Kaduna backs women, youth project programs

October 22, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

The Kaduna state government has expressed support for the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Likelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project’s programs for women and youth, noting that women and youth empowerment is dear to the state.APPEALS is a Works Bank sponsored agric project in five states of Lagos, Kaduna, Kogi, Cross Rivers and Kano states, aimed at empowering less privilege in the Read More

NPC out to use latest technology in Jigawa

October 14, 2020 Bayo Muhammad Alabira 0

The National Population Commission (NPC) has worked out new strategies, using its latest technology such as satellite images, hand held devices and smartphone call Tablet for area delineation, demarcation and enumeration of all the electoral wards in Nigeria, the Federal Commissioner in charge of Kano/Jigawa, Dr. Ismaila Lawan Suleiman has said. Speaking to our correspondent Wednesday in Gwiwa local government Read More

NANTA launches capacity development, accreditation programme

July 29, 2020 Adeola Tukuru 0

The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has launched a capacity development and accreditation programme to help equip travel agents with skills that could help them serve clients better.  Speaking during the launch of the programme at a zoom meeting on Tuesday, Uloma Ibiware Kemabonta, the chairperson training committee said objective of this programme is to introduce the training Read More

Covid-19: 32,000 families benefited from Kaduna second phase palliatives’ distribution – SSG

June 1, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state government said 32,000 families from 12 Local Government Areas (LGAs) have benefited from the second phase of relief materials it distributed to low income earners and vulnerable people in the state. Secretary to Kaduna state government, Malam Balarabe Abbas Lawal, said that 14 LGAs were earmarked for the second phase palliative distribution. They include; Lere, Kudan, Giwa, Soba, Birnin Gwari, Kubau, Read More

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NAICOM prioritizes for 2020, unveils 2019 scorecard

January 9, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Thomas The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) recently organised a two-day seminar for insurance journalists and business editors in Kano, to keep them abreast with the plans of the commission, as well as strategic plans and programmes for 2020 and its 2019 scorecard.  EDET UDOH reports. NAICOM seeks more support  In his keynote address, the Acting Commissioner for insurance, Mr. Olorundare Read More

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Waltersmith modular refinery in Imo set to meet scheduled completion

December 24, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Phase one of the modular refinery and the ground breaking ceremony of the phase two is expected to hold in May 2020. The Waltersmith project has already reached 90 percent completion and it is in line with  Chief Timipre Sylva’s objectives to foster private sector participation in increasing domestic refinery capacity.Last week, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, H.E. Chief Read More

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Miyetti Allah, others to NYCN leadership: Reclaim Nigerian youth’s lost glory

December 19, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The new leadership of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has been charged to unite all arms of youth organisations with the view to achieving its objectives. Miyetti Allah Wallidira, Fulani Initiative for Peace and Orientation and Global Peace Initiative amongst others who paid a courtesy visit on the newly inaugurated leadership of the council headed by Comrade Solomon Read More

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World soil day: 6% of Nigeria’s land degraded

December 9, 2019 Editorial IV 0

As Nigeria marks the 2019 World Soil Day, Soil Scientists have raised concerns over the rate of land degradation; saying up to 6,000 square kilometers representing 6 per cent of the country’s land mass has been severely degraded. This is coming at time when the country’s population is increasing at over 2 per cent per year. This is just as Read More

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Airtel launches 4G network in Enugu

May 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Airtel Nigeria Tuesday, launched its 4G LTE (long term evolution device) in major cities and towns in Enugu state in its bid to improve users mobile internet experience. Regional Operations Director, South Region, Dapo Dosumu who represented the Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya at the launch,  said that the switch over to an upgraded 4G network is a major Read More

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NYSC DG urges Corps Members to embrace Scheme’s Cardinal objectives

April 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier-General Suleiman Kazaure has urged corps members to embrace and explore the four cardinal objectives of the scheme. Gen Kazaure made the called in Gombe on Sunday evening while addressing the 2019 Batch ‘A’ corps members deployed to Gombe state currently having their orientation course at Amada  NYSC Temporary Orientation camp in Akko Read More

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World Bank partners FCTA on debt mgt capacity

March 22, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  World Bank experts have visited Abuja in order to work with relevant Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) officials on strengthening the framework for debt management in the Administration. Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Mr. Chinyeaka Ohaa, expressed appreciation for the series of assistance that the country has received from the Bank. He stated this while welcoming the Read More

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Kano land c’ttee seeks police assistance

February 27, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Kano Chairman, Kano state Land Use and Allocation Committee under the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Ibrahim Dan’azumi Gwarzo, has appealed for the cooperation of the state Police Command to the committee with a view to achieving its desired objectives. Speaking yesterday when he led members of the committee on courtesy visit to the Commissioner Read More

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NOA tasks editors on ‘proper gate-keeping’

February 20, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Bauchi National Orientation Agency (NOA) has charged Editors of Newspapers and electronic media to be properly scrutinizing the news reports, articles being sent to them by their reporters and columnists in order to ensure that they were objective and devoid of sentiments. Director-General of the agency, Dr. Garba Abari, gave the charge yesterday while delivering a lecture titled “Why Hate Read More

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Yobe commissions Microfinance bank in Geidam

October 27, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Musa M. Buba Damaturu The Yobe state government said, in order to keep to policies of its administration, it has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN to raise the state share capital of Yobe Microfinance bank from N20 million to N100 million. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam who was represented by his Deputy Abubakar D. Aliyu disclosed this while commissioning Read More

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Nigeria overcoming recession – Popoola

October 2, 2017 Editorial IV 0

By Abdulrahman Zakariyau Abuja The Managing Director and Chief Executive of CRC Credit Bureau, Alhaji Ahmed Babatunde Popoola, has applauded the federal government for overcoming recession. He, however, urged the economic team to set the pace for a robust and sustainable economic growth if the country will remain atop as the number one economy in Africa. Popoola, while delivering a Read More