Month: April 2018

Segun Oni laments salary arrears owed Ekiti workers

A leading governorship aspirant in the May 5 primary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti-Ado, Chief Olusegun Oni, has said that he is not happy about the huge arrears of salaries, gratuities and pensions being piled up monthly in the state. Oni, in a statement, on Sunday, signed by his media aide, Mr.… Read More »

Month: April 2018

NAFDAC warns against misuse of TOPSTOXIN fumigation

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the general public against misuse of TOPSTOXIN Fumigation tablets. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the warning in a statement she signed in Abuja on Monday. Adeyeye said the warning was necessary because TOPTOXIN fumigation contained Aluminum Phosphide which she… Read More »

Month: April 2018

FIRS nets N1.171trn in 3 months

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has generated N1.171trillion in the first quarter of 2018 – between January and March, amounting to N393 billion more than it collected during the same period in 2017. The N1.171 trillion collected in the first quarter of 2018 represented 51 per cent increase in collection compared to 2017. The… Read More »

Month: April 2018

PDP promises to rebuild economy, restore democracy

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assured that it would immediately revamp Nigeria’s economy as well as restore democratic tenets and the rule of law in the country, if elected in 2019. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, was quoted making the pledge while receiving a delegation of PDP officials from Kogi state in his… Read More »

Month: April 2018

Mr. Real “Legbegbe” lands Sony Entertainment Deal

Street Music Rave of the moment Mr. Real has just landed a deal with Sony Music Entertainment Africa. The Legbegbe crooner has had a very successful year so far thus landing him the Sony deal. In a statement released by Sony Music, the partnership is going to be an Artiste development deal. See part of… Read More »

Month: April 2018

Investors trade 378.19 million shares worth N6.26 billion on Nigerian Stock Exchange

Investors traded 378.19 million shares, valued at N6.26 billion in 4,780 deals on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday. This is in contrast with a turnover of 350.98 million shares worth N4.60 billion in 5,020 deals on Wednesday. Analysis of the activity chart indicated that Guaranty Trust Bank was the most active stock, trading… Read More »

Month: April 2018

Court Grants Sen Nwaoboshi Bail

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Friday, April 27, 2018, granted Sen. Peter Nwaoboshi, who represents Delta North in the National Assembly, bail on self-recognition. Nwaoboshi, who was arraigned on April 25, 2018, is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes, EFCC, for an alleged criminal offence… Read More »

Month: April 2018

FirstBank Empowers SMEs and Youths in Lagos and Benin

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s number one SME Bank is hosting the SMEConnect Series – a multi-pronged SME support programme developed by the Bank to chart a veritable course for SME development, emphasizing boundless opportunities for entrepreneurial business development. The programme includes open seminars to build capacity; sector-specific industry forums; support offerings; business advisory;… Read More »