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BPE Pre-Qualifies 3 Firms For Calabar, Kano FTZ Concession

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has announced that three firms have been pre-qualified and issued the Request for Proposal (RFP) for the concession of the Calabar and Kano Free Trade Zones (FTZs) in the country. The Director General of the Bureau, Mr. Alex Okoh, who announced the qualification of the three companies at the […]

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133Mn Nigerians Poor, Ondo Records Lowest Poverty Rate – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the agency responsible for national statistical system coordination in Nigeria, on Thursday reported that 133 million Nigerians, representing 63 percent of the 216 million Nigerians were multidimensionally poor, despite sustained efforts by the governments to alleviate poverty in the country. The Bureau gave this figures in the ‘2022 Nigeria […]

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Contributions Of Nigerians In Diaspora To Economy Remarkable – FMBN Boss

The Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) Mr. Hamman Madu, has commended Nigerians in diaspora over foreign currencies remittances to the country, saying the monies have continued to help in boosting the nation’s economy over the years. The mortgage banker gave the commendation at the opening session of the 3-Day 5th Nigeria […]

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Travellers Now More Sensitive To Airlines’ Safety Standards, Pricing – Survey

Phillips Consulting Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s leading economic research and investment consulting firms, in its ‘Nigeria’s Aviation Industry: Customer Satisfaction Survey Report 2022’  just published, has identified airlines’ safety standards, pricing affordability and timeliness of flights as among the key criteria air travellers in the country are considering before choosing airlines for travels. In the […]

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ILO Launches Initiatives On ‘Green Jobs’ For Nigerian, Others’ Youths

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched the first Green Jobs for Youth Pact at the Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, as part of its work to promote a Just Transition to a more sustainable and greener future. The labour organization stated that the Youth Pact, a partnership with UN and other […]

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Customer-Centric Service Values, Innovation Earned Us 2022 Award – TAJBank MD

For the second consecutive year, judges at the BusinessDay’s ‘Banks and Other Financial Institutions (BAFI) Awards have rated TAJBank Limited, Nigeria’s leading non-interest bank, as the winner of the ‘Islamic Bank of the Year Award’ 2022 for the bank’s impressive performance during the year. TAJBank beat other nominees for the award after a rigorous assessment […]

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Facebook Parent Body Meta Sacks 11,000 Staff

Barely four days after Elon Musk laid off nearly 50 percent of 7,500-strong staff of Twitter, Meta, the parent body of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, has laid off 11,000 workers, about 13% of its entire workforce. In a message to his employees, Mark Zuckerberg stated that he was reducing the size of the team in […]

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Climate Change: Okonjo-Iweala Tasks World Leaders On Trade Roadmap

The Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has charged world leaders to join the WTO in charting a trade roadmap for a just and ambitious global response to climate change. Okonjo-Iweala, who made the call in an opinion article on Climate Change published on Tuesday by Financial Times, explained that […]

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NCC-CSIRT Urges Users On Security Risks Monitoring In CISCO Products

The Nigerian Communications Commission’s Computer Security Incident Response Team (NCC-CSIRT) has issued an advisory to technology users to frequently review alerts for Cisco products to assess their exposure and find a comprehensive update solution. The advisory rated the vulnerability as very high in impact and probability. The advisory, which also recommended using the appropriate software […]