NCC Surpasses Revenue Projection, Post N150bn Spectrum Fee in 5 Months

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has exceeded its N36 billion projected revenue from spectrum license fees for 2021, having recorded over N150 billion from this revenue source within the five months of the year. The figure represents over 400 percent increase in revenue budget performance in respect of spectrum fees generated by the Commission between January 1 and May 31, 2021, reflecting a significant contribution … Continue reading NCC Surpasses Revenue Projection, Post N150bn Spectrum Fee in 5 Months

Katsina Assembly To Meet Masari, 17 Brigade Commander on Monday Over Worsening Insecurity

The Katsina State House of Assembly is to  meet Governor Aminu Bello Masari, 17 Brigade Commander of the Nigerian Army, and other stakeholders on the 5th of July, 2020 over worsening bandits’ attacks, kidnapping, and cattle rustlers in many parts of the State. The resolution followed a motion of urgent public importance presented to the House by a member representing Batsari local government in the … Continue reading Katsina Assembly To Meet Masari, 17 Brigade Commander on Monday Over Worsening Insecurity

World Bank Wants N1.8tr Annual Petrol Subsidy Removed

The World Bank has said based on its estimates, at least N150 billion is spent monthly on petroleum subsidies, and about N1.8 trillion annually. Mr Shubham Chaudhuri, Country Director for Nigeria, Africa Region, said this could be channelled to financing primary health care, education, security and other developmental issues. He advised Nigeria to remove subsidies from petroleum and electricity saying it will free up funds … Continue reading World Bank Wants N1.8tr Annual Petrol Subsidy Removed

IPMAN commends NASS for the inclusion of PEF in PIB

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has commended the National Assembly for the inclusion of the Petroleum Equalization Fund (PEF) in the newly passed Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of IPMAN, Yakubu Suleiman, gave the commendation on Sunday in a statement in Abuja. Suleiman said the legislative arm of government had demonstrated that it was sensitive to the yearnings … Continue reading IPMAN commends NASS for the inclusion of PEF in PIB

Ag. DCG Katherine Ekekezie Officially Transfers Staff of Office to ACG Modupe Aremu

It was an atmosphere of joy and jubilation filled with emotions as the acting DCG Katherine Ekekezie handed the staff of the office to the new ACG. Modupe Aremu as the Zonal Coordinator Zone “A”. The acting Deputy Comptroller General, Katherine Ekekezie has attributed her success to God and capable lieutenants while serving as the Zonal Coordinator Zone A. She stated this at the official … Continue reading Ag. DCG Katherine Ekekezie Officially Transfers Staff of Office to ACG Modupe Aremu

Cardinal, 9 Others, To Be Tried In the Vatican Over Alleged Fraud

An influential Cardinal and nine others will be tried within the Vatican’s legal system over alleged financial wrongdoing, the Holy See announced Saturday. Italian Cardinal Angelo Becciu, who was one of the most influential figures in the Vatican and a close ally of Pope Francis, will appear before the tribunal of the Holy See from July 27, according to a Vatican statement. The 73-year-old was … Continue reading Cardinal, 9 Others, To Be Tried In the Vatican Over Alleged Fraud

Dangote seeks the establishment of a Permanent Naval Protection Base for Refinery

The Chairman and CEO of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has called on the Nigerian Navy to establish a permanent naval protection base at the Dangote Refinery and the shores around the refinery in Lagos state noting his organization was ready to partner with the Navy in bringing this to fruition. Making this known during a courtesy visit to the Chief of Naval … Continue reading Dangote seeks the establishment of a Permanent Naval Protection Base for Refinery

Ogun Governor begs FG to secure the release of Nigerian abducted by Beninoise Gendarmes from market

The Ogun State government has called on the Federal Government to immediately secure the release of a Nigerian citizen of Ogun State origin currently languishing in detention in Benin Republic. Pastor Kunle Garb, a resident of Igbokofi village in Yewa North Local Government Area, was abducted at the village market, last week by gendarmes (Beninese Police) who crossed illegally into the Nigerian territory to carry … Continue reading Ogun Governor begs FG to secure the release of Nigerian abducted by Beninoise Gendarmes from market

Nigerians not regretting our Back-to-the -land policy, Buhari tells ex-PM of Ethiopia

The focus on agriculture by the current government is paying off handsomely, and Nigerians are not regretting it, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. The President spoke Friday at State House, Abuja, while receiving in audience former Prime Minister of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, His Excellency Ato Hailemariam Dessalegn Boshe. He added: “We needed to go back to the land, as petroleum could no longer … Continue reading Nigerians not regretting our Back-to-the -land policy, Buhari tells ex-PM of Ethiopia

Court Fixes September 10 for Judgment on Orji Kalu’s Retrial

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today July 2, 2021 reversed ruling for September 10, 2021 in the suit by former governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Kalu seeking to stop his retrial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Kalu is seeking to stop his retrial after the Supreme Court upturned his conviction along with two others on … Continue reading Court Fixes September 10 for Judgment on Orji Kalu’s Retrial