THE National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has restated the June 30 deadline for the submission of the 2017 financial accounts by insurance companies to the commission. Mr Rasaaq Salami, NAICOM’s Head of Corporate Affairs, said this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. Salami, however, noted that no insurance company could be...
Senator Ibrahim Mantu, former Deputy Senate President, is no ordinary politician. He is “born-again”. He laid claim to this in September and said he now speaks only the truth. He also urged leaders of his party to elect Tunde Adeniran as the National Chairman because he “fasted for 30...
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to stop giving Nigerians excuses, adding that the attitude was why he had not achieved results. The former President advised Buhari to buckle down, saying he was presently a failure. He spoke at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, Ogun...
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel....
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents' homeland in the Winter Games, hurtling down the bobsled track with her tresses — dyed green as a tribute to...
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents' homeland in the Winter Games, hurtling down the bobsled track with her tresses — dyed green as a tribute to...
The Federal Government has concluded plans to tap into Nigerians living in the Diaspora in a bid to surpass the 30 per cent broadband penetration set in the National Broadband Plan by the end of the year. The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shitttu, said this at a press conference...
Lagos, Nigeria - African leaders have been urged to tackle the issues of poverty and youths unemployment in the region. Oby Ezekwesili, senior economic adviser, Economic Development Policy Initiative, AEDPI, and former minister of Education, said Africa would face greater challenges in the nearest future if it failed to...
Two of the U.S. military's newest and most advanced stealth fighters arrived in Okinawa, Japan this week for a six-month deployment amid heightened tensions with North Korea over its nuclear program. Ten more will soon follow along with 300 airmen from Hill Air Force Base in Utah. “The F-35A...
Alex Ekemenah, Editor, NEXTMONEY In late June, I wrote an opinion piece titled “Self-Determination Movement in Nigeria: Will Nigeria Survive It?” In the piece I gave a snapshot of various ethnic militias that have sprung up like mushrooms since the return to civil democratic rule in mid-1999. That in itself...