Gov. Ahmed To Kwara Youths: Embrace Entrepreneurship

Folake Sokoya Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has charged youths in the State to embrace entrepreneurial skills and take advantage of the State micro-credit intervention scheme for Small and Medium scale enterprises to attain self-sufficiency. Governor Ahmed stated this during an interactive session with indigenous youth development associations and youth assemblies from Ilorin South […]

Alheri Denies Owing FG N27.2bn Over FIbre Optic Agreement

Management of Alheri Engineering Company Limited has vehemently denied owing Federal Government the sum of $75,500,000.00 million (about N27.18billion at N360 to $1) over fibre optic agreement.   In a statement released by the company on Monday, the company described the accusation as wrong and fallacious and assured its customers that the story is “…not only […]

Arsenal’s Walcott Set For Everton Medical

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is edging closer to a £20 million ($28 million, 23 million euros) move to Everton after he travelled to Merseyside for a medical as Toffees coach Sam Allardyce bids to boost his attacking options. Britain’s Press Association reported that the 28-year-old was due to attend the club’s Finch Farm training ground […]


Inflation Rate Drops To 15.37% In December – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics on Tuesday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation with the rate dropping from 15.9 per cent in November to 15.37 per cent in December. The drop of 0.53 percent points recorded in December makes it the eleventh consecutive slowdown in the inflation rate. The report said the Urban […]

NSE CEO Says Nigerian Economy Has Better Prospect 1n 2018

By Friday Ekeoba As Stock Market Emerged 3rd Best Performing In The World Market Turnover Increased By 121% Set To Become A More Agile And Flexible Demutualized Securities Exchange The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mr. Oscar Onyema has said that the economy has growth prospect in 2018, considering some basic […]

Tipper, Quarry Employers Union Commends Gov Ahmed For Empowerment

Folake Sokoya The Kwara State Chairman of the Union of Tipper and Quarry Employers of Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim Yusuf-Magaji has commended the State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed for empowering the union’s members across the state through the provision of free sand, otherwise known as laterite. The chairman gave the commendation when the State Commissioner for […]

  Fire Outbreak Renders 300 Homeless In Yenagoa, Bayelsa Capital

By Amos Odeh   More than 300 persons were on Saturday rendered homeless in Yenagoa, following fire incident that gutted a neighbourhood in Ekeki suburb of Bayelsa capital.   It was gathered that the inferno, which occurred at about 2 am on Friday, also destroyed valuables worth millions of naira.   Residents of the affected […]

Why We Banned Cart Pushers In Lagos- SSG

Tayo Olanipekun Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, has said cart pushers and wheelbarrow operators were “totally banned from Lagos streets” because their activities were “inimical to the environmental cleanliness in the state.” According to him, with the flag off of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), the state had to enforce […]

Access Bank Upgrades Ombudsman To boost Dispute Resolution

Consistent with its reputation for adopting best practices in all facets of its operations, Access Bank Plc has upgraded its customer service function, Ombudsman, for the purpose of resolving service issues between the Bank and its customers. The Ombudsman is an Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) platform wherein an aggrieved customer of the Bank may lodge […]