Monday, February 15, 2021



Nigeria’s construction giant Cosgrove lays foundation for National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre for NITDA

Foremost Nigerian construction giant, Cosgrove Investment Limited, has laid foundation for building National Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre for the National Information Technology Development...

BUA fires back at Dangote, shows proof of N1.3bn payment to procure 1m doses of COVID-19 vaccine for Nigerians

BUA Group, one of Nigerian a leading foods and infrastructure conglomerates, has reacted to Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID's statement disputing its claims that it...

BREAKING: Nigerian govt extends NIN/SIM linkage deadline

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for linkage of National Identity Numbers with Subscribers Identity Module, SIM, cards by eight weeks, from February 9 to April 6, 2021.

NiDCOM Boss, Dabiri-Erewa, loses 90-year-old mother

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has condoled with its Chairman/CEO, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, over the passing of her mother, Sadiat Erogbogbo.

FBN Holdings announces new board members

FBN Holdings Plc has announced the appointments of Seni Adetu and Juliet Anammah as Independent Non-Executive Directors. The company also appointed Otu Hughes as a...

Jaiz, NAHCON launch Hajj Savings Scheme in Kwara, Oyo

Jaiz Bank, in partnership with the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has launched the National Hajj Savings Scheme in Kwara and Oyo states in a bid to make it easier for Muslims in the respective states to go on pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia.

COVID-19: Boeing declares $12bn loss in 2020

As COVID-19 effects take its toll on various sectors of the economy, Boeing has released its 2020 results, recording a loss of almost $12 billion.

Nigerian govt demands justice for citizen killed in Ireland

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman /CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NiDCOM, has demanded justice for George Nkencho, a 27-year-old Nigerian killed in Ireland.

Embracing Hajj savings scheme, first step at performing pilgrimage – Jaiz MD

The Managing Director, Jaiz Bank Plc., Hassan Usman, has said that commencing savings for Hajj is like starting the journey to the Holy Land for pilgrimage.

#EndSARS: Groups to join in $1bn suit against Twitter

Three groups have indicated their interest to be joined in the one billion dollars suit filed by a Nigerian, Adamu Garba, against the Chief Executive Officer, CEO, and Founder of Twitter International Company, Jack Dorsey.

BREAKING: Nigerian govt extends deadline for NIN update on SIM Cards

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for the provision of a National Identification Number by telecommunication service subscribers.

BREAKING: NCC orders Telecom operators to block SIM Cards without NIN

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has given telecommunications operators in the country two weeks within which they should block SIM Cards that are not registered with the National Identity Numbers, NIN.

Zabaramari Massacre: Calls for Buhari’s resignation irresponsible – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government says the call, in some quarters, for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent killing of farmers in Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists is “cheap and irresponsible’’.

Workers at London’s Heathrow airport begin strike over pay cut

Workers at London’s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday began a 24-hour strike following clashes over pay cuts.

Bible Society appoints Sanusi as new CEO-Designate

The Bible Society of Nigeria, BSN, on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate. BSN Manager,...

Dantata Foods to engage 200,000 farmers on new agric project in 11 states — Official

The Dantata Foods and Allied Products Company Limited (Nigeria) says it has partnered a UK-based innovative and Agric-technology firm, RegenFARM Limited and the Foreign...

Nigeria taking steps to eliminate cervical cancer – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria is taking steps to eliminate cervical cancer by 2030. Mr Ehanire said this on Tuesday in Abuja...

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