[BUSINESS NEWS] INFLATION DROPS 17TH CONSECUTIVE MONTHS TO 11.23% – NBS

THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS SAYS THE CONSUMER PRICE INDEX, CPI, WHICH MEASURES INFLATION RATE DROPPED BY 0.37 PERCENTAGE POINTS FROM 11.61 PER CENT IN MAY TO 11.23 PER CENT IN JUNE 2018.   THE BUREAU SAID THIS IN IT’S CPI REPORT WHICH WAS MADE AVAILABLE TO JOURNALISTS IN ABUJA, ON MONDAY, ADDING THAT IT IS THE SEVENTEENTH MONTH SINCE JANUARY 2017 THAT THE INDEX WILL BE RECORDING CONTINUOUS DECLINE.   THE REPORT SAYS URBAN…

"[BUSINESS NEWS] INFLATION DROPS 17TH CONSECUTIVE MONTHS TO 11.23% – NBS"

[NEWS] 75 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS REPATRIATED FROM ENUGU

‎ENUGU STATE COMMAND OF THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE HAS REPATRIATED 75 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS ARRESTED IN PARTS OF THE STATE. THE IMMIGRANTS WERE MOSTLY FROM THE NIGER REPUBLIC AND CAMEROUN. COMPTROLLER OF IMMIGRATION IN ENUGU STATE, DORA AMAHIAN, INFORMED JOURNALISTS ON ‎MONDAY THAT THE ILLEGAL ALIENS WERE ARRESTED IN PARTS OF THE STATE DURING A RAID CARRIED OUT BY OPERATIVES OF THE COMMAND DURING THE WEEKEND. SHE ADDED THAT THE COMMAND IS ON THE TRAIL OF…

"[NEWS] 75 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS REPATRIATED FROM ENUGU"

[NEWS] APAPA GRIDLOCK: LASG SUSPENDS APPROVAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TANK FARMS

FOLLOWING, THE TRAFFIC SITUATION IN LAGOS CAUSED BY INDISCRIMINATE PARKING OF TRAILERS AND TANKERS, LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT HAS SUSPENDED FURTHER APPROVAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TANK FARMS AND HAS ALSO GIVEN TANK FARMS CURRENTLY OPERATING 30 DAYS WITHIN WHICH TO HAVE ADEQUATE HOLDING BAY.   THIS WAS PART OF A 10-POINT RESOLUTION READ BY LAGOS STATE, GOVERNOR AKINWUNMI AMBODE, THROUGH THE STATE COMMISSIONER FOR TRANSPORTATION, LADI LAWANSON, AFTER A MEETING WITH CRITICAL STAKEHOLDERS ON MONDAY AT…

"[NEWS] APAPA GRIDLOCK: LASG SUSPENDS APPROVAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TANK FARMS"

[NEWS] OVER 5,000 NIGERIAN DOCTORS IN SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS ENVOY

THE CONSUL GENERAL OF NIGERIA IN SOUTH AFRICA, GODWIN ADAMA, SAYS ABOUT 5,000 NIGERIAN MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS ARE IN SOUTH AFRICA. ADAMA DISCLOSED THIS KNOWN IN A STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE VICE CONSUL, INFORMATION, AND CULTURE, DAVID ABRAHAM, ON MONDAY IN ABUJA. THE CONSUL GENERAL, WHO MADE THIS KNOWN WHEN NIGERIAN DOCTORS’ FORUM SOUTH AFRICA, VISITED HIM AT THE NIGERIAN CONSULATE IN JOHANNESBURG, NOTED THAT THE MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS ARE IN VARIOUS TEACHING, PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HOSPITALS…

"[NEWS] OVER 5,000 NIGERIAN DOCTORS IN SOUTH AFRICA, SAYS ENVOY"

[NEWS] NORTH-EAST: 2.8M DISPLACED PERSONS GET FOOD, FERTILISERS – UN AGENCY

THE UN OFFICE FOR COORDINATION OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS SAYS HUMANITARIAN ORGANISATIONS HAVE PROVIDED AGRICULTURAL AND LIVELIHOOD SUPPORT TO MORE THAN 2.8 MILLION DISPLACED PERSONS IN NIGERIA’S NORTH-EAST IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS. IT DISCLOSED IN ITS HUMANITARIAN SITUATION REPORT THAT BENEFICIARIES DRAWN FROM ADAMAWA, BORNO AND YOBE HAVE BEEN PROVIDED WITH FOOD ITEMS, SEEDS, FERTILISERS AND OTHER FARM INPUTS. THE JUNE 2018 REPORT SHOWED THAT ABOUT TWO MILLION DISPLACED PERSONS WERE SUPPORTED WITH FOOD INTERVENTION…

"[NEWS] NORTH-EAST: 2.8M DISPLACED PERSONS GET FOOD, FERTILISERS – UN AGENCY"

