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Customs Seizes Over 43,000 Litres of PMS Worth N36.95 Million In Adamawa/Taraba Operations

In a recent press briefing held at Customs House Yola, the Headquarters of Adamawa/Taraba Area Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Command highlighted significant successes in combating smuggling and…

NUJ Lagos Council Mourns The Loss of Veteran Journalist Pa Raji Suraju

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos State Council has expressed deep condolences to the family and friends of Pa Raji Suraju, a veteran journalist who passed away in the…

Nigeria Customs Mourns Slain Officer, Vows Justice Against Smugglers

In a tragic incident along the Daura-Kano Road in Jigawa State, Inspector of Customs Hamza Abdullahi Elenwo lost his life during a stop and search operation conducted by the Nigeria…

House Committee on Safety Standards Commends NIMASA For Upholding Maritime Safety

The Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Safety Standards and Regulations, Hon. Abubakar Sulaiman, along with committee members, praised the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for…

WCO Commends Nigeria Customs Service For 74% Revenue Growth Under CG Adewale Adeniyi

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has received high praise from the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Regional Office for Capacity Building (ROCB) East and Southern Africa for its exceptional performance under…

CIoTA Executives Visit NIMASA DG, Pledge Collaboration For Professional Transportation Sector

The executives of the Chartered Institute of Transportation Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA) paid a courtesy visit to the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr.…

Nigeria Customs and EFCC Join Forces For Anti-Corruption Walk on African Anti-Corruption Day

The Zone B Headquarters of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Kaduna collaborated with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in a joint walk to mark the 2024 African…

Tin-Can Island Port Command Rakes In N575 Billion Half Year, Achieves Over 221% Growth

The Tin-Can Island Port Command (TCIP) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has reported an impressive revenue generation of N575,505,612,804.59 in the first half of 2024. This marks a remarkable…

CP Itam Reports 200 Arrests, 5 Convictions, And Seizure of Arms In Anambra

On the 12th of July 2024, the Commissioner of Police for Anambra State, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, held his maiden press briefing at the Anambra State Police Command Headquarters in…

NNPC’s PATH TO EFFICIENCY: Signs of Positive Change Under Mele Kyari’s Leadership

Recent criticisms of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) have overlooked the complexities and challenges the organization has faced over the years. Simplistic views often fail to recognize the deeply…

Dr. Dosunmu Applauds Supreme Court’s Local Government Autonomy Ruling, Commends President Tinubu’s Leadership

Dr. Ade Dosunmu, former Director General of NIMASA and public policy expert, has praised the recent Supreme Court judgement affirming the autonomy of local governments. The ruling, brought forward by…

Delta State Commissioner of Police Visits CBN Office, Orders DPOs To Escort Election Materials

In preparation for the upcoming Local Government elections, the Commissioner of Police for Delta State, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, visited the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) office in Asaba today. Accompanied…

CISLAC Urges Increased Budget Allocation For Persons With Disabilities To Promote Inclusivity In Nigeria’s Governance Processes

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has urged the Nigerian government to prioritize the needs of persons with disabilities (PWDs) by significantly increasing the budget allocation for PWDs in…

Delta State Police Commissioner Orders Massive Deployment Ahead of Local Government Elections

In preparation for the upcoming local government elections on July 13, 2024, Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Olufemi Abaniwonda, has ordered a massive deployment of police forces across the…

Delta State Police Command Cracks Down on Kidnapping Syndicate: One Dead, Three Arrested, AK-49 Rifle Recovered

In a significant victory against crime, the Delta State Police Command has successfully engaged and apprehended a notorious kidnapping gang in Ughelli. This operation resulted in the death of one…

Anambra Police Command Identifies Officers In Protest Video, Urges Calm, Victims To Come Forward

The Anambra State Police Command has announced that it has identified the police team and officer mentioned in a recent protest video. The Command is urging the victims involved to…

House Committee on Customs Commends Nigeria Customs Service For Increased Revenue, Seizures of Arms, Ammunition

Abuja, Nigeria – The House Committee on Customs and Excise has praised the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) for its remarkable increase in revenue generation and recent successful seizures of arms…

CP Dogo Engages Kano State Civil Society Forum And Hoteliers Association To Strengthen Security Collaboration

The Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Salman Dogo Garba, convened significant meetings with representatives of the Kano State Civil Society Forum and the Hoteliers Association Kano on July…

Renowned Author Dr. Frederick Mordi Releases “The Talent Coach” Novel

Dr. Frederick Mordi, renowned for his literary prowess and a past recipient of the Commonwealth Short Story Award, has unveiled his latest literary offering, “The Talent Coach”. Published by New…

Stakeholders Highlight Challenges Facing FG’s 90,000km Fibre Optic Project

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s telecommunications sector have expressed concerns over potential obstacles that could impede the Federal Government’s ambitious plan to deploy 90,000 kilometers of fibre optic cables across the country.…

Minister Oyetola Urges Nigerian Youths To Harness Blue Economy Opportunities At UNILAG Conference

The Honourable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, His Excellency Adegboyega Oyetola, emphasized the importance of the blue economy for youth empowerment during his keynote address at the “Blue Career…

Oyetola Emphasizes Blue Economy As Key To Youth Empowerment

Adegboyega Oyetola, the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, has urged Nigerian youths to harness the potential of the maritime sector to significantly contribute to the diversification initiatives under President…

CEO CONNECT FORUM NIGERIA: Driving Sustainable Business Practices Through Shared Value

Shared Value Africa (SVA), in collaboration with Lagos Business School Sustainability Centre and ZER Consulting Africa, proudly hosted the CEO Connect Forum Nigeria and the official launch of Shared Value…

Nigerian Navy Extends Operation Delta Sanity by 90 Days To Combat Oil Theft

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla, has announced the extension of the Nigerian Navy’s Operation Delta Sanity by 90 days. Launched on January 6, 2024, the…

Comptroller-General Adewale Adeniyi Pays Condolence Visit To Family of Late Deputy Comptroller Etop Essien

