Thursday, November 15, 2018

Okowa urges police to check increasing spate of kidnapping

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has charged the police to hasten to check rising kidnapping and violent crime rate in the country, saying they...

Public sitting on SARS reform opens in Lagos

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public q sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to...
Reps summon SGF, CBN over crisis at Nigeria’s health insurance

Reps summon SGF, CBN over crisis at Nigeria’s health insurance

The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee investigating the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has resolved to summon the Secretary to the...
PenCom clears over 4000 firms to bid for FG contracts

PenCom recovers N465m outstanding pension contributions

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) on Tuesday said it had recovered N465.02 million outstanding pension contributions from defaulting employers. PenCom in a statement by its...
Nigeria’s insurance sector records tremendous improvement in 3 years — NAICOM

NAICOM dissociates itself from trending Ponzi scheme, warns Nigerians

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has dissociated itself from a Ponzi scheme, which was recently ascribed to it and is currently trending on the...
NAICOM urges stakeholders to embrace innovative options

2018 2nd Quarter: Insurance industry records 6.07 per cent growth — NAICOM

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) on Wednesday said the Nigerian Insurance Industry recorded a 6.07 per cent growth in the second quarter of this...

Group advocates increased investment in citizens

Mrs Clara Okorie, Co-Founder, Pens and Dreams Ltd., says that to drive socio-economic development in Nigeria, and indeed Africa, governments should not just invest...

Udom presents N670.72bn budget for 2019

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom on Wednesday presented 2019 budget of N670.72 billion to the state House of Assembly for consideration. Our correspondent reports...
Man United player Fellaini get fans talking with new look ahead of birthday

Man United player Fellaini get fans talking with new look ahead of birthday

Ahead of his 31st birthday, Manchester United player, Marouane Fellaini has shaved off the `afro’ hairstyle he is known with. On his twitter handle @Fellaini,...
Federer fends off Frenchman Chardy to advance at Indian Wells

Smooth Federer puts troubled start behind him

Six-time champion Roger Federer put a troubled start to his 16th ATP Finals behind him, as he outclassed Dominic Thiem 6-2 6-3 on Tuesday...
Former England, Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole retires

Former England, Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole retires

Former England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement from football on Tuesday, bringing the curtain down on a 20-year professional career. Cole, who...
ATP Finals: Federer falls flat against Nishikori, Anderson off to flying start

ATP Finals: Federer falls flat against Nishikori, Anderson off to flying start

Roger Federer was handed the Sunday night prime time slot for the opening match of his 16th ATP Finals but fluffed his lines. The Swiss...

Buhari: The Workers’ New Bride

To most Nigerians, the approval of a new National Minimum Wage (NNW) by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari was unexpected. The time is...
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Rejig Nigeria’s security architecture- ASUU

ASUU wants FG to negotiate with union to end strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it is ready to negotiate with government toward ending its one-week old industrial action. Its President, Prof....
Buhari urges commitment in fight against corruption

Education: Buhari assures Nigerian community in France of more investment

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that allocations to the educational sector will be improved as revenue increases, describing the sector as a major...
Aisha Buhari urges private doctors to make their charges affordable

Mrs Buhari calls for greater commitment, investment in girls’ education

Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called for greater commitment and investment in girls’ education to end early marriage in many parts...
OAU suspends 6 students for alleged involvement in cultism

We are still in session – OAU Management

The Management of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife says it has no plans to compel students to vacate it campus before end-of year...
Alleged sex scandal case before disciplinary committee — LASU

ASUU Strike: Academic activities paralysed in LASU

Academic activities at the Lagos State University (LASU) were on Wednesday paralysed as lecturers of the university fully complied with the ongoing strike declared...