Tag: Money

Ministry of Transport Sets Committee for Disbursement of N10bn

Henry Solomon- September 11, 2020

Ministry of Transportation has constituted a committee to draw up guidelines for the disbursement of the ten billion naira Federal Government palliative fund for road ... Read More

COVID-19: Dangote Pledges N200m to Contain Spread in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- March 3, 2020

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has pledged N200 million to support Federal Government’s effort at containing the spread of Covid-19 (CoronaVirus) in the country. Ms Zouera ... Read More

MMIA Customs Command Intercepts $8m

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2020

Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd) on Tuesday disclosed that the Custom Command at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport had intercepted 8.06 million U.S. ... Read More

UK Provides Funds for Nigerian Youth empowerment to Reduce vulnerability to Terrorism

Henry Solomon- December 17, 2019

The United Kingdom says it is currently supporting initiatives to increase economic opportunities for marginalised youth in northern Nigeria with development funding worth nearly 50 ... Read More

Man Goes to Jail for Refusal to Pay `Gamble Fee’

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2019

An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court, sitting in Isabo, on Friday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Taiwo Abiodun, to three months imprisonment for refusal to pay the N17,000 ... Read More

Brent Oil Hits $75 for First Time in 2019 Amid Tighter Iran Sanctions

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2019

Brent crude oil on Thursday rose above 75 dollars per barrel for the first time in 2019 in the wake of tightening sanctions on Iran, ... Read More

Soft Drink Vendors Make Quick Money in Maiduguri

Henry Solomon- April 9, 2019

As the scorching sun bites harder in Maiduguri, soft drink vendors are recording high sales, as people buy more cold drinks to quench their thirst. ... Read More

Video: 7 Million Disbursed to Youth and Women in Katsina

Henry Solomon- December 10, 2018

Seven (7) Million Naira was disbursed as interest free loan to 700 Youth and Women trained in cosmetology and other trades on completion of their ... Read More

FG Considers Education Bond for Public Varsities

Henry Solomon- November 18, 2018

The Federal Government is considering setting up an education bond to finance infrastructure in public universities, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari made the idea ... Read More

FG Begins Payment of Entitlements to Ex-Nigeria Airways Workers

Henry Solomon- October 22, 2018

The Federal Government has begun the payment of 50 per cent entitlements of ex-workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways who have successfully completed the verification ... Read More

PenCom Sheds More Light on Voluntary Contributions Circular

Henry Solomon- August 9, 2018

The National Pension Commission (PenCom), on Thursday said the circular on Voluntary Contributions (VCs) it recently issued was to curb the high rate of incessant ... Read More

Repatriate Our Stolen Money Without Legal Obstacles – President Buhari

Tanimu- July 1, 2018

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday in Nouakchott, Mauritania called on nations where looted assets have been stashed to release them without the usually ... Read More

Naira Steps Up Against Dollar at Parallel Market

Henry Solomon- June 13, 2018

The Naira on Wednesday gained 50 kobo to firm against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos. The Nigerian currency exchanged at N361 to ... Read More

France Signs €500,000 Humanitarian Agreement with 2 Aid Organisations in Borno

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2018

France on Thursday signed a 500,000 Euros agreement with two humanitarian organisations to support humanitarian aid in Borno. Guillaume de Kerdrel, First Counsellor of the ... Read More

Applications for 2018 Fintech Challenge Now Open – Ecobank

Henry Solomon- April 27, 2018

Ecobank says it has opened applications for start-ups and developers in the 54 countries in Africa to apply for its 2018 fintech challenge. The financial ... Read More

Bukola Saraki Decries Perpetrators of Offa Robbery

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki has condemned in strong terms the robbery that left many dead in Offa Kwara state. Yesterday armed robbers stormed Zenith ... Read More

Presidential Aide Justifies Buhari’s Approval of $1bn Security Fund

Henry Solomon- April 6, 2018

President Mohammadu Buhari Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina says those opposing or criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of one billion dollars for security funding are only ... Read More

NAPTIP Sheds Light on Media Publications on Recruitment

Henry Solomon- March 27, 2018

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has cautioned Nigerians to disregard the online publications purporting that it is currently recruiting ... Read More

Dogara Laments Over Difficulties in Accessing Loans, Makes a Clarion Call

Henry Solomon- March 12, 2018

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has decried difficulties faced by Nigerians in accessing bank loans . Dogara, made this known ... Read More