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5 May 2010
THE Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources has announced the appointment of Mr. Andrew Wada Obaje as substantive Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) with effect from April 26, 2010. He takes over from Mr. Godwin Billy Agha, who has been redeployed to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as Group Executive Director, Engineering…
5 May 2010
NIGERIAN Accounting Standards Board (NASB) has declared that the body would soon make a definite pronouncement on the adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Nigeria. Addressing a delegation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) led by its president, Mrs. Elizabeth Adegite, during a visit to the Board in Lagos, the…
5 May 2010
ERSTWHILE President of Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) and current Deputy National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr. Onikolease Irabor, has joined the growing number of labour leaders angling for political offices. Specifically, Irabor is eyeing Edo Central Senatorial seat in the 2011 general elections on the ticket of the Action Congress.…
5 May 2010
THE United Nations will on Thursday formally grant the Nigerian Army Peacekeeping Centre (NAPKC), Jaji, Kaduna, an Accreditation Certificate in recognition of its peacekeeping for training in Peace Support Operations. Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, is leading a delegation of senior officers of the Army to receive the document at a…
5 May 2010
THE National Directorate of Employment (NDE) and Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA) have empanelled a committee to begin the exploration of avenues for the development of skills centres to drive employment creation. A statement by the Head, Information and Public Relations of NDE, Mr. Nnamdi   Asomugha in Abuja said the four-man committee is expected to…
5 May 2010
IT was a pathetic sight on Tuesday in Abuja as the workers of Nigeria Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) stormed the National Assembly to seek the intervention of the lawmakers over their 25-month unpaid salaries, but were locked out of the main entrance. The protesting workers, who came to the lawmaking chambers under the aegis of National…
5 May 2010
UJU Okechukwu, (not real name), 28 years old female, a couple of years ago bagged a degree in one of the old generation universities in the South Eastern part of Nigeria. She was filled with expectations and hope of securing a good job. But unknown to her, her parents had other plans for her. Without…
30 Sep 2009
THE ongoing strategic turn-around in Afribank Nigeria Plc received a boost as four financial technocrats appointed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) joined the board of the bank as executive directors. The new directors and the chief executive will implement the strategies already mapped out to reposition the bank.
30 Sep 2009
A NEW chairman has been appointed for the Governing Council of the Nigerian Accounting Standards Board (NASB). He is Mr. Michael Adebisi Popoola, a former managing partner of KPMG Nigeria Tax Consultants. Popoola is the seventh chairman in the 27-year history of the body. He succeeds Mr. Olugbenga Olaofe.
30 Sep 2009
THE four new executive directors approved for Union Bank of Nigeria Plc have resumed duties. They are Messrs. Philip Ikeazor, Ibrahim Abubakar Kwargana, Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi and Adekunle Adeosun. The new executive directors bring varied banking experiences to the board of Union Bank spreading across relationship management, investment banking, marketing, operations and information technology, human resources development and risk managemenIkeazor, a professional banker with over 22 years experience in the financial sector (largely in corporate and investment banking), was a director, Wholesale Banking with United Bank for Africa (UBA).
30 Sep 2009
IN an effort at ensuring that government parastatals, agencies and private sectors that are supposed to create employment do so within the framework of government policies, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity will soon release an employment action plan that will guide employment generation in the country.

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Just as most beliefs, the Yoruba culture includes a world of myths, allegories, poetry and the love and wisdom of the Ifa divination system which helps to remind the Yoruba people of their past and customs that have survived through history and have helped shape their literature and religion as we know it today. Yoruba…
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September 10 of every year is dedicated to preventing suicide in our society. The 2022 World Suicide Prevention Day theme is “Creating Hope through Action.” The World Health Organization estimates that about 703,000 people die from suicide every year. That translates to about one suicide death every 44 seconds and 1,926 deaths every day. The…
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Police Service Commission (PSC) has extended the closure of its recruitment portal for the 2022 batch of constables in the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) by one month.