Senate Vows To Unravel How N213bn  Power Intervention Fund Was Disbursed 

Senate Chamber During One Of Their Session …To Hold Public Hearing on Poor Electricity Supply Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has urged the Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy to conduct a public hearing into declining electricity generation in the country that currently stands at 3000 megawatts capacity. Also, the public hearing…

2017 BUDGET: Buhari allocates lion’s share to Works, Transport, Defence

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, presented the 2017 budget proposal to a joint session of the National Assembly. The President also cashed in on the presentation of the budget to unveil his economic recovery plan to lawmakers. He said as part of plans to get the country out of recession, the Federal Government decided to…

Today At The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing (PWH) has been given the go-ahead at FEC today to ensure the completion of Kaduna Power Plant with a view to adding 215 megawatts of electricity to the National grid. Minister of PWH Babatunde Raji Fashola announced the Governments approval while briefing newsmen after the FEC meeting…

Niger Senators Raise Alarm Over Traffic Nightmare On Federal Roads

A Dilapidated Road *Urge Fashola to urgently commence palliative work The three Senators representing Niger state in the National Assembly have raised the alarm over the grounding of activities on major federal highways traversing the state as a result of traffic diversion due to dilapidated roads. At a joint press briefing in the National Assembly…

Fashola’s Speech At The Power Nigeria Exhibition Held At Eko Hotel

Babatunde Raji FasholaMinister Power, Works and Housing Ladies and Gentlemen: The number and array of exhibitors at this event clearly speaks volumes about the investment appetite for Nigeria’s power sector. More than anything that I could possibly say about the attractiveness of the Nigerian power sector; these exhibitors cum investors, who have voted with their…

RSG Building Igwuruta-Okehi Road, Not NDDC -Wike …Dissolves 17 LGA CTCs

The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has called on the people of Etche to ignore attempts by the opposition, the All Progressives Congress (APC) claiming that the ongoing construction of the Igwuruta-Chokocho-Okehi Road was being done by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Addressing the people of Etche, yesterday, after inspecting the Igwuruta-Chokocho-Okehi Road…

Who Is A Woman Of Virtue?

Every woman pro fesses good virtues and wants to be addressed as such. But in truth, not all women possess virtues or are of good virtues. A virtue, according to the Oxford Advanced Learners’ Dictionary, means behavior or attitudes that show high moral standards. A virtuous woman is more than a jewel or embodiment of…

Shifting Boundaries: 2016 National Art Competition opens

Nigerian Breweries and African Artists’ Foundation (AAF) have jointly announced the Call for Entries for the ninth edition of the National Art Competition, with the theme, Shifting Boundaries. During a media briefing which held at the Nigerian Breweries Bar, Iganmu, Lagos, the duo of Azu Nwagbogu (AAF) and Kufre Ekanem (Nigerian Breweries) reiterated the resolve of the competition to be a veritable platform for new but talented…

Smoked Fish Export Business Opportunities

The huge trade in smoked-dried fish is a consequence of the growing demand by the increasing number of Africans living in the diaspora. The US and Europe remain the major destinations for Africans who venture abroad. As a result of this transcontinental migration, and a growing appreciation for African flavours and food, the demand for…

Understanding intellectual infringements in music

In January 2016, the Nigerian blogosphere witnessed tweet-storms at the behest of prominent musicians over copyright issues. Allegations of copyright infringement have been hurled in all directions. Many are incensed that a colleague, competitor or co-collaborator suddenly went rogue and profits from their works. They accuse them of using a composition and sound recording of their work without due authorization. There is a growing list of the artistes who…