In a heartfelt gesture, Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Adewale Adeniyi visited the family of the late Deputy Comptroller Etop Essien on 10 July 2024, in Abuja. Deputy Comptroller Essien tragically…

Police Force PRO Visits Customs Headquarters To Strengthen Interagency Ties

In a bid to enhance inter-agency collaboration, the Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Olumuyiwa Adejobi, visited the Nigeria Customs Service headquarters on…

Sterling One Foundation, UN Nigeria Unveil Africa Social Impact Summit (ASIS 3.0) 2024

The official press conference for the Africa Social Impact Summit (ASIS 3.0) 2024, hosted by the Sterling One Foundation and the United Nations Nigeria, was held on Tuesday, July 9th,…

Unity Bank Empowers 400 Graduates With Over N100 Million Investment In Corpreneurship Challenge

Unity Bank has empowered over 400 fresh graduates through its Corpreneurship Challenge initiative, reflecting its commitment to driving economic growth by supporting emerging Nigerian entrepreneurs. Over the past five years,…

UBA GMD Oliver Alawuba Named Chairman of CIBN Body of Banks’ CEOs

The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Oliver Alawuba, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN)…

Zenith Bank Named Best Commercial Bank In Nigeria For Fourth Year Running

Zenith Bank Plc has once again emerged as the Best Commercial Bank in Nigeria, marking its fourth consecutive win in the World Finance Banking Awards 2024. The bank also secured…

WESTERN MARINE COMMAND: Customs Area Controller Receives Commendation For Exemplary Leadership

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has formally commended CC PK Bamisaiye, Customs Area Controller of the Western Marine Command, for his outstanding leadership during his recent…

GTCO’s N400.5 Billion Public Offer Targets Capital Enhancement, International Expansion

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO) has announced a proposed N400.5 billion capital raise through a public offer aimed at bolstering its capital base and expanding its international presence. During…

NIMASA, Air Force Chiefs Meet To Bolster Maritime Security

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dayo Mobereola, and the Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Marshal Hassan…

Whiteberry’s Passion For The Big Screen Fuels His Acting Career

In a recent interview, Yahaya Habeeb Olatunji, popularly known as Baba Kamo or Dr. Whiteberry, opened up about his journey in the entertainment industry, revealing how his passion for the…

Customs CGC Breaks Ground on Ultra-Modern Hospital In Bauchi

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, inaugurated the groundbreaking ceremony for a 30-bed ultra-modern reference hospital in Bauchi, generously donated by the Abdul Samad Rabiu (ASR) Initiative for Africa.…

NASENI Launches Skills Acquisition Programme For Osun Youths

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has commenced a skills acquisition training programme aimed at empowering youths in Ife, Osun State with modern shoemaking and tailoring techniques.…

Jeffery Omoh Ozemegwa Appointed As Technical Assistant on Oil & Gas To The National Assembly

In a significant move to bolster expertise within the National Assembly, Mr. Jeffery Omoh Ozemegwa has been appointed as a Technical Assistant on Oil and Gas. In this capacity, he…

Nigeria Police Confirm Arrest of Ex-Personnel Involved In Hijacking Incident

The Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the arrest of former police officers involved in the hijacking of a DAF SF Truck carrying 40,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) along…

Customs Ogun I Command Generates Over N92.3 Million, Seizes Contraband Items Worth N770.6m In Q2 2024

In a press briefing held today, Customs Area Controller (CAC) James Ojo of Ogun I Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, lauded the command’s outstanding achievements in the second quarter of…

EKEDC Announces 20% Pay Increase To Support Staff Amid Economic Challenges

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) Board of Directors has approved a 20 percent Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for all staff, effective July 2024. This decision underscores the company’s…

NSCDC Intensifies Deployment To Safeguard Critical Assets In Anambra State

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra State Command, has launched an extensive deployment strategy aimed at protecting critical national, state, and local government assets across the state.…

KEDCO Expands Investment In Off-Grid Energy Projects To Boost Energy Security

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) is ramping up its investment in electricity supply arrangements by allocating 41 prioritized sites to 31 top Renewable and Off-Grid Companies in Nigeria. This…

Wema Bank, Lagos State Government Collaborate To Empower Cooperative Societies

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s innovative banking leader and the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank ALAT, reaffirmed its commitment to empowering cooperative societies through its digital platform, CoopHub, at the…

Access Holdings Launches N351 Billion Rights Issue To Bolster Financial Strength

Access Holdings Plc, one of Africa’s premier financial services groups, has initiated its N351 billion Rights Issue, a strategic move aimed at reinforcing its financial base and funding organic growth.…

Nigeria Police Force Postpones Launch of Green Initiative

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has announced the postponement of the launch of the Nigeria Police Green Initiative (NPGI), originally scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2024. The decision to postpone…

Apapa Customs Command Reports Over N1 Trillion In Revenue For First Half of 2024

At a mid-year press briefing on Monday, 8th July 2024, Comptroller Babatunde Olomu, Customs Area Controller of Apapa Port Command, announced impressive revenue figures for the first half of 2024.…

Tinubu Honours CGC Adeniyi For Excellence In Revenue Collection At NEAPS 2024

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, was honored with the “Outstanding Revenue Collection” accolade at the Nigeria Excellence Award in Public Service (NEAPS) on Saturday, 6th July 2024. The…

NASENI EVC Khalil Suleiman Halilu Receives Prestigious Award For Engineering, Industrial Innovation At NEAPS 2024

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, has received the distinguished award for Engineering and Industrial Innovation at the…

PTML Customs Command Reports 49.7% Revenue Increase In First Half of 2024

The Port Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML) Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced a substantial revenue collection of N152,648,517,532.05 for the period between January and June 2024. This…

TMP Donates Equipment To Customs Service, Strengthening Collaboration

On 5th July 2024, the Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Adewale Adeniyi, received a customized generator and a bus on behalf of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) from the Chairman of…

