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Foundation stresses positive narratives in politics

November 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), has called on all political parties and the legislature to change the negative about politics, emphasising the need for core and democratic values capable of increasing the inclusion and quality political participation of young persons and ensure value-based representation of citizens in the country. Its Country Representative Adebowale Olorunmola, made the call Thursday in Read More

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Take advantage of border closure to grow your business Minister task women

November 1, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Following the decision by the federal government to shut the borders, the Minister of women affairs and social development Dame Pauline Tallen has charged women on more commitment to agri-businesses accross the country. Tallen gave the charge in Abuja during the 2019 annual conference of the African Women Entrepreneurship Program held on the theme “Positioning for Funding.” Tallen who commended Read More

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Father 52, arrested for defiling 12-year-old daughter in Ekiti

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested a 52 -year-old man Noel Davies for allegedly having carnal knowledge of his 12- year-old daughter. The command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Caleb Ikechukwu, in a press statement made available to journalists in Ado Ekiti on said, Davies has confessed to the crime. Davies ran into trouble, after his daughter confided in her Read More

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Why South-east should not think of 2023 presidency – Uche Nwosu

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate in Imo state in the last general election, Chief Uche Nwosu, says agitation for 2023 is a huge distraction. In this interview with Bode Olagoke, Nwosu speaks on issues of economy, security, governance and says the South-east zone should first work with other zones before demanding for 2023 presidency. Soon after the last general Read More

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On Ganduje’s education revolution

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s second term in Kano state is anchored on, but not limited to, two variables, one of which is free and compulsory basic and secondary education the administration has just implemented in the state. In the course of delivering his inaugural speech on May 29, 2019, Ganduje made one value-loaded policy statement. Basic and post bssic education Read More

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Capital market crucial to Nigeria’s future – Ahmed

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has described the Capital Market as very crucial to the growth and development of the country. Mrs Ahmed stated this in a keynote address at the Investing and Capital Market  conference held in Abuja, Thursday. “We want a vision for a future Nigeria where the majority of Nigerians have been Read More

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Minister tasks stakeholders in video technology on standards

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo has urged stakeholders in video technology to explore ways of creating job opportunities in Nigeria via advancement in video technology standards. Adebayo made the call in his keynote address at the 2019 World Standards Day celebrated by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Thursday in Abuja. The event with the Read More

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Capital market crucial to our future – Ahmed

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed has described the capital market as very crucial to the growth and development of the country. Mrs Ahmed stated this in a keynote address at the Investing and Capital Market  conference held in Abuja, Thursday. “We want a vision for a future Nigeria where the majority of Nigerians have been Read More

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Absence of Audit Act impedes our work – Auditors-General

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

Delegates to the 49th Conference of Body of Federal and State Auditors-General in Nigeria have identified the absence of an Audit Act, which will guarantee administrative and financial autonomy for the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation, and enhance its efficiency and effectiveness, as topmost on the list of challenges currently facing audit institutions in Nigeria. Deputy Director (Information) Read More

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CRFFN to sanction unregistered freight forwarders

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Ameachi, has given his support to the move by the Council for the Regulation of Freight Forwarding in Nigeria (CRFFN) to ensure that effective from December 2019, all licensed customs agents and freight forwarders who are not registered with the Council are denied renewal of their licences by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS). Speaking at Read More

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CBN sensitizes Lafia residents on economic devt initiatives

November 1, 2019 Editorial III 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sensitized residents of Lafia the Nasarawa state capital on its economic development initiatives. Speaking at the two-day sensitization seminar organised by the apex bank, held at Ta’al hotel, the Director of Corporate Communication of CBN, Isaac Okoroafor, said the bank attaches great importance and commitment to the sensitisation programme, and that their main Read More