[NEWS] FG BEGINS RENOVATION OF FEDERAL SECRETARIAT

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS STARTED THE PROCESS OF RENOVATING ABANDONED AND DILAPIDATED STRUCTURES LOCATED WITHIN THE FEDERAL SECRETARIAT COMPLEX IN ABUJA, THROUGH A PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ARRANGEMENT. HEAD OF THE CIVIL SERVICE OF THE FEDERATION, WINNIFRED OYO-ITA, ON MONDAY, INAUGURATED THE PROCESS WITH THE SIGNING OF A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT AND A PRIVATE FIRM, WHICH COVERS THE GROUND FLOOR, BLOCK A AND PARKING LOTS OF THE FEDERAL SECRETARIAT, PHASE II COMPLEX, ABUJA.…

"[NEWS] FG BEGINS RENOVATION OF FEDERAL SECRETARIAT"

[NEWS] 9M NIGERIANS BENEFIT FROM SOCIAL INVESTMENT PROGRAM – PRESIDENCY

THE PRESIDENCY HAS ANNOUNCED THAT OVER 9MILLION INDIVIDUALS HAVE BENEFITTED FROM THE CASH TRANSFER PROGRAM OF THE NATIONAL SOCIAL INVESTMENT PROGRAM (NSIP). THE SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE PRESIDENT ON NSIP, MARYAM UWAIS, SAID THIS AT A ONE-DAY SENSITIZATION MEETING OF STAKEHOLDERS ON ACTIVITIES OF THE NATIONAL SOCIAL SAFETY-NETS COORDINATING OFFICE, NASSCO, WHICH HELD AT ABUJA ON MONDAY. ACCORDING TO UWAIS, THE PROGRAM, WHICH IS BEING COORDINATED BY NASSCO, HAS ALSO RESULTED IN THE FEEDING OF…

"[NEWS] 9M NIGERIANS BENEFIT FROM SOCIAL INVESTMENT PROGRAM – PRESIDENCY"

[NEWS] FG RELEASES ADMISSION INTO UNITY SCHOOLS

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT HAS RELEASED ADMISSION INTO FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COLLEGES FOR THE 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR. THE PERMANENT SECRETARY, FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SONNY ECHONO, IN A STATEMENT RELEASED ON MONDAY, EXPLAINED THAT THE MINISTER OF EDUCATION, ADAMU ADAMU, APPROVED THE RELEASE OF THE ADMISSION INTO JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL 1 OF THE 101 FEDERAL GOVERNMENT COLLEGES IN THE COUNTRY. HE ADDED THAT THE SELECTION EXERCISE EMPLOYED THE NATIONAL MERIT CRITERIA OF 60%, WITH A CUT-OFF SCORE…

"[NEWS] FG RELEASES ADMISSION INTO UNITY SCHOOLS"

[E-NEWS] CHANCE THE RAPPER ACQUIRES LOCAL NEWS SITE

  CHANCE THE RAPPER ANNOUNCES  IN HIS NEW SONG “I MIGHT NEED SECURITY.” THAT HE HAS PURCHASED THE LOCAL NEWS, FOOD AND CULTURE WEBSITE CHICAGOIST. WE ALL KNOW THAT HIP-HOP STARS BOASTING IDLY ABOUT BUYING THINGS IN THEIR SONGS IS AS OLD AS THE GENRE ITSELF, BUT THE RAPPER REALLY DID BUY THE CHICAGOIST ACCORDING TO  REPORT ,  CHANCE RAPS: “I GOT A HIT-LIST SO LONG I DON’T KNOW HOW TO FINISH, I BOUGHT THE CHICAGOIST JUST…

"[E-NEWS] CHANCE THE RAPPER ACQUIRES LOCAL NEWS SITE"

[E-NEWS] SHIGGY LAUGHS OFF CLAIMS THAT HE WAS PAID FOR #INMYFEELINGSCHALLENGE

  DRAKE’S  MOST POPULAR SONG OFF HIS  SCORPION ALBUM IS WITHOUT A DOUBT “IN MY FEELINGS.” BESIDES THE CATCHY BEAT, THE SONG HAS PRETTY MUCH BECOME VIRAL, AND THAT IS  THANKS TO THE DANCE CHALLENGE THAT WAS CREATED BY SHIGGY. THE SAME DAY THE SONG HIT NUMBER ONE, DRAKE AND SHIGGY LINKED UP AND NOW THERE’S A WIDESPREAD RUMOUR THAT DRIZZY PAID THE COMEDIAN $250K. IN AN INSTAGRAM LIVE VIDEO, YOU CAN SEE SHIGGY LAUGHING…

"[E-NEWS] SHIGGY LAUGHS OFF CLAIMS THAT HE WAS PAID FOR #INMYFEELINGSCHALLENGE"