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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 6 hrs ago | seen 21 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 6 hrs ago | seen 54 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 13 hrs ago | seen 62 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 2 days ago | seen 103 times

Tags: All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

#EndSARS: Micro entrepreneurs task FG on implementing youth engaging policies

 THE Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN) has urged the government to swiftly implement its various policies aimed at massive job creation, youth empowerment and... Read more

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

Tags: Mr Saviour Iche, Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,

600 vulnerable children to benefit from PFN’s education support

NO less than 600 vulnerable children from 10 states of the federation are to benefit from the promise path children educational programme anchored by the Pentecostal... Read more

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

Tags: Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria,

Tennis Federation to focus on grassroots development, says president

 IFEDAYO Akindoju, President of the Nigeria Tennis Federation (NTF), on Tuesday, in Abuja, disclosed that the Federation was preparing to focus on grassroots development of the... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 2 days ago | seen 122 times

Tags:  Ifedayo Akindoju, Nigeria Tennis Federation,

RTEAN rebrands with induction of varsity graduates –officials

 THE Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has inducted eight former students’ union leaders of the Lagos State University (LASU) into its body, as part... Read more

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

Tags: Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria,

NASME lauds CAC RG for promoting MSMEs

THE Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME) have lauded the outstanding efforts of the Registrar General(RG) of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Alhaji Garba... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Association of Small and Medium Enterprises, Mr Rasheed Mahe,

COVID-19: UN says why Ihekweazu got his appointment

THE United Nation (UN) office in Nigeria, says that the exemplary leadership demonstrated by the Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, earned... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 days ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Walter Kazadi Mulombo, Ifedayo Adetifa, Erasmus Morah,, Chikwe Ihekweazu, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

Tinubu 2023: APC gives letter of recognition to NDA

THE All Progressives Congress (APC) has issued the Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú (NDA), a letter of recognition as one of the support groups within the party. Mr... Read more

Author: Publisher Chigbo | Posted 3 days ago | seen 271 times

Tags: APC, Nigeria Diaspora for Aṣíwájú, Tinubu 2023

Court orders Immigration to immediately release Odili’s travel passport

THE Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to immediately release the travel passport of former governor of Rivers, Dr Peter Odili. Delivering... Read more

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

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service, Federal High Court

NPF, PSC set to conclude 2020 recruitment exercise

...as portal opens October 18 - 26, exams set for October 29 - 30 THE Nigeria Police Force in collaboration with the Police Service Commission will be... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Nigeria Police Force, Police Service Commission

Catholic women raise funds to complete Abuja boys school

THE Catholic Women Organisation of Nigeria (CWON) on Saturday indicated that its fund-raising, organised in Lagos, was to advance its Cot Mariae boys boarding school project... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 5 days ago | seen 173 times

Tags: Catholic Women Organisation of Nigeria,

Cancer: Creating awareness not enough, MWAN tells states govts.

The Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Cross River chapter, on Friday, urged States Government to provide mammogram machines in their health facilities for cancer treatment. The... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 65 times

Tags: Medical Women Association of Nigeria, , Dr Nakanda Bassey,

MASPAN 2021 AGM: Emmanuel Maiguwa emerges president

THE Chief Executive Officer of Bricks Murstern Mattoni Limited, Emmanuel Maiguwa, has been elected as President of Maritime Security Providers Association of Nigeria, MASPAN. Maiguwa was elected... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Emmanuel Maiguwa., Maritime Academy of Nigeria,,

World Food Day: Experts call for creation of investment opportunities for rural youths

 AHEAD of the World Food Day celebration that comes up on Oct.16, three experts have called on governments and  stakeholders to create unhindered investment opportunities for... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted 6 days ago | seen 35 times

Tags: World Food Day, Mr Godwin Atser, Prof, Lateef Sanni, Mr John Olateru, All Farmers Association of Nigeria,

AGN congratulates Chigbo, new GOCOP president 

THE Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, has congratulated Maureen Chigbo, publisher of Realnews magazine on her recent election as first female president of Guild of Corporate... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 7 days ago | seen 230 times

