Vice President Shettima inaugurates smart metre manufacturing company in Anambra

Nigeria’s Vice President, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, on Thursday inaugurated the Advanced Energy Management Solutions Ltd., an electric meter manufacturing company, in Anambra. Shettima unveiled the factory in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Governent Area of the state. He was joined by Gov. Chukwuma Soludo, top government officials and captains of industries at the event. “I am happy READ MORE

Zenith bank signs MOU with CFA institute for human capital development in finance and investment

Zenith Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute to promote efforts and activities that support the formation, training, and updating of human capital in finance and investment for the overall development of the Nigerian financial services sector. The MoU, was signed by the Group Managing Director/CEO READ MORE

Minister says automation of passport application takes off in one week

Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, as assured that the automation of Nigeria’s passport application is 99 per cent completed. Ojo, speaking on Tuesday, in an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today said the automated application will become operational in a week’s time noting that after completion, Nigerians will only go to immigration centres to do READ MORE

President Tinubu reappoints Kyari CEO NNPC, names Akinyelure board chair

President Bola Tinubu, on Monday, reappointed the incumbent Group Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mele Kyari, for another term. He also appointed Pius Akinyelure as the new Board Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited with effect from December 1, 2023. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, READ MORE

Nigeria govt, UNICEF inaugurate child protection information management centre

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Monday, inaugurated a Child Protection Information Management and Research Centre to collate information on child welfare in Nigeria. At the Unveiling in Abuja, the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, said the centre would be a repository of information on READ MORE

Zenith bank signs MOU with the French government for the establishment of a subsidiary in France

Zenith Bank Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the French Government to establish a subsidiary of Zenith Bank Plc in France. The MoU, which was signed by the Founder and Chairman of Zenith Bank Plc, Jim Ovia, CFR, and the French Minister for Trade, Attractiveness and French Nationals Abroad, Mr. Olivier Becht READ MORE

Nigeria: FEC okays N27.50trn appropriation bill 2024 with N18.32trn higher revenue

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the 2024 appropriation bill of N27.50 trillion for the 2024 budget with forecast revenue at N18.32 trillion higher than the 2023 budget and the supplementary budgets provisions. The government had earlier proposed N26.2 trillion earlier but had reviewed the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) that was approved by READ MORE

Zenith Bank ushers in the spirit of christmas with ajose adeogun street light-up

In a splendid display, Zenith Bank heralded the Christmas and Yuletide seasons with the Light-Up of Ajose Adeogun Street and Roundabout, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday, 25 November 2023. The Light-Up ceremony was performed by the Group Managing Director/CEO of Zenith Bank Plc, Dr. Ebenezer Onyeagwu.   This year’s Light Up Ceremony, the 17th of READ MORE

Oyebanji commissions 3.6MW Ekiti IPP, woos investors with uninterrupted power supply

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, on Thursday commissioned the 3.6 megawatt Ekiti Independent Power Project (IPP) in Ado Ekiti, in a move seen as a major step towards industrialisation of the state. Performing the commissioning at the project site located on Bank Road, Governor Oyebanji, said the project would help alleviate power challenges faced READ MORE

Zenith tech fair 3.0 concludes with fanfare, as finalists receive substantial cash prizes

The Third Edition of the Zenith Bank Tech Fair, themed “Future Forward 3.0”, which was held on November 23-24, 2023, at the Eko Convention Centre, Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos has concluded. From the over 500 contestants that participated in the Zenith Hackathon (Zecathon), Sync, a team collaboration and workflow management platform that READ MORE

Nigeria: DMO takes FGN Securities Issuance Awareness Programme to Kaduna

The Debt Management Office (DMO) on Thursday took the FGN Securities Issuance Awareness Programme to Kaduna and assured that the Federal Government securities are designed to meet investment needs of all categories of investors. Patience Oniha, the Director-General of the DMO said at the programme that FGN securities were default risk-free, and backed by the READ MORE

Nigeria: FG plans to revamp healthcare centres nationwide

The National Economic Council, has announced plans to overhaul 17,000 and 774 primary and secondary healthcare centres, respectively, nationwide. This was contained in a presentation by the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Prof Ali Pate, to the council on Thursday. Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, disclosed the government’s plan to State House correspondents READ MORE