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 February21-26 2021.The mission led by World Bank Senior Agriculture Economist and Task Team ...
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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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FG Sets New Date For NIN-SIM Verification Deadline

FG Sets New Date For NIN-SIM Verification Deadline

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to Oct. 31.  A statement jointly signed by Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commis...
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All Set For APPEALS Project Development Communication Workshop

All Set For APPEALS Project Development Communication Workshop

All is now set for the World Bank’s Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) training workshop for Journalists and other stakeholders.   Tagged: “Workshop on Development Communication: Case Study o...
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NAFDAC Implores MSME Entrepreneurs On Certification Identity Before Export

NAFDAC Implores MSME Entrepreneurs On Certification Identity Before Export

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye has reiterated the important role that Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) play in the Nigerian economy, saying NAFDAC would continue to ...
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Australia Tame D’Tigers In First Group Game

Australia Tame D’Tigers In First Group Game

Nigeria’s D’Tigers suffered a 67-84 defeat to the Boomers of Australia in their first Group B preliminary game of the Tokyo Olympics at the Saitama Arena on Sunday.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that D’Tigers came into the...
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National Assembly Lauds CAC Reform Initiatives

National Assembly Lauds CAC Reform Initiatives

The National Assembly has commended the reform initiatives of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) geared towards improving ease of doing business initiative of the Federal Government.  A statement issued by CAC Head of Media Unit, Rashee...
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Abiola’s Children Seek Buhari’s Intervention Over Sharing Of Father’s Properties

Abiola’s Children Seek Buhari’s Intervention Over Sharing Of Father’s Properties

The children of the late Kudirat Abiola, wife of the late winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Moshood Abiola, have written to President Muhammed Buhari asking him to wade into a family crisis over the sharing of properties...
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NCC: Only 50% Of Polling Units Have 3G Network

NCC: Only 50% Of Polling Units Have 3G Network

Only about 50 per cent of polling units in the country has 3G network that can transmit elections results electronically, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), said on Friday.   Addressing the House of Representatives in Abuja, leader of the ...
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Israel Imposes Quarantine On All Inbound Travelers

Israel Imposes Quarantine On All Inbound Travelers

Israel’s health ministry announced on Friday that all passengers entering Israeli borders would have to go through a mandatory quarantine.  The ministry said the new regulation would start from Friday.  It said that passengers arriving from the cou...
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Dangote Cement Acquires 2,000 Trucks, To Commission Edo Plant

Dangote Cement Acquires 2,000 Trucks, To Commission Edo Plant

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — The management of Dangote Cement Plc has rolled out over 2,000 trucks for distribution services as part of measures to address challenges related to the ease of distribution and availability of cement across the c...
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Yusuf, Ex-LCCI Boss Implores FG On Enabling Environment For Businesses

Yusuf, Ex-LCCI Boss Implores FG On Enabling Environment For Businesses

The immediate past Director-General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Dr Muda Yusuf, has urged the Federal Government to create an enabling environment to drive export business. Yusuf gave the advice at the monthly forum of the Finance Correspond...
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Nigeria, UNESCO Renew Support For Lake Chad

Nigeria, UNESCO Renew Support For Lake Chad

The Nigerian Government has pledged renewed commitment to partner with UNESCO as part of measures to improve  livelihoods of inhabitants of the Lake Chad Region.  Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu made the pledge on Wednesday, when ...
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