In a bid to change the narrative of Boko Haram (Book is Sin), a Non Governmental Organization (NGO), Spring Aid Foundation (SAF), has initiated an educational programme called "Boko na Light" (Book is Light). According to the founder of SAF, Comrade Kenneth Chima, the aim of the organization was to...
The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of 42 career Ambassadors-designate. The Special Assistant, Press, to President of the Senate, Ezrel Tabiowo in a statement said, the request which was contained in a letter dated May 6, 2020, was read on the floor...
The Senate on Tuesday considered a critical bill which seeks to boost advanced healthcare service delivery in Nigeria to act as safeguard and response to medical emergency in the future. The piece of legislation sponsored by Senator Sandy Onor (PDP – Cross River Central), seeks to establish the Advanced Healthcare...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan said on Tuesday that the investigation being carried out by the Senate into the finances of the Niger Delta Development Commission(NDDC) is to complement the ongoing forensic audit which was ordered by the Federal government. Lawan stated this while inaugurating a seven-man adhoc committee...
The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) and the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUE) at TCN have lauded the management of TCN for not extending the appointment of Chris Okonkwo, a General Manager the national president of the SSAEAC, who was appointment at TCN since...
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele Tuesday disclosed that the deadly Coronavirus (Covid-19) has exposed the nation's economy to triple shocks - a supply shock, a demand shock and a revenue shock. Emefiele disclosed this while speaking at the launch of the THISDAY Dome COVID -19...
A coalition of private sector leaders, under the umbrella of Coalition Against COVID-19(CACOVID) which was formed in the wake of COVID-19 in Nigeria, with the aim of providing support and complementing the efforts of Nigerian Governments at different level to combat the COVID-19 crisis in the country has officially...
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC has reminded regulated entities in the capital market to continue to make adequate disclosures on the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses. This was contained in a circular by the Commission to provide update to stakeholders within the Capital Market, Monday. According to the circular,...
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has commended the Yobe State government for ordering an investigation into the mystery deaths recently reported in some parts of the state. Lawan had expressed concern at the reports that many people have died of yet unknown cause(s), particularly in Gashua, Nguru and Portiskum...
The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has assured investors of the security of their investments in the country despite dwindling revenue from the sale of crude oil globally. Speaking at the weekend in Abuja, Mr. Emefiele said investors interested in repatriating their funds from the country...