…Reject further estimated billing By BAYO AMODU, The residents of AMAC/ACO Housing Estate along the Airport Road, Abuja, yesterday, stormed the premises of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to protest protracted power outage in the estate. The angry residents, who thronged the AEDC office, located in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja,...
Instability in power supply despite the privatisation of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) Plc, has compelled Nigerians into sourcing for alternatives. The university communities are not left out. FESTUS OKOROMADU writes on the recent signing of MoU between the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) and eight Nigerian universities. The...
Energy experts who gathered in Lagos recently to examine Nigeria’s power sector and the role of gas in pushing up generation capacity have a unanimous opinion that not only that the sectors value chain is disjointed but policy issue has significantly affected gas supply to the system, CHIKA IZUORA...
By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, The managing director, Psaltery International Company Limited, Mrs Oluyemisi Iranloye,  has said that the country has started benefiting from its investment as the import substitution policy of the federal government in cassava starch has earned it $4 million (about N1.22 billion) in the financial year ended 2016. She...
With the focus on improving its operations and service to humanity with good returns to stakeholders, the leader in identity solutions provider and management in Nigeria has added four persons to its Board of Directors. ‘’This will strengthen Chams PLC’s global objective and expand its ability to take innovation...
By OLAJIDE FABAMISE, Lagos Three Crowns Milk has commenced the search for the 2017 Mum of the Year, its annual competition for mothers in commemoration of the Mothers’ Day celebration. According to the Brand Manager, Miss Mina Georgewill, the Three Crowns Milk Mum of the Year (MOTY) competition is aimed...
By YUSUF BABALOLA, Lagos The director general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has averred that there can be no maritime sector without the seafarers. The director general who spoke while joining the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer...
…Asks them to obtain permits By ANTHONY AWUNOR, Lagos The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has issued a very stern warning to all operators of Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) to ensure they always obtain Aviation Height Clearance (AHC), Permits and Licences before construction of high rise structures. In an official...
Some shareholder groups in the nation’s capital market on Tuesday urged Etisalat Nigeria to settle the $1.2 billion debt it owed 13 commercial banks to avoid a takeover. A cross section of the shareholder groups stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on...
By CHIMA AKWAJA, Lagos Five African nations led by Zambia and Nigeria are among the top ten the list of countries prone to cyber-attacks according to the latest Global Threat Impact Index released yesterday by Check Point Software Technologies Ltd in Lagos. Zambia has the highest risk profile, with Nigeria in...