Politics

PDP extends sale of forms for Anambra governorship election

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has extended the sale of Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for the Anambra state governorship election from the earlier stated date of Wednesday, March 31,…




Business

AIICO repositions for market dominance, as firm unveils new mission statement

 [By VICTOR NZE] AIICO Insurance Plc., has affirmed its determination for industry leadership and market dominance in the country through a customer-centric and value-driven approach to business. This is also…




Metro

Benue governor, Ortom prioritizes health, commissions SPHCB office complex

Benue Governor, Samuel Ortom says guaranteeing good health for people of the state remains one of the top priorities of his administration. Ortom who reiterated this, Wednesday, at the commissioning…

Sports

IWD 2021: NBA, BAL launch initiatives to drive gender equality, economic inclusion in Africa

[By VICTOR NZE] In commemoration of the International Women’s Day (IWD) celebrated, last Monday, March 8, the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Basketball Africa League (BAL) have announced the…

Opinion

Ogbeni: Celebrating Nigeria tourism trailblazer at 66

The name Temi-Tope Ogbeni-Awe certainly rings a bell in the circle of journalism in Nigeria, particularly in the travel media. In the more recent 25 years of his life, the…

Entertainment

GDN Studios announces Nigeria premiere of Eyimofe

GDN Studios has announced the premiere and cinema release of its debut film Eyimofe (This is My Desire), following an extensive tour of the global film festival circuit. The movie…

Education

Ayade tasks academy students to build flyovers, refinery with local technology

[By ANIEKAN ANIEKAN, Calabar] The Cross River State governor Ben Ayade has challenged the pioneer students of the state’s fabrication academy to build flyovers and a local refinery in the…

Crime

Border patrol impounds N5.9m contraband, arrests 51 irregular migrants

[From INI BILLIE, Uyo] Joint Border Patrol Team (JBPT) covering the South South, South East zones has seized items worth N594, 000,000, and apprehended 66 suspects and 51 irregular migrants.…

Insurance

AIICO repositions for market dominance, as firm unveils new mission statement

 [By VICTOR NZE] AIICO Insurance Plc., has affirmed its determination for industry leadership and market dominance in the country through a customer-centric and value-driven approach to business. This is also…

Interview

Nwawuo: I am in the race to end bad governance, corruption

Aspirant in the Anambra State 2021 governorship polls under the People’s Redemption Party (PRP), Chief Nnamdi Nwawuo, said he is in the race to restore truth in governance. A traditionalist, he…

Health/Living

‘You have failed to fix Nigeria’s healthcare system,’ PDP indicts Buhari

Main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the routine overseas medical checkup embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari as a ‘direct indictment of his Presidency over its failure…

Money market

‘Naira 4 Dollar Scheme’ to reduce cost, check round tripping – CBN

[By VICTOR NZE] Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has explained that its newly-introduced policy known as the ‘Naira 4 Dollar Scheme, which comes into effect on Monday, March 8, is…

Travel and hospitality

NIHOTOUR set to inaugurate Governing Board of HTSCCN, Thursday

[By VICTOR NZE] National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has concluded arrangements for the inauguration of the Governing Board of the Hospitality and Tourism Sector Skills Council of Nigeria…

Energy

Fiscal Terms: FG, IOCs vehemently polarized

Sopuruchi Onwuka Efforts of the federal government in attracting international investment capital may not have been delivering the expected results as petroleum industry investments continue to elude the country in…

Aviation

Covid-19: Suspended in-flight services to resume aboard domestic operations immediately

In-flight services by domestic airlines in the country suspended in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic will now resume immediately, according to the Federal Government. Minister of Aviation,…

Capital market

Foreign portfolio inflows drop by 40%, as Nigerian equities index gains 50.03% in 2020

New report by the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on domestic and foreign portfolio participation in equities trading showed that total equities market transactions increased in FY 2020 compared to transactions…