Tags: Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Maureen Chigbo, Ejezie Emeka Rollas,

Some FCT natives pray court to affirm their rights to ownership to ancestral communities

SOME natives of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have asked the High Court of FCT to make an order, affirming their rights to the ownership of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 7 days ago | seen 150 times

Tags: Nigeria Army, FCT, High Court

Ecobank flags off super rewards season two campaign

  ... 50 Customers to Get Cash Prizes weekly LAGOS, October 13, 2021-  Due to popular customers demand, Ecobank Nigeria has flagged off Season Two of its Super... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria, Korede Demola-Adeniyi, super rewards season, Daberechi Effiong,

Shell Nigeria, ERA quarrel over toxic waste dumpsite

THE Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoEN, are at daggers drawn over a toxic waste dumpsite... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 126 times

Tags: Bamidele odugbesan, Centennial Development and Investment Limited, Mike Karikpo, Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, SPDC, Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria, ERA/FoE

IGP assures safe, secure electoral process in Anambra State

USMAN Baba, inspector general of police, IGP, has assured the nation of the commitment of the Force to securing the public space and upholding the democratic... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 114 times

Tags: USMAN Baba, Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba

VON D-G says electronic transmission of election results will banish collation banditry

THE Director-General, Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has commended the Senate and the House of Representatives for incorporating electronic transmission of election results in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 76 times

Tags: Voice of Nigeria, Senate

2023: Nigeria Diaspora Network commends Senate on electronic transmission of election results

THE Nigeria Diaspora Network (NDN), has commended the Senate for backing the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the inclusion of electoral transmission of election results... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nigeria Diaspora Network, electoral transmission of election results, Independent National Electoral Commission,

NGO organises arts exhibition to promote peace in Plateau

AN NGO, the Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN), organized an arts exhibition on Wednesday in Jos to promote peace and peaceful coexistence in Plateau.   Mr. Cletus... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 53 times

Tags: Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria,

Photos: Agbese, Amuka, Adamu, Jakande, others honoured by League of Nigeria Columnists

  Lateef Jakande's widow receiving post humus on behalf of the late husband award at the event       Haroun Adamu receiving plaque from General Ike Nwachukwu      ... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 155 times

Tags: League of Nigeria Columnists, Dan Agbese, Prof. Anthony Killa, Haroun Adamu, Jakande, General Ike Nwachukwu,

President Buhari appoints new CEO for NEPC

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ezra Yakusak as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 192 times

Tags: Ezra Yakusak, Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC,PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, Garba Shehu,

Chiwetalu Agu freed from DSS custody

THE Department of State Services, DSS, has freed Chiwetalu Agu, Nollywood actor, who was arrested by the service after he was released by the Nigerian Army... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 104 times

Tags: Chiwetalu Agu, Department of State Services, DSS, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Steve Eboh, Public Relations Officer of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, AGN, Monalisa Chinda Coker

EFCC recovers N1.6bn for AMCOM in 4 years

THE Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, says it has received N1, 667, 582, 605.04 recovered funds by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, between... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a week ago | seen 168 times

Tags: Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Joshua Ikioda, Ahmed Lawan Kuru, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON,

Nigeria Customs decorate 68 newly promoted officers in Seme

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday decorated 68 of its newly promoted officers in Seme Area Command with their new ranks. Addressing the newly promoted officers... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a week ago | seen 308 times

Tags: NCS, Nigeria Customs Service,

Customs Service set to impound 29 private airplanes

THE Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) released its report on the verification of privately-owned airplanes in the country on Tuesday in Abuja. It threatened to impound 29 jets... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service, Mr Joseph Attah, privately-owned airplanes, Aircraft Clearance Certificates,

Any floodgate of Senior Advocates of Nigeria? I don’t think so (PART 1)

By Mike Ozekhome, SAN     INTRODUCTION SOME years ago, some young Lawyers, led by a very elderly senior member of the Bar, Pa Tunji Gomez (now late; may God... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 81 times

