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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, approved the appointment of Mrs Matilda Mmegwa as Senior Special Assistant to the President on Employment and Job Creation (Office of the Minister of Labour and Employment). This appointment is coming barely 13 months to the end of the current administration, which is expected to terminate in May 2023. This […]

The House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee investigating the state of refineries in Nigeria has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the Minister of State for Petroleum to appear before the committee or risk the wrath of the law. Also, to appear alongside the minister before the committee are the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian […]

The Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy has called on the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) to facilitate the deployment of emerging technologies such as blockchain to promote Nigeria’s educational sector. This was disclosed by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami when he received the management of TETFUND, led by the Executive […]

A Lagos Magistrates Court sitting at Ogba, Ikeja has struck out money laundering chagres brought against Isaac Adewole, MD, Shibahwells Energy and a staff of Wema Bank Plc, Kingsley Ananwude for lack of merit. Magistrate A.O. Layinka (Mrs.) discharged the defendants and struck out the charge following the Legal Advice from the Office of the Director of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with heads of security establishments and some Ministers at the State House in Abuja. The meeting comes after recommendations by the National Council of State over the security challenges in the country. Physically in attendance were the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss […]

THE President, Academic Staff Union of University, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, has accused the Federal Government of not giving priority to tertiary education. According to him, the government had addressed the issue of fuel subsidy with a budget of N4trillion, whereas, it ignored issues concerning university education. Speaking during a programme on Channels Television on Wednesday, […]

In a bid to enhance dialogue in the Nigerian power sector space, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has officially launched the power sector recovery programme website. The website was officially launched on Wednesday at a media workshop on power sector recovery plans held in Abuja. The Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) is a comprehensive reform […]

The Christian Association of Nigeria has demanded the sacking of the Chief Executive Officer of Sterling Bank, Abubakar Suleiman, over a controversial Easter advert. In a statement signed on Wednesday by the National Secretary, Joseph Daramola, CAN stated that the advert was “wicked and insensisitve” towards Christians. Sterling Bank faced a backlash after the company […]

Industry Newspapers, organisers of The Industry Summit/Awards, formerly The Industry Evening Summit, has announced governor of Borno State, Prof, Babagana Zulum, governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel as The Industry Governor of the Year- Overall, Job Creation and Infrastructure respectively. The Industry Awards team of […]

THE Federal Government has said it is creating an enabling environment for new businesses especially in the Information and Communication Technology sector, as no fewer than five start-ups, each of which is worth over $1bn, operate in Nigeria but are registered in other countries. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Ali Isa Pantami, who […]


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