Hike In Power Tariff, Fuel Price:NLC, TUC Insist on Nationwide Protest, Sept 28
Due to the recent hike in fuel price  and the increase in  electricity tariff by the Federal Government  , the  Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)  and the Trade Union Congress (TUC)  have vowed to embark on a nationwide protest on Monday, September 28 . The National Executive Council (NEC) of... Read more
LCCI Solicits Reversal of CBN’s Directive on Form ‘M’
 A  review of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) circular, which directed that Form M for Letters of Credit, Bills for Collection and other forms of payment, should only be opened in favour of the ultimate supplier of a product or service, has been demanded by the Lagos Chamber... Read more
Copyright Infraction:Online Service Providers to Face NCC Prosecution
Mr John Asein, DG , NCC     Online service providers, including hosts of e-libraries, would be held responsible for any copyright infractions on their platforms, Director-General of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr. John O. Asein has declared. Speaking during deliberations with the newly elected executive of Association of... Read more
How FIRS Generated N3bn Weekly from Stamp Duty Collection
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has said it  was able to generate N3 billion revenue weekly from stamp duty collection from  Deposit Money Banks(DMB)  because  it  deployed a new technology, to track and capture such revenue straight into the federation account. Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami... Read more
NCC Tasks Operatives on Transparency, Professionalism
John Asein, DG , NCC   Operatives of Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC) have been charged to uphold the Public Service ethics of transparency, accountability, integrity and professionalism for proactive service delivery in the implementation of the Commission’s regulatory and enforcement mandates. Director-General of NCC, Mr. John O. Asein who... Read more
Boat Mishap : 21 Missing, 2 Rescued in River Benue
Two persons were rescued while 21 others  are still missing when a boat conveying members of the Evangelical Church of All Nations (ECAN) capsized in  River Benue, in  Markurdi ,Benue State on Sunday. It was gathered that the boat left Ijaha community in the Makurdi Local Government Area of... Read more
Nigeria’s Exports To Netherlands, China, India, Spain, S/A Now N1.87trn
N1.87 trillion was recorded in the first quarter of this year through Commodity exports from Nigeria to China, India, Spain, Netherlands and South Africa , according to the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS)  in its Commodity Price Indices Terms of Trade report . Petroleum products stood out as the most... Read more
COVID-19 Will Create Fresh 5 million Poor  Nigerians – World Bank
Says Economy Will Shrink between 3.2% and 7.4% this year Considering, the imminent recession which is expected to be the worst since the 1980s, the World Bank, has said the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic could make an additional 5 million Nigerians poor. The World Bank also based its... Read more
Rainstorm:Kanwa Katsina Tasks Govt on Repairs of Damaged School
District Head of Ketare, Alhaji Usman Kankara Bello     District Head of Ketare, Alhaji Kankara Usman has called on the   Kankara Local Government in Katsina State  to repair Gundawa Community Day Secondary School, which was  destroyed by rainstorm. He made the call while presenting a request letter to... Read more
FG Hikes Prices of Single , Three Phase Meters, Despite Scarcity
Despite the artificial scarcity that has characterized the acquisition of the  single phase electricity meter in recent times , thus shooting up its price , the official cost  of both the single and the three phase meters has now being increased by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The... Read more