Truly, the modernisation and revenue generation efforts of the retired Colonel Hameed Ali-led management of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, are paying off as the Tin Can Island Port Command of the Service under the control of Comptroller Bashar Yusuf has not only used intelligence gathering forestall the clearance...
The Federal Government on Wednesday said it would revoke licenses issued to individuals and corporate organisations for private refineries but which have remained unutilised. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, said this at a World Press Conference on the sidelines of ongoing annual Offshore Technology Conference in...
The federal government is to inaugurate chairmen and members of the board of parastatals on February 27 THE chairmen and board members of parastatals under the supervision of the secretary to the government of the Federation, SGF, will be inaugurated on Tuesday, February 27. The venue for the inauguration is...
Leaders on Friday approved Prince Charles as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group’s heads of government in Windsor, Sky News reported citing unnamed sources. There had been calls for the role to be rotated around the 53 member-states, most of which...
Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or The Exchange) is pleased to announce the launch of X-Bot, an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Chatbot that responds directly and automatically to enquiries through Facebook Messenger. X-Bot which is the first African securities exchange Chatbot is designed to provide market participants,...
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmud Yakub, told the Senate Committee on INEC on Wednesday that the commission would recruit about one million ad hoc members of staff for the conduct of the 2019 general elections. According to him, the ad hoc workers to be deployed...
World Bank on Thursday said it has commenced a process that will lead to the selection of a new president. The commencement of the process follows the sudden exit last Monday of the incumbent president, Jim Yong Kim, who announced he would be stepping down from his position effective February...
Lagos, Nigeria – The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has denied the allegation that it did not follow due process in awarding Escravos contract which has been generating controversy recently. The denial was contained in a statement released to the press yesterday and signed by Mr. Isah Suwaid. In the statement...
As part of its corporate social responsibility, Heritage Bank Plc has partnered Oyo state government in transforming the healthcare sector through a N50 billion Healthcare Endowment Fund. The move is to make healthcare delivery affordable and accessible to all. The MD/CEO of the bank, Mr. Ifie Sekibo at the inauguration of...
Experts have argued that Nigeria will require over 10,000 Gigawatts (GW) of electricity to achieve energy sufficiency and improve its economy. They said the 10,000GW of electricity is achievable if the Federal Government could provide infrastructure, because developed economies such as Japan, United States, China, and others put adequate infrastructure...