Social media summit holds in Abuja, SAN honours essay writers, others

December 8, 2023 Content Editor 0

In order to further educate Nigerian youth on the positive ways of using social media platforms, a group, Social Media Digest, has organised a social media summit in Abuja. The event, which had dignitaries across the country and various fields of endeavour, also rewarded three young Nigerians who stood out in the essay writing competition. It also recognised other Nigerians Read More

We’ll do everything to actualise vision for boundaries mgt – Shettima

December 8, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

Vice President Kashim Shettima has said the administration of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu would do everything possible to actualise government’s vision in the management of various boundaries in the country.  According to a statement issued Friday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Stanley Nkwocha, the VP gave the assurance earlier Read More

PRO Zone 2, SP Ayuba Tunni Umma, assumes duty, seeks residents cooperation

December 8, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The newly appointed Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), for Zone 2 Command Headquarters, Onikan, Lagos, SP Ayuba Tunni Umma, has assumed duty; even as she has solicited the support and cooperation of residents of Lagos and Ogun states for the effective discharge of discharge her duties. The new spokesperson, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), holds Read More

Tinubu to Shell Group: We remove encumbrances daily to attract more investments

December 8, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed optimism about the prospects of increased investments from Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), emphasising Nigeria’s long-term relationship with the company, which discovered the first commercial oil field at Oloibiri in the Niger Delta in 1956. Receiving the management of Shell Group, led by its Global Integrated Gas and Upstream Director, Ms. Zoe Read More

I’ll be glad to play for Super Falcons if…- Lateefat Ganiyu

December 8, 2023 PAUL OKAH 0

Lateefat Ganiyu is an Ireland-based Nigerian professional footballer, who moved from playing for Portlaoise AFC to playing for CK United, both in Ireland. In this interview with PAUL OKAH, the versatile player speaks about her experiences in the two clubs, issues of racism and her readiness to play for the Super Falcons. What was it like at Portlaoise AFC in Read More

Eddie Iroh, Hauwa Baba Ahmed: Where are they now?

December 8, 2023 Content Editor 0

After a successful public life, it seems these individuals who once served public interests at different times and in different capacities have finally retired into private life; SUNNY IDACHABA wonders where and what they could be doing now. Eddie Iroh Chief Eddie Iroh is a media guru. His last major public outing was as the director-general of the Federal Radio Read More

Seadogs, partner unveil new initiative at 2023 day of persons with disability

December 3, 2023 Kehinde Osasona 0

The National Association of Seadogs (Sahara Deck) has donated walking aids to residents of Karon majiji community in the FCT. The donation followed the fraternity’s resolved alongside other partners to address critical challenges faced by the people of the community. The new initiatives is in partnership with Steve Surulere Saheed Foundation (SSF). In a press release signed by Capoon, Sahara Read More

FG will restore lost glories of NTA, FRCN – Malagi

December 1, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

Minister of Information and National Orientation Mohammed Idris Malagi has said the federal government would implement transformative reforms aimed at restoring the lost glories of two iconic institutions in the nation’s media landscape, the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN). A statement Friday by media aide to the minister Rabiu Ibrahim, quoted the minister Read More

Lagos residents, communities urge Govt to reinforce move against cultism

December 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Residents in some parts of Lagos facing the menace of cultism activities have called for the intervention of the State Government in reinforcing dedication and efforts of law enforcement in tackling the menace. Whilst the police have announced the apprehension of cult gang leaders within a few months since the declaration, residents in areas such as Ipaja/Ayobo, Isolo and Ikorodu Read More

Project Enable Africa to host 8th disability annual dialogue, awards

December 1, 2023 Adeola Akinbobola 0

As part of activities to commemorate the International Day of Persons with Disability, Project Enable Africa is set to host 8th annual Disability Dialogue, and Disability Inclusion and Leadership (DIAL) Awards. The Executive Director, Project Enable Africa, Olusola Owonikoko in a press statement said the high-level event is aimed to foster, nurture, and sustain cross-sector partnerships that are instrumental in Read More

We restored order, no student killed in Abuja School – NSCDC  

November 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Contrary to claims in some sections of the media alleging the killing of two students of a secondary school in Gwarinpa, Abuja, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has said it is “noteworthy to point out that nobody was killed as alleged.” There were reports that the Corps personnel killed some students in Abuja on Wednesday. But in Read More

Abu Dhabi: Tinubu, Ugochinyere, others for COP28 summit

November 30, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

Member representing Ideato North and Ideato South federal constituency of Imo State in the House of Representatives and House Committee chairman on Petroleum Resources (Downstream), Ikenga Ugochinyere (Ikenga Imo), will be departing Abuja this weekend as part of the high-powered Federal Government’s delegation attending the United Nations COP28 climate summit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The delegation comprised Read More

