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Nigeria gets bulb recycling plant

Go Green Nigeria, Light up Nigeria, in association with the American bulb giant, Technical Consumer Products, TCP, is set to build West Africa’s first ever compact fluorescent lamp recycling plant in Nigeria. The National Coordinator, Go Green Nigeria, Light Up Nigeria, Mr Wale Akande, said the recycling plant has been released to the country by … Continue reading


A terrorists’ intelligence cell headed by a businessman who participated actively in the abduction of School Girls in Chibok has been busted by troops. The man, Babuji Ya’ari who is also a member of the Youth Vigilante Group popularly known as Civilian JTF which he uses as cover while remaining an active terrorist, also spearheaded … Continue reading


In a bid to arrest the downward slide in cost of rice paddy in the state owing to what has been termed a ‘super harvest’ by Alhaji Mohammed Sahabi Auzi, the State Chairman of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), the Kebbi State Government has revealed that it has plans to buy about 10,000 … Continue reading

New Renewable Energy To Deliver 5% Of Household Off-grid

The epoch unveiling of a solar powered service outlet in Lagos, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region, signaled the beginning of major investments and intervention by operators in the downstream oil and gas industry to solve the nation’s biting power problem. The innovative project embarked upon by oil major, Total Group, … Continue reading

Jonathan has touched Nigerian women — Ajayi Mama Diaspora

Chief Temitope Ajayi alias Mama Diaspora was selected to represent the National Council of Women Societies at the ongoing National Conference. In this interview, she talks about the treatment of women by the Jonathan administration and what the Diaspora people are bringing to Nigeria to assist the government in boosting the economy. Excerpts: By Soni … Continue reading

Firm Unveils Entrepreneural Programme for Schools

In a bid to awaken entrepreneurial spirit among children, a firm, Franchise & Enterprise Concerns Limited (FECL) is set to organise a programme for secondary school students. The programme tagged: ‘GoVenture’, is being organised in partnership with the Lagos State government is geared towards boosting the entrepreneurship ideas among children. Speaking at a media briefing … Continue reading

Airport Rehabilitation: Minister Orders FAAN to Terminate Unsatisfactory Contracts

The supervising Minister of Aviation, Dr. Samuel Ortom, yesterday ordered the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to terminate the contracts of some contractors handling the projects at various airports in the country whose work did not meet agreed specifications. Ortom gave the directive when he inspected the ongoing projects at the Murtala Muhammed International … Continue reading

From investing 200million USD, the NSIA rakes in 1.2b Naira in 3months

As a result of its investment strategies, the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has revealed that it earned N1.2 billion as at the end of the first quarter of 2014 by investing only 20 per cent of the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF). The agency stated that its first quarter 2014 performance was wholly in line … Continue reading

FG inaugurates four power transmission substations

The Federal Government on Sunday said it had inaugurated four power transmission substations to boost electricity supply across the country. According to the government, one of the substations was inaugurated on Saturday in Adiabo, Cross River State, while the other three had been done earlier in Kano. The Minister of State for Power, Mr. Mohammed … Continue reading

Why Fayemi and APC Lost Ekiti – by an Ekitian, Tosin Awotesu

I have read a number of commentary regarding the Ekiti gubernatorial election which saw Ayo Fayose emerge as the newly elected Governor of Ekiti State with a landslide victory. I have read people accuse the PDP of rigging the election, an accusation mainly coming from people who do not live in Ekiti and were nowhere … Continue reading

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