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  • Kano Medical Students In India Stranded Over School Fees

    Fourteen students, who are indigenes of Kano State and studying on the state government’s scholarship in far away India, risk being sent back home following the state government’s refusal to offset their school fees of about $59,200 (N22 million). The students are among countless others sent on foreign scholarship by ...

  • Nollywood Stakeholders Task NCC For Dedicated Broadband

    Principal players in the nation’s entertainment space, Nollywood, have intensified calls for the government to make bundled broadband internet service widely available in its quest to diversify the economy and boost the emergence of local digital content. Speaking at the Nollywood Economic Outlook 2019 organised by the Nollywood Mandate Group ...

  • NDIC Explains Liquidation Of Fortis Micro-Finance Bank

    Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has said Fortis Microfinance Bank had been mismanaged beyond salvaging resulting in the decision of the corporation to liquidate it. NDIC in a statement issued by its head of Communications and public Affairs, Muhammed Ibrahim, explained that contrary to misconceptions that the NDIC and the ...

  • GPPSL Bags FIN Pipeline Service Company Award

    The Global Process and Pipeline Services Limited (GPPSL) has bagged the Foreign Investment Network (FIN) Pipeline Service Company of the year award at the 2019 Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS) which held recently in Abuja. According to the company, the award is an acknowledgement of GPPSL’s significant contribution to oil ...

  • 2019 Elections: Avoid Intimidation, Be Transparent – TUC

    The National Executive Council of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has called on the federal government to avoid all forms of intimidation and be transparent in the conduct of the forthcoming general elections. The President General of TUC, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama disclosed this in a communique issued ...

  • Judiciary In The Next Level

    As Nigerians watch the unfolding drama surrounding the imminent arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal for alleged failure to comply fully with the law pertaining to Assets Declaration by public officials, involving undisclosed possession of various amounts of local and foreign ...

  • Tech Startups Should Emulate New Konga Strategy – Ibidapo-Obe

    Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, a former vice-chancellor of the University of Lagos has advised tech startups to emulate the new Konga. He gave this charge in a recent engagement with budding entrepreneurs, business owners and other Ph.D. students in Lagos. According to Ibidapo-Obe, Konga has sprung a surprise in the last ...

  • Lawyer, Wife Docked For Allegedly Assaulting Court Bailiff

    The police on Monday arraigned an Abuja-based lawyer Kanu Godwin and his wife Adaku   in a  Wuse Zone Ii Magistrates’ Court, for  allegedly  assaulting a court bailiff while on lawful duty.   The police charged Godwin and Adaku, of suit 8, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja, with three counts joint ...

  • Nigeria: A Toast of Foreign Investors

    [This Day] In recent times, Nigerian insurance sector, despite its low returns on investment, has become the toast of foreign investor. In this report, Ebere Nwoji looks at a number of firms taken over by the investors as well as discussions for further take over of existing firms.

  • Kano Govt Commits 4.3bn To End Water Scarcity

    Kano State government has committed the sum of N4.3 billion as counter fund for the execution of sustainable water project, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, under Partnership for Expanded Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene Programme (PEWASH). Speaking, while receiving a delegation of PEWASH, led by its ...

  • AIDS Foundation Distributes 600,000 Free Condoms

    To celebrate 2019 International Condom Day (ICD), AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is to distribute over 600, 000 free condoms across Abuja, Benue, Kogi, Nasarawa, Anambra and Cross River States to promote prevention of STIs, HIV, unwanted pregnancies and create safer sex awareness. Nigeria Advocacy and Marketing Manager of AHF, Steve ...

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