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The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, said that a vibrant commodities trading ecosystem will help diversify the economy away from dependence on crude oil and enhance foreign exchange earnings, forex.
Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, Ortom said “We came at the instance of the vice president to discuss the lingering problem between Benue and Ebonyi states in particular between Agila in Benue and Ngbo in Ebonyi.
Chief Rotimi Amaechi, Minister of Transportation, says the Nigerian Institute of Transport Technology (NITT) Zaria, has all it takes to design “Made-in-Nigeria” vehicles.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that agricultural biotechnology and Genetically Modified Organism has the potential to play a very critical role in ensuring that the country produces enough food to feed its citizens.
Only 1.78 per cent Nigerian workforce is captured in the pension pot of the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and have a secured life after retirement, a report obtained by newsmen has shown.
Acting Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) arrived in Iran’s capital Tehran on Sunday for talks on the country’s nuclear programme with the Iranian officials, state-run IRNA news agency reported.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in its bid to ensure the proliferation of financial literacy and investors education, has reached out to officers in the Armed Forces, Police, and other Para-military and other agencies on the investment initiatives in the Capital Market, and how to protect their sundry investments.
The Securities and Exchange Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, have commenced move to develop a standardised form that would aid investors to get access to capital market data and information to facilitate their investment decisions in the country.
The rising acceptance of micro pension scheme being driven by the National Pension Commission (PenCom), has led to steady rise in pension assets. The pension funds grew from N9.12 trillion in April to N9.33 trillion in June 2019, indicating a N21 billion increase.
Police retirees under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS), supervised by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) are now lamenting over undue delay in the remittance of their accrued benefits said to have accumulated for over one year.
This was revealed by the National Pension Commission (PenCom) in its monthly report on summary of pension fund assets and Retirement Saving Account (RSA) registration published on its website.
The Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA) says it has secured a 74,000 euro (N29.7 million) grant for Tailor-Made-Training (TMT) capacity building for staff of the agency from the Netherlands Government.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, said that it will continue to collaborate with relevant stakeholders to sensitise investors on the need to regularise their multiple accounts as well as claim their dividends.
The Acting Director-General of the Commission, Mrs Aisha Dahiru-Umar, said the commission would conduct verification exercise of prospective retirees who would retire from public service in the year 2020 between 1 July and 2 August 2019.
The Pension Commission of Nigeria (PenCom) finalised arrangements to commence the verification of prospective retirees who would be retiring in 2020 from the public service.
The Federal Government on Monday inaugurated the reconstituted Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), changing the new members to provide effective leadership in the capital market.
The Cross River State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, says it will create jobs for 300 Cameroonian refugees in Adagom, Ogoja Local Government Area of the state.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has called for the development and adoption of home grown solutions to the security challenges facing the country.
John Nnanyerem Aguiyi Ironsi, son of the former Nigerian Head of State, Aguiyi Ironsi, has died.
Bayern Munich centre-back Lucas Hernandez has admitted that he was once subject to interest from Real Madrid, but he has said that he could not have signed for the Bernabeu club.
Prof. Peter Emeka Katchy, chairman of Nigeria Red Cross, Anambra State chapter, has advocated for introduction of a special programme to take care of children, especially the venerable by the Federal Government and all the state governments in the country.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria amid a Turkish onslaught is being watched closely in South Korea, where Trump has long hinted at a major military realignment.
The Concerned Youth Empowerment Association of Nigeria says rice dealers were taking undue advantage of the closure of Nigerian borders by exploiting ordinary citizens.
The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday released the statement below lamenting that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was failing in playing its role as a viable opposition in the country.
A 28-year-old human resources personnel, Nelly Kalu, who allegedly defrauded five job seekers of N1.32 million on the pretext of securing jobs for them, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates Court.
An Upper Area Court in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a trader, Idris Adamu, to five years in prison for cheating his colleague of N250,000.
Phil Foden is a “magician” and the natural heir to David Silva at Manchester City, says Pep Guardiola, with any suitors warned that €500 million (£450m/$550m) would not be enough to land the teenage midfielder.