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Mikel Retires From National Team

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has announced his retirement from the national team. The 32-year-old retired after the Super Eagles of Nigeria took the third position at the 2019 AFCON. In a post on his verified Instagram handle, he said, “At the age of 32 it’s time for me to retire from the National team […]

Mbam sworn in for Second term as Chairman RMAFC alongside 29 Commissioners

Engr Mbam, Chairman RMAFC. Engr Elias Mbam was on Thursday sworn in for the second term of office as chairman Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission RMAFC by President Mohammadu Buhari Mbam from Ebonyi State was appointed as the chairman of the Commission alongside 29 others as Commissioners representing various states. Chiyere Aniobi from Enugu […]

NNPC Warns Against Disruption In Fuel Supply

Dr Maikanti Baru, GMD of NNPC The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has cautioned stakeholders in the downstream petroleum sector to avoid any act that could undermine the seamless supply and distribution of petroleum products in the country. The corporation disclosed this in a statement signed by Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, its Group General Manager, Group […]

Press Statement: Correction of Misrepresented Report on the MD of TCN

Usman Mohammed, Managing Director  of TCN The attention of Media Practitioners in the Energy Sector, MPIS, has been drawn to a misleading headline in an online platform which portrays the focused and hardworking Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria TCN, Alhaji Usman Mohammed as not believing in the capacity of the Nigerian power sector […]

Gana: Using Sports as a tool to re-engineer the NSCDC

Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, Commandant General NSCDC A civil society organization, Centre for Media Advocacy (CMA) has applauded and commended the management of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), under the leadership of Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, for using sports to re-engineer the mental and physical well-being of the men and officers for better and […]

N3.4 Billion Pension Fund withheld by States Governments-PENCOM

By Reuben Nwankwo Aisha Dahir-Umar, Ag DG PENCOM Nigeria’s National Pension Commission, PENCOM says state governments operating the contributory pension scheme have refused to remit about N3.4 billion pension contributions deducted from their workers’ monthly salaries into their retirement savings accounts with their pension fund administrators. The acting Director General of the pension commission, Aisha […]

TCN MD Advices Proper Capitalization of DISCOS

By Sunday Ochai Usman Mohammed, MD, TCN. As Federal Government continues to take steps at ensure stability in the nation’s power sector, the Managing Director, MD of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Mr Usman Gur Mohammed has advised for proper capitalization of the Distribution Companies, DISCOs to match the investments being made in the transmission […]

TETFUND under Prof. Bogoro

By Steve Ibem Prof. S. Bogoro, TETFUND Boss I supposed emphasis now is no longer on who should be where with scant regard to merit as influencing appointment decision factor, but who has the innately basic cognitive acuity to lead a national knowledge bank or intellectual community for efficiency. This in perspective, the return of […]

Why Buhari Should Accede to Demands of Protesting Nigerians- NATFORCE DG

The former National Chairman Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC) and the Director General National Taskforce to Combat Illegal Importation of Small Arms, Ammunitions, Light Weapons, Chemical Weapons and Pipelines Vandaism(NATFORCE), Chief Dr.Osita Emmanuel Okereke has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to listen to the demands of Nigerians who recently staged a peaceful protest in the Federal Capital […]