Category: News

Lafarge seeks manufacturers’ adoption of sustainable waste mgt initiative

With most of the developed economies embracing Extended Producer Responsibilities (EPR) as a means of achieving a zero-waste society, Lafarge Africa Plc, has emphasized...

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 from Nigeria

Dealers in Nigeria have returned several unsold Galaxy Note 7 phones and had their money refunded. However, the buyers of the sold phones have refused to return them to...

NCC restarts 2.6GHz spectrum licence auction

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has resuscitated the process for the licencing of the 2.6GHz spectrum band auction to telecommunications service providers...

Femi Falana challenges FG

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has challenged the Nigerian government to take the rejection of the $30 billon (N9.61 trillion) loan request by the Senate as a...

Nigerians have been consuming GMOs since advent of hybridisation – Farmers

Against the backdrop of insinuations that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were yet to gain access into Nigerian markets, the president of All Farmers Association...

How Buhari can crash the dollar-naira disparity – Ubah

Nnewi-born billionaire and Managing Director of Capital Oil and Gas, Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah, has offered the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration what he described as...

GE repairs Dangote’s 1st gas turbine, to invest $2bn in Africa

Multinational conglomerate, General Electric (GE), has carried out the first in-country repair of one of Dangote’s GE LM6000 aero-derivative gas engines, which...

Why oil economies will remain pressured – IMF

Despite the relative stability in the international price of crude oil in recent times, oil exporting countries’ revenue will not break even soon, as the commodity’s...

CBN disburses N2bn to rice farmers in Niger state

At least, 14,000 farmers in Niger State have benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) initiated Anchor Borrowers’ Programme within the last one year, with...

Wife, First Lady and Now Running Mate: Amassing Power in Nicaragua

She started out as a teenage mother working as a newspaper secretary, then spent decades of revolution, conflict, power and public scandal at the side of one of the...