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FG to reduce cost of fertilizer to cut down price of rice

By COMFORT NJIONYE Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma has disclosed that the Federal Government is working toward reducing the price of fertilizer in order to cut down the price of locally produced rice. The minister disclosed this on Wednesday when he featured on a television current affairs programme on the 2017

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JUST IN: Access Bank, others take over Etisalat Nigeria over N541billion debt

-Anietie Udobit, agency reports   Nigeria commercial bank, Access Bank, and other local and foreign Banks have taken over the management of telecommunication company, Etisalat Nigeria, with effect from June 15. The take-over came as a result of a futile effort by Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services, EMTS, promoted by-one time Chairman, United Bank

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We Will Ensure That Nigerians Benefit From Shipping – NIMASA DG

By ORU LEONARD    …as Agency receives Award of Public Organization of the year 2016 The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that the Agency will ensure that Nigerians benefit optimally from shipping and also assured that the maritime domain will be

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N255bn can be generated annually from Cassava bread initiative – Association

By COMFORT NJIONYE The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria has revealed that the revival of the cassava bread initiative can inject N255 billion into the country’s economy yearly. Mr Joseph Ubah, the Publicity Secretary of the association, disclosed on Thursday that the initiative which involved the use of composite

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Second Coming of Peugeot Automobile Nigeria: Smooth, Speed, specific.

By Anietie Udobit   In August 2015, the Buhari-led Federal Government through the National Automotive Design and Development Council awarded licenses for the establishment of 12 new vehicle assembly plants in Nigeria. The spokesman for NADDC, Bello Rasheed, said the benefitting companies are automobile manufacturing giants such as Toyota, Honda, General Appliances West

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NiMET emerges first in Africa to get ISO certification 2015, partners with institutions, agencies

-ORU LEONARD, Abuja   The Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NiMeT says the agency has received the 2015 International Standards Organization, ISO certification,  the first meteorological agency in Africa to get the certification. The Director General/ CEO,  Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET), Professor S. A. Marshi announced this in his remark during the Sensitization Workshop for

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FG May Lose N2bn Annually Over Unregistered IT Professionals – Prof. Asor

By COMFORT NJIONYE The president of  Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN) Prof. Vincent Asor, has disclosed that with over 300,000 unregistered Information Technology (IT) people  engaging in one form of computer activity or the other across Federal Government agencies, departments and ministries, the federal  government may be losing N2

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