Tony Elumelu delivers paper at NIPSS, tasks policy makers on poverty reduction

Tony O. Elumelu, Chairman of Heirs Holdings and UBA Plc. has advocated entrepreneurship as a veritable solution to achieving poverty reduction in the country.

Mr. Tony Elumelu delivering a paper titled: Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility and Africapitalism: The Role of the Private Sector in Fighting Poverty in Nigeria at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru , Plateau State  on Tuesday

Mr. Tony Elumelu delivering a paper titled: Entrepreneurship, Corporate Social Responsibility and Africapitalism: The Role of


CALAMITY: World Bank officials drown in Nigeria

Four World Bank officials have drowned at Egbe Dam in Egbe Ekiti, Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, South-West Nigeria.World BankEgbe Dam is the biggest of the six dams in the state.

Folasade Akinrinmola, the chairman of the council … CONTINUE READING

CBN lifts UBA’s forex sanction, other banks speak up

ubaThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has deleted the United Bank for Africa (UBA) from the list of nine deposit money banks (DMBs) banned from the foreign exchange market, for hiding over $2 billion belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation … CONTINUE READING

Buhari’s supporters are about to mess him up like Jonathan

Ali BabaAce comedian Atunyota Alleluya Akporobomerere, popularly called Ali baba, has called on president President Muhammadu Buhari who he described as a “respected man” to call the Inspector General of Police and the Attorney General of the Federation/Minister of … CONTINUE READING

Kano orders removal of Kwankwasiyya inscriptions from public buildings

The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all Kwankwasiyya inscriptions from public buildings in Kano metropolis and other local government areas of the state.Kwankwaso

The directive followed a motion by Alhaji Baffa Babba-Dan-Agundi, member … CONTINUE READING

NNPC partners NSCDC on “Infrastructural Protection”

NSCDCThe Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, says the Corps is a specialized Security Government Agency always positioned to protect the Critical Infrastructure  of the country, and will always deliver on its CONTINUE READING

BREAKING: 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake consumes half of Central Italy

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake has hit central Italy, leaving not less than six people dead and others trapped under rubble, Italian officials said.People stand by a road following a quake in Amatrice

The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city of Perugia, … CONTINUE READING

Ngige warns governors against cutting salaries, work hours

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, In a statement issued by Mr Samuel Olowokere, Deputy Director Press in the ministry, warned state governors against reducing workers’ salaries and hours of work.chris ngigeNgige said the warning has become … CONTINUE READING

Bangladesh to adopt Nigerian Military’s winning strategy in war against terror

The Bangladesh Armed Forces have lauded the success of the Nigerian Military to overcome insurgency and expressed their willingness to adopt the Nigerian Armed Forces winning strategy to combat insurgency and criminalities in their country.nigerian armyThis was contained in the CONTINUE READING

Buhari inherited a big problem – John Kerry

United States (US) secretary of state, John Kerry, on his visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Tuesday, assured Nigeria of his country’s support because they are aware Buhari “inherited a big problem”.John Kerry and Muhammadu BuhariDuring the meeting with Kerry, President … CONTINUE READING