Chukwu Michael Emerges As Nigeria’s Top Maritime Student For 2022 Academic Session

Chukwu Michael, a student of Merchant Navy Maritime Academy in Sagamu, Ogun State, has been recognized as the Overall Best Graduated Maritime Student in Nigeria for the 2022 Academic Session…

Lagos State Police Command Thwarts Kidnapping Plot, Neutralizes Nine Suspects

In a major security breakthrough, the Lagos State Police Command, under the leadership of Commissioner of Police (CP) Adegoke Fayoade, announced the successful foiling of a high-profile kidnapping plot targeting…

Ijaiye Housing Estate Grammar School And Dom Domigos College Crowned Champions At 24th Milo Basketball Championship

The national finals of the 24th Milo Basketball Championship (MBC) concluded with thrilling victories at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos. Ijaiye Housing Estate Grammar School…

Customs, NNPC Strengthen Partnership To Combat Fuel Smuggling

In a concerted effort to combat the smuggling of petroleum products in Nigeria, Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Adewale Adeniyi has reaffirmed his commitment to strengthening the collaboration between the Nigeria…

Police Issue Advisory To Ensure Security In Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has issued a stern advisory in response to information regarding a planned Cult Day celebration on July 7, 2024, by a group of criminally minded…

Ogun II Customs Command Reports ₦12.8 Billion Revenue For First Half of 2024, a 51% Increase From Last Year

At a press briefing held on July 5, 2024, Comptroller Olusola Bisi Alade of the Ogun II Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) proudly presented the command’s scorecard…

Nestlé Professional Empowers Sokoto’s Local Food Economy Through Business of Food Workshop

Nestlé Professional, the Out of Home business arm of Nestlé Nigeria, has continued its impactful initiative aimed at boosting the local economy among food vendors through its Business of Food…

Anambra Elders Forum Urges Governor Soludo To Conduct Local Government Elections

The Anambra Elders Forum (A.E.F) has called on Governor Chukwuma Soludo to fulfill his electoral promises by conducting Local Government elections in Anambra State. The forum emphasized that this is…

Fidelity Bank Leads Industry With ISSB-Compliant Sustainability Report

Fidelity Bank Plc has solidified its position as a leader in sustainability within the Nigerian banking sector by becoming the first bank to publish its 2023 ISSB-Compliant Sustainability and Climate…

Court Dismisses Bid By Petro Union Directors To Halt £2.6bn Fraud Trial

A Federal High Court in Lagos dismissed a No-Case-Submission application filed by three directors of Petro Union Oil and Gas Limited, accused of a £2.6 billion fraud. The ruling, delivered…

CP Itam Expands Engagement Channels, Addresses Anambra Central Senatorial Traditional Rulers Forum

In a bid to enhance law enforcement and public safety, Commissioner of Police CP Nnaghe Obono Itam has opened new channels of engagement, addressing the Anambra Central Senatorial Traditional Rulers…

LASTMA Rescues Three After Head-On Collision Involving Two Loaded Trucks In Lagos

Early this morning, operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) responded to a serious head-on collision between two loaded trucks at Ajegunle bus-stop, heading towards Toll-gate, Sango, Lagos.…

Comptroller James Ojo Visits Alake, Paramount Ruler of Egbaland, Engages With Traditional Rulers, Security Agencies In Ogun State

Comptroller James Ojo, the Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Ogun I Area Command, Nigeria Customs Service, recently embarked on a courtesy visit to the Alake of Egbaland, His Royal Majesty…

Police Rescue Two Victims From Building Collapse In Anambra, Operations Ongoing

In a swift response to a distress call today at about 12:40 pm, police operatives rescued two victims from a building collapse at Ekeoyibo market. The rescued individuals have been…

Prophet Ikuru Calls On President Tinubu To Address IPOB Leadership Crisis

In a significant statement, Prophet Godwin Ikuru of the Jehovah Eye Salvation Ministry has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to address the leadership issue within the Indigenous People of…

NADCEL 2024: Nigerian Army Engages Secondary School Students In Lagos, Ogun States

In commemoration of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2024, the 81 Division Nigerian Army (NA) conducted a Public Speaking Engagement with secondary school students in Lagos and Ogun states…

Anambra Police Charged To Intensify Offensive Against Armed Criminals

The Anambra State Police Command has been urged to intensify its offensive against armed hoodlums in the state. This call to action was made by Commissioner of Police CP Nnaghe…

Anambra Traders Urge Governor Soludo To Reduce Increased Stallage Fees

Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has been urged to reconsider the recent hike in stallage fees for government-owned markets. The Anambra Traders’ Forum (ATF) made this appeal in a…

Court Orders Cleric Daddy Hezekiah To Pay N10 Million For Human Rights Abuse

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that Rev. Onokogu Hezekiah, founder of Living Christ Mission and popularly known as Daddy Hezekiah, must pay N10 million to Hezekiah Duru,…

Nigeria’s Telecom Sector Continues To Attract Investors – NCC

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Aminu Maida, has expressed confidence in the telecom sector’s robust ability to attract investment and boost Nigeria’s economy. Speaking…

Customs Seizes 55 Unassembled Shotguns, Over N1.5 Billion In Illicit Military Gear At Murtala Muhammed Airport Command

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) at Murtala Muhammed Airport Command in Lagos has seized 55 unassembled shotguns and illicit military gear valued at over N1.5 billion, marking a significant crackdown…

Anambra Police Urge Owners of Recovered Stolen Vehicles, Motorcycles To Claim Their Property

The Anambra State Police Command has announced the recovery of several stolen vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles following recent operations targeting criminal camps and investigations into armed robbery, theft, murder, and…

Wasiu Haruna Ishola Embarks on 2024 Global Tour

High-rising Fuji musician Wasiu Haruna Ishola is set to embark on an extensive tour across East Africa, South Africa, and Europe, aptly named the Wasiu Haruna Ishola 2024 Global Tour.…

