Quickteller highlights practical business strategies for SMEs to thrive

August 17, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

A leeway for businesses to continue to grow and overcome the post-COVID challenges affecting them has been designed by Quickteller Business. Quickteller is a leading payment platform focused on empowering businesses of all sizes to facilitate payments and manage transactions from anywhere in the world. The firm said it will continue to provide support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Read More

NAF establishes Ombudsman office to receive personnel, citizen’s complaints

August 14, 2021 Benjamn Samson 0

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has established an Ombudsman office to entertain complaints against the NAF and its personnel from citizens. A statement by NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Edward Gabkwet Friday, said the office would be independent and would provide an objective and compassionate channel for seeking redress. The statement quoted the Chief Air Staff, Air Marshal Read More

Insecurity: NSCDC vows to sanitise private security guard companies

August 12, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC) Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has expressed the Corps commitment to eliminating quackery in the private security industry to sanitize the system for effective security service delivery towards complementing the efforts of government agencies in mitigating the security challenges bedevilling our Nation.  Audi made call while presenting operational licence to 24 Read More

KBFN holds Tatami seminar/championship in Asaba

August 10, 2021 Akeem Busari 0

Kickboxing and martial arts enthusiasts have another opportunity to be entertained and watch the combatants learn new tricks, as Kickboxing Federation of Nigeria holds the Tatami Seminar and Championship in Asaba, Delta State, beginning August 10-14, 2021. The championship which would feature full and low kick categories, is part of the series of training seminars and competitions lined up by Read More

Akume lauds Gulf United FC talent hunt programme

August 8, 2021 Donald Iorchir 0

  The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs Senator George Akume has lauded the Gulf United Football Club Talent Hunt Programme in the country. The programme which is targeted at giving opportunities to 120 youths  interested in professional football while also pursuing a career of their choice in world class universities in Dubai, UAE,  Canada and USA  will be Read More

The quest for credible LG elections in Nigeria

August 6, 2021 Moshood Isah 0

The just concluded local government elections in Lagos and Ogun states is a reaffirmation of the level of apathy and disinterest in subnational governance in Nigeria despite local governments being the tier of government closest to the people. This is not unconnected to existing gaps in administration of elections by State Independent Electoral Commissions (SIECs) and the overbearing influence of Read More

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Sen Dan’iya receives APC membership card in Zamfara

August 5, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad, 0

The Senator representing Zamfara West senatorial district, Senator Lawal Hassan Dan’iya, has received his All Progressives Congress (APC) membership card after dumping his party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Senator received his membership card at his poling unit of Danbako 001 poling unit Anka in Anka town the Headquarters of Anka local government area of Zamfara state Thursday.  Senator Dan’iya Read More

Secession: Africa ‘ll lose respect if Nigeria breaks – Ganduje

August 5, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has warned that the continent of Africa will lose it respect to the world if the Nigeria cease to exist as a Nation. Ganduje, however, called on seccessionits agitators to stop immediately and give dialogue a chance. Speaking Thursday in Abuja at the second public lecture series organised by the APC Press Corps Read More

NEXIM names D’Banj brand ambassador

August 4, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

Nigerian Afro/Hip hop singer, songwriter and entertainer Mr. Dapo Oyebanjo, fondly called D’Banj or ‘Kokomaster’ by his fans and admirerers has signed an endorsement deal with the Nigerian Export-Inport Bank (NEXIM) as its brand ambassador. The bank newsmen scooped aimed to drive its Women and Youth Export Facility (WAYEF) and the Small and Medium Enterprise Export Facility (SMEEF) initiatives to Read More

NYSC DG urges members in Yobe to serve with zeal, commitment

August 3, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim has charged corps members deployed to Yobe state to serve the state with zeal and commitment. The DG gave the charge Monday when he paid an unscheduled visit to the NYSC Orientation Camp Dazigau in Yobe state.  General Ibrahim asked the youth to take their deployment Read More

Reject outcome of Osun ward congress, APC group tells Buni

August 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Members of the Osun Progressives (TOP) have called on Governor Mai Mala Buni-led National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to reject the outcome of the ward congresses held in the state in its entirety. While describing the exercise as a sham, the APC faction narrated how Osun state government allegedly manipulated the exercise. The group loyal to Read More

Minister predicts 65m job losses due to lack of skill

July 29, 2021 Binta Shama 0

Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation (FMSTI)  Mohammed Abdullahi has called on government and the Organised Private Sector (OPS) to initiate urgent interventions in order to engage Nigerian youths  and make their lives more meaningful. A statement Wednesday by the minister’s media aide, Maryam Zakari, quoted Abdullahi as saying this in a goodwill message at the Generation Unlimited Nigeria Launch Read More

2023: APC approves lobby committees for more youth inclusion

July 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has approved for the youth wing of the party to set up zonal strategic lobby committees that will engage party leaders at state and local levels to lobby the full inclusion and participation of young people in the forthcoming Congresses a d beyond. This is coming as the APC youth wing Read More

Eid-el-Kabir: Emperor Baywood salutes Muslims, urges tolerance

July 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Founder of Byawood Foundation and a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Chris Baywood Ibe while greeting Muslim faithful nationwide has urged them to uphold the sterling virtues of Islam at Eid-el-Kabir celebration by upholding tolerance. In a statement released in Abuja Sunday, Baywood in commemoration of the Eid-el-Kabir, urged Muslims across the nation to imbibe noble Read More

APC caucus faults Oyetola’s LG caretaker committee, calms members

July 2, 2021 Lateef Dada 0

A caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ‘The Osun Progressives’ (TOP), has faulted the local government caretaker committee appointed by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, describing it “unacceptable.” The group in a statement made available to newsmen by its Chairman, Adelowo Adebiyi, Friday, noted that some members of the party who are not loyal to Ileri-Oluwa group, were exempted from the Read More

Convention: APC chieftain tips Niger Senator as national chairman

June 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a chieftain of the party has revealed that a dark horse might emerge as the national chairman of the party.  The chieftain who craved anonymity said that the dark horse is a serving Senator from Niger state.  Speaking with newsmen Sunday in Abuja, the popular APC chieftain said two Read More

Osun APC crisis worsens as party suspends Aregbesola’s ally

June 18, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A former Commissioner for local government and Chieftaincy Affairs under Governor Rauf Aregbesola, Kolapo Alimi, has been suspended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Osun state for alleged anti-party.  The suspended APC chieftain is a senior legislative aide to the speaker of House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila.  A letter of suspension signed by leaders of the party Read More

Buhari didn’t ban Twitter but on suspension in Nigeria – APC

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The youths wing of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari did not ban Twitter in Nigeria but on temporary suspension. National youths leader of the ruling party, Barr. Ismaeel Ahmed, told newsmen Wednesday in Abuja that he was not personally happy about the development, adding that the controversy will soon be resolved amicably. Barr. Ahmed Read More

The philosophy of creative capacity

June 9, 2021 Steve Obum Orajiaku 0

‘Necessity is the mother of invention’- Plato.There is a whole generation of young people who are faced with these so called ‘jobless recovery.’ Necessity is the mother of invention. They are all around the world, creating new companies” -Don Tapscott. “He becomes poor that deals with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent makes rich” -Proverbs 10 verse Read More

Lessens from Ramadan

There is a need to pay more attention to the plight of the poor. The Muslims’ holy month of self- purification and self- denial otherwise known as Ramadan has just ended. While it lasted, the season of fasting and prayer offered all Muslims the opportunity to reflect on their relationship with Allah. It also enabled those with means to share Read More