UBA’s REDTV Marks its Second Anniversary

UBA’s REDTV Marks its Second Anniversary

RedTv, a dynamic online lifestyle channel, supported by United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, marked its second year with the REDTVRave, a funfilled outdoor event to celebrate its growing fan-base.   The second edition of the annual rave, which held over the weekend, was well-attended. Present at the talk of the town show were Chairman, UBA […]

Edo LGAs’ IGR rises 500%, from N30m to N150m

Edo LGAs’ IGR rises 500%, from N30m to N150m

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) reforms being implemented by his administration have yielded positive result, as annual collection in local council areas has climbed from N30 million in November 2016 to 150 million in November this year. The governor said this when he […]

Obaseki briefs journalists on NEC’s $1bn Excess Crude approval to fight Boko Haram

Obaseki briefs journalists on NEC’s $1bn Excess Crude approval to fight Boko Haram

BY ISAAC OLAMIKAN Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Thursday briefed journalists in the State House, Abuja, the decision of the National Economic Council to spend $1billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region. Obaseki said the decision was taken at the 83rd meeting of the National […]

Buhari wants to use $1bn Excess Crude Money to fund 2019 election, not fight Boko Haram…Fayose

Buhari wants to use $1bn Excess Crude Money to fund 2019 election, not fight Boko Haram…Fayose

Sam Oluwalana Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has raised the alarm that the $1 billion purportedly approved by the state Governors, to be withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram is actually a grand ploy by the Muhammadu Buhari- administration to loot the treasury. Fayose wondered why the Federal Government weho […]

Turkish firm to bid for 4 Nigerian airports

Turkish firm to bid for 4 Nigerian airports

By Tunde Osho (with agency reports) Turkey’s biggest airport operator, TAV Havalimanlari Holding AS, is planning to bid for concession contracts for four airports in Nigeria, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. The Istanbul-based company, majority owned by Aeroports de Paris, has already submitted a non-binding bid for the airports, which include those in […]

Striking workers in Food & Beverage sector suspend strike

Striking workers in Food & Beverage sector suspend strike

By Tunde Osho Workers in the nation’s food and beverage sector called-off their strike on Wednesday following an intervention by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to mediate between the warring groups. The strike, which began on Monday when members of the Food, Beverage and Tobacco Senior Staff Association (FOBTOB) downed their tools to protest […]

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

Coca-Cola Nigeria to empower 15,000 youths in 2018

By Tunde Osho Coca-Cola Nigeria has said it will empower 15,000 youths in 2018 through its youth empowerment and personal development initiatives. The Director, Legal, Public Affairs and Communications, Nigerian Bottling Company, Sade Morgan, made this known while speaking at a press conference in Lagos. She said the vision of Coca-Cola was to impart over 100,000 […]

FG, France, AFD sign $60m MoU to fund road infrastructure

FG, France, AFD sign $60m MoU to fund road infrastructure

As French entrepreneurs end visit to Nigeria    By Tunde Osho The Federal Government has signed a $60 million financing agreement for rural roads rehabilitation with France and the French Development Agency (AFD) office in Nigeria. A statement issued by the French Embassy in Abuja by its Press Officer/Attaché de presse, Damilola Ayodeji said the Minister […]

Dangote Cement Emerges NSE Most Compliant Listed Company For 2017

Dangote Cement Emerges NSE Most Compliant Listed Company For 2017

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has announced recipients of the 2017 edition of its CEO Awards.   The winners were unveiled at the awards ceremony December 13, 2017, at the Stock Exchange House, Lagos.  Dangote Cement Plc was named the Most Compliant Listed Company for 2017, “having demonstrated the highest degree of compliance with the […]

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

Nestlé Nigeria partners firm to boost youth entrepreneurship

By Tunde Osho With the high rate of unemployment in the country and need to engage the youth meaningfully, Nestlé Nigeria has partnered with Imperial Integrated Consulting in their annual capacity building programme called the National Career Fair. The fair slated to hold in several states across the country started on December 7 at the University […]

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