PILI tackles Globacom for sacking over 90 female employees

The decision by Globacom Telecommunications Company, owners of Glo Mobile Network which saw the sacking of over 90 female staff members from their employment list has been challenged by the Public Interest Litigation Initiative (PILI). In a statement emailed to SAHEL STANDARD on Wednesday, the Executive Director of the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Prof Adesoji Adesugba, PILI says […]

FG releases over N40bn to 330,000 rice farmers

The federal government has released about N43.92 billion (122 million dollars) to 300,000 rice farmers to increase Nigeria’s rice production by additional two million tonnes in 2018. The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Al-Hassan, stated this in New York at Nigeria’s side event during the ongoing 62nd Session of the Commission on […]

Focus Lab: FG Targets $25b Investments

The Federal Government is targeting $25 billion investment or its Naira equivalent in private investments from the first-ever Focus Labs to hold in the country, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has disclosed.  The initiative, which is part of the government effort to boost local economy and creates employment, was launched on Tuesday by […]