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Insecurity: Experts fault defence minister’s call for prayers

Security experts, on Thursday, faulted the appeal for prayers by the Minister of Defence, Mohammed Badaru, to end security challenges plaguing the country, saying prayer alone cannot fight insecurity…. 8th September 2023

Lawyer, diaspora group, others slam presidential tribunal verdict

A senior lawyer, Joseph Otteh, on Thursday, described the Presidential Elections Presidential Tribunal Judgment delivered on Wednesday as hugely disappointing. He said the judgment would damage effort… 8th September 2023

Eko DisCo to embark on mass metering

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company, on Thursday, reassured its customers of its readiness to begin a mass metering initiative for prepaid meters across its service network. The Chief Executive O… 8th September 2023

Domestic, sexual violence high in Ikorodu, says agency

As part of its 2023 domestic and sexual violence awareness month, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, on Thursday, took its advocacy and sensitisation to the Ikorodu Local Government … 8th September 2023

Oyebanji, Fasoranti, Buhari’s ex-aide hail Tinubu’s tribunal victory

The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal, which on Wednesday upheld his February 25 electi… 8th September 2023

Lagos has blood bank capacity for emergency — Official

The Lagos State Government has said that it has the capacity for timely and adequate supply and access to safe blood and blood products in the event of emergencies and disaster occurrences in the stat… 8th September 2023

Experts seek investment in education technology solutions

Key stakeholders in Nigeria’s education sector have recommended the need to allocate resources and foster the adoption of educational technology (EdTech) solutions among students. The recommendation… 8th September 2023

Ogbuku vows to transform Niger Delta

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Dr Samuel Ogbuku, on Wednesday, urged its staff members to support his vision for the region. While thanking President Bola Tinubu for … 8th September 2023

Borno gov signs bill to support Boko Haram victims

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State signed into law a bill on Wednesday to provide legal backing for the state to render special support to victims of Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri, the state cap… 8th September 2023

TUC protests sale of Agip, Eni Nigeria to Oando

The Trade Union Congress on Thursday barricaded the premises of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited in Port Harcourt, protesting its sale and that of Eni Nigeria to Oando Plc. This came barely 48 hou… 8th September 2023

Kwara compensates late NAF officer family with N5m

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq presented a cheque for N5m to the family of LCpl Goselle Nanpon, a Nigerian Air Force officer who was killed during an operation early this year. The govern… 8th September 2023

Palliatives: Ogun, agency support 150 women farmers

The Ogun State Government, through its Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, has given palliatives to 150 women farmers across the 20 local … 8th September 2023

Cross River to engage retired doctors, nurses

The Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Henry Ayuk, says the statutory retirement of civil servants after 35 years of service is threatening public health services in the state. The commissi… 8th September 2023

COP28: Lagos partners firm on climate solutions

The Lagos State Government is partnering with PremiumTrust Bank on advocacy for climate solutions through the use of art as the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference inches closer. The move is… 8th September 2023

Cleric, others blame politicians for Nigeria’s problems

The General Overseer of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, Bishop Mike Okonkwo, has said Nigerian politicians have bastardised the country. Okonkwo said this on Thursday during the 22nd Mike Okonkwo An… 8th September 2023

PUNCHman, 43 others bag Chevening scholarship

The Head, Features Desk, Weekend Titles of The Punch Newspaper, Samson Folarin, has been awarded the prestigious Chevening Scholarship. Folarin bagged the full postgraduate scholarship together with 4… 8th September 2023

Tribunal judgment: APC lampoons Atiku, Obi, opposition attacks INEC

The All Progressives Congress on Thursday slammed the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party and Labour Party, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi, for criticising the verdict of the Preside… 8th September 2023


Probe: Reps summon NIMASA, NPA, NNPCL MDs, others

The House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on Disposal of Public Property, on Thursday, summoned the Director-General of NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh; the Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Malla… 8th September 2023

Olam’s investment boosting fish business, say farmers

Fish farmers in Nigeria have said Olam Agri’s investment is improving productivity levels in the aquaculture segment. A statement said while speaking during a value chain review exercise, some farme… 8th September 2023

Ingryd plans N3bn investment in tech skill devt

Ingryd Academy, a tech talent outsourcing firm, has said it will invest N3bn to address the increasing tech talent shortage in Nigeria through a scholarship programme. The academy said it would partne… 8th September 2023

New SWIT coordinator pledges to boost tax awareness

The new SWIT Coordinator, Lagos Chapter, Sandra Chinedu-Momah, has said she will boost tax awareness in the markets and among women, in order to enhance tax compliance in the country. She made the pro… 8th September 2023

Minority investors lament PZ Cussons’ share buyback

Some shareholders have lamented the planned buy back of minority shares by the parent company of PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc. In a corporate notice filed on the Nigerian Exchange Limited on Monday, which w… 8th September 2023

Dangote, others to discuss clean energy at conference

The President of Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote, will join other business leaders and government functionaries to discuss clean energy and sustainability at this year’s African Brands Con… 8th September 2023

Poor infrastructure weakens agribusiness – LCCI

The Lagos Chamber and Industry has said that poor infrastructure and lack of investments have engendered low profitability of the country’s agribusiness. The Chairman of LCCI Agriculture and Agro-Al… 8th September 2023


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