IIA Nigeria seeks greater capacity for internal auditors

In a time when organizations, businesses and even individuals are disrupted in per second basis, the Institute of Internal Auditors Nigeria (IIA) plans to provide internal auditors, stakeholders and the society at large with resources to position their internal audit functions. The Nigeria arm of the global Institute of Internal Auditors wants to bring international……

Updated: Buhari names Amaechi DG, 2019 campaign organization

Ahead of the formal take off of the 2019 Presidential campaign, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the appointment Rotimi Amaechi as the Director General of his 2019 re-election campaign organization. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi will serve as Secretary/Director……

FG urged to proclaim prostate cancer awareness

President Mohammadu Buhari has been urged to make a proclamation on National Prostate Cancer awareness in the year 2018′, similar to that of the 1971 Cancer Act of the United States of America, in order to tackle the scourge of prostate cancer in Nigeria. Sulyman Alege Kuranga, a professor of Urology and former Chief Medical……

Tuberculosis response still seen as global health failure

The World Health Organisation (WHO) sees slow gaps of tuberculosis response in countries as a challenge to tackle the world’s deadliest infectious disease, however calls all political leaders to take decisive action. A release made available by the organisation on 18th September, advocates that political leaders gathering next week for the first-ever United Nations high-level……

Covenant for a New Nigeria

It is with a profound sense of duty as well as responsibility that I announce my candidacy for the office of President of our great federal republic under the platform of the African Democratic Congress (ADC). Early this year, the coalition of Southern cultural communities (Afenifere of Yoruba land, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and PANDEF of the…

Heritage Bank partners NPA to support improved ports infrastructure

Heritage Bank Plc has perfected plans to provide financing for building critical maritime infrastructures and other aspects of transport sector projects once policies driving the projects are well structured. According to the bank, this would be done in partnership with the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), to boost  infrastructural provisions around the port . Ifie Sekibo, managing……

Stanbic IBTC takes financial literacy campaign to Covenant University

In a move to impact financial knowledge on Nigerian youths, Stanbic IBTC Bank, in partnership with the Creative Youth Community Development Initiative, a Wole Soyinka Foundation, has organised a financial literacy forum for students of Covenant University, Ota, Ogun Stat. Apart from raising awareness on good saving habits and financial education, the session also enabled……

Emirates seeks take-over of Etihad to create world’s largest airline

Dubai’s flagship airline Emirates is looking at taking over unprofitable neighbour Etihad, Bloomberg reports, in a move that would create the world’s biggest carrier by passenger traffic. The talks, which are at a preliminary stage, would see Emirates acquire the main airline business of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad, which would keep its maintenance arm, according to……