FG woos entrepreneurs to access N220bn MSMEDF

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has expressed concern that only less than N80 billion had been accessed by Nigerians out of the N220billion Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund MSMEDF established by the Bank. He stated this in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during an inspection tour of some agricultural projects in […] The post FG woos ...

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Ighalo: Mikel Welcome At Watford; Yorke, Cole My Idols; Aguero EPL’s Best

By James Agberebi: Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has admitted that he would welcome international teammate Mikel Obi at Watford during the January transfer window, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Mikel is yet to make an appearance for Chelsea under Antonio Conte which has sparked reports of him leaving the London-based club before the end of the current season. Speaking as a guest ...

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How Gas Supply Frustrated 4,541MW ‎NIPP Project

The non-availability of gas supply to the 10 thermal power plants has been identified as the bane of the National Independent Power Projects (NIPP),  4,541 Megawatts of electricity into the National grid. Acting Director General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Vincent Akpotaire,  disclosed this at the opening of the investigation into the alleged non-transparent and fraudulent sale of power ...

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Wike’s CSO Redeployed For Misconduct, Insubordination – Police

The Nigeria Police Force has explained that the former Chief Security Officer to Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, DSP Promise Nwosu was redeployed as a result of gross professional misconduct. The Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Don Awunah, in a statement, explained that  “on November, 17, 2016 during peaceful demonstrations of an opposition party in the state, All Progressive Congress (APC), ...

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FirstBank partners Eventful to host Fiesta of Flavours 2nd edition

…Drives Food Economy through Entertainment First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria Most Valuable bank brand has reinstated its commitment to economic diversification through support for the business, art and entertainment of food across all sectors of the economy. Realising that support for the agricultural value chain and by extension food, will enable individual and communal […] The post FirstBank partners ...

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Super 4: Egbuchulam Scores Twice As Rangers Outsmart Rivers United

By Adeboye Amosu in Enugu: Chisom Egbuchulam scored a brace as Enugu Rangers started their campaign in the Nigeria Professional League Super Four competition with a 2-0 win against Rivers United, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Egbuchulam put the Flying Antelopes ahead in the 65th minute and added the second nine minutes later. The encounter started on a cagey note as both sides ...

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Jigawa Injects Over N2bn Into Rice Farming

The Jigawa State Government has said it introduced a novel project called “cluster farming for farmers” where about N215,404,850.00 was injected to empower thousands of rice farmers during the previous wet season in the state. This was disclosed on Wednesday in Abuja during the ongoing NEPAD Business Group Nigeria’s stakeholders meeting.  The chairman of the plenary session which had as its ...

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Redeployment Of Chief Security Officer To H.E. Nyesom Wike, Gov Of Rivers State

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The Nigeria Police Force have observed the innuendos, distortion of facts and wild allegations peddled in the mass media following the redeployment of the Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the Governor of Rivers State, DSP Promise Nwosu, as a result of gross professional misconduct. 2. It will be recalled that on 17th November, 2016 during peaceful demonstrations of an opposition ...

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Plane With 47 Passengers Crashes At Islamabad

A plane carrying 47 passengers and crew members  crashed Wednesday at the north of the Pakistani capital Islamabad, officials said. The Pakistan International Airlines plane was headed for the northwestern Chitral area but crashed around 80 kilometers from Islamabad, Pervez Geroge, a spokesman for the Civil Aviation Authority, told Anadolu Agency. The airline also confirmed the plane crashed after losing ...

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Opinion… Rivers: The Comical Impunity of Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, ‎Ibrahim Idris!

As a political observer, I am amused by the extreme partisanship of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Though he is still wearing his uniform, all his actions are tailored towards the promotion of the ‘Chanji Dole’politics. Since his appointment, he has dragged the police several steps backwards because of his commitment to the political ideals of those who ...

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Babaganaru: Wikki Not favourites To Win Super 4 Title

  By Adeboye Amosu in Enugu:   Photo courtesy LMC: Wikki Tourists technical adviser Mohammed Babaganaru has downplayed his side’s chances of winning the Nigeria Professional Football League  Super Four competition following their impressive performance in the 2-1 win against FC Ifeanyiubah, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Bauchi Elephants rallied back from a goal down to beat the 10-man Federation Cup holders with ...

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Dickson Tasks Due-process Bureau on Dedication, Diligence, Integrity

Governor of Bayelsa State, Hon. Seriake Dickson, has inaugurated a five member Due Process Bureau, with a call on them to exhibit a … level of dedication, diligence and integrity in their assignment. Dickson, who inaugurated the Due Process Bureau Board on Tuesday at Government House, Yenagoa, said that, the job of due process is a sensitive one, that will ...

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Why Python Shouldn’t have danced in the South East

Donald Trump the debonair American businessman who recently clinched the coveted United States of America’s Presidency in the ticket of the Republican Party is a man that is fascinated by some crazy epithets and nicknames. As he busies himself interviewing potential members of his cabinet who would serve the American people with him when he is sworn in by January ...

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Opinion… Echoes of Modern Primitivity

When certain things happen, we just wonder whether we have not yet arrived at the 21st century. Nigeria, like every other country, is supposed to be mutually inclusive – excessive gains on one side would be deprivation on another. Did former President Olusegun Obasanjo say he had deliberately set out to create 50 billionaires during his presidency? What a hopeless height ...

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AMAC-IPDC Moves To Halt Street Hawking, Boost IGR

The Abuja Municipal Area Council Investment and Property Development Company has restated it commitment to read the city of street Hawking and boost the internally generated revenue base of the council. AMAC-IPDC made this call on Wednesday, during the “Unveiling/ground breaking” ceremony of the AMAC city mall wuse 3. Speaking at the ground breaking ceremony, the managing director, AMAC-IPDC Alh.Yakubu ...

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Senate Urges FG, NFF to Pay Supper Falcons Their Bonuses, Allowances

The Senate on Wednesday urged the Federal Government and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to pay all bonuses and allowances to the country’s senior female football team (Supper Falcon). The Legislators also directed its committee on sport to investigate the matter of owning players after participating in competition. They also urged the ministry of sport to be proactive in order ...

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