ADB President, Adesina Mourns Kofi Anan

Dayo Emmmanuel President of the African Development Bank(ADB), Akinwumi Adesina, has paid tributes to the former Secretary General of the United Nations Organisation, Dr. Kofi Anan, who passed on today. In a release made available to National Wire Saturday, Adesina mourned the late diplomat who he reffered to as his mentor. “It is with much […]

RenMoney MFB Repositions For Better Service Delivery

RenMoney Microfinance Bank, one of Nigeria’s leading consumer finance providers, has embarked on a programme of re-organization to position it for growth and sustained market leadership into the future. According to Ighiwi Erhahon, RenMoney’s Head of Legal and Compliance, the company has, as part of this process, recruited some highly experienced people into very senior […]

Firm Launches Courier App To Prevent Parcel Theft

Getittome Africa has launched a new mobile application that it said will assist Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to solve challenges encountered in courier services and enable them attract more investors. According to the firm, the Getittome app is a platform for customers and courier agencies, to transact business and monitor parcel movement till […]

Avoid Ethnic, Religious Crisis, U.S. Ambassador Tells Nigerian Leaders

Tayo Olanipekun The U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, has urged Nigerian political office holders, representatives of civil society and religious leaders to avoid amplifying ethno-religious tension in the country and to focus on peacebuilding. At a one-day national youth dialogue on ethno-religious tolerance organized by the U.S Consulate General Lagos, in partnership […]

PDP Woman Leader Congratulates Senator Olujimi,Minority Leader

Ekiti state PDP woman leader Mrs Yemisi Afolabi has congratulated Senator Biodun Olujimi representing Ekiti south senatorial district at the senate on her elevation to the post of the Minority Leader. Mrs Afolabi described Senator Olujinmi’s elevation as a welcome development which is a result of her hardwork, effective participation and pragmatic contribution to issues […]

Eid-El-Kabir:FG Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays

—As Police Deploy 1,000 Personnel For Celebration In Lagos Folake Sokoya The Federal Government has declared Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21 and 22 respectively, as Public Holidays to mark the 2018 Eid-El-Kabir celebration. The Hon. Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, Ph.D, CFR who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal […]

Rotary Announces US$96.5m To End Polio

The announcement comes as Nigeria marks two years without any reported cases of wild poliovirus, following four reported cases in 2016_ Rotary ( today announced nearly US$100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. The announcement comes as […]

A recently harvested demo plot in Oyo state with farmers in jubilation over bumper yield from an improved weed controlled plots

Oyo, IITA Partner To Develop Agric Policy, Establish Agribusiness Park

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Oyo State government today signed a deal to develop an agricultural blueprint for the state, and the establishment of agribusiness park. The agricultural policy will clearly outline the opportunities, strengths, weaknesses, threats, and more importantly what the state needs to do in the short, medium, and long […]