FG To Earn Additional N6b From VAIDS

The Federal Government will rake in an additional N6billion from the implementation of the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) before the end of the year. The sum is in addition to the N17billion already yielded by the scheme within six months. This was disclosed in Lagos yesterday by Mr. Babatunde Fowler,  Executive Chairman,…

World Cup: FIFA Fines Nigeria For Fielding Ineligible Player In Qualifier, Loses Points

FIFA has fined the Nigeria Football Federation 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2,177,280) for fielding an ineligible player in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday said the three-time African champions fielded Shehu Abdullahi who was ineligible for the qualifier against Algeria on November 10,…

Kano To Construct N2.2bn Classroom Blocks 

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has laid the foundation of classroom blocks, under the 2016 fiscal year Kano state government/Universal Basic Education matching grant projects, worth N2.2 billion in the state. At the ceremony held at Darmanawa Special Primary School in Tarauni local government area, Gov. Ganduje explained that under the scheme, 61…

NAF Appoints AVM Lubo Air Tactical Commander, Sponsors Training of Female Fighter Pilot

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reorganized its air combat structure in the Northeast for increased operational efficiency. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, disclosed this during his opening remarks at the CAS Fourth Quarter Conference, which commenced at NAF Headquarters Monday, 11 December 2017. According to the CAS, the Air…

Prison Boss Gets Commendation From Kwara Inmates 

The inmates of Ilorin and Mandala Prisons in Kwara state command have applauded the leadership of the Controller General of Prisons, Ja’afaru Ahmed in transforming the Service. The inmates made this known during the disbursement of various drugs for different ailments by the Comptroller General of Prison(CGP) Mr. Ja’afaru Ahmed and assisted by the Minister…

Madrid to play PSG in Champions League last 16, Barca get Chelsea

Two-time defending champions Real Madrid will play big-spending Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Champions League after the draw on Monday. Real’s La Liga rivals Barcelona were drawn against Chelsea, while English Premier League leaders Manchester City play Basel. AFP The post Madrid to play PSG in Champions League last 16, Barca get…

FirstBank To Assists Every Girl-child Found Her Voice, Pocket Through FirstGem

It was a colorful and spectacular sight! Beautiful Nigerian women gathered from different diverse backgrounds for the FirstGEM First Anniversary Celebrations. More than the spectacular display of diverse colorful fashionable attires was the extraordinary array of businesses and ideas which these women represent. On Tuesday, December 5th, FirstBank hosted an interactive session for women themed…

Fashola’s Performance Passes Integrity Test – CDG

A pro-democracy organisation, Center for Dignity in governance (CDG), has said that the performance of Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), in office has passed dignity test. A statement from the group’s President, Comrade Razaq Olokoba said his organization has subjected Fashola’s performance to integrity test and he has passed, disclosing…

Fashion Mogul, Princess Kelechi Oghene Hosts GYMT Frozen Ball On Sunday

Fashion entrepreneur and CEO, House of GYMT, Princess Kelechi Romeo Oghene will be hosting an award night cum graduation ceremony for students of her GMYT Fashion Academy on Sunday, December 10. The glamorous frozen-themed ball holding at the Grand Ball Room of Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, will see the celebration of 31 graduating students…