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  • ASUU Is A Trade Union, NLC Tells Head Of Civil Service

    The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has faulted the statement issued by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr (Mrs.) Folasade Yemi-Esan, that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is not a trade union, saying it is a misrepresentation of facts. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, who ...

  • Insecurity: Gani Adams Accuses Police Of Scuttling Rescue Initiative

    Aare Onakafo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has blamed the police for foiling the proposed partnership that was aimed at securing the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, saying the growing incidents of kidnapping and killings on the road could have been averted had the police authorities allowed the partnership arrangements ...

  • Experts Advocate Increased Capacity For Local Risks Retention

    Experts have charged local insurance firms to increase capacity to retain more risks locally, thereby, increasing the profitability of insurance industry in the country. Speaking at a media parley jointly sponsored by Boff & Co Insurance Brokers Limited and B. Adedipe Associates Limited for insurance journalists in Yaba, Lagos, they ...

  • Idle N5bn Firefighting Simulator Fuels Huge Capital Flight In Aviation Sector

    Nigeria is losing huge forex on the training of aviation firefighters in Cameroon and other foreign countries due to the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority’s (NCAA’s) non-certification of the N5billion firefighting simulator equipment acquired by the federal government Investigation by this newspaper shows that the N5 billion firefighting simulator equipment remains ...

  • Ukrainian Varsities To Deepen Education In Nigeria

    Ukrainian universities are set to hold a maiden lecture on prospects in strengthening Ukraine-Nigeria relations towards expanding bilateral cooperation in education and confer honourary doctorate degrees on very few eminent Nigerians. As part of their international collaborative programmes towards expanding bilateral cooperation in education, the foremost Ukrainian Lviv University of ...

  • More Foreign Countries To Participate In Kaduna Trade Fair

    Many foreign countries, including Northern Ireland, Morocco and Tunisia, are expected to participate in the forthcoming 43rd Kaduna International Trade Fair in Kaduna State. The fair will commence on February 26, 2022. This was revealed when management of the Kaduna State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADCCIMA) paid a courtesy ...

  • Federal Govt Bans Importation Of Rice Through Seaports

    Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Wednesday said the federal government has placed full ban on importation of foreign parboiled rice through the seaports. LEADERSHIP reports that the federal government had banned importation of rice through the land borders in 2016. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has since 2015 refused ...

  • Businessman Urges Youths To Engage In Politics For Better Nigeria

    A businessman, Chief Mmerigwo Henry Iyke, has called on youths across Nigeria to participate actively in politics and unite together to discuss ideas of achieving a new Nigeria that is desirable by all. The foremost Uli-born business tycoon and renowned philanthropist said youth’s active participation this year, which precedes the ...

  • Senate Okays Establishment Of National Rice Dev’t Council

    The Senate has passed a Bill seeking to establish the National Rice Development Council, a move that would see to Nigeria saving about $2billion dollars on rice importation and improve the country’s foreign exchange earnings. The passage of the Bill followed the consideration of a report by the Senate Committee ...

  • Food Security: CSOs Hail Buhari, Emiefele Over Rice Pyramids Launch

    As Nigeria’s agricultural sector gradually takes centre stage of the economy, 106 civil society organisations (CSOs) under the auspices of Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG), Tuesday, hailed President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emiefele, over official launch of highest rice pyramids in Abuja. ...

  • Lesser Hajj: NAHCON Lauds Saudi Arabia For Lifting Omicron Travel Ban

    National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has lauded the federal government’s efforts through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to have Saudi Arabia lift the suspension of flights from Nigeria to the Kingdom. The Saudi Arabian General Authority for Civil Aviation, GACA, had on December 8, 2021 announced the suspension of ...

  • Buhari Applauds Ayade’s Contributions To Rice Farming

    Cross River State’s investments in rice production yesterday resonated in Abuja as President Muhammadu Buhari bestowed on the state governor, Prof Ben Ayade, an award of Excellence in recognition of his government’s effort in that regard. Ayade received the presidential honour at the unveiling of the Abuja Rice Pyramids by ...

  • FirstBank To Boost Remittance Through 750 Branches

    First Bank Nigeria Limited has restated its commitment towards growing remittance inflow through its 750 branches spread across the country. The bank, in a statement, said it is in partnership with several International Money Transfer Organisations (IMTOs) to ensure that customers in Nigeria are able to receive funds from abroad ...

  • Remove Fuel Subsidy, Rejig Economy Before 2023, Group Tells Buhari

    A religious group, Nigeria Christian Forum (NCF), a coalition of Protestants and Catholic faithful, has thrown its weight behind fuel subsidy removal, saying it’s one step the federal government must be courageous to take in order to salvage the nation from total collapse. The NCF said there were indicators which ...

  • TUC Decries $9.5bn Spent By FG On Moribund Refineries

    The president, Trade Union Congress, Mr Quadri Olaleye has said that the federal government in the last 10 years wasted about $9.5billion for turnaround maintenance of the moribund refineries. Quadri disclosed this in Abuja, yesterday, at the inauguration of Board of Trustees (BoT) and the new National Executive Committee (NEC) ...

  • Electoral Bill: NASS Must Act Now

    It is not just amazing but insightful that Nigeria is still trying to grapple with amendments to the Electoral law, a journey that commenced since 2015. It reflects the level of priority the key stakeholders, besides the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), place on ensuring that the electoral system is ...

  • Nigeria Is Becoming Self-sufficient In Food Production – Buhari

    For President Muhammadu Buhari, the commissioning of rice pyramids in Abuja yesterday is an indication that Nigeria is making steady and assured progress towards self-sufficiency in food production. The federal government is pursuing an agenda of Nigerians consuming what is produced locally to discourage importation, reduce pressure on the naira ...

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