Investments in Delta safe, secure – Gov. Oborevwori

Investments in Delta safe, secure – Gov. Oborevwori

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, said investments in the state were safe and secure as Delta remains a prime destination of choice for investors across the country. Governor Oborevwori stated this in his remarks at the inauguration of AHL…

Ukrainian Company Set to Invest in Nigerian Energy Sector

Ukrainian Company Set to Invest in Nigerian Energy Sector

A Ukrainian company, EDS, has started the move to invest in Nigerian energy sector. The Director of the company, Zapyshynyi Olexandr, addressing a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, said the company was already mapping out strategies on how to go about…

WE’LL APPLY OUR IGR FOR POSITIVE CHANGE – GOV. FUBARA

WE’LL APPLY OUR IGR FOR POSITIVE CHANGE – GOV. FUBARA

…Promises to remain upright no matter the challenges …Says his administration improved IGR from N12 billion to N27billion, executes project without borrowing …Commends Reps members for acknowledging his work, peace in Rivers …Says RS civil servants were stagnated for 11 years without…

Azemhe Commiserate with Edo market fire victims, blames PDP govt for insensitivity

Azemhe Commiserate with Edo market fire victims, blames PDP govt for insensitivity

By Austen Akhagbeme The Governorship Candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party NNPP, in the September 21st election in Edo state, Dr Azemhe Azena has Commiserated with the victims of the fire incident near Eki Osa market in Benin City. Speaking in…

ECOWAS Expends Over $26 million on humanitarian activities between 2023-2024- Commissioner

ECOWAS Expends Over $26 million on humanitarian activities between 2023-2024- Commissioner

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said between 2023 and 2024 it splashed over $26 million on humanitarian activities in West Africa. The regional political cum economic bloc said it also supported sport federations in the region with $100,000 each…

WE’LL APPLY OUR IGR FOR POSITIVE CHANGE – GOV. FUBARA

WE’LL APPLY OUR IGR FOR POSITIVE CHANGE – GOV. FUBARA

…Promises to remain upright no matter the challenges …Says his administration improved IGR from N12 billion to N27billion, executes project without borrowing …Commends Reps members for acknowledging his work, peace in Rivers …Says RS civil servants were stagnated for 11 years without…

Fresh squabbles rock First Bank’s board, threaten recapitilisation

Fresh squabbles rock First Bank’s board, threaten recapitilisation

A fresh round of squabbles is currently rocking the board of First Bank of Nigeria, a development shareholders fear poses major threat to the bid by the first generation financial institution to strengthen its capital base in line with the recent directive…

Angola Opens Visa, Investment Centre in Port Harcourt

Angola Opens Visa, Investment Centre in Port Harcourt

The Embassy of Angola in Nigeria is opening a visa application centre in the oil-city Port Harcourt to boost especially the oil business of the country with Nigeria. A statement by the embassy on Monday read that: “As part of the activities…

Hisense Returns to 2024 Proudly SA Buy Local Summit

Hisense Returns to 2024 Proudly SA Buy Local Summit

Hisense, a global leader in consumer electronics and home appliances, is proud to announce its participation in the 2024 Proudly South African Buy Local Summit. The event, which took place at the Sandton Convention Centre, brought together industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and consumers to celebrate…

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

Funkekeme Solomon counsels FG to Adopt Tompolo’s template to combat oil theft in Nigeria

The Senior Policy Adviser to the Governor of Delta State, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon, has urged the Federal Government to adopt the strategies used by Chief Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, in effectively combating crude oil theft in the Niger Delta…

Commonwealth Meridian Deployed to Manage Public Debt Portfolio

Commonwealth Meridian Deployed to Manage Public Debt Portfolio

A powerful software developed by the Commonwealth Secretariat is being deployed in Nigeria to transform how the country manages its public debt portfolio of US $114.35 billion while enhancing transparency. A statement on Monday by the Commonwealth Secretariat, said at the request…

OPINION: It is time for Nigerians to drag the IMF and World Bank

OPINION: It is time for Nigerians to drag the IMF and World Bank

–By Augustine Osayande: The recent directives issued by the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), emerging from its thorough Post Financing Assessment (PFA), have ignited robust debate within Nigeria’s economic circles. Particularly contentious is the Board’s insistence on the Federal…

UK Signs Enhanced Trade, Investment Partnership Agreement with Nigeria

UK Signs Enhanced Trade, Investment Partnership Agreement with Nigeria

The United Kingdom has signed an Enhanced Trade and Investment Partnership (ETIP) with Nigeria to boost trade and investment between the two countries and unlock new opportunities for UK and Nigerian businesses. UK Minister for Trade and Business Kemi Badenoch signed the…

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

Industry Ministry, NIDCOM Partner to Boost Diaspora Investment Opportunities

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite has expressed the need to work with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to boost diaspora investments in the Country. Speaking during a courtesy call by the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission…

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

British High Commission, Kaduna Sign Accountability Framework

The Development Director for the British High Commission, Nigeria, Ms Cynthia Rowe, together with Kaduna State Governor. Uba Sani have signed the Kaduna Mutual Accountability Framework (K-MAF). The signing earmarked the revitalised commitment to support good governance, human capital development with a…

UK Minister for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch Arrives in Nigeria

UK Minister for Business and Trade Kemi Badenoch Arrives in Nigeria

The United Kingdom Minister for Business and Trade, Kemi Badenoch has arrived in Nigeria to begin a 3-day visit to deepen the UK-Nigeria partnership. According to a statement from the British High Commission in Nigeria, Following the former Foreign Secretary’s visit to…

NALDA DG to Zulum: You are committed to achieving Tinubu’s agricultural agenda.

