Category: Economy

Lagos To Establish Anti-Corruption Agency, As Sanwo-Olu Signs Bill Deepening Accountability In Governance

•Governor Also Assents To Bill Regulating Lotteries, Online Gaming Services Lagos State has moved to deepen the culture of accountability and transparency in the expenditure of appropriated public funds, with the signing of a bill by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, establishing an anti-corruption commission in the State. The Governor assented to Public Complaints and… Read More »

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Pure water and rising hardship in the land. 

By Dakuku Peterside. The sachet water, commonly known as ‘Pure Water’ all over Nigeria, is the most popular source of drinking water in most cities and villages. Last week, reports emerged that the price of a sachet of water has jumped from N10 to N20. The doubling of the cost of sachet water is very… Read More »

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Suntrust Bank offers loan to female drivers

Suntrust Bank has launched the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Product Loan for women in the logistics business tagged ‘Women on Wheels’. The initiation, which was launched in Lagos, is a 24-momth facility aimed at empowering Female Uber and Bolt drivers in Nigeria with Car Loans at 15percent interest rate. The Chief Executive Officer of… Read More »

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Delta, FG partner on solid minerals development

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the state government was willing to partner the Federal government to develop the solid mineral sector in the state. Okowa stated this while fielding questions from journalists shortly after receiving Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Uche Ogah, who paid him a courtesy visit at… Read More »

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RE FirstBank Information Security Webinar

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider has announced a webinar to sensitise individuals and businesses with useful information on being protected in today’s digital age. The virtual event is scheduled to hold by noon on Friday, 16 April 2021 with “Staying Protected Amidst the Pandemic Chaos” being the topic to… Read More »

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Delta building Skills-based economy to check unemployment – Aniagwu

Delta Government says it is building skills-based economy as panacea for rising unemployment in the state and country. The Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, made this known on Tuesday at Obiaruku, Ukwuani Local Government Area while addressing journalists after inspecting four new Technical Colleges being built by the state government at Omadino, Effurun, Orerokpe… Read More »

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NNPC Records 37.21% Drop in Oil Vandalism in January.

…Increases Gas Supply for Power Generation The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a 37.21 % decrease in cases of pipeline vandalism across the country in the month of January 2021. This is contained in the January 2021 edition of the NNPC Monthly Financial and Operations Report (MFOR), according to a press release by… Read More »

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How New NSDC Boss, Zach Adelabu Plans on improving the Sugar Council

Zacchaeus Adedeji Adelabu, is a seasoned financial expert from Iwo-Ate community of Ogo Oluwa Local Government Area of Oyo state, Nigeria. He has served in many capacities as a public servant including being a former Commissioner for Finance under former Governor Abiola Ajimobi. In fact, he is a close associate of the former governor. One… Read More »

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Vehicular Traffic; FAAN Advises Passengers To Get To Airports Early

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to advise passengers and airport users, particularly those at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja to get to the airport early so as to complete their check in procedures in good time, and avoid the unpleasant experiences associated with missing their flights. This advice has become necessary, as… Read More »

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We’re Touching Lives With KWASSIP,Says Abdulrazaq.

·       Launches KWASSIP Command Centre ·       Kwara’s safety net impressive, transparent: FG Thousands of lives are being touched with the social investment programme which targets the vulnerable and the poor, Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq asserted on Tuesday, as he launched an automated command centre for the social safety net of the administration. AbdulRazaq said the programme… Read More »