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N2bn controversy: Ebonyi indigenes want EFCC, others to probe state financial records

Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in Diaspora (AESID) has asked the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-graft agencies to embark on a comprehensive probe of the state financial records in the last 16 years. The association specifically called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) the Directorate of State […]

NCC Suspends Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018

By Raphael Jov, Abuja The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has suspended the Spectrum Trading Guidelines 2018 for the Nigerian telecommunications industry. The Board of Commissioners of the Commission rose from its meeting recently with this position and is informing all licensed telecommunications operators, prospective investors, industry stakeholders and the general public in that regard. The […]

Abuja Chamber President calls for a rejigged Nigeria-India economic relations

Lubem Gena The President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Prince Adetokunbo Kayode has called for a refocused economic ties between Nigeria and India. Prince Kayode who bared his mind today while speaking as a panelist at the webinar meeting tagged: “India – Nigeria Business Promotion, Challenges and Opportunities – Post Covid19” also […]

Farmers lament over closure of hotels

Babalola Seyi Farmers in the poultry and fishery industries are lamenting the continued closure of hotels , drinking joints and other entertainment spots where their products are sold. They say the situation is threatening their business . They also called on the Federal Government to revive the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme, an agricultural scheme that […]

NITDA issues guidelines for the management of personal data by public institutions in Nigeria

By Raphael Jov, Abuja In furtherance of its regulatory mandate, The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has issued the Guideline for Management of Personal Data by Public Institutions in Nigeria, 2020. In a statement signed by it’s Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations Corporate Headquarters, Mrs Hadiza Umar, these Guidelines are issued as supplementary […]

FAAN cuts staff salaries

Babalola Seyi The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria on Tuesday said it might not be able to pay full staff salaries as from May 2020 until there was an improvement in the current economic crisis caused by the COVID- 19 pandemic . It, however , noted that as soon as the authority’ s revenue situation […]