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Why PIB is delayed

Why PIB is delayed

The oil and gas industry in Nigeria is arguably, enmeshed in series of controversies ranging from allegations of corruption in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), mismanagement of information and…

NSE All-Share Index rises to 31,090.81 points

NSE All-Share Index rises to 31,090.81 points

By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   At the close of trading on the floor of the Nigerian Bourse on Monday, business ended in positive trajectory when two major indicators, the…

Expected benefits of the bill

Expected benefits of the bill

CONTINUED FROM YESTERDAY EDITION The oil and gas industry in Nigeria is arguably, enmeshed in series of controversies ranging from allegations of corruption in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),…

Banks not charging customers for BVN cards – NIBSS

Banks not charging customers for BVN cards – NIBSS

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  / Correspondent, Lagos   As banks’ customers intensify efforts to enroll for the Bank Verification Number (BVN), the Managing Director of the Nigeria Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), Mr.…

Contempt Charge: NDLEA denies flouting court orders

Contempt Charge: NDLEA denies flouting court orders

By Abel Orukpe / Correspondent, Lagos   The Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Ahmadu Glade, has said that  the Director General of the agency, Mrs. Roli…

Lagos unveils 540 units estate, names estate after Enahoro

Lagos unveils 540 units estate, names estate after Enahoro

Lagos unveils 540 units estate, names estate after Enahoro By Bamidele Ogunwusi / Correspondent, Lagos   The Lagos State Government took another big step forward in it urban renewal drive as…

John Holt increases IPP focus, introduces full generator range

John Holt increases IPP focus, introduces full generator range

John Holt Plc has announced that its Independent Power Plants Unit now has the capacity to develop, build & manage power projects of all sizes, and supply power equipment such…

28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos

28 ships laden with petroleum products, food items to arrive Lagos

Twenty eight ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected from March 30 to April 19 in Lagos ports. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) stated this…

NCC, APC locked in legal tussle

NCC, APC  locked in legal tussle

By Emmanuel Okwuke / Senior  IT. Correspondent    Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has ordered, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and five major telecommunications companies to pay…

Unbundling of NNPC

Unbundling of NNPC

“We also looked at the unbundling of the NNPC, which have been very critical, to create out of the old NNPC, a National Oil company, which will be independent.  It…

Cisco’s IQ unlocks power of visual network knowledge

By Emmanuel Okwuke / Senior  IT. Correspondent    Cisco has introduced Mobility Intelligent Quotient (IQ), a breakthrough Mobility Software as a Service (SaaS) analytics solution that unlocks the power of visual…

Niger Delta Affairs commissions first project after eight years

Niger Delta Affairs commissions first project after eight years

By Obas Esiedesa - Senior Reporter, Abuja   The  Minister  of  Niger  Delta Affairs,  Dr. Stephen  Oru  has  commissioned    a  forty  units  two  and  three bedroom  bungalows  housing  estate  at …

Lagos NITP inaugurates new executives

The newly elected executive members of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Lagos State Chapter have been inaugurated. At the inauguration which took place in Lagos last week, the…

NCC postpones 2.6GHz spectrum auction

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), last weekend, postponed the proposed and much publicised auction of the 2.6 gigahertz spectrum band ‘till further notice.’ The spectrum band is useful to the…

FRSC, NAICOM partner on settlement of claims for accident victims

FRSC, NAICOM  partner on settlement of claims for accident victims

By Chibuzor Emejor Correspondent, Abuja The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM)  are to partner on issues of road safety in order to bring succour…

NIS receives FG’s directive to reopen land borders

NIS receives FG’s directive to reopen land borders

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has been directed by the Federal Government to re-open the land borders by noon on Sunday, Mr David Parradang, the Comptroller-General of  Immigration, has said.…

NCC moves to end unfair pricing, monopoly in telecoms sector

NCC moves to end unfair pricing, monopoly in telecoms sector

By Emmanuel Okwuke Senior Correspondent Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in its bid to end unfair transmission cable pricing in the nation’s telecommunication sector last weekend in Lagos, held a stakeholders forum…

PRCAN to enforce law regulating public relation practice

PRCAN to enforce law regulating public relation practice

By Olamide Bakare Correspondent, Lagos Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN), the body charged with the responsibility of regulating public relations consulting business in Nigeria has affirmed its readiness…

NIMN invests new President

NIMN invests new President

The National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) has conferred Mr. Ganiyu Koledoye with an investiture title as the new President and Chairman of the Council of the institute. Koledoye…

Investors trade N24b shares

A turnover of 2.509 billion shares worth N24.115 billion in 19,971 deals were traded last week by investors on the floor of The Exchange in contrast to a total of…

Large turn-out at Aso Rock polling units

By By Chesa Chesa Snr Correspondent, Abuja An unprecedented large crowd of intending voters amassed at the two Aso Rock Villa polling units early in the day to cast their ballot…

Polls: Stock market investors count losses, forex reserves slump

Polls: Stock market investors count losses, forex reserves slump

By Sylvester Enoghase and Bamidele Ogunwusi When chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, announced the rescheduling of the general polls from February 14 to March…

Last-ditch effort

Last-ditch effort

with Andy Nssien The import of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as a springboard for the development of Nigeria’s economy finds expressions in the various policies/programmes the Federal Government has…

Modernising Nigeria’s agriculture through mechanised farming

Modernising Nigeria’s agriculture through mechanised farming

By Sonny T. Echono To all Nigerians and business community at large and to the investors and stakeholders in the agricultural sector, I consider this article as one that should…

Passion, focus propel my clothing business – Akitunde

Passion, focus propel my clothing business – Akitunde

Akitunde Funmi is the managing director of Druthers Clothing, an Afrocentric fashion brand with a bias for women. She has built a thriving enterprise around top-grade designs that showcase the…

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