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Jos Main Market to undergo reconstruction

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos The Plateau State Executive Council has approved reconstruction of the Jos Main Market, popularly known as “Terminus,” which was burnt down many years ago. An estimated total cost for construction of the three phases of the market is about N9.4 billion. The decision was reached by the Council at

Now Booming Kaduna “River Bank Market” dishes out affordable foodstuffs

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Hundreds of residents from across Kaduna State have all turned attentions to one “Kasuwar Manoma” (or Kasuwar Bakin-Kogin Kaduna) and “Kasuwar Bakin-Kogin Ungwar Gado” where foodstuffs and other aquatic animals are sold at affordable prices. This is sequel to the steadily rise in the cost of foodstuffs in the popular markets due to economic recession

Nasarawa State Traders and Marketers Association to boost IGR

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Plans are on the way to boost internally generated revenue (IGR), from N100 million to N300 million, by Nasarawa State Traders and Marketers Association. The association’s Caretaker Chairman, Alhaji Turaki Gamji, disclosed this to newsman in an interview recently in Lafia, Nasarawa state capital, while stating that, efforts are being

Adamawa Govt dissociates self from alleged N500 “gate fees” extortion by FAAN

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Adamawa state government has frowned at an alleged extortion of funds from commuters by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) up to the tune of N500 per commuter as ‘gate fees’ in the state. Following this situation, the state government has disassociated itself from “such unlawful extortion of funds” from commuters by Federal

Lalong flags-off Max Air’s Abuja-Jos inaugural flight

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Cabin passengers on the Max Air flight on Monday Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau state has officially flagged-off the inaugural flight from Abuja to Jos operated by Max Air, on Monday, at the Yakubu Gowon Airport Heipang, near Jos. The governor was along with his wife, Regina; Senator

Max Airlines to commence flight operations Sept 28

by Christiana Gokyo, Jos Following the recent signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Plateau State Government and Max Airlines, commercial flight operations between Jos and Abuja are to commence on Monday, 28th September, 2020. The flights, operated by Max Air, are scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; departure time being Abuja at

Kano Agro Pastoral Project to re-introduce animal insemination

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Kano State Agro Pastoral Development Project will re-introduce animal insemination in the state, to enhance the reproductive capacities of dairy cattle, the state Project Coordinator, Ibrahim Garba Muhammad, has said. Muhammad made the remarks yesterday in a statement issued and signed by the Project Communication Specialist in Kano state, Ameen K. Yassar. “We are making arrangements to start the

All beer parlours sealed up in Sabon-Gari Zaria

…Dealers condemn action as “discrimination.” by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Sabon-Gari local government council in Zaria area of Kaduna state has reportedly sealed-up all beer parlours in the area as part of the decision to ban the sales and consumption of alcohol in the local government, based on the magistrate court order, on Friday, 17th July, 2020. The council issued a bye-law

“itel” And “Olamide”: A Partnership That Works

 by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Olamide Adedeji (seated right) In Nigeria, a couple of notable announcements have been made recently; and these announcements come at a time when the world around us is changing. Two great brands – “itel Mobile” and “Olamide Adedeji” have initiated a partnership to bring more value to an incredible community of brand lovers.

Business news: Why Olamide Is A Perfect Brand Ambassador For itel

by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna Olamide (right) at the occasion The recent unveiling of Olamide as itel Mobile’s brand ambassador in Nigeria has opened up a new chapter for brand loyalists and lovers. In five words, it is a good move and here’s why. While his announcement is the first pointer, attendees at the virtual unveiling ceremony held to