Sierra Leone anti-graft body seeks to quiz ex-president

Ernest Bai Koroma Sierra Leonean anti-corruption investigators requested to interview ex-president Ernest Bai Koroma on Wednesday, a spokesman said, after the government pledged to recover funds allegedly embezzled under his watch. The move follows the end of a year-long graft probe into Koroma and his former ministers in March, which found that funds worth tens of millions […]

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NAF immortalises late Arotile, other fallen heroes

Tolulope Arotile The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Wednesday in Abuja, immortalises some of its fallen heroes and officers including late Tolulope Arotile, for their contributions to the country. The Director of Administration, NAF, AVM Aliyu Pani, says it is the tradition of the service to immortalise its fallen heroes by naming blocks of accommodations […]

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CISLAC launches report on real estate business used for money laundry

 By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As illicit financial inflow persists and goes the upward trend via corrupt practices in the country, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, on Wednesday, launched report on real estate business used for money laundry with theme, ‘Nigeria’s Dirty Money and Real Estate: How Money Laundering through Real Estate Impacts Nigeria’s […]

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Barcelona boss Koeman confirms Dest medical

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has confirmed Sergino Dest is having a medical with the club ahead of a potential move from Ajax. The 19-year-old United States international has been strongly linked with a €25million move to either Barca or Bayern Munich, but it appears the Catalan club have won the race. Dest, an attack-minded right-back, […]

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs gets a change agent as Permanent Secretary

Mrs. Anthonia Akpabio Ekpa(Ph.D.) By Ignatius Ushie It was the famous 16th President of the United States of America (USA), Abraham Lincoln that said, “I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.” Of a truth, Nigeria under President Buhari is moving forward steadily. As Nigerians, we may assume we know what President Muhammadu Buhari will […]

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NCF calls for concerted effort to preserve environment

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), on Wednesday, called for a concerted effort toward the protection of the environment and the conservation of nature. The foundation made the call at its 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lagos. Welcome participants, Chief Philip Asiodu, President, Board of Trustees of NCF, said that the foundation had identified the […]

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NCC tips robust ICT infrastructure to calibrate economy

By Juliet Umeh Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, has said that the Commission will continue to promote and facilitate the expansion of robust broadband/Information and Communication Technology, ICT, infrastructure across the country. Danbatta gave the assurance in a presentation titled “Communication Technology for Service Delivery in Health, Education, […]

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NDPR ‘ll help Nigerians safeguard personal data — NITDA

By Emmanuel Elebeke The Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Mallam Kashifu Abdullahi, has tipped the Nigerian Data Protection Regulations, NDPR, to be a safe haven for personal data of Nigerians. Abdullahi disclosed that the motive behind the issuance of NDPR by the agency was to safeguard the right of people to data privacy, […]

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Innovation Summit: Pantami, Danbatta others to discuss ICT sector

By Juliet Umeh Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, will deliver the keynote address at this year’s Nigeria Innovation Summit dubbed the Nigeria Innovation Week 2020. The summit is one-week long event that brings together stakeholders from different sectors of Nigeria’s economy. The event which holds virtually from October 6 to 8, […]

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Insurance leaders should be flexible— Experts

By Rosemary Onuoha Operators in the insurance industry have been charged to step up and make the sector more welcoming, structured and flexible. Speaking at the 2020 Dive-in-Festival in Nigeria themed “Promoting Inclusion & Diversity in the Nigerian Insurance Industry for a Quantum Leap”, Founder, Funmi Omo Initiative, and former Managing Director of African Alliance […]

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Nigeria @ 60: Nigerians must be united to achieve greatness

Congratulates Ekiti residents on 24th creation anniversary By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has congratulated Nigerians on the country’s 60th independence anniversary, with a call to all and sundry to continue making the necessary sacrifice that would ensure that the country attains the level of greatness envisaged by the founding […]

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Zazzau kingmakers begin fresh selection process

…As govt decries leaked Royal memo By Ibrahim HassanWuyo Kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate are currently engaged in a fresh process to recommend candidates for the office of the 19th Fulani Emir of Zazzau, the Secretary to the Kaduna State Government, SSG, Balarabe Abbas Lawal has disclosed. Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & […]

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NIGERIA AT 60: Increasing and strengthening the representation of women in political leadership

By Elizabeth Moses-Mullard From independence on October 1, 1960, the position of Nigeria’s Head of State or Head of Government and Commander-in-Chief of the nation’s Armed Forces Ruling Council has been solely occupied by men. From civilian to military and the pseudo-civilian interim regimes of the First, Second, Third and Fourth Republics, men have dominated […]

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New e-book lists 35 booming businesses, start-up formula

By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor A new electronic book (e-book) on how to start a new business and prosper in it has debuted. The book which title, “35 booming business ideas and Step-by-step Guides On How To Start Them”, is exactly what it provides, targets new entrepreneurs dreaming to build new business empires and existing […]

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New e-book lists 35 booming businesses, star-up formula

By Prince Osuagwu, Hi-Tech Editor A new electronic book (e-book) on how to start a new business and prosper in it has debuted. The book which title, “35 booming business ideas and Step-by-step Guides On How To Start Them”, is exactly what it provides, targets new entrepreneurs dreaming to build new business empires and existing […]

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Water Resources Bill should be trashed, not reintroduced— AUPCTRE, CAPPA

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have condemned plans by some members of the House of Representatives to reintroduce the National Water Resources Bill, which was withdrawn on Tuesday, September 29. At the rowdy session, some members of […]

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Water Resources Bill should trashed, not reintroduce— AUPCTRE, CAPPA

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation Civil Service Technical and Recreational Services Employees, AUPCTRE, and the Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, have condemned plans by some members of the House of Representatives to reintroduce the National Water Resources Bill, which was withdrawn on Tuesday, September 29. At the rowdy session, some members of […]

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