Cross River ex-governor tasks FG on aviation industry intervention, $500m Chinese loan
A former Governor of Cross River State, Chief Clement Ebri, yesterday, charged the Federal Government to intervene in the nation’s aviation industry and reconsider the $500 Chinese loan
Revival of Ajaokuta Steel: management lauds President Buhari, for setting up implementation committee
The Sole Administrator of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited, Engr. Sumaila Abdul-Akaba has described the inauguration of the Ajaokuta Steel Presidential Project Implementation Team (APPIT) as the greatest Presidential gift to the Nigerian national economy in recent times.
Don tasks FG on Ajaokuta Steel Coy
Prof. Eugene Nnuka, a lecturer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka has urged the Federal Government to ensure the immediate take off of Ajaokuta steel company towards the development of the country.
Russians to return for completion of Ajaokuta steel
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamelakan Adegbite, has said the Federal Government is logically processing the return of the Russians for the completion...
Buhari gives marching orders to complete Ajaokuta steel coy
Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development says President Muhammadu Buhari has given marching orders to his ministry for the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company.
Nigeria to ban importation of steel products
Nigerian government has announced plans to ban the importation of steel products into the county to encourage local investors in the sector. “My ultimate aim is that we ban steel importation into the country totally," Nigeria's Mines and Steel Development said. "But before we do that, we must be able to satisfy local consumption from…
A Lagos polling unit conversation
Given my preceding accreditation as a Domestic Electoral Observer by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC), I took an early trip on Saturday 23rd February to a particular polling unit in Lagos, South-west Nigeria, to observe the rescheduled Presidential, senatorial and the House of Representative elections. On that day, at that time, and in that place, I met…
Mailafia: Planned sale of Ajaokuta Steel complex, manifestation of Nation’s tragedy
Development Economist, and former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in charge of Economic Policy, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, is opposed to the Federal Government’s plan to privatise the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited located in Kogi State. Mailafia, a career banker and international development specialist with over 25 years told Assistant Business Editor MATHIAS OKWE…
‘Ajaokuta Steel project requires $652m to be operational’
Genera Manager, Engineering Services of Ajaokuta Steel Company, Babajide Suru, says another $652million would be required to complete the project. Suru also disclosed that about $6billion has already been sunk into the project, which puts it at 95 per cent completion. He disclosed this while briefing Finance Correspondents and Business Editors at the weekend, when…