FCDA boss advocates infrastructure maintenance policy

The Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Engineer Shehu Hadi Ahmad, Monday, advocated the formulation of the national infrastructure maintenance policy to safeguard the entire public infrastructure in the country. Ahmad who spoke in Abuja at the 1st International Facilities Engineering and Management conference and exhibition and Annual General Meeting organised by the Nigerian Institution of Facilities Read More

Support governor-elect Ododo for more dividend of democracy, Olumoko beckons Kogi West

November 25, 2023 Oyibo Salihu 0

The people of Kogi Western senatorial district have been charged to give their unalloyed support to the governor-elect Alhaji Usman Ahmed Ododo to enable him consolidate on the numerous achievements of the present administration in the district. The Director General Kogi west APC campaign council, Hon. Funsho Olumoko, gave the charge in Lokoja on Friday during the ‘Kogi west APC Read More

I won’t run against Tinubu in 2027, Wike declares

November 24, 2023 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

…Tackles Fubara, says Rivers gov an ingrate Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Barr Nyesom Wike, has dismissed speculations that he would contest the 2027 presidential election, saying as a loyal politician, he would not run against President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Wike, who stated this, Friday, re affirmed his commitment to the success of the Tinubu administration even as Read More

TCN ups Birnin Kebbi substation with new 60 MVA transformers

November 24, 2023 Tope Sunday 0

As part of the installation process, a brand new 60MVA 132/33kV power transformer recently delivered taken to Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN’s) Birnin Kebbi substation, Kebbi state, for placement on the plinth.  When completed, the transformer step up the capacity by 45MW and boost power supply in Birnin Kebbi and environs. This was contained in a statement issued Thursday by Read More

Why Yobe allocated 15% to health sector in 2024 budget – Director

November 24, 2023 Yusuf A Yusuf 0

The Yobe state Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning has said the allocation of N32.7 billion  to the health sector, which is 15 per cent of the total proposed N217 billion 2024 budget, will promote healthcare delivery services in the state. The deputy director budget, ministry of budget and economic planning, Audu Hassan, made this known Friday during a media meeting Read More

Blockchain policy adoption will enhance secured, transparent government processes – DG NITDA

November 24, 2023 Benjamin Samson 0

The Director General, National Information Technology Development Agency, (NITDA) Kashifu Inuwa CCIE, has stated that with the increased distrust in governance in Nigerian with the manipulation government processes by corrupt persons, it has become “highly imperative that Blockchain policy and technology be adopted and implemented by institutions in the country to enhance effective, secure and transparent government processes in other Read More

Yuletide: There won’t be slowdown in inflation – Dr. Okafor

November 24, 2023 BENJAMIN UMUTEME 0

Dr. Tochukwu Okafor, a senior economic analyst with Baze University, Abuja, in this interview with BENJAMIN UMUTEME, says there won’t be a slowdown in inflation, especially with the yuletide season on the horizon.    With the way things are going, are we likely to see a slowdown in the inflation rate?  Any policy that is being put in place to Read More

Group tasks FG on corruption-free procurement, steel sector development

November 24, 2023 Isah Hussein 0

A non-profit organisation, People Expertise and Excellence Foundation (PEEF), has called on government to speed up the steel sector development in Nigeria and ensure zero corruption in procurement management. The charge was made, Thursday in Abuja, at the 7th PEEF annual conference with the theme “Accelerating Steel Sector Development in Nigeria & Achieving Zero Corruption in Procurement Management”. The group, Read More

Cardozo to unveil CBN monetary policy thrust, 2024 economic outlook

November 24, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Olayemi Cardoso will today, November 24, 2023 unveil the Apex Bank’s Monetary Policy Thrust and Economic Outlook for 2024. The event which will take place during the 58th Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria Annual Bankers’ Dinner, was announced via the apex bank’s official X handle. The address will afford Cardozo the opportunity Read More

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PZ Cussons Nigeria to repatriate over £30m to holding coy in UK

November 24, 2023 Segun Odunewu 0

Manufacturer of personal healthcare products and consumer goods, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc says it expected to repatriate around £30-50 million to its holding company in the United Kingdom before the end of the 2024 financial year if current economic conditions remain unchanged In its trading statement preluding its annual general meeting (AGM), the company stated that it has started the Read More

Jamoh signs 4-year performance bond, assures on delivery of mandate

November 24, 2023 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Bashir Jamoh Thursday signed a performance bond for Ministerial Deliverables from 2023-2027 with the Ministry of Marine and Blue  Economy. The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, who personally supervised the NIMASA Bond signing ceremony at the Ministerial retreat in Lagos, urged the management of the Read More