FG Opens Online Portal for Nigerians to Access N75billion Survival Fund

An online portal for Nigerians to register for the N75billion survival fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), will be launched on Monday September 21 by the federal government. Mariam Katagum, minister of state for industry, trade and investment said the programme is aimed at tackling the economic challenges faced by small businesses as…

Nigerian Air Force List of Candidates Shortlisted for 2020 Recruitment, Interview Dates

Posted by Thandiubani A list of successful candidates shortlisted for 2020 airmen/airwomen recruitment has been released.  The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released the list of successful candidates shortlisted for the 2020 airmen/airwomen recruitment selection board interview. Ginna Crochets  NAF announced this in a post on its official Twitter handle on Thursday night. Candidates who…

FG Apologizes and Deletes Tweets about Bank Account Owners Undergoing Compulsory Registration after Nigerians Expressed Outrage 

The Federal Government of Nigeria has apologized to Nigerians on Twitter after people expressed outrage following an announcement made via the platform. The FG had announced that all account holders in financial Institutions are to undergo another compulsory registration exercise different from BVN, baring which there will be consequences (read here). The tweets asked Nigerians…

Edo 2020: Voters Present PVC To Collect Ankara (Video)

By Oladipo Abiola Ahead of the 2020 governorship election in Edo State, some women have been caught on camera presenting their permanent voters’ cards in exchange for Ankara materials. Though the date and venue of the incident could not be confirmed as at the time of publishing the story, those distributing the Ankara materials could…

For and Against the Quest for a President of Igbo Extraction (1)

By Emmanuel Okogba The demand that Nigerians should elect (or select) a president of Igbo extraction in 2023 is gathering momentum as a cross-section of politicians, academics, business tycoons, members of the clergy, and other interested parties from Igboland and elsewhere led by Ohaneze Ndigbo drums up support for the Igbo presidency project. Expectedly, there…