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300 APC members dump party for NNPP in Bauchi

About 300 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Bauchi State, have again defected to New Nigerian People’s Party.

Senate probes Bank of Industry over $200m NCIF Fund

The Senate yesterday revealed that it was investigating the Bank of Industry (BoI) over the handling and investment of $200million Nigeria Content Development Fund (NCIF) domiciled in the bank.

Ramsey Nouah: Taxation frustrating Nollywood

Ramsey Nouah, Nollywood star, says despite the massive contribution of the film industry to the nation, taxation is frustrating the sector’s growth.

Bank of Industry disburses N20.5 billion to 346 female entrepreneurs

The Bank of Industry said on Thursday that it disbursed over N20.5 billion in 2017 to 346 enterprises owned by women.

Expert: Exchange rate detrimental to poultry business

Managing director of Elephant Group, Mr. Tunji Oweye, said Nigeria’s large poultry market of 17.5 million people is facing some challenges due to dwindling naira value.

SMEDAN to empower 13,050 micro enterprises

Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, the Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), on Friday, said that the agency under its Conditional Grant Scheme, CGS, will empower 13,050 micro enterprises in Nigeria.

NEXIM restates commitment to revival of Multi-Trex

The Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) says it will continue to give necessary support and assistance to the revival of Multi-Trex, a cocoa processing plant in the country.

NEXIM restates commitment to revival of Multi-Trex

The Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) says it will continue to give necessary support and assistance to the revival of Multi-Trex, a cocoa processing plant in the country.

House of Reps cautions federal govt against selling National Theatre

The Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Tourism and Culture yesterday cautioned the Federal Government not to sell the National Theatre situated in Iganmu, Lagos state.

VP Yemi Osinbajo set to launch micro-credit scheme in Kogi

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on Feb. 13 inaugurate Marketmoni/Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Clinics in Kogi under the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programmes (SIP).

Sokoto govt, BoI to disburse N2 billion to small businesses

Sokoto Government and the Bank of Industry (BoI) will disburse the sum of N2b to support small scale businesses in the state.

House of Reps queries NSCDC over N33 million spent on advert

The House of Representatives Committee on Industry on Tuesday frowned at the decision of the National Sugar Development Council (NSCDC), to spend a whooping sum of N33million on advertisement in 2017.

Federal govt, Ebonyi strike deal to promote agric production

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has concluded plans to enhance the agricultural production output of farmers in Ebonyi State through its Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise (LIFE) programme.

Censors Board seizes pirated films worth N200m

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) said it seized uncensored, unclassified and pirated films worth about N200 million and arrested 12 suspected pirates between March and December, 2017.


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NEXIM offers N500 billion to boost export businesses

The Nigeria Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank has said the federal government has made available N500 billion loanable for businessmen and women who are into production of goods and services for export.

IMF raises alarm as banks take N2.4 trillion central bank loans in 3 months

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against rising risks in the banking sector leading to banks borrowing a total of N2.496 trillion from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) during the last three months of 2017 according to data obtained from the apex bank at the weekend.

West Ham’s Angelo Ogbonna gets Italy call as cover for doubtful Giorgio Chiellini

West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna has been called up to the Italy squad as cover for the doubtful Giorgio Chiellini ahead of upcoming international friendlies.

Miyetti Allah kicks as police arrest 54 in connection to attack on Taraba communities

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria on Sunday said the arbitrary arrest and persecution of its members by the police and the Takum Council Chairman, Hon. Shiban Tikari, was inimical to peace.

NYSC refutes death of corps member in Kwara

The National Youth Service Corps has said that no corps member serving in Kwara died in the auto crash in Oke-Ose, Ilorin.

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Senator Aidoko: 32 killed in Kogi by suspected herdsmen

The person representing Kogi East in the Senate, Atai Aidoko, has reported an onslaught by suspected ‘Fulani herdsmen’ which, he said, claimed 32 lives in two local governments in Kogi State to the Senate.

2019: Ex-Imo SSG Jude Ejiogu joins guber race

Former Secretary to the Government of Imo State, Sir Jude Ejiogu, has declared his interest to run for the number one seat in the state, describing himself as the best candidate for the position.

Bishop Oyedepo prays for peace in Plateau

Dr David Oyedepo, the President and Founder, Living Faith Church Worldwide, on Thursday night, prayed for the restoration of peace in Plateau.

Graeme Souness: Jose Mourinho not getting the best out of his players

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United have been branded unimaginative and ineffective by former Liverpool boss Graeme Souness following their Champions League exit.

House of Reps order police commission to refund N12 million

The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts on Monday ordered the Permanent Secretary in the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr. Istifanus Musa, to refund N12 million to the treasury over suspicion that the money was misapplied.