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AGF, CBN gov threatened with arrest for shunning Reps probe

The House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee investigating the non-remittance of money to the National Housing Fund and the utilization of funds from 2011 to date, on Thursday, warned that the chief … 1st September 2023

Soldiers arrest 157 terrorists, kill 39

The military high command has said troops have killed no fewer than 39 terrorists and arrested 157 during various operations across the country. The command also said troops rescued no fewer than 109 … 1st September 2023

UPDATED: Controversy as singer Portable performs at NBA concert

The performance of singer Portable at the ‘Unbarred’ concert, organised by the Nigerian Bar Association, has caused a stir on social media. The programme was held on Thursday at the Velodr… 1st September 2023

PDP to address Wike’s utterances soon — Spokesman

The Peoples Democratic Party has promised to react to statements credited to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr Nyesom Wike that the party cannot sanction him on the account of his acce… 1st September 2023

Lions Club gives youths waste-to-wealth training

In commemoration of the 2023 International Youth Day, the Ikeja Dynamic Lions Club, District 404B2, Nigeria, has organised a symposium to teach how to turn waste into wealth. The symposium tagged ‘G… 1st September 2023

Ekiti pays N150m gratuities to ex-council workers, teachers

Ekiti State Governor Biodun Oyebanji has handled cheques totalling N150m as gratuities to 64 retired local government workers and teachers. This came barely three months after the governor presented N… 1st September 2023

Cleric cautions against use of force on Niger junta

The Planter of the Christ Apostolic Church, Adamimogo Grace of Mercy Prayer Mountain, Worldwide, Prophet Sam Olu-Alo, has appealed to the Economic Community of West African States led by President Bol… 1st September 2023

Fawehinmi group condemns fuel price hike, urges good governance

The Gani Fawehinmi Memorial Organisation has condemned the high cost of fuel prices occasioned by the subsidy removal by President Bola Tinubu. The chairman governing council of the group, Babatunde A… 1st September 2023

Tackle rising cases of missing Nigerians, Amnesty urges FG

A human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has urged the Federal Government to tackle the rising number of incidents of forced disappearances of Nigerians. Amnesty International made the call… 1st September 2023

Use subsidy savings to fix refineries, group urges Tinubu

The forum of Delta State Civil Society and Non-Governmental Organisations, on Thursday, called on President Bola Tinubu to use subsidy savings to fix refineries. The leaders of the forum, Mr Toju Bini… 1st September 2023

Body found amid search for missing Nigerian poet in UK

The Northamptonshire police in the United Kingdom, on Thursday, said it found a body while searching for a British-Nigerian poet, Gboyega Odubanjo, who went missing at a music festival. Twenty-seven-y… 1st September 2023

Sanwo-Olu, Obasa told to settle differences — GAC member

The Governance Advisory Council, the apex leadership body of the Lagos State All Progressives Congress, has waded into the circumstances surrounding the rejection of 17 cabinet nominees out of 39 sent… 1st September 2023

Fear of coups: AU suspends Gabon as Cameroon, Rwanda retire generals, 1,000 soldiers

•AU says suspension in force until democracy is restored, Niger humanitarian crisis looms •Niger junta orders forceful eviction of French ambassador, cancels envoy, family’s visas The African Un… 1st September 2023

Appeal Court seeks urgent action on backlog of cases

The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has expressed concerns over the backlog of cases in courts across the country. According to her, the scourge had become a pressing … 1st September 2023

Akwa Ibom releases N1bn to augment FG’s palliatives

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pst. Umo Eno has approved the immediate release of the sum of N1bn, which is the first tranche of the state government’s donation to augment the palliatives package from th… 1st September 2023

‘Lagos records 5,624 domestic violence cases in one year’

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, said 5,624 cases of domestic and sexual violence were recorded in the state between August 1, 2022, and July 31, 2023. The youngest victim of sexual violence i… 1st September 2023

Agency blames building collapses on poor attitude

The Lagos State Building Control Agency has blamed the incessant building collapse cases in the state on attitudinal problems of building experts. According to the Building Collapse Prevention Guild, … 1st September 2023

Traditional medicine will enhance universal health coverage – LASG

The Registrar of Lagos State Traditional Medicine Board, Mr Babatunde Adele, has described traditional medicine as a mainstay towards achieving Sustainable Development and Universal Health Coverage. S… 1st September 2023