Tags: Mike Ozekhome, Senior Advocates of Nigeria,

Customs generates N129bn from Onne Port in 9 months

 THE Nigeria Customs Service, Area II Command Onne Port, has generated  N128,317,325,936.68 as revenue from January to September 2021. The collected figure is N45,761,404,176.65 above the total... Read more

Author: Maureen Chigbo | Posted a week ago | seen 91 times

Tags: Ifeoma  Ojekwu, Nigeria Customs Service, Comptroller Auwal Mohammed,

NGO partners Swiss firm to digitise Nigeria’s Agric sector

SYNERGOS Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has entered into a partnership with FCE Group AG, a Swiss blockchain company, to digitise Nigeria’s agriculture sector, an official... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 weeks ago | seen 37 times

Tags: SYNERGOS Nigeria, NGO

Super brands must synergize to solve Africa’s problems – Akinwuntan

THE Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan has advocated a synergy between super brands in Africa to solve the multifarious challenges facing the continent. Akinwuntan, who made... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 289 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria

V-C advises new students to shun cultism, examination malpractice or face expulsion

PROF. Charles Igwe, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka, on Saturday advised matriculating students to shun cultism, examination malpractice and social vices or face expulsion. Igwe gave the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 233 times

Tags: University of Nigeria Nsukka, PROF. Charles Igwe

IPOB Order: Nigerian flag disappear in South East

NIGERIA flags hoisted in banks and other public institutions in parts of the South-East Nigeria were pulled down on Friday in obedience to the order of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 188 times

Tags: South-East Nigeria, IPOB

Partnering with Nigeria through social investments - The Chevron Nigeria  experience

THE Chevron companies in Nigeria celebrate with the country on the 61st anniversary of Nigeria’s independence, on October 1, 2021. The Nigerian oil and gas industry is strategic... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 431 times

Tags: Chevron Nigeria Limited,Esimaje Brikinn

DSS has no hand in Akunyili’s murder – spokesman

THE Department of State Services, DSS, says it has no hand in the killing of Dr Chike Akunyili, widower of former information minister, Dora. Akunyili was killed... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 287 times

Tags: Nsukka Alumni Association (UNAA), Dr Chike Akunyili, Dr Peter Afunanya,University of Nigeria, Nsukka Alumni

Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary is worth celebrating – Northeast residents

AS Nigeria marks its 61st independence anniversary, some residents of the Northeast hold diverse views as to whether or not there is any cause for celebration. A... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 123 times

Tags: Nigeria,

Customs intercept live cartridges concealed in cassava flour

THE Special Assignment Team of Federal Operations Unit, Zone A, Nigeria Customs Service, has intercepted three Mazda saloon cars loaded with live cartridges concealed in sacks... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 3 weeks ago | seen 183 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service

Millennial should drive payment innovations – Banker

THE Chief Financial Officer, Ecobank Nigeria, Ibukunoluwa Oyedeji, has advocated that banks and government institutions responsible for financial management should ensure millennial are involved in the process of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 381 times

Tags: Ecobank Nigeria,

What Nigeria requires to address infrastructure deficit — Emefiele

GODWIN Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, on Saturday, September 25, said that the federal government needed about US$100 billion annually to address... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 500 times

Tags: Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC), Osita Nwanisobi.,GODWIN Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN,

Falconets confident as race to Costa Rica begins in Douala

COACH Christopher Danjuma has expressed confidence in his Nigeria U20 girls as the real race for berths at the FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup Costa Rica... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 202 times

Tags: Christopher Danjuma, Nigeria U20 girls, FIFA U20 Women’s World Cu

Judgment in suit filed by Community that claimed to have lost 105 persons in herdsmen attack scheduled for 24th Sept by ECOWAS Court

JUDGMENT has been scheduled for Friday, 24th September by the ECOWAS Court of Justice in a case brought by 14 Nigerians alleging the destruction of their... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 49 times

Tags: ECOWAS Court, DSS, Nigeria Air force, herdsmen,

Church of Nigeria wants bandits, herders declared terrorists

THE Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has raised the alarm that Nigeria is turning to a land flowing with tears and blood because of the impact of... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 221 times

