21,000 women, youths to draw $200m World Bank facility

No fewer than 21,000 women and youths drawn from six states of the Federation are to benefit from a $200 million World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) initiative.... Read more »

Ayade, Ikpeazu, others plant one million trees in Cross River

Cross River Governor, Prof Ben Ayade on Tuesday joined by his Abia State counterpart, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, led thousands of Cross Riverians to plant one million trees in the State. The event... Read more »

Zenith Bank unveils easy online Dubai visa application

Zenith Bank Plc has introduced a new feature on its internet banking platform that allows customers apply for Dubai Visa and make the associated Visa fee payment effortlessly. According to the bank,... Read more »

Boris Johnson appoints Nigerian lady into British cabinet

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has appointed a Nigerian, Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch as Children and Families Minister. The 39-year-old Nigerian is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron... Read more »

Dubai is a version of America under the Arabian sun

By Jimanze Ego-Alowes Before America, all political unions or states were constructed after the empire model. That is the minorities and other such weak parties were placed under the Thucydides curse. They... Read more »

TCN suspends Port Harcourt Disco

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has published a suspension and disconnection order on Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC), cutting two critical distribution networks from electricity transmission for onward supply to... Read more »

Probe SON, Customs over influx of smuggled goods, group tells FG

A group known as Social Integrity Network (SIN) has staged a peaceful protest in Kaduna, asking the Federal government to probe the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) and Nigeria Customs Service over... Read more »

MTN Nigeria unit bags licence to sell financial services

The Central Bank of Nigeria has granted an MTN subsidiary the licence to distribute financial services through its existing agents, as the operator awaits green light to launch its own Payment Service... Read more »

Erratic power supply killing Nigeria’s industries, economy – Dangote

President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, says erratic power supply is killing Nigeria’s industries and the economy, adding that the availability of consumer credit facility is an important option in fighting... Read more »

35% filling stations n P.H under dispense fuel, says DPR

No fewer than 35 per cent of filling stations in Port Harcourt willingly adjusted their meters with intent to cheat unsuspecting customers, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said. The Operations Controller... Read more »
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