COVID-19 vaccines safe, shun conspiracy theories – ECOWAS Speaker

Dr Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has encouraged community citizens to take COVID-19 vaccines and shun all forms of conspiracy theories because all vaccines are very safe. Tunis, made the call on Monday in Winneba, Ghana at the opening of the Second Extraordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament to consider and adopt the Parliament’s Draft Budget for the … Continue reading COVID-19 vaccines safe, shun conspiracy theories – ECOWAS Speaker

ECOWAS Parliament presents 2022 draft budget prioritises security, economic development

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament has presented its 2022 draft budget with mechanisms to ensure peace and security, good governance and economic development as priority. The draft budget of the Parliament was presented during its Second Extraordinary Session to consider and adopt the Parliament’s Draft 2022 budget, on Monday in Winneba, Ghana. Dr Sidie Tunis, Speaker of the ECOWAS Parliament, said … Continue reading ECOWAS Parliament presents 2022 draft budget prioritises security, economic development

1 dies, 2 rescued from collapsed building in Ikorodu

The National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) says one person has died from a collapsed two-storey building in Ikorodu, Lagos State. The News Agency Of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred on Monday around 10 pm; two persons were rescued alive and taken to Ikorodu General Hospital for medical attention. NEMA South West Spokesman, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, told NAN on Tuesday that the two persons … Continue reading 1 dies, 2 rescued from collapsed building in Ikorodu

Cross River: Police anti-kidnapping squad seal IPMAN office in Calabar, chase off marketers, workers

Police officers numbering over 50 from the Anti Cultism and Kidnapping Squad of the Cross River State Command have sealed off the Calabar secretariat of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN). The stern-looking officers, armed to the teeth, arrived at the IPMAN secretariat located at Esuktang community, close to NNPC deport, in the early hours of Tuesday and cordoned off the premises and … Continue reading Cross River: Police anti-kidnapping squad seal IPMAN office in Calabar, chase off marketers, workers

Security forces intercept migrating illegal miners from Zamfara and Katsina in Niger, arrest over 100

Following the ban on all forms of mining activities in Zamfara and Katsina States occasioned by the security challenges in the areas, artisan miners have invaded some communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State. The artisan miners said to be numbering over 1,000 have taken over about four communities in the local government with their operational site at Shakwata and Navi communities in … Continue reading Security forces intercept migrating illegal miners from Zamfara and Katsina in Niger, arrest over 100

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Facebook says it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform Facebook said it plans to hire 10,000 workers in the European Union over the next five years to work on a new computing platform that promises to connect people virtually but could raise concerns about privacy and the social platform gaining … Continue reading Facebook plans to hire 10,000 in Europe to build ‘metaverse’

Nigeria’s loan approvals grew to $1.89 billion in 8 months – Afreximbank

The total loan approvals for Nigeria from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has now risen to N1.89 billion in 8 months, the Executive Vice President, Corporate Governance and Legal Services at Afreximbank, Dr George Elombi, disclosed during the intra-African Trade Fair 2021 official Nigeria high-level roadshow which held in Lagos on Monday. Speaking on the theme “Promoting Nigeria-Africa Trade and Investment under the African Continental … Continue reading Nigeria’s loan approvals grew to $1.89 billion in 8 months – Afreximbank

PIA: PPPRA, PEF, DPR dead – Sylva

…Inaugurates new CEOs – Staff rationalisation underway Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Mr Timipre Sylva, has said the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF) are now technically dead in line with the dictates of the recently-signed Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) that created new agencies to absorb them. The minister made the disclosure on … Continue reading PIA: PPPRA, PEF, DPR dead – Sylva

Again, Fred Ajudua’s Lawyer Seeks Adjournment of Alleged $8.4m Fraud Trial

The trial of Fred Ajudua who is being prosecuted by the EFCC for allegedly obtaining money to the tune of $8.4m could not go on today, Monday, October 18, 2021, as his lawyer, Olalekan Ojo, SAN, sought an adjournment before Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ajah, Lagos. Ajudua allegedly defrauded a former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, of … Continue reading Again, Fred Ajudua’s Lawyer Seeks Adjournment of Alleged $8.4m Fraud Trial

FG committed to reducing the cost of shipping in the country – NSC Boss Jime

Mr Emmanuel Jime, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has reiterated Federal Government’s commitment through the council to reduce the cost of shipping in the country. Jime told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the most important component in doing business, particularly trade “is the cost factor’’. “The Shippers’ Council is in some cases involved in advocacy and at the present time, we … Continue reading FG committed to reducing the cost of shipping in the country – NSC Boss Jime