JAMB Releases 14,620 UTME Results Under Investigations, Withholds 93

JAMB Releases 14,620 UTME Results Under Investigations, Withholds 93

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cleared and released the UTME results of 14,620 candidates that were hitherto under investigation while withholding the results of 93 other candidates.  In a statement on Tuesday, the board Head, Media, and Publicity, Dr...
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SON DG Harps On Quality Products, AfCFTA Benefits

SON DG Harps On Quality Products, AfCFTA Benefits

To successfully take advantage of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), the Director-General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim has challenged Nigerians to produce products that meet international standards &nbs...
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Cornerstone Insurance Attains N17.53b Gross Premium In 2020

Cornerstone Insurance Attains N17.53b Gross Premium In 2020

For the year ended December 31, 2020, Cornerstone Insurance Plc, attained a Gross Premium of N 17.53 billion    Addressing shareholders on Tuesday at the 29th Annual General Meeting/30th anniversary of the insurer in Lagos, chairman of the company, Mr Segun...
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Intels Train, Empowers 34 Women With Tailoring Equipment, Kits

Intels Train, Empowers 34 Women With Tailoring Equipment, Kits

Oil and gas logistics company, INTELS Nigeria Limited, has graduated 34 women from its Women Empowerment Programme Scheme Synergy (WEPSS).  The WEPSS is a corporate social responsibility programme of INTELS, which was established in 2013 with the vision o...
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Exploring Public-Private Collaboration For A Robust Digital Infrastructure, Regulations, Investment And Policy

Exploring Public-Private Collaboration For A Robust Digital Infrastructure, Regulations, Investment And Policy

A KEYNOTE SPEECH BY THE EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN/CEO OF THE NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC), PROF. UMAR GARBA DANBATTA, FNSE, FAEng, FRAES, FNIEEE, AT A PANEL SESSION DURING THE 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION ON INFORMATION COMMUNICAT...
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Minister Seeks Increased Women Participation In Military Operations

Minister Seeks Increased Women Participation In Military Operations

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has called for participation of more women in military operations and other engagements in line with gender policy of the Armed Forces of Nigeria.  Tallen made the call when she paid a...
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HIGHLIGHTS OF ACHIEVEMENTS FROM THE WORLD BANK MID-TERM REVIEW & 6TH IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT MISSION OF APPEALS PROJECT

HIGHLIGHTS OF ACHIEVEMENTS FROM THE WORLD BANK MID-TERM REVIEW & 6TH IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT MISSION OF APPEALS PROJECT

Preamble           The World Bank Mid-Term Review (MTR) and Sixth Implementation Support Mission for the Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Projectwas conducted from Fe...
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Lagos Partners First Bank On Primary Health Care

Lagos Partners First Bank On Primary Health Care

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has partnered First Bank of Nigeria in providing a Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) at Ijeododo Community in Lagos State.  Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, Governor of Lagos State,  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, exp...
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Report: Connecting Schools Has The Potential To Boost GDP Up To 20 Percent

Report: Connecting Schools Has The Potential To Boost GDP Up To 20 Percent

An Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report sponsored by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has found that nations with low broadband connectivity have the potential to realize an increase in GDP by up to 20 percent by connecting schools to the internet.  A...
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Pension Fund Hits N12.66tri

Pension Fund Hits N12.66tri

The National Pension Commision (PenCom), on Monday disclosed that pension fund assets had risen to N12.66 trillion as at June 30, 2021, with contributors under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) hitting the 9.38 million mark.  Speaking at the 2021 Jour...
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Buhari Signs N982.7b Supplementary Budget Into Law

Buhari Signs N982.7b Supplementary Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the N982.7 billion supplementary budget for 2021 into law.  The Presidency presented the budget to the National Assembly to address urgent security and COVID-19 needs of the nation.  Malam Garba Shehu, the ...
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Appeals Project Strengthens Capacity Building, Lists Benefit For 39,000 Nigerians

Appeals Project Strengthens Capacity Building, Lists Benefit For 39,000 Nigerians

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com  — The National Project Coordinator, World Bank  Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS),Alhaji Mohammed Sani Jobdi has pledged the commitment of t...
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NCC To Strengthen Judicial Collaboration In Tackling Telecoms Service Challenges

NCC To Strengthen Judicial Collaboration In Tackling Telecoms Service Challenges

Group Photo of Dabatta, NCC staff and the visiting members of Kano State Judiciary.   As part of measures to further protect telecoms infrastructure in the country, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has restated its commitment to cont...
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Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, has said that no fewer than 3,000 agripreneurs in artisanal fisheries, poultry and piggery value chains would be empowered at the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme ...
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