Adewole inaugurates emergency medical treatment committee

The Federal Ministry of Health, has inaugurated an Emergency Medical Treatment Committee and National Emergency Medical Services and Ambulance Scheme to provide an effective and efficient emergency medical services to Nigerians. 

Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Minister of Health, Pro [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Be transparent to contributors, ARDS tasks cooperatives

The Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, ARDS, has tasked the over 500 cooperative societies in the Federal Capital Territory to be transparent in their operations, improve on the welfare of their cooperators and be accountable to them.

Chief Registrar of Cooperatives under the ARDS, [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Collapse of Fortis MFB collapse expected-NDIC

Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation, NDIC, said the liquidation of Fortis Micro-Finance Bank, MFB, was done after every attempt to save the bank from going under failed.

NDIC denied media reports that it the liquidation process was hurriedly done without prior attempt to salvage the ailing ba [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


DMBs approve loan for ICT, entertainment industries

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has agreed to provide new credit facility at single-digit interest for the creative sector so as to drive job creation in the sector.

The Bankers Committee of the CBN said the decision to support the creative industry was born out of the conviction that the sec [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


2019 will be the year for farmers- NCX

The Nigeria Commodity Exchange, NCX, says it is hoping to generate at least N4.3billion from trading on farm produce in 2019. In this interview, the MD of the agency, Zaheera Baba-Ari, talks about the new trading system to be deployed in achieving this feat. Sarah NEGEDU was there. Excerpts:

Sun, 17 February 2019


How FCT residents reacted to polls postponement

 As Nigerians observed one of the freest Saturdays since independence following the postponement of the February 16 general elections by INEC, residents of the Federal Capital Territory, are, however, overwhelmed by the development. 

A cross section of residents who spoke to our corre [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Guber candidate tasks journalists on news sources

Media practitioners in Nigeria have been called upon to always seek news sources rather than wait for the news for balanced and fair reportage. 

This advice was given in Abuja by the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, gubernatorial candidate in Abia state, Chief Chikwe Udensi, when the [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


Women group insists Buhari, Osinbajo best option

Barring any further hitch to the general elections rescheduled for this weekend, a solidarity group for Buhari-Osinbajo has called on voters to come out and vote massively for the candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC. 

The women group under the aegis of Noble Women Movement for [...]

Sun, 17 February 2019


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