Nigeria Re-Elected As ITU Council Member

Nigeria Re-Elected As ITU Council Member

Nigeria has been re-elected as a Council member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialised agency that oversees global telecommunication operations.   A statement signed by Reuben Muoka, NCC Director, Public Affairs, explained that Nigeria will serve on the Council...
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Farmer Decries High Cost Of Fish Feeds 

Farmer Decries High Cost Of Fish Feeds 

An Akure-based fish farmer, Mr Lanre Adekunle, has lamented the high cost of fish feeds.  Adekunle started his fish farm after benefitting from a training and empowerment programme of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)/ Livelihood ...
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Monkeypox: Nigeria Records 41 New Cases

Monkeypox: Nigeria Records 41 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), reported 41 new cases of Monkeypox disease between August  29 and September 4, from 12 states of the Federation.  The NCDC via its official website on Sunday explained that the 12 states were: Lagos...
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Cricket: Nigeria Wins Second Game, Beat Botswana By 10 Wickets

Cricket: Nigeria Wins Second Game, Beat Botswana By 10 Wickets

Nigeria’s U-19 cricket team continues to show dominance at the ongoing ICC U-19 World Cup Africa Division Two Qualifiers in Abuja.  The Daniel Gim-tutored side had defeated Rwanda in the opening game on Friday as well as Botswana on Sunday,...
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Nigeria At 62: FG Pledges Improved Welfare For Workers

Nigeria At 62: FG Pledges Improved Welfare For Workers

The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.  A statement issued on Friday by Minister of Labour and Employment,  Sen. Chris Ngige, assured workers that President Muhamma...
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BRT Buses Lift 350m Passengers In 7 Years 

BRT Buses Lift 350m Passengers In 7 Years 

The Managing Director, Primero Transport Service Limited, Mr Fola Tinubu, said the company had transported over 350 million passengers in the last seven years of its operation.  He disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).....
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World Maritime Day: NPA Pledges To Galvanize Stakeholders, Preserve Environment

World Maritime Day: NPA Pledges To Galvanize Stakeholders, Preserve Environment

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com   — The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)has reiterated its commitment to galvanize stakeholder opinion and preserve the environment.   Addressing stakeholders at the 2022 World Maritime Day celebration on ...
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World Maritime Day

World Maritime Day

L-R: Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko,  Rector, Maritime Academy Of Nigeria, Commodore Emmanuel Effedua (retd.) and Executive Secretary, Nigeria Shippers’ Council (NSC), Emmanuel Jime at the 2022 World Maritime Day ...
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Nigeria Unveils Agenda For Zero Carbon Emission For Shipping By 2050

Nigeria Unveils Agenda For Zero Carbon Emission For Shipping By 2050

To attain net zero carbon emission for shipping by 2050 in line with the policy of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Nigerian Government has rolled out more proactive measures.   Speaking in Lagos on Thursday at the 20...
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FEC Approves N27b For Road Project Linking Ondo, Edo States 

FEC Approves N27b For Road Project Linking Ondo, Edo States 

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27 billion for the rehabilitation of a 27km road linking Ondo and Edo States.  Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed revealed this to State House correspondents at the end of the...
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FRSC Deploys 800 Patrol Vehicles For ‘Ember Months‘ Campaign 

FRSC Deploys 800 Patrol Vehicles For ‘Ember Months‘ Campaign 

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 800 patrol vehicles and 100 ambulances across Nigeria to address possible traffic congestions during the ember months.  FRSC’s acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu, said this on Wednesday in Kaduna State while fl...
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FG Approves N580.5m For Armoured Vehicles To Fight Drug War

FG Approves N580.5m For Armoured Vehicles To Fight Drug War

The Federal Executive Council (FEC)has approved N580.5 million for the procurement of four armoured vehicles to fight dangerous and illicit drugs by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).  Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federat...
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Court Acquits Three AIICO Staff Accused Of N1.5b Fraud

Court Acquits Three AIICO Staff Accused Of N1.5b Fraud

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court, on Wednesday acquitted three staff of the American International Insurance Company Limited, (AIICO) charged with fraud of N1.5 billion  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report that Taiwo, in a r...
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Engineers Task SON On Fake Auto Parts Influx

Engineers Task SON On Fake Auto Parts Influx

The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) on Tuesday called on the Standards Organisations of Nigeria (SON) to checkmate the importation of substandard auto spare parts into the country. The Lagos Chapter Chairman of NIMechE, Mr Abdulganiyu Ti...
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