Out of the entire 2.5 million job seekers that applied for different positions at the recently ended online recruitment exercise conducted by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), only 5,000 will be considered. The 5,000 that would eventually make it out of the labour market among...
The attention of the Federal Ministry of Communications has been drawn to the viral text message allegedly sent by the Mobile Network Operator MTN Nigeria and other Mobile Operators notifying subscribers of a four naira (N4:00) charge per 20 seconds on USSD access to banking services from the 21st...
Andrew S. Nevin Phd, Chief Economist at PwC Nigeria has raised concerns over Nigeria’s decision to close its borders, noting that the move will bankrupt many Nigerian businessmen and women, including honest ones. Nevin who is one of PwC’s leading global thinkers said this in a tweet on Saturday. This is...
Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has lamented that region was tearing the country apart, noting that country would continue to perform below expectations if its leaders continued to mismanage its plurality Bishop Kukah said this on Monday while delivering keynote addresse at the 9th Toyin Falola...
      Bimbola Oyesola, Moshood Adebayo, James Ojo, Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja and Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Federal Government, yesterday,  tactically conceded to the demand for increase in the consequential adjustment of the new minimum wage. But the increase was turned down by the representatives of the Organised Labour, thereby leading to the continuation of the meeting...
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said the renewal of the National Identity Card will cost five thousand naira (N5,000) payable through remita. This was disclosed by its tweeter handle (@nimc_ng) monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday, and confirmed by a staff of...
The consumer price index, that measures the rate at which the prices of goods and services in increase, stood at 11.24% in September. This is a 0.22 percentage point increase from the 11.02% recorded in August. More to follow…
Minister of Agriculture, Muhammad Nanono The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono on Monday said Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to the narrative in some quarters that there is hunger in the land. Nanono said this at a news conference in Abuja as part of...
The Federal Ministry of Women Affairs has budgeted N360m for the “specialised education programme” of the Chibok girls rescued by the Federal Government. This implies that N3.3m was budgeted for each of the rescued 106 schoolgirls. The information is contained in the 2020 budget proposal which was submitted by President Muhammadu...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is to challenge President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent directive he gave to the Accountant General of the Federation to include university lecturers in the Integrated Payroll Personnel System (IPPS). National Auditor of the Union, Comrade Christ Piwuna made this known during a...