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22,000 Nigerians Missing in North-East, Says Red Cross

22,000 Nigerians Missing in North-East, Says Red Cross

Nearly 22,000 Nigerians have been reported missing in the North-east region due to a decade of conflict in the area, according to the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer. Maurer told reporters Thursday in Lagos that the figure is the highest number of missing persons

Border closure: FG won’t succumb to blackmail –NSA

Border closure: FG won’t succumb to blackmail –NSA

Steve Agbota The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Mongono, yesterday said the Federal Government would not bow to any form of blackmail following the closure of its land borders. The nation’s borders in four region were shut down three weeks ago at the commencement of a joint security operations code named “Operation Swift Response”. […]
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Why I handed over Nigeria’s treasury to women –Buhari 

Why I handed over Nigeria’s treasury to women –Buhari 

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, has explained that he placed women in strategic positions like the financial sector, to ensure effective management of limited the nation’s resources and to promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness. According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina,  Buhari said he preferred […]
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NSE market capitalisation rises by N142bn on post-election ruling

NSE market capitalisation rises by N142bn on post-election ruling

Adewale Sanyaolu with agency reports The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday, posted some positive trends on the back of last Wednesday’s post-election tribunal ruling. Specifically, the market capitalisation rose by N142 billion to close at N13.351 trillion against N13.209 trillion recorded the previous session. This pushed the All Share Index higher by 273.11 points […]
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Proposed VAT raise: Senate to invite finance minister, FIRS chair

Proposed VAT raise: Senate to invite finance minister, FIRS chair

The Senate Committee on Finance says it will invite the Minister of Finance and the Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), to give details on reasons for the proposed increase in Value Added Tax (VAT). The Chairman of the Committee, Solomon Adeola, made the disclosure in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Mr Kayode Odunaro, […]
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Zambian music stars relive inspirational stories on African Voices Changemakers sponsored by Glo

Zambian music stars relive inspirational stories on African Voices Changemakers sponsored by Glo

Two Zambians who have contributed positively to the growth and development of music and dance in their country will this weekend take centre stage on Glo-sponsored African Voices Changemakers series currently running on Cable News Network (CNN). The guests include Taonga Tembo and Mwila Musonda. The programme comes up on DSTV on Friday at 8.30 […]
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How renewable energy supply can add value to real estate

How renewable energy supply can add value to real estate

Maduka Nweke, manweke@gmail.com Poor electricity to Nigerian homes has dropped to a  level where private individuals are searching for personal solutions. Although government has made some promises at various levels, these have amounted to  mere lip services to tackling the problems. A number of  government officials live in homes that enjoy power supply ceaselessly with tax […]
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Federal, States, LGs Get N3,84trn FAAC In Six Months – NEITI

  The Federal, States and Local governments shared N3.84trillion allocations between January and June 2019. This is according to the latest edition of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) Quarterly Review. In a statement by NEITI’s Director, Communications and Advocacy, Orji Orji, that the Federal Government received N1.599 trillion, the 36 states got N1.335 trillion … Continue reading Federal, States, LGs Get N3,84trn FAAC In Six Months – NEITI …

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