Development Bank of Nigeria Joins As Partner For Africa Social Impact Summit 2024

The Sterling One Foundation, co-convener of the Africa Social Impact Summit, has announced the Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) as a partner for the upcoming third edition of the summit.…

Union Bank Promotes 337 Employees, Celebrating Dedication, Excellence

Union Bank of Nigeria has announced the promotion of 337 employees across various departments, highlighting the bank’s commitment to recognizing and rewarding hard work, dedication, and outstanding contributions. At a…

LAWMA Launches July Internship Program To Foster Waste Management Education

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has welcomed new graduate interns for the July edition of its internship program, aimed at promoting waste management education among the younger generation. Managing…

AN INSIGHTFUL ENCOUNTER: Interview With The Chief of Naval Staff Reveals Unseen Brilliance

In a recent interview commemorating the one-year anniversary of the 24th Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ikechukwu Emmanuel Ogalla, the Nigerian Navy provided deep insights into pressing issues and…

Anambra Police Seek Public Assistance To Reunite Found Baby With Family

The Anambra State Police Command has announced the discovery of a three-month-old baby in front of Oraukwu Boys Technical College. The baby, found today, July 2, 2024, was recovered by…

Polaris Bank Launches Tree Planting Initiative in Partnership with NCF

Polaris Bank Limited has launched a significant tree planting initiative in collaboration with the Nigeria Conservation Foundation (NCF) as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts. The initiative, aimed…

Nigeria Customs Seizes Arms, Ammunition, Illegal Goods Worth ₦13.9 Billion In Port Harcourt

In a significant operation to secure the nation’s borders and ensure public safety, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced the seizure of illegal arms, ammunition, and other contraband with…

Wema Bank Announces Registration For Hackaholics 5.0 With N90 Million Cash Prize Pool

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s leading innovative bank and the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has announced the commencement of registrations for Hackaholics 5.0. This fifth edition of the…

CP Itam Orders Training, Retraining of Anambra Police Officers To Boost Efficiency

In a bid to enhance operational efficiency and foster better relationships with the public, the Commissioner of Police, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has directed the commencement of a comprehensive training…

NAF UAV CRASHES IN KADUNA: No Helicopter Involved, No Casualties Reported

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has clarified that a NAF Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), not a helicopter, experienced a mishap near Rumji Village, approximately 15 kilometers from base, on July…

Nigerian Hotelier Commits Suicide After Property Demolition; Protests Erupt In Anambra State

Malachy Chukwu, a prominent hotelier in Anambra State, has reportedly committed suicide following the demolition of his hotel by suspected youths of the Ifite-Nteje community in Oyi Local Government Area.…

Experts Reveal Causes Behind Rising Infertility Rates In Nigeria

At the 2024 Fertility Conference held in Lagos on Saturday, gynecologists and other medical experts shed light on the increasing infertility rates among Nigerians. Organized by the Parah Family Foundation…

Titans of Tech Conference Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Launch of New Book on Top ICT Innovators — Elvis Eromosele

The highly anticipated Titans of Tech Conference and Exhibition (TOTCE) is set to take place on July 26 and 27, 2024, marking a significant milestone as it celebrates its 20th…

Ooni of Ife Launches International Hospital, Diagnostic Centre, Advocates For End To Medical Tourism

In a bid to curb the growing trend of medical tourism, the Ooni of Ife, Arole Oduduwa Olofin Adimula, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, CFR Ojaja II, is set to officially…

EXODUS AND RESILIENCE: Navigating Migration And Forced Displacement In Nigeria — HYACINTH Nwafor

Migration and forced displacement are global phenomena reshaping societies and economies across the world. In Nigeria, a nation of over 200 million people, these issues are particularly pronounced and complex.…

NIMASA, Marine Ministry Honored For Excellence In Service Delivery

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Federal Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy have been honored with presidential recognition for their exceptional service delivery. Announced by…

Ecobank Nigeria Launches ‘Millionaire Geng Promo’ To Reward Customer Loyalty

Ecobank Nigeria has announced the launch of its ‘Ecobank Super Rewards Millionaire Geng Promo,’ a six-month deposit mobilization campaign aimed at rewarding customer loyalty. Running from July 1 to December…

Nigeria Strengthens Public Relations Practice with New Initiatives

The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish a degree-awarding academy for…

Nigerian Navy Affirms Commitment To Quality Training As NNS Quorra Graduates 494 Personnel

The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Naval Training Command, Rear Admiral Istifanus Albara, has reiterated the Nigerian Navy’s (NN) commitment to prioritizing the training of its personnel to meet contemporary needs.…

Nigeria Customs Service Launches “Operation Whirlwind” To Combat Smuggling of Petroleum Products

Nigeria, known for having some of the cheapest Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) prices in Africa, has been grappling with the smuggling of petroleum products to neighboring countries. This illegal activity…

Ministry of Marine & Blue Economy Named Best Performing Ministry By PEBEC

The Ministry of Marine and Blue Economy, led by Honourable Minister Mr. Isiaka Adegboyega Oyetola, has achieved a significant milestone by being named the overall best performing ministry in the…

One Dead As LASTMA Rescues Victims In Fatal Third Mainland Bridge Accident

Early this morning, operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) swiftly responded to a serious accident on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos, resulting in one fatality. The…

CAC Nnadi Orders Extended Work Hours At Tin-Can Port To Clear Cargo Backlog

In response to recent technical issues causing significant delays in cargo clearance at Tin-Can Island Port, Customs Area Controller Dera Nnadi mni has mandated extended work hours to address the…

Lagos Monarch Backs Customs Efforts In Trade Facilitation, Anti-Smuggling

The Customs Area Controller of Apapa Port Command, Comptroller Babatunde Olomu, has received strong support from the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, in the Nigerian Customs Service’s (NCS) drive…

Wema Bank Awards Brand-New Car To Female Entrepreneur At 2024 National MSME Awards

Wema Bank, renowned for its innovative banking solutions and pioneering Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has donated a brand-new car to Desoor Bags, the winner of the Outstanding MSME…

