BPE to collaborate with Jigawa on econ reforms

September 21, 2023 David Agba 0

Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has pledged the Bureau’s readiness to provide technical support and knowhow to assist the Jigawa State Government to optimise its assests and identify key areas where Public Private Partnership (PPP) can make tangible impact on the economy of the state. A statement by the Head, Public Communications, Amina Read More

Insecurity: Reps task service chiefs on inter-agency collaboration

July 18, 2023 Joshua Egbodo 0

The House of Representatives, has urged the nominated service chiefs to adopt inter-agency collaboration within the security cycle in order effectively address all security threats faced by Nigeria.The charge was made Monday, during screening of Major General Christopher Musa, nominated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu as Chief of Defence Staff, and Major General Tiamiyu Lagbaja, as Chief of Army Staff, Read More

Radda congratulates NGE’s president, Anaba, pledges collaboration

June 19, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Katsina state governor, Mallam Dikko Umaru Radda, has congratulated Mr. Eze Anaba, on his emergence as president of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE). Anaba is the editor of Vanguard newspaper, He was Friday elected the guild’s new helmsman during the ‘2023 National Biennial Convention of the NGE’. The convention was held in Owerri, the Imo state capital. He Read More

Nigeria upscale crude oil production

December 13, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

Nigeria’s oil production hit 1.6 million barrels per day (bpd) from 900,000 bpd on the return of Forcados crude oil terminal and partial restoration of the Trans Niger Pipeline (TNP). This figure was issued by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). The Company was able to ramp up crude oil production, which had fallen significantly, with the collaboration of Read More

NUPRC seeks upstream sector players support for smooth implementation of PIA

November 3, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

BBenjamin Umutemey Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory Commission (NUPRC) has solicited the support of the Oil Producers Trade Section (OPTS) for the smooth implementation of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA). Chief Executive Officer, NUPRC, Gbenga Komolafe, made the call at his maiden meeting with top OPTS members Wednesday in Lagos, said the collaboration will help address challenges in the sector and Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

Pandemic: Expert urges Nigeria to collaborate with African countries

September 16, 2021 Ifeanyi Emeka 0

The founder of TEXEM firms in UK, Dr Alim Abubakre on Thursday urged multi-sector organisations in Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries to collaborate in enhancing their capabilities towards present and future responses to national pandemics. The British-Nigerian expert made this known in Abuja while speaking to journalists on a virtual interview. While referring to relevant authorities, Dr. Abubakre, an Read More

CONSAC 2021: Sea power and national prosperity

September 15, 2021 Jibrin Ndace 0

“Any nation which derives benefits from the sea cannot turn its back on the sea” – Doctrine of Sea PowerThe marine environment has always been very important factor in human existence – symbolising the saying, ‘water is life’. From pre-history, humankind has depended on the sea for transportation, trade, exploitation of natural resources, military operations and the spread of ideas.Despite Read More

Fraud: CAC to grant CCB access to data

September 3, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) is set to grant the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) access to its database to enable it carry out seamless investigation of companies suspected to be engaged in illicit activities. The Registrar General/CEO of the CAC, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, who gave the commitment on Friday in Abuja when he received the CCB chairman, Professor Muhammad Read More

NGX highlights opportunities in Green and Sukuk Bonds

September 2, 2021 Amska Ifeakandu 0

The Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) has assured that it will continue to drive the development and promotion of retail participation in the Nigerian capital market . The company disclosed this during its Retail Investors Workshop themed “Sukuk and Green Bonds: More Than Just Investing” hosted virtually under the series in collaboration with APT Securities and Funds Limited. Delivering the opening Read More

Ebonyi allocates N100m to health insurance counterpart fund, partners USAID

September 2, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

Ebonyi state government has mapped out the sum of N100m as its counterpart fund for health insurance scheme for state civil servants in the state. This was disclosed by the executive-secretary of Ebonyi State Health Insurance Agency (EBSHIA), Dr Uzoma Agwu, on Wednesday during a 2 day sensitization meeting held for the National Labour Congress and Health worker on secondary Read More

