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House of Reps hails NNPC’s strides in transparency …As Kyari defends NNPC 2021 Budget at NASS

The House of Representatives Joint Committees on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream and Gas) have applauded the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for breaking new grounds in its commitment to transparency and accountability. Chairman of the Joint Committees, Hon. Musa Sarki Adar, gave the commendation at a 2021 Budget Defense hearing, which …

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Zulum wants states to prosecute terrorism suspects; Urges North East Governors to take steps to prevent kidnapping

… Seeks end to Almajiris on streets, youth unemployment Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, has called on Governors of the North East geo-political zone states to take far reaching measures to ensure that incidences of house kidnapping reported in some states of the country do not extend to the …

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HealthPlus crisis: How Mrs. George approached Leo Stan Ekeh; Advice to her was to save her business, protect other Nigerian startups – Zinox

The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Legal Affairs to the Zinox Chairman, Leo Stan Ekeh, Barrister Reginald Obiakor, has cleared the air on the controversy surrounding the troubled Nigerian healthcare firm, HealthPlus and the alleged involvement of Mr. Ekeh, in the company’s crisis with its investors, Alta Semper, a private …

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Police brutality persists as patrol team opens fire on women at Tombia market in Bayelsa; They’ve been apprehended, says Police Commissioner

Despite the EndSARS protest and its aftermath, a Police patrol team on Wednesday opened fire on market women at Tombia market in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa. A 17 year old female periwinkle seller and three other women were left in the pool of their blood by shots fired …

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CACOVID to empower 4m youths with N150bn job program …To renovate 44 burnt Police stations; spend N100bn on Police equipment

The private sector led Coalition Alliance Against COVID 19 (CACOVID), has unveiled plans to empower four million youths with N150 billion employment program, noting that once the nation’s high rate of unemployment is curtailed, social unrest will be significantly reduced. Co-Chairman of CACOVID and Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, …

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Nestlé begins Community Scholarship Scheme to promote youth education

By Babatunde Ogunrinde Lagos Nov. 24, 2020 Nestlé Nigeria Plc. says through its Community Scholarship Scheme (CSS), it has begun work toward addressing the challenges of low enrollment in many developing countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa due to inadequate infrastructure. The company said in a statement on Tuesday that lack …

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Trump approves intelligence briefing for Biden; President-elect presents national security team

New York/Washington, Nov. 25, 2020 The White House has given approval for U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to receive the president’s daily intelligence brief “as part of the support to the transition.” A spokesperson in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. …

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