Tinubu reveals FG’s plan for bombed Tudun Biri

December 7, 2023 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has pledged to rebuild Tudun Biri following the Nigerian Army’s inadvertent bombings that left the village devastated killing over 100 people and leaving another 70 injured last Sunday. Speaking on Thursday when he paid a condolence visit on Tudun Biri, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state, to commiserate with the family of the victims and Read More

UBA to empower SMEs on benefits of e-commerce hosts business series

December 7, 2023 David Agba 0

In line with its commitment to support the growth and sustainability of Micro, Small and Medium-scale Enterprises (MSMEs) on the continent, Africa’s Global Bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is set to organise yet another edition of its UBA Business Series. The UBA Business Series is a regular seminar/workshop organised by the bank as one of its capacity-building initiatives, Read More

Tunji-Ojo marks 100 days of transformation as interior minister

December 3, 2023 Content Administrator I 0

In a resounding testament to unwavering dedication and a visionary approach, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has completed an extraordinary 100 days at the helm of Nigeria’s Ministry of Interior. His tenure has been marked by a series of groundbreaking achievements that have reshaped the landscape of service delivery, reformed policies, and placed the welfare of Nigerians at the forefront. Swift Resolution Read More

Anambra: NGO fetes 250 PWD farmers affected by flooding

November 21, 2023 Okechukwu Onuegbu 0

The International Organisation for Migration (IMO), a non-governmental organisation, has provided some credit cards with about N7, 500,000 as support to 250 farmers living with disabilities (PWDs) in flood-affected areas of Anambra state. The IMO Field Coordinator, Mr. Hezekiah Samuel, who disclosed this while addressing some of the benefitting PWD farmers at the Anambra State Disability Rights Commission in Awka, Read More

Bayelsa: PDP governors congratulate Diri, commends INEC

November 14, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The PDP Governors’ Forum has congratulated the Governor of Bayelsa, Douye Diri, over his re-election at the just concluded gubernatorial poll in the state. The governors under the leadership of the governor of Bauchi state, Senator Bala A. Mohammed, made the statement in Abuja via a press release issued by its Director General,PDP-GF, Abuja, Hon CID Maduabum on Monday. The Read More

Subsidy: Ogun launches CNG buses, sets up gas refilling stations

October 30, 2023 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

The Ogun state government has launched the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-fueled mass transit buses to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal, and ease transportation expenses on its citizens The governor, Dapo Abiodun, while launching the buses at the arcade ground, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Monday, stated that the CNG buses were better, cheaper, cleaner and sustainable means of transportation. Read More

FG unveils new price for CNG

October 30, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The federal government on Sunday said that Nigerians will buy Compressed Natural Gas for gas powered vehicles at N230 per kilogram. The Special Assistant to the President on Special Duties and Domestic Affairs, Toyin Subaru, said this. He assured Nigerians that the planned rollout of Compressed Natural Gas buses will reduce CNG price to N230 per kg. President Bola Tinubu Read More

2023 Sheroes Cup: Clubs get feeding allowance, accommodation as Dannaz, Eletu, others enjoy opening day victories

April 3, 2023 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

  The opening day of the ongoing 2023 Sheroes Cup for Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Championship clubs, organised by Ratels Sports Development Foundation (RSDF) witnessed goals galore as all participating sides tested action on Monday April 3. At the Old Parade Ground and Area 3 venues in Abuja, a total of four matches were decided with four clubs pulling Read More

9PSB takes financial literacy message to secondary schools in Lagos, Abuja, Kano

March 26, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

9 Payment Service Bank (9PSB), has marked Financial Literacy Day with a school mentoring campaign held simultaneously at three different locations – Ajao Estate Senior Grammar School, Isolo, Lagos; Wuse Comprehensive Secondary School, Abuja; and Kano Capital Girls Secondary School, Kano, respectively. The event which was held as part of the bank’s activities to mark the 2023 Global Money Week Read More

Niger: Senator redeems N100m pledge, pays WAEC, JAMB fees for 1, 400 students 

March 14, 2023 Aideloje Ojo 0

The senator representing Niger East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, has redeemed his N100 million pledge to support education of youth and women empowerment in Shiroro and Munya local government areas of Niger state. The chairman of the Coalition of Shiroro Association (COSA), Comrade Usman Ibrahim Kuta, stated this at a press briefing in Kuta Read More

I’ll focus on engaging African youth productively – Ooni

March 8, 2023 Bayo Agboola 0

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said his sole focus is to engage the African youth productively, starting from Nigeria. Ooni Ogunwusi stated this Tuesday while speaking at the  unveiling of OjajaMore, a viable food-chain retail store dealing in groceries and other consumables in Abere, Osun state. The Ooni added that there will be no going back in Read More

