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COVID-19: Nigeria needs to act to avert Food Crisis – ABAN

COVID-19: Nigeria needs to act to avert Food Crisis – ABAN

The Agriculture Bureau Association of Nigeria (ABAN) has called for a stakeholders’ consultative forum to rationalize initiatives to keep the country’s food chain running amidst the current challenges posed by the outbreak and spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. THISDAY newspapers reports The association’s Coordinator, Mr. Suleman Dikwa, warned that the inability to act could […] Read More

Increase in electricity tariff to take effect from Wednesday April 1st

Increase in electricity tariff to take effect from Wednesday April 1st

Nigerians will from Wednesday, April 1, 2020, pay more for electricity.  The PUNCH reports. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission had disclosed this in its December 2019 Minor Review of Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020. Despite the lockdown occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic,  the decision to increase tariff had […] Read More

Petrol: Marketers raise concerns over dollar shortage

Petrol: Marketers raise concerns over dollar shortage

While the landing cost of petrol has tumbled on the back of the sharp drop in crude oil prices, major fuel marketers are not keen to resume the importation of the product as access to dollar is seen as a major hurdle. The PUNCH reports The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has been the sole importer […] Read More

COVID-19: Polaris Bank supports efforts with provision of  400 specialized beds and accessories

COVID-19: Polaris Bank supports efforts with provision of 400 specialized beds and accessories

In a bid to support government’s efforts in the fight against Coronavirus, POLARIS Bank has bank has acquired 400 specialized hospital beds, complete with mattresses and accessories. As reported by VANGUARD, The beds will be handed over to the Lagos State Government, being the state most hit by the pandemic, the Nigeria Centre for Disease […] Read More

Top Classifieds Ads Websites In Nigeria

Top Classifieds Ads Websites In Nigeria

There are several free classified ads websites in Nigeria that you can consider when you want to advertise your products for free or when you are a buyer seeking an affordable product to buy.  Some are owned by foreigners while several are owned by Nigerians.  Today, I wish to highlight only the indigenous top classifieds […] Read More

Lagos Govt clears accumulated N1.8bn  pensions

Lagos Govt clears accumulated N1.8bn pensions

The Lagos State Government says it has paid N1.8bn accrued pension rights for past civil servants into the Retirement Savings Account of 418 retirees. The PUNCH reports The payment was made from the mainstream civil service, Local Governments, State Universal Basic Education and Teaching Service Commission for the month of March, 2020. A statement said the […] Read More

FG: ATMs, Banking platforms will be operational during lockdown

FG: ATMs, Banking platforms will be operational during lockdown

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, and the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, have said that the financial sector will continue to perform skeletal services during the two weeks restrictions placed on movement by the Federal Government. They said this in a statement jointly signed by them […] Read More

CBN, Dangote, private sector plan N120bn COVID-19 fund

CBN, Dangote, private sector plan N120bn COVID-19 fund

The Central Bank of Nigeria and the private sector, led by Aliko Dangote Foundation and Access Bank, have set up a coalition aimed at raising N120bn towards the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria. The PUNCH reports The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said at a press briefing in Lagos on Thursday that […] Read More

Ekiti to use Agric sector as a platform for economic diversification

Ekiti to use Agric sector as a platform for economic diversification

In view of dwindling economic fortune of the nation arising from the Covid-19 pandemic ravaging the world, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has restated his administration’s resolve to use the agriculture sector as a platform for the diversification of the state’s economy. According to a report by the VANGUARD, the Governor also expressed the […] Read More

COVID-19: UBA pledges N5bn to support efforts across Africa

COVID-19: UBA pledges N5bn to support efforts across Africa

United Bank for Africa Plc, UBA, yesterday, announced a pledge of over N5 billion ($14 million), through the UBA Foundation, to catalyze a comprehensive pan-African response to the fight against the corona virus pandemic. The VANGUARD reports The donation will provide significant and much needed support to Nigeria and 19 other African countries, by supplying […] Read More

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