GTCO UNVEILS 2024 AUTISM PROGRAM: “A Spectrum of Possibilities”

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (“GTCO” or “the Group”) has unveiled plans for its highly anticipated 2024 GTCO Autism Program under the theme “A Spectrum of Possibilities”. This initiative aims…

NIGERIA’S TRIPLE THREAT: Battling Climate Change, Environmental Degradation, And Energy Crisis” — HYACINTH Nwafor

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, is a nation of immense potential and rich natural resources. From its vibrant cities to its vast rural landscapes, Nigeria’s diversity is both a strength…

FG Prioritizes Production Bonus To Attract Local, Foreign Investors In Oil Blocks

The Federal Government has shifted its strategy for attracting investors to Nigeria’s oil blocks, emphasizing the use of production bonuses instead of high signature bonuses. This move aims to make…

UBA Boss Alawuba Lauds Elumelu’s Leadership As Bank Celebrates 75 Years of Excellence

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group Managing Director, Oliver Alawuba, has praised the visionary leadership of the bank’s Group Chairman, Tony Elumelu, attributing the bank’s success to his guidance and…

Police AIG Basil O. Idegwu Assumes Duty at Zone 14 Headquarters, Katsina

The Nigeria Police Force has announced the assumption of duty by Assistant Inspector-General (AIG) Basil O. Idegwu, Ph.D., as the new head of Zone 14 Headquarters in Katsina. This zone…

Grace Nation Church Refutes Fraud, Extortion Allegations by Former Member

The Grace Nation Church International, a renowned prophetic and healing ministry based in Lagos, has vehemently denied allegations of fraud and extortion made by its former member, Mr. Michael Omolayo…

New Commissioner of Police Omodehinde Ayotunde Godwin Assumes Command At Lagos Special Fraud Unit

The Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) in Lagos has announced the appointment of CP Ayotunde Godwin Omodeinde as its 30th Commissioner of Police. CP Omodeinde succeeds AIG Margaret Agebe Ochalla,…

ASIMPIN Commends Comptroller General of Customs For Outstanding First Year In Office

The Association of Igbo Maritime Practitioners in Nigeria (ASIMPIN) has lauded Comptroller General of Customs Adewale Adeniyi MFR for his remarkable achievements during his first year in office. In a…

APRA Expresses Solidarity, Condolences Following Kenyan Crisis

The Executive Council and Members of the African Public Relations Association (APRA) have expressed their deep condolences to the people of Kenya following the recent crisis in the country. In…

Nigeria’s Struggle And Triumphs In The Fight For Gender Equality — Hyacinth Nwafor

In the vibrant and diverse nation of Nigeria, the pursuit of gender equality stands as a critical challenge and a compelling opportunity. Gender inequality is a pervasive issue that cuts…

Delta State Police Command Celebrates Promotion of Three Deputy Commissioners, One Assistant Commissioner

On June 25, 2024, a celebratory atmosphere enveloped the Police Officers Mess in Okwe, Asaba, as the Delta State Police Command witnessed the decoration of newly promoted officers. Commissioner of…

CP Itam Encourages Police Officers’ Wives To Be Ambassadors, Pledges Support For POWA’s Mandate

The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has urged the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) to continue being exemplary ambassadors of the police force. This was conveyed…

NDLEA, Police, Others Warn School Children Against Drug Abuse

Nigerian school children have been strongly advised to stay away from drugs and cultism to secure a bright future. This warning was given on Wednesday during the 2024 International Day…

CRAN: Nigeria Marks 2024 International Day Against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking

The 2024 International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was marked by a significant event organized by the Crime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria, focusing on the theme “Cultism: The…

Fidelity Bank Reaffirms Commitment To Digital Innovation In Africa At ATE 2024

Fidelity Bank PLC has reiterated its commitment to fostering the growth of the African technology sector, emphasizing its potential to become a global tech hub. This declaration was made during…

Sterling HoldCo Delivers Strong Performance, Receives Commendations At Inaugural AGM

Major shareholders of Sterling Financial Holdings Company PLC, a leading Nigerian financial conglomerate, have expressed their satisfaction with the company’s leadership and financial performance during its inaugural annual general meeting.…

Nigeria Customs Service Announces Passing of Deputy Comptroller Etop Andrew Essien

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Deputy Comptroller Etop Andrew Essien, who served as the Deputy Comptroller in charge of Revenue in the…

CELEBRATING THE LIFE OF PA OGWUGWUA UDEMAGWUNA: Burial Rites Set For August 2

The Christian burial rites for Mr. Benjamin Ogwugwua Udemagwuna, also known as B.O, are set to commence on August 2, 2024, at Idumu-Ogbele Quarters, Ishiekpe Village, Onicha-Ugbo, Aniocha North Local…

Family Accuses Military of Kidnapping Community Leader

Family members of Obinna Obi, the President General of Umuaku Isuochi, have raised an alarm over his alleged abduction by a military team. Obi was reportedly taken by a group…

Oyetola Commemorates Day Of The Seafarer, Emphasizes Seafarers’ Critical Role In Maritime Industry

In a keynote address during the commemoration of the 2024 Day of the Seafarer, Honourable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, described seafarers as the lifeblood of the…

Nigerian Navy Extends Lifeline To Widows In Lagos on International Widows Day

In commemoration of the International Widows Day, the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) WEY has taken significant steps to support widows residing in Navy Barracks and the surrounding Navy Town area…

Anambra Police Launch Investigation Into Alleged N810,000 Extortion by Officer

The Anambra State Police Command has initiated steps to identify an officer allegedly involved in the extortion of ₦810,000. The incident, which came to light via a post on X…

CAC Apapa Command Joins Walk Against Drugs to Mark International Day Against Drug Abuse

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Delta State Police Commissioner Orders Massive Deployment For Eid-Kabir Celebration

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Nigeria Customs Service, National Defence College Forge Partnership To Enhance National Security

