Nigeria News

Police pull out: Randiek lashes at men’s clubs after skipping Africa club show

Kenya Police have withdrawn from this weekend’s Africa Cup for Club Championship in Abuja, Nigeria citing financial constraints.

The Star , Kenya Dec 13, 2018

Reps query FAAN over budget deficit, revenue under-remittance

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria for the budget deficit it had been having for two years.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

LPG consumption grew by 600% in two years – FG

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The consumption of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, popularly known as cooking gas, in Nigeria, increased by 600 per cent in the past two years, the Federal Government announced on Thursday.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Nigeria’s first gold refinery to be completed June 2019 – Punch Newspapers

’Femi Asu A Nigerian firm, Kian Smith Trade & Co Limited, on Thursday, broke ground on the nation’s first gold refinery, saying the project would be completed by the end of the first half of next year.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

SAHCO to create more business units after IPO

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, SAHCO Plc, Mr Agboarumi Basil, revealed this at the company’s Fact Behind the Offer session at the Nigerian Stock Exchange in Lagos.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Cybercrime, culture and mental health

As a country, Nigeria is a marriage of over 250 ethnic groups with different cultures, but there are certain cultural values that we all hold dearly, such as hard work, cooperation, contentment and care for fellow brothers.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Governance takeaways from the upheaval in France

And this brings us to the takeaways for a transitional democracy like Nigeria caught in the throes of a meltdown and a surge of frustrations over governmental inefficiency and steep rise in poverty.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Angry Obaseki and demonstration farm called Discos

The issue involved is how Nigeria has tied its own hands regarding electricity supply.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

Towards workable university-industry linkage

Ayobami Salami At the heart of the rot that currently ails Nigeria’s universities is the embarrassing gulf between our tertiary institutions and the organised corporate sector.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018

2019 polls: Demanding sea change in education

AS presidential and governorship candidates mount the soapbox for the 2019 elections, Nigerians should seize the opportunity to engage them on pragmatic plans for a sea change in the education sector if elected.

Punch , Nigeria Dec 13, 2018