Benue: APC governorship candidate unveils 7- point policy document, promises good governance

January 8, 2023 John Shiaondo 0

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue, Rev Father Hyacinth Alia, Sunday, said he will render effective and efficient services to the people of the state. He said the services would be in line with the core values of human capital development, accountability, inter-and intra-governmental cooperation, industry, integrity, character, trust and moral courage that adds value to governance if he becomes Read More

Emefiele to present economic roadmap at 57th CIBN dinner 

November 22, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele will on Friday November 25th address stakeholders in the banking and finance service sector where he is expected to roll out the country’s economic blueprint for 2023 at the 57th Annual Bankers Dinner of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos.  Organisers said the event, christened ‘The Read More

COREN launches national clean energy skills certification

November 3, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Council for the Regulation for Engineers in Nigeria (COREN), Tuesday, launched the National Clean Energy Skills Certification for young professionals. The scheme is in collaboration with the European Union and the German government within the framework of the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP). Recall that the National Clean Energy Skills Certification, which was introduced during the first phase of Read More

ADP ‘ll rescue Anambra from APGA’s bondage – Yabagi Sani

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

National chairman of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) Engr. Yabagi Yusuf Sani, has said his party has prepared a blueprint that will rescue Anambra state from what he described as ‘bondage imposed by the ruling All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) and other political parties. Sani also expressed confidence that his party will emerged victorious in the forthcoming governorship election. Speaking Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

Declare state of emergency on printing industry, APPA urges FG

October 27, 2021 Samson Benjamin 0

The association of professional printers in Abuja has called on the federal government to, as a matter of urgency, declare a state of emergency on the print industry. According the association, the industry is “fast-dying as a result of unfavourable government policies.” It made the call in commemoration of the International Print Day, a day set aside by the global Read More

These music groups gave us hit songs one-time, do you still remember?

October 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

It is said that two heads are always better than one and it’s no surprise that boy-bands and girl-bands are highly successful with massive impact. Nigerian listeners were entertained by music groups who kept the airwaves and dance floors busy. In this article, we will be looking at the Top Nigerian Music Groups and their hit songs  1- Psquare P-Square consisted of Read More

Focus on national development, Omisore tells automotive experts

October 11, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Former deputy governor of Osun state and board member of National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC), Sen Iyiola Omisore, has urged NADDC trained automotive experts to focus on national development with their skills. Senator Omisore stated this in Ibadan Saturday at the closing ceremony of a two-week boot camp on Solid Works Design and Simulation Software for Automotive Design Read More

How Dangote is driving African economy – DG ACCI

October 4, 2021 David Agba 0

The Director-General of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) Ms Victoria Akai has described the Dangote Group as the flagship and the epicenter for Africa’s industrialization. Speaking on the sideline of the Abuja International Trade Fair that was declared open Monday, the DG said the conglomerate has placed Nigeria on the continental and global map. “As a reputable Read More

Exhibitors crash prices at Abuja International Trade Fair

October 1, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Despite the high rate of inflation in the country, traders and exhibitors at the 11th Abuja International Trade Fair (AITF) appeared to have crashed prices of major goods and products at the ongoing trade fair at Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Industry (ACCI). A survey of exhibition stands at the Fair showed that the prices of goods and Read More

Nigeria’s Internet subscriptions drop 0.21% in June 2021

September 28, 2021 David Agba with agencies 0

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) has reported a decrease in the number of internet subscriptions to 140.2 million in June from 140.5 million in May 2021, a 0.21% decline. The Internet subscription report released by the commission is a combination of Mobile (GSM), fixed wired line and Voice over internet protocol (Voip) technologies. According to the industry report from NCC Read More

On Nigeria’s limited infrastructure…

September 23, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

This week, in spite of their other serious engagements, at the margins of the United Nations General Assembly holding in New York, USA, President Muhammadu Buhari and Her Majesty, Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of The Netherlands, have found time to meet and discussed matters affecting the two nations. During the meeting, in his usual forthright and transparent manner, the President said Read More

Kia Nigeria woos Nigerians with all-new Seltos, Sonet

September 23, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Kia Nigeria, the sole franchise owner of Kia brands in the country have unveiled two new upscale additions to its line-up in Nigeria –All-new Kia Seltos and Sonet, both intended to woo customers in the B-segment market of the car industry. Mr. Olawale Jimoh, Marketing Manager, Kia Nigeria, at the unveiling of the two products in Lagos, said that the Read More

Femi-Lawal, Tijani, 6 others join FSI board

September 22, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Financial Services Innovators has appointed eight new personalities into its Board of Trustees, as part of its efforts to make Nigeria a global leader in innovative technology-driven financial services. The newly appointed trustees are the representative of Committee of e-Business Industry Heads(CeBIH) and Head of Card and Messaging Business at First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Folasade Femi-Lawal; Co-founder/Chief Executive Read More

Breaking: Buhari orders incorporation of NNPC, appoints board

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, the State House has announced. A statement on Sunday issued by Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, said the president gave the order in his capacity as Minister of Petroleum. “This is in consonance with Section 53(1) of the Petroleum Industry Act Read More

85,265MT of LPG supplied in August – PPPRA

September 17, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

A total of 85,264.803 metric tonnes (MT) of LPG was supplied nationwide in the month of August, a new report by the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), has stated. Signifying a decrease of about 21,959.781 MT compared to the 107,224.584 MT supplied in the month of July. In addition, 102,787.234MT was also supplied in the Month of June. A Read More

Dangote Refinery partners research outfit to develop oil sector

September 14, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Dangote Refinery has announced a partnership with the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on the promotion of research and development in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. According to a statement from the firm, Dangote refinery was a platinum sponsor of the second edition of the NCDMB Research and Development Fair and Conference 2021 in a bid to show Read More

Under fire over planned sale of public companies

September 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The decision by Benue state government to privatise some non-functional public companies is causing furore in the state as Governor Samuel Ortom has cone under attacks. JOHN SHIAONDO reports. Criticisms have continued to trail the proposed sale of 25 companies owned by Benue state government as most of the citizens faulted the move on the ground that it is ill-timed. Read More

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AfCFTA: Don’t make Nigeria a dumping ground, CICAN tasks FG

September 13, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN) has called on the federal government against making Nigeria a dumping ground as a result of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). CICAN also called for the support of all stakeholders towards repositioning the nation’s economy. CICAN which gave the charge through it General Secretary, Mathew Ayoola in a press Read More

FG wants moringa farmers to unite

September 6, 2021 John Oba 0

The Federal Government has called on commodity Associations to come together to form a united front to make them more sustainable and contribute meaningfully to the nation’s economic growth. Director, Export Commodities Department, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Suleiman Audu, stated this at a meeting he had with stakeholders in moringa value chain on Friday in Abuja. The Read More

Amala360 slashes prices by 50%

September 2, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

An Abuja-based eatery, Amala360, has reduced its prices by half to mark its second anniversary, Senior Manager Integrated Marketing Communications Ms Onyinyenchi Azubuike has said. Ms Azubuike, who stated this Thursday  in a statement in Abuja, also quoted  the board chair, Mr Sebagen Henry Noboh as speaking on the inspiration behind the outfit. “The general concept of amala joints is a cafeteria below the standard of Read More