UK agency suspends sanitation funding in Cross River

The UK Agency for International Development (UKAID), has suspended funding of its Community-Led Health Improvement through Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion in Nigeria (CHISHPIN) programme in Cross River. The Project Manager CHISHPIN, Mr. Oliver Okon disclosed this at a Programme Coordinating...

Oyo security outfit hands over 21 refurbished patrol vans to security agencies

The Oyo State Security Trust Fund (OYSTF) on Friday handed over 21 refurbished patrol vans to security agencies as part of efforts to sustain existing peace in the state. The Special Adviser to Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Security, Mr Segun...

Accion MFB opens new branch in Aba, promises better deals

The Managing Director,Accion Microfinance Bank, Mr. Taiwo Joda,has promised that the bank would provide cheaper funds in Aba to help residents grow their businesses. Joda made the promise at Ariaria Market in Aba during the opening of the bank’s first...

Minister drums support for “Labour Room’’ TV Reality Show

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has appealed to the corporate sector to support “The Labour Room’’, Nigeria’s reality show geared toward national development. The minister made the appeal when he paid a visit to the “Labour...

FRC commences physical verification of 43 FG capital projects

The Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC), says the agency will commence the physical verification of 43 Federal Government capital projects across the six geo-political zones of the country. He said this during a press briefing on Friday in Abuja...

Lagos Water Corporation extends network to Ogudu Ori-Oke, Alapere

The Managing Director of the Lagos Water Corporation (LWC), Mr Muminu Badmus, on Friday said the Corporation has started Network Extension of Water Distribution to Ogudu Ori-Oke and Alapere areas of the Lagos metropolis. Badmus announced this at the Stakeholders’...

Buhari receives NIPSS report on agric; pledges its implementation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the report of Participants of Senior Executive Course 39 of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, with a pledge to implement its recommendations. Speaking after the presentation of the report at...

NCC seeks Senate’s cooperation in regulating telecoms industry

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has called on federal lawmakers, especially the Senate Committee on Communications, to cooperate with it in regulating the telecommunications industry. The Executive Vice Chairman, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, made the call on Friday in Lagos,...

NSE market indicators sustain growth by 0.19%

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) maintained its positive trend on Friday with the market indicators appreciating further by 0.19 per cent. TBI Africa  reports that the market capitalisation increased by N24 billion or 0.19 per cent to close...

NCS collects N2.1b in Niger

The Niger State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), collected N2.1 billion revenue from January to October, the area comptroller, Benjamin Binga, has said. Binga made this disclosure this Minna on Friday.“Our revenue target for the year is...