China-Nigeria cooperation in the new era

January 15, 2023 CUI Jianchun 0

End March of the year 2023 marks the second anniversary of my credentials to Nigeria. This is a country beloved by me, with splendid ancient culture, diversified social formation, colorful natural endowments, peace-loving and hardworking people, and immeasurable development potentials. Meanwhile, the year 2021, when I kicked off my posting here, marked the 50th anniversary of Nigeria-China diplomatic relations, a unique Read More

Niger Republic hails Buhari, says trans-border peace policy model for Africa 

January 10, 2023 Patrick Andrew 0

The government of Niger Republic has thumbed up President Muhammadu Buhari’s proactive initiatives and endeavours which have resulted to a stable sub-regional and continental trans-border relationships. The Nigerien government said, Tuesday, in Abuja at the Nigeria-Niger Republic Joint Committees (NNJC) meeting, that Buhari’s commitment to careful implementation of bilateral agreements aimed at fostering harmonious trans-border relationship have been a model. Read More

Kenya’s vibrant dairy sub-sector: An impetus to Nigeria 

December 26, 2022 Abachi Silas Ungbo 0

The price of milk has gone beyond the reach of not a few Nigerians and it is instantiated by its absence in many shopping lists which potentially could compound the country’s already poor milk consumption per capita which is put at less than 10 litres/per annum which is far below the recommended 210 litres by the World Health Organisation (WHO) Read More

Monimichelle tinkers partnership with NFF

December 15, 2022 Lekan Olaseinde 0

Sports Facility expert and Chief Executive officer of  Monimichelle Group, Ebi Ezekiel Egbe is considering signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Nigeria Football Federation for the sole purpose of developing and upgrading pitches across the country Egbe disclosed this in Abuja after meeting with the NFF president Ibrahim Gusau that “we need to get our infrastructure right to Read More

Don’t relax on NYSC trust fund, Uba urges stakeholders  

December 6, 2022 Uko Etim 0

The acting director-general of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mrs. Christy Uba, has urged all stakeholders not to relax but remain committed to the call for the NYSC Trust Fund. She stated this during the swearing-in ceremony of the 2022 batch ‘c’ stream II corps members at the NYSC orientation camp, Ikot Itie Udung, Nsit Atai LGA, Akwa Ibom Read More

Former US Open champion Raducanu receives MBE from king

November 30, 2022 Admin III 0

British tennis player Emma Raducanu was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) on Tuesday, a little more than a year after she shocked the sporting world when she became the first qualifier to win a Grand Slam. The then-18-year-old Raducanu catapulted her career to new heights when she won 10 matches without dropping a set Read More

Dangote Cement Plc commences free medical outreach in 3 Benue LGs 

November 29, 2022 John Shiaondo 0

Dangote Cement Plc Gboko in collaboration with NiGrowth services and Benue State AIDS Control Agency (BENSACA), Tuesday commenced free medical outreach for communities in Benue state. The programmes tagged: ‘Safer and healthier transit communities initiative’ features HIV /AIDS voluntary counseling and testing, diabetes  screening, BMI screening and hypertension screening.  Apart from Tse- Kucha community in Gboko where the factory plant is Read More

Finance minister to launch revised capital market master plan

November 23, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs. Zainab Ahmed is to launch the Revised Capital Market Master Plan that is expected to be the Roadmap for the capital market for the next few years.  This is also as the Securities and Exchange Commission has scheduled to hold the Third Quarter Capital Market Committee Meeting. Both events are scheduled Read More

Coalition launches farming initiative to empower low-income women

November 21, 2022 Tope Sunday 0

The Feminist Coalition, a women’s rights organisation, has announced the continuation of its second programme named ‘the Feminist Coalition Farming Initiative’. The coalition, which focuses on championing equality for women in Nigeria, in June 2022, began the pilot programme of the farming initiative in collaboration with Amo Farms Sieberer Hatchery Ltd, a Nigerian poultry company that created the Noiler Chicken. Read More

Zenith Bank heralds Christmas with Anose Adeogun Street light-up

November 20, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme 0

It was a great spectacle to behold as the Christmas and Yuletide season came to life at the 2022 Zenith Bank Christmas Light-Up Ceremony, which was held at the Ajose Adeogun Street Roundabout, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday, November 19, 2022.  The official lighting ceremony, which was performed by the Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, Mr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Read More

Tsitsipas sees off Evans at Paris Masters

November 2, 2022 Admin III 0

World No 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas booked his place in the third round of the Paris Masters on Wednesday with a comfortable 6-3 6-4 win over Britain’s Dan Evans. The 24-year-old Greek, whose best performance at Bercy came in 2019 when he lost to Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals, will face either Cameron Norrie, another Briton, or Frenchman Corentin Moutet in Read More

Group protests ‘blackmail’ of Buhari’s appointees, demand arrest

October 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A pressure group based in the Federal Capital Territory, Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative (CGGCI) has staged protest against some persons allegedly trying to blackmail President Muhammad Buhari through his appointees. According to the group, those making the attempts were targeting key appointees of the president using fake news. Staging a protest Wednesday in Abuja, the group urged Read More