,

Guinness not exiting Nigeria – Management

THE Management of Guinness Nigeria Plc has said that the company has no plans of leaving Nigeria, contrary to the false statements making rounds on some... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr Baker Magunda, Mrs Ayodele Alabi,

NSCDC arrests 2 for alleged adulterated diesel in Ondo

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it has arrested two suspects in connection with alleged adulterated Automated Gas Oil (diesel) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC)

Air Peace, Max, United, three others form alliance

SIX Nigerian airlines have formed a strategic operational alliance that promises to curb flight disruptions and enhance service delivery. The airlines – Air Peace, Azman Air, United... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: United Nigeria Airline, Obiora Okonkwo, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Air Peace, Allen Onyema, Azman Air, United Nigeria Airlines, Arik Air, Aero Contractors, Max Air

No preferred bidder for Nigeria air yet – FG

THE Ministry of Aviation Wednesday dismissed a report that it had selected preferred bidders for the national carrier, Nigeria Air. James Odaudu, its spokesman, in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: James Odaudu, Nigeria Air

Customs impounds N42m worth of donkey meat

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Kebbi State Area Command, has impounded an articulated vehicle (trailer) loaded with donkey skin worth more than N42 million. The vehicle was... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Joseph Attah,

FGN bonds are good collateral instruments for bank loans – DMO

THE Debt Management Office (DMO) says Federal Government of Nigeria’s (FGN) savings bonds are acceptable as collateral for loans in banks. Clarifying issues surrounding the savings bonds,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Ms Patience Oniha, Nigeria Stock Exchange

Six Nigerian airlines form historic alliance

SIX Nigeria airlines including Air Peace, Azman Air, United Nigeria Airline, Arik Air, Aero Contractors and Max Air have signed a pact tagged the ‘Spring Alliance’,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Obiora Okonkwo, Capt. Abdullahi Mahmood, Allen Onyema, Air Peace, Azman Air, United Nigeria Airline, Arik Air, Aero Contractors, Max Air

FIRS offers concession to taxpayers with outstanding foreign currency tax liabilities

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has announced that taxpayers who have outstanding foreign currency tax liabilities can now take advantage of one-month window to settle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: FIRS, Muhammad Nami, Cent ral Bank of Nigeria,

Ecobank extends mortgage finance to civil servants in Ogun State

ECOBABK Nigeria has entered into partnership agreement with Ogun State government to provide mortgage financing to interested civil servants, who are allotees of the state’s housing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Victor Yalokwu, OPIC, Dapo Abiodun

NLNG Commissions Historic Consulate On Bonny Island

NIGERIA LNG Limited (NLNG), on Saturday, commissioned the Bonny Consulate Building, a 19th-century historic landmark in Bonny Kingdom that was reconstructed as part of plans to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr. Philip Mshelbila, NLNG, Julius Berger Nigeria, Chief Nyesom Wike, Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo,

Nigeria’s 2022 economic outlook: Matters arising

THE past two years have seen dramatic changes in the global economy occasioned by the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, the pandemic had devastating consequences on many... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: FirstBank, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Central Bank of Nigeria, Financial Derivatives Company Ltd., Mr Bismarck Rewane,

FirstBank Partners with CDC/BII to Support Women, SBO  Owners with a US$100 million Credit

Facility to strengthen FirstBank’s commitment to gender financing with US$30 million targeted to women-owned and led businesses Partnership will enhance funding to local SMEs to boost growth... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited,   Adesola Adeduntan, Nick O’Donohoe,

Airtel upgrades network to 4g nationwide

 AIRTEL Nigeria, a telecommunications company, says it has upgraded its network infrastructure nationwide to ensure that subscribers have the best experience on the mobile network and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria, Surendran Chemmenkotil,

NAWOJ commends resilience of women to mark International Women’s Day

The Plateau chapter of the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) on Tuesday commended the resilience of women as it marked the 2022 International Women’s Day. “We commend... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Nigeria Association of Women Journalists

Soldiers, Police take over Ojota park over protest for slain Bamise

THERE is heavy presence of security operatives at the Gani Fawehinmi Park in Ojota, Lagos where some youths proposed to protest for slain Bamise Ayanwole. The Lagos... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Security, Civil Defence Corps

As cases decline, Nigeria records 2 new COVID infections, zero fatality

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria’s daily COVID-19 count maintained a relatively low figure on Monday, with two new cases. The centre, via its website... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

FG urges NLC to call ASUU to order

THE Federal Government has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to advise its affiliate, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to abide by the provisions... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: NARD, ASUU, Nigeria Labour Congress, Dr Christ Ngige, National Labour Advisory Council,

Actors guild partners NDLEA on drug abuse sensitisation

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN), says it has patnered with the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for the sensitisation of Nollywood members on dangers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Gen. Buba Marwa, Emeka Rollas, Actors Guild of Nigeria, NDLEA.

NEITI unveils audit reports, management system, to drive reforms, transparency

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,  has unveiled its 2020 Audit Reports on oil, mining and Fiscal Allocation and Statutory Disbursement to drive reforms and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Umar Ajiya, Mohhamed Nami, Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Olusegun Adekunle, Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

Our sale, purchase agreement with ExxonMobil not terminated – Seplat Energy

SEPLAT Energy says its Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) with ExxonMobil has not being terminated. Mr Emeka Onwuka, Chief Financial Officer, Seplat Energy, made the clarification in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Seplat Energy, Emeka Onwuka, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPC), NNPC/Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (MPNU), Joint Operating Agreement (JOA),

Oyo begins erosion control projects in 7 LGAs

THE Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in Oyo State has commenced the implementation of erosion control projects in seven local government areas of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Omowunmi Yakub, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun,

Entrepreneurship: NDE, NIRSAL train 50 graduates in Bauchi

THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE), says it has begun a five-day entrepreneurship skill development programme for 50 graduates in Bauchi State. The News Agency of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), Central Bank of Nigeria, Malam Abubakar Fikpo, Ali Yaya,

Lagos SWAN urges FG to immortalise Fabio Lanipekun

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos Chapter, has urged the Federal Government (FG) to immortalise the doyen of Sportscasting in Nigeria, late Fabio Lanipekun. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Federal Government (FG), Debo Oshundun,

Oil, gas coys owe federation accounts N1.32trn in 2020 – NEITI

THE Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), said oil and gas companies liabilities to the Federation Accounts as at Dec. 31, 2020 was N1.32 trillion. Dr Orji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Nigeria Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initia

PPP will boost mining investment—Official

OBADIAH Nkom, the Director-General, Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office, MCO, says Public Private Partnership, PPP, will boost huge investment in the mining sector.   Nkom made this known in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Christian Dennis, Yunusa Mohammed, Obadiah Nkom, Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office

N5B mining intervention loan: No female miner has accessed facility

Hon. Janet Adeyemi, the President, Women in Mining Nigeria (WIMIN), an NGO, said no female Artisanal, Small Scale Miners had benefited from the N5 billion mining... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Women in Mining Nigeria

Dala Port: Shippers council applaud pace of work

THE Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Shippers Council, Mr Emmanuel Jime, has expressed satisfaction with the level of progress recorded on the construction of the Dala... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Nigeria Shippers Council, Alhaji Ahmed Rabiu, Mr Emmanuel Jime, Abubakar Bawuro,

Lagos Free Zone to decongest Apapa,Tincan Island ports — Emefiele

MrRGodwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the commencement of the Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) will help overcome the Apapa-Tincan Island port... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Mr Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Nigeria’s box office records N4.8bn revenue in 2021

THE Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN) has realised N4.8 billion revenue through ticket sales in 2021. CEAN Chairman, Mr Patrick Lee, disclosed this in an interview... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, Mr Patrick Lee,

Trading on NGX closes on negative trend

TRADING on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) closed on a negative note on Friday as the market capitalisation dropped to N25.475 trillion, recording a decrease of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Nigerian Exchange Ltd., First City Monument Bank, Zenith Bank Plc, First Bank of Nigeria Holdings Plc

FG, stakeholders want robotic technology sustained in learning institutions

THE Federal Government and its stakeholders have called for the sustainability of the learning of robotic technology in institutions across the country. They made the call in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Ejeh Usman, Federal Government Of Nigeria, Federal Evaluation and Quality Assurance Services (FEQAS), Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba,

CBN, Customs, others disagree over import, export policies

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) are opposing each other over the e-valuation, e-invoice policy for import and export introduced... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Customs Service, MAN, Leke Abejide,Dr Ozoemena Nnaji,

NIES: Petroleum Ministry honours 2019 – 2021 outstanding officials

THE Ministry of Petroleum Resources has rewarded some officials of the ministry and its agencies for outstanding performance and service in different capacities between 2019 and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Chief Timipre Sylva, Dr Godwin Ekong, Dr Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES)

Treat fuel scarcity as in era of pandemic – Ex-PENGASSAN President

MR Peter Esele, an labour activist, on Friday advised that the lingering fuel scarcity in the country be treated as in the era of pandemic.Esele, former... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Peter Esele, Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN),

NCDC announces measles outbreak in 8 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered the outbreak of measles in eight states of the federation. The NCDC via its official website on Friday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), World Health Organisation,

GOtv customers to enjoy discount offer on decoder price

PAY television service provider, GOtv Nigeria, has announced a new discount offer, MAX Enjoyment for Less, for new customers starting Thursday, 3 March 2022 The decoder price,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: GOtv Nigeria, John Ugbe

AEDC gives reason for low power outage, apologises to customers

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has attributed the poor supply of electricity to its franchise areas to low power generation from the national grid. Mr Donald... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Donald Etim, Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), Niger Delta Power Holdings Company of Nigeria (NDPHC),

IWD: Ellevate by Ecobank Holds Free Exhibition & Training For Women Entrepreneurs

 THE Ecobank Nigeria has concluded plans to commemorate this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD) with a special exhibition and networking workshops  for women entrepreneurs under the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Daberechi Effiong, Ecobank/ AUDA-NEPAD

India 2022: Flamingos start World Cup race with cracker in Kinshasa

NIGERIA’S U17 girls, Flamingos will kickstart their chase for a ticket to this year’s FIFA U17 World Cup finals with a second round, first leg tie... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: NIGERIA U17 girls,

NLNG outlines strategies for achieving decade of gas initiative

THE Nigeria LNG Ltd (NLNG) has outlined key strategies that needs to be implemented for Nigeria to achieve the objective of the Decade of Gas initiative.   Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Nigeria Gas Association,Nigeria LNG Ltd,Mr Philip Mshelbila,Mr Ed Ubong,Mr Leye Falade,

Qatar Airways inaugural flight lands in Port Harcourt

QATAR Airways’ inaugural flight on Thursday landed at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwe, Rivers, amidst excitement from aviation stakeholders. The aircraft, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, landed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria,Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed,Qatar Airways,Gov. Nyesom Wike,Dr Ipalino Harry-Banigo,

UNICAL partners estate developers on 350 housing units

THE Management of the University of Calabar has entered a partnership with Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited for the construction of 350 residential... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: University of Calabar, Prof. Michael Okom, Kori-Aba Multi-Global Links and Estate Developers Nigeria Limited,

IHVN seeks greater collaboration with NAN

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has expressed commitment to greater collaboration with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on infectious diseases awareness and quality health... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Dr Patrick Dakum,

Nigeria needs 5bn dollars annually to meet contraceptive needs- SOGON

A Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologists, Prof. Christopher Aimakhu, says that in order to meet women’s need for contraceptive products, it would cost the country five billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 45 times

Tags: Secretary General Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria (SOGON), Reproductive, Maternal and Child Health (RMCH), Prof. Christopher Aimakhu,

Bauchi women group protests rejection of bills seeking gender equality

THE Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), an NGO and Community-Based Organisations (CBOs)in Bauchi State have protested over the rejection of bills on gender... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 58 times

Tags: Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), National Assembly (NASS), Attah Sisters Helping Hand Foundation (ASHHF),

Customs hands over 723kg Indian hemp to NDLEA in Kebbi

THE Nigeria Customs Services (NCS) on Thursday handed over 723 kilogrammes of cannabis sativa worth N28.9 million to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Services,Mr Joseph Attah,NDLEA,Mr Peter Odaudu,

2023 Elections: NLC demands restructuring for sustainable development

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for restructuring that would bring good governance, sustainable development and social justice as the country approaches the 2023 general... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

NSCDC arrests 11 oil pipeline vandals in Delta

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Delta Command, has arrested 11 suspected oil pipeline vandals in the state. Mr Emeka Peter, the Public Relations officer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Emeka Peter,

Lagos SWAN hails sports journalism icon Olanipekun on 80th birthday

The Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) says former Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC) Public Relations Officer (PRO), Adesola Olanipekun, is a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Nigeria Olympics Committee (NOC), Adesola Olanipekun, Debo Oshundun, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV), Nigerian Television Authority (NTA),

VIN valuation: Poor customs planning, implementation alter port operations

ALL over the world, automation is believed to be the panacea to corruption, inefficiency and driving of efficiency. Automation eradicates human contact and entrenches efficiency. To this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: Segun Musa, Lucky Amiwero, Nigeria Customs Service, Muhammadu Buhari

World Wheelchair Day: Group advises elderly to embrace wheelchair usage

The National Coalition of Wheelchair Users in Nigeria (NACOWIN), on Wednesday, advised the elderly in the society to embrace the use of wheelchairs. The Convener of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: National Coalition of Wheelchair Users in Nigeria (NACOWIN),

Shell’s gas to power Nigeria’s biggest fertiliser company

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, SPDC, and its joint venture partners – Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited, NNPC, Totalenergies EP Nigeria Limited, Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC, Dangote Fertiliser Company, Osagie Okunbor, Aliko Dangote, Mele Kolo Kyari, Ni

NNPC begins loading of trucks at all depots

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Limited has commenced loading of trucks at all depots to clear current scarcity experienced across the country. It added that there... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 254 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, MOMAN, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, Depot and Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petro

NGO provides free cervical cancer screening for rural women in Kaduna

A Kaduna-based Non Governmental Organisation, ‘Kadashi  Initiative on Equity, Health,  Empowerment and Education’ on Wednesday commenced two- day free cervical cancer screening for rural women in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Amos  Isuwa, Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria, ‘Kadashi  Initiative on Equity, Health, Empowerment,

Nigeria targeting 1.4mbpd domestic refining capacity in 5 years – NCDMB boss

MR Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), says Nigeria is targeting an increase in its domestic refining capacity to 1.4 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Mr Simbi Wabote, BUA Refinery, President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria International Energy Summit, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board,

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),

FCT NULGE suspends strike

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has called off the indefinite strike it embarked on Feb. 17. The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE),

Stakeholders commend CBN’s `100 for 100’ PPP initiative

Some stakeholders in the financial sector have commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s “100 for 100’’ Policy for Production and Productivity (PPP)’’ initiative to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Policy for Production and Productivity (PPP), Mr Godwin Emefiele, Okechukwu Unegbu, Joseph Adebayo, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Nestle Nigeria Plc posts N351.8bn revenue in 2021

NESTLE Nigeria Plc says it recorded revenue of N351.8 billion as at the year ended Dec. 31, 2021. The company said this in a statement signed by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Nestle Nigeria Plc, Mr Wassim Elhusseini,

Nigeria has huge mineral investment opportunities — minister

Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says Nigeria has huge investment opportunities in the mining and minerals sector. Adegbite said this in a statement issued by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 40 times

Tags: Investment Promotion and Mineral Trade, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Yunusa Mohammed, Nigeria Geological Survey Agency, Mr Francis Nwokedi, Mrs Etore Thomas, Mr Abdulrazaz Garba,

Media, a critical stakeholder, in combating crime — NSCDC Commandant

THE Nigeria Security and  Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command, says the media play a critical stakeholder in combatting crimes and criminality in every society. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and  Civil Defence Corps, Mr Abdullahi Mudassir, Mr Godwin Miebi,

How PIA  addressed operators relationship with host community - Sylva

TIMIRE Sylva, minister of State for petroleum resources, has said that the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) has addressed the relationship oil companies have with host communities... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Timipre Sylva, Nigeria International Energy Summit,

Nasarawa NLC rejects Senate’s plan to remove labour laws from Exclusive Legislative List

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Nasarawa State has rejected Senate attempt to remove labour laws from the exclusive legislative list to concurrent legislative list. This, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Yusuf Iya, International Labour Organization

Diabetes mellitus, leading cause of cardiovascular disease – Expert

PROF. Olufemi Fasanmade, a Consultant Endocrinologist, on Tuesday, said diabetes mellitus remained a leading cause of cardiovascular – heart and blood vessels – diseases. Fasanmade made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Prof. Olufemi Fasanmade, Dr Patrick Korie, SUNU Health Nigeria Limited,

100 per cent LPG supply has impacted price in Nigerian market — NLNG

THE Nigeria LNG Ltd. (NLNG) on Tuesday said supply of 100 per cent of its Liquefied Petroleum Gas production (Propane and Butane) to the Nigerian market... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Ltd., Mrs Sophia Horsfall, Chief Timipre Sylva,

Economist lauds CBN over plan to pay N65 rebate for every dollar remitted

AN economist, Mr Johnson Chukwu, has said that the plan by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to offer exporters N65 for every one dollar remitted into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Mr Johnson Chukwu, Central Bank of Nigeria,

NYSC D-G commends NCDC over provision of COVID-19 test kits

The  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), has commended officials of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for providing COVID-19 test kits for testing corps members in Gombe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags:  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC),  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Shuaibu Ibrahim,

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Sanctions may not deter Putin – Don

 PROF. Jonah Onuoha, a don, said on Tuesday that Russia could sustain its attacks on Ukraine in spite of the sanctions imposed against it by the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: President Vladimir Putin, Olaf Scholz, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, NATO, PROF. Jonah Onuoha, University of Nigeria Nsukka,

Police, Immigration, hand over 48 victims of human trafficking to NAPTIP

NIGERIA Immigration Service has handed over about 21 suspected victims of human trafficking to the Kano Zonal Office of the National Agency for the Prohibition of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Abdullahi Babale, NAPTIP

NLNG, others bag awards at 2022 NIES

THE Nigeria LNG Company Ltd. (NLNG) has won the 2021 Gas Infrastructure Project Company of the year award in the Nigeria oil and gas sector.   The award... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Company Ltd., Mr Mike Sangster, SNEPCO, Chevron Nigeria Ltd.,  Shell Nigeria, Mrs Funmi Ogbue, Mrs Elohor Aiboni, TotalEnergies, Waltersmith Group, Mr Abdulrasaq Isa,

Zenith Bank announces N765.6bn gross earnings for 2021

ZENITH Bank Plc has announced gross earnings of N765.6 billion as at Dec. 31, 2021 compared with N696.5 billion achieved in the corresponding period in 2020. In... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria Exchange Group,

Nigeria Energy Summit: Barkindo dedicates award to OPEC professional team

 DR Mohammad Barkindo, Secretary-General, Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has dedicated the award conferred on him by organisers of fifth Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags:  OPEC, Dr Mohammad Barkindo, Mr Gabriel Lima, Malam Mele Kyari, Mr Hasan Hafidh, Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, Schlumberger Nigeria, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Sam

Kyari, NCDMB, NLNG, TotalEnergies, Chevron bag award at NEIS

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, Schlumberger Nigeria, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Samsung Heavy Industries and... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas, Schlumberger Nigeria, Chevron Nigeria Ltd, Huawei Enterprises, Greenville LNG Ltd., Samsung Heavy Industries, Hasan Hafidh, Gabriel Lima, MOHAMMAD Barkindo, Organisation

