Month: September 2019

Verification: PTAD captures 1,225 pensioners in Anambra

PTAD on verification of Pensioners By Lucy Osuizigbo The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on Sunday announced that a total of 1, 225 pensioners were verified in the just-concluded Parastatal Pensioner Verification in Anambra. The Team Leader for the Anambra verification, Hajiya Amina Katune-Abdullahi, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of …

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Navy, NEXIM partner on Inland waterways, others

Nigerian Navy By Doris Esa The Nigerian Export–Import Bank (NEXIM) has solicited partnership with the Nigerian Navy towards facilitating the regional Sealink Project, internal waterways operation and coastal trade. Navy Director of Information, Commodore Suleman Dahun, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Dahun said Mr Abba Bello, the Managing Director of NEXIM …

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FG set to assess MDAs through website ranking

  President Muhammadu Buhari By Emmanuel Afonne/Jessica Onyegbula The Federal Government has developed a scorecard for the ranking of websites of  Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to help in rebranding  public service. The Director General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Mr  Dasuki Arabi, made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria …

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CBN proposed policy on loan defaulters commendable – Expert

  Godwin, Emefiele, CBN Governor By Folasade Akpan Financial experts say Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) proposed policy that will ensure that loan defaulters forfeit their deposits in others banks is commendable. They said this in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. Mr Solomon Itodo, a financial expert said the policy …

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Zamfara Govt. to introduce Fulfulde language in schools

  Zamfara Govt. to introduce Fulfulde language in schools By Abubakar Ahmed The Zamfara Government says it will introduce Fulfulde language in its schools’ curriculum as it kick starts the construction of 300 hectare Ruga settlements during the week. Gov. Bello Matawalle disclosed this in Gusau when he received the state’s Ruga settlement master plan …

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Hong Kong protesters target airport as city mops up

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists blocked some routes to the city’s airport Sunday as the financial hub cleaned up after another night of violent protests marked by fires, tear gas and police beatings. Operators of the Airport Express train said it suspended services on Sunday afternoon, while black-clad protesters — hiding from CCTV cameras …

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Purchasing Institute moves to end waste in procurement

Purchasing Institute moves to end waste in procurement The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria (CIPSMN), has disclosed plans to ensure an end to nepotism and waste in procurement. This is as it tasked its newly inducted members to ensure rapid development of the institute as procurement professionals. Alhaji Ado Jibrin, President …

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Abraham Disappointed With Chelsea Draw Despite Bagging Two Goals

Chelsea forward, Tammy Abraham was left emotionally frustrated despite scoring twice in Chelsea’s 2-2 against Sheffield United, Completesports.com reports. The youngster bagged a brace against Norwich earlier in The Blues’ new campaign, and stamped his scoring potential yet again with a first half brace against Sheffield United in Saturday’s Premier League tie. But rather than …

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