Henry Menkiti takes reigns to drive global competitiveness at Asharami Energy

Last year was indeed a year that produced unprecedented rollercoaster rides across various business sectors globally. The Covid-19 Pandemic and resulting global lockdown took a huge toll on the global energy industry, driving changes across its landscape, especially for the Upstream oil and gas sector. In 2020, oil and gas demand and prices reached historic……

AfCFTA: A strategic framework for business (5)

Crucial to the entire movement toward free trade is the free movement of people that the AfCFTA is expected to facilitate. Successful pan-African firms and MNCs grapple with finding and retaining talent. Often, they must train local hires from scratch in every country in which they operate. When the free movement goal underpinning the AfCFTA……

Return of mission schools divide Ondo stakeholders

DIVISION Plans by the Ondo State Government to return mission schools to original owners is causing anxiety among critical stakeholders in the state’s education sector   ˜Catholic Church: It’s a welcome development ˜ ASUSS kicks against move   There are discordant tunes among critical stakeholders in the Ondo State education project over plans by the…

9,260 Delta teachers get SUBEB training

The Delta State Universal Basic Educa tion Board, (SUBEB) has trained over 9, 260 teachers in various skills to boost the meaningful education mantra as encapsulated in the five prong developmental agenda of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.   The areas include, Jolly phonics, Quality Assurance, Early Child Care Development Education and School based model.   Other…

Aba’s COVID-19 response created PPE industry, yearns for support

In response to the new normal, some businesses had to move sale of their products online as physical commerce was impeded when lockdowns were enforced, while others diversified into new businesses in response to emerging needs. Aba-based Obinna Anoruo, manager at KlotPlanet Global Limited, a large-scale garment manufacturing outfit, who produced garments prior to the……

Land administration: Learning from Rwanda’s example

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and the largest economy on the continent, has lots of lessons to learn on land administration from Rwanda, a relatively small landlocked republic lying south of the equator in East-Central Africa. Unlike Nigeria’s rigid traditional land tenure system and land titling that is onerous, excludes many people from formal land…

Police bust kidnapping syndicate, recover machine guns, 179 ammunition

Police in Katsina State have busted a notorious syndicate of gunrunners, kidnappers, bandits.   The police also recovered general machine guns and at least 179 anti-aircraft (AA) ammunition from the suspects. The state Police Commissioner, Sanusi Buba, disclosed this yesterday.   Baba explained that the busting of the kidnapping syndicate, arrest of bandits, gunrunners and…