Gombe lawmaker bemoans LGs joint project bill

From David Hassan, Gombe Member representing Billiri East constituency in Gombe State House of Assembly, Hon. Rambi Ayala has rejected a bill passed into law by the House of Assembly to provide the establishment of a joint project development agency…

Coronavirus: Air Peace airlifts 312 Indians from Nigeria

Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace, has evacuated 312 Indians from Nigeria back to their country in a 10-hour non-stop flight. Oluwatoyin Olajide, the Chief Operating Officer of the airline, announced this in a statement in Lagos on Sunday. Mrs Olajide…

Dangote wins world travel market award with CNN commercial

Barely a week after emerging the most admired brand in Africa, the pan-African Conglomerate, Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) has won yet another award through its television commercial on the Cable Network News (CNN) detailing its business processes. The award, dubbed…

ASUU Strike: FG calls for talks with lecturers

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says there will be consequences if the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) refuses the government’s overture to return to the negotiating table. Mr Ngige disclosed this on Sunday in a statement…

N2bn controversy: Ebonyi indigenes invite EFCC, DSS, others to probe state financial records

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) has asked the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-graft agencies to embark on a comprehensive probe of the state financial records in the last 16…

Nigeria’s SDGs review report to be presented at U.N in July

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam In a desire to achieve road-base participation in the Nigerian’s 2020 Voluntary National Review (VNR) report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) stakeholders held Virtual National Validation workshop, which will be presented…

Removing TCN boss may jeopardize $1.66bn transmission projects – Forum

  By Etuka Sunday The removal of the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr Usman Gur Mohammed, may reverse key power sector reforms and jeopardize the $1.661 billion multilateral agencies’ funded projects TCN is executing to…

Nigeria working to become global outsourcing destination -NITDA

  By Etuka Sunday The National Information Technology Develoment Agency (NITDA) yesterday said, it was working to make Nigeria a global outsourcing destination, as part of economic diversification efforts of the present administration. NITDA disclosed this during an Online Stakeholders…

MPC: CBN reduces Interest Rate to 12.5%

…Says Nigeria May Escape Recession By Etuka Sunday The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday voted to: reduce the Monetary Policy Rate to 12.5 per cent; Retain the Asymmetric Corridor of +200/-500 basis points…

Troops kill several Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, rescue 241 kidnapped victims

  By Tobias Lengnan Dapam Troops of Army Super Camp 11 Gambouru under Sector 1 of Operation Lafiya Dole, while on clearance operation on 24 May 2020 at Mudu Town in Borno State neutralised 12 Boko Haram Terrorists ( BHTs).…