Stakeholders advocate safety on Inland waterways transport

Experts in the maritime and safety sector have urged the Federal and state governments to improve the inland waterways transport system and make it safe for navigation. The call was made Friday at the maritime summit hosted by students of the Institute of Maritime Studies,...

Ex-SGF, Aisha’s sisters are cartel members – suspect arrested for impersonating Aisha Buhari

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested a woman, Amina Mohammed, for allegedly impersonating Hajia Aisha Buhari, wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari, to defraud unsuspecting Nigerians. Paràdinf the suspect, DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunanya, said that Amina had...

Why we will  invest $ 24 billion in Africa  – AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has said that it will invest   $24 billion in African agriculture, over the next 10 years in the largest such effort ever.     “We are not winning the war against global hunger,” Bank President, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, told an...

The Paradox of Investing in Nigeria -Obi 

                                                   The present reality – encapsulated in the dynamics of the world economy — has made the imperative of investing in Nigeria more acute, anecdotal and seemingly tragic. As a principal participant, my extensive...

Court stops planned sale of Etisalat (9Mobile)

*Shareholders demand refund of $43.33m investment The Abuja division of the  Federal High Court has stopped the planned sale of the troubled telecommunication firm, Etisalat (now 9Mobile) following opposition to the move by some aggrieved shareholders. The shareholders –...

President Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  President Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote; Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates and the Country Director, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Paulin Basinga during the National Economic Council meeting on...

Arik air fire,man narrates ordeals.

“I boarded Arik air flight W3304 to Accra on Tuesday 06/03/2018. The name of the aircraft is STEPHEN. It was a Dash 8 NextGen propeller aircraft. The flight took off precisely 7.20pm (Lagos time)   35 minutes into the 55 minutes flight, I started perceiving something...

20 bank staff in detention over Fraud

Over 20 bank staff are presently in police detention in Lagos State. Authoritative police source said the bankers were arrested from different offences of fraud . The senior police officer said :”In Special Police Fraud unit,Ikoyi, Lagos,six bankers are being interrogated...
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