DEVELOPMENT: Growing population of foreign investors

A chapter and befitting accolades for foreign business personalities and migrants community who have chosen to find a home in the Nigeria’s stormy trading soil have finally birthed. Billed to hold at the prestigious Oriental hotel, Lekki Lagos on February 14th, 2020, the epoch making event is no doubt, the most appropriate way of celebrating the historic St. Valentine’s Day. Sprouting under the acronym of The Ethnic Business Awards (www.theethnicbusinessawards.com), the awards project promises to celebrate and honour recognized Nigeria-based foreign investors, dedicated entrepreneurs, business moguls, corporate firms, the diplomatic…

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FG launches chemotherapy programme to cut cancer treatment cost by 50%

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians living with cancer will now save up to 50 percent of treatment cost as it launches a pioneer Chemotherapy Access Treatment Programme. The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, while launching the CAP at the National hospital Abuja on Tuesday said that the programme would increase access to high quality essential cancer drugs and enable thousands of additional Nigerians to access According to him, the World Health Organisation estimates that 60 percent of patients who get cancer in Nigeria will die adding…

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EDUCATION: Why Our Universities Must Go Global – Adamu Adamu

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, has charged Nigerian universities to go global so as not to be left behind as the Fourth Industrial Revolution is already shaping the world. He also called on them to have a clear focus on how they wish to attain global recognition. This is just as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, said the institution has attracted over N4 billion grants from foreign agencies and bodies in the last two years. Adamu, who was represented by Director,…

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Union Bank Have Demonstrated Leadership – Emeka Nwajiuba

The Honourable Minister Of State For Education,Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has said that funding is a fundamental pillar to rethinking and overhauling our educational system in Nigeria. The Minister who stated this at Union Bank Education 360 in Lagos last week Thursday also said that for us as a forward thinking government, we remain committed to providing access to basic education for all children of school ages as well as ensuring qualitative education. Nwajiuba also said ,as institutions like Union Bank have demonstrated leadership, we welcome other partners to do the same…

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Minister Of Sports, Education To Revamp Headmaster/Principal’s Cup Competition in Primary and Secondary Schools

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has announced that the return of the famous inter-school sports competitions tagged “Headmasters Cup” and “Principals Cup” for primary and secondary schools respectively. He further said his Ministry will be collaborating with the Ministry of Education to stage the tournaments designed to unearth many young talents for the country to grow and nurture a new generation of athletes that will take over the older ones. He disclosed this during the visit of some National Youth Games athletes in his office…

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Gov. Obaseki Plotting To Dump APC By Creating Crisis In Party In Edo- Oshiomhole.

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress ( APC) has accused Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki of deliberately sowing seed of discord and crisis in the party in the state with intent to dump APC for a rival political party ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Edo. Comrade Oshiomhole also accused CP DanMallam Mohammed of colluding with the governor to dismiss the alleged attack directed at his person which he also blamed on the Edo State government, insisting that Obaseki is plotting evil against him…

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FG to construct coastal rail to terminate in Onitsha~ Buhari

FG to construct coastal rail to terminate in Onitsha. Second Niger Bridge now to be completed in 2021 Buhari promises to make police, judiciary more e President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the South-East geopolitical zone of a third bridge project, a coastal rail that will terminate in Onitsha with a spur unto Nnewi in Anambra State. He promised that the construction of the coastal rail would start next year that will pass through Onitsha to Asaba, from Agbor to Warri, from Warri to Utako to Ajaokuata to Abuja. The president…

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POLICE RESCUE 9 KANO CHILDREN KIDNAPPED, RENAMED AND ‘CONVERTED TO CHRISTIANITY ’ IN ONITSHA BY IPOB.

The rescued children sitting in front of their abductors The rescued children sitting in front of their abductors The Kano Police Command has traced and rescued nine children kidnapped in Kano and trafficked to Onitsha in Anambra State for child slavery. QUEEN AMINA BLOG (www.ivyukula.com) gathered that the rescue followed a public outcry by some parents that there was rise in cases of missing children in the metropolis. Addressing a press conference on Friday, the state commissioner of police Ahmed Ilyasu said the command’s Tactical Teams of Operation Puff Adder…

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Keep borders closed until neighbours comply with ECOWAS protocols —Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomole, has said that Nigerian borders with neighbouring countries should remain closed until they comply with ECOWAS protocols. Oshiomole stated this when he paid a solidarity visit to the office of the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali on Thursday in Abuja. He explained that his party is strongly in support of the border closure and all other reforms being carried out by the service. He added that such action should be sustained for the economic growth of…

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90 PERCENT OF CARS IN NIGERIA ARE SMUGGLED – HAMEED ALI

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), on Thursday said 90 per cent of cars in the country were smuggled into the country by unscrupulous elements. Ali, who said this while addressing newsmen in Abuja, alleged that many vehicles on display for sale in auto shops across the country were also smuggled. BUHARI CONGRATULATES KANO, PLATEAU GOVERNORS ON ELECTION TRIBUNAL VICTORIES He explained that the recent raids of the various car dealers’ spots in some parts of the country were to ascertain whether the vehicles…

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