National News

EXPERTS LAMENT DETERIORATION IN NIGERIA’S DEBT SUSTAINABILITY MEASURES

Nigeria’s huge debt profile at 22.3 trillion naira is now assuming more disproportionate weight against the country’s growth and development, a situation that will likely dispose of the nation to perpetual borrowing. Financial experts, however, have said the only solution that is practical, with improved governance, is the urgent implementation of policies that will grow […]

Also posted in Business, News

Leave a comment

NIGERIANS IN DIASPORA CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY IN GRAND STYLE

Nigerians in New York, United States of America over the weekend brought the city to light as they moved to celebrate the country’s 58th independence anniversary with parade and carnival. New York was painted green and white as Nigerians from all walks of life united for their country. Many Nigerian leaders also joined other compatriots […]

Also posted in News, Politics

Leave a comment

PRESIDENT BUHARI REITERATES COMMITMENT TOWARDS BUILDING A BETTER NIGERIA

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that he will not betray the confidence and trust reposed in him if re-elected the president in the 2019 presidential election. The President made the promise while delivering his acceptance speech as the 2019 presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), during the ruling party’s national convention at […]

Also posted in News

Leave a comment

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROMISES TO REVIEW MODALITIES FOR NEW MINIMUM WAGE

The Federal government says it would soon address the agitation for the upward review of the national minimum wage in a manner that will make workers and all Nigerians smile. This promise was made by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in Abuja. Mustapha said the present administration was sensitive to […]

Also posted in News

Leave a comment

SUPER EAGLES TO ARRIVE TUNISIA OCTOBER 15 FOR LIBYA AFCON CLASH

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to fly to Sfax, Tunisia via a chartered flight on October 15 for their African Nations Cup qualifier against Libya on October 16. The first leg of the doubleheader will hold at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo on October 13, with the return clash in Libya’s adopted home three days […]

Also posted in Sports
Tagged , , |
Leave a comment

NNPC LEVERAGES RISING CRUDE OIL PRICE TO BOOST PROFIT

The Federal Government has increased the gas flare penalty from 10 naira per thousand standard cubic feet of gas to 612 naira eight per thousand standard cubic feet of gas. The increase is in the case of any firm that produces 10,000 barrels of oil or more, adding that for anyone producing less than 10,000 […]

Also posted in Business
Tagged , |
Leave a comment

NIGCOMSAT TO OFFER NAVIGATIONAL SERVICES TO AIRLINES

The Federal Government, through the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited, plans to provide Global Positioning Services to airline operators and other commercial entities, including the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. In order to achieve this, the L-Band in the Nigerian Communications Satellite, NigComSat-1R, has been activated and testing of the services will be carried out in the […]

Tagged , |
Leave a comment

ASUU CLAIMS GOVERNMENT PLANS TO INTRODUCE 350,000 NAIRA UNIVERSITY TUITION

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has alleged that the Federal Government was taking steps to make students of federal universities pay a minimum of 350,000 naira for tuition fee. Zonal Coordinator of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in Ibadan, Dr Ade Adejumo, disclosed this yesterday. Adejumo said it was important for ASUU to […]

Also posted in News
Tagged , |
Leave a comment

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT APPROVES 90-DAY SPECIAL WINDOW FOR REGISTRATION OF BUSINESSES

The Federal Government has approved a 90-day special window to register businesses at a reduced rate of 5,000 naira in a bid to further ease the process of registering Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the country. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who made the disclosure yesterday in Enugu State, said the special window of 90 days […]

Also posted in News
Tagged |
Leave a comment

UNREST IN INDONESIA AMID DESPERATION FOR AID

Residents of Palu in Indonesia are growing increasingly desperate for aid after a quake and tsunami hit the town. Supplies of water, food and fuel are scarce and with roads damaged, it is proving hard to bring more in, or reach the more remote areas. It’s chaos now. Reports reveal that police authorities were firing […]

Also posted in Business, Events, News, Politics, World News

Leave a comment

1
Off air