Port congestion: Institute wants re-establisment national carrier

Chiazo Ogbolu Mr Caleb Okoye, Life Patron, Nigeria Institute of Shipping (NIS), has called for urgent actions to decongest Nigerian ports and re-establish a national carrier for faster development of the shipping industry. Okoye made the call  at the Nigeria Institute of Shipping’s 9th Annual General Meeting and Awards held on Friday night in Lagos. […]

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Eid-el-Maulud: FG committed to improving welfare of Nigerians – Minister

By Emmanuel Mogbede Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, Minister of Mines and Steel Development, said that the Federal Government was working assiduously to improve the welfare of Nigerians. Adegbite said this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja to congratulate Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid-el-Maulud. The minister, who expressed confidence that the country was on […]

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Oil companies weigh options after Buhari’s PSC Act assent

President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari earlier in the week signed the Deep Offshore and Inland Basin Production Sharing Contract (PSC) Amendment Bill into law, putting to rest decades of calls for review of the PSC terms. The signing of the bill followed its approval by the National Assembly a fortnight ago and subsequent transmission […]

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How an American defrauded me of $145,000 – Nigerian businessman

How an American defrauded me of $145,000 – Nigerian businessman By Victoria Bamas | Published Date Nov 9, 2019 6:34 AM TwitterFacebookWhatsAppTelegram A Nigerian businessman, Olukayode Sodimu, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court about  how an American and alleged serial conman, Marco Ramirez, defrauded him of 145,000 dollars in a green card scam. The News […]

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Borno govt. donates N60m to Maiduguri market inferno victims

By Hamza Suleiman The Borno state government on Friday donated N60 million to the victims of the Oct. 31 fire inferno in Maiduguri GSM market. Usman Kadafur, the Borno Deputy Governor disclosed this while flagging off the cash distribution in Maiduguri. Kadafur said that the gesture was to identify with the victims who lost their […]

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NBS signs MoU with UNICEF on sustainable development

By Nana Musa The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) on sourcing of data for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Dr Yemi Kale, the Statistician General of NBS made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Kale said the MoU […]

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