‘Rivers state economy is dead’ says NIMASA DG

Director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside, says the economy of Rivers State is dead, saying it has crashed from lack of leadership and absence of any strategic plan to contain insecurity. Peterside, who fielded questions from the press in Port Harcourt at the weekend, said Rivers people were suffering……

Poverty Eradication: Rethinking Our Educational Orientation 

Last week end I was at the Gregory University Uturu( GUU)Abia State at the 2nd Convocation Ceremony of the young tertiary institution. I listened to several academic speeches but was thoroughly impressed by the Convocation lecture delivered by His Excellency Edward D. Singhatey, Vice-President of the ECOWAS Commission. His speech on Poverty eradication through capacity…

Olam, Cadbury, Flour Mills, Guinness to benefit from N70bn EEG fund

Major exporters including Olam International, Flour Mills of Nigeria, Cadbury and Guinness stand to benefit from the federal government’s N70 billion budget for the Export Expansion Grant (EEG) in 2018 a latest move to spur the non-oil sector. Apart from them, Dangote Group, Royal Mills and Foods Limited, Aarti Steel, African Industries Group, Louis Dreyfus……