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25 Feb 2015
THE Ogun State Government has disbursed N563 million to owners of Small Scale industries operating in the State. The money was disbursed through 108 Cooperative societies and benefitted 1,039 individuals as soft loans According to the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Bimbo Ashiru, the scheme, which he said is a joint venture between his Ministry…
25 Feb 2015
YOUTHS and Women empowerment efforts in the Niger Delta region has received a new fillip as Development and Leadership Institute (DLI), a non-governmental organization (NGO), recently sealed a major partnership agreement with University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, (UAPB) United States.  The partnership agreement according to a statement from the Institute, involves collaborative support to…
25 Feb 2015
FORMER Regional Head, Public Sector, South-South and South-East for Ecobank Nigeria Limited, Abayomi Adeyeri, has assumed office as the Chief Marketing Officer of Flobal Trust Limited with a promise to provide meaningful financial services and products that will help individuals and companies achieve their objectives.   The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a corporate…
25 Feb 2015
VDT Communications Limited has been awarded the International Standard Organisation (ISO) 20000-1:2011 certification.   VDT becomes the first telecommunications company in West Africa to earn the certification.    The certification, which focuses primarily on fine-tuning the Information Technology management capability of VDT, aimed at delivering key processes including service delivery, control, complaints resolution and relationship…
Abubakar
23 Feb 2015
THE widening gap between available jobs and those seeking employment have resulted in discontented population, especially in the developing countries. This worrying trend has presented governments with formidable social challenge as the task of redistributing common wealth that accommodates the vulnerable groups is becoming increasingly difficult. Hence, most governments now see adoption of social security…
23 Feb 2015
THE United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) and the Board of the African Network for Drugs and Diagnostics Innovation (ANDI) has jointly announced the appointment of health expert, Dr. Solomon Nwaka, as Executive Director of ANDI.       He has officially assumed the leadership of the organization now hosted by UNOPS in Addis…
23 Feb 2015
FIRST Bank of Nigeria Limited through its sustainability centre in partnership with Lagos Business School is hosting a sustainability workshop for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and corporate organisations. The programme is designed to explain modern approaches, which NGOs and corporate organisations can use to address social and environmental concerns of business customers, investors and the media.…
23 Feb 2015
THE academic staffers in all the public polytechnics in the country will begin indefinite strike, February 25, 2015. The National President of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Chibuzor Asomuga, who disclosed this in Abuja at the weekend said the decision follows the expiration of a two-week strike notice which was issued to government on…
23 Feb 2015
THE minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has commissioned staff buses to facilitate their movement to and from work   The purchase of the staff welfare buses according to the minister of aviation is a staff welfare initiative and another landmark of the Goodluck Jonanthan effort to be workers friendly to support the Nigerian workers and…
BABALOLA-pix
23 Feb 2015
SOME three months after he was conferred with his 11th honorary doctorate degree by the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), in appreciation of his remarkable works as a legal practitioner of 52 years standing and as an educationist and for his selflessness in seeing to the establishment of the university, the Founder and Chancellor…
Okonjo-Iweala-Tuesday
23 Feb 2015
IN today’s world, the stack reality is that for university graduates and other professionals, job competition and unemployment are becoming stiffer and tougher. Unfortunately, government’s response to the unemployment problem is slow, inadequate and not radical. Unemployment in Nigeria is one of the most critical problems the country is facing. The years of corruption, civil…
Moghalu
23 Feb 2015
FORMER Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sogato Strategies LLC, Dr Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu has been appointed a professor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, Massachusetts.   Dr. Moghalu will be the Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy…

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Available statistics of brain drain in the medical sector indicate that the sickness needs something as severe as surgery. A former Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole, said sometime ago that by May 2018, Nigeria had trained 90,000 medical doctors. That is a happy revelation. The unhappy one is that of this number 70% of…
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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dissociated itself from recent attacks on the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, Imo State. It also stated that neither IPOB nor the Eastern Security Network (ESN) operatives has anything to do with Nigeria’s elections in 2023. In a statement by its Media and…
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Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adron Homes, Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing, has lauded the Akarigbo, and Paramount Ruler of Remo-Land, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi for his contribution to peace and development of his community.  He eulogised the monarch during his visit to the palace in commemoration of Akarigbo’s  5th anniversary on…
38 mins ago
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka, has disclosed that the 2022 edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism will hold on December 8 and 9, in Lagos. Addressing journalists in Lagos, yesterday, she said investigative journalism has exposed corruption, named and shamed corrupt public…
42 mins ago
Justice Sherifat Sonaike of Lagos State High Court sitting in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), was yesterday told how police conducted a forensic examination on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus, but that the report was not yet out. A prosecution witness, Superintendent of Police (SP), Goddy Ihende, disclosed this during the ongoing trial of a…