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‘I took to photography for self-reliance’

‘I took to photography for self-reliance’

Joseph Chuwuemeka Ogu-Egege is the chief executive officer of Joemeka Photography. In this encounter with our correspondent, Olamide Bakare, he relives the journey that gave rise to his present occupation…

Diamond Bank, MTN launch new banking account

Diamond Bank, MTN launch new banking account

A leading retail bank in Nigeria, Diamond Bank Plc, has launched an innovative banking product, Diamond Y’ello, as part of its financial inclusion programme to reach the unbanked. The Diamond…

ICPC lauds NAICOM for prompt claims settlement

The Independence Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) on Thursday in Lagos commended the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) for insurance companies’ prompt settlement of claims. This is contained in a statement by…

NSE Index down at 41,767 points

NSE Index down at 41,767 points

By Bamidele Ogunwusi  -    Correspondent, Lagos   The Nigerian Bourse  closed in the red again on Thursday when both indicators closed in the red.  Equities capitalisation closed lower at…

NDLEA arrests mother of three with Cannabis

NDLEA arrests mother of three with Cannabis

By Abel Orukpe  -  Correspondent, Lagos   The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, has apprehended a 37-year-old mother of three children,…

Kunoch Holdings buys 14.8% Actis, CDC stake in Diamond Bank

Kunoch Holdings buys 14.8% Actis, CDC stake in Diamond Bank

By Kingsley Ighomwenghian  -  Deputy Editor   The management of Diamond Bank Plc, on Wednesday announced the acquisition of its 14.79 per cent of its issued share capital by Kunoch…

FG targets 1.8m household with schools agricultural programmes

FG targets 1.8m household with schools agricultural programmes

By Sylvester Enoghase  -  Senior Correspondent   A total of 1,776,000 household members is expected to benefit from the Presidential initiative on Schools Agriculture Programme of the Federal Government. The…

Minister commends Etisalat for promoting entrepreneurship drive

Minister commends Etisalat for promoting entrepreneurship drive

Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr. Oluseguin Aganga has commended Etisalat Nigeria, Pan Atlantic University and the Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) for consistently promoting initiatives…

Airlines, handling companies, others groan over FAAN charges

Airlines, handling companies, others groan over FAAN charges

By Abel Orukpe   –  Correspondent, Lagos   There  are indications that airlines, ground handling companies and entities operating at Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, Nnamdi Azikwe Airport (NAA), Abuja…

Towards a secured maritime domain

Towards a secured maritime domain

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is partnering with the Nigerian Air force to provide air surveillance of the country’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), boosting air and water…

Need for synergy among security agencies at Lagos airport

Need for synergy among security agencies at Lagos airport

By Abel Orukpe   –  Correspondent, Lagos   The need to build synergy among the various agencies that operate at the Lagos airport cannot be over emphasized. But often times,…

Legitimacy issues stall shippers’ council’s ports regulatory functions

The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) is working hard to have the Presidential pronouncements which appointed it as an economic regulator for the ports, gazetted. This is in a bid to…

NACCIMA proposes Naira for ECOWAS single currency

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), has called for the adoption of Nigeria’s “Naira” as the single currency for ECOWAS sub region. NACCIMA said for…

Annual shipping career summit goes to Warri

The chief executive officer of Ships & Ports Communication, Bolaji Akinola, has said that the 8th edition of the Annual Shipping Career Summit, organised by his company, has been scheduled…

LCCI seeks business community’s support over Ebola

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has expressed its regrets over the incident of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in Nigeria. The chamber said the incident was ordinarily avoidable…

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