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COVID-19: Publisher lauds FG planned stimulus package for media, creative industry

  A leading Online Publisher, Femi Soneye, has commended the Federal Government for the stimulus package being initiated to cushion effects of COVID-19 on Nigerian media and the creative industry. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, also received a pat on the back for the expected intervention. …

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Covid-19: Gombe expects testing machine Wednesday… Explains challenge in evacuating 20 confirmed cases

William Attah, Gombe The Gombe State Taskforce on Covid-19 says it hopes to start testing suspected cases of corona virus in the State as from Wednesday 27th May, 2020. The State’s Taskforce Chairman on Covid-19, Professor Idris Mohammed, told newsmen during the committee’s daily briefing, Monday afternoon, that the transporters …

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 Buhari condoles with Media over demise of New Telegraph Editor, Waheed Bakare  

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the media industry, particularly Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ and Nigeria Guild of Editors, NGE, over the passing of the Saturday Editor of New Telegraph, Waheed Bakare. The President, in a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) also sent condolences to …

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UBA holds Africa Day Conversations 2020 today; Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal, George Weah of Liberia, others to speak

Mr. Kennedy Uzoka, GMD/CEO of UBA invites all   to join the Chairman of the frontline bank, Tony Elumelu, at the second edition of the UBA Africa Conversations in celebration of Africa Day, which will bring together senior political leaders and policymakers to define an African response to COVID. Uzoka says, with …

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Buhari cancels appointments, approvals made by late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari; 150 memos issued without President’s permission uncovered

By TERHEMBA DAKA, Abuja There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may have directed his new Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari to cancel all appointments and approvals the late Chief of Staff Abba Kyari personally made without his permission. Though no reason was given for the President’s alleged …

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NNPC says professional competence, transparency, accountability, national spread are bases for employment, Management progression in Corporation

  The Nigerian National Corporation (NNPC) has explained the parameters for employment as well as career progression in the corporation, using the recently concluded Graduate Trainee employment process as well as top Management promotion exercise executed by the corporation as an illustration. The National Oil company says unblemished academic competence, …

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