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South-East traders reject new increment in Customs import duty

The South East Amalgamated Markets Traders Association (SEAMATA), has criticised and rejected the recent “astronomical and indiscriminate” increment in the

NCC Director, Oshadami, Wins CIO Of The Year award For MDAs

The status of the Nigerian Communications Commission as a flagship public sector brand, got another fillip, yesterday, as Engr. Abraham

African Ministers Call for 5% Budget For Water, Sanitation

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja  The African Ministers’ Council on Water, AMCOW, has called on the Government to recommit to both

Aviation Fuel: Emmanuel Seeks Partnership With NNPC For Modular Refinery In A’Ibom

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Worried by the ongoing crises in the oil sector of the nation’s economy, Governor Udom Emmanuel

NCC Enlightens BUK Students, Others On Rights, Privileges As Telecoms Consumers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has hosted another edition of Campus Conversation (CC), at the weekend in Bayero University, Kano

FG Rejects 90% Of Airlines’ Applications For Expatriates To Boost Local Jobs – Sirika

By Cyril Ogar The Federal Government has said it rejected 90 per cent of the applications by airline operators for

Danbatta Tasks NODITS On Effective Actualisation Of Mandates

…Lists Management’s expectations  The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar

Harmonisation Of W/Africa Organic Agriculture Standards Will Enhance Regional Trade – Experts

By Joel Ajayi  Organic Agriculture practice experts say harmonisation of its standards among the 15 ECOWAS members will enhance quality

Oil Sector GDP Contribution Drops By N270bn In Nine Months

By Charles Ebi The contribution of crude petroleum and natural gas sector, which is a subsector under the mining and

CBN Launches Tertiary Institutions Youth Empowerment With N30m For 6 Beneficiaries

As a way of tackling the problem of  growing youth unemployment in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday  formally

IPMAN, Others Back FG On Petrol Subsidy Removal By 2022

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has backed the Federal Government’s plan to remove subsidy on Premium Motor

AfCFTA: Harmonize Policies To Attract Large-Scale Investments To Nigeria – Gov Badaru

BY MIMIDOO PATRICK Governor of Jigawa State, Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar says harmonized policies, laws, and regulatory procedures would improve the

SON Raids Apo Market, Destroys Over 4,000 Expired Tyres

By MIMIDOO PATRICK The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, has raided and destroyed over 4,000 expired and substandard tyres confiscated

Dollar Shortage, Subsidy, Deficit Financing Threaten Nigeria’s Growth – W/Bank

BY CYRIL OGAR World Bank has said that economic growth in Nigeria is being threatened by certain macroeconomic challenges, including

Why FG Can’t Regulate Price Of Cooking Gas

BY YAHAYA UMAR Federal Government says it is difficult to bring the price of cooking gas down as the product

NOSDRA Moves To Check Menace Of Oil Spills In Niger Delta

BY CYRIL OGAR, ABUJA & JOE EZUMA, PORT HARCOURT National Oil Spill Detection And Response Agency ,NOSDRA, says it is

Emefiele Calls For More Investment in Infrastructure To Boost Economy

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the Federal Government to prioritize investment in infrastructure

Organic Agriculture Provides Food Without Poisoning Humans, Environment – Expert

By Joel Ajayi  Experts on Wednesday say Organic Agriculture practices provide food that that are healthy and free of poison

FBN Tousle: Emefiele To Intervene On Individual Ownership

By Dickson Pat The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has said that First Bank of Nigeria

Buhari Suspends Inauguration Of New NNPC Board

by Cyril Ogar President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of the inauguration of the newly constituted Board of

NGF Tasks Stakeholders On Conducive Environment For AfCFTA TO Thrive

By MIMIDOO PATRICK Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, Kayode Fayemi has charged stakeholders especially the  financial institutions to provide a

CBN Retains MPR At 11.5%

Says policies showing results Collaborates with stakeholders to boost e-Naira adoption By Mariam Sanni, Abuja and umoru Abdulkadir, Lagos Central

CBN Retains MPR at 11.5%, Holds Other Parameters Constant

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has voted unanimously to retain the

Leveraging On AfCFTA To Boost Made-In-Nigeria Products

Mimidoo Patrick The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 pandemic has continued to compel nations to stretch possibilities and adopt new ways

CBN To Bars BVN Violators From Accessing Credit

Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria’s has warned that any customer of Deposit Money Banks that violate the

N6trn NDDC Funds: SERAP Sues Buhari Over Looters

Says audit report outweighs any considerations to withhold information BY CYRIL OGAR, ABUJA An advocacy group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability

