RMRDC’s 33 years and perception challenge

Recently, the management of  the Raw Materials Research and Development Council ( RMRDC) led by its director general, Prof Hussaini Doko Ibrahim, had interaction with the Senate Committee on Science and Technology where issues of perception about the institute came up. TAIYE ODEWALE reports on this and other issues. At the interface with the committee…

Gov Abiodun’s drive in Ogun

Let me say here that the intent of this piece is not to keep scores or undertake appraisal per se. On a normal day I see such an exercise as tainted with credibility lacuna as well as fraught with accusation of subjectivity. That can only be so, far as any development expert would freely tell you,…

Updated: Buhari receives briefing from Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, set to announce hand out fresh directives

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday received a briefing from officials of the Presidential Task Force on the Control of COVID-19 at the State House in Abuja. The officials who briefed the president include Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and chairman of the PTF, Mr Boss Mustapha; Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire; national…

NERC orders refunds to unmetered customers

Electricity distribution companies or Discos have been ordered by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), to refund money collected from unmetered customers under the scrapped Credit Advanced Payment for Metering Implementation, CAPMI. The order was given in a communique issued at the end of a meeting held with Discos last week. According to the communique…