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Thursday, 5th April, 2018 marked the day for the extension of intervention programme of the National Lottery Trust Fund to secondary schools in Nigeria. In line with its mandate of implementation of projects approved by President Muhammad Buhari, the federal government agency procured Customised Medical First Aid Cabinets for...
The Governing Board of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the Trade and Development Board, has appointed Prof. Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, former Central Bank of Nigeria Deputy Governor and the President of Sogato Strategies LLC as a member of the Intergovernmental Expert Group on Financing for...
Neptune Prime has been informed that a new train head has been taken to Rijana and the stranded passengers are on their way to Abuja. This shows the commendable responsiveness of the management of the Nigeria Railway Corporation. Please read: Abuja Train Passengers stranded in Rijana, kidnappers’ den
The Nigerian Army at the weekend rounded off its Crocodile Smile II Operation in the Niger Delta with the rehabilitation of the abandoned Oloibiri Oil Well 1 in Ogbia Local Government Area, Bayelsa State, where crude oil was first discovered in the country in 1956. Shell Darcy, now Shell Petroleum...
Oluwarotimi Makinde Fresh facts have emerged as to the underlying reasons the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, was removed as the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC), after serving in that capacity for a period of 11 months. According to a letter cited by...
From Abdallah el-Kurebe The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has inaugurated the Implementation and Rapid Response Committee (IRRC) for the pilot phase of the CBN/RIFANModel Anchor Borrowers’ Programme. Inaugurating the committee at the RIFAN headquarters in Abuja on Thursday, ‎the National President, Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, represented by the National Vice President, Alhaji Abdullahi Yawa‎ stated...
The Federal Executive Council has ordered an investigation into the activities of previous managements of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA. Briefing State House correspondents at the end of Wednesday’s FEC meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, Finance Minister, Mrs...
The Naira has witnessed a downward slide lately, exchanging for between N367 to 370 per dollar and inching towards 500 Naira per pound selling at 478 on Monday. The continuous downward trend has led to many uncertainties across the financial arena, with many businesses fearing the exchange rates would slide...
On May 30, 2017, the Nigerian Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, announced that Nigeria will export 70 metric tons of yam to the US, UK and China. According to the minister, the first container of yams was to leave Nigeria on June 29, 2017. It is believed that the...
Google has added five new features to the search site for Nigerian users. This was announced by the Communications and Public Affairs Manager, Google Anglophone West Africa, Mr. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade in a News briefing. He said Google would be specific about language which has often proven to be a problem for people...