Firm earmarks N20m incentives for startups, SMEs

A leading Nigerian out-of-home advertising service provider, Nimbus Media Ltd., has announced a N20 million Marketing Support Programme for 10 start-ups and Small Medium Enterprises to mark 10th anniversary. The Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director of the company, Mr Olawale Adegoke, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. Adegoke said that the gesture which

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Insecurity: Again, Masari calls for self defence

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, on Monday reiterated his call on residents of the state to defend themselves against bandits and other criminals. He insisted that the reality on the ground had shown that the security of lives and property is a collective responsibility and not that of the Government or security agencies alone. The

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Aregbesola’s faction planning violent protests, Osun APC alleges

Osun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Monday accused members of a faction in the party backed by the Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola, of planning a violent protest in the state and Abuja against the state chairman of the party, Prince Gboyega Famoodun. In a statement signed by Kola Olabisi, the Media Adviser

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Avoid scammers, fake online voter registration – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has urged Nigerians to avoid getting scammed by unscrupulous elements asking people to enroll in ‘Voter Card (PVC)’ online. The electoral umpire, in a statement on Monday by its National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye Esq, said that the claim by the ‘fake sites’ was

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PDP set to meet Wike, other aggrieved members

The Board of Trustees Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Walid Jibril Monday, said all plans were on ground to bring all party members, including Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and other aggrieved members together, ahead of the 2023 general elections in the country. All has not been well with the main opposition party

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Insecurity: FRSC declares war on unregistered motorcycles

The Federal Road Safety Corps has declared a nationwide clampdown on erring motorcyclists who fail to register their bikes with the National Vehicle Identification Scheme. The acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali-Biu, made the announcement in a statement, Monday evening. This was coming following reported terrorists’ attacks in various locations across the country. The PUNCH had

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Edo to recruit forest guards to boost security

The Edo State Government has finalised the documentation and audit of the state’s forests and is embarking on the recruitment of forest guards as part of the renewed efforts to enhance security across the state. In a statement on Monday, Crusoe Osagie, the Special Adviser on Media Project to the Governor, Godwin Obaseki, gave the

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Group laments PWD, women exclusion in REC nomination

A civil society organisation, The Electoral Hub, has decried the alienation of Persons Living with Disabilities from the 19 Resident Electoral Commissioners recently nominated by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd).  The group also said it was dismayed at the poor representation of women in the nomination. In a statement on Monday by its Director,

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Ogun pensioners tackle Abiodun over N68bn unpaid gratuities

The pensioners in Ogun State have tackled the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, over non-payment of their gratuities and other entitlements, amounting to about N68 billion. Abiodun had on Sunday blamed his predecessors, Gbenga Daniel and Ibikunle Amosun, for the unpaid gratuities in the state, and told pensioners not to vilify him over the debt. Abiodun

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BBNaija S7: Hermes emerges HOH for week two

Big Brother Naija season 7 housemate, Hermes, has emerged as the Head of House for week two of the season. This was announced after the Big Brother Naija Level Up housemates had their first Head of House games on Monday evening. The Level 1 and Level 2 housemates came together to play the HoH games

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