Group bemoans level of crude oil theft

AN association of indigenous Exploration and Production (E&P) Companies, the Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), says crude oil theft is an existential threat facing Nigeria and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), indigenous Exploration and Production (E&P), Independent Petroleum Producers Group (IPPG), Abdulrasaq Isa,

Council hands alleged fake doctor to police in Gombe

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has arrested and handed over a suspected fake doctor to the Gombe State police command for further investigation. Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Dr Henry Okwuokenye,

NGO decries involvement of under age children in mining

HON. Janet Adeyemi, the President, Women in Mining Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has decried the involvement of under age children in Nigeria’s mining industry. Adeyemi made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Janet Adeyemi, Women in Mining Nigeria,

OPEC lauds Buhari on steadfast support of Nigeria’s energy industry

THE Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari on his fervent, steadfast support of Nigeria’s energy industry. The OPEC said a highly... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC), Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Nigerian Upstream Petr

Abia govt. apologises to Gombe State over cattle market attack

THE Abia government, on Monday apologised to Gombe State government over the attack at the new Abia Cattle Market in Omumauzo, Ukwa West Local Government area... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu, Gov. Inuwa Yahaya, Kalu Ogbu IV, Yahuza Yusuf, Dr Manassah Jatau, Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria,

NSCDC arrests suspected motorcycle theif in Jigawa

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Jigawa, says it has arrested a 28-year-old man for alleged motorcycle theft. The Spokesman of the Corps, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

Drug impairment responsible for road crashes in Bauchi – FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi State, has identified drugs impairment among some drivers as responsible for spate of road crashes in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, FRSC, Christian Association of Nigeria

Rising crude oil prices great opportunity for Nigeria — Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says rising crude oil prices present a great opportunity for Nigeria, especially with the passage of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA).   The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria International Energy Summit (NIES), Timipre Sylva,

Veteran Nollywood actor Lari Williams dies

VETERAN actor Chief Lari Williams is dead. He was 81. The actor passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2022 at his home in Ikom, Cross River State. The late... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Chief Lari Williams, Actors’ Guild of Nigeria

NCDC reports 24 new infections on Sunday

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday reported 24 new cases of COVID-19  in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC made this... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 79 times

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NCDC reports 24 new infections on Sunday

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday reported 24 new cases of COVID-19  in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC made... Read more

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Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, COVID-19

Ganjude lauds researcher for developing model for tracing  fake news

GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has commended  Isah Nasidi, a P.hD in Mass Communication student from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, for developing a model... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship, Kwame Kari-Kari Fact-checking and Research Fellowship,GOVERNOR Abdullahi Ganduje, University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN,

NAFF president to contest for 2nd VP at Africa Amputee Football Congress

 PRESIDENT of Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF), Isa Suleiman, is contesting for the position of Second Vice President in the forthcoming election of Africa Amputee Football... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Nigeria Amputee Football Federation, Adil Badr Ed Done Essaibi, Isa Suleiman, Pius Asaba

Airtel ranks fastest network provider in Nigeria – SpeedChecker

AIRTEL Nigeria, a telecommunications company, says it has been rated the fastest network provider in Nigeria according to Crowdsourcing firm, SpeedChecker. Airtel Nigeria made this known in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria,

Data, life of businesses, says NEPZA MD

THE Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, says data is now the life of businesses, applauding efforts to support data protection... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

NEPZA hails FG as Calabar Free Trade Zone regains regular power supply

PROF. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), has commended the Federal Government for restoring regular power supply to Calabar Free Trade... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Calabar Electricity Distribution Company (CEDC), Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA),

COVID-19: NCDC registers 34 additional infections, 18,004 discharges

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says 254,428 coronavirus cases have been confirmed across the country after it registered additional 34 new infections on Thursday. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Foreign relations experts urge Nigeria to remain neutral

THE Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN) on Friday, advised the Federal Government to remain neutral amid the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.   The President... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 48 times

Tags: Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN), Gani Lawal, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa,

Edo making frantic efforts to strengthen primary healthcare – deputy governor

MR. Philips Shuaibu, the Deputy Governor of Edo State, says the state is making frantic efforts to strengthen its primary healthcare facility to achieve the universal... Read more

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11 political parties, 19 candidates to contest in Plateau bye-elections

ELEVEN political parties and nineteen candidates are to contest in Saturday’s bye-elections in Plateau. The bye-elections are into the Jos North/Bassa Federal Constituency and Pankshin South State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: African Democratic Congress (ADC), African Democratic Party (ADP), All Progressives Congress (APC) and Allied Peoples Movement (APM), Action Peoples Party (APP), Labour Party (LP), New Nigeria Peoples

Buhari inaugurates Karu bus terminal, ends two-day working visit to Nasarawa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the Karu Bus Terminal as he concluded his two-day working visit to Nasarawa, which began on Thursday, February 24.   The News Agency... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 60 times

Tags: Shehu Tukur, Sani Abacha, President Muhammadu Buhari, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  Gov. Abdullahi Sule,

Police nab suspected kidnapper, rescue victim in Delta

The Police Command in Delta on Monday,  arrested a 23-year-old suspected kidnapper and rescued a victim from the  hoodlum. The spokesman of the command, DSP Bright Edafe... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force,

COVID-19: NCDC registers 34 additional infections, 18,004 discharges

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says 254,428 coronavirus cases have been confirmed across the country after it registered additional 34 new infections on Thursday. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Environmental health: FG inaugurates guidelines on premises inspection, pest control

THE Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated guidelines to bring back house to house inspection, control of public health pests and vector infestation for environmental health professionals... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Sharon Ikeazor, Environmental Health Officers Registration Council of Nigeria (EHORECON),

Seplat acquires ExxonMobil’s shallow water assets in Nigeria –official

SEPLAT Energy Plc, a leading Nigerian energy company, says it had entered into an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited (“MPNU”), Seplat Energy Plc, Emeka Onwuka,

Foundation worries over land degradation, calls for stakeholders’ collaboration

THE Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) has expressed worry over land degradation and other natural resources, calling on relevant stakeholders support in addressing the menace in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF), Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano,

Sokoto govt tasks stakeholders to safeguard N2.8bn erosion control project

SOKOTO State Government has tasked stakeholders in the environment sector to safeguard the N2.8 billion completed Mabera Water Storm project. The stakeholders comprised environmental managers, community groups,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), Alhaji Sagir Bafarawa,

Farmer laments high cost of rice production

The Operations Manager, KITH Farms Limited, Asaba, Mr Kingsley Otali, has appealed to the Federal Government to strenghten its Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) for rice famers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 54 times

Tags: KITH Farms Limited, Kingsley Otali, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP), Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN),

First Lady seeks renewed media support in reporting humanitarian issues

FIRST Lady Aisha Buhari has solicited renewed support of the Nigerian media in reporting humanitarian issues and plight of women and children affected by conflicts. Buhari made... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Marian Babangida, Halima Babangida, Prof. Umaru Pate, Zainab Ahmed, Aisha Buhari, Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ),

NIES: Summit outcomes have yielded development — Minister

THE Federal Government says outcomes from the past edition of the Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES) have been embraced and utilised by government, policy makers and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS), Nigerian International Energy Summit (NIES), Chief Timipre Sylva, National Gas Transportation Network Code (NGTNC), United States Trade Development Agenc

Expert urges FG to create budgetary allocation for sickle-cell disease

PROF. Obiageli Nnodu, the Director, Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), has called on the Federal Government and policymakers to create... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Obiageli Nnodu, Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training (CESRTA), Sickle Pan African Consortium NigEria Network (SPARC-NEt),

NAN set to reopen East Africa Bureau in Addis Ababa

THE Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Buki Ponle, says efforts are being made to reopen the agency’s Bureau in Addis Ababa. Ponle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 125 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Buki Ponle, Victor Adeleke, Committee of Intelligence and Security Services for Africa (CISSA), dulhadi Khaliel, Zainab Ali-Kotoko, Addis Ababa,

Amotekun not in rivalry with other security agencies, says Akeredolu

GOV.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday, said that the existence of the State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, was benefiting the state and other major security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Gov.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS),

 MTN, Mafab pay for licences for 3.5GHz spectrum

PROVISIONAL winners of the 3.5 Gigahertz, GHz, spectrum licence, MTN Communications Nigeria Plc and Mafab Communications Limited, have made their full payment of $273.6 million each... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria, Mafab Communications Ltd, Airtel Networks Ltd, NCC,

Amotekun not in rivalry with other security agencies, says Akeredolu

GOV.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Thursday, said that the existence of the State Security Network, Amotekun Corps, was benefiting the state and other major security... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Gov.Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, Nigeria Immigration Service, Dayo Oni.

NUBIFIE lauds Ecobank on industrial harmony, workers’ welfare

THE National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE), the umbrella body of junior workers in the financial services industry has commended the Management... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: NUBIFIE, Ecobank Nigeria, Muhammed Sheikh, Comrade Anthony Abakpa

Invest in mining, SME sectors to consolidate GDP growth- Expert

A financial expert, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, has advised the Federal Government on ways to build on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 3.98 percent... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria,

Gov. Ortom launches construction of 55km Makurdi-Guma road

GOV. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday launched the construction of the N5.1 billion 55 kilometre Makurdi-Guma road in the state. Ortom said at the groundbreaking on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Gov. Samuel Ortom, Mr Caleb Aba, Mr Mzungwega Dyegeh, Mr Jude Uungwa, Triacta Nigeria Ltd.,

NLNG names Nnaji as Science Prize Board chair as 2022 cycle begins

IN flagging off the 2022  cycle of the Nigeria Prize for Science, Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) has announced the appointment of Professor Barth Nnaji, a renowned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Professor Yusuf Abubakar, Mr Andy Odeh, Nike Akande, Nigeria LNG Limited, Professor Barth Nnaji, Professor Emeritus Akpoveta Susu,

PenOp urges inclusion of informal sector in micro pension scheme

 PENSION Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), has called for more awareness creation to bring the informal sector into the Micro Pension Plan. The PenOp CEO spoke virtually... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Pension Correspondents Association of Nigeria, Enehuwa Musa,  PENSION Operators Association of Nigeria

Enugu NSCDC tasks operatives on petroleum products hike, hoarding

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it is deploying its Anti-Petroleum Products Vandalism and Theft Squad to check petroleum products hike and hoarding... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Valentine Afrika,

Whistle blowing : Buhari committed to strengthening fight against financial crimes, corruption — Minister

 The Federal Government says  it remains committed to strengthening fights against financial crimes and corruption in the country. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Federal Government Of Nigeria, Dr Zainab Ahmed, Federal Executive Council (FEC),

EKEDC apologises to customers for reduced power supply

EKO Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has expressed concern about the persistent low allocation of power supply it has been receiving from the Transmission Company of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 158 times

Tags: Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Godwin Idemudia,

Council of Ibadan Indigenes holds interfaith prayer for peace

THE Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII) on Wednesday held special interfaith prayer for peace and progress in Ibadanland and Nigeria, as a whole. The special prayer... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 429 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Ezekiel Akande, Methodist Church Nigeria (MCN), Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Kola Balogun, Tajudeen Ajibola,

Zamfara NUJ set to hold election in March 2022

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zamfara State Council, has expressed  readiness to hold election into all the state offices on or before March 23.   The Secretary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Dahiru Samaila,

Police Constables to Inspectors to get new uniforms quarterly

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Baba, has ordered the immediate resuscitation of the quarterly issuance of  uniforms and other accoutrements to some cadres of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Usman Baba, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Nigeria Police Force,

Late Idahosa Bible institute trains over 15,000 students

THE Nations for Christ Bible Institute International, founded by Late Archibishop Benson Idahosa, says the institute has trained over 15,000 students. The institute said this in a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Archbishop Nicolas Duncan-Williams, Archbishop David Oyedepo, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), Apostle Joshua Olaoye, Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa,

Mark ‘D’ Ball: FCT Hardrockers halt highfliers Nigeria Customs’ winning run

THE Nigeria Customs Basketball team’s winning run was halted on Wednesday as they bowed 94-84 to a youthful FCT Hardrockers side in the ongoing Mark ‘D’... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Basketball team,

NCDC says Nigeria’s infodemic management system effective

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with Breakthrough ACTION-Nigeria and African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), said its robust and strategic rumour management system... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), Dr Chinwe Ochu,

Divorce mess: Police declares MTN chief wanted for attempted murder

THE Zone 2 Command of the Nigeria Police Force is looking for a top official of MTN Nigeria in connection with alleged violations of some court... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Lynda Amobi, Saint Obi, Michael Amobi, Chukwumobi Amobi, MTN Nigeria,

Runsewe, NUJ broker peace between monarch, Journalists Estate Residents, Arepo

THE director general national council for Arts and Culture, NCAC, Segun Runsewe alongside President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Chris Isiguzo and Chairman NUJ Lagos Council,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 127 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Journalists, Oba Solomon Atanda Oyebi, NCAC, Segun Runsewe, Chris Isiguzo, Adeleye Ajayi,

Vitafoam subsidiary produces oil filter for automobiles

A subsidiary of Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, Vitaparts Nigeria Limited, on Wednesday said it was set to revolutionise the automobile industry with the manufacture of oil filters for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 62 times

Tags: Vitafoam Nigeria Plc, Vitaparts Nigeria Limited, Eghosa Osadolor,

SAIPEC 2022: Panelists say gas is destination product with huge potential for power generation 

By Anthony Isibor.   THE panelists at the Sub-Saharan Africa International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference in Lagos have said that gas is not just a transition fuel, but... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Victor Okoronkwo, Aiteo, Ed Ubong, Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigeria Gas Association, Yan Gari, Adeleye Falade, ND West, Riverson Oppong, Ghana National Gas Company, Chuka David Eze, Frazimex Engineering li

COVID-19 infection drops to 27 on Tuesday from 38 on Monday – NCDC

 Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections went on the decline again on Tuesday as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 27 new infections in four states and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

SAIPEC 2022: Gas is Africa’s energy transitioning model -IOCs

By Anthony Isibor.   THE representatives of the International Oil Companies, IOCs, have stated that gas is an integral part of Africa’s energy transition. The officials, who represented Chevron, SNEPCo,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Elizabeth Rogo, Africa Energy Chamber, Elohor Aiboni, SNEPCo Nigeria, Bobby Hulett, Chevron Nigeria Limited, Victor Bandele, TotalEnergies, Charles Nwoko, Saadoun Banoori, 

Contributory Pension Scheme can solve challenges of Police pension - PenCom

THE National Pension Commission, PenCom, has said that the Contributory Pension Scheme, CPS, has provisions that can address the challenges being faced by personnel of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: PenCom, CPS, Aisha Dahir-Umar, Nigeria Police,

Shell reiterates commitment to lower CO2 emissions in Nigeria

Shell, Nigeria’s leading energy company,  has reiterated its commitment to supporting efforts to help the country meet its lower carbon emission target. “Apart from this being the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, SNEPCo, Shell Nigeria, Eloho Aiboni, Bashir Bello, Osagie Okunbor

Nedogas, NCDMB inaugurates 300 MMscfd Kwale gas gathering facility

THE Nedogas Development Company Limited, NDCL, a joint venture company between Xenergi Limited and NCDMB Capacity Development Intervention Company, has, in collaborative partnership with the Nigerian... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Debo Fagbami,, Simbi Kesiye Wabote, Nedogas, NCDMB, First Hydrocarbon Nigeria, FHN, Pillar Oil, Chorus Energy, Simbi Wabote

NCS urges Nigerians to embrace VIN-Valuation system

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday urged Nigerians to embrace the Vehicle Identity Number (VIN) Valuation to ensure transparency. NCS Public Relations Officer, Deputy Comptroller, Timi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Timi Bomodi,

How CBN’s RT200 FX policy will achieve goals – Experts

Some experts on Tuesday said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) must take proactive steps to make its RT200 FX programme achieve the desired results. The experts... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Prof. Hassan Oaikhenan, Sheriffdeen Tella, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Akpan Ekpo,

Kyari: Some tears for Nigeria Police

By Lásisi Olagunju  THERE was a man in London 300 years ago called Jonathan Wild. He lived at a time robbery and violent crimes were rampant in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Lásisi Olagunju, FBI, NDLEA, Abba Kyari, Nigeria Police, James Caterer,

National Library to launch language preservation club

THE National Library of Nigeria says it will soon launch a family book club for the preservation of Nigerian languages. Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, its Chief Executive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Prof. Chinwe Veronica Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria

NYSC deploys 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,700 Corps members to Bauchi State for the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream 1 Orientation Course. The Scheme’s Coordinator, Alhaji... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Alhaji Namadi Abubakar, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Hajj: NAHCOM urges Kwara Pilgrims Board to establish lCT centre

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has urged the Kwara Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board to establish a well equipped lCT centre to enable it digitalise... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Alhaji Halidu Shitu,

Why unmarried female police officers are not allowed to get pregnant - Court

THE Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, declined to invalidate Regulation 127 of the Nigeria Police Force, which forbids unmarried police officers from getting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Nigeria Police Force, Omolola Olajide,

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),

Oyo CAN felicitates new Olubadan on ascension to throne

The Oyo State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has congratulated the new Olubadan of Ibadan land, Oba Lekan Balogun, on his ascension to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Oba Lekan Balogun, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju,

United Nigeria, Air Peace to sing partnership deal -Okonkwo

CHAIRMAN of United Nigeria Airlines,  Obiora Okonkwo, has hinted about a novel deal between his company and Air Peace that would revolutionize the aviation sector and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Obiora Okonkwo, United Nigeria Airlines,

Ecobank Empowers Market Women In Ondo State

THE Ecobank Nigeria has extended easy and low interest loans to market women in Idanre, Ondo State through its Ecobank Female Entrepreneurship Initiative (EFEI), to boost... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, EFEI, Femi Ogundairo,

Bauchi maize farmers laud ABP, seek sustainability

THE Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association (MAGFAMAN), has commended Federal Government (FG)  for initiating the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) and appealed for its sustainability. Alhaji Ibrahim... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Alhaji Ibrahim Zubairu, Central Bank of Nigeria, Maize Growers, Farmers and Manufacturers Association,

CBN and “endless possibilities” of its eNaira

CENTRAL Banks across the world have the mandate to control the circulation and supply of currencies, and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is not an... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Okechukwu Unegbu, Dr Tope Fasua, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

Security challenges: NSCDC Female Squad seeks traditional rulers support

THE Special Female Squad of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  has sought the support of traditional rulers in combatting the security challenges facing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr Olusola Odumosu,

Information sharing, collaborative efforts key to effective running of aviation sector – NAMA

THE Managing Director, Nigeria Airspace  Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Mathew Pwajok,  says timely information sharing and collaborative efforts are key to effectively runing of the aviation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Nigeria Airspace  Management Agency, Mr Mathew Pwajok

Improper managerial skills, family sentiments responsible for airline failures – Pwajok

THE Acting Managing Director, Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, NAMA, Mr Mathew Pwajok, says lack of proper management skills and family sentiments are responsible for the failure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Airspace Management Agency, Mr Mathew Pwajok,

First Bank supports musical talents to grow entertainment industry

FIRST Bank of Nigeria, FBN says it is determine to support Nigerian musical talents to advance the growth of the entertainment industry. Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria, Ms Abimbola Meshinoye, Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney,

Roles of women in crisis resolution by IHRC ambassador

THE Ambassador-at- Large, Country Head for Nigeria and Commissioner for West African countries of the International Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Dr Friday Sani, says women play... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Dr Friday Sani, Rev. Yakubu Pam, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission, Mama Zimi Pam, International Human Rights Commission,

Why we embark on indefinite strike- FCT NULGE

THE Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter said that it embarked on an indefinite strike over the non-release of December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Comrade Ibrahim Kabi, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees,

