Lassa Fever: Edo Records 115 Cases, 13 Deaths 

Lassa Fever: Edo Records 115 Cases, 13 Deaths 

Edo State has confirmed eight more cases of Lassa fever, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 115.  The Edo State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akoria Obehi, who disclosed this to journalists in Benin City, said...
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AfDB Commits $10bn To Drive  Food Security In Africa 

AfDB Commits $10bn To Drive  Food Security In Africa 

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to commit $10 billion over the next five years to make Africa food secure.  The president of the bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina made the commitment at the Dakar Africa Food Summit in Diamniadio,...
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CBN Unveils Africa-Led Domestic Card Scheme

CBN Unveils Africa-Led Domestic Card Scheme

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele on Thursday, unveiled an African Central Bank led National Domestic Card Scheme (AfriGO) to address local peculiarities.  At the event, which was monitored virtually, Emefiele said the new...
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FG Raises Steering Committee For Proposed Ondo, Benin Ports 

FG Raises Steering Committee For Proposed Ondo, Benin Ports 

The Federal Ministry of Transportation has inaugurated a Project Steering Committee for the proposed Ondo Deep Sea and Benin River Ports.   The inauguration was performed by the  Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transportation, Dr Magdalen...
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NIMASA Task Banks On $350m Cabotage Fund Guidelines 

NIMASA Task Banks On $350m Cabotage Fund Guidelines 

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has issued a 72-hour ultimatum to the Primary Lending Institutions (PLIs), to release modalities for the disbursement of $350 million Cabotage Vessels Finance Fund (CVFF).  The PLIs approved ...
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NAFDAC Shuts Vegetable Oil Outlet 

NAFDAC Shuts Vegetable Oil Outlet 

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has closed a vegetable oil-packaging outlet in Gidan Ruwa, Airport Road, Nassarawa Local Government of Kano State.  The coordinator of the agency in Kano State, Alhaji Kasim Ibrahim...
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Buhari Inaugurates Lekki Deep Sea Port 

Buhari Inaugurates Lekki Deep Sea Port 

President Buhari inaugurates 16.5 metres deep LekkiSea Port  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday inaugurated the 16.5 metres deep Lekki Sea Port in Lagos.  President Buhari, who arrived at the venue in a helicopter alongside  Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Ol...
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NPA, NIMASA, Shippers‘ Council, Others Reiterate Support For Lekki Seaport 

NPA, NIMASA, Shippers‘ Council, Others Reiterate Support For Lekki Seaport 

Chief Executive Officers of some agencies in the maritime sector on Monday reiterated support for the newly inaugurated Lekki Deep Seaport.   Speaking at the  official inauguration of the Port by President Muhammadu Buhari in Lagos on Monda...
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NPA Berths First Commercial Vessel At Lekki Port 

NPA Berths First Commercial Vessel At Lekki Port 

Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari scheduled visit on Monday, the  Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Sunday successfully received a CMA CGM vessel at the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos.  On its Twitter handle; @nigerianports, NPA posted“Ahead of...
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FG  Lauds NPA’s Staff, Okays New Salary Structure 

FG  Lauds NPA’s Staff, Okays New Salary Structure 

The Federal Government has approved an increase in salary for the staff of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).  Speaking at NPA’s long service and merit award ceremony on Saturday in Lagos, Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo, said he agreed to a...
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NNPC Secures FEC’s Approval To Invest N1.9tri In 44 Federal Roads 

NNPC Secures FEC’s Approval To Invest N1.9tri In 44 Federal Roads 

The Federal Executive Council(FEC) has approved the recommendation for the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPC LTD.) to invest N1.9 trillion in the reconstruction of 44 federal roads under the tax credit policy.  The council gave the app...
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FEC Approves N1.4b For 26 Toyota Hilux, Hiace, Others

FEC Approves N1.4b For 26 Toyota Hilux, Hiace, Others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N1.4 billion for the procurement of vehicles for the hydro-carbon pollution remediation project in Ogoniland, Rivers State.  Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, disclosed this while brie...
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Economist Tasks FG On Production, Borrowings

Economist Tasks FG On Production, Borrowings

The Managing Director/Chief Economist at Analysts Data Service and Resources Limited,  Dr Afolabi Olowookere, has said that the Federal Government needs to revive and concentrate on production, review its trade-industrial policy and borrow innovatively for Ni...
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Emefiele Resumes, Set For First 2023 MPC 

Emefiele Resumes, Set For First 2023 MPC 

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), resumed duty at the apex bank’s headquarters in Abuja on Monday after spending his annual leave abroad.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Emefiele had been out of the...
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