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Aliko Dangote Names Largest Road To Refinery After Herbert Wigwe

NIGERIAN business mogul and Africa’s richest man has named its largest road network to Dangote Refinery after the late founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Holdings, Herbert Wigwe. On Monday, Dangote announced this in his condolence speech…

Nigeria’s Forex Crisis Is Artificial And Deliberate – Ooni Of Ife

THE Ooni of Ife believes that the fact that the naira strengthened against the dollar following the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) crackdown on illegal forex operators is evidence that Nigeria’s current economic crisis is artificial and deliberate. Making…

Youth Group dismisses NECA’s criticisms of Expatriate Employment Levy

A youth group, Consolidated Youth Assembly (CYA) has dismissed the recent criticisms by the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) regarding the Expatriate Employment Levy (EEL), stating that it is essential for enhancing skills transfer and generating revenue. Group leader, Mallam…

FRSC Declares Nationwide War Against Overloading, Night Trips

FRSC The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has directed its Commanding Officers to step up nationwide enforcement against overloading of vehicles and night trips. The corps also said it would engage stakeholders to eduate them on the dangers inherent in…

Olukoyede Tasks Bank Auditors On Tackling Financial Crimes In Banks

THE Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ola Olukoyede has called on Audit Executives in banks across the country to be more vigilant and assertive in tackling financial crimes in the banking sector.  He gave the…

Residents Fume Over Demolition of Iddo, Seek Government Intervention, By Oluwasegun Aina

Occupants of Iddo in Abuja have appealed to federal government to intervene in the proposed demolition of the area by the Nigerian Navy. They pointed at a great loss if demolition of the area was not put on hold. Hundred…

Alleged N4bn Fraud: Court To Hear Obiano`s Motion Challenging Jurisdiction, March 7

JUSTICE Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday, February 4, slated the hearing of a motion brought by a former governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, challenging the jurisdiction of his court to hear the…

Hardship: Emulate Governor Zulum of Borno State, Activist Tells Governor Adeleke Of Osun State

A human rights activist, Comrade Adeniyi Alimi Sulaiman, has called on the Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke to emulate his counterpart from Borno State, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on the modality adopted to cushion the effect of…

Ooni of Ife Commends EFCC On Tackling Illegal Foreign Exchange Operators 

THE Ooni of Ife,  Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi  has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on its focused sting operations against currency speculators and street hawkers operating illegal foreign exchange markets across the country.  He gave the commendation…

Nigeria Customs To Resume Distribution Of Seized Rice, Other Food Items

THE Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo/Ogun Command, has announced plans to begin another round of distribution of seized rice and other food items to citizens. The Area Controller, Oyo/Osun Command, Ben Oramalugo, said this on Sunday while speaking with newsmen at the…