• Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

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

Today, Tuesday, June 25, 2024, the CAC Apapa Command, under the leadership of Comptroller Babatunde Olomu PhD fsi, strengthened its collaboration with sister agencies by participating in the Walk Against…

Prophet Godwin Ikuru Congratulates Davido, Chioma on Wedding, Advises Caution With Celebratory Food, Drinks

In a heartwarming message, Prophet Godwin Ikuru has extended his best wishes to Nigerian music superstar David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, and his bride, Chioma Rowland, on their wedding…

WISTA Nigeria President Honours Seafarers For Their Vital Role In Global Trade On Day Of The Seafarer 2024

On the occasion of the 2024 Day of the Seafarer, celebrated on June 25th, the President of the Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Nigeria, Dr. Odunayo Ani, extended…

KWARA NUJ 2024 ELECTION: Credentials Screening Committee Announces Contested Positions, Nomination Fees

The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Credentials Screening Committee has officially announced the positions open for contest in the forthcoming 2024 council elections. The positions…

Outrage Erupts Over Exorbitant Nomination Fees Ahead of Kwara NUJ 2024 Elections

The Kwara State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Credentials Screening Committee has ignited widespread outrage following the announcement of the nomination fees for the upcoming council elections.…

Nigeria Set To Celebrate Day Of The Seafarer 2024

Nigeria is gearing up to join the global community in celebrating the Day of the Seafarer 2024. Leading the celebrations are the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola,…

Fidelity Bank’s N127.1 Billion Offer Garners Strong Investor Support

Fidelity Bank Plc’s recent launch of a N127.1 billion combined rights and public offer has been met with robust support from the investing public. Key stakeholders from the Nigerian Exchange…

FERDINAND AGU’S DEMISE: Significant Loss To Maritime Industry, Says NIMASA DG; Family Announces Internment Date

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dayo Mobereola, has expressed profound condolences following the passing of Architect Ferdinand Agu, former Director General of…

Presidency Assures Online Editors of Collaboration, Emphasizes Need For Synergyl

Mr. Bayo Onanuga, the Special Adviser to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Information and Strategy, has affirmed the presidency’s support for the Association of Corporate Online Publishers (ACOE) in Nigeria.…

Police Condemn Unprofessional Conduct of Officers In Viral Video, Launch Investigation

The Nigeria Police Force has condemned the unprofessional conduct of officers seen performing guard duties for a young man in a viral video. The video shows officers encouraging the young…

GTCO Recognized As Nigeria’s Leading Financial Brand, Best Banking Brand

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO), a leading financial services institution in Africa, has been recognized as Nigeria’s strongest brand and Best Banking Brand by Brand Finance and Global Brands…

CONMMEP Applauds Adeniyi’s Exceptional Performance In First Year As Comptroller General Of Customs

The Congress of Nigerian Maritime Media Practitioners (CONMMEP) has extended its congratulations to Comptroller General of Customs Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR on his one-year anniversary in office, celebrating his impressive…

NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES REPORT MAJOR GAINS: 197 Terrorists Neutralized, 251 Hostages Rescued, Large Cache of Weapons Seized

The Nigerian Armed Forces have made substantial progress in their ongoing military operations aimed at dismantling terrorist networks and ensuring national security. In a press release issued by Major General…

Onne Customs Command Reports ₦249 Billion Revenue, Seizes ₦3.19 Billion In Contraband

The Nigeria Customs Service, Area 2 Command Onne, under the leadership of Comptroller Mohammed Babandede, has announced significant strides in revenue generation and anti-smuggling activities since his assumption of duty…

Nigerian Armed Forces Achieve Significant Gains Against Insurgents, Criminals

The Nigerian Armed Forces have made significant strides in combating insurgency, terrorism, and criminal activities across various regions of the country. From June 3 to June 13, 2024, multiple operations…

Soludo’s Anambra Tops Fiscal Transparency Ranking, Setting New Standard For Nigerian States

Anambra State has once again distinguished itself as a leader in governance, earning the top spot in BudgIT’s States Fiscal Transparency League (SFTL). This accolade highlights the state’s commitment to…

Nigerian Army Intelligence Students Tour Western Naval Command For Hands-On Learning

In an effort to bolster the academic and professional skills of its students, the Nigerian Army Intelligence School (NAIS) recently conducted a study tour to the Headquarters of the Western…

Police Service Commission Calls For Respect of Supreme Court Judgment In Constable Recruitment

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has expressed deep concern over recent developments following the release of the list of successful candidates for recruitment as Constables into the Nigeria Police Force.…

Delta Police Arrest Suspected Cultists, Armed Robbers, Recover Firearms

The Delta State Police Command has announced significant breakthroughs in its ongoing efforts to combat crime, including the arrest of suspected cultists and armed robbers, the recovery of firearms, and…

Fidelity Bank Chairman Calls For Competitive Efficiency In Africa

Mustafa Chike-Obi, Chairman of Fidelity Bank, has stressed the need for Africa to focus on its competitive strengths and improve efficiency to achieve economic prosperity. Speaking with CNBC Africa’s Kenneth…

Delta Community Urges Governor Oborevwori, NDDC To Address Deplorable Road Conditions

Residents of Onicha-Ugbo in Aniocha North Local Council of Delta State are calling for urgent intervention from Delta State Governor Sheriff Oborevwori and the Niger Delta Development Corporation (NDDC) to…

Retired Police Officers Pay Solidarity Visit To Rivers State Police Command

The Association of Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (ARPON), Rivers State branch, recently visited the Commissioner of Police, CP Olatunji Rilwan Disu, at the Police Command Headquarters on Moscow Road,…

Anambra State Police Announce Recovery of Abandoned Vehicles, Tricycle

The Anambra State Police Command has announced the recovery of several abandoned vehicles and a tricycle, urging the public, particularly residents of Anambra (Ndi Anambra), to come forward if they…

NASENI Reaffirms Commitment To Technological Advancement During EVC’s Visit To AMTDI

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) continues to underscore its commitment to advancing technological infrastructure and fostering innovation in Nigeria, as demonstrated by the recent visit of…

Nigerian Army Intelligence School Enhances Security Partnership With NIMASA through Study Tour

In a significant move to bolster their academic and professional development, students from the Nigerian Army Intelligence School (NAIS) embarked on a local study tour to the Nigerian Maritime Administration…

Nigerian Navy Seizes, Hands Over Suspected Cannabis Sativa To NDLEA

In a significant operation demonstrating their ongoing commitment to maritime security, the Nigerian Navy’s Forward Operating Base (FOB) Badagry has intercepted and handed over bags of products suspected to be…

