• ERC Condemns WAEC’s Relocation Of Students To Ondo , Delta States

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    The Education Rights Campaign (ERC) has condemned the decision of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) to relocate 1,742 candidates sitting for the ongoing November/December West African Senior School Certificate Examination in Edo State to Ondo and Delta states, thereby increasing the financial expenses on poor working class  guardians. In a statement, the national coordinator, …

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  • ‘UAC Leads In Halting Deterioration In Educational Sector

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    The executive director, Corporate Services, UAC Of Nigeria PLC, Mr Joe Dada has reiterated the company’s continued resolve to stem the tide of increasing deterioration of the educational sector in Nigeria. Dada, who was speaking at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Free Weekend Classes organised as part of UAC Goodness League initiative for students…

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    Cash Crunch: City Dwellers Adopt Spartan Lifestyles

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    SAM EGWU, TAIWO OGUNMOLA-OMILANI and AYOMIDE AYANO report that in a bid to survive the harsh living condition posed by the downturn in the country’s economy, housewives and youths, including young men and women in the metropolis have taken to a lifestyle that is unusual of people living in the city. In Nigeria, the general…

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    Alibaba, Tunde Kelani Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

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    Popular comedian, Alibaba has joined other artistes in the entertainment industry in the campaign against Gender based violence organised by the Women Arise initiative. According to him, women are not the only victims of violence. “When you check the ratio of the number of people that getsviolated and who suffer violence from records that have…

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  • MSMEs To Tap Into NCR, CRS To Access Credit

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    Micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) in Nigeria have been charged to tap into the opportunities for accessing finance that the National Collateral Registry (NCR) and the Credit Reporting system (CRS) have created. Speakers at a one-day capacity building workshop for the SMEs organised by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),   and Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) described the…

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    Moody’s Reaffirms Sterling Bank BCA Ratings Of B3

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    Moody’s Investors Service, a leading global rating agency, has re-affirmed the resilience of the Sterling Bank franchise by maintaining the bank’s standalone Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA) ratings of B3. BCAs are inputs to Moody’s joint-default analysis for ratings on issuers subject to extraordinary government support. It measures the financial strength of issuers subject to extraordinary…

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    Dizengoff To Bridge Tomatoes Gap With Greenhouse Tech

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    As the price of tomatoes in the market hit rooftops, Dizengoff West Africa has said it is committed towards bridging the gap in the production of tomatoes in Nigeria with its greenhouse technology. With this, Dizengoff said, tomatoes can be grown all year round with increased yields from a smaller land and resources. Speaking with…

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    2016 budget:FG Reveals Action Plan As PMB Receives Details

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    Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to be patient with the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration, as President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday received the details of the 2016 Budget from the National Assembly. Prof. Osinbajo revealed that the federal government has put in place a 33-action plan on its budget implementation strategy to…

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  • NGO Empowers African Children

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    As part of plans to eradicate the discrimination, violence and exploitation of the African child, a non-governmental organisation, HopeAlive Creative Concepts has set up a platform for children in Africa to exhibit their talents. The initiative tagged ‘The Real Face Of An African Child’ is aimed at supporting the African child in the aspect of…

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