The Nigeria Military And Gender Discrimination

Arábìnrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu Various news media sources on the 13th of November 2017 carried the report of how the Nigerian Military in its newly ratified “Conditions of Service” has implemented a major policy reversal by excluding female cadets from the combatant course of the Nigerian Defence Academy. This policy reversal it has been reported was […]

Osun Seals Dangote Quarry Over N1.5bn Tax Default

The Osun Board of Internal Revenue Service, (OIRS), Thursday sealed a Dangote Quarry located at Ajebandele, Ayedaade Local Government Area of the State. The tax enforcement team which was led by the Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Tax and Revenue Matters, Barr. Gbenga Akano and the officials of Osun Internal Revenue Service arrived at the quarry […]

IMF

IMF: Debt Service May Consume 60% of Govts’ Revenues

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Nigeria and other oil producing countries in Africa may be overburdened with the high cost of debt servicing. It said such costs are expected to absorb over 60 per cent of governments’ revenues this year in Nigeria, Angola and Gabon. Public debt, the IMF said, rose above 50  per […]

FG Set To Organize Focused Labs To Boost Economic Growth

Following the Federal Executive Council’s approval, the Ministry of Budget and National Planning is set to organize focused labs. These labs consist simply in the bringing together of relevant stakeholders in the public and private sectors into weeks of intensive working sessions to brainstorm on practical steps to overcoming any identified challenges in the implementation […]

LG Polls: Kwara Govt Assures Residents of Safety and Security

Folake Sokoya The Kwara State Government has reassured residents of the State of their safety before, during and after Saturday’s local government elections in the State. The State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed gave the assurance while presiding over the Kwara State Security Committee Meeting on Thursday at the Government House, Ilorin. Governor Ahmed said, having […]

CFAO

CFAO Marks New Milestone, Commissions FUSO Assembly Plant in Lagos

The CFAO group, with its subsidiary CFAO Equipment, the sole distributor of the FUSO brand in Nigeria, in conjunction with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), one of Asia’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, on Thursday commissioned a FUSO assembly plant at its Amuwo-Odofin, Apapa-Oshodi Expressway facility in Lagos.  The inauguration took place with the […]

NSE

NSE’s Sendforth Ceremony For Two Of Its Former Directors

Photo Caption: From Left: Oscar Onyema, Chief Executive Officer,  The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE); Haruna Jalo-Waziri, former Executive Director, Capital Markets Division, NSE; Maimuna Jalo-Waziri, wife of Haruna Jalo-Waziri; Mrs. Bajomo, mother of Ade Bajomo;  Ade Bajomo, former Executive Director, Market Operations and Technology, NSE and Abimbola Ogunbanjo, President, NSE during the sendforth event for Ade Bajomo and Haruna Jalo-Waziri at […]

Send-Off Dinner By CSCS In Honour Of Former Directors.Pix

Photo Caption: From Left: Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Chief Executive Officer, Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS) Plc, Obinna Nwosu, Retired Director, CSCS, Oscar Onyema, CSCS Board Chairman and Bola Adeeko, Outgone Interim CEO, CSCS during the send-off dinner organised by CSCS in honour of Messrs Nwosu and Adeeko in Lagos on Wednesday.

Complete Existing Projects Than Abandoning Them—Gowon Urges Govt.

Against the backdrop of successive government embarking on new projects in the domestic economy, former Head of State, General Dr Yakubu Gowon has urged the government to focus on reforming and modifying existing projects, rather than abandoning it for new once. Similarly, former Permanent Secretary, Phillip Asiedu has again reiterated that part of Nigeria’s woes […]