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Delta State Police Arrest Armed Robbers, Car Snatchers, Recover Weapons

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CP Itam Commends Officers For Courage In Anambra

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NewsOnline Nigeria Sponsors 2024 NIJ Students Week

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MEMAN Hosts Workshop To Enhance Operational Safety In Nigeria’s Retail Compressed Natural Gas Sector

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Nigeria Customs Service, FRSC To Strengthen Collaboration For Security And Revenue Boost

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Workshop Highlights Ethanol’s Potential As A Biofuel For Nigeria

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Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) of the Nigerian Air Force, underscored the need for intensified efforts to eliminate criminal elements in Delta State and…

Police Arrest Suspected Internet Fraudster, Cultists In Lagos, Ogun States

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Labour Party National Transition Committee Backs Workers’ Fight For National Minimum Wage

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Fidelity Bank Plc Launches ₦127.1 Billion Rights Issue, Public Offer

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IGP Condemns Alleged Extortion In Police Promotion Process, Launches Helplines

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Delta State Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers, Recover Firearms, Ammunition

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Delta State Police Raid Criminal Hideout, Seize Weapons Cache, AK-49, AK-47 Rifles

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Delta State Police Arrest Cultists, Armed Robbers, Recover Firearms In Major Crime Crackdown

In a series of successful operations, Delta State Police have arrested several suspects linked to armed robbery and cult activities, recovering multiple firearms in the process. Commissioner of Police Abaniwonda…

Western Marine Command Seizes Cannabis Sativa, Foreign Rice, Others Worth Over N155 Million, Hands Over Drugs To NDLEA

The Western Marine Command (WMC) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has made significant strides in its ongoing efforts to combat smuggling activities along the Western Waterways. Recently, the Command…

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Fidelity Bank Achieves 507% Growth Over Five Years, Outperforming Market Benchmarks

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Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed profound gratitude to the Nigerian Navy for their unwavering commitment and invaluable contributions to the nation’s security. During the 2024 Nigerian…

Anambra Police to Enforce Legal Recommendations Against Proposed NLC Strike, Urges Public Caution

Following the Federal Government’s recent declaration that the planned strike by the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) is illegal and premature, the Anambra State Police Command has reaffirmed its commitment to…

Prof Alexander Okwuashi Advocates Economic Reforms To Combat Rising Business Costs

At the 20th Anniversary Lecture and Awards Ceremony of People’s Forum Magazine & Online, Professor Alexander Favour Okwuashi, Ph.D., FCIS, Proprietor and Founder of the Certified Institute of Shipping of…

Wema Bank Awards N10 Million In 5 For 5 Promo Season 3 Grand Finale

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s innovative banking pioneer and creator of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, celebrated the Grand Finale of its 5 for 5 Promo Season 3 on May 31,…

Tinubu Directs MDAs To Patronise NASENI Technologies, Products

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has mandated all Federal Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) to support the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) by prioritizing their technologies and products.…

FirstBank Achieves Exceptional Growth, Reports N238.53 Billion PBT In Q1 2024

FBN Holdings Plc has reported a profit before tax (PBT) of N238.53 billion for the first quarter (Q1) ended March 31, 2024, marking a remarkable 325.2% increase from the N56.1…

President Tinubu Commissions New 3 Warships, 2 Helicopters, Kicks Off Nigerian Navy Maritime Conference

President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, His Excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR, represented by Vice President His Excellency Senator Kashim Shettima GCON, commissioned three warships and two…

THE WOMEN CALLED WIVES: A Movie Advocating For Change, Resilience Among Naval Officers’ Wives

In an inspiring initiative to address societal issues and advocate for change, Abaji Maimuna Yahaya, a renowned actor, movie producer, and naval wife, has produced a film titled “The Women…

Customs CG Advocates For Inclusive Stakeholder Engagement To Enhance Port Community System

Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, has called for a comprehensive inclusion of all relevant stakeholders, including low-ranking operational officers, to ensure the effective implementation of…

NAGAFF Establishes Technical Group For Cargo Logistics, Customs Facilitation

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has announced the creation of a Technical Support Group for Cargo Logistics and Customs Facilitation. This group is designed to enhance…

Five Soldiers Killed In IPOB/ESN Attack on Military Checkpoint In Abia State

In a tragic and violent incident, five soldiers were killed on May 30, 2024, when terrorists from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and the Eastern Security Network (ESN) attacked…

World No Tobacco Day Webinar Highlights Youth Tobacco Addiction Crisis As RDI Calls For Media Vigilance

To mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) on May 31, 2024, a virtual discussion was held to address the pressing issue of youth tobacco addiction and the predatory tactics of…

Discontent Grows At LASU Over Unfulfilled First Class Student Scholarships

Discontent is brewing at Lagos State University (LASU) as beneficiaries of a promised scholarship scheme for first-class students express frustration over its implementation. The initiative, announced by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ibiyemi…

AEDC Cracks Down On Debtors, Announces Disconnection Of Electricity Services

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has issued a stern warning to all customers with outstanding bills, urging them to settle their accounts immediately to avoid service disruption. Customers who…

Zenith Bank Unveils High-Resolution Digital Screen At Ajose Adeogun Roundabout

Zenith Bank Plc launched a state-of-the-art digital LED screen at Ajose Adeogun Roundabout on Thursday, May 30, 2024, demonstrating its commitment to innovation and community engagement. This new digital installation,…

President Tinubu Inaugurates Naval Assets To Boost Blue Economy, Combat Maritime Crimes

In a significant move to tackle maritime crimes and enhance Nigeria’s Blue Economy, President Bola Tinubu, represented by Vice President Kashim Shettima, inaugurated three Nigerian Navy ships and two helicopters…

Anambra Police Arrest Notorious Cultist, Armed Robber, Seize Firearm, Ammunition

In the early hours of May 29, 2024, the Anambra State Police Command, acting on credible information, apprehended a notorious cultist and armed robber in Nkwelle, Oyi Local Government Area.…