IGP Condemns Killing of Officers Amid Rivers State Unrest, Orders Heightened Security Measures

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has strongly condemned the recent violence and breakdown of law and order at various Local Government Council secretariats in…

Apapa Customs Sets Record With N17.9 Billion Daily Collection, Intercepts Contraband

The Apapa Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) achieved a historic milestone on June 14, 2024, with a daily revenue collection of N17,903,312,598, the highest in its history. This…

Nigeria Customs Service Performance Report Under Comptroller-General Bashir Adewale Adeniyi

In a press conference held on Wednesday, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, detailed the service’s performance over the past year, marking one year since…

Prophet Godwin Ikuru Urges South African President To Address Xenophobic Attacks, Foster Unity

Prophet Godwin Ikuru of Jehovah Eye Salvation Ministries has issued a passionate plea to the newly inaugurated President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, urging immediate action to end the ongoing…

Traditional Ruler Praises Lagos CP Adegoke For Establishing Crack Squad

The traditional ruler of Shomolu/Bariga, His Royal Majesty Gbolahan Akanbi Timson, Jagunmolu III, has lauded the Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, for establishing the Crack Squad Unit in his…

Delta State Police Arrest Suspected Criminals, Recover Weapons, Illicit Drugs

The Delta State Police Command has made significant strides in combating crime with the recent arrests of several suspects involved in armed robbery, cult activities, and drug trafficking. On June…

NCC Attributes Data Depletion To Malwares, Background Apps, Other Factors

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has identified several factors contributing to the rapid depletion of mobile data among subscribers, absolving telecommunications companies from direct blame. This follows an uptick in…

Police-Led Joint Security Force Arrests Four Suspected ESN Militia Members in Anambra State

In a significant operation, a Police-led Joint Security Force intercepted four suspected members of the Eastern Security Network (ESN) militia in Ufuma, Orumba North. This decisive action follows intelligence reports…

NCC Issues Stern Warning Against Purchase of Pre-Registered SIM Cards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has once again cautioned mobile phone subscribers against purchasing pre-registered SIM cards, citing significant risks to individuals, national security, and compliance with telecommunications regulations. In…

NASENI Leads Nigeria’s Drive Toward Industrial Economic Growth

Nigeria’s development hinges on sustainable industrial growth and manufacturing capacity, which are key solutions to poverty, unemployment, and insecurity. Achieving a competitive industrial economy is essential to reduce dependence on…

Residents Commend Police Neutrality, Proactiveness Amid Rivers State Crisis

Amid escalating political tensions in Rivers State, residents have praised the Police Command for its professionalism, neutrality, and proactive measures. The commendations came after police took control of the 23…

NCC Explains Fast Data Depletion Among Nigerian Subscribers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has provided insights into the factors contributing to rapid data depletion among mobile telecommunication subscribers in Nigeria, addressing concerns raised by consumers. The NCC’s Consumer…

Fidelity Bank Launches N127.1 Billion Combined Offer To Bolster Capital Base

On Thursday, June 20, Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria’s sixth-largest bank, will open its public offer and rights issue, aiming to raise up to N127.1 billion. This capital raise is part…

NOKIA TO TRAIN NIGERIANS ON 4G/5G TECHNOLOGIES: NCC, Ministry of Communications Sign MoU

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the Ministry of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nokia Solutions and Networks Nigeria, aimed at…

CELEBRATING MU’AZU JAJI SAMBO: A Technocrat’s Legacy In Nigerian Politics

In an era where politics often overshadows technocratic expertise, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo (MJS) stands out as a rare blend of both, earning admiration for his significant contributions to Nigeria’s development…

CP Itam Orders Manhunt For Assailants After Deadly Abduction, Shootout In Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has launched an intensive manhunt for armed men responsible for a deadly abduction and subsequent shootout that resulted in the deaths of a vigilante operative…

Anambra Police Intercept Gun Runner, Recover 375 Live Cartridges

The Anambra State Police Command has recorded a significant breakthrough in its ongoing efforts to combat crime, with the arrest of a suspected gun runner and the recovery of 375…

Union Bank Calls For Environmental Restoration on World Environment Day

Union Bank, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institutions, has called for renewed efforts to preserve and restore the global environment through sustainable practices. This appeal was made during an event…

Prophet Godwin Ikuru Calls For Nationwide Introspection And Unity To Combat Insecurity

In a powerful and heartfelt message during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, Prophet Godwin Ikuru, a prominent figure in the Prophetic Hall of Fame, urged all Nigerians to engage in self-reflection and…

How Modernizing Payments Can Secure The Future — Elvis Eromosele

Payment is the fulcrum of human interaction. And like everything else, it is constantly changing. The move from barter to commodity money was followed by currency and we are today…

Anambra Police Arrest Two Suspects For Armed Robbery, Rape, Recover Weapons and Motorcycle

In a significant breakthrough, police operatives from the Abagana division arrested two suspects in connection with cases of armed robbery and rape. The operation, carried out in the early hours…

Police Launch Manhunt After Gruesome Murder of 6-Year-Old Abigail Stanley In Agbarho

The Delta State Police Command has launched a manhunt for Mr. Stanley Ovemureye, the prime suspect in the brutal murder of his 6-year-old daughter, Abigail Stanley. The horrific incident occurred…

Armed Attack on Ogbaru LGA Headquarters Thwarted by Vigilantes

The Anambra State Police Command has condemned an attack by armed arsonists on the Ogbaru Local Government Area Headquarters Secretariat. Commissioner of Police CP Nnaghe Obono Itam described the early…

Fidelity Bank Launches Capital Raising with Public Offer, Rights Issue

Fidelity Bank Plc, Nigeria’s sixth-largest bank, is set to open its public offer and Rights Issue on Thursday, June 20, 2024. This significant capital-raising initiative will be marked by a…

DSS Urges Vigilance During Eid el-Kabir Celebrations

As the Eid el-Kabir festivities approach, the Department of State Services (DSS) extends its warm greetings to the Muslim community. The Director General, management, and staff of DSS highlight the…

LAWMA Emphasizes Proper Waste Management for Id el Kabir Celebrations

As the Id el Kabir festivities approach, the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has called on residents to ensure proper disposal of waste, particularly animal waste, during and after the…

Lagos State Police Command Ensures Security During Eid-el-Kabir Celebrations

The Lagos State Police Command has assured residents and visitors of robust security measures during the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, conveyed greetings to the Muslim…

