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……

Navy Vows To Tackle Maritime Threats In N’Delta

Following frequent attacks on vessels and crew members by sea pirates in the coastal region, the Nigerian Navy has vowed to intensify efforts in tackling the Growing maritime challenges. It said that it would deepen human capacity to curb the increasing threats on the waterways. Addressing the graduands of the Naval War College Nigeria, NWCN,…

Stakeholders Flay Customs Over Insecurity At Borders …Decry Infiltration Of Arms, Ammunition

A section of the Nigeria political class, the diplomatic corps, the academia, Port trading community, particularly freight forwarding and clearing operators and industry observers have come hard on the Nigeria Customs Service for it’s perceived failure to tighten the nuts on customs inspection processes, thereby exposing the country and its citizenry to great danger of…

FG Moves To Decongest Apapa Port Road …Firms To Pay Fine For Empty Containers Evacuation Delay

Barely two months, ago, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo visited Lagos seaports over issues bordering on gridlock. The taskforce on port roads congestion has concluded plans to compel shipping companies operating in Nigeria to pay a certain fee to truck owners over delay to receive empty containers at the appropriate time. Though the amount has not…

Abonnema Wharf Community Wants Toilet Facility

The Chairman, Abonnema Wharf waterfront in Port Harcourt, Mr Taribo Benson has decried the absence of modern toilet facility in the waterside for drivers and passengers doing business in the area. The community chairman also called on the Ministry of Transport to build a modern lounge in the jetty to accommodate sea travellers and protect…

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…

FG To Generate N6bn From Concession Of 20 Silos

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the concessioning of 20 out of its 33 Silos to private sector operators at the cost of N6billion. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, revealed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC)….

MAN Elects New President, Sept 27

The President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Dr Frank Jacobs has announced September 27 as the end of his tenure and assured members and Nigerians of continuity by his successor. The MAN president, who made this known at a news conference in Lagos, last Wednesday said the date also coincided with the association’s…