NIDCOM, PISTIS-FINSERVE to strengthen Diaspora Investment

PISTIS-FINSERVE, an alternative Investment Organization, having fully recognized the challenges associated with Home Remittances by Diasporas, has designed a mechanism that would not only simplify the process of Diaspora Investment but also make it seamless and attractive, using accurate data and technologies.   Leader of PISTIS-FINSERVE delegation Mr Patrick Essien who represented Mr Adefemi Adedipe, CEO, PISTIS-FINSERVE, disclosed this at a strategic meeting with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission in Abuja. Mr Essien maintained that though NIDCOM is less than Two Years old since its establishment yet it has made…

FG lifts Ban on Registration Of New SIMs

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on new Subscribers Identification Module (SIMs) card registration, and fixed Monday, April 19, 2021 as the effective date for implementation. It however placed NIN registration as mandatory for registering new SIM cards. The development was contained in revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration approved by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Femi Adeluyi, reads in part: “The implementation of the Policy will commence on Monday, 19th of April…

NATIONAL SECURITY: IGP unveils new policing vision ,crime fighting strategies

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba has unveiled a new policing vision and crime fighting strategies for the Nigeria Police Force. The IGP made the new operational protocols public, Thursday, 15th April, 2021, during the inaugural conference with Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police, Commissioners of Police and other Heads of Police Formations in the country, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The highlights of the new policing vision included; deploying cutting-edge policing technology and integrating intelligence-led policing practices to core policing functions, with a view to strengthening police…

Kogi Govt seeks support for AFD rapid development in state ….   as Gov Bello meets French Ambassador,minister of foreign trade

Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Adoza Bello on Wednesday ably represented by the Hon. Commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning ,Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, was at the Nigeria Governors Forum’s  (NGF) meeting with the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Franck Reister which held at the NGF secretariat in Maitama-Abuja. The meeting was at the request of the French Ambassador to Nigeria, M. Jèrôme Pasquier to discuss subsisting support to states and also seek areas of priorities where collaboration can be consumated. It’s worhty of note that Agence Française De Développement(AFD)…

JAMB disowns admissions offered by UNIABUJA, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has disowned admissions being offered by the University of Abuja and few others, alleging that the admissions were being offered by the institutions outside the Central Admissions Processing System, CAPS.   To this end, it has warned candidates against accepting the offers, saying doing so was at their own perils.   The board, in a statement, Tuesday evening by its Head, Public Affaires and Protocols, Dr Fabian Benjamin, insisted “that such admissions that have not been proposed, approved nor accepted on the Central…

NiDCOM ,SORENID to partner on Migration Management

The need for the Nigerian Diaspora to give back to the society in one form or the other is of utmost importance and one of the mandates of President Muhammadu Buhari  to the Nigerian Diaspora. This statement was exemplified by an NGO, the Society for the Reconciliation of Distressed Nigerians in Diaspora (SORENID) on a visit to the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) in Abuja. The MD/CEO of the NGO (SORENID) Amb. Uche B. Okafor said that the NGO,established almost six years ago, was set up to facilitate a reconnection…