Governor Ahmed promises 80% implementation of 2018 budget

Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has promised that his administration remains resolute in achieving over 80 percent budget implementation on capital projects. The governor, who disclosed this in Ilorin, the state capital during an inspection of ongoing projects, reaffirmed the government’s determination to bridging infrastructure deficit in the state. According to Governor Ahmed, “the administration……

Consumers gain as neighbourhood malls take centre stage in retail market

In the last couple of years, the retail market in Nigeria has seen a significant shift towards the development of small sized malls in communities and neighbourhoods, making shopping experience more convenient and much closer to consumers. Analysts say these malls, otherwise called neighbourhood or community malls, are already gaining traction with many investors committing……

PPP, best option for infrastructural boost in Niger Delta – NDDC boss

The hope for massive development of infrastructure in the Niger Delta is Public Private Partnership (PPP) option, according to the authorities at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The managing director, Nsima Ekere, who made the suggestion, said the commission had already embraced the PPP option to galvanise the infrastructure delivery drive in the Niger-Delta…

Government insensitivity to fragile Niger Delta situation threatens economy

The Federal Government has been advised to be more proactive in addressing the fragile Niger Delta situation in order to engender the required peace and stability that would support the growth of oil and gas production, which would in turn boost the country’s Gross Domestic Product. The government is also urged to privatise the refineries,……

SKS promotes healthy learning through sports

In a move to promote psychomotor balance, enhance physical fitness and boost intellectual minds, Seed of Knowledge Schools, on Saturday, February 10, hosted the maiden edition of inter-house sports competition where students competed in 15 sports, ranging from soccer, athletics, cycling, races, among others. It was a moment of excitement packed with fun as parents…

Quality education: Private equity firms target secondary schools

Private equity firms are expanding their investments in secondary school education in Nigeria and across Africa to meet the rising demand for quality education by the country’s expanding middle-class parents. The sharp depreciation in the naira, which has led to a significant rise in the cost of educating children abroad, and the deplorable state of……

Cordie Aziz, Ghana’s Queen of recycling, showing them how it’s done

Biography Cordie Aziz is the Founder and Executive Director of Environment360. Founded in 2014, Environment360 is the fastest growing environmental NGO in Ghana and focuses on creating innovative educational resources about the environment for children living in coastal and urban areas. The organisation specializes in creating inclusive recycling programs for both community and corporate organizations……