TOP 10 NEWS HEADLINES: 31ST MAY 2021

Buhari appoints Muhammad as Senior Citizens Centre board chair, Habib is new NEMA DG

Buhari appoints Muhammad as Senior Citizens Centre board chair, Habib is new NEMA DG
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the take-off of the National Senior Citizens Centre and the constitution of a 12-member board. The Centre was passed into law as the National Senior Citizens Centre Act, 2017 to cater for the needs of senior citizens (70 and above) in the country.

Emirates wins record 8th consecutive Best Airline Worldwide award

Emirates wins record 8th consecutive Best Airline Worldwide award

Emirates has been voted ‘Best Airline Worldwide’ for the eighth
consecutive time by the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2021. The airline also took home
accolades for ‘Airline with the Best First Class’ and ‘Airline with Best Economy Class’.

TOP 10 NEWS HEADLINES TODAY: 28TH MAY 2021

CBN retains economic parameters amid naira devaluation to N410/$

At the close of the two-day meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the members unanimously voted to retain major economic parameters, with the benchmark lending rate at 11.5 per cent

All set for Agric and Export virtual seminar

The key strategic issues and challenges around agricultural exports will be discussed at a major webinar event being hosted by The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 12:00pm

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 21ST MAY 2021

FG approves Lagos, Abuja, 2 other international airports as Special Economic Zones

FG approves Lagos, Abuja, 2 other international airports as Special Economic Zones
The Nigerian Government announced it has approved four international airports in Lagos, Kano, Abuja and Port Harcourt as Special Economic Zones. This was disclosed in a statement by Aviation Minister, HadiSirika on Thursday morning

TOP DAILY NEWS HEADLINES: 10TH MAY 2021

Badagry Deep Seaport to commence operations earlier than planned

Badagry Deep Seaport to commence operations earlier than planned
Lagos State Government is ready to give the necessary support for the timely delivery of the Badagry Deep Seaport project. The Badagry Deep Seaport is expected to commence operations earlier than planned, as the Lagos State Government is ready to give the necessary support for the timely delivery of the project.

TOP 10 NEWS HEADLINES- 7TH MAY 2021

Buhari removes Bala Usman as NPA MD, appoints replacement

Buhari removes Bala Usman as NPA MD, appoints replacement
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Ministry of Transportation under Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi for the setting up of an Administrative Panel of Inquiry to investigate the Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

TOP 10 NIGERIAN NEWS HEADLINES TODAY: 30TH APRIL 2021

N120b CBN metering intervention timely – Consumers

N120b CBN metering intervention timely – Consumers
One of the myriad of challenges bedeviling the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) is metering. On its own, the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) in March 2021 directed the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to replace obsolete and faulty meters. According to Order No. NERC/246/2021, of March 4, seven million customers in the electricity market were un-metered. The commission that alluded to an enumeration that was carried out added that three million meters among the installed ones were faulty. HERE