NALDA DG to Zulum: You are committed to achieving Tinubu’s agricultural agenda.

The Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Prince Paul Ikonne, has urged other stakeholders to emulate the efforts of the Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, in reviving agriculture, which he said is in line with President Tinubu’s…

British High Commissioner visits Rivers State *Meets Governor Fubara, with UK dev, biz partners, to explore areas of collaboration 

British High Commissioner visits Rivers State *Meets Governor Fubara, with UK dev, biz partners, to explore areas of collaboration 

 The British High Commissioner, Richard Montgomery, visited Rivers State between the 24th and 25th of January for high-level discussions with the state governor and key stakeholders in the state government, business leaders and civil society.  During the two-day visit, the High Commissioner visited…

CIPPON President advocates survival strategies in evolving printing industry

CIPPON President advocates survival strategies in evolving printing industry

In a recent address, Ambassador (Dr) Niyi Adesoye, the President and Chairman-in-Council of the Chartered Institute of Professional Printers of Nigeria (CIPPON), underscored a set of essential strategies vital for survival in the dynamic landscape of the printing industry in 2024.Adesoye emphasized…

Oil Theft: President Commends Tantita Security Services, others On Recorded Successes

Oil Theft: President Commends Tantita Security Services, others On Recorded Successes

President Bola Tinubu on Monday commended Tantita Security Services Limited and the other security agencies for combating oil theft and hailed their collaborative efforts yeilding results. Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Christopher Musa gave the commendation on behalf of the President…

Zulum assents 2024 appropriation bill of N358.7b into law

Zulum assents 2024 appropriation bill of N358.7b into law

Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum has assented to the 2024 appropriation bill of N358.7 billion passed by Borno State House of Assembly with an adjustment amounting to N18.1 billion With the increase in the budget size, the revised capital expenditure now…

Oborevwori moves to boost food production in Delta

Oborevwori moves to boost food production in Delta

…pledges sustainable agriculture reforms Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, said his administration would continue to improve on the agricultural value chain to ensure food security and job creation in the state. Governor Oborevwori disclosed this while speaking to journalists…

“DON’T PROMOTE CRISIS IN OML30 AREA B CLUSTERS – Iduh Amadhe

“DON’T PROMOTE CRISIS IN OML30 AREA B CLUSTERS – Iduh Amadhe

The board chairman of OML30 Community Development Board (CDB), high Chief Iduh Amadhe has urged youths from area B clusters in OML30 to desist from promoting crisis in Heritage Energy Operational Services Limited (HEOSL), JV Partner (NPDC) and Shoreline Amadhe gave the…

Gov. Oborevwori assents 2024 Appropriation Bill of N724bn

Gov. Oborevwori assents 2024 Appropriation Bill of N724bn

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Wednesday, in Asaba, assented to the state’s 2024 Appropriation Bill of N724,979,313,867 billion. The approved budget is made up of N316,624,462,711 recurrent expenditure while the sum of N408,354,851,156 is for capital expenditure. While signing the…

Senator Nwoye Says Era Of Poor Representation Is Over, As Labour Party Is Best Alternative For Anambra

Senator Nwoye Says Era Of Poor Representation Is Over, As Labour Party Is Best Alternative For Anambra

From SUNNY A. DAVID The Senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District, Dr. Tony Nwoye has re-stated his commitment to promoting constituents’ economic empowerment and development programmes through robust legislative engagements and accountable representation. Senator Nwoye said that he would stop at nothing…

VP SHETTIMA TO NCP MEMBERS:’Our Decisions On Privatisation Must Resonate In Lives Of Nigerians’

VP SHETTIMA TO NCP MEMBERS:’Our Decisions On Privatisation Must Resonate In Lives Of Nigerians’

*Urges members to embed reforms in Tinubu’s 8-point Renewed Hope Agenda STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE The Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima, has charged members of the National Council on Privatisation (NCP) to ensure their economic decisions and reforms are reflected in the…

Chinese Govt Boosts Peanut Production in Nigeria with Training

Chinese Govt Boosts Peanut Production in Nigeria with Training

The Chinese Government is boosting peanut production in the country with training of farmers on techniques for quality production. This is part of its quest to assist improve food production in Nigeria. The intervention was done through the Institute of Food Science…

