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Collapsed Building: One Sad Day at Ochanja Market, Ontisha

Collapsed Building: One Sad Day at Ochanja Market, Ontisha

Tragedy! That was what struck last Monday at Ochanja Market, Onitsha, when a two-storey building collapsed. It killed at least, five persons and had over 20 persons injured. OKEY MADUFORO reports on the cause of…

Alake Pledges Data To Aid Qatari Businessmen Eyeing Nigerian Lithium

Alake Pledges Data To Aid Qatari Businessmen Eyeing Nigerian Lithium

The Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Dr Dele Alake, says Nigeria has comprehensive data on its Lithium reserves, available at the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency for investors to peruse. The minister made the disclosure in…

FG Pays N1trn To Subsidise Petrol Monthly, Says MD Pinnacle Oil

FG Pays N1trn To Subsidise Petrol Monthly, Says MD Pinnacle Oil

The Managing Director of Pinnacle Oil, Mr. Robert Dickerman, has revealed that the President Bola Tinubu-led administration still spends about N1trillion on petrol subsidies monthly. Dickerman, who made revelation while participating in a panel discussion…

Alia’s Solid Steps to Exploiting Benue’s Solid Minerals

Alia’s Solid Steps to Exploiting Benue’s Solid Minerals

In spite of efforts of governments at various levels to diversify the economy, earn foreign exchange and create jobs, reports of illegal mining of solid minerals across many states of the federation are very disturbing.…

UNUSUAL TIMES IN NIGERIA: Families Now Devise Strange Tactics to Beat off Hardship

UNUSUAL TIMES IN NIGERIA: Families Now Devise Strange Tactics to Beat off Hardship

•Some Mothers Offer Sex for Meal to Feed Their Children •Others Steal, While the Sick Resort to Herbal Medications This is an unusual time in Nigeria and families are devising strange tactics to beat off…

Owelle Uwechue Goes Home in Blaze of Glory

Owelle Uwechue Goes Home in Blaze of Glory

For two days – January 25 – 26, the sleepy town of Ogwuashi-Uku, Delta State became frenetic as people from all walks of life gathered to bid Owelle George Nwokocha Uwechue(SAN, FNIALS), farewell. JOHNSON AYANTUNJI,…

Banks, Fintechs and Nigeria’s $20BN Diaspora Remittances

Banks, Fintechs and Nigeria’s $20BN Diaspora Remittances

Despite the reported over $20 billion worth of Diaspora remittances flowing into Nigeria every year, PAUL OGBUOKIRI reports that the impact of the capital flows is barely felt. That is as indications are that while…

Overtime Cargoes: Economy to Lose N300bn to Ports’ Bottlenecks

Overtime Cargoes: Economy to Lose N300bn to Ports’ Bottlenecks

….Importers Lose Investments, FG’s Revenue Go down the Drain As the Comptroller General of Customs’ Committee on disposal of overtime cargo commences operation at the ports, PAUL OGBUOKIRI reports that such cargoes are value subtractions…

Our Vision Is to Become Nigeria’s Largest Modern Grocery Retail Chain – Marketsquare Boss

Our Vision Is to Become Nigeria’s Largest Modern Grocery Retail Chain – Marketsquare Boss

Ebele Enunwa is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sundry Foods Ltd and Sundry Markets Ltd, providing employment to thousands of Nigerians and generating millions of dollars in revenue, every year. And by the…

IMMUNISATION IN NIGERIA: The Highs, the Lows

The Authorities Should Rethink How Vaccination Works –Adesanya Immunisation is an essential, cost-effective strategy to reduce childhood morbidity and mortality. Unvaccinated children remain vulnerable to vaccine-preventable diseases and are often disadvantaged due to poverty, conflict,…