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By admin On 7 Jul, 2017 At 12:18 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

Overview The success of the CaTSS project depends largely on accurate, complete and timely reporting of achievements to PEPFAR/USAID. Achievement of set targets is of utmost importance. Hence, the objective of the M&E Specialist position is to provide technical leadership in the roll-out of CaTSS M&E plan in the states integrating it with other health systems and […]


By admin On 19 Apr, 2017 At 02:45 PM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

Pathfinder International, as Sub-Recipient (SR) has signed a grant for the period ending December 2017 with the Principal Recipient (PR), Family Health International (FHI360) funded by the Global Fund. Pathfinder will support comprehensive HIV services in areas, namely Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART), Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programming, HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT), and Integration of HIV […]


By admin On 21 Mar, 2017 At 01:44 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

Following a meeting with G20 finance ministers and central bank governors, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim yesterday announced a record $57 billion in financing for Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries over the next three fiscal years. The bulk of the financing – $45 billion – will come from the International Development Association […]


By admin On 8 Mar, 2017 At 01:23 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

A housewife, Rasidat Odubonojo, told an Idi Ogungun Customary Court at Agodi, Ibadan, that her estranged husband, has no respect for elders, after Babatunde, her husband asked the court to dissolve his 3 year marriage to her. His reason was that his mother-in-law was seeking to control his matrimonial home. Babatunde also said that his […]


By admin On 1 Feb, 2017 At 01:09 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

Nigeria’s external reserves rose to a 10-month high of $27.88 billion as at January 26, 2017, according to latest data by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). This is just as the gap between the interbank and parallel end of the foreign exchange market continued to widen. The country’s external reserves rose 8.39 percent to […]


By admin On 31 Jan, 2017 At 12:48 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has reaffirmed its commitment to making the commission’s systems and processes more transparent for sustainable development of the Niger Delta region. This was contained in a 21-point focus set out at the board’s inaugural meeting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State last Thursday as strategic to regional development. NDDC Chairman, […]


By admin On 31 Jan, 2017 At 12:43 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) in Ikeja, Lagos, has arrested three men identified as Oscar Okafor, Mahmud Hassan and Sadique Mustapha for the unlawful importation of 49 boxes containing 661 pump action rifles which were concealed in a container conveying steel products and other merchandise goods. The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col Hameed Ali […]


By admin On 22 Dec, 2016 At 01:48 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The Presidential Amnesty Programme has successfully graduated 97 delegates in advanced farming methods from the Bio-resources Development Centre, Odi, Bayelsa State. The ex-agitators who are now ambassadors to the country recently embraced the President Buahri’s Green Nigerian Project. They are part of the first batch of one hundred delegates deployed in November at the start […]


By admin On 30 Sep, 2016 At 01:25 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The World Bank has sanctioned Nigeria’s tight monetary policy environment, saying it would help stabilise the naira, strengthen real interest rates, and encourage a return of international investment in the economy. The Bank also stated that Nigeria’s exchange rate adjustment which was effected in June this year, coupled with the modest improvement in oil prices […]


By admin On 26 Sep, 2016 At 01:49 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The broad effects of low oil prices and production disruptions, which have resulted in a significant reduction of foreign exchange earnings, have raised concerns about some banks’ ability to honour their Eurobond obligations upon maturity. Some of the offshore funds that were raised by the banks to expand operations and finance foreign currency infrastructure projects […]


By admin On 21 Sep, 2016 At 01:09 AM | Categorized As Economy | With 0 Comments

The Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday said the menace of cultism and kidnapping currently sending jitters down the spine of many Lagos residents will no longer be tolerated in the state. Ambode who said this while commissioning the newly constructed Omo Alade Alafia and Oloruntoyin/Jebina Streets in Bariga Local Council Development Area, charged […]