NCAA lifts Azman Air suspension 6 weeks after

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has lifted the suspension on Azman Air six weeks after, Daily Trust reports. Spokesman of NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, confirmed this to our correspondent, saying the suspension of the airline had been lifted. He said the authority would soon issue a statement on it. FG, Microsoft to equip 5m […]

Lafarge Africa gifts cars, cash to distributors

Lafarge Africa, a cement manufacturer, has rewarded its top volume distributors for the excellent performance recorded in 2020 by giving them cars, trucks and cash prizes. The customer appreciation awards, which held recently across the regions, celebrated customers who distribute Lafarge Africa’s range of products from Ewekoro and Sagamu in the South West, Ashaka in […]

Pension: Pressure mounts on more employers to start CPS

Finance and pension experts have implored employers in both private and public sectors to begin the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) for their employees because of its benefits. At a virtual training by the Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp) for insurance and pension reporters, the experts also urged employers to remit their workers’ monthly […]

Gunmen shoot herbalist, abduct two women

Gunmen believed to be kidnappers have shot a popular alternative medicine producer, Alhaji Laminu Jibrin, after attacking his home located in Tafa town along Abuja-Kaduna highway, in Kaduna State. The attackers, said to be about 20 in number, stormed into the man’s residence around 1:00 am on Monday, after forcing its gate open. ‘Why tetanus […]

Government must safeguard schools in the north

Education is the bedrock of any meaningful society. The recent attacks on schools in the northern part of the country are not only alarming but terrible. Several reports have indicated that the northern part of the country accounts for more than 10 million out-of-school children and the situation may get worse with the rise in […]

Labour asks Niger govt to end anti-workers’ policy

The Niger State chapter of the organised labour has called on the state government to end what they described as anti-workers policy affecting mostly the Ministries of Finance and Local Government with huge financial liabilities. The group also decried the government’s failure to ensure the security of lives and property of the citizenry who now […]

It’s cheaper to remain together as a nation – Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has said the cost of staying together as a country is cheaper than dividing Nigeria. Kukah spoke virtually at the 2021 edition of The Platform, an annual conference organised by Pastor Poju Oyemade of the Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos, on the theme: “Is Devolution of Powers the […]