Year: 2022

Customs Commence Implementation of VIN Valuation Today

The Nigeria Customs Service on Thursday said the commencement of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) valuation system would take effect from Friday, May 20, 2022. The Customs Area Controller of Apapa Command, Comptroller Malanta Yusuf, made this disclosure at stakeholders’ meeting in Apapa. The technological system which is expected to promote trade facilitation has also been…

Osun 2022: I’ve No Money for Private Jets or Buy Votes – Oyetola

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun says while he does not have money to purchase private jets for monarchs or hard currencies to splash around for citizens, he is endowed with the capacity to transform Osun through good governance. The Governor further stated that Osun was too sophisticated to be governed by kindergarten politicians seeking to…

IFMA Nigeria Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Empowers 25 Technical School Students

In commemoration of International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Nigeria Chapter’s silver jubilee which coincided with World Facility Management Day. IFMA celebrated the milestone achieved over the years at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos on Thursday, May 12, 2020. The theme of the program: Leading a Sustainable Future, aimed at strengthening goals to achieve an improved…

Sanwo-Olu Announces Total Ban on Okada in Six Local Governments

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday announced total ban on operations of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in six Local Governments across the state beginning from June 1, 2022. The move by the Governor is coming after some angry okada riders burnt to death a sound engineer, David Umoh, in Lekki area of…

Heirs Oil & Gas’ OML 17 Wins PFI Africa Deal of the Year

Heirs Oil & Gas (HHOG), Africa’s integrated energy company has been awarded the ‘Africa deal of the year 2021’by Project Finance International (PFI), following the $1.1 billion financing and acquisition of 45% stake in OML 17 in 2021. The award ceremony which took place on Monday, May 9 2022 in London was a gathering of…

We Need a President Who Believes in Nigeria’s Unity – Wike

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged Nigerians to take the opportunity that the 2023 general election will offer them to elect a President who believes in Nigeria’s Unity and its people. Speaking to leaders and delegates of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Birnin Kebbi, capital of Kebbi State on Tuesday, Wike emphasised that…

UBA Upgrades Chatbot features, as Leo launches service on Google Business Chat, Instagram

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced the expansion of the services of Leo, its Artificial Intelligence chatbot to Google Business Chat and Instagram. Leo – UBA’s AI-powered chatbot, which enables customers to make use of their social media accounts to carry out key banking transactions – was first introduced in January, 2018. It…

EFCC Arrests Ahmed Idris, Accountant General of the Federation for N80b Fraud

The Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on Monday, May 16, 2022 arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris. According to a statement released the Commission, Ahmed Idris was arrested in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion (Eighty Billion Naira) only.…