Politics

2023 : PDP governors in strategy meeting to plot APC downfall

State governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  are currently meeting  on Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, to  map out strategies  on how to dethrone the…




Business

G7 Devt Finance Institutions and multilateral partner to invest over $80 billion into African

The G7 DFIs, the IFC, the private sector arm of the African Development Bank , EBRD and the European Investment Bank today announced that they were committed to investing $80…




Metro

Ebonyi records over 36 cases of child stealing

[From CHINEDU NWAFOR, Abakaliki] Ebonyi Government has disclosed that over 36 cases of child stealing were recorded in the last one year in the State. Desk Officer, in charge of…

Sports

Euro 2021: England subdue disappointing Croatia

England’s Euro 2020 campaign got off to a winning start as Raheem Sterling’s goal secured victory over Croatia at Wembley. Sterling repaid England manager Gareth Southgate’s faith in him, sliding…

Opinion

Re: Twitter ban: Malami orders prosecution of offenders

I have read the statement credited to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, SAN where he was reported to have directed the Director of…

Entertainment

Quartz welcomes Ciku Kimeria as new Quartz Africa editor, based in Nairobi and Dakar

Quartz editor-in-chief Katherine Bell has announced Ciku Kimeria will be officially joining the Quartz Africa team as editor. She is a longtime contributor to Quartz Africa and has authored almost…

Education

MainOne partners STEMCafe to bring maker space to schools

MainOne has partnered with STEMCafe to train students on Scratch Programming (Block Coding) in four primary schools in Lagos State, Nigeria. MainOne, a broadband infrastructure company providing innovative telecoms services…

Crime

Police nab 19yr-old kidnapper in Abuja, recover over N1.2m ransom money

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has paraded a 19 year-old suspected kidnapper, Abdul Alhassan, along with four others said to be part of a syndicate which specialize in the…

Insurance

AIICO gets PTAD’s Certificate of Non-Indebtedness

[By VICTOR NZE] Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) has issued a Certificate of Non-Indebtedness to AIICO Insurance Plc, a move that puts the Underwriter in the clear of any claim…

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

Ebonyi records over 36 cases of child stealing

[From CHINEDU NWAFOR, Abakaliki] Ebonyi Government has disclosed that over 36 cases of child stealing were recorded in the last one year in the State. Desk Officer, in charge of…

Money market

CBN unveils new framework for payment system operators

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a new framework for payment by operators in the sector. The framework covers service providers in the Payment Solutions Service Providers, Mobile Money…

Travel and hospitality

NIS appoints Okpu as new spokesperson

Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (CGIS), Muhammad Babandede, has announced the appointment of Amos OKPU, an Assistant Comptroller of Immigration (ACI) as the new Service Public Relations Officer (SPRO).…

Energy

African producers adopt Local Content policy

Sopuruchi Onwuka Petroleum producing countries in Africa have resolved to evolve climate action plans that would be suitable for the continent for meeting the double goals of energy security and…

Aviation

Ibom Air’s second A220-300 aircraft arrives, to commence int’l operations soon

Ibom Air has taken delivery of the second of its ordered Airbus 220-300 aircraft. The aircraft which touched down is under lease from Egypt Air and brings the airline’s fleet…

Capital market

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated successfully launches US$350 million 10NC5 year Tier 2 Sustainability Notes

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the Lomé based parent company of the Ecobank Group , is pleased to announce that it has successfully raised US$350 million Tier 2 Sustainability Notes. This…