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FIRS surpasses revenue target, hits N12.36tr

L-R: Mrs Dapo Awolowo, Head, Office of the Special Adviser on Media to the Chairman,  Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS); Mr. Dare Adekanmbi, the Special Adviser on Media to the  FIRS chairman; Mr. Charles Okonji,  National Chairman,  Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria (CICAN); Mr. Femi Olarinde, Special Adviser on Tax Policy; and Mr. […]

Imo govt, Czech Republic partner on food security, others

L-R: Honourary Counsellor, Embassy of Czech Republic in Nigeria, Dr. Dere Awosika; Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State, and the Ambassador of Czech Republic in Nigeria, Mr. Zdenek Krejci during a visit to the governor at Government House Owerri… Wednesday. Krejci: Imo State would tap from Czech Republic’s expertise in agriculture and manufacturing to create […]

HOMEF seeks end to unregulated mining, hails C’River govt

Nnimmo Bassey | File Image HOMEF: It is ecologically harmful to allow mining in the very sensitive environment of the state By Valentine Amanze The Health Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has joined other civil society groups in commending the Cross Rivers State government’s decision to halt illegal mining activities in the state. The Executive Director […]

Tinubu appoints ex-INEC chairman, Jega, to chair c’ttee on herdsmen, farmers’ crisis

Attahiru Jega | File Image By Valentine Amanze President Bola Tinubu has appointed former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega, as Co-Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Implementation of Livestock Reforms. Tinubu announced the appointment  at the inauguration of the committee in Abuja on Tuesday. The committee is expected to […]

How we seized N1.5b firearms, arrested suspect in Lagos, by Customs boss

Comptroller General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi | File Image By Ayo Bamidele The Comptroller General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi, has announced the seizure of military weapons worth N1.5 billion at the Lagos airport. Adeniyi, who disclosed this at the Murtala Muhammed Area Command of the Service in Lagos on Wednesday, explained that the weapons include […]

Zedcrest acquires RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers

L-R : Adedayo Amzat, CFA, Group Managing Director, Zedcrest Group, Taiwo Gabriel, Non-Executive Director, RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers during the acquisition ceremony. By Valentine Amanze Africa’s leading financial solutions firm, Zedcrest, has fully acquired RMB Nigeria Stockbrokers, a member of Rand Merchant Bank — the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the FirstRand Group. The acquisition […]

International Trade Centre, MOUAU Agribusiness Centre partner on food security

ITC delegates and officials of MOUAU Agribusiness Centre after the meeting. The Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academics, Prof Udo Herbert, commended the UN team for finding ABIC worthy to benefit from their programmes By Martin Njoku The International Trade Centre (ITC), an arm of the United Nations with World Trade Organisation (WTO), has pledged to work […]

Nigeria can generate N16.2tr yearly from palm oil – Dogara

Yakubu Dogara | File Image Dogara tasks Tinubu on palm oil production By Ahmed Ahmed Nigeria’s former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that Nigeria could generate N16.2 trillion yearly from palm oil in just five years from now, and called on President Bola Tinubu to invest in oil palm […]