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Sports family pay tributes to Aboderin

Sports family pay tributes to Aboderin

Festus Abu and ‘Tana Aiyejina Tributes have flooded in from sports personalities  for one of the major financiers of sports in Nigeria Wale Aboderin. The Punch Nigeria Limited chairman and Dolphins Basketball Club founder  passed away after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants in  Ikoyi, Lagos, on Wednesday  at  the age of  60. […] …

No going back on civil service reforms – Dickson

No going back on civil service reforms – Dickson

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has said his administration will not allow the civil service to crumble under his watch, maintaining that the current restructuring in the state civil service has come to stay. Dickson stated this in an interactive session with political appointees at the DSP Alamieyeseigha Memorial Banquet Hall […] …

Job opportunities for freelance content creators

Job opportunities for freelance content creators

Ozioma Ubabukoh Writing for large publications can sometimes be disheartening, reducing your motivation and making you feel like you’re not getting anywhere with your content. Think about it, you’re taking time out of your busy day to write a piece of content for free that may or may not attract very much attention. But, instead […] …

NPA deploys N1bn equipment in Calabar Port

NPA deploys N1bn equipment in Calabar Port

Anna Okon The management of the Nigerian Ports Authority says it has concluded plans to deploy equipment worth over N1bn in the Calabar Port, in Cross River State. The measure, according to the Managing Director, NPA, Ms Hadiza Usman, is aimed at boosting efficiency, security and making the port attractive to business. Calabar port is […] …

Dangote gives N130m to vulnerable women in Nasarawa

Dangote gives N130m to vulnerable women in Nasarawa

Umar Muhammad, Lafia The President, Aliko Dangote Group Companies, Aliko Dangote, has splashed a sum of N130m on about 13,000 vulnerable women in the 13 local government areas of Nasarawa State. Dangote, who disclosed this during the inauguration of Aliko Dangote Foundation of Micro Grants in Lafia, said the programme was aimed at improving the […] …

Lagos welcomes market expansion through intra-African trade

Lagos welcomes market expansion through intra-African trade

Anna Okon The Lagos State Government has urged African leaders to leverage the opportunities of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement in order to create a single market for businesses operating on the continent to flourish. The Director-General, Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations, Ambassador Chiedu Osakwe, who stated this, noted that it would facilitate […] …

Stakeholders seek increased collaboration to tackle water scarcity

Stakeholders seek increased collaboration to tackle water scarcity

Anna Okon Stakeholders drawn from water-related fields in the public sector, non-governmental organisations and corporate organisations including Coca-Cola Nigeria have agreed on the need for increased level of collaboration to tackle the challenges associated with water scarcity and its waste in Nigeria. Speaking during a sustainable development symposium organised by Pan Atlantic University in Lagos […] …

Manufacturing sector grew at slower rate in May ―CBN

Manufacturing sector grew at slower rate in May ―CBN

Feyisayo Popoola The Central Bank of Nigeria said the nation’s manufacturing sector grew at a slower rate in May. According to the May edition of the CBN’s Purchasing Managers’ Index report, the manufacturing sector has been increasing for 14 consecutive months.  “The Manufacturing PMI in May stood at 56.5 index points, indicating expansion in the […] …

Nigeria’s economic outlook positive, says Udoma

Nigeria’s economic outlook positive, says Udoma

Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, has restated that Nigeria’s economic outlook for 2018 and over the medium-term is very positive. He indicated that the government was rolling out initiatives, such as the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan focus labs, aimed at attracting sufficient private sector investments to […] …

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