Anambra Police Seek Information on Alleged Kidnapping of Nine Fishermen

The Anambra State Police Command has responded to circulating reports of an alleged kidnapping of nine fishermen in the state. The Command has called on the relatives of the purported…

IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun Decorates Senior Police Officers, Emphasizes Merit-Based Promotions

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, today decorated the newly promoted Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Yahaya Sahabo Abubakar, alongside nine Assistant Inspectors General of…

Ecobank’s “Adire Lagos” Exhibition Kicks Off with Over 100 Exhibitors, Drawing Thousands

The annual Ecobank “Adire Lagos” exhibition has commenced in grand fashion, featuring over 100 exhibitors showcasing their vibrant textile creations. The four-day fair, which opened on June 14 and will…

Stakeholders To Examine Nigeria’s Digital Economy Blueprint At PIAFo

Key stakeholders in Nigeria’s digital economy sector are gearing up for the sixth edition of the Policy Implementation Assisted Forum (PIAFo), set to take place on Wednesday, July 10, at…

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

The Commissioner of Police for Delta State, CP Abaniwonda Olufemi, has assured Muslim faithful in the state of enhanced security measures and smooth traffic flow during the upcoming Eid-Kabir celebration.…

Wema Bank Completes First Tranche of Capital Raise Programme

Wema Bank PLC (Bloomberg: WemaBank: NL), Nigeria’s foremost innovative bank and the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has announced the successful completion of the first tranche of…

23 Suspects Paraded For Various Crimes By Zone 2 Command

The Zone 2 Command of the Nigeria Police Force, led by Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Olatoye A. Durosinmi, BSc, LLB, BL, LLM, has made significant strides in combating…

TIN-CAN ISLAND PORT COMMAND: NCS Seizes Over N4.1 Billion Worth of Illicit Drugs, Warns Criminal Networks

In a bold move against illicit activities, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted and seized significant quantities of illicit drugs and pharmaceutical products worth over N3.2bn at various points…

Nigeria Aims For Top 3 PEBEC Ranking With Ambitious Maritime Reforms, Says Minister Oyetola

In a pivotal address at the BusinessDay Maritime Conference 2024 held at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, the Honourable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, His Excellency, Adegboyega Oyetola, outlined ambitious…

Fidelity Bank Generates N127.1 Billion Amidst Sector Turbulence, Dismisses Misleading Demarketing Campaigns

In the wake of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) revocation of Heritage Bank Plc.’s license, a surge of misleading information has surfaced, attempting to undermine the stability of Fidelity…

Oyo/Osun Customs Command Generates ₦30.6 Billion In Revenue Despite Economic Challenges

In a press briefing at the Operational Headquarters of the Nigeria Customs Service Oyo/Osun Area Command, Customs Area Controller Dr. Ben Oramalugo announced significant milestones in revenue generation and anti-smuggling…

Delta State Police Arrest Suspected Self-Kidnapper, Armed Robbers in Asaba

The Delta State Police Command has announced the arrest of suspects involved in self-kidnapping and armed robbery incidents in the Asaba metropolis. Following multiple complaints of house-to-house armed robberies in…

Minister of Arts and Culture Launches 4th Jagunlabi Football Tournament

The Honourable Minister of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy, Hajia Hannatu Musa Musawa, has officially endorsed the 4th edition of the Jagunlabi Football Tournament. This announcement was made during a…

Anambra State Signs Strict Anti-Cultism, Anti-Touting Bill Into Law

In a significant move to combat crime, the Anambra State Government has enacted a stringent law targeting cultism and touting. Commissioner of Police Nnaghe Obono Itam commended the State Government…

APRA Extends Condolences To Malawi Over Plane Crash Tragedy

The African Public Relations Association (APRA) has expressed deep condolences to the Public Relations Society of Malawi (PRSM), the government, and the citizens of Malawi following the tragic plane crash…

DSS Issues Alert Ahead of Planned Protests on Democracy Day

The Department of State Services (DSS) has issued a public alert regarding planned protests slated for June 12, 2024, coinciding with Nigeria’s Democracy Day celebrations. The DSS warns of potential…

Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base Badagry Intercepts Human Trafficker, Seizes Smuggled Rice

The Nigerian Navy Forward Operating Base (FOB) Badagry has successfully intercepted a human trafficking operation and seized a significant quantity of smuggled rice in two separate operations, demonstrating their commitment…

NAF Reaches Engineering Milestone With In-Country 4800-Hour Inspection On Dornier 228 Aircraft

In a landmark achievement, Nigerian Air Force (NAF) engineers have successfully completed the 4800-hour Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM) on a Dornier 228 (DO-228) aircraft for the first time within Nigeria.…

Defence Headquarters Responds To Amnesty International Report Allegations

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has firmly refuted allegations made by Amnesty International in a report launched during a press conference held in Abuja on June 10, 2024. In a press…

Operation Whirlwind Cracks Down on PMS Smugglers, Seizes Large Quantities of Fuel

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has made significant strides in its fight against the illegal trade of petroleum products with “Operation Whirlwind.” Launched two weeks ago, the operation aims to…

Oyetola Inaugurates Landmark Projects At NIWA, Unveils New Water Transportation Code

The Honourable Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, embarked on a significant one-day working visit to the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on June 11, 2024. The visit…

CP Fayoade Affirms Zero Tolerance For Lawlessness Amid Proposed Protests

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, CP Adegoke Fayoade, has assured Lagosians of robust security measures in place to safeguard lives and property, ensuring smooth traffic flow and a peaceful…

Wema Bank Debunks False Rumors Of Impending License Seizure, Closure

In response to circulating false information about an impending seizure of its banking license and potential closure, Wema Bank has categorically denied these claims, reassuring customers and stakeholders of its…

Police Raid In Kwale Leads To Significant Arms Recovery, Arrests

A successful police operation in Kwale, Delta State, resulted in the recovery of substantial arms and ammunition and the arrest of a suspected cultist and gun runner. The operation, directed…

Anambra Police Urges Residents to Avoid Protests, Reaffirms Commitment to Rights, Safety

The Anambra State Police Command has called on the residents of Anambra State to avoid participating in any protests that may threaten public peace and national unity. Commissioner of Police…

Sterling Bank Partners With SPPG To Revolutionize Credential Verification With Blockchain Technology

Sterling Bank has announced a groundbreaking partnership with the School of Politics, Policy, and Governance (SPPG) to implement a blockchain solution for credential verification, aiming to enhance the efficiency, security,…

Fidelity Bank Sets Record With Largest Single-Day Turnover of Over 600 Million Shares

