Monthly Archives: August, 2017

SACHOL, success story of privatisation – BPE

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh, has described Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SACHOL) as one of the success stories of the privatisation programme, adding that the dynamics behind...

Nigeria requires more foreign direct investments – Udoma

By Joseph INOKOTONG The Federal Government will be willing to work with the British authorities to stimulate more direct private sector investments in Nigeria, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has said. The Minister told...

Inflation drops to 16. 05%

From Joseph INOKOTONG National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has reported that inflation in July felled to 16.05 percent, compared to 16.10 percent recorded in June, 2017. The fall makes it the sixth consecutive decline in the rate of headline inflation, year...

46 NDIC Staff Graduate From CIBN’s Chartered Banker MBA Programme

By Joseph INOKOTONG Forty Six staff of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) have graduated from the Chartered Banker/Master in Business Administration (CB/MBA) Programme at Bangor University, Scotland The graduates have also earned themselves triple qualifications of MBA, Bangor...

Senator Ali Wakili trains 100 youths on Welding, Computer operations

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi The Chairman, Senate committee on Poverty Alleviation Senator Ali Wakili has promised not let his people down and pledged to be good representative of his Constituency,"my people mean a lot to me, and I would do...

Bauchi top medals table at U-17 North-East Youth Games

By Sule Aliyu, Bauchi Bauchi State emerged overall winner of the just concluded 2017 U-17 North-East Youth Games elimination held in Bauchi. According to results made available to the press after 3 days of the competition by the technical committee of...

Bauchi governor advocates judicial activism in addressing executive legislature standoff

By Sule ALIYU, Bauchi Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has called for the adoption of judicial activism in resolving issues of misunderstanding of the powers conferred on the executive and legislature by the constitution. According to a press release signed by the...

N-Power: Bauchi beneficiaries receive August stipend

By Sule ALIYU,  Bauchi Four thousand and eight hundred Bauchi State N-Power youth volunteers have each received the N30,000 stipend for the month of August, 2017. A statement from the Bauchi State Social Investment Programmes Office (BSSIPO) a copy of which...

Proliferation of Hotels Aiding Crime In Kwara – KWHA

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State House of Assembly and Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressives Union (IEDPU) have raised the alarm over the proliferation of hotels and guest houses in the state. The legislature and the socio- cultural group were unanimous...

IF-K: Governor Ahmed Approves Release of N937m To Contractors

By Steve Oni, Ilorin The Kwara State governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the release of N937, 572, 974.09 to contractors handling various infrastructural projects across the State. The amount represents the third quarter payment under the Kwara Infrastructure Development (IF-K)...
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World AIDS DAY: 1.6m Nigerians die of AIDS — UNAIDS

Dr Erasmus Morah, the Country Representative, Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS), says no fewer...
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Court remands 3 suspected killers of Benue prophet

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi on Monday ordered that three persons, who allegedly killed one Jacob Uhembe, a `prophet’ be remanded...

Ban on illegal use of siren, unauthorized tinted glass cars still in force – Police

The Ebonyi Police Command has said that the ban on the illegal use of siren, use of tinted glass vehicles without permit...

NCNE trains 120 Kano youths on Livestock development, others

The National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE) has organised a three-day training for 120 youths on skills acquisition  in order to create...

Renewed cult clash in Ebonyi communities claims 4 lives

Four persons have been reportedly shot dead in Oriuzo, and Onueke in Ezza North and Ezza South Local Government Areas of Ebonyi...