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FG plans fresh aviation sector reforms amid infrastructure decay

CBN, FG agency to review new regulation on bank customers

Niger stops UN, NGOs from military operation zones

APGA presidential candidate, others seek Tinubu’s appointments

Again, Lagos announces traffic diversion at National Stadium bridge


NGX, LCCI collaborate on private sector advocacy

The Nigerian Exchange Limited and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry have agreed to collaborate in advancing advocacy efforts, encouraging listings, and enhancing capacity development to the b… 1st September 2023

Shefa pledges support for upstream oil sector

An engineering company with an interest in the upstream oil sector, Shefa Engineering Limited, says it will offer relevant infrastructure to support and initiate operations in the upstream oil sector…. 1st September 2023

BUA plans to lower cement prices

The Chairman of BUA Cement Plc, AbdulSamad Rabiu, has expressed optimism that the completion company’s two new factories by the end of the year would trigger a reduction in the price of cement. Rabi… 1st September 2023

Former Stanbic IBTC boss sells shareholding

The former Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings, Sola David-Borha, has sold 615,812 units of the lender’s shares. In a notice on the director’s dealings, it was revealed that David-Borha carri… 1st September 2023

FG, states, LGs share N4.37tn in six months – NEITI

The three tiers of government, federal, states and Local Government Areas, shared a total of N4.37tn from the Federation Account as statutory revenue allocations between January and June 2023, the Nig… 1st September 2023

Enugu to boost commerce with investment roundtable

The Enugu State Government is planning to boost commerce, industry and trade in the state through its inaugural Enugu State Investment and Economic Growth Stakeholders Roundtable scheduled for Septemb… 1st September 2023

SLAN seeks improved infrastructural projects, others

The Society of Landscape Architects of Nigeria has called on the government and other stakeholders to engage landscape architects to provide innovative solutions that can help the nation in balancing … 1st September 2023

VDT gets ISO recertification

Broadband communication service provider in Nigeria, VDT Communications Limited, has been awarded an International Standards Organisations recertification by the British Standard Institute. In a press… 1st September 2023

FG to establish poverty alleviation trust fund

The Federal Government is going to establish a Presidential Humanitarian and Poverty Alleviation Trust Fund, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu, announced on Th… 1st September 2023

Present accurate vehicle details, Customs tell importers

The Nigeria Customs Service has urged importers of vehicles and their agents to imbibe transparency while making declarations for their imported vehicles. The Customs Area Comptroller in charge of the… 1st September 2023

Foundation empowers youth

As part of its commitment to the development of children and youths in Ekiti State, Tokunbo Ajila-Jakande Children Foundation says it has empowered youths and children through recycling innovation. In… 1st September 2023

Mutual Benefits promotes employees’ wellness

Benefits Assurance Plc and its subsidiary, Mutual Benefits Life Assurance Limited, have unveiled a corporate gym as part of efforts to promote employees’ wellness. It said in a statement that the st… 1st September 2023

Accion MfB encourages investment in youth leadership

The Chief Executive Officer, Accion Microfinance Bank, Mr Taiwo Joda has expressed his commitment to youth empowerment with leadership skills. A statement said he hosted the inaugural session of the �… 1st September 2023

Fidelity Bank supports schools with loan product

Fidelity Bank Plc says it will help schools to prepare adequately for the next session and deliver quality education as summer break gets to an end. In a statement, it said through its product known a… 1st September 2023

Kaduna ginger farmers lose N10bn to strange disease – Association

The National Ginger Association of Nigeria on Thursday, lamented that the 2023 ginger season in Southern Kaduna suffered a setback following an attack by a strange disease, which caused over N10bn los… 1st September 2023

ACAMB advises institutions on digitalisation

The President, Association of Corporate Affairs Managers of Banks, Rasheed Bolarinwa, urged traditional institutions to raise their capacity in technology to compete in the digital space. He spoke at … 1st September 2023

Growing SMEs through credit system

Access to credit is essential for economic growth and development of any country, NIKE POPOOLA reports Businesses have a lot to gain when an economy transits from a cash-based system to a credit-based… 1st September 2023


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