March 25, 2019
  • 5:46 pm Agbaje Snags Lagos PDP Nomination
  • 4:00 pm El-Rufai Visits President Buhari
  • 12:28 pm How to Reverse Nigeria’s Poverty
  • 3:01 pm Uganda’s Pop Star MP Arrested Again at Airport
  • 12:15 pm How Ill is President Buhari?

In June, the Brookings Institution, an American think-tank research group, published data from the World Poverty Clock which showed that Nigeria, with the latest estimated population of 200 million, had overtaken India (1.32 billion population) as the “poverty capital” of the world. Specifically, it reported that with 87 million people already living below the poverty […]

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Nigeria’s parliament aims to pass a long-delayed bill to overhaul the oil sector by the end of July, says Senate President Bukola Saraki. The Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), which aims to improve transparency, attract investors and stimulate growth, has been debated for more than a decade and was broken into sections to help it pass […]

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The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, has expressed confidence that the Nigerian gas sector will attract $25 billion investments to the sector within the next 10 years in view of the huge opportunities abounding the sector. Baru stated this while speaking at a panel session on New […]

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Chinese construction companies are developing a record-breaking hydropower project in Nigeria that has been compared to the world’s largest hydropower plant the Three Gorges Dam in Yichang, China. Africa is scattered with impressive renewable energy megaprojects. Harvesting the power of the Omo River, approximately 300km south west of the capital Addis Ababa, is one of […]

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The Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday replied human rights lawyer, Femi Falana’s Freedom of Information request, seeking to understand how funds spent to keep the price of petrol at N145 jumped from N261 billion annually to N1.4 trillion. In‎ his response, Kachikwu denied the statement and described it as alarming. “I, […]

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Newly released documents from the Pentagon are pointing to some questionable payments made by a Russian cargo airline involved in arms trafficking to Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn. Volga Dnepr, the Russian company linked to the Kremlin and which was found to be involved in illegal arms shipments to countries sanctioned by […]

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