Category Archives: Local News

CBN Urged To Revisit ATM Card Maintenance Charges

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The Senate on Wednesday after much debate has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to look into the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) maintenance and withdrawal charges by banks. This was after a motion on “illicit and excessive charges by Nigerian banks in customers’ accounts” was raised by Senator Gbenga Ashafa during the plenary session […]

World Food Day 2018: PDU Scores National Home Grown School Feeding Programme High

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The Presidential Delivery Unit has called on Nigerians to patronise local producers, adopt nutritious diets, as well as support initiatives that provide sustenance for those in need. Nigeria’s Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) which celebrated the successes of the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP), one of the country’s four Social Investment Programmes, which continues […]

DAKUKU: MARITIME, CATALYST FOR NIGERIA’S INDUSTRIALISATION

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*Stakeholders Commend NIMASA’s Leadership Role in Africa* For Nigeria to effectively move away from an oil-dependent economy and industrialise, it must develop the blue economy. This was the position of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside and other top players in the maritime industry, at the 2018 […]

NEPAC MAIDEN LECTURE, AWARDS HOLDS NOV. 8

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NEPAC Awards (Nigerian Eminent Personality And COporate Awards)

The maiden edition of the Nigeria Eminent Personalities And Corporates Awards (NEPAC) earlier slated for Thursday, October 11, 2018 is now scheduled for November 8, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels and Towers, Ikeja Lagos by 6pm. The 2018 Awards will have in attendancee the Honourable Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah as Special […]

PDP Presidential Flag Bearer Abubakar picks Obi As Running Mate -Spokesman

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UDO ONYEKA Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, main opposition political party’s candidate Atiku Abubakar has selected a former governor from the southeast of the country to be his running mate, in the February 2019 presidential election according to the candidate’s spokesman. Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president who will stand as the candidate for the People’s […]

UN says 833 children released by Nigerian militia group

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A militia fighting against the Islamist militant group Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria has released 833 children from its own ranks, some as young as 11, the U.N. children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday. UNICEF spokesman Christophe Boulierac said the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) was formed in 2013 by vigilante groups in Borno state […]

Ochagwuba, IDMSS Building Human Capacity For Future Sustainability

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Established in the year 2015, Institute of Disaster Management and Safety Science (IDMSS) in line with its vision in 2017, expanded its activities with a view to impact skills to interested youths, male and female alike as part of its contributions to human development through skill acquisition. The Organization since inception has assisted over 50 women in […]

UBA receives award

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Strike: Unions disrupt flight operations at Lagos airport

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The operations of airlines at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammad Airport, Lagos were interrupted for over four hours on Friday by members of the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria. According to reports, the unions’ leaders got to the airport early in the morning and ordered airline employees […]

IPC Condemns Humiliation Of Journalists At Osun Governorship Election

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The International Press Centre (IPC) has condemned the humiliation of journalists during the Osun State governorship election which According to Report from Premium Times, “a mob attacked Oladipo Abiodun a Premium Times election observer at CAC, Ward 3 polling at Isokan Local Government Area of Osun State.  He was harrased by some persons because they […]