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Daily Archives: March 8, 2019

Top Ten Financial Tips

Although making resolutions to improve your financial situation is a good thing to do at any time of year, many people find it easier at the beginning of a new year. Regardless of when you begin, the basics remain the same. Here are my top ten keys to getting ahead financially. 1. Get Paid What You’re Worth and Spend Less ... Read More »

Lassa Fever: Death Toll Hits 93 In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said the death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in 2019 has increased to 93 in the country. In its weekly situation report, the NCDC stated that 1,374 suspected cases and 93 deaths were reported across 21 states, including the Federal Capital Territory as of March 3, 2019. Between February 25 and March ... Read More »

Osinbajo, Saraki Send Message To Nigerians

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Senate President Bukola Saraki on Friday joined the world in celebrating the International Women’s Day. Osinbajo took to his verified Twitter page to appreciate and celebrate women for their role in nation-building. The vice president lauded women for their extraordinary roles played in many successes in Nigeria. Osinbajo wrote: “Women are incredible. The Nigerian woman ... Read More »

ASUU Restates Commitment To 2019 Memorandum Of Action With FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), says it will abide by the contents of the 2019 Memorandum of Action (MoA) agreed upon by the union and the Federal Government. Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, ASUU President, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja. He was reacting to a statement circulating on ... Read More »

FG Begins ICT Education For Disabled Girls, Women

The Federal Government, through the National Centre for Women Development, has commenced education programmes on Information and Communication Technology for physically-challenged girls and women at the centre. The NCWD Director-General, Dr Mary Ekpere-Eta, confirmed the ICT training for the disabled females at a briefing held on Thursday in Abuja, to mark the 2019 International Women’s Day, themed, Think equal, build ... Read More »

Real Reason Why I’m Suing Tiwa Savage – Danny Young

Rapper Danny Young’s decision to drag Tiwa Savage and Mavin Records to court for infringing his copyright is still trending in entertainment circles. While some people appear to be concerned about the possible implications of the development for Nigeria’s entertainment industry, others have tried to persuade Danny Young to drop the charges against Miss Savage. Anxious to correct the impression ... Read More »

India Signs US$3 Billion Submarine Deal With Russia

India has signed a US$3 billion (S$4.08 billion) deal to lease a third Russian nuclear-powered submarine for 10 years, giving Delhi a boost in the Indian Ocean against arch-rivals Pakistan and China, media reports said. The deal – which according to the reports took months to negotiate – comes as tensions run high between India and Pakistan following their biggest ... Read More »

Rohr Wants Nigerians To Assess Eagles Before AFCON

Super Eagles’ Coach, Gernot Rohr has disclosed to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), he would give Nigerians the opportunity of assessing his players before the team departs for abroad for camping ahead the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. A member of the Technical Committee of the NFF told Daily SunSports that Rohr, after submitting his AFCON programme, explained that ... Read More »

FG Closes Borders Till Sunday

Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General (retd) Abdulrahman Dambazau, has ordered the closure of borders for Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly polls. The closure order takes effect from noon today, to Sunday, March 10, at noon. Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede announced this in a statement issued in Abuja, yesterday. “The public is to take note and ... Read More »

CBN, EFCC May Bar Culprits From Opening Bank Accounts

Officials of the Central Bank of Nigeria and their counterparts in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission met on Thursday, with the aim of strengthening the country’s fight against economic crimes. A statement from the apex bank said any individual or corporate body found to be involved in economic crime might be barred from opening bank accounts in the country. ... Read More »