REA Gets New Board, Management

The federal government today in Abuja inaugurated a new board and executive management of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Inaugurating the board which is comprised of 6 members, one from each of the geopolitical zones, headed by Engr Umaru Mazamaza, the Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Hous... [More]

Abuja Properties Developed On Artificial Value – Experts

With the biting economic recession currently affecting over 170 million Nigerian populations, there is an indication that activities in Abuja real estate sector are at the lowest ebb, a situation that experts said the market was established on artificial value. In an interview with LEADERSHIP, the P... [More]

Minimum Wage: Reps Committed To Payment Of Salaries – Dogara

The House of Representatives yesterday declared its support for the immediate review of the National Minimum Wage to reflect current realities of the country’s economy. This is as it commended the organised labor, and representatives of workers who have continued to put in their best in order for Ni... [More]

Shippers Council To Host Seminar On Ease Of Doing Business At Seaports

All is set as the Nigerian Shippers Council (NSC) is set to host stakeholders in an all inclusive, exhibition tagged second NIMPORT 2017 in August, in Lagos. The exhibition has special emphasis on ease of doing business, transparency and best global practices at Seaports. NIMPORT Conference and Expo... [More]

Air Peace Repositions For Int’l Flights, Trains Pilots

The minister of environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has disclosed that World Bank’s $500million grant to the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) was aimed at tackling gully erosion, flooding and management of watershed across the 19 states of the federation. To this end, he stat... [More]

May Day: Nigerian Workers Groan Under Economic Hardship

As organised labour in the country joins its counterparts around the world to celebrate this year’s May Day, Nigerian workers have decried what they described as the harsh economic condition. They called on the federal government to speed up the review of the minimum wage from N18,000 to N56,000. Du... [More]

NGE Urges Nigerians To Support FG’s Diversification Effort

The Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has called on Nigerians to support the federal government efforts in diversifying and repositioning the country amongst comity of nations. This was disclosed in a communique issued at the end of 2017 biennial convention of the guild with the theme: ‘’A Nation in R... [More]

Airline Operators Worry As Ncaa Tightens Surveillance

Airline operators experienced series of challenging incidents across the country in the past few weeks. ANTHONY AWUNOR, in this piece looks at the harrowing experiences the operators passed through and the efforts of the regulatory agencies to address the situations. The continuous clamour by airlin... [More]

May Day: Labour Minister Salutes Workers’ Resilience

The minister of labour and employment, Sen. Chris Nwabueze Ngige, has saluted the resilience of the Nigerian workers and hope for a better future in the face of the current economic challenges facing the country. The minister, in a message to the workers on the occasion marking the 2017 May Day cele... [More]

Power Utility Coys Trade Blame Over Increasing Darkness

Electricity generation companies in the country have called on the federal government to open up access to energy by allowing them to sell power to whoever wants it at any given time rather than putting energy on the grid which is the practice presently. Our correspondent gathered exclusively from t... [More]

Latest News