Tags: Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, President Muhammadu Buhari

Kano-Jigawa Customs generates N16.9 billion in 6 months

KANO-Jigawa Area Comnand of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) announced Thursday a collection of N16,909,520,467.32 from January to August. This was disclosed by Customs Area Contoller Comptroller... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 107 times

Tags: KANO-Jigawa, Nigeria Customs Service

Researcher decries Anambra’s 90,000 out-of-school children

BEN Nwosu, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu, on Wednesday decried the 90, 000 out-of-school children in Anambra State, describing the... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 322 times

Tags: University of Nigeria, Enugu

AMCON takes over former Kwara State governor's mansion over ₦5 Billion Debt

FOLLOWING the order of Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Lagos Division, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, on Wednesday, September 22, in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 416 times

Tags: Abdulfatah Ahmed,Justice A.M. Liman,Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria,

SNF tells Baba-Ahmed: A Mauritanian cannot decide Nigeria's presidency

  ...describes him and NEF as crisis entrepreneur     OLUFEMI Lawson, spokesman, Southern Nigeria Frontier, SNF, has responded to the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, over the provocative statement... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 837 times

Tags: Northern Elders Forum,Hakeem Baba-Ahmed,Southern Nigeria Frontier,

Customs takes delivery of 2 mobile scanners at Tincan

THE Nigeria Customs Service,  Tincan Island Area Command, on Monday took delivery of two NUCTECH Mobile Scanners MT1213DE with accessories. The equipment arrived on board Glovis Horizon ... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 117 times

Tags: Nigeria Customs Service

FG, Nigerian Military connived with armed herdsmen to kill residents in South East - HURIWA

THE Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has accused the Federal Government and the Nigerian military in the South East of collusion with armed Fulani... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 4 weeks ago | seen 441 times

Tags: Nigerian Army,Eastern Security Network,Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria,

MBF alleges Mailafia was shabbily treated in hospital before his death

    THE Middle Belt Forum, MBF, has alleged that Obadiah Mailafia, former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was shabbily treated in the hocpital... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 660 times

Tags: Obadiah Mailafia, Isuwa Dogo, Central Bank of Nigeria, University of abuja teaching Hospital,

SCOA boss commends Unity Bank, Others for N15.5b worth of Trucks supply deal to Julius Berger 

Massad Boulos, group managing director of SCOA Nigeria Plc, has commended Unity Bank Plc and other banks for facilitating a credit facility of N15.5 billion for... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 164 times

Tags: Unity Bank Plc, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, Massad Boulos, SCOA Nigeria Plc,Heritage, Zenith, Providus, Wema, UBA, Union and Coronation Merchant Banks

Forex scarcity hamper sale of Shell assets in Nigeria

SOME of the assets pencilled down for sale by Shell Nigeria have been abandoned as local financial institutions lacked capacity to facilitate their acquisition by interested... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 401 times

Tags: Shell Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, Segun Agbaje,

Shell Nigeria trains 40 Imo youths for Assah North-Ohaji South gas project

LEADING energy company, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has commenced a one-year professional and vocational training for 40 youths from the SPDC... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 563 times

Tags: Shell Nigeria trains 40 Imo youths for Assah North-Ohaji South gas project

Cholera kills 46 persons in one week in Nigeria - NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 46 new deaths linked to suspected cholera cases were recorded in the country in the past one week. The... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 72 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC

Photo: AMCON trains solicitors, receivers and receiver/managers in Abuja

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, at the weekend trained its solicitors, receivers and receiver/managers in Abuja. Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 137 times

Tags: Norbert Enenmoh, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, Albert Nwanozie, Eberechukwu Uneze, AMCON, Ahmed Kuru, Ibrahim Sulaiman, Joshua Ikioda, AMCON’s Group Head of Enforcement, Fatihu A. Abba,

US-CDC trains 40 Public Health Officials in Nigeria on Emergency Response

THE United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US-CDC) on Monday kicked off a two-week capacity building program in Lagos for Nigerian experts on public... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 66 times

