C’River Rice Seedling Factory begins production after presidential inauguration

Governor Ben Ayade has disclosed that in line with his commitment to make Cross River State the rice hub of Africa, the Cross River Seedling Factory has gone into full production barely 24... Read more »

Intelligence and herdsmen

When the unfortunate news about the invasion and subsequent killing of some villagers in Plateau State broke out during the President Goodluck Jonathan administration, many looked the way of security agencies, especially... Read more »

World Bank grants Nigeria $2.1bn loan

The World Bank has granted Nigeria a $2.1billion loan to be used exclusively for development projects. The development bank in a statement Thursday said the projects cut across supporting Nigeria’s investment in... Read more »

Why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

The value of venture capital investment is fuelling Africa’s emerging technology landscape. Whilst Kenya’s Silicon Savannah ecosystem has been at the forefront of the narrative over the past decade, the rise of... Read more »

Plateau killings barbaric, solution must be found – Obasanjo

As high profile Nigerians continue to visit Jos over massive killings in Plateau communities, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the right machinery should be put in place for solution. According... Read more »

Shell Nigeria readies 624mw power for national grid

Afam VI power plant in Rivers State is ready to deliver its net dependable capacity of 624MW into the Nigerian national grid barring any regulator’s restrictions, at a time power generation has... Read more »

Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s N325.4m land

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered a temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government of a parcel of land in Lekki, Lagos State, linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources,... Read more »

We’ll soon make law to ban estimated electricity billing – Dogara

Members of the House of Representatives ad hoc committee probing the excessive electricity charges being levied on Nigerian consumers by Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have assured the stakeholders that power distribution operators... Read more »

FG decentralizing power generation, distribution – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that the Federal government is decentralizing power generation and distribution in the country The Vice President made the disclosure during a town hall meeting with a cross-section... Read more »

Awka, from Abakaliki to Club road?

By Jimanze Ego-Alowes In a recent report by Premium Times, Anambra State officials attempted to explain things. It is all about the change of street names, from Abakiliki Street to Club Street.... Read more »
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