Pictures: RSDF set to honour Arotile, Ukaigwe, Mabo, Jegede, Kujebola, others

October 8, 2021 Editor 0

Names of awardees for the Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) Heroes Awards 2021 was revealed during Flying Officers Cup draw ceremony held in Abuja on Thursday. The award committee headed by Moses Nagogo Bako followed a set of eligibility criteria which considers factors such as achievements and pedigree of the nominees. The prestigious award is conferred on those personalities who Read More

POS transactions in Nigeria surge, hit N4.1trn in 8 months

October 5, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Point of sale transactions carried out in Nigeria in the first eight months of the year stood at N4.06 trillion, representing a 45 percent increase compared to N2.81 trillion recorded in the corresponding period of 2020. The statistics paints a clear picture of the increased interest in the use of POS as a means of transaction, especially with Nigerians continuous Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More

Breaking: President Muhammadu Buhari signs PIB 2021 into law (Pictures)

August 16, 2021 Solomon Arowolo 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2021 into law.  Working from home in five days quarantine as required by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 after returning from London on Friday August 13, the President assented to the Bill Monday August 16, in his determination to fulfill his constitutional duty. The ceremonial part of the new Read More

SMEDAN laments absence of data stalling MSMEs growth

August 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Director General , Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) Dikko Umaru Radda has expressed concern that the key challenges that have limited the development and growth in the sub-sector is the absence of up-to-date and useable data of Micro, Small and Medium (MSMEs). Radda noted this in Abuja on Thursday at the media briefing to signal Read More