Private Sector: Crucial Foundation Of Nigerian Government – VP Shettima

Private Sector: Crucial Foundation Of Nigerian Government – VP Shettima

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE Vice President Kashim Shettima has said the private sector forms an integral half of the crucial foundation that holds the Nigerian government. He noted that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is committed to creating an environment that fosters entrepreneurship…

Procurement Act Review: NEFGAD Decries that Over 70% of Public Procurements Done in Bedrooms, Says Amendment of Act Long Overdue

Procurement Act Review: NEFGAD Decries that Over 70% of Public Procurements Done in Bedrooms, Says Amendment of Act Long Overdue

A public procurement advocacy group, Network for the Actualization of Social Growth and Viable Development (NEFGAD) has decried that 70 percent of procurement proceedings are being initiated and concluded in the bedrooms of privileged few in the country, even as itcommended the…

Anambra Budget: Gov Soludo Said, ‘I Have Not Borrowed Kobo, Despite Approval To Do So’, Funds Budget From Income Tax, IGR

Anambra Budget: Gov Soludo Said, ‘I Have Not Borrowed Kobo, Despite Approval To Do So’, Funds Budget From Income Tax, IGR

-From SUNNY A. DAVID: Prof. Charles Soludo, Governor of Anambra State has stated that he has not borrowed a kobo despite the approval by the State 7th Assembly to do so. The Governor made the declaration while presenting the 2024 draft budget…

Delta Online Publishers Forum Induct 7 New Members

Delta Online Publishers Forum Induct 7 New Members

Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF) on Tuesday November 21, 2023 inducted seven new members into the forum The induction ceremony was held at the Ministry of Information conference hall with seven new members joining the forum as news publishers. In his opening…

Oborevwori identifies threats to ease of doing biz in Nigeria

Oborevwori identifies threats to ease of doing biz in Nigeria

Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori, Monday, identified harsh and hostile operating environment, poor basic infrastructure, insecurity and policy flip flops as disincentive to both local and foreign investments in Nigeria. Governor Oborevwori also remarked that the nation’s tax to GDP…

NEITI Calls for Creation of Special Squadron for Mining Sites

NEITI Calls for Creation of Special Squadron for Mining Sites

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), Dr Ogbonnaya Orji has called for the creation of special squadron to ward off threat and insecurity at various mining sites in Nigeria and elsewhere in West Africa. In his keynote…

Leadership failure, cause of Nigeria’s economy woes- IPCR DG

Leadership failure, cause of Nigeria’s economy woes- IPCR DG

Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), Dr Joseph Ochogwu has said that leadership failure is one of the root causes of the dwindling economic fortune of Nigeria. Ochogwu, gave the verdict on Friday during the conferment of…

4th Annual Lecture: DOPF unveils panel of experts

4th Annual Lecture: DOPF unveils panel of experts

The Delta Online Publishers Forum (DOPF) has unveiled a stellar lineup of key discussants for its highly anticipated 4th Annual Lecture; titled, “Fiscal Policy and Taxation: Balancing Revenue Generation and Economic Growth”. The event which is scheduled for Wednesday, November 22, 2023,…

Ubulu-Unor Monarch Underscores Influence of Education On Traditional Institution

Ubulu-Unor Monarch Underscores Influence of Education On Traditional Institution

The traditional ruler of Ubulu-Unor kingdom, in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, Obi Henry Kikachukwu, has said the exposure and educational background of some present day traditional rulers have added significant value to traditional institution. Obi Kikachukwu, while interacting…

FG Seeks Private Sector Support On Poverty Alleviation, Economic Devt

FG Seeks Private Sector Support On Poverty Alleviation, Economic Devt

The Lift Above Poverty Organization (LAPO) has reiterated the position of the Federal Ministry of Budget and National Economic Planning that the private sector is critical to driving the economic growth and overall development of Nigeria. The organization declared that the Minister…

30th Annual LAPO Development Forum: Communiqué

30th Annual LAPO Development Forum: Communiqué

A communiqué issued at the end of the 30th Annual LAPO Development Forum held on Thursday, October 19th, 2023 at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua International Conference Centre, Abuja. Theme: “The Role Of Non-State Actors In National Development: A Case Study Of Lift…

Ghana to Manufacture Innovative Footwear Products that Support Global Health Goals …As World Shoe Launches New Factory

Ghana to Manufacture Innovative Footwear Products that Support Global Health Goals …As World Shoe Launches New Factory

World Shoe has announced the opening of its inaugural factory to produce the first antimicrobial, eco-friendly footwear brand manufactured in Africa. The production launch represents a collaborative effort among public, private, and civil service sectors to provide high-quality, low-cost products for retail…

Saudi Fund for Development Signs New $20 Million Development Loan Agreement to Construct, Equip Schools in Tajikistan

Saudi Fund for Development Signs New $20 Million Development Loan Agreement to Construct, Equip Schools in Tajikistan

The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has signed a deal to contribute $20 million USD towards the “Constructing and Equipping of Secondary Schools” project in Tajikistan. SFD Chief Executive Officer, H.E. Sultan Al-Marshad, signed today a new development loan agreement with the…