NOUN’s entrepreneurship programme tool for economic independence – Don

Dr Shamsuddeen Usman, Chairman of Susman and Associates says the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) entrepreneurship programme is a common good for economic independence in Nigeria. Usman communicated this while delivering the 8th convocation lecture at the university, with the theme: “Education as a public good – The role of NOUN in promoting entrepreneurship […]

Money laundering: Nigeria still lacks investigation and prosecution powers-CISLAC

The Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), Ibrahim Musa Auwal (Rafsanjani) has said that Nigeria still has problems investigating, prosecuting and sanctioning money laundering especially if high profile politically exposed persons are involved. Rafsanjani who made the assertion at the regional launch of an online tool/conference to assess the anti money laundering […]

Nigeria’s active mobile subscribers hit 172m in Q4 2018 — NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Nigeria’s active mobile subscribers increased to 172,824,239  million in the fourth quarter, 2018 from  162,032,481 million and 162,522,772 million recorded in the third and second quarter,  2018, respectively. The NBS disclosed this in its “Telecommunication Data (Q3 and Q4 2018)” released on its website. According to the report, […]

Dangote in gas supply deal

Dangote Fertilizer factory has entered into a long-term agreement with Chevron Nigeria for the delivery of natural gas from Chevron’s supply portfolio to the plant, which is poised to start operations soon in Lekki – Lagos. The contract, under the Gas Sale and Aggregation Agreement (GSAA) is part of International Oil Company (IOC)’s gas obligation […]

Naira gains against dollar

The Naira on Wednesday gained marginally against the dollar at the parallel market in Lagos, exchanging at N358 to the dollar. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the naira had exchanged at N358.2 to the dollar on Tuesday. The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N470 and N406 respectively. At the Bureau […]

ICMC Registrar commend SON on alternative dispute resolutions mechanism

By Raphael Jov, Abuja The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has received kudos from the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators (ICMC) in adopting alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms in its operations. Registrar of the ICMC, Engr. Segun Ogunyannwo gave the commendation at the opening of a training programme on ADR for forty (40) additional […]