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22 Jul 2015
Poised to grow its membership base through sustained education of youths on the procedures and benefits of making a career in the Capital Market, the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) in collaboration with the Nigerian Universities Accounting Students Association (NUASA) has held a one-day career teaching for the students of Accounting Department of University of…
22 Jul 2015
To effectively maximise the ability of Nigerian youths, business leaders must be committed to merit-based recruitment exercises and training of fresh graduates in relevant management principles, Chairman, Honeywell Group, Dr. Oba Otudeko has said. Otudeko made this assertion recently, at the ninth graduation ceremony of the Honeywell Excellence Programme (HEP) in Lagos. The HEP, which…
22 Jul 2015
The Association of Food, Beverage and Tobacco Employers (AFBTE) has challenged the Federal Government to help bring down the cost of production and improve infrastructure in order to promote industrialisation and employment in the country. Speaking at the 35th yearly general meeting of the AFBTE, the association’s President, Paul Gbadebo identified high cost of manufacturing…
21 Jul 2015
MEMEBERS of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) have faulted  call by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, for the scrapping of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Reacting to  the Governor’s comment in a paper he delivered during the 7th Prof. Wole Soyinka Birthday Lecture,  the Acting General…
21 Jul 2015
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been ranked as the world’s second most attractive employer for business students in Universum’s annual World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking. PwC is next after Google. The Universum World’s Most Attractive Employer ranking is an annual global survey of business and engineering students from the world’s top academic institutions in the 12 largest…
21 Jul 2015
THE political crisis rocking Rivers State took a curious twist as a National Industrial Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State adjourned till October 6th the definite hearing on all pending applications between the Rivers State government and the 22 sacked council chairmen. Meanwhile, scores of policemen have been deployed to strategic locations in Port…
21 Jul 2015
RETIREES under the aegis of Pensioners Union of Nigeria (NUP) have demanded immediate inclusion of payment of their 33% increment in the 2015 appropriation Act. In a letter written to the office of Head of Service, Danladi Kifasi, the General Secretary of NUP, Actor Zal, said the union is disappointed that no fund was allocated…
21 Jul 2015
THE Director General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Dr Juliet Chukkas-Onaeko has denied plans to relocate the headquarters of the agency from Jos in Plateau State to Abuja. The explanation became necessary, due to what the agency described as unfounded rumours that the Director General,  has already concluded arrangements to relocate the interventionist agency to Abuja, instead of…
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21 Jul 2015
CHAIRMAN of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC),  Ekpo Nta has called for inclusion of anti-corruption studies in Nigerian higher institutions curricular. Nta gave this suggestion in Abuja while addressing an on-going workshop of Vice Chancellors of Nigerian universities. According to him, it is better to teach anti-corruption studies in the…
21 Jul 2015
THE West African Union of Tax Institutes (WAUTI) has elected Dr. Olateju Somorin as its first female president since the formation of the group in 2011. The WAUTI is an association of national tax professionals within the ECOWAS sub-region. Somorin is the fourth WAUTI President as well as the current president of the Chartered Institute of…
21 Jul 2015
VICE-PRESIDENT of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), Dr. Nat Ofo, has described the recent bailout of states by President Muhammadu Buhari as a good step in the right direction. He also commended President Buhari for non-discrimination in the release of the bailout package as all states benefitted not only those…
21 Jul 2015
THE United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has trained 640 Nigerians in different aspects of anti-terrorism intervention to boost the national response to terrorism and multi-dimensional security threats in the country. The programme is drawn from 33 organizations and beneficiaries of the training would serve as in-country counter-terrorism national officials. The training was…

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reminded political parties that the deadline for uploading list and particulars of the their nominees remains July 15. The commission made the disclosure in a statement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Thursday after the commission’s meeting held in…
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Nigeria and the United Kingdom Thursday signed an agreement that would see the UK increase the deportation of those considered “dangerous criminals” as part of the British new immigration plan. British Home Secretary Priti Patel said the “landmark” agreement would help “take the fight to the criminal people smugglers to tackle illegal immigration. “Our new…