Tags: US-CDC trains 40 Public Health Officials in Nigeria on Emergency Response

CBN warns banks to stop foreign exchange malpractices

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) to always observe due diligence and desist from all forms of malpractices in foreign... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 87 times

Tags: Ozoemena Nnaji, CBN, Central Bank of Nigeria

Create businesses around adverse situations, Wabote charges youths

THE Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabote has challenged young Nigerians to create business opportunities around uncomfortable situations rather... Read more

Author: publisher | Posted a month ago | seen 270 times

Tags: Junior Chambers International (JCI) Nigeria Senate Association Leadership Excellence for National Development (LEND), Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr. Simbi Kesiye Wabo

Give football holistic support to grow, unite Nigeria – Administrator

A football administrator in Anambra, Mr Augustine Amakom, says Nigeria’s reckoning as a football powerhouse needs to be improved upon. This, he said, could be done by... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 187 times

Tags: Give football holistic support to grow, unite Nigeria – Administrator

Amene: Aisha Buhari Cup will further improve Nigeria Women's Leagues

A board member of the Nigeria Women Football League and General Co-ordinator of the NWFL Nationwide League, Mr Joe Amene believes the Aisha Buhari Cup will... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 74 times

Tags: Amene: Aisha Buhari Cup will further improve Nigeria Women's Leagues

Nigeria requires more personnel to combat insecurity, says NSCDC boss

AHMED Audi, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said that Nigeria requires more security personnel to effectively combat and end insecurity in... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 97 times

Tags: Nigeria requires more personnel to combat insecurity, says NSCDC boss

NIS circular orders rehearsals for CGIS pulling out parade 

By Anthony Isibor   THE controversy over President Muhammadu Buhari’s extension of Mohammed Babandede, controller general of  Immigration Service', CGIS, tenure will soon end going by the content... Read more

Author: editor | Posted a month ago | seen 73 times

Tags: Nigeria Immigration Service,DCI Adams Muhammed, PSC,Mohammed Babandede,pulling out parade,

Focus on saving Nigeria, not 2023 elections — Obi tells political leaders

FOLLOWING the recent closure of schools in Zamfara State, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi,... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 78 times

Tags: Focus on saving Nigeria, not 2023 elections — Obi tells political leaders

Nigeria name 23-woman provisional list for tournament

HEAD Coach Randy Waldrum has named a 23-woman provisional list for the maiden edition of the Aisha Buhari Invitational Women’s Tournament, taking place in the City... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 112 times

Tags: Nigeria name 23-woman provisional list for tournament

Fayemi, Afe Babalola make case for more united Nigeria

…as ex-Senate President, David Mark hails Fayemi’s agricultural initiatives EKITI State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi and founder of Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti, (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 100 times

Tags: Fayemi, Afe Babalola make case for more united Nigeria

I choose my people Fulani over Nigeria

By Tukur Danmuazu I believe Igbo should have their Biafra because I find no single positive reason why we must live as one nation while other people... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 155 times

Tags: I choose my people Fulani over Nigeria

American Ambassador predicts terrorists takeover of Super Tucano fighter jets in Nigeria

A former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell has warned of a possible takeover the recently acquired Super Tucano fighter jets by bandits and terrorists. Mr... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 222 times

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IGP declares open 3-day workshop for Police PROs

By Anthony Isibor.   USMAN Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police, has declared open the three-day presidential capacity building workshop organized for Police Public Relations Officers across... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 68 times

Tags: USMAN Alkali Baba,Nigeria-German Development Cooperation,Inspector General of Police,

NCDMB to hold second Research, Development fair Sept 9

By Anthony Isibor.   SIMBI Wabote, executive secretary, Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has announced that the 2021 Research and Development Fair and Conference will hold on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 63 times

Tags: SIMBI Wabote,Research, Development fair,Nigeria Content Development Monitoring Board,

