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Ramadan: Federal Lawmaker Elect in Borno distributes Food Items worth Millions of Naira To Constituents

Ramadan: Federal Lawmaker Elect in Borno distributes Food Items worth Millions of Naira To Constituents

    BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Member House of Representatives -Elect on the platform of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Magumeri, Kaga and Gubio Federal Constituency, Borno State, Hon. Usman Zannah has distributed bags of rice, sugar and other assorted relief items worth millions of naira as part of Ramadan gifts/spirit to the good people of his constituents. Presenting ... Read More »

Nigerian Company Apologies For Branding Pork Halal

Nigerian Company Apologies For Branding Pork Halal

Yesterday, the Nigerian Muslim community woke up to a rude shock, following viral social media images of packaged pork meat supposedly for public consumption, with a symbol authenticating same as Halal (lawful) for Muslims. The picture of the packaged “halal pork”, one of the products of B.W Foods Limited, Akowonjo, Lagos, went viral on social media platforms, as Muslim netizens ... Read More »

Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

Kogi NYSC coordinator dies in auto crash

The Kogi Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, Oludolapo Ahile, has died in an auto crash. The Assistant Director, Public Relations, Kogi NYSC, Adedapo Tayo, told News Agency of Nigeria that the coordinator was involved in a ghastly accident alongside her husband on Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia highway in Nassarawa State. Tayo told NAN that the accident occurred at Lafia axis of ... Read More »

Banks and FinTechs should take advantage of AI – Herbert Wigwe

Banks and FinTechs should take advantage of AI – Herbert Wigwe

The Chief Executive Officer of Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has stated that in order for banks and Financial Technology (FinTech) operators to remain competitive, there is the need for them to leverage Artificial Intelligence (AI), Nairametrics reports. Wigwe stated this while speaking during the Africa FinTech Foundry (AFF) Disrupt 2019 conference. The banker said Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Cloud ... Read More »

TSA: WE WILL GIVE OUR BEST TO SUPPORT GAMBIA TO SUCCEED –  AGF

TSA: WE WILL GIVE OUR BEST TO SUPPORT GAMBIA TO SUCCEED – AGF

BY ONYEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE The acting Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Mohammed Kudu Usman, has promised the support of the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation to the visiting Gambian team on Treasury Single Account (TSA). Mr. Usman announced this while receiving the delegation which was in Nigeria to understudy the workings of the TSA as it operates ... Read More »

Don’t release N649bn Paris Club refund to outgoing govs, NLC, others tell FG

Don’t release N649bn Paris Club refund to outgoing govs, NLC, others tell FG

The Nigeria Labour Congress and some civil society organisations have advised the Federal Government to delay the disbursement of the N649bn Paris Club refund to states until after the inauguration of incoming governors on May 29, The Punch reports. This followed the disclosure by the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, at a press conference that the Federal Government was ... Read More »

‘Why we specialised in robbing only women’

‘Why we specialised in robbing only women’

It was the end of road for three suspected members of a robbery gang, which specialised in snatching exotic vehicles from women in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. The suspected robbers were arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team(IRT). The trio , identified as Ego Ike, Obinna Igwe and Adamu Nuhu, were arrested ... Read More »

We will stop at nothing to ensure internal security, DSS warns instigators of forceful change of government

We will stop at nothing to ensure internal security, DSS warns instigators of forceful change of government

The Department of State Services (DSS) has issued a stern warning to the group and individuals calling for a forceful change of government in the country that it would stop at nothing to ensure internal security. DSS’ warning came on Friday through a press statement from it’s Public Relations Officer, Peter AFUNANYA, mailed to The State Online. In the release ... Read More »