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

Expert calls for recapitalization of DisCos, unbundling

September 1, 2021 David Agba 0

The Chairman of Basic Metal Fabricated Iron and Steel Products Manufacturers, a sectoral arm of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Dr. Yusuf Kamoru, has called for the urgent revaluation of the capital base of distribution companies (DisCos) and increase same to achieve meaningful investment in their network. He also called for further unbundling of the current distribution sub-sector to Read More

DPR clarifies reorganisation on presidential directive

September 1, 2021 Adeola Tukuru 0

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said it would continue to create industors in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry. In a statement signed by DPR’s Head, Public Affairs, Paul Osu, Monday in Abuja, the regulator also assured that, through its service instruments of licences, permits and approvals, businesses in the sector operate successfully. “The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Read More

Shareholders approve Total’s new identity, call for increased dividend

August 31, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Shareholders of Total Plc have approved the company’s resolution to change its identity to TotalEnegies. The firm also moves to anchor its business into a broad energy company. At the company’s Extra Ordinary General Meeting held in Lagos, the shareholders said that the name change would boost the firm’s profitability and increase shareholders’ value. Commenting on the development, the Founder Read More

Why I like playing role of wicked women – Daso

August 27, 2021 Blueprint 0

Kano-born Kannywood actress Saratu Gidado popularly known as Daso hails from Kano state and joined the Hausa movie industry, Kannywood, in 2000. Her performance in Feleke a film produced by Ali Ndabawa, earned her the nickname Daso. In this interview with ALIYU ASKIRA, she speaks on her career, especially her roles as wicked women. What is your background and how Read More

Paralex introduces tech-driven legal support services

August 27, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Paralex Logistics Limited, an information and communication technology (ICT) managed logistics company, is set to launch its mobile app platform which encompasses its service portfolio to businesses and individuals across the country and beyond for optimal satisfaction and gains. The web base is already launched while the app introduction is slated for the 7th of September, 2021. The company which Read More

No previous govt developed Niger Delta like Buhari’s administration – APC group

August 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress Legacy Awareness and Campaign (APC-LAC), a voluntary think-tank group of the governing party, has said that no previous administration has paid more attention to the plight of the Niger Delta region like the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The group assured that Buhari will not relent in the implementation of his vision of a safe, secure Read More

Excitement as Titan Trust Bank opens Apapa, Lagos branch

August 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has announced the opening of its state-of-the-art branch located at 17, Burma Road, Apapa, Lagos for commercial operations. A statement by the lender said the development is in furtherance of its efforts to offer customers endearing experience. The lender further noted that the new branch provides a full suite of banking products and services for retail Read More

Muhammadu Buhari’s imprints on the Nigerian oil and gas sector by Salisu Na’inna Dambatta

August 18, 2021 Salisu Na'inna Dambatta 0

The signing of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on August 16th, 2021, after it was passed by the National Assembly, has added yet another Buhari signature on the Nigerian Oil and Gas sector.  Equally, the Presidential assent which turned the Bill into Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) of the National Assembly has placed Muhammadu Buhari Read More