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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.

Adesola Adeduntan: First Bank drives economic development with FirstGem

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Adesola Adeduntan, has said the introduction of FirstGem, a female-focused product by the bank has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.
South African Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will in the coming week travel to Nigeria and Ghana on a working visit.

South African minister sets to visit Nigeria, Ghana

South African Minister of Tourism, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, will in the coming week travel to Nigeria and Ghana on a working visit.
Thousands of protesters demanding the departure of Algeria's ruling elite rallied in Algiers for a 10th Friday.

Algeria’s anti-election protesters keep up the pressure

Protesters thronged the Algerian capital for the 40th consecutive week Friday as they railed against next month's presidential election they say will only keep the old guard in power.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun assembly convenes public hearing on PPP Law

Committed to addressing the age-long problem of inadequate infrastructural facilities through enabling legislations, the Ogun State House of Assembly has convened a public hearing where stakeholders were engaged on the proposed Public Private Partnership Law, 2019 aimed at developing public assets, funding and monitoring infrastructural facilities through feasible public and private partnership effort.

PDP governors hold annual IGR summit

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum said that it has put arrangements in place to hold its annual internally generated revenue (IGR) summit in Abuja this month.

Osun is new investment destination

Osun State has been identified as the new investment destination in Nigeria with huge potential to generate revenue from agriculture, tourism, culture, among others.

Governor Ayade: I’ll make Cross River window to Africa

As part of his vision to make the state a window to Africa, Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, is ramping up activities through the establishment of additional tourism facilities in the state.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

2020 budget: Kano governor proposes N197.68 billion

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday, presented the state’s 2020 budget of N197.68 billion to the House of Assembly for approval.

Federal government to launch national policy on culture, tourism – minister

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture says plans are on ground by the Federal Government to launch National Policy on Culture, Tourism and finalise work on Motion Picture Council of Nigeria and others.
This was one of the highlights of a high-level meeting between the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and the Deputy Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. 2

Nigeria, Vietnam agree on joint trade commission — in pictures

Nigeria and Vietnam on Wednesday night agreed on the establishment of a joint commission on trade and to strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Immigration: Our plan to tackle challenges of modern migration

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it will deploy proactive strategies and sustainable reforms to contain the challenges of modern migration.

Kwara Assembly holds public hearing on sports commission bill today

Kwara State House of Assembly will today hold public hearing on the Kwara State Sports Commission Bill, at the Hallowed Chamber of the Assembly Complex, beginning from 10am.
The Director Foreign Liaison, Defence Intelligence Agency, Brig.-Gen. Emmanuel Undiandeye, has described Akwa Ibom as a peaceful state in the country.

Akwa Ibom a peaceful state – DIA director

The Brig.-Gen. who led 22 foreign military attaches and senior advisors at the DIA on the tour said, “We saw industries, technology, culture and a development vision; we felt the pioneering works in tourism, infrastructural development and above all the pervading feeling of peace.”
Egyptian archeologist open a wooden coffin belonging to a man in front Hatshepsut Temple at Valley of the Kings in Luxor on October 19, 2019. Egypt revealed on Saturday a rare trove of 30 ancient wooden coffins that have been well-preserved over millennia in the archaeologically rich Valley of the Kings in Luxor. Khaled DESOUKI / AFP

Egypt unveils trove of ancient coffins excavated in Luxor

Egypt revealed on Saturday a rare trove of 30 ancient wooden coffins that have been well-preserved over millennia in the archaeologically rich Valley of the Kings in Luxor.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo government targets N20 billion monthly internally-generated revenue

This is a sharp departure from the IGR generations from the previous administrations in the state as records revealed that the state’s IGR during the era of Senator Abiola Ajimobi was between N2billion and N2.5billion.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Entertainers boost PDP chances in Bayelsa governorship election

A group of entertainers in Bayelsa State has declared support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, in the November 16 election.

Lagos speaker inaugurates 36 standing committees

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, on Monday inaugurated 36 standing committees for effective operation of the oversight function of the House.

Senator Okorocha: Culture and Tourism not my area of expertise

The Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Senator Rochas Okorocha, All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo West, told Stakeholders in the Tourism sector that he would have preferred to serve as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education.

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FAAN seeks review of service tariffs

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is seeking the review of its service rates and tariff to reflect current economic realities.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.