The Time Traveller

[This Day] Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki is attempting to send Edo back to its golden age, and if his excellent track-record is anything to go by, betting against him to do that will be epic folly,

[This Day] Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki is attempting to send Edo back to its golden age, and if his excellent track-record is anything to go by, betting against him to do that will be epic folly,

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ANA Launches Campaign Against Violent Extremism

[This Day] The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has announced the creation of the Association of Nigerian Authors Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ANA PCVE) programme. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with STRA…

[This Day] The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has announced the creation of the Association of Nigerian Authors Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ANA PCVE) programme. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with STRADA Development Initiative, an Abuja-based NGO.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Experts Advocate Capacity Boost for Green Energy, Economy

[Daily Trust] Experts in fields of renewable energy, environment and climate change converged in Abuja yesterday to brainstorm on ways of boosting capacity for the production of energy technology that will boost green and sustainable economy in Africa.

[Daily Trust] Experts in fields of renewable energy, environment and climate change converged in Abuja yesterday to brainstorm on ways of boosting capacity for the production of energy technology that will boost green and sustainable economy in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Nigeria’s System Harsh On Talents’

[This Day] President, Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy and former Minister of Health, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, has decried the harsh condition of things in the country, saying “if our system were not inclement to talent we would be celebrating a bount…

[This Day] President, Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy and former Minister of Health, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, has decried the harsh condition of things in the country, saying "if our system were not inclement to talent we would be celebrating a bountiful harvest of geniuses in all the fields of human endeavour."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Queen’s Bold Step

[This Day] Recently, Olori Wuraola Zaynab Otiti Ogunwusi, the Queen of Ife and wife of the Ooni, led a large throng of women on a march in Lagos to protest and raise awareness on domestic violence and sexual abuse against women. Mary Ekah, in this inte…

[This Day] Recently, Olori Wuraola Zaynab Otiti Ogunwusi, the Queen of Ife and wife of the Ooni, led a large throng of women on a march in Lagos to protest and raise awareness on domestic violence and sexual abuse against women. Mary Ekah, in this interview with the Olori, sought to know what motivated the march

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Customs Rakes in N2.5 Billion in Six Months

[This Day] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, has stated that it intercepted various contraband with duty paid value (DPV) of N1.29 billion and N1.28 billion. The items, according to the agency were from d…

[This Day] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone 'A' Ikeja, has stated that it intercepted various contraband with duty paid value (DPV) of N1.29 billion and N1.28 billion. The items, according to the agency were from duty payments and demand notices respectively on general goods that tried to beat the system from seaports, airport and border stations through wrong classification, transfer of value, and short-change in duty payment that are meant for the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IFP to Introduce Private Member’s Legislation On Sassa

[IFP] The latest developments at the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) pertaining to the forced exit of its former CEO and the appointment of a close confidant of the Minister of Social Development, have highlighted the need for urgent steps…

[IFP] The latest developments at the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) pertaining to the forced exit of its former CEO and the appointment of a close confidant of the Minister of Social Development, have highlighted the need for urgent steps to be taken to ensure greater accountability and improved corporate governance at the entity. SASSA controls billions in taxpayers' money and looks after the poor and most vulnerable in our society.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nimasa Begins 24 Hours Turnaround Time for Issuance of Debit Notes

[This Day] In compliance with the presidential directive on the resumption of 24 hours port operations at Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced a 24-hour turnaround time for analysing cargo manifests…

[This Day] In compliance with the presidential directive on the resumption of 24 hours port operations at Lagos ports, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has commenced a 24-hour turnaround time for analysing cargo manifests and issuance of Debit Notes to shipping agents.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria