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Nigeria needs N35trn annually to achieve real growth – Stakeholders

April 7, 2019 House keeper 0

Stakeholders in the financial industry have said that for Nigeria to reverse trend of unemployment, poverty level and achieve real growth in the economy, it needs capital investment of N35 trillion per annum over a period of 10 years. A communique issued by the Association of Issuing Houses of Nigeria (AIHN) after it’s business launch meeting in Lagos said that for the Read More

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NCCE calls for engagement of only certified teachers

April 5, 2019 House keeper 0

The National Commission for Colleges of Education (NCCE) Tuesday appealed to the federal government and other stakeholders to ensure that only certified teachers are engaged in the teaching profession.  Deputy director, Curriculum Development and Innovations, NCCE, Dr Mchivga Abelega, made the call at the five-day workshop on the review of the 2012 edition of the NCE minimum standards for Arts and Read More

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NANS sets up Ooni, Sanusi, others’ c’ttee to end FG, ASUU crisis

April 1, 2019 House keeper 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has constituted a committee of elder statesmen across the country to interface with relevant stakeholders to resolve the lingering crisis between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). A statement on Saturday by NANS the President, Comrade Danielson Bamidele Akpan, stated that the committee’s resolution would bring about a dawn in the educational Read More

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SEC extends dividend warrants issuance to Dec 2019

March 28, 2019 House keeper 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has extended the deadline for the discontinuance of the issuance of dividend warrants to 31st December 2019. This, the SEC said is to enable relevant stakeholders deliberate on and address all outstanding issues. According to A circular on the Commission’s website, the decision of the Commission is in furtherance of its overriding mandate to ensure Read More

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NITP, COREN laud Cosgrove on 1.5km road construction

March 24, 2019 House keeper 0

Institutional stakeholders of the Nigerian built environment have commended Cosgrove Investment Limited for constructing a 1.5km access road to its estate located opposite Maitama Ministers Hill, Abuja. The stakeholders, who gave the commendation during an opinion poll conducted by our correspondent, unanimously agreed that the execution of capital intensive projects such as roads will add value to properties in the Read More

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Senate ‘probe INEC’, set for Presidential, governorship elections debate

March 13, 2019 House keeper 0

Senate on Wednesday resolved to subject all allegations of irregularities and unconstitutional conducts exhibited in the just concluded general elections by different stakeholders to serious debate next week  . The debate as resolved by the Upper legislative chamber  is to allow it find out the causes of the irregularities and come up with solutions including the possible signing of the Read More

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2019 polls victory for democracy, masses -APC caucus

March 12, 2019 House keeper 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House of Representatives has said the 2019 general elections remained a victory for democracy and the Nigerian masses. The majority leader of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila (Lagos-APC), said this after a closed door caucus meeting Tuesday in the Abuja. According to Gbajabiamila, the caucus believes that there is no victor or vanquish, Read More

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2019: Abdulsalam, Achebe, others make case for peaceful election

March 8, 2019 House keeper 0

Stakeholders in Nigeria electoral system under the auspices of National Peace Committee (NPC), have advocated for peaceful conduct of March 9, 2019 Governorship and States House of Assembly polls in the country. NPC in a meeting with stakeholders held on Thursday at Awka, the Anambra State capital, themed, ‘High-level Dialogue on Peaceful 2019 Gubernatorial & State House of Assembly Elections Read More

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Party loyalists escape death as explosion, gunshuts rock APC meeting in A’Ibom, 3 hospitalised

March 6, 2019 House keeper 0

Confusion, panic dominated at the campaign meeting of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom state on Tuesday night when an explosion occurred, leaving three persons hospitalised. The incident,which occurred at the party’s campaign office located along Edet Akpan Avenue, disrupted the APC stakeholders’ meeting ahead of Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections. According to an eye witness, Effiong Read More

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We’ll retain Adamawa within APC family – SGF

March 4, 2019 House keeper 0

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustafa, has said the misunderstanding among APC stakeholders in the state  is being resolved ahead of Saturday governorship election to ensure that the party retains the state. There has been trading of blames among APC chieftains in Adamawa over the slight loss by the party to PDP in the Read More

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We’ll improve on March 9 polls—Nasarawa PDP

February 28, 2019 House keeper 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa state has promised to improve on its performance of the February 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections in the forthcoming March 9 governorship election. The party chairman Mr Francis Orogu made Thursday at a news conference in Akwanga, Akwanga local government area of the state, shortly after holding meeting with party leaders and Read More

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INEC recruits 20,000 ad-hoc staff in Jigawa – REC

