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20 Oct 2019
Nigeria's quest for industrialisation will continue to be a mirage, except there are stable laws and policies guiding business operations and investments and regulating agencies’ laws are respected.
11 Sep 2019
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.
30 Aug 2019
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Prof. Maduebibisi Ofo Iwe, has posited that for the state to totally return to its position in commerce and industry, stakeholders would come together, discuss and agree on issues of insecurity.
28 Jul 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Abuja, said that Nigeria had liberalised its energy policy on power generation and distribution to allow investors generate power and sell to willing buyers, as opposed to the old, centralised practice where energy generators were obliged to produce and pool energy in the national grid for distribution nationwide.
16 Jul 2019
You can kill a cow in Argentina and have the beef eaten in Europe. That is, the beef can travel around 13,000 km from one place to the other to be eaten. This might sound like a simple point but can a cow be killed in Kano today and eaten in Lagos? In the debate about cows, herdsmen, and Rugas
7 Jun 2019
With stakeholders expressing concerns about the price of natural gas in the domestic market, the Federal Government has said convergence of factors such as government intervention, inauguration of OB3, NNPC’s Seven Critical Gas Projects, and other upstream gas investment should lead to fall in domestic gas price.    Besides, the government also projected an increase…
28 Feb 2019
The Presidential and National Assembly election conducted last weekend was never a process that promised to end peacefully. But despite the anxiety that greeted the exercise, the nation pulled through when the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari as winner of the election. Tension seemed high but all of it…
25 Feb 2019
Major Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) locally and the continent’s largest trade bank- Africa Export-Import Bank, were recently spotted in Abuja, committing to funding the development of Nigeria’s special economic zones. Already, in Abia State, the Enyimba Economic City project has taken off. Indeed, the accelerated pre-development work had been carried out by a multi-disciplinary team…
26 Nov 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that quality education is a key element to the nation’s industrialisation and development. Buhari, represented by Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Isha’aq Oloyode, stated this at the weekend at the 44th convocation ceremony of the University of Benin (UNIBEN) in Benin City, Edo State. The President, who said…
15 Aug 2018
Moritz Abazie is the Chairman, Strides Group, owners of Strides Energy & Maritime Limited. In this interview with STANLEY OPARA and EMEKA NWACHUKWU, he spoke on the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, the economy and the need to bridge the country’s infrastructural gap.   How far can oil/gas revenue go in addressing Nigeria’s…
24 Jun 2018
Dr. Frank Jacobs is the President of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN). In this interview with FEMI ADEKOYA, he stressed the need for urgent intervention from government to address factors militating against industrial production in the country. What factors triggered the gradual fall of industrial production in the country, which has gone under in…
15 Jun 2018
To drive industrialization and attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) into the country, the Nigeria America Chamber of Commerce (NACC) has emphasised the need for the present administration to prioritise developmental efforts towards developing infrastructural facilities at the nation’s free trade zones. Indeed, the chamber stated that against the backdrop of depleting natural resources, governments of…


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A special court in Benin on Tuesday sentenced one of the country's opposition figures, Joel Aivo, to 10 years in prison after a treason trial critics dismissed as a politically-motivated sham. Several opposition leaders were detained before or just after an April election that saw President Patrice Talon win a second term with more than…
22 mins ago
A Federal High Court sitting in Lokoja on Tuesday ordered the police in Kifi to pay N1million in damages to a suspect for breach of his Fundamental Rights.
27 mins ago
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said it recorded zero fatality from coronavirus on Monday, though 167 additional infections were reported in seven states and FCT.
48 mins ago
On 5th November 2021, MTN and Airtel confirmed, through their social media handles, the Approval-in-Principle (AIP) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for Payment Service Bank (PSB) license. The approval is a step towards fulfilling their long-standing wish. The telcos have never hidden their desire to get fully involved with financial services. The large…
1 hour ago
Ahead of the new year, the BBC has named Multiple Award-winning author and Feminist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie amongst its list of 100 inspiring and impactful women from around the world for 2021. Adichie is listed under the "Culture and Education" category, which consists of 31 women out of the 100 chosen. Under the post designated…