Federal agency too poor to fund production of staff ID cards?
The Centre for Satellite Technology Development, one of the centres under the National Space Research and Development Agency (NARSDA) has directed members of staff to personally fund the production of identity cards. In a circular issued on Monday and pasted on the notice board of the Centre, members of... Read more
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$40 billion invested in the Niger Delta has gone to waste: Kachikwu’s spokesperson
The current amnesty programme run by the Muhammadu Buhari administration is not sustainable based on current economic situations, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, has said. Mr. Charles Achodo, Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs to the Minister, made this known at the 7th Sustainability in... Read more
Nigerian Economy Grew By 1.95% In Q1 2018: NBS report
Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the first three months of this year. The National Bureau of Statistics stated this on Monday in its GDP report for the first quarter of 2018. “This shows a stronger growth when compared with the... Read more
Royal wedding: 29 million people watched Harry and Megan’s wedding in the US
More than 29 million people watched on television in the United States as Britain’s Prince Harry married American actress Meghan  Markle, according to Nielsen ratings released Sunday. The estimated 29.2 million viewers for Saturday’s ceremony exceeded the number for the 2011 wedding of Harry’s brother Prince William to Kate Middleton,... Read more
In Abuja, stakeholders, discuss conflict in the extractive industries today
In Abuja, stakeholders, discuss conflict in the extractive industries today Today, May 21, 2018, experts, host communities, representatives from the government, and other stakeholders will in Abuja today, discuss the management of conflicts in the extractive industries in Nigeria. This will happen at the 7th Sustainability in the Extractive... Read more
Erastus Akingbola to face N5billion trial in Lagos
The Supreme Court has ordered a former Managing Director of the defunct Intercontinental Bank Plc, Dr. Erastus Akingbola, to return to the Federal High Court in Lagos to face his trial on N5bn fraud charges. The trial was prematurely terminated in April 2012 by Justice Charles Archibong, whose decision... Read more
50 companies receive contract to lift Nigeria’s crude oil
Fifty indigenous and foreign companies have been awarded contracts to lift Nigeria’s crude for the 2018/2019 crude oil term. The 50 companies were among a total of 254 that participated in the bids held last January for the sale and purchase of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) equity... Read more
Dangote joins the New Economic Forum, rival conference to Davos
Nigerian billionaire, Aliko Dangote has been invited to be a part of the New Economic Forum, a rival conference to the World Economic Forum, held each year in Davos, Switzerland. The World Economic Forum was founded by Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire philanthropist, former Mayor of New York, and founder of... Read more
Nigeria’s codeine epidemic: Beyond Emzor
A certain community in the Lekki area of Lagos was thrown into commotion one Saturday morning. Residents woke up to agonizing screams by a young man. He was found lying on the ground in a pool of blood with multiple stab wounds. He had been stabbed with a broken... Read more