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Experts explain hackers’ focus on banks in Nigeria, sub-Saharan Africa

Following report by Kaspersky that security researchers have spotted thousands of notifications of attacks on major banks located in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region, some Nigerian experts have explained the attractiveness of the region to hackers. Kaspersky had informed that the malware used in the attacks indicated that the threat actors are most likely to be […]

Reverse telecoms RoW charge increase, FG tells states

The Federal Government has faulted the hike of Right of Way charges by some state governments. RoW charges refer to fees paid by telecommunications operators to the government for the permission to install some of their infrastructure. The National Economic Council, comprising the 36 states and chaired by the Vice President, had resolved that telecom […]

Ortom approves site for Kwagh-Hir village

By Tahav Agerzua, Makilurdi   Governor Samuel Ortom today approved a site for the establishment of Kwagh-Hir Village in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.   Governor Ortom announced the approval during a meeting with the visiting Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Troupe of Nigeria, Comrade Tar Ukoh, at the Benue Peoples […]

Lagos plans tax expansion to fund N1.17tn budget

The Lagos State Government says it plans to increase its monthly Internally Generated Revenue to fund the 2020 budget. The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, said this on Tuesday at the state’s budget breakdown. He disclosed that the total budget size of N1.17tn would be funded from a total revenue estimate of […]

Yuletide: Essential insurance covers to embrace

The festive period is already at the door steps. Echoes of Christmas Carols fill the air coupled with the sensational decorations beautified with Christmas lightings. Schools are winding down academic activities, companies are equally selling out as much as they can at discounted prices. The joy and bliss of Christmas is felt in almost every street […]

Former Minister, Publisher, Others Elected into ACCI Exco, Council

Lubem Gena Former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs,  Dr Aliyu Idi Hong,  Publisher of Sahel Standard magazine, Mallam Olawale Rasheed and many others were on Tuesday elected into the executive and council membership of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) at its 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Dr Hong was elected Vice President […]

Central bank urges cottton farmers to pay up Anchor Borrowers loans

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged the leadership of the National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN), to prevail on the 30, 000 cotton farmers in Kano state who benefited from the Anchor Borrower programme to ensure prompt payment of the loan facility. The CBN branch controller, Alhaji Ali Abdulkadir made the call at […]

Address by Prof. Adesugba at induction ceremony of pioneer members of ADR Institute

THE GIST WITH DRC An address presented by Professor Adesoji Adesugba DBA. at the induction ceremony of the Pioneer Members of the Institute of ADR Registrars on THE ROLE OF AN ADR REGISTRAR IN PROMOTING ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN NIGERIA ADR Popularly known as Alternative Dispute Resolution, some call it Appropriate Dispute Resolution. Whatever you […]

Insurance as tool for sustainable financial inclusion

The significance of the insurance sector to any economy cannot be overstated. Its features offer a secure framework which can be leveraged upon for a sustainable development and growth. In fact, experts have affirmed that insurance serves as a critical tool for not only reducing poverty but also for assisting those who emerged from poverty to […]

NNPC, Chinese firm to start AKK pipeline project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Company Limited (CPPECL) and Brantex Consortium, have concluded plans for the commencement of work on the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano pipeline project popularly known as AKK project, a release by the National Oil Company’s Acting Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Mr. Samson Makoji, made this known […]

GIG Mobility transforms transport sector with technology

Globally, technology ushered in new ways of doing business and organisations that failed to innovate are left behind. To show they are masters in their own game, GIG Mobility, formerly known as God is Good Motors, is investing seriously in the use of technology innovation to enhance customer experience. The technology-powered transport company officially launched […]

Air Peace’s Allen Onyema dissociates self from human rights suit

The embattled boss of Nigerian airline Allen Onyema has dissociated himself from a human rights suit filed on his behalf by an Abuja lawyer. The lawyer, Johnmary Jideobi, filed the suit after Air Peace boss was indicted in the United States for alleged bank fraud and money laundering. Jideobi wanted the court to enforce fundamental […]

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