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Award winning Afro Pop singer, Davido is set to headline another big stage at Hot 97’s annual summer Jam concert in the American State of New York. An excited Davido broke the news via his twitter page on tuesday, while sharing some of the big stars that will perform at the summer Concert. Artistes billed […]

It is no longer news that the Nigerian Senate has approved N30,000 as the new official minimum wage. According to reports, the approval came subsequent to the submission of the report of the ad hoc committee set up to review the minimum wage. Meanwhile, the committee was headed by Senator Francis Alimikhena. However, the decision […]

News making the rounds in the media space has it that the Nigerian HIV/AIDs Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) has shown that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. According to reports recently released by (NAIIS), about 5.5 per cent of the people living with HIV in Nigeria are in […]

Borno State Government yesterday introduced three new tax regimes to boost its internally generated revenue, IGR.  According to the state government, the taxes are on consumption, entertainment, and presumptive tax ,  CEPT, which would lead to the rise of the state Internally Generated Revenue, IGR  Chairman, Borno State Board of Internal Revenue Service,BIRS, Mohammed Alkali, […]

Federal Government says N-Power beneficiaries, who have concluded the two-year job programme, will now be able to access permanent job opportunities or business prospects. This is part of the newly-activated exit strategy for Batches A and B of the N-Power Programme. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, gave the update […]

In the final hours of his presidency, Donald Trump has pardoned seventy-three people, including his former adviser, Steve Bannon, who is facing fraud charges. Another seventy people had sentences commuted, ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration today. Rapper Lil Wayne and a former Google engineer, Anthony Levandowski, received a pardon and there were commutations for rapper, […]

About twenty-four point three million poor Nigerians are to get five thousand naira each for a period of six months. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, announced this at the inauguration of the Federal Government’s emergency intervention database for the urban poor. Farouq said the intervention would serve as cushion […]

Poultry Farmers Association of Nigeria, Ogun State Chapter, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and save over three trillion naira  Nigeria poultry industry from imminent collapse. There is contained in a letter from the association addressed to the President and copies given to journalists yesterday in Abeokuta. According to the Association, twenty million […]

Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has released the Framework for Regulatory Sandbox Operations that would promote seamless adoption of electronic payment across the country. The new framework will also ensure the safety and stability of the financial system, among other benefits as well as promote the use and adoption of e-payments and foster innovation in […]

U.S. House of Representatives wants Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the country’s Constitution’s 25th Amendment process of removing President Donald Trump from office. Although Pence has already declined doing so, the House is expected to vote today on impeaching Trump on charges that he incited an insurrection against the U.S. government. To invoke the 25th Amendment, […]

Akwa Ibom State government has commenced disbursements of funds to contractors handling major state projects. This was one of the resolutions at the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Governor Udom Emmanuel, at the Executive Council Chamber Government House, Uyo. Briefing Government House Reporters at the end of the meeting, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, […]

 Senate Public Account Committee has sustained the damming verdict of the Auditor General for the Federation on the management of the four-point six billion naira fund meant to tackle the Ebola scourge in Nigeria by the Ministry of Health. Chairman of the committee, Senator Matthew Urhoghide, said he gave the nod following the alleged refusal […]

Akwa Ibom State government has rolled out modalities for the recruitment of one thousand teachers to boost the state government’s educational expansion agenda. A release signed by the Chairman of the State Secondary Education Board, Dr Ekaette Ebong Okon indicates that application for the job will begin on January 18, 2021. In line with the […]

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