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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Include local farmers In Formulating Agricultural Policies, Group advises FG

Dr Yakubu Ugwolawo, President, National Agricultural Production Cooperative Union of Nigeria (NAPCUN), on Monday, advised government authorities to involve farmers in the formulation of agricultural policies. Ugwolawo, made this disclosure in a statement issued at the end of the farmer’s cooperative stakeholders’ meeting in Abuja. He...

As an Investor, I am Bullish on CBN’s FX Policy Potentials, Says Tony Elumelu

One of Africa’s leading entrepreneur and philanthropist, Mr Tony Elumelu, remain confident that the country’s economic environment will improve in no distant time. ” The central bank has brought predictability to the forex market and investors are excited by the reforms, he told CNN’s Money...

NCAA Threatens Sanctions Against Turkish Airline Over Abandonment Of 22 Students

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced investigation into the abandonment of 22 students and instructors of Glisten International College, Abuja at Ataturk International Airport, Istanbul by Turkish Airlines. Nineteen students and three instructors of the school were stranded at Ataturk Airport...

FIRS adopts technology to drive tax collection – Fowler

Mr Tunde Fowler, the Executive Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), on Friday said the service was adopting technology to boost tax collection in 2017. Fowler disclosed this at the closing ceremony of a three-day training on taxation for journalists in Lagos. He said that...

Ikeja Electric donates mosquito nets to mark World Malaria Day

Ikeja Electric Plc, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company, has joined the global fight against malaria as it marked World Malaria Day with the donation of treated mosquito nets and medical tests to six riverine communities in Lagos. Determined to combat the dreaded disease, which is...

5 million Nigerians listen to Radio China

Mr Chen Liming, Director of the Hausa Service at the China Radio International(CRI), on Wednesday announced that about 5 million Nigerians were currently listening to his organisation’s Hausa language presentations. Chen in Beijing, China, said that Nigerians at home and abroad had developed an interest...

PRCAN Carpets Finance Minister over Foreign PR Firm

  Following media reports about the hiring of a United Kingdom-based public relations firm by the Federal Government to manage the campaign around Nigeria’s participation at the just concluded World Bank Spring Meeting in Washington DC, United States, the Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria...

NBCC pledges to drive closer economic ties between Nigeria and UK

The Nigerian- British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has pledged to remain a key driver of initiatives aimed at fostering and increasing bilateral trade and investment between Nigeria and the United Kingdom. President and Chairman of Council, Prince Dapo Adelegan, gave the assurance in Lagos last...

World Malaria Day: NLNG calls for intensified Malaria research

Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) today called for increased efforts by scientists to fight  Malaria and permanently rid the country of the disease before the World Health Assembly’s target date of 2030. Speaking today while commemorating World Malaria Day with – End Malaria for good- as...

FG to procure 20 aircraft for aviation college

The Federal Government is to procure 20 aircraft to make Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria a centre of excellence, Hadi Sirika, Minister of State for Aviation, has said. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that NCAT took delivery of a brand new Dimond...