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The African Energy Chamber Applauds Angola’s Move To Join The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)

The African Energy Chamber congratulates Angola on becoming the sixth African country to join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), after Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, November 15, 2018/ -- The GECF (www.GECF.org) has been at the forefront of promoting the use of natural gas as an affordable and sustainable fuel of choice for sustainable development. African countries...

How Fintechs Are Disrupting The Nigerian Banking Industry

The Nigerian financial sector has significantly grown in leaps and bounds; thanks largely to technology. Currently, the services of banks have been automated. Customers are no longer required to visit their brick and mortar branches to perform any transaction. With their smartphones, they can process local and international transactions. These are exciting times for the Nigerian banking sector as the...

Governors: States Can’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

States can’t pay N30000 minimum wage, governors said last night. According to them, any attempt to compel payment of the planned amount will force the states into bankruptcy. But they gave two conditions for payment:  •the revenue formula should be reviewed to give more money to the states from the Federation Account, and labour should agree to downsizing of the workforce. The...

Army On Top Gear To End Insurgency – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai on Thursday said the Nigerian Army is on top gear to end insurgency in the North East and the country at large. He made the assertion, during the demonstration and closing ceremony of the Sixth Edition of Exercise Vulcan Glow, organized by the Nigerian Army Corps of Artillery (NACA)...

Police Deny Conveying Cash With Helicopter In Kwara

The Nigeria Police Force has denied that its helicopter and vehicle were used to convey cash as claimed in some social media reports. Some social media reports had alleged that a helicopter belonging to the force landed at St. Paul Primary School, Omuaran, Kwara to off load cash into a vehicle belonging to Mr Tunji Ajuloopin, the APC candidate for...

2019: INEC Uncovers 1,224 Dead Persons In Adamawa Register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has detected 1,224 dead persons’ names in its Adamawa voters’ register for the 2019 general elections. Mr Kassim Gaidam, the state Resident Electoral Commissioner, disclosed this during the opening of a two-day workshop for North East Zonal lmplementers on election monitoring and support, holding in Yola on Thursday. Gaidam said that the statistic was uncovered...

Frank: How Oshiomhole allegedly collected $50m from aspirants, candidates during Primaries

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has exposed how the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, allegedly collected over $50million from different aspirants and candidates during the primary elections of the party. Frank said a large percentage of the money was paid to Oshiomhloe through proxies from Imo, Zamfara, Adamawa...

Re-election Seeking Wike Sets Agenda 2068 For Rivers

By Akanimo Sampson Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State is currently busy setting a seeming ambitious 50 years development agenda for the state. It is expected to flower in Year 2068. At the moment, Wike’s continued stay in power beyond 2019 is being challenged by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led by Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, his Ikwerre kinsman. Even if Wike...

Akwa Ibom 2019: Udom Sets For War With N671 Billion Arsenal

By Akanimo Sampson Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, one of the big oil states in Southern Nigeria, has unveiled a N671 billion war chest for the 2019 polls tagged: Budget of Industralisation for Poverty Alleviation. While presenting the 2019 Budget to the state House of Assembly on Wednesday, the governor who is battling for a re-election on the platform...

SGF Enumerates Advantages of ACJA 2015, Says It’s Key To Success Of Justice Sector Reform

The Solicitor-General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Justice, Mr. Dayo Apata has revealed that the implementation of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015 is one of the key points of Justice Sector Reform in Nigeria. In a press statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, Comrade Salihu Othman Isah, Special Adviser to the Attorney General...