Vanguard Latest News Friday 15th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Friday 15th January 2021

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 15/01/21

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Cross River gets World Bank’s $20.4m grant

By Emma Una – Calabar The Cross River State government has achieved $20.4 million dollars grant from the World Bank’s States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability, SFTAS, programme. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr told Vanguard in his office on Friday that the money would be plowed into the implementation of the state’sRead More
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NYSC releases postings for 2020 Batch ‘B’ Stream II

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has released postings for prospective 2020 Batch B Stream II Corp Members. The disclosure which was done on Friday by Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim during a sensitisation webinar further urged those concerned to check the NYSC site to know the states they are deployed to. “IRead More
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Cross River gets World Bank’s $20.4m grant

By Emma Una THE Cross River State government will receive a $20.4 million grant from the World Bank’s States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability, SFTAS, programme. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong Jnr told Vanguard in his office on Friday that the money would be ploughed into the implementation of the state’s 2021 budgetRead More
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NIN deadline: NIMC rolls out 50 centres in Abuja, Lagos

By Fortune Eromosele Following the large number of people visiting the National Identify Management Commission offices in Lagos and Abuja, cum its inability to accommodate them, the Commission has released a list of 50 National Identification Number enrolment centres in both cities. The list of the centres was published on Thursday, ahead of the deadlineRead More
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Breaking: Nigeria’s inflation climbs to 15.75%

By Emmanuel Elebeke The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 15.75 per cent (year-on-year) in December 2020. In its monthly report released on Friday, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS said the increase was 0.86 per cent points higher than the rate recorded in November 2020 (14.89) per cent. It also saidRead More
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Attacks on farmers will continue to make food sufficiency mirage — NSITF

Food availability, sufficiency, and affordability will continue to be a mirage as long as banditry and attacks on farmers continue, the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology has declared. Its chairman, Mr Sunday Bamgbose, told Newsmen on Friday in Lagos that no nation could boast of sufficiency if it did not have the capacityRead More
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JUST IN: Nigeria’s inflation climbs to 15.75%

By Emmanuel Elebeke The consumer price index, (CPI), Thursday recorded 15.75 percent increase (year-on-year) in December 2020. In its monthly  report released on Friday, the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS  said the increase was 0.86 percent points higher than the rate recorded in November 2020 (14.89) percent. It also said that increases were equally recordedRead More
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Breaking: E.F. Network to provide internet services in Nigeria

…As Coy vows to crash cost of internet in Nigeria By Emmanuel Elebeke A multinational technology company and major global player in wireless/virtual technologies, E.  F. Network Ltd, has been licensed by Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) to provide internet services in Nigeria. The approval came on the heels of the company meeting all requirements andRead More
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Court remands suspects in failed kidnap of NNPC staff

By Egufe Yafugborhi A Magistrate Court in Rivers state on Friday remanded two suspects caught in alleged failed attempt to kidnap lawyer and staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Tamuno Igbikiberesima. Igbikiberebima had on December 17 last year dispossessed both suspects, Godspower Saturday and David Simeon, of an AK47 they were armed withRead More
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Kenya in talks with IMF to renew $1.5bn facility

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed its talks with Kenya to renew a 165 billion shilling (about $1.5 billion) standby loan facility. Gerry Rice, IMF Director of Communications Department, said the lender’s mission, which was in Kenya in late 2020, reached an agreement in many areas on implementation of the fiscal plan. “We areRead More
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