MainOne, Tizeti, Facebook expand internet access in Lagos Mainland

MainOne and Tizeti Monday announced the completion of a joint development project with Facebook to enable the expansion of internet services in Lagos. The partnership will leverage MainOne’s fiber connectivity, Tizeti’s twenty brand-new solar-powered towers, and Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi. As a result of this project, internet services will be more accessible across Lagos Mainland including Ajao […]

Lagos State disburses N711m to 287 Retirees for September

The Lagos State Government has disbursed the sum of N711 million as pension payments for the month of September. The Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) in a statement Monday by its Head of Public Affairs Unit, Basirat Lawal, said the N711 million was released to pay 287 retirees for that month. LASPEC said Gov. Akinwunmi […]

Delta state set to partner World Bank on job creation

Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor Delta State

The Delta Government has announced its readiness to seek partnership with the World Bank in funding job creation programmes in the state. Festus Agas, Secretary to the State Government (SSG), disclosed this Thursday in Asaba when officials of the World Bank and European Union Implementation Support Mission to the state visited him. Agas said the […]

Dangote Group disburses N850m compensation for sugar refinery project

Dangote Group has commenced the disbursement of more than N850 million, as compensation to land owners affected by its sugar refinery project in Tunga, Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, according to NAN. 60,000 hectares was reportedly acquired by the group for the construction of the refinery. Silas Agara, the state’s deputy governor, who […]

Kebbi state restructures 21 Micro Finance Banks

World Bank

The Kebbi state government has restructured 21 Micro Finance Banks in the state to enable farmers, women, and youths easy access to credit facilities to develop the local economy. According to NAN, the Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Muhammad Jelani, made the disclosure at a news briefing organised by the state chapter of […]

27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items expected in Lagos

A total 27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items, and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from Aug. 7 to Aug. 21. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made the disclosure in its `Shipping Position’ on Monday in Lagos. NPA said that the ships contained buck wheat, bulk […]