On Monday, June 10, 2024, Fidelity Bank emerged as the most traded stock on the Nigerian Exchange (NGX), recording an unprecedented turnover volume of approximately 605.257 million shares. This remarkable…

Fitch Revises Fidelity Bank’s Rating Outlook To ‘Positive’

Fitch Ratings has revised the outlook on Fidelity Bank PLC’s Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Positive from Stable, while affirming the rating at ‘B-‘. This update reflects the credit…

CGC Adeniyi Celebrates Graduation of Senior Course 10 at NCCSC, Pledges Enhanced Staff Welfare

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, attended the graduation ceremony of Senior Course 10 at the Nigeria Customs Command and Staff College (NCCSC), urging the graduating officers to…

DJ JIMBO’s Old Skool & Style Remix Sessions to Ignite Rhapsody’s Lekki

Renowned DJ and style icon, DJ JIMBO, is set to launch his acclaimed Old Skool & Style remix sessions at Rhapsody’s, located in The Palms Mall, Lekki. Beginning on Friday,…

NTC, Obidients Regret Elected LP Lawmakers’ Stance in Party’s Trying Times, Commend Faithful Ones

The Labour Party (LP) National Transition Committee (NTC) and the obidient stakeholders have decried the position of neutrality taken by some lawmakers elected on the platform of the party since…

NIMASA DG Mobereola Mourns The Passing of Former NMA Director General Ferdinand Agu

Dr. Dayo Mobereola, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has expressed profound sorrow over the sudden death of Architect Ferdinand Agu, the former Director…

Minister of Marine And Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, To Commission Landmark Projects At NIWA

The Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, is set to embark on a one-day working visit to the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) headquarters in Lokoja on Tuesday,…

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

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is set to deepen its partnership with the National Defence College (NDC) to bolster national security and enhance trade facilitation. The collaboration was reaffirmed by…

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

The Delta State Police Command has successfully apprehended several suspected armed robbers, car snatchers, and burglary suspects in a series of coordinated operations, leading to the recovery of multiple weapons…

CP Itam Commends Officers For Courage In Anambra

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, expressed his satisfaction with the courage displayed by officers in the command, particularly those in Ihiala and its surrounding areas. These…

NewsOnline Nigeria Sponsors 2024 NIJ Students Week

As part of its commitment to social responsibility and civic duty, NewsOnline Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s fastest-growing credible online newspapers, has partnered with several notable organizations to sponsor the 2024…

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

The MEMAN Competency Centre held a workshop on June 4, 2024, focusing on enhancing operational safety in Nigeria’s retail compressed natural gas (CNG) sector. The hybrid event, held at the…

Agusto & Co Upgrades Wema Bank’s Rating To Bbb+ With Positive Financial Outlook

Wema Bank, Nigeria’s leading innovative bank and pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has received an upgraded rating from Agusto & Co, a prominent Pan-African credit rating agency.…

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

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) are set to strengthen their collaboration to boost security and revenue generation. This commitment was announced by the…

NCC’s Dr. Aminu Maida To Chair SUPERNEWS SMEs Conference On Financial Inclusion On June 13

Dr. Aminu Maida, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), will preside as Chairman at the highly anticipated SUPERNEWS Nigeria SMEs Conference. The event is set…

Nigerian Security Agencies Announce New Policies, Highlight Neutralization of Over 9,000 Terrorists

In a joint press conference held under the auspices of the Strategic Communications Interagency Advisory Policy Committee, coordinated by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA), key security, defense,…

Workshop Highlights Ethanol’s Potential As A Biofuel For Nigeria

The recently concluded MEMAN Competency Centre Series Workshop, led by Agwu Ojowu, Senior Consultant at Africa Practice, showcased the significant potential of ethanol as a renewable energy source for Nigeria.…

NASENI’s Commercial Products Ready For Market, Asserts Executive Vice Chairman Halilu

During a key oversight visit by the House of Representatives Committee on NASENI, Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and…

Anambra CP Itam Advocates Unified Policing Strategy With Vigilante, Security Groups

Commissioner of Police (CP) Nnaghe Obono Itam reaffirmed his commitment to an all-inclusive policing system in Anambra State during a meeting held on June 6, 2024, at the Prof. Dora…

Vice Admiral Ogalla, Ezeobi, Delta Governor Oborevwori, Others To Receive Prestigious Silent Heroes Awards

Vice Admiral Ogalla, Ezeobi, Delta Governor Oborevwori, Others To Receive Prestigious Silent Heroes Awards On Saturday, June 8, 2024, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ogalla, Chief of the Naval Staff; Rt. Hon.…

New Customs Area Controller JE Edelduok Takes Helm At Kirikiri Lighter Terminal Area Command

Comptroller JE Edelduok has officially assumed her role as the new Customs Area Controller at the Kirikiri Lighter Terminal (KLT) Area Command, following a handover ceremony held on May 31,…

Nigerian Air Force Chief Visits Delta State Governor, Emphasizes Joint Efforts To Combat Insecurity

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

The Nigeria Police Force Zone 2 Command, headquartered in Onikan, Lagos, has made significant arrests in two separate cases involving internet fraud and illegal arms dealing. Under the directive of…

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

The National Transition Committee (NTC) of the Labour Party has declared its unwavering support for Nigerian workers in their ongoing campaign for a fair national minimum wage. The announcement was…

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

Fidelity Bank Plc (“Fidelity Bank” or the “Bank”) has announced plans to raise up to ₦127.1 billion through a combination of a Rights Issue and a Public Offer, aimed at…

PSC Chairman Highlights Transparent, Inclusive Police Recruitment Process

Dr. Solomon E. Arase, CFR, NPM, fdc, FCIArb, Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), addressed the Plenary Meeting of the Police Recruitment Board, emphasizing the critical role of the…

PSC Announces Successful Candidates For Police Recruitment, Emphasizes Merit, Diversity

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has released the list of 10,000 successful candidates for recruitment into the Constable cadre of the Nigeria Police Force. This announcement follows the approval of…

Nigeria Customs Service Intercepts N3.96 Billion Worth Of Pangolin Scales In Kebbi State

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone B of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced a significant anti-smuggling operation, intercepting a consignment of pangolin scales valued at N3,955,596,000. The operation,…

HISTORIC APPOINTMENT: IGP Egbetokun Names AIG Yetunde Longe As First Female Force Secretary

In a landmark move to advance gender inclusivity within the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has appointed Assistant Inspector General of Police…

IGP Mourns Loss of Retired CP Adebayo, DCP Guri, Extends Condolences To Families

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph.D., NPM, has expressed profound sorrow over the recent passing of two esteemed members of the police community: Retired Commissioner of Police…

