A Civil Organisation, Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), has commended efforts of the Federal Government at improving the state of the economy. The group gave the commendation during a virtual news conference on the state of the nation on Sunday. The NDD National Coordinator, Mr Tajudeen Alabede while addressing […]

Bitcoin, the leading virtual currency, saw its price pass $30,000 on Saturday for the first time in just its latest record high. The first decentralised cryptocurrency surpassed $30,823.30 at 1313 GMT, according to data compiled by the Bloomberg news agency, having broken $20,000 on December 16. Analyst Timo Emden noted […]

The management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has said there is no 50 per cent increase in electricity tariff. This was made known in statement in Abuja by NERC’s Head of Public Affairs, Micheal Faloseyi, on Tuesday. Faloseyi spoke against the backdrop in some quarters that electricity tariff […]

The government of Oyo State has given roadside traders across the state seven days to vacate. The Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, Dr Idowu Oyeleke, on Tuesday gave the order while sensitising roadside traders at Challenge, Molete under-bridge, Eleyele and Ringroad market in Ibadan. Oyeleke while addressing said, the […]

Arik Air management has declared 300 staff redundant amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This is contained in a statement issued by the airline’s spokesman, Adebanji Ola on Friday. The statement reads, “Arising from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the constrained ability of the airline to complete heavy […]