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...
Barely three weeks to the end of his eight years in office as Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha came out with a banquet of four brand new universities for the state as a parting gift. That would rank...
The Embassy consulate of the United States in Nigeria has suspended the interview waiver popularly known as DROP BOX application process effective MAY 14 2019. All applicants are required to schedule a regular appointment until further notice... UPDATED According to a statement...
Information made accessible by the Nigeria Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has demonstrated that 28 states would be unfit to finance their 2019 spending plans from income acknowledged in 2018 and 2017. The information was made accessible in the NEITI...