PGF DG gives conditions for state police in Nigeria

SALIHU Lukman, Director-General, Progressives Governors Forum (PGF), says state police can only operate in Nigeria, under the supervision of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Lukman said this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 260 times

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Qatar 2022 Race: Togolese officials to take charge of Nigeria, Liberia clash

WORLD football –governing body, FIFA has appointed Togolese official, Kouassi Attisso Attiogbe as the referee for next Friday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying match between... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 186 times

Tags: Qatar 2022 Race: Togolese officials to take charge of Nigeria, Liberia clash

Only 5,000 spectators to watch Nigeria versus Liberia match in stadium

THE Confederation of African Football (CAF) has approved for the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to have only 5,000 spectators at next week’s FIFA World Cup qualifying... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 276 times

Tags: Only 5,000 spectators to watch Nigeria versus Liberia match in stadium

Qatar 2022 Qualifiers: Togolese officials picked for Nigeria versus Liberia clash

WORLD football governing body FIFA has appointed Togolese official Kouassi Attiogbe, as the referee for next Friday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying match between Nigeria... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 293 times

Tags: Qatar 2022 Qualifiers: Togolese officials picked for Nigeria versus Liberia clash

Group urges inauguration of NDDC Board

THE Leadership and members of the South East South South Professionals of Nigeria, SESSPN, have expressed deep concern over the inability and neglect of the Federal... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 69 times

Tags: South East South South Professionals of Nigeria,

COVID-19: NCDC reports 835 new cases, 10 deaths

RIVERS led the pack on Thursday with 267 coronavirus cases as the country recorded 835 additional infections on Aug. 26. Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 201 times

Tags: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,

NNPC, KDSG, Sign MoU on Gas Utilisation, Expansion

…as Kyari assures gas supply will revamp industries  NIGERIA’S domestic gas penetration aspirations have received a major boost as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kaduna State... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 632 times

Tags: Gas Aggregation Company of Nigeria,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,Mallam Mele Kyari,

Armed Forces will never allow Nigeria to disintegrate – Sawyerr

THE Director Defence Information, Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Sawyerr, says the Armed Forces under the leadership of Gen. Lucky Irabor, will not allow Nigeria to disintegrate. Sawyerr stated this... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 106 times

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Proposed creation of Nigeria/Benin joint commission receives boost

THE creation of a Nigeria-Benin Republic Permanent Joint Commission will boost economic development and security in the two neighboring countries.   The Chairman of the Steering Committee on... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 57 times

Tags: Nigeria-Benin Republic Permanent Joint Commission,Amb. Kayode Oguntuase,

Leverage $4b Global Education Fund, UK charity advises FG

THE Chairperson of the Education Committee of the Nigeria-British Business Forum, Mrs Ibironke Adeagbo, has told the Nigerian Government to leverage fast on the $4 billion... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 85 times

Tags: Global Education Summit,Nigeria-British Business Forum, Mrs Ibironke Adeagbo,

FCTA to establish livestock special Agro-industrial processing zone – Minister

THE Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is to establish a Special Agro-industrial Processing Zone (SAPZ) in livestock production, processing and marketing. Minister of State, FCT, Dr Ramatu... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 41 times

Tags: Special Agro-industrial Processing Zone,“FEED Nigeria Summit,Dr Ramatu Aliyu,

Mongono says terrorist groups forming alliance in the Sahel

...border insecurity , a permanent problem for Nigeria,  Cameroon  - Nji    NATIONAL Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), on Tuesday raised the alarm on attempts... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 235 times

Tags: Zubairu Dada,Major General Babagana Monguno,Cameroon/Nigeria Transborder Security Committee,

Reading: Expert urges parents to monitor children’s social media usage

DR Oluchi Kalu, acting National Liberian and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) National Library of Nigeria, has called on parents to monitor the content their children consume... Read more

Author: editor | Posted 2 months ago | seen 62 times

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ICAN seeks amicable resolution of VAT collection dispute

THE Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), has implored Rivers and Federal Governments to amicably resolve the issue of VAT collection, to protect taxpayers and... Read more

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Church tasks government on containing insecurity

