Year: 2020

Business

The Role of PEF in stemming rising inflation in the Nigerian Economy.

“Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world”-Archbishop Desmond Tutu (1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner) Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister, Zainab Ahmed’s recent pronouncements on the ascending inflation in the country is a tacit admission that the cost of living index […]

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Corona Virus
Health

COVID-19: Immigration issues advisory to air travellers

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has appealed to travellers to comply with the clearance procedures at the airports to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. NAN reports that the appeal was contained in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by NIS Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James.He stated that NIS Comptroller General, Mr Muhammad […]

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Law

NIN: FG reveals how Nigerians in diaspora can register

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has directed Nigerians abroad to visit the website of the National Identity Management Commission to enable them register for the National Identity Number, NIN. Dabiri-Erewa said that the details of the agents who are accredited to register Nigerians for NIN could be found on NIMC’s […]

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Law

NIMC confirms shutdown of enrolment centers, reveals next plan for applicants

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has confirmed that some enrolment centers across the country were shut down due to the non-adherence to the COVID-19 pandemic prevention protocols. NIMC also advised applicants that the Commission would be adopting a number-issuing style in the meantime in order to manage crowd, in line with established COVID-19 regulations. […]

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Education

Gregory University Uturu Set To Hold 5th Convocation Ceremony

The management of Gregory University Uturu has announced a comprehensive programme for the 5th Convocation Ceremony of the institution. According to an official statement signed by the acting Registrar, Rosemary Igboekwe, the ceremony will commence on Thursday 10th December 2020, with the formal flag-off of the university mass transit scheme by 10am, followed by a […]

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Health
Politics

Behold the Pool of Bethesda healing Abia’s 21-year sickness

It was a Sunday morning of anguish as the pastor sermonised on the 40-year travails of Israel-nation in the wilderness after they scurried off Egypt in a journey that ought to have lasted only 11 days. Even the stone-hearted were unable to fight back the tears as he adumbrated their near-death predicaments – thirstiness, pestilence, […]

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Business
Politics

Bobboi’s Tenure Renewal: A Toast To PEF (Management) Board

The news that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Ahmed Bobboi, Executive Secretary of Petroleum Equalisation Fund(Management) Board, for a new 4-year term had drawn wide acclaim and commendations from oil industry practitioners, the organised private sector and other pertinent stakeholders. The presidential pat on the back, many believe, came on the heels of trailblazing activities […]

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Lifestyle

I abolished Osu caste system so their pretty women would marry – Igwe Nnewi

Obi of Otolo and Igwe of Nnewi in Anambra State, Igwe Kenneth Orizu, speaks to TONY OKAFOR about the abolition of the Osu caste system in his kingdom, among other issues You have been on the throne since 1963; did you ever imagine that you could serve for this long? No, I didn’t. It’s the […]

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Law

#EndSARS: Court orders police to probe Davido, Wizkid, Falz, Moe, Tiwa Savage, others [Full list]

A Magistrate Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the Police to investigate 50 End SARS protesters. They are accused of playing active roles in the agitaion. They include Aisha Yesufu, David Adeleke – Davido, Ayodeji Balogun – Wizkid, Deji Adeyanju, Sam Adeyemi, Ayo Sogunro, Tiwa Savage, Dipo Awojide, Folarin Falana – Falz, Modupe Odele – […]

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Politics

INEC announces new date for pending by-elections across Nigeria

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday announced that all the pending by-elections across Nigeria would be conducted on Saturday, December 5, 2020. INEC’s National Commission and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Festus Okoye, disclosed this in a statement. Recall that INEC had postponed by-elections slated for October 31, 2020, in six […]

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