Friday, June 22, 2018

Advocacy for youth, empowerment will be my priority – Akinlosotu

A presidential aspirant for the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Friday said that advocacy for youth empowerment, employment and emancipation would be...

NCC expects release of new price for data

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) is looking to release a new price for data, Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, has...
FG commences verification, enrolment of 2019 retirees

FG commences verification, enrolment of 2019 retirees

The Federal Government on Monday commenced the pre-retirement process, which includes verification and enrolment of its workers, under the Contributory Pension Scheme. The acting Director-General,...
PENCOM to start verification of prospective retirees

PENCOM to start verification of prospective retirees

The National Pension Commission (PENCOM) on Wednesday said it had concluded plans to commence verification of prospective retirees from the Federal Civil Service for...
PENCOM to start verification of prospective retirees

Why we reduced 50% lump sum payable to retirees – PenCom

The National Pension Commission (PenCom) says the 50 per cent lump sum payable to retirees as gratuity on retirement from their Retired Saving Account...
Zenith Insurance records N12.5bn gross premium written, pays N6.7bn claims

Zenith Insurance records N12.5bn gross premium written, pays N6.7bn claims

Zenith Insurance recorded gross premium written of N12.5 billion during its last financial year ended De. 31, 2017. It represents 12 per cent increase over...

OPEC to boost output by 1m bpd

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members may boost production by 1 million...
Media criticism of my lifestyle is 'unbelievable' – Sterling

Media criticism of my lifestyle is ‘unbelievable’ – Sterling

England playmaker Raheem Sterling is baffled by the constant criticism of his lifestyle by a section of the media which convinces the 23-year-old that...
FIFA Fan Fest records 2.5m visitors

FIFA Fan Fest records 2.5m visitors

The 2018 World Cup FIFA Fan Fest, venues created new World Cup stadiums to cater for non ticket-holding fans, have already welcomed 2.5 million...
Messi is better than Maradona, says Ramos

Messi is better than Maradona, says Ramos

Spain captain, Sergio Ramos has responded to a putdown from Argentina great Diego Maradona by making an unlikely declaration of admiration for Lionel Messi. Messi...
FIFA fines Mexico, Serbia over fans’ misbehaviour

FIFA fines Mexico, Serbia over fans’ misbehaviour

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has imposed a 10,000 Swiss Francs fine on both the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) and the Serbian Football Federation ...
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Drive innovation through human capital development – minister

Drive innovation through human capital development – minister

Mallam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education on Thursday urged the country to put the development of human capital at the front burner to...
Sex scandal: NANS lauds OAU's decision on erring lecturer

Sex scandal: NANS lauds OAU’s decision on erring lecturer

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has lauded the Senate of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife for relieving a lecturer, Prof. Richard...
LASU offers free medical services

LASU offers free medical services

No fewer than 300 residents of Akesan Community in Alimosho LGA of Lagos State on Thursday benefitted from free medical services offered by the...
Respect intellectuals, Utomi tells Nigerians

Respect intellectuals, Utomi tells Nigerians

The Proprietor of Lagos Business School, Prof. Patrick Utomi, has called on Nigerians to respect the intellectuals in their midst given their contributions to...
Sex-for-marks: OAU sacks Prof. Akindele

Sex-for-marks: OAU sacks Prof. Akindele

The Governing Council of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, has dismissed Prof. Richard Akindele who was allegedly involved in a sex-for-marks scandal. Prof....