NASENI, Belgian Firm to produce Helicopter Locally

The Federal Government’s plan to produce helicopters locally have received a boost with the expression of interest by a Belgian firm, Dynali Manufacturing Helicopters Company. Dynali, in partnership with the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI), will build capacity and transfer technology toward rotary-wing maintenance, assembly and manufacturing in Nigeria. Besides, NASENI, as the agency saddled with the ...

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FG Declares Tuesday 20th Public Holiday For Eid-El Maulud

The Nigeria government has notified the general public that Tuesday November 20th is public holiday to celebrate the Eid-El Maulud. The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the permanent secretary Dr. M.B Umar, has; urged all Muslim faithful to align themselves with the ...

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Fresh Strike Looms As NLC Rejects Gov’s Position On New Salaries

The labour movement is worried that Nigerians may turn a cold shoulder to a fresh call for an industrial action demanding the speedy passage of a new minimum wage law. The Guardian learnt in Abuja yesterday that employers had hinged their support for N30,000 as the new minimum wage on an assurance that there would be no strike. The labour ...

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How Complaining Rewires Your Brain for Negativity

Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable — such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast — complaining isn’t good for you. Your brain loves efficiency and doesn’t like to work any harder than it has ...

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MTN Eyes Mobile Banking in Nigeria, to Apply for Payments Service License Soon

Nigeria’s leading telco, MTN, is gearing up to enter the Nigerian banking space. According to reports, the telco intend to apply for a payment banking license in the next few months. It also hopes to launch its MTN Mobile Money service in Nigeria by the second quarter of 2019. MTN set to enter Nigeria’s Mobile Money market https://t.co/5rZn2ERkd0 pic.twitter.com/Ixcb21JOok — Ugo Obi-Chukwu ...

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Meet Digitaps: A Nigerian Startup That Seeks to Eliminate Water-Borne Diseases With Intelligent Water Systems

If water is life then clean water is clean life! Water is a fundamental human need. In fact every person on Earth requires at least 20 to 50 liters of clean, safe water a day. As such, the United Nations considers universal access to clean water a basic human right and made it a goal of the SDG. To make access to clean ...

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BBC Media Action Relaunches #Nosidonlook Reloaded, #UdeyAmong – a Nigeria’s Governance Project!

BBC Media Action Naija, the Non-Governmental Organization and Charity arm of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in Nigeria has relaunched today #Nosidolook and #UdeyAmong campaign- a Nigeria’s governance project aimed at addressing different steps and actions that people across Nigeria are taking to instigate change in Nigeria particularly towards increasing citizens’ participation in achieving sustainable democratic society and good governance. According ...

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Senate committed to fast-tracking passage of Police Reform Bill –Saraki

The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has reiterated Senate’s commitment to fast-tracking passage of the Nigerian Police Reform Bill. Saraki gave the assurance in a statement by his Special Assistant on New Media, Mr. Olu Onemola, on Tuesday. He said that the passage of the Bill would help to create a more responsive and efficient Police institution for ...

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#Corruption: Buhari seeks stiffer sanctions for corrupt persons

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the sanctions of jail terms for illicit financial flow was no longer sufficient to fight the menace. President Buhari who stated this while delivering a speech on “Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and Corruption: The Challenge of Global Governance” at the Peace Forum, in Paris, France, said stringent actions should be taken against perpetrators of illicit ...

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‘EFCC has recovered N794 billion, £1.1 million, 407 mansions and more from looters in 3 years’ – Magu

ACTING  Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, boasted  Monday that he had set a new record in asset recovery and conviction of corrupt elements in the country in the last three years of his outing. Diezani The EFCC boss also revealed that the former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, was not being tried in the United Kingdom ...

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