Be employers, not job seekers, Pantami charges people with special needs

By Etuka Sunday The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami has said that with adequate knowledge, skills and resources, Persons Living with Special Needs can be job employers, rather than job seekers. The Minister made this call Friday at the closing ceremony of the 5-day training programme for People Living With Disabilities… Continue reading Be employers, not job seekers, Pantami charges people with special needs

Danbatta congratulates NCC Director, Babajika on Recognition Awards

By Etuka Sunday The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated Mohammed Babajika, Director, Licensing and Authorisation Department of the Commission on his recognition by the League of African Development Students (LEADS) as ‘’Africa’s Patriotic Personality’’ According to LEADS Africa, Babajika was considered worthy of the award… Continue reading Danbatta congratulates NCC Director, Babajika on Recognition Awards

New Policy on Remittance Inflow to reduce cost, check Round-Tripping – CBN

By Etuka Sunday Further to the introduction of its new “CBN Naira 4 Dollar Scheme” which comes into effect on Monday, March 8, 2021, the Central Bank of Nigeria has said the move is aimed at providing Nigerians in the Diaspora with cheaper and more convenient ways of sending remittances to Nigeria. The CBN Governor,… Continue reading New Policy on Remittance Inflow to reduce cost, check Round-Tripping – CBN

Import Substitution: CBN pledges more support for manufacturing firms

By Etuka Sunday The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has restated the Bank’s resolve to encourage firms willing to invest in the Nigerian manufacturing sector in order to grow the economy. Mr. Emefiele made the pledge in Lagos on Friday, March 5, 2021, while hosting the signing of the Memorandum of… Continue reading Import Substitution: CBN pledges more support for manufacturing firms

SEC records significant Master Plan achievements

By Etuka Sunday The Securities and Exchange Commission has stated that it has recorded significant traction and successes in achieving some key Master Plan objectives such as full Dematerialization of Share Certificates, recapitalization of Capital Market Operators, launch of National Investor Protection Fund, new Corporate Governance Scorecard for public companies, and Electronic Dividend Mandate Management… Continue reading SEC records significant Master Plan achievements

Labour’s Resistance To Petroleum Products Deregulation: In whose Interest?

By Etuka Sunday One of the major impediments to the full deregulation of the petroleum downstream Sector of the economy is the protracted labour issue which has hindered the entire process. Deregulation means that the federal government will discontinue from being the main supplier of petroleum products, but will encourage the private sector to take… Continue reading Labour’s Resistance To Petroleum Products Deregulation: In whose Interest?

Big Win for SEC as Court strikes out Suit instituted by Oando Directors

By Etuka Sunday The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, yesterday struck out three cases filed by Oando Plc and some of its directors against the Securities and Exchange Commission for lack of jurisdiction. The Court struck out the cases in a judgement delivered by Hon. Justice F.O.G. Ogunbanjo. Oando Plc and three of its… Continue reading Big Win for SEC as Court strikes out Suit instituted by Oando Directors

COVID-19: Nigeria’s SMEs get FSD Africa lifeline for financial inclusion

As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on businesses across countries, the UKaid has announced an incentive package to support the growth and stability of small and medium enterprises in Africa including Nigeria. The UK aid-funded financial inclusion organisation FSD Africa made the announcement according to a statement by FSD Africa. With COVID-19 impacting on… Continue reading COVID-19: Nigeria’s SMEs get FSD Africa lifeline for financial inclusion

Oil: CDS Pledges Military Support, As NNPC Loses 200,000 Barrels Daily

By Etuka Sunday The Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor, has promised to galvanize the military to provide maximum security for the nation’s oil and gas assets. The CDS gave the commitment Wednesday at a meeting with the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, and his… Continue reading Oil: CDS Pledges Military Support, As NNPC Loses 200,000 Barrels Daily

Labour’s Resistance To Petroleum Products Deregulation: In whose Interest?

By Etuka Sunday One of the major impediments to the full deregulation of the petroleum downstream Sector of the economy is the protracted labour issue which has hindered the entire process. Deregulation means that the federal government will discontinue from being the main supplier of petroleum products, but will encourage the private sector to take… Continue reading Labour’s Resistance To Petroleum Products Deregulation: In whose Interest?