Civil Defence launches “war” on hoodlums, thugs as Osun State prepares for elections

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it will arrest anyone who may want to foment trouble during parties primaries and governorship election in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Atanda Olabisi, All Progressives Congress (APC), Funke Egbemode,

NMDPRA, NNPC, PTD, NARTO, NUPENG to expedite transporters freight rate review

By Anthony Isibor.   FOLLOWING the meeting between the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, Nigeria National Petroleum Commission, NNPC, Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, Nigerian Association... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners, Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, Nigeria National Petroleum Commiss

NGO calls for result-oriented research in peace building on the Plateau

A non-governmental organisation, Claritas Foundation of Nigeria, has called for result-oriented research in peace building on the Plateau.   Mr Cletus Aloke, the Coordinator of the “Zaman Tare”... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Cletus Aloke, Claritas Foundation of Nigeria, Development and Dialogue, Reconciliation and Peace Centre (DREP), Daniel Ogabila,

U17 Cricket: 8 year-old kid sensation takes spotlight

EIGHT year-old Esther Martins is the youngest player to ever feature in  the finals of the national Under 17 Cricket championship.   The Jigawa player is representing North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Esther Martins, Pricewaterhouse Coopers ( PwC), Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

Airlines association berates NASS over flight delay, cancellation comment

AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria (AON) on Thursday in Ikeja expressed dismay over comments credited to the National Assembly Joint Committees on Aviation, accusing airlines of flight... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: AIRLINE Operators of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa, Sen. Smart Adeyemi,

Money Laundering: CBN opposes new laws

THE Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday kicked against plan by the Senate to enact new anti-money laundering laws without required amendments on the existing Money... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, Mr Godwin Iheabunike, EFCC, Mr George Ekpungu, Mr Chibuzor Efobi

NNPC tasks mechanical engineers on energy transition

THE Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC) has urged the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NiMechE) to support Nigeria toward becoming an energy sufficient country and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Fola Shonubi, Governor Babajide Sanwolu, Mr Yemi Adetunji, Malam Mele Kyari, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited,

NFF Match Commissioners must now not be older than 65 years

There are now new criteria for interested football stakeholders to meet in order to be considered for the role of Match Commissioners in Nigeria’s domestic game. Chairman... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Babagana Kalli, Ganiyu Majekodunmi, Nigeria Football Federal - NFF,

NLNG refutes allegation of illegally shipping $1bn worth of crude oil to US, South American countries

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Nigeria LNG Limited, NLNG, has refuted a purported report by Sahara Reporters accusing top officials of its corporations of illegally shipping over $1billion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 198 times

Tags: Nigeria LNG Limited, Sahara Reporters, Andy Odeh, NNPC

NLNG dismisses report on engaging in illegal, backdoor exportation of LNG

THE Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Ltd. on Thursday dismissed a report on engaging in illegal or backdoor exportation of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) or any of its... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG),

ASUU strike unnecessary, says Fed Govt

EDUCATION Minister Adamu Adamu yesterday expressed shock over the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to go on strike. He said the contentious... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Adamu Adamu, ASUU, Chris Ngige, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress,

Who is afraid of Godwin Emefiele?

Statement by friends of Governor Emefiele IN the past few weeks, there have been media reports on the purported interest of the Governor, CentralBank of Nigeria (CBN),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Bank of Nigeria, Jim Ovia, President Muhammadu Buhari

SON urges students to participate in ARSO essay competition

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON has urged all Nigerian undergraduate and postgraduate students in the country to take part in an essay competition organised by... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Malam Farouk Salim, Standards Organisation of Nigeria, ARSO,

Deliberate sports policy will reduce youth restiveness – retired DIG

A retired Deputy Ispector General of Police (DIG), Udom Ekpoudom, on Wednesday called for delibrate sports policy that will engage youths at all times to reduce... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Udom Ekpoudom, Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN),

Doctor’s strike: FG, NARD’s absence stalls case

The absence of the Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD) in the National Industrial Court, on Wednesday prevented the matter from... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors ( NARD), Benedict Kanyip,

Attacks: Security agencies beef up surveillance in Enugu

Military, police and para-military formations in Enugu State have beefed up security and surveillance within the state to stamp out and track activities of armed hoodlums. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Danny Iwuchukwu, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police,

Airtel unveils reward for subscriber with new smartphone

Airtel Nigeria has launched a new platform that rewards new customers, who insert Airtel SIM in a newly purchased smartphone, for the first time.Godfrey Efeurhobo, Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria, Godfrey Efeurhobo,

AEDC takeover: Parties agree to settle out of court

Plaintiffs in the controversial takeover of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) have resolved to settle the matter out of court.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that CEC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), United Bank for Africa (UBA), Ahmed Raji. SAN, Wole Olanipekun, E. O. Sule, SAN, A.U. Mustapha, Justice Ekwo,

Local vaccine production: Biovaccine urges govt. on early, full release of approved funds

The Board Chairman, BIOVACCINES Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori, has said that government should not be the “stumbling block” of the initiatives to promote local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: BIOVACCINE Nigeria Ltd. (BVNL), Prof. Oyewale Tomori,

PwC reiterates commitment to sponsoring national cricket championship

Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), a firm of international auditors, has reiterated  its commitment to sponsoring the National Under17 Cricket championship,  the News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) reports. Tolu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), Tolu Adeleke, Piety Lucky, Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

NSCDC, hunters partner to check vandalism, other vices in Zamfara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is to collaborate with the Nigerian Hunters’ Council (NHC) in the fight against vandalism and other criminal elements in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 189 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nigerian Hunters’ Council (NHC), Athanasius  Sparks,

Delta Assembly approves Okowa’s N12bn loan request

The Delta House of Assembly has approved Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa’s request for N12 billion bridging finance facility for the state. The approval was sequel to a motion... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa, Central Bank of Nigeria, Chief Sherriff Oborevwori, Chief Ferguson Onwo

Council inducts 341 medical Doctors, 16 dentists

THE Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) on Tuesday inducted 341 medical doctors and 16 dentists. Prof. Abba Hassan, Chairman, Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Prof. Abba Hassan, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Malam Mahmuda Mamman

Passport: NIS urges Nigerians to exercise patience

THE Cross River Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS has urged Nigerians to exercise patience with the service for sequential production and issuance of their... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Mr Simbabi Baikie, Mr Abubakar Abdulkadir,

Reps urge FG to compensate families of students killed by customs in Ogun

THE House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to compensate the families of three students killed at Ihunbo Community in Ogun by men of Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Rep. Kolawole Lawal, Nigeria Customs Service, Ridwan Bello,

Declare August 20 Isese Day – Traditional worshippers urge LASG

THE Association of African Traditional Religion Nigeria (AATREN) has called on the Lagos State Government to set aside August 20 of every year as Isese Day. Isese... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Association of African Traditional Religion Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Elegunshi,

Expert says amendment to Healthcare Act will reduce capital flight

The passing of a bill seeking to stop the funding of overseas medical treatments for public officials will limit how taxpayers’ funds are siphoned for medical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Nigeria Private Medical Practitioners (ANPMP), Tunji  Akintade,

Stakeholders urge private sector to invest in port health services

Some stakeholders in the health sector have called on the private sector to invest in the Nigerian Port Health services (PHS) unit of the Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Port Health services, Federal Ministry of the Health (FMOH), African Health Budget Network (AHBN), Dr Aminu Magashi, Integrated Training for Surveillance Officers in Nigeria (ITSON),

App-based drivers’ union seek good policy in Lagos

 The Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers (NUPABTW) has urged the Lagos State Government to initiate policies to make ride hailing business a win-win platform... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Professional App-based Transport Workers

Nigeria records 75 COVID-19 Infections in 8 states – NCDC

Nigeria on Monday reported  75 new COVID-19 cases in eight States, bringing the total infections to 254,091. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on Tuesday... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

PDP governors knock FG over duplicity on fuel subsidy, delay on electoral bill

GOVERNORS of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rose from a meeting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, yesterday, charging the Federal Government to immediately bring to account all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: PDP, Central Bank of Nigeria, Douye Diri, Nyesom Wike, Samuel Ortom, Ifeanyi Okowa, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Oluseyi Makinde, Godwin Obaseki, Udom Emmanuel, Bala Mohammed, President Muhammadu Buhari, APC, Ok

Insecurity: Katsina govt. bans activities of volunteer groups ‘Yan Sa Kai’ –official

THE Katsina State Government has announced a ban on the activities of security volunteer groups (Yan Sa Kai) across the state, with immediate effect, due to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Gov. Aminu Masari, SP Gambo Isah, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Ibrahim Katsina

Brittania-U refutes allegation of importing Off-Spec Products

THE management of Brittania-U Nigeria Limited has said that the company never imported Off-Spec Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) into the country. A statement from the company said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Brittania-U Nigeria,

Sterling offers 50,000 youths with Investment Portfolios gifts

STERLING Bank PLC; a leading commercial bank in Nigeria and Africa’s most agile company, has chosen to celebrate this year’s Valentine season by gifting 50,000 young... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: STERLING Bank, Ibidapo Martins, Julius Berger,Dangote, MTN Nigeria, AXA Mansard, Fidson Pharmaceuticals, Unilever, Cadbury, UAC Nigeria, RT Briscoe,

Bishop urges CAN to begin registration, licencing of pastors

THE leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has been urged to urgently begin the registration and licencing of all practicing clerics among its fold... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Bishop Seun Adeoye,

FX repatriation programme requires right mechanisms to thrive – LCCI DG

THE race to US$200billion in foreign exchange repatriation (RT200 FX Programme) needs the right policies and other mechanisms to achieve desired results, says Dr Chinyere Almona,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Dr Chinyere Almona, Central Bank of Nigeria,

Valentine’s Day: CAN preaches agape love among Niger residents

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Niger has called on residents of the state to demonstrate agape love toward one another, irrespective of their ethnic and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr Mathias Echioda,

NIS Comptroller promises improved service delivery in Imo

The Comptroller of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Imo Command, Mr Okey Ezugwu, has expressed its determination to improve its services to the public. Ezugwu gave the directive... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Okey Ezugwu,

HURIWA demands arrest of Abba Kyari over NDLEA’s indictment

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Monday urged the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Usman Baba to arrest the suspended Head of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, DCP Abba Kyari, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, Usman Baba

Strengthening population policy to boost demographic dividend

By Ikenna Osuoha, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)   President Muhammadu Buhari on Feb 3, launched the National Population Policy (NPP), designed to put the country on the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Ejike Oji, Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP), Dr Okai Aku, Isiaka Yahaya,

Reps set N3.01trn revenue target for customs

The House of Representatives Committee on Customs and Excise has set the sum of N3.01 trillion as the 2022 revenue target for the Nigeria Customs Service... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Leke Abejide, Maj.-Gen. Hameed Ali,,

NCDC reports 38 additional COVID-19 infections

Nigeria recorded 38 new COVID-19 infections and no death on Sunday, the eve of Valentine’s Day. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) stated on Monday that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Naval War College graduates 21 officers

The Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN) has graduated 21 officers of the Command Level Officers’ Course 5 after a three weeks intensive training in Calabar.   At the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Naval War College Nigeria (NWCN),Rear Adm. Ibrahim Dewu,

Golden Penny introduces new product to tackle child malnutrition

FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc, FMN, has reaffirmed the need to support good health and wellbeing amongst children to fight malnutrition in Nigeria with its iconic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Bisi Idowu, Oluwatooni Odewole, FLOUR Mills of Nigeria, UNICEF

Supreme Court declares EO10 unconstitutional

The Supreme Court has declared as unlawful and unconstitutional the Executive Order 10 (EO10) issued by President Muhammadu Buhari on the funding of State Judiciary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Supreme Court Of Nigeria,

Senate advocates improved healthcare for Nigerians

Sen Ahmad Lawan (APC, Yobe North), President of the Senate, has reiterated calls for improved and enhanced healthcare for Nigerians. Lawan made the call at the inauguration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Sen Ahmad Lawan, Prof Lilian Salami, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

CBN to end sale of FOREX to banks

The CBN will stop the sale of foreign exchange to commercial banks before the end of the year, its governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said in Abuja... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Centaral Bank Of Nigeria CBN, Godwin Emefiele,

Adamawa IPMAN urges public to report sale of adulterated petrol

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Adamawa and Taraba chapter, has urged motorists not to panic and report any sale of suspicious adulterated petrol... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Dahiru Buba,

NSCDC Niger Command gets new commandant

A new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Mr Aliyu Bature, has been redeployed to Niger Command. The Spokesman of the state... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Aliyu Bature, Nasir Abdullahi,

Scholarship: 69 UNN indigent students get N3.5m

A philanthropist, Chief Jude Ozah, the Isagba of Ogbashi-Uku kingdom in Delta, has gifted some N3.5 million to 69 indigent Delta students in University of Nigeria,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Anthony Okolie, Jude Ozah, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN),

TCN commences digitisation of old transmission substations

 The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has commenced the digitisation of old transmission substations in its network. TCN’s General Manager Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), Ndidi Mbah,

Scarcity : Fuel supply improving in Lagos

Availability of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, is improving in Lagos State, after days of scarcity of the product, the News Agency of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mike Osatuyi,

Cocoa: Nigeria loses N60bn to living income differential annually – CFAN Chief

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country recorded 48 additional cases of COVID-19 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Thursday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

200,000 women to be empowered by Guinness Nigeria by 2025

GUINNESS Nigeria Plc has concluded all arrangements to empower 200,000 women across the country by 2025, in a bid to achieve inclusivity and diversity in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Baker Magunda, GUINNESS Nigeria

Selling forex to banks to end in 2022 – CBN

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has put Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) on notice that it will stop selling forex to them by the end of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Central Bank of Nigeria,

TAMPAN to organise Artiste Day/Night to honour late Tafa Oloyede

The Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), Osun Chapter, says it will organise an  Artiste Day/Night to honour the late John Adewunmi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Theater Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Mr Ayo Oladapo, Tafa Oloyede.

NSCDC seizes 450kgs precious stones from illegal miners in Zamfara

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Zamfara Command, has seized nine bags containing 450kgs of precious stones from illegal miners.   The command also said it... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC)

NSCDC arrests 6 for allegedly conveying adulterated petroleum products

 The Ebonyi Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested six persons, while allegedly conveying 90,000 litres of adulterated petroleum products.The State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Terrumun Gbue,

FRCN, IoD broker partnership to drive corporate governance

The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria(FRCN) and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have brokered a partnership aimed at promoting ethical leadership and entrenching good corporate governance... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria(FRCN),

Customs intercept pangolin scales, elephant tusks worth N3.1bn in Lagos

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted N3.1billion worth of pangolin scales and elephant tusks from a Siena with registration number KRD 541 HH in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Hameed Ali,

Pineapple: NEPC engages Edo farmers on best practices for export

The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has tasked farmers in Edo to adopt best practices that will make Nigeria Pineapple gain global acceptance. Dr Ezra Yakusak, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr Ezra Yakusak, Dr Jonathan Aligbe,

IPMAN confirms sale of adulterated petrol in S’East

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has confirmed the sale of adulterated Premium Motor Spirit, otherwise called petrol, in some service outlets in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mr Chinedu Anyaso, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

United Nigeria airline to establish maintenance centre in Enugu, says chairman

 The United Nigeria Airlines, on Wednesday, announced that it was in talks with regulatory authorities to establish a centre for the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: United Nigeria Airlines, Dr Obiora Okonkwo, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi,

FAAN appeals to passengers over baggage processing system breakdown

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has appealed to passengers over the breakdown in the baggage processing system at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),

IPMAN condemns abduction of chairman, urges his unconditional release

The Edo Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has condemned the abduction of its chairman, Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele by gunmen. Egele was said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Mrs Angelina Aigbokhai, Department of State Security Service (DSS), Alhaji Abdul-Hammid Egele,

Court remands 2 NSCDC officers for alleged armed robbery

An Ikeja High Court on Wednesday remanded Amarachukwu Asonta, a 27-year-old female officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), and her colleague, Adebayo... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Oyindamola Ogala,

Bayelsa ranks lowest in COVID-19 vaccination – NGO

Bayelsa ranks lowest in the Federation in terms of COVID-19 vaccination response with only 4 per cent of the total population vaccinated. Breakthrough Action-Nigeria, an NGO, with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Dr Bekesu Martins, Breakthrough Action-Nigeria,

Fuel scarcity, conspiracy to remove subsidy - Wabba

PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba has alleged that the emergence of queues in filling stations are part of conspiracy theories to force subsidy... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

Police confirm second death in abduction of Edo IPMAN Chairman

THE Edo Police Command says the driver to the state Chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, has died. The command’s Spokesman, SP... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: SP Kontongs Bello, Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

Expert advocates increased inclusion of Down Syndrome persons in workplace

AANU Senbanjo, a child health expert, has urged government at all levels to raise public awareness for the inclusion of Nigerians with Down Syndrome into the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Aanu Senbanjo, Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria

Kano-Lagos train to stop at Kaduna, following cargo wagon derailment – NRC

THE Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) says it will terminate the Kano – Lagos train in Kaduna following the derailment of some cargo wagons in Minna, Niger. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Tyem James,

Fuel queue: Sanction culprits, APC S/Africa tells FG

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South African Chapter, has expressed concern over the return of fuel queues at filling stations in Lagos and some parts of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Babarinde, Nigerian National Petroleum Company, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Clement Isong,

Ministry partners organisation for water quality management

 The Federal Ministry of Water Resources is partnering with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to implement a National Roadmap for Water Quality Management in the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON),

Membership: ACCI to partner CAC on companies incorporation

 The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI) is seeking partnership with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to ensure that all companies become members of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nigeria (ACCI), Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Dr Al-Mujtaba Abubakar,

Qatar 2022 Race Final Battle: Super Eagles, Black Stars to clash in Abuja on Sunday, March 27

NIGERIA and Ghana will face off in a pitched battle at the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja on Sunday, 27th March in what is the final leg... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Ghana, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,

NUT seeks legal backing for proposed Ogun Education Trust Fund

THE Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) has asked Gov. Dapo Abiodun to initiate a bill aimed at providing a legal framework for the establishment of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Teachers, Gov. Dapo Abiodun, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago Iwoye, Mr Samson Oyelere,

FG closes 20 medical diagnostic centres in Nasarawa State

The Radiography Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN) has shutdown 20 illegal medical diagnostic centres in Nasarawa State.   Mr Ebere Onwugbuchu, the head of Inspection and Monitoring Unit... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: Radiography Registration Board of Nigeria

FG to partner Japan agency on power transmission

 The Federal Government says it plans to partner with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) towards the implementation of its power transmission and expansion programme.This is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Federal Government Of Nigeria,

Association to collaborate with Olu of Warri on mutual interest

The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Delta chapter, has pledged to collaborate with the Olu of Warri on matters of mutual interest. Mr Sony Ali,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN), Sony Ali, President Muhammadu Buhari, Ogiame Atuwatse III,

Gunmen abduct Edo IPMAN chairman, kill driver

Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Chairman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Edo chapter have been abducted by gunmen at his resident in Jattu, Etsako West Local... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Alhaji Abdul-Hamid Egele, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Bello Kontongs,

Don’t remove Labour from Exclusive List – NLC

 The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will strongly advocate against removing Labour from the Exclusive Legislative List. NLC President Ayuba Wabba said this in a statement... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress

PPFN gets new Executive Director

THE Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria (PPFN) has appointed Dr Okai Haruna-Aku as the substantive Executive Director of the organisation. This is contained in an appointment letter... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 154 times

Tags: Planned Parenthood Federation of Nigeria, Mrs Wasilatu Saulawa, Dr Ibrahim Muhammad Ibrahim

PSN deploys 100 pharmacists for FCT poll

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), FCT Chapter, says it will deploy 100 pharmacists to augment the medical team of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN),

Association rejects reappointment of CMD, FMC Owo

 The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has rejected the Federal Government’s extension of tenure of Dr Liasu Adeagbo as the Chief Medical Director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Dr Liasu Adeagbo, Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN)

Traditional ruler tasks health workers on Lassa fever treatment

Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, the Olowo of Owo, has tasked health workers to be friendly and professional while treating patients infected with Lassa fever. Ogunoye said this when... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Adejoke Anao, Oba Ajibade Ogunoye, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

NNPC Weekly: FUT Minna honours Kyari, others, as coy. leads Africa’s energy transition

The Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited had a busy week following the award of honourary doctorate degree on its Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC), Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, Africa DeveloProf. Abdullahi Bala, pment Bank (AfDB), Malam Mele Kyari,

COVID-19: NCDC registers 35 additional infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said it registered 35 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in five states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

2 national under-19 volleyball players secure transfers to Albanian club

 Two national under-19 volleyball players, Izuchukwu Nwachukwu and Pascal Ozokoye, have secured playing contracts with Partizani SC of Albania, the Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) said on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Musa Nimrod,

Debt-to-revenue ratio of Nigeria could reach 90% in 2022 - Expert

AS the country plans to borrow not less than N6 trillion to fund the 2022 budget,  analysts have said Nigeria’s  debt revenue ratio is most likely... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: Debt Management Office Nigeria

NUC, PCN approve Pharm.D programme for Igbinedion Varsity

Igbinedion University, Okada, in Edo, has been accredited to run Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm. D) programme beginning from the 2022/2023 academic session.   Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, the Vice-Chancellor... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 140 times

Tags: Igbinedion University Okada, Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, National Universities Commission (NUC), Pharmacists’ Council of Nigeria (PCN)

Association hails friendly business climate of Nigeria’s Free Trade Zones

The Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association) says it is basking in the friendly business climate built around the country’s Free Trades Zones by President Muhammadu Buhari. Chief... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Nigeria Economic Zones Association (NEZ Association), Chief Oluwatoyin Elegbede, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, Miss Chidinma Udeogu,

NLC pays tributes to Gen. Kassonghov of DR Congo

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the death of late Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov  of DR Congo as a loss to the Pan-African movement and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Hassan Sunmonu, Gen. Martin-Luther Kassonghov, Mr Ayuba Wabba,

Make breast cancer treatment free, medical women association urge govts.

