Category: National/Politics

How Heritage Bank’s Partnerships Is Making Nigeria Tourism Destination In Africa

The enormous richness and diversity of Nigeria’s culture has always been considered as strong reason why tourism should be a primary foreign exchange earner for the country. From east to west; from north down to south, the country is naturally endowed with rich tourist sites. Nigeria’s art and cultural heritage are woven from threads of…

Aare Ona Kakanfo: Jonathan, EU Congratulate Gani Adams

Former Nigeria’s President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated Gani Adams on his installation as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland. Joining him to congratulate Gani Adams on the honour are the European Union and Dr Dakuku Peterside, Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA. The trio in their congratulatory letters…

Fibre Optic Deal: Phase3 Denies Owing FG N27.2b

An independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider, Phase3 Telecom, has firmly refuted claims that it and Alheri Engineering limited owe Federal Government of Nigeria the sum of $75.5 million (about N27.18 billion at N360 to $1) over fibre optic agreement with Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). Reacting through a statement released by the…

Hundreds Join Chris Oyakhilome Medical Corps

Many people are joining the Believers’ LoveWorld (BLW) Medical Corps, an independent NGO, guided by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and aimed at helping people and battering the world through the word of God. It’s a global Christian medical outreach, committed to providing medical care, relief assistance, and sustainable health care solutions in regions of crisis and…

WorldRemit Secures $40m To Target 5m African Customers

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit (www.WorldRemit.com) has raised $40m to drive its next phase of global growth, aiming to serve 10 million customers connected to emerging markets. Half of these customers will be in Africa. As part of the expansion, WorldRemit will enable customers in Africa to transfer money to 148 countries as easily…

BUA Group Using Armed Thugs to Mine Site Allocated to Dangote—FG

Nigeria’s Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has accused the management of BUA Group of using armed militia, soldiers and policemen to mine marble and limestone in mining sites allocated to the Dangote Group. The Ministry, in a statement signed by its Permanent Secretary, Mohammed Abass, also alleged that the company has been using a…