IGP Condemns Alleged Extortion In Police Promotion Process, Launches Helplines

The Nigeria Police Force has expressed grave concern over reports of alleged extortion and unethical conduct during the ongoing promotion interviews for Inspectors seeking advancement to the rank of Assistant…

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

The Delta State Police Command has made significant strides in curbing armed robbery activities in the metropolis, resulting in the death of a suspected armed robber and the arrest of…

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

The Delta State Police Command has achieved a significant milestone in its fight against crime with the discovery and raid of a criminal hideout in Agbarho. The operation led to…

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…

Urgent Action Needed To Address Food Inflation

By Elvis Eromosele “An old woman is always uneasy when dry bones are mentioned in a proverb.” This is a popular saying from Chinua Achebe’s “Things Fall Apart”. Many times,…

Chief of Naval Staff Visits NIMASA, Pledges Enhanced Cooperation To Strengthen Maritime Security, Economic Growth

In a significant move to bolster maritime security, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Emmanuel Ikechukwu Ogalla, visited the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). This visit underscores…

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

Fidelity Bank Plc has recorded an impressive 507% increase in capital gains over the past five years, significantly outperforming all other major indices in the Nigerian stock market and the…

CGC Adeniyi Promises To Enhance Trade Facilitation Through AfCFTA, AGOA

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is set to enhance the Nigerian economy by leveraging the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the African Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA), according to…

Anambra Police Commissioner Orders Investigation Into Lifeless Baby Found In Bag At Ifite, Awka

The Commissioner of Police for Anambra State, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has ordered an immediate investigation following the discovery of a lifeless baby in a sack at a refuse dump…

NIGERIAN NAVY WEEK: Sanwo-Olu Expresses Gratitude To Nigerian Navy For Outstanding Service

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

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

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Fidelity Bank Achieves Highest Corporate Governance Rating On Nigerian Stock Market

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

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

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

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Anambra Police Commissioner Champions Revamped Policing Strategy

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

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

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UBA To Meet Recapitalization Deadline Through Rights Issue, Says Elumelu

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

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

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

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Shareholders Support Fidelity Bank’s Recapitalization Plan Amid Strong Performance

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Nigerian Navy Celebrates 68th Anniversary With Medical Rhapsody

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

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CP Itam Activates Onslaught Operation Against Kidnappers Following Release of Abductees

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

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

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

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Nigerian Startup Regfyl Secures Top Honors at Global Fintech Summit in Washington

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Anambra Police Criticize Report On Missing Rifles, Label It As Personal Agenda

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Anambra State Police Successfully Thwart Kidnapping, Rescue Hostage, Recover Stolen Vehicle

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AltClub Revolutionizes Travel Experience At Lagos Airport With New Premium Lounge

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NASENI Invests In Powerstove To Enhance Production, Carbon Credit Projects

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Police Commissioner Orders Investigation Into Fatal Shooting of Abuja Resident

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Anambra Police Foil Gun-Running Attempt, Recover Seven Pump Action Guns

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Customs Service Launches Health Insurance Sensitisation Programme For Officers

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DIG Daniel Sokari Pedro Visits Delta State Police Command To Boost Morale, Strengthen Community Relations

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Anambra Police Arrest Notorious Armed Robber, Cult Leader, Recover Operational Vehicle, Ammunition

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Former Customs CG Mustapha Commends NCS Advancements During Visit To Headquarters

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Customs, FAAC Join Forces To Enhance Revenue Generation, Trade Facilitation

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N15 Million Prize Pool As Over 200 Schools Register For Ecobank National Schools’ Team Chess Championship

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Wema Bank’s 5 For 5 Promo Season 3 Grand Finale Set To Award N10 Million Cash Prize

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FOU Zone B In Kaduna Intercepts Endangered Species, Others Worth Over N3.1 Billion, Arrests Four Suspects

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Anambra Police Launch Investigation Into Murder of Peter Awah In Okija

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CP Itam Emphasizes Investigative Skills, Competency In Anambra State Police Force

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Anambra Police Arrest Two Armed Men, Recover Locally Made Pistol

The Anambra State Police Command successfully intercepted two armed men and recovered a locally made pistol and a tricycle during an operation in the state capital. The interception occurred on…

Fidelity Bank’s Food Distribution Initiative Reaches Families In Keffi

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NCC Initiates Comprehensive Public Inquiry Into Key Telecommunications Regulations To Enhance Industry Standards

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) today began a two-day Public Inquiry into three crucial regulatory instruments aimed at bolstering industry standards and addressing emerging challenges. The event, held at the…

Anambra State Police Initiates Disciplinary Action After Viral Video of Officer Assaulting Citizen

The Anambra State Police Command has swiftly responded to a viral video showing a police officer assaulting a citizen. The officers involved have been identified, and Commissioner of Police, CP…

Fidelity Bank Enhances Nasarawa Healthcare Clinic And Provides Water Facility

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ACAMB Conference To Address Customer Service Issues In Nigerian Banking Sector

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Customs Officers’ Wives Association Distributes BP Monitors To Over 200 Beneficiaries To Promote Health Awareness

In a significant health initiative, Mrs. Kikelomo Adeniyi, National President of the Customs Officers’ Wives Association (COWA) and wife of the Comptroller-General of Customs, distributed over 200 upper arm blood…

Minister of Information Commends Newly-Elected Leadership Of The APRA At Annual Conference

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CGC Adeniyi Honored With Certificate Of Excellence At SABRE Awards Africa 2024

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NIMASA Celebrates Nigerian Women’s Pivotal Role In Maritime Industry On IMO Women In Maritime Day

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) celebrated the 2024 International Day for Women in Maritime, highlighting the crucial role of Nigerian women in the maritime sector. The event,…

Assault Incident By Soldiers In Omu, Ogun State

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Nigeria Customs Service Inaugurates Workshop On Data Generation, Analytics

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NNPP Accuses INEC of Bias In Internal Leadership Dispute

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Nigerian Air Force Provides Free Health Care Services To Shogunle Community In 60th Anniversary Celebration

As part of the celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the Logistics Command in Ikeja organized a one-day medical outreach for the Shogunle community. This…

Call For Fair Rotation of Oyi Chairmanship Position Gains Momentum

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NCC Temporarily Suspends Issuance of Licences In Three Categories

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Comptroller Daniyan Takes Charge At PTML, Vows To Enhance Revenue Collection,Trade Facilitation

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Agriarche Co-Founder Deina Mayaki Urges Increased Investment In African Agriculture Startups