THE Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Kwara Chapter, on Friday, appealed to all tiers of governments,  to make Breast cancer treatment free for Nigerian women. Dr.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 101 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria, Dr. Bilqis Alatishe-Muhammad, World Cancer Day

Attack on Aregbesola’s Campaign Office, NSCDC, Police deploy officers

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, says it has deployed its personnel to protect the critical infrastructure and residents in the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Atanda Olabisi, Olawale Olokode, SP Yemisi Opalola, Rauf Aregbesola, Mr Emmanuel Ocheja

Buhari appoints Olatunji NDPB pioneer national commissioner

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Vincent Olatunji, as the National Commissioner/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Data Protection Bureau (NDPB). The approval followed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Data Protection Bureau,  President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Vincent Olatunji, Prof. Isa Pantami

2019 Hajj fund utilised for necessary preparations, maintenance – Medview

Medview Airline Plc has clarified that the fund meant for the 2019 Hajj were utilised for necessary preparations including aircraft maintenance and payment to service providers. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Medview Airline Plc, Mr Isiaq Na-Allah, Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON),

Taxation institute reach out to IDPs in Edo

THE Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) on Thursday visited and presented relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in Uhogua, Ovia North... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Pastor Solomon Folorunsho, Mr Adeshina Adedayo, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

Industry regulator applauds Shell for investing in Nigerian gas infrastructure

SHELL Nigeria Gas, SNG, has received accolades from industry regulator, the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority, NMDPRA, for deliberate and active investment in Nigeria’s... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: NMDPRA, Shell Nigeria Gas, Farouk Ahmed

Bad fuel from NNPC destroying our vehicles, Awka motorists lament

SOME motorists in Awka, Anambra State, have lamented over bad fuel they bought from the Nigeria National Petroleum Company (NNPC) mega station in Awka. While some complained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 152 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company,

Apapa customs intercepts 9 containers of wood, seizes N78m codeine

 THE Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted nine containers of unprocessed and semi-processed wood at the point of loading into a vessel. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, NDLEA, Samuel Gadzama

Karate federation says its athletes will participate in 33 events in 2022

The Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) on Thursday in Abuja said its athletes would participate in 33 events both nationally and internationally in 2022.   The federation’s Technical... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN), Nigeria University Games Association (NUGA),

Amaechi, Malami, dragged to court over alleged unlawful award of contract

Three construction companies have dragged the Minister of Transportation and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) to a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged unlawful... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Mr Rotimi Amaechi, Abubakar Malami, Mr James Okoh, Ahmed Mohammed, Duluidas Nigeria Limited, Duliz Dredging and Construction Limited, Consortium of Duluidas Nigeria Limited, Duliz Dredging and Constru

Labour threatens strike in C’ River over non-implementation of MoU

ORGANIZED labour in Cross River has threatened to down tool again if the memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with the state government is not implemented. The body,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr Ben Ukpekpi,

2023 Polls: Appoint only credible people into INEC - 70 CSOs urge Buhari

AHEAD of the 2023 general elections, a coalition of over 70 organizations under the aegis of Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, on Thursday, urged President Muhammadu... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, Nigeria Civil Society

NGO equips Lagos youths with digital skills

An NGO, United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), has trained 43 youths on digital skills to bridge the unemployment and under-employment gap among Nigerian youths. Speaking at the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: United Way Greater Nigeria (UWGN), Mr Olayemi Fasakin, Skills to Employment Programme (STEP),

Stakeholders hail Senate’s move to review Pension Reform Act

Some stakeholders have commended the move by the Senate to review the lump sum paid to retirees from their savings from 50 per cent to 75... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Dr Victor Makanjuola, Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Pension Funds Administrators (PFAs),

Wheat farmers in Bauchi applaud FG’s anchor borrowers programme

Dry Season Wheat Farmers in Bauchi State, on Thursday applauded the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) intervention in their farming activities. A cross session of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Alhaji Alhasan Samaila, Babangida Garba,

Petroleum: Reps move to transfer assets of defunct NNPC to NNPC Ltd

The House of Representatives’ Ad-hoc Committee to ascertain total inventory, assets, interests and liabilities of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd says it will meet with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Nigeria National Petroleum Company Ltd, Kingsley Chima,

`100 for 100 Policy’: Manufacturers seek more stakeholders’ engagement

Manufacturers in Edo and Delta have urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to create more awareness about its “.100 for 100 Policy’’ on Production and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN),

Assembly to invite Anambra Commissioner over N1.5bn loan

The Anambra House of Assembly says it plans to invite Mr Nnamdi Onukwuba, the state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, to explain the utilisation of the Central Bank... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Ebele Ejiofor, Mr Nnamdi Onukwuba,

2023: South-East to prune presidential candidates to three

WORRIED by the increasing number of presidential aspirants indicating their interest to contest the 2023 general election from the South-East, Igbo leaders in the area have... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Damian Okeke, Chief Mbazurike Amechi, All Nigeria Peoples Party, All Progressives Grand Alliance, All Progressives Congress, Peoples Democratic Party,

Insecurity, kidnapping, rape, others signs of lack of mental wellbeing – Psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, says the increasing rate of insecurity, kidnapping, rape and other social vices in Nigeria are signs of lack of optimal mental... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN)

300 First bank visa gold cardholders to be rewarded

IN its bid to further promote adoption of mobile payments solutions among its customers, First Bank Nigeria Limited has said it will be rewarding holders and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: Chuma Ezirim, First Bank Nigeria

COVID-19 highlights importance of infodemic management in Nigeria – NCDC DG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of infodemic management to effectively respond to the outbreak of diseases... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Ifedayo Adetifa,

NCDC reports 65 additional COVID-19 infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 65 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in six states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for Wednesday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Federal Capital Territory (FCT),

First Africa Holiday Village: NANTA praises Gov. Bello’s plan

The National President, National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, has commended the move by Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi to build the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), Mrs Susan Akporaiye, ational Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Gov. Yahaya Bello, Chief Olusegun Runsewe,

FirstBank rewards 300 Visa Gold card customers

FIRST Bank of Nigeria Ltd. says it will reward over 300 holders and customers of its branded Visa Gold card at the ongoing Visa Gold card... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, Mr Chuma Ezirim,

NIPC, ACCI to establish investment academy

 The Nigeria Investment Promotion Council (NIPC) says it will collaborate with the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) to establish an investment academy. The academy is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria Investment Promotion Council

Resolution of Samsung, LADOL feud to create over 10, 000 jobs —NEPZA CEO

The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), says resolution of the Korean shipbuilding giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI Nigeria) and Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL) feud... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics (LADOL), Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI Nigeria), Global Resources Management Limited (GRML), Prof. Adesoji Adesugba,

Reps to investigate recruitment into NSITF, other agencies under ministry of Labour

 The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate ongoing recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) and other agencies under the Federal Ministry... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs),

Revealed: State-by-state breakdown of killings in South-East by InterSociety group

By Kennedy Nnamani THE International Society for Civil Liberties and Rule of Law, InterSociety, has given the breakdown of the killings allegedly perpetrated in the eastern part... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: NPF, Nigerian Army, Nigeria Police Force

Ortom lied on clearing salary, pension arrears- BMO

The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has accused the Benue Governor of not being truthful about the payment of accumulated salaries, pensions and gratuities owed civil servants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Niyi Akinsiju, Cassidy Madueke, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Governor Ortom, Garba Shehu,

Cricket Federation satisfied with quality, level of participation at U-17 zonal championship

The Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), says it is satisfied with the quality and level of participation at the just concluded NCF/PwC national U-17 zonal qualifiers. Obalola told... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF),

NCDC, stakeholders review infodemic management response to infectious diseases

 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in collaboration with World Health Organization(WHO) and Breakthrough Action Nigeria, is organizing a workshop to review infodemic management response... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Yahaya Disu, Dr Abdulrahman Danjuma, Dr Adunola Oyegoke, Mr David Akoji,

Nigeria records 159 additional COVID-19 infections

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 159 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in eight states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC, via... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Association calls on FG to subsidise price of poultry produce

 The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos State chapter, has called on the Federal Government to intervene by subsidising the prices of poultry feed and input... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 55 times

Tags: Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN)

Buhari inaugurates N62bn HIV Trust Fund

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a N62 billion HIV Trust Fund of Nigeria (HTFN) to help Nigeria end AIDS as a public health threat and place... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Nigeria Business Coalition Against AIDS (NiBUCAA), Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Dr Gambo Aliyu,

UNILORIN farms set to begin eggs, chicken production – Management

THE University of Ilorin’s, UNILORIN, GG Max Poultry Farms will soon begin operation to boost the production of eggs and chicken in the country. Prof. Mikhail Buhari,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, UNILORIN, GG Max Poultry Farms

Over 90% applicants fail police recruitment exam - PSC

THE Police Service Commission, PSC says over 90 percent of the applicants seeking recruitment into the Nigeria Police Force have consistently failed to score up to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Police Service Commission, Hajiya Hawa Komo, Alhaji Musa Baba, Nigeria Police Force, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu,

MTNN announces result of public offer, oversubscribed by 139.47%

MTN Nigeria Communications (MTNN) Plc has announced that its first public offer for sale of 575 million shares recorded an oversubscription of 139.47 percent. This is contained... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 136 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria Communications, Mr Ralph Mupita, Mr Karl Toriola, Alhaji Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Mr Temi Popoola, Mr Bolaji Balogun,

ISO 9001:2015: FRSC gets rec certified

IN compliance with global best practices, the  Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has again fulfilled all requirements by the International Organisation for Standardization, ISO, and has... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: FRSC, Standard Organisation of Nigeria, Bisi Kazeem, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi

COVID-19: NCDC registers 22 additional infections

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday registered 22 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in four states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Cement manufacturers promise more production, less prices

CEMENT manufacturers under the auspices of the Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, CMAN, has promised to upscale cement production in a bid to crash prices. Mohammed Lawal... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Muhammad Buhari, Mohammed Lawal Bello, Cement Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Top 5 firms to watch this year who made combined profit of N788bn

DANGOTE Cement, Nestle, MTN Nigeria, BUA Cement and Airtel Africa are the top five firms to watch in Nigeria this year as they made N788billion as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Daily Trust, Phil Flynn, Bismarck Rewane, Airtel Africa, DANGOTE Cement, Nestle, MTN Nigeria, BUA Cement

Soludo reveals how he was threatened for undertaking banking revolution

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo has narrated his personal experience when he undertook some reforms in the banking sector. Soludo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof Charles Soludo, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili

COVID-19: NCDC registers 72 additional Infections

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 75 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19  in nine states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The NCDC, via its verified... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

CBN to check bad loans with new GSI framework

 THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released operational guidelines on the Global Service Instructions (GSI), aimed at checking the spate of bad loans within the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Chibuzo Efobi,

ALGON lauds Oyetola over Olaiya flyover bridge in Osun

The Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON) Osun Chapter, has commended Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola over the timely completion of the Olaiya flyover bridge in Osogbo,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Mr Abiodun Idowu, Gov. Adegboyega Oyetola, Mr Folarin Fafowora,

NSCDC to train INEC security personnel in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has pledged to train security personnel of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara. NSCDC state commandant, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Malam Garba Attahiru-Madami, Inter Agencies Committee on Elec

NCDC activates emergency operation center for lassa fever

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, on January 26, has activated the national multi-sectoral and multi-disciplinary Lassa fever Emergency Operations Center, EOC, in Abuja, following the Lassa... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Ifedayo Adetifa,  Nigeria Center for Disease Control

Customs FOU Zone ‘B’ impounds N279m goods in one month –Comptroller

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘B’ Federal Operations Unit (FOU), has seized 250 parcels of goods amongst other smuggled goods worth N275.989 million between Dec.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Al-Bashir Hamisu,

Stop introducing more taxes - Experts urge FG

FINANCIAL experts have urged the Federal Government to stop the introduction of more taxes because of the nation’s weak economy. They said this in separate interviews with... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Dr McAnthony Dike, Mr Moses Igbrude, Dr Zainab Ahmed,

US extends visa validity to September 2023

THE United States of America, USA, Mission in Nigeria has extended visa fee validity to September 2023, to accommodate applicants facing difficulty in booking appointment for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 376 times

Tags: United States Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria

Stakeholders in health sector support sugar tax

SOME key stakeholders in the health sector have made a case for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage, SSB, taxation. Speaking at the first Webinar Series on Nigeria Pro-Health Taxes with... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Nigeria Health Watch, Ahmad Zainab, Viviane Ihekweazu,Fola Adeola

Police speaks on its troubled helicopter

...clarifies aircraft did not crash landing  THE Nigeria Police Helicopter, Bell 429 5NMDA, flying from Abuja to Bauchi on Tuesday, January 26, was involved in a controlled... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 159 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Helicopter, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport,

14 deaths in 46 crashes recorded in Gombe

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Gombe State Command, said it recorded no fewer than 14 deaths in 46 crashes during Operation Zero Crash campaign. The 2021... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Ishaku Ibrahim, News Agency of Nigeria, Federal Road Safety Corps

3 remanded for allegedly stealing N3m necklace

THREE men – Sodiq Raman, 47; Oyetunji Oyekan, 35; and Akeem Balogun, 31 – on Thursday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Abel Anyanwu, Olasunkanmi Adejumola, R. A. Alejo, Akeem Balogun, Oyetunji Oyekan, Sodiq Raman

NPC says 28, 066 new babies welcomed in Badagry in 2021

THE National Population Commission, NPC, on Thursday said it recorded 28,066 births in the coastal town of Badagry, Lagos State, in 2021. Tonia Kalu, a deputy director... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Tonia Kalu, National Population Commission

Fashola discloses progress on Federal roads’ construction in Kano

BABATUNDE Fashola, the minister of Works and Housing, has commended the level and progress recorded by his ministry in the construction work of  Federal roads in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Muhammadu BuhariAbdullahi Ganduje, News Agency of Nigeria, Babatunde Fashola

NEPC says Nigeria is yet to optimally enjoy from AGOA

NIGERIA, compared to South Africa and Ghana is yet to get optimal benefits from the African Growth and Opportunity Act, AGOA. The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Adeyinka Obaniyi, Fred Macpherson-Iloegben, Ezra Yakusak, News Agency of Nigeria

Specialist lists benefits of traditional medicine, acupuncture to infertility

DR Ekinyi Ochete, an Abuja-based fertility Specialist, has identified and listed the benefits of traditional medicine and acupuncture in tackling sub-fertility issues,saying “the option can completely rebalance the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Ekinyi Ochete, News Agency of Nigeria

Expert cries out over rising cost of livestock feeds

OKON Amah, an agriculture expert has expressed displeasure with the rising cost of livestock feed and the consequent cost of production. Amah decried the challenges livestock farmers... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: OKON Amah, News Agency of Nigeria

Imperative of producing employable graduates

By Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN Amidst the rising rate of unemployment in Nigeria, stakeholders have advocated review of educational curriculum, particularly at the tertiary... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: Bisi Akande, Philip Shaibu, Godwin Obaseki, Prof. Sarah Agbor, Babs Omotowa, Igbinedion University, National Bureau of Statistics, Usman Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria

Former customs head, Ahmed Kojoli, dies

HAMMAN Ahmad Kojoli, a former comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, has died, aged 78. Bashir Gwandu, a brother-in-law of the deceased, disclosed via a terse... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Ahmadu Bello University, Jacob Buba, Bernard Nwadialo, Bashir Gwandu, LEADERSHIP, Hamman Ahmad Kojoli, Nigeria Customs Service

Sanwo-Olu lauds Airtel employees over support in fight against COVID-19

BABAJIDE Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor has commended employees of Airtel Nigeria for donating the sum of N20 million from their personal income to support indigent residents... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Surendran Chemmenkotil, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Airtel Nigeria

Government praises Fire Service for responsiveness

THE Anambra State Government has praised the state fire service for containing fire outbreaks throughout the state in a very professional way. The commendation is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Anambra State Government, APGA, Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, Chinua Achebe, NSE, Governor Willie Obiano, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, C. Don Adinuba, Air Vice Marshall Ben Chiobi,

Fitch Affirms Ecobank Nigeria’s Stable Outlook

FITCH Ratings has affirmed Ecobank Nigeria Limited's (ENG) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'B-' with a Stable Outlook. Fitch has simultaneously upgraded the bank’s National... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Fitch,

Resuscitate refineries before subsidy withdrawal – NLC tells FG

Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President Ayuba Wabba has urged the federal government to resuscitate the nation’s four refineries and build new ones before withdrawing fuel subsidy. Wabba,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba,

Okonkwo seeks government support for investors in Enugu State

OBIORA Okonkwo, chairman of United Nigeria Airlines, has called for the support of the Enugu State government towards driving investments to the state. When he led a... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Obiora Okonkwo, Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, United Nigeria Airlines,

NUT receives accusation form teachers

A group of teachers under the aegis of Concerned Teachers of Nigeria, has accused the national body of Nigeria Union of Teachers, NUT, of retaining retirees... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 114 times

Tags: Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Ojevwe Clement,, Leadership, Nigeria Union of Teachers

Stakeholders in health sector make case for sugar tax

Some key stakeholders in the health sector have made a case for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage(SSB) taxation. They described it as an effective and evidence-based approach to tackling Non-Communicable... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage(SSB), Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), National Action on Sugar Reduction(NASR), Nigeria Health Watch (NHW), Mrs Zainab Ahmed,

DMO lists $4bn, oversubscribed Eurobond in FMDQ exchange

Debt Management Office (DMO) says it has listed its 2021, 4 billion dollars Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) Eurobonds on the FMDQ Group Securities Exchange. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), Ms Patience Oniha,

2023: We did not endorse any presidential aspirant — Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), says it has not endorsed any presidential aspirant for the 2023 General Elections. The National Secretary of MACBAN,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 124 times

Tags: Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Miyetti Allah, Alhaji Baba Ngelzarma, All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, President Muhammadu Buhari,

NUJ calls for ageing policy to be domesticated

THE Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Council, has called on the 36 states of the federation to domesticate the National Policy on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Omini Oden, Emmanuel Ogbeche, Nigeria Union of Journalists

NAHCON urges Saudi Arabia to reconsider direct entry ban on Nigeria

 The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has appealed to the Saudi Arabian government to reconsider its suspension of direct Nigeria’s flight into the country.Alhaji Zikrullah... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

Airlines crash ticket fares for new year sales

AIFARE across the country has crashed making air travel affordable to middle class after it went beyond their reach during the yuletide season. Leadership had reported in December... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Capt. Musa Nuhu, NCAA, Alexander Nwuba, Capt  John Ojikutu (rtd), Arik air, Dana Air, United Nigeria, Airpeace, Leadership

Yola electricity firm shut over staff dismissal

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Adamawa State has shut down activities in the Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC) over alleged wrongful disengagement of some members... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Emmanuel Fashe, Yola Electricity Distribution Company

Army, Police tell lies against us - IPOB

THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has replied the Nigeria Police and Army in Imo State, telling them to stop deceiving the public with lies, describing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags: IPOB, Nigeria Police, Nigeria Army, ESN, Emma Powerful,

NLC suspends planned strike, urges FG to complete refineries

THE Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Tuesday, asked the Federal Government to swing into immediate action in ensuring that all moribund refineries in the country are... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: President Buhari, Ayuba Wabba, Nigeria Labour Congress

Nurses’ association seeks justice for murdered member

NATIONAL Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), FCT Council, has called on the authorities to unmask the killers of one of its members, Mrs Grace... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives, Mrs Deborah Yusuf, Mrs Grace Dauda.

