NCC task consumers on poor service delivery

NCC task consumers on poor service delivery

THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has challenged consumers to report poor quality of service to the commission. NCC Director in charge of Consumers Affairs Bureau, Abuja,  Alhaji Abdullah Maikano made the appeal in Offa, the headquarters of Offa local government...
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Fidelity Bank declares N11.4b profit in Q3

Fidelity Bank declares N11.4b profit in Q3

For the third quarter ended September 30, 2015, Fidelity Bank Plc recorded Profit After Tax (PAT) of N11.4billion and  gross earning of N106 billion, indicating an increase of  1.8 per cent and 11.0 percent respectively. According to the bank, Gross...
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FG rejects Naira devaluation

FG rejects Naira devaluation

The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo has  ruled out the possibility of devaluing the naira, explaining that it was not an appropriate option in the current economic realities. Osinbajo reiterated the government’s position while receiving the Italian Ambas...
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NLC faults Sanusi over calls for naira’s devaluation

NLC faults Sanusi over calls for naira’s devaluation

The National Headquarters of  Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has criticized  Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido  Sanusi for his calls for  naira devaluation and fuel subsidy.In a statement yesterday, the central labour body described the calls as “anti-pe...
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Dangote Cement declares N365.5b turnover in Q3

Dangote Cement declares N365.5b turnover in Q3

FOR the nine month ended September 30, 2015, Dangote  Cement Plc has declared 17.81 per cent growth in turnover to 365.54 billion. Also, sales from Nigeria contributed 39 per cent in the third quarter turnover, which, according to Chief Executive...
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Dangote Cement to Generate Jobs in Cameroon

Dangote Cement to Generate Jobs in Cameroon

The Managing Director of Dangote Group, Onne Vander Weijde, has declared the preparedness of the company to create  about 150 to 300 jobs in Cameroon. In an interview with CNBC, he said: “Thousands of jobs are being created [indirectly] through...
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FG reveals Buhari, Osinbajo assets

FG reveals Buhari, Osinbajo assets

The Federal Government has disclosed details of  the assets of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as declared to the Code of Conduct Bureau. A statement issued by Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba...
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Dangote cement targets 100 tonnes by 2020

Dangote cement targets 100 tonnes by 2020

THE President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has  announced plans to increase his cement plants’ capacity to 100 million tonnes by 2020. Dangote explained that  Africa needs to deliberately improve its per capita consumption of cement in order to aid...
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FG puts food imports under scrutiny

FG puts food imports under scrutiny

IMPORT policy of staple food such as rice, wheat and fish is to be reviewed by the Federal Government as part of measure to ensure self-sufficiency in food production. The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr....
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‘$18.5 b Centenary City Project to create 250,000 jobs’

‘$18.5 b Centenary City Project to create 250,000 jobs’

CITING skill acquisition, job creation and economic development, President Muhammadu Buhari has backed the $18.5 billion Centenary City Project. Recently, Buhari summoned the Governing Board of the Project, chaired by the former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami...
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FIRS pledges to boosts tax revenue

FIRS pledges to boosts tax revenue

THE Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has pledged to raise the nation’s tax revenue. Speaking in Abuja on assumption of office, the Acting Chairman, Mr  Babatunde Fowler said the agency would work with all relevant stakeholders. A statement issued by...
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