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CG Adewale Adeniyi Promotes 13 Senior Customs Officers In Abuja Ceremony

The Comptroller-General of Customs, Adewale Adeniyi, ceremoniously decorated thirteen newly confirmed members of his management team with their new ranks at the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Headquarters in Abuja. The…

Oyetola Defies Downpour For Inspection Tour of Key Marine Institutions In Lagos

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Duplication of Roles at Ports Hindering Ease of Business Policy — Oyetola

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Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola, Engages Stakeholders In Lagos

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CP Itam Enhances Security In Anambra With Technology-Driven Operations

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FCMB Never Gave Me Any Loan, Says Algrain Foods Managing Director

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CDS Musa Visits Operation AWATSE Troops, Calls For End To Criminal Activities

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Lagos Residents Concerned Over New Market Amidst Growing Health Threats

Residents of the Oke-Afa area in Lagos State are increasingly worried about the health hazards posed by environmental pollution and neglect as the government constructs a new market near a…

Lagos Schools Still Struggling With Clean Water, Functional Toilets

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Lagos Police Rescue Abducted Teenagers Destined For Forced Labor In Ghana

In a significant operation, the Lagos State Police Command has successfully rescued two teenagers who had been abducted from Benue State and were about to be trafficked to Ghana. The…

Nigeria Customs CG Adeniyi Tours Huawei HQ, Lantan Port In Shenzhen To Enhance Trade Modernization

On Thursday, May 9, 2024, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Adewale Adeniyi, led a delegation to the headquarters of Huawei in Shenzhen. The visit aimed to discuss…

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CP Itam Enhances Administrative Proficiency, Visits DSS Formation In Awka

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Halilu Urges NASENI Finance Managers To Prioritize Effective Resource Management

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CP Obono Nnaghe Itam Assumes Office As Anambra State’s 34th Commissioner of Police

Anambra State Police Command is delighted to announce the assumption of duty of CP Obono Nnaghe Itam as the 34th Commissioner of Police of the Command. This appointment, made by…

Lagos Police Under Scrutiny For Handling of Domestic Violence Case, Allegations of Negligence

A disturbing case of domestic violence has brought the Lagos State Police Force under scrutiny for its alleged mishandling of the matter, with accusations of negligence and bias surfacing from…

NIMASA Takes Strides Towards Enhanced Seafarer Welfare, Unveils Reviewed Minimum Wage Document

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has unveiled the reviewed minimum wage document for Nigerian seafarers, aligning with the Maritime Labour Convention MLC 2006 guidelines. Developed for the…

Anambra State Police Commissioner Revamps Security Measures, Engages Strategic Officers In Action Plan

In a bid to enhance security service delivery and ensure the safety of residents in Anambra State, the newly appointed Commissioner of Police, CP Nnaghe Obono Itam, has initiated a…

Distraught Mother Appeals For Help As Three Schoolchildren Go Missing In Abia State

In a heart-wrenching plea, Mrs. Glory Osinachi, a mother from Amaoba Ime Oboro in Ikwuano Local Government Area of Abia State, is desperately seeking assistance from Nigerians to locate her…

United Nations Nigeria partners Sterling One Foundation to co-convene ASIS 2024

United Nations (UN) in Nigeria, led by the Resident Coordinator, Assistant Secretary-General Mohamed Malick Fall has committed to galvanizing the private sector for stronger partnerships and more impactful investments towards…

NIMASA DG Mobereola Promises Inclusivity of Stakeholders, Development In Nigerian Maritime Sector

In a significant moved towards enhancing Nigeria’s maritime sector, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has pledged to foster inclusivity in…

Nigeria, China Customs Sign MoU To Boost Trade, Economic Growth

In a significant move to bolster bilateral trade relations, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic…

Delta State Police Nab Three Suspected Criminals, Seize Firearms In String of Raids

In a series of successful operations, the Delta State Police Command has arrested three individuals linked to armed robbery, kidnapping, and cult activities, recovering an assortment of weapons in the…

Controversy Surrounds Swift Settlement of Emoluments For Dismissed LWC Staff

A significant dispute has emerged following the Lagos State Government’s quick compensation to dismissed employees of the Lagos Water Corporation (LWC). The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations Civil Service Technical…

Investment Analysts Bullish On Fidelity Bank Amid Soaring Profits

Analysts are rallying behind Fidelity Bank, issuing a strong “buy” recommendation based on the bank’s robust financial performance and solid growth prospects. Independent advisory firms including Afrinvest Group, FSDH Capital,…

Adamawa/Taraba Customs Command Seizes Goods Worth Over N10 Million In Anti-Smuggling Drive

At a press conference held today at the Adamawa/Taraba Area Command headquarters, Comptroller Garba Bature Bashir detailed significant achievements in the command’s fight against smuggling. Since assuming leadership last month,…

MetroDigital SLTV Launches Dynamic Programming Mix With 55 Channels

MetroDigital SLTV, the latest addition to Nigeria’s digital television landscape, has unveiled its diverse programming mix, offering viewers access to 55 channels spanning various categories. With packages starting at N2,500…

Professor Leroy Edozien To Be Honoured At The 2024 Nigerian Silent Heroes Awards

Renowned academician and political stalwart of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Professor Leroy Edozien, is poised to receive significant recognition at the upcoming Nigerian Silent Heroes Awards (NSHA). Scheduled to…

WEMA Bank Revolutionizes Cooperative Societies With Launch Of COOPHUB

In a landmark move, Wema Bank, known for its trailblazing innovations in the Nigerian banking sector and as the pioneer of Africa’s first fully digital bank, ALAT, has officially unveiled…

NAVTRAC Command Hosts NOWA Delegation To Strengthen Collaboration

The Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) recently welcomed a delegation from the Naval Officers Wives Association (NOWA) NAVTRAC Chapter in a courtesy visit aimed at fostering collaboration and strengthening ties between…

Nigerian Navy Captures Fugitive Vessel MV BLU-SHARK In National Waters

On May 6, 2024, the Nigerian Navy (NN) successfully arrested the vessel MV BLU-SHARK, under the coordination of the Multinational Maritime Co-ordination Center Zone D. The vessel, bearing IMO number…

Nigeria Customs Service CGC Adeniyi Explores Trade Enhancement At WCO AEO Conference In China

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Adewale Adeniyi, participated in a high-level panel at the 6th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) Conference on Wednesday, May…

AltBank Partners With Sterling One Foundation, FoodBank To Address Hunger, Promote Education

The Alternative Bank Limited (AltBank), in collaboration with FoodBank and Sterling One Foundation, is set to raise N20 million to combat hunger and enhance educational programs in line with the…

