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P/Harcourt DisCo insists NMMP meters not for sale

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says it is not selling to customers, meters provided free to electricity users by the Federal Government. PHED’s Acting Manager of Corporate Communications, Mrs Chioma Aninwe, disclosed this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday. The Federal Government had in October 2020 introduced the National Mass Metering
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Armed Forces Bill: Ohaneze Youth Council not known in Igboland, it’s a faceless group – Igbo Coalition

ABUJA--THE Coalition of Igbo Progressive Youths Worldwide,CIPYW, a body of young industrious sons and daughters of South East extraction,has asked Nigerians to disregard a media statement credited to one
Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro,regarding Armed Forces Service Commission Bill submitted to the Senate by an illustrious son of South East and Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinaya Abaribe, for consideration last week.

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Savings, pensions critical to national development –Expert

´   By Rosemary Iwunze Managing Director, Sigma Pensions, Mr. Dave Uduanu,  has said that short-term and long-term savings are critical to development of countries around the world, noting that Nigeria is not an exception. Uduanu stated this  during a  panel discussion at a virtual media engagement organised by the Junior Achievement Nigeria (JAN)  where
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Essential commodities are back

By Dele Sobowale “History does not repeat itself; man does.” — Prof Barbara Tuchmann, Harvard University, USA. One man, who is currently repeating himself, to the sorrow of Fellow Nigerians, is President Mohammadu Buhari. History has already recorded that as Military Head of State from 1984 to August 1985, he led Nigeria to the first
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Diaspora cash remittances drop by 27% to $17.2bn

    Bright  prospects for 2021 as Q4’20 records 10.6% growth By Babajide Komolafe In apparent reflection of the severe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the incomes of Nigerians living abroad, diaspora remittances   inflow into the country fell 27 per cent, year-on-year, (YoY) to $17.2 billion in 2020 from $23.55 billion. The 27
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Igbo progressive youths salute Abaribe over Armed Forces Bill

*Solicit Igbo support for one, united Nigeria By Joseph Erunke ABUJA–SOME concerned Igbo youths have sent words of commendation to the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, for sponsoring a bill for an act to establish the Armed Forces Commission Bill, saying the development has further projected the patriotic disposition of the top ranking legislator. According
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Ekiti by-election: APC condemns violence, killing

The Ekiti State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress,(APC) has condemned the violence that characterised  Saturday’s House of Assembly by-election into Ekiti East Constituency 1, which claimed three lives. Mr Sam Oluwalana, the chapter`s Caretaker Director of Media and  Publicity, said in a statement on Sunday in Ado-Ekiti, that the violence and killings were needless.
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Trump plans social media return with his own platform

Former U.S. President Donald Trump plans to launch his own social media platform in two to three months, one of his senior advisers told Fox News on Sunday. Trump was suspended from Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites after the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. READ ALSOAttack on Ortom: APC warns against politicizing
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Gov Ortom alleges attack on his convoy

Governor  Samuel Ortom said his convoy was attacked on Saturday while leaving his farm on Makurdi-Gboko Road. Ortom, who appeared ruffled while speaking to journalists on Saturday at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi, said armed militia men, numbering about 15, advanced quickly towards his convoy with sophisticated weapons but were repelled by his security details.
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Gov Ortom alleges attack on his convoy

Governor  Samuel Ortom said his convoy was attacked on Saturday while leaving his farm on Makurdi-Gboko Road. Ortom, who appeared ruffled while speaking to journalists on Saturday at the Benue People’s House, Makurdi, said armed militia men, numbering about 15, advanced quickly towards his convoy with sophisticated weapons but were repelled by his security details.
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Penny Auctions – A new way to shop online in Nigeria?

If online shopping is your go-to mode for purchasing the items you want or need, then there’s a chance you’ve tried participating in the increasingly popular penny auctions, or at least heard of them. You must have seen the advertisements with staggering offers of, “Up to 90% off household appliances, smartphones, computers, clothing, accessories, electronics, and more!” from popular brands and manufacturers you know and love.

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