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When Host Communities Gathered In Yenagoa To Demand Release Of 3% Opex Funds

When Host Communities Gathered In Yenagoa To Demand Release Of 3% Opex Funds

Background Agitations in the Niger Delta Region over the years have rather than reduce keep increasing on different turns and based on various reasons by the people of the region who feel that they have…

Why We’re Committed To Making Lagos Africa’s Digital Hub, By Sanwo-Olu

Why We’re Committed To Making Lagos Africa’s Digital Hub, By Sanwo-Olu

Technology capital With its commitment to lay over 6000 kilometres of fibre optic cables across the state for improved internet services, the Lagos State government is determined to become the technology capital of Africa. In…

Nwifuru’s Welfarist Agenda Earns Him ‘Welfare Ambassadorship’

Nwifuru’s Welfarist Agenda Earns Him ‘Welfare Ambassadorship’

Background A renowned philosopher, named Bernard L. Montgomery, once wrote: “Leadership is capacity and will to rally men and women to a common purpose, having the character which inspires confidence.” The aforementioned axiom aptly depicts…

Weekly Wrap-up: All-share Index Closes Negative, Down 0.42%

Weekly Wrap-up: All-share Index Closes Negative, Down 0.42%

Bullish sentiments dominated the market in the last trading session as the All-Share Index gained 0.25 per cent to close at 104,647.37 points. Gains in Tier-1 banks namely, GTCO (+3.28%), ZENITHBANK (+1.27%) and FBNH (+2.25%)…

Group Tackles FG On High Oil Production Initiatives

Group Tackles FG On High Oil Production Initiatives

The Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAEng) has urged the Federal Government to offer incentives to oil and gas producers to increase their production levels. According to NAEng, the measure if rigorously pursued, will guarantee added…

Digital Bank, Gomoney, Reinforces Commitment To Empowering Young Nigerians

Digital Bank, Gomoney, Reinforces Commitment To Empowering Young Nigerians

As the economic situation in the country impacts negatively on everyone, there is a growing need to empower young Nigerians in order to dissuades them from any form of criminality. This desire has compelled one…

Discordant Tunes From Benue IDP Camps

Discordant Tunes From Benue IDP Camps

Tales of woes Thousands of Benue State natives and non-natives, who were sacked by herdsmen that attacked their respective communities over the years, have been living as refugees in designated Internally Displaced Persons camps across…

Beneficiaries Hail Lagos Healthcare Palliative Policy

Beneficiaries Hail Lagos Healthcare Palliative Policy

Background As part of efforts to cushion the effects of the economic hardship occasioned by the Federal Government’s removal of petroleum subsidy, and floating of the Naira, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, both the…

Soludo reclaims Onitsha walkway, beach

Soludo reclaims Onitsha walkway, beach

Background The long stretch of the recently reconstructed Niger Street in Onitsha, the commercial nerve centre of Anambra State and Eastern region of Nigeria, is home to over 300 shanties and makeshift shops located on…

Ekiti Govt, FIDA Partner to Eradicate Domestic Violence, Gender Imbalance

Ekiti Govt, FIDA Partner to Eradicate Domestic Violence, Gender Imbalance

Background The fight against domestic violence and gender imbalance have been described as a moral responsibility to enable economic development. Any form of abuse is regarded as a violation of basic human rights, this is…