President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and President of the United Arab Emirates, Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on Monday in Abu Dhabi, have finalized a historic agreement, which has resulted in the immediate cessation of the visa ban placed on Nigerian travelers. Furthermore, by this historic agreement, both Etihad Airlines and Emirates Airlines are to immediately […]

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has flagged off the distribution of food items as a palliative measure to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal on residents of the state. Speaking during the unveiling of the Lagos Food Bank Programme on Sunday at the Lagos House, Ikeja, the governor said the programme aims […]

Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority, LAMATA, has announced that commercial train service will commence on Monday, next week. LAMATA Managing Director, Mrs Abimbola Akinajo, made the announcement while briefing newsmen at the Marina train terminal. Mrs Akinajo who noted that Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu will be the first passenger at the inaugural ride on Monday, stated […]

The government and other stakeholders have been enjoined to promote Arts to become attractive as a career to budding talents, thereby guaranteeing their self -sustenance and contribution to the socio -economic development of the country. Executive Director of Life In My City Arts Festival, LIMCAF, Mr Kevin Ejiofor stated this at the opening of the […]

Nigerian youths have again been advised to embrace self-employment through productive entrepreneurial skills. The member representing Alimosho Federal Constituency of Lagos State at the House of Representatives, Mr Olufemi Adebanjo gave the advice at the second round of Skills Acquisition and Empowerment Programme he facilitated in collaboration with the Ogun Osun River Basin Development Authority, […]

Critical stakeholders in the technological sector and the entire Nigerian people have been called upon to give backing to the Nigeria Startup Bill, has scaled through the ministry of justice and is now before the federal executive council. The Nigeria Startup bill is a joint initiative by Nigeria’s tech startup ecosystem and the Presidency to […]

The Lagos State Government says it is partnering with the Maize Farmers‘ Association of Nigeria, MAFAN, to explore the possibilities of maize production in the State. Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya made this known in Lagos when she received members of the Maize Farmers‘ Association of Nigeria, MAFAN. Ms Olusanya explained that the partnership […]

ActionAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation working to eradicate poverty in Nigeria has opposed the alleged resolution by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) directing the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to increase their tariffs from Wednesday, September 1, 2021. ActionAid Nigeria posits that the increase in electricity tariff will further erode the purchasing power of […]

The era of unseaworthy substandard ships entering into the country’s seawater may soon be over. This is because, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, is moving against such ships coming into the country. It has commenced the issuance of new certificates of ship registration and gradually phasing out the old permits. The Director-General […]

The Association of Nigerian Licenced Customs Agents, ANALCA, has accused the Customs Service of working against government’s policy of Ease of doing Business. The Vice President of ANALCA, Mr. Kayode Farinton made the allegation at a News conference in Lagos. Mr. Farinton said that Customs was only interested in generating revenue and not facilitating trade. […]

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