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Era of multiple regulations, taxation soon to end, NCC assures telecom firms, subscribers

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) promised telecoms operators and their customers that the regime of multiple regulations and taxes from government agencies across states, would soon be over. Giving the assurance, weekend, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, said this was sequel to the …

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SEC unveils N5b investor-protection fund

The Securities and Exchange Commission has set aside N5 billion National Investors Protection Fund (NIPF) to compensate investors for pecuniary losses arising from the insolvency, bankruptcy or negligence of non-broker/dealer capital market operators. Already, the commission has provided the take-off grant for the initial operation of the fund. The Director, …

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FIFA congratulates Enyimba on 7th NPFL title

Acting FIFA president Issa Hayatou has officially congratulated Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL) side Enyimba FC of Aba for winning the 2014/2015 Nigeria Professional Football League(NPFL) title. The message was contained in a letter from the world football governing body to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and signed by Camerounian …

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UN rewards SPDC JV Afam VI Power Plant for reducing carbon emissions

The Afam VI Power Plant in Rivers State has been recognised and rewarded by the United Nations for reducing carbon emissions through environmentally friendly operations. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) issued the 650-megawatt plant some 541,537 Certified Emission Reductions (CER) credits for its first crediting period …

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NOWHERE TO RUN: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis… Yar’Adua Foundation to screen documentary at Paris COP 21

Nigeria faces a looming climate and environmental crisis that it can no longer afford to ignore. Creeping effects of climate change and unchecked environmental degradation in communities across the country, now pose monumental socio-economic, political and sustainable development challenges to the nation. With the country’s population projected to an astronomical …

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PDP locks down Bayelsa, as ex-President Jonathan, Prince Secondus, Governor Mimiko, other party stalwarts, present governorship flag to Dickson

Business and commercial activities were temporarily put on hold at the weekend in Yenagoa, as thousands of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, supporters within and outside the State led by the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan thronged the Samson Siasia Sports Complex, venue of the PDP governorship flag presentation rally. …

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