Monthly Archives: August 2016

Aero Contractors suspends operations indefinitely, sends staff on leave

Aero Contractors Airlines on Wednesday said that it would suspend all its scheduled services indefinitely from Thursday Sept. 1. The airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Fola Akinkuotu, said in a statement in Lagos that the management decision was part of … Continue reading

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NCC approves release of SIM registration data to NIMC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has agreed to release the commission’s data from the ongoing Subscriber Identification Mode (SIM) cards registration exercise to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, stated this … Continue reading

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CJN Sport competition begins in Kogi

The 22nd edition of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) sport competition, kicked-off on Wednesday, in Lokoja, the Kogi state capital following the unveiling of the tournament trophy. The CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, who unveiled the trophy at the Kogi … Continue reading

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Nigeria’s economy growth rate may beat IMF prediction – Budget Ministry

As emphasis on capital expenditure by the Federal Government begins to yield positive results with investment/GDP ratio increasing, the GDP growth rate of the Nigerian economy is likely to beat the IMF prediction of -1.8% for the full year 2016, … Continue reading

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Buhari confirms appointment of N/Delta Power Holding’s CEO

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer and two Executive Directors for the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC). Joseph Chiedu Ugbowho was in an acting capacity is now the substantive Managing … Continue reading

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Pope welcomes Colombia ceasefire, declines Vatican role

Pope Francis on Wednesday welcomed the end of Colombia’s war with the FARC rebels but declined an invitation to help establish a court to prosecute atrocities committed during the conflict. Francis, the first pontiff to come from Latin America, had … Continue reading

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NLC calls for policy response to address unemployment

Dr Peter Eson-Ozo, the General Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has urged the Federal Government to develop a policy that will address the increasing rate of youth unemployment in Nigeria. Eson-Ozo made the call in an interview with the News … Continue reading

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