Obasanjo to commission 23.4km Eket-Etinan Road in Akwa Ibom

May 1, 2023 Uko Etim 0

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, will today (Tuesday) commission the 23.4km Eket Etinan road, constructed by the Akwa Ibom state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel. A trip to the Eket-Etinan dual carriageway shows that preparation for the commissioning of the road is in top gear as things are already in place to ensure a successful ceremony. Speaking with newsmen Monday in Eket Read More

Re-FCC chairman in identity falsification scandal

April 28, 2023 Chuks Okoli 0

There are indeed a never fading intent to disrupt the wheel of progress currently being witnessed at the Federal Character Commission (FCC), under the leadership of its reformist Executive Chairman, Dr Muheeba Dankaka. The pedestrian attempts by faceless group of people who wish the commission and indeed the country no good has severally been contrived, executed and sponsored at every Read More

Amuka tasks 9-man Ombudsman media commission on professionalism

April 6, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

The board of the National Media Complaints Commission (NMCC) otherwise known as The Ombudsman, has been tasked to work towards ensuring a highly professionalised and free media in the country. NMCC Interim Secretary Feyi Smith in a statement quoted Publisher Vanguard newspaper and Life Patron of the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mr. Sam Amuka, as giving the charge Read More

Total pension contribution from Micro Pension hits N42.12bn

March 29, 2023 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

National Pension Commission (PenCom) has released the contributions received from the Micro Pension Contributors (MPC) per Pension Fund Administrators (PFA) in its 4th quarter 2022 report. According to PenCom, total Pension contributions received from MPCs in the fourth quarter of 2022 stands at N42,118,380. The amount brings total Pension contributions received from inception of Micro Pension Plan in March 2019 Read More

Gross Premium Income stands at N726.2bn in Q4’22

March 23, 2023 David Agba 0

The gross premium income generated as at the fourth quarter of 2022 stood at N726.2 billion. This was contained in the Bulletin of the Insurance Market Performance released on Thursday by the National Insurance commission (NAICOM). According the report this is representing a growth proportion of about thirty-Six per cent (36.3%), quarter on quarter and indeed, about eighteen per cent Read More

What works await the president-elect?

March 3, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Last Saturday’s tense presidential election has come and gone with the announcement of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced as the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).Tinubu, according to the electoral umpire, won in 12 states, polling a total number of 8.79 million votes, more than a million votes higher than the candidate Read More

AfCFTA has increased intra-African trade by 20%, says UNECA

March 2, 2023 David Agba 0

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has said that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) increased trade between countries in the region by 20 percent in 2022. UNECA’s acting Executive Secretary, Antonio Pedro, said this on the sidelines of the 9th session of the Africa regional forum on sustainable development in Niamey, Niger Republic. “… The levels Read More

EFCC nabs woman with 18 voters’ cards in Kaduna

February 25, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives on Saturday morning intercepted a woman with 18 voters’ cards in Badarawa, Kaduna North local government area of Kaduna state. The woman, said to be a member of the support group of one of the leading political parties, was caught in a sting operation spurned by the anti-graft agency. She was said Read More

NPC trains journalists on census reporting

February 23, 2023 Joseph Obung 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) has trained journalists in Cross River state on how best to effectively report the forthcoming population and housing census. Speaking in Calabar during a one day State Level Capacity Building Workshop for Journalists on Effective Reporting of the 2023 Population and Housing Census, the Federal Commissioner representing the state on the NPC Board, Navy Captain Read More

NPC intensifies training for FCT facilitators on 2023 census 

February 8, 2023 Paul Okah 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) has intensified preparation for the 2023 national census by training facilitators who will be deployed for the headcount in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). NPC Commissioner for the FCT, Hon. Joseph Shazin, in an opening address at a ten-day facilitators’ training in Gwagwalada, said the 2023 population and housing census will be the first fully Read More

NASENI: President Buhari commissions agric mechanisation institute in Nasarawa.

February 5, 2023 Mohammed Yangida 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, Saturday, commissioned Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI) in Lafia Nasarawa state. Speaking at the occasion, the president commended National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) management and staffers for meeting the January 2023 completion target. The foundation laying for construction of the institute and its commissioning was within a period of less than six Read More

2023: INEC raises alarm over 132, 626 uncollected PVCs In Anambra 

December 7, 2022 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Wednesday December 7, 2022 lamented over 132, 626 uncollected Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) in Anambra State. The State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Mrs Queen Elizabeth Agwu, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting held at their headquarters in Awka, urging the media and others to sensitise populace for collections. The unclaimed PVCs, according to Read More