Nigeria’s frightening population boom

A new study suggesting that Nigeria’s population is expected to surpass that of China by 2100 should serve as a wake-up call on the nation’s policy formulators and managers of the ecomomy to be more pragmatic, proactive prudent in the execise of their onerous constitutional responsibilties. China, which is currently the most populous nation in…

Misrepresenting Kukah’s Christmas homily height of mischief – Ikulu professionals

The Association of Ikulu Professionals (AIP) has described as “unjustifiable” the attacks and varied responses on the Christmas homily delivered by Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, the Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah. Some critics of cleric’s state-of-the-nation comment interpreted the Bishop’s sermon as calling for a military coup. In a press statement issued by its…

Don’t give in to despair, Omo-Agege urges Nigerians

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called on Nigerians to use the New Year to renew their commitment to collective prosperity, growth and development by contributing more to nation building. In his New Year message, Senator Omo-Agege stressed the need for citizens to continue to demonstrate love and exhibit compassion towards…

IMO applauds Nigeria on fight against piracy

For the second time in about six months, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for regulating shipping, has extolled Nigeria’s leadership role in the quest for security in the Gulf of Guinea. In a letter addressed to Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr….

NOTAP, promoting research & development to build Nigeria’s economy

The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion(NOTAP), recently organised an intellectual property andtechnology coordinators training, to equip them with the capacity ofusing Science, Technology and Innovation more effectively,especially in the interactive platform created by the agency. BINTASHAMA reports. Dr. Ibrahim In pursuit to advancing Nigeria’s technology, the National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion…

Stomach infrastructure

Despite the gloom that has virtually settled on our country – heightened insecurity, recession, hunger, poverty and the stifling of the right of our youths to give voice to our frustrations – it should still be possible for us to appreciate the political wisdom of our politicians dispensed now and then. And laugh. Or smirk….

NOTAP to address challenges confronting R&D

The National Office for Technology Acquisition and Promotion (NOTAP) Tuesday commenced a two-day stakeholder forum on the promotion and commercialisation of Research and Development (R&D) with the aim to address challenges confronting the research community in Nigeria. Speaking, the Director General NOTAP Dr. DanAzimi Mohammed Ibrahim said in carrying out of its mandate, NOTAP observed…