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NHRC SARS PANEL BOUNCES BACK, RESUMES SITTING MONDAY

    The  Independent Investigation Panel on Allegations of Human Rights Violations by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other Units of the Nigerian Police Force (IIP-SARS) is set to resume sitting on Monday 18th October 2021, to do justice to the total of 295 petitions it received Contrary to …

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GOVERNMENT OF BARBADOS AND AFREXIMBANK SIGNS AND MOU TO EXPAQND TRADE

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Government of Barbados have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to expand trade and investment links between Africa and the Caribbean island state. Under the MoU, the two parties will explore opportunities for joint investment and trade finance aimed at expanding economic ties between Africa …

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AFREXIM BANK PRESIDENT RE-ELECTED TO EXCOM OF FCI FOR THE THIRD TIME

The President and Chairman of the Board of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Professor Benedict Oramah, has been re-elected to the Executive Committee (EXCOM) of FCI, the global representative body for the factoring, invoice financing, and asset-based lending industry. Professor Oramah was unanimously elected at FCI’s 53rd Annual Meeting on 24 …

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BPE PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO ENSURE HEALTHY COMPETITION AMONGST PUBLIC ENTREPRISES IN THE COUNTRY

Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex A. Okoh has pledged the Bureau’s commitment to ensuring healthy competition among investors in Public Enterprises in the country while simultaneously protecting the rights of the consumers. Mr. Okoh made this known when the Management team of the Federal Competition …

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FG ASSURES IMPLEMENTATION OF TEACHERS WELFARE PACKAGE BY 2022

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark World Teachers’ Day, the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has lamented the inability of some state governments to implement the National Minimum Wage Act for teachers since it was signed into law in 2018.  NUT national president, Dr. Nasir Idris …

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MULTINATIONAL JOINT TASK FORCE VISITS TROOPS LOCATION

The Force Commander Multinational Joint Task Force, Major General Abdul Khalifah visit the troop’s locations at Mallam Fatori and Damasak. In a statement issued by Chief of Military Public Information, Multinational Joint Task Force, Colonel Mohammad Dole, said in continuation with his familiarization and operational tour to troops’ locations, the …

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REPS COLLABORATES WITH NDLEA & AN NGO TO CURTAIL SUBSTANCE ABUSE AMONGST STUDENTS

  The House of Representatives committee on Youth Development in collaboration with the NDLEA and A New Thing International foundation, has designed a program to enlighten and Equip secondary school students with Knowledge and Resources to curtail the consumption and abuse of illicit substances. Chairman House of Reps Committee on …

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NIMASA AND NIMET INITIATES JOINT EFFORT TO CLOSE GAPS IDENTIFIED BY IMO

Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) have initiated joint efforts to close gaps identified by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) during its last mandatory audit of the country’s maritime industry. This was disclosed when the Director-General of NiMet, Professor Mansur Bako Matazu, paid a …

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