Dagogo-Jack replaces Barth Nnaji as head Presidential Task force on Power
Dagog-Jack replaces Barth Nnaji as head of Presidential Task force on Power
Pirates hijack oil ship, kidnap crew, off Nigeria’s coast
Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker and its crew in the waters near Lagos, the navy and a security company said on Wednesday. The vessel, called the Abu Dhabi Star, was seized on Tuesday night, around 14 nautical miles from the entrance to Lagos port, navy spokesman, Kabir Aliyu, told Reuters. The navy said the […]
Jimoh Ibrahim shuts down Air Nigeria, sacks staff
All Air Nigeria flight operations nationwide are to be shut down effective from Monday next week. PREMIUM TIMES gathered that the directive for the closure of the airline’s operations was handed down by its billionaire businessman owner, Jimoh Ibrahim, who also reportedly ordered that all, but 50 of the workers on the company’s payroll, be […]
Dantata, others receive N25billion SURE-P payments
SURE P contractors receive payment
Protesters storm CBN over N5, 000 note, currency restructuring
Nigerians say the planned currency restructuring policy by the CBN is a misplaced priority.
Lufthansa cancels 300 flights as passengers hit by strikes
Cabin crew of International Flyer, Lufthansa, have grounded the airline’s activities.
Government to check pollution with N2.96 billion GEF project
World Bank wants speedy execution of project to curb the negative impact of organic pollutants
Four in five Nigerians oppose planned N5000 notes – poll
Opposition to CBN’s new monetary policy is huge; four out of five Nigerians polled opposed the policy.
Consumer council tackles MTN on airplane promo
The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has directed MTN to make sure consumers receive adequate information on its recharge and win aircraft promotion, tagged MTN-Ultimate Wonder Campaign Promotion. The CPC disclosed this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja by Abiodun Obimuyiwa, its deputy director, Public Relations. It said the communication company was given the […]
EXCLUSIVE: Bi-Courtney faces N30billion fine for abandoning Lagos-Ibadan road, but FG looks away
For failing to fix the perilous Lagos-Ibadan expressway three years after securing a lavish concession of the road, Bi-Courtney, the Nigerian consortium now entangled in a festering controversy with federal and state road authorities, should pay fines in excess of at least N30 billion. For each day the road is left unconstructed, the construction company […]
Pipeline Explosion: PPMC shuts Atlas Cove pipeline
PPMC has shut down a major network that pumps petroleum products to depots in the South-West
SURE-P will help create jobs, says FCT minister of state
“The SURE-P programme is aimed at creating employment for our women and youth,” Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory says.