THE Reformed Presbyterian Church of Nigeria (RPCN) has expressed concern at the pervading insecurity and escalation of violence in different parts of the country. The church thus... Read more

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Transcorp appoints Oliver Andrews as Independent non-Executive Director

 THE Board of Directors,  Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc,  has formally announced the appointment of Mr Oliver Andrews,  as an Independent Non-Executive Director,  from Aug.... Read more

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The existence of grazing routes in Nigeria: fact or fiction (Part 1)

By Mike Ozekhome. Introduction ON 11 the May, 2021, all the 17 Governors in the Southern States, proscribed open grazing owing to public outcry on the atrocities being... Read more

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Nigeria records 565 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths on Monday – NCDC

NIGERIA on Monday recorded 565 new COVD-19 cases and eight deaths, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC stated this on Tuesday. The centre said... Read more

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Group urges compensation for victims of attacks in Plateau

A Christian group, Fellowship of Churches of Christ in Nigeria, has called on Federal and State Governments to compensate victims of various attacks in Plateau Chairman of... Read more

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Work begins on damaged rail panels linking Osun with Kwara

THE management of Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) has commenced the repair of damaged rail panels linking Osun with Kwara. Mr Stephen Obasanjo-Dominion, the Principal Civil Engineer with... Read more

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4 millionaires emerge from Ecobank Nigeria Super Rewards Scheme

 FOUR customers of Ecobank Nigeria Limited,  including Tsoo Alaye, with an Ecobank Microfinance Special Account representing FCT / Northern Region; Badero Modupe Olufunmilayo, with a Personal Flexi Account, representing... Read more

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First Bank sponsored first class material continues to empower, celebrate Nigerian youth

THE First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria's premier and leading financial services provider has again reinforced its commitment to Youth Empowerment and Entrepreneurship through its sponsorship... Read more

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COVID-19: Nigeria logs 187,023 total infections – NCDC

 THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria logged 187,023 total confirmed COVID-19 infections as of Aug. 22. The NCDC made this known via its website... Read more

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Nigeria to explore DFC option in infrastructure financing – Minister

THE Federal Government says it will explore the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) in sourcing fund for its infrastructural development. The Minister of Information and Culture,... Read more

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Local content: SIM cards, cell phones now made-in-Nigeria — Pantami

THE Federal Government says it has achieved 100 per cent in the production of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards as well as manufacture of many components... Read more

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Nigeria, US to sign agreement on cultural property trafficking

The Federal Government and the United States of America have agreed to sign a bilateral agreement stopping illicit trafficking in cultural property and artefacts. The Minister of... Read more

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MacArthur Foundation Awards Nigeria's CLEEN Foundation Grant to boost police reforms

THE CLEEN Foundation (formerly known as the Centre for Law Enforcement Education in Nigeria) has announced that it has been awarded a grant from John D.... Read more

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NNPC hails appeal court’s judgment on OML 11

THE Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has hailed the recent Appeal Court judgment affirming its operatorship of the Oil Mining License 11 (OML 11), describing it... Read more

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PIA ‘ll engender efficiency, competitiveness in downstream sector – IPMAN

THE Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN),  says the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) will engender a conducive environment for more efficient downstream sector. IPMAN’s National President, ... Read more

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TotalEnergies reduces gas flaring in Nigeria by 75 percent - Bandele

  TOTALENERGIES has successfully reduced gas flaring in its operations in Nigeria by 75 per cent in the last 10 years, according to Victor Bandele, deputy managing... Read more

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Nigeria registers 674 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths – NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 674 additional COVID-19 infections and eight more deaths had been registered as at Aug. 19. The NCDC stated this... Read more

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OML 11: NPDC resumes operation after favourable court judgement

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has hailed the recent Appeal Court judgment affirming its operatorship of the Oil Mining License 11, OML 11, describing it... Read more

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SON worries over adulterated fertiliser in markets

THE Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has urged fertilizer producers and dealers to adhere to standard and expose those producing and selling adulterated fertiliser to farmers. Malam... Read more

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