NCC Drives Digital Transformation In Line With President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is at the forefront of driving digital transformation in Nigeria, aligning with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda. This initiative aims to harness the…

CP Itam Commends Anambra Residents For Resisting Illegal Sit-at-Home Orders

The Commissioner of Police for Anambra State, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has praised the residents of Anambra for their strong stance against illegal sit-at-home directives issued by criminal elements. CP…

Union Bank Celebrates International Children’s Day With Barnyard Fiesta In Lagos

In celebration of International Children’s Day, Union Bank of Nigeria hosted a vibrant Barnyard Children’s Fiesta at its multi-purpose sports complex, The Stable, located in Surulere, Lagos. The event, held…

INTER-AGENCY COLLABORATION: Nigerian Navy Seizes Bags of Smuggled Rice In Badagry, Hands Over To Customs

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) in Badagry has successfully intercepted bags of smuggled foreign parboiled rice in a significant operation against smuggling within its jurisdiction. On May 14,…

Nigerian Navy Celebrates 68th Anniversary With Security And Drug Awareness Outreach In Badagry Schools

Badagry, May 29, 2024 — In celebration of the Nigerian Navy’s 68th anniversary and Children’s Day, the Nigerian Navy made a significant outreach to local schools in Badagry. Lt. Commander…

President Tinubu to Inaugurate NASENI CNG Conversion Centre For Sustainable Energy Solutions

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will commission the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Conversion, Filling, Reverse Engineering and Training Centre in Utako, Abuja, on…

Transcorp Group N142 Billion Revenue, N58.8 Billion PBT, Celebrates 10 Years of Unbroken Dividend Payments At 18th AGM

Transnational Corporation Plc (Transcorp Group), Nigeria’s leading listed conglomerate, announced a 57% increase in revenue from N90.3 billion in 2022 to N142.1 billion in 2023 during its 18th Annual General…

NPF Achieves Major Crime Reduction Milestones Under IGP Egbetokun’s Leadership

As the nation marks the first anniversary of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has made significant progress in reducing crime, demonstrating the effectiveness of intensified…

Anambra Police Foil Illegal Sit-at-Home Enforcer, Recover Weapons

In a decisive operation, Anambra State Police Command thwarted an attempt by armed men to enforce an illegal sit-at-home directive. The operation took place at 2 PM today along the…

Anambra Police Warns Against Threatening Content, Reaffirms Commitment To Safety Amid Illegal Sit-at-Home Orders

The Anambra State Police Command has issued a stern warning about the activities of criminal elements spreading threatening voice messages and violent videos to enforce illegal sit-at-home directives. These actions…

Fidelity Bank Achieves Highest Corporate Governance Rating On Nigerian Stock Market

Fidelity Bank Plc has been awarded the highest corporate governance rating of CG+ under the Corporate Governance Rating System (CGRS) by the Nigerian Exchange (NGX). This recognition underscores the bank’s…

Smile Communications, Alternative Bank Celebrate Children’s Day With Olusosun Primary School

In a heartwarming collaboration aimed at spreading joy and support, Smile Communications and Alternative Bank, a part of the Sterling Bank Group, have joined forces to celebrate Children’s Day with…

NOWA Celebrates Naval Families With Skills, Support Initiatives At Nigerian Navy’s 68th Anniversary

In a heartfelt gathering commemorating the Nigerian Navy’s 68th anniversary, the Naval Officers Wives Association (NOWA) showcased its commitment to supporting naval families, particularly focusing on the often-overlooked challenges faced…

Nigeria Customs Service Condemns Officers’ Behavior In Viral Video, Pledges Thorough Investigation, Disciplinary Actions

A video has gone viral on social media, depicting a confrontation between officers of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIO) at the AYA Roundabout, Abuja VIO…

Wema Bank Shareholders Celebrate Exceptional 2023 Financial Performance At Annual General Meeting

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s pioneering digital bank and the creator of ALAT, Africa’s first fully digital bank, received high praise from its shareholders for an outstanding financial performance in 2023 at…

Dosunmu Mulls For Local Government Autonomy As Game Changer To Nigeria’s Democrat

The Federal Government’s recent move to grant full financial and administrative autonomy to local governments has been hailed as a pivotal development in Nigeria’s democratic journey. The proposal, championed by…

IGP Egbetokun Appoints New Leaders For Force Secretary, INTERPOL NCB Roles In Nigeria Police Force

In a significant move to strengthen the operational capabilities of the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D, NPM, has announced the appointment of…

NAVIGATING CHALLENGES: Making PoS Registration Beneficial For Nigeria’s Financial Landscape

By: Elvis Eromosele The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently mandated that all Point of Sales (PoS) operators complete their registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) by July 7,…

Rising Chess Stars Emerge As Champions At Ecobank’s National Schools Chess Championship

Over the past weekend, the University of Lagos (UNILAG), DaySpring School, and Marvelvine Montessori School emerged as winners in their respective categories at the 2024 Ecobank National Schools’ Teams Chess…

Anambra Police Commissioner Champions Revamped Policing Strategy

The Commissioner of Police (CP) Nnaghe Obono Itam, the 34th Commissioner of Police for the Anambra State Command, has announced significant modifications to the command’s policing plan. In a lecture…

Customs Chief Pledges Support For Nigerian Athletes In Meeting With Olympic Committee President

On Monday, 27 May 2024, Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Bashir Adeniyi hosted a meeting with Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) President Habu Gumel and his delegation at the Customs Headquarters in…

COWA National President Urges Vigilance on Children’s Online Activities During Children’s Day Celebration

The National President of the Customs Officers’ Wives Association (COWA) and wife of the Comptroller-General of Customs, Mrs. Kikelomo Adewale Adeniyi, hosted over 200 children to a festive celebration on…

NCC Urges Parents, Guardians To Prioritize Cyber Safety For Children On Children’s Day

