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Organic processed food helps in tackling ageing, kidney failure, Dr. EZe advises

By Victor Akaa, Abuja Nigerians have been encouraged to consume organically processed food to reduce the risk of ageing, diabetes, kidney failure, asthma, among other chronic diseases that are prevalent in the country. The Managing Director of Ezey Foods, an agro based organic products in the country Dr. Marcel Eze, stated this at the unveiling […]

Access Bank to splash Millions on over 1000 DiamondXtra customers this month

Access bank will reward more than 1000 DiamondXtra customers this month of May in its first DiamondXtra quarterly draw. According to Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director, Retail Banking, Access Bank Plc, “We will continue in this spirit as we embark on this exciting retail journey with our loyal customers. We rewarded ten people last month with N1million […]

Nigerian Centre nominated for finals of World Chambers Competition 2019

A Nigerian Centre known as the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology (BEST) Centre has been nominated for the finals in this year’s World Chambers Competition in the Education and Training category. The competition is the only award program of its kind to recognise innovative initiatives undertaken by Chambers of […]

Why FG inaugurated Abuja school of pensions, retirement planning

The Federal Government on Thursday commissioned the first Abuja School of Pensions and Retirement Planning (ASPRP) to provide tertiary education for acquisition of vital skills and capacity in pension administration and management. The school, a private sector  driven monotechnic,  is approved by the Ministry of Education, having met the requirements of the National Board for […]

Centre reveals strategy to detect, manage stroke

Concerned about the plight of persons affected by stroke in Nigeria, the International Stroke Protection Centre says it has devised effective detection,  management and treatment strategies around to ameliorate the challenges the condition pose. Medical experts have long identified  stroke as a life afflicting condition that has been a common cause of death and unexpected […]

Nigeria spends N16bn annually to import beans from neighbouring countries – FG

Although Nigeria is regarded as the number one producer of Cowpea (beans) in the world, it has been revealed that the country also spends an estimated N16 billion annually for beans importation from neighbouring countries such as Cameroon and Burkina Faso. This was disclosed, yesterday, in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of […]

NECA seeks immediate implementation of N30,000 new minimum wage

Home  Business News Business News Economy & Politics NECA seeks immediate implementation of N30,000 new minimum wage By Damilare Famuyiwa – April 20, 2019 0 Timothy Olawale, the Director-General of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has demanded the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new minimum wage. Olawale’s demand came after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the N30,000 new National Minimum Wage […]

EMTS floors Spectrum Wireless over sale of 9Mobile

A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Wednesday dismissed a suit filed by Spectrum Wireless Communications Limited challenging the sale of 9Mobile to Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services (EMTS). Justice CJ Aneke in a ruling on the preliminary objections filed by counsel to EMTS upheld the Defendant’s prayers that since there is no direct […]

Facebook building voice assistant to rival Apple’s, Google’s

Facebook is developing its own voice assistant to rival the likes of Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and the Google Assistant, sources have said. The initiative which commenced in 2018 is being handled by the Tech company’s augmented reality and virtual reality group (AR/VR), a division that works on hardware, including the company’s virtual reality Oculus headsets. A team based out of […]

NNPC: Over one billion litres of petrol available

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has once again appealed to Nigerians to stop the panic buying of petrol. The state owned company urged Nigerians to disregard trending social media report of an impending fuel scarcity due to purported refusal by some oil marketers to lift products from depots. The NNPC in a release on […]

800 companies bid for 176 gas flare sites — Kachikwu

No fewer than 800 companies have bidded for management of 176 gas flare sites in the country, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has said. Kachikwu told newsmen in Abuja on Thursday that government had received bids of 226 bidders that paid the stipulated fees out of the 800 companies that […]

Foundation commits $2m to Nigeria’s basic healthcare fund

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says it has committed two million dollars to the Nigerian Basic Health Care Provision Funds to fast-track implementation by the government toward the realisation of Universal Health Coverage (UHC). Dr Paulin Basinga, the Deputy Nigerian Country Officer of the foundation disclosed this on Wednesday in Abuja during a visit […]

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