The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has indicated that it will clear its cash call debts to its Joint Venture (JV) partners in oil production before the anniversary of the first $400 million payment it made to them in April this year. NNPC’s Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, disclosed...
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...
The GhanaSat-1―Ghana’s first satellite―began its orbit recently, with a little help from some friends. The cubesat, built by a Ghanaian engineering team at All Nations University, was delivered to NASA’s International Space Station in June on a SpaceX rocket that took off from pad 39a at Kennedy Space Center, a...
The Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Mr. Ben Akabueze, says budgeting process is critical in the nation’s quest to achieve sustainable economic growth. As such, he said the Federal Government had adopted an automated platform in order to enhance early preparation of the budget. Akabueze said the automated...
The Lagos State Government on Sunday said there is no going back in its plan to relocate the popular Computer Village in Ikeja to Katangowa area of Agbado Oke-Odo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The government also reiterated its commitment to achieving the objectives of renewed Ikeja Model City Master Plan originally...
Alex Ekemenah  Lagos, Nigeria – The Closing Gong Ceremony at the Nigerian Bourse for Wednesday, August 2, 2017, was performed by the Management Team of Risk Managers Association of Nigeria (RIMAN).
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday issued a seven-day ultimatum to boat operators, dredgers and all stakeholders in the inland waterways sector to comply with all the applicable laws, rules and guidelines concerning their operations failure of which appropriate, stiff sanctions would apply.  Addressing a press conference at the Bagauda Kaltho...
The Senate Joint Committee on Customs and Marine Transport, as part of its investigation into the alleged N30tn revenue leakage in the import and export value chain, has quizzed over 60 companies. The Chairman of the joint committee, Senator Hope Uzodinma, said at an investigative meeting with of some the...
Hamisu Haruna and his men are bent over, turning the earth under a relentless sun. The work is hard in this impoverished part of northern Nigeria but the harvest will be good. “In the last two years, my yield has jumped to 35 bags of rice against the 20 I...
Alex Ekemenah Lagos, Nigeria - Feet 'n' Tricks International Limited, organizer of the just concluded Nigeria National Freestyle Championship, in conjunction with its major sponsor, GAC Motors, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) and VFD Group, have fulfilled their pledge as a brand new saloon car was handed to the 1st Prize Winner in the male...