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
FG Gives Marketers Freedom to Fix Price of Petrol
The Federal Government may have liberalized the Premium Motor Spirit sector as it has given   marketers the freedom to fix the price of PMS , otherwise known as petrol, with  the   Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, removing  the cap on the price of  the commodity. The PPPRA, in... Read more
Why World Populations Must Learn to Live with COVID -19 Pandemic- WHO
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that populations of the world would need to learn  to live with COVID-19 for the fact that it could  become endemic in the same way as HIV. It said that just as the HIV virus has continued to live in the world,... Read more
Senate to Probe Proposed Deployment of Controversial 5G Network
The Federal Government has been asked by the Senate to shelve its proposed deployment of the controversial Fifth Generation Network in Nigeria, even as it has  ordered the relevant federal agency supervising the ICT operations in the country, to stay action on the issue , until a thorough probe... Read more
Naira Risks: Dangote to diversify investments to United States
Sequel to the risk associated with naira depreciation and fluctuation, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, is planning  to take office space in New York, to help  diversify his investments to the United States. The naira has in recent years, come under pressure against the dollar as crude oil prices... Read more
CBN Says No Going Back on FOREX Restrictions on Food Importation
Contrary to belief in some quarters that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)  may review  its policy on fresh Foreign Exchange (FOREX) restrictions for food importation, the Apex Bank has said that there is no going back on the measure for the fact that the  government took the initiative... Read more