APC states to allocate, release 15% annual budget for healthcare delivery

August 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The states controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have all agreed to henceforth allocate and release 15 percent of their annual budget for the healthcare delivery in their states. The APC states also agreed to henceforth undertake establishment of sustainable health care financing system such as health insurance and health emergency trust fund in their states. In a Read More

SystemSpecs seeks collaborations for sustainable ICT sector in Nigeria

August 25, 2021 Blessing Anaro 0

Technology giant, SystemSpecs, has supported calls for collaboration to engender the sustainability of Nigeria’s fast-growing ICT sector. According to an Executive Director of SystemSpecs, Deremi Atanda, the superstructure that holds the fabric of the society has shifted from physical engagement to one dominated by technology in the post-COVID-19 era. Nigeria, therefore, needs to harness these emerging opportunities through productive collaborations Read More

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NARC partners Kings College London on research

August 17, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

In a bid to achieve its mandate and become a global institution, the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) has firmed up its partnership with Kings College, London. This followed the signing and exchange of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between both institutions,  at NARC on Wednesday. According to the Kings College team leader, Professor Balogun Alao,  the team was at Read More

South-west NTI PGDE result to be released soon – DG

August 12, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Acting Director General, National Teachers Institute (NTI), Kaduna, Mallam Bashir Mamman, Tuesday, stated that the results of students of Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) in the South-west will soon be released. Mallam Mamman, who dropped this hint in Ibadan while addressing a press conference, said all the issues delaying the release of the results have been resolved with the University Read More

UNIDO, NOTAP partner to fast-track industrialization, poverty alleviation

August 6, 2021 Binta Shama 0

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) revived their bilateral relationship to fast-track industrialization and eradicate poverty bedeviling Nigerian citizens. According to a press statement signed by the Public Relations and Protocol Unit of NOTAP, Raymond Onyenezi Ogbu, this was revealed when the country representative and head, Investment and Technology Promotion Read More

Fire disasters: Fayemi urges Nigerians cooperation with firefighters to improve response time

August 6, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, has asked Nigerians to cooperate with officials of the State and Federal Fire Services (FFS) to improve response time to fire incidents. The governor, however commended Controller General of the Federal Fire Service, Dr. Ibrahim Liman, for the provision of operation truck by his agency to the state. Speaking Friday during the commissioning of Read More

Cholera: Bauchi flags off free oral vaccination

July 28, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the outbreak of cholera that killed several people in Bauchi state in recent time, the state Governor Bala Mohammed, Wednesday flagged off free oral vaccination against the plague. The governor while flagging off the exercise at the Banquet Hall of Government House Bauchi, directed health authorities in the state to also treat cholera patients free of charge. He said Read More

Health minister, UNICEF, others call for synergy to end FGM

July 28, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

The Federal Ministry of Health, Tuesday called for dialogue among actors in order to end Female genital mutilation (FGM). The minister of health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, who was represented by the head of gender, Adolesence/School of health and elderly division (GASHE) in ministry of Health, noted the need to come up with particular strategy to do away with FGM in Read More

Insecurity: FCT monarch calls for collaboration among traditional rulers

July 27, 2021 Emmanuel Ologun 0

Chairman, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Council of Traditional Rulers and Onah of Abaji, HRH Adamu Baba Yunusa, has called for closer cooperation between community leaders across the six geopolitical zones in the effort to find solutions to the spate of insecurity in the country.He made the remarks on Tuesday while delivering his Sallah message during an interaction with newsmen at Read More

FMJ, law firm unveil new technology on justice delivery

July 27, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The collaboration between the Federal Ministry of Justice in collaboration with a law firm Monday yielded result as a new technology, Q-Soft Denovo CRS, was launched and unveiled in Abuja. At the unveiling of the new device, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the collaboration with the firm stemmed from the need to Read More