UN Security Council members visit South Sudan

Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary General Gerard van Bohemen, New Zealand’s Ambassador to the UN and President of the Security Council for September, on Friday, said members of the Council left New York on an official visit to South Sudan. He said that the Security Council members would from Friday through Monday, spend time in…

Buhari Jubilates As Economic Experts Releases Solutions To Ending Economic Recession

‎In a bid to rejuvenate the already dying economy, financial and economic expert’s ‎have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to adopt the arithmetic Formula prescribed for him, by injecting trillions of naira into the economy to stimulate growth. It could be recalled that the ‎National Bureau Statistic, NBS, had reported that the nation’s economy shrank…

Dealer Predicts Imminent Fall Of Rice Price

Chief Anthony Ndubuka, a major rice dealer in Umuahia, Chief Anthony Ndubuka, has expressed optimism that the price of rice would soon fall in Nigeria. Ndubuka expressed the optimism in an interview with newsmen in Umuahia yesterday while speaking on the high price of the grains in the country. He said that the grains would…

THE STATES

Adamawa From January 2016 to date, the Adamawa State Govern ment has generated over N7 million revenue from the sale of timber, Permanent Secretary, Mr Barnabas Pata, Ministry of Environment, has said. “In 2015, government discovered underground dealing and unlawful activity by the association of timber dealers, Adamawa branch. “We invited and held meeting with…

Group Invents Livestock Reproduction Technologies

A Development Social Enterprise Organisation, Real People Concept, Ibadan, says it has developed livestock reproduction technologies to boost animal production in the country. The Tide reports that Real People Concept, a registered trademark, is committed to developing livestock production in the country. The Managing Director of the organization, Mr Olawole Olagbaju, told newsmen in Ibadan…

NCC to release SIM card data to NIMC

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, is to release the commission’s data from the on-going Subscriber Identity Module, SIM, cards registration exercise to the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC. The decision is in line with the Federal Government plan to harmonise biometric data captured by different agencies in the country. Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, who made the disclosure while receiving the Director General of…

‘Govt’s support to agric industrialisation vital’

The Director-General, African Centre for Supply Chain (ACSC), Dr. Obiora Madu, has said the government is taking steps to improve trade finance avalability to address the gaps in  agro industrialisation, growth and job creation. Speaking with The Nation, Madu said the pool of funds established by the government was to serve players in the sector,…

Ooni of Ife foresees bright economic future for Nigeria

Ile-Ife (Osun) – The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja 11, said the nation would bounce back on track in spite of the present economic challenges facing it. Oba Ogunwusi said this during the courtesy visit by some management staff of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, (FIIRO) to his palace on Thursday,…