NASENI Introduces New Products, Receives Surge In Orders

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has unveiled a range of innovative products, sparking significant interest from dealers and the public alike. Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, the…

GTCO Gains Shareholder Approval For $750 Million Capital Raising, Declares N94.179 Billion Dividend

At the third Annual General Meeting of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO), shareholders approved a substantial capital raising initiative worth $750 million. The funds will be raised through various…

Police, Customs Forge Alliance To Enhance Security At Tin-Can Island Port

In a strategic move to bolster maritime security, the Commissioner of Police for the Western Ports Authority Police Command, CP Olarenwaju Olawale Ishola, hosted the Customs Area Controller of Tin-Can…

Nigeria Partners With Nokia To Boost Digital Skills, Implement 5G Technology

In a significant move to enhance Nigeria’s digital economy, Dr. Bosun Tijanni, the Honourable Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, along with Dr. Aminu Maida, Executive Vice Chairman and…

Customs Ogun I Command Makes Seizures of N380 Million Worth of Contrabands

The Ogun I Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has revealed a significant interception, with contraband valued at N380 million confiscated during a recent operation. Comptroller James Ojo, the…

Nigeria’s Police Force Bolsters Ties With UK’s National Crime Agency To Enhance Crime Fighting Capabilities

In a significant step to advance crime prevention in Nigeria, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, hosted a high-level meeting with Mr. Graeme Biggar, the Director General of…

NASENI Launches New Tech Products To Bolster Nigerian Technology Market

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) introduced four innovative tech products at a press conference at its headquarters in Abuja, marking a significant stride in fulfilling its…

Police Service Commission Launches Human Rights-Based Policing Workshop In Abuja With Red Cross Collaboration

The Police Service Commission (PSC), in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross, has launched a specialized training workshop aimed at reinforcing human rights-based policing standards among its…

Anambra State Police Dismiss Claims of Soldier Deaths As False, Mischievous

The Anambra State Police Command has officially refuted reports circulating online and in some national dailies about the alleged killing of 21 soldiers in Anambra, labeling these claims as completely…

Zenith Bank Delivers On Promise Of Shareholders Value With Record Dividend Payout Of N125.59 Billion

At the 33rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Zenith Bank Plc, held at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Wednesday, 8 May 2024, shareholders enthusiastically approved the proposed final…

Access Holdings Allocates 23.8 Million Units Of Shares To Senior Executives

Access Holdings Plc, Africa’s foremost financial services group, has announced the allocation of 23.8 million ordinary shares to several senior executives and executives of its flagship subsidiary, Access Bank, in…

Customs CG Vows Justice For Slain Officer In Katsina State, Offers Condolences

The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Bashir Adewale Adeniyi, MFR, has pledged to bring the perpetrators to justice following the tragic killing of Customs Assistant II, Auwal…

Anambra Police Repel Armed Hoodlums At Uli, Reinforce Security In The Community

Anambra State Police Command Operatives have successfully repelled and dispersed armed criminal elements who were reported to have engaged in sporadic shooting at the Uli community, located within the vicinity…

CREDICORP Initiates New Era In Consumer Credit With Support From Nigerian Banks

A significant development in Nigeria’s financial sector was unveiled recently as CREDICORP, under the auspices of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), initiated discussions with 19 commercial banks to revitalize…

Deela Electrifies Lagos with “Kini Big Deela” Rap Showcase

As the streets of Lagos buzzed with excitement, the Live Lounge VI on Idejo Street came alive on the evening of Saturday, May 4, 2024, hosting the highly anticipated “Kini…

NewcrossEP Seeks NUPRC Intervention Amidst Operations Suspension Due To Alleged Illegal Bunkering

…Alleged oil theft vessel MT Prestigious still under Nigerian Navy custody” On May 6, 2024, Newcross Exploration & Production Limited formally requested the intervention of the Nigerian Upstream Petroleum Regulatory…

Etiquette Africa Conference Tackles Incivility’s Impact on Development In Landmark Abuja Meeting

In a significant gathering held on May 2nd and 3rd at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja, the maiden edition of the Etiquette Africa Conference and Award took place, addressing…

CRACKING DOWN ON SIM BOXING: A Necessary Step Towards National Security

In a thought-provoking opinion piece, Suleiman Bala Bakori delves into the nefarious world of SIM boxing and its implications for Nigeria’s telecommunications landscape. Bakori highlights how the term “box” takes…

LEKKI’S URBAN PLANNING CRISIS: Over 80% of Buildings Lack Approval, Reveals Lagos Commissioner

Dr. Oluyinka Olumide, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development in Lagos State, has raised alarm over the alarming rate of unapproved buildings in the upscale Lekki area, disclosing…

Fake Medical Practitioner Arrested In Lagos With Suspected Forged Certificates

The Zone 2 Police Command, under the leadership of Assistant Inspector General of Police Olatoye A. Durosinmi, has apprehended Tayo Shakirudeen, a suspected fake medical practitioner, for allegedly possessing forged…

Transcorp President Honoured In MIPAD’s Global Top 100 As Company Delivers Strong Q1 Results

Transcorp Group’s President and GCEO, Dr. Owen D. Omogiafo, has been named in the prestigious Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Global Top 100 Futurists & Innovators List. This…

Aliko Dangote Foundation, WEF Unveil 2024 Class of Dangote Fellows

The Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF), in collaboration with the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Forum of Young Global Leaders (YGL), has introduced the distinguished 2024 class of the World Economic…

Comptroller Olomu Appointed As New Customs Area Controller As Comptroller Babajide Jaiyeoba Bows Out

On Monday, May 6, 2024, Dr. Babatunde Olomu was officially appointed as the new Customs Area Controller of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Apapa Command, succeeding Comptroller Babajide Jaiyeoba,…

NERC Announces Reduction In Electricity Tariff For Band “A” Customers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced a significant reduction in electricity tariffs for Band “A” customers for the month of May 2024, according to a recent statement from…

Lagos Assembly Challenges IGP Egbetokun on State Police Stance

Tensions flared in the Lagos State House of Assembly as lawmakers vehemently disagreed with the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Olukayode Egbetokun, over his recent statements rejecting the establishment of state…

LAWMA Clamps Down On Non-Compliant Construction Sites Across Lagos

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has issued 343 contravention notices to construction sites across the state for failing to adhere to the construction waste management regulations. This crackdown was…

Telecom Tariffs In Nigeria Set For Review After 11 Years, Industry Experts Support Move

