Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases

Borno Records Cholera Deaths, 530 Suspected Cases
 

Cholera has claimed no fewer than 23 deaths and 530 suspected cases in Borno, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Thursday. The UN agency added in a statement that a cholera outbreak was first reported by the state’s Ministry of Health, adding that the first c...

Posted on Sep 7, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 7, 2017

EFCC Records 137 Convictions In 8 Months

EFCC Records 137 Convictions In 8 Months
 

BY TONY EGBULEFU, The acting chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has stated that no anti-corruption agency in the country has recorded the success of the commission in the area of court convictions against corrupt persons. He disclosed this in a meeting with jo...

Posted on Aug 31, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 31, 2017

Nigeria Basketball Elections: Setting The Records Straight

Nigeria Basketball Elections: Setting The Records Straight
 

By Ishaku Kigbu, Since the outcome of the elections that took place in Kano and Abuja producing Tijjani Umar and Ahmadu Musa Kida on June 12 and 13 respectively, as president of NBBF. I have read and listened to narratives regarding that with utmost interest. For reasons of time and space, my main p...

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 14, 2017

DG Records’ act, Cyprex, Drops Money

DG Records’ act, Cyprex, Drops Money
 

DG Records’ act and fast rising Afro pop singer, Cyprex (Chukwuyem Onyemaka Romeo) is poised to heat up the scene, as he drops yet another single from his soon to be released album, which his management, led by Jegbefume Henry has boasted will rule the airwaves. Entitled ‘Money’, the single i...

Posted on Jul 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 21, 2017

FGN Bond Records 129.16Bln Naira Subscription In July, 2017 – DMO

FGN Bond Records 129.16Bln Naira Subscription In July, 2017 – DMO
 

By Mbakaan Kwen, The federal government bond which was auctioned on July 12, 2017 has recorded a successful subscription of N9.10 billion for the five year tenor, N55.31 billion for ten years and N64.75 billion for twenty years respectively. The auction attracted interest rates of 14.50 per cent, 16...

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 - Last updated on Jul 14, 2017

Osun Records Increased IGR in 2016, as Lagos Emerge Top Earner Again

Osun Records Increased IGR in 2016, as Lagos Emerge Top Earner Again
 

Osun State recorded a 10% increase in her Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2016, a report by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics, NBS has revealed. This is as Lagos continues to dominate the table with the highest IGR generated in the country. Lagos with a population of above 20m, generated a whopp...

Posted on May 12, 2017 - Last updated on May 12, 2017

MMA2 Records 20m Passengers In 10yrs

MMA2 Records 20m Passengers In 10yrs
 

Murtala Mohammed Airport terminal two (MMA2) has in the past 10 years recorded 20 million passengers, processed over 400,000 flights and provided 100,000 jobs as Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL), the concessionaire managing the airport celebrated 10 years of operations. BASL also remembe...

Posted on May 8, 2017 - Last updated on May 8, 2017

Dollar Records Further Loss, Sells for N390 at Parallel Market

Dollar Records Further Loss, Sells for N390 at Parallel Market
 

The value of the dollar continued to diminish against the naira as the Nigerian currency was traded at N390 at the parallel market on Thursday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Naira had also appreciated against the Euro, exchanging at N400 while remaining stable against the Poun...

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 24, 2017

NDLEA Records 34,499 Drug-Related Arrests in 4 Years- Report

NDLEA Records 34,499 Drug-Related Arrests in 4 Years- Report
 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) has in the last four years arrested 34,499 persons in connection with drug related offences across the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory(FCT), Abuja, between 2012 and 2015. In the report obtained by the Economic Confidential...

Posted on Mar 20, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 20, 2017

Fed Govt Records Late Passage of Budget in Six Years, Says FRC

Fed Govt Records Late Passage of Budget in Six Years, Says FRC
 

The consistent delay in the passage of budget by the National Assembly is slowing down growth, the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has said. The agency’s report indicates a pattern of five months between the budget presentation by the President and its passage by the lawmakers in the last s...

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 - Last updated on Mar 1, 2017

As Consultations Continue, Nigeria Records 58 Per Cent Decrease in Pipeline Vandalism in Niger Delta

As Consultations Continue, Nigeria Records 58 Per Cent Decrease in Pipeline Vandalism in Niger Delta
 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Thursday that it has recorded about 58 per cent reduction in cases of pipeline sabotage. This was disclosed in the Corporation’s monthly Financial and Operations Report for December 2016. According to the report, only 18 cases of vandalize...

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 - Last updated on Feb 17, 2017

GMG Records Steps Out With New Artistes

GMG Records Steps Out With New Artistes
 

BY ROTIMI AGBANA Great Masters Generations Record, (GMG), owned by business man Chief Stanley Okoli, was officially launched in Lagos on Sunday January 22, 2017. The label also unveiled the artistes under her management, Famous and Chris. According to Maic Fidel, the General Manager of Great Masters...

Posted on Jan 28, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 28, 2017

Lagos Records 115 Tanker Accidents in 2016 – Official

Lagos Records 115 Tanker Accidents in 2016 – Official
 

The Lagos State Fire Service recorded 115 petroleum tanker accidents in 2016, Nwanovim George, the former Chief Fire Officer in the state has disclosed. Mr. George made the disclosure on Tuesday in Lagos at the ongoing national training for tanker drivers organised by Petroleum Tanker Drivers, PTD, ...

Posted on Jan 24, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 25, 2017

Enugu Records First Rainfall in 2017

Enugu Records First Rainfall in 2017
 

Enugu metropolis, on Monday, recorded its first rainfall of the year, which led to reduction in the temperature in the coal city. The rain started at about 2:45p.m and lasted for over 30minutes. The downpour led to the washing of roof-tops and drains that had been dotted by silts occasioned by the h...

Posted on Jan 23, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 24, 2017

FAAC: Nigeria Records N13.1 Billion Revenue Boost

FAAC: Nigeria Records N13.1 Billion Revenue Boost
 

The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) on Friday shared N400 billion, which is N13.1 billion more than what the three tiers of government shared as revenue in December. The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, said the N400 billion was distributed under four sub-heads. They are: statutory ...

Posted on Jan 21, 2017 - Last updated on Jan 21, 2017

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