Ebonyi group asks Umahi to tender apology over 2023 comments

September 13, 2021 Editorial II 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has described as unfortunate and disappointing comment credited to the state governor David Nweze Umahi wherein he prayed and expressed a wish for God to give Nigeria another President like Muhammadu Buhari as his successor in 2023. The group demanded that the governor should apologise to Nigerians. In a statement Read More

Keystone Bank educates MSMEs on opportunities in AfCFTA window

June 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In its unflinching efforts to continue to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria with knowledge to manage and grow their businesses, Keystone Bank Limited recently trained start-ups with the requisite knowledge about the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) window and the opportunities it presents to their businesses. The 3-day MSME Masterclass Webinar series tagged “TAKING YOUR Read More

Electricity

Electricity consumers kick against proposed new tariffs

Electricity consumer groups have kicked against the planned review of electricity tariffs for the 11 power Distribution Companies (DisCos) by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). They maintained that there was no justification for any upward review of electricity tariffs due to the current economic realities and challenges being faced by Nigerians. The groups, the Energy Consumer Rights and Responsibilities Read More

Breaking: Stop current monetary rascality, Obaseki hits FG again

April 15, 2021 Patrick Ahanor, Benin 0

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has advised the federal government to face economic realities confronting the country and stop the “current monetary rascality in the country”. Obaseki said such proactive measures would prevent the prevailing economic challenge from degenerating further. The governor had last week expressed reservations over the nation’s economic slide and alleged that the federal government printed additional N50 Read More

Poverty alleviation: FG empowers 3,400 women in Edo

March 24, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has disclosed that 3,400 poor and vulnerable women in Edo state have been empowered with N20,000 each during the flag off of the Federal Government Special Cash Grant in the state.  In a statement Wednesday by the Deputy Director of Information, Rhoda  Ishaku Iliya, speaking through her Read More