Stakeholders urge FG to beef up security at Lagos airport

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have called on the Federal Government to beef up security at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, following recent alleged poaching of aircraft and stealing of baggage. They said on Monday in Lagos that security was...

Cultism: Police arrest 59 suspects over Wadata crisis in Benue

Benue State Police command said it had arrested 59 persons in connection with the recent cult-related crises in some parts of Makurdi, the state capital. Several people were injured and property worth millions of Naira destroyed during the crisis. The Police...

NMA inaugurates 22-member committee in Enugu on Lassa fever

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Enugu State on Monday inaugurated a 22-member committee on Lassa fever following reported re-emergence of the disease in Ebonyi State. Inaugurating the committee, the state Chairman of the association, Dr Cajetan Onyedum, said the...

Gas explosion claims 4 lives in Badagry

An explosion by leaking gas cylinder at artisan’s shop in Ajara area of Badagry, Lagos suburb, on Monday killed four persons and left several others with severe burns. TBI Africa’s correspondent, who visited the scene at Ajara Vetho, saw the...

NSE market indicators resume the week with 0.51% growth

Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) opened for the week on Monday on a positive trend with the market indicators recording 0.51 per cent growth. TBI Africa reports that the All-Share Index increased by 220.10 points or 0.51 per...

MURIC decries N40m payment to ex-presidents

  Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has decried the payment of N40 million to each Nigeria’s former presidents and heads of state. MURIC made its position known in a statement issued by its Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, and made available...

Edo Inland Container Dry Port to commence exports

The Edo Inland Container Dry Port (EDO-ICD) will soon commence export activities from operational base, an official of the port has said. The Chief Executive Officer of Atlanque Marine Engineering Service (AMES), Mr Charles Akhigbe, promoter of the Edo-ICD, announced...

Capital market analyst predicts stock price volatility

  A capital market analyst, Mr Ambrose Omordion, on Monday predicted that the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) would likely experience price volatility this week due to profit taking. Omordion, the Chief Operating Officer, InvestData Limited, expressed this view in Lagos. According...

NSE elevates Tinuade Awe as Executive Director

  The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday announced the promotion of Ms Tinuade Awe to the post of Executive Director, (Regulation), with effect from January 1. The Exchange, in a statement in Lagos said her appointment had received regulatory approval. It...

Fuel scarcity: Demolish 2,000 illegal filling stations, IPMAN tells FG

  The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has advocated immediate demolition of over 2,000 identified illegal filling stations operating across the country to check the persistent scarcity of petroleum products. The Chairman of Board of Trustees of IPMAN, Alhaji...