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NLC strike intensifies in Niger, govt seeks fresh dialogue

NLC logo | File Image ‘We are taking steps to ensure that some of the contentious issues are amicably addressed in the best interest of both parties’ By Mohammed Usman Niger State government has invited the leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) in the state for a fresh dialogue to end the industrial strike […]

Bullion Go-Neat Global raises alarm over faking of Coco Samba

Ajadi in a group photograph with CICAN members in Lagos. .Assures of NAFDAC’s assistance ‘As a company, we have been proactive in addressing the issue by lodging a formal complaint earlier in 2022 with the Director of the Investigation & Enforcement Directorate at the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in […]

Our track record of integrity in public service speaks for us – Tambuwal

Tambuwa and his supporters after appearing at the panel. | Image: @ AWTambuwal Sokoto ex-governor appears before probe panel By Valentine Amanze The Sokoto State immediate past governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has exonorated his administration of any mis-governance in the state. Tambuwal spoke after appearing at the Justice Mu’azu Abdulkadir Pindiga-led Sokoto State Judicial Commission of […]

Nwifuru warns miners over negligence of duty

Governor Nwifuru and the miners during the meeting. | Image: Nweze Anaga .Says you must cover your mining pits, remit royalties, other levies to govt By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki  Ebonyi State Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has expressed sadness over miners’ negligence of duties in the state and therefore warned them to always close mining pits […]

Photo: NLNG management visits FIRS

The Managing Director, Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG), Mr. Philip Mshelbila (left), with the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Dr Zacch Adedeji, when Mshelbila led NLNG management team on a visit to the Revenue House in Abuja on Wednesday | Image: FIRS Media Also read: Armed Forces critical partners of FIRS on revenue […]

Okonjo-Iweala mourns Namibia’s late president

Okonjo-Iweala with Geingob at t COP28 | Image: @NOIweala The Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Prof Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed sadness over the passing away of the President of Namibia, Dr Hage Geingob. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala , in her X, @NOIweala, described the late Namibian president as an educationist with strong intellect. Her words: […]

BUA Group worsens Nigeria’s economic woes with hike in cement price

The announcement is contrary to its Sunday October 1, 2023 pledge to slash the price of its 50kg bag of cement from N5,000 to N3,500. By Valentine Amanze BUA cement | Image: Google The BUA Group, one of the largest cement producers in Nigeria, has compounded the country’s economic woes with a hike in the […]

Abia to float social protection policy

Abia State Governor, Dr Alex Otti, with some of the officials in Umuahia. | Image: @alexottiofr EU, ILO, others to assist ‘This collaborative effort will provide technical assistance to ensure that our social register captures accurate demographic data’ By Valentine Amanze Abia State government has began discussion with the European Union (EU), the International Labour […]

RDI boss, Jakpor, health experts decry dearth of national tobacco data

Philip Jakpor | File Image Cigarettes. | File Image ‘We must not forget that policymakers rely on what they read or hear or watch to make laws that are rooted in facts’ By Valentine Amanze The Executive Director, Renevlyn Development Initiative (RDI), Mr. Philip Jakpor, and other environment and health experts have decried the dearth […]

We’II restore electricity in Afikpo – Ebonyi governor assures

Governor Nwifuru | Image: Nweze Anaga ‘I had made this promise during my campaign visit to Afikpo but the Honourable Minister of Works has told me the project had been captured in the Federal budget’ By Nweze Anaga, Abakaliki Ebonyi State Governor Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has promised to restore electricity supply in Afikpo and its […]