Daily Archives: November 13, 2020

UN@75: Women Tasked With Sustaining Peace, Unity In Nigeria

UN@75: Women Tasked With Sustaining Peace, Unity In Nigeria

As the Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WOFHOF) Initiative celebrated its 2020 MMS Hall of Famers’ Day in commemoration of the United Nation’s 75th anniversary, Nigerian women have been tasked with sustaining peace and unity in the country.   ...

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Expert links falling container disasters to breach of safety standards

Expert links falling container disasters to breach of safety standards

The failure of truck drivers to comply with safety standards in the process of latching containers has resulted in incessant accidents, killing scores of Nigerians on the roads, a safety expert, Julius Ugwala, has said. Ugwala, who expressed worries about ...

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NSE triggers circuit breaker as stocks record five-year highest gain

NSE triggers circuit breaker as stocks record five-year highest gain

Nigerian equity market on Thursday rose to the highest in more than five years as massive buying pressures triggered a market-wide circuit breaker for the first time. The Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index posted its largest daily gain in more ...

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Why FG spends more on airports despite concession plan – Sirika

Why FG spends more on airports despite concession plan – Sirika

The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, has said the Federal Government keeps spending on airports across the country despite planned concession in order to have more bargaining power in negotiating with private investors. Sirika told the House of Representatives ...

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Messi denied as Argentina held by Paraguay in World Cup qualifying

Messi denied as Argentina held by Paraguay in World Cup qualifying

Argentina had to come from behind to draw 1-1 with Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier at La Bombonera on Thursday, and Lionel Messi had what might have been a winning goal disallowed in the second half. A Nicolas Gonzalez ...

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Nigeria, Egypt, others control 50 per cent of Africa’s 700,000 developers

Nigeria, Egypt, others control 50 per cent of Africa’s 700,000 developers

•Continent’s Internet economy to hit $180b in 2025 Fifty per cent of the about 700,000 professional developers across Africa operate from Nigeria, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa. The e-Conomy Africa 2020 report, which revealed this, noted that African developers use both ...

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NNPC raises petrol depot price, marketers to sell at N168-N170/litre

NNPC raises petrol depot price, marketers to sell at N168-N170/litre

The Petroleum Products Marketing Company, a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has increased the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, to N155.17 per litre from N147.67 per litre. The PPMC disclosed this in an ...

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PTML Donates New Toyota Hilux Van To NPA

PTML Donates New Toyota Hilux Van To NPA

Ports and Terminal Multiservices Limited (PTML), Nigeria’s largest roll-on-roll- off (RORO) terminal, has donated a brand new Toyota Hilux van to the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) as part of efforts to cushion the effect of the destruction of its facility ...

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