EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian Immigration Service to recruit 1,112 officers

The Nigerian Immigration Service is in the process of hiring 1,112 officers in its ongoing recruitment drive, the Comptroller General of the service, Muhammad Babandede has said. The recruitment exercise is the first since 2014 when a similar exercise was mired by controversy following a stampede that killed many applicants, including seven in Abuja, the nation’s […]

Complete your refinery before 2019, minister begs Dangote

The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote Refinery to fulfil its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade Zone, in Lagos, said the government is ready to […]

I Regret Not Being A Graduate — Reminisce

Rapper, Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru, aka Reminisce, has achieved quite a lot with his music career. He has a huge following and he is also a brand ambassador for some reputable companies. However, the Kako bi Chicken crooner is not entirely happy; he wishes he was a graduate. Speaking to Sunday Scoop about the music industry, […]

New ‘Yandoton Tsafe emerges

The Zamfara State governor, Abdulaziz Yari, has approved the appointment of Muhammad Bawa as the new ‘Yandoton Tsafe. Mr Bawa was appointed the 18th ‘Yandoto of Tsafe, following the death of ‘Yandoto Habibu Aliyu on Wednesday. A former Executive Secretary of the Petroleum Equalization Fund, the new ‘Yandoto was until his appointment the Yariman Tsafe. The […]

FG tasks investors to take advantage of business incentives

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has tasked aspiring and existing investors to take advantage of the various business incentives available in Nigeria. Enelamah, who made the call recently during a tour of economic zones and special cities in Abia State, restated government unalloyed commitment to the nation’s industrialization. The minister […]

Police cautions travellers on use of credit card for air tickets

The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigeria Police on Monday advised air travellers against using credit cards for the purchase of air tickets to avoid being defrauded. The Commissioner of Police in charge of the unit, Mr Ibrahim Lamorde, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. […]

Senate withdraws report exonerating MTN Nigeria

Nigeria’s Senate has withdrawn a report that largely exonerated South African telecoms giant MTN of accusations of illegally repatriating $14 billion. The house also rebuked the Nigerian central bank for regulatory failures. The report, presented to the Senate on Thursday and reviewed by Reuters, was almost immediately sent back for further work because it did […]

Ekiti 2018: APC ticket not for person without progressive background ―Buhari’s aide

  As the governorship contest in Ekiti State gathers momentum, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state and Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has said that the party will not give its ticket to a candidate without “progressive background.” Senator Ojudu, who stated this […]