Abimbola Fapohunda

Abimbola Fapohunda

Minister of Environment
MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Environment is targeting over 1,200 indigent Ogonis in its free medical outreach in Khana Local Government Area, Rivers State. The Project Coordinator, Marvin Dekil, said ...
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NHIS
MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has given two weeks extension to defective Health Maintenance Organisations (HMOs) that failed to meet the requirements for re-accreditation. A statement by the NHIS Head of Media and Public Relations Division, Ayo ...
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Sheikh Gumi
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

Sheikh Ahmed Abubakar Gumi, a Kaduna based Islamic cleric, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to “give chance to someone with the capacity to deliver” because Nigerians are not pleased with his administration. Sheikh Gumi said this during an ...
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Stock Market
BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Stock market recorded 0.21 percent growth on bargain hunting last week. The  Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) two weeks ago experienced loss by 1.6 percent following sell-offs in some bellwether stocks. However, the negative performance has reversed ...
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China & Japan
INTERNATIONAL

Japan and China have agreed that a trade war will have adverse effects on the world economy. Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono said on Monday after a high-level economic dialogue between the world’s third- and second-largest economies. Concern ...
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Ghana
INTERNATIONAL OIL & GAS

The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGPCO) has revealed that the government of Ghana has an outstanding debt of about $100 million to pay to N-Gas, a Nigerian company. In times past, the debt Ghana owed N-Gas resulted ...
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Heritage Bank
BANKING & FINANCE

Heritage Bank Plc, has reiterated its commitment to the development and growth of Nigeria’s creative industry. Ifie Sekibo, the Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Bank stated this in a statement issued by the Divisional Head, Corporate Communications of ...
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Dangote
BUSINESS & ECONOMY EDUCATION & TRAINING

The alumni body of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria has conferred on Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President of the Dangote Group, the 2018 Corporate Award. The award was received by the Group’s Executive Director, Stakeholders Management and Corporate ...
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PDP & APC
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has urged European Union (EU) to prevail on the Federal Government to uphold rule of law and adopt best global practices in its war against corruption. The PDP’s National Chairman, Uche Secondus, made ...
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Gold Prices
CHEMICAL & PETRO-CHEMICAL

Gold price changed slightly in the Asian trade on Monday as markets assessed the possible consequences of a U.S.-led missile strike against Syria over the weekend, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against a poison gas attack. ...
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Cambodian economy
INTERNATIONAL

Cambodia’s economy is foreseen to grow by 6.9 percent this year according to a report issued by the World Bank, while the report’s authors also acknowledged that several national and global risks could disrupt their prediction. “Our base ...
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US Sanction
INTERNATIONAL

The latest US sanctions announced against a number of Russian companies, individuals and a bank on 6 April 2018 are likely to have a severe effect on these companies’ operations and financial profiles by curtailing their ability to ...
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PDP
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed that there would be no imposition of candidate in its primary election for Ekiti gubernatorial race. The National Organising Secretary of the party, Col. Austin Akobundu (retd), revealed this on Friday while ...
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Pension
INSURANCE & PENSIONS

The Lagos State Government said it has paid N9.3 billion as pension to 2,466 retirees in the state, between May 2017 and March 2018. The Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pensions, Akintola Benson-Oke, revealed this at the 2018 ...
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Technological Advancement: NNPC Vows to Support Local Investors
OIL & GAS

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Maikanti Baru, has said that the corporation was committed to supporting local investors towards growing the engineering profession, even as he noted that this would, in turn, ...
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FG to increase power supply in Nigeria
POWER & ENERGY

The Federal Government is on the verge of increasing and stabilising power supply in the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola revealed this on Thursday, saying that the Federal Government has proposed over 190 ...
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Flour mills
AGRIC BUSINESS

Dangote Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc and other stakeholders in the flour mill industry have donated 50 units AMAR multi-crop threshers to wheat farmers in the country. The General Managing Director, Dangote Flour Mill Plc., Thabo Mabe, at ...
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Yellow Fever
MEDICAL & HEALTHCARE

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has vowed to collaborate with health workers to vaccinate over 25 million Nigerians against yellow fever in 2018. The WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, revealed this at the African Launch of “Strategy to ...
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FG to increase power supply in Nigeria
POLITICS & GOVERNMENT TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS

The Federal Government (FG) has approved N47 billion for three road projects in the country. This Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, revealed this after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Thursday. Fashola said the ...
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Zimbabwean President
BUSINESS & ECONOMY INTERNATIONAL

Zimbabwean government in the bid to resuscitate its ailing economy, has called on investors to buy shares in 35 state-owned firms, including telecoms and mining entities. The Zimbabwean Minister for Finance, Patrick Chinamasa revealed this on Friday. The ...
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