CBN retains interest rate at 11.5%, holds other parameters constant

THE Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)  of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday announced the retention of the country’s Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) at 11.5... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele,

NLC suspends proposed nationwide subsidy protest

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has suspended its nationwide protest for Thursday and February 2. The NLC said it took the decision at its National Executive Council... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba,

AMCON threatened with court action over delay to publish debtors names

RENEW Nigeria, a non-governmental and rights group, has asked the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to publish names of obligors to Nigerian Banks after the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 226 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, im Oweto,

Health workers hazard allowances, insufficient - Association.

THE Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has described the hazard allowance given to health workers by the Federal Government as insufficient. It noted that... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria,

FG must stop importation of fuel - Labour

IMPORTATION of petroleum products should be stopped forthwith by the Federal Government because it is “akin to handing over our national sovereignty to other climes,” the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ayuba Wabba, Emmanuel Ugboaja, Nigeria Labour Congress,

No more alcohol production in sachet, PET bottles

THE National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has stopped the registration of alcohol in sachet, small volume PET and glass bottles below... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 300 times

Tags: Distillers and Blenders Association of Nigeria, Federal Ministry of Health, Prof. Mojisola  Adeyeye, NAFDAC

Clearing agents fight against revenue target imposed by NCS

CLEARING agents operating at the nation’s seaports have described the N4.1trillion revenue target set for the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, as outrageous, saying, the pressure to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Muhammadu Buhari, Tony Iju Nwabunike, Nigeria Customs Service

NPFL: Wikki Tourists beat visiting Plateau United 2-1

 Wikki Tourists Football Club of Bauchi on Sunday beat visiting Plateau United FC of Jos 2-1 in a 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags:  Wikki Tourists Football Club, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Plateau United FC, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Fuad Ekelojuoti, Kabiru Dogo,

Shell powers talent pipeline with SAP Young Professionals Program

AS African enterprises continue their digital transformation initiatives accelerated by the pandemic, talent is once again in the spotlight. World Bank data suggests more than 230 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Adeolu Okanlawon, Pedro Guerreiro, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria,

MDCAN decries mass exodus of medical, dental consultants to developed countries

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) on Sunday decried that over 100 consultants left 17 Nigerian health institutions for developed countries. MDCAN said the mass... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Federal Government, Dr Victor Makanjuola,

Buhari has handled oil/gas revenue exceptionally well-BMO

Proceeds from the nation’s oil and gas resources have never been efficiently managed as is being done by the  President Muhammadu Buhari administration.This is the contention... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Niyi Akinsiju, All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),

 SNEPCO receives crystal award at Olo-Club 50th anniversary

ENERGY giant, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO) bagged the Crystal Award at the prestigious Port Harcourt Polo Club’s 50th Anniversary celebrations, at the Rivers State... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Mr. Evans Krukrubo, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company, Chukwudi Dimkpa,

IPMAN, NLC disagree over planned subsidy removal protest

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has described the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) planned nationwide protest against fuel subsidy removal as an unnecessary and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nwozuzu Chigozie, Nigeria Labour Congress,

Those behind Ahmed Kuru, AMCON MD's travails with EFCC

...as no AMCON assets are underpriced or sold to his cronies or friends The current travails of  Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,499 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Arik Air, EFCC,

UNICEF warns of education crisis in Nigeria

...as world celebrates International Day of Education amid COVID-19 concerns AS the world celebrated the International Day of Education today, UNICEF welcomed the government’s pledge to increase... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 225 times

Tags: Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Representative in Nigeria

AMCON invitation by EFCC another bad image for Buhari government

  By Andrew Onyejuruuwa   For those who may not know, the invitation of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON),... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 months ago | seen 1,166 times

Tags: All Progressive Congress, President Muhammadu Buhari,Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK), chairman of the Econo

Qatar 2022: Super Eagles to aim for the Stars!

THE 71-year old rivalry between Nigeria and Ghana on the football field will hit a combustible point in March when the Super Eagles and the Black... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Nigeria, Ghana, FIFA World Cup, Super Eagles

Costa Rica 2022: Cameroon hold Nigeria to 0-0 draw in Douala

NIGERIA and Cameroon battled to a scoreless draw in their FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup African series fourth round, first leg encounter in Douala on Saturday. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Cameroon, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup

All On, USADF announce 13 winners of $100,000 2021 Nigeria off-grid energy challenge

THE U.S. African Development Foundation, USADF and All On on Friday, January 21, announced that 13 wholly Nigerian-owned enterprises emerged as winners of the 2021 Nigeria... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: USADF, Nigeria Off-Grid Energy Challenge, A1 Power Technologies, Alabaster Agro-Allied Industries, Bols N Sels Technologies, CeeSolar Energy, Elvees Engineering, Enercity Smart Grid, First Electric, G

We do not administer expired vaccines – NPHCDA

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, has said the agency does not administer expired vaccines to Nigerians. The agency explained on Friday through... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 142 times

Tags: Nigeria Primary Health Care Development Agency,

Polymer Institute appeals to Buhari to sign its bill into law

THE Polymer Institute of Nigeria (PIN) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the institute’s bill, to enable it perform its duties professionally, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Polymer Institute of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Paul Mamza,

Nigerian stock market records an inches higher by N36bn

ACTIVITIES on the nation’s bourse sustained positive mood on Friday with the market capitalisation increasing further by N36 billion. Specifically, the market capitalisation which opened at N24.274... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: Transcorp, Custodian Investment, Sovereign Trust Insurance, Honey Well Flour Mills, Sunu Assurances, Northern Nigeria Flour Mills

Nigeria's shift from fossil industry will benefit economy more – Ministry, NGO

THE Ministry of Environment and the Coalition for Socio-Economic Transformation (COSET) say shift from fossil industry will benefit Nigeria more economically and help to solve climate... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe, Rev. Fr. Edward Obi, Mr Ken Henshaw, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Nigeria, Mrs Iniobong Abiola-Awe,

IPMAN President decries delay in payment of bridging claims

THE new National President of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Debo Ahmed, has appealed to  the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 209 times

Tags: Alhaji Debo Ahmed, Mr Habu Fari, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, Chinedu Ukadike, Chief Linus Mgbakogu, Chief Benjamin Omale, Mr Omololu Omotaduwa, Mr John Kekeocha, Alhaji Zar

AuGF, Nigeria minting company disagree over N162 billion infractions

THE Nigeria Security Printing and minting Company and the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation have disagreed over the N162 billion financial infractions contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Nigeria Security Printing and minting Company,

Ekiti United FC condoles with 3SC over GM’s death

 The management of Ekiti United Football Club (EKFC) has condoled  the Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan over the death of its General Manager, Rasheed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ekiti United Football Club (EKFC), Rasheed Balogun, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL),

FAAN warns untrained officials against driving on airside

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned airport officials without requisite training or certification not to drive on the airsides of the nation’s airports. FAAN... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu,

Livestock Law: Police, sister agencies assure Delta C’ttee of support

The Police and sister agencies in Delta have assured the Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC) of support for the peaceful implementation of the livestock law to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Department of State Services (DSS), Chief Julius Egbedi, CP Muhammed Ari,

Super Eagles to face Tunisia in Round of 16

NIGERIA will face Tunisia in the second game of the Round of 16 on Sunday after the Carthage Eagles finished third in Group F. Tunisia has had... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Tunisia, AFCON 2021, Super Eagles

Increase fuel price and expect uprising worse than #EndSARS - Abdulsalami to FG

NIGERIA'S former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), has warned that the soaring hardship in the country might result into another nationwide conflagration, worse than... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 191 times

Tags: Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Governor Babagana Zulum, National Bureau of Statistics, Baba-Ahmed, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic

NFSC appoints Amb. Olonisakin as patron

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), on Thursday appointed Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Nigeria’s  Ambassador to Cameroon as its patron. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 64 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC), Amb. Abayomi Olonisakin, Dr Rafiu Ladipo, Rev. Samuel Ikpea, Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Super Eagles,

COVID-19: NCDC reports 6 deaths, 123 additional infections

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 123 additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and witnessed six more deaths linked to virus in 12 states... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

National Library commends library at Custodian Centre Ikoyi

Mrs Chinwe Anunobi, Chief Executive Officer, National Library of Nigeria (NLN), has described the Library of Medium Security Custodian Centre, Ikoyi, Lagos, as a sight to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 134 times

Tags: Mrs Chinwe Anunobi, National Library of Nigeria (NLN), Mrs Obianuju Onuorah,

NIS rescues 20 victims of human trafficking in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it rescued 20 victims of human trafficking in its various operations in 2021. ASI Nura Usman, the command’s... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), ASI Nura Usman,

AFCON: Bauchi fans hopeful of Eagles victory

Some football enthusiasts in Bauchi have expressed optimism that the Super Eagles will bring home the trophy of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 86 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),

Unearth those behind shooting in Enugu APC office – VON DGV

THE Director-General of Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has  urged security agencies to unearth those behind recent shooting in All Progressives Congress (APC) office... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 56 times

Tags: Mr Osita Okechukwu, Mr Kelvin Ezeoha, APC Voice of Nigeria,

Super Eagles must improve to win matches ahead – SWAN

 THE Zamfara Chapter of the Sport Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), says the Super Eagles must improve their striking ability in order to win the remaining... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: port Writers Association of Nigeria, Murtala Dabbaka

Reveal policemen who invaded Imo church HURIWA tells IG

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Wednesday charged the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to make public the findings of the police panel... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 95 times

Tags: Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, Emmanuel Onwubiko, Rochas Okorocha, Usman Baba, Uche Nwosu,

AMCON MD in EFCC net over under-priced assets

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday grilled the Managing Director of Assets Management Company of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Kuru. Kuru was quizzed in connection to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Assets Management Company of Nigeria, Mr. Ahmed Kuru.

Nigeria records 230 new COVID-19 cases – NCDC

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country registered 230 additional COVID-19 infections in 13 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Wednesday. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Nigeria beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group game

NIGERIA beat Guinea-Bissau 2-0 in Garoua to become the only side at the Africa Cup of Nations to win all three group games. After making eight changes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 70 times

Tags: NIGERIA, Guinea-Bissau, Africa Cup of Nations, William Troost-Ekong, Umar Sadiq

Insecurity: FAAN reassures safety in Nigeria airports

 Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has reiterated that Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) and other airports in the country are safe and secure, contrary to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Aviation Security and Safety Management (AVSEC),

Economy: Stockbrokers advise FG, INEC, political parties on 2023 elections

The Federal Government, the Independent National Electoral Commission and various political parties have been urged to eschew any act that may trigger violence in the 2023... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Independent National Electoral Commission, Federal Government, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS), Mr Akeem Oyewale, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Bishop bags institute honourary fellow award, pledges better deal

The Presiding pastor, Shekhinah Glory Ministry Worldwide, Bishop Kelvin Nwafor, was on Wednesday in Abuja, conferred with Honourary Fellow of the Institute of Corporate and Public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Bishop Kelvin Nwafor, Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Shekhinah Glory Ministry Worldwide,

Army ordered to pay N1b, apologize to Nnamdi Kanu for invading his house

AN Umuahia High Court has ordered the Federal Government and the Nigeria Army to pay N1billion to the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 253 times

Tags: Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Nigeria Army, IPOB

We’ll respond after studying judgement - Army on N1bn compensation to Kanu

FOLLOWING the order of the court that, the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, be compensated with N1bn for total violation... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: Nigeria Army, Police, Aloy Ejimakor, Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB

Police, A’Ibom Government organise retreat for senior officers

THE Nigeria Police Force in partnership with the Akwa Ibom Government will organize a two-day conference and retreat for senior officers in February. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force, Mr Frank Mba

IDP kills self after allegedly being raped by NGO official

AISHA Umar,  a female Internally Displaced Person, IDP, in Borno State, has taken her life after allegedly being raped by an official of an International Non-Governmental... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Huzaif Adam, Lucy D Yunana, Women in the New Nigeria and Youth Empowerment initiative

Who actually unveiled the rice pyramids?

A lot of controversy is following, just as it preceded, the unveiling by President Muhammadu Buhari of pyramids of reportedly 13 million bags of rice in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Nigeria Daily, Muhammadu Buhari

Police arrest 3 over alleged murder of medical doctor, friend in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has arrested three persons over alleged murder of a medical practitioner, Dr Obisike Ibe and his friend in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Mr Babaji Sunday, Nigeria Police

NNL 2021/2022: Commissioner charges Ekiti United management on better performance

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in Ekiti, Micheal Awopetu, on Tuesday advised the management of the state-owned football club, Ekiti United Football Club, to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Micheal Awopetu, Kayode Olujohungbe, Nigeria National League (NNL),

Pinnick meets Coca-Cola top brass, assures on protection against ambush marketers

IN the wake of incidences of blatant ambush marketing and intentional deceptive advertising by some businesses, targeted at illegitimately identifying with the Super Eagles and the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Super Eagles, Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, FIFA, NFF

2023 Presidency: Amadi names the best chance for South-East

AS the race for the presidency in the 2023 general election hits up, one of those clamouring for Igbo presidency, Sam Amadi, has drummed support for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 236 times

Tags: Peter Obi, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, Sam Amadi, Anyim Pius Anyim

Family planning reduces maternal death by 30% — AAFP

The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP) says family planning has the potential of reducing maternal death by 30 per cent. Dr Ejike... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: The Association for the Advancement of Family Planning in Nigeria (AAFP), Dr Ejike Oji,

Safety, security of air passengers at the Lagos airport currently under threat

SAFETY and security of air passengers at the Lagos airports is currently under threat as motorcyclists known as Okada, have taken over the Lagos Airport access... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Capt. John Ojikutu (rtd), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria

COVID-19: Nigeria records 7 deaths, 249 new cases, says NCDC

 NIGERIA on Monday recorded seven additional deaths and 249 cases across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The latest statistics by the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Rice pyramids: RIFAN to empower 1m farmers

The National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Alhaji Aminu Goronyo says association will empower one million farmers during the dry season farming to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: National President of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, Godwin Emefiele, CBN,

  KPMG lists Ecobank Nigeria among top five customer experience leaders In Nigeria

KPMG Nigeria has ranked Ecobank Nigeria among the top five leading banks in Wholesale (Corporate) Banking in the KPMG Customers’ Experience and Satisfaction Survey. Ecobank moved... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Citibank, Standard Chartered Bank, FCMB, Zenith bank.

