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NARTO-LOGO
21 Jan 2015
NIGERIA Association of Road Transport Owners (NARTO), has issued a 10-day ultimatum to the Petroleum Equalisation Fund, PEF, to settle all pending issues including payments to members or face unpleasant consequences. NARTO in a petition dated January 15, 2015, signed by its President, Dr. Kassim Bataiya and addressed to the Executive Secretary, PEF lamented that…
21 Jan 2015
WOMEN bankers under the aegis of Association of Professional Women Bankers (APWB) have enlightened secondary school students in Lagos State on choice of career as one’s ability to attain success in life begins with the right choice.    In her welcome address, the Chairperson, APWB, Toyin Ojo, said the vision of the association is to…
21 Jan 2015
THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has set up Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN) as its training and research centre, to constantly beef up the capacity of its officers as well as other intelligence personnel to fulfill the anti-corruption mandate.     Speaking during the training of some ICPC intelligence officers…
TUC-LOGO
21 Jan 2015
CHAIRMAN, Trade Union Congress, Rivers chapter, Chika Onuegbu, on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to reduce the price of diesel to N70 per litre.    Onuegbu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Port Harcourt that the current price of N155 to N160 price of diesel per litre was hurting operations of small and…
Kuku
21 Jan 2015
ABOUT 2000 students drawn from the seven littoral states of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria are currently studying in various universities abroad in a massive human capacity development programme of the Federal Government to raise the socio-economic indices of the hitherto volatile region. The initiative, which also has about the same number of students…
BRF
21 Jan 2015
THE Lagos State Government is to begin the third phase of its Expanded Economic Empowerment Programme in 10 locations on Jan. 26.    This is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA) and signed by the Special Assistant to the Deputy Governor on Media,…
DIEZIANI-OPEC-CHIEF
19 Jan 2015
GRADUALLY, women are making in ways into leadership positions across the world despite perceived challenges.     From Nigeria to other parts of Africa and indeed the entire world, the modern women have risen above the archetypal belief that the role of a woman is in the kitchen.     They have emerged to become…
NSITF-LOGO
19 Jan 2015
THE Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has paid N2.3 billion to 751,590 claimants under the defunct NSITF/National Provident Fund scheme.   A statement issued in Abuja by Head, Corporate Affairs of the NSITF, Aliu Zubairu, said that apart from the fact that the NSITF remains the only government parastatal that remained self-sustaining from inception till…
19 Jan 2015
THE Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the University of London have launched the first ever world-class Masters programme integrated with a professional qualification.   By this agreement, the University of London would now offer a Masters programme to ACCA students and members around the world.   This marks the first time an accountancy…
ZOUERA
19 Jan 2015
THE Board of Dangote Foundation has announced the appointment of Ms. Zouera Youssoufou as its Managing Director/Chief Operating Officer. Africa’s foremost industrialist Aliko Dangote, set up Dangote Foundation as a vehicle of giving back to the society especially the less privileged.      A statement from the Board said, “We are pleased to announce the…
ICPC-boss-Ekpo-NTA
14 Jan 2015
THE Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), has set up the Anti-Corruption Academy of Nigeria (ACAN) as its training and research centre, to constantly enhance the capacity of its officers as well as other intelligence personnel to fulfill the anti-corruption mandate.     Speaking at the training of some ICPC intelligence officers…
14 Jan 2015
PENNWELL has announced the inclusion of a youth empowerment programme as part of this year’s Offshore West Africa Conference.    The programme, according to the organisers, was included to spice up the already impressive line-up of activities at the upcoming event scheduled for The Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, on January 22, 2015.…

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The Federal Government announced the commencement of a 14-working-day paternity leave for civil servants. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Folasade Yemi-Esan, disclosed this in a circular on Monday. “Government has also approved paternity leave for serving male officers whose spouse delivers a baby. The period of the leave shall be fourteen…
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Famous Nigerian writer Chimamanda Adichie has been featured in the November issue of Marie Claire magazine. In this issue, she speaks about her motherhood experience, representation, police brutality and more. Chimamanda was adorned in a T-shirt branded with her famous comment, ‘We Should All Be Feminists’. Chimamanda asserted in the interview that although believing that…