Intels: APC chiefs query FG’s intention

PENULTIMATE week’s termination of the contract of oil services company, Intels, is causing ripples in the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, even as there are fears that the economy may be worse off should the federal government agencies involved carry through the termination of the firm’s services. A Pilotage Agency Agreement between Intels, a company…

Alleged Bribery: I’m ready to meet FG in court – Sen Misau

senatorial zone yesterday said that he was ready to meet the federal government in court so as to defend himself in the allegations of falsehood levelled against him. The federal government had last week filed a five-count charge before an Abuja High Court against the senator bothering on alleged injurious falsehood against the Inspector General…

Private school owners lament overbearing taxes

SOME private school owners in the Federal Character Territory (FCT) have lamented the incessant taxes and dues levied on them by the government. The school owners shared their experiences at the Africa Global Education Forum, hosted by Lost Hope Regainer Foundation Ministry on Monday in Abuja. Mrs Peace Iheama, AMAC President, National Association of Proprietors…

NANTS president advocates negotiating strategy for Nigeria

President, National Association of Nigeria Traders (NANTS), Mr Ken Ukaoha, has advocated for the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations (NOTN) to coordinate the formulation of a negotiating strategy for Nigeria. Ukaoha said in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday that the Federal Executive Council had in May 2017 approved the establishment of NOTN as the…

NDIC gets special recognition award for excellence

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has been conferred with special recognition for raising the bar of excellent performance in discharging its mandate. Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim, the Managing Director of NDIC, disclosed this in a statement by Mr Hakeem Bakare of the Communications and Public Affairs Department of NDIC on Tuesday in Abuja. Ibrahim said…

LASEMA kicks off awareness campaign on toll-free numbers

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) kicked off, on Tuesday, its three-day road show, to create awareness on the essence of Emergency Toll-Free lines in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the agency’s toll-free lines are 112/767 for emergency and disaster intervention. LASEMA’s General Manager, Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, harped on…