Business

Rice farmers want Nigerian govt maintain border closure

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has urged the federal government to sustain its current border closure, saying it would help boost the economy. Idris Abini, the chairman of Niger state chapter of the association, made the call in Minna during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday. Mr Abini […]

Interviews

2018 Africa SME Roundtable: We’re fully ready to host Africa — DG, Bayelsa MEDA

Bayelsa State is set to host global leaders storming Yenagoa, the state capital, within the week for the 2018 Africa SME Roundtable. Mr Ebiekure Jasper Eradiri, Director-General of Bayelsa State Microfinance and Enterprise Development Agency (BYMEDA), briefed newsmen on the three-day event. For the benefit of those who have never heard of or had contacts with […]

General

PFN kicks against FG’s new marriage certificate law

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), has rejected the newly introduced marriage certificate law by the federal government. The Federal Government had through the Ministry of Interior recently announced a compulsory N30, 000 charge licence for Christian worship centres for the conduct of statutory marriages in churches and N21, 000 for each marriage certificate. The […]