Rice Pyramid: Price of commodity to come down in Nigeria — RIFAN

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says plans have been concluded to launch the one million bags of rice paddy stacked as pyramids in Abuja... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI),

IPMAN BoT warns against proposed inauguration of parallel NEC

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned against the planned inauguration of a parallel National Executive Committee... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), National Executive Committee (NEC), Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Justice Musa Muhammad, Mr Tunji Adeniji,, Alhaji Abdulk

Primary health agency gives advice on COVID-19 vaccination

THE Edo State Primary Health Care Development Agency, EDSPHCDA, has advised the public to get vaccinated in order to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Julie... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 153 times

Tags: Rev. Ogakwu Simeon, Christian Association of Nigeria, Abdufatah Enabulele, Martha Ihemen, Dr Julie Erhabor, UNICEF

Cricket: TBS turf wicket capable of hosting international tournaments- Akpata

President of the Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Uyi Akpata, says the recent unveiling of the revamped Tafa Balewa Square (TBS) turf wicket is capable of hosting... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 44 times

Tags: Nigeria Cricket Federation (NCF), Uyi Akpata,

Church in Plateau begs for support for attacked members

THE Conference of Baptist Church has solicited support from government for its members who are affected by the recent attacks in Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Rev. Koeleh Saleh, News Agency of Nigeria

Reduction in fire incidents recorded in 2021

THE Zamfara Fire Service on Monday said the State recorded about 35 per cent reduction in cases of fire incidents across the state in 2021.   Abdullahi Jibo,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Malam Abdullahi Jibo

VIO impounds 6,850 vehicles in Adamawa

THE Vehicles Inspection Office, VIO, in Adamawa impounded no fewer than 6,850 vehicles, including tricycles between January and December 2021. Abdullahi Mandi, chief Vehicles Inspection Officer, said... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Abdullahi Mandi, News Agency of Nigeria, Vehicles Inspection Office

Court sets Feb. 7 for case filed against 2 clergymen

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ilorin has fixed Feb. 7, for ruling in the case of alleged unlawful assembly filed against two clergymen. The Nigeria Security and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Ajide Kehinde, Oyekanmi Isijola, Ibrahim Dasuki, Jesulayomi Adetola, Olumide Peters, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps

IPMAN warns tanker drivers to stop meddling in association’s affairs

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has warned some petroleum tanker drivers to stop meddling in the association’s affairs, especially with regards to its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Justice Musa Muhammad, National Executive Committee (NEC),

Cholera: Nigeria reports 3,604 deaths, 111,062 cases in 2021 – NCDC

 Nigeria reported no fewer than 3,604 deaths and 111,062 cases of cholera in 2021, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says. The Nigeria Centre for Disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 128 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

NiMet predicts 3-day sunny, hazy weather conditions

THE Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted three days of sunshine and haziness across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released in Abuja predicted sunny and hazy atmosphere... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: Nigeria Meteorological Agency

TSA implementation: Leakages still linger

SIX years into the full-scale implementation of the Treasury Single Account, TSA, aimed at ensuring greater accountability of government resources and blocking leakages, the revenue accruing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Sylva Okolieaboh, Paul Alaje, Zainab Ahmed, David Akwu, NNPC, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Central Bank of Nigeria, Daily Trust, Muhammadu Buhari

Lassa fever: Nigeria records 2 deaths, 222 infections, says NCDC

NIGERIA recorded 222 new Lassa fever cases and two new deaths in one week across 15 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) . The Nigeria Centre... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 111 times

Tags: The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

COVID-19: NCDC records 301 new infections, 8 fatalities

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 301 additional infections of COVID-19 on Sunday. The NCDC via its verified website on Monday morning, also disclosed... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

President Buhari to unveil CBN, RIFAN mega rice pyramids in Abuja

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, unveil the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  huge Rice Pyramids in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, rice farmers association of Nigeria, Chinonso Elendu, Mr Abubakar Alli

New ransomware attacking organisational networks discovered - NCC

THE Nigerian Communications Commission wishes to alert members of the public that a cybercrime group has perfected a new year scheme to deliver ransomware to targeted... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 221 times

Tags: Nigeria Communications Commission

Manufacturers CEO index up 1.4 points in Q4′ 2021

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has pegged the composite manufacturers Chief Executive Officers (CEO) Confidence Index (MCCI) of the fourth quarter of 2021 at 55.... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 71 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mr Mansur Ahmed,

NEPZA partners stakeholders on precious stones industry

 THE Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has emphasised the need to adopt free trade zone model in exploration, refining, production and marketing of gemstones. The Managing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 115 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority, Prof. Adesoji Adesugba

Association reiterates call for removal of Stockfish from FOREX ban

THE Stock Fish Importers Association of Nigeria has reemphasized its call for the removal of stockfish from the FOREX ban list in 2022. The Chairman of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: Stock Fish Importers Association of Nigeria, Mr Gregory Ilobinso

No change in leadership of IPMAN’s national exco – Spokesman

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) says there is no change of leadership in the association’s National Executive whose tenure will elapse on Dec.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 147 times

Tags: Mr Abubakar Malami, Alhaji Danladi Pasali, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, Mr Usman Baba, Alhaji Yakubu Suleiman, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria

New Nasarawa NYCN chairman appointed

THE National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Nasarawa State chapter has approved the appointment of Malam Jaafar Loko as the State Chairman of the council. This is... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: Louis Azige, Muhammad Atose, Jaafar Loko, Idris Ojoko, Liman Akaro, Akolo Alaku, National Youth Council of Nigeria

Buhari inaugurates 200 operational vehicles for Nigeria Police

 PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated over 200 Buffalo branded operational vehicles and other security hardware procured by the Federal Government, through the Nigeria Police Trust... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Usman Baba, Nigeria Police Trust Fund, Alhaji Muhammad Dingyadi, Mr Ahmad Sokoto

NAPTAN bids for safe, healthy learning environment

THE National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria, NAPTAN, has emphasised  the need for schools authorities across the country to make learning environments safe and healthy for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 61 times

Tags: Dowen College, Sylvester Oromoni, NAN, Adeolu Ogunjobi, National Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria

Mothers in Lagos receive 200,000 units Micronutrient Powder from UNICEF

AJEROMI General Hospital in Lagos State on Thursday flagged off the distribution of over 200,000 units of micronutrient powder to mothers as part of efforts to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: Sunday Oluodo, Adewale Idowu, Dr Olufemi Orebanjo, Olatundun Rufai, Olubunmi Braheem, Olusola Malomo, News Agency of Nigeria

Internet fraudsters fleece innocent applicants for fake recruitment – NCS

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has warned the public against the activities of internet fraudsters extorting innocent individuals seeking employment into the service. NCS Public Relations Officer,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah,

Apapa Customs Command generates N870.39bn in 2021

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Apapa Area Command, says the command generated N870.39 billion revenue from January to December 2021. The Area Controller, Comptroller Malanta Ibrahim, said... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Malanta Ibrahim,

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,

Carbonated drink Tax: prices of Guinness products to increase January 18

COMPLYING with the federal government’s directive on excise duty payment on non-alcoholic drinks, Guinness Nigeria Plc said it will be increasing the price of selected brands... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Guinness Nigeria Plc

COVID-19: NCDC records 432 new cases, 6 deaths

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it has recorded six more fatalities due to complications from the COVID-19 infection as of Jan. 12, 2022. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Firstbank holds Nigeria economic Outlook Webinar for 2022.

...Sets the tone for delibrations on continued economic recovery and business impact.      FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider has announced... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 514 times

Tags: Folake Ani-Mumuney, Bismarck Rewane, FirstBank of Nigeria PLC, Ini Ebong, Opeyemi Agbaje, Olaitan Martins, Augustine Uddin

No vacancies in Train 7 Project positions - NLNG

THE Nigeria LNG Ltd (NLNG) has debunked an online advertisement announcing vacancies for its Train 7 Project positions. The NLNG made this known in a statement issued... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 780 times

Tags: Andy Odeh, Nigeria LNG,

Nsukka residents describes Shonekan as man of peace, patriotic leader

SOME residents of Nsukka in Enugu State have mourned the former Head of the Interim National Government, ING, Ernest Shonekan, describing him as a man of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Joseph Ugwuoke, Onyema Idoko, Prof. Jonah Onuoha, Ernest Shonekan, News Agency of Nigeria

Guinness Nigeria appoints Difom Finance/Strategy Director

THE Board of Directors, Guinness Nigeria Plc, has appointed Mr Emmanuel Difom, as the company’s Finance and Strategy Director, effective Nov. 1, 2021. This is contained in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 376 times

Tags: Rotimi Odusola, Emmanuel Difom, Guinness Nigeria Plc

135 Trucks of smuggled rice, others worth N7.8bn impounded in Lagos, Ogun

THE federal operations unit Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, said it impounded contraband goods smuggled into the country from neighbouring Benin Republic worth... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 82 times

Tags: NDLEA, Hussein Ejibunu, Nigeria Customs Service

Ikoyi building collapse: construction began before approval was granted – LASBCA

THE Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), said before a Coroner’s Inquest to the collapse of the 21-storey building at Gerard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, that construction... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: LASBCA, A.S Odugbemi, Muritala Olawale, Prowess Engineering Nigeria Ltd

Institutions honour IT firm, CEO for youth empowerment

THE National Youth Service Corps, NYSC and Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, have honoured New Horizons Nigeria, the largest private sector information technology and e-business training... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 67 times

Tags: Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, Babatunde Adetona, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, Tim Akano, New Horizons Nigeria, Bowen University, National Youth Service Corps

Police extend deadline for Online registration for 2021 recruitment of constables 

...as portal closes Saturday, January 22   THE Nigeria Police Force has extended the deadline for online registration in the ongoing 2021 recruitment exercise for interested and eligible... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba

Adamawa govt urges residents to move to Cameroon to support Super Eagles

THE Adamawa government has urged the state residents to cross over to neighbouring Cameroon and support the Super Eagles  in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations. Musa... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Austin Ajayi, Sport Writers Association of Nigeria, Gyang Pam, AFCON, Musa Bajoro, News Agency of Nigeria

Lalong comments on Bassa violent attacks

SIMON Lalong of Plateau has described attack in Ancha community of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau where lives were lost and property destroyed as a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Peace Building Agency, Plateau State Emergency Management Agency, SIMON Lalong, News Agency of Nigeria

4 men arraigned for alleged murder of RCCG pastor

FOUR men on Wednesday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing Babatunde Dada, a Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG pastor,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Oyekanmi Isijola, Linda Balogun, Julio Hodonu, Mubarak Soliu, Mumuni Toheeb, Kasali Jamiu, Faruk Muhammed, Redeemed Christian Church of God

FCTA staff flood vaccination centre for COVID-19 Vaccine

STAFF of Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, on Wednesday, flooded COVID-19 vaccination point at the secretariat in compliance with the directive of Olusade Adesola, the FCT... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Ikharo Attah, Malam Abubakar Sani, FCTA, News Agency of Nigeria

Traditional healer gets two life sentences for abducting, defiling teen

PRINCE Tom, a traditional healer, was on Wednesday sentenced to two life sentences by an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court for abducting and defiling... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 66 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Justice Abiola Soladoye

No complacency against Sudan - Taraba sports director urges Eguavoen

GEORGE Shitta, the Taraba director of sports, on Wednesday advised the Super Eagles’ head coach, Augustine Eguavoen, to start preparing immediately for  the team’s next game. Shitta... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, News Agency of Nigeria, GEORGE Shitta, Super Eagles

2023 presidency: Tinubu has divine calling to be Nigeria’s president

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú, NDA, says Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has a divine calling to be Nigeria`s president in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Akin Badeji, All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú

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

Tinubu has divine calling to be Nigeria’s president in 2023- Diaspora group

THE Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú (NDA) says Sen. Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has a divine calling to be Nigeria`s president... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: Dr Akin Badeji, Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú, Sen. Bola Tinubu,

FG sensitises stakeholders on quality processing of shea nut in Niger

 The Federal Government has advised stakeholders in the Shea sub-sector to add value to the nut, through production and processing to meet international standards. Dr Evelyn Ngige,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Dr Evelyn Ngige,Alhaji Gata Liman, National Agency for Food, Drug Administration Control  (NAFDAC), Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON),Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC),

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

COVID-19: Rising cases and the imperative for local manufacturing of vaccines

NIGERIANS have been expecting the establishment of vaccine manufacturing labs in the country, not just for the COVID-19 pandemic, but an overall supply chain to tackle... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 113 times

Tags: Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, President Muhammadu Buhari, Dr Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Ibrahim Oloriegbe, Prof. Oyewale Tomori

Review of some 2021 significant decisions in labour, employment by the National Industrial Court

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) as a specialised court has exclusive jurisdiction in civil causes and matters relating to or connected with any labour,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 110 times

Tags: The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN),

Nigeria records 1 death, 422 COVID-19 infections

 Nigeria on Tuesday recorded one fatality from the coronavirus pandemic, with 422 fresh cases reported across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 102 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

Nigeria records 1 death, 422 COVID-19 infections

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded one fatality from the coronavirus pandemic, with 422 fresh cases reported across 14 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),

Transparency Nigeria Group calls for dismissal of CEO of Wema Bank

THE Transparency Nigeria Group, TNG, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to immediately dismiss Ademola Ademise, the chief executive of Wema Bank PLC, a tier-3... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 4 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Transparency Nigeria Group, Wema Bank PLC,  Central Bank of Nigeria, Dahiru Mohammed, Ademola Ademise

NGO seeks harmonization of policy to include carbon tax

THE Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem for Preservation, GIFSEP, has called on the federal government to consider harmonisation and inclusion of carbon in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Citizens Climate International, News Agency of Nigeria, David Michael, Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem for Preservation

Checking criminality: NSCDC urges govts, wealthy individuals to create jobs for youths

 The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has urged governments at all levels and wealthy individuals to do more in the creation of jobs for... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags:  The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),Mr Valentine Afrika,

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

Ogun students mourn Shonekan, agitate for his immortalization

LEADERSHIP of National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS and National Association of Ogun State Students, NAOSS, have mourned the passing of Ernest Shonekan, former Head of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 129 times

Tags: Babangida, Dapo Abiodun, President Muhammadu Buhari, Gbemileke Ogunrombi, Damilola Simeon, News Agency of Nigeria, Ernest Shonekan, National Association of Ogun State Students, National Association of

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

Alleged N7.1bn fraud: what Kalu tells court

ORJI Uzor Kalu, the former governor of Abia, has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to remove his name from the N7.1 billion charge levelled against... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Justice Inyang Ekwo, Rotimi Jacobs, News Agency of Nigeria, Ude Udeogu, Solo Akuma, Slok Nigeria Ltd, Chris Uche, Justice Inyang Ekwo, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

APC national convention: Orji Kalu renews call for postponement

ORJI Kalu, the Chief Whip of the Senate, has renewed call for postponement of the national convention of the All Progressives Congress, APC, scheduled for February. Kalu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Orji Kalu, News Agency of Nigeria

Ondo govt partners TCN to improve power supply

ONDO State Government, in partnership with the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has set up a joint team to improve power supply across the state. Razaq Obe,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: NDDC, Okitipupa Local Government, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Bakare Kassim, Razaq Obe, Transmission Company of Nigeria

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

COVID-19: Nigeria records 8 fatalities, 420 new infections

NIGERIA recorded eight deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 420 new cases on Monday in 12 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) The Nigeria Centre for... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Celebration of 2021 Oyolima Cultural Festival in Umuoji

By Kennedy Nnamani THE Oyolima comedy and laughter night was really a spectacular show, organized by the board of trustees and the entire members of Oyolima Umuoji... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 245 times

Tags: Igwe Ikechukwu Oliver Akpudo, Uche Udego, Osy Praise, Chukwuemeka Nwachukwu, Umuoji Improvement Union Nigeria, Sly Onyima, Mmaduaborochukwu Orakwe, Eze Augustine Sunday Ojukwu, Uche Nworah, Onwurah Ag

Police ask candidates to check application status on recruitment portal, print invitation slip

...as training exercise commences January 10   THE Nigeria Police Force has invited candidates who participated in the medical screening exercise in the 2020 recruitment exercise of 10,000 police... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Nigeria police force,

Capital importation stands at $1.73 bn in Q3, 2021- NBS

The total value of capital importation into Nigeria stood at 1.73 billion dollars in the third quarter of 2021, from 875.62 billion dollars in the preceding... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: National Bureau of Statistics (NBS),Foreign Direct Investment (FDI),Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),

Expert tasks psychiatrists association on mental health campaigns

RETIRED Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, a Member of, Board of Trustees, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria (APN), has called for a massive awareness campaign on mental health. Okulate,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 196 times

Tags: Retired Brig.-Gen. Gbenga Okulate, Prof. Taiwo Sheikh, Association of Psychiatrists in Nigeria, Dr Olugbenga Owoeye

Gombe farmers ask for improved investment in dry season farming

SOME farmers in Dogon-Ruwa Community in Kaltungo Local Government Council of Gombe State have advocated for improved investment in dry season farming to encourage agricultural production. A... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Ibrahim Bako, Malam Ahmadu Audu, News Agency of Nigeria

Killing of Nigerian in South Africa under investigation – NiDCOM boss

MRS Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission’s (NiDCOM) said on Monday that investigation into the circumstances surrounding the killing in South Africa, of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 103 times

Tags: Mr Collins Mgbo, Nigeria Union South Africa, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa,

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

Organisation in Yobe supports 600 sickle cell patients

THE Sickle Cell Disease Eradication Initiative, a Community-Based Organisation, CBO, says it has concluded arrangements to provide medical support to over 600 sickle cell patients it... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 272 times

Tags: Yobe Ministry of Health, Shehu Sule College of Nursing and Midwifery, Yobe Specialists’ Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Aliyu Mohammad, Sickle Cell Disease Eradication Initiative

FAAN hands over 90 touts to police in Lagos, Abuja

THE management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says that it has arrested no fewer than  90 persons at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: Lakewood Services, Nacho Plc, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, Federal Airports Authority 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

Court remands 51-year-old carpenter for allegedly defiling 9-year-old girl

AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Monday ordered that a 51-year-old carpenter, Christopher Ajibola, remanded in a correctional centre for allegedly defiling a nine-year-old girl. Ajibola, who resides... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 65 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, ASP Victor Eruada, Christopher Ajibola, Kirikri Correctional Centre, Magistrate M.O Tanimola

Bullying: Clerics advise parents to instill discipline, moral values in children

 THE Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Oyo State, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, has urged parents to instill discipline and moral values in their children and wards... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 89 times

Tags: Christian Association of Nigeria, Apostle Joshua Akinyemiju, bullying in schools

Man, stabs elder brother to death in Jigawa

THE Police Command in Jigawa says it is hunting for a 22-year-old man, who allegedly stabbed his elder brother to death in Sabuwar Takur area of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Augustine Julius, Alfred Julius, Dutse Local Government Area, Julius Ochai, Rashid Shekoni Teaching Hospital, Augustine Julius, News Agency of Nigeria, ASP Lawan Shiisu, Police Public Relations Office

FRSC tells public to disregard video on tricycle rider/corps patrol team faceoff

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has urged the public to disregard the trending video showing an erring tricycle rider and corps patrol team faceoff.   Bisi Kazeem,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Adeshina Adeyemo, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, FRSC Regulations on Maintenance of Discipline, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem,

President Buhari condoles the people of Ayepe-Olode

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to Sen. Iyiola Omisore, a former deputy governor of Osun State, and the entire Omisore family on the passing... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: Olode in Ife South Local Government Area, News Agency of Nigeria, Femi Adesina, Oba David Omisore, Sen. Iyiola Omisore

NSCDC calls for peaceful coexistence between farmers, herders in Kwara

THE Kwara Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has called for peaceful coexistence between farmers and herders in the state. This appeal is... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

Tags: Mr Babawale Afolabi, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Makinde Ayinla

NLC mobilises for protests against hike in petrol price

THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has begun mass mobilization of civil society organizations (CSOs) ahead of its planned January 27 and February 1 nationwide protests against... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Nigeria Labour Congres, Ayuba Wabba, protests against hike in petrol price

Fasua urges FG to make short term plans to balance budgets

TOPE Fasua, an economist, has urged the Federal Government to make short and medium term plans to balance the country’s annual budgets and even achieve budget... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 109 times

Tags: Okechukwu Unegbu, News Agency of Nigeria, Tope Fasua

Enugu Community applauds Chevron Nigeria Staff on donation to indigent widows

THE people of Enugu Akwu Achi in Oji River Local Government area of Enugu State have commended the kind gesture by one of their illustrious sons,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: Enugu Akwu Achi, Oji River, Enugu, Chevron Nigeria Limited

Nigeria, a country at Ground Zero

By Tony Ogunlowo.   WHEN you look at Nigeria today you see a replay of the ‘Wild, Wild West’ of America in the 1800s when anarchy, lawlessness and... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 174 times

Tags: Nigeria, country at Ground Zero, Tony Ogunlowo

ex-CBN director urges FG to resuscitate refineries to boost economy

Titus Okunroumu, a former director of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on the Federal Government to intensify efforts at resuscitating the nation’s refineries to... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 51 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Titus Okunroumu, Central Bank of Nigeria

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

Sen. Gyang speaks on youth engagement in universal health coverage

ISTIFANUS Gyang, senator representing Plateau North Senatorial District, has called for engagement of youths to make the Universal Health Coverage, UHC, achievable. Gyang said this at a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: National Advocates for Health, Hon. Muhammad Usman, Africa Health Budget Network, News Agency of Nigeria, Universal Health Coverage, Plateau North Senatorial District, ISTIFANUS Gyang

Charcoal dealers in Enugu make huge sales

CHARCOAL sellers are making huge sales in Enugu, as most residents of the city, have virtually dumped their cooking gas cylinders. The high cost of cooking gas,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 139 times

Tags: Williams Eze, Monica Agu, News Agency of Nigeria, Peace Ozor

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

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

New Provost assures improvement on institution’s academic records

PROF. Asabe Mohammed, the newly appointed provost of the Aminu Saleh College of Education, Azare, Bauchi State, says she is determined to improve on the academic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Bauchi State University, Gov. Bala Mohammed, News Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Abdullahi Mohammed, Suleiman Shehu, Prof Asabe Mohammed, Aminu Saleh College of Education

