The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) has justified the adjustment in air fare. There has been outcry from members of the flying public over the increment in air fare with a one-way economy ticket costing over N50,000. However, justifying the increment at a media briefing in Lagos, on Wednesday, Vice-President …Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2022
We spend N1 billion daily to feed primary school pupils – FG
The Federal Government says it has increased the cost of feeding a primary school pupil from N70 to N100 and will be spending about N1 billion daily to feed an estimated 10 million children benefiting from the scheme across the country. Dr Umar Bindir, the National Coordinator, National Social Investments …Read More »
Union Bank to divest from UK subsidiary.
Union Bank of Nigeria, one of the oldest banks in the country with an international banking authorization, has said it will be seeking shareholders’ approval to spin off its United Kingdom (UK) subsidiary to shareholders. The bank will meet shareholders in March, 2022, at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in …Read More »
NNPC: How we distributed 387.5m litres of petrol to normalize supply chain
The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPC) has released details of how it distributed a total of 387.59 million litres of Premium Motor Spirit to Nigerians in its response to handling the supply gap caused by the importation of methanol-blended petrol into the country by four oil marketers, The product …Read More »
Strike: No going back except FG meets all our demands – ASUU.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said that it would not call off its strike if all its demands were not met. Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, the national president of ASUU, disclosed this in an interview with journalists on Wednesday. The union had declared a 30-day warning strike over …Read More »
Sylvester Oromoni: My investigation didn’t incriminate his fellow students – Police investigator
A Chief Superintendent of Police, CSP Bamidele Olusegun has said he found nothing in his investigation into the murder of late Sylvester Oromoni jnr against some of his fellow students that were accused to have assaulted him. CSP Bamidele said this while being cross-examined by the counsel representing Dowen College, …Read More »
PRCAN To Announce New Practice Standards For Public Relations Consulting
The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN), the sectoral trade group authorized by the NIPR Bye-Law to regulate the business of Public Relations Consulting in Nigeria, is set to announce far-reaching reforms that would help protect the businesses of clients and companies in the sector. This was contained in …Read More »
ASUU mobilizes members for fresh strike
University lecturers are heading for another strike over the re-negotiated 2009 agreement with the Federal Government, it was learnt at the weekend. There are indications that the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) will meet on February 14 to review the implementation of some components …Read More »
Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN) opens applications to its Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program (AEP) for female African entrepreneurs.
Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN), a tech-driven not-for-profit organization with a focus on leadership and economic empowerment of African women has called for applications to its 2022 cohort of the Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program (AEP). The Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program is a FREE and INTENSIVE virtual program that equips aspiring female …Read More »
Ecobank drags Vigeo boss to court over alleged N8.7bn debt
Ecobank Nigeria Limited has dragged a Lagos businessman, Mr. Victor Osibodu and his company Vigeo Limited before a Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged debt of N8,701,770,328.83. At proceeding on Monday, Ecobank’s counsel, Mr. Dapo Akinosun, SAN, informed the presiding judge, Justice Yellin Bogoro that the matter is …Read More »