How N1.2b Was Diverted To Private Companies In Adamawa

Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 24, 2017 through its seventh witness, presented documents to show the transfer of about N1,384,525,000 diverted from the Adamawa State government, during the tenure of Murtala Nyako, to the account of Crust Energy Limited. Nyako, a former governor of the state is facing…

Respect Nigerians Working In Your Firms

Uche Anichukwu, Abuja: The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on the Chinese government to ensure the proper and fair treatment of Nigerians working in Chinese firms in Nigeria. He made the call when he received the Deputy Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Nigeria, Mr. Jin Ping, who…

2017 Hajj: NAHCON approves 131 operators

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Monday released the list of 131 approved operators for the 2017 hajj. The Head of Media, NAHCON, Alhaji Uba Mana, announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. According to Mana, the list of the 131 successful companies have……

FIRS Makes N3.3 Trillion In 2016, Shreds Earlier Reports Of Revenue Made

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) made a record N3.303 trillion in 2016, its chairman Babatunde Fowler disclosed in Lagos, shredding earlier reports of the revenue made for the central government by the agency. Earlier reports had said the agency only raked in between  N1.2 trillion and N2trillion for the year, as against N2.92trillion made in 2015….

Facebook, Nigerian Groups Working To Ensure Safer Internet

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID) (www.SaferInternetDay.org) and Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has launched a series of initiatives to help make the Internet a safer and better place for people across Africa, especially children and the youth. Facebook is partnering with public sector agencies and non-governmental organisations from Nigeria and across Africa under the rallying call “Be…

50 Companies Bid For NNPC’s Boats Supply Term Contract

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: A total of 50 companies recently submitted bids to partake in the provision of seaworthy Tug boats on a charter time basis for the maritime operational requirements of the NNPC in Lagos, Warri and Port Harcourt. The public bid opening event which was held at the Abuja Corporate Headquarters of the Corporation…

Reps tell oil companies to stop violations of expatriate quota

The House of Reps has directed foreign oil and gas companies to seek Nigeria Content Development Management Board’s to approval before applying for expatriate quota at the Ministry of Interior. The Chairman of the House’s of Representatives Committee on Local Content, Mr. Emmanuel Ekon gave the directive on Thursday during a stakeholders meeting on expatriate…

FRSC Committed To Ensuring Safety During Ember Months 

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Tuesday said it had concluded arrangements to ensure safety of the nation’s highways during the Ember Months. The Public Relations Officer (PRO), FRSC, Mr Bisi Kazeem, made the statement in an interview in Abuja. “Ember Months are here again and we want to disabuse peoples mind that…

Dangote Group to invest over N53bn in rice, sugar in Nasarawa

The Dangote Group of Companies is set to invest over N53 billion in the production of rice and sugar in Nasarawa State. The President of the company, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, disclosed this on Thursday in Lafia during an assessment tour of the investment potential in the state. Dangote, who was represented by Mr Abdullahi Sule,…

Dangote To Invest Over N53bn In Rice, sugar In Nasarawa

The Dangote Group of Companies is set to invest over N53 billion in the production of rice and sugar in Nasarawa State. The President of the company, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, disclosed this on Thursday in Lafia during an assessment tour of the investment potential in the state. Dangote, who was represented by Mr Abdullahi Sule,…

Dangote To Invest Over N53bln In Rice, Sugar In Nasarawa

The Dangote Group of Companies is set to invest over N53 billion in the production of rice and sugar in Nasarawa State. The President of the company, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, disclosed this on Thursday in Lafia during an assessment tour of the investment potential in the state. Dangote, who was represented by Mr Abdullahi Sule,…

Cloud adoption hampered by complexity, lack of integration – Oracle

A growing divide between IT and business is leading many businesses to take the wrong approach to cloud Oracle’s new pan-EMEA study has revealed that while many European companies are embracing the move to the Cloud, nearly half are struggling, wrestling with increases in Cloud integration costs and data silos. A key reason for this…