NDA immortatlises former ‘provisions’ trader, Adamu Sule

  Jude Johnson    The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA)  has boosted its social responsibility drive by renaming its utility centre at the Afaka Campus, Mallam Sule Utility Centre, after a renowned provisions store owner, Adamu Sule, who sold basic supplies to NDA cadets for more than 40 years. This was disclosed in a statement

Security: NAF, NCC strengthen strategic partnership on ICT

Jude Johnson   The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has disclosed that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) would continue to strengthen its existing strategic partnership with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in order to contain emerging 21st Century security challenges as well as to further develop needed

Nigerian Engineer Wins $500m Contract to Build Monorail Network in Iraq

  A Nigerian Engineer, based in Canada, Jude Igwemezie, has won a $500 million contract to build a monorail network in Iraq.   Mr. Igwemezie, who was also trained in Canada, heads TransGlobim International, the engineering company that won the bid. The contract is to construct what is described as “a viable rail

2019: EFCC tracking campaign funds for political parties, election fraud

•Begins with Osun guber election  Senator Iroegbu  As preparations for the 2019 general election enters the home stretch, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has embarked on tracking of campaign financing of political parties in Nigeria. The Acting Chairman of EFCC in a statement on Friday by the Commission's Head of Media

Special Report: How soldiers fighting Boko Haram beg for food, sleep in classrooms

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Soldiers deployed in the special force unit do not have barracks, they sleep in classrooms Many soldiers in Maimalari barracks construct zinc houses for themselves Poor feeding of soldiers across the barracks in Maiduguri and the units in the bushes Soldiers on the frontline are owed operational allowance

Osun Election: WILPF Nigeria launches observation Program

•Implemented by Women’s Situation Room Nigeria-WSRN Jude Johnson  The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Nigeria (WILPF Nigeria) has launched an observation program for this Saturday's Osun State Election to be held.  The program is being  implemented under the banner of Women’s Situation Room Nigeria (WSRN), which was  established by UN Women,

Flood In Numbers: Over 70 deaths, 327,000 displaced, N12.1bn required to tackle disaster- NEMA

Senator Iroegbu  The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has in its latest  2019 floods situation report, disclosed that over 70 people have been killed, 327,000 displaced in four worst affected states with N12.1 billion required to effectively tackle what has been described as national disaster. This was contained in a situation review

Made in Nigeria: MallforAfrica launches innovative App to boost export of goods

 Godsgift Onyedinefu  A Nigerian company, MallforAfrica(MFA) in partnership with DHL has launched the first ever e- commerce application called 'concierge' which will boost the demand and purchase of Nigerian goods and services across the world. The head of Africa for the company, Mr. Kwane Acheampong, while addressing journalists at the launch on

Why CBN revoked Skye bank’s licence

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has on Friday withdrawn the operating license of Skye Bank, due to failure of the bank shareholders recapitalize it. The revocation of Skye Bank’s operating licence follows the Central bank’s decision to pause its injection of funds processes in the lender. CBN governor and the Managing Director