The German government, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has provided two million Euros for the implementation of the second phase of the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in the country. The Programme Director of CARI, Mr...
The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for attending a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Countries in Saudi Arabia less than 24 hours after his swearing-in for a second- term. In a  statement by...
Following the spate of violence across Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in recent times, Governor Seyi Makinde has proscribed the activities of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state. The government who declared the activities of...
The Senate on Thursday flayed the payment of N11tn to oil marketers as subsidy in the last six years, stressing that the development, if not halted, could kill the nation’s economy. The upper chamber took the decision while considering the...
The Senate on Thursday passed a bill seeking the Yabatech conversion to the University of Technology. The bill, which was sponsored by Senator Gbenga Ashafa, was read the first time on November 16, 2016. In his lead debate, Ashafa argued that...
Ogun residents protest as FG marks 300 houses for demolition Some landlords and residents of the Lotto area in the Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State, on Tuesday, protested against the plan by the Federal Government to demolish over...
Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN), on Friday said that the 100 KVA Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) gas plant recently installed in the university would meet the institution’s energy need. Ozumba said this in Nsukka during a...
The trade war between the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China, poses more risks than opportunities to the Nigerian economy, ’FEMI ASU writes Nigeria, Africa’s top oil producer, like many other economies, is not immune to the impact of...
The Federal Government says it will shut down the Enugu ‘Akanu Ibiam’ International Airport due to the deplorable state of its runway. Igbere TV reports that the Minister of Aviation (State), Hadi Sirika made the disclosure at a stakeholders forum...
Grazing in Sout East: When in 2017 the Benue state government enacted the much celebrated Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law to stem the persistent conflicts between herdsmen and farmers in the state not many knew that the...