February 20, 2019 House keeper 0

Jigawa state Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’sResident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Mahmud Isa said Wednesdaythat the commission has recruited close to twenty thousand ad-hockstaff to enable them hold a credible, fair and free 2019 elections inthe state. While addressing a press conference Wednesday in Dutse the REC saidall elections materials earlier lodged in the custody of the CBN hadbeen retrieved Read More

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Truck owners endorse NPA’s call-up system

February 13, 2019 House keeper 0

A coalition of truck owners’ operating in the maritime sector has urged its members to embrace the newly introduced temporary call-up system being implemented by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in order to ease the gridlock in Apapa and its environs. The group made the call in a joint statement signed by Chief Remi Ogungbemi for the Association of Maritime Read More

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2019: Group wants Kogi govt to combat miscrants, thuggery

February 12, 2019 House keeper 0

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) from Kogi Central, have called on the Kogi state government to maintain peace and order by helping to arrest miscrants who are aimed at causing crisis in the state. The group made the call at a roundtable for peaceful co-existence pre and post 2019 general elections themed: “Sustaining Peace In Read More

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Saraki to Kwara North: 2023 not far away

February 3, 2019 House keeper 0

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Saturday assured the people of Kwara North that their zone would produce the governor of the state come 2023, saying the next four years is not far again. Though, the state’s chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with stakeholders from the North on power shift Read More

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Elections: INEC Okays 2,826 polling, voting units in Yobe

January 30, 2019 House keeper 0

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Yobe state has said 2,826 polling and voting units have been certified for the 2019 generation elections scheduled for February, 16 and March 2, 2019. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Ahmad Makama disclosed this on Wednesday when he hosted stakeholders’ forum to discuss issues relating to the elections. “One of the cardinal Read More

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Voting: INEC to give priority to aged, pregnant women, PLWD

January 25, 2019 House keeper 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that pregnant women, aged people, the sick and persons with disabilities, would not be required to join the queue to vote on election days. The Kwara State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Malam Garba Attaihiru-Madami, disclosed this yesterday in Ilorin at a stakeholders’ meeting organized to ahead of the general elections. He said this Read More

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Concerns as Sports Ministry insists on staging 2-day OSOM Games

December 3, 2018 House keeper 0

No fewer than 360 athletes and officials are participating in the third edition of One Service One Medal (OSOM) Games which kicked off on Sunday in Kaduna.   However, some Stakeholders have questioned the organisational structure of the event which is meant for just two days.   Director Grassroots Sports Development, Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr. Ademola Read More

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Taxpayer population now 33m

November 27, 2018 House keeper 0

The national taxpayer roll is set to hit 33 million, Chairman, Joint Tax Board and Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Tunde Fowler said yesterday.   He spoke in Bauchi as the State Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubaker launched payment of taxes through Automatic Teller Machines (ATM) and through its website.   The new e-payment system is being powered by Read More

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Support Buhari’s re-election, Niger Delta youths urged

November 19, 2018 House keeper 0

Niger Delta youths and other critical stakeholders in the region have been urged to support the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 as a way of repaying him for the good and laudable works he has been doing in the region. The leader of Coalition of Niger Delta ex-Agitators, Phase II, Comrade Steve Ebisintei, gave this advice in a statement he made Read More

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Buhari inaugurates committee on African free trade

October 23, 2018 House keeper 0

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated the Presidential Committee for Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCTA) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The committee, chaired by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment and co-chaired by the Chief of Staff to the President, has Minister of Budget and National Planning, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Read More

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Freight forwarders should be part of port concession review – NAGAFF

October 12, 2018 House keeper 0

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has called on the federal government to include all relevant stakeholders especially the freight forwarders in the planned review of the port concession agreement. The National President of NAGAFF, Chief Increase Uche who made this call in a chat with newsmen in Lagos and stated that the move would help the Read More

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FHA boss asks estates’ residents to imbibe maintenance culture

October 3, 2018 House keeper 0

The Managing Director of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA, Professor Mohammed Al-Amin, has called on allottees, residents and managers of estates across the federation to imbibe maintenance culture. Al-Amin ,who said this in Abuja while speaking with journalists, decried lack of maintenance culture in its various estates by residents and allottees in the estates across the country. “We have a Read More

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NSE retains ISO 27001:2013 certification

September 28, 2018 House keeper 0

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has retained the ISO 27001:2013 certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS) for the third year consecutively. The re-certification followed a rigorous independent audit of NSE’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) by the British Standard Institute (BSI), to ensure that the principles of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) on ISMS standard are being Read More