Ekiti reps member donates solar-powered street lights to communities

IBRAHIM Olanrewaju, the House of Representatives member representing Moba/Ilejemeje/Ido-Osi Federal Constituency 2, has installed 16 solar street lights in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Government Area of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 176 times

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TRACE reveals Ogun road accidents claimed 228 lives in 2021

THE Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, TRACE, in Ogun says 228 persons died in various road accidents across the state in 2021. Babatunde Akinbiyi, the TRACE spokesperson,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 75 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Babatunde Akinbiyi, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps

NDE coordinator says FG tackles unemployment in Gombe

HASSAN Mustapha, Gombe State Coordinator, National Directorate of Employment, NDE, on Friday said the federal government was addressing youth unemployment in the state. Mustapha who stated this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 74 times

Tags: National Youth Service Corps, News Agency of Nigeria, National Directorate of Employment

NGO calls for adoption of non custodial sentences

DR. Uju Agomo, the director general of the Prisoners Rehabilitation and Welfare Action (PRAWA), has called for adoption of non custodial punishment. Agomo spoke with the News... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 71 times

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Former governor, wife, mourn ex Lagos deputy speaker, Adediran

BOLA Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress, APC,  National Leader, says the death of Adetoun Adediran, former deputy speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, is painful... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 120 times

Tags: Lagos Building Investment Company, News Agency of Nigeria, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Adetoun Adediran, Lagos State House of Assembly,Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress

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

NITDA releases 2020, 2021 data protection list

THE National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, had published 1, 213 companies as the Nigeria Data Protection Regulation, NDPR, audit filing compliant organisations’ list. Hadiza Umar, head... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Vitafoam Nigeria PLC, Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd, JMG Ltd, MAY & BAKER Nigeria PLC, Dufil Prima Foods PLC, OK Foods Ltd, Dangote Flour Mills PLC,Olam Nigeria Ltd, FarmCrowdy Ltd, Ju

Ag Fire Chief prioritizes firefighters’ welfare

Samson Karebo, the acting controller general of the Federal Fire Service, FFS, has promised to make staff welfare number one on his agenda list. This is contained... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: Liman Ibrahim, President Muhammadu Buhari, News Agency of Nigeria, Ugo Huan, Samson Karebo, Federal Fire Service

Igbinedion Varsity welcomes Adeghe as new DVC

IGBINEDION University, Okada, Edo, has appointed Prof. Raphael  as the new Deputy Vice Chancellor. The appointment is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Thursday... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: Ed-John School of Management, Lagos,Cost Institute of Management, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Association of National Accountant, News Agency of Nigeria, College of Business and Manage

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

Fire bring down household property in Ebonyi

NO fewer than 32 rooms, household property and documents were razed on Thursday night in Obeagu Iniymagu Village in Abakaliki Local Government Area of Ebonyi. The News... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 106 times

Tags: Edwin Onwe, Raphael Ibiam, Ebonyi State Fire Service, Solomon Odeh, News Agency of Nigeria, Abakaliki Local Government Area

Afcon 2021: Nigeria's Odion Ighalo not released by club Al Shabab

NIGERIA will be without striker Odion Ighalo at the Africa Cup of Nations after his Saudi Arabian club Al Shabab refused to release him for the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Africa Cup of Nations, NIGERIA, Odion Ighalo

Plans by Yobe govt to contribute to healthcare scheme

THE Yobe Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, says it would capture artisans and other low income earners under its Informal Sector Programme. Dr Babagana Tijjani, the Agency’s executive... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mai Mala Buni, Dr Mohammad Gaba, Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, Babagana Tijjani

NAN inaugurates three renovated buildings in Lagos

BUKI Ponle, the managing director of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Thursday inaugurated three renovated office buildings at the agency’s Lagos Office at Iganmu. Ponle... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 216 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Buki Ponle, Abdulfatah Babatunde,

Police investigate missing of woman corpse in Ebonyi

THE police command in Ebonyi has arrested two suspects in connection with the disappearance of the remains of one Grace Orjiokoro, an 80-year-old-woman from a mortuary... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

Tags: Pastor Fred Okoro,, Garba Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria, DSP Loveth Odah, Afikpo South Local Government Area

Plateau: NASU resume strike over unpaid allowances

The Non-academic Staff Union, NASU, Plateau State University, PLASU, Bokkos, on Thursday declared resumption of its suspended strike over alleged unpaid allowances. The union took the stand... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Mary Nansel- Gbakle, Jok Rwang-Pam, Simon Lalong, Non-academic Staff Union, Plateau State University

APC congratulates new Plateau ALGON leadership

 THE Plateau chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday in Jos congratulated the newly-elected leadership of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON)... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Mr Sylvanus Namang, Mr Yakubu Izang, Dr Ado Buba, Mr Joseph Guluwa, Mr Shehu  Usman, Mr Henry Gotip

MAN kicks against excise on soft drinks

 THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) says the introduction of excise duty on non-alcoholic beverages will cause a 0.43 percent contraction in output and about 40... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadir, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

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,

Poultry association restates commitment to boost production

THE Lagos State chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria has restated its commitment to boost production by assisting embattled farmers. “We are hopeful for a great... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

Tags: Lagos State Poultry Association of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Egbebe,

Customs confirm one death in Sokoto checkpoint accident

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Sokoto and Zamfara area commands, have confirmed the death of one person in a checkpoint accident which occurred at Asara village,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Balarabe Yusuf, Mr Abdulhameed Ma’aji,

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,

COVID-19: Nigeria records 428 new infections, 8 deaths

 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: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 96 times

Tags: new COVID-19 infections, Nigeria Centre For Disease Control,

Former chairman appeals to Ogun govt. on improvement of roads

WALE Adegbite, the former Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, Ogun Chapter, has appealed to the Ogun State government to intensify efforts to improve road infrastructure... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 59 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Wale Adegbite, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria

Schools in Enugu to resume in Jan. 10 -Commissioner

ENUGU State Ministry of Education says all schools in the state will resume for the new academic session on Jan. 10 . Prof. Uchenna Eze, the Commissioner... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 132 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Prof. Uchenna Eze, ENUGU State Ministry of Education

Alleged illegal mining: 3 Chinese men, 18 others in police net

POLICE Command of the Federal Capital Territory says 21 illegal miners, including a community leader, 3 Chinese nationals have been arrested over alleged illegal mining in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 73 times

Tags: NDLEA, Nigeria Immigration Service, DSP Josephine Adeh, Police Public Relations Officer, Federal Capital Territory Police Command

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

Security: NSCDC sets up female squad in Kwara

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Command in Kwara has created a female squad to take charge of security in schools across the state. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 90 times

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Ex-MAN chairman appeals to Ogun govt. to improve roads in 2022

THE former Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Ogun Chapter, Mr Wale Adegbite, has appealed to the Ogun State government to intensify efforts to improve road... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Mr Wale Adegbite, Ogun roads,

NSCDC records 1,027 different cases in Kwara

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, says it recorded 1,027 cases in Kwara last year. The NSCDC command in the state said the cases, bordering... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 83 times

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Security: NSCDC female squad set up in Kwara

THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Command in Kwara has created a female squad to take charge of security in schools across the state. Makinde... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 61 times

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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 127 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Obinna Ogwuegbu, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, Satellite Towns Development Department

Accident claims life of a driver in Anambra

THE Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Anambra says an accident inward Amawbia Bridge on Awka-Enugu Expressway, Anambra, has claimed the life of a middle-aged man. Adeoye... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Adeoye Irelewuyi, Federal Road Safety Corps

FirstBank is resilient, stable and built for the long haul - Adeduntan 

ADESOLA Adeduntan, managing director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Limited, last year saw his tenure extended as part of efforts to ensure the stability of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 225 times

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Flour Mills to acquire First Bank's shares in Honeywell Flour Mills

FLOUR Mills of Nigeria Plc has entered into an agreement with First Bank of Nigeria Limited to acquire the Bank’s 5.06% equity interest in Honeywell Flour... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 433 times

Tags: First Bank of Nigeria, Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc,

NRC resumes sales of ticket, as FG’s free train ride ends

THE Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC), says it plans to resume sales of tickets for travelers, following the expiration of the Federal Government free train ride on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Nigeria Railway Corporation, sales of tickets, Mr Fidet Okhiria,

70 homeless mentally ill persons reunite with families in Jigawa

MAIGATARI Local Government Council of Jigawa says it has treated and reunited 70 homeless mentally ill persons with their families. Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Chairman of the Council,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 77 times

Tags: Kazaure Psychiatric Hospital, News Agency of Nigeria, Alhaji Uzairu Nadabo, Maigatari Local Government Council

A calls for investment in irrigation agriculture, climate change

THE Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has called for more investment in climate change mitigation efforts and irrigation agriculture to boost local rice production in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme Mr Segun Atho,

2 remanded for alleged illegal arm possession

AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that two men be remanded in Kirikiri Correctional centre for alleged illegal possession of guns. The police charged... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: News Agency of Nigeria, Insp. Emmanuel Ajayi, Director of Public Prosecutions, A.S Odusanya, Kirikiri Correctional centre, Ikeja Magistrates’ Court

2021 challenging year for insurance sector –expert

MR. Tella Adekunle, an Edo base insurance underwriter, says 2021 was a challenging one for insurance players as they had to devise prudent means to address... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 79 times

Tags: MR. Tella Adekunle, insurance sector, Professional Reinsurers Association of Nigeria,

Nigeria registers 670 new COVID-19 infections – NCDC

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country registered 670 new COVID-19 infections on Monday, with Lagos state reporting 277 cases, the highest. The NCDC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, COVID-19 infections,

CJN's call on National Assembly receives accolade from Lawyers

SOME Abuja-based lawyers have expressed divergent views on the Chief Justice of Nigeria's, CJN, proposal to the National Assembly to confer power of control of the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: National Assembly, Seprebofa Oyeghe, Justice Walter Onnoghen, Federal Executive Bodies, SGF, Office of the Secretary, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Code of Conduct Bureau, News Agency of Nigeria, Nati

What Nigerian passport applicants went through in 2021

IT is a truism that many intending international travelers went through tough times in the year 2021 while trying to obtain passports from the Nigeria Immigration... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: Nigeria passport, Nigeria Immigration Service,

What Nigeria needs in 2022  -  Obi 

PETER Obi, vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 election, has described the past year, 2021, as difficult for Nigerians in all... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 150 times

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2023 Presidency: Group expresses worry over campaign of calumny against Governor Yahaya Bello

A political support group under the auspices of “Got Your Back Nigeria”, rooting for the 2023 presidential candidacy of the Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello has... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 121 times

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NSCDC boss tasks personnel on grassroots information gathering

 COMMANDANT-General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi, has urged personnel of the corps to engage in grassroots information gathering. Audi stated this in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Audi,

Victor Osimhen: Nigeria striker suffers pre-Afcon Covid setback

NIGERIA striker Victor Osimhen has cancelled a planned trip to Italy to assess his cheekbone injury after contracting coronavirus for a second time. The 23-year-old returned a... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 49 times

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FIRSTBANK driving dollar remittances, economic growth via IMTOS

 By Chinwendu Obienyi  FOR centuries, there have been heated debates over the sources of economic growth in developing economies and why some countries reflect strong economic growth compared... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 148 times

Tags: FIRSTBANK, World Bank, Central Bank of Nigeria

NPFL: Enyimba International pip Rangers 1-0

RANGERS International of Enugu on Sunday lost 1-0 to Eyimba FC of Aba at the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) match played at FC Ifeanyi Ubah... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Abdul Maikaba, RANGERS International of Enugu, Eyimba FC, Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL,

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,

Fulani herders never invaded Anambra Airport - Adinuba

THE Anambra State government has denied that Fulani herdsmen invaded the newly opened Anambra airport on Thursday, December 23. C. Don Adinuba, stated this in a statement... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 459 times

Tags: C. Don Adinuba, Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, Allen Onyema’s Air Peace, Obiora Okonkwo’s United Nigeria Airlines,

NCAA shuts Glo station over N4.7bn debt

 THE Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority has shutdown main switch centre  of Globacom Limited at Wuse 2, Abuja over non-payment of outstanding debt of N4.7 billion. The NCAA... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 5 months ago | seen 177 times

Tags: Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, Capt. Musa Nuhu, Globacom Limited,

FirstBank: Unlocking wealth in salary account

Kayode Tokede examines ways monthly salary earners with FirstBank accounts can benefit from the lender’s numerous loans initiatives amid harsh economy IN time past, monthly income earners... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 145 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, FirstBank, Kayode Tokede,

V/ball Premier: Kada Emeralds record first win in last match

The Kada Emeralds female volleyball team of Kaduna on Monday won their last match at the ongoing Nigeria Volleyball League with a convincing 3-0 victory over... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 99 times

Tags: Vincent Unogwu, Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Babes, Kada Emeralds female volleyball team of Kaduna, Nigeria Police Force (NPF) Babes

May & Baker eyes Ghana, Senegal to boost market share

DETERMINED to increase market share, May & Baker Plc Nigeria Plc is perfecting plans to establish its footprint  in select sub-Saharan African markets in 2022.    Patrick Ajah,... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 119 times

Tags: Patrick Ajah, May & Baker Plc Nigeria Plc, WHO, NAFDAC

Nigeria records 500% increase in COVID-19 infections in 2 weeks

NIGERIA recorded a 500 per cent increase in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks across the country. This is contained in a statement issued and signed... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 160 times

Tags: Ifedayo Adetifa, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC

Offa Club beat Nigeria Customs Service 3-1 in volleyball premiership

OFFA Volleyball Club defeated Nigeria Customs Service 3-1 on Sunday in Abuja in the male category of the Premier Volleyball League. The Offa team beat the Nigeria... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Offa Club, Nigeria Customs Service, Kano pillars, Suleiman Ajeigbe,

Niger Tornadoes in slim victory over Plateau United

NIGER Tornadoes FC of Minna on Sunday laboured hard to record a slim 1-0 win over visiting Plateau United FC of Jos. The 2021/2022 Nigeria Professional Football... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 94 times

Tags: Bala Abubakar, Andrew Ikefe, Mohammed Zulkifilu, Daniel Edeh, Bala Abubakar, Fidelis Ikechukwu, Nigeria National League, Abiodun Akande, Sunday Anthony, Lucky Abdul, Kabiru Adeniji, Nigeria Profession

Remi Babalola’s resigns as chairman of FBN Holdings

THE FBN Holdings Plc has officially notified the Nigerian Exchange Ltd and the investing public of the resignation of Remi Babalola, its Chairman and Non-Executive Director. This... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 292 times

Tags: Femi Otedola, Oba Otudeko, Remi Babalola, FBN Holdings Plc, Seye Kosoko, Central Bank of Nigeria, Ahmad Abdullahi, Africa Finance Corporation, AFC, FMDQ, NDIC, AMCON

Musikilu Mojeed becomes IPI Nigeria president, Shekarau, secretary

MUSIKILU Mojeed,  editor-in-chief of PREMIUM TIMES Nigeria, on Thursday in Abuja, emerged as the president of the Nigeria chapter of the International Press Institute, IPI.   He emerged as... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 156 times

Tags: Musikilu Mojeed, IPI Nigeria president, Ahmed I. Shekarau,

 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,

Mid-downstream Agency warns against product diversion in Anambra

THE Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Agency (NMDPRA), formerly DPR, has warned marketers in Anambra not to engage in product diversion and hoarding of petroleum... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 204 times

Tags: Victor Orjiakor, Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Agency, NMDPRA,

TNG demands investigation into Mafab Communications

THE Transparency Nigeria Group has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria and all the relevant security agencies to immediately launch an investigation into the business practices... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mafab Communications, Transparency Nigeria Group,

Custom Service Bill will cripple Free Trade Zones- NEPZA

THE Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) has opposed some sections of the proposed Custom Service reform bill, saying that it will cripple Free Trade Zones... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority,

Actionaid Nigeria engages 1,614 youths, women in preventing violence in Kogi

ACTIONAID Nigeria Country Director Ene Obi says the organisation has engaged 1,614 youths and women in programmes on preventing violence in Kogi in the last six years. Obi... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 1,594 times

Tags: Ene Obi, ACTIONAID Nigeria

NLNG awards 11 overseas postgraduate scholarships

NIGERIA LNG Limited, NLNG,  today in Port Harcourt awarded postgraduate scholarships to eleven (11) Nigerians to pursue Masters’ degrees in leading universities in the United Kingdom... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Eyono Fatayi-Williams, Godson Dienye, NIGERIA LNG Limited,NLNG

N4.4trillion AMCON debt: Judiciary must take responsibility – NJI 

IF the country really wants to recover the N4.4trillion outstanding debt burden currently shouldered on its behalf by Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), then the... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 5 months ago | seen 331 times

Tags: Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Justice Salisu Garba Abdullahi, Justice J.T. Tsoho, Ahmed Lawan Kuru

 Omicron: British government caves in, removes Nigeria from red list

THREE days after the Nigerian government banned flights from Britain, the government of the  United Kingdom, UK, on Tuesday caved in and delisted the most populous African... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 243 times

Tags:  Omicron, British government removes Nigeria from red list,

Ecobank unveils Admiralty Way branch with 24/7 Digital Experience Centre

ECOBANK Nigeria has unveiled a state-of-the-art branch and digital experience centre strategically located at the heart of the highbrow Admiralty Way in Lekki Area of Lagos. Officially opening... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 105 times

Tags: ECOBANK Nigeria,

Nigeria regains top crude oil production spot in Africa – OPEC report

NIGERIA has regained the top spot among crude oil producing countries in Africa with the nation’s crude oil production averaging 1.27 million barrels per day in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 215 times

Tags: Nigeria, OPEC, Libya,

Reactions trail sacking of Garnet Rohr as Super Eagles Coach

 The sacking of former Chief Coach of Super Eagles of Nigeria, Garnet Rohr, by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has continued to generate reactions by football... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Garnet Rohr, Super Eagles, Nigeria,

NSCDC nabs suspect with vandalised transformer equipment in A’Ibom

 THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has apprehended a suspect with vandalised transformer equipment worth millions of naira in Akwa Ibom. Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi, NSCDC... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Mr Abidemi Majekodunmi,

Ecobank Nigeria unveils Admiralty Way branch with 24/7 digital experience centre

ECOBANK Nigeria has unveiled a state-of-the-art branch and digital experience centre strategically located at the heart of the highbrow Admiralty Way in Lekki area of Lagos.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 5 months ago | seen 149 times

Tags: ECOBANK Nigeria

Swiss Pharma Nigeria Ltd leaps into 4IR capabilities with SAP S/4HANA deployment

WITH all eyes on the pharmaceutical sector to provide support and drive medicines innovation amidst a global pandemic, one of West Africa's leading medicines manufacturers chose... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 259 times

Tags: Swiss Pharma Nigeria Limited

Industrial & Medical Gases rebrands for competitiveness, enhanced returns

INDUSTRIAL and Medical Gases Nigeria (IMG) Plc has rebranded to expand operation, grow income and ensure enhanced value for shareholders. The company’s Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 213 times

Tags: INDUSTRIAL and Medical Gases Nigeria (

Nigeria needs gas for accelerated industrial development – NGA President

MANAGING Director, Shell Nigeria Gas & President Nigerian  Gas Association, Ed Ubong has called for an urgent strategy to grow Nigeria’s capacity in the gas sub-sector.... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Shell Nigeria Gas, Nigerian  Gas Association,

Airtel to feed 5,000 IDPs in 5 camps across Nigeria

AIRTEL Nigeria, a leading telecommunications services provider, on Wednesday said it would feed 5,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) across five camps in Nigeria.  Mr Surendran Chemmenkotil, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 182 times