Ebonyi Reviews 2021 Budget Downwards, Mandates Exco To Supervise Utilities

By Oswald Agwu Less than two months to the end of 2021 fiscal year, the Ebonyi State Executive Council on

REDAN Lauds Senate For Real Estate Regulatory Council Bill Passage

By Mustapha Suleiman The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria ( REDAN) President, Alhaji Aliyu Oroji Aliyu Wamakko has commended the  Senate

Huawei, Arravo Sensitise Customers On New Technology Solutions

By Joel Ajayi Huawei, a global technology company, in collaboration with Arravo, one of its partners in Nigeria, jointly organised

P-PESPI: AFREXimbank, NNPC Ltd $1.04 Deal, A Game Changer

The Partners for Petroleum and Energy Sector Prosperity Initiative, P-PESPI has described the AFREXimbank, NNPC deal as a Game Changer

FCC Commends NIHOTOUR For Equitable Training Programs Across Nigeria

By Joel Ajayi Members of the Federal Character Commission (FCC) visiting the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) at

Ibom Air Seals MoU With Dubai’s Airbus

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Ibom Air, the Akwa Ibom State-owned Airline has reached a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with Airbus Company

ITF Reiterates Commitment To Skills Acquisition To Promote Entrepreneurship

BY MIMIDOO PATRICK The Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund, ITF, Sir Joseph Ari, has  retreated his agency’s commitment to

Benue Farmers Appeal To FG For Safety Crops Harvest

BY HENRY IBYA, MAKURDI Leaders of the three socio-cultural organizations in Benue State, the Mzough U Tiv, Ominy ‘ Igede and

Sanwo-Olu Urges States To Cut Wastes, Excesses For Economic Stability

By Rotimi Asher Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised state governments to cut down on waste and excessive spending.

Why Nigeria Should Optimize Gas — Ugbo

The federal government should as a matter of principle and policy, optimize the use of gas to provide electricity for

More Hardship As NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike

CYRIL OGAR Nigeria may experience fuel scarcity following the threat issued on Monday by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and

More Hardship As NUPENG Threatens Nationwide Strike

BY CYRIL OGAR Nigeria may experience fuel scarcity following the threat issued on Monday by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum

Activist Wants Court to Restrain AbokiFX from Publishing Exchange Rate

An activist, Solomon Semaka has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to restrain Abokifx and other unauthorised platforms

Fire Destroys Popular Supermarket, 11 Shops At Keffi In Nasarawa State

By David Christopher, Lafia A popular super store, Paragon Supermarket, alongside 11 adjoining shops at Keffi Local Government Area of

Group Warns Saboteurs Against Creating Fuel Scarcity

By Joel Ajayi  A group with the name PMB Oil & Gas Progress  (POGP), has called on Nigerians to disregard any

Akwa Ibom Begins Clampdown As Igbo Traders Take Over Businesses Space

BY INIOBONG SUNDAY, UYO Akwa Ibom state government has expressed worry over the proliferation of petty businesses which have altered

Again, NCC Alerts Of Hacking Group Targeting Telcos, Internet Service Providers

In line with its commitment to continuously keep stakeholders in the country’s telecoms sector informed, educated and protected, the Nigerian

NCC 2021 BMR: Akande, Danbatta Commit To Driving Next Phase Of Industry Growth

As the three-day 2021 Board and Management Retreat (BMR) organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) comes to a close,

Deregulation Of Oil Sector Will Generate N12trn For Nigeria – PPMC Boss

Joel Ajayi The Managing Director of PPMC, Abdullahi Isiyaku has stated that the deregulation of the oil and gas sector

NIN-SIM Verification Exercise: FG Gives Subscribers Till End Of 2021

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) has conveyed the approval of the Federal

Stallion Launches Buy-now-pay-in-2022 Sales Promo For Nissan Almera

By Cyril Ogar, Abuja  Stallion NMN Limited, Nigeria’s exclusive representative of Nissan brand, has rolled out an offer that enables

CBN Flags-off Digital Financial Inclusion For Women, Youth

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja In its drive to ensure the digital financial inclusion of women and youth across Nigeria, the

NCC, Other Telecom Regulators Set To Combat e-Fraud, Standardise Regional Roaming Tariffs

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and other telecoms regulators under the auspices of West African Telecoms Regulators Assembly (WATRA) are

Civil Society Group Commends NCC For Digital Economy Initiatives

…Presents Danbatta with Certificate of Performance The Civil Society Groups for Good Governance (CSGGG), a coalition of over 180 civil