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Why always Dana Airline?

March 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

As it was expected to happen, the Federal Executive Council (FEC), this week, approved full audit of Dana Air facilities. Also penciled for investigation was how the airline carries out its operations. It would be recalled that planes belonging to Dana Airline were involved in minor accidents in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, Rivers state, recently, with one of the Read More

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Dairy industry can generate N300bn monthly-Minister

March 7, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar, has said that the Nigerian dairy industry has the potential to generate about N300 billion monthly. The minister was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Edet Sunday Akpan, at the stakeholders meeting for the development of policy framework for the dairy industry held Read More

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Investment, industry, commerce, integral parts of our economic recovery – Buhari

February 26, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna The promotion of industry, commerce, agriculture and competitiveness is key to the recovery and growth of the Nigerian economic, following recent recession, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Addressing opening ceremony of the 39th Kaduna International Trade Fair at the trade fair complex with the theme: “Promoting Commerce, Industry and Agriculture for International Competitiveness”, at the weekend, President Muhammadu Buhari Read More

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Report non-claims payment to CBU, NAICOM tells consumers

February 23, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), has advised consumers with genuine unsettled claims problems to channel their grievances through its Complaint Bureau Unit (CBU), which has been upgraded to listen to aggrieved of consumers in Nigeria. The Commissioner for Insurance, Mohammed Kari, gave the charge while responding to an allegation by Dangote Group that some insurers have refused to settle its Read More

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Forum to FG: Revive textile industry with recovered loots

February 16, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kaduna The Forum of Directors of Sports in Nigeria has urged the federal government to deploy the moneys recovered from looters in reviving the moribund textile industry to create hundreds of thousands jobs for youths. Chairman of the Forum and Kwara state Director of Sports, Mr. Tunde Kasim, said “creating jobs for the teeming youth will reduce insecurity by curbing Read More

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Operators are dragging their feet over the implementation of the much talked about Risk Based

December 29, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Supervision (RBS) in the insurance industry, despite its ability to rescue the drowning financial subsector. In this report, DAVID AGBA writes that with its operational advantages, domestication and implementation of RBS to cater to the peculiarities of insurance industry in Nigeria, may be the path to toe in further developing the industry and deepening its impact on the economy. Whenever Read More

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Standard of Education not Falling

December 15, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Engr Nuhu Halidu is a French-trained mechanical engineer with RCC Construction Company. UJI ABDULLAHI Iliyasu had a chat with him at Nasarawa. Excerpts. Where did you qualify as engineer? I am Engr Nuhu Halidu. I was trained at the Federal University of Science Paris and later Federal University of Science, Caen, Normandy. The training in France and Nigeria My training Read More

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West African agriculture market in focus at Agra Innovate

November 20, 2017 Editorial IV 0

Nigerian and international agricultural policymakers, agribusiness leaders, farmers, technologists and investors will gather to discuss the latest in agriculture in Nigeria and the whole of West Africa. The exhibition which will be holding at the Landmark Centre in Lagos is the fourth edition of the Agra Innovate West Africa expo, taking place from 21 – 22 November 2017. The exhibition Read More

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Heritage Bank partners IFCOD for socio-econ devt

November 2, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Amaka Ifeakandu Lagos Heritage Bank Plc has partnered with the organizers of the International Festival of Contemporary Dance (IFCOD) to host the second edition of One Language, a musical production of intrigue, dance and drama. The partnership according to the bank is part of the Bank’s commitment to the growth and socio-economic development of Nigeria’s creative industry, The essence Read More

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Onanuga urges PFAs to work for sustainable pension industry

October 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

  The Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission, Mrs Folashade Onanuga has charged Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) and life insurers synergize efforts towards the growth of pension industry. This is even as she expressed disappointment over unhealthy competition between them, saying the only way to sustain the industry is through harmonious relationships. She admonished them as she warned that bickering and Read More