Why Africa must develop infrastructure – World Bank

The World Bank on Tuesday called for improved infrastructure for African cities to enable them develop along with their growing populations. Mrs Bella Bird, the World Bank Country Director for Tanzania, Malawi, Burundi and Somalia made the call at the bank’s training workshop for African journalists in Dar-es-Salaam. Bird said that as African cities were… Continue reading Why Africa must develop infrastructure – World Bank

Osinbajo signs new laws: movable assets now collateral

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday signed new laws that would compel banks to accept movable assets at collateral with which to issue loans to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises as well as other Nigerians. The bills which have been signed in Acts by the acting president are part of the bills passed… Continue reading Osinbajo signs new laws: movable assets now collateral

OUR MANY TRAVAILS AND THE NEED TO CONSOLIDATE OUR DEMOCRACY

Generally speaking, the people constitutes mainly the element, admissible and permissible in democracy, the Nigerian system of government, with whom the decision of who becomes what, get what and at what time is taken and for. With reference to the definition a former President of United States of America, Abraham Lincoln, participation of people, who… Continue reading OUR MANY TRAVAILS AND THE NEED TO CONSOLIDATE OUR DEMOCRACY

Npower volunteer brutalise Corps member in Edo state

Report reaching  us indicate that a corps member, Mr Sonde Segun Matthew serving at owan west local government area of Edo state was seriously brutalized yesterday by an N-power teacher, Mr Alegbe Junior Habert  at his primary place of assignment in Oke Old Secondary School Sabongidda-Ora. The odd incident is said to happen when a… Continue reading Npower volunteer brutalise Corps member in Edo state

Nigerian economy on recovery path: Adviser Dipeolu

The Presidential Adviser on Economic Matters, Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, has analysed the statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) saying it showed the economy maintained path to recovery. According to Dipeolu, it is an encouraging indication of a steady, even if slow, progressive pace. He said by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), figure… Continue reading Nigerian economy on recovery path: Adviser Dipeolu

96 suspected rapists nabbed within 2 months in Kano

The Kano State police Command, on Tuesday said it had arrested a total of 96 suspected rapists in the state between April and now. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer(PPRO), DSP Magaji Majiya, said at an interaction with newsmen in Kano that 77 of the suspects had been charged  to court, while eight cases were… Continue reading 96 suspected rapists nabbed within 2 months in Kano

34 firms bid for NNPC digitization project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Tuesday received no fewer than 34 bids submitted by different companies for the digitization of legacy documents in the corporate headquarters. The bid opening exercise was conducted in the full glare of representatives of the bidding companies and Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) at the NNPC Towers, Abuja. In… Continue reading 34 firms bid for NNPC digitization project