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This Christmas I travelled by road and by train: Can you believe it?

Like most of my kinsmen, the wise men from the East, we have to go home every Christmas. Though for some, especially my Anambra brothers, that has not been the case in the last few years. For them, the fear of kidnappers has become the end of wisdom. Kidnappers reigned unchallenged for many years. It … Continue reading

Yamaha begins manufacturing in Nigeria

Yamaha Motor Co has announced that it will begin manufacturing in Nigeria, Africa as part of a joint agreement with CFAO S.A. According to reports, the factory will officially open its doors in mid-2015. The new company to be known as CFAO Yamaha Motor Nigeria Ltd. (CYMNG), and Yamaha Motor and CFAO (a French company, … Continue reading

Gov. AREGBESOLA COMMENDS PRESIDENT JONATHAN FOR COMPLETION OF ILESHA WATER DAM AFTER 50 YEARS

The Governor of Osun State (APC), commended the Federal Government for releasing funds towards the completion of Ilesha dam,which has now relieved the people that had being without potable water in the past 50 years. “I am quite impressed with what you people have done in Osun State and I find it necessary to come … Continue reading

FG replaces 48 damaged steel columns on Eko Bridge to prevent collapse

Lagos -Julius Berger Construction Company have replaced all the 48 steel columns of the Eko Bridge damaged by fire in 2008 to prevent collapse of the bridge, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, has said. Eke said that the columns were installed on a span damaged by fire in 2008 to … Continue reading

Sahara Reporters Work For (Boko Haram) Terrorists – Army

Bayo Oladeji — Dec 27, 2014 | 3 Comments The Army authorities yesterday accused an online media, Sahara Reporters, of working for the Boko Haram terror group. In a statement issued by its director of public relations, Brigadier Olaleye Lajide, the Army dismissed a story published on the website of the medium where it alleged … Continue reading

Nigeria Records Improvement, Ranked 39th on Corruption Index

Nigeria Records Improvement, Ranked 39th on Corruption Index 04 Dec 2014 Nigeria recorded significant improvement in the Transparency International’s ‘Corruption Perception Index 2014’ as the country was ranked 136th out of 175 countries/territories surveyed. Nigeria was ranked 144 in the index in 2013. The 2014 performance showed that the country improved by nine places. However, … Continue reading

Oil Theft: JTF Impounds 53 Ships, 200 Barges

The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta, Operation Pulo Shield said it has impounded 53 vessels, 200 barges and destroyed 840 illegal refineries in its fight against oil theft from March till date. According to the media coordinator of the task force, Col. Mustapha Anka, the efforts of the JTF has significantly reduced … Continue reading

President Jonathan flags off Enugu-PH rail system

PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathan has flagged-off the Enugu-Port Harcourt-Enugu inter-city service in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Represented by the Vice President, Namadi Sambo, he said his administration was elated that the board of the Nigerian Railway Corporation was able to deliver on the government’s promise to revive the country’s once abandoned railway transport system. According to … Continue reading

World Bank’s $1.8bn coming for power sector

ABUJA — The Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Monday, said that the World Bank will support the Nigerian Power Sector with $1.75 (about N294 billion) over the next four years. This is contained in a statement by the BPE’s Head, Public Communications, Mr. Chigbo Anichebe, in Abuja. According to the statement, the World Bank’s Country … Continue reading

FG to privatise railways, inland waterways, 6 others in 2015

The Federal Government has concluded plans to privatise eight new entities in some sectors of the economy by 2015. These sectors include: Railway; Inland waterways; Road Authority; Roads Funds; National Transport Commission; Ports & Harbour reform; Federal Competition and Consumer Protection and Postal bill. Mr. Benjamin Dikki, the Director General of the bureau, disclosed this … Continue reading

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