COMMUNICATION · ECONOMY · TECHNOLOGY

New Policy of “Three Phone lines Only” Coming-Isah Pantami_Ehiabhi Femi

The section said the minister had the power to notify the NCC, and, or, express his views on the general policy direction of the Federal Government in respect of the communications sector.

BANKING · ECONOMY

Non Performing Loans: Banks recover N39.4Bn From ICT Sector_Ehiabhi Femi

The Central Bank of Nigeria, in its Revised Draft Guidelines for the banking sector, directed all banks to review their credit portfolio at least once in a quarter in order to recognise deterioration in credit quality.

WORLD NEWS

Senate Acquits Trump_Ada Nkong

President Donald Trump has been cleared in his impeachment trial, ending a congressional bid to oust him from office that bitterly divided the US.The Senate, run by the president's fellow Republicans, voted to acquit him 52-48 on charges of abuse of power and 53-47 on obstruction of Congress.Democrats charged Mr Trump in December with pressuring… Continue reading Senate Acquits Trump_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

Edo Government Demolishes Tony Kabaka’s Hotel_Ehiabhi Femi

Edo State Government on Wednesday afternoon commenced demolition of a multi -million naira hotel belonging to Tony Kabaka Adun. Bulldozers and security personnel were mobilized to the hotel at about 12 noon and began the demolition. It was part of the state government’s commitment to removal of illegal structures erected on government property, including public… Continue reading Edo Government Demolishes Tony Kabaka’s Hotel_Ehiabhi Femi

WORLD NEWS

Plane Skids Off Runway, Splits in Two With 171 Survivors_Ada Nkong

A passenger plane on Wednesday skidded off the runway at an Istanbul airport, injuring 52 people, officials said.  The Pegasus Airlines plane was arriving from Turkey's Aegean province of Izmir at Sabiha Gokcen International Airport when it skidded off the runway during landing, Turkey’s Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan said. Television footage showed the… Continue reading Plane Skids Off Runway, Splits in Two With 171 Survivors_Ada Nkong

ECONOMY

FG TO STOP FISH IMPORTATION 2020_Ada Nkong

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, says following Federal Government’s effort to encourage local production, Nigeria may stop fish importation in 2020. The minister made this known while receiving a delegation from the National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN) led by its National President, Dr Gabriel Ogunsanya in Abuja. Nanono said time… Continue reading FG TO STOP FISH IMPORTATION 2020_Ada Nkong

Judiciary

Army Captain, Wadume Charged With Terrorism_Ada Nkong

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has slammed 16 counts charges bordering on terrorism, murder, kidnapping and illegal arms running against the Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu known as Wadume, Captain Tijjani Balarabe who allegedly aided his escape and 18 others. Also on the list of defendants is Staff Sgt. David Isaiah; Sgt. Ibrahim Mohammed;… Continue reading Army Captain, Wadume Charged With Terrorism_Ada Nkong