Consumers of alcoholic beverages and cigarettes will from June 4, 2018, pay more for their favourite brands as the federal government recently announced an upward review of the excise duty rates for the products.
President Muhammadu Buhari, who gave approval for the amendment, also gave a three month grace period to all manufacturers befo [...]
To bridge the metering gap in the country and ensure accurate energy billing of consumers, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has introduced a new class of operators in electricity supply chain.
The new players known as Meter Asset Providers, MAPS, would now take up the duty of providing meters to customers, among other [...]
Nigeria is currently gunning for a position on the council of the International Telecommunication Union, ITU, with the hope of heading the union’s Bureau of Telecommunication Development, BDT.
The move is coming ahead of the 2018 Plenipotentiary Conference of the ITU scheduled to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 29th O [...]
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has clarified that the Power Purchasing Agreements, PPAS, signed by the federal government and project developers in the power sector is still on course.
The minister was reacting to a media report that the agreement had been cancelled.
A statement from her special adviser on media a [...]
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria, ASCSN, has frowned at a comment credited to Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, that the military can still intervene in the politics of the country, to mitigate the killings
In a statement jointly signed by the ASCSN National President, Comrade Bobboi Bala Kaigama, and the Secreta [...]
Delta state Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has been commended for his recognition of womenfolk.
The commendation was made by Mrs. Kanwulia Omoko, woman leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state.
She gave the commendation at a sensitization of members across the state to support Okowa and other party candidates in the 2019 e [...]
As Benue bids farewell to the 26 people killed Penultimate Monday in Okpokwu LGA, Governor Samuel Ortom has decried the too many killings in the state by Fulani herdsmen saying no more bloodshed.
He stated this on Thursday at St. Bernard Primary School Ugwu-Okpoga in Okpokwu Local Government Area during a mass funeral service in honour of [...]
The Executive Chairman, Board of Internal Revenue Service, Mrs Mimi Adzape-Orubibi,has advocated for the upward review of the 35 per cent Beijing Declaration Affirmative Action for women.
Adzape-Orubibi made this call in a chat with Abuja Inquires in her Makurdi resident saying that more women should be given opportunities to showcase [...]
U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, got fired by President Donald Trump hours after visiting Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari who has a history of not sacking his officials even over corrupt practices.
Trump replaced Tillerson with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
“Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become [...]
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