Bismarck Rewane, CEO of Financial Derivatives Company Limited, has emphasized the need for an urgent review of telecommunications tariffs in Nigeria, noting that the last revision was made in 2013…

Nigerian Minister Seeks European Investment For Digital Economy Expansion

In an ambitious move to bolster Nigeria’s burgeoning digital economy, Dr. ‘Bosun Tijani, the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, embarked on a strategic investment tour in Europe, engaging…

Nigerian Student Achieves Historic Milestone At Siberian State Medical University

In a groundbreaking academic achievement, Justin Chukwudi Olewuezi has become the first Nigerian to graduate as a doctor from Siberian State Medical University, not only marking a significant milestone but…

Union Bank of Nigeria Secures Prestigious International Certifications In Information Security, Business Continuity

Union Bank of Nigeria PLC, a leading and trusted name in the nation’s banking sector, has reached a significant milestone by achieving the MSECB management system certifications in ISO/IEC 27001:2022,…

Anambra State Police Denies Reports of Archbishop & Family Abduction

In response to recent reports of the abduction of a Nigerian Archbishop, family members, and three pastors in a South East state, the Anambra State Police Command has issued a…

Anambra Police Apprehend Seven Suspects Linked To Cultism, Armed Robbery, Recover Weapons, Contraband

In a significant crackdown on criminal activities, the Anambra State Police Command announced the arrest of seven individuals suspected of involvement in cultism and armed robbery. The operation, conducted on…

RECOGNIZING WARNING SIGNS OF CULTISM IN CHILDREN: An Advisory From Anambra State Police Command

Understanding and identifying cautionary signs in our children’s behavior is crucial for their well-being and safety. The Anambra State Police Command has outlined key attitudes and behaviors that may indicate…

PSC Celebrates World Press Freedom Day, Acknowledges Journalists’ Contribution To Democracy

In commemoration of World Press Freedom Day 2024, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, retired Inspector General of Police and Chairman of the Police Service Commission, emphasized the importance of recognizing and…

Controversy Surrounds Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road Project

Questions are arising about the viability and intentions behind the ambitious Lagos-Calabar Coastal Road project, as citizens express concerns over its practicality and true purpose. The project, which aims to…

Prominent Figures Attend Service of Songs For Chief Ifeanyi Odiaka’s Late Wife

Prominent individuals gathered to pay their respects at the service of songs and wake held for Mrs. Ngozi Stella Odiaka, wife of Chief Ifeanyi Odiaka. The event occurred yesterday at…

Tin-Can Island Customs Implements Extended Hours To Tackle Cyber Network Disruptions

In response to recent network failures that caused delays in the exit of goods from the ports, the Customs Area Controller (CAC) of Tin-Can Island Port Command, Comptroller Dera Nnadi…

Lagos Residents Protest Four Months of Darkness, Send SOS To Sanwoolu

Residents of Ayetoro Community in Oto Awori Local Council of Lagos State took to the streets to protest four months of blackout in their area, calling on Governor Babajide Sanwoolu…

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc Reports 587.5% Increase In Profit Before Tax To ₦509.3 Billion In Q1 2024

Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (GTCO or the Group) has unveiled its Unaudited Consolidated and Separate Financial Statements for the period ending March 31, 2024, demonstrating an exceptional performance in…

NCC Educates Nigerian Youth Corpers on Data Management Strategies

The National Communication Commission (NCC) took proactive steps to empower Nigerian Youth Corpers with essential skills for managing their data effectively through a comprehensive sensitization program held in Keffi, Nasarrawa…

Former Anambra CP Adeoye Denies Billionaire Allegations, Says Reports Are False, Mischievous

Former Anambra State Commissioner of Police (CP) Adeoye has vehemently refuted recent media reports suggesting his billionaire status, asserting the claims as false and mischievous. Dismissing rumors circulating in various…

UBA Empowers Young African Leaders Through Graduate Programme, Welcomes 398 New Employees

United Bank for Africa (UBA), recognized as Africa’s Global Bank, celebrated the induction of 398 graduates into its workforce as part of the Graduate Management Acceleration Programme (GMAP) Class of…

Telecom Experts Discuss Future Trends At West Africa Telecoms Infrastructure Summit

The second edition of the West Africa Telecoms Infrastructure Summit and Exhibition (WATISE 2.0) concluded with key insights into emerging tech trends that could revolutionize the telecommunications sector. The event,…

OFFICE ROMANCE: Lagos Police Officers Face Dismissal Amid Accusations of Favoritism, Misconduct

Controversy has struck the Lagos State Police Command as two police inspectors, Adedoyin Damilola and Makanjuola Modupe, face potential dismissal following accusations involving their divisional police officer (DPO), SP Joshua…

Smile Communications Launches #SmileSalutes Campaign To Recognize, Reward Excellence In The Public Sector

Smile Communications, the leading 4GLTE telecommunications company, is thrilled to announce the launch of its #SmileSalutes campaign, aimed at recognizing and rewarding excellence among workers and teams within the public…

Anambra State Police Launches Campaign To Combat Cult Menace, Unveils Factors Contributing To Membership

In a concerted effort to tackle the rising threat of cultism within the state, the Anambra State Police Command has intensified its campaign against the proliferation of cult groups. Led…

Access Bank Champions Innovative Financing For Healthcare At Medic West Africa 2024

At the recent Medic West Africa Event, hosted by ABCHealth in partnership with Informa Markets, Access Bank took a significant step towards reshaping healthcare investment in Africa. The conference, under…

CUSTOMS: Federal Operations Unit Zone B Apprehends Fake Customs Officer For Impersonation, Shuaibu Vows Crackdown on Impostors

In a decisive blow against fraudulent activities, the Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘B’ (FOU ‘B’) has successfully apprehended a notorious impostor masquerading as a customs officer, reaffirming its commitment to…

Transcorp Group Achieves Remarkable Q1 2024 Performance With 173% Revenue Growth, N45 Billion PBT

Transnational Corporation Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s premier conglomerate with investments spanning the power, hospitality, and energy sectors, has unveiled its impressive financial results for the first quarter of 2024, showcasing remarkable…

Nigeria Customs Launches Advanced Ruling System To Boost Trade Facilitation

In a collaborative effort aimed at bolstering trade facilitation and fostering a transparent business environment, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in partnership with the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), has…

Nigeria Police Force Announces Major Breakthrough In Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack With Arrest of Key Suspect

The Nigeria Police Force, under the leadership of Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, has made a significant breakthrough in combating violent crime along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway and…

Freight Forwarders Request Waiver On Terminal Charges Due To Persistent Customs Server Issues