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96 firms bid for NNPC infrastructure rehab

No fewer than 96 companies from Nigeria and overseas have indicated interest in undertaking the rehabilitation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation’s (NNPC) downstream infrastructure.
The Connected Development (CODE) has appointed Anthony Agbor as the acting Chair, Board of Trustees (BoT).

CODE appoints new acting board chair

The Connected Development (CODE) has appointed Anthony Agbor as the acting Chair, Board of Trustees (BoT).

2023: PDP BoT urges aggrieved party members to sheathe swords

The Chairman of the PDP Board of Trustees (BoT), Senator Walid Jibrin, has asked all aggrieved members not to jump ship as the party’s top echelon is working hard to resolve all issues ahead of 2023 general elections.

Medical laboratory scientists task Nigerian government on establishment of vaccine production, testing institutes

Medical laboratory scientists in the country have asked the federal government to establish vaccine production factories as week as effective testing laboratories across the six geopolitical zones.
The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo, catfish farmers brainstorm on how to move aquaculture forward

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo and Catfish farmers in the country on Saturday met to brainstorm and strategize for better productivity in the industry.
Ahmad said the Executive Chairman of FIRS, Muhammad Nami, disclosed this at the inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Audit and Recovery of Back Years Stamp Duties and the unveiling of the FIRS Adhesive Stamp in Abuja.

FIRS rakes in N4.122 trillion in 10 months

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) yesterday put its overall 2020 performance from January to October at N4.122 trillion.
Kashim Imam

226 tertiary institutions to benefit from N500 billion education tax in 2021

The Chairman Board of Trustees Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Kashim Imam, has said that 226 tertiary institutions, in Nigeria, including federal and states universities and polytechnics and colleges of education are to benefit from N500 billion Education Tax in 2021.
Bukola Saraki

2023: We will bring prominent leaders, youths into PDP’s fold – Senator Saraki

As political parties begin skeletal preparations for the 2023 general elections, immediate past President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has promised to woo political stakeholders, youths, businessmen among others to the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in its push for a return to power at the centre.

2023: APC will disappoint Governor Umahi – PDP

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would disappoint Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state in the build up to the 2023 general election.
The University of Lagos Muslim Alumni (UMA) has returned Chief of Staff to the Ogun State Governor, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, as its President for the next two years.

Ogun chief of staff returns as UMA president

The University of Lagos Muslim Alumni (UMA) has returned Chief of Staff to the Ogun State Governor, Alhaji Shuaib Salisu, as its President for the next two years.
TETFUND and FIRS officials during the interactive session in Port Harcourt

President Buhari approves establishment of 12 research centres

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of 12 major research centres in the that would be funded by the Tertiary Education Trust, TETFUND, through funds generated by Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.

Tetfund begins projects evaluation tour of over 50 universities

The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund), has said that there would henceforth be a paradigm shift in needs assessment, interventions, and monitoring of such interventions by the agency in the nation’s tertiary educational institutions.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

#EndSARS: Igbo group dissociates self from Nnamdi Kanu’s statement

Leaders of Ndigbo in All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos, have condemned the attack on the palace of Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, and the destruction of public, private buildings and monuments in Lagos State, by hoodlums in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests.
1004 Estate Victorial Island Lagos

Association reacts to viral video on 1004 Estate

The attention of the Incorporated Trustees (BOT) of 1004 Homeowners and Residents Association (HORA) has been drawn to a video and some negative communications making the rounds on the social and print media.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC shortlists 78 companies for pipelines rehabilitation bidding

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shortlisted 78 companies to bid for the rehabilitation of oil pipelines and deport infrastructure across the country.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.

Plateau South by-election: Ex-Speaker George Daika emerges PDP candidate

Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.

Plateau South bye-election: Five aspirants jostle for PDP ticket

Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 1

Nigerian government facing scarcity of funds – Senate president

Speaking yesterday in Abuja while declaring open a-five-day interactive session organised by the Senator Olamilekan Adeola, All Progressives Congress, APC, Lagos West led Senate Joint Committee on Finance and National Planning Stakeholders on the details of the 2021 and 2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) forwarded last month by President Muhammadu Buhari, the President of the Senate called for Public-Private Partnership, PPP to build critical infrastructure in the country.

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Alphabet shutting Loon, which used balloon alternative to cell towers

Alphabet Inc is shutting down Loon after concluding the business, which offers balloons as an alternative to cell towers, is not commercially viable, Google’s parent company said on Thursday.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.

Minister charges NSCDC’s acting commandant general on professionalism

The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has charged the Acting Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), DCG Hillary Madu, on the need for improved professionalism in the activities of the Corps.
Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have announced a partnership to provide Lagosians with more options to get their parcels delivered across the state at a cheaper price within the same day.

Cars45, Gokada announce alliance to drive consumer convenience

Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have announced a partnership to provide Lagosians with more options to get their parcels delivered across the state at a cheaper price within the same day.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest constable, army officer for armed robbery

While the police constable is attached to Olofin Police Station in Idanre local government area of the state, Victor is serving with the 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigeria Army, Owena Cantonment, Akure.
Paul Pogba scores Manchester United’s second goal, cutting inside from the right flank and curling his shot into the far corner with his weaker left foot. Matt Impey-Shutterstock

Dimitar Berbatov: Paul Pogba is becoming Manchester United’s game-changer

Paul Pogba is becoming a “game-changer” for Manchester United, says Dimitar Berbatov, with the France international playing with a smile on his face again as exit talk at Old Trafford begins to fade.