Tags: Airtel Nigeria, 5,000 IDPs,

Ecobank Group announces the upcoming retirement of Patrick Akinwuntan as Regional Executive and Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria

THE Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African banking group, has announced the upcoming retirement of Patrick Akinwuntan, Regional Executive and Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria. Patrick Akinwuntan will retire... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 172 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan,

NGO urges collaborative efforts to end violence against women

BUKOLA Onyishi, the Country Director of Women for Women International-Nigeria (WfWI-N), has called on stakeholders to collaborate toward ending Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in society. Onyishi made the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 118 times

Tags: Women for Women International-Nigeria, BUKOLA Onyishi,

Ecobank Group names Lawal Regional Executive/MD-designate Ecobank Nigeria

ECOBANK Group has appointed Mr. Mobolaji Lawal as Regional Executive/Managing Director-designate of Ecobank Nigeria, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Mrs Adenike Laoye,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: Mr Mobolaji Lawal, Ecobank Nigeria,

Race to Costa Rica 2022: Falconets thump hosts Congo 4-0 in Brazzaville

TWO–time World Cup silver medallists Nigeria continued from where they left off in the second round by hammering hosts Congo 4-0 in the first leg of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 143 times

Tags: FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup African, Nigeria, Congo

MTN urges Kwara residents to invest in its shares

MTN Nigeria has called on members of the public to take advantage of the ongoing sales of company’s shares to be part of its shareholders. MTN Sales... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 208 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria

AMCON’s NG Eagle may receive AOC as Senate wades in

….directs AMCON to publish list of debtors SENATOR Uba Sani, chairman Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, has declared that the 9th Senate of... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 251 times

Tags: Senator Uba Sani, Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON,

Ecobank Nigeria to sustain SMEs support, grow agency banking network In 2022

THE Managing Director/Regional Executive, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, has said the bank will continue to support Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, to take banking to every... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan, AfCFTA

NCDC confirms first cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nigeria

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed the first cases of Omicron variant of COVID-19 in Nigeria in a statement it made available to... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 188 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Omicron

PENGASSAN rejects forced vaccination on Nigerians

THE Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, has rejected forced COVID-19 vaccination on Nigerians by the federal government. Festus Osifo, PENGASSAN president,  said... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 138 times

Tags: Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria, PENGASSAN, Festus Osifo,

Local content has grown much in Nigeria's oil and gas sector – Shell MD

OSAGIE Okunbor, managing director, Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, on Tuesday said that local content in the Nigerian oil and gas sector has grown tremendously in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 163 times

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Itsekiri Oil and Gas CDC inaugurates 72 projects

THE Itsekiri Oil and Gas Producing/Impacted Communities Development Committee, IPCDC, popularly known as IRDC on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, November 23, 24 and 25 respectively, commissioned... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 205 times

Tags: IPCDC, IRDC, NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited JV,

Danbatta lists expectations from NODITS on actualising mandates

  PROF. Umar Garba Danbatta, executive vice chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),  has urged the Nigeria Office for Developing the Indigenous Telecom Sector (NODITS) on... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Nigeria Office for Developing the Indigenous Telecom Sector (NODITS) Nigeria Office for Developing the Indigenous Telecom Sector (NODITS),

Fishermen applaud Buhari’s response to Nembe oil spill

REV. Samuel Ayadi, Coordinator, Niger Delta Artisan Fishermen Association of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his concern and response to ongoing oil leak at... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 290 times

Tags: Niger Delta Artisan Fishermen Association of Nigeria,

FirstBank partners Junior Achievement Nigeria

 ..reiterates commitment to innovation and education   FOR 11 years, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has partnered with Junior Achievement Nigeria, JAN, to host its annual flagship event;... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 168 times

Tags: FirstBank, Junior Achievement Nigeria,

Orphanage: Group commends Davido for donating N250m to orphanages

THE Coalition of Orphanages and Children’s Homes in Nigeria (COCHIN), has commended David Adeleke, popularly called Davido, for donating N250 million to orphanage homes across the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 193 times

Tags: Chief Eze Ajoku, David Adeleke, Coalition of Orphanages and Children’s Homes in Nigeria,

Kuru presented with his Public Integrity Award 2021 Plaque

FINALLY, the Managing Director/CEO of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) who recently won the “Public Integrity Award 2021,” at the maiden edition of the New... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 446 times

Tags: Godwin Emefiele, Ahmed Lawan, Ahmed Kuru, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Jude Nwauzor,

UNN begins weeklong fair to exhibit innovative research products

THE University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday began its weeklong maiden product fair aimed at showcasing and promoting the innovative endeavours  of the university through... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 207 times

Tags: Silas Ifeanyi, Prof. Nnayelugo Okoro, Prof Pat Okpoko, UNN, Prof. Charles Igwe, vice chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka

Air Nigeria to take off April 2022 – Sirika

NIGERIA’S national airliner, Air Nigeria, is expected to take off by April 2022, the Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has disclosed.He made the disclosure while... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari, Air Nigeria

Keep off Honeywell Flour, Ecobank warns prospective buyers

ECOBANK Nigeria Limited yesterday placed a caveat on any share of Honeywell Group Limited, following media reports on a move by Flour Mills Nigeria PLC to... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 203 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Flour Mills Nigeria PLC, Honeywell Group Limited,

Movie remains personal property of every film maker – TAMPAN President

 MR Bolaji Amusan, the President of, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), on Tuesday, said the movie remained the personal property of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 135 times

Tags: MR Bolaji Amusan, Alhaji Tajudeen Olanrewaju, Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria,

Former defence college commandant tasks journalists on dissemination of information

REAR Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), former commandant of the National Defence College (NDC), Abuja, has urged journalists to ensure proper dissemination of factual information to ensure... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Rear Admiral Samuel Alade (Rtd), Nigeria Union of Journalists,

SEC approves MTNN’s offer for sale of 575 million shares

MTN Nigeria Commnuciations Plc (MTNN) has obtained the approval of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the offer for sale of up to 575 million... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 137 times

Tags: MTN Nigeria, SEC

Nordic countries pledge support for greener Lagos

FOUR Nordic countries, comprising Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden, have pledged their support for the efforts of Lagos State Government at transforming the mega city into... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: ordic countries, ordic-Nigeria

Lagos Govt applauds Ecobank on partnership to uplift artisanal fisheries value chain

THE  Ecobank Nigeria has received a commendation from Lagos state Government on its partnership to uplift artisanal fisheries value chain in the state. Ms Abisola Olusanya, the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 185 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Old Mutual Assurance, Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Editors score CBN high on eNaira, interventions

THE Central Bank Digital Currency, CBDC, otherwise known as eNaira has received positive reviews from some Nigerian editors who lauded the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 178 times

Tags: Central Bank Digital Currency, Mr. Osita Nwanisobi, Central Bank of Nigeria,

CIBN lays foundation for construction of 160-seater lecture theatre at Nekede Poly

CHARTERED Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), on Tuesday, laid the foundation for the construction of a 160-seater lecture theatre at Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, near Owerri. Performing... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: CHARTERED Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Bayo Olugbemi, Gov. Hope Uzodimma

Presidential Amnesty Programme targets 3,000 Niger Delta youths for NIRSAL loans

THE Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) says 3,000 entrepreneurs from Niger Delta will benefit from the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) loans. The News... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 304 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria,

Umuoji improvement union of Nigeria, Awka Branch congratulates Soludo, Ibezim

....lauds INEC, Buhari, security agents  ...thanks Obiano, Ndi Anambra By Mmaduabuchi Onwumelu THE entire members of Umuoji Improvement Union of Nigeria (UIUN), Awka Branch, have joined all men and... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 6 months ago | seen 172 times

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CBN, RIFAN launch loan recovery in Gombe

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in collaboration with Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Gombe state chapter, has launched a 2021 wet season farming recovery... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 6 months ago | seen 167 times

Tags: , Mohammed Auwal,Aminu Goronyo, Anchor Borrower Programme, Abdullahi Baba-Isa, CBN, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria

Stakeholders warn youths against hard drugs, social vices

 Stakeholders in Ikorodu West, Lagos State, on Wednesday warned  youths against the use of hard drugs and engaging in social vices capable of destroying their future. They... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 194 times

Tags:  Stakeholders, National Youth Council of Nigeria, Sulaimon Olanrewaju, Mr Deen Sanwoola

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

ICAN sensitises schools in Kano on demystification of figures

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), has commenced the sensitisation of schools in Kano State to catch them young on how to demystify figures. The... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 92 times

Tags: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, Alhaji Abdullahi Shehu,

Passenger extortion: Arik Air suspends staff with immediate effect

The management of Arik Air has suspended one of its staff caught by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) asking for bribe at the domestic... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Arik Air, Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria,

FG: New salary structure for police soon

MINISTER of Police Affairs, Mohammed Dingyadi, said that a new salary structure for officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force will be put in place soon. Dingyadi, who... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 123 times

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Passenger extortion: FAAN apprehends Arik airline staff

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said that a staff of Arik airline was apprehended while soliciting bribe from a passenger at the general aviation... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 228 times

Tags: Henrietta Yakubu,, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN,

Nigeria records 64 new COVID-19 cases - NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday reported 64 new coronavirus cases in eight states and the FCT,  as Kaduna led the chart with... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 330 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. COVID-19

Radiographers caution Nigerians against patronising unapproved diagnostic centres

IN commemoration of the 2021 World Radiography Day, some radiographers have advised Nigerians to patronise only approved diagnostic centres/facilities for all radio diagnosis services. The News Agency... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Dr Ayodele Okhiria, Association of Radiographers of Nigeria,

CIBN to build 160-seater lecture theatre in ATBU

THE Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) on Monday began the process of building a 160-seater lecture theatre for the Faculty of Management, Department of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 133 times

Tags: Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria,

Kubwa kerosene explosion: Petroleum agency set to clamp down on illegal operators –official

THE Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority (NMDPRA) says it will not rest until it clamped down on all illegal DPK (Kerosene) operators in the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 175 times

Tags: Nigeria Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority,

Experts task FG, others on reducing health inequalities

EXPERTS in the health sector have called on relevant agencies to work in a number of ways to reduce health inequalities and address the social determinants... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 181 times

Tags: Nigeria Health Watch, Future of Health Conference

Ademola Lookman forced to wait for Nigeria debut after switch from England

LEICESTER City winger Ademola Lookman has decided to switch his international allegiance to Nigeria from England but will have to wait a while before making his... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: LEICESTER City, Nigeria, Ademola Lookman, World Cup, NFF

Order freezing our bank accounts has crippled all activities, Benue Govt tells court

The Benue State Government, on Thursday, appealed to a Federal High Court, Abuja, to set aside its earlier order, freezing all its bank accounts.   Counsel to the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 93 times

Tags: Benue State Government, Terkura Pepe, Justice Ekwo, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON)

Collapsed building update: NEMA recovers 32 dead bodies

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says it has so far recovered 32 dead bodies from the collapsed building at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. NEMA Acting Coordinator,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 108 times

Tags: The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, The News Agency of Nigeria, ACP Bode Ojajuni

NAN Senior Editor appointed diplomats’ special emissary

THE International Society of Diplomats (ISD) has appointed Mr Victor Asije, a Senior Editor at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), its Special Emissary in charge... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 107 times

Tags: International Society of Diplomats (ISD), Mr Victor Asije, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Union of Journalists

NDLEA to build barracks in states, FCT – Marwa

THE Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it will build barracks in the 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory for its 10,000... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), barracks, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa, Rep. Francis Agbo

Economic cost of road accidents N450bn annually – Minister

The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, on Wednesday said the economic cost of road accidents in Nigeria amounted to about N450 billion annually. Saraki... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 303 times

Tags: Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN), Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC)

Misappropriation: I have no case to answer, ex-Minister Kabiru Turaki tells court

FORMER Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki, on Wednesday, indicated his interest to file a no-case submission after the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 84 times

Tags: Kabiru Turaki, EFCC, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Justice Ekwo

Plateau House of Assembly sealed as contending parties embark on negotiations

THE Plateau State House of Assembly complex has been sealed by security operatives as the two parties laying claim to the Speakership of the Legislature continue... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 116 times

Tags: Plateau State House of Assembly, News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), Abok Ayuba

Gov. Lalong restates commitment to transparency, frugality in governance

GOV. Simon Lalong of Plateau has restated his government’s commitment to transparency and frugal utilisation of resources. A statement by the Director of Press and Public Affairs,... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 98 times

Tags: GOV. Simon Lalong, Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Prof. Benjamin Osisioma

Zamfara govt. vows to protect lives, properties of residents

ALHAJI Ibrahim Dosara, Zamfara Information Commissioner says the state government is fully committed to the protection of lives and properties of all law abiding residents of... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 165 times

Tags: ALHAJI Ibrahim Dosara, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Gov. Bello Matawalle,

Chevron Nigeria appoints Anyaegbudike as communications manager

LAGOS, Nigeria. November 1, 2021: Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), operator of the NNPC/CNL Joint Venture has announced the appointment of a new Communications Manager in its... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 634 times

Tags: Mr. Victor Anyaegbudike, Sola Adebayo, Chevron Nigeria ,

FirstBank unveils fully automated branch

FIRST Bank of Nigeria Ltd. has unveiled its first fully automated branch, called FirstBank Digital Experience Centre for customers. The Chief Executive Officer of FirstBank, Dr Adesola... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 398 times

Tags: FIRST Bank of Nigeria, Dr Adesola Adeduntan

Morocco 2022 Race: Madugu, Okon join Super Falcons’ technical crew

THE Nigeria Football Federation on Tuesday absorbed Coaches Justin Madugu and Edwin Okon into the technical crew of the Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, in... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 275 times

Tags: Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick

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

Lagos State Governor unveils Ecobank Pan African Centre, lauds Bank’s smart building initiative

LAGOS State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said the new ultra-modern Ecobank Nigeria head office, the Ecobank Pan African Centre, EPAC, has a strong connection that will... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 311 times

Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ecobank Nigeria

Badminton Crisis: Francis Orbih-led committee asks Appeal Court to nullify lower court order

THE Francis Orbih-led Caretaker Committee of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) has urged the Court of Appeal, Abuja to set aside the order of Justice... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 220 times

Tags: Federal High Court, Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Court of Appeal

Council wants architecture consultants, other professionals to deepen collaboration

 THE President,  Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON), Mr Gabriel Ajayi, on Thursday charged architectural consultants to collaborate with other professionals in the built environment to proffer... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 88 times

Tags: Mr Gabriel Ajayi,  Architects Registration Council of Nigeria,

No winner for Nigeria Price for Science 2020/2021- Board

By Anthony Isibor.   THE Advisory Board of the Nigeria Prize for Science has announced that no one qualified to win the Nigeria Prize for Science, 2020/2021 edition. The... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 195 times

Tags: Nigeria Price for Science,

Police recruitment: Computer aptitude test holds nationwide Friday/Saturday

THE Nigeria Police will be organizing Computer test for candidates who participated in the 2020 recruitment exercise and have been shortlisted for the next stage on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 131 times

Tags: Nigeria Police

CBN begins digital financial inclusion for women, youth

IN its drive to ensure the digital financial inclusion of women and youth across Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and its stakeholders are billed... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 246 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria,

GoodTalk Nigeria honours Sanusi, commends NFF on good governance

A non-governmental organization, GoodTalk Nigeria (an arm of GoodTalk Development Initiative) has commended the Nigeria Football Federation for adhering to good governance practices and methods, taking... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: GoodTalk Nigeria, Otto Ikpe, Mohammed Sanusi, NFF

Barge operations not sub-standard — Operators

THE Barge Operators Association of Nigeria (BOAN) on Wednesday dismissed insinuations that barge operations in Nigeria do not conform to international standards. Mr Daniel Eze, Public Relations... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 122 times

Tags: Barge Operators Association of Nigeria, Mr Daniel Eze,

Uba accused to leading war against INEC chairman

THE Soludo Solidarity Group, one of the 34 groups campaigning for the victory of Professor Chukwuma Charles Soludo, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidate in... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 months ago | seen 735 times

Tags: Governor Peter Obi, President Muhammadu Buhari, Abubakar Malami, Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, President Olusegun Obasanjo, Maurice Iwu, Save Nigeria Movement, Michael Egwuatu, Professor Okechukwu I

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,

Ekpo tasks FG on effective implementation of Nigeria-China currency swap

AN economist, Prof. Akpan Ekpo, has urged the Federal Government to effectively implement the Nigeria-China currency swap as nothing is wrong with it. Ekpo, a former Director-General... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Prof. Akpan Ekpo, Nigeria-China currency swap, Sheriffdeen Tella,

Stop discrimination against victims of mental health disorder  – Akinwuntan

ECOBANK Nigeria has reiterated its commitment towards promoting mental awareness for its staff, customers and the communities where it operates being part of its corporate action... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 179 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Patrick Akinwuntan, “Ecobank Day”, Carol Oyedeji,

Cancer: Akeredolu’s wife tasks women on regular breast check

 WIFE of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has advised women to always conduct regular checks on their breasts to prevent the rate of mortalities associated... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 146 times

Tags: Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu,

NOUN V-C assures 14,953 newly admitted students of better welfare

THE Vice-Chancellor of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Olufemi Peters, says that the welfare and satisfaction of the students of the institution are... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 166 times

Tags: National Open University of Nigeria, Prof. Olufemi Peters,

NCX in discussions with Bauchi government on trading farmers’ yields

ZAHEERA Baba-Ari, the Managing Director, Nigeria Commodity Exchange (NCX) says the exchange is concluding discussions with the Bauchi State Government to help farmers dispose their yields... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 278 times

Tags: Nigeria Commodity Exchange

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,

Ministry postpones 2021 digital economy conference

THE Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has announced the postponement of the 2021 Digital Nigeria Conference, Exhibition and Awards earlier scheduled to hold from... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 130 times

Tags: Mrs Hadiza Umar, 2021 Digital Nigeria Conference, Exhibition and Awards,

IPMAN alerts FG on fuel price hike by private depot owners

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano has alerted the Federal Government to the alleged decision by some private depot owners to increase... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 262 times

Tags: Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria,

CBN says banks remain stable, resilient despite pandemic

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says banks in the country have remained stable, robust and resilient in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Director, Banking Supervision... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 157 times

Tags: Mr Haruna Mustafa, Financial Correspondents Association of Nigeria,

Payment of liquidation dividends to depositors of failed banks ongoing – NDIC

THE Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) is currently settling the liquidation dividends of depositors of banks whose licenses were revoked by the Central Bank of Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Mr Galadima Gana, Mr Bello Hassan, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, Deposit Money Banks,

Association seeks funds for development of rubber sub-sector

OTUNBA Igbinosun-Peter, National President, National Rubber Producers, Processors  and Marketers Association of Nigeria  (NARPPMAN) has solicited more funds for the development of the rubber subsector. Igbinosun-Peter described... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Otunba Igbinosun-Peter,National Rubber Producers, Processors  and Marketers Association of Nigeria,

SON issues 13 Manufacturers MANCAP Certification

THE Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), on Thursday, awarded its Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certification to 13 manufacturing companies in Kano state. In his speech, the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 80 times

Tags: Malam Faruk Salim, Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme, Standards Organisation of Nigeria,

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,

COVID-19: NCDC records 167 new infections

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded 167 new coronavirus infections as of Oct. 20. Data released by NCDC on Thursday morning also... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 months ago | seen 161 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Public Health Agency,

Declare state of emergency on food crisis in South-West, farmers urge governors

THE All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Tuesday in Lagos urged governors in the South-West to declare a state of emergency on... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 7 months ago | seen 162 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

#EndSARS: Micro entrepreneurs task FG on implementing youth engagin