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Etisalat Deepens Relationship With Subscribers At Kaduna Customer Forum

By CHRIS EKEKE, Abuja Nigeria’s most innovative and customer-friendly telecommunications company, Etisalat, has further shown its commitment to deepening relationship with subscribers on its network by hosting its customers in Kaduna at the quarterly Etisalat Customer Forum. At the Etisalat Customer Forum, which held in Kaduna, on Thursday, hundreds of customers shared their experiences

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SMEDAN Launches Viability Study On Redeveloping IDCs Into Industrial Clusters

By CHRIS EKEKE, Abuja In order to address the problem of work space for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) and promote economics of scale derivable from the agglomeration of critical mass of enterprises across the country, the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN),  yesterday, launched viability study on redeveloping existing

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CBN To Revoke MFBs, Other Financial Institution’s Licenses

y NJIONYE N COMFORT The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has said it would revoke the operating licences of micro finance banks, and other financial institutions, OFIs, due to non-compliance with anti-money laundering and combating terrorism financing, AML/CFT, regulations. Acting on the directives of the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele , Mrs Tokunbo Martins, the Director,

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Senate Asks FG To Stop Receiving Prisoners From UK

Senate yesterday asked the federal government to stop receiving prisoners under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons (TSP) from the United Kingdom with a view to regularising the agreement between the government of Nigeria and United Kingdom on the issue. Consequently, Senate summoned the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN)

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Foundation launch RIVAC Project to mobilize participatory action for Nigeria restoration

By JAMES EZEMA A non-governmental organisation, Reclaim Godly Values Foundation, has perfected plans to set up what it described as “a Citizens Advice and Report Center that will receive whistle blowers information, complaints and handle Counseling, Advocacy, Rehabilitation and Empowerment” as part of its Reclaim Nigeria Project. The foundation had recently flagged-off

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N13bn: NSA, NIA still clash over recovered cash as Asinbajo Panel sumbmits report this week

As the Presidential Panel investigating the Suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) is preparing to submit its report this week, there are conflicting reports from government officials over the seized N13bn Cash recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Osborne Apartment in Ikoyi Lagos. The

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NGOs Commend NITDA DG On Anti-Corruption Posture, Efforts To Reverse Capital Flight

A mother non-governmental organization of several frontline civil society groups championing the cause for transparency, accountability and due process, the Transparency Advocacy Initiative, has given the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and its Director General, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami a confidence vote on anti-corruption stance. The probity and accountability

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Nigeria Completes Repair Of Abuja International Airport, Now Ready For Use, Says NCCA

By JAMES EZEMA Closed Nigeria’s airport, the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, runway is ready for operation. The airport may be opened on Wednesday after it was closed on March 8 for six weeks to enable rehabilitation of its 3.6 kilometres runway to be carried out, says the

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