• Google

    Recession: Inland Container Depots To The Rescue

    | Leave a comment

     Ahead of the planned launch of the National Economic Recovery Growth Plan (NERGP), a Federal Government policy expected to end recession in Nigeria, the Nigerian Shippers Council is positioning itself to play a pivotal role in the economic recovery efforts through the optimisation of its Inland Container Depots (ICDs) otherwise known as Dry Ports. ADAH…

    Continue Reading ...
  • AEDC Set To Meter 500,000 Customers At $150m

    | Leave a comment

    Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has set the target of metering an estimated 500, 000 customers within its franchise areas in three years at the cost of $150 million. Fielding questions from journalists after the flag-off of the DisCo’s free mass metering exercise at the Abuja Investment Estate in Apo, Abuja recently, the managing director…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Power: FG To Tackle Challenges Holistically-Minister

    | Leave a comment

    The Federal Government has said it has adopted a holistic approach towards addressing the infrastructural decay and other challenges in the power sector. The Hon. Minister of power, works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola disclosed this, when he played host to visiting assessment delegation from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Abuja. According to the…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Why Maternal Mortality Is On The Rise In Nigeria – Experts

    | Leave a comment

    Experts have said maternal mortality rate is on a steep increase in the country largely due to  poor funding,ignorance, and underutilization of the 13 essential life-saving commodities for women and children recommended by the United Nations. Speaking on the side-lines of a stakeholders meeting in Abuja yesterday, the national coordinator, Civil Society for Family Planning…

    Continue Reading ...
  • U.S Fund To Raise $2bn For Infrastructure Projects In Nigeria

    | Leave a comment

    U.S. fund manager Pecora Capital yesterday said it would raise $2 billion over the next 18 months for Nigerian infrastructure projects, a rare show of investor confidence during a period of deep crisis in Africa’s largest economy. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to attract foreign direct investment to help support an economy that slipped…

    Continue Reading ...
  • IPMAN Commends FG Over New Fuel Price

    | Leave a comment

    The interim national secretary, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association’s {IPMAN} Reconciliatory and Interim Management Committee, has thrown its weight behind what it called,  the Federal Government’s well- thought out policy of removal of subsidy on Premium Motor Sprit {PMS} in pursuit and actualisation of her de-regulation of the petroleum downstream sector. The interim national secretary, Eng…

    Continue Reading ...
  • Subsidy Removal: In Best Interest Of Nigeria – APC Chieftain

    | Leave a comment

    Patron of Buhari Youths Orgarnisation and former Lagos governorship candidate of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC), Ambassador Nurain Mumuni, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for taking a courageous decision to halt oil subsidy, while appealing to Nigerians to take the difficulties that might arise as a result of the new pump price as…

    Continue Reading ...

Daily Columns