IPMAN lauds FG‘s commencement of oil exploration in 5 states

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) in Kano State has commended the Federal Government for starting oil exploration in Sokoto, Benue, Borno, Bauchi and Nasarawa States. The IPMAN chairman in the state, Alhaji Bashir Dan-Malam, made the commendation...

Lagos Water Corporation to restore supply to residents

The Lagos State Water Corporation said it will soon restore water supply to the residents, following the completion of maintenance works on its two major waterworks. The corporation’s Public Affairs Officer, Mr. Rasaq Anifowoshe, said this in Lagos on Wednesday. Water...

NUT seeks TRCN’s prosecution of employers of unlicensed teachers

The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Lagos State wing, has suggested that the Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria (TRCN) should prosecute owners of schools who recruit unlicensed teachers to teach. The chairman of the union, Mr. Segun Raheem, said on...

2018 Budget: LCCI calls for equitable sharing of N118.98b agric allocation

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for an equitable distribution of the N118.98 billion allocated to agriculture and rural development in the proposed 2018 budget. Chairman of LCCI’s Agric Group, Mr. Adeola Elliot, made the call...

 Kaduna signs MoU to integrate its contracting platforms

The Kaduna State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Public and Private Development Centre to integrate the state contracting platform with the Open Contracting Data Standards (OCDS). Director General of the state Public Procurement Authority, Mr. Thomas...

ILO urges stronger global collaboration to eradicate child labour by 2025

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) has called for stronger global collaboration among stakeholders to ensure total eradication of child labour by 2025. The ILO Director-General, Mr. Guy Ryder, made the call in his opening address at the 4th Global Conference...

6 foreigners with suspected terror links entered U.S. via visa lottery – Reports

Six individuals with suspected links to terror resettled in the U.S. through the Diversity Visa Waiver Programme known as the visa lottery, local media reported on Wednesday. The visa lottery came under fire after the October 31 ramming attack in...

UK committed to addressing humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria,

The UK is committed to addressing the humanitarian crisis in North-East Nigeria, as part of efforts to support the victims of Boko Haram insurgency in the region. Second Secretary Political (Niger Delta) and Head of Communications at the British High...

Residents of Abakaliki laud Buhari’s agricultural initiative

Some residents of Abakaliki on Wednesday showered encomiums on President Muhammadu Buhari because of his agricultural initiative, describing it as pragmatic and purposeful. The residents expressed their viewpoints in Abakaliki, just as the president started his two-day official visit to...

Kaduna reviews Agric Investment Plan to attract investors

Kaduna State Agriculture Core Delivery Team (CDT) is reviewing the State Agricultural Investment Plan to attract local and direct foreign investment to the sector. The CDT in its November report indicated that the review would target information on priority crops...