In recognition of this year’s Children’s Day on May 27, 2024, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the independent National Regulatory Authority for the Telecoms Industry, has called on parents and…

Customs Officers Wives Association Celebrates International Children’s Day In Grand Style

The Customs Officers Wives Association (COWA), led by its Chairperson, Princess Adeola Folu Ojo, celebrated International Children’s Day on May 27, 2024, with a vibrant event at the Ogun 1…

Uganda Tops Nominations For 7th Kaduna International Film Festival

Kaduna, Nigeria – The official selections and nominees for the 7th edition of the Kaduna International Film Festival (KADIFF) have been announced, with Ugandan films leading the list. The announcement…

Naval Officers’ Wives Association Celebrates Children’s Day With Renewed Commitment To Child Welfare

On May 27, 2024, the Naval Officers’ Wives Association (NOWA) celebrated Children’s Day with an event brimming with enthusiasm and a strong focus on the well-being and development of children.…

2024 IMOKA FESTIVAL: CP Itam Warns Against Criminal Activities, Reinforces Commitment To Public Safety

As the Imoka Awka Festival is set to commence on May 28, 2024, the Commissioner of Police, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has issued a stern warning to criminal elements who…

UBA To Meet Recapitalization Deadline Through Rights Issue, Says Elumelu

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) plans to meet the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) recapitalization directive by March 2026 primarily through rights issues and private placement, according to Chairman…

Labour Party National Transition Committee Commends Edo On Abure’s Suspension

The National Transition Committee (NTC) of the Labour Party has praised the suspension of Barr. Julius Abure by the ward executive council of his home state, Edo. The committee, led…

Access Bank Recognized As Nigeria’s Most Valuable Brand

Access Bank has been named Nigeria’s most valuable brand, according to the latest data from Brand Finance. The bank achieved a significant 73 percent increase in its brand value, reinforcing…

Nigerian Customs Service Begins Comprehensive Personnel Audit At Tin-Can Island Port Area Command

In line with directives from the Head of Service of the Federation, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has launched a comprehensive audit of all its personnel. The exercise, initiated on…

UBA Records N17.4 Trillion In Deposits, Announces N95.8 Billion Final Dividend

United Bank for Africa (UBA) has reported a historic achievement in its deposit mobilisation efforts, growing total deposits by an impressive 93 percent to N17.36 trillion in the year ending…

MEMAN, FRSC, NMDPRA Unite To Enhance Truck Safety In Nigeria

The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN) has taken a significant step towards improving road safety by holding a critical meeting with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and…

Shareholders Support Fidelity Bank’s Recapitalization Plan Amid Strong Performance

Shareholders of Fidelity Bank Plc have expressed strong support for the bank’s ongoing recapitalization efforts, lauding its impressive performance over the years. The bank’s commitment to delivering significant dividends and…

CHILDREN’S DAY CELEBRATION: CP Itam Calls For Parental Role Models In Anambra

In honor of Children’s Day on May 27, 2024, the Commissioner of Police, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has called on parents and guardians to serve as better role models for…

LAWMA Urges Parents To Educate Children on Recycling, Waste Management

As the world celebrates Children’s Day, the Managing Director/CEO of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has called on parents to prioritize early education on waste sorting…

Nigerian Navy Celebrates 68th Anniversary With Medical Rhapsody

The Nigerian Navy marked its 68th anniversary with a medical rhapsody aimed at fostering a stronger relationship between the military and the civilian populace. Mrs. Olufunke Adesanya, representing the Nigerian…

OPERATION WHIRLWIND LAUNCHED: CG Adeniyi Mobilizes Special Team To Combat Petroleum Smuggling

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC) Adewale Adeniyi has launched a new tactical initiative, Operation Whirlwind, aimed at curbing the smuggling of petroleum products to neighboring countries. The inauguration took place…

Nigeria Highlights Digital Social Investments At APRA 2024

Nigeria showcased its extensive digital social investments through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the 35th annual conference of the African Public Relations Association (APRA), held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire,…

Police Service Commission Chairman Mourns Iconic Police Veteran Ibrahim Lamorde

The Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, a retired Inspector General of Police, expressed deep sorrow over the passing of DIG Ibrahim Lamorde (Rtd), former…

House Committee Urges Diverse Funding For Deep Blue Maritime Security Project

Honorable Uduak Odudoh, Acting Chairman of the House Committee on Maritime Safety, Education, and Administration, has called for exploring alternative funding sources for the Deep Blue Project, formally known as…

CISLAC Urges Swift Action To Maintain Peace Amid Kano Emirate Crisis

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has raised serious concerns over the escalating power struggle between the reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, and the dethroned Emir, Alhaji…

Customs, Freight Forwarders Collaborate To Boost Shippers’ Confidence At Tin-Can Island Port

In a significant effort to enhance trade and boost confidence among shippers, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) engaged with freight agents at Tin-Can Island Port (TCIP) on Thursday. The meeting,…

CP Itam Activates Onslaught Operation Against Kidnappers Following Release of Abductees

Commissioner of Police CP Nnaghe Obono Itam has announced the activation of an onslaught operation targeting the abductors of Father Basil Gbuzuo and Professor Sydney Onyeagu of the University of…

Anambra Police Arrest Two Suspected Secessionists, Recover Arms, Stolen Vehicle

In a commendable display of tactical prowess, the Anambra State Police Command recorded another breakthrough in its ongoing efforts to combat criminal activities within the state. Leveraging practical intelligence and…

LAWMA Launches “Know Your PSP” Campaign To Enhance Waste Management

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has launched the “Know Your PSP” campaign, an initiative aimed at improving communication and cooperation between residents and Private Sector Participation (PSP) operators responsible…

President of Nigeria Community in Cote D’Ivoire, Others Honored with West Africa Icon Award

Chief Onwuchelu Michael Emeka, President of the Nigerian Community in Cote D’Ivoire, has been honored with the prestigious